1984–85 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1984/1985 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 16 teams, and Shamrock Rovers F.C. won the championship. The prize for the League Champions was £5,000.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 49 22 5 3 63 21 +42
2 Bohemian F.C. 43 19 5 6 57 29 +28
3 Athlone Town A.F.C. 40 17 6 7 54 28 +26
4 University College Dublin A.F.C. 38 12 14 4 41 26 +15
5 Limerick City F.C. 37 16 5 9 61 40 +21
6 Galway United F.C. 29 9 11 10 49 43 +6
7 Waterford United F.C. 29 11 7 12 44 41 +3
8 Dundalk F.C. 28 9 10 11 34 39 -5
9 Cork City F.C. 28 10 8 12 30 39 -9
10 Home Farm F.C. 27 11 5 14 43 47 -4
11 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 27 10 7 13 36 45 -9
12 Shelbourne F.C. 26 8 9 13 39 46 -7
13 Sligo Rovers F.C. 26 7 12 11 34 47 -13 Relegated
14 Drogheda United F.C. 24 7 10 13 43 60 -17 Relegated
15 Finn Harps F.C. 19 6 7 17 38 71 -33 Relegated
16 Longford Town F.C. 10 3 4 23 27 71 -44 Relegated

Bottom four clubs relegated to the new First Division for next season.

Bray Wanderers A.F.C., Cobh Ramblers F.C., Derry City F.C., E.M.F.A., Monaghan United F.C. and Newcastle United F.C. were elected to the First Division for next season.

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