1969–70 Irish League

The Irish League in season 1969–70 comprised 12 teams, and Glentoran won the championship.

Irish League
Season1969–1970
ChampionsGlentoran
14th Irish title
Matches played132
Goals scored440 (3.33 per match)
Top goalscorerDes Dickson (21)
1968-69
Location of the Belfast-based teams in the Irish League 1949-71

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification
1 Glentoran 22 14 6 2 46 17 2.706 34
Participated in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
Qualification for the European Cup preliminary round
2 Coleraine 22 12 3 7 50 31 1.613 27 Participated in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
3 Ards 22 10 7 5 41 26 1.577 27
4 Linfield 22 11 5 6 48 36 1.333 27 Qualification for the European Cup Winners' Cup first round
5 Derry City 22 11 5 6 38 31 1.226 27
6 Portadown 22 11 3 8 42 37 1.135 25
7 Glenavon 22 7 8 7 32 36 0.889 22
8 Bangor 22 6 7 9 32 36 0.889 19
9 Crusaders 22 8 3 11 42 52 0.808 19
10 Ballymena United 22 5 6 11 24 42 0.571 16
11 Distillery 22 5 5 12 25 45 0.556 15
12 Cliftonville 22 1 4 17 20 51 0.392 6
Source: rsssf.com

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ARD BAN BLM CLI COL CRU DIS DER GLV GLT LIN POR
Ards 2–1 4–1 3–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 4–0 0–1 2–3 2–3 4–1
Bangor 2–2 3–4 3–1 0–1 3–4 3–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–2 2–0
Ballymena United 1–2 2–2 1–1 1–5 2–0 0–0 3–4 3–1 0–3 0–4 1–3
Cliftonville 0–2 0–1 0–1 3–1 0–2 1–3 2–3 3–3 0–3 1–5 1–2
Coleraine 2–1 2–2 3–0 1–0 2–1 6–1 1–1 1–3 2–0 3–1 2–3
Crusaders 1–1 1–0 1–1 8–3 0–7 2–1 0–3 4–1 2–0 1–3 6–2
Distillery 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–3 4–3 2–4 5–0 0–5 0–1 2–0
Derry City 3–2 2–1 0–2 2–0 0–1 1–0 4–1 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–4
Glenavon 0–2 1–1 3–0 2–1 4–2 1–1 0–0 1–1 2–2 5–2 0–2
Glentoran 1–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 7–2 3–0 1–0 2–0 2–2 2–1
Linfield 2–2 4–1 1–0 1–1 4–2 4–1 3–0 2–4 1–1 0–2 0–3
Portadown 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 3–1 4–1 4–2 1–4 2–2 1–3 1–2
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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