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2014 League of Ireland Premier Division

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Season  2014
Relegated  Athlone Town UCD
Matches played  198
Champions  Dundalk
UEFA Champions League  Dundalk
2014 League of Ireland Premier Division
UEFA Europa League  Cork City St. Patrick's Athletic Shamrock Rovers UCD

The 2014 League of Ireland Premier Division was the 30th season of the League of Ireland Premier Division. The division featured 12 teams. Dundalk were champions and Cork City finished as runners-up.

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Personnel and kits

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Overview

The 2014 Premier Division featured 12 teams. Each team played each other three times, for a total of 33 games each. The regular season began 7 March and concluded 24 October. Dundalk won the title on the final day of the season with a 2-0 win at home against Cork City. It was the first time Dundalk had won the Premier Division since 1994–95.

Final Table

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Promotion/relegation playoff

UCD, the eleventh placed team from the Premier Division played off against Galway, the winner of the 2014 First Division play off, to decide who would play in the 2015 Premier Division.

Galway won 5–1 on aggregate and were promoted to the Premier Division. UCD are relegated to the First Division.

Top scorers

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Television coverage

The rights to 10 games was awarded to Setanta Sports while RTÉ Two will also show games during the season. MNS on RTÉ Two was the highlights programme between 2008 and 2013 but in 2014 it was replaced by a new programme called Soccer Republic which will show match highlights and analysis on each Monday night during the season and will also include UEFA Champions League highlights.

References

2014 League of Ireland Premier Division Wikipedia


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