1934–35 League of Ireland

The 1934–35 League of Ireland was the fourteenth season of the League of Ireland. Bohemians were the defending champions.

Dolphin won their first title.

League of Ireland
Season1934–35
ChampionsDolphin (1st title)
Matches played90
Goals scored380 (4.22 per match)
Top goalscorerAlf Rigby (17 goals)

OverviewEdit

Cork Bohemians and Shelbourne were not re-elected to the League, while Waterford and Sligo Rovers were elected in their place. Waterford were re-elected after a two-year absence, while Sligo Rovers became the first team from Connacht to compete in the League.

TeamsEdit

Locations of the 1934–35 League of Ireland teams
Team Location Stadium
Bohemians Dublin (Phibsborough) Dalymount Park
Bray Unknowns Bray Woodbrook Ground
Cork Cork (Mardyke) Mardyke
Dolphin Dublin (Dolphin's Barn) Dolphin Park
Drumcondra Dublin (Clonturk) Clonturk Park
Dundalk Dundalk Athletic Grounds
St. James's Gate Dublin (Crumlin) St. James's Park
Shamrock Rovers Dublin (Milltown) Glenmalure Park
Sligo Rovers Sligo The Showgrounds
Waterford Waterford Kilcohan Park

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Dolphin 18 12 4 2 48 21 +27 28
2 St James's Gate 18 12 3 3 46 33 +13 27
3 Sligo Rovers 18 8 4 6 44 30 +14 20
4 Bohemians 18 9 2 7 44 36 +8 20
5 Dundalk 18 8 4 6 37 32 +5 20
6 Shamrock Rovers 18 5 6 7 27 33 −6 16
7 Bray Unknowns 18 6 3 9 39 56 −17 15
8 Waterford 18 4 4 10 43 54 −11 12
9 Drumcondra 18 4 4 10 22 39 −17 12
10 Cork 18 3 4 11 30 46 −16 10

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BOH BRY CFC DOL DRU DUN SHM SLI STG WAT
Bohemians 5–3 4–1 0–4 2–2 2–3 1–1 1–2 3–1 4–0
Bray Unknowns 0–4 4–3 1–1 2–0 4–2 2–2 3–1 3–6 3–5
Cork 6–2 3–5 1–2 1–2 2–2 3–1 1–1 0–1 2–2
Dolphin 1–2 6–1 3–1 5–1 2–0 2–1 3–0 2–4 3–2
Drumcondra 1–0 1–2 4–1 0–0 0–4 2–1 1–3 0–2 1–1
Dundalk 5–1 3–2 0–1 2–2 4–3 0–0 4–2 1–3 2–1
Shamrock Rovers 2–5 3–1 1–1 0–2 2–1 3–1 2–2 0–2 3–2
Sligo Rovers 0–2 2–2 5–1 0–1 4–0 1–1 4–1 2–3 8–2
St James's Gate 3–2 1–0 4–2 2–2 1–1 3–1 1–3 1–4 5–4
Waterford 1–4 8–1 3–0 3–7 4–2 0–2 1–1 1–3 3–3
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Pos Player Club Goals
1 Alf Rigby St James's Gate 17
2 Charles McDaid Sligo Rovers 16
3 Walter Walsh Waterford 13

Source:[1][2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ireland - List of Topscorers". www.rsssf.com. 5 February 2016. Archived from the original on 6 April 2012. Retrieved 5 February 2016.
  2. ^ Graham, Alex. Football in the Republic of Ireland a Statistical Record 1921-2005. Soccer Books Limited. ISBN 1-86223-135-4.