1998 Allsvenskan

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Allsvenskan
Season 1998
Champions AIK
Relegated BK Häcken
Östers IF
Champions League AIK
UEFA Cup

Helsingborgs IF

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Top goalscorer Arild Stavrum, Helsingborgs IF (18)
Average attendance 5,647
1997
1999

Allsvenskan 1998, part of the 1998 Swedish football season, was the 74th Allsvenskan season played. AIK won the league ahead of runners-up Helsingborgs IF, while BK Häcken and Östers IF were relegated. AIK won the title despite having the fewest goals (25) scored in the league.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 AIK (C) 26 11 13 2 25 15 +10 46 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Helsingborgs IF 26 12 8 6 43 28 +15 44 1999–2000 UEFA Cup Qualifying round
3 Hammarby IF 26 11 9 6 39 34 +5 42 1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup Second round
4 Halmstads BK 26 12 5 9 42 40 +2 41 1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
5 Västra Frölunda 26 10 8 8 29 31 −2 38
6 Örebro SK 26 10 6 10 35 38 −3 36
7 IFK Norrköping 26 9 8 9 43 35 +8 35
8 IFK Göteborg 26 9 8 9 27 29 −2 35 1999–2000 UEFA Cup Qualifying round 1
9 Malmö FF 26 9 6 11 35 30 +5 33
10 IF Elfsborg 26 8 9 9 36 33 +3 33
11 Trelleborgs FF (O) 26 8 8 10 31 35 −4 32 Relegation Playoffs
12 Örgryte IS (O) 26 7 7 12 35 36 −1 28
13 BK Häcken (R) 26 7 6 13 27 46 −19 27 Relegation to Division 1
14 Östers IF (R) 26 5 7 14 26 43 −17 22

Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
1IFK Göteborg qualified for the UEFA Cup as Svenska Cupen runners-up 1998–99.
(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]

November 12, 1998
Landskrona BoIS 2–3 Trelleborgs FF
November 15, 1998
Trelleborgs FF 4–1 Landskrona BoIS

November 12, 1998
Umeå FC 2–3 Örgryte IS
November 15, 1998
Örgryte IS 3–0 Umeå FC

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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