2011 Liga Super

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Liga Super
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 (English: 2011 Super League) is the eighth season of the Liga Super, the top-tier professional football league in Malaysia.[1]

The season was held from 29 January and concluded in 30 July 2011.[1]

The Liga Super champions for 2011 was Selangor.[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 Liga Premier.

Johor and Penang were relegated at the end of the 2010 Liga Super after finishing the season in the bottom two places of the league table.

2010 Liga Premier champions Felda United and runners-up Sabah secured direct promotion to the Liga Super.

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

¹ – promoted from Liga Premier

Team summaries[edit]

Stadium[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 Darulmakmur Stadium 35,000
T–Team Kuala Terengganu Sultan Ismail Nasiruddin Shah Stadium 15,000
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

Personnel and kits[edit]

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

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) (Q) 26 17 5 4 52 21 +31 56 2012 AFC Cup Group stage
2 Terengganu (Q) 26 16 5 5 54 26 +28 53 2012 AFC Cup Qualifying play-off 1
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 2012 Liga Premier
14 Perlis (R) 26 2 4 20 20 61 −41 10

Updated to games played on 6 July 2011.
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(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.

Notes
  • 1 Terengganu qualified for the 2012 AFC Cup by winning the 2011 Malaysia FA Cup. They automatically advanced to the group stage due to restructuring of the East Zone playoffs.
  • PLUS FC withdrew from Liga Super before the start of 2011 season

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
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  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.