2011 Esiliiga

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Esiliiga
Season 2011
Champions JK Tallinna Kalev
Relegated Tallinna JK Legion,
Valga Warrior
Matches played 180
Goals scored 686 (3.81 per match)
Top goalscorer Estonia Maksim Rõtškov
(40 goals)
2010
2012

The 2011 season of the Esiliiga, the second level in the Estonian football system, is the 21st season in the league's history. It starts in March and ends in November. The defending champions are Levadia II, who were ineligible for promotion as they are the reserve team for Meistriliiga side Levadia.

Overview[edit]

Club Location Stadium Current manager
Flora II Tallinn Sportland Arena Estonia Norbert Hurt
Infonet Tallinn Lasnamäe kergejõustikuhalli kunstmuru Estonia Aleksandr Puštov
Puuma Tallinn Lasnamäe SPK kunstmuruväljak Estonia Vitaly Kobashov
Levadia II Tallinn Maarjamäe kunstmuru Estonia Argo Arbeiter
Tallinna Kalev Tallinn Kalevi Keskstaadion Estonia Sergei Ratnikov
FC Lootus Kohtla-Järve Spordikeskuse Staadion Estonia Andrei Škaleta
Tamme Auto Kiviõli Kiviõli staadion Estonia Erik Steinberg
TJK Legion Tallinn Wismari staadion Estonia Viktor Passikuta
Warrior Valga Sportland Arena Estonia Meelis Kuivits
Pärnu LM Pärnu Pärnu Kalevi staadion Estonia Kalev Pajula

League table[edit]

Place Team G W D L GS GA GD Pts
1 JK Tallinna Kalev (C) 36 21 10 5 102 39 +63 73
2 FC Infonet 36 19 11 6 101 47 +54 68
3 Kiviõli Tamme Auto 36 21 4 11 73 61 +36 67
4 FC Levadia II 36 16 12 8 67 43 +24 60
5 Tallinna FC Flora II 36 17 7 12 70 51 +19 58
6 FC Puuma 36 15 9 12 81 72 +9 54
7 Kohtla-Järve FC Lootus 36 9 11 16 59 75 −16 38
8 Pärnu Linnameeskond 36 8 11 17 55 63 −8 35
9 Tallinna JK Legion (R) 36 7 6 23 44 104 −60 27
10 Valga FC Warrior (R) 36 3 7 26 34 131 −97 16


Results[edit]

Each team plays every opponent four times, twice at home and twice on the road, for a total of 36 games.

First half of season[edit]

Second half of season[edit]

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Estonia Maksim Rõtškov Infonet 40
2 Estonia Rimo Hunt Tallinna Kalev 35
3 Estonia Aleksei Mamontov Kiviõli Tamme Auto 17
4 Estonia Trevor Elhi Levadia II 14
Estonia Tõnis Starkopf Kiviõli Tamme Auto 14
Estonia Sten Teino Puuma 14
7 Estonia Ilja Antonov Puuma 13
Estonia Nikita Tšernei Puuma 13
9 Finland Ionel Armean Tallinna Kalev 12
Estonia Andrei Jõgi Kohtla-Järve Lootus 12
Estonia Rasmus Tomson Tallinna Kalev 12

Awards[edit]

Monthly awards[edit]

Month[1] Manager of the Month Player of the Month
Manager Club Player Club
March Estonia Argo Arbeiter Levadia II Estonia Trevor Elhi Levadia II
April Estonia Aivar Lillevere Flora II Estonia Rimo Hunt Tallinna Kalev
May Estonia Sergei Ratnikov Tallinna Kalev Estonia Rasmus Tomson Tallinna Kalev
June Estonia Andrei Borissov Infonet Estonia Hannes Anier Flora II
July Estonia Sergei Ratnikov Tallinna Kalev Estonia Maksim Rõtškov Infonet
August Estonia Sergei Ratnikov Tallinna Kalev Estonia Ilja Antonov Puuma
September Estonia Argo Arbeiter
Estonia Mati Pari
Levadia II Estonia Igor Koroljov Tallinna Kalev
October Estonia Erik Šteinberg Kiviõli Tamme Auto Estonia Rimo Hunt Tallinna Kalev

Esiliiga Player of the Year[edit]

Rimo Hunt was named Esiliiga Player of the Year.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Oktoobri parimad Meistriliigas: Meelis Rooba ja Markus Jürgenson" (in Estonian). Estonian Football Association. 3 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Meistriliiga treenerid valisid esimest korda parimat mängijat". Estonian Football Association. 22 November 2011. 

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