1948 Mestaruussarja

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The 1948 season was the eighteenth completed season of the Finnish Football League Championship known as the Mestaruussarja.

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Overview

The Mestaruussarja was administered by the Finnish Football Association and the competition's 1948 season was divided into two groups: the Palloliiton league and the Työväen Urheiluliiton league, with the leading 6 teams from each group progressing to a final group along with the 4 leading teams from the Suomensarja. After the series had been played, VPS Vaasa and TPS Turku were tied with each having 24 points. These two teams then faced each other in a match that decided the championship. VPS won the match and the championship 3–0. The six lowest placed teams in the final group were relegated to the Suomensarja. [1]

League standings

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1 VPS Vaasa (C, Q)1511224112+2924
2 TPS Turku (Q)1511223718+1924
3 HPS Helsinki 159332113+821
4 HJK Helsinki 156633220+1218
5 VIFK Vaasa 157443019+1118
6 KIF Helsinki 158253830+818
7 TuWe Turku 156542025517
8 TuTo Turku 156452322+116
9 KTP Kotka 156452426216
10 HIFK Helsinki 156363829+915
11 RTU Rauma (R)154563238613
12 Sudet Helsinki (R)154382938911
13 Kullervo Helsinki (R)1541101930119
14 TuKV Turku (R)152581427139
15 Kiri Kotka (R)1522111441276
16 Ponnistus Helsinki (R)1513111236245
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.

Footnotes

  1. "Finland - List of League First Level Tables - rsssf.com". Heikki Pietarinen - RSSSF. Retrieved 2012-01-07.

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