1919–20 Irish League

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Location of teams in the Irish League 1919-20
Location of the Belfast-based teams in the Irish League 1919-20

The 1919–20 Irish Football League in season comprised eight teams. An all Ireland league championship resumed after a four-year suspension due to the First World War. Belfast Celtic won the championship. Due to the political upheaval resulting from the Irish War of Independence, Belfast Celtic, Shelbourne and Bohemians all withdrew from the league with the conclusion of this season. Shelbourne and Bohemians later joined the new League of Ireland.

League standings[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA Pts Notes
1 Belfast Celtic 14 10 3 1 27 6 23 Withdrew
2 Distillery 14 7 6 1 26 9 20
3 Glentoran 14 8 3 3 29 10 19
4 Shelbourne 14 3 7 4 16 21 13 1921–22 League of Ireland
5 Linfield 14 4 4 6 8 11 12
6 Glenavon 14 3 4 7 21 28 10
7 Cliftonville 14 2 5 7 11 22 9
8 Bohemians 14 2 2 10 7 38 6 1921–22 League of Ireland

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