1996–97 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1996/1997 season.

Overview[edit]

The Premier Division was contested by 12 teams and Derry City F.C. won the championship.

The First Division was contested by 10 teams and Kilkenny City A.F.C. won the division.

Premier Division[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Derry City F.C. 67 19 10 4 58 27 +31
2 Bohemian F.C. 57 16 9 8 43 32 +11
3 Shelbourne F.C. 54 15 9 9 52 36 +16
4 Cork City F.C. 54 15 9 9 38 24 +14
5 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 53 13 14 6 45 33 +12
6 Sligo Rovers F.C. 47 12 11 10 43 43 0
7 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 43 10 13 10 43 46 -3
8 University College Dublin A.F.C. 43 12 7 14 34 39 -5
9 Finn Harps F.C. 39 10 9 14 41 43 -2
10 Dundalk F.C. 36 9 9 15 32 50 -18 Play-off(Won)
11 Bray Wanderers A.F.C. 23 5 8 20 30 59 -29 Relegated
12 Home Farm Everton F.C. 19 3 10 20 26 53 -27 Relegated

First Division[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Kilkenny City A.F.C. 55 15 10 2 47 20 +27 Promoted
2 Drogheda United F.C. 44 12 8 7 44 27 +17 Promoted
3 Waterford United F.C. 44 12 8 7 41 28 +13 Play-off(Lost)
4 Athlone Town A.F.C. 37 10 7 10 40 39 +1
5 Cobh Ramblers F.C. 35 9 8 10 34 28 +6
6 Galway United F.C. 35 9 8 10 33 38 -5
7 Longford Town F.C. 34 7 13 7 31 38 -7
8 Monaghan United F.C. 30 7 9 11 30 46 -16
9 St Francis F.C.* 28 7 7 13 29 33 -4
10 Limerick F.C. 20 4 8 15 23 55 -32

'*'Before the season started St James's Gate F.C. were expelled from the league for financial reasons and their place awarded to St Francis F.C..

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