Division 2 (3rd level) 1997
You are free to copy this document, but please state the source, Clas Glenning NORRLAND 1. Piteå IF 22 13 4 5 38-16 43 Promoted 2. Skellefteå AIK FK 22 11 6 5 38-23 39 Promotion Playoff 3. Obbola/IFK Holmsund 22 10 7 5 34-26 37 4. Morön BK 22 9 6 7 36-27 33 5. Hudiksvalls ABK 22 9 5 8 38-42 32 6. Kiruna FF 22 8 5 9 32-34 29 7. Östersunds FK 22 7 7 8 29-20 28 8. Gimonäs CK 22 7 7 8 20-23 28 9. Gällivare SK 22 8 4 10 28-42 28 10.Bodens BK 22 7 5 10 25-36 26 Relegation Playoff 11.IFK Sundsvall 22 6 4 12 26-41 22 Relegated 12.Umedalens IF 22 3 8 11 21-35 17 Relegated NB: Obbola/IFK Holmsund changed name to IFK Holmsund after the season. Promoted to division 2 from division 3: Assi IF, Kalix & Selånger FK, Sundsvall. ÖSTRA SVEALAND 1. IK Sirius FK, Uppsala 22 14 8 0 39-13 50 Promoted 2. Sandvikens IF 22 14 6 2 55-30 48 Promotion Playoff 3. Visby IF Gute FK 22 11 9 2 50-24 42 4. FC Cafè Opera/Djursholm 22 10 6 6 38-24 36 5. IFK Gävle 22 10 5 7 35-24 35 6. Älvsjö AIK FF 22 10 3 9 45-41 33 7. Vallentuna BK 22 8 8 6 36-35 32 8. FC Plavi Team/Stockholm 22 7 4 11 34-36 25 9. Enebybergs IF 22 6 6 10 26-32 24 10.IFK Österåker FK, Åkersberga 22 5 7 10 30-35 22 Relegation Playoff 11.Gimo IF FK 22 3 3 16 27-61 12 Relegated 12.Delsbo IF 22 1 1 20 18-78 4 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: Håbo FF, Bålsta & Söderhamns FF. Relegated to division 2 from division 1: IF Brommapojkarna, Bromma & Vasalunds IF, Solna. VÄSTRA SVEALAND 1. Ludvika FK 22 14 4 4 44-25 46 Promoted 2. IF Sylvia, Norrköping 22 11 6 5 53-33 39 3. IFK Eskilstuna 22 11 5 6 50-37 38 4. Tyresö FF 22 11 4 7 42-25 37 5. Karlstads BK 22 9 6 7 39-38 33 6. Väsby IK FK, Upplands-Väsby 22 9 5 8 42-27 32 7. IK City, Eskilstuna 22 7 6 9 43-47 27 8. IFK Västerås FK 22 7 6 9 39-59 27 9. BK Forward, Örebro 22 6 8 8 30-33 26 10.Nyköpings BIS 22 6 8 8 25-34 26 Relegation Playoff 11.Hargs BK 22 8 0 14 37-51 24 Relegated 12.IFK Kumla FK 22 2 4 16 17-52 10 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: Rynninge IK, Örebro & Värtans IK, Stockholm. Relegated to division 2 from division 1: Enköpings SK FK. ÖSTRA GÖTALAND 1. Kalmar FF 22 17 5 0 56-11 56 Promoted 2. Nybro IF 22 12 5 5 42-23 41 Promotion Playoff 3. Husqvarna FF 22 10 6 6 28-24 36 4. Växjö Norra IF 22 8 10 4 32-22 34 5. Gullringens GoIF 22 10 2 10 32-36 32 6. IK Tord, Jönköping 22 6 8 8 25-21 26 7. Kalmar AIK 22 6 8 8 19-23 26 8. Hjulsbro IK 22 5 9 8 24-30 24 9. Grimsås IF 22 5 9 8 20-27 24 10.IFK Värnamo 22 6 6 10 24-33 24 Relegation Playoff 11.Älmhults IF 22 5 6 11 21-35 21 Relegated 12.IK Sleipner, Norrköping 22 4 2 16 22-60 14 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: Linköpings FF. Relegated to division 2 from division 1: Myresjö IF. VÄSTRA GÖTALAND 1. Lundby IF, Göteborg 22 14 3 5 44-33 45 Promoted 2. Trollhättans FK 22 12 6 4 43-21 42 Promotion Playoff 3. GAIS, Göteborg 22 11 8 3 37-20 41 4. Skövde AIK 22 12 3 7 33-21 39 5. Qviding FIF, Göteborg 22 9 6 7 39-32 33 6. Åsa IF 22 10 3 9 32-31 33 7. IK Kongahälla, Kungälv 22 7 6 9 29-30 27 8. Jonsereds IF 22 7 5 10 27-30 26 9. IF Heimer, Lidköping 22 6 7 9 30-26 25 10.Holmalunds IF, Alingsås 22 7 4 11 35-42 25 Relegation Playoff 11.IFK Uddevalla 22 5 2 15 26-55 17 Relegated 12.Tidaholms GIF 22 4 3 15 14-39 15 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: IFK Fjärås & Torslanda IK. Relegated to division 2 from division 1: IK Oddevold, Uddevalla. SÖDRA GÖTALAND 1. Landskrona BoIS 22 11 7 4 52-20 40 Promoted 2. IS Halmia, Halmstad 22 11 6 5 37-22 39 Promotion Playoff 3. Laholms FK 22 11 5 6 38-33 38 4. IFK Trelleborg 22 11 4 7 43-29 37 5. Kristianstads FF 22 10 6 6 38-25 36 6. Lunds BK 22 8 7 7 30-31 31 7. Högaborgs BK, Helsingborg 22 7 9 6 33-24 30 8. Vinbergs IF 22 7 8 7 34-43 29 9. BK Olympic, Malmö 22 7 6 9 31-36 27 10.Veberöds AIF 22 5 8 9 30-39 23 Relegation Playoff 11.IF Leikin, Halmstad 22 5 2 15 28-59 17 Relegated 12.Saxemara IF 22 3 4 13 26-59 13 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: Skene IF; Ystads IF FF & Åhus Horna BK. Relegated to division 2 from division 1: IFK Malmö FK. Playoff to Division 1: ROUND 1 Between the six division 2 (3rd level) second placed teams and two teams from division 1 (2nd level). Lira Luleå BK - Skellefteå AIK FK 1-1 3-1 4-2 Sandvikens IF - IF Sylvia, Norrköping 2-1 0-1 2-2 awaygoals Hertzöga BK, Karlstad - Nybro IF 3-2 1-2 4-4 awaygoals Trollhättans FK - IS Halmia, Halmstad 0-2 1-4 1-6 ROUND 2 IF Sylvia, Norrköping - Lira Luleå BK 1-0 1-1 2-1 IS Halmia, Halmstad - Nybro IF 0-0 3-2 3-2 IF Sylvia, Norrköping & IS Halmia, Halmstad promoted to division 1 Södra. Lira Luleå BK relegated to division 2 Norrland. Hertzöga BK, Karlstad relegated to division 2 Västra Svealand. Playoff to Division 2: Between the 12 2nd placed division 3 teams and the 10th placed teams stated above. Played in two rounds. The winners of the second round qualified for division 2 1998. ROUND 1 The 12 division 3 teams grouped in pairs. Winners meet the six division 2 teams in round 2 in pairs. Malmbergets AIF - Täfteå IK 1-0 0-1aet (2-3 pen.) 3-4 Korsnäs IF FK - Spånga IS FK 1-2 0-1 1-3 Köpings FF - Syrianska Föreningen, Södertälje 1-1 2-2 3-3 awaygoals Tenhults IF - Ulvåkers IF 1-1 1-3 2-4 Lysekils FF - Ljungby IF 1-0 1-2 2-2 awaygoals Kirsebergs IF - Olofströms IF 1-1 0-1 1-2 ROUND 2 Täfteå IK - Bodens BK 3-0 0-0 3-0 Spånga IS FK - IFK Österåker FK, Åkersberga 1-1 1-0 2-1 Köpings FF - Nyköpings BIS 2-2 2-2 (3-3aet, 3-4 pen.) 8-9 Ulvåkers IF - IFK Värnamo 0-1 0-2 0-3 Lysekils FF - Holmalunds IF, Alingsås 2-2 1-3 3-5 Olofströms IF - Veberöds AIF 3-2 3-1 6-3 Conclusion: Three of the division 2 relegation playoff teams managed to retain their 3rd level status. As can be seen above these were: Nyköpings BIS; IFK Värnamo & Holmalunds IF, Alingsås. Bodens BK relegated to division 3 Norra Norrland. IFK Österåker FK, Åkersberga relegated to division 3 Norra Svealand. Veberöds AIF relegated to division 3 Södra Götaland. Täfteå IK promoted to division 2 Norrland. Spånga IS FK promoted to division 2 Västra Svealand. Olofströms IF promoted to division 2 Södra Götaland.

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