The Damallsvenskan, Swedish for ladies' all-Swedish, is the highest division of women's football in Sweden. It is also referred to as the women's Allsvenskan, this term being used alone to refer to the men's division.
|Number of teams||12|
|Domestic cup(s)||Svenska Cupen|
|International cup(s)||UEFA Champions League|
|Current champions||Linköpings FC (3rd title)
|Most championships||FC Rosengård (10 titles)|
Women's League Structure
Damallsvenskan (Tier 1)
The division consists of a league of 12 teams. From 2013, the Damallsvenskan began operating on a system of promotion and relegation with the Elitettan. The two lowest placed teams are relegated to the Elitettan, and the two highest placed teams from the Elitettan are promoted in their place.
The first Swedish women's national championship was played in 1973. Since its inception, the Damallsvenskan has featured star players like Marta, Daniela, Nadine Angerer, Lisa De Vanna, Hope Solo and Hanna Ljungberg.
2017 clubs and stadiumsEdit
|Djurgårdens IF||Stockholm||Stockholm Olympic Stadium||14,417|
|Eskilstuna United DFF||Eskilstuna||Tunavallen||7,600|
|FC Rosengård||Malmö||Malmö IP||5,700|
|Hammarby IF FF||Stockholm||Kanalplan||3,700|
|IF Limhamn Bunkeflo||Malmö||Limhamns IP||2,800|
|KIF Örebro DFF||Örebro||Behrn Arena||12,624|
|Kopparbergs/Göteborg FC||Gothenburg||Valhalla IP||4,000|
|Kristianstads DFF||Kristianstad||Vilans IP||5,000|
|Linköpings FC||Linköping||Arena Linköping||8,500|
|Piteå IF||Piteå||LF Arena||3,000|
|Vittsjö GIK||Vittsjö||Vittsjö IP||3,000|
Note: 1 According to each club information page at the Swedish Football Association website for Damallsvenskan.
The list of Swedish champions (1973–87) and winners of the Damallsvenskan (1988–present):
From 1988 to 1992 a play-off round was played. The top four teams after the regular season played a semi-final and final.
Malmö FF, LdB FC Malmö and FC Rosengård are the same club.
The following is a list of top scorers (skyttedrottningar) by season. Lena Videkull has won the award a record five times, while Hanna Ljungberg holds the record for most goals in a season with 39.
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