1948 Mestaruussarja

The 1948 season was the 18th completed season of the Finnish Football League Championship known as the Mestaruussarja.

Mestaruussarja
Season1948
1947
1949

OverviewEdit

The Mestaruussarja was administered by the Finnish Football Association and the competition's 1948 season was divided into two groups: the Palloliiton league and the Työväen Urheiluliiton league, with the leading 6 teams from each group progressing to a final group along with the 4 leading teams from the Suomensarja. After the series had been played, VPS Vaasa and TPS Turku were tied with each having 24 points. These two teams then faced each other in a match that decided the championship. VPS won the match and the championship 3–0. The six lowest placed teams in the final group were relegated to the Suomensarja.[1]

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 VPS Vaasa (C, Q) 15 11 2 2 41 12 +29 24
2 TPS Turku (Q) 15 11 2 2 37 18 +19 24
3 HPS Helsinki 15 9 3 3 21 13 +8 21
4 HJK Helsinki 15 6 6 3 32 20 +12 18
5 VIFK Vaasa 15 7 4 4 30 19 +11 18
6 KIF Helsinki 15 8 2 5 38 30 +8 18
7 TuWe Turku 15 6 5 4 20 25 −5 17
8 TuTo Turku 15 6 4 5 23 22 +1 16
9 KTP Kotka 15 6 4 5 24 26 −2 16
10 HIFK Helsinki 15 6 3 6 38 29 +9 15
11 RTU Rauma (R) 15 4 5 6 32 38 −6 13
12 Sudet Helsinki (R) 15 4 3 8 29 38 −9 11
13 Kullervo Helsinki (R) 15 4 1 10 19 30 −11 9
14 TuKV Turku (R) 15 2 5 8 14 27 −13 9
15 Kiri Kotka (R) 15 2 2 11 14 41 −27 6
16 Ponnistus Helsinki (R) 15 1 3 11 12 36 −24 5
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified for the phase indicated; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away HFK HJK HPS KIF KIR KTP KUL PON RTU SUD TPS TKV TTT TW VIF VPS
HIFK 1–1 1–1 3–3 2–3 0–1 2–3
HJK 0–1 3–0 2–1 2–2 1–2 2–2 1–0
HPS 1–2 0–1 2–1 2–0 1–3 3–2
KIF 1–5 1–4 5–0 5–0 4–1 2–5 5–1
Kiri 1–8 1–1 1–2 4–2 1–6 4–1 0–2 0–1
KTP 2–2 0–2 2–0 2–1 5–2 3–2 1–0 1–1 2–4
Kullervo 1–2 1–1 3–4 3–1 1–2 0–1 1–0
Ponnistus 0–6 2–2 1–2 1–2 2–2 0–1
RTU 0–4 1–1 3–3 5–0 0–1 2–0 4–1 1–3 3–3
Sudet 1–2 3–2 2–3 6–2 2–3 0–6
TPS 3–2 3–1 1–0 2–0 3–1 3–2 1–2 2–0
TuKV 0–2 0–2 0–0 2–2 1–2 1–1 2–3 0–0
TuTo 3–2 2–6 0–2 5–0 3–0 1–1 0–0 2–1
TuWe 1–2 0–4 0–0 2–2 4–2 1–0 1–1 1–0
VIFK 7–0 1–1 0–1 2–1 2–1 0–0 1–1 6–0 1–2
VPS 0–0 2–0 3–0 6–1 4–2 7–2 2–0 2–0
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ "Finland - List of League First Level Tables - rsssf.com". Heikki Pietarinen - RSSSF. Retrieved 2012-01-07.

ReferencesEdit