2001 Veikkausliiga

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Veikkausliiga
Season2001
Champions Tampere United
Top goalscorer Paulus Roiha, HJK Helsinki (22)
2000
2002

The 2001 season was the 71st completed season of Finnish Football League Championship, known as the Veikkausliiga. At the same time it was the 12th season of the Veikkausliiga.

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Overview

The Veikkausliiga is administered by the Finnish Football Association and the competition's 2001 season was contested by 12 teams. Tampere United won the championship and qualified for the 2002–03 UEFA Champions League qualification round, while the second and third placed teams qualified for the first qualification round of the 2002–03 UEFA Cup. The fourth placed team qualified for the UEFA Intertoto Cup 2002, while the two lowest placed teams of the competition, FC Jokerit and RoPS Rovaniemi were relegated to the Ykkönen. [1]

Participating clubs

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Location of teams in 2001 Veikkausliiga

In 2001 there were 12 participants in the Veikkausliiga:

[2]

League standings

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 Tampere United (C)3321574731+1668Qualification to Champions League first qualifying round
2 HJK Helsinki 33191046419+4567Qualification to UEFA Cup qualifying round
3 MyPa Anjalankoski 33171154523+2262
4 Haka Valkeakoski 33141094429+1552Qualification to Intertoto Cup first round
5 FC Inter Turku 33154144647149
6 VPS Vaasa 33143165052245
7 Atlantis FC 33129124547245
8 KuPS Kuopio 339101437481137
9 FC Lahti 33991538481036
10 FC Jazz Pori 337111536521632
11 FC Jokerit (R)33771931562528Qualification to relegation play-offs
12 RoPS Rovaniemi (R)33591925563124Relegation to Ykkönen
Source: [2]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Promotion/Relegation Playoff

Jaro Pietarsaari promoted, Jokerit Helsinki relegated. [2]

Leading scorers

RankPlayerClubGoals
1 Paulus Roiha Flag of Finland.svg HJK Helsinki 22
2 Antti Pohja Flag of Finland.svg Tampere United 19
3 Richard Teberio Flag of Sweden.svg Inter Turku 13
4 Peter Sampo Flag of Finland.svg KuPS Kuopio 12
5 Nikki Helenius Flag of Finland.svg FC Lahti 11

[3]

Footnotes

  1. "Finland 2001". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-01-05.
  2. 1 2 3 "Finland - List of League First Level Tables". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-01-05.
  3. "Finland - List of Topscorers (Mestaruussarja/Veikkausliiga)". RSSSF Archive. 2001. Retrieved 2012-01-05.

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