1984–85 Cypriot First Division

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Cypriot First Division
Season 1984–85
Champions Omonia
(14th title)
Relegated Omonia Ar.
Evagoras
European Cup Omonia (1st round)
UEFA Cup APOEL (1st round)
Cup Winners' Cup AEL (1st round; via Cypriot Cup)
Matches played 182
Goals scored 464 (2.55 per match)
Top goalscorer Giorgos Savvidis
(24 goals)[1]

The 1984–85 Cypriot First Division was the 46th season of the Cypriot top-level football league. Omonia won their 14th title.

Format[edit]

Fourteen teams participated in the 1984–85 Cypriot First Division. All teams played against each other twice, once at their home and once away. The team with the most points at the end of the season crowned champions. The last two teams were relegated to the 1985–86 Cypriot Second Division.

The champions ensured their participation in the 1985–86 European Cup and the runners-up in the 1985–86 UEFA Cup.

Point system[edit]

Teams received two points for a win, one point for a draw and zero points for a loss.

Changes from previous season[edit]

Ethnikos Achna and Ermis Aradippou were relegated from previous season and played in the 1984–85 Cypriot Second Division. They were replaced by the first two teams of the 1983–84 Cypriot Second Division, Olympiakos Nicosia and Evagoras Paphos.

Stadia and locations[edit]

Club Venue
AEL Tsirion Stadium
Alki GSZ Stadium
Anorthosis GSZ Stadium
APOEL Makario Stadium
Apollon Tsirion Stadium
Aris Tsirion Stadium
Enosis Paralimni Stadium
EPA GSZ Stadium
Evagoras GSK Stadium
Nea Salamina GSZ Stadium
Olympiakos GSP Stadium
Omonia Ar. Aradippou Municipal Stadium
Omonia Makario Stadium
Pezoporikos GSZ Stadium

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld. W. D. L. GF. GA. GF. Pts. Notes
1 Omonia 26 17 9 0 70 22 48 43 Champions-1985–86 European Cup 1st Round.
2 APOEL 26 13 8 5 43 26 17 34 1985–86 UEFA Cup 1st Round.
3 Anorthosis Famagusta 26 12 9 5 38 22 16 33
4 Apollon Limassol 26 9 10 7 35 30 5 28
5 AEL Limassol 26 8 12 6 33 29 4 28 Cypriot Cup Winner-1985–86 European Cup Winners' Cup 1st Round.
6 Pezoporikos Larnaca 26 8 9 9 32 27 5 25
7 EPA Larnaca 26 7 11 8 25 29 -4 25
8 Alki Larnaca 26 8 9 9 23 27 -4 25
9 Enosis Neon Paralimni 26 7 10 9 44 40 4 24
10 Nea Salamina 26 6 12 8 25 29 -4 24
11 Olympiakos Nicosia 26 8 8 10 35 40 -5 24
12 Aris Limassol 26 6 12 8 25 38 -13 24
13 Omonia Aradippou 26 7 6 13 22 38 -16 20 Relegated to 1985–86 Cypriot Second Division.
14 Evagoras Paphos 26 1 5 20 14 67 -53 7

Points system: Won=2 points, Drawn=1 point, Lost=0 points

Rules for classification: 1) Points, 2) Goal differences, 3) Goal for

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cyprus - List of Topscorers". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. 2015-06-25. Archived from the original on 2015-08-18. Retrieved 2015-08-05. 

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