1981–82 Iraqi National League

The 1981–82 Iraqi National League of Clubs was the 8th season of the competition since its foundation in 1974. Al-Talaba won their second league title in a row, finishing two points ahead of Al-Tayaran at the top of the table.[1][2]

Iraqi Premier League
Season1981–82
ChampionsAl-Talaba
(2nd title)
RelegatedAl-Ittihad
Top goalscorerThamer Yousif
(14 goals)

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Al-Talaba (C) 22 14 6 2 45 18 +27 34 League Champions
2 Al-Tayaran 22 12 8 2 32 18 +14 32
3 Al-Sinaa 22 11 5 6 20 14 +6 27
4 Salahaddin 22 10 7 5 25 21 +4 27
5 Al-Zawraa 22 10 5 7 33 25 +8 25 FA Cup Winners
6 Al-Shorta 22 9 5 8 29 23 +6 23
7 Al-Amana 22 8 6 8 34 33 +1 22
8 Al-Jaish 22 8 6 8 15 17 −2 22
9 Al-Minaa 22 5 7 10 22 30 −8 17
10 Al-Tijara 22 3 10 9 15 23 −8 16
11 Al-Shabab 22 3 9 10 16 25 −9 15
12 Al-Ittihad (R) 22 1 2 19 8 47 −39 4 Relegation to the Iraq Division One
Source: Ali Al-Sabti Archive
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AMN ITT JSH MIN SHB SHR SIN TLB TAY TJR ZWR SAL
Al-Amana 2–0 3–1 2–2 1–1 2–3 1–0 2–4 0–1 2–0 4–1 3–0
Al-Ittihad 2–3 0–0 0–1 2–0 0–3[a] 0–1 0–1 0–3[a] 0–0 1–4 0–3[a]
Al-Jaish 1–0 3–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–3
Al-Minaa 1–1 2–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–1 0–2 3–2 3–1 2–1
Al-Shabab 0–0 5–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–2 1–3 0–1 1–1 0–4 0–0
Al-Shorta 4–0 4–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–4 2–0 0–1 2–2 1–0
Al-Sinaa 0–1 1–0 3–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–2
Al-Talaba 3–1 5–1 2–0 3–0 3–0 2–0 2–0 3–3 1–0 2–2 1–1
Al-Tayaran 3–3 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–3 1–0 2–2 2–1 3–1 3–0
Al-Tijara 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–1 1–3 0–0 2–2
Al-Zawraa 4–2 3–0 1–0 3–1 2–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–1
Salahaddin 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–0
Source: Ali Al-Sabti Archive
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b c Al-Ittihad withdrew from their last three matches, with their opponents (Salahaddin, Al-Shorta and Al-Tayaran) all being awarded 3–0 wins.

Top goalscorersEdit

Pos Scorer Goals Team
1 Thamer Yousif 14 Al-Zawraa
2 Hussein Saeed 11 Al-Talaba
Ghazi Hashim Al-Amana

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Al-Sabti, Ali (2014). Iraqi League History 1974-2011. Iraq.
  2. ^ Al-Munshi, Dr.Dhia (2005). Iraqi Football Encyclopedia: Chico.. Jamoli… and football in Iraq. Citadel Printing & Design, Al-Saadoun, Baghdad.

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