1989–90 League of Ireland Premier Division

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League of Ireland Premier Division
Season 1989–90
Champions St Patrick's Athletic
Relegated Drogheda United
UCD
European Cup St Patrick's Athletic
UEFA Cup Derry City
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Bray Wanderers[note 1]
Top goalscorer Mark Ennis: 19
(St. Patrick's Athletic)[1][2]

The 1989–90 League of Ireland Premier Division was the fifth 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 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. won the championship.[2][3]

Final Table[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 52 22 8 3 51 22 +29 Qualified for 1990–91 European Cup
2 Derry City F.C. 49 20 9 4 72 18 +54 Qualified for 1990–91 UEFA Cup
3 Dundalk F.C. 42 17 8 8 50 26 +24
4 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 40 16 8 9 45 37 +8
5 Cork City F.C. 37 14 9 10 35 24 +11
6 Bohemian F.C. 35 14 7 12 35 32 +3
7 Shelbourne F.C. 33 10 13 10 39 39 0
8 Galway United F.C. 29 10 9 14 39 61 -22
9 Limerick City F.C. 22 7 8 18 28 50 -22
10 Athlone Town A.F.C. 22 5 12 16 28 53 -25
11 Drogheda United F.C. 18 5 8 20 20 44 -24 Relegated to First Division
12 University College Dublin A.F.C. 17 6 5 22 25 61 -36 Relegated to First Division

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bray Wanderers A.F.C. who played in the First Division qualified for the 1990–91 European Cup Winners' Cup after winning the 1989–90 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.