2005 Veikkausliiga

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Veikkausliiga
Season2005
Champions MyPa
1st Finnish title
Relegated RoPS, TP-47
Champions League MyPa
UEFA Cup HJK, FC Haka
Matches played182
Goals scored474 (2.6 per match)
Top goalscorer Flag of Finland.svg Juho Mäkelä (16)
Biggest home win FC Haka 8 - 0 AC Allianssi
Highest scoring FC Haka 8 - 0 AC Allianssi
FC KooTeePee 5 - 3 HJK
TP-47 3 - 5 TPS
2004
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The 2005 season of the Finnish Veikkausliiga was won by MyPa.

Finland Republic in Northern Europe

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east. Finland is a Nordic country and is situated in the geographical region of Fennoscandia. The capital and largest city is Helsinki. Other major cities are Espoo, Vantaa, Tampere, Oulu and Turku.

Veikkausliiga association football league

Veikkausliiga is the premier division of Finnish football, comprising the top 12 clubs of the country. Its main sponsor is the Finnish national betting agency Veikkaus, hence the league's name. Veikkausliiga was founded in 1990; before that the top division was called Mestaruussarja since 1930 which was an amateur or semi-professional league. Between 1908 and 1930 the championship was decided in a cup competition.

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League table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation
1 MyPa 2617545118+3356 Champions League First Qualifying Round
2 HJK Helsinki 2615744326+1752 UEFA Cup First Qualifying Round
3 Tampere United 2615653821+1751 Intertoto Cup First Round
4 FC Haka 26131124719+2850 Finnish Cup winners, UEFA Cup First Qualifying Round
5 Inter Turku 2612863720+1744
6 FC Lahti 26115103936+338
7 AC Allianssi 2681083341834
8 FC KooTeePee 2696113542733
9 TPS 2686123035530
10 KuPS 26851332451329
11 FF Jaro 26681221311026
12 IFK Mariehamn 26651527421523
13 RoPS 26381518503217Relegation playoffs
14 TP-47 26441822472516Relegated to Ykkönen
Source: Finland - List of final tables (RSSSF)

Match table

Home \ Away ALL HAK HJK IFK INT JAR KTP KPS LAH MYP RPS TAM TPS T47
AC Allianssi 2–21–23–12–31–21–21–13–11–31–11–03–31–0
FC Haka 8–0 [lower-alpha 1] 2–03–11–12–11–11–00–01–04–01–36–02–0
HJK Helsinki 2–21–00–02–11–02–20–12–11–07–00–23–12–0
IFK Mariehamn 0–00–13–40–13–12–02–42–00–11–00–00–14–2
Inter Turku 0–00–10–04–02–22–03–24–01–42–00–12–01–0
Jaro 1–10–10–00–00–06–12–10–00–02–01–31–00–2
KooTeePee 1–23–35–33–10–22–00–22–02–20–03–01–00–3
KuPS 1–20–01–22–20–31–02–11–40–32–10–21–13–1
Lahti 4–10–01–23–01–04–01–12–11–44–13–11–01–4
MyPa 0–02–31–12–11–10–22–13–03–15–13–01–05–0
RoPS 1–32–20–21–00–01–00–13–41–10–20–10–00–0
Tampere United 2–00–01–11–03–02–00–03–12–10–13–32–24–0
TPS 0–00–00–11–32–03–13–10–14–10–23–00–11–0
TP-47 0–12–21–21–10–00–23–10–30–20–10–20–13–5
Source: Finland - List of final tables (RSSSF)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. This match was the subject of a police investigation into match fixing, eventually leading to the demise of AC Allianssi.

Overview

ClubLocationStadiumCapacity
AC Allianssi Vantaa Pohjola Stadion 4,700
Haka Valkeakoski Tehtaan kenttä 3,516
HJK Helsinki Helsinki Finnair Stadium 10,770
IFK Mariehamn Mariehamn Wiklöf Holding Arena 1,600
Inter Turku Turku Veritas Stadion 10,000
FF Jaro Jakobstad Jakobstads Centralplan 5,000
KooTeePee Kotka Arto Tolsa Areena 4,780
KuPS Kuopio Magnum Areena 3,500
FC Lahti Lahti Lahden Stadion 15,000
MyPa Anjalankoski Saviniemi 4,067
RoPS Rovaniemi Keskuskenttä 4,000
Tampere United Tampere Ratina Stadion 17,000
TPS Turku Veritas Stadion 10,000
TP-47 Tornio Pohjan Stadion 3,000

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