1997 in Armenian football

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1997 in Armenian football
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Premier League champions
Yerevan
First League champions
Aragats

The 1997 season was the sixth season of independent football in Armenia following the split-up from the Soviet Union. It was the return to the summer competition format after using the winter competition format for two seasons. The Armenian Premier League for 1997 existed of 10 teams of which the lowest ranked team would relegate to the Armenian First League and would be replaced by the champions of that league.

Premier League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A Pts
1 Yerevan 18 13 4 1 41 10 43
2 Shirak 18 12 5 1 46 8 41
3 Erebuni-Homenmen 18 11 2 5 35 20 35
4 Pyunik 18 11 2 5 42 16 35
5 Tsement Ararat 18 8 3 7 28 27 27
6 Ararat Yerevan 18 7 6 5 32 21 27
7 Kotayk 18 5 4 9 31 33 19
8 Karabakh Yerevan 18 5 3 10 13 28 18
9 Dvin Artashat 18 1 4 13 16 52 7
10 Lori 18 0 1 17 7 76 1
11 Van Yerevan XX XX XX XX XX XX XX
12 Arabkir XX XX XX XX XX XX XX
Champions
Forced to play the promotion/relegation play-off.
Relegated to Armenian First League.
Before the start of the season, Van went into bankruptcy and disbanded.

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Promotion and relegation play-off[edit]

Date Venue PL Team Result FL Team Information
20 November Abovyan Dvin Artashat 3-1 Spitak FC Dvin Artashat remain in the Premier League.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Player Team Goals
1 Armenia Arthur Petrosyan Shirak 18
2 Armenia Sevada Arzumanyan Erebuni-Homenmen 13
3 Armenia Mkrtich Hovhannisyan Kotayk 11
4 Armenia Varazdat Avetisyan Pyunik 10
Armenia Tigran Yesayan Yerevan 10

First League[edit]

League table[edit]

Pos Team P W D L F A Pts
1 Aragats 16 13 2 1 46 17 41
2 Spitak 16 13 1 2 38 14 40
3 Lernagorts Kapan 16 12 1 3 63 18 37
4 Nairit 16 9 1 6 38 16 28
5 Dinamo Yerevan 16 4 2 10 18 47 14
6 Karabakh-2 Yerevan 16 4 1 11 21 39 13
7 SKA-Arai Echmiadzin 16 4 1 11 25 45 13
8 Aragats Ashtarak 16 3 3 10 16 36 12
9 Zvartnots-AAL 16 3 2 11 12 43 11
10 Armavir XX XX XX XX XX XX XX
11 Kumayri XX XX XX XX XX XX XX
12 Zangezour XX XX XX XX XX XX XX
13 Aznavour XX XX XX XX XX XX XX
14 Sapfir XX XX XX XX XX XX XX
15 Kaen Ijevan XX XX XX XX XX XX XX
Promoted to Armenian Premier League
Forced to play the promotion/relegation play-off.
Withdrew from competition.

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

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