2004–05 Ukrainian First League
|Promoted||Stal Alchevsk |
|Relegated||Nafkom Brovary |
|Top goalscorer||16 - Oleksandr Aliyev (Dynamo-2)|
Roman Pakholiuk (Nyva)
The 2004–05 Ukrainian First League was the 14th since its establishment. Eighteen teams competed in the competition.
The competition began on July 17, 2004 with six matches. The competition had a winter break and resumed March 19, 2005.
Two clubs promoted from the 2003-04 Ukrainian Second League.
- Group A
- FC Hazovyk-Skala Stryi – champion (debut)
- Group B
- FC Dynamo-Ihroservis Simferopol – champion (debut)
- Group C
- FC Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk – champion (debut)
One club was relegated from the 2003-04 Ukrainian Top League:
- FC Karpaty Lviv – 15th place (debut)
- Before the start of season, FC Krasyliv-Obolon Krasyliv merged with lower league FC Podillya Khmelnytskyi and changed its name to FC Podillya Khmelnytskyi, while the lower league clubs was dissolved.
- Before the start of season, FC Nafkom-Akademia Irpin was relocated and changed its name to FC Nafkom Brovary.
- Before the start of season, FC Naftovyk Okhtyrka changed its name to FC Naftovyk-Ukrnafta Okhtyrka.
- At the end of season, FC Spartak-Horobyna Sumy changed its name to FC Spartak Sumy.
In 2004-05 season, the Ukrainian First League consists of the following teams:
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Promotion or relegation|
|1||Stal Alchevsk (C, P)||34||22||11||1||60||24||+36||77||Promoted to Vyscha Liha|
|2||Arsenal Kharkiv (P)||34||23||4||7||47||24||+23||73|
|6||Karpaty Lviv||34||15||7||12||39||35||+4||52||(-) new|
|9||Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk||34||14||7||13||42||47||−5||49||(+) new|
|12||Hazovyk-Skala Stryj||34||12||7||15||34||39||−5||43||(+) new|
|14||Dynamo-Ihroservice Simferopol||34||12||5||17||38||57||−19||41||(+) new|
|16||Nafkom Brovary (R)||34||9||10||15||26||38||−12||37||Relegated to Druha Liha|
|18||Polissya Zhytomir (D)||34||0||2||32||5||39||−34||2||Dissolved|
(C) Champion; (D) Disqualified; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
- FC Polissya Zhytomyr became insolvent during the mid season winter break and the UFF awarded technical victories against them in the second half of the season.
|Persha Liha 2004-05 Winners|
|FC Stal Alchevsk|
Statistics are taken from here.
|Roman Pakholiuk||Nyva Vinnytsia|
|Oleksandr Aliyev||Dynamo-2 Kyiv|
|Petro Kondratiuk||Nyva Vinnytsia|
|Maksym Feschuk||Karpaty Lviv|
|Vladyslav Holopyorov||Shakhtar-2 Donetsk|
|Oleksiy Yakymenko||Zoria Luhansk|
|Serhiy Sernetskyi||Stal Alchevsk|
|Ara Hakobyan||Stal D. / Stal A.|
|Oleksiy Hryshchenko||Dynamo-Ihroservis Simferopol|
|Andriy Danayev||Stal Alchevsk|
- Statistics (in Russian)