1989–90 League of Ireland Premier Division

The 1989–90 League of Ireland Premier Division was the fifth season of the League of Ireland Premier Division. The Premier Division was made up of 12 teams.

League of Ireland Premier Division
Season1989–90
ChampionsSt Patrick's Athletic
RelegatedDrogheda United
UCD
European CupSt Patrick's Athletic
UEFA CupDerry City
UEFA Cup Winners' CupBray Wanderers[note 1]
Top goalscorerMark Ennis: 19
(St. Patrick's Athletic)[1][2]

OverviewEdit

The Premier Division was contested by 12 teams and St Patrick's Athletic F.C. won the championship.[2][3]

Final TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 St Patrick's Athletic (C) 33 22 8 3 51 22 +29 52 Qualification to 1990–91 European Cup
2 Derry City 33 20 9 4 72 18 +54 49 Qualification to 1990–91 UEFA Cup
3 Dundalk 33 17 8 8 50 26 +24 42
4 Shamrock Rovers 33 16 8 9 45 37 +8 40
5 Cork City 33 14 9 10 35 24 +11 37
6 Bohemians 33 14 7 12 35 32 +3 35
7 Shelbourne 33 10 13 10 39 39 0 33
8 Galway United 33 10 9 14 39 61 −22 29
9 Limerick City 33 7 8 18 28 50 −22 22
10 Athlone Town 33 5 12 16 28 53 −25 22
11 Drogheda United (R) 33 5 8 20 20 44 −24 18 Relegation to League of Ireland First Division
12 UCD (R) 33 6 5 22 25 61 −36 17
Source: www.rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Bray Wanderers A.F.C. who played in the First Division qualified for the 1990–91 European Cup Winners' Cup after winning the 1989–90 FAI Cup final.

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.