1959 Allsvenskan

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Allsvenskan
Season 1959
Champions Djurgårdens IF
Relegated Halmstads BK
GAIS
European Cup IFK Göteborg
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Top goalscorer Rune Börjesson, Örgryte IS (21)
Average attendance 13,369
1960

Statistics of Allsvenskan in season 1959.

Overview[edit]

The league was contested by 12 teams, with Djurgårdens IF winning the championship.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Djurgårdens IF (C) 22 11 10 1 46 20 +26 32
2 IFK Norrköping 22 14 3 5 58 30 +28 31
3 IFK Göteborg 22 14 3 5 56 28 +28 31 1959–60 European Cup Preliminary round 1
4 Örgryte IS 22 13 4 5 53 38 +15 30
5 Malmö FF 22 12 4 6 50 29 +21 28
6 Hammarby IF 22 9 1 12 38 56 −18 19
7 Sandvikens IF 22 7 5 10 35 54 −19 19
8 Hälsingborgs IF 22 7 4 11 44 45 −1 18
9 IFK Malmö 22 8 2 12 34 48 −14 18
10 AIK 22 6 5 11 37 46 −9 17
11 Halmstads BK (R) 22 7 2 13 38 46 −8 16 Relegation to Division 2
12 GAIS (R) 22 2 1 19 20 69 −49 5

Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1IFK Göteborg qualified for the European Cup as Allsvenskan leaders in the spring of 1959.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

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