Football Association of Ireland, League of Ireland, Soccer

League of Ireland (Soccer) 1970-1980

LOI 1970-71

PWDLFAPts
*Cork Hibernians (C)2612113381735
*Shamrock Rovers261475493835
Waterford261385493434
Bohemians261295382533
Cork Celtic261196442731
Finn Harps261349544230
Limerick261088363128
Shelbourne261079323027
Dundalk267118373325
Athlone Town268513354321
Sligo Rovers267712365821
St. Patrick’s Athletic265714345517
Drogheda266416274616
Drumcondra263518265611
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1970-71 [Reference: Compiled from Results in 1 & 11]

Note: * Playoff for Title

DateHome TeamAway Team
Title PlayoffDalymount Park
25.04.1971Cork Hibernians3Shamrock Rovers1
League of Ireland (Soccer) Title Playoff 1970-71 [Reference: 11]

LOI 1971-72

PWDLFAPts
Waterford (C)262123663544
Cork Hibernians261925701740
Bohemians261655452435
Finn Harps261808623436
Shamrock Rovers2612410514028
St. Patrick’s Athletic269710333625
Dundalk2611312394625
Cork Celtic268711364623
Shelbourne267811305722
Athlone Town267712405621
Drogheda266614304218
Drumcondra265615245216
Limerick265516295315
Sligo Rovers265417347114
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1971-72 [Reference: 2]

LOI 1972-73

PWDLFAPts
Waterford (C)262024672142
Finn Harps261934593241
Bohemians261655462537
Cork Hibernians251375522633
Shamrock Rovers261268453230
Athlone Town261349383130
St. Patrick’s Athletic267118374325
Shelbourne259511495923
Limerick267613323520
Sligo Rovers269215255120
Home Farm Drumcondra266713296019
Cork Celtic267415295018
Dundalk264616194814
Drogheda261817225610
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1972-73 [Reference: 3]

Note: Drumcondra renamed Home Farm.

LOI 1973-74

PWDLFAPts
Cork Celtic (C)261862502542
Bohemians261826561838
Cork Hibernians261664472338
Finn Harps261556512735
Waterford261178553629
Dundalk2612410413628
Shamrock Rovers2611510313327
St. Patrick’s Athletic2610214294522
Limerick267613324520
Home Farm266812194020
Athlone Town268315253819
Drogheda267514395919
Sligo Rovers266218285114
Shelbourne264517315813
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1973-74 [Reference: 4]

LOI 1974-75

PWDLFAPts
Bohemians (C)261862361242
Athlone Town261376453233
Finn Harps2610106595030
Cork Hibernians261097422529
Dundalk261088373628
Waterford261079484627
Cork Celtic268108434426
Shamrock Rovers2610511403825
Drogheda266128323724
St. Patrick’s Athletic268711303723
Home Farm267613314420
Limerick267613284620
Shelbourne266713333819
Sligo Rovers267415274618
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1974-75 [Reference: 5]

LOI 1975-76

PWDLFAPts
Dundalk (C)2615101542640
Finn Harps261565573536
Waterford261385543734
Bohemians2610124442532
Cork Hibernians261196372431
Drogheda United261169424528
Athlone Town2612410404928
Cork Celtic2611510412427
Shelbourne267712424421
Sligo Rovers266812324920
St. Patrick’s Athletic267514315319
Home Farm264913355417
Limerick266416374916
Shamrock Rovers264715274915
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1975-76 [Reference: 6]

LOI 1976-77

PWDLFAPts
Sligo Rovers (C)261835482039
Bohemians261745502938
Drogheda United2612104563434
Waterford261295422833
Dundalk261259514229
St. Patrick’s Athletic269107302728
Shelbourne261088394028
Finn Harps26989404526
Cork Celtic2610511484425
Athlone Town268711434623
Shamrock Rovers267316264617
Limerick265615294716
Albert Rovers265615214216
Home Farm264418225512
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1976-77 [Reference: 7]

Note: Cork Hibernians replaced by Albert Rovers.

LOI 1977-78

PWDLFAPts
Bohemians (C)3017103742544
Finn Harps301947603642
Drogheda United3015105532740
Shamrock Rovers3014124452240
Waterford301677463739
Sligo Rovers301389473134
Limerick3010128362932
Athlone Town3010119434031
Cork Alberts3011811363330
St. Patrick’s Athletic3010713353527
Dundalk309912434627
Shelbourne3061113325023
Home Farm308715305623
Cork Celtic3061014345822
Galway Rovers3031017165316
Thurles Town301821226910
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1977-78 [Reference: Compiled fro Results & Table in 8, 12 & 13]

Note: Albdert Rovers became Cork Alberts. Galway Rovers & Thurles Town elected to League.

LOI 1978-79

PWDLFAPts
Dundalk (C)301974572545
Bohemians301875532143
Drogheda United301866604042
Waterford301785483242
Shamrock Rovers3017310452537
Limerick301488392536
Athlone Town301479564135
Finn Harps3014610564134
Home Farm3013710473333
Sligo Rovers309714354025
Cork Alberts307914354923
Thurles Town309516356223
Shelbourne306915415821
St. Patrick’s Athletic307617366220
Galway Rovers304521417913
Cork Celtic30242416678
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1978-79 [Reference: Compiled from Results & Table in 9 & 14]

LOI 1979-80

PWDLFAPts
Limerick United (C)302073672447
Dundalk302064591346
Athlone Town301677602439
Shamrock Rovers3014106612938
Finn Harps301668493338
Bohemians3012810423032
Waterford308157383331
Sligo Rovers3011910404531
Drogheda United306168364128
Thurles Town3091011434828
Galway Rovers3011613324728
St. Patrick’s Athletic309912394627
Home Farm3010515274225
Cork United306420225616
University College Dublin305421247514
Shelbourne303621308312
League of Ireland (Soccer) Final Table 1979-80 [Reference: 10]

Note: Cork United and University College Dublin replaced Cork Alberts & Cork Celtic.

References

Sources / Newspapers

[1] Anon. (1971) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 18, 1971. [pg. 10 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[2] Anon. (1972) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 17, 1972. [pg. 14 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[3] Anon. (1973) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 16, 1973. [pg. 12-13 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[4] Anon. (1974) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 15, 1974. [pg. 10 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[4] Anon. (1975) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 21, 1975. [pg. 9 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[1] Anon. (1976) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 26, 1976. [pg. 14-15 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[4] Anon. (1977) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 25, 1977. [pg. 9 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[3] Anon. (1978) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 24, 1978. [pg. 14-15 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[4] Anon. (1979) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 23, 1979. [pg. 8-9 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[5] Anon. (1980) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 21, 1980. [pg. 13 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[11] Anon. (1971) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Monday, April 26, 1971. [pg. 11 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[12] Anon. (1978) “Farm share spoils at Tolka Park” Irish Independent. Wednesday, April 26, 1978. [pg. 11 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[13] Anon. (1978) “Drogheda clinch top four spot” Irish Independent. Friday, April 28, 1978. [pg. 11 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

[14] Anon. (1979) “Soccer Summary” Irish Independent. Wednesday, April 25, 1979. [pg. 13 Irish Newspaper Archive: https://www.irishnewsarchive.com/ ]

Acknowledgements

Thanks to Jason Caldwell, Alan McCormack, Paul Nolan, Andrew McGovern, Colm Murray, Niall Brennan.

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Last Updated: 4 February 2020

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