2011 Malaysia Super League

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Malaysia Super League
Season 2011
Champions Kelantan
Relegated Perlis
Pahang
2012 AFC Cup Kelantan (group stage)
Terengganu (qualifying play-off)
Matches played 182
Goals scored 437 (2.4 per match)
Top goalscorer 20 goals
Abdul Hadi Yahya (Terengganu)
Biggest home win Selangor 7–1 Perlis
(6 June 2011)
Biggest away win Felda United 2–6 Terengganu
(6 July 2011)
Highest scoring Perak 5–3 Kuala Lumpur
(24 April 2011)
Selangor 7–1 Perlis
(6 June 2011)
Perlis 2–6 Terengganu
(6 July 2011)
Longest winning run 6 matches
Kelantan
(25 May 2011)
Longest unbeaten run 11 matches
Kelantan
Terengganu
Longest losing run 8 matches
Perlis
(until end of season)
Highest attendance 35,000
KelantanPerak
(14 June 2011)
Lowest attendance 31
PerlisFelda United
(28 May 2011)
2010
2012

The 2011 Liga Super Malaysia (English: 2011 Malaysia Super League) is the eighth season of the Malaysia Super League, the top-tier professional football league in Malaysia.[1] The season was held from 29 January and concluded in 30 July 2011.[1] Selangor is the current defending champions.[1]

Teams[edit]

A total of fourteen teams will contest the league, including twelve sides from the 2010 season and two promoted teams from the 2010 Malaysia Premier League. Johor and Penang were relegated at the end of last season league after finishing the season in the bottom two places of the league table. 2010 Malaysia Premier League champions Felda United and runners-up Sabah secured direct promotion to the Malaysia Super League.

Harimau Muda A secured a place in the Malaysia Super League after PLUS withdrew. Harimau had won the 2009 Malaysia Premier League before playing the 2010 campaign in the Slovak First League. Harimau represent the Malaysian Under 23 national football team.

Vanues[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Felda United Kuala Lumpur KLFA Stadium 18,000
Harimau Muda A Shah Alam Shah Alam Stadium 80,000
Johor FC Pasir Gudang Pasir Gudang Corporation Stadium 15,000
Kedah Alor Setar Darul Aman Stadium 32,387
Kelantan Kota Bharu Sultan Mohammad IV Stadium 30,000
Kuala Lumpur Kuala Lumpur KLFA Stadium 18,000
Negeri Sembilan Paroi Tuanku Abdul Rahman Stadium 40,000
Pahang Kuantan Darul Makmur Stadium 35,000
Perak Ipoh Perak Stadium 35,000
Perlis Kangar Utama Stadium 20,000
Sabah Kota Kinabalu Likas Stadium 35,000
Selangor Shah Alam Shah Alam Stadium 80,000
Terengganu Kuala Terengganu Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium 15,000
T–Team Kuala Terengganu Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium 15,000


Personnel and kits[edit]

Team Coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Felda United Malaysia E. Elavarasan Malaysia Khaironnisam Sahabudin Kappa FELDA
Harimau Muda A Malaysia Ong Kim Swee Malaysia Mohd Muslim Ahmad Nike
Johor FC Malaysia Azuan Zain Malaysia Rezal Zambery Yahya JKiNG Kulim (Malaysia) Berhad
Kedah Malaysia Wan Jamak Wan Hassan Malaysia Ahmad Fauzi Shaari Lotto Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Kedah (PKNK)
Kelantan Malaysia M. Karathu Malaysia Mohd Badhri Mohd Radzi Umbro Happy
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Razip Ismail Malaysia Muhd Shahrom Abdul Kalam Kika
Negeri Sembilan Malaysia Mohd Azraai Khor Abdullah Malaysia Muhammad Shukor Adan Lotto
Pahang Malaysia Dollah Salleh Malaysia Jalaluddin Jaafar Lotto Genting Group
Perak Malaysia Norizan Bakar Malaysia Shahrulnizam Mustapa Specs Majlis Bandaraya Ipoh (MBI)
Perlis Hungary Jánós Krécská Malaysia Azmizi Azmi Kika Yayasan Pok Kassim
Sabah Malaysia Justin Ganai Malaysia Mohd Reithaudin Awang Emran Adidas Ararat Sport
Selangor Malaysia K. Devan Malaysia Mohd Amri Yahyah Kappa Menteri Besar Incorporated (MBI)
Terengganu Malaysia Irfan Bakti Abu Salim Malaysia Mohd Marzuki Yusof Specs Top IT
T–Team Malaysia Yunus Alif Malaysia Rosdi Talib Admiral Admiral

Coaching changes[edit]

Club Outgoing Head Coach Date of vacancy Manner of departure Incoming Head Coach Date of appointment
Kelantan Bhaskaran Sathianathan 24 January 2011 Resigned Maruthaiah Karathu 26 January 2011[2]
Perlis Mosthakeen Omar 1 March 2011[3] Resigned Salim Tofel Mohamad (caretaker) 8 March 2011[4]
Kedah Ahmad Yusof 7 March 2011[5] Gardening leave1 Muhamad Radhi Mat Din (caretaker) 7 March 2011[5]
Negeri Sembilan Wan Jamak Wan Hassan 16 March 2011[6] Resigned Mohd Azraai Khor Abdullah 21 March 2011[7]
Kedah Muhamad Radhi Mat Din (caretaker) 23 April 2011 End of caretaker role Wan Jamak Wan Hassan 23 April 2011[8]
Perlis Salim Tofel Mohamad (caretaker) 26 April 2011 End of caretaker role Jánós Krécská 26 April 2011[9]
Sabah Gary Phillips 5 May 2011[10] Sacked Justin Ganai 5 May 2011[10]
  • 1Ahmad Yusof was put on indefinite leave on 7 March 2011, but is still contracted to Kedah FA. His contract was only terminated by mutual consent on 22 April 2011. Subsequently he joined Penang as head coach on 1 May 2011.[11][12][13]

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Kelantan (C) 26 17 5 4 52 21 +31 56 Qualification to AFC Cup group stage[a]
2 Terengganu 26 16 5 5 54 26 +28 53
3 Selangor 26 16 4 6 42 24 +18 52
4 Kedah 26 13 6 7 25 20 +5 45
5 Harimau Muda A 26 12 7 7 38 28 +10 43
6 Perak 26 10 10 6 31 24 +7 40
7 Johor FC 26 8 10 8 26 28 −2 34
8 Negeri Sembilan 26 8 8 10 29 32 −3 32
9 T–Team 26 9 4 13 35 40 −5 31
10 Sabah 26 7 7 12 24 32 −8 28
11 Felda United 26 7 7 12 22 34 −12 28
12 Kuala Lumpur 26 6 8 12 23 34 −11 26
13 Pahang (R) 26 5 7 14 19 36 −17 22 Relegation to Premier League
14 Perlis (R) 26 2 4 20 20 61 −41 10
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Terengganu qualified for the AFC Cup grop stage by winning the 2011 Malaysia FA Cup. They automatically advanced to the group stage due to restructuring of the East Zone playoffs.

Results[edit]

Home ╲ Away FEL JFC KED KEL KLU NSE PHG T-T PRK PER SAB SEL TRG HMA
Felda United 0–0 1–2 1–3 2–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 1–1 0–1 2–6 2–0
Johor FC 0–0 0–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 3–0 0–0 2–1 0–1
Kedah 1–0 1–2 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 0–2 2–1 1–2
Kelantan 6–0 4–1 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 4–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–1
Kuala Lumpur FA 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–2 1–1 0–0 3–1 1–1 3–0 1–0 1–3 1–2 0–1
Negeri Sembilan 0–1 2–1 0–2 0–0 0–1 3–1 4–0 3–1 2–0 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–0
Pahang 0–0 0–0 0–1 2–0 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–2 3–1 2–2 2–1 1–2 0–2
T–Team 2–0 1–1 3–1 4–3 2–3 1–3 0–0 0–0 3–0 3–0 2–1 0–1 1–3
Perak 1–0 1–0 1–3 4–0 5–3 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1
Perlis 0–1 2–2 0–1 1–5 0–0 3–2 1–2 2–1 1–2 0–1 0–2 1–3 1–3
Sabah 2–1 0–1 1–0 1–2 3–0 2–0 2–0 1–3 2–1 2–2 1–2 1–2 0–2
Selangor 2–1 3–2 2–0 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–1 0–2 1–0 7–1 1–0 3–2 1–2
Terengganu 1–0 3–0 0–1 0–3 4–0 3–0 5–0 3–2 3–0 3–1 3–0 1–1 3–1
Harimau Muda A 1–1 2–2 0–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 3–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 1–2

Updated to games played on 6 July 2011.
Source: Liga Super
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[14][edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Abdul Hadi Yahya Terengganu 20
2 Norshahrul Idlan Talaha Kelantan 19
3 Abdul Manaf Mamat Terengganu 13
4 Indra Putra Mahayuddin T–Team 11
5 Mohd Badhri Mohd Radzi Kelantan 10
Mohd Ashaari Shamsuddin Terengganu 10
6 Akmal Rizal Ahmad Rakhli Perak 9
Baddrol Bakhtiar Kedah 9
Izzaq Faris Ramlan Harimau Muda A 9
7 Ahmad Hazwan Bakri Kuala Lumpur 7
Mohd Fandi Othman Harimau Muda A 7
Mohd Firdaus Azizul Negeri Sembilan 7
Mohd Safiq Rahim Selangor 7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c http://www.rsssf.com/tablesm/malay2011.html 2011 Liga Super
  2. ^ "Karathu takes over Kelantan name Sathia's replacement". The Star. Retrieved 9 April 2011. 
  3. ^ "Mosthakeen quits Perlis". New Straits Times. Retrieved 9 April 2011. 
  4. ^ "Salim ganti Mosthakeen (Harian Metro Online)" [Salim replaces Mosthakeen (Harian Metro Online)] (in Malay). Blog e-Bola Sepak. 9 March 2011. Retrieved 9 April 2011. 
  5. ^ a b "AHMAD YUSOF OUT AS KEDAH COACH, RADHI MAT TAKES OVER". Yahoo!Malaysia News. Retrieved 9 April 2011. 
  6. ^ "Wan Jamak quits as Negri coach". New Straits Times. Retrieved 9 April 2011. 
  7. ^ "Negri appoint Azraai Khor". MyLaunchpad Sports. Retrieved 9 April 2011. 
  8. ^ "Football: Wan Jamak Takes Charge Of Kedah". BERNAMA. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  9. ^ "Krecska pengendali baru Singa Utara" [Krescka is the new coach for Northern Lions] (in Malay). Berita Harian. 26 April 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  10. ^ a b "Justin is back". New Sabah Times. 5 May 2011. Archived from the original on 30 September 2011. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  11. ^ http://www.sinarharian.com.my/sh/com/content/story9020498.asp
  12. ^ http://www.sinarharian.com.my/sh/com/content/story9005177.asp
  13. ^ http://www.utusan.com.my/utusan/info.asp?y=2011&dt=0423&pub=Utusan_Malaysia&sec=Sukan&pg=su_01.htm
  14. ^ "Liga Super 2011 – Goal Scorers". Liga Super. Archived from the original on 8 October 2011. Retrieved 13 August 2011.