Vitonen

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Vitonen -
Finnish Division 5
Nation
Flag of Finland.svg  Finland
Number of Teams
228
Level of Pyramid
6
Promotion to
Nelonen
Relegation to
Kutonen
Finnish football league structure

Veikkausliiga (Tier 1)
Ykkönen (Tier 2)
Kakkonen (Tier 3)
Kolmonen (Tier 4)
Nelonen (Tier 5)
Vitonen (Tier 6)
Kutonen (Tier 7)
Seiska (Tier 8)

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Vitonen or V divisioona is the sixth level in the Finnish football league system and comprises 228 teams. The V divisioona was introduced in 1973 and in the mid-1990s became known as the Vitonen (Number Five in English and Femman in Swedish).

The Finnish football league system is a series of interconnected leagues for club football in Finland. The three highest levels are managed by the Finnish FA while the other leagues are managed by the regional departments of the FA.

The competition

There are 228 clubs in the Vitonen, divided in 22 groups of 7 to 19 teams each representing a geographical area. During the course of a season (starting in April and ending in October) each club normally plays the others twice, once at their home ground and once at that of their opponents. The exception is the 19 team Keski-Suomi division where teams play each other once. The top team in each Vitonen group is normally promoted or qualifies for a promotion playoff to the Nelonen and the lowest placed teams may be relegated to the Kutonen. [1]

Nelonen or IV divisioona is the fifth level in the Finnish football league system and comprises 159 teams. The IV divisioona was introduced in 1973 and in the mid-1990s became known as the Nelonen.

Kutonen or VI divisioona is the seventh level in the Finnish football league system and comprises 265 teams. The VI divisioona was introduced in 1973 and in the mid-1990s became known as the Kutonen.

Administration

District Football Associations

The Vitonen is administered by 11 of the District Football Associations of the Football Association of Finland (SPL). Responsibilities for the 22 sections are divided as follows:

The District Football Associations are the local governing bodies of association football in Finland. The 12 District FAs exist to govern all aspects of local football in their defined areas, providing grassroots support to the Finnish Football Association by promoting and administering football and futsal in their respective districts. The District FAs administer youth football and the lower tier leagues covering Kolmonen and the lower divisions.

Football Association of Finland sports governing body in Finland

The Football Association of Finland is the governing body of football in Finland. It was founded in Helsinki on 19 May 1907.

SPL Helsingin piiri organization

The SPL Helsingin piiri(Helsinki Football Association) is one of the 12 district organisations of the Football Association of Finland. It administers lower tier football in Helsinki.

SPL Uudenmaan piiri one of the 12 district organisations of the Football Association of Finland

The SPL Uusimaan piiri(Uusimaa Football Association) is one of the 12 district organisations of the Football Association of Finland. It administers lower tier football in Vantaa.

SPL Kaakkois-Suomen piiri organization

The SPL Kaakkois-Suomen piiri(South Eastern Finland Football Association) is one of the 12 district organisations of the Football Association of Finland. It administers lower tier football in South Eastern Finland.

Teams within the Vitonen are eligible to compete in the Suomen Cup and the Suomen Regions' Cup. The clubs are normally listed in an abbreviated form and their full names can be viewed by referring to the List of clubs or the relevant District Association.

Current clubs - 2012 Season

Helsinki
- Lohko 1 (Section 1)
Helsinki
- Lohko 2 (Section 2)
Helsinki
- Lohko 3 (Section 3)
  • AC StaSi
  • Arsenal
  • Ellas
  • FC BrBr
  • FC POHU/LostKurd
  • FC POHU/Simpsons
  • FFR
  • HJK-j/Kmäki
  • HePu
  • SAPA/3

[2]

  • Atlantis FC/SOB
  • FC East
  • FC HEIV
  • Kurvin Vauhti
  • MPS/4
  • PPV/2
  • Ponnistajat
  • RoU/Naamiomiehet
  • Valtti
  • Vatanspor

[3]

  • FC FINNKURD
  • FC Hieho
  • FC Pihlajisto/LEPRE
  • HIFK/3
  • HJK-j/Lsalo
  • PH-99
  • PPV/Seos
  • ToTe/Avauspotku
  • Vesa/Töölö
  • WäSy

[4]

Uusimaa
- Lohko 1 (Section 1)
Uusimaa
- Lohko 2 (Section 2)
Uusimaa
- Lohko 3 (Section 3)
  • BK-46/2
  • EPS/2
  • FC HIK/2
  • FC Lohja
  • FC RaHi
  • FC WILD
  • HooGee/2
  • Kasiysi/Miehet
  • KyIF/II
  • MasKi/2

[5]

  • AC Vantaa/2
  • EPS/Rivals
  • EsPa/2
  • FC G.A.B
  • HooGee/1
  • Kilo IF/3
  • NJS/2
  • OT-77
  • PuM
  • RiRa/Ug 09

[6]

  • FC Linnunpojat
  • Futura/II
  • HC - MD
  • HooGee/3
  • IVU
  • KelA
  • KoiPS/Cold Stars
  • KOPSE/3
  • SibboV/2
  • TiPS/2

[7]

Uusimaa
- Lohko 4 (Section 4)
Kaakkois-Suomi (South-East Finland)
Itälohko (East Section)
Kaakkois-Suomi (South-East Finland)
Länsilohko (West Section)
  • Apollo
  • FC Korso/United
  • FC Vantaa/Tumu
  • Futura/Akatemia
  • JäPS/2
  • KoiPS
  • K-UP/HC Skavaböle
  • Naseva
  • NouLa/Lyseo
  • RiPS/2

[8]

  • FC PotkuPallo
  • JK Bulls
  • O Viesti
  • Ri-Pa
  • RPS Lions
  • StU
  • ViSa

[9]

  • HaTP
  • Jäntevä Ukot
  • Kajastus
  • LIK
  • PoPo
  • Purha
  • Sudet/3
  • VKajo
  • VoPpK

[10]

Itä-Suomi (Eastern Finland)
- Lohko A (Section A)
Itä-Suomi (Eastern Finland)
- Lohko B (Section B)
Itä-Suomi (Eastern Finland)
- Lohko C (Section C)
  • AFC Keltik
  • FC Pogosta
  • JoPS /3
  • LehPa /2
  • LehPa /3
  • PoPS-78
  • SC Riverball /2
  • Yllätys /2

[11]

  • AC BARCA
  • JuPS /2
  • KiuPa
  • LaPa-95
  • NP-H /JuPy
  • PAVE
  • Raiku

[12]

  • AS KaWe
  • HuPa
  • KarTe
  • KJK
  • RautU
  • SuPa
  • ToU /2

[13]

Itä-Suomi (Eastern Finland)
- Lohko D (Section D)
Keski-Suomi
(Central Finland)
Pohjois-Suomi (Northern Finland)
- Oulu
  • FC Tarzan
  • HarTe
  • Kings SC
  • Kuopion Elo
  • SoU /2
  • ZSKA
  • Zulimanit /PappaZulut

[14]

[15]

  • FC Suola
  • HauPa 3
  • Herkku-Papat
  • IVFC
  • KTU
  • Pattijoen Tempaus
  • Real Oulu
  • Tervarit-jr

[16]

Keski-Pohjanmaa
(Central Ostrobothnia)
Vaasa Satakunta
  • Esse IK II
  • FC Folk
  • FC YPA III
  • IFS
  • DEPO
  • KP-V
  • KUF
  • LBK
  • OuHu
  • RyPK-84
  • Såka
  • Tarmo
  • TUS II

[17]

  • ABC Oldboys
  • APV
  • FC Brändöpojkarna
  • FC Kuffen/2
  • I-JBK
  • Karhu /3
  • KJV /Kanu
  • KuRy
  • SIF /2
  • SuSi
  • TeTe
  • VäVi

[18]

  • FC Ankkalinna
  • FC Eurajoki
  • FC HaPo
  • FC Ulvila2
  • IKiri
  • KaPa
  • MInto
  • MuSa3
  • MäKi
  • Nasta2
  • P-Iirot3
  • PoPa
  • ReKu
  • RuosV
  • TOVE2

[19]

Tampere
- Lohko 1 (Section 1)
Tampere
- Lohko 2 (Section 2)
Turku
- Lohko 1 (Section 1)
  • FC Melody
  • FC Polla /2
  • HST
  • KylVe
  • LaPro
  • LeKi-futis
  • OldSchool
  • ParVi Käpy
  • PJK 2
  • Sopu
  • UrPS
  • ViiPV

[20]

  • ACE
  • Apassit
  • AS-Team
  • FC Futarit
  • FC Rellu
  • FC Teivo
  • PoNU Bk
  • SW
  • TaPa
  • TKT KooTee
  • Tuisku Daltonit
  • Valo

[21]

  • FC RP
  • Heitto
  • JIK
  • KaaPS
  • KaaRe
  • KuuLa
  • LTU 2
  • Nagu IF
  • RaiTeePee
  • TuWe 2
  • Wilpas 2
  • ÅCF

[22]

Turku
- Lohko 2 (Section 2)
  • AC Sauvo
  • AFC Campus
  • Atletico Ispoinen
  • FC Bosna
  • FC Komar
  • FC NU
  • FC Turku
  • Lieto 2
  • LoPS
  • PaiHa
  • TuKV

[23]

Seasons - League Tables

2000s: 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010s: 2010 2011 2012

Footnotes

  1. "Resultcode". SPL. Archived from the original on 2010-11-24. Retrieved 2012-04-17.
  2. "SPL Helsingin piiri 2012 - Vitonen 1". SPL Helsingin piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  3. "SPL Helsingin piiri 2012 - Vitonen 2". SPL Helsingin piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  4. "SPL Helsingin piiri 2012 - Vitonen 3". SPL Helsingin piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  5. "SPL Uudenmaan piiri 2012 - Vitonen 1". SPL Uudenmaan piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  6. "SPL Uudenmaan piiri 2012 - Vitonen 2". SPL Uudenmaan piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  7. "SPL Uudenmaan piiri 2012 - Vitonen 3". SPL Uudenmaan piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  8. "SPL Uudenmaan piiri 2012 - Vitonen 4". SPL Uudenmaan piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  9. "SPL Kaakkois-Suomen piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Itälohko" (PDF). SPL Kaakkois-Suomen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  10. "SPL Kaakkois-Suomen piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Länsilohko" (PDF). SPL Kaakkois-Suomen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  11. "SPL Itä-Suomen piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Lohko A". SPL Itä-Suomen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  12. "SPL Itä-Suomen piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Lohko B". SPL Itä-Suomen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  13. "SPL Itä-Suomen piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Lohko C". SPL Itä-Suomen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  14. "SPL Itä-Suomen piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Lohko D". SPL Itä-Suomen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  15. "SPL Keski-Suomen piiri 2012 - Vitonen". SPL Keski-Suomen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  16. "SPL Pohjois-Suomen piiri 2012 - Vitonen Oulu". SPL Pohjois-Suomen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  17. "SPL Keski-Pohjanmaan piiri 2012 - Vitonen". SPL Keski-Pohjanmaan piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  18. "SPL Vaasan piiri 2012 - Vitonen". SPL Vaasan piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  19. "SPL Satakunnan piiri 2012 - Vitonen". SPL Satakunnan piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  20. "SPL Tampereen piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Lohko 1". SPL Tampereen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  21. "SPL Tampereen piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Lohko 2". SPL Tampereen piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  22. "SPL Turun piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Lohko 1". SPL Turun piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.
  23. "SPL Turun piiri 2012 - Vitonen - Lohko 2". SPL Turun piiri. Retrieved 2012-04-18.

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