2011–12 First League of the Republika Srpska

The 2011–12 First League of the Republika Srpska is the seventeenth season of the First League of the Republika Srpska, the second tier football league of Bosnia and Herzegovina, since its original establishment and the tenth as a second-tier league. It began on 13 August 2011 and ended on 26 May 2012; a winter break where no matches will be played was in effect between 5 November 2011 and 10 March 2012. Kozara were the last champions, having won their first championship title in the 2010–11 season and earning a promotion to Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This year Radnik won the championship, the third time they won the First League of the Republika Srpska.

First League of the Republika Srpska
Season2011–12
ChampionsRadnik
3rd First League title
PromotedRadnik
RelegatedLaktaši
Proleter
Matches played182
Goals scored446 (2.45 per match)
Top goalscorerBorislav Lukić
17 goals
Biggest home winCrvena Zemlja 5–0 Mladost
Sloboda (MG) 7–2 Laktaši
Podrinje 7–2 Laktaši
Biggest away winProleter 1–4 Drina (Z)
Proleter 1–4 Mladost
Proleter 1–4 Radnik
Mladost 0–3 Sloboda (NG)
Highest scoringSloboda (MG) 7–2 Laktaši
Podrinje 7–2 Laktaši
(9 goals)
Longest winning run4 matches
Sloboda (MG)
Radnik
Longest unbeaten run10 matches
Mladost
Radnik
Longest winless run10 matches
Proleter
Longest losing run4 matches
Proleter

14 clubs are participating in this session, eleven returning from the previous session, one relegated from Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina and two promoted from two regional Second League of the Republika Srpska.

Changes from last seasonEdit

Team changesEdit

From First League of the RSEdit

Promoted to Premier League

Relegated to one of 2 respective regional Second League of the RS

  • Famos (Second League of the RS - East)
  • BSK (Second League of the RS - West)

To First League of RSEdit

Relegated from Premier League

Promoted from two regional Second League of the RS

Stadia and locationsEdit

Team Location Stadium[1] Capacity[2]
Crvena Zemlja Nova Ves Ciglana Stadium 1,000
Drina HE Višegrad Gradski Stadion, Višegrad 1,500
Drina (Z) Zvornik Gradski Stadion, Zvornik 3,000
Laktaši Laktaši Gradski Stadion, Laktaši 2,200
Mladost Gacko Gradski Stadion, Gacko 3,500
Modriča Modriča Dr. Milan Jelić Stadium 7,600
Podrinje Janja Podrinje Stadium 3,000
Proleter Teslić Radolinka Stadium 5,000
Radnik Bijeljina Gradski Stadion, Bijeljina 6,000
Rudar (U) Ugljevik Novi Gradski Stadion, Ugljevik 8,000
Sloboda (MG) Mrkonjić Grad Gradski Stadion Luke 2,000
Sloboda (NG) Bosanski Novi Mlakve Stadium 4,000
Sloga Doboj Luke Stadium, Doboj 2,000
Sutjeska Foča Gradski Stadion, Foča 4,000

Personnel and kitsEdit

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
Crvena Zemlja   Marko Stojić   NAAI Nektar/Arhing
Drina HE   Marko Vidaković   Kappa
Drina (Z)   Dragan Mićić   Goran Maksimović NAAI
Laktaši   Predrag Tatić   Dukat
Mladost   Željko Popović   NAAI
Modriča   Drago Svitlica   Đorđe Savić Nike Modriča Oil Refinery
Podrinje   Milorad Savić   Muhamed Jusufović Legea
Proleter   Zoran Dujaković   Legea
Radnik   Darko Nestorović   Nenad Kutlačić Mass
Rudar (U)   Predrag Marić   NAAI
Sloboda (MG)   Zoran Dragišić   Siniša Radoja Bull
Sloboda (NG)   Predrag Medić   Zoran Lukač Nike
Sloga   Zoran Ćurguz   Joma Autosalon M&M
Sutjeska   Filip Ikonić   Asics

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment

New relegation rulesEdit

Unlike the last season, this season the Football Federation of the Republika Srpska decided to add relegation play-offs. Along the two last placed clubs in the league table which get relegated, the twelfth ranked team has to play relegation play-offs against the winner of the Second League of the Republika Srpska promotion play-offs which is contested between the two runners-up of the two Second Leagues of the Republika Srpska.[3]

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Radnik (C, P) 26 14 8 4 31 19 +12 50 Promotion to Premijer Liga BIH
2 Sloga Doboj 26 14 7 5 48 31 +17 49
3 Sloboda Mrkonjić Grad 26 14 4 8 40 21 +19 46
4 Sutjeska Foča 26 11 5 10 34 36 −2 38
5 Crvena Zemlja 26 11 4 11 40 35 +5 37
6 Modriča 26 10 6 10 31 22 +9 36
7 Drina Višegrad 26 10 6 10 22 25 −3 36
8 Podrinje 26 9 7 10 32 29 +3 34
9 Drina Zvornik 26 9 6 11 24 23 +1 33
10 Mladost Gacko 26 9 6 11 25 33 −8 33
11 Rudar Ugljevik 26 8 8 10 27 30 −3 32
12 Sloboda Novi Grad 26 8 8 10 24 32 −8 32 Qualification to relegation play-off
13 Laktaši (R) 26 8 4 14 34 55 −21 28 Relegation to Second League RS
14 Proleter Teslić (R) 26 5 5 16 34 55 −21 20
Source: FSRS (in Bosnian)
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored
For deciding champions, qualification to higher rank and relegation: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th head-to-head goals scored; 5th head-to-head away goals scored; 6th goal difference; 7th goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

Relegation play-offsEdit

Sloboda (NG) as 12th-placed team faced the winner of the promotion play-offs contested between the two runners-up of the two Second Leagues of the Republika Srpska, runner-up of the Second League of the RS - West side Jedinstvo in a two-legged play-off. Sloboda (NG) won 5–0 on aggregate and thus were not relegated from the First League of the Republika Srpska. Jedinstvo also remained in their respective league.

Jedinstvo0–2Sloboda (NG)
Report Tica   68' (pen)
Antonić   71'
Attendance: 500
Referee: Goran Lakić, (Brčko)

Sloboda (NG)3–0Jedinstvo
Jelisavac   22'
Kovačević   38'
Tica   53'
Report

Positions by roundEdit

Promotion to 2012–13 PL BiH
Qualification to relegation play-offs
Relegation to 2012–13 Druga Liga RS
Team ╲ Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
Crvena Zemlja63513846524696864544444445
Drina Višegrad10711711632212474543355555577
Drina Zvornik811149691188910968678118999910119
Laktaši2136171011910111211912910101111121313131313
Mladost Gacko12141212104244631353566676788810
Modriča111073737101078581071011876787666
Podrinje1394825891112121012121112991010101112988
Proleter Teslić4591112121314141414141414141414141414141414141414
Radnik1661081095351323232222111111
Rudar Ugljevik141310141414141313119111011101112131212131011121011
Sloboda Mrkonjić Grad94845157687852425433232233
Sloboda Novi Grad712131313131212121313131313131313121313111210111212
Sloga Doboj582591163735211111111323322
Sutjeska Foča32124211146747987798866754
Updated to match(es) played on 26 May 2012. Source: SportSport.ba

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away CRZ DRV DRZ LAK MLA MOD POD PRO RAD RUG SMG SNG SLO SUT
Crvena Zemlja 1–0 0–1 0–0 5–0 0–0 0–2 2–1 3–0 4–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–1
Drina Višegrad 2–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 3–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 1–3 2–0
Drina Zvornik 3–1 0–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–2 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–3 3–0
Laktaši 3–2 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 2–0 2–2 0–1
Mladost Gacko 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–3 1–0 2–0 3–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–3 2–0 1–2
Modriča 3–2 2–0 2–0 4–0 2–1 3–0 1–0 0–1 0–1 2–0 4–0 0–1 2–2
Podrinje 2–0 1–0 0–0 7–2 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–2 0–1 1–1 3–0 0–0 1–3
Proleter Teslić 1–2 1–0 1–4 4–2 1–4 1–1 2–2 1–4 2–3 1–3 0–1 0–3 3–0
Radnik 1–1 1–0 1–0 3–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–0
Rudar Ugljevik 2–3 1–1 2–0 4–0 3–0 1–1 2–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 2–1
Sloboda Mrkonjić Grad 2–0 2–0 2–1 7–2 3–1 0–0 1–0 5–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 4–1 4–0
Sloboda Novi Grad 1–1 0–0 1–0 3–2 0–0 0–1 3–1 2–2 0–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 2–2
Sloga Doboj 3–2 4–2 2–0 3–0 4–2 3–1 0–1 2–2 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 3–1
Sutjeska Foča 4–2 2–0 1–0 3–2 0–0 1–0 1–3 3–1 0–1 2–0 3–0 0–0 1–1
Updated to match(es) played on 26 May 2012. Source: FSRS
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Clubs season-progressEdit

Team ╲ Round1234567891011121314151617181920212223242526
Crvena ZemljaDWDWLLWLWWDLLWLWWDWLWLWLLL
Drina VišegradLWLWLWWWDWLLLWDWWDLDLWLDLD
Drina ZvornikDLLWWDLWDDLWWLWLLLWDLWLDLW
LaktašiWWLLWLLLWLDLWWLWLDLLDLDLWL
Mladost GackoLLWDWWWDDDWWLLWLLLWLWLLDLD
ModričaLDWWLWLLDWDWLLWLLWWWLLDWDD
PodrinjeLWWLWDLDLLDWLWDLWDLWLLDWWD
Proleter TeslićWDLLDLDLLLLWDLLWWLLLDWDLLL
RadnikWLDLWDDWWDWLWDWLWWDWWWWDWD
Rudar UgljevikLLWLDLLWDWWLWDDLLLWLDWDDWD
Sloboda Mrkonjić GradDWLWDWLLWLWLWWLWLWWWWLWWDD
Sloboda Novi GradDLDDDLWLDDLWLLWDWWLLWLWDLW
Sloga DobojWLWDLDWWLWDWDWDWLWDWDWLWWW
Sutjeska FočaWWDDLWWWLLDLWLLDWLLWLWWLWD
Source: FSRS
W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lose

Season statisticsEdit

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals[4]
1   Borislav Lukić Sloga 17
2   Nikša Dimitrijević Sloboda (MG) 12
3   Saša Stjepić Sloboda (MG) 10
  Aleksandar Kršić Sloga 10
5   Nemanja Paripović Laktaši 9
6 7 players 7
7 4 players 6
8 9 players 5
9 14 players 4
10 21 players 3
11 38 players 2
12 68 players 1
1 players O.G.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Teams of First League of the RS and their locations" (in Bosnian). FSRS. Archived from the original on 17 August 2012. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Capacity of stadiums of the First League of the RS". Soccerway. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
  3. ^ "New rules for relegation from First League of the Republika Srpska". RS-Sport. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  4. ^ "Top goalscorers" (in Bosnian). RS-Sport.org. Retrieved 5 August 2012.

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