The 2017 Allsvenskan, part of the 2017 Swedish football season, is the 93rd season of Allsvenskan since its establishment in 1924. The season began on 1 April 2017 and ended on 5 November the same year. Fixtures for the 2017 season were announced on 9 December 2016. A total of 16 teams participated.
Malmö FF were the defending champions after winning the title in the previous season. Malmö FF won the Swedish championship this season, their 23rd Allsvenskan title and 20th Swedish championship overall, in the 27th round on 16 October 2017 when they won 3–1 in the away fixture against IFK Norrköping at Östgötaporten.
Allsvenskans stora pris
For the fifth year running, the broadcaster of Allsvenskan, C More Entertainment, hosted an award ceremony where they presented seven awards and two special awards to the players and staff of the 16 Allsvenskan clubs, the award ceremony was held on 7 November 2017. The nominations for the 2017 season were officially announced on 3 November 2017. Nominees are displayed below, the winners are marked in bold text. Malmö FF and Djurgårdens IF received the most nominations with six nominations each, while Östersunds FK received three nominations, IFK Göteborg received two nominations, and AIK, BK Häcken, GIF Sundsvall, and IFK Norrköping each received one nomination.
Goalkeeper of the year
Midfielder of the year
Forward of the year
Newcomer of the year
Manager of the year
Gefle IF and Falkenbergs FF were relegated at the end of the 2016 season after finishing in the bottom two places of the table. They were replaced by 2016 Superettan champions IK Sirius and runners-up AFC United. IK Sirius returned to Allsvenskan after 42 years' absence, having been relegated at the end of the 1974 season. This is IK Sirius' fourth season in the league. AFC United are participating in the league for the first time in the club's history; they are the third new club in the last four Allsvenskan seasons (following Falkenbergs FF in 2014 and Östersunds FK in 2016).
The final spot will be taken by the 2016 Allsvenskan play-offs winner; Halmstads BK, third-placed team in 2016 Superettan.
Stadia and locations
|BK Häcken||Gothenburg||Bravida Arena||Artificial||6,500|
|Djurgårdens IF||Stockholm||Tele2 Arena||Artificial||30,000|
|Halmstads BK||Halmstad||Örjans Vall||Natural||10,873|
|Hammarby IF||Stockholm||Tele2 Arena||Artificial||30,000|
|IF Elfsborg||Borås||Borås Arena||Artificial||16,899|
|IFK Göteborg||Gothenburg||Gamla Ullevi||Natural||18,600|
|IFK Norrköping||Norrköping||Nya Parken||Artificial||15,734|
|IK Sirius||Uppsala||Studenternas IP||Natural||6,300|
|Jönköpings Södra IF||Jönköping||Stadsparksvallen||Natural||5,500|
|Kalmar FF||Kalmar||Guldfågeln Arena||Natural||12,000|
|Malmö FF||Malmö||Swedbank Stadion||Natural||24,000|
|Örebro SK||Örebro||Behrn Arena||Artificial||12,300|
|Östersunds FK||Östersund||Jämtkraft Arena||Artificial||8,466|
Personnel and sponsoring
All teams are obligated to have the logo of the league sponsor Svenska Spel as well as the Allsvenskan logo on the right sleeve of their shirt.
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|
|BK Häcken||Nike||BRA Bygg|
|Djurgårdens IF||Adidas||Prioritet Finans|
|IFK Göteborg||Kappa||Prioritet Finans|
|Jönköpings Södra IF||Nike||Various|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Table||Incoming manager||Date of appointment|
|Djurgården||End of contract||6 November 2016||Pre-season||1 December 2016|
|Häcken||End of contract||11 November 2016||14 November 2016|
|Hammarby||Sacked||18 November 2016||30 November 2016|
|Malmö||Sacked||19 November 2016||1 December 2016|
|Eskilstuna||End of contract||1 December 2016||December 2016|
|Eskilstuna||Sacked||28 May 2017||16th||13 June 2017|
|Halmstad||Promoted to Director of Football||8 June 2017||15th||8 June 2017|
|Kalmar||Sacked||13 June 2017||14th||13 June 2017|
|Göteborg||Sacked||18 July 2017||11th||18 July 2017|
|Örebro||Mutual consent||28 August 2017||11th||28 August 2017|
|Elfsborg||Sacked||27 September 2017||10th||27 September 2017|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Malmö FF (C)||30||19||7||4||63||27||+36||64||Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round|
|2||AIK||30||16||9||5||47||22||+25||57||Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round|
|3||Djurgårdens IF||30||15||8||7||54||30||+24||53||Qualification for the Europa League second qualifying round|
|4||BK Häcken||30||14||10||6||42||28||+14||52||Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round|
|14||Jönköpings Södra IF (R)||30||6||12||12||31||46||−15||30||Qualification for the relegation play-offs|
|15||Halmstads BK (R)||30||5||9||16||29||45||−16||24||Relegation to the Superettan|
|16||AFC Eskilstuna (R)||30||4||8||18||28||55||−27||20|
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored; 7) Play-off
(Note: Play-off is only played if need to decide champion, teams for relegation or UEFA competition and will be played on a neutral ground).
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Positions by round
|2018–19 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round|
|Relegation to 2018 Superettan|
|Trelleborgs FF||2–0||Jönköpings Södra IF|
|Jönköpings Södra IF||1–1||Trelleborgs FF|
Trelleborgs FF won 3–1 on aggregate.
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