2012 in Swedish football

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Football in Sweden
Season 2012
Allsvenskan IF Elfsborg
Superettan Östers IF
Division 1 Östersunds FK (Norra)
Örgryte IS (Sodra)
Svenska Supercupen Helsingborgs IF
2011
Sweden
2013

The 2012 season in Swedish football, started in January 2012 and ended in December 2012.

Honours[edit]

Official titles[edit]

Title Team Reason
Swedish Champions 2012 IF Elfsborg Winners of Allsvenskan
Swedish Super Cup Champions 2012 Helsingborgs IF Winners of Svenska Supercupen

Competitions[edit]

Level Competition Team
1st level Allsvenskan 2012 IF Elfsborg
2nd level Superettan 2012 Östers IF
3rd level Division 1 Norra 2012 Östersunds FK
Division 1 Södra 2012 Örgryte IS
Super Cup Supercupen 2012 Helsingborgs IF

Promotions, relegations and qualifications[edit]

Promotions[edit]

Promoted from Promoted to Team Reason
Superettan 2012 Allsvenskan 2013 Östers IF Winners
IF Brommapojkarna Runners-up
Halmstads BK Play-off winners
Division 1 Norra 2012 Superettan 2013 Östersunds FK Winners
Division 1 Södra 2012 Örgryte IS Winners
Division 2 2012 Division 1 Norra 2013 Selånger FK Winners of group
Valsta Syrianska IK Winners of group
Nyköpings BIS Winners of group
Division 1 Södra 2013 Husqvarna FF Winners of group
Torslanda IK Winners of group
IS Halmia Winners of group

Relegations[edit]

Relegated from Relegated to Team Reason
Allsvenskan 2012 Superettan 2013 GIF Sundsvall Play-off losers
Örebro SK 15th team
GAIS 16th team
Superettan 2012 Division 1 Södra 2013 Trelleborgs FF 15th team
Division 1 Norra 2013 Umeå FC 16th team
Division 1 Norra 2012 Division 2 2013 Syrianska IF Kerburan 12th team
Akropolis IF 13th team
Enköpings SK 14th team
Division 1 Södra 2012 IK Sleipner 12th team
Norrby IF 13th team
IK Gauthiod 14th team

International qualifications[edit]

Qualified for Enters Team Reason
UEFA Champions League 2013–14 2nd qual. round IF Elfsborg Winners of 2012 Allsvenskan
UEFA Europa League 2013–14 2nd qual. round BK Häcken Runners-up of 2012 Allsvenskan
IFK Göteborg Winners of 2012–13 Svenska Cupen
1st qual. round Malmö FF 3rd team in 2012 Allsvenskan

Domestic results[edit]

2012 Allsvenskan[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 IF Elfsborg (C) 30 18 5 7 48 29 +19 59 2013–14 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 BK Häcken 30 17 6 7 67 36 +31 57 2013–14 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
3 Malmö FF 30 16 8 6 49 33 +16 56 2013–14 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
4 AIK 30 15 10 5 41 27 +14 55
5 IFK Norrköping 30 15 7 8 50 43 +7 52
6 Helsingborgs IF 30 13 11 6 52 33 +19 50
7 IFK Göteborg 30 9 12 9 36 41 −5 39
8 Åtvidabergs FF 30 9 10 11 48 48 0 37
9 Djurgårdens IF 30 8 13 9 37 40 −3 37
10 Kalmar FF 30 10 7 13 36 45 −9 37
11 Gefle IF 30 9 9 12 26 37 −11 36
12 Mjällby AIF 30 8 10 12 33 39 −6 34
13 Syrianska FC 30 9 7 14 35 45 −10 34
14 GIF Sundsvall (R) 30 6 11 13 35 46 −11 29 Relegation Playoffs
15 Örebro SK (R) 30 5 9 16 32 46 −14 24 Relegation to Superettan
16 GAIS (R) 30 1 9 20 24 61 −37 12

Source: svenskfotboll.se (Swedish)
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
The 2012–13 Svenska Cupen winner qualifies for the 2013–14 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round.
(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.

2012 Allsvenskan qualification play-offs[edit]

10 November 2012
14:30
Halmstads BK 3–0 GIF Sundsvall
Magyar Goal 59'
Steindórsson Goal 62'
Antonsson Goal 72'
Report
Örjans Vall, Halmstad
Attendance: 5,839
Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Stockholm)
17 November 2012
14:30
GIF Sundsvall 4–3 Halmstads BK
Helg Goal 29'81'
Holster Goal 42'
Goal 76' (o.g.)
Report Steindórsson Goal 33' (pen.)
Baldvinsson Goal 68'
Boman Goal 78'
Norrporten Arena, Sundsvall
Attendance: 1,832
Referee: Martin Hansson (Holmsjö)

Halmstads BK won 6–4 on aggregate.

2012 Superettan[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Östers IF (C) (P) 30 20 5 5 57 28 +29 65 Promotion to Allsvenskan
2 IF Brommapojkarna (P) 30 20 1 9 61 39 +22 61
3 Halmstads BK (O) (P) 30 16 8 6 61 33 +28 56 Promotion Playoffs
4 Hammarby IF 30 13 10 7 40 33 +7 49
5 Ljungskile SK 30 11 9 10 36 36 0 42
6 Landskrona BoIS 30 12 5 13 35 43 −8 41
7 Jönköpings Södra IF 30 10 10 10 52 47 +5 40
8 Assyriska FF 30 11 6 13 44 49 −5 39
9 Ängelholms FF 30 10 9 11 40 46 −6 39
10 IK Brage 30 10 9 11 35 45 −10 39
11 Varbergs BoIS 30 8 13 9 49 52 −3 37
12 Degerfors IF 30 9 8 13 46 53 −7 35
13 Falkenbergs FF (O) 30 8 10 12 45 47 −2 34 Template:Fb competition 2012 Superettan Relegation Play-offs
14 IFK Värnamo (O) 30 8 6 16 47 54 −7 30
15 Trelleborgs FF (R) 30 8 5 17 40 55 −15 29 Relegation to Division 1
16 Umeå FC (R) 30 6 5 19 34 61 −27 23

Source: svenskfotboll.se
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.

2012 Superettan qualification play-offs[edit]

7 November 2012
19:00
BK Forward 0–0 Falkenbergs FF
Report
Behrn Arena, Örebro
Attendance: 2,661
Referee: Dragan Banjac (Haninge)
7 November 2012
19:00
Lunds BK 0–2 IFK Värnamo
Report Ferizi Goal 45'
Abdulrahman Goal 84'
Klostergårdens IP, Lund
Attendance: 1,888
Referee: Magnus Ahlsén (Linköping)
11 November 2012
14:00
Falkenbergs FF 2–1 BK Forward
Krizanović Goal 9'
Svahn Goal 69'
Report Goal 14' (o.g.)
Falkenbergs IP, Falkenberg
Referee: Kristoffer Karlsson (Helsingborg)

Falkenbergs FF won 2–1 on aggregate.

11 November 2012
15:00
IFK Värnamo 2–2 Lunds BK
Abdulrahman Goal 15'
Zlojutro Goal 40'
Report Jönsson Goal 77'
Björkén Goal 85'
Finnvedsvallen, Värnamo
Attendance: 1,778
Referee: Mohammed Al-Hakim (Köping)

IFK Värnamo won 4–2 on aggregate.

2012 Division 1 Norra[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Östersunds FK (C) (P) 26 15 8 3 50 21 +29 53 Promotion to Superettan
2 BK Forward 26 16 5 5 50 25 +25 53 Promotion Playoffs
3 IK Sirius 26 16 4 6 51 20 +31 52
4 Vasalunds IF 26 14 6 6 43 24 +19 48
5 IK Frej 26 14 6 6 48 34 +14 48
6 Eskilstuna City 26 12 4 10 38 44 −6 40
7 Västerås SK 26 10 6 10 46 43 +3 36
8 Dalkurd FF 26 9 7 10 56 50 +6 34
9 Sandvikens IF 26 9 7 10 43 45 −2 34
10 IFK Luleå 26 9 4 13 41 50 −9 31
11 FC Väsby United 26 9 3 14 36 43 −7 30
12 Syrianska IF Kerburan (R) 26 7 3 16 34 70 −36 24 Relegation to Division 2
13 Akropolis IF (R) 26 5 5 16 27 46 −19 20
14 Enköpings SK (R) 26 2 2 22 19 67 −48 8

Source: svenskfotboll.se
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.

2012 Division 1 Södra[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Örgryte IS (C) (P) 26 18 7 1 65 17 +48 61 Promotion to Superettan
2 Lunds BK 26 17 5 4 49 21 +28 56 Promotion Playoffs
3 IK Oddevold 26 16 4 6 49 30 +19 52
4 Kristianstads FF 26 11 6 9 36 33 +3 39
5 FC Trollhättan 26 9 9 8 47 43 +4 36
6 Skövde AIK 26 9 8 9 41 42 −1 35
7 IF Sylvia 26 9 4 13 40 55 −15 31
8 Karlstad BK 26 7 9 10 37 46 −9 30
9 Qviding FIF 26 8 6 12 31 40 −9 30
10 Utsiktens BK 26 8 5 13 32 39 −7 29
11 IF Limhamn Bunkeflo 26 7 7 12 37 45 −8 28
12 IK Sleipner (R) 26 7 7 12 37 53 −16 28 Relegation to Division 2
13 Norrby IF (R) 26 6 7 13 34 53 −19 25
14 IK Gauthiod (R) 26 7 2 17 35 53 −18 23

Source: svenskfotboll.se
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.

2012 Supercupen[edit]

Final
24 March 2012
14:00 (UTC+1)
Helsingborgs IF 2–0 AIK
Bouaouzan Goal 58'70' Report
Olympia, Helsingborg
Attendance: 5,590
Referee: Markus Strömbergsson (Gävle)

National team fixtures and results[edit]

18 January 2012
19:00 UTC+3
Friendly
№ 944

Sweden  2–0  Bahrain
Hysén Goal 58' (pen.)
Hiljemark Goal 81'
Report
Thani bin Jassim Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 100
Referee: Banjar Al Dosari (Qatar)
23 January 2012
16:00 UTC+3
Friendly
№ 945

Qatar U23  0–5  Sweden
Report Durmaz Goal 50'
Claesson Goal 60'
Hysén Goal 69'90+2'
Thern Goal 84'
Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha
Attendance: 200
Referee: Ali Sabah Adday (Iraq)
29 February 2012
20:30 UTC+3
Friendly
№ 946

Croatia  1–3  Sweden
Olsson Goal 44' (o.g.) Report Ibrahimović Goal 13' (pen.)
Larsson Goal 47'69'
Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: Mitja Žganec (Slovenia)
30 May 2012
20:15 UTC+2
Friendly
№ 947

Sweden  3–2  Iceland
Ibrahimović Goal 2'
Toivonen Goal 14'
Wilhelmsson Goal 77'
Report Sigþórsson Goal 26'
Jónasson Goal 90+4'
Gamla Ullevi, Gothenburg
Attendance: 14,379
Referee: Peter Rasmussen (Denmark)
5 June 2012
19:00 UTC+2
Friendly
№ 948

Sweden  2–1  Serbia
Toivonen Goal 23'
Ibrahimović Goal 52' (pen.)
Report Subotić Goal 27'
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 20,691
Referee: Felix Brych (Germany)
11 June 2012
21:45 UTC+3
Euro 2012 Group D
№ 949

Ukraine  2–1  Sweden
Shevchenko Goal 55'62' Report Ibrahimović Goal 52'
Olympic Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 64,290
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır (Turkey)
15 June 2012
19:00 UTC+3
Euro 2012 Group D
№ 950

Sweden  2–3  England
Johnson Goal 49' (o.g.)
Mellberg Goal 59'
Report Carroll Goal 23'
Walcott Goal 64'
Welbeck Goal 78'
Olympic Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 64,640
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
19 June 2012
21:45 UTC+3
Euro 2012 Group D
№ 951

Sweden  2–0  France
Ibrahimović Goal 54'
Larsson Goal 90+1'
Report
Olympic Stadium, Kiev
Attendance: 63,010
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
15 August 2012
20:00 UTC+2
Friendly
№ 952

Sweden  0–3  Brazil
Report Damião Goal 32'
Pato Goal 84'86' (pen.)
Råsunda Stadium, Solna
Attendance: 32,781
Referee: Viktor Kassai (Hungary)
6 September 2012
19:00 UTC+2
Friendly
№ 953

Sweden  1–0  China PR
Elmander Goal 47' Report
Olympia, Helsingborg
Attendance: 9,073
Referee: Mattias Gestranius (Finland)
11 September 2012
20:30 UTC+2
2014 World Cup qualification
№ 954

Sweden  2–0  Kazakhstan
Elm Goal 37'
Berg Goal 90+4'
Report
Swedbank Stadion, Malmö
Attendance: 20,414[1]
Referee: Serhiy Boiko (Ukraine)
12 October 2012
17:00 UTC+1
2014 World Cup qualification
№ 955

Faroe Islands  1–2  Sweden
Baldvinsson Goal 57' Report Kačaniklić Goal 65'
Ibrahimović Goal 75'
Tórsvøllur, Tórshavn
Attendance: 5,079
Referee: Anastasios Sidiropoulos (Greece)
16 October 2012
20:45 UTC+2
2014 World Cup qualification
№ 956

Germany  4–4  Sweden
Klose Goal 8'15'
Mertesacker Goal 39'
Özil Goal 56'
Report Ibrahimović Goal 62'
Lustig Goal 64'
Elmander Goal 76'
Elm Goal 90+3'
Olympiastadion, Berlin
Attendance: 72,369
Referee: Pedro Proença (Portugal)
14 November 2012
20:30 UTC+1
Friendly
№ 957

Sweden  4–2  England
Ibrahimović Goal 20'77'84'90+1' Report Welbeck Goal 35'
Caulker Goal 38'
Friends Arena, Solna
Attendance: 49,967
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway)

Swedish clubs' performance in Europe[edit]

These are the results of the Swedish teams in European competitions during the 2012–13 season. (Swedish team score displayed first)

Team Contest Round Opponent 1st leg score* 2nd leg score** Aggregate score
Helsingborgs IF UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round Wales The New Saints 0–0 3–0 W 3–0
Third qualifying round Poland Śląsk Wrocław 3–0 3–1 W 6–1
Play-off round Scotland Celtic 0–2 0–2 L 0–4
UEFA Europa League Group stage Netherlands Twente 2–2 3–1 None
Germany Hannover 96 1–2 2–3
Spain Levante 1–3 0–1
AIK UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round Iceland FH 1–1 1–0 W 2–1
Third qualifying round Poland Lech Poznań 3–0 0–1 W 3–1
Play-off round Russia CSKA Moscow 0–1 2–0 W 2–1
Group stage Netherlands PSV Eindhoven 1–0 1–1 None
Italy Napoli 1–2 0–4
Ukraine Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 2–3 0–4
IF Elfsborg UEFA Europa League First qualifying round Malta Floriana 8–0 4–0 W 12–0
Second qualifying round Moldova Dacia Chişinău 0–1 2–0 W 2–1
Third qualifying round Denmark Horsens 1–1 2–3 L 3–4
Kalmar FF UEFA Europa League First qualifying round Northern Ireland Cliftonville 0–1 4–0 W 4–1
Second qualifying round Croatia Osijek 3–1 3–0 W 6–1
Third qualifying round Switzerland Young Boys 1–0 0–3 L 1–3

* For group games in Europa League, score in home game is displayed
** For group games in Europa League, score in away game is displayed

Notes[edit]

References[edit]

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