2016–17 Danish 1st Division

The 2016–17 Danish 1st Division season is the 21st season of the Danish 1st Division league championship, governed by the Danish Football Association.

Danish 1st Division
Danish 1st Division 2011.svg
Season2016–17
ChampionsHobro
PromotedHobro
Helsingør
RelegatedNæstved
AB Gladsaxe

The division-champion, the runners-up and the third placed team are promoted to the 2017–18 Danish Superliga The teams in 11th and 12th places are relegated to the 2017–18 Danish 2nd Divisions.

ParticipantsEdit

Hobro IK finished the 2015–16 season of the Superliga in 12th place and was relegated to the 1st Division. Lyngby Boldklub, Silkeborg IF, and AC Horsens were promoted to the 2016–17 Danish Superliga as the Danish Superliga expands to 14 teams for the 2016–17 season.[1]

AB Gladsaxe, Fremad Amager and Nykøbing FC won promotion from the 2015–16 Danish 2nd Divisions.

Stadia and locationsEdit

Locations of the 2016–17 Danish 1st Division teams.
Club Location Stadium Turf Capacity 2015–16 position
AB Gladsaxe Gladsaxe Gladsaxe Stadium Natural 13,800 2D, 1st
FC Fredericia Fredericia Monjasa Park Natural 4,000 6th
FC Helsingør Helsingør Helsingør Stadion Natural 4,500 7th
FC Roskilde Roskilde Roskilde Idrætspark Natural 6,000 9th
Fremad Amager Copenhagen Sundby Idrætspark Natural 7,200 2D, 2nd
HB Køge Herfølge/Køge Castus Park Natural 8,000 8th
Hobro IK Hobro DS Arena Natural 8,000 Superliga, 12th
Nykøbing FC Nykøbing Falster Enelco Arena (until 31 December 2016)
Nykøbing Falster Idrætspark (since 1 January 2017)
Natural 10,000 2D, 3rd
Næstved BK Næstved Euro Outlets Stadion Næstved Natural 7,500 10th
Skive IK Skive Spar Nord Arena Natural 10,000 11th
Vejle BK Vejle Vejle Stadion Natural 10,418 5th
Vendsyssel FF Hjørring Bredbånd Nord Arena Natural 7,500 4th

Personnel and sponsoringEdit

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

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Shirt sponsor
AB Gladsaxe   Søren Bjerg   Rasmus Grønborg Hansen Hummel MASCOT Workwear
FC Fredericia   Jesper Sørensen   Christian Ege Nielsen Hummel Monjasa
FC Helsingør   Christian Lønstrup   Andreas Holm Diadora Spar Nord
FC Roskilde   Anders Theil   Nikolaj Hansen Nike CP ApS
Fremad Amager   John Jensen   Mohammed Abdalas Adidas HC Container
HB Køge   Henrik Lehm   Henrik Madsen Nike Castus
Hobro IK   Thomas Thomasberg   Mads Justesen Puma DS Gruppen, Spar Nord
Nykøbing FC   Jens Olsen   Mathias Olsen Nike Jyske Bank
Næstved BK   Michael Hemmingsen   Kristoffer Munksgaard Joma Sydbank
Skive IK   Kim Kristensen   Jakob Andersen Nike Spar Nord
Vejle BK   Andreas Alm   Steffen Kielstrup Hummel Frøs Herreds Sparekasse
Vendsyssel FF   Erik Rasmussen   Chris Sørensen Puma Spar Nord

Managerial changesEdit

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Replaced by Date of appointment Position in table
Skive IK   Joakim Mattsson End of contract 30 June 2016[2]   Kim Kristensen 1 July 2016[3] Pre-Season
Vendsyssel FF   Jacob Krüger & Ole Søndergaard End of tenure as caretakers 30 June 2016   Joakim Mattsson 1 July 2016[4] Pre-Season
Vejle BK   Steen Thychosen End of tenure as caretaker 30 June 2016   Andreas Alm 5 July 2016[5] Pre-Season
Hobro IK   Ove Pedersen Sacked 28 November 2016[6]   Thomas Thomasberg 4 January 2017[7] 1st
AB Gladsaxe   Per Frandsen Sacked 13 December 2016[8]   Søren Bjerg 12 January 2017[9] 12th
Vendsyssel FF   Joakim Mattsson Sacked 13 February 2017   Erik Rasmussen 13 February 2017[10] 2nd
Næstved BK   Mogens Krogh Sacked 27 March 2017[11]   Michael Hemmingsen 29 March 2017[12] 11th

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or Relegation
1 Hobro IK (P, C) 33 17 7 9 54 34 +20 58 Promotion to Danish Superliga
2 Vendsyssel FF 33 16 7 10 51 39 +12 55 Qualification to Promotion play-offs
3 FC Helsingør (P) 33 14 11 8 43 31 +12 53
4 FC Roskilde 33 14 8 11 44 43 +1 50
5 Skive IK 33 15 4 14 41 51 −10 49
6 HB Køge 33 11 14 8 33 27 +6 47
7 Nykøbing FC 33 13 7 13 50 51 −1 46
8 FC Fredericia 33 11 10 12 36 43 −7 43
9 Vejle BK 33 10 11 12 49 46 +3 41
10 Fremad Amager 33 10 11 12 42 45 −3 41
11 Næstved BK (R) 33 9 8 16 45 51 −6 35 Relegation to Danish 2nd Divisions
12 AB Gladsaxe (R) 33 6 6 21 34 61 −27 24
Source: Danish FA
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sejersbøl, Morten Crone (2015-06-20). "Superligaen udvides til 14 hold" (in Danish). Berlingske Tidende. Retrieved 2015-07-06.
  2. ^ "Joakim Mattsson skilles med Skive til sommer" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2016-04-18. Retrieved 2015-07-11.
  3. ^ "Kim Kristensen ny cheftræner i Skive" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2016-06-08. Retrieved 2015-07-11.
  4. ^ "Joakim Mattsson tager over i Vendsyssel" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2016-06-21. Retrieved 2016-07-11.
  5. ^ "Officielt: Vejle ansætter svensk træner" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2016-07-05. Retrieved 2016-07-11.
  6. ^ "Hobro fyrer Ove Pedersen" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2016-11-28. Retrieved 2016-12-02.
  7. ^ "Officielt: Thomasberg er ny Hobro-træner" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2017-01-04. Retrieved 2017-01-04.
  8. ^ "AB smider Per Frandsen på porten" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2016-12-13. Retrieved 2016-12-13.
  9. ^ "Talentchef bliver AB-træner - Ove C. i staben" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2017-01-12. Retrieved 2017-01-12.
  10. ^ "Erik Rasmussen ny træner i Vendsyssel FF" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2017-02-13. Retrieved 2017-02-14.
  11. ^ "Næstved bekræfter: Mogens Krogh stopper" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2017-03-27. Retrieved 2017-04-02.
  12. ^ "Michael Hemmingsen ny Næstved-træner" (in Danish). bold.dk. 2017-03-29. Retrieved 2017-04-02.

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