1969–70 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season 1969–70
Champions Waterford (4th title)
Top goalscorer Brendan Bradley, Finn Harps 18 Goals

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1969/1970 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 14 teams, and Waterford won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Waterford 26 16 6 4 55 33 +22 38 1970–71 European Cup
2 Shamrock Rovers 26 14 8 4 55 29 +26 36
3 Cork Hibernians 26 13 9 4 35 20 +15 35
4 Limerick 26 12 6 8 35 24 +11 30
5 Dundalk 26 12 6 8 42 37 +5 30
6 Shelbourne 26 10 7 9 38 22 +16 27
7 Finn Harps 26 10 6 10 48 51 −3 26
8 Sligo Rovers 26 11 4 11 37 41 −4 26
9 Cork Celtic 24 6 6 12 34 38 −4 18
10 Athlone Town 26 9 4 13 40 49 −9 22
11 Bohemians 26 8 4 14 39 45 −6 20
12 Drogheda United 26 5 9 12 26 37 −11 19
13 St Patrick's Athletic 26 8 1 17 35 54 −19 17
14 Drumcondra 26 5 6 15 35 64 −29 16

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Brendan Bradley Finn Harps 18
2 Dave Wigginton Cork Hibernians 17
3 Eric Barber Shamrock Rovers 15
3 Johnny Matthews Waterford 15
5 Alfie Hale Waterford 12
5 Jimmy O'Connor Shelbourne 12
7 Billy Duffy Athlone Town 11
7 Mick Lawlor Shamrock Rovers 11
7 Mick Leech Shamrock Rovers 11
7 John N. O'Neill Waterford 11
7 Paddy Turner Dundalk 11