2008–09 Ukrainian Second League

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Ukrainian Second League
Season 2008–09
Champions Nyva Ternopil
Zirka Kirovohrad
Relegated 6 withdrew, 2 expelled
Top goalscorer 22 - Ihor Bezdolny (Tytan Armyansk)

The 2008–2009 Ukrainian Second League was the 18th season of 3rd level professional football in Ukraine. The competitions are divided into two groups – A and B.

Competition information[edit]

Note: Relegation from the League is not covered by the current regulations.[1] The placing of teams in the table is done in the following order:

  • number of accumulated points
  • number of wins
  • difference(GD) between goals for(GF) and goals allowed(GA)
  • number of goals for
  • The League Fair-play ranking

The next tie-break is a simple draw.

Group A[edit]

Team Changes[edit]

Received professional attestation[edit]

Relegated from the First League[edit]

  • FC Dnipro Cherkasy(returning after an absence of two seasons)
  • MFC Mykolaiv(returning after an absence of two seasons)
  • FC CSKA Kyiv(returning after an absence of 12 seasons)
    • Originally promoted to the First League as a second team of FC CSKA-Borysfen Kyiv which later became FC Arsenal Kyiv.

Location map[edit]

Locations of team home grounds in Ukrainian Second League 2008–09 (Group A)

Standings[edit]

As of June 13, 2009

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Comments
1 FC Nyva Ternopil 32 21 8 3 50 26 +24 71 Champions Substituted in First League
2 FC Arsenal Bila Tserkva 32 21 4 7 51 31 +20 67 Playoff game winner Substituted in First League
3 PFC Nyva Vinnytsia 32 18 7 7 42 30 +12 61 Name change 1
4 FC CSCA Kyiv 32 18 3 11 40 23 +17 57 (-) new
5 FC Nafkom Brovary 32 16 4 12 45 33 +12 52 Withdrew
6 FC Bastion Illichivsk 32 16 4 12 36 40 −4 52 (+) new
7 FC Dnipro Cherkasy 32 17 5 10 37 20 +17 50 –6 2 (-) new – Expelled
8 FC Dynamo Khmelnytskyi 32 14 5 13 32 38 −6 47 Name change 3
9 FC Bukovyna Chernivtsi 32 14 2 16 29 39 −10 44
10 FC Ros Bila Tserkva 32 12 8 12 38 38 0 44
11 MFK Mykolaiv 32 11 10 11 28 27 +1 43 (-) new 4
12 FC Yednist' Plysky 32 12 4 16 31 41 −10 40
13 FC Veres Rivne 32 11 6 15 24 32 −8 39
14 FC Karpaty-2 Lviv 32 9 7 16 28 45 −17 34
15 FC Korosten 32 8 2 22 24 42 −18 23 –3 5Expelled
16 FC Obolon-2 Kyiv 32 5 4 23 20 30 −10 19 Withdrew
17 FC Knjazha-2 Schaslyve 32 4 2 26 15 35 −20 14 (+) new – Withdrew
  • ^1 Nyva Vinnytsia renamed themselves from Nyva-Svitanok prior to the start of the season
  • ^2 FC Dnipro Cherkasy deducted 6 points by the Ukrainian Football Federation. Three points on November 2, 2008 and three points on March 26, 2009. The club failed to arrive for their 29th and 30th Round games and subsequently were expelled from the competition by the PFL.[2]
  • ^3 FC Podillya-Khmelnytskyi renamed themselves to Dynamo Khmelnytskyi on March 2, 2009.[3]
  • ^4 MFK Mykolaiv were readmitted into the PFL after dissolving at the end of the Persha Liha 2007-08 season at the expense of FC Dynamo-3 Kyiv who withdrew from the competition
  • ^5 FC Korosten deducted 3 points by the Ukrainian Football Federation on March 26, 2009. After not arriving for their 22nd-round game against Veres Rivne, the PFL expelled FC Korosten from the professional leagues.[4]

Withdrawn teams[edit]

Desna-2 Chernihiv[edit]

On October 25, 2008 FC Desna-2 Chernihiv did not arrive for the match against their opponent FC Knjazha-2 Schaslyve[5] and subsequently withdrew from the PFL on October 29, 2008. The PFL annulled all their results from the competition and adjusted the standings.[6] Desna-2 Chernihiv had a record of 2 wins, 1 draw and 12 losses scoring 7 goals and having 24 goals scored against them.

Obolon-2 Kyiv[edit]

Obolon-2 withdrew after the winter-break.[7] Obolon-2 Kyiv after 20 games had a record of 5 wins, 4 draws and 11 losses scoring 20 goals and having 31 goals scored against them and were in 16th place in the standings.

Knyazha-2 Schaslyve[edit]

Knyazha-2 withdrew after the winter-break.[7] FC Knjazha-2 Schaslyve after 20 games had a record of 4 wins, 2 draws and 14 losses scoring 15 goals and having 35 goals scored against them and were in 17th place in the standings.

Nafkom Brovary[edit]

Nafkom withdrew after the season completed failing to receive a professional license.[8] Most of its players joined Nyva Vinnytsia.

Expelled teams[edit]

FC Korosten[edit]

FC Korosten was expelled from the PFL after the 22nd round for not arriving to a scheduled game for the second time in the 2008–09 season.[4] FC Korosten after 21 games had a record of 8 wins, 2 draws and 11 losses scoring 24 goals and having 36 goals scored against them and were in 11th place in the standings.

Dnipro Cherkasy[edit]

Dnipro were expelled from the competition after the 28th round. The club failed to arrive for their 29th and 30th-round games.[2] Dnipro Cherkasy after 27 games had a record of 17 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses scoring 37 goals and having 14 scored against them and were in 3rd place in the standings.

Top goalscorers[edit]

Scorer Goals (Pen.) Team
Ukraine Pavlo Malyi
13
Nyva Ternopil
Ukraine Kostiantyn Derevliov
13 (7)
Arsenal Bila Tserkva
Ukraine Roman Pitsur
12
Arsenal Bila Tserkva
Ukraine Serhiy Kushka
10 (3)
Nafkom Brovary
Ukraine Maksym Ilyuk
7
Bukovyna Chernivtsi 6
Ukraine Dmytro Kozban
7
Knjazha-2 Schaslyve/Nafkom Brovary 7
Ukraine Mykola Tararov
7
Bastion Illichivsk
Ukraine Vasyl Tovkatsky
7
Nyva Ternopil/Arsenal Bila Tserkva 8
Ukraine Andriy Veretynsky
7 (3)
Nyva Vinnytsia
Ukraine Oleksiy Kolesnykov
7 (3)
Dynamo Khmelnytskyi

Group B[edit]

Team changes[edit]

Received professional attestation[edit]

Relegated from First League[edit]

Renamed[edit]

Location map[edit]

Locations of team home grounds in Ukrainian Second League 2008–09 (Group B)

Standings[edit]

As of June 22, 2009

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Comments
1 Zirka Kirovohrad 34 23 3 8 58 26 +32 72 Champions Substituted in First LeagueName Change 9
2 FC Poltava 34 21 9 4 52 23 +29 72 Playoff game
3 Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk 34 21 7 6 62 29 +33 70 (-) new
4 Tytan Armyansk 34 19 7 8 55 31 +24 64
5 Shakhtar-3 Donetsk 34 17 7 10 66 44 +22 58
6 Olimpik Donetsk 34 16 9 9 55 32 +23 57
7 Olkom Melitopol 34 14 8 12 40 43 −3 50
8 Shakhtar Sverdlovsk 34 12 13 9 31 22 +9 46 –3 13
9 Tytan Donetsk 34 12 11 11 37 33 +4 44 –3 13Withdrew
10 Illichivets-2 Mariupol 34 12 8 14 40 50 −10 44
11 Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih 34 15 5 14 46 56 −10 41 –9 10 13
12 Arsenal Kharkiv 34 11 10 13 36 47 −11 40 –3 10Withdrew
13 Hirnyk-Sport Komsomolsk 34 9 8 17 28 45 −17 35
14 Kremin Kremenchuk 34 10 7 17 43 52 −9 34 –3 11
15 Metalurh-2 Zaporizhya 34 9 4 21 35 68 −33 31
16 Dnipro-75 Dnipropetrovsk 34 8 6 20 28 56 −28 24 –6 10 – (+) new
17 FC Sumy 34 6 10 18 27 60 −33 22 –6 10Name change 12
18 PFC Sevastopol-2 34 2 4 28 17 39 −22 10 (+) new – Withdrew
  • ^9 Prior to the start of the season FC Olimpik Kirovohrad changed back its name to Zirka, and Zirka that participated in amateur competitions became Olimpik.
  • ^10 FC Arsenal Kharkiv, FC Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih, FC Dnipro-75 Dnipropetrovsk, and FC Sumy were deducted three (3) points for non-paying the participation fees; FC Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih, FC Dnipro-75 Dnipropetrovsk, and FC Sumy were deducted additional three (3) points for non-paying the participation fees for the second half of the season. The decision was officially declared by the Disciplinary Committee of PFL on May 28, 2009[9]
  • ^11 FC Kremin Kremenchuk deducted 3 points by the Ukrainian Football Federation March 26, 2008
  • ^12 FC Yavir Krasnopillya changed their name to FC Sumy on September 11, 2008
  • ^13 FC Tytan Donetsk, FC Shakhtar Sverdlovsk, and FC Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih deducted three points on June 18, 2009.[10]

Withdrawn teams[edit]

PFC Sevastopol-2 Sevastopol[edit]

PFC Sevastopol-2 withdrew after the winter-break.[11] PFC Sevastopol-2 Sevastopol after 21 games had a record of 2 wins, 4 draws and 15 losses scoring 17 goals and having 39 goals scored against them and were in 17th place in the standings.

Arsenal Kharkiv[edit]

Arsenal withdrew after the season completed failing to receive a professional license.[8]

Tytan Donetsk[edit]

Tytan failed to pay license fees for the next season and subsequently the PFL withdrew their professional status in the league.[8]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Scorer Goals (Pen.) Team
Ukraine Ihor Bezdolny
22 (5)
Titan Armyansk
Ukraine Denys Berezhny
17 (2)
Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih/
Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk 14
Ukraine Ihor Melnyk
15 (2)
Illichivets-2 Mariupol 15
Ukraine Vitaliy Ponomar
15 (2)
Shakhtar-3 Donetsk
Ukraine Kostiantyn Dudchenko
12
Olkom Melitopol 15
Ukraine Serhiy Yakovenko
12 (6)
Zirka Kirovohrad
Ukraine Ruslan Dzhandzhhava
11 (2)
Olkom Melitopol

Playoff game[edit]

Due to FC Ihroservice Simferopol failing to pay their license dues for the Ukrainian First League 2009–10 season the PFL allowed an extra team to be promoted. The PFL determined that a playoff game between the 2nd placed teams Druha LihaArsenal Bila Tserkva and FC Poltava.[12]

Playoff game to determine promotion

July 12, 2009[12]
17:00 UTC+3
Arsenal Bila Tserkva 1 – 0 FC Poltava
Derevliov Goal 60' Report
Central Stadium, Cherkasy
Attendance: 300
Referee: Vitaliy Hodulian (Odessa)

Stadia[edit]

Rank Stadium Capacity Club
1 CMS 17 Vinnytsia 25,000 FC Nyva Vinnytsia
2 Army Stadium (SKA) 23,040 FC Karpaty-2 Lviv
3 Stadion Avanhard[13] 20,000 FC Veres Rivne
4 Zirka Stadium 20,000 FC Zirka Kirovohrad
5 Bukovyna Stadium 17,000 FC Bukovyna Chernivtsi
6 Nyva Stadion 14,000 FC Nyva Vinnytsia
7 CMS Ternopil 12,750 FC Nyva Ternopil
8 Stadion CSK ZSU 12,000 CSCA Kyiv
9 Polytechnic Stadium 11,400 FC Kremin Kremenchuk
10 CMS Cherkasy 10,321 FC Dnipro Cherkasy
11 N.I. Horiushkin Memorial Stadium 10,000 FC Shakhtar Sverdlovsk
12 SC 18 Podillya 10,000 FC Dynamo Khmelnytskyi
13 OOM 19 Stadion Spartak 6,800 FC Olkom Melitopol
14 SC 17 Sevastopol 6,000 PFC Sevastopol-2
15 Spartak-ZIGMU Stadium 6,000 FC Metalurh-2 Zaporizhia
16 Stadion Khimik 5,000 FC Titan Armyansk
17 Trudovi Rezervy (Labor Reserves) 5,000 FC Ros Bila Tserkva
18 Stadion Lokomotyv 5,000 FC Poltava
19 Stadion Kolos 3,000 FC Yavir Krasnopilya
20 Metalurh Stadium 2,900 FC Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk
21 Arsenal-Bavaria 2,300 FC Arsenal Kharkiv
22 CMS Mykolaiv 1,500 MFK Mykolaiv
23 Olimpik Stadium 1,000 FC Olimpik Donetsk
24 Yunist Stadium ? FC Hirnyk-Sport Komsomolsk
25 Zapadnyi Stadium ? FC Illichivets-2 Mariupol

Notes:

  • ^17 CMS stands for Central Municipal Stadium, the name of a stadium that doesn't carry any official names, and followed by the city's name where the stadium is located. Usually such stadiums are the property of the city with a generic name "Tsentralnyi" (Central, in Ukrainian)
  • ^18 SC stands for Sport Complex abbreviation
  • ^19 OOM stands for Oleh Oleksenko Memorial

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008-09 Competition regulations (Ukrainian)
  2. ^ a b (Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 14 (FC Dnipro Cherkasy expelled from PFL)
  3. ^ (Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 3 (Renaming to Dynamo Khmelnytskyi)
  4. ^ a b (Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 8 (FC Korosten' expelled from PFL)
  5. ^ (Ukrainian) FFU – Друга ліга втрачає «Десну-2»? (Second league losing Desna-2)
  6. ^ (Ukrainian) Professional Football League – 2008-09 Official Meetings Minutes No. 26 (Desna-2 results annulled)
  7. ^ a b (Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 6 (Obolon-2 & Knyazha-2 withdraws)
  8. ^ a b c "Кількісний склад ПФЛ зменшився (Several clubs leave the PFL))" (in Ukrainian). PFL. 2009-07-08. Archived from the original on 2009-07-16. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  9. ^ "Professional Football League – 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 15 (Deduction of 6 points for Hirnyk, Dnipro-75, FC Sumy and deduction of 3 points for Arsenal Kharkiv)". PFL (in Ukrainian). 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2009-06-03. 
  10. ^ Супрун, Богдан (2009-06-20). "Вторая лига: еще с трех команд сняты очки (Second league: And again in 3 teams points deducted))" (in Russian). turnir.com.ua. Retrieved 2009-06-23. 
  11. ^ (Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 5 (Sevastopol-2 withdraws)
  12. ^ a b ""Полтава" и белоцерковский "Арсенал" разыграют путевку в первую лигу ("Poltava" and "Arsenal" playoff to determine promotion to Persha Liha))" (in Russian). ua.football. 2009-07-08. Retrieved 2009-07-08. 
  13. ^ World Stadiums - Stadiums in the Ukraine