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World Football Leagues: Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Football League Champions from season 1890-91 to season 2017-18. Linfield have won more
National League Championships than any other club in the world, with the exception of Rangers in Scotland.
The Irish Football Association was the first in the world to introduce penalty kicks in September 1890.

World Football Leagues: Northern Ireland

YearChampions 1891-1936YearChampions 1937-1982YearChampions 1983-2016
1891Linfield1937Belfast Celtic1983Linfield
1892Linfield1938Belfast Celtic1984Linfield
1893Linfield1939Belfast Celtic1985Linfield
1894Glentoran1940Belfast Celtic1986Linfield
1895Linfield1941ABANDONED1987Linfield
1896Distillery1942ABANDONED1988Glentoran
1897Glentoran1943ABANDONED1989Linfield
1898Linfield1944ABANDONED1990Portadown
1899Distillery1945ABANDONED1991Portadown
1900Belfast Celtic1946ABANDONED1992Glentoran
1901Distillery1947ABANDONED1993Linfield
1902Linfield1948Belfast Celtic1994Linfield
1903Distillery1949Linfield1995Crusaders
1904Linfield1950Linfield1996Portadown
1905Glentoran1951Glentoran1997Crusaders
1906 Cliftonville & Distillery1952Glentoran1998Cliftonville
1907Linfield1953Glentoran1999Glentoran
1908Linfield1954Linfield2000Linfield
1909Linfield1955Linfield2001Linfield
1910Cliftonville1956Linfield2002Portadown
1911Linfield1957Glenavon2003Glentoran
1912Glentoran1958Ards2004Linfield
1913Glentoran1959Linfield2005Glentoran
1914Linfield1960Glenavon2006Linfield
1915Belfast Celtic1961Linfield2007Linfield
1916ABANDONED1962Linfield2008Linfield
1917ABANDONED1963Distillery2009Glentoran
1918ABANDONED1964Glentoran2010Linfield
1919ABANDONED1965Derry City2011Linfield
1920Belfast Celtic1966Linfield2012Linfield
1921Glentoran1967Glentoran2013Cliftonville
1922Linfield1968Glentoran2014Cliftonville
1923Linfield1969Linfield2015Crusaders
1924Queen's Island1970Glentoran2016Crusaders
1925Glentoran1971Linfield2017Linfield
1926Belfast Celtic1972Glentoran2018Crusaders
1927Belfast Celtic1973Crusaders
1928Belfast Celtic1974Coleraine
1929Belfast Celtic1975Linfield
1930Linfield1976Crusaders
1931Glentoran1977Glentoran
1932Linfield1978Linfield
1933Belfast Celtic1979Linfield
1934Linfield1980Linfield
1935Linfield1981Glentoran
1936Belfast Celtic1982Linfield

Northern Ireland Champions

N. Ireland Champions (12 clubs)Premier League 2017-18 (Pts)
Linfield52Crusaders91
Glentoran24Coleraine89
Belfast Celtic14Glenavon69
Distillery5.5Linfield67
Crusaders7Cliftonville65
Cliftonville4.5Ballymena United48
Portadown4Glentoran51
Glenavon2Dungannon Swifts45
Ards1Ards40
Coleraine1Warrenpoint Town30
Derry City1Carrick Rangers (R)23
Queen's Island1Ballinamallard United (R)23
Total Championships117Final Table
1906 - Shared after two drawn play-offs

 

 

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