Ireland Tier 2

SSE Airtricity League First Division

League Guide & Facts


  • The second tier of Irish Football

  • 10 teams play each other three times (27 games)

  • Teams sorted by 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored

Promotion

  • Winner promoted automatically

  • 2nd - 4th qualify for promotion play offs

  • 3rd play 4th in play off semi final and the winner then takes on 2nd place in the final

  • Winner of playoffs plays 9th place in division above to determine promotion

Relegation

  • No relegation

Other

  • Shamrock Rovers II cannot be managed or promoted


Location Of Teams


Suggested* Additional Nations To Load

British Isles Journeyman



*As always this is only a suggestion, the leagues listed are in order of importance, feel free to run as many or as little leagues as you think your system can handle. The setup above gives a nice regional feel.

It is advisable however to run as many top tier leagues of major nations as you can to keep the continental club competitions competitive


Media Prediction, Board Expectations and Title Odds

*Shamrock Rovers II cannot be managed


*Your odds and board expectations may vary slightly from save to save


Football Manager 2021- Irish SSE Airtricity League First Division

Club Culture


Football Manager 2021- Irish SSE Airtricity League First Division

Facilities

Athlone

Bray

Cabinteely

Cobh


Cork City

Galway

Shelbourne

UCD


Wexford