1960–61 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1960–61
Champions Drumcondra (4th Title)
European Cup Drumcondra
European Cup Winners Cup St Patrick's Athletic
Top goalscorer Dan McCaffrey (Drumcondra), 29

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1960/1961 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 12 teams, and Drumcondra won the championship and qualified to play in the 1961–62 European Cup for next season.

St Patrick's Athletic qualified to play in the 1961–62 European Cup Winners' Cup.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1 Drumcondra 22 16 1 5 59 21 +38 33 European Cup
2 St Patrick's Athletic 22 14 4 4 43 28 +15 32 European Cup Winners' Cup
3 Waterford 22 12 5 5 45 33 +12 29
4 Cork Celtic 22 11 4 7 52 31 +21 26
5 Dundalk 22 12 2 8 43 37 +6 26
6 Shamrock Rovers 22 9 7 6 40 29 +11 25
7 Limerick 22 10 4 8 35 27 +8 24
8 Shelbourne 22 7 5 10 43 41 +2 19
9 Cork Hibernians 22 5 8 9 30 42 -12 18
10 Transport 22 6 2 14 27 39 -12 14
11 Bohemians 22 4 4 14 25 52 -27 12
12 Sligo Rovers 22 1 4 17 35 97 -62 6


Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Dan McCaffrey Drumcondra 29
2 Donal Leahy Cork Celtic 21
3 Jimmy Hasty Dundalk 17
4 Eric Barber Shelbourne 14
4 Damien Bradley Sligo Rovers 14
6 Austin Noonan Cork Celtic 12
7 Johnny McGeehan St Patrick's Athletic 10
7 Ronnie Whelan St Patrick's Athletic 10
9 Jack Fitzgerald Waterford 9
10 Paddy Ambrose Shamrock Rovers 8
10 Johnny Armstrong Sligo Rovers 8
10 Eddie Bailham Shamrock Rovers 8
10 Mick Geoghegan Bohemians 8
10 Jackie Hennessy Shelbourne 8
10 Paddy McDonnell Dundalk 8
10 Jimmy Samson Transport 8

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