2011–12 Macedonian First Football League
|Dates||31 July 2011 –|
23 May 2012
6th Macedonian title
7th domestic title
|Goals scored||501 (2.53 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Filip Ivanovski|
|Biggest home win||Metalurg 6–0 Ohrid|
|Biggest away win||Ohrid 1–7 Renova|
|Highest scoring||Turnovo 5–4 Rabotnichki|
The league title was won by FK Vardar, winning its 6th official Macedonian First League title, and first since the 2002–03 season. The team went through the season without a single defeat until Round 32, on 20 May 2012, out of 33 games played. The defeat ended their chance of being undefeated, however, concluded with only 1 loss on a very dominating season.
Promotion and relegationEdit
Promoted from 2010–11 Second League
Relegated to 2011–12 Second League
Promoted from 2011–12 Second League
Relegated to 2012–13 Second League
1 Vardar was initially relegated, but was stayed after was merged with Miravci, which won play-off match against Skopje. Later, the two sides were separated and Miravci were refused a First League licence.
|11 Oktomvri||Toni Naumovski||Prilep||Stadion Goce Delchev||15,000|
|Bregalnica||Trajche Senev||Shtip||Gradski stadion Shtip||4,000|
|Metalurg Skopje||Gjorgji Hristov||Skopje||Stadion Zhelezarnica||4,000|
|Napredok||Dragan Bocheski||Kichevo||Gradski stadion Kichevo||5,000|
|Ohrid||Gorazd Mihajlov||Ohrid||SRC Biljanini Izvori||3,000|
|Rabotnichki||Robert Pevnik||Skopje||Philip II Arena||36,400|
|Renova||Vlatko Kostov||Djepchishte||Gradski stadion Tetovo||15,000|
|Shkëndija||Qatip Osmani||Tetovo||Gradski stadion Tetovo||15,000|
|Sileks||Ane Andovski||Kratovo||Stadion Sileks||5,000|
|Teteks||Dragi Setinov||Tetovo||Gradski stadion Tetovo||15,000|
|Horizont Turnovo||Ljupcho Dimitkovski||Turnovo||Stadion Kukush||1,500|
|Vardar||Ilcho Gjorgioski||Skopje||Philip II Arena||36,400|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Vardar (C)||33||22||10||1||50||15||+35||76||Qualification for the Champions League second qualifying round|
|2||Metalurg||33||19||10||4||53||16||+37||67||Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[a]|
|9||Horizont Turnovo (O)||33||10||8||15||34||42||−8||38||Qualification for the relegation play-offs|
|11||Ohrid (R)||33||6||8||19||26||62||−36||26||Relegation to the Macedonian Second League|
|12||11 Oktomvri (R)||33||3||7||23||26||58||−32||16|
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).
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (R) Relegated
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.
Updated 21 May 2012
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- "Macedonian First League Top Scorers". UEFA. UEFA. Archived from the original on 5 July 2012. Retrieved 13 December 2011.