1957 Mestaruussarja

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Mestaruussarja
Season1957
Champions HPS Helsinki
Relegated KIF Helsinki
KoRe Kotka
1956
1958

The 1957 season was the twenty-seventh completed season of Finnish Football League Championship, known as the Mestaruussarja.

Mestaruussarja was the top division of Finnish football from 1930 to 1989. It was replaced by Veikkausliiga in 1990.

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Overview

The Mestaruussarja was administered by the Finnish Football Association and the competition's 1957 season was contested by 10 teams. HPS Helsinki won the championship and qualified for the 1958–59 European Cup first round, while the two lowest placed teams of the competition, KIF Helsinki and KoRe Kotka, were relegated to the Suomensarja. [1]

1958–59 European Cup football tournament

The 1958–59 European Cup was the fourth season of the European Cup, Europe's premier club football tournament. The competition was won by Real Madrid for the fourth time in a row, who beat Reims 2–0 in the final at Neckarstadion, Stuttgart, on 3 June 1959. The two finalists also competed in the final of the first European Cup in 1956.

Suomensarja was the second highest level of league format association football in Finland from 1936 to 1972.

League standings

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1 HPS Helsinki (C)1811434927+2226
2 Haka Valkeakoski 1811344620+2625
3 TPS Turku 187744537+821
4 KuPS Kuopio 188372834619
5 IKissat Tampere 187475034+1618
6 HJK Helsinki 185852626018
7 VPS Vaasa 186482130916
8 KTP Kotka 185582831315
9 KIF Helsinki (R)185492836814
10 KoRe Kotka (R)1824122167468
Source: [1]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Footnotes

  1. 1 2 "Finland - List of League First Level Tables - rsssf.com". Heikki Pietarinen - RSSSF. Retrieved 2012-01-10.

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