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2016 Superettan

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Season  2016
Champion  IK Sirius Fotboll
Goals scored  618
Champions  IK Sirius
Location  Sweden
Matches played  240
2016 Superettan
Promoted  IK Sirius AFC United Halmstads BK
Top goalscorer  Shkodran Maholli (15 goals)
Biggest home win  GAIS 7–0 Ängelholms FF (22 May 2016)
Biggest away win  Ängelholms FF 0–4 IFK Värnamo (1 May 2016)
Period  April 2016 – November 2016
Relegated  Assyriska FF, Ljungskile SK, Ängelholms FF
Similar  2015 Superettan, 2016 Allsvenskan, 2015 Allsvenskan, 2016–17 Danish Superliga, 2016–17 Scottish Premiership

The 2016 Superettan, part of the 2016 Swedish football season, will be the 16th season of Superettan, Sweden's second-tier football league in its current format. The 2016 fixtures were released in December 2015. The season started in April 2016 and will end in November 2016.


A total of 16 teams will contest the league.


A total of 16 teams contest the league. The top two teams qualify directly for promotion to Allsvenskan, the third has to play a play-off against the fourteenth team from Allsvenskan to decide who will play in Allsvenskan 2017. The bottom two teams qualified directly for relegation to Division 1, the thirteenth and the fourteenth has to play a play-off against the numbers two teams from Division 1 Södra and Division 1 Norra to decide who will play in Superettan 2017.

2015-champions Jönköpings Södra IF and runner-up Östersunds FK were promoted to the Allsvenskan at the end of the 2015 season. They were replaced by Halmstads BK and Åtvidabergs FF. Utsiktens BK and IF Brommapojkarna were relegated at the end of the 2015 season after finishing in the bottom two places of the table. They were replaced by Division 1 Norra champions Dalkurd FF and Division 1 Södra champions Trelleborgs FF. Mjällby AIF was also relegated after losing the relegation play-offs to Division 1 Södra runner-up Örgryte IS.

Stadia and locations

  • 1 According to each club information page at the Swedish Football Association website for Superettan.
  • Playoffs

    The 13th-placed and 14th-placed teams of Superettan meets the two runners-up from 2016 Division 1 (Norra and Södra) in Two-legged ties on a home-and-away basis with the team from Superettan finishing at home.

    Norrby IF won 4–2 on aggregate.

    Syrianska FC won 5–1 on aggregate.

    Positions by round

    Source: (Swedish)

    Top goalkeepers

    (Minimum of 10 games played)


    2016 Superettan Wikipedia

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