1968–69 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1968/1969 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 12 teams, and Waterford United F.C. won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Waterford 22 16 4 2 68 30 +38 36
2 Shamrock Rovers 22 14 3 5 56 28 +28 31
3 Cork Hibernians 22 14 2 6 39 27 +12 30
4 Dundalk 22 13 3 6 54 29 +25 29
5 St Patrick Athletic 22 10 4 8 41 42 -1 24
6 Drogheda 22 8 6 8 35 30 +5 22
7 Limerick 22 9 4 9 30 36 -6 22
8 Sligo Rovers 22 8 4 10 29 32 -3 20
9 Drumcondra 22 6 5 11 28 44 -16 17
10 Shelbourne 22 2 8 12 30 69 -39 12
11 Cork Celtic 22 3 5 14 28 52 -24 11
12 Bohemians 22 3 4 15 21 50 -29 10

Athlone Town and Finn Harps were elected to the league for next season.

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Mick Leech Shamrock Rovers 19
2 Turlough O'Connor Dundalk 17
3 Alfie Hale Waterford 16
3 John N. O'Neill Cork Celtic 16
5 Carl Davenport Cork Hibernans 13
5 Johnny Matthews Waterford 13
7 Derek Stokes Dundalk 12
7 Danny Trainor Waterford 12
9 Frank O'Neill Shamrock Rovers 11
10 Noel Campbell St Patrick's Athletic 10

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