2015 Superettan

The 2015 Superettan, part of the 2015 Swedish football season, was the 15th season of Superettan, Sweden's second-tier football league in its current format. The 2015 fixtures were released in December 2014. The season began on 3 April 2015 and ended on 1 November 2015. A total of 16 teams contested the league.

Superettan
Season2015
ChampionsJönköpings Södra IF
PromotedJönköpings Södra IF
Östersunds FK
RelegatedMjällby AIF
Utsiktens BK
IF Brommapojkarna
Matches played240
Goals scored611 (2.55 per match)
Top goalscorerFredrik Olsson (17 goals)
Biggest home winAssyriska FF 7–1 Utsiktens BK (19 July 2015)
Biggest away winÄngelholms FF 0–4 IK Frej (2 May 2015)
Highest scoringAssyriska FF 7–1 Utsiktens BK (19 July 2015)
Longest winning run5 matches[1]
Jönköpings Södra IF
Longest unbeaten run13 matches
IK Sirius
Longest winless run12 matches
IK Frej
Longest losing run7 matches
Mjällby AIF
Highest attendance6,544
Östersunds FK 2–0 Ljungskile SK (1 November 2015)
Lowest attendance100
AFC United 2–0 Utsiktens BK (25 April 2015)
Total attendance389,604
Average attendance1,623
2014
2016

Teams

A total of 16 teams contest the league. The top two teams qualify directly for promotion to Allsvenskan, the third has to play a play-off against the fourteenth team from Allsvenskan to decide who will play in Allsvenskan 2016. The bottom two teams qualified directly for relegation to Division 1, the thirteenth and the fourteenth has to play a play-off against the numbers two teams from Division 1 Södra and Division 1 Norra to decide who will play in Superettan 2016.

2014-champions Hammarby IF and runner-up GIF Sundsvall were promoted to the Allsvenskan at the end of the 2014 season. They were replaced by Mjällby AIF and IF Brommapojkarna. Landskrona BoIS and Husqvarna FF were relegated at the end of the 2014 season after finishing in the bottom two places of the table. They were replaced by Division 1 Norra champions AFC United and Division 1 Södra champions Utsiktens BK. Östers IF was also relegated after losing the relegation play-offs to Division 1 Norra runner-up IK Frej.

Stadia and locations

Team Location Stadium Turf1 Stadium capacity1
AFC United Stockholm Skytteholms IP Artificial 3,500
Assyriska FF Södertälje Södertälje Fotbollsarena Artificial 6,700
Degerfors IF Degerfors Stora Valla Natural 7,500
GAIS Gothenburg Gamla Ullevi Natural 18,416
IF Brommapojkarna Stockholm Grimsta IP Artificial 5,500
IFK Värnamo Värnamo Finnvedsvallen Natural 5,000
IK Frej Täby Vikingavallen Artificial 1,250
IK Sirius Uppsala Studenternas IP Natural 6,300
Jönköpings Södra IF Jönköping Stadsparksvallen Natural 5,500
Ljungskile SK Ljungskile Uddevalla Arena Natural 5,500
Mjällby AIF Hällevik Strandvallen Natural 6,750
Syrianska FC Södertälje Södertälje Fotbollsarena Artificial 6,100
Utsiktens BK Gothenburg Ruddalens IP Artificial 5,000
Varbergs BoIS Varberg Påskbergsvallen Natural 4,500
Ängelholms FF Ängelholm Ängelholms IP Natural 4,000
Östersunds FK Östersund Jämtkraft Arena Artificial 6,400
  • 1 According to each club information page at the Swedish Football Association website for Superettan.[2]

Personnel and kits

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Team Head coach1 Captain Kit manufacturer Main shirt sponsor
AFC United Özcan Melkemichel Josh Wicks Nike Busmarket Sweden
Assyriska FF Valentic Azrudin Linus Malmborg Nike Scania
Degerfors IF Patrik Werner Tobias Solberg Adidas Outokumpu
GAIS Per-Ola Ljung Kenneth Gustafsson Hummel Åbro
IF Brommapojkarna Magni Fannberg Jacob Une Larsson Adidas Åbro
IFK Värnamo Jörgen Petersson
Peter Johansson
Martin Claesson Puma Various
IK Frej Bartosz Grzelak Johannes Gustafsson Erreà Daymark
IK Sirius Kim Bergstrand Niklas Busch Thor Nike Various
Jönköpings Södra IF Jimmy Thelin Tommy Thelin Nike Various
Ljungskile SK Tor-Arne Fredheim Markus Gustafsson Adidas Various
Mjällby AIF Anders Linderoth Mattias Asper Puma Various
Syrianska FC Nemanja Miljanović Louay Chanko Nike Aros Kapital
Utsiktens BK Janne Carlsson Robin Jonsson Erreà Prioritet Finans
Varbergs BoIS Jörgen Wålemark Robin Tranberg Umbro Various
Ängelholms FF Joakim Persson Albin Nilsson Adidas ScandStick
Östersunds FK Graham Potter Alex Dyer Adidas Various

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Table Incoming manager Date of appointment
IF Brommapojkarna Stefan Billborn Sacked 3 November 2014[3] Pre-season Magni Fannberg 11 November 2014[4]

League table

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Jönköpings Södra IF (C, P) 30 19 6 5 54 28 +26 63 Promotion to Allsvenskan
2 Östersunds FK (P) 30 18 8 4 56 25 +31 62
3 IK Sirius (Q) 30 15 13 2 53 25 +28 58 Qualification to Promotion playoffs
4 Assyriska FF 30 14 5 11 46 37 +9 47
5 Varbergs BoIS 30 12 11 7 34 27 +7 47
6 Ljungskile SK 30 11 10 9 44 37 +7 43
7 Syrianska FC 30 11 10 9 37 30 +7 43
8 AFC United 30 10 10 10 43 44 1 40
9 Degerfors IF 30 10 8 12 36 38 2 38
10 IFK Värnamo 30 10 8 12 37 40 3 38
11 GAIS 30 10 5 15 37 44 7 35
12 Ängelholms FF 30 8 9 13 31 47 16 33
13 Mjällby AIF (R) 30 8 6 16 23 43 20 30 Qualification to Relegation playoffs
14 IK Frej (O) 30 7 8 15 22 44 22 29
15 Utsiktens BK (R) 30 7 5 18 28 56 28 26 Relegation to Division 1
16 IF Brommapojkarna (R) 30 5 8 17 30 46 16 23
Updated to match(es) played on 1 November 2015. Source: svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish)
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (R) Relegated.

Playoffs

The 13th-placed and 14th-placed teams of Superettan meets the two runners-up from 2015 Division 1 (Norra and Södra) in Two-legged ties on a home-and-away basis with the team from Superettan finishing at home.


Örgryte IS1 – 0Mjällby AIF
Paulson  60' Report
Attendance: 5,809
Referee: Nermin Cisic (Värnamo)
Mjällby AIF1 – 1 a.e.t.Örgryte IS
Terzić  83' Report Sahlin  104'
Attendance: 3,522
Referee: Kaspar Sjöberg (Malmö)

Örgryte IS won 2–1 on aggregate.


Akropolis IF0 – 1IK Frej
Report Lallet  7'
Akalla BP, Stockholm
Referee: Lars Olsson (Umeå)
IK Frej1 – 0Akropolis IF
Lallet  72' Report
Referee: Per Melin (Kävlinge)

IK Frej won 2–0 on aggregate.


Positions by round

Team ╲ Round123456789101112131415161718192021222324252627282930
Jönköpings Södra IF421111111111111111111111111111
Östersunds FK612553332222222222222222222222
IK Sirius935447554444455333333333333333
Assyriska FF243225778887788786776564665444
Varbergs BoIS594332223333344554567776444555
Ljungskile SK11812764645568876878888888877666
Syrianska FC101369111210117775567667654657556777
AFC United711106989891011911991011999101099999888
Degerfors IF1615131286466656633445445445788999
IFK Värnamo36881210891011911121313121212101111121211111110101010
GAIS121091071113131113101210111199101110991010101012121111
Ängelholms FF151616161615141414151414141415151514131312111112121211111212
Mjällby AIF857111413151515141515151616161616151616151615131413131313
IK Frej141214141091112139121091010111011121213131313141314141414
Utsiktens BK1711131313121012121313131212131313141414161414151616161515
IF Brommapojkarna131415151516161616161616161514141415161515141516161515151616
Promotion to Allsvenskan
Promotion play-offs
Relegation play-offs
Relegation to Division 1
Source: everysport.com (in Swedish)

Results

Home \ Away AFC AFF DIF GAI BP IFKV IKF IKS JSIF LSK MAIF SFC UBK VAR ÄFF ÖFK
AFC United 3–0 0–2 0–2 3–1 1–1 0–0 2–2 1–5 0–4 0–0 2–3 2–0 3–2 3–0 1–2
Assyriska FF 1–3 2–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 3–1 0–0 2–3 0–0 3–0 2–0 7–1 0–1 3–3 4–2
Degerfors IF 3–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 1–1 2–0 0–3 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 0–0
GAIS 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–1 1–3 0–0 2–3 1–2 0–0 4–1 3–0 5–2 0–1 2–2 1–1
IF Brommapojkarna 1–1 2–3 0–2 0–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 1–2 2–2 0–1 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–1
IFK Värnamo 2–3 3–1 1–3 1–0 2–1 2–1 1–5 1–1 2–1 4–0 0–0 3–2 0–1 1–2 1–0
IK Frej 1–1 0–2 2–2 1–0 0–4 1–0 0–0 0–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 1–0 0–0 0–1 1–1
IK Sirius 1–1 1–0 2–0 5–0 3–1 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–3 1–0 1–0 3–0 2–2 1–0 2–2
Jönköpings Södra IF 2–1 2–0 0–1 1–0 5–2 2–1 2–0 1–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 5–2 3–0 4–0 0–1
Ljungskile SK 0–3 3–2 3–0 3–2 1–0 0–2 1–1 4–3 1–2 2–0 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 0–2
Mjällby AIF 1–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 1–3 1–2 0–1 0–0 1–2 1–2 2–1 1–2 1–0
Syrianska FC 3–3 0–0 3–0 3–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 0–0 1–1 2–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 1–3 1–1
Utsiktens BK 0–1 0–1 4–1 1–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 0–4 0–0 1–4 1–1 0–1 0–2
Varbergs BoIS 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–3 1–1 2–1 5–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–0
Ängelholms FF 0–1 0–2 2–1 1–3 3–1 2–2 0–4 0–2 1–1 3–3 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–1 0–1
Östersunds FK 3–1 3–2 3–2 4–0 2–1 1–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 4–1 5–1 4–1 3–0
Updated to match(es) played on 1 November 2015. Source: svenskfotboll.se (in Swedish)
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics

Top goalkeepers

(Minimum of 10 games played)

Rank Goalkeeper Club
GP GA SV%[7] CS
1 Dwayne Miller Syrianska FC 13 11 79 6
2 Andreas Andersson IK Sirius 30 25 78 14
Josh Wicks AFC United 24 28 7
4 Tommi Vaiho GAIS 30 44 76 6
Damir Mehić Jönköpings Södra IF 11 10 5
6 Joakim Wulff Varbergs BoIS 29 26 75 15
Mattias Asper Mjällby AIF 24 30 7
Oscar Berglund Ängelholms FF 27 38 4
9 August Strömberg Degerfors IF 29 36 73 9

Hat-tricks

PlayerForAgainstResultDate
Mattias GencAssyriska FFIK Frej3–126 April 2015
Michael OmohÖstersunds FKSyrianska FC4–15 May 2015
Gabriel Altemark-VanneryrLjungskile SKIK Sirius4–36 May 2015
Peter SamuelssonDegerfors IFIK Frej4–09 May 2015
Chidi OmejeAFC UnitedLjungskile SK0–31 August 2015
Nsima PeterVarbergs BoISIK Frej5–01 August 2015
Othman El KabirAFC UnitedIFK Värnamo2–316 August 2015
Hannes StillerLjungskile SKÄngelholms FF3–323 August 2015
Jamie HopcuttÖstersunds FKUtsiktens BK5–124 August 2015
Tommy ThelinJönköpings Södra IFUtsiktens BK5–21 November 2015

References

  1. "Superettan form table". soccerstats.com. soccerstats.com. Retrieved 26 May 2015.
  2. "Superettan" (in Swedish). The Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 6 November 2014.
  3. "BP byter tränare". brommapojkarna.se (in Swedish). IF Brommapojkarna. 3 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  4. "BP presenterar ny tränare". brommapojkarna.se (in Swedish). IF Brommapojkarna. 11 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  5. "Skytteliga". The Swedish Football Association. The Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 28 April 2015.
  6. "Passningsliga". The Swedish Football Association. The Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 28 April 2015.
  7. "Målvaktsliga". The Swedish Football Association. The Swedish Football Association. Retrieved 29 April 2015.

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