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Allsvenskan 2008, part of the 2008 Swedish football season, was the 84th Allsvenskan season played. The first match was played on 30 March 2008 and the last matches were played on 9 November 2008.

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Participating clubs

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AIK
Djurgårdens IF
IF Elfsborg
GAIS
Gefle IF
IFK Göteborg
Halmstads BK
Hammarby IF
Helsingborgs IF
Kalmar FF
Ljungskile SK
Malmö FF
IFK Norrköping
GIF Sundsvall
Trelleborgs FF
Örebro SK
Club Last season First season
in league
First season of
current spell
AIK 5th 1924–25 2006
Djurgårdens IF 3rd 1927–28 2001
IF Elfsborg 4th 1926–27 1997
GAIS 11th 1924–25 2006
Gefle IF 10th 1933–34 2005
IFK Göteborg 1st 1924–25 1977
Halmstads BK 7th 1933–34 1993
Hammarby IF 6th 1924–25 1998
Helsingborgs IF 8th 1924–25 1993
Kalmar FF 2nd 1949–50 2004
Ljungskile SK 2nd (Superettan) 1997 2008
Malmö FF 9th 1931–32 2001
IFK Norrköping 1st (Superettan) 1924–25 2008
GIF Sundsvall 3rd (Superettan) 1965 2008
Trelleborgs FF 13th 1985 2007
Örebro SK 12th 1946–47 2007

Managers

Club Coach
AIK Sweden Rikard Norling
Djurgårdens IF Iceland Sigurður Jónsson
IF Elfsborg Sweden Magnus Haglund
GAIS Sweden Magnus Pehrsson
Gefle IF Sweden Per Olsson
IFK Göteborg Sweden Stefan Rehn/ Sweden Jonas Olsson
Halmstads BK Sweden Janne Andersson
Hammarby IF Sweden Tony Gustavsson
Helsingborgs IF Sweden Bo Nilsson
Kalmar FF Sweden Nanne Bergstrand
Ljungskile SK England David Wilson
Malmö FF Sweden Roland Nilsson
IFK Norrköping Sweden Sören Cratz
GIF Sundsvall Sweden Sören Åkeby
Trelleborgs FF Sweden Tom Prahl
Örebro SK Finland Sixten Boström

Standings

P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Kalmar FF  (C) 30 20 4 6 70 32 +38 64 2009–10 UEFA Champions League Second qualifying round
2 Elfsborg 30 19 6 5 49 18 +31 63 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Second qualifying round
3 IFK Göteborg 30 15 9 6 50 26 +24 54 2009–10 UEFA Europa League Third qualifying round 1
4 Helsingborg 30 16 6 8 54 41 +13 54 2009–10 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round
5 AIK 30 12 9 9 36 32 +4 45
6 Malmö FF 30 12 8 10 51 46 +5 44
7 Örebro 30 11 9 10 36 39 −3 42
8 Halmstad 30 11 8 11 41 38 +3 41
9 Hammarby 30 11 8 11 44 51 −7 41
10 Trelleborg 30 9 13 8 33 31 +2 40
11 GAIS 30 9 11 10 30 36 −6 38
12 Djurgården 30 9 9 12 30 41 −11 36
13 Gefle 30 7 7 16 33 42 −9 28
14 Ljungskile  (R) 30 6 6 18 23 52 −29 24 Relegation Playoffs
15 GIF Sundsvall  (R) 30 5 7 18 26 54 −28 22 Relegation to Superettan
16 IFK Norrköping  (R) 30 4 8 18 31 58 −27 20

Source: svenskfotboll.se
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd goals scored.
1IFK Göteborg won the Svenska Cupen 2008 competition, thereby qualifying for the Third Qualifying Round of UEFA Cup 2009-10.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (Q) = Qualified to respective phase of tournament; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.

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Relegation play-offs

Ljungskile (as 14th-placed team of Allsvenskan) and Brommapojkarna (as third placed team of Superettan 2008) competed in a two-legged relegation play-off for one place in Allsvenskan 2009. Brommapojkarna earned promotion by winning on away goals.

13 November 2008
19:00 GMT+1
Brommapojkarna 0 – 0 Ljungskile Grimsta IP, Stockholm
Attendance: 2,072
Referee: ???
Report
(Swedish)

16 November 2008
15:00 GMT+1
Ljungskile 1 – 1 Brommapojkarna H.A. Bygg Arena, Ljungskile
Attendance: 2,828
Referee: Daniel Stålhammar (Landskrona)
Wålemark Goal 48' Report
(Swedish)
Haglund Goal 45+3'

Promotions, relegations and qualifications

Top scorers

Scorer Club Goals
Sweden Patrik Ingelsten Kalmar FF 19
Brazil Anselmo Halmstads BK 15
Sweden Viktor Elm Kalmar FF
United States Charlie Davies Hammarby IF 14
Sweden Henrik Larsson Helsingborgs IF
Sweden Ola Toivonen Malmö FF
Sweden Hans Berggren Gefle IF 11
Argentina Iván Óbolo AIK 10

Results

Home \ Away1 AIK DIF IFE GAIS GIF IFKG HBK HAM HEL KFF LSK MFF NOR GIF TFF ÖSK
AIK 1–1 0–2 2–2 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–2 3–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–1
Djurgården 1–1 0–2 0–0 2–0 1–2 2–1 0–2 1–2 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–3 0–0
Elfsborg 3–0 1–0 1–0 0–1 3–0 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 4–0 4–0 3–0 2–0 4–1 0–0
GAIS 0–2 2–1 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–4 2–0 0–3 1–4 3–1 2–2 0–0 0–2 0–0 3–0
Gefle 0–1 1–2 1–2 0–0 0–1 4–0 3–0 3–0 1–5 1–1 1–2 2–0 2–0 0–1 0–1
IFK Göteborg 2–0 3–1 5–2 0–1 3–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 3–2 0–0 2–0 4–0 1–0 0–2 4–1
Halmstad 2–1 1–2 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 2–2 3–2 2–3 2–0 0–0 0–0 1–2
Hammarby 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–4 2–1 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 2–2 3–6 4–3 5–3 0–0 1–0
Helsingborg 2–1 2–0 2–2 1–0 2–2 2–1 1–1 5–1 1–0 0–1 4–2 2–2 2–1 1–1 1–0
Kalmar FF 3–2 5–1 2–1 4–0 3–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 4–2 3–1 3–2 6–0 3–0 1–0 2–2
Ljungskile 2–1 0–1 1–0 0–3 0–0 2–1 0–3 0–1 0–2 2–4 1–3 0–2 2–0 0–0 0–1
Malmö FF 1–0 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 0–3 2–4 1–2 3–2 2–1 2–1 6–0 1–1 3–1
IFK Norrköping 1–2 1–2 0–1 0–1 2–1 2–2 1–3 5–2 3–4 1–3 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–0
GIF Sundsvall 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 2–3 0–5 2–1 1–2 0–3 0–2 4–0 0–0 2–1 2–2 1–2
Trelleborg 2–0 1–1 0–2 3–1 3–3 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–3 2–1 1–2 0–0 1–0 2–0 3–3
Örebro 1–4 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 4–2 0–1 1–1 3–1 0–1 3–0 0–3 2–2 2–1 1–0

Source: svenskfotboll.se
1The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

References

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