1939–40 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1939–40
Champions St. James's Gate (2nd Title)

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1939/1940 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 12 teams, and St James's Gate F.C. won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 St James's Gate F.C. 22 17 2 3 63 27 +36 36
2 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 22 13 4 5 51 39 +12 30
3 Sligo Rovers F.C.** 22 12 4 6 60 44 +16 28
4 Dundalk F.C. 22 11 3 8 45 36 +9 25
5 Cork United F.C.* 22 11 3 8 40 34 +6 25
6 Drumcondra F.C. 22 10 5 7 49 45 +4 25
7 Shelbourne F.C. 22 6 8 8 41 39 +2 20
8 Bohemian F.C. 22 7 4 11 36 46 -10 18
9 Bray Unknowns F.C. 22 8 1 13 49 52 -3 17
10 Brideville FC 22 6 5 11 39 49 -10 17
11 Waterford F.C. 22 6 4 12 44 54 -10 16
12 Limerick F.C. 22 1 5 16 23 75 -52 7

'*'Cork City F.C. was dissolved on 13 February 1940, but was immediately replaced by Cork United F.C. which took on the playing record and fixtures of the defunct club.

'**'Sligo Rovers F.C. resigned from the league for next season.

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