Football records in Northern Ireland

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This page details football records in the Northern Ireland.

League[edit]

Team records[edit]

Titles[edit]

Top-flight Appearances[edit]

Overall top flight League Table (since 2008)[edit]

The overall top flight League table is a cumulative record of all match results, points and goals of every team that has played in the top flight in its current format - namely the IFA/NIFL Premiership since its inception in 2008. Teams in bold are part of the 2018–19 season. Numbers in bold are the record numbers in each column.

As of the end of the 2017–18 season.
Rank Club Seasons
completed
Matches
played
Won Drawn Lost Goals
scored
Goals
conceded
Goal
difference
Total
points
Titles Runners-up Avg
Pts/season
Best
finish
1 Linfield 10 380 234 74 72 773 367 +406 776 4 4 77.60 1st
2 Crusaders 10 380 226 82 72 771 431 +340 760 3 3 76.00 1st
3 Cliftonville 10 380 197 79 104 699 480 +219 670 2 1 67.00 1st
4 Glentoran 10 380 167 91 122 578 472 +106 592 1 0 59.20 1st
5 Coleraine 10 380 164 91 125 562 493 +69 583 0 1 58.30 2nd
6 Glenavon 10 380 142 82 152 649 613 +36 512 0 0 51.20 3rd
7 Ballymena United 10 380 130 81 169 548 661 –113 471 0 0 47.10 4th
8 Dungannon Swifts 10 380 115 97 169 486 620 –134 439 0 0 43.90 5th
9 Portadown 8 304 120 58 126 459 466 –7 406 0 1 50.75 2nd
10 Ballinamallard United 6 228 59 46 123 246 404 –158 223 0 0 37.17 5th
11 Lisburn Distillery 5 190 52 38 100 233 357 –124 194 0 0 38.80 4th
12 Warrenpoint Town 4 152 33 31 88 190 307 –119 130 0 0 32.50 10th
13 Newry City 3 114 27 31 56 122 185 –63 112 0 0 37.33 8th
14 Ards 3 114 31 18 65 147 227 –80 111 0 0 37.00 8th
15 Carrick Rangers 4 152 26 33 93 155 316 –161 111 0 0 27.75 10th
16 Institute 3 114 23 31 60 119 201 –82 100 0 0 33.33 7th
17 Donegal Celtic 3 114 26 22 66 131 249 –118 100 0 0 33.33 8th
18 Bangor 1 38 9 9 20 42 67 –25 36 0 0 36.00 11th
19 Newry City A.F.C.[1] 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 N/A

League or status:

2017–18 NIFL Premiership
2017–18 NIFL Championship
2017–18 NIFL Intermediate
Non-League
Dissolved

Note[1] - Newry City A.F.C. were formed after Newry City's dissolution

Irish Cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Total titles won[edit]

Team Domestic All Ireland Total
Irish League Irish Cup League Cup City Cup Gold Cup Ulster Cup Floodlit Cup Others [note 1] Regional cups [note 2] [note 3]
Linfield 52 43 9 24 33 15 2 30½ 44 4 256½
Glentoran 23 22 7 18 15 9 2 9 27 2 134
Belfast Celtic 14 8 - 11 6 - - 10 8 ½ 57½
Glenavon 3 7 1 5 4 3 2 3 27 1 56
Lisburn Distillery 12 1 5 5 2 - 14 ½ 49½
Coleraine 1 5 1 2 4 8 - 1 21 2 45
Cliftonville 8 5 - 3 - 1 13 10 - 44½
Portadown 4 3 2 - 6 2 - 4 21 1 43
Crusaders 6 3 2 - 2 3 - 1 7 1 25
Derry City 1 3 1 2 - - - 1 16 - 24
Ballymena United - 5 1 1 1 3[note 4] - - 6 - 17
Newry City - - - - - - - - 15 - 15
Dungannon Swifts - - 1 - - 1 - - 10 - 12
Ards 1 3 - - 2 1 - - 3 1 11
Bangor - 1 1 2 - 2 - 1 4 - 11
Limavady United - - - - - - - - 9 - 9
Derry Celtic - - - - - - - - 8 - 8
Institute - - - - - - - - 8 - 8
Omagh Town - - - - - - - - 6 - 6
Queen's Island [II] 1 1 - 3 - - - - 1 - 6
Banbridge Town - - - - - - - - 5 - 5
Shelbourne - 3 - 1 1 - - - - - 5
Black Watch - - - - - - - 1 1 - 2
Carrick Rangers - 1 - - - - - - 1 - 2
Larne - - - - - 2 - - - - 2
Loughgall - - - - - - - - 2 - 2
Tobermore United - - - - - - - - 2 - 2
Armagh City - - - - - - - - 1 - 1
Ballyclare Comrades - - - - - 1 - - - - 1
Ballymena - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Bohemians - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Dundela - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Gordon Highlanders - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Moyola Park - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
North Staffordshire Regiment - - - - - - - 1 - - 1
Oldpark - - - - - - - 1 - - 1
Queen's Island [I] - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Ulster - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Willowfield - 1 - - - - - - - - 1
Warrenpoint Town - - - - - - - - 1 - 1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Charity Shield; Top Four Cup; Carlsberg Cup; Alhambra Cup; Belfast Charities Cup; Jubilee Cup
  2. ^ County Antrim Shield; North West Cup; Mid-Ulster Cup
  3. ^ Dublin and Belfast Intercity Cup; North-South Cup; Blaxnit Cup; Texaco Cup; Tyler Cup; Setanta Sports Cup
  4. ^ Includes 1 Festival of Britain Cup
  1. ^ a b "Rising from ruins - can Newry complete their remarkable comeback?". BBC Sport. 2018-05-03. Retrieved 2018-07-16.