1997 Allsvenskan

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Allsvenskan
Season 1997
Champions Halmstads BK
Relegated Västerås SK (after play-offs)
Degerfors IF
Ljungskile SK
Champions League Halmstads BK
UEFA Cup

IFK Göteborg
Malmö FF
Örebro SK

...
Top goalscorer Mats Lilienberg, Halmstads BK
Christer Mattiasson, IF Elfsborg
Dan Sahlin, Örebro SK (14)
Average attendance 5,570
1996
1998

Allsvenskan 1997, part of the 1997 Swedish football season, was the 73rd Allsvenskan season played. Halmstads BK won the league ahead of runners-up IFK Göteborg, while Västerås SK, Degerfors IF and Panos Ljungskile SK were relegated.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Halmstads BK (C) 26 17 1 8 49 27 +22 52 UEFA Champions League 1998-99 First qualifying round
2 IFK Göteborg 26 14 7 5 50 32 +18 49 1998–99 UEFA Cup First qualifying round
3 Malmö FF 26 12 10 4 48 28 +20 46
4 Örebro SK 26 13 7 6 43 34 +9 46 1998 UEFA Intertoto Cup Second round
5 Örgryte IS 26 12 7 7 34 29 +5 43 1998 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
6 Helsingborgs IF 26 10 11 5 40 28 +12 41 1998–99 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Qualifying round 1
7 IF Elfsborg 26 12 5 9 45 35 +10 41
8 AIK 26 9 10 7 38 26 +12 37
9 IFK Norrköping 26 7 7 12 27 36 −9 28
10 Trelleborgs FF 26 8 4 14 32 48 −16 28
11 Östers IF (O) 26 4 11 11 28 44 −16 23 Relegation Playoffs
12 Västerås SK (R) 26 6 5 15 26 49 −23 23
13 Degerfors IF (R) 26 4 8 14 29 47 −18 20 Relegation to Division 1
14 Panos Ljungskile (R) 26 5 5 16 31 57 −26 20

Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Helsingborg qualified for the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup as Svenska Cupen champions 1997–98.
(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.

Relegation play-offs[edit]

October 29, 1997
Djurgårdens IF 1–1 Östers IF
Stockholms Stadion, Stockholm
November 1, 1997
Östers IF 2–0 Djurgårdens IF
Värensvallen, Växjö

November 5, 1997
BK Häcken 1–1 Västerås SK
November 6, 1997
Västerås SK 2–4 BK Häcken

References[edit]

Print
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  • Nylin, Lars (2004). Den nödvändiga boken om Allsvenskan: svensk fotboll från 1896 till idag, statistik, höjdpunkter lag för lag, klassiska bilder. Sundbyberg: Semic. ISBN 91-552-3168-3. 
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