2013 Yemeni League
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The 2013 Yemeni League is the 21st edition of top level football in Yemen.
The season started on February 28 and finished on 8 July, played in one calendar year rather than the previous editions which have been played over two calendar years.
Shabab Al Baydaa, Al Sha'ab Sana'a, Al-Ahli Taizz and Najm Sba were relegated to the second tier after finishing in the bottom four places of the 2011–12 Yemeni League season. They were replaced by Al-Wahda San'a', Al Yarmuk Al Rawda, Al-Saqr and Al Rasheed Ta'izz. Al Rasheed and Al Saqr are back after withdrawing from the 2010–11 League campaign. Al-Wahda San'a' are back after one season out of the top flight and Al Yarmuk return, last being in the top flight back in the 2009–10 league season.
Stadia and locations
||Qualification or relegation
|1||Al Yarmuk Al Rawda||26||14||7||5||35||17||+18||49|
|6||Al Sha'ab Ibb||26||10||7||9||31||33||−2||37|
|7||Al Rasheed Ta'izz||26||9||9||8||25||22||+3||36|
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.