Northern Ireland - Champions

List of Champions (up to 1920/21 included the current Republic of Ireland)

1890/91   Linfield FC 
1891/92   Linfield FC 
1892/93   Linfield FC
1893/94   Glentoran FC
1894/95   Linfield FC
1895/96   Distillery FC
1896/97   Glentoran FC
1897/98   Linfield FC
1898/99   Distillery FC
1899/00   Celtic FC
1900/01   Distillery FC
1901/02   Linfield FC
1902/03   Distillery FC
1903/04   Linfield FC
1904/05   Glentoran FC
1905/06   Cliftonville FC and Distillery FC  [*]
1906/07   Linfield FC
1907/08   Linfield FC
1908/09   Linfield FC
1909/10   Cliftonville FC
1910/11   Linfield FC
1911/12   Glentoran FC
1912/13   Glentoran FC
1913/14   Linfield FC
1914/15   Celtic FC

[Note: the championships between 1915/16 and 1918/19 are unofficial]
1915/16   Linfield FC
1916/17   Glentoran FC
1917/18   Linfield FC
1918/19   Celtic FC

1919/20   Celtic FC
1920/21   Glentoran FC
1921/22   Linfield FC
1922/23   Linfield FC
1923/24   Queen's Island FC
1924/25   Glentoran FC
1925/26   Celtic FC
1926/27   Celtic FC
1927/28   Celtic FC
1928/29   Celtic FC
1929/30   Linfield FC
1930/31   Glentoran FC
1931/32   Linfield FC
1932/33   Celtic FC
1933/34   Linfield FC
1934/35   Linfield FC
1935/36   Celtic FC
1936/37   Celtic FC
1937/38   Celtic FC
1938/39   Celtic FC               
1939/40   Celtic FC

[Note: the championships between 1940/41 and 1946/47 are unofficial]
1940/41   Celtic FC
1941/42   Celtic FC
1942/43   Linfield FC
1943/44   Celtic FC
1944/45   Linfield FC
1945/46   Linfield FC
1946/47   Celtic FC

1947/48   Celtic FC
1948/49   Linfield FC
1949/50   Linfield FC
1950/51   Glentoran FC
1951/52   Glenavon FC
1952/53   Glentoran FC
1953/54   Linfield FC
1954/55   Linfield FC
1955/56   Linfield FC
1956/57   Glenavon FC
1957/58   Ards FC
1958/59   Linfield FC
1959/60   Glenavon FC
1960/61   Linfield FC
1961/62   Linfield FC
1962/63   Distillery FC
1963/64   Glentoran FC
1964/65   Derry City FC
1965/66   Linfield FC
1966/67   Glentoran FC
1967/68   Glentoran FC
1968/69   Linfield FC
1969/70   Glentoran FC
1970/71   Linfield FC
1971/72   Glentoran FC
1972/73   Crusaders FC
1973/74   Coleraine FC
1974/75   Linfield FC
1975/76   Crusaders FC
1976/77   Glentoran FC
1977/78   Linfield FC
1978/79   Linfield FC
1979/80   Linfield FC
1980/81   Glentoran FC
1981/82   Linfield FC
1982/83   Linfield FC
1983/84   Linfield FC
1984/85   Linfield FC
1985/86   Linfield FC
1986/87   Linfield FC
1987/88   Glentoran FC
1988/89   Linfield FC
1989/90   Portadown FC
1990/91   Portadown FC
1991/92   Glentoran FC
1992/93   Linfield FC
1993/94   Linfield FC
1994/95   Crusaders FC
1995/96   Portadown FC
1996/97   Crusaders FC
1997/98   Cliftonville FC
1998/99   Glentoran FC
1999/00   Linfield FC
2000/01   Linfield FC
2001/02   Portadown FC
2002/03   Glentoran FC
2003/04   Linfield FC
2004/05   Glentoran FC
2005/06   Linfield FC
2006/07   Linfield FC
2007/08   Linfield FC
2008/09   Glentoran FC
2009/10   Linfield FC
2010/11   Linfield FC
2011/12   Linfield FC
2012/13   Cliftonville FC
2013/14

[*] title shared after two playoff matches had ended in draws (0-0 and 3-3).

Number of Titles (113; 1 shared)

51 Linfield FC (Belfast; also 5 unofficial championships)

23 Glentoran FC (Belfast; also 1 unofficial championship)

14 Celtic FC (Belfast; also 5 unofficial championships; dissolved 1949)

 6 Distillery FC (Belfast) [1 shared]

 4 Crusaders FC (Belfast)
   Portadown FC (Portadown)
   Cliftonville FC (Belfast) [1 shared]

 3 Glenavon FC (Lurgan)

 1 Ards FC (Newtonards)
   Coleraine FC (Coleraine)
   Derry City FC (Londonderry; since 1985 playing in the Republic of Ireland)
   Queen's Island FC (Belfast)


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