2013 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 2013
2012
2014

The 2013 League of Ireland is the 93rd season of the League of Ireland, the highest football league of the Republic of Ireland. The league began on 8 March.[1]

St Patrick's Athletic clinched their 8th Premier Division title on 13 October 2013 after a 2–0 win against holders Sligo Rovers.[2][3][4]

Premier Division[edit]

Teams[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Bohemians Dublin (Phibsborough) Dalymount Park 7,955
Bray Wanderers Bray Carlisle Grounds 7,000
Cork City Cork Turners Cross 7,485
Derry City Derry Brandywell 7,700
Drogheda United Drogheda Hunky Dorys Park 2,000
Dundalk Dundalk Oriel Park 4,500
Limerick Limerick Thomond Park 26,500
Shamrock Rovers Dublin (Tallaght) Tallaght Stadium 5,947
Shelbourne Dublin (Drumcondra) Tolka Park 9,600
Sligo Rovers Sligo The Showgrounds 5,500
St Patrick's Athletic Dublin (Inchicore) Richmond Park 5,340
UCD Dublin (Belfield) UCD Bowl 3,000

Personnel and kits[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Bohemians Owen Heary Owen Heary Macron Volkswagen
Bray Wanderers Pat Devlin Danny O'Connor Adidas Volkswagen
Cork City Tommy Dunne/Stuart Ashton/Paul O Brien Kevin Murray Umbro Clonakilty Blackpudding
Derry City Declan Devine Kevin Deery Umbro Diamond Corrugated
Drogheda United Mick Cooke Derek Prendergast Nike Scotch Hall Shopping Center
Dundalk Stephen Kenny Stephen O'Donnell Umbro Fyffes
Limerick Stuart Taylor Joe Gamble Macron Greenheat Group
Shamrock Rovers Trevor Croly Patrick Sullivan Umbro SEAT
Shelbourne John McDonnell Ian Ryan Macron Volkswagen
Sligo Rovers Ian Baraclough Danny Ventre Umbro Volkswagen
St Patrick's Athletic Liam Buckley Conor Kenna Umbro Clune Construction LP
UCD Martin Russell Mick Leahy O'Neills O'Neills

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 St Patrick's Athletic (C) (Q) 33 21 8 4 56 20 +36 71 2014–15 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Dundalk (Q) 33 21 5 7 55 30 +25 68 2014–15 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
3 Sligo Rovers (Q) 33 19 9 5 53 22 +31 66
4 Derry City (Q) 33 17 5 11 57 39 +18 56
5 Shamrock Rovers 33 13 13 7 43 28 +15 52
6 Cork City 33 13 7 13 47 50 −3 46
7 Limerick 33 11 9 13 38 46 −8 42
8 Drogheda United 33 8 14 11 44 46 −2 38
9 UCD 33 8 6 19 45 73 −28 30
10 Bohemians 33 7 8 18 27 47 −20 29
11 Bray Wanderers (O) 33 7 6 20 33 66 −33 27 Promotion/Relegation play-off
12 Shelbourne (R) 33 5 6 22 25 56 −31 21 Relegation to the First Division

Updated to games played on 25 October 2013.
Source: League of Ireland
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.