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Northern Ireland's League Champions

(Northern) Ireland players to have earned winner's medals (or appeared for a title winning team) in each of English football's top four divisions.

The assumption has been made that a player is only awarded a medal if they played in 25% of the games in a title winning season. Exceptions are often made that can allow other squad members to be given a medal, but these are not reflected here.

KEY

NI Full International

NI capped at other level or called-up to full squad

NI-born but uncapped


Earned medal (played 25%+ of games)

Didn’t earn medal (played less than 25% of games)


Level

I

II

III

IV

-

Football League

 

 

 

1888/9

Preston N.E.

 

 

 

Goodall, Archie [2/1]

 

 

 

1889/0

Preston N.E. (2)

 

 

 

-

 

 

 

1890/1

Everton

 

 

 

-

 

 

 

1891/2

Sunderland

 

 

 

Hannah, David [18/3]

 

 

 

-

Division One

Division Two

 

 

1892/3

Sunderland (2)

Small Heath

 

 

Hannah, David [20/4]

-

 

 

1893/4

Aston Villa

Liverpool

 

 

Reynolds, John [26/7]

-

 

 

1894/5

Sunderland (3)

Bury

 

 

Hannah, David [1/0]

-

 

 

1895/6

Aston Villa (2)

Liverpool (2)

 

 

Reynolds, John [22/2]

Hannah, David [11/3]

 

 

1896/7

Aston Villa (3)

Notts Co.

 

 

Reynolds, John [24/2]

Crone, Robert [11/0]

 

 

1897/8

Sheffield Utd

Burnley

 

 

-

Morrison, Tom [29/6]

 

 

1898/9

Aston Villa (4)

Man. City

 

 

-

-

 

 

1899/0

Aston Villa (5)

Wednesday

 

 

-

-

 

 

1900/1

Liverpool

Grimsby T.

 

 

-

-

 

 

1901/2

Sunderland (4)

West Brom

 

 

Gibson, WK [1/0]

-

 

 

1902/3

Wednesday

Man. City (2)

 

 

-

-

 

 

1903/4

Wednesday (2)

Preston N.E.

 

 

-

-

 

 

1904/5

Newcastle U.

Liverpool (3)

 

 

McCracken, Billy [13/0]

-

 

 

1905/6

Liverpool (2)

Bristol C.

 

 

-

-

 

 

1906/7

Newcastle U. (2)

Nott'm Forest

 

 

McCracken, Billy [22/1]

-

 

 

1907/8

Man. Utd

Bradford C.

 

 

-

-

 

 

1908/9

Newcastle U. (3)

Bolton W.

 

 

McCracken, Billy [30/1]

-

 

 

1909/0

Aston Villa (6)

Man. City (3)

 

 

-

-

 

 

1910/1

Man. Utd (2)

West Brom (2)

 

 

-

-

 

 

1911/2

Blackburn R.

Derby Co.

 

 

-

-

 

 

1912/3

Sunderland (5)

Preston N.E. (2)

 

 

-

McKnight, James [3/0]

 

 

1913/4

Blackburn R. (2)

Notts Co. (2)

 

 

-

-

 

 

1914/5

Everton (2)

Derby Co. (2)

 

 

Houston, John [1/0]

-

 

 

1915/6

-

-

 

 

-

-

 

 

1916/7

-

-

 

 

-

-

 

 

1917/8

-

-

 

 

-

-

 

 

1918/9

-

-

 

 

-

-

 

 

1919/0

West Brom

Tottenham H.

 

 

-

-

 

 

-

Division One

Division Two

Division Three

 

1920/1

Burnley

Birmingham (2)

C. Palace

 

-

-

Kennedy, Andrew [1/0]

 

McCracken, Bob [18/0]

 

-

Division One

Division Two

Division Three(S)

Division Three(N)

1921/2

Liverpool (3)

Nott'm Forest (2)

Southampton

Stockport

Lacey, Billy [39/1]

Nelis, Patrick [10/6]

-

-

Scott, Elisha [39/0]

1922/3

Liverpool (4)

Notts Co. (3)

Bristol C.

Nelson

Lacey, Billy [30/1]

-

-

-

Scott, Elisha [42/0]

1923/4

Huddersfield

Leeds Utd

Portsmouth

Wolves

-

-

-

-

1924/5

Huddersfield (2)

Leicester

Swansea

Darlington

-

-

-

-

1925/6

Huddersfield (3)

Sheffield Wed. (2)

Reading

Grimsby

-

McIlvenny, Patsy [1/0]

Davey, Hugh [24/24]

-

McConnell, Billy [36/0]

1926/7

Newcastle U. (4)

Middlesbro’

Bristol C.

Stoke

-

Miller, Joe [40/0]

-

-

1927/8

Everton (3)

Man. City (4)

Millwall

Bradford PA

Irvine, Bobby [9/3]

-

-

Manderson, Bert [39/0]

1928/9

Wednesday (3)

Middlesbro’ (2)

Charlton

Bradford C.

-

Miller, Joe [40/0]

-

Russell, Sam [42/1]

1929/0

Sheffield Wed. (4)

Blackpool

Plymouth

Port Vale

-

-

-

-

1930/1

Arsenal

Everton

Notts Co.

Chesterfield

-

McCambridge, Jimmy [1/0]

-

-

1931/2

Everton (4)

Wolves

Fulham

Lincoln

-

-

-

-

1932/3

Arsenal (2)

Stoke C.

Brentford

Hull

-

-

-

-

1933/4

Arsenal (3)

Grimsby T. (2)

Norwich

Barnsley

Dunne, James [21/9]

-

-

-

1934/5

Arsenal (4)

Brentford

Charlton

Doncaster

Dunne, James [1/0]

-

-

-

1935/6

Sunderland (6)

Man. Utd

Coventry

Chesterfield

-

-

-

-

1936/7

Man. City

Leicester (2)

Luton

Stockport

Doherty, Peter [41/30]

-

-

-

McCullough, Keiller [2/0]

 

 

 

1937/8

Arsenal (5)

Aston Villa

Millwall

Tranmere

-

-

Brolly, Tom [30/2]

Davis, Tom [10/6]

1938/9

Everton (5)

Blackburn R.

Newport

Barnsley

Cook, Billy [40/5]

-

Duggan, Harry [30/4]

-

Stevenson, Alex [36/11]

1939/0

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1940/1

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1941/2

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1942/3

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1943/4

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1944/5

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1945/6

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

1946/7

Liverpool (5)

Man. City (5)

Cardiff

Doncaster

-

Walsh, Billy [13/1]

-

-

1947/8

Arsenal (6)

Birmingham (3)

QPR

Lincoln

Sloan, Joshua [3/0]

-

-

-

1948/9

Portsmouth

Fulham

Swansea

Hull

Bowler, Gerry [2/0]

Hinton, Ted [10/0]

Feeney, Jimmy [26/0]

-

Keane, Rory [36/0]

McCrory, Sammy [37/19]

O'Driscoll, Jackie [36/7]

1949/0

Portsmouth (2)

Tottenham H. (2)

Notts Co.

Doncaster

-

-

-

Doherty, Peter [35/27]

Dubois, Joe [11/2]

Graham, Len [10/0]

1950/1

Tottenham H.

Preston N.E. (3)

Nottm Forest

Rotherham

-

-

-

-

1951/2

Man. Utd (3)

Sheffield Wed. (3)

Plymouth

Lincoln

Blanchflower, John [1/0]

-

McShane, Tony [34/0]

-

Carey, Johnny [38/3]

1952/3

Arsenal (7)

Sheffield Utd

Bristol R.

Oldham

-

-

-

McIlvenny, Bob [37/8]

1953/4

Wolves

Leicester (3)

Ipswich

Port Vale

-

-

Feeney, Jimmy [44/0]

-

1954/5

Chelsea

Birmingham (4)

Bristol C.

Barnsley

-

-

-

-

1955/6

Man. Utd (4)

Sheffield Wed. (4)

Leyton Orient

Grimsby

Blanchflower, John [18/3]

-

-

-

Scott, John [1/0]

1956/7

Man. Utd (5)

Leicester (4)

Ipswich

Derby

Blanchflower, John [11/0]

Cunningham, Willie [1/0]

-

Ryan, Reg [45/12]

1957/8

Wolves (2)

West Ham Utd

Brighton & H.A.

Scunthorpe

-

-

-

-

-

Division One

Division Two

Division Three

Division Four

1958/9

Wolves (3)

Sheffield Wed. (5)

Plymouth

Port Vale

-

-

-

-

1959/0

Burnley (2)

Aston Villa (2)

Southampton

Walsall

Elder, Alex [34/0]

McParland, Peter [41/22]

-

-

McIlroy, James [32/6]

1960/1

Tottenham H. (2)

Ipswich T.

Bury

Peterborough

Blanchflower, Danny [42/6]

-

-

-

1961/2

Ipswich T.

Liverpool (4)

Portsmouth

Millwall

-

-

-

-

1962/3

Everton (6)

Stoke C. (2)

Northampton

Brentford

Bingham, Billy [23/6]

McIlroy, James [18/6]

-

McAdams, Billy [34/22]

1963/4

Liverpool (6)

Leeds Utd (2)

Coventry

Gillingham

-

-

Barr, Hugh [13/3]

-

Humphries, Billy [40/10]

1964/5

Man. Utd (6)

Newcastle U.

Carlisle

Brighton & H.A.

Best, George [41/10]

Craig, Dave [40/0]

-

-

1965/6

Liverpool (7)

Man. City (6)

Hull

Doncaster

-

Crossan, Johnny [40/13]

-

-

1966/7

Man. Utd (7)

Coventry C.

QPR

Stockport

Best, George [42/10]

Clements, David [40/4]

-

-

Gregg, Henry [2/0]

1967/8

Man. City (2)

Ipswich T. (2)

Oxford

Luton

-

Hegan, Daniel [41/6]

Sloan, David [16/4]

-

1968/9

Leeds Utd

Derby Co. (3)

Watford

Doncaster

-

Stewart, Arthur [4/0]

-

Aiken, Thomas [6/0]

1969/0

Everton (7)

Huddersfield

Orient

Chesterfield

Jackson, Thomas [15/0]

Nicholson, Jimmy [42/3]

-

-

1970/1

Arsenal (8)

Leicester (5)

Preston

Notts Co.

Nelson, Samuel [4/0]

-

Irvine, Willie [14/1]

-

Rice, Pat [41/0]

1971/2

Derby Co.

Norwich C.

Aston Villa

Grimsby

-

-

Nicholl, Chris [13/1]

-

1972/3

Liverpool (8)

Burnley (2)

Bolton W

Southport

-

-

-

-

1973/4

Leeds Utd (2)

Middlesbro’ (3)

Oldham

Peterborough

-

McMordie, Eric [8/0]

Blair, Ronnie [41/11]

-

Platt, Jim [40/0]

1974/5

Derby Co. (2)

Man. Utd (2)

Blackburn

Mansfield

-

McCreery, David [2/0]

-

-

McIlroy, Sammy [42/7]

Nicholl, Jimmy [1/0]

1975/6

Liverpool (9)

Sunderland

Hereford

Lincoln

-

Finney, Tommy [8/1]

-

-

1976/7

Liverpool (10)

Wolves (2)

Mansfield

Cambridge

-

Kelly, James [3/0]

-

Finney, Tommy [41/16]

1977/8

Nott'm Forest

Bolton W. (2)

Wrexham

Watford

O'Neill, Martin [40/8]

-

-

-

1978/9

Liverpool (11)

C. Palace

Shrewsbury

Reading

-

-

-

Sanchez, Lawrie [39/4]

1979/0

Liverpool (12)

Leicester (6)

Grimsby

Huddersfield

-

O'Neill, John [33/0]

-

-

1980/1

Aston Villa (7)

West Ham Utd (2)

Rotherham

Southend

-

-

-

Spence, Derek [46/21]

1981/2

Liverpool (13)

Luton T.

Burnley

Sheffield Utd

-

Donaghy, Mal [42/9]

Cassidy, Tommy [27/3]

-

Dixon, Paul [9/0]

Hamilton, Billy [44/11]

1982/3

Liverpool (14)

Q.P.R.

Portsmouth

Wimbledon

-

Stewart, Ian [19/0]

-

-

1983/4

Liverpool (15)

Chelsea

Oxford

York

-

-

-

-

1984/5

Everton (8)

Oxford Utd

Bradford C

Chesterfield

-

Hamilton, Billy [23/9]

Campbell, Bobby [46/23]

O'Neill, Shaun [41/1]

McManus, Eric [40/0]

1985/6

Liverpool (16)

Norwich C. (2)

Reading

Swindon

-

-

Bailie, Colin [26/0]

-

1986/7

Everton (9)

Derby Co. (4)

Bournemouth

Northampton

-

-

-

-

1987/8

Liverpool (17)

Millwall

Sunderland

Wolves

-

-

-

Dennison, Robbie [43/3]

1988/9

Arsenal (9)

Chelsea (2)

Wolves

Rotherham

-

Wilson, Kevin [46/12]

Dennison, Robbie [43/8]

-

1989/0

Liverpool (18)

Leeds Utd (3)

Bristol R

Exeter

-

McClelland, John [3/0]

-

-

1990/1

Arsenal (10)

Oldham Ath.

Cambridge

Darlington

-

-

Bailie, Colin [32/2]

-

1991/2

Leeds Utd (3)

Ipswich T. (3)

Brentford

Burnley

McClelland, John [18/0]

-

-

Sonner, Danny [3/0]

-

Premier League

Division One

Division Two

Division Three

1992/3

Man. Utd (8)

Newcastle U. (2)

Stoke

Cardiff

-

Wright, Tommy [14/0]

-

Millar, Paul [33/3]

Ramsey, Paul [30/4]

1993/4

Man. Utd (9)

C. Palace (2)

Reading

Shrewsbury

-

Quinn, Jimmy [46/35]

-

Williams, Mark [36/1]

1994/5

Blackburn R. (3)

Middlesbro’ (4)

Birmingham

Carlisle

-

-

-

-

1995/6

Man. Utd (10)

Sunderland (2)

Swindon

Preston NE

-

Gray, Phil [32/8]

Horlock, Kevin [45/12]

-

1996/7

Man. Utd (11)

Bolton W. (3)

Bury

Wigan

-

Taggart, Gerry [43/3]

-

McGibbon, Pat (L) [10/1]

1997/8

Arsenal (11)

Nott'm Forest (3)

Watford

Notts Co.

-

Johnson, Damien (L) [6/0]

Kennedy, Peter [34/11]

-

1998/9

Man. Utd (12)

Sunderland (3)

Fulham

Brentford

-

-

Taylor, Maik [46/0]

-

1999/0

Man. Utd (13)

Charlton Ath.

Preston NE

Swansea

-

-

Murdock, Colin [33/2]

-

2000/1

Man. Utd (14)

Fulham (2)

Millwall

Brighton & H.A.

Healy, David [1/0]

Taylor, Maik [44/0]

Braniff, Kevin [5/0]

-

2001/2

Arsenal (12)

Man. City (7)

Brighton & H.A.

Plymouth

-

Horlock, Kevin [42/7]

-

-

Whitley, Jeff [2/0]

2002/3

Man. Utd (15)

Portsmouth

Wigan

Rushden & D.

Carroll, Roy [10/0]

-

Kennedy, Peter [22/1]

Hunter, Barry [40/1]

2003/4

Arsenal (13)

Norwich C. (3)

Plymouth

Doncaster

-

McVeigh, Paul [44/5]

Capaldi, Tony [33/7]

-

Mulryne, Philip [34/3]

-

Premier League

Championship

League One

League Two

2004/5

Chelsea (2)

Sunderland (4)

Luton T.

Yeovil T.

-

Ingham, Michael [2/0]

Feeney, Warren [6/0]

-

McCartney, George [36/0]

Robinson, Stephen [31/4]

Whitley, Jeff [35/0]

 

2005/6

Chelsea (3)

Reading

Southend Utd

Carlisle Utd

-

-

-

-

2006/7

Man. Utd (16)

Sunderland (5)

Scunthorpe Utd

Walsall

-

Evans, Jonny (L) [18/1]

-

-

2007/8

Man. Utd (17)

West Brom (3)

Swansea C.

M.K. Dons

-

Brunt, Chris [34/4]

Feeney, Warren (L) [10/5]

-

2008/9

Man. Utd (18)

Wolves (3)

Leicester

Brentford

Evans, Jonny [17/0]

-

-

-

2009/0

Chelsea (4)

Newcastle U. (3)

Norwich C.

Notts Co.

-

-

McVeigh, Paul [9/0]

-

2010/1

Man. Utd (19)

Q.P.R. (2)

Brighton & H.A.

Chesterfield

Evans, Jonny [13/0]

-

-

-

2011/2

Man. City (3)

Reading (2)

Charlton Ath.

Swindon T.

-

-

-

-

2012/3

Man. Utd (20)

Cardiff C.

Doncaster R.

Gillingham

Evans, Jonny [23/3]

-

Clingan, Sammy [6/0]

Flanagan, Tom (L) [13/1]

2013/4

Man. City (4)

Leicester (7)

Wolves

Chesterfield

-

-

McAlinden, Liam [7/1]

-

2014/5

Chelsea (5)

Bournemouth

Bristol C.

Burton Alb.

-

Camp, Lee [9/0]

-

Kee, Billy [2/2]

O'Kane, Eunan [11/0]

Weir, Robbie [41/0]

2015/6

Leicester

Burnley (3)

Wigan Ath.

Northampton T.

-

Duff, Michael [24/0]

Grigg, Will [40/25]

-

McKay, Billy [1/0]

2016/7

Chelsea (6)

Newcastle U. (4)

Sheffield Utd

Portsmouth

-

-

Lafferty, Daniel [37/4]

Barton, Adam [3/0]

Lavery, Caolan [27/4]

2017/8

Man. City (5)

Wolves (4)

Wigan Ath.

Accrington St.

-

-

Bruce, Alex [6/1]

Kee, Billy [46/25]

Grigg, Will [43/19]

Nolan, Liam [29/0]

2018/9

Man. City (6)

Norwich C. (4)

Luton T.

Lincoln C.

-

Jamal Lewis [42/0]

O'Kane, Eunan (L) [3/0]

McCartan, Shay (L) [38/7]

O'Connor, Michael [39/2]

2019/0

Liverpool (19)

Leeds Utd (4)

Coventry C.

Swindon T.

-

Dallas, Stuart [45/5]

-

Ballard, Daniel (L) [1/0]

2020/1

Man. City (7)

Norwich C. (5)

Hull C.

Cheltenham

-

McGovern, Michael [10/0]

Magennis, Josh [40/18]

-

Whyte, Gavin (L) [20/4]

Level

I

II

III

IV


The Trophies

The Football League First Division trophy introduced in 1891. A version is now used for winners of the EFL Championship

Premier League trophy in use since 1993

The current EFL trophies – League One, Championship, League Two

The Division Two shield used from 1893-1958

The Division Two trophy used from 1958-1992

Old Division Three trophy introduced after the 1958 reorganisation

Endsleigh Division Two trophy from 1993. Trophies have since been regularly replaced as sponsors have changed

Division Two trophy 2003

Old Division Four trophy also introduced in 1958

(a number of other trophies were used by the lower divisions through the years)

Summary 

Level

I

II

III

IV

Winners

(others)

33

(14)

33

(18)

46

(14)

12

(5)


Medals at Multiple Levels
  • David Hannah - (I) Football League/Divison One (Sunderland x2); (II) Division Two (Liverpool)
  • Peter Doherty - (I) Division One (Manchester City); (III) Division Three (North) (Doncaster Rovers)
  • Jimmy McIlroy - (I) Division One (Burnley); (II) Division Two (Stoke City)
  • Billy Hamilton - (II) Division Two (Oxford United); (III) Division Three (Burnley)
  • Robbie Dennison - (III) Division Three; (IV) Division Four (both Wolverhampton Wanderers)
  • Kevin Horlock - (II) Division One (Manchester City); (III) Division Two (Swindon Town)
  • Maik Tayor - (II) Division One; (III) Division Two (both Fulham)
  • Jonny Evans - (I) Premier League (Manchester United x3); (II) Championship (Sunderland)

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