1962–63 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1962–63
Champions Dundalk
European Cup Dundalk
Cup Winners Cup Shelbourne
Fairs Cup Shamrock Rovers
Top goalscorer Mick Lynch (Waterford United) 12

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1962/1963 season.

Overview[edit]

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

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts Notes
1 Dundalk 18 9 6 3 39 23 +16 24 European Cup
2 Waterford United 18 10 3 5 50 37 +13 23
3 Drumcondra 18 10 3 5 33 27 +6 23
4 Cork Celtic 18 6 9 3 33 22 +11 21
5 Shamrock Rovers 18 7 5 6 36 25 +11 19 Fairs Cup
6 Hibernians 18 7 4 7 22 25 -3 18
7 Shelbourne 18 7 4 7 29 35 -6 18 Cup Winners' Cup
8 Limerick 18 5 3 10 22 30 -8 13
9 St Patrick's Athletic 18 4 5 9 23 47 -24 13
10 Bohemians 18 1 6 11 19 35 -26 8

Drogheda and Sligo Rovers were elected to the league for next season.

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Mick Lynch Waterford United 12
2 Jackie Mooney Shamrock Rovers 11
3 Jimmy Hasty Dundalk 9
4 Eric Barber Shelbourne 8
4 Al Casey Waterford United 8
4 Jackie Hennessy Shelbourne 8
4 Frank McCarthy Cork Celtic 8
4 Austin Noonan Cork Celtic 8
9 Ben Hannigan Shelbourne 7
9 Donal Leahy Cork Celtic 7

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