1956 Mestaruussarja

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Mestaruussarja
Season 1956
Champions KuPS Kuopio
Relegated VIFK Vaasa
Pyrkivä Turku
...
1955
1957

The 1956 season was the twenty-sixth 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 1956 season was contested by 10 teams. KuPS Kuopio won the championship and the two lowest placed teams of the competition, VIFK Vaasa and Pyrkivä Turku, were relegated to the Suomensarja.[1]

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 KuPS Kuopio (C) 18 11 5 2 31 12 27
2 HJK Helsinki 18 9 3 6 39 28 21
3 KIF Helsinki 18 7 6 5 32 18 20
4 IKissat Tampere 18 9 2 7 33 36 20
5 Haka Valkeakoski 18 6 5 7 18 18 17
6 VPS Vaasa 18 7 3 8 29 30 17
7 KTP Kotka 18 7 3 8 28 29 17
8 HPS Helsinki 18 7 2 9 28 34 16
9 VIFK Vaasa (R) 18 6 1 11 25 32 13
10 Pyrkivä Turku (R) 18 6 0 12 20 46 12

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Finland - List of League First Level Tables - rsssf.com". Heikki Pietarinen - RSSSF. Retrieved 2012-01-10. 

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