1948 Mestaruussarja

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Mestaruussarja
Season 1948
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1947
1949

The 1948 season was the eighteenth completed season of Finnish Football League Championship, known as the Mestaruussarja.

Overview[edit]

The Mestaruussarja was administered by the Finnish Football Association and the competition's 1948 season was divided into two groups, the Palloliiton league and the Työväen Urheiluliiton league, with the leading 6 teams from each group progressing to a final group along with the 4 leading teams from the Suomensarja. After the series had been played, VPS Vaasa and TPS Turku were tied with each having 24 points. These two teams then faced each other in a match that decided the championship. VPS won the match and the championship 3–0. The six lowest placed teams in the final group were relegated to the Suomensarja.[1]

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 VPS Vaasa (O) (C) 15 11 2 2 41 12 24
2 TPS Turku (O) 15 11 2 2 37 18 24
3 HPS Helsinki 15 9 3 3 21 13 21
4 HJK Helsinki 15 6 6 3 32 20 18
5 VIFK Vaasa 15 7 4 4 30 19 18
6 KIF Helsinki 15 8 2 5 38 30 18
7 TuWe Turku 15 6 5 4 20 25 17
8 TuTo Turku 15 6 4 5 23 22 16
9 KTP Kotka 15 6 4 5 24 26 16
10 HIFK Helsinki 15 6 3 6 38 29 15
11 RTU Rauma (R) 15 4 5 6 32 38 13
12 Sudet Helsinki (R) 15 4 3 8 29 38 11
13 Kullervo Helsinki (R) 15 4 1 10 19 30 9
14 TuKV Turku (R) 15 2 5 8 14 27 9
15 Kiri Kotka (R) 15 2 2 11 14 41 6
16 Ponnistus Helsinki (R) 15 1 3 11 12 36 5

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland - List of League First Level Tables - rsssf.com". Heikki Pietarinen - RSSSF. Retrieved 2012-01-07. 

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