Northern Ireland - Final League Tables 1890-1998


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1890/91
      
 1. Linfield Belfast           14  12  1  1  89-18  25
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 2. Ulster Belfast             14   9  3  2  72-39  21
 3. Distillery Belfast         14   9  1  4  46-37  19
 4. Cliftonville Belfast       14   7  3  4  37-46  17
 5. Glentoran Belfast          14   6  1  7  40-38  13
 6. Oldpark Belfast            14   4  2  8  22-48  10
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 7. Clarence Belfast           14   3  1 10  21-49   7
 8. Milford Everton            14   0  0 14  10-62   0

Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Ulster Belfast 4-2                       
Promoted: Lancashire Fusiliers, Ligoneil, Milltown               
          and Y.M.C.A. (all Belfast)                            

337 goals = 6.018 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1891/92
      
 1. Linfield Belfast           16  15  0  1 106-14  30
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 2. Ulster Belfast             16  12  0  4  61-34  24
 3. Lancashire Fusiliers       15  11  1  3  56-29  23
 4. Glentoran Belfast          15   9  2  4  80-40  20
 5. Distillery Belfast(-2)     10   7  0  3  40-17  12
 6. Cliftonville Belfast       13   4  2  7  28-36  10
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 7. Milltown Belfast           15   4  0 11  12-77   8
 8. Ligoneil Belfast           15   3  0 12  22-70   6
 9. Oldpark Belfast            16   2  0 14  11-73   4
10. Belfast YMCA                9   0  1  8  14-40   1

NB: Distillery and YMCA withdrew during the season

Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Black Watch Regiment 7-0                 
Promoted: Derry Olympic (Londonderry)                            
Left League: Lancashire Fusiliers                             

430 goals = 6.143 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1892/93
      
 1. Linfield Belfast           10   8  2  0  27- 7  18
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 2. Cliftonville Belfast       10   7  1  2  28-18  15
 3. Distillery Belfast         10   4  3  3  32-21  11
 4. Glentoran Belfast          10   5  1  4  16-16  11
 5. Ulster Belfast             10   2  0  8   8-30   4
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 6. Derry Olympic Londonderry  10   0  1  9   7-26   1

Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Cliftonville Belfast 5-1                 
Promoted: Ligoneil Belfast                                       

118 goals = 3.933 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1893/94
      
 1. Glentoran Belfast          10   8  0  2  31-10  16
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 2. Linfield Belfast           10   6  2  2  36-15  14
 3. Cliftonville Belfast       10   4  2  4  22-25  10
 4. Distillery Belfast         10   4  1  5  23-24   9
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 5. Ulster Belfast             10   4  0  6  24-33   8
 6. Ligoneil Belfast           10   1  1  8  10-39   3

Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Distillery Belfast-Linfield Belfast 2-2                   
       Distillery Belfast-Linfield Belfast 3-2 (replay)          

146 goals = 4.867 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1894/95
         
 1. Linfield Belfast            6   4  2  0  18- 6  10
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 2. Distillery Belfast          6   3  1  2  13-13   7
 3. Glentoran Belfast           6   1  2  3   9-14   4
 4. Cliftonville Belfast        6   1  1  4  10-17   3

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Bohemian Dublin 10-1                     

50 goals = 4.167 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1895/96
       
 1. Distillery Belfast          6   3  2  1  17-12   8
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 2. Cliftonville Belfast        6   3  2  1  14- 9   8
 3. Linfield Belfast            6   2  1  3  10-14   5
 4. Glentoran Belfast           6   1  1  4  13-19   3

Playoff: Distillery Belfast-Cliftonville Belfast 2-1                
                                                                 
Champions: Distillery Belfast                                     
Cup Final: Distillery Belfast-Glentoran Belfast 3-1                  
Promoted: North Staffordshire and Belfast Celtic                  

54 goals = 4.500 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1896/97
    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          10   8  1  1  24-10  17
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 2. Cliftonville Belfast       10   4  3  3  22-20  11
 3. Linfield Belfast           10   4  3  3  34-24  11
 4. Distillery Belfast         10   3  3  4  17-23   9
 5. North Staffordshire        10   2  4  4  17-23   8
 6. Belfast Celtic             10   1  2  7  11-25   4

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Cliftonville Belfast-Sherwood Foresters 3-1               

125 goals = 4.167 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1897/98
                                   
 1. Linfield Belfast           10   8  1  1  22-10  17
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 2. Cliftonville Belfast       10   6  1  3  23-17  13
 3. Glentoran Belfast          10   6  1  3  31-12  13
 4. Belfast Celtic             10   3  1  6  15-19   7
 5. Distillery Belfast         10   2  1  7  13-28   5
 6. North Staffordshire        10   2  1  7  13-31   5

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-St.Columb's Hall Celtic 2-0              

117 goals = 3.900 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1898/99
    
 1. Distillery Belfast         10   7  1  2  23-17  15
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 2. Linfield Belfast           10   7  1  2  21- 8  15
 3. Cliftonville Belfast       10   6  0  4  19-12  12
 4. Glentoran Belfast          10   6  0  4  17-12  12
 5. Belfast Celtic             10   2  2  6  15-25   6
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 6. North Staffordshire        10   0  0 10  11-32   0

Playoff: Distillery Belfast-Linfield Belfast 2-0                    
                                                                 
Champions: Distillery Belfast                                     
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Glentoran Belfast 1-0                    
Promoted: Royal Scots Regiment (Belfast)                         

106 goals = 3.533 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1899/00
   
 1. Belfast Celtic              9   6  1  2  19-11  13
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 2. Linfield Belfast            9   4  4  1  21-10  12
 3. Distillery Belfast         10   4  4  2  17-13  12
 4. Cliftonville Belfast       10   3  4  3  19-22  10
 5. Royal Scots Regiment        7   2  1  4  10-17   5
 6. Glentoran Belfast           9   0  2  7   9-22   2

Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Cliftonville Belfast-Bohemian Dublin 2-1                  
Promoted: Derry Celtic Londonderry                               
Left League: Royal Scots Regiment                             

95 goals = 3.519 goals/match.


BELFAST & DISTRICT LEAGUE 1900/01
    
 1. Distillery Belfast         10   7  2  1  33-10  16
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          10   7  1  2  24-13  15
 3. Belfast Celtic             10   4  2  4  13-13  10
 4. Cliftonville Belfast       10   3  4  3  17-18  10
 5. Linfield Belfast           10   3  2  5  10-12   8
 6. Derry Celtic Londonderry   10   0  1  9  12-43   1

Champions: Distillery Belfast                                     
Cup Final: Cliftonville Belfast-Freebooters Dublin 1-0               
Promoted: Ulster Belfast and St.Columb's Court Londonderry        

109 goals = 3.633 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1901/02

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           14  12  0  2  38-10  24
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          14  10  1  3  43-22  21
 3. Distillery Belfast         14   8  3  3  38-20  19
 4. Cliftonville Belfast       14   7  2  5  24-14  16
 5. Belfast Celtic             14   4  4  6  22-25  12
 6. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   5  2  7  23-26  12
 7. Ulster Belfast             14   2  3  9  22-44   7
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 8. St.Columb's Court          14   0  1 13  13-62   1

Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Distillery Belfast 5-1                   
Promoted: Bohemian Dublin                                        

223 goals = 3.982 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1902/03

    
 1. Distillery Belfast         14   9  2  3  34-20  20
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 2. Linfield Belfast           14   8  3  3  38-16  19
 3. Glentoran Belfast          14   7  3  4  30-18  17
 4. Belfast Celtic             14   7  2  5  35-23  16
 5. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   4  4  6  27-31  12
 6. Cliftonville Belfast(-2)   14   5  3  6  17-21  11
 7. Bohemian Dublin            14   3  3  8  22-36   9
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 8. Ulster Belfast             14   3  0 11  13-51   6

Champions: Distillery Belfast                                     
Cup Final: Distillery Belfast-Bohemian Dublin 3-1                    
Promoted: KOSB Regiment Belfast                                  

216 goals = 3.857 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1903/04

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           14  12  2  0  47- 9  26
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 2. Distillery Belfast         14   8  4  2  35-13  20
 3. Glentoran Belfast          14   7  6  1  20-10  20
 4. Belfast Celtic             14   5  2  7  24-17  12
 5. Cliftonville Belfast       14   5  2  7  22-31  12
 6. Bohemian Dublin            14   4  3  7  24-33  11
 7. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   3  2  9  17-26   8
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 8. KOSB Regiment Belfast      14   1  1 12  11-61   3

Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Derry Celtic Londonderry 5-1             
Promoted: Shelbourne Dublin                                      

200 goals = 3.571 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1904/05

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          14   9  3  2  22-12  21
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 2. Belfast Celtic             14   9  3  2  21-10  21
 3. Linfield Belfast           14   6  4  4  18-12  16
 4. Distillery Belfast         14   6  3  5  16-11  15
 5. Cliftonville Belfast       14   6  1  7  17-17  13
 6. Shelbourne Dublin          14   5  3  6  15-17  13
 7. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   1  5  8  12-31   7
 8. Bohemian Dublin            14   2  2 10  15-26   6

Championship Playoff: Glentoran-Belfast Celtic 3-1

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Distillery Belfast-Shelbourne Dublin 3-0                  

136 goals = 2.429 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1905/06

    
 1. Cliftonville Belfast       14   7  5  2  19- 8  19
 1. Distillery Belfast         14   8  3  3  20-13  19
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 3. Linfield Belfast           14   7  3  4  21-14  17
 4. Belfast Celtic             14   6  3  5  20-18  15
 5. Bohemian Dublin            14   5  2  7  17-20  12
 6. Shelbourne Dublin          14   5  2  7  16-18  12
 7. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   4  3  7  13-22  11
 8. Glentoran Belfast          14   2  3  9  13-26   7

Playoff: Cliftonville Belfast-Distillery Belfast 0-0,3-3            
                                                                 
No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Cliftonville and Distillery (both Belfast)            
Cup Final: Shelbourne Dublin-Belfast Celtic 2-0                      

139 goals = 2.482 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1906/07

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           14  10  3  1  30- 9  23
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 2. Shelbourne Dublin          14   8  3  3  27-21  19
 3. Distillery Belfast         14   6  4  4  27-22  16
 4. Cliftonville Belfast       14   4  6  4  18-16  14
 5. Bohemian Dublin            14   4  5  5  19-22  13
 6. Belfast Celtic             14   4  3  7  18-25  11
 7. Glentoran Belfast          14   2  5  7  18-25   9
 8. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   2  3  9  11-28   7

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Cliftonville Belfast-Shelbourne Dublin 0-0                
       Cliftonville Belfast-Shelbourne Dublin 1-0 (replay)       

168 goals = 3.000 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1907/08

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           14  10  2  2  31-15  22
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 2. Cliftonville Belfast       14   6  5  3  22-16  17
 3. Glentoran Belfast          14   7  3  4  27-23  17
 4. Distillery Belfast         14   6  2  6  21-21  14
 5. Shelbourne Dublin          14   6  2  6  22-17  14
 6. Belfast Celtic             14   6  1  7  21-20  13
 7. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   4  1  9  16-30   9
 8. Bohemian Dublin            14   2  2 10  13-31   6

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Bohemian Dublin-Shelbourne Dublin 0-0                     
       Bohemian Dublin-Shelbourne Dublin 3-1 (replay)            

173 goals = 3.089 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1908/09

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           14  10  1  3  27-13  21
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          14   8  3  3  29-22  19
 3. Shelbourne Dublin          14   7  0  7  20-20  14
 4. Distillery Belfast         14   6  1  7  22-19  13
 5. Bohemian Dublin            12   6  1  5  27-24  13
 6. Belfast Celtic             13   4  2  7  21-32  10
 7. Cliftonville Belfast       13   4  2  7  17-19  10
 8. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   4  0 10  12-26   8

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Cliftonville Belfast-Bohemian Dublin 0-0                  
       Cliftonville Belfast-Bohemian Dublin 2-1 (replay)         

175 goals = 3.241 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1909/10

    
 1. Cliftonville Belfast       14   8  4  2  25-15  20
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 2. Belfast Celtic             14   9  0  5  25-13  18
 3. Linfield Belfast           14   5  5  4  19-20  15
 4. Distillery Belfast         14   5  3  6  14-13  13
 5. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   4  5  5  19-21  13
 6. Bohemian Dublin            14   4  3  7  20-31  11
 7. Glentoran Belfast          14   5  1  8  23-23  11
 8. Shelbourne Dublin          14   2  7  5  15-24  11

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Cliftonville Belfast                                   
Cup Final: Distillery Belfast-Cliftonville Belfast 1-0               

160 goals = 2.857 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1910/11

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           14   9  4  1  29-11  22
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          14  10  2  2  39-12  22
 3. Belfast Celtic             14   5  5  4  21-19  15
 4. Cliftonville Belfast       14   5  4  5  16-22  14
 5. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   5  4  5  21-29  14
 6. Shelbourne Dublin          14   3  4  7  15-31  10
 7. Distillery Belfast         14   2  5  7  13-19   9
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 8. Bohemian Dublin            14   1  4  9  14-25   6

Playoff: Linfield Belfast-Glentoran Belfast 3-2                     
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Shelbourne Dublin-Bohemian Dublin 2-1                     
Promoted: Glenavon Lurgan                                        

168 goals = 3.000 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1911/12

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          14  11  2  1  45-13  24
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 2. Distillery Belfast         14   9  3  2  32-14  21
 3. Belfast Celtic             14   7  6  1  21-11  20
 4. Linfield Belfast           14   6  4  4  25-16  16
 5. Derry Celtic Londonderry   14   5  1  8  16-29  11
 6. Shelbourne Dublin          14   2  3  9  12-33   7
 7. Cliftonville Belfast       14   3  1 10  14-36   7
 8. Glenavon Lurgan            14   2  2 10  17-30   6

Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup winners: Linfield Belfast (after the 3 other semifinalists (Cliftonville,
             Glentoran and Shelbourne) temporarily withdrew from the IFA)                       
Promoted: Bohemian and Tritonville (both Dublin)                

182 goals = 3.250 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1912/13

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          18  12  2  4  37-16  26
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 2. Distillery Belfast         18  11  2  5  34-17  24
 3. Linfield Belfast           18   9  5  4  29-23  23
 4. Glenavon Lurgan            18   9  2  7  25-17  20
 5. Cliftonville Belfast       18   8  3  7  23-23  19
 6. Bohemian Dublin            18   8  2  8  31-28  18
 7. Belfast Celtic             18   7  4  7  24-26  18
 8. Shelbourne Dublin          18   7  4  7  20-23  18
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 9. Derry Celtic Londonderry   18   3  3 12  17-39   9
10. Tritonville Dublin         18   2  1 15  27-55   5

Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Glentoran Belfast 2-0                    

267 goals = 2.967 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1913/14

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           14  11  2  1  32-13  24
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          14   8  3  3  32-18  19
 3. Belfast Celtic             14   8  1  5  19-18  17
 4. Distillery Belfast         14   6  4  4  14-12  16
 5. Shelbourne Dublin          14   6  2  6  16-10  14
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            14   4  2  8  12-23  10
 7. Bohemian Dublin            14   2  2 10  19-36   6
 8. Cliftonville Belfast       14   3  0 11  15-29   6

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Linfield Belfast 3-1                    

159 goals = 2.839 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1914/15

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             14  10  3  1  24- 7  23
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          14   9  3  2  27-10  21
 3. Linfield Belfast           14   6  5  3  27-18  17
 4. Distillery Belfast         14   7  1  6  23-16  15
 5. Shelbourne Dublin          14   6  3  5  17-12  15
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            14   3  5  6  24-28  11
 7. Cliftonville Belfast       14   4  1  9  13-29   9
 8. Bohemian Dublin            14   0  1 13  10-45   1
                                                                 
Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Belfast Celtic 1-0                       

165 goals = 2.946 goals/match.


DIVISION A IRELAND 1915/16

NB: unofficial competition due to First World War
    
 1. Linfield                   10   7  2  1  17- 4  16
 2. Glentoran                  10   5  4  1  20-10  14
 3. Distillery                 10   5  2  3  18- 9  12
 4. Belfast United             10   3  3  4  14-13   9
 5. Cliftonville               10   2  4  4   7-14   8
 6. Glenavon                   10   0  1  9   7-33   1

DIVISION A IRELAND 1916/17
    
NB: unofficial competition due to First World War

 1. Glentoran                  10   7  3  0  28-16  17
 2. Distillery                 10   5  4  1  23-14  14
 3. Linfield                   10   5  3  2  19-12  13
 4. Cliftonville               10   3  3  4   9-10   9
 5. Glenavon                   10   1  2  7  13-28   4
 6. Belfast United             10   0  3  7   7-19   3

DIVISION A IRELAND 1917/18

NB: unofficial competition due to First World War

 1. Linfield                   10   8  2  0  30- 5  18
 2. Glentoran                  10   7  2  1  18- 5  16
 3. Distillery                 10   4  2  4  14-14  10
 4. Cliftonville               10   1  4  5   9-16   6
 5. Belfast United             10   2  2  6  11-17   6
 6. Glenavon                   10   2  0  8   5-30   4

DIVISION A IRELAND 1918/19

NB: unofficial competition due to First World War

 1. Belfast Celtic             10   7  1  2  15- 7  15
 2. Linfield                   10   7  1  2  15- 8  15
 3. Glentoran                  10   5  1  4  11- 9  11
 4. Distillery                 10   2  4  4  11-12   8
 5. Belfast United             10   2  2  6  12-19   6
 6. Cliftonville               10   1  3  6   7-16   5

Championship Playoff: Belfast Celtic-Linfield 1-0


DIVISION A IRELAND 1919/20

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             14  10  3  1  27- 6  23
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 2. Distillery Belfast         14   7  6  1  26- 9  20
 3. Glentoran Belfast          14   8  3  3  29-10  19
 4. Shelbourne Dublin          14   3  7  4  16-21  13
 5. Linfield Belfast           14   4  4  6   8-11  12
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            14   3  4  7  21-28  10
 7. Cliftonville Belfast       14   2  5  7  11-22   9
 8. Bohemian Dublin            14   2  2 10   7-38   6

Shelbourne and Bohemian leave Division A to play in the League of Ireland.
                                                                 
Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup winners: Shelbourne Dublin (no final as both Glentoran and Belfast Celtic were
                                disqualified after their semifinal was abandoned)                    
Left League: Belfast Celtic                                   

145 goals = 2.589 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1920/21

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast           8   7  0  1  20- 6  14
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 2. Glenavon Lurgan             8   5  2  1  14- 8  12
 3. Linfield Belfast            8   3  3  2   8- 6   9
 4. Cliftonville Belfast        8   1  1  6   5-15   3
 5. Distillery Belfast          8   1  0  7   7-19   2

Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Glenavon Lurgan 2-0                     
Promoted: Queen's Island Belfast                                 

54 goals = 2.700 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1921/22

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           10   7  3  0  18- 6  17
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          10   5  3  2  14- 7  13
 3. Distillery Belfast         10   5  1  4  18-17  11
 4. Glenavon Lurgan            10   3  2  5  11-14   8
 5. Queen's Island Belfast     10   3  2  5   9-16   8
 6. Cliftonville Belfast       10   1  1  8   3-13   3

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Glenavon Lurgan 2-0                      

73 goals = 2.433 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1922/23

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           10   7  2  1  20- 5  16
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 2. Queen's Island Belfast     10   5  2  3  17-21  12
 3. Glentoran Belfast          10   4  3  3  14- 9  11
 4. Distillery Belfast         10   4  2  4  12-13  10
 5. Cliftonville Belfast       10   2  2  6  11-19   6
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            10   2  1  7  12-19   5

Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Glentoran Belfast 2-0                    
Promoted: Barn Carrickfergus, FC Larne, Newry Town               
          and Ards Newtownards                                    

86 goals = 2.867 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1923/24

    
 1. Queen's Island Belfast(-2) 18  12  4  2  48-18  26
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 2. Distillery Belfast         18   7  6  5  32-30  20
 3. Linfield Belfast           18   8  4  6  31-27  20
 4. Glenavon Lurgan            18   5 10  3  27-30  20
 5. Glentoran Belfast          18   9  1  8  32-23  19
 6. Cliftonville Belfast       18   6  6  6  24-24  18
 7. Barn Carrickfergus         18   6  4  8  23-29  16
 8. FC Larne                   18   6  4  8  33-43  16
 9. Ards Newtownards           18   5  4  9  18-30  14
10. Newry Town                 18   2  5 11  25-39   9

Champions: Queen's Island Belfast                                 
Cup Final: Queen's Island Belfast-Willowfield Belfast 1-0            
Promoted: Belfast Celtic and FC Portadown                         

293 goals = 3.256 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1924/25

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  17  3  2  53-18  37
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 2. Queen's Island Belfast     22  13  6  3  48-23  32
 3. Belfast Celtic             22  11  5  6  36-31  27
 4. FC Portadown               22  10  5  7  42-35  25
 5. Glenavon Lurgan            22  11  2  9  45-36  24
 6. Linfield Belfast           22  10  2 10  34-31  22
 7. Ards Newtownards           22   8  2 12  39-41  18
 8. FC Larne                   22   7  4 11  30-47  18
 9. Barn Carrickfergus         22   6  4 12  29-40  16
10. Cliftonville Belfast       22   6  4 12  21-32  16
11. Distillery Belfast         22   6  4 12  31-40  16
12. Newry Town                 22   5  3 14  33-67  13

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Distillery Belfast-Glentoran Belfast 2-1                  

441 goals = 3.341 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1925/26

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             22  16  1  5  52-38  33
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          22  13  4  5  53-31  30
 3. FC Larne                   22  11  5  6  45-33  27
 4. Ards Newtownards           22  11  4  7  56-42  26
 5. Distillery Belfast         22  10  5  7  37-35  25
 6. Queen's Island Belfast     22   9  5  8  42-37  23
 7. Glenavon Lurgan            22  10  3  9  36-37  23
 8. Linfield Belfast           22   8  5  9  47-46  21
 9. FC Portadown               22   7  7  8  43-41  21
10. Newry Town                 22   5  5 12  33-53  15
11. Cliftonville Belfast       22   4  6 12  29-39  14
12. Barn Carrickfergus         22   2  2 18  25-66   6

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Belfast Celtic-Linfield Belfast 3-2                       

498 goals = 3.773 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1926/27

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             22  15  7  0  66-26  37
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Queen's Island Belfast     22  12  6  4  46-34  30
 3. Distillery Belfast         22  12  5  5  56-36  29
 4. Glentoran Belfast          22  11  5  6  56-48  27
 5. Ards Newtownards           22   9  7  6  42-42  25
 6. FC Larne                   22  10  4  8  55-50  24
 7. Linfield Belfast           22   8  6  8  41-35  22
 8. FC Portadown               22   7  4 11  50-48  18
 9. Cliftonville Belfast       22   7  3 12  32-40  17
10. Newry Town                 22   6  5 11  39-48  17
11. Glenavon Lurgan            22   4  3 15  33-57  11
12. Barn Carrickfergus         22   2  3 17  35-87   7

Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Ards Newtownards-Cliftonville Belfast 3-2                 
Promoted: FC Bangor and FC Coleraine                              

551 goals = 4.174 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1927/28

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             26  20  5  1 101-35  45
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 2. Linfield Belfast           26  18  5  3  88-34  41
 3. Newry Town                 26  13  7  6  55-30  33
 4. FC Larne                   26  13  4  9  63-55  30
 5. Glentoran Belfast          26  12  5  9  63-65  29
 6. FC Coleraine               26  12  3 11  57-60  27
 7. Distillery Belfast         26   9  7 10  45-44  25
 8. FC Portadown               26  10  3 13  61-58  23
 9. Glenavon Lurgan            26   9  5 12  63-68  23
10. FC Bangor                  26   9  5 12  57-69  23
11. Ards Newtownards           26   8  5 13  54-69  21
12. Queen's Island Belfast     26   5  7 14  46-70  17
13. Barn Carrickfergus         26   5  4 17  38-91  14
14. Cliftonville Belfast       26   5  3 18  29-72  13

Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Willowfield Belfast-FC Larne 1-0                          
Promoted: FC Ballymena                                           
Left Div.A: Barn Carrickfergus                                

820 goals = 4.505 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1928/29

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             26  22  4  0 116-23  48
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 2. Linfield Belfast           26  19  1  6  88-44  39
 3. Glentoran Belfast          26  15  3  8  82-62  33
 4. Distillery Belfast         26  15  2  9  71-58  32
 5. FC Coleraine               26  13  4  9  63-53  30
 6. FC Ballymena               26  10  8  8  64-54  28
 7. FC Bangor                  26  10  6 10  49-54  26
 8. Glenavon Lurgan            26   8  8 10  61-63  24
 9. Ards Newtownards           26   9  5 12  55-64  23
10. Newry Town                 26   9  4 13  47-58  22
11. FC Portadown               26  10  2 14  52-76  22
12. FC Larne                   26   8  4 14  51-72  20
13. Cliftonville Belfast       26   3  4 19  32-73  10
-------------------------------------------------------
14. Queen's Island Belfast     26   2  3 21  53-130  7

Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: FC Ballymena-Belfast Celtic 2-1                           
Promoted: Derry City Londonderry                                 

884 goals = 4.857 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1929/30

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           26  19  4  3  94-46  42
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          26  16  4  6  79-53  36
 3. FC Coleraine               26  14  4  8  66-47  32
 4. Belfast Celtic             26  13  4  9  68-57  30
 5. FC Ballymena               26  13  3 10  65-46  29
 6. FC Bangor                  26  12  5  9  61-58  29
 7. Derry City Londonderry     26  12  5  9  52-55  29
 8. Glenavon Lurgan            26  12  3 11  70-63  27
 9. Distillery Belfast         26  12  3 11  65-61  27
10. FC Portadown               26   7  7 12  68-90  21
11. Newry Town                 26   9  1 16  51-66  19
12. Ards Newtownards           26   6  6 14  47-77  18
13. FC Larne                   26   5  3 18  47-77  13
14. Cliftonville Belfast       26   5  2 19  40-77  12

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-FC Ballymena 4-3                         

873 goals = 4.797 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1930/31

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          26  22  3  1  96-39  47
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 2. Linfield Belfast           26  16  6  4  73-42  38
 3. Belfast Celtic             26  16  4  6  75-52  36
 4. Distillery Belfast         26  15  4  7  82-46  34
 5. FC Ballymena               26  13  5  8  75-50  31
 6. Ards Newtownards           26  11  5 10  68-69  27
 7. Derry City Londonderry     26  10  4 12  50-61  24
 8. Cliftonville Belfast       26  11  2 13  54-70  24
 9. FC Portadown               26   7  5 14  63-73  19
10. FC Bangor                  26   7  5 14  62-75  19
11. Glenavon Lurgan            26   8  3 15  47-75  19
12. FC Coleraine               26   6  6 14  48-56  18
13. FC Larne                   26   6  6 14  44-74  18
14. Newry Town                 26   4  2 20  45-100 10

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-FC Ballymena 3-0                         

882 goals = 4.846 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1931/32

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           26  19  3  4  77-34  41
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 2. Derry City Londonderry     26  16  6  4  61-30  38
 3. Belfast Celtic             26  14  5  7  56-35  33
 4. FC Coleraine               26  13  6  7  67-54  32
 5. Glentoran Belfast          26  12  7  7  73-54  31
 6. FC Ballymena               26  12  5  9  67-41  29
 7. Cliftonville Belfast       26  11  5 10  59-55  27
 8. Distillery Belfast         26   8  7 11  57-68  23
 9. FC Portadown               26   8  6 12  54-63  22
10. Newry Town                 26   9  4 13  43-53  22
11. FC Larne                   26   6  7 13  47-85  19
12. Ards Newtownards           26   7  4 15  52-82  18
13. Glenavon Lurgan            26   6  5 15  42-74  17
14. FC Bangor                  26   3  6 17  41-68  12

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Linfield Belfast 2-1                    

796 goals = 4.374 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1932/33

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             26  19  3  4  81-34  41
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 2. Distillery Belfast         26  18  3  5  75-47  39
 3. Linfield Belfast           26  17  4  5  83-34  38
 4. Derry City Londonderry     26  16  1  9  59-39  33
 5. Glentoran Belfast          26  14  4  8  74-61  32
 6. FC Bangor                  26  13  2 11  60-56  28
 7. FC Coleraine               26  11  5 10  69-50  27
 8. FC Ballymena               26  11  4 11  56-58  26
 9. Glenavon Lurgan            26   7  4 15  56-59  18
10. FC Portadown               26   8  2 16  37-72  18
11. FC Larne                   26   8  1 17  55-88  17
12. Ards Newtownards           26   6  5 15  51-83  17
13. Cliftonville Belfast       26   5  6 15  54-74  16
14. Newry Town                 26   5  4 17  47-102 14

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Distillery Belfast 1-1,1-1,3-1          

857 goals = 4.709 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1933/34

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           26  22  2  2  88-21  46
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 2. Belfast Celtic             26  17  3  6  74-42  37
 3. Glentoran Belfast          26  16  3  7  59-36  35
 4. Distillery Belfast         26  14  3  9  61-41  31
 5. FC Ballymena               26  12  6  8  59-46  30
 6. Ards Newtownards           26  11  5 10  47-46  27
 7. FC Portadown               26  10  5 11  41-52  25
 8. Glenavon Lurgan            26  10  4 12  45-54  24
 9. Derry City Londonderry     26   8  7 11  37-38  23
10. Cliftonville Belfast       26  11  0 15  50-78  22
11. FC Bangor                  26   7  4 15  43-58  18
12. FC Coleraine               26   7  3 16  40-61  17
13. Newry Town                 26   5  6 15  37-71  16
14. FC Larne                   26   4  5 17  37-74  13

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Cliftonville Belfast 5-0                 
Name Change: FC Ballymena wordt Ballymena United              

718 goals = 3.945 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1934/35

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           26  21  4  1  76-19  46
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Derry City Londonderry     26  18  4  4  64-32  40
 3. Belfast Celtic             26  17  3  6  96-36  37
 4. Glentoran Belfast          26  16  4  6  70-42  36
 5. FC Portadown               26  14  5  7  56-38  33
 6. Distillery Belfast         26  11  5 10  47-44  27
 7. FC Larne                   26  11  5 10  48-52  27
 8. Glenavon Lurgan            26   7  7 12  43-55  21
 9. Newry Town                 26   9  1 16  63-73  19
10. Ballymena United           26   7  5 14  48-65  19
11. Cliftonville Belfast       26   8  3 15  45-69  19
12. FC Coleraine               26   7  2 17  43-66  16
13. Ards Newtownards           26   5  3 18  45-91  13
14. FC Bangor                  26   2  7 17  36-98  11

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-FC Larne 0-0,0-0,1-0                    

780 goals = 4.286 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1935/36

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             26  20  3  3  66-23  43
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 2. Derry City Londonderry     26  18  5  3  71-36  41
 3. Linfield Belfast           26  17  4  5  72-28  38
 4. Newry Town                 26  14  5  7  80-50  33
 5. Glentoran Belfast          26  12  3 11  57-50  27
 6. Distillery Belfast         26  11  5 10  51-52  27
 7. FC Larne                   26  11  4 11  49-65  26
 8. FC Portadown               26   9  5 12  53-58  23
 9. Cliftonville Belfast       26   9  5 12  49-61  23
10. Ballymena United           26   7  5 14  41-59  19
11. FC Bangor                  26   8  3 15  47-72  19
12. Glenavon Lurgan            26   6  5 15  40-56  17
13. FC Coleraine               26   5  5 16  28-44  15
14. Ards Newtownards           26   5  3 18  44-94  13

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Derry City 0-0,2-1                       

748 goals = 4.110 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1936/37

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             26  20  4  2  86-21  44
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 2. Derry City Londonderry     26  20  3  3  85-37  43
 3. Linfield Belfast           26  20  2  4  85-25  42
 4. FC Portadown               26  14  4  8  49-38  32
 5. FC Larne                   26  13  2 11  63-57  28
 6. Newry Town                 26  12  3 11  59-48  27
 7. Glentoran Belfast          26  11  3 12  65-65  25
 8. Cliftonville Belfast       26   9  6 11  56-64  24
 9. Glenavon Lurgan            26  10  1 15  56-59  21
10. FC Bangor                  26   8  3 15  40-80  19
11. Ards Newtownards           26   8  2 16  42-73  18
12. FC Coleraine               26   6  5 15  24-61  17
13. Distillery Belfast         26   6  2 18  36-65  14
14. Ballymena United           26   4  2 20  34-87  10

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Belfast Celtic-Linfield Belfast 3-0                       

780 goals = 4.286 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1937/38

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             26  18  5  3  88-24  41
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 2. Derry City Londonderry     26  20  1  5  81-40  41
 3. FC Portadown               26  16  5  5  67-32  37
 4. Linfield Belfast           26  16  5  5  78-38  37
 5. Ballymena United           26  14  5  7  72-55  33
 6. Glentoran Belfast          26  15  2  9  64-57  32
 7. Newry Town                 26  10  6 10  63-49  26
 8. Distillery Belfast         26  10  6 10  51-61  26
 9. Ards Newtownards           26   7  4 15  43-66  18
10. Glenavon Lurgan            26   6  5 15  36-65  17
11. FC Bangor                  26   7  2 17  39-62  16
12. FC Larne                   26   6  3 17  48-87  15
13. FC Coleraine               26   5  5 16  40-75  15
14. Cliftonville Belfast       26   2  6 18  27-86  10

Playoff: Derry City Londonderry-Belfast Celtic 2-2 and 1-3           
                                                                 
No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Belfast Celtic-FC Bangor 0-0,2-0                          

797 goals = 4.379 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1938/39

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             26  19  2  5  97-32  40
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 2. Ballymena United           26  15  5  6  63-54  35
 3. Derry City Londonderry     26  15  3  8  84-47  33
 4. FC Portadown               26  15  3  8  84-56  33
 5. Linfield Belfast           26  14  2 10  58-40  30
 6. Glentoran Belfast          26  14  1 11  65-69  29
 7. Glenavon Lurgan            26  12  4 10  67-57  28
 8. Ards Newtownards           26  11  6  9  63-66  28
 9. Newry Town                 26   9  8  9  43-48  26
10. Distillery Belfast         26   9  4 13  53-56  22
11. FC Larne                   26   8  4 14  45-73  20
12. FC Bangor                  26   6  7 13  37-71  19
13. Cliftonville Belfast       26   5  2 19  38-81  12
14. FC Coleraine               26   3  3 20  40-87   9

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Ballymena United 2-0                     

837 goals = 4.599 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1939/40

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             26  20  5  1  91-18  45
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 2. FC Portadown               26  18  5  3  86-37  41
 3. Glentoran Belfast          26  19  1  6 104-46  39
 4. Ballymena United           26  15  4  7  82-52  34
 5. Linfield Belfast           26  14  5  7  63-47  33
 6. Derry City Londonderry     26  14  2 10  73-46  30
 7. Glenavon Lurgan            26  13  3 10  69-68  29
 8. FC Coleraine               26  11  2 13  47-68  24
 9. Ards Newtownards           26   9  2 15  49-72  20
10. FC Bangor                  26   8  3 15  44-77  19
11. Distillery Belfast         26   6  3 17  53-70  15
12. Newry Town                 26   5  5 16  32-86  15
13. FC Larne                   26   4  5 17  36-83  13
14. Cliftonville Belfast       26   3  1 22  40-99   7

Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Ballymena United-Glenavon Lurgan 2-0                      

869 goals = 4.775 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1940/41

NB: unofficial competition due to Second World War

 1. Belfast Celtic             27  19  4  4 104-32  42
 2. Portadown                  27  17  4  6  92-58  38
 3. Glentoran                  28  16  5  7  99-57  37
 4. Linfield                   27  14  4  9  67-51  32
 5. Distillery                 27  13  5 10  77-57  31
 6. Derry City                 28   8  3 17  48-100 19
 7. Glenavon                   27   6  4 17  40-95  16
 8. Cliftonville               28   2  1 25  40-117  5

Glenavon vs Linfield and Portadown vs Belfast Celtic not played.

DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1941/42

NB: unofficial competition due to Second World War

 1. Belfast Celtic             20  12  6  2  57-23  30
 2. Linfield                   20  11  7  2  64-38  29
 3. Glentoran                  20  11  3  6  59-37  25
 4. Distillery                 20   6  6  8  41-38  18
 5. Derry City                 20   3  5 12  23-73  11
 6. Cliftonville               20   2  3 15  29-64   7

DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1942/43

NB: unofficial competition due to Second World War

 1. Linfield                   20  14  2  4  55-26  30
 2. Belfast Celtic             20  13  3  4  50-42  29
 3. Distillery                 20  10  2  8  42-34  22
 4. Glentoran                  20   7  2 11  54-56  16
 5. Derry City                 20   6  3 11  32-51  15
 6. Cliftonville               20   3  2 15  26-70   8

DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1943/44
    
NB: unofficial competition due to Second World War

 1. Belfast Celtic             19  12  5  2  55-21  29
 2. Linfield                   18  11  3  4  57-38  25
 3. Distillery                 20  10  3  7  52-47  23
 4. Glentoran                  20   8  1 11  49-50  17
 5. Cliftonville               20   5  1 14  29-51  11
 6. Derry City                 19   5  1 13  35-70  11

Belfast Celtic vs Linfield and Derry City vs Linfield not played.

DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1944/45
    
NB: unofficial competition due to Second World War

 1. Linfield                   20  15  4  1  81-24  34
 2. Belfast Celtic             20  13  5  2  54-27  31
 3. Derry City                 20   8  3  9  41-53  19
 4. Distillery                 20   8  1 11  44-58  17
 5. Glentoran                  20   7  1 12  55-67  15
 6. Cliftonville               20   2  0 18  23-69   4

DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1945/46

NB: unofficial competition due to (aftermath of) Second World War

 1. Linfield                   20  17  0  3  79-27  34
 2. Belfast Celtic             20  14  4  2  58-20  32
 3. Distillery                 20   7  5  8  47-52  19
 4. Glentoran                  20   5  6  9  46-58  16
 5. Derry City                 20   5  1 14  48-72  11
 6. Cliftonville               20   2  4 14  24-73   8

DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1946/47

NB: unofficial competition due to (aftermath of) Second World War

 1. Belfast Celtic             28  21  2  5  95-40  44
 2. Glentoran                  28  20  2  6  93-46  42
 3. Linfield                   28  20  1  7  93-45  41
 4. Coleraine                  28  10  5 13  54-75  25
 5. Ballymena United           28   8  7 13  52-76  23
 6. Distillery                 28   9  2 17  59-69  20
 7. Derry City                 28   9  2 17  53-80  20
 8. Cliftonville               28   3  3 22  46-114  9

DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1947/48

    
 1. Belfast Celtic             22  19  1  2  84-26  39
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Linfield Belfast           22  15  5  2  55-19  35
 3. Ballymena United           22  10  7  5  52-38  27
 4. Distillery Belfast         22  12  2  8  35-32  26
 5. Glentoran Belfast          22   9  8  5  44-29  26
 6. FC Coleraine               22   8  6  8  48-46  22
 7. Glenavon Lurgan            22   8  6  8  45-45  22
 8. Ards Newtownards           22   7  4 11  37-54  18
 9. Cliftonville Belfast       22   7  4 11  36-47  18
10. FC Bangor                  22   6  4 12  36-55  16
11. FC Portadown               22   3  3 16  31-60   9
12. Derry City Londonderry     22   2  2 18  18-70   6

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Belfast Celtic                                         
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-FC Coleraine 3-0                         

521 goals = 3.947 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1948/49

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  16  4  2  58-21  36
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Belfast Celtic             22  14  3  5  69-32  31
 3. Glentoran Belfast          22  13  3  6  45-28  29
 4. Cliftonville Belfast       22   9  5  8  44-38  23
 5. FC Bangor                  22   8  5  9  43-45  21
 6. Distillery Belfast         22   9  3 10  51-56  21
 7. FC Portadown               22   8  4 10  41-48  20
 8. Glenavon Lurgan            22   6  8  8  35-43  20
 9. Derry City Londonderry     22   8  3 11  40-52  19
10. Ballymena United           22   6  7  9  39-58  19
11. Ards Newtownards           22   7  2 13  46-49  16
12. FC Coleraine               22   4  1 17  25-66   9

Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Derry City Londonderry-Glentoran Belfast 3-1              
Promoted: Crusaders Belfast                                      
Left Division A: Belfast Celtic                               

536 goals = 4.061 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1949/50

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  17  4  1  64-27  38
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glentoran Belfast          22  18  2  2  70-25  38
 3. Distillery Belfast         22  13  3  6  48-31  29
 4. Derry City Londonderry     22  12  5  5  44-29  29
 5. Glenavon Lurgan            22  10  4  8  51-38  24
 6. Ards Newtownards           22   7  6  9  34-38  20
 7. FC Bangor                  22   8  3 11  38-36  19
 8. Ballymena United           22   5  5 12  29-49  15
 9. FC Portadown               22   3  9 10  33-52  15
10. FC Coleraine               22   5  4 13  38-61  14
11. Crusaders Belfast          22   4  5 13  37-69  13
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   3  4 15  34-65  10

Playoff: Linfield Belfast-Glentoran Belfast 2-0                     
                                                                 
No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Distillery Belfast 2-1                   

520 goals = 3.939 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1950/51

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  18  2  2  66-21  38
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 2. Linfield Belfast           22  15  4  3  57-24  34
 3. Glenavon Lurgan            22  14  3  5  58-31  31
 4. FC Coleraine               22  13  2  7  55-35  28
 5. FC Portadown               22  12  1  9  55-35  25
 6. Distillery Belfast         22   9  4  9  45-44  22
 7. Crusaders Belfast          22   8  5  9  42-51  21
 8. Cliftonville Belfast       22   7  2 13  42-60  16
 9. Derry City Londonderry     22   6  4 12  27-50  16
10. Ballymena United           22   5  4 13  30-54  14
11. FC Bangor                  22   4  3 15  28-62  11
12. Ards Newtownards           22   3  2 17  28-66   8

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Ballymena United 3-1                    

533 goals = 4.038 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1951/52

    
 1. Glenavon Lurgan            22  17  3  2  67-19  37
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Distillery Belfast         22   9  9  4  35-28  27
 3. FC Coleraine               22  11  5  6  44-33  27
 4. Glentoran Belfast          22  12  3  7  57-39  27
 5. Ballymena United           22   7  8  7  41-44  22
 6. FC Portadown               22   8  5  9  43-39  21
 7. Ards Newtownards           22   8  4 10  43-49  20
 8. Derry City Londonderry     22   7  5 10  33-44  19
 9. Crusaders Belfast          22   7  4 11  32-51  18
10. Linfield Belfast           22   5  7 10  29-34  17
11. FC Bangor                  22   6  5 11  27-51  17
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   4  4 14  27-47  12
                                   
No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glenavon Lurgan                                        
Cup Final: Ards Newtownards-Glentoran Belfast 1-0                    

478 goals = 3.621 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1952/53

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  14  5  3  59-25  33
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Linfield Belfast           22  12  7  3  47-18  31
 3. Ballymena United           22  13  3  6  57-34  29
 4. Glenavon Lurgan            22  11  3  8  49-39  25
 5. Distillery Belfast         22   9  5  8  26-27  23
 6. FC Coleraine               22   8  6  8  40-43  22
 7. Crusaders Belfast          22   7  7  8  39-36  21
 8. Ards Newtownards           22   7  7  8  32-35  21
 9. Cliftonville Belfast       22   8  3 11  37-61  19
10. FC Portadown               22   6  7  9  28-35  19
11. Derry City Londonderry     22   5  3 14  27-47  13
12. FC Bangor                  22   3  2 17  20-61   8

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-FC Coleraine 5-0                         

461 goals = 3.492 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1953/54

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  15  6  1  56-26  36
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glentoran Belfast          22  17  1  4  67-34  35
 3. Glenavon Lurgan            22  13  2  7  68-45  28
 4. Ballymena United           22  11  5  6  47-40  27
 5. Crusaders Belfast          22  11  4  7  60-49  26
 6. FC Bangor                  22  10  2 10  34-42  22
 7. FC Coleraine               22   8  6  8  49-52  22
 8. Distillery Belfast         22   8  5  9  45-36  21
 9. Ards Newtownards           22   6  2 14  32-53  14
10. Derry City Londonderry     22   5  3 14  36-50  13
11. FC Portadown               22   5  2 15  34-60  12
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   3  2 17  26-67   8

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Derry City-Glentoran Belfast 2-2,0-0,1-0                  

554 goals = 4.197 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1954/55

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  15  6  1  46-21  36
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 2. Glenavon Lurgan            22  16  4  2  61-27  36
 3. Cliftonville Belfast       22  10  4  8  50-38  24
 4. Ards Newtownards           22   9  6  7  53-45  24
 5. FC Coleraine               22  11  2  9  46-46  24
 6. Glentoran Belfast          22  11  1 10  54-46  23
 7. FC Bangor                  22   8  4 10  43-53  20
 8. Distillery Belfast         22   7  4 11  35-44  18
 9. Crusaders Belfast          22   7  2 13  29-48  16
10. FC Portadown               22   5  5 12  39-53  15
11. Derry City Londonderry     22   6  3 13  31-49  15
12. Ballymena United           22   4  5 13  35-52  13

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: FC Dundela Belfast-Glenavon Lurgan 3-0                    

522 goals = 3.955 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1955/56

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  19  2  1  56-16  40
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glenavon Lurgan            22  14  1  7  77-38  29
 3. FC Bangor                  22  11  5  6  69-54  27
 4. FC Coleraine               22  10  5  7  56-46  25
 5. Glentoran Belfast          22  10  4  8  43-40  24
 6. Distillery Belfast         22   7  7  8  39-40  21
 7. Ards Newtownards           22   9  2 11  44-45  20
 8. FC Portadown               22   7  4 11  43-57  18
 9. Derry City Londonderry     22   6  4 12  42-54  16
10. Crusaders Belfast          22   6  4 12  36-53  16
11. Cliftonville Belfast       22   5  4 13  33-62  14
12. Ballymena United           22   7  0 15  36-69  14

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Distillery Belfast-Glentoran Belfast 2-2,0-0,1-0          

574 goals = 4.348 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1956/57

    
 1. Glenavon Lurgan            22  16  3  3  71-22  35
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Linfield Belfast           22  14  6  2  67-32  34
 3. Glentoran Belfast          22  13  4  5  56-39  30
 4. Ards Newtownards           22  12  4  6  65-34  28
 5. FC Coleraine               22  11  3  8  54-51  25
 6. Distillery Belfast         22   9  4  9  47-62  22
 7. FC Bangor                  22   7  6  9  47-44  20
 8. Crusaders Belfast          22   9  2 11  38-46  20
 9. Derry City Londonderry     22   8  3 11  41-52  19
10. FC Portadown               22   5  6 11  47-66  16
11. Ballymena United           22   3  3 16  35-72   9
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   2  2 18  31-79   6

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glenavon Lurgan                                        
Cup Final: Glenavon Lurgan-Derry City Londonderry 2-0                

599 goals = 4.538 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1957/58

    
 1. Ards Newtownards           22  16  4  2  68-32  36
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glenavon Lurgan            22  17  0  5  67-35  34
 3. Ballymena United           22  13  2  7  51-41  28
 4. Glentoran Belfast          22  12  1  9  50-38  25
 5. Linfield Belfast           22  11  3  8  68-48  25
 6. FC Bangor                  22   9  3 10  40-48  21
 7. FC Coleraine               22   8  5  9  53-59  21
 8. Derry City Londonderry     22   8  4 10  40-44  20
 9. FC Portadown               22   7  3 12  43-48  17
10. Distillery Belfast         22   5  6 11  36-53  16
11. Crusaders Belfast          22   7  1 14  38-57  15
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   2  2 18  35-86   6

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Ards Newtownards                                       
Cup Final: Ballymena United-Linfield Belfast 2-0                     

589 goals = 4.462 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1958/59

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  17  0  5  69-27  34
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glenavon Lurgan            22  14  3  5  66-32  31
 3. Glentoran Belfast          22  11  5  6  56-41  27
 4. FC Portadown               22  12  2  8  60-35  26
 5. Ballymena United           22  12  2  8  51-46  26
 6. Crusaders Belfast          22  10  5  7  46-40  25
 7. Ards Newtownards           22  10  3  9  53-51  23
 8. FC Coleraine               22   9  4  9  47-45  22
 9. Distillery Belfast         22   5  7 10  49-63  17
10. FC Bangor                  22   6  2 14  30-47  14
11. Derry City Londonderry     22   6  2 14  27-55  14
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   2  1 19  20-92   5

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glenavon Lurgan-Ballymena United 1-1,2-0                  

574 goals = 4.348 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1959/60

    
 1. Glenavon Lurgan            22  17  1  4  67-28  35
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glentoran Belfast          22  14  4  4  60-31  32
 3. Distillery Belfast         22  12  5  5  55-38  29
 4. Linfield Belfast           22  12  5  5  63-46  29
 5. Ballymena United           22  10  3  9  49-46  23
 6. Crusaders Belfast          22   9  5  8  43-44  23
 7. FC Portadown               22   7  8  7  35-40  22
 8. Ards Newtownards           22   8  3 11  37-47  19
 9. FC Bangor                  22   7  4 11  39-45  18
10. Derry City Londonderry     22   6  3 13  41-44  15
11. FC Coleraine               22   6  3 13  35-62  15
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   2  0 20  22-75   4

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glenavon Lurgan                                        
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Ards Newtownards 5-1                     

546 goals = 4.136 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1960/61

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  14  4  4  65-34  32
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. FC Portadown               22  12  8  2  56-31  32
 3. Ards Newtownards           22  14  3  5  66-39  31
 4. Glentoran Belfast          22  13  2  7  58-26  28
 5. Ballymena United           22  11  5  6  51-38  27
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            22  10  5  7  51-42  25
 7. Crusaders Belfast          22   8  7  7  30-29  23
 8. Distillery Belfast         22  10  2 10  63-61  22
 9. FC Bangor                  22   4  5 13  48-69  13
10. FC Coleraine               22   5  3 14  46-68  13
11. Derry City Londonderry     22   5  2 15  31-68  12
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   3  0 19  33-93   6

Playoff: Linfield Belfast-FC Portadown 3-2                          
                                                                 
No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glenavon Lurgan-Linfield Belfast 5-1                      

598 goals = 4.530 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1961/62

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  14  3  5  62-32  31
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. FC Portadown               22  14  3  5  56-32  31
 3. Ballymena United           22  11  7  4  47-32  29
 4. Ards Newtownards           22  11  5  6  46-38  27
 5. Glenavon Lurgan            22   9  8  5  62-43  26
 6. Crusaders Belfast          22  11  3  8  42-43  25
 7. Glentoran Belfast          22  10  5  7  45-35  25
 8. Distillery Belfast         22   8  4 10  56-62  20
 9. FC Coleraine               22   7  4 11  37-39  18
10. Derry City Londonderry     22   3  8 11  22-38  14
11. FC Bangor                  22   5  3 14  31-56  13
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   0  5 17  17-73   5

Playoff: Linfield Belfast-FC Portadown 3-1                          
                                                                 
No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-FC Portadown 4-0                         
Fairs Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                     

523 goals = 3.962 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1962/63

    
 1. Distillery Belfast         22  13  5  4  57-30  31
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Linfield Belfast           22  10  9  3  40-24  29
 3. FC Portadown               22   9 10  3  45-25  28
 4. Glentoran Belfast          22  11  6  5  49-27  28
 5. Ballymena United           22   7 11  4  41-42  25
 6. Crusaders Belfast          22  11  2  9  47-42  24
 7. FC Coleraine               22   8  8  6  34-33  24
 8. Glenavon Lurgan            22   9  5  8  44-31  23
 9. Derry City Londonderry     22   8  5  9  34-38  21
10. Ards Newtownards           22   5  3 14  30-54  13
11. Cliftonville Belfast       22   2  5 15  24-56   9
12. FC Bangor                  22   2  5 15  22-65   9

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Distillery Belfast                                     
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Distillery Belfast 2-1                   
Fairs Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                     

467 goals = 3.538 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1963/64

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  14  5  3  59-29  33
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. FC Coleraine               22  14  4  4  40-25  32
 3. Derry City Londonderry     22  13  3  6  59-33  29
 4. Linfield Belfast           22  12  4  6  53-38  28
 5. FC Portadown               22  12  3  7  49-36  27
 6. Ballymena United           22  11  2  9  55-52  24
 7. Distillery Belfast         22   9  5  8  63-46  23
 8. Glenavon Lurgan            22  10  1 11  51-50  21
 9. Crusaders Belfast          22   8  2 12  40-41  18
10. Ards Newtownards           22   7  3 12  45-58  17
11. FC Bangor                  22   2  2 18  26-76   6
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   2  2 18  24-80   6

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Derry City Londonderry-Glentoran Belfast 2-0              

564 goals = 4.273 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1964/65

    
 1. Derry City Londonderry     22  15  5  2  62-32  35
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. FC Coleraine               22  13  4  5  54-26  30
 3. Crusaders Belfast          22  11  5  6  46-32  27
 4. Glenavon Lurgan            22  12  2  8  61-35  26
 5. Linfield Belfast           22  10  5  7  54-40  25
 6. Ballymena United           22  10  5  7  50-44  25
 7. Glentoran Belfast          22   9  6  7  33-38  24
 8. FC Bangor                  22   7  4 11  42-44  18
 9. Distillery Belfast         22   8  2 12  41-44  18
10. FC Portadown               22   5  8  9  33-37  18
11. Ards Newtownards           22   5  6 11  34-55  16
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   1  0 21  17-100  2

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Derry City Londonderry                                 
Cup Final: FC Coleraine-Glenavon Lurgan 2-1                          
Fairs Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                     

527 goals = 3.992 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1965/66

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  14  6  2  68-23  34
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Derry City Londonderry     22  15  2  5  61-33  32
 3. Glentoran Belfast          22  15  2  5  50-29  32
 4. Ballymena United           22  11  6  5  51-33  28
 5. Glenavon Lurgan            22  11  3  8  62-38  25
 6. FC Coleraine               22  10  5  7  52-36  25
 7. Crusaders Belfast          22   9  3 10  49-47  21
 8. FC Portadown               22   7  3 12  43-53  17
 9. Distillery Belfast         22   5  6 11  39-52  16
10. Ards Newtownards           22   4  6 12  29-54  14
11. FC Bangor                  22   5  4 13  26-59  14
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   1  4 17  23-96   6

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Linfield Belfast 2-0                    

553 goals = 4.189 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1966/67

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  14  6  2  67-35  34
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Linfield Belfast           22  14  5  3  70-37  33
 3. Derry City Londonderry     22  11  5  6  51-42  27
 4. FC Coleraine               22  10  5  7  53-42  25
 5. Crusaders Belfast          22  11  2  9  63-60  24
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            22   9  5  8  50-39  23
 7. Ballymena United           22   9  5  8  54-45  23
 8. Ards Newtownards           22   7  7  8  37-38  21
 9. FC Portadown               22   8  4 10  46-48  20
10. Distillery Belfast         22   6  5 11  44-53  17
11. FC Bangor                  22   3  3 16  35-95   9
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   2  4 16  23-59   8

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Crusaders Belfast-Glentoran Belfast 3-1                   
Fairs Cup: Linfield Belfast                                      

593 goals = 4.492 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1967/68

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  17  3  2  79-24  37
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Linfield Belfast           22  16  4  2  85-32  36
 3. FC Coleraine               22  15  5  2  76-33  35
 4. Ards Newtownards           22  14  2  6  51-34  30
 5. Derry City Londonderry     22  11  1 10  51-54  23
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            22   9  4  9  51-45  22
 7. Ballymena United           22   8  3 11  55-63  19
 8. Crusaders Belfast          22   5  8  9  57-59  18
 9. FC Portadown               22   8  1 13  34-57  17
10. Distillery Belfast         22   6  1 15  33-62  13
11. FC Bangor                  22   3  3 16  39-89   9
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   2  1 19  26-85   5

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Crusaders Belfast-Linfield Belfast 2-0                    
Fairs Cup: Linfield Belfast                                      

637 goals = 4.826 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1968/69

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  17  1  4  61-19  35
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Derry City Londonderry     22  15  2  5  57-27  32
 3. Glentoran Belfast          22  13  4  5  42-22  30
 4. FC Coleraine               22  13  3  6  43-30  29
 5. Ards Newtownards           22  12  5  5  48-34  29
 6. Crusaders Belfast          22  12  5  5  47-34  29
 7. Ballymena United           22   9  5  8  48-41  23
 8. Distillery Belfast         22   6  4 12  39-51  16
 9. Glenavon Lurgan            22   6  2 14  32-52  14
10. FC Bangor                  22   5  2 15  22-51  12
11. Cliftonville Belfast       22   3  5 14  24-58  11
12. FC Portadown               22   2  0 20  15-59   4

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Ards Newtownards-Distillery Belfast 0-0,4-2               
Fairs Cup: Glentoran Belfast and FC Coleraine                     

478 goals = 3.621 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1969/70

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  14  6  2  46-17  34
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. FC Coleraine               22  12  3  7  50-31  27
 3. Ards Newtownards           22  10  7  5  41-26  27
 4. Linfield Belfast           22  11  5  6  48-36  27
 5. Derry City Londonderry     22  11  5  6  38-31  27
 6. FC Portadown               22  11  3  8  42-37  25
 7. Glenavon Lurgan            22   7  8  7  32-36  22
 8. FC Bangor                  22   6  7  9  32-36  19
 9. Crusaders Belfast          22   8  3 11  42-52  19
10. Ballymena United           22   5  6 11  24-42  16
11. Distillery Belfast         22   5  5 12  25-45  15
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   1  4 17  20-51   6

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Ballymena United 2-1                     
Fairs Cup: FC Coleraine                                          

440 goals = 3.333 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1970/71

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  18  2  2  58-16  38
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glentoran Belfast          22  16  3  3  52-17  35
 3. Distillery Belfast         22  13  4  5  51-29  30
 4. FC Coleraine               22  12  2  8  43-32  26
 5. Ballymena United           22   8  7  7  34-28  23
 6. Ards Newtownards           22   8  5  9  30-37  21
 7. Crusaders Belfast          22   7  6  9  24-45  20
 8. FC Bangor                  22   7  5 10  21-34  19
 9. Derry City Londonderry     22   7  5 10  45-46  19
10. Glenavon Lurgan            22   5  3 14  39-55  13
11. Cliftonville Belfast       22   3  6 13  26-53  12
12. FC Portadown               22   2  4 16  24-55   8

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Distillery Belfast-Derry City Londonderry 3-0             
Fairs Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                     

447 goals = 3.387 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1971/72

    
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  14  5  3  50-17  33
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. FC Portadown               22  13  4  5  49-25  30
 3. Ards Newtownards           22  12  5  5  49-30  29
 4. Linfield Belfast           22  10  7  5  48-29  27
 5. Crusaders Belfast          22  10  5  7  36-35  25
 6. FC Coleraine               22   9  7  6  51-40  25
 7. Ballymena United           22   8  5  9  34-34  21
 8. Distillery Belfast         22   7  7  8  34-44  21
 9. Glenavon Lurgan            22   7  6  9  36-40  20
10. Derry City Londonderry     22   4  8 10  41-55  16
11. FC Bangor                  22   2  5 15  28-62   9
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   2  4 16  19-64   8

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: FC Coleraine-FC Portadown 2-1                             

475 goals = 3.598 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1972/73

    
 1. Crusaders Belfast          22  14  4  4  50-22  32
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Ards Newtownards           22  13  5  4  49-22  31
 3. FC Portadown               22  12  5  5  37-27  29
 4. FC Coleraine               22  13  2  7  51-31  28
 5. Linfield Belfast           22  12  3  7  38-29  27
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            22  10  3  9  33-28  23
 7. Distillery Belfast         22   9  4  9  40-47  22
 8. Glentoran Belfast          22   9  3 10  48-40  21
 9. Ballymena United           22   7  5 10  26-35  19
10. FC Bangor                  22   5  8  9  28-32  18
11. Cliftonville Belfast       22   3  1 18  18-66   7
12. FC Larne                   22   2  3 17  28-67   7

Because of the internal unrest, several clubs refused to play in
Londonderry.  Because of this, Derry City were forced to leave the
league in November 1972.  They were replaced by FC Larne.
                                                                 
No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Crusaders Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Linfield Belfast 3-2                    
UEFA Cup: Ards Newtownards                                       

446 goals = 3.379 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1973/74

    
 1. FC Coleraine               22  16  3  3  41-20  35
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. FC Portadown               22  13  4  5  51-20  30
 3. Crusaders Belfast          22  14  2  6  48-32  30
 4. Linfield Belfast           22  10  6  6  46-25  26
 5. Glenavon Lurgan            22  11  2  9  33-35  24
 6. Ballymena United           22  10  3  9  34-26  23
 7. FC Bangor                  22  10  3  9  40-28  23
 8. Ards Newtownards           22   9  4  9  42-37  22
 9. Glentoran Belfast          22   8  2 12  28-39  18
10. FC Larne                   22   7  3 12  31-50  17
11. Cliftonville Belfast       22   3  3 16  20-56   9
12. Distillery Belfast         22   2  3 17  24-70   7

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: FC Coleraine                                           
Cup Final: Ards Newtownards-Ballymena United 2-1                     
UEFA Cup: FC Portadown                                           

438 goals = 3.318 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1974/75

    
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  17  3  2  53-23  37
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 2. FC Coleraine               22  15  2  5  58-25  32
 3. Glentoran Belfast          22  14  3  5  52-30  31
 4. Ballymena United           22  10  7  5  43-25  27
 5. Crusaders Belfast          22  11  5  6  46-30  27
 6. FC Bangor                  22   8  6  8  37-35  22
 7. FC Portadown               22   8  5  9  29-37  21
 8. FC Larne                   22   9  1 12  38-37  19
 9. Ards Newtownards           22   7  3 12  28-43  17
10. Glenavon Lurgan            22   5  3 14  31-62  13
11. Cliftonville Belfast       22   3  4 15  19-54  10
12. Distillery Belfast         22   2  4 16  20-53   8

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: FC Coleraine-Linfield Belfast 1-1,0-0,1-0                 
UEFA Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                      

454 goals = 3.439 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1975/76

    
 1. Crusaders Belfast          22  15  6  1  51-19  36
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glentoran Belfast          22  14  4  4  48-22  32
 3. FC Coleraine               22  13  5  4  42-27  31
 4. Linfield Belfast           22  11  5  6  43-25  27
 5. FC Bangor                  22   9  7  6  28-27  25
 6. Ballymena United           22   8  5  9  36-35  21
 7. Ards Newtownards           22   7  5 10  32-43  19
 8. FC Portadown               22   7  3 12  34-39  17
 9. Cliftonville Belfast       22   6  4 12  32-46  16
10. FC Larne                   22   6  3 13  32-45  15
11. Glenavon Lurgan            22   4  7 11  24-44  15
12. Distillery Belfast         22   3  4 15  24-54  10

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Crusaders Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Carrick Rangers-Linfield Belfast 2-1                      
UEFA Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                      

426 goals = 3.227 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1976/77

   
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  17  2  3  50-19  36
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glenavon Lurgan            22  14  3  5  40-25  31
 3. Linfield Belfast           22  12  4  6  39-21  28
 4. FC Larne                   22  12  3  7  42-33  27
 5. FC Coleraine               22  12  3  7  40-29  27
 6. Crusaders Belfast          22   9  5  8  39-33  23
 7. Ards Newtownards           22  10  1 11  34-39  21
 8. FC Portadown               22   8  2 12  36-37  18
 9. Ballymena United           22   5  5 12  20-34  15
10. Distillery Belfast         22   5  5 12  25-44  15
11. FC Bangor                  22   4  5 13  23-43  13
12. Cliftonville Belfast       22   4  2 16  20-51  10

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Coleraine-Linfield Belfast 4-1                            
UEFA Cup: Glenavon Lurgan                                        

408 goals = 3.091 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1977/78

      
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  19  2  1  65-22  40
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          22  15  4  3  59-22  34
 3. Glenavon Lurgan            22  13  2  7  41-30  28
 4. Cliftonville Belfast       22  10  5  7  34-38  25
 5. FC Portadown               22   8  5  9  42-34  21
 6. FC Larne                   22  10  1 11  31-31  21
 7. Ards Newtownards           22   9  3 10  38-41  21
 8. FC Coleraine               22   8  3 11  34-41  19
 9. Distillery Belfast         22   6  4 12  32-59  16
10. Crusaders Belfast          22   6  3 13  24-46  15
11. FC Bangor                  22   5  4 13  22-36  14
12. Ballymena United           22   4  2 16  22-44  10

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Ballymena United 3-1                     
UEFA Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                      

444 goals = 3.364 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1978/79

     
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  14  6  2  46-21  34
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 2. Glenavon Lurgan            22  11  6  5  42-30  28
 3. Ards Newtownards           22  11  5  6  47-34  27
 4. Glentoran Belfast          22   9  8  5  36-33  26
 5. FC Portadown               22  10  5  7  35-27  25
 6. FC Larne                   22  10  4  8  42-35  24
 7. Cliftonville Belfast       22   7  7  8  31-29  21
 8. FC Coleraine               22   7  6  9  29-30  20
 9. Crusaders Belfast          22   6  8  8  30-33  20
10. FC Bangor                  22   5  8  9  28-40  18
11. Ballymena United           22   4  6 12  25-46  14
12. Distillery Belfast         22   2  3 17  19-52   7

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Cliftonville Belfast-Portadown 3-2                        
UEFA Cup: Glenavon Lurgan                                        
Relocation: Distillery move to Lisburn                    

410 goals = 3.106 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1979/80

         
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  19  1  2  59-17  39
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 2. Ballymena United           22  12  6  4  52-23  30
 3. Glentoran Belfast          22  10  7  5  34-27  27
 4. Cliftonville Belfast       22  10  6  6  29-16  26
 5. Crusaders Belfast          22  11  2  9  32-24  24
 6. FC Portadown               22  10  3  9  36-37  23
 7. FC Coleraine               22   9  4  9  46-48  22
 8. Distillery Lisburn         22   7  4 11  22-48  18
 9. Glenavon Lurgan            22   5  6 11  19-30  16
10. FC Bangor                  22   6  4 12  27-50  16
11. Ards Newtownards           22   4  5 13  26-39  13
12. FC Larne                   22   3  4 15  17-40  10

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Crusaders Belfast 2-0                    
UEFA Cup: Ballymena United                                       

399 goals = 3.023 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1980/81

          
 1. Glentoran Belfast          22  15  7  0  59-26  37
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Linfield Belfast           22  16  3  3  57-15  35
 3. Ballymena United           22  12  4  6  33-21  28
 4. Crusaders Belfast          22   9  6  7  28-26  24
 5. Ards Newtownards           22   9  6  7  35-40  24
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            22   7  8  7  37-37  22
 7. FC Larne                   22   9  4  9  26-26  22
 8. FC Portadown               22   8  5  9  30-34  21
 9. FC Coleraine               22   5  8  9  28-36  18
10. Cliftonville Belfast       22   5  5 12  20-37  15
11. FC Bangor                  22   4  5 13  35-54  13
12. Distillery Lisburn         22   1  3 18  18-54   5

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Ballymena United-Glenavon Lurgan 1-0                      
UEFA Cup: Linfield Belfast                                       

406 goals = 3.076 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1981/82

        
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  17  3  2  59-19  37
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          22  16  1  5  61-22  33
 3. FC Coleraine               22  14  3  5  63-31  31
 4. Crusaders Belfast          22  11  4  7  36-31  26
 5. Cliftonville Belfast       22   9  6  7  33-28  24
 6. FC Portadown               22  11  2  9  29-29  24
 7. Ballymena United           22   6  8  8  25-30  20
 8. Distillery Lisburn         22   7  4 11  30-44  18
 9. Glenavon Lurgan            22   4  7 11  30-52  15
10. Ards Newtownards           22   5  4 13  18-47  14
11. FC Larne                   22   5  3 14  27-42  13
12. FC Bangor                  22   3  3 16  20-56   9

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-FC Coleraine 2-1                         
UEFA Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                      

431 goals = 3.265 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1982/83

                     
 1. Linfield Belfast           22  15  5  2  43-13  35
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          22  14  2  6  49-21  30
 3. FC Coleraine               22  11  6  5  44-25  28
 4. FC Portadown               22  10  6  6  29-17  26
 5. Crusaders Belfast          22  11  3  8  35-26  25
 6. Cliftonville Belfast       22  10  4  8  30-24  24
 7. Ards Newtownards           22   9  4  9  40-41  22
 8. Ballymena United           22   8  4 10  32-41  20
 9. Distillery Lisburn         22   7  4 11  23-46  18
10. Glenavon Lurgan            22   6  4 12  26-37  16
11. FC Larne                   22   6  3 13  31-40  15
12. FC Bangor                  22   1  3 18  17-68   5

Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Linfield Belfast 1-1                    
       Glentoran Belfast-Linfield Belfast 2-1 (replay)           
UEFA Cup: FC Coleraine                                           

Elected: Newry Town and Carrick Rangers                     

399 goals = 3.023 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1983/84

            
 1. Linfield Belfast           26  22  1  3  76-23  45
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 2. Glentoran Belfast          26  18  6  2  65-19  42
 3. Cliftonville Belfast       26  12  7  7  28-23  31
 4. Ards Newtownards           26   9 11  6  32-26  29
 5. FC Coleraine               26  11  6  9  44-34  28
 6. Ballymena United           26  10  8  8  32-30  28
 7. Glenavon Lurgan            26  10  7  9  41-33  27
 8. Crusaders Belfast          26  11  5 10  38-41  27
 9. Distillery Lisburn         26  11  4 11  35-42  26
10. FC Portadown               26   9  6 11  28-31  24
11. Newry Town                 26   8  3 15  30-48  19
12. FC Bangor                  26   4  6 16  24-57  14
13. FC Larne(-2)               26   7  1 18  25-58  15
14. Carrick Rangers            26   3  3 20  24-57   9

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Ballymena United-Carrick Rangers 4-1                      
UEFA Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                      

522 goals = 2.868 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1984/85

                   
 1. Linfield Belfast           26  17  5  4  70-22  39
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 2. FC Coleraine               26  14  8  4  56-31  36
 3. Glentoran Belfast          26  14  6  6  53-26  34
 4. FC Portadown               26  13  4  9  33-29  30
 5. Cliftonville Belfast       26  10  8  8  37-36  28
 6. Crusaders Belfast          26   9 10  7  34-37  28
 7. Glenavon Lurgan            26  11  4 11  45-53  26
 8. Ballymena United           26   9  7 10  37-36  25
 9. Distillery Lisburn         26   8  8 10  35-41  24
10. FC Larne                   26  10  2 14  37-47  22
11. Ards Newtownards           26   8  5 13  32-40  21
12. Newry Town                 26   7  6 13  39-57  20
13. FC Bangor                  26   5  9 12  24-39  19
14. Carrick Rangers            26   3  6 17  24-62  12

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Linfield Belfast 1-1                    
       Glentoran Belfast-Linfield Belfast 1-0 (replay)           
UEFA Cup: FC Coleraine                                           

556 goals = 3.055 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1985/86

             
 1. Linfield Belfast           26  20  3  3  59-16  43
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 2. FC Coleraine               26  16  3  7  51-31  35
 3. Ards Newtownards           26  12  7  7  37-19  31
 4. Glentoran Belfast          26  14  3  9  42-26  31
 5. Crusaders Belfast          26  13  5  8  42-34  31
 6. FC Larne                   26  10  8  8  49-34  28
 7. Ballymena United           26  10  7  9  43-30  27
 8. Cliftonville Belfast       26   8  9  9  31-34  25
 9. Distillery Lisburn         26   9  6 11  30-49  24
10. FC Portadown               26  10  3 13  22-32  23
11. Glenavon Lurgan            26   5 11 10  26-36  21
12. FC Bangor                  26   6  6 14  31-45  18
13. Newry Town                 26   6  5 15  28-59  17
14. Carrick Rangers            26   2  6 18  12-58  10

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-FC Coleraine 2-1                        
UEFA Cup: FC Coleraine                                           

503 goals = 2.764 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1986/87

                                
 1. Linfield Belfast           26  18  3  5  50-15  57
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 2. FC Coleraine               26  16  5  5  65-26  53
 3. Ards Newtownards           26  14  6  6  47-31  48
 4. FC Larne                   26  11  9  6  38-24  42
 5. Newry Town                 26  12  6  8  42-40  42
 6. Ballymena United           26  11  8  7  45-42  41
 7. Glentoran Belfast(-8)      26  14  6  6  54-30  40
 8. Cliftonville Belfast       26   8  9  9  34-29  33
 9. Glenavon Lurgan            26   8  8 10  32-27  32
10. FC Bangor                  26   8  2 16  28-52  26
11. Crusaders Belfast(-4)      26   8  5 13  37-54  25
12. Carrick Rangers            26   6  5 15  27-53  23
13. FC Portadown               26   3 11 12  22-45  20
14. Distillery Lisburn         26   2  3 21  21-74   9

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-FC Larne 1-0                            
UEFA Cup: FC Coleraine                                           

542 goals = 2.978 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1987/88

               
 1. Glentoran Belfast          26  19  5  2  48-15  62
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 2. Linfield Belfast           26  19  3  4  51-15  60
 3. FC Coleraine               26  16  4  6  53-28  52
 4. Newry Town                 26  15  5  6  34-22  50
 5. FC Larne                   26  12  4 10  35-35  40
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            26  11  5 10  28-27  38
 7. Ballymena United           26   9  9  8  34-34  36
 8. FC Portadown               26  10  5 11  31-27  35
 9. Crusaders Belfast          26   8  6 12  29-35  30
10. Cliftonville Belfast       26   6  8 12  18-38  26
11. Ards Newtownards           26   6  7 13  29-38  25
12. FC Bangor                  26   7  4 15  24-47  25
13. Carrick Rangers            26   5  5 16  25-44  20
14. Distillery Lisburn         26   3  2 21  19-53  11

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Glenavon Lurgan 1-0                     
UEFA Cup: Linfield Belfast                                       

458 goals = 2.516 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1988/89

      
 1. Linfield Belfast           26  21  2  3  58-19  65
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glentoran Belfast          26  17  4  5  60-29  55
 3. FC Coleraine               26  15  5  6  42-23  50
 4. FC Bangor                  26  12  9  5  42-30  45
 5. Glenavon Lurgan            26  13  5  8  47-34  44
 6. FC Portadown               26  10  9  7  29-19  39
 7. Cliftonville Belfast       26   9  9  8  42-30  36
 8. Carrick Rangers            26  11  3 12  29-40  36
 9. Ballymena United           26   6 11  9  33-41  29
10. FC Larne                   26   6 10 10  38-38  28
11. Newry Town                 26   7  5 14  33-43  26
12. Crusaders Belfast          26   5  5 16  22-47  20
13. Ards Newtownards           26   4  6 16  25-54  18
14. Distillery Lisburn         26   3  3 20  20-73  12

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Ballymena United-FC Larne 1-0                             
UEFA Cup: Glentoran Belfast                                      

520 goals = 2.857 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1989/90

   
 1. FC Portadown               26  16  7  3  42-17  55
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Glenavon Lurgan            26  16  6  4  52-26  54
 3. Glentoran Belfast          26  12  8  6  43-24  44
 4. Linfield Belfast           26  14  2 10  54-40  44
 5. Ballymena United           26  12  7  7  37-25  43
 6. FC Bangor                  26  11  5 10  26-22  38
 7. Newry Town                 26  11  4 11  42-37  37
 8. Cliftonville Belfast       26   9  8  9  37-39  35
 9. FC Larne                   26   8  7 11  29-38  31
10. Carrick Rangers            26   8  6 12  33-36  30
11. FC Coleraine               26   8  6 12  36-44  30
12. Ards Newtownards           26   5  6 15  25-44  21
13. Crusaders Belfast          26   4  8 14  27-55  20
14. Distillery Lisburn         26   4  8 14  27-63  20

Champions: FC Portadown                                           
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-FC Portadown 3-0                        
UEFA Cup: Glenavon Lurgan                                        

Elected: Ballyclare Comrades and Omagh Town                    

510 goals = 2.802 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1990/91

     
 1. FC Portadown               30  22  5  3  61-22  71
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 2. FC Bangor                  30  19  4  7  52-29  61
 3. Glentoran Belfast          30  18  6  6  50-32  60
 4. Glenavon Lurgan            30  17  6  7  63-38  57
 5. Newry Town                 30  15  5 10  50-42  50
 6. Cliftonville Belfast       30  14  7  9  59-41  49
 7. Linfield Belfast           30  12 10  8  40-34  46
 8. Ballymena United           30  12  8 10  49-46  44
 9. Ards Newtownards           30  12  7 11  47-40  43
10. Crusaders Belfast          30  11  9 10  53-46  42
11. Distillery Lisburn         30  10  5 15  47-57  35
12. Omagh Town                 30  10  4 16  48-66  34
13. FC Larne                   30   8  6 16  41-59  30
14. Ballyclare Comrades        30   5  6 19  33-68  21
15. Carrick Rangers            30   4  5 21  30-58  17
16. FC Coleraine               30   2  5 23  25-70  11

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: FC Portadown                                           
Cup Final: FC Portadown-Glenavon Lurgan 2-1                          
UEFA Cup: FC Bangor                                              

748 goals = 3.117 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1991/92

  
 1. Glentoran Belfast          30  24  5  1  78-26  77
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. FC Portadown               30  21  2  7  59-19  65
 3. Linfield Belfast           30  17  9  4  58-23  60
 4. FC Larne                   30  16  7  7  54-31  55
 5. Glenavon Lurgan            30  16  4 10  54-36  52
 6. Crusaders Belfast          30  14  5 11  55-37  47
 7. Ards Newtownards           30  10 11  9  50-46  41
 8. Omagh Town                 30  10  6 14  52-58  36
 9. FC Bangor(-3)              30  11  6 13  45-52  36
10. Ballymena United           30   8 11 11  37-50  35
11. Ballyclare Comrades        30   8  8 14  37-64  32
12. Cliftonville Belfast       30   7 10 13  27-34  31
13. FC Coleraine               30   7  8 15  35-57  29
14. Newry Town                 30   8  5 17  28-57  29
15. Distillery Lisburn         30   5  7 18  31-56  22
16. Carrick Rangers            30   2  8 20  24-78  14

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Glentoran Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Glenavon Lurgan-Linfield Belfast 2-1                      
UEFA Cup: FC Portadown                                           

724 goals = 3.017 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1992/93

  
 1. Linfield Belfast           30  20  6  4  49-15  66
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 2. Crusaders Belfast          30  21  3  6  53-27  66
 3. FC Bangor                  30  20  4  6  61-32  64
 4. FC Portadown               30  18  9  3  70-26  63
 5. Distillery Lisburn         30  20  2  8  61-36  62
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            30  14  6 10  48-36  48
 7. Glentoran Belfast          30  13  8  9  70-40  47
 8. Ards Newtownards           30  12  9  9  45-45  45
 9. Carrick Rangers            30  12  2 16  50-73  38
10. Ballymena United           30  10  6 14  41-51  36
11. Cliftonville Belfast       30  10  3 17  42-48  33
12. Omagh Town                 30   9  5 16  38-57  32
13. FC Larne                   30   9  3 18  41-59  30
14. Newry Town                 30   5  5 20  30-72  20
15. FC Coleraine               30   5  3 22  28-63  18
16. Ballyclare Comrades        30   2  6 22  28-75  12

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: FC Bangor-Ards Newtownards 1-1,1-1,1-0                    
UEFA Cup: Crusaders Belfast                                      

755 goals = 3.146 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1993/94

   
 1. Linfield Belfast           30  21  7  2  63-22  70
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 2. FC Portadown               30  20  8  2  76-21  68
 3. Glenavon Lurgan            30  21  5  4  69-29  68
 4. Crusaders Belfast          30  17  7  6  53-30  58
 5. FC Bangor                  30  14  3 13  45-49  45
 6. Ards Newtownards           30  13  2 15  59-55  41
 7. Distillery Lisburn         30  11  8 11  41-40  41
 8. Cliftonville Belfast(-3)   30  11 10  9  41-32  40
 9. Glentoran Belfast          30  10  7 13  46-43  37
10. FC Coleraine               30  10  7 13  41-50  37
11. Ballymena United           30   9  6 15  37-55  33
12. Ballyclare Comrades        30   9  6 15  35-57  33
13. Carrick Rangers            30   6  7 17  42-81  25
14. Newry Town                 30   5  9 16  26-52  24
15. Omagh Town                 30   6  5 19  32-58  23
16. FC Larne                   30   5  7 18  30-62  22

No promotion or relegation.                                      
                                                                 
Champions: Linfield Belfast                                       
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-FC Bangor 2-0                            
UEFA Cup: FC Portadown                                           

736 goals = 3.067 goals/match.


DIVISION A NORTHERN IRELAND 1994/95

  
 1. Crusaders Belfast          30  20  7  3  58-25  67
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 2. Glenavon Lurgan            30  18  6  6  76-40  60
 3. FC Portadown               30  15  5 10  59-41  50
 4. Ards Newtownards           30  15  5 10  55-42  50
 5. Glentoran Belfast          30  14  8  8  53-41  50
 6. Cliftonville Belfast       30  13 11  6  44-32  50
 7. FC Coleraine               30  12 13  5  52-39  49
 8. Linfield Belfast           30  11 11  8  48-34  44
 9. Omagh Town                 30  10 12  8  42-38  42
10. Distillery Lisburn         30  12  6 12  45-47  42
11. FC Bangor                  30   8 14  8  42-38  38
12. Ballymena United           30   7  8 15  43-53  29
13. Carrick Rangers            30   6  7 17  43-77  25
14. Ballyclare Comrades        30   6  6 18  41-63  24
15. Newry Town                 30   4  9 17  34-74  21
16. FC Larne                   30   3  4 23  18-69  13

The league is split into two division for the 1995/96 season.  The
final placings in 1993/94 and 1994/95 were used to determine which
teams qualify for the Premier Division: Crusaders Belfast, Glenavon 
Lurgan, FC Portadown, Ards Newtownards, Glentoran Belfast, Cliftonville 
Belfast, Linfield Belfast and FC Bangor.  The remaining clubs will
play in Division One in 1995/96.
                                                                 
Champions: Crusaders Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Linfield Belfast-Carrick Rangers Carrickfergus 3-1        
UEFA Cup: Glenavon Lurgan                                        

753 goals = 3.138 goals/match.


PREMIER DIVISION NORTHERN IRELAND 1995/96


 1. FC Portadown               28  16  8  4  61-41  56
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 2. Crusaders Belfast          28  15  7  6  45-32  52
 3. Glentoran Belfast          28  13  7  8  56-38  46
 4. Glenavon Lurgan            28  13  5 10  47-32  44
 5. Linfield Belfast           28  11  8  9  35-36  41
 6. Cliftonville Belfast       28   6 11 11  28-49  29
 7. Ards Newtownards           28   6  7 15  29-43  25
-------------------------------------------------------
 8. FC Bangor                  28   3  5 20  24-54  14

Champions: FC Portadown                                           
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Glenavon Lurgan 1-0                     
UEFA Cup: Crusaders Belfast                                      
Promoted: FC Coleraine                                           

325 goals = 2.902 goals/match.


PREMIER DIVISION NORTHERN IRELAND 1996/97

 1. Crusaders Belfast          28  12 10  6  39-26  46
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 2. FC Coleraine               28  10 13  5  37-31  43
 3. Glentoran Belfast          28  10 11  7  36-30  41
 4. FC Portadown               28  10  8 10  36-32  38
 5. Linfield Belfast           28  10  8 10  35-33  38
 6. Glenavon Lurgan            28   8 11  9  35-34  35
 7. Cliftonville Belfast       28   7  9 12  23-38  30
 8. Ards Newtownards           28   5 10 13  33-50  25

Champions: Crusaders Belfast                                      
Cup Final: Glenavon Lurgan-Cliftonville Belfast 1-0                  
UEFA Cup: FC Coleraine                                           
Promoted: Ballymena United and Omagh Town                         

274 goals = 2.446 goals/match.


PREMIER DIVISION NORTHERN IRELAND 1997/98

 1. Cliftonville Belfast       36  20  8  8  49-37  68  
-------------------------------------------------------
 2. Linfield Belfast           36  17 13  6  50-19  64
 3. FC Portadown               36  17  9 10  50-38  60
 4. Glentoran Belfast          36  17  8 11  52-34  59
 5. Ballymena United           36  14  9 13  55-55  51
 6. Crusaders Belfast          36  13 12 11  51-51  51
 7. FC Coleraine               36  11 10 15  41-48  43
 8. Glenavon Lurgan            36   9 12 15  47-56  39
 9. Omagh Town                 36   7 10 19  43-68  31 
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10. Ards Newtownards           36   4 11 21  31-63  23 

Champions: Cliftonville Belfast   
Cup Final: Glentoran Belfast-Glenavon Lurgan 1-0
UEFA Cup: Linfield Belfast   
Promoted: Newry Town

469 goals = 2.606 goals/match


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Thanks to Jan Alssema for war-time unofficial competitions

Prepared and maintained by Dinant Abbink for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Dinant Abbink (d.abbink2@chello.nl)
Last updated: 21 Nov 2013

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