1980–81 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1980–81 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 16 teams, and Athlone Town A.F.C. won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Athlone Town A.F.C. 51 23 5 2 67 22 +45
2 Dundalk F.C. 45 20 5 5 63 28 +35
3 Limerick United F.C. 41 17 7 6 47 25 +22
4 Bohemian F.C. 36 10 16 4 38 25 +13
5 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 36 14 8 8 37 29 +8
6 Finn Harps F.C. 32 12 6 12 41 39 +2
7 Waterford F.C. 30 8 15 7 38 33 +5
8 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 28 11 6 13 45 48 -3
9 Cork United F.C. 28 11 6 13 37 42 -5
10 Drogheda United F.C. 28 10 7 13 47 55 -8
11 Sligo Rovers F.C. 26 12 6 16 45 57 -12
12 University College Dublin A.F.C. 25 8 9 13 37 49 -12
13 Galway Rovers F.C.* 21 6 9 15 26 39 -13
14 Home Farm F.C. 20 6 7 17 34 55 -21
15 Shelbourne F.C. 18 6 6 18 31 52 -21
16 Thurles Town F.C. 18 7 4 19 38 65 -27

'*'Galway Rovers F.C. changed their club name to Galway United F.C. for next season.


Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Eugene Davis Athlone Town 23
2 Brendan Bradley Sligo Rovers 18
3 Mick Fairclough Dundalk 16
3 Michael O'Connor Athlone Town 16
5 Gary Hulmes Limerick United 13
6 Derek Carthy St Patrick's Athletic 12
7 Liam Buckley Shamrock Rovers 11
7 Leo Flanagan Dundalk 11
7 Jim Mahon St Patrick's Athletic 11
10 Stephen Connolly Home Farm 10
10 Brian Duff Dundalk 10
10 Joe Logan Finn Harps 10
10 Charlie McCarthy Cork United 10
10 Martin Moran U.C.D. 10


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