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1991 Soviet First League

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Season  1991
Relegated  none
Champions  Rotor Volgograd
Champion  FC Rotor Volgograd
Top goalscorer  (25) Serhiy Husyev (Tiligul Tiraspol)
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Soviet First League 1991 was the last season of the Soviet First League. With the collapse of the Soviet Union the football structure was reformed. All of its participants have entered the Top Divisions of the republics of their origin, except of Dinamo Sukhumi that because of the 1992-93 War in Abkhazia was dissolved.

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Promoted teams

  • FC Uralmash Yekaterinburg – Winner of the Second League, Zone East (returning after an absence of 10 seasons)
  • FC Bukovina Chernovtsy – Winner of the Second League, Zone West (debut)
  • FC Neftianik Fergona – Winner of the Second League finals (debut)
  • FC Novbakhor Namangan – Winner of the Second League finals (debut)
  • FC Textilshchik Kamyshin – Winner of the Second League finals (debut)
  • FC Daugava Riga – Winner of the Second League, Zone West (debut)
  • Relegated teams

  • Rotor Volgograd – (Returning after 2 seasons)
  • Renamed teams

  • Prior to the start of the season Tiras Tiraspol was renamed to Tiligul Tiraspol.
  • Prior to the start of the season Nistru Kishenev was renamed to Zimbrul Kishinev.
  • Replaced or withdrawn teams

    With fall of the Soviet Union, the promoted FC Daugava Riga was dissolved and replaced with FC Pardaugava Riga that was based on the junior squad of the Latvian national football team (U-21) and took part in the 1990 Baltic League placing only 15th out 17 teams.

    League standings

    – participants that left the Soviet/Russian competitions.

    Notes:

  • The city of Leningrad was renamed into Saint Petersburg
  • The city of Sverdlovsk was renamed into Yekaterinburg
  • References

    1991 Soviet First League Wikipedia


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