Tyler Cup Finals (All-Ireland Soccer) 1978-1980

Football Association of Ireland Logo [Reference: 1]
Irish Football Association Logo [Reference: 2]

Finals (Aggregate Scores)

1978Shamrock Rovers1 *Finn Harps0
1979Athlone Town3Drogheda United2
1980Linfield2Athlone Town1
Tyler Cup Finals (All-Ireland Soccer) 1978-1980 [Reference: 3]


The Tyler Cup was the fifth All-Ireland Soccer Cup since the original Intercity Cup in the 1940s. Shamrock Rovers and Athlone Town won the Cup for the Republic of Ireland while Linfield took the Tyler Cup North of the Border.



[1] Logopedia (2020) FA_Ireland_1945-1986_logo [Internet] Available from: https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/logopedia/images/3/34/FA_Ireland_1945-1986_logo.png/revision/latest/scale-to-width-down/200?cb=20171113175104 [Accessed 1 October 2020]

[2] Wikipedia (2020) 1200px-Irish_Football_Association_logo.svg [Internet] Available from: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/2/25/Irish_Football_Association_logo.svg/1200px-Irish_Football_Association_logo.svg.png [Accessed 1 October 2020]


[3] Joanne Harkness (2020) “North/South Roll of Honour” Malcolm Brodie Northern Ireland Soccer Yearbook 19/20 pg. 68-69.


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

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 1 October 2020

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2020

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Reserved.

Leave a Reply