Division 2 (3rd level) 1998
You are free to copy this document, but please state the source, Clas Glenning NORRLAND 1. Lira Luleå BK 22 12 6 4 45-19 42 Promoted 2. Östersunds FK 22 11 6 5 33-20 39 Promotion Playoff 3. Selånger FK, Sundsvall 22 10 8 4 38-26 38 4. Skellefteå AIK FK 22 11 4 7 36-30 37 5. IFK Holmsund 22 9 8 5 45-34 35 6. Hudiksvalls ABK 22 9 6 7 45-40 33 7. Kiruna FF 22 9 5 8 39-33 32 8. Gällivare SK 22 10 0 12 33-51 30 9. Assi IF, Kalix 22 7 6 9 24-29 27 10.Morön BK 22 6 5 11 30-43 23 Relegation Playoff 11.Täfteå IK 22 6 3 13 21-41 21 Relegated 12.Gimonäs CK 22 2 3 17 22-45 9 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: Bodens BK & Friska Viljor FC, Örnsköldsvik. Relegated to division 2 from division 1: Piteå IF. ÖSTRA SVEALAND 1. IF Brommapojkarna, Bromma 22 15 5 2 64-15 50 Promoted 2. Väsby IK FK, Upplands-Väsby 22 14 5 3 44-14 47 Promotion Playoff 3. FC Cafè Opera/Djursholm 22 12 9 1 41-17 45 4. Vasalunds IF, Solna 22 10 6 6 54-25 36 5. Sandvikens IF 22 10 6 6 45-34 36 6. Söderhamns FF 22 8 6 8 39-32 30 7. Visby IF Gute FK 22 9 3 10 40-36 30 8. Håbo FF, Bålsta 22 6 7 9 43-41 25 9. Vallentuna BK 22 6 7 9 45-45 25 10.IFK Gävle 22 7 4 11 33-42 25 Relegation Playoff 11.Älvsjö AIK FF 22 3 4 15 21-46 13 Relegated 12.FC Plavi Team/Stockholm 22 0 2 20 7-129 2 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: Edsbyns IF; FC Järfälla & Älta IF. VÄSTRA SVEALAND 1. Enköpings SK FK 22 15 4 3 39-18 49 Promoted 2. Tyresö FF 22 14 4 4 44-22 46 Promotion Playoff 3. BK Forward, Örebro 22 13 4 5 45-25 43 4. Hertzöga BK, Karlstad 22 11 7 4 30-16 40 5. Spånga IS FK 22 9 8 5 34-27 35 6. IK City, Eskilstuna 22 11 1 10 41-34 34 7. IFK Eskilstuna 22 9 5 8 39-29 32 8. Värtans IK, Stockholm 22 7 5 10 28-43 26 9. Rynninge IK, Örebro 22 6 5 11 26-32 23 10.IFK Västerås FK 22 5 3 14 25-45 18 Relegation Playoff 11.Karlstad BK 22 5 1 16 21-53 16 Relegated 12.Enebybergs IF 22 2 3 17 19-47 9 Relegated NB: Hertzöga BK, Karlstad withdrew after the season and decided to make a fresh start in division 4 (5th level). Promoted to division 2 from division 3: FBK Karlstad. Relegated to division 2 from division 1: Ludvika FK. ÖSTRA GÖTALAND 1. Husqvarna FF 22 17 3 2 52-26 54 Promoted 2. Myresjö IF 22 14 3 5 43-25 45 Promotion Playoff 3. Nybro IF 22 12 5 5 47-25 41 4. Linköpings FF 22 9 6 7 41-35 33 5. Kalmar AIK 22 8 5 9 37-31 29 6. Grimsås IF 22 8 5 9 40-42 29 7. Växjö Norra IF 22 7 7 8 27-27 28 8. Gullringens GoIF 22 7 5 10 28-34 26 9. IK Tord, Jönköping 22 7 4 11 20-42 25 10.Hjulsbro IK 22 5 7 10 27-32 22 Relegation Playoff 11.Nyköpings BIS 22 3 8 11 32-52 17 Relegated 12.IFK Värnamo 22 2 8 12 24-47 14 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: IK Sleipner, Norrköping. VÄSTRA GöTALAND 1. GAIS, Göteborg 22 14 3 5 46-33 45 Promoted 2. IK Kongahälla, Kungälv 22 11 6 5 46-36 39 Promotion Playoff 3. Torslanda IK 22 11 5 6 32-25 38 4. Holmalunds IF, Alingsås 22 9 6 7 32-26 33 5. Qviding FIF, Göteborg 22 8 7 7 35-35 31 6. Trollhättans FK 22 7 7 8 42-38 28 7. IK Oddevold, Uddevalla 22 8 4 10 35-42 28 8. Skövde AIK 22 7 7 8 31-39 28 9. IF Heimer, Lidköping 22 6 7 9 41-31 25 10.Jonsereds IF 22 6 7 9 24-36 25 Relegation Playoff 11.IFK Fjärås 22 6 4 12 32-40 22 Relegated 12.Åsa IF 22 4 7 11 29-44 19 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: Skärhamns IK & Ulvåkers IF. Relegated to division 2 from division 1: Lundby IF, Göteborg. SÖDRA GÖTALAND 1. Kristianstads FF 22 14 3 5 44-27 45 Promoted 2. IFK Malmö FK 22 13 3 6 48-30 42 Promotion Playoff 3. Olofströms IF 22 11 9 2 38-23 42 4. IFK Trelleborg 22 10 5 7 36-30 35 5. Laholms FK 22 9 3 10 30-34 30 6. Åhus Horna BK 22 9 3 10 29-33 30 7. Ystads IF FF 22 6 10 6 33-31 28 8. Skene IF 22 7 5 10 30-29 26 9. Lunds BK 22 6 5 11 27-32 23 10.Högaborgs BK, Helsingborg 22 7 2 13 26-40 23 Relegation Playoff 11.BK Olympic, Malmö 22 6 5 11 28-48 23 Relegated 12.Vinbergs IF 22 6 3 13 25-37 21 Relegated Promoted to division 2 from division 3: Höllvikens GIF; IF Leikin, Halmstad & IFÖ/Bromölla IF. Relegated to division 2 from division 1: IFK Hässleholm & IS Halmia, Halmstad. Playoff to Division 1: ROUND 1 Between the six division 2 (3rd level) second placed teams and two teams from division 1 (2nd level). Väsby IK FK, Upplands-Väsby - Gefle IF, Gävle 1-1 0-1 1-2 Östersunds FK - Tyresö FF 1-1 2-1 3-2 Myresjö IF - Norrby IF, Borås 1-1 1-0 2-1 IK Kongahälla, Kungälv - IFK Malmö FK 3-1 1-2 4-3 ROUND 2 Östersunds FK - Gefle IF, Gävle 0-2 1-1 1-3 Myresjö IF - IK Kongahälla, Kungälv 0-1 0-1 0-2 Norrby IF, Borås relegated to 2 Västra Götaland. IK Kongahälla, Kungälv promoted to division 1 Södra. 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. Stockviks FF - IFK Kalix 1-2 3-2 3-3 awaygoals Västerås IK - Falu BS, Falun 1-0 0-3 1-3 Topkapi IK, Stockholm - KB Karlskoga FF 0-0 0-1 0-1 Tidaholms GIF - Nässjö FF 3-0 0-4 3-4 Ljungby IF - Ytterby IS 1-1 2-1 3-2 Växjö BK - Helsingborgs Södra BIS 2-1 5-3 7-4 ROUND 2 Stockviks FF - Morön BK 3-1 5-3 8-4 Morön remain in division 2 as IFK Luleå (from division 1) was relegated to division 3. Falu BS - IFK Gävle 1-1 0-3 1-4 KB Karlskoga FF - IFK Västerås FK 1-1 2-4 3-5 KB Karlskoga promoted to division 2 as Hertzöga BK withdrew to division 4 Nässjö FF - Hjulsbro IK 2-5 1-1 3-6 Ljungby IF - Jonsereds IF 0-0 6-2 6-2 Växjö BK - Högaborgs BK, Helsingborg 1-1 0-3 1-4 Conclusion: Five of the division 2 relegation playoff teams managed to retain their 3rd level status. As can be seen above these teams were: Morön BK (after IFK Luleå were relegated to division 3); IFK Gävle; IFK Västerås FK; Hjulsbro IK & Högaborgs BK, Helsingborg. Jonsereds IF relegated to division 3 Mellersta Götaland. Stockviks FF promoted to division 2 Norrland. KB Karlskoga FF promoted to division 2 Västra Svealand (after Hertzögas withdrawal). Ljungby IF promoted to division 2 Östra Götaland.

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