1981–82 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1981-82 season.

League of Ireland
Season 1981–82
Champions Dundalk

Overview[edit]

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

  • Points system: 4 for an Away win, 3 for a Home win, 2 for an Away draw, 1 for a Home draw.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club P AW HW AD HD L GF GA GD Pts
1 Dundalk F.C. 30 8 12 6 0 4 61 24 +37 80
2 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 30 9 12 1 2 6 50 23 +27 76
3 Bohemian F.C. 30 8 9 4 5 4 50 18 +32 72
4 Athlone Town A.F.C. 30 9 9 1 2 9 70 42 +28 67
5 Sligo Rovers F.C. 30 7 9 2 3 9 55 45 +10 62
6 Limerick United F.C. 30 5 8 5 4 8 56 34 +22 58
7 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 30 5 9 3 3 10 49 39 +10 56
8 Waterford F.C.*** 30 6 6 1 3 14 39 46 -7 47
9 Shelbourne F.C. 30 5 5 3 4 13 44 46 -2 45
10 Cork United F.C.* 30 2 8 4 2 14 41 50 -9 42
11 Drogheda United F.C. 30 2 6 5 5 12 45 50 -5 41
12 Home Farm F.C. 30 5 3 4 3 15 34 48 -14 40
13 University College Dublin A.F.C. 30 3 4 3 7 13 30 41 -11 37
14 Finn Harps F.C. 30 3 4 3 1 19 42 61 -19 31
15 Galway United F.C. 30 2 3 4 4 17 30 62 -32 29
16 Thurles Town F.C.** 30 2 1 2 3 22 29 96 -67 18

'*'Cork United went bankrupt and were expelled from the league the end of the season.

'**'Thurles Town resigned from the league at the end of the season.

'***'Waterford changed their name to Waterford United for next season.

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Michael O'Connor Athlone Town 22
2 Liam Buckley Shamrock Rovers 21
3 Gus Gilligan Sligo Rovers 16
3 Jim Mahon St Patrick's Athletic 16
5 Brendan Bradley Sligo Rovers 15
5 Mick Fairclough Dundalk 15
5 Gary Hulmes Limerick United 15
8 Terry Daly Shelbourne 12
8 Brian Duff Dundalk (4)
Galway United (8)
12
10 Alan Campbell Shamrock Rovers 11
10 Hillary Carlyle Dundalk 11
10 Denis Clarke Athlone Town 11
10 Jackie Jameson Bohemians 11

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