1979–80 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1979–80
Champions Limerick United
Top goalscorer Alan Campbell
Shamrock Rovers
22 goals

The 1979–80 League of Ireland was contested by 16 teams, and Limerick United won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Limerick United 47 20 7 3 67 24 +43
2 Dundalk F.C. 46 20 6 4 59 13 +46
3 Athlone Town A.F.C. 39 16 7 7 60 24 +36
4 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 38 14 10 6 61 29 +32
5 Finn Harps F.C. 38 16 6 8 49 33 +16
6 Bohemian F.C. 32 12 8 10 42 30 +12
7 Waterford 31 8 15 7 38 33 +5
8 Sligo Rovers F.C. 31 11 9 10 40 45 -5
9 Thurles Town F.C. 28 9 10 11 43 48 -5
10 Drogheda United F.C. 28 6 16 8 36 41 -5
11 Galway Rovers 28 11 6 13 32 47 -15
12 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 27 9 9 12 39 46 -7
13 Home Farm F.C. 25 10 5 15 27 42 -15
14 Cork United 16 6 4 20 22 56 -34
15 University College Dublin A.F.C. 14 5 4 21 24 75 -51
16 Shelbourne F.C. 12 3 6 21 30 83 -53

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Alan Campbell Shamrock Rovers 22
2 Tony Morris Limerick United 19
3 Neville Steedman Thurles Town 17
4 Gary Hulmes Sligo Rovers (9)
Limerick United (4)
13
5 Leo Flanagan Dundalk 12
6 Brendan Bradley Sligo Rovers 11
6 Eoin Hand Limerick United 11
8 Eugene Davis Athlone Town 10
8 Paddy Joyce Bohemians 10
8 Joe Logan Finn Harps 10
8 Joe McGrory Finn Harps 10
8 John Minnock Finn Harps 10
8 Ray Treacy Shamrock Rovers 10

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