1998 Allsvenskan

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Allsvenskan
Season1998
ChampionsAIK
RelegatedBK Häcken
Östers IF
Champions LeagueAIK
UEFA CupHelsingborgs IF
Top goalscorerArild Stavrum, Helsingborgs IF (18)
Average attendance5,647
1997
1999

Allsvenskan 1998, part of the 1998 Swedish football season, was the 74th Allsvenskan season played. AIK won the league ahead of runners-up Helsingborgs IF, while BK Häcken and Östers IF were relegated. AIK won the title despite having the fewest goals (25) scored in the league.

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 AIK (C) 26 11 13 2 25 15 +10 46 1999–2000 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Helsingborgs IF 26 12 8 6 43 28 +15 44 1999–2000 UEFA Cup Qualifying round
3 Hammarby IF 26 11 9 6 39 34 +5 42 1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup Second round
4 Halmstads BK 26 12 5 9 42 40 +2 41 1999 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
5 Västra Frölunda 26 10 8 8 29 31 −2 38
6 Örebro SK 26 10 6 10 35 38 −3 36
7 IFK Norrköping 26 9 8 9 43 35 +8 35
8 IFK Göteborg 26 9 8 9 27 29 −2 35 1999–2000 UEFA Cup Qualifying round[a]
9 Malmö FF 26 9 6 11 35 30 +5 33
10 IF Elfsborg 26 8 9 9 36 33 +3 33
11 Trelleborgs FF (O) 26 8 8 10 31 35 −4 32 Relegation Playoffs
12 Örgryte IS (O) 26 7 7 12 35 36 −1 28
13 BK Häcken (R) 26 7 6 13 27 46 −19 27 Relegation to Division 1
14 Östers IF (R) 26 5 7 14 26 43 −17 22
Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ IFK Göteborg qualified for the UEFA Cup as Svenska Cupen runners-up 1998–99.

Relegation play-offs[edit]

Landskrona BoIS2–3Trelleborgs FF
Trelleborgs FF4–1Landskrona BoIS

Umeå FC2–3Örgryte IS
Örgryte IS3–0Umeå FC

References[edit]

Print
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