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1965–66 League of Ireland

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1965/1966 season.

League of Ireland
Season 1965–66
Champions Waterford (1st Title)
Matches played 132
Goals scored 433 (3.28 per match)
Top goalscorer Mick Lynch Waterford 17

Contents

OverviewEdit

It was contested by 12 teams, and Waterford won the championship.

Final classificationEdit

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Waterford 22 16 4 2 53 26 +27 36
2 Shamrock Rovers 22 15 4 3 59 23 +36 34
3 Bohemians 22 13 1 8 46 30 +16 27
4 Shelbourne 22 10 5 7 37 30 +7 25
5 Sligo Rovers 22 8 7 7 26 26 0 23
6 Limerick 22 7 8 7 36 35 +1 22
7 Drumcondra 22 8 6 8 32 35 -3 22
8 Dundalk 22 9 3 10 32 35 -3 21
9 St Patrick's Athletic 22 9 2 11 35 43 -8 20
10 Cork Hibernians 22 6 3 13 30 51 -21 15
11 Cork Celtic 22 4 6 12 32 51 -19 14
12 Drogheda United 22 1 3 18 15 48 -33 5

Top scorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Mick Lynch Waterford 17
2 Shamie Coad Waterford 14
2 Bobby Gilbert Shamrock Rovers 14
2 Liam Tuohy Shamrock Rovers 14
5 Tony Allen Cork Hibernians 12
5 Frank O'Neill Shamrock Rovers 12
7 Billy Dixon Drumcondra 11
8 Eric Barber Shelbourne 10
8 Joe O'Brien Limerick 10
8 Ben O'Sullivan Bohemians 10

ReferencesEdit