1952–53 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1952–53
Champions Shelbourne (6th Title)
Top goalscorer Shay Gibbons, (St Patrick's Athletic) 22

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1952/1953 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 12 teams, and Shelbourne won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Shelbourne 22 12 6 4 46 24 +22 30
2 Drumcondra 22 10 9 3 49 33 +16 29
3 Shamrock Rovers 22 12 3 7 40 27 +13 27
4 St Patrick's Athletic 22 8 8 6 49 34 +15 24
5 Sligo Rovers 22 8 7 7 42 37 +5 23
6 Dundalk 22 8 6 8 45 45 0 22
7 Limerick 22 8 5 9 39 44 -5 21
8 Cork Athletic 22 9 3 10 41 47 -6 21
9 Transport 22 7 7 8 35 42 -7 17
10 Evergreen United 22 8 4 10 36 35 +1 20
11 Waterford 22 5 5 12 35 58 -23 15
12 Bohemians 22 4 3 15 27 58 -31 11

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Shay Gibbons St Patrick's Athletic 22
2 Jim Rowe Drumcondra 16
3 Liam Coll Sligo Rovers 13
3 Rory Dwyer Shelbourne 13
3 Dessie Glynn Drumcondra 13
3 Mick Lipper Transport 13
7 Sean McCarthy Evergreen United 11
7 Joe Martin Dundalk 11
9 Paddy Collopy Limerick 10
9 Tom McCabe Dundalk 10

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