2010–11 Cypriot First Division – Wikipedia

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Football league season

The 2010–11 Cypriot First Division was the 72nd season of the Cypriot top-level football league. It began on 27 August 2010 with the first matches of the first round and will end on 11 May 2011 with the last matches of the second round. The defending champions were Omonia. APOEL won the championship four matchweeks before the end of the season.

Competition modus[edit]

Fourteen teams participate in the competition. Eleven of them have also competed in the 2009–10 season while the remaining three teams were promoted from the Second Division.

Each team plays against every other team twice, once at home and once away, for a total of 26 matches. After these matches, the two teams with the worst records will be relegated to the Second Division. The remaining twelve teams will be divided into three groups of four teams each.

The teams ranked first through fourth will play for the championship and to participate in the European competitions. Teams ranked ninth through 12th will determine the third relegated club, while the remaining four teams will play a placement round. Every team plays twice against its group opponents. Regular season records are carried over without any modifications.

Nea Salamis Famagusta and APEP Pitsilia were relegated at the end of the first stage of the 2009–10 season after finishing in the bottom two places of the table. They were joined by Aris Limassol, who finished at the bottom of the second-phase Group C.

The relegated teams were replaced by 2009–10 Second Division champions Alki Larnaca, runners-up AEK Larnaca and third-placed team Olympiakos Nicosia.

Location of clubs in 2010–11 Cypriot First Division
Club Location Venue Capacity
AEK Larnaca Neo GSZ Stadium 13,032
AEL Limassol Tsirion Stadium 13,331
AEP Paphos Pafiako Stadium 10,000
Alki Larnaca Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium 10,230
Anorthosis Larnaca Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium 10,230
APOEL Nicosia GSP Stadium 22,859
Apollon Limassol Tsirion Stadium 13,331
APOP Kinyras Peyia, Paphos Peyia Municipal Stadium 3,828
Doxa Nicosia Makario Stadium 16,000
Enosis Paralimni Tasos Marcou Stadium 5,800
Ermis Aradippou, Larnaca Ammochostos Stadium 5,500
Ethnikos Achna Achna, Famagusta Dasaki Stadium 7,000
Olympiakos Nicosia GSP Stadium 22,859
Omonia Nicosia GSP Stadium 22,859

Personnel and kits[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players and Managers may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

Managerial changes[edit]

First round[edit]

League table[edit]

Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
Qualified teams for Group A will play for one spot for the second qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League and two spots for the UEFA Europa League second qualifying round.
A spot in the third qualifying round of UEFA Europa League will be awarded to the winners of the 2010–11 Cypriot Cup.
Qualified teams for Group C will play for one additional relegation spot.
Points gained in the First Round will be taken over into the Second Round groups.
(R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ a b OLY 1-1 ENP; ENP 1-3 OLY
  2. ^ a b AEL 2-1 ETH; ETH 0-0 AEL

Results[edit]

Source: Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ The match between Ermis and Anorthosis was awarded to Ermis with a score of 3–0 on 9 February 2011.[citation needed] The original encounter on 29 January 2011 had been suspended with Ermis leading 2–1 after repeated violent conduct of Anorthosis supporters.[27]

Second round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Table[edit]

Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion
Notes:

Results[edit]

Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group B[edit]

Table[edit]

Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
Notes:

Results[edit]

Source: Soccerway
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group C[edit]

Table[edit]

Source:[citation needed]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) head-to-head goals scored; 5) goal difference; 6) number of goals scored.
(R) Relegated
Notes:

Results[edit]

Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Including matches played on 14 May 2011; Source: Cyprus Football Association

Hat-tricks[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Sources[edit]

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