Ho Chi Minh City
|2010 AFC Champions League||Da Nang|
|2010 AFC Cup||Bình Dương|
V-League 2009 was the 26th season of Vietnam's professional football league. The league was held from February 7, 2009 to August 23, 2009.
The bottom two sides at the end of the season get relegated. The side that finishes 3rd from bottom enters an end of season play-off match against the 2nd Division's 3rd placed side.
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Replaced by||Date of appointment||Position in table|
|Bình Dương F.C.||François Vital||Bad start to domestic campaign ||Nguyen Minh Dung||April 2009||13th|
|Bình Dương F.C.||Nguyen Minh Dung||Temporary Coach ||Mai Duc Chung||May 2009||8th|
Final league table
||Qualification or relegation
|1||SHB Đà Nẵng (C)||26||15||5||6||48||29||+19||50||Qualification for 2010 AFC Champions League qualifying play-off|
|2||Becamex Bình Dương||26||12||7||7||49||35||+14||43||Qualification for AFC Cup 2010 Group stage 1|
|3||Sông Lam Nghệ An||26||11||10||5||39||28||+11||43|
|4||Hà Nội T&T||26||11||6||9||44||35||+9||39|
|5||TĐCS Đồng Tháp||26||10||8||8||43||31||+12||38|
|6||Hoàng Anh Gia Lai||26||11||4||11||44||45||−1||37|
|7||Xi Măng Hải Phòng||26||11||3||12||29||35||−6||36|
|8||Khatoco Khánh Hòa||26||9||8||9||36||35||+1||35|
|10||Đồng Tâm Long An||26||7||13||6||43||37||+6||34|
|11||Quân Khu 4||26||10||3||13||35||44||−9||33|
|12||GM Mikado Nam Định||26||8||7||11||31||36||−5||31||Promotion/relegation playoffs|
|13||Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh (R)||26||8||5||13||34||44||−10||29||Relegation to Vietnam First Division|
|14||Thanh Hóa (R)||26||5||4||17||32||69||−37||19|
Updated to games played on August 23, 2009.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1 Since the Vietnamese Cup 2009 winner SHB Đà Nẵng F.C. has already qualified to AFC Champions League, the place in the AFC Cup qualification goes to the V-League runners-up.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
SHB Đà Nẵng F.C.
|Thành phố Cần Thơ||0 – 1||Nam Định|
|Report||Philip Okoro 69'|
- http://www.the-afc.com/eng/articles/viewArticle.jsp_168691217.html Duc Chung takes helm of Bình Dương