The All-Swedishalso known as FotbollsallsvenskanEnglish: The Football All-Swedish is a Swedish professional league for men's association football clubs. It was founded inand is the top flight of the Swedish football league systemoperating on a system of promotion and relegation with Superettan. Seasons run from late March or early April to the beginning of November, with the 16 clubs all meeting each other twice, resulting in a match season, for a total of matches league-wide.
Allsvenskan is ranked 20th in the UEFA coefficients of leagues based on performances in European competitions over the last five years. Allsvenskan is ranked highest of the leagues in Scandinavia. The current champions are Allsvenskan 1995 01 15who won the title in the season. Including the season, Allsvenskan has been running for an unbroken streak of 91 seasons [update]. The one-league twelve team Allsvenskan replaced the Svenska Serienconsisting of a southern and northern group that was held before.
Inthe league started Allsvenskan 1995 01 15 decide the Swedish football champions. In the early years, Norrland and Gotland teams were not allowed to play on higher levels in the league system, which was gradually changed to include the Norrland and Gotland teams on higher levels.
For the Allsvenskan, the season start was changed from autumn to spring to be played in one calendar year. Init expanded to contain 14 teams. From the season, the league introduced a play-off to determine the Swedish football champions. The season saw the introduction of three points per win.
The season saw a return to the classical format, again with 14 teams. Sincethe league consists of 16 teams. The champions of the Allsvenskan are considered Swedish champions and gold medal winners. The runners-up are awarded the Large Silver medal, the third positioned team are awarded the Small Silver medal and the team positioned in fourth place are awarded the Bronze medal.
There have been seasons with exceptions when the winners of Allsvenskan wasn't considered Swedish champions as well. The years through are also exceptions, the title was decided through play-offs during these years. Historically, however, there is a big difference between
Allsvenskan 1995 01 15 Allsvenskan winners before compared to the period between and Since there are 16 clubs in Allsvenskan.
During the course of a season starting in late March and ending in early November each club plays the others twice home and away for a total of 30 games. The two lowest placed teams at the end of the season are relegated to Superettan and the top two teams from Superettan are promoted in their place.
In case the winner "Allsvenskan 1995 01 15" the Cup has already qualified to Champions League or Europa League, the third Europa League spot is given to the team that finishes fourth in Allsvenskan. The decider at equal amount of points was goal ratio until the —41 season, thereafter goal difference. The current trophy awarded to the Swedish champions is the Lennart Johanssons Pokal.
In addition to the winner's trophy and the individual winner's medals awarded to players, Allsvenskan also awards the most valuable player, goalkeeper of the year, defender of the year, midfielder of the year, forward of the year, newcomer of the year and manager of year at Allsvenskans stora pris together with C More and Magasinet Offside.
The current license agreement is valid to A total of 64 clubs have played in Allsvenskan from its inception in up to and including the season.
No club have been a member of the league for every season since its inception, AIK are
Allsvenskan 1995 01 15 club to have participated in most seasons with a record of 89 seasons played out of 93 seasons in total. The following 16 clubs are competing in Allsvenskan during the season:. Sven Jonasson has the record for most matches in a row with matches for IF Elfsborg between 11
Allsvenskan 1995 01 15 and 1 November Untilforeign players were banned from playing in Allsvenskan, however not on all levels of football in Sweden.
Sven Jonasson has made the most goals in the Allsvenskan history, with goals in appearances. Gunnar Nordahl has become the top scorer most times, with four wins. Historically the players and coaching staff from the four best teams in Allsvenskan are awarded medals at the end of each season. The champions are awarded the gold medal while the runners-up receive the "big silver" medal. The third place team gets the "small silver" medal instead of the more commonly used bronze medal which is instead awarded to the fourth-place finisher.
The overall medal rank is displayed below after points in descending order. The table that follows is accurate as of the end of the season. Clubs in European football are commonly honoured for winning multiple league titles and a representative golden star is sometimes placed above the club badge to indicate the club having won 10 league titles. In Sweden the star instead symbolizes 10 Swedish championship titles for the majority of the clubs as the league winner has not always been awarded the title of Swedish champions.
No new club has introduced a star sincethe clubs closest to their first are IF Elfsborg with 6 Swedish championship titles and Helsingborgs IF with 7 Allsvenskan titles depending on what the star symbolizes.
The following table is ordered after number of stars followed by number of Swedish championship titles and then the number of Allsvenskan titles. The all-time Allsvenskan table, "maratontabellen" in Swedishis a cumulative record of all match results, points, and goals of every team that has played in Allsvenskan since its inception in — It uses three points for a win even though this system was not introduced until the season.
Six clubs have been in the lead, the lead having changed among them ten times since The record for highest average home attendance for a club was set by Hammarby in 25, over 15 home matches. Most other attendance records for Allsvenskan were set in the seasoncoinciding with the first season that the league switched from an autumn—spring format to a spring—autumn format.
Allsvenskan has 24 active referees that are available for matches as of the season. There are also a further eleven referees who are certified by the Swedish Football Association who have refereed matches in Allsvenskan. A further seven referees certified by the Swedish Football Association are available to referee Allsvenskan matches but have not done so as of From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This article is about the Swedish football league. For uses, see Allsvenskan disambiguation. List of Allsvenskan stadiums. List of Allsvenskan players. List of foreign Allsvenskan players.
List of Swedish football champions. No club were given the title between and even though the first-tier league Allsvenskan was played. In the title was reinstated and awarded to the winner of Allsvenskan.
Between and a play-off in cup format was held at the end of the league season to decide the champions. Since the season the title has once again been awarded to the winner of Allsvenskan. Archived from Allsvenskan 1995 01 15 original on October 6, Retrieved October 1, The Swedish Football Association.
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