Football Association of Ireland SSE Airtricity League Premier Division 2021

SSE Airtricity League Logo [References: 1]


Premier Division 2021PWDLFAGDPts
Shamrock Rovers9720165+1123
St. Patrick’s Athletic9630144+1021
Sligo Rovers9441117+416
Finn Harps942389-114
Drogheda United9243119+210
Derry City9225713-68
Longford Town9135715-86
[References: 1]


DateHome TeamAway Team
Series 1
19.03.2021Drogheda United1Waterford0
20.03.2021Finn Harps1Bohemians0
19.03.2021Shamrock Rovers1St. Patrick’s Athletic1
20.03.2021Longford Town2Derry City0
20.03.2021Sligo Rovers 1Dundalk1
Series 2
27.03.2021Bohemians2Longford Town2
13.04.2021Derry City0Shamrock Rovers2
26.03.2021Dundalk1Finn Harps2
27.03.2021St. Patrick’s Athletic2Drogheda United1
26.03.2021Waterford1Sligo Rovers2
Series 3
03.04.2021Drogheda United1Finn Harps1
03.04.2021Derry City1Waterford2
03.04.2021Bohemians0St. Patrick’s Athletic1
02.04.2021Shamrock Rovers2Dundalk1
02.04.2021Longford Town0Sligo Rovers1
Series 4
09.04.2021St. Patrick’s Athletic2Derry City0
10.04.2021Finn Harps2Waterford1
10.04.2021Longford Town0Drogheda United4
10.04.2021Sligo Rovers1Shamrock Rovers1
Series 5
16.04.2021Derry City1Drogheda United1
17.04.2021Dundalk1St. Patrick’s Athletic1
17.04.2021Shamrock Rovers2Longford Town1
17.04.2021Sligo Rovers1Finn Harps0
Series 6
20.04.2021Drogheda United0Shamrock Rovers1
20.04.2021St. Patrick’s Athletic1Waterford0
20.04.2021Longford Town0Finn Harps0
20.04.2021Derry City1Dundalk1
20.04.2021Bohemians1Sligo Rovers3
Series 7
23.04.2021Finn Harps0St. Patrick’s Athletic2
23.04.2021Shamrock Rovers2Bohemians1
24.04.2021Dundalk2Drogheda United1
24.04.2021Waterford1Longford Town0
24.04.2021Sligo Rovers0Derry City1
Series 8
30.04.2021Bohemians1Derry City2
30.04.2021St. Patrick’s Athletic3Longford Town0
30.04.2021Drogheda United1Sligo Rovers1
30.04.2021Finn Harps0Shamrock Rovers2
Series 9
03.05.2021Longford Town2Dundalk2
03.05.2021Derry City1Finn Harps2
03.05.2021Sligo Rovers1St. Patrick’s Athletic1
03.05.2021Drogheda United1Bohemians1
03.05.2021Shamrock Rovers3Waterford0
[References: 3]


Series 1-6 March 19 to April 20 2021

After 6 Series of the 2021 SSE Airtricity League Shamrock Rovers and Sligo Rovers were joint top on identical records with 14 points from 6 matches and a goals for-goals against record of 9-4. St. Patrick’s Athletic were just behind in third also on 14 points and goal difference of +5 but with 8 goals scored to the two Rovers’ 9. Surprise packet Finn Harps were in fourth with wins over Bohemians and Dundalk in their opening two matches. At the other end of the table Derry City were struggling with only 2 points from their 6 matches and Dundalk and Waterford also in trouble with only three points to their names. Drogheda United (8 points), Bohemians (7 points) and Longford Town (5 Points) were in mid-table.

Series 7 April 23 to April 24 2021

St. Patrick’s Athletic moved above Shamrock Rovers into first place on goal difference following a 2-0 win at Finn Harps, as Rovers beat fierce rivals Bohemians 2-1. Sligo Rovers dropped into third following their first defeat of the season in the North West derby at home to Derry City. Derry’s fellow relegation strugglers Dundalk and Waterford also picked up valuable wins against Drogheda United in the Louth derby and Longford Town respectively, which dropped Longford Town into the bottom two.

Series 8-9 April 30 to May 3 2021

With two series in a week, Shamrock Rovers took over sole position in first with a 2-0 win at Finn Harps and a 3-0 win over Waterford, who dropped to bottom spot following another big loss three days previously, also 3-0, to Dundalk. St. Patrick’s Athletic slipped to second with a draw at Sligo Rovers who remained in third, two points ahead of Finn Harps, who put some light between themselves and fifth-placed Drogheda United with a win at the Brandywell against arch-rivals Derry City. The two Louth Clubs were level on 10 points each in mid-table with Drogheda United picking up two draws and Dundalk drawing at Longford as well as that win over Waterford. Bohemians continued to struggle, losing at home to Derry City, which moved the Candystripes off the bottom of the table. Longford and Waterford slipped into the bottom two.

Home Grounds

TeamHome Ground
BohemiansDalymount Park, Dublin
Derry CityRyan McBride Brandywell Stadium, Derry City, Co. Derry
Drogheda UnitedHead in the Game Park
DundalkOriel Park, Dundalk, Co. Louth
Finn HarpsFinn Park, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal
Longford TownBishopsgate, Longford, Co. Longford
St. Patrick’s AthleticRichmond Park, Inchicore, Dublin
Shamrock RoversTallaght Stadium, Tallaght, Co. South Dublin
Sligo RoversThe Showgrounds, Sligo, Co. Sligo
WaterfordRegional Sports Centre, Waterford City, Co. Waterford
[References: 3]



[1] SSE Airtricity League (2020) SSE Airtricity League Logo [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 11 February 2020]


[2] SSE Airtricity League (2020) Premier Division | Table [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 4 March 2021] [Last Accessed 26 April 2021]

[3] SSE Airtricity League (2020) Premier Division |Matches [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 4 March 2021][Last Accessed 26 April 2021]


Thanks to Tom Gallagher.

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 26 April 2021

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and Eirball 2021

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Reserved.

Start a Conversation

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *