1948–49 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1948–49
Champions Drumcondra (2nd Title)

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1948/1949 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 10 teams, and Drumcondra won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Drumcondra F.C. 29 12 5 1 34 23 +11
2 Shelbourne F.C. 23 9 5 4 39 23 +16
3 Dundalk F.C. 23 9 5 4 33 24 +9
4 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 20 6 8 4 33 25 +8
5 Transport F.C. 18 5 8 5 35 41 -6
6 Limerick F.C. 17 6 5 7 27 35 -8
7 Waterford F.C. 15 7 1 10 39 34 -5
8 Sligo Rovers F.C. 13 4 5 9 31 37 -6
9 Cork Athletic F.C.* 13 6 1 11 33 41 -8
10 Bohemian F.C. 9 2 5 11 28 49 -21

'*'Cork United F.C. resigned from the league in October 1948 and disbanded. Cork Athletic F.C. was founded with almost entirely the same set up as the defunct club and were elected to the league in their place.

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Bernie Lester Transport 12
1 Eugene Noonan Waterford 12
1 Paddy O'Leary Cork Athletic 12
4 Brendan Carroll Shelbourne 10
4 George Sergeant Sligo Rovers 10
6 Kit Lawlor Drumcondra 9
6 Paddy Mullen Shamrock Rovers 9
8 Emmet McLaughlin Bohemians 8
8 Gerry Malone Shelbourne 8
8 Peadar Walsh Dundalk 8

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