2001 Veikkausliiga

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Veikkausliiga
Season 2001
Champions Tampere United
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Top goalscorer Paulus Roiha, HJK Helsinki (22)
2000
2002

The 2001 season was the 71st completed season of Finnish Football League Championship, known as the Veikkausliiga. At the same time it was the 12th season of the Veikkausliiga.

Overview[edit]

The Veikkausliiga is administered by the Finnish Football Association and the competition's 2001 season was contested by 12 teams. Tampere United won the championship and qualified for the UEFA Champions League 2002-03 qualification round, while the second and third placed teams qualified for the first qualification round of the UEFA Cup 2002-03. The fourth placed team qualified for the UEFA Intertoto Cup 2002, while the two lowest placed teams of the competition, FC Jokerit and RoPS Rovaniemi were relegated to the Ykkönen.[1]

Participating clubs[edit]

In 2001 there were 12 participants in the Veikkausliiga:

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League standings[edit]

Location of teams in 2001 Veikkausliiga

Premier Division (Veikkausliiga) 2001[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 Tampere United (C) 33 21 5 7 47 31 68
2 HJK Helsinki 33 19 10 4 64 19 67
3 MyPa Anjalankoski 33 17 11 5 45 23 62
4 Haka Valkeakoski 33 14 10 9 44 29 52
5 FC Inter Turku 33 15 4 14 46 47 49
6 VPS Vaasa 33 14 3 16 50 52 45
7 Atlantis FC 33 12 9 12 45 47 45
8 KuPS Kuopio 33 9 10 14 37 48 37
9 FC Lahti 33 9 9 15 38 48 36
10 FC Jazz Pori 33 7 11 15 36 52 32
11 FC Jokerit (O) (R) 33 7 7 19 31 56 28
12 RoPS Rovaniemi (R) 33 5 9 19 25 56 24

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Premier Division/Division One 2001, Promotion/Relegation Playoff[edit]

  • Jaro Pietarsaari - Jokerit Helsinki 1-1
  • Jokerit Helsinki - Jaro Pietarsaari 3-4

Jaro Pietarsaari promoted, Jokerit Helsinki relegated.[2]

Leading scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Paulus Roiha Finland HJK Helsinki 22
2 Antti Pohja Finland Tampere United 19
3 Richard Teberio Sweden Inter Turku 13
4 Peter Sampo Finland KuPS Kuopio 12
5 Nikki Helenius Finland FC Lahti 11

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Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Finland 2001". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  2. ^ a b c "Finland - List of League First Level Tables". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 
  3. ^ "Finland - List of Topscorers (Mestaruussarja/Veikkausliiga)". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-01-05. 

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