(Allsvenskan champions and Swedish champions after play-offs)
|European Cup||Malmö FF|
|Top goalscorer||Johnny Ekström, IFK Göteborg (13)|
|Swedish Football 1986|
|Allsvenskan (Tier 1)|
|Division 2 (Tier 2)|
|Division 3 (Tier 3)|
|Svenska Cupen 1985–86 - Final|
Statistics of Allsvenskan in season 1986.
The league was contested by 12 teams, with Malmö FF winning the league and the Swedish championship after the play-offs.
||Qualification or relegation
|1||Malmö FF (AC) (SC)||22||16||5||1||49||11||+38||37||1986 Allsvenskan play-offs, 1987–88 European Cup First round|
|2||IFK Göteborg||22||13||5||4||44||17||+27||31||1986 Allsvenskan play-offs, 1987–88 UEFA Cup First round|
|4||IFK Norrköping||22||9||3||10||30||30||0||21||1986 Allsvenskan play-offs|
|11||Kalmar FF (R)||22||5||7||10||22||36||−14||17||Relegation to the Division 1, 1987–88 European Cup Winners' Cup First round 1|
|12||Djurgårdens IF (R)||22||7||1||14||23||43||−20||15||Relegation to Division 1|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
1Kalmar FF qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup as Svenska Cupen champions 1986–87.
(AC) = Allsvenskan Champion; (SC) = Swedish Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (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; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
1986 Allsvenskan play-offs
The 1986 Allsvenskan play-offs was the fifth edition of the competition. The four best placed teams from Allsvenskan qualified to the competition. Allsvenskan champions Malmö FF won the competition and the Swedish championship after defeating AIK who finished third in the league.
|15 October 1986||IFK Norrköping||2–2||Malmö FF||Idrottsparken, Norrköping|
|15 October 1986||AIK||0–0||IFK Göteborg||Råsunda, Solna|
|18 October 1986||Malmö FF||(ag) 0–0
|IFK Norrköping||Malmö Stadion, Malmö|
|18 October 1986||IFK Göteborg||1–1 (ag)
|26 October 1986||AIK||1–0||Malmö FF||Råsunda, Solna|
|1 November 1986||Malmö FF||5–2
|AIK||Malmö Stadion, Malmö|
- "Swedish Football Tables - List of final tables". RSSSF. 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-16.