2003–04 Macedonian First Football League

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Macedonian First League
Season 2003–04
Champions Pobeda
1st domestic title
Relegated Tikveš
Bregalnica Delčevo
Champions League Pobeda
UEFA Cup Sileks
Sloga Jugomagnat
Intertoto Cup Vardar
Matches played 198
Goals scored 606 (3.06 per match)
Top goalscorer Dragan Dimitrovski (25)
Biggest home win Sloga Jugomagnat 12–1 Bregalnica Delčevo
Biggest away win Bregalnica Delčevo 0–9 Sileks
Highest scoring Sloga Jugomagnat 12–1 Bregalnica Delčevo

The 2003–04 Macedonian First League was the 12th season of the Macedonian First Football League, the highest football league of Macedonia. The first matches of the season were played on 8 August 2003 and the last on 30 May 2004. FK Vardar were the defending champions, having won their fifth title. The 2003-04 champions were FK Pobeda who had won their first title.

Promotion and relegation[edit]

At the start of the 2003–04 season

Promoted from 2002–03 Second League

Relegated to 2003–04 Second League

At the end of the 2003–04 season

Promoted from 2003–04 Second League

Relegated to 2004–05 Second League

Participating teams[edit]

Location of teams in 2003–04 Macedonian First League
Club City Stadium
FK Bashkimi Kumanovo Gradski stadion Kumanovo
FK Belasica Strumica Stadion Mladost
FK Bregalnica Delčevo Gradski stadion Goce Delčev
FK Cementarnica 55 Skopje Stadion Cementarnica
FK Madžari Solidarnost Skopje Stadion Madžari
FK Napredok Kičevo Gradski stadion Kičevo
FK Pobeda Prilep Stadion Goce Delčev
FK Rabotnički Kometal Skopje Gradski stadion Skopje
FK Sileks Kratovo Gradski stadion Kratovo
FK Sloga Jugomagnat Skopje Stadion Čair
FK Tikveš Kavadarci Gradski stadion Kavadarci
FK Vardar Skopje Gradski stadion Skopje

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Pobeda (C) 33 22 5 6 78 42 +36 71 2004–05 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round
2 Sileks 33 20 6 7 67 52 +15 66 2004–05 UEFA Cup First qualifying round
3 Vardar 33 17 9 7 66 39 +27 60 2004 UEFA Intertoto Cup First round
4 Rabotnički Kometal 33 16 10 7 58 40 +18 58
5 Sloga Jugomagnat 33 17 6 10 69 36 +33 57 2004–05 UEFA Cup First qualifying round 1
6 Madžari Solidarnost 33 14 8 11 44 30 +14 50
7 Cementarnica 55 33 11 12 10 48 41 +7 45
8 Baškimi 33 14 1 18 43 54 −11 43
9 Napredok 33 12 5 16 51 52 −1 41
10 Belasica 33 10 6 17 37 55 −18 36
11 Tikveš (R) 33 5 4 24 25 61 −36 19 Relegation to 2004–05 Macedonian Second League
12 Bregalnica Delčevo (R) 33 2 4 27 20 124 −104 072

Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored; 4th head-to-head points; 5th head-to-head goal difference; 6th head-to-head goals scored; 7th draw.
For deciding champions, qualification to UEFA Cup, relegation play-offs and relegation: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th decision match(es)
1Sloga Jugomagnat have won the 2003–04 Macedonian Football Cup competition and therefore qualified for the first qualifying round of the 2004–05 UEFA Cup.
2Bregalnica Delčevo were docked 3 points for not showing up for the match against Napredok in the 8th round.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

Results[edit]

Every team will play three times against each other team for a total of 33 matches. The first 22 matchdays will consist of a regular double round-robin schedule. The league standings at this point will then be used to determine the games for the last 11 matchdays.

Matches 1–22[edit]

Home ╲ Away BAS BEL BRD CEM MAS NAP POB RAB SIL SLO TIK VAR
Baškimi 1–0 3–3 1–0 1–0 1–2 3–5 1–0 2–1 2–1 4–1 0–3
Belasica 2–0 0–0 4–4 2–0 1–0 3–1 3–5 4–0 1–1 0–0 2–1
Bregalnica Delčevo 1–3 0–0 0–1 0–5 0–32 0–3 0–3 0–5 1–4 2–0 1–3
Cementarnica 55 4–0 2–1 5–1 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–1
Madžari Solidarnost 3–1 1–0 1–0 1–2 2–1 1–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 3–0 0–1
Napredok 3–2 2–2 4–1 2–0 1–1 1–6 0–1 0–1 1–3 4–1 1–1
Pobeda 2–1 2–0 8–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 3–3 1–0 0–0 2–1 5–2
Rabotnički 2–1 3–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 3–4 2–1 2–0 4–0 1–0 1–1
Sileks 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–0 3–0 2–1 1–2 4–3 2–2 4–0 1–1
Sloga Jugomagnat 2–1 3–0 12–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 2–1 2–0 4–1 3–1 1–1
Tikveš 3–0 0–1 5–0 1–0 0–0 0–1 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–3 1–0
Vardar 2–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 0–0 4–1 1–1 0–0 0–3 1–0 3–1

Source: RSSSF.com
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
2 Match awarded
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Matches 23–33[edit]

Home ╲ Away BAS BEL BRD CEM MAS NAP POB RAB SIL SLO TIK VAR
Baškimi 2–0 3–0 1–2 0–2 3–2
Belasica 4–1 0–1 0–2 1–3 2–0
Bregalnica Delčevo 0–2 1–5 0–9 1–0 1–7
Cementarnica 55 1–2 4–1 0–0 0–0 3–3 1–1
Madžari Solidarnost 1–0 3–0 6–0 0–1 4–1
Napredok 1–0 7–1 3–4 1–2 2–3
Pobeda 3–0 4–3 2–1 4–1 2–0 3–2
Rabotnički 2–0 3–1 2–3 1–0 1–0 2–2
Sileks 4–0 3–1 2–0 0–0 1–1 3–1
Sloga Jugomagnat 1–2 6–0 1–3 3–0 2–3 2–0
Tikveš 0–2 0–2 3–2 0–3 1–2
Vardar 7–2 3–3 2–0 3–0 2–1 3–0

Source: RSSSF.com
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Republic of Macedonia Dragan Dimitrovski Pobeda 25
2 Republic of Macedonia Ivica Gligorovski Sileks 18
Republic of Macedonia Stevica Ristić Sileks
4 Brazil Wandeir Vardar 17
5 Republic of Macedonia Ljubiša Savić Sloga Jugomagnat 15
6 Republic of Macedonia Nikolche Zdravevski Pobeda 14
7 Republic of Macedonia Bazhe Ilijoski Rabotnički 13
8 Republic of Macedonia Sasho Krstev Pobeda 11
Republic of Macedonia Aleksandar Toleski Cementarnica

Source: rsssf.com

See also[edit]

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