1999–2000 League of Ireland Premier Division

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League of Ireland Premier Division
Season 1999–2000
Champions Shelbourne
Relegated Waterford United
Sligo Rovers
Drogheda United
UEFA Champions League Shelbourne
UEFA Cup Cork City
Bohemians
UEFA Intertoto Cup UCD
FAI Super Cup Shelbourne
Cork City
Bohemians
UCD
Top goalscorer Pat Morley: 20
(Cork City) [1][2]

The 1999–2000 League of Ireland Premier Division was the 15th season of the League of Ireland Premier Division. The division was made up of 12 teams. Shelbourne won the title.

Regular season[edit]

The season saw each team playing three rounds of games, playing every other team three times, totalling 33 games. [2][3]

Final Table[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Shelbourne 69 19 12 2 49 20 +29 UEFA Champions League/FAI Super Cup/LFA President's Cup
2 Cork City 58 16 10 7 53 32 +21 UEFA Cup/FAI Super Cup
3 Bohemians [note 1] 57 16 9 8 40 23 +17 UEFA Cup/FAI Super Cup/LFA President's Cup
4 UCD 51 13 10 8 40 29 +11 UEFA Intertoto Cup/FAI Super Cup
5 Shamrock Rovers 50 13 11 9 49 36 +16
6 St Patrick's Athletic 50 13 11 9 40 31 +9
7 Derry City 46 12 10 11 32 38 -6
8 Finn Harps 34 8 10 15 39 41 -2
9 Galway United 34 8 10 15 32 49 -17
10 Waterford United 33 7 12 14 24 38 -14 Relegated to First Division after losing play-off
11 Sligo Rovers 25 5 10 18 31 60 -29 Relegated to First Division
12 Drogheda United 23 4 11 18 21 53 -32 Relegated to First Division

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Bohemians qualified for the 2000–01 UEFA Cup and the LFA President's Cup after reaching the 2000 FAI Cup Final.

Promotion/Relegation Play-off[edit]

Waterford United who finished in tenth place played off against Kilkenny City, the third placed team from the 1999–2000 League of Ireland First Division.

1st Leg[edit]

2nd Leg[edit]

Kilkenny City won 2–0 on aggregate and were promoted to the Premier Division. [2][4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland - List of Topscorers". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c 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. 
  4. ^ "(Republic of) Ireland League Tables - Second Level". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 10 July 2016.