1955–56 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1955–56
Champions St Patrick's Athletic (3rd Title)

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1955/1956 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 12 teams, and St Patrick's Athletic won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 St Patrick's Athletic 34 16 2 4 61 34 +27
2 Shamrock Rovers 31 15 1 6 54 30 +24
3 Waterford 30 14 2 6 66 39 +27
4 Evergreen United 24 10 4 8 34 28 +6
5 Sligo Rovers 24 11 2 9 47 50 -3
6 Shelbourne 20 8 4 10 45 42 +3
7 Bohemians 19 7 5 10 29 36 -7
8 Drumcondra 18 8 2 12 41 51 -10
9 Cork Athletic 17 7 3 12 38 43 -5
10 Dundalk 17 6 5 11 37 54 -17
11 Limerick 17 6 5 11 35 54 -19
12 Transport 13 5 3 14 33 59 -26

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Shay Gibbons St Patrick's Athletic 21
2 Paddy Ambrose Shamrock Rovers 20
3 Paddy O'Rourke St Patrick's Athletic 17
4 Gerry Malone Shelbourne 15
5 Johnny Armstrong Sligo Rovers 14
6 Jack Walsh Sligo Rovers 12
7 Jack Fitzgerald Waterford 11
7 Mick Lipper Limerick 11
7 Sonny Price Waterford 11
10 Francie Callan Dundalk 10
10 Eddie Doran Evergreen United 10

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