1977–78 League of Ireland

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League of Ireland
Season1977–78
ChampionsBohemians

Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1977–78 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 16 teams, and Bohemians won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Bohemians 30 17 10 3 74 25 +49 44
2 Finn Harps F.C. 30 19 4 7 60 38 +22 42
3 Drogheda United F.C. 30 15 10 5 53 27 +26 40
4 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 30 14 12 4 45 22 +23 40
5 Waterford 30 16 7 7 46 37 +9 39
6 Sligo Rovers F.C. 30 13 8 9 47 31 +16 34
7 Limerick F.C. 30 10 12 8 36 29 +7 32
8 Athlone Town A.F.C. 30 10 11 9 43 40 +3 31
9 Cork Albert F.C.[a] 30 11 8 11 36 35 +1 30
10 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 30 10 7 13 34 35 −1 27
11 Dundalk F.C. 30 9 9 12 43 46 −3 27
12 Shelbourne F.C. 30 6 11 13 32 50 −18 23
13 Home Farm F.C. 30 8 7 15 30 56 −26 23
14 Cork Celtic F.C. 30 6 10 14 34 58 −24 22
15 Galway Rovers F.C. 30 3 10 17 16 53 −37 16
16 Thurles Town F.C. 30 1 8 21 22 69 −47 10
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Notes:
  1. ^ Cork Albert F.C. changed their club name to Cork Alberts F.C.

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Turlough O'Connor Bohemians 24
2 Cathal Muckian Drogheda United 21
3 Sid Wallace Waterford 18
4 Ray Treacy Shamrock Rovers 17
5 Donie Madden Cork Celtic 15
6 Gary Hulmes Sligo Rovers 14
7 Joey Salmon Bohemians 12
8 Pat Byrne Bohemians 10
8 John Delamere Shelbourne 10
8 Joe Logan Finn Harps 10
8 Charlie McCarthy Cork Albert 10
8 Vinny McCarthy Waterford 10