1988–89 League of Ireland First Division

The 1988–89 League of Ireland First Division season was the fourth season of the League of Ireland First Division.

League of Ireland First Division
Season1988–89
ChampionsDrogheda United F.C.
PromotedUCD
Top goalscorerPat O'Connor: 14
(Home Farm) [1]

OverviewEdit

The First Division was contested by 10 teams and Drogheda United F.C. won the division.[2][3]

Final tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Drogheda United F.C. 27 16 7 4 38 22 +16 39 Promoted to Premier Division
2 University College Dublin A.F.C. 27 11 12 4 36 16 +20 34
3 Bray Wanderers A.F.C. 27 13 8 6 41 25 +16 34
4 Finn Harps F.C. 27 12 8 7 30 19 +11 32
5 Home Farm F.C. 27 9 10 8 38 28 +10 28
6 Newcastlewest F.C. 27 7 13 7 33 37 −4 27
7 Monaghan United F.C. 27 6 11 10 28 42 −14 23
8 Longford Town F.C. 27 9 5 13 25 43 −18 23
9 E.M.F.A.[a] 27 4 8 15 18 41 −23 16
10 Sligo Rovers F.C. 27 4 6 17 23 37 −14 14
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ E.M.F.A. changed their club name to Kilkenny City A.F.C. for the 1989–90 season.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ireland - List of Topscorers". www.rsssf.com. Archived from the original on 6 April 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  2. ^ Graham, Alex. Football in the Republic of Ireland a Statistical Record 1921–2005. Soccer Books Limited. ISBN 1-86223-135-4.
  3. ^ "(Republic of) Ireland League Tables - Second Level". www.rsssf.com. Archived from the original on 3 June 2009. Retrieved 10 July 2016.