2001–02 League of Ireland
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Statistics of League of Ireland football league in the 2001–02 season.
- The Premier Division was contested by 12 teams. League winners' medals were awarded to both Shelbourne FC and St Patrick's Athletic FC. Shelbourne FC were awarded the Champions League place.
- The First Division was contested by 9 teams and Drogheda United FC won the division.
|2||Shamrock Rovers F.C.||33||17||6||10||54||32||57||+22|
|3||St Patrick's Athletic F.C.*||33||20||8||5||59||29||53||+30|
|5||Derry City F.C.||33||14||9||10||42||30||51||+12|
|6||Cork City F.C.||33||14||7||12||48||39||49||+9|
|7||University College Dublin A.F.C.||33||12||12||9||40||39||48||+1|
|8||Bray Wanderers A.F.C.||33||12||10||11||54||45||46||+9|
|9||Longford Town F.C.||33||10||10||13||41||51||40||-10||Play-off(won)|
|11||Galway United F.C.||33||5||4||24||28||73||19||-45||Relegated|
|12||Monaghan United F.C.||33||2||6||25||19||85||12||-66||Relegated|
- St Patrick's Athletic F.C. were deducted 15 points for incorrectly registering a player.
- Promotion/relegation play-off: Longford Town F.C. 1-0, 2-3 aet (6-5 on penalties) Finn Harps F.C.
|1||Drogheda United F.C.||32||14||16||2||53||28||58||+25||Promoted|
|2||Finn Harps F.C.||32||15||9||8||51||47||54||+4||Play-off(Lost)|
|3||Dublin City F.C.||32||15||8||9||55||46||53||+9|
|4||Waterford United F.C.*||32||13||12||7||47||35||48||+12|
|5||Kilkenny City A.F.C.||32||16||13||7||56||30||45||+26|
|6||Sligo Rovers F.C.||32||8||9||15||35||48||33||-13|
|7||Athlone Town A.F.C.||32||7||11||14||40||53||32||-13|
|8||Cobh Ramblers F.C.||32||8||7||17||32||42||31||-10|
- Waterford United F.C. were deducted 3 points for fielding an ineligible player.
- St. Francis resigned from the league before the start of the season due to a proposed merger with St Patrick's Athletic F.C.. The merger was never completed
- Kildare County F.C. were elected to the league for next season.