2010 A Championship

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Newstalk A Championship
Season 2010
Champions UCD A
2009
2011

The 2010 A Championship was the third season of the A Championship. The season was sponsored by Newstalk. The league featured 18 teams. UCD A were the champions, winning the title for a second time while Bohemians A finished as runners up.

2010 A Championship is located in Ireland
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Castlebar Celtic !Castlebar Celtic
Castlebar Celtic
Drogheda United A !Drogheda United A
Drogheda United A
Dundalk A !Dundalk A
Dundalk A
Finn Harps A !Finn Harps A
Finn Harps A
Sligo Rovers A !Sligo Rovers A
Sligo Rovers A
Tullamore Town !Tullamore Town
Tullamore Town
Bray Wanderers A !Bray Wanderers A
Bray Wanderers A
Cobh Ramblers !Cobh Ramblers
Cobh Ramblers
F.C. Carlow !F.C. Carlow
F.C. Carlow
Galway United A !Galway United A
Galway United A
Limerick A !Limerick A
Limerick A
Tralee Dynamos !Tralee Dynamos
Tralee Dynamos
Dublin
Dublin
Dublin teams Group 1Sporting Fingal A !Sporting Fingal AShelbourne A !Shelbourne ABohemians A !Bohemians AGroup 2St Patrick's Athletic A !St Patrick's Athletic AUCD A !UCD AShamrock Rovers A !Shamrock Rovers A
Dublin teams
Group 1
Sporting Fingal A
Shelbourne A
Bohemians A
Group 2
St Patrick's Athletic A
UCD A
Shamrock Rovers A
Location of teams in 2010 A Championship

Group 1[edit]

Teams[edit]

Team Base Stadium
Castlebar Celtic Castlebar Celtic Park
Bohemians A Phibsborough AUL Complex
Drogheda United A Drogheda United Park
Dundalk A Dundalk Oriel Park
Finn Harps A Ballybofey Finn Park
Shelbourne A Drumcondra Tolka Park
Sporting Fingal A Fingal ALSAA Sports Complex
Sligo Rovers A Sligo Showgrounds
Tullamore Town Tullamore Leah Victoria Park

Results[edit]

Home ╲ Away BOH CAS DRO DUN FHA SHB SLI SFI TUL
Bohemians A 0–1 1–0 3–1 3–1 2–1 4–1 3–1 5–0
Castlebar Celtic 0–4 3–3 3–6 3–0 1–2 5–0 1–3 4–0
Drogheda United A 0–3 0–04 0–3 5–0 6–3 0–0 2–3 4–1
Dundalk A 2–1 2–2 2–1 4–0 4–0 3–02 0–4 2–1
Finn Harps A 1–2 4–1 2–0 6–1 0–3 2–1 2–1 1–1
Shelbourne A 0–4 3–2 1–1 2–0 2–0 0–33 1–4 0–0
Sligo Rovers A 2–3 3–2 4–1 3–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 2–0
Sporting Fingal A 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 2–2 3–0 3–2 3–2
Tullamore Town 1–1 4–1 2–1 3–1 1–3 0–1 2–1 0–3

Source: loi.ie
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
2The match was awarded 3-0 to Dundalk A after Sligo Rovers A failed to show up.
3The match was awarded 3-0 to Sligo Rovers A after Shelbourne A could not field a team.
4Drogheda United A v Castlebar Celtic was not played and was awarded 0-0.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group 2[edit]

Teams[edit]

Team Base Stadium
Bray Wanderers A Bray Jackson Park
F.C. Carlow Ballon The Valley
Cobh Ramblers Cobh St Colman's Park
Galway United A Galway Athenry
Limerick A Limerick Riverside Park
St Patrick's Athletic A Inchicore Richmond Park
Shamrock Rovers A Tallaght Tallaght Stadium
Tralee Dynamos Tralee Cahermoneen
UCD A Belfield UCD Bowl

Results[edit]

Home ╲ Away BRW COB CAR GAL LIM StP SHA TRA UCD
Bray Wanderers A 0–3 2–1 2–0 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–0 0–35
Cobh Ramblers 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–2 0–2 1–0 5–0 0–0
F.C. Carlow 3–04 0–2 1–2 1–2 3–1 2–1 1–1 2–1
Galway United A 1–2 1–3 0–32 0–2 2–4 0–2 0–2 0–8
Limerick A 3–03 1–3 0–1 1–1 0–1 2–1 0–2 0–4
St Patrick's Athletic A 1–3 5–0 1–1 3–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 0–2
Shamrock Rovers A 4–1 2–1 0–0 5–2 0–0 1–0 10–2 0–0
Tralee Dynamos 1–2 2–4 2–5 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–3
UCD A 2–2 1–0 4–0 6–0 4–0 5–0 3–1 1–0

Source: loi.ie
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
2 The match originally finished 2–1, but it was later awarded 3–0 to F.C. Carlow due to Galway United A having fielded an ineligible player.
3 The match was awarded 3-0 to Limerick A after Bray Wanderers A

could not field a team.
4The match was awarded 3-0 to F.C. Carlow after Bray Wanderers A

could not field a team.
5 The match was awarded 3-0 to UCD A after Bray Wanderers A

could not field a team.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Final tables[edit]

Group 1[edit]
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Bohemians A (A) 16 12 1 3 40 14 +26 37 Qualification for A Championship play-off
2 Sporting Fingal A 16 11 3 2 39 20 +19 36
3 Dundalk A 16 8 2 6 34 31 +3 26
4 Sligo Rovers A 16 7 1 8 26 28 −2 22
5 Finn Harps A 16 6 2 8 24 31 −7 20
6 Shelbourne A 16 6 2 8 19 32 −13 20
7 Castlebar Celtic 16 4 4 8 30 35 −5 16
8 Tullamore Town 16 4 3 9 18 33 −15 15
9 Drogheda United A 16 3 4 9 24 30 −6 13

Source: loi.ie
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
Note: Reserve teams are ineligible for promotion.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Group 2[edit]
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 UCD A (C) (A) 16 12 3 1 47 6 +41 39 Qualification for A Championship play-off
2 Cobh Ramblers (A) 16 9 2 5 27 19 +8 29 Qualification for promotion/relegation play-off
3 St Patrick's Athletic A 16 8 2 6 25 21 +4 26
4 Shamrock Rovers A 16 7 4 5 31 17 +14 25
5 F.C. Carlow 16 7 4 5 25 20 +5 25
6 Limerick A 16 6 3 7 16 20 −4 21
7 Tralee Dynamos 16 5 3 8 19 34 −15 18
8 Bray Wanderers A 16 5 2 9 15 30 −15 17
9 Galway United A 16 1 1 14 10 48 −38 4

Source: loi.ie
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
Note: Reserve teams are ineligible for promotion.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.


Play-Offs[edit]

A Championship Final[edit]

Promotion/Relegation[edit]

The tenth placed team from the 2010 First Division, Salthill Devon, played the highest placed non-reserve team, Cobh Ramblers, from the 2010 A Championship. The winner of this play off would play in the 2011 First Division. [3]

Salthill Devon won 3 – 1 on aggregate and retained their place in the 2011 First Division

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Graham Rusk double gives UCD Newstalk A Championship title". www.sseairtricityleague.ie. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "U.C.D v Bohemians - Newstalk A Championship Final Photos". www.sportsfile.com. 1 November 2010. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Ireland 2010". www.rsssf.com. Retrieved 1 August 2016.