1970–71 League of Ireland

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1970/1971 season.


It was contested by 14 teams, and Cork Hibernians F.C. won the championship after beating Shamrock Rovers F.C. 3-1 in a Championship Play-off on the 25th of April 1971 in Dalymount Park
with goals from Miah Dennehy (2) and Dave Wigginton for Cork Hibs, and Mick Leech for Shamrock Rovers.

Final classification

1Cork Hibernians F.C.35121133817+21
2Shamrock Rovers F.C.3514754938+11
3Waterford F.C.3413854934+15
4Bohemian F.C.3312953825+13
5Cork Celtic F.C.3111964427+17
6Finn Harps F.C.3013495442+12
7Limerick F.C.2810883631+5
8Shelbourne F.C.2710793230+2
9Dundalk F.C.2571183733+4
10Athlone Town A.F.C.2185133543-8
11Sligo Rovers F.C.2177123658-22
12St Patrick's Athletic F.C.1757143455-21
13Drogheda F.C.1664162746-19
14Drumcondra F.C.1135182656-30

Top scorers

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Brendan Bradley Finn Harps 20
2 Johnny Matthews Waterford 17
3 Turlough O'Connor Dundalk 16
4 Damien Richardson Shamrock Rovers 15
5 Val Wallace Athlone Town 14
6 Ray Gaston Finn Harps 12
7 Sean Coyle Finn Harps 11
8 Alfie Hale Waterford 10
8 John Murray Shelbourne 10
10 Mick Leech Shamrock Rovers 9
10 Harry Quinn St Patrick's Athletic 9
10 Dave Wigginton Cork Hibs 9


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