1975–76 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season1975–76
ChampionsDundalk

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1975–76 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 14 teams, and Dundalk won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Dundalk F.C. 26 15 10 1 54 26 +28 40
2 Finn Harps F.C. 26 15 6 5 57 35 +22 36
3 Waterford F.C. 26 13 8 5 54 37 +17 34
4 Bohemian F.C. 26 10 12 4 44 25 +19 32
5 Cork Hibernians F.C.[a] 26 11 9 6 37 24 +13 31
6 Drogheda United F.C. 26 11 6 9 42 45 −3 28
7 Athlone Town A.F.C. 26 12 4 10 40 49 −9 28
8 Cork Celtic F.C. 26 11 5 10 41 34 +7 27
9 Shelbourne F.C. 26 7 7 12 42 44 −2 21
10 Sligo Rovers F.C. 26 6 8 12 32 49 −17 20
11 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 26 7 5 14 31 53 −22 19
12 Home Farm F.C. 26 4 9 13 35 54 −19 17
13 Limerick F.C. 26 6 4 16 37 49 −12 16
14 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 26 4 7 15 27 49 −22 15
Source: www.rsssf.com
Notes:
  1. ^ Cork Hibernians reigned from the league at the end of the season.

Albert Rovers were elected to the league for next season.

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Brendan Bradley Finn Harps 29
2 Turlough O'Connor Bohemians 16
3 Mick Leech Waterford 15
3 Bobby Tambling Cork Celtic 15
5 Mick Leonard Sligo Rovers 14
6 Peter Conway St Patrick's Athletic 13
6 Frank Devlin Home Farm 13
8 Paul Martin Athlone Town 12
9 Damien Byrne Drogheda United 11
9 Terry Flanagan Dundalk 11
9 Mick Lawlor Shelbourne 11