2011–12 Jordan League

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Jordan League
Season 2011-12
Champions Al-Faisaly
Relegated Kfarsoum
AFC Cup Al-Faisaly
Al Ramtha

The 2011–12 Jordan League was the 60th season of the top-flight football in Jordan and started in August. The season is expected to finish in April 2012

Al-Wahdat were the defending champions.

Teams[edit]

Al-Hussein (Irbid) and Al-Ahli were relegated to the second level of Jordan football. Al Ahli had withdrawn from the league prior to finishing the campaign due to the Arab Spring. Al-Hussein (Irbid) on the other hand lost in the end of season relegation playoff against Kfarsoum after both teams finished the season level on points.

Promoted from the second level are Al-Jalil and That Ras.

2011–12 Jordan League is located in Jordan
Amman
Amman
Irbid
Irbid
Zarqa
Zarqa
Ar Ramtha
Ar Ramtha
Al Karak
Al Karak
Mafraq
Mafraq
Locations of teams in the 2011–12 Jordan League
Club Location Stadium
Al-Arabi Irbid Al-Hassan Stadium
Al-Baqa'a SC Amman Petra Stadium
Al-Faisaly Amman Amman International Stadium
Al-Jalil Irbid Al-Hassan Stadium
Al-Jazeera Amman Petra Stadium
Al-Ramtha Ramtha Prince Hashim Stadium
Al-Wahdat Amman King Abdullah Stadium
Al-Yarmouk Amman King Abdullah Stadium
Shabab Al-Ordon Zarqa Prince Mohammed Stadium
Kfarsoum Irbid Prince Hashim Stadium
That Ras Al Karak Prince Faisal Stadium
Manshia Bani Hassan Mafraq Prince Mohammed Stadium

League Standings[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Al-Faisaly 22 16 3 3 50 17 +33 51 Championship playoff
2013 AFC Cup Group stage 1
2 Al-Ramtha 22 15 6 1 45 15 +30 51
3 Al-Wehdat 22 11 7 4 34 18 +16 40
4 Al Baqa'a 22 10 6 6 30 26 +4 36
5 Al-Arabi 22 7 7 8 28 32 −4 28
6 Al-Jazeera 22 7 6 9 26 31 −5 27
7 Shabab Al-Ordon 22 6 8 8 24 25 −1 26
8 That Ras 22 5 9 8 31 36 −5 24
9 Mansheyat Bani Hasan 22 6 6 10 30 36 −6 24
10 Al-Yarmouk 22 5 6 11 19 35 −16 21
11 Al-Jalil 22 3 9 10 22 38 −16 18 Relegation to the Second league
12 Kfarsoum 22 4 1 17 26 56 −30 13

Updated to games played on 3 May 2012.
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
1Both Al-Faisaly and Al-Ramtha were guaranteed a place at the 2013 AFC Cup as Al-Faisaly won the 2011–12 Jordan FA Cup.
(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.

Fixtures and results[edit]

Home \ Away[1] ARA BAQ FAI JAL JAZ RAM WEH YAR KFA MBH SHO THA
Al-Arabi 2–0 0–7 0–0 3–0 2–2 2–1 2–1 2–1 0–0 2–2 1–1
Al Baqa'a 2–0 0–2 1–1 1–2 1–1 2–2 1–4 2–1 1–0 2–1
Al-Faisaly 3–2 3–2 6–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 4–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 3–1
Al-Jalil 0–2 0–2 2–3 1–1 0–2 0–3 3–4 1–0 0–0 3–1
Al-Jazeera 1–0 1–2 1–2 1–1 0–1 3–0 3–2 1–2 1–2 0–2 1–1
Al-Ramtha 3–2 2–2 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 3–0 2–0 4–0
Al-Wehdat 2–0 2–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 4–2 1–2 3–1 3–0
Al-Yarmouk 2–1 0–2 0–2 0–0 0–1 1–3 0–1 1–0 2–2 1–0 1–1
Kfarsoum 0–2 1–2 0–6 1–1 1–2 2–6 0–2 3–0 0–1 0–3 4–2
Mansheyat Bani Hasan 0–0 0–3 2–1 4–0 2–2 0–5 0–1 1–2 7–1 1–1 1–1
Shabab Al-Ordon 3–2 1–1 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–0 5–2 0–0
That Ras 1–1 0–1 3–0 2–2 5–1 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 3–2 3–1

Updated to games played on 3 May 2012.
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(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.

Championship playoff[edit]

Because the top two teams finished with the same number of points, a championship playoff was played to determine the champions of Jordan for 2011-2012 season.