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2017 Division 1 (Swedish football)

The 2017 Division 1, part of the 2017 Swedish football season is the 12th season of Sweden's third-tier football league in its current format. The 2017 fixtures were released in December 2016. The season started on 13 April 2017 and will end on 4 November 2017.

Division 1
Season2017
ChampionsIK Brage (Norra)
Landskrona BoIS (Södra)
PromotedIK Brage
Landskrona BoIS
RelegatedAssyriska BK
Vasalunds IF
Qviding FIF
Enskede IK
IFK Luleå
FC Rosengård 1917
Top goalscorerKarwan Safari
Timothy McNeil (17 goals, Norra)
Robin Strömberg (21 goals, Södra)
Highest attendance5,627
Västerås SK 3–0 Assyriska FF (13 April 2017)
2016
2018

TeamsEdit

28 teams contest the league divided into two divisions, Norra and Södra. 18 returning from the 2016 season, three relegated from Superettan and seven promoted from Division 2. The champion of each division will qualify directly for promotion to Superettan, the two runners-up has to play a play-off against the thirteenth and fourteenth team from Superettan to decide who will play in Superettan 2018. The bottom three teams in each division will qualify directly for relegation to Division 2.

Stadia and locationsEdit

NorraEdit

Team Location Stadium Stadium capacity1
Akropolis IF Stockholm Spånga IP 300
Arameisk-Syrianska IF Botkyrka Brunna IP 1,000
Assyriska FF Södertälje Södertälje Fotbollsarena 6,700
Carlstad United Karlstad Tingvalla IP 10,000
Enskede IK Stockholm Enskede IP 1,000
IFK Luleå Luleå Skogsvallen 5,000
IK Brage Borlänge Domnarvsvallen 6,500
Nyköpings BIS Nyköping Rosvalla IP 1,000
Sandvikens IF Sandviken Jernvallen 7,000
Sollentuna FK Sollentuna Sollentunavallen 4,500
Team TG Umeå Tegstunets IP 1,000
Umeå FC Umeå Umeå Energi Arena 10,000
Vasalunds IF Stockholm Skytteholms IP 5,000
Västerås SK Västerås Solid Park Arena 7,000

SödraEdit

Team Location Stadium Stadium capacity1
Assyriska BK Gothenburg Ruddalens IP 5,000
FC Rosengård 1917 Malmö Rosengårds Södra IP 500
FK Karlskrona Karlskrona Västra Mark IP 4,000
Husqvarna FF Huskvarna Vapenvallen 4,000
IK Oddevold Uddevalla Rimnersvallen 10,600
Kristianstad FC Kristianstad Kristianstads IP 6,000
Landskrona BoIS Landskrona Landskrona IP 10,500
Ljungskile SK Ljungskile Uddevalla Arena 5,500
Mjällby AIF Hällevik Strandvallen 6,750
Oskarshamns AIK Oskarshamn Arena Oskarshamn 2,000
Qviding FIF Gothenburg Valhalla IP 4,000
Skövde AIK Skövde Södermalms IP 4,500
Utsiktens BK Gothenburg Ruddalens IP 5,000
Ängelholms FF Ängelholm Ängelholms IP 5,000
  • 1 Correct as of end of 2017 season

League tablesEdit

NorraEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 IK Brage (C, P) 26 18 5 3 61 26 +35 59 Promotion to Superettan
2 Akropolis IF (Q) 26 17 2 7 68 42 +26 53 Qualification to Promotion playoffs
3 Västerås SK 26 14 3 9 53 32 +21 45
4 Nyköpings BIS 26 12 5 9 50 42 +8 41
5 Umeå FC 26 11 7 8 47 42 +5 40
6 Carlstad United 26 11 6 9 27 30 −3 39
7 Team TG 26 10 7 9 46 35 +11 37
8 Arameisk-Syrianska IF 26 11 2 13 40 47 −7 35
9 Assyriska FF 26 10 5 11 43 52 −9 35
10 Sandvikens IF 26 9 5 12 35 41 −6 32
11 Sollentuna FK 26 9 5 12 36 46 −10 32
12 Vasalunds IF (R) 26 7 6 13 32 40 −8 27 Relegation to Division 2
13 Enskede IK (R) 26 7 2 17 32 66 −34 23
14 IFK Luleå (R) 26 4 4 18 24 53 −29 16
Updated to match(es) played on 4 November 2017. Source: svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.

SödraEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Landskrona BoIS (C, P) 26 18 4 4 51 18 +33 58 Promotion to Superettan
2 Mjällby AIF (Q) 26 16 5 5 60 29 +31 53 Qualification to Promotion playoffs
3 Utsiktens BK 26 14 5 7 51 42 +9 47
4 Kristianstad FC 26 11 6 9 48 32 +16 39
5 Oskarshamns AIK 26 11 6 9 42 44 −2 39
6 FK Karlskrona 26 11 5 10 43 39 +4 38
7 Ljungskile SK 26 11 5 10 36 37 −1 38
8 Ängelholms FF 26 11 3 12 35 36 −1 36
9 IK Oddevold 26 10 5 11 42 42 0 35
10 Husqvarna FF 26 7 11 8 49 42 +7 32
11 Skövde AIK 26 8 7 11 30 36 −6 31
12 Assyriska BK (R) 26 8 4 14 34 58 −24 28 Relegation to Division 2
13 Qviding FIF (R) 26 5 5 16 19 52 −33 20
14 FC Rosengård 1917 (R) 26 4 3 19 32 65 −33 15
Updated to match(es) played on 4 November 2017. Source: svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.

ReferencesEdit