1988–89 League of Ireland Premier Division

The 1988–89 League of Ireland Premier Division was the fourth season of the League of Ireland Premier Division. The Premier Division was made up of 12 teams.

League of Ireland Premier Division
Season1988–89
ChampionsDerry City
RelegatedCobh Ramblers
Waterford United
European CupDerry City
UEFA CupDundalk F.C.
UEFA Cup Winners' CupCork City
Top goalscorerBilly Hamilton: 21
(Limerick City)[1][2]

OverviewEdit

The Premier Division was contested by 12 teams and Derry City F.C. won the championship. [2][3]

Final TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Derry City (C) 33 24 5 4 70 21 +49 53 Qualification to 1989–90 European Cup
2 Dundalk 33 20 11 2 55 27 +28 51 Qualification to 1989–90 UEFA Cup
3 Limerick City 33 18 9 6 57 37 +20 45
4 St Patrick's Athletic 33 16 11 6 40 19 +21 43
5 Bohemians 33 12 6 15 41 43 −2 30
6 Athlone Town 33 11 7 15 30 33 −3 29
7 Shamrock Rovers 33 8 13 12 34 42 −8 29
8 Cork City 33 8 10 15 29 36 −7 26 Qualification to 1989–90 European Cup Winners' Cup[a]
9 Shelbourne 33 8 10 15 26 40 −14 26
10 Galway United 33 8 9 16 34 56 −22 25
11 Cobh Ramblers (R) 33 6 9 18 29 54 −25 21 Relegation to League of Ireland First Division
12 Waterford United (R) 33 6 6 21 21 58 −37 18
Source: www.rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Cork City qualified for the 1989–90 European Cup Winners' Cup after reaching the 1988–89 FAI Cup final.

ResultsEdit

Matches 1–22Edit

Home \ Away ATH BOH COB COR DER DUN GAL LIM SHM SHE StP WAT
Athlone Town 0–2 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 0–0 3–1 0–1 1–1 0–1
Bohemians 0–1 2–0 3–0 0–2 1–1 1–1 4–2 2–2 1–0 1–3 3–0
Cobh Ramblers 0–0 0–2 0–1 2–5 1–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 2–2 1–2 4–0
Cork City 1–2 0–0 3–0 0–1 1–2 0–0 0–2 0–0 2–1 0–1 3–0
Derry City 3–0 3–0 5–0 4–2 1–1 5–1 1–1 1–1 2–3 1–0 2–0
Dundalk 0–0 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 5–2 2–0 2–1 2–2 2–1 3–0
Galway United 2–4 2–1 0–1 2–1 0–3 1–3 1–5 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–0
Limerick City 1–0 3–1 3–3 2–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 4–1 1–0 0–0 2–2
Shamrock Rovers 0–1 3–1 1–2 2–2 0–2 1–1 0–2 3–2 1–1 0–4 1–0
Shelbourne 1–0 0–2 3–2 0–1 0–5 0–0 2–0 2–3 0–0 0–0 1–0
St Patrick's Athletic 0–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 3–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–0
Waterford United 0–2 0–3 2–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 0–3 1–2 2–0 0–0 1–4
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Matches 23–33Edit

Home \ Away ATH BOH COB COR DER DUN GAL LIM SHM SHE StP WAT
Athlone Town 4–1 0–1 1–2 0–3 0–1 1–2
Bohemians 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–0 0–1 4–0
Cobh Ramblers 2–1 0–2 1–2 1–2 1–1
Cork City 2–1 1–1 0–2 4–0 0–1 0–0
Derry City 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–1 1–0 2–0
Dundalk 3–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–0
Galway United 1–2 4–0 0–3 2–0 2–1
Limerick City 1–0 1–1 1–3 2–5 3–1 2–1
Shamrock Rovers 2–1 3–0 0–0 0–1 4–0
Shelbourne 0–2 0–2 1–3 1–0 0–1 1–1
St Patrick's Athletic 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–1 2–1
Waterford United 1–0 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–2
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ireland - List of Topscorers". www.rsssf.com. Archived from the original on 6 April 2012. Retrieved 6 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b 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". www.rsssf.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2008. Retrieved 6 July 2016.