Oulun Työväen Palloilijat

Oulun Työväen Palloilijat, (OTP for short), is a football club from Oulu, Finland.

OTP
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Full nameOulun Työväen Palloilijat
Founded1946
GroundHeinäpää Sports Centre
ManagerTero Suonperä
LeagueKakkonen

OTP has played 16 seasons in the Finnish premier divisions Mestaruussarja and Veikkausliiga. After that there was a short lived merger with OLS called FC Oulu in the early 1990s. OTP was re-established in 1995 as FC Oulu defunct.[1]

The club has also been playing bandy, winning the bandy championship of the Finnish Workers' Sports Federation in 1953, 1954, and 1955.

HonoursEdit

  • Winners of TUL Cup: 1980, 1986, 1989, 1991

Season to seasonEdit

Season to Season
Season Level Division Section Administration Position Movements
1953 Tier 3 Suomensarjan karsinnat (Third Division) West Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 3rd
1954 Tier 3 Maakuntasarja (Third Division) North Group II Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 1st Promotion West Group 2nd - Promoted
1955 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) West Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 9th Relegated
1956 Tier 3 Maakuntasarja (Third Division) North Group I Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 1st Promotion Playoff - Promoted
1957 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) West Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 6th
1958 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 5th
1959 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 6th
1960 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 7th
1961 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 4th
1962 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd
1963 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 9th
1964 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 6th
1965 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promoted
1966 Tier 1 Mestaruussarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 12th Relegated
1967 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promotion Group 3rd
1968 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promotion Group 3rd
1969 Tier 2 'Suomensarja (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd
1970 Tier 2 'II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd Promotion Group 1st - Promoted
1971 Tier 1 Mestaruussarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 12th Relegated
1972 Tier 2 'II Divisioona (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promoted
1973 Tier 1 Mestaruussarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 5th
1974 Tier 1 Mestaruussarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 7th
1975 Tier 1 Mestaruussarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 11th Relegation Playoff - Relegated
1976 Tier 2 'I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd Promoted
1977 Tier 1 Mestaruussarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 10th
1978 Tier 1 Mestaruussarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 12th Relegated
1979 Tier 2 'I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 2nd Promotion Group 2nd - Promoted
1980 Tier 1 SM-Sarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 9th Relegation Group 7th - Relegated
1981 Tier 2 'I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 8th Relegation Group 1st
1982 Tier 2 'I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 6th Relegation Group 4th
1983 Tier 2 'I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 5th Relegation Group 1st
1984 Tier 2 'I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promoted
1985 Tier 1 SM-Sarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 10th
1986 Tier 1 SM-Sarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 12th Relegated
1987 Tier 2 'I Divisioona (First Division) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 1st Promoted
1988 Tier 1 SM-Sarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 10th Relegation Group 4th
1989 Tier 1 SM-Sarja (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 10th Relegation Group 3rd
1990 Tier 1 Futisliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 10th
1991 Tier 1 Futisliiga (Premier League) Finnish FA (Suomen Palloliitto) 11th Relegation Playoff
1992-94 Merged with OLS to form FC Oulu
1996 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 5th
1997 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) North Group Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 12th Relegated
1998 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Group 8 Oulu-Kainuu Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 4th
1999 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Group 8 Oulu-Kainuu Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 5th Relegation Group 2nd
2000 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Oulu-Kainuu Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 3rd
2001 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Oulu-Kainuu Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 10th Relegated
2002 Merged with Tervarit, OLS and OPS to form AC Oulu
2002-08 Only youth teams
2010 Tier 6 Vitonen (Fifth Division) Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 2nd Promoted
2011 Tier 5 Nelonen (Fourth Division) Oulu Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 1st
2012 Tier 5 Nelonen (Fourth Division) Oulu Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 4th
2013 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 11th Relegated
2014 Tier 5 Nelonen (Fourth Division) Oulu Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 3rd
2015 Tier 5 Nelonen (Fourth Division) Oulu-Kainuu Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 2nd
2016 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 2nd Promoted
2017 Tier 3 Kakkonen (Second Division) Group C Finnish FA (Suomen Pallolitto) 12th Relegated
2018 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 5th
2019 Tier 4 Kolmonen (Third Division) Northern Finland (SPL Pohjois-Suomi) 7th

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