1890–91 Irish League

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Irish League
Season 1890–91
Champions Linfield
1st Irish title
Relegated none
Matches played 56
Goals scored 333 (5.95 per match)
Top goalscorer Robert Hill (20 goals)
Biggest home win Linfield 14–0 Oldpark
Biggest away win Cliftonville 0–8 Linfield
Milford 0–8 Glentoran
Milford 1–9 Distillery
Oldpark 2–10 Ulster
Highest scoring Linfield 14–0 Oldpark
Linfield 9–5 Ulster
Location of teams in the 1890-91 Irish League
Location of the Belfast-based teams in the 1890-91 Irish League

The 1890–91 Irish League was the first year of league football under the Irish Football Association.

League format[edit]

For this season, the league used a double Round-robin format, where teams played each other both home and away once.

Teams[edit]

Team Town Home Ground
Clarence Belfast Stranmillis
Cliftonville Belfast Solitude
Distillery Belfast Grosvenor Park
Glentoran Belfast King's Field
Linfield Belfast Ulsterville
Milford Armagh Milford
Oldpark Belfast Oldpark
Ulster Belfast Ulster Cricket Ground

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld Won Drw Lst Pts GF GA GAv Notes
1 Linfield 14 12 1 1 25 89 18 4.94
2 Ulster 14 9 3 2 21 72 39 1.85
3 Distillery 14 9 1 4 19 46 37 1.24
4 Cliftonville 14 7 3 4 17 37 46 0.80
5 Glentoran 14 6 1 7 13 40 38 1.05
6 Oldpark 14 4 2 8 10 22 48 0.46
7 Clarence 14 3 1 10 7 21 49 0.43 Withdrew at start of new season
8 Milford 14 0 0 14 0 10 62 0.16 Withdrew before new season

Top goalscorers[edit]

Pos Player Club Goals
1 Robert Hill Linfield 20
2 John Peden Linfield 19
3 Sam Torrans Linfield 18

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