|Relegated|| HIFK |
|Europa League|| KuPS |
|Goals scored||542 (2.74 per match)|
|Top goalscorer|| Aleksei Kangaskolkka |
|Biggest home win||HJK 6–0 SJK (31 May)|
|Biggest away win||SJK 0–6 HJK (10 August)|
|Highest scoring|| FC Inter 6–2 RoPS (12 April)|
Lahti 6–2 Mariehamn (29 July)
The 2017 Veikkausliiga was the eighty-seventh season of top-tier football in Finland. IFK Mariehamn were the defending champions.
Fixtures for the 2017 season were announced on 19 January 2017.The season started on 5 April 2017 and ended on 28 October 2017.
PK-35 Vantaa were relegated to Ykkönen after finishing at the bottom of the 2016 season. Their place was taken by Ykkönen champions JJK.
FC Inter as 11th-placed team regained their Veikkausliiga spot after beating the second-placed Ykkönen team TPS 2–0 on aggregate in a relegation/promotion playoff.
|FC Inter Turku||Turku||Veritas Stadion||Natural||10,000|
|FC Lahti||Lahti||Lahden Stadion||Natural||15,000|
|HIFK Fotboll||Helsinki||Telia 5G -areena||Artificial||10,770|
|Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi||Helsinki||Telia 5G -areena||Artificial||10,770|
|IFK Mariehamn||Mariehamn||Wiklöf Holding Arena||Natural||4,000|
|FC Ilves||Tampere||Tammelan Stadion||Natural||5,040|
|JJK Jyväskylä||Jyväskylä||Harjun stadion||Natural||3,000|
|Kuopion Palloseura||Kuopio||Savon Sanomat Areena||Artificial||5,000|
|Palloseura Kemi Kings||Kemi||Sauvosaaren Urheilupuisto||Natural||4,500|
|Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho||Seinäjoki||OmaSP Stadion||Artificial||6,000|
|Vaasan Palloseura||Vaasa||Elisa Stadion||Artificial||6,000|
|FC Inter||Fabrizio Piccareta||Timo Furuholm||Nike||Alfons Håkans|
|FC Lahti||Toni Korkeakunnas||Mikko Hauhia||Umbro||BE Group |
|HIFK||Antti Muurinen||Mika Väyrynen||Puma||Aktia Bank|
|IFK Mariehamn||Peter Lundberg||Jani Lyyski||Puma||Hotell Arkipelag|
|Ilves||Jarkko Wiss||Antti Hynynen||Adidas||Various|
|JJK||Juha Pasoja||Tommi Kari||Nike||Harvia|
|KuPS||Jani Honkavaara||Sebastian Sorsa||Puma||Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas|
|PS Kemi||Jari Åhman||Lassi Nurmos||Stanno||Various|
|RoPS||Juha Malinen||Antti Okkonen||Puma||Saraware|
|SJK|| Brian Page|
|Mihkel Aksalu||Adidas|| LähiTapiola |
|VPS||Petri Vuorinen||Veli Lampi||Puma||Various|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Incoming manager||Date of appointment||Table|
|KuPS||Marko Rajamäki||End of contract||n/a||Jani Honkavaara||17 October 2016||Pre-season|
|SJK||Simo Valakari||Sacked||17 February 2017||Sixten Boström||20 February 2017||Pre-season|
|SJK||Sixten Boström||Sacked||2 June 2017||Manuel Roca||2 June 2017||8th|
|FC Inter Turku||Shefki Kuqi||Sacked||3 August 2017||Fabrizio Piccareta||3 August 2017||9th|
|SJK||Manuel Roca||Sacked||9 September 2017|| Brian Page|
|9 September 2017||5th|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||HJK (C)||33||23||7||3||78||16||+62||76||Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round|
|2||KuPS||33||16||8||9||51||36||+15||56||Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round|
|10||PS Kemi Kings||33||8||8||17||38||59||−21||32|
|11||HIFK (R)||33||6||11||16||37||54||−17||29||Qualification for the relegation play-offs|
|12||JJK Jyväskylä (R)||33||6||8||19||32||63||−31||26||Relegation to the Ykkönen|
Each team plays three times against every other team, either twice at home and once away or once at home and twice away, for a total of 33 matches played each.
FC Honka won 1-1 on away goals.
Source: veikkausliiga.com (in Finnish)
Source: veikkausliiga.com (in Finnish)
|Month||Coach of the Month||Player of the Month|
|April||Mika Lehkosuo (HJK)||Alfredo Morelos (HJK)|
|May||Jani Honkavaara (KuPS)||Alfredo Morelos (HJK)|
|June||Mika Lehkosuo (HJK)||Filip Valenčič (PS Kemi)|
|July||Toni Korkeakunnas (FC Lahti)||Santeri Hostikka (FC Lahti)|
|August||Jarkko Wiss (Ilves)||Akseli Pelvas (HJK)|
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