1959–60 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1959–60
Champions Limerick (1st Title)

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1959/1960 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 12 teams, and Limerick F.C. won the championship and qualified to play in the European Cup for next season.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Limerick F.C. 30 15 0 7 46 26 +20 European Cup
2 Cork Celtic F.C. 28 12 4 6 66 44 +22
3 Shelbourne F.C. 28 11 6 5 48 33 +15
4 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 27 12 3 7 54 31 +23
5 Dundalk F.C. 27 12 3 7 50 32 +18
6 Cork Hibernians F.C. 25 12 3 7 57 37 +20
7 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 25 12 1 9 46 44 +2
8 Waterford F.C. 24 10 4 8 40 43 -3
9 Drumcondra F.C. 22 10 2 10 45 35 +10
10 Sligo Rovers F.C. 13 5 3 14 44 67 -23
11 Transport F.C. 8 3 2 17 18 66 -48
12 Bohemian F.C. 5 0 5 17 15 71 -46

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Austin Noonan Cork Celtic 27
2 Tommy Collins Cork Hibs 21
3 Donal Leahy Cork Celtic 20
4 Liam Munroe Dundalk 19
5 Christy Doyle Shelbourne 14
6 Jack Fitzgerald Waterford 13
7 Eric Barber Shelbourne 12
7 Ronnie Whelan St Patrick's Athletic 12
9 Dermot Cross Shamrock Rovers 11
10 George Lynam Limerick 10
10 John Lynch Cork Hibs 10
10 Dan McCaffrey Sligo Rovers 10
10 Tommy O'Connor Limerick 10

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