2008–09 Ukrainian Second League
|Relegated||6 withdrew, 2 expelled|
|Top goalscorer||22 - Ihor Bezdolny (Tytan Armyansk)|
- 1 Competition information
- 2 Group A
- 2.1 Team Changes
- 2.2 Location map
- 2.3 Standings
- 2.4 Top goalscorers
- 3 Group B
- 4 Playoff game
- 5 Stadia
- 6 See also
- 7 References
Note: Relegation from the League is not covered by the current regulations. 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.
Received professional attestation
Relegated from the First League
- 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.
As of June 13, 2009
|1||FC Nyva Ternopil||32||21||8||3||50||26||+24||71||Champions First League|
|2||FC Arsenal Bila Tserkva||32||21||4||7||51||31||+20||67||Playoff game winner 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 5 – Expelled|
|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.
- ^3 FC Podillya-Khmelnytskyi renamed themselves to Dynamo Khmelnytskyi on March 2, 2009.
- ^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.
On October 25, 2008 FC Desna-2 Chernihiv did not arrive for the match against their opponent FC Knjazha-2 Schaslyve and subsequently withdrew from the PFL on October 29, 2008. The PFL annulled all their results from the competition and adjusted the standings. 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 withdrew after the winter-break. 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 withdrew after the winter-break. 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 withdrew after the season completed failing to receive a professional license. Most of its players joined Nyva Vinnytsia.
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. 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 were expelled from the competition after the 28th round. The club failed to arrive for their 29th and 30th-round games. 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.
|Pavlo Malyi||Nyva Ternopil|
|Kostiantyn Derevliov||Arsenal Bila Tserkva|
|Roman Pitsur||Arsenal Bila Tserkva|
|Serhiy Kushka||Nafkom Brovary|
|Maksym Ilyuk||Bukovyna Chernivtsi 6|
|Dmytro Kozban||Knjazha-2 Schaslyve/Nafkom Brovary 7|
|Mykola Tararov||Bastion Illichivsk|
|Vasyl Tovkatsky||Nyva Ternopil/Arsenal Bila Tserkva 8|
|Andriy Veretynsky||Nyva Vinnytsia|
|Oleksiy Kolesnykov||Dynamo Khmelnytskyi|
- ^6 Ilyuk signed with Premier League club Shakhtar Donetsk (December 12, 2008)
- ^7 Kozban signed with Nafkom after Knjazha-2 withdrew from the competition and he was granted free agent status from the PFL
- ^8 Tovkatsky signed with Arsenal Bila Tserkva after the winter break
Received professional attestation
Relegated from First League
- FC Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk – (returning after an absence of four seasons)
- FC Olimpik Kirovohrad was renamed into FC Zirka Kirovohrad and reorganized. Olimpik continued its participation in amateur level, while Zirka started to play at professional level.
As of June 22, 2009
|1||Zirka Kirovohrad||34||23||3||8||58||26||+32||72||Champions First League – Name 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|
|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 13 – Withdrew|
|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 10 – Withdrew|
|14||Kremin Kremenchuk||34||10||7||17||43||52||−9||34||–3 11|
|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 10– Name 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
- ^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.
PFC Sevastopol-2 Sevastopol
PFC Sevastopol-2 withdrew after the winter-break. 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 withdrew after the season completed failing to receive a professional license.
Tytan failed to pay license fees for the next season and subsequently the PFL withdrew their professional status in the league.
|Ihor Bezdolny||Titan Armyansk|
|Denys Berezhny||Hirnyk Kryvyi Rih/|
Stal Dniprodzerzhynsk 14
|Ihor Melnyk||Illichivets-2 Mariupol 15|
|Vitaliy Ponomar||Shakhtar-3 Donetsk|
|Kostiantyn Dudchenko||Olkom Melitopol 15|
|Serhiy Yakovenko||Zirka Kirovohrad|
|Ruslan Dzhandzhhava||Olkom Melitopol|
- ^14 Berezhny signed with Stal' during the winter break
- ^15 Melnyk promoted to the main squad of FC Illichivets Mariupol after the winter break
- ^16 Dudchenko signed with Premier League club Dynamo Kyiv (January 9, 2009)
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 Liha – Arsenal Bila Tserkva and FC Poltava.
- Playoff game to determine promotion
|Arsenal Bila Tserkva||1 – 0||FC Poltava|
- ^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
- 2008-09 Competition regulations (in Ukrainian)
- (in Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 14 (FC Dnipro Cherkasy expelled from PFL)[permanent dead link]
- (in Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 3 (Renaming to Dynamo Khmelnytskyi)
- (in Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 8 (FC Korosten' expelled from PFL)
- (in Ukrainian) FFU – Друга ліга втрачає «Десну-2»? (Second league losing Desna-2)
- (in Ukrainian) Professional Football League – 2008-09 Official Meetings Minutes No. 26 (Desna-2 results annulled)
- (in Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 6 (Obolon-2 & Knyazha-2 withdraws)
- "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.
- "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.
- 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.
- (in Ukrainian) Professional Football League 2009 Official Meetings Minutes No. 5 (Sevastopol-2 withdraws) [permanent dead link]
- ""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.
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