2008 Allsvenskan

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Allsvenskan
Season 2008
Champions Kalmar FF
1st Allsvenskan title
1st Swedish championship title
Relegated GIF Sundsvall
IFK Norrköping
Ljungskile SK (via playoffs)
Champions League Kalmar FF
Europa League IF Elfsborg
IFK Göteborg
Helsingborgs IF
Matches played 240
Goals scored 637 (2.65 per match)
Top goalscorer Patrik Ingelsten (19)
Biggest home win Kalmar FF 6–0 IFK Norrköping
(2 November 2008)[1]
Malmö FF 6–0 GIF Sundsvall
(9 November 2008)[1]
Biggest away win GIF Sundsvall 0-5 IFK Göteborg
(29 September 2008)[1]
Highest scoring Hammarby 3–6 Malmö FF
(3 November 2008)[1]
Highest attendance 34,173
AIK 1–1 Djurgården
(24 April 2008)[1]
Lowest attendance 1,427
Trelleborgs FF 2–0 GIF Sundsvall
(22 September 2008)[1]
Average attendance 7,787[2]
2007
2009

Allsvenskan 2008, part of the 2008 Swedish football season, was the 84th Allsvenskan season played. The first match was played on 30 March 2008 and the last matches were played on 9 November 2008.

Participating clubs[edit]

Club Last season First season
in league
First season of
current spell
AIK 5th 1924–25 2006
Djurgårdens IF 3rd 1927–28 2001
IF Elfsborg 4th 1926–27 1997
GAIS 11th 1924–25 2006
Gefle IF 10th 1933–34 2005
IFK Göteborg 1st 1924–25 1977
Halmstads BK 7th 1933–34 1993
Hammarby IF 6th 1924–25 1998
Helsingborgs IF 8th 1924–25 1993
Kalmar FF 2nd 1949–50 2004
Ljungskile SK 2nd (Superettan) 1997 2008
Malmö FF 9th 1931–32 2001
IFK Norrköping 1st (Superettan) 1924–25 2008
GIF Sundsvall 3rd (Superettan) 1965 2008
Trelleborgs FF 13th 1985 2007
Örebro SK 12th 1946–47 2007

Managers[edit]

Club Coach
AIK Sweden Rikard Norling
Djurgårdens IF Iceland Sigurður Jónsson
IF Elfsborg Sweden Magnus Haglund
GAIS Sweden Magnus Pehrsson
Gefle IF Sweden Per Olsson
IFK Göteborg Sweden Stefan Rehn/ Sweden Jonas Olsson
Halmstads BK Sweden Janne Andersson
Hammarby IF Sweden Tony Gustavsson
Helsingborgs IF Sweden Bosse Nilsson
Kalmar FF Sweden Nanne Bergstrand
Ljungskile SK England David Wilson
Malmö FF Sweden Roland Nilsson
IFK Norrköping Sweden Sören Cratz
GIF Sundsvall Sweden Sören Åkeby
Trelleborgs FF Sweden Tom Prahl
Örebro SK Finland Sixten Boström

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Kalmar FF (C) 30 20 4 6 70 32 +38 64 2009–10 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 IF Elfsborg 30 19 6 5 49 18 +31 63 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
3 IFK Göteborg 30 15 9 6 50 26 +24 54 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round 1
4 Helsingborgs IF 30 16 6 8 54 41 +13 54 2009–10 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round 2
5 AIK 30 12 9 9 36 32 +4 45
6 Malmö FF 30 12 8 10 51 46 +5 44
7 Örebro SK 30 11 9 10 36 39 −3 42
8 Halmstads BK 30 11 8 11 41 38 +3 41
9 Hammarby IF 30 11 8 11 44 51 −7 41
10 Trelleborgs FF 30 9 13 8 33 31 +2 40
11 GAIS 30 9 11 10 30 36 −6 38
12 Djurgårdens IF 30 9 9 12 30 41 −11 36
13 Gefle IF 30 7 7 16 33 42 −9 28
14 Ljungskile SK (R) 30 6 6 18 23 52 −29 24 Relegation Playoffs
15 GIF Sundsvall (R) 30 5 7 18 26 54 −28 22 Relegation to Superettan
16 IFK Norrköping (R) 30 4 8 18 31 58 −27 20

Source: svenskfotboll.se
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1IFK Göteborg qualified for the Third qualifyingeRound of the UEFA Europa League as Svenska Cupen champions 2008.
2Helsingborg qualified for the UEFA Europa League as they received IFK Göteborgs initial qualifying spot.
(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]


13 November 2008
19:00
Brommapojkarna 0 – 0 Ljungskile
Report
Grimsta IP, Stockholm
Attendance: 2,072
Referee: Markus Strömbergsson (Gävle)

16 November 2008
15:00
Ljungskile 1 – 1 Brommapojkarna
Wålemark Goal 48' Report Haglund Goal 45+3'

Brommapojkarna 1–1 Ljungskile on aggregate. Brommapojkarna won on away goals


Top scorers[edit]

Scorer Club Goals
Sweden Patrik Ingelsten Kalmar FF 19
Brazil Anselmo Halmstads BK 15
Sweden Viktor Elm Kalmar FF
United States Charlie Davies Hammarby IF 14
Sweden Henrik Larsson Helsingborgs IF
Sweden Ola Toivonen Malmö FF
Sweden Hans Berggren Gefle IF 11
Argentina Iván Óbolo AIK 10

Results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] AIK DIF IFE GAIS GIF IFKG HBK HAM HIF KFF LSK MFF IFKN GIFS TFF ÖSK
AIK 1–1 0–2 2–2 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–2 3–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–1
Djurgårdens IF 1–1 0–2 0–0 2–0 1–2 2–1 0–2 1–2 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–3 0–0
IF Elfsborg 3–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 3–0 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 4–0 4–0 3–0 2–0 4–1 0–0
GAIS 0–2 2–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–4 2–0 0–3 1–4 3–1 2–2 0–0 0–2 0–0 3–0
Gefle IF 0–1 1–2 1–2 0–0 0–1 4–0 3–0 3–0 1–5 1–1 1–2 2–0 2–0 0–1 0–1
IFK Göteborg 2–0 3–1 5–2 0–1 3–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 3–2 0–0 2–0 4–0 1–0 0–2 4–1
Halmstads BK 2–1 1–2 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–2 3–2 2–3 2–0 0–0 0–0 1–2
Hammarby IF 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–4 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 2–2 3–6 4–3 5–3 0–0 1–0
Helsingborgs IF 2–1 2–0 2–2 1–0 2–2 2–1 1–1 5–1 1–0 0–1 4–2 2–2 2–1 1–1 1–0
Kalmar FF 3–2 5–1 2–1 4–0 3–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 4–2 3–1 3–2 6–0 3–0 1–0 2–2
Ljungskile SK 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–3 0–0 2–1 0–3 0–1 0–2 2–4 1–3 0–2 2–0 0–0 0–1
Malmö FF 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–3 2–4 1–2 3–2 2–1 2–1 6–0 1–1 3–1
IFK Norrköping 1–2 1–2 0–1 0–1 2–1 2–2 1–3 5–2 3–4 1–3 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–0
GIF Sundsvall 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–3 0–5 2–1 1–2 0–3 0–2 4–0 0–0 2–1 2–2 1–2
Trelleborgs FF 2–0 1–1 0–2 3–1 3–3 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–3 2–1 1–2 0–0 1–0 2–0 3–3
Örebro SK 1–4 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 4–2 0–1 1–1 3–1 0–1 3–0 0–3 2–2 2–1 1–0

Source: svenskfotboll.se
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Spelprogram - Allsvenskan, herrar". svenskfotboll.se (The Swedish Football Association). Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "Statistik/ligor Allsvenskan 2008". svenskfotboll.se (The Swedish Football Association). Retrieved 2 April 2012. 
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