1979–80 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1979–80 season.

League of Ireland
Season 1979–80
Champions Limerick United
Top goalscorer Alan Campbell
Shamrock Rovers
22 goals

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 16 teams, and Limerick United won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Limerick United 47 20 7 3 67 24 +43
2 Dundalk F.C. 46 20 6 4 59 13 +46
3 Athlone Town A.F.C. 39 16 7 7 60 24 +36
4 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 38 14 10 6 61 29 +32
5 Finn Harps F.C. 38 16 6 8 49 33 +16
6 Bohemian F.C. 32 12 8 10 42 30 +12
7 Waterford 31 8 15 7 38 33 +5
8 Sligo Rovers F.C. 31 11 9 10 40 45 -5
9 Thurles Town F.C. 28 9 10 11 43 48 -5
10 Drogheda United F.C. 28 6 16 8 36 41 -5
11 Galway Rovers 28 11 6 13 32 47 -15
12 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 27 9 9 12 39 46 -7
13 Home Farm F.C. 25 10 5 15 27 42 -15
14 Cork United 16 6 4 20 22 56 -34
15 University College Dublin A.F.C. 14 5 4 21 24 75 -51
16 Shelbourne F.C. 12 3 6 21 30 83 -53

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Alan Campbell Shamrock Rovers 22
2 Tony Morris Limerick United 19
3 Neville Steedman Thurles Town 17
4 Gary Hulmes Sligo Rovers (9)
Limerick United (4)
13
5 Leo Flanagan Dundalk 12
6 Brendan Bradley Sligo Rovers 11
6 Eoin Hand Limerick United 11
8 Eugene Davis Athlone Town 10
8 Paddy Joyce Bohemians 10
8 Joe Logan Finn Harps 10
8 Joe McGrory Finn Harps 10
8 John Minnock Finn Harps 10
8 Ray Treacy Shamrock Rovers 10

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