1988–89 League of Ireland Premier Division

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League of Ireland Premier Division
Season 1988–89
Champions Derry City
Relegated Cobh Ramblers
Waterford United
European Cup Derry City
UEFA Cup Dundalk F.C.
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Cork City
Top goalscorer Billy Hamilton: 21
(Limerick City)[1][2]

The 1988–89 League of Ireland Premier Division was the fourth season of the League of Ireland Premier Division. The Premier Division was made up of 12 teams.

Overview[edit]

The Premier Division was contested by 12 teams and Derry City F.C. won the championship. [2][3]

Final Table[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Derry City F.C. 53 24 5 4 70 21 +49 Qualified for 1989–90 European Cup
2 Dundalk F.C. 51 20 11 2 55 27 +28 Qualified for 1989–90 UEFA Cup
3 Limerick City F.C. 45 18 9 56 57 37 +20
4 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 43 16 11 6 40 19 +21
5 Bohemian F.C. 30 12 6 15 41 43 -2
6 Athlone Town A.F.C. 29 11 7 15 30 33 -3
7 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 29 8 13 12 34 42 -8
8 Cork City F.C. [note 1] 26 8 10 15 29 36 -7 Qualified for 1989–90 European Cup Winners' Cup
9 Shelbourne F.C. 26 8 10 15 26 40 -14
10 Galway United F.C. 25 8 9 16 34 56 -22
11 Cobh Ramblers F.C. 21 6 9 18 29 54 -25 Relegated to First Division
12 Waterford United F.C. 18 6 6 21 21 58 -37 Relegated to First Division

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Cork City F.C. qualified for the 1989–90 European Cup Winners' Cup after reaching the 1988–89 FAI Cup final.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland - List of Topscorers". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Graham, Alex. Football in the Republic of Ireland a Statistical Record 1921–2005. Soccer Books Limited. ISBN 1-86223-135-4. 
  3. ^ "(Republic of) Ireland League Tables". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 6 July 2016.