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2014–15 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The 2014–15 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, also known as BH Telecom Premier League for sponsorship reasons, is the fifteenth season of the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the highest football league of Bosnia and Herzegovina, since its original establishment in 2000 and twelfth as a unified country-wide league. It began on 2 August 2014 and will end sometimes on 23 May 2015, with a winter break between late November 2014 and late February/early March 2015. The official fixture schedule was released in late June/early July 2014.

Premijer liga
Season2014–15
ChampionsSarajevo
2nd Premier League title
3rd Bosnian title
5th Domestic title overall
RelegatedMladost Velika Obarska
Zvijezda
Champions LeagueSarajevo
Europa LeagueŽeljezničar
Zrinjski
Olimpic
Matches played120
Goals scored285 (2.38 per match)
Top goalscorerRiad Bajić (15 goals)
Biggest home winŠiroki Brijeg 7–2 Čelik
(19 October 2014)
Slavija 5–0 Radnik
(25 October 2014)
Slavija 6–1 Drina Zvornik
(22 November 2014)
Biggest away winVitez 0–5 Slavija
(23 August 2014)
Highest scoringŠiroki Brijeg 7–2 Čelik
(19 October 2014)
Longest winning run5 games
Željezničar
Longest unbeaten run9 games
Široki Brijeg
Longest winless run12 games
Mladost Velika Obarska
Zvijezda
Longest losing run4 games
Čelik
Mladost Velika Obarska
Radnik
Vitez
Highest attendance26.000 (FK Sarajevo vs. FK Željezničar)

The 2014–15 will see the return of clubs such as FK Sloboda Tuzla and FK Drina Zvornik to top flight as promoted, instead of FK Rudar Prijedor and FK Leotar.

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TeamsEdit

A total of 16 teams will contest the league, including 14 sides from the 2013-14 season and two promoted from each of the second-level league.

Stadiums and locationsEdit

Location of the 2014–15 Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina clubs
Team Location Stadium Capacity[1]
Borac Banja Luka Gradski Stadion, Banja Luka 13,730
Čelik Zenica Bilino Polje 15,292
Drina Zvornik Gradski Stadion, Zvornik 5,000
Mladost Velika Obarska Gradski Stadion, Velika Obarska 1,000
Olimpic Sarajevo Otoka 3,000
Radnik Bijeljina Gradski Stadion, Bijeljina 6,000
Sarajevo Sarajevo Asim Ferhatović Hase 35,630
Slavija Istočno Sarajevo SRC Slavija 6,000
Sloboda Tuzla Tušanj 8,550
Široki Brijeg Široki Brijeg Pecara 5,628
Travnik Travnik Pirota 3,200
Velež Mostar Vrapčići 5,294
Vitez Vitez Gradski Stadion, Vitez 3,000
Zrinjski Mostar Bijeli Brijeg 20,000
Zvijezda Gradačac Banja Ilidža 5,000
Željezničar Sarajevo Grbavica 16,100

Personnel and kitsEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Personnel and kits
Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer shirt sponsor
Borac   Vlado Jagodić   Vladan Grujić NAAI M:TEL
Čelik   Boris Pavić   Adi Adilović Joma RM-LH
Drina Zvornik   Srdjan Bajić   - Bull Vitinka
Mladost Velika Obarska   Slavoljub Bubanja   Nemanja Dabić Bull
Olimpic   Mirza Varešanović   Bojan Regoje Givova Europlakat
Radnik   Slavko Petrović   - Bull -
Sarajevo   Dženan Ušćuplić   Ivan Tatomirović Haad Turkish Airlines
Slavija   Dragan Radović   - Joma Nova Banka
Sloboda Tuzla   Husref Musemić   Muhamed Omić Patrick Tuzlanski pilsner
Široki Brijeg   Slaven Musa   Wagner Jako Mepas
Travnik   Husnija Arapović   Feđa Dudić NAAI ADK
Velež   Nedim Jusufbegović   Samir Merzić Haad HEPOK Mostar
Vitez   Ante Miše   Mladen Jurčević Joma -
Zrinjski   Vinko Marinović   Pero Stojkić Zeus Interagent
Zvijezda   Petar Segrt   Bull -
Željezničar   Milomir Odović   Srđan Stanić Joma

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment
Željezničar   Hajrudin Đurbuzović Sacked 29 May 2014 Preseason   Admir Adžem 6 June 2014
Sloboda Tuzla   Miroslav Blažević Resigned 3 June 2014   Denis Sadiković 23 June 2014
Vitez   Ante Miše Resigned 17 June 2014   Husnija Arapović 18 June 2014
Vitez   Husnija Arapović Resigned 25 August 2014 16th   Ante Miše 3 September 2014
Travnik   Osman Bajrić Resigned 29 August 2014 12th  
Zvijezda   Nermin Huseinbašić Resigned 30 August 2014 15th   Petar Segrt 2 September 2014
Radnik   Srđan Bajić Sacked 3 September 2014 15th   Slavko Petrović 5 September 2014

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sarajevo (C) 30 19 9 2 55 17 +38 66 Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
2 Željezničar 30 18 9 3 52 22 +30 63 Qualification to Europa League first qualifying round[a]
3 Zrinjski 30 16 11 3 41 13 +28 59
4 Široki Brijeg 30 15 11 4 46 23 +23 56
5 Borac Banja Luka 30 14 7 9 26 26 0 49
6 Olimpic 30 13 7 10 39 34 +5 46 Qualification to Europa League first qualifying round[a]
7 Čelik 30 10 11 9 34 35 −1 41
8 Sloboda Tuzla 30 11 7 12 33 28 +5 40
9 Velež 30 10 8 12 32 33 −1 38
10 Radnik 30 7 10 13 29 37 −8 31
11 Travnik 30 8 7 15 22 42 −20 31
12 Slavija 30 7 7 16 30 44 −14 28
13 Drina Zvornik 30 6 9 15 26 40 −14 27
14 Vitez 30 7 5 18 21 43 −22 26
15 Mladost Velika Obarska (R) 30 6 8 16 18 44 −26 26 Relegation to Prva Liga RS
16 Zvijezda (R) 30 5 10 15 30 53 −23 25 Relegation to Prva Liga FBiH
Source: uefa.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:

Positions by roundEdit

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Borac Banja Luka1216119109876766776565566666
Čelik1010121313101012131314121310101313101111101088
Drina Zvornik1115989111111999999129911121213121212
Mladost Velika Obarska558111112131414141516161616161616161515151615
Olimpic1585546454434345656655555
Radnik131216151516141315151314151515151414131311111111
Sarajevo211334535555432223222431
Slavija79106536878788888898988910
Sloboda Tuzla12478899101111111213141112810899109
Široki Brijeg442221111111111111111113
Travnik1613151412131210111010101011912101291012131313
Velež677467768687667777777777
Vitez91114161614151512121213111211101113141414141414
Zrinjski863112243222223334433222
Zvijezda141413121415161616161615141413141515151616161516
Željezničar3361075322343554442344344
Leader
2015–16 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
Relegation to 2015–16 Prva Liga FBiH or 2015–16 Prva Liga RS
Updated to match(es) played on 8 April 2015. Source: SportSport.ba

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away[1] BOR ČEL DRZ MVO OLI RAD SAR SLA SLO ŠB TRA VEL VIT ZRI ZVI ŽEL
Borac Banja Luka 1–0 2–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–3 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–0
Čelik 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 3–2 2–2 5–3 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–1
Drina Zvornik 0–0 0–1 0–2 3–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 3–0 3–1 0–0 1–2 1–1 1–2
Mladost Velika Obarska 2–0 1–2 0–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 0–0 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–3
Olimpic 4–1 1–2 5–2 3–0 0–3 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 3–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 3–0 0–3
Radnik 0–1 2–2 1–0 3–1 2–2 0–2 0–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–3
Sarajevo 0–0 1–1 2–0 4–0 4–2 5–0 3–0 3–1 1–0 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 3–0 0–0
Slavija 0–1 0–1 6–1 0–0 1–3 0–4 2–3 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–1
Sloboda Tuzla 2–0 1–0 2–0 3–2 2–1 1–1 0–2 4–0 0–1 4–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–2
Široki Brijeg 0–0 7–2 3–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 4–2 0–0
Travnik 1–2 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–2 2–0 0–3 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–3 2–0 0–0
Velež 1–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 1–0 2–1 4–0 1–1 3–2 0–3
Vitez 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–0 0–3 0–5 3–1 1–3 0–0 3–1 0–1 3–0 1–4
Zrinjski 2–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 5–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–1
Zvijezda 2–0 0–2 2–1 3–1 2–2 1–1 0–3 1–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–2 1–1 2–3 1–2
Željezničar 1–0 2–1 2–0 4–0 3–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–2 5–3

Updated to games played on 30 May 2015.
Source: SportSport.ba
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Clubs season-progressEdit

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Borac Banja LukaLLWWLDWWWWDWLDWW
ČelikDLDLDWDLLLLWDWLL
Drina ZvornikLLWWLLDDWDLDLDLW
Mladost Velika ObarskaWDLDLLLLDLLLLWLL
OlimpicLWWDWDWLWWWDWLDLWLWWWDLDLLDWLL
RadnikLDLLLLWDLLWLDLDL
SarajevoWWDDWDDWLWDWWWWWDLWDWDWWWWWDWW
SlavijaDDDWWWLLDLWLLLWL
Sloboda TuzlaWWLLLWLLLDDLDLLW
Široki BrijegWDWWWDWWWLWDWWDW
TravnikLDLLWDDWLWLLDDDL
VeležWDDWDDLWLWLWDWLL
VitezDLLLLWLDWDDLWLDW
ZrinjskiDWWWWLWLWWDWDWDW
ZvijezdaLDDDLLLDLDDDWLWL
ŽeljezničarWDDLWWWWWLWWLDWWDWDDWWDWWWWDWD
Updated to match(es) played on 1 December 2014. Source: SportSport.ba
W = Win; D = Draw; L = Lose

Top goalscorersEdit

As of 31 May 2015[2]
Rank Player Club Goals
1   Riad Bajić Željezničar Sarajevo 15
2   Stevo Nikolić Zrinjski Mostar 14
3   Wagner Široki Brijeg 13
4   Krste Velkoski Sarajevo 11
5   Jovica Stokić Borac Banja Luka 10
6   Leon Benko Sarajevo 9
  Miloš Filipović Drina Zvornik
  Bojan Puzigaća Sarajevo
  Uroš Stojanov Zvijezda Gradačac
10   Zoran Kokot Slavija 8
  Ivan Crnov Zrinjski Mostar
  Dalibor Pandža Olimpic Sarajevo
  Secouba Diatta Zvijezda Gradačac

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Capacity of stadiums of the Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina". Soccerway. Retrieved 21 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Lista strijelaca Premijer lige". Football Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (in Bosnian). Retrieved 1 December 2014.

External linksEdit