Team Maps

Finnish Veikkausliiga and Suomen Cup winners

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Hovering the mouse over the League winner will show the top four for that year.
Hovering the mouse over the Suomen & League Cup winner reveals the opponent and score for the final.
Click for an interactive Veikkausliiga map with league and cup history.

  • Year
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
  • 1996
  • 1995
  • 1994
  • 1993
  • 1992
  • 1991
  • 1990
  • 1989
  • 1988
  • 1987
  • 1986
  • 1985
  • 1984
  • 1983
  • 1982
  • 1981
  • 1980
  • 1979
  • 1978
  • 1977
  • 1976
  • 1975
  • 1974
  • 1973
  • 1972
  • 1971
  • 1970
  • 1969
  • 1968
  • 1967
  • 1966
  • 1965
  • 1964
  • 1963
  • 1962
  • 1961
  • 1960
  • 1959
  • 1958
  • 1957
  • 1956
  • 1955
  • 1954
  • 1953
  • 1952
  • 1951
  • 1950
  • 1949
  • 1948
  • 1947
  • 1946
  • 1945
  • 1944
  • 1943
  • 1942
  • 1941
  • 1940
  • 1939
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  • 1936
  • 1935
  • 1934
  • 1933
  • 1932
  • 1931
  • 1930
  • 1929
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  • 1926
  • 1925
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  • 1920
  • 1919
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  • 1916
  • 1915
  • 1914
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  • 1912
  • 1911
  • 1910
  • 1909
  • 1908
 
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Notes

  •  1: The league was started in 1908 and was known as the Mestaruussarja. From 1908 to 1929 the champions were decided by a cup competition. The league changed its name to Veikkausliiga in 1990.
  •  2: From 1930 onwards, with a few exceptions during and shortly after World War II (1940, 1942, 1945 & 1946), the champions were decided on a league basis.
  •  3: In 1939 & 1941 the league was abandoned due to World War II. As there were less than 2 games left to play, the standings were declared final.
  •  4: Wiipurin Sudet, Ilves-Kissat and FC Reipas were all based in Viipuri, prior to World War II. After the war Viipuri was annexed by the Soviet Union and became Vyborg.
    Wiipurin Sudet relocated to Helsinki and changed name to Sudet in 1950.
    Ilves-Kissat (then known simply as Ilves) moved to Tampere in 1940. As there was already an Ilves based in Tampere, the Viipuri team added Kissat to their name.
    FC Reipas relocated to Lahti, keeping their name.
  •  5: Valkeakosken Haka changed name to FC Haka in 1991.
  •  6: The Viking Cup was a post-season cup competition, that preceded the League Cup.
  •  7: From 1979 to 1983 the league was played in two league stages. The top 8 teams from the normal season qualified. The points gained were halved, then the teams played each other once each for the Championship.
  •  8: In 1984 & 1985 the top 4 in the league qualified to a Championship play-off.
  •  9: In 1988, 1989 & 1996 the league was again played in two league stages. The top 6 teams from the normal season qualified and played each other once each for the Championship.
  • 10: The league changed its name to Veikkausliiga in 1990. Yet again the format was changed! This time the top 8 in the league qualified to a Championship play-off.
  • 11: In 1993, 1999   2002 the league again reverted to playing in two league stages. The top 8 teams from the normal season qualified and played each other once each for the Championship.
  • 12: Until 1991, FC Jazz were known as PPT (Porin Pallotoverit).
  • 13: The League Cup started in 1993 as a pre-season competition.
  • 14: Atlantis FC moved to Vantaa and changed name to AC Allianssi in 2002.

Finland's team acronyms

As you can gather from the team names above, Fins do love acronyms. The list below gives more detail on the team names and city or town locations.

  • Team
  • ÅIFK
  • AC Allianssi
  • Atlantis FC
  • IF Drott
  • FinnPa
  • GBK
  • FC Haka
  • HIFK
  • HJK
  • FC Honka
  • HPS
  • HT
  • FC Ilves
  • Ilves-Kissat
  • FC Inter
  • FC Jazz
  • FC Jokerit
  • KePS
  • KIF
  • KPT
  • KPV
  • KTP
  • KuPS
  • FC Kuusysi
  • FC Lahti
  • LaPa
  • MiPK
  • MP
  • MYPA
  • OPS
  • OTP
  • Pallo-Pojat
  • PK-35
  • PUS
  • Pyrkivä
  • FC Reipas
  • RoPS
  • RU-38
  • SePS
  • Tampere United
  • TKT
  • TPS
  • TPV
  • Unitas
  • VIFK
  • VPS
  • Wiipurin Sudet
  • Full Name
  • Åbo Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna
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  • Idrottsföreningen Drott
  • Finnairin Palloilijat
  • Gamlakarleby Bollklubb
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  • Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna i Helsingfors
  • Helsingin Jalkapalloklubi
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  • Helsingin Palloseura
  • Helsingin Toverit
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  • FC Inter Turku
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  • Kemin Palloseura
  • Kronohagens Idrottsförening
  • Kuopion Pallotoverit
  • Kokkolan Palloveikot
  • Kotkan Työväen Palloilijat
  • Kuopion Palloseura
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  • Lappeenrannan Pallo
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  • Mikkelin Palloilijat
  • Myllykosken Pallo-47
  • Oulun Palloseura
  • Oulun Työväen Palloilijat
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  • Pallokerho-35
  • Polyteknikkojen Urheiluseura
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  • Rovaniemen Palloseura
  • Rosenlewin Urheilijat-38
  • Seinäjoen Palloseura
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  • Tampereen Kisatoverit
  • Turun Palloseura
  • Tampereen Pallo-Veikot
  • Sportklubben Unitas
  • Vasa Idrottsföreningen Kamraterna
  • Vaasan Palloseura
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  • Location
  • Turku
  • Vantaa
  • Helsinki
  • Jakobstad
  • Helsinki
  • Kokkola
  • Valkeakoski
  • Helsinki
  • Helsinki
  • Espoo
  • Helsinki
  • Helsinki
  • Tampere
  • Tampere
  • Turku
  • Pori
  • Helsinki
  • Kemi
  • Helsinki
  • Kuopio
  • Kokkola
  • Kotka
  • Kuopio
  • Lahti
  • Lahti
  • Lappeenranta
  • Mikkeli
  • Mikkeli
  • Anjalankoski
  • Oulu
  • Oulu
  • Helsinki
  • Vantaa
  • Helsinki
  • Turku
  • Lahti
  • Rovaniemi
  • Pori
  • Seinäjoki
  • Tampere
  • Tampere
  • Turku
  • Tampere
  • Helsinki
  • Vaasa
  • Vaasa
  • Vyborg
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Research

I've cross referenced as much as possible and added links to the new club website where possible. Many thanks goes to the RSSSF Archive, which was an invaluable source of information whenever an insolvable fact was needed. If you need to find a football answer, it will be on there somewhere.