2013–14 Macedonian First Football League

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Macedonian First League
Season 2013–14
Dates 4 August 2013 –
18 May 2014
Champions Rabotnički
4th domestic title
Relegated Gorno Lisiče
Makedonija GjP
Napredok
Gostivar
Champions League Rabotnički
Europa League Turnovo
Metalurg
Shkëndija
Matches played 198
Goals scored 518 (2.62 per match)
Top goalscorer Dejan Blazhevski (19)
Biggest home win Vardar 6–0 Napredok
Biggest away win Pelister 0–4 Renova
Gostivar 1–5 Metalurg
Renova 2–6 Rabotnički
Highest scoring Rabotnički 5–3 Turnovo
Renova 2–6 Rabotnički
Longest winning run 7 games
Shkëndija
Longest unbeaten run 13 games
Vardar
Longest winless run 21 games
Napredok
Longest losing run 9 games
Napredok
Gostivar

The 2013–14 Macedonian First League was the 22nd season of the Macedonian First Football League, the highest football league of Macedonia. Vardar are the defending champions after winning their seventh Macedonian championship at the end of the 2012–13 season. It began on 4 August 2013 and ended on 18 May 2014. This was the final season with 12 teams, because the Football Federation of Macedonia approved reducing the league to 10 teams. Therefore, 4 teams was directly relegated.[1]

Promotion and relegation[edit]

At the start of the 2013–14 season

Promoted from 2012–13 Second League

Relegated to 2013–14 Second League

At the end of the 2013–14 season

Promoted from 2013–14 Second League

Relegated to 2014–15 Second League

Participating teams[edit]

Location of teams in 2013–14 Macedonian First League
Club City Stadium Capacity
Bregalnica Štip Štip Gradski stadion Štip 4,000
Euromilk Gorno Lisiče Skopje Stadion Gorno Lisiče1 1,500
Gostivar Gostivar Gradski stadion Gostivar 1,000
Makedonija GjP Skopje Stadion Gjorče Petrov 3,000
Metalurg Skopje Skopje Stadion Železarnica 3,000
Napredok Kičevo Gradski stadion Kičevo 5,000
Pelister Bitola Stadion Tumbe Kafe 8,000
Rabotnički Skopje Philip II Arena 33,460
Renova Džepčište Gradski stadion Tetovo 15,000
Shkëndija Tetovo Gradski stadion Tetovo 15,000
Horizont Turnovo Turnovo Stadion Kukuš 1,500
Vardar Skopje Philip II Arena 33,460

1 Gorno Lisiče was played their home games on Boris Trajkovski Stadium because their Stadion Gorno Lisiče doesn't fulfill criteria for First League.

Personnel and kits[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Manager Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
Bregalnica Turkey Güneş, AliAli Güneş Republic of Macedonia Zdravkov, GoranGoran Zdravkov
Gorno Lisiče Republic of Macedonia Milošević, LjubodragLjubodrag Milošević Republic of Macedonia Pandovski, AleksandarAleksandar Pandovski Euromilk
Gostivar Republic of Macedonia Mitev, MiteMite Mitev Nike
Makedonija GjP Republic of Macedonia Sekulovski, MarjanMarjan Sekulovski Nike
Metalurg Republic of Macedonia Zaharievski, SrgjanSrgjan Zaharievski Republic of Macedonia Krstev, MileMile Krstev Legea Makstil
Napredok Republic of Macedonia Mateski, DraganDragan Mateski Legea
Pelister Republic of Macedonia Bočeski, DraganDragan Bočeski Republic of Macedonia Pašovski, GoranGoran Pašovski Jako Pelisterka
Rabotnički Republic of Macedonia Angelovski, IgorIgor Angelovski Republic of Macedonia Todorovski, BlažeBlaže Todorovski Joma
Renova Republic of Macedonia Osmani, QatipQatip Osmani Republic of Macedonia Emini, IzairIzair Emini Jako Renova
Shkëndija Albania Duro, ShpëtimShpëtim Duro Republic of Macedonia Položani, ArtimArtim Položani Nike Ecolog
Turnovo Republic of Macedonia Sedloski, GoceGoce Sedloski Republic of Macedonia Dimovski, StojanStojan Dimovski Jako Vitaminka
Vardar Russia Andreyev, SergeySergey Andreyev Serbia Bojović, RadenkoRadenko Bojović Li-Ning

League table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rabotnički (C) 33 18 8 7 66 35 +31 62 Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round
2 Horizont Turnovo 33 18 6 9 61 33 +28 60 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[a]
3 Metalurg Skopje 33 16 11 6 48 29 +19 59
4 Shkëndija 33 16 9 8 53 32 +21 57
5 Vardar 33 15 11 7 55 32 +23 56
6 Pelister 33 14 10 9 40 40 0 52
7 Bregalnica Štip 33 11 11 11 34 34 0 44
8 Renova 33 10 14 9 42 46 −4 44
9 Gorno Lisiče (R) 33 9 12 12 34 37 −3 39 Relegation to the Macedonian Second Football League
10 Makedonija GjP (R) 33 9 5 19 40 56 −16 32
11 Napredok (R) 33 3 9 21 27 75 −48 18
12 Gostivar (R) 33 3 6 24 19 70 −51 15
Source: MacedonianFootball.com
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored (only if two teams); 7) Head-to-head goals scored; 8) Draw; 9) Play-off. (Note: Criteria 2, 3 and 8 is only used if not deciding Champion, teams for UEFA competitions or relegation).[2]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:

Results[edit]

Every team will play three times against each other team for a total of 33 matches. The first 22 matchdays will consist of a regular double round-robin schedule. The league standings at this point will then be used to determine the games for the last 11 matchdays.

Matches 1–22[edit]

Home ╲ Away BRE EGL GOS MGP MET NAP PEL RAB REN ŠKE TUR VAR
Bregalnica Štip 1–1 2–1 0–0 0–0 2–2 3–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–1
Euromilk Gorno Lisiče 0–3 2–2 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 1–0 1–2 2–1 0–2 2–2
Gostivar 0–1 0–2 0–1 3–1 0–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 0–1 1–2
Makedonija 3–0 0–1 4–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 2–3 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–3
Metalurg 1–2 2–1 4–0 1–0 0–0 2–4 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 3–0
Napredok 0–2 1–1 3–0 2–1 0–2 2–2 1–3 1–1 0–0 2–2 0–1
Pelister 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–2 4–0 1–0 0–4 1–0 0–0 1–2
Rabotnički 3–0 2–2 2–0 1–0 1–1 4–3 4–0 0–0 5–0 5–3 2–1
Renova 3–1 0–0 3–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 1–1 1–3 4–2 0–0
Shkëndija 2–0 0–3 4–0 3–0 0–0 3–2 0–0 2–2 0–0 0–3 3–1
Horizont Turnovo 3–1 1–1 5–1 5–1 0–0 4–0 0–2 3–0 4–0 3–1 2–0
Vardar 1–0 2–0 4–0 4–1 3–0 3–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1

Source: MacedonianFootball.com
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Matches 23–33[edit]

Home ╲ Away BRE EGL GOS MGP MET NAP PEL RAB REN ŠKE TUR VAR
Bregalnica Štip 3–0 1–2 0–1 1–0 0–0
Euromilk Gorno Lisiče 0–0 1–1 3–1 4–1 0–2
Gostivar 1–5 2–3 0–3 1–2 0–2
Makedonija 2–1 1–3 1–3 1–2 2–2
Metalurg 1–0 2–0 3–1 2–2 1–2 1–2 2–1
Napredok 1–3 1–3 1–3 0–2 0–0
Pelister 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–3 1–2
Rabotnički 4–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–2 3–1
Renova 1–0 1–1 0–1 4–2 2–1 2–6
Shkëndija 0–2 4–0 4–0 3–1 5–0
Horizont Turnovo 2–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–2
Vardar 1–0 6–0 0–0 5–1 1–2 2–1

Source: MacedonianFootball.com
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorers[edit]

As of 18 May 2014
Rank Player Club Goals
1 Republic of Macedonia Dejan Blazhevski Turnovo 19
2 Republic of Macedonia Borche Manevski Rabotnichki 17
3 Republic of Macedonia Muzafer Ejupi Turnovo 15
4 Brazil Stênio Júnior Pelister & Shkendija 13
Republic of Macedonia Krste Velkoski Rabotnichki
6 Republic of Macedonia Ermedin Adem Makedonija Gj. P. 11
7 Republic of Macedonia Vladimir Mojsovski Napredok 10
Republic of Macedonia Aco Stojkov Vardar
Bulgaria Dimitar Vodenicharov Pelister
Croatia Bojan Vručina Shkendija
  • Players whose names are written in italic letters played only in the first part of the League

See also[edit]

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