Finland - List of Topscorers (Mestaruussarja/Veikkausliiga)


                                                         A   B   C
1930  Holger Salin              HIFK Helsinki            9   7
      Olof Strömsten            KIF Helsinki             9   7
1931  Holger Salin              HIFK Helsinki           11   7
1932  Lauri Lehtinen            TPS Turku               13  14
1933  Olof Strömsten            HIFK Helsinki           18  14
1934  Olof Strömsten            HIFK Helsinki           15  14
1935  Aatos Lehtonen            HJK Helsinki            13  14
      Nuutti Lintamo            VPS Vaasa               13  14
1936  Aatos Lehtonen            HJK Helsinki            14  14
1937  Aatos Lehtonen            HJK Helsinki            25  14
1938  Aatos Lehtonen            HJK Helsinki            14  14
1939  Aatos Lehtonen            HJK Helsinki            15  13  11-13
1941  Jussi Valtonen            TPS Turku               14  13  12-14
1944  Urho Teräs                TPS Turku                9   7
      Leo Turunen               Sudet Viipuri            9   7
1948  Stig-Göran Myntti         VIFK Vaasa              15  15
1949  Yrjö Asikainen            IKissat Tampere         20  22
      Kaimo Lintamo             VPS Vaasa               20  22
1950  Yrjö Asikainen            IKissat Tampere         15  18
      Jorma Saarinen            VPS Vaasa               15  18
1951  Åke Forsberg              KIF Helsinki            16  18
1952  Mauri Vanhanen            KTP Kotka               16  18
1953  Rainer Forss              Pyrkivä Turku           15  18
1954  Eino Koskinen             TuTo Turku              16  18
1955  Yrjö Asikainen            KIF Helsinki            12  18
1956  Pentti Styck              HJK Helsinki            20  18
1957  Matti Sundelin            TPS Turku               21  18
1958  Kalevi Lehtovirta         TPS Turku               17  18
      Kai Pahlman               HPS Helsinki            17  18
1959  Matti Sundelin            TPS Turku               21  18
1960  Matti Sundelin            TPS Turku               30  22
1961  Kai Pahlman               HPS Helsinki            20  22
1962  Tor Österlund             HIK Hanko               22  22
1963  Juha Lyytikäinen          HIFK Helsinki           16  22
1964  Arto Tolsa                KTP Kotka               26  22
1965  Kai Pahlman               HJK Helsinki            22  22
1966  Markku Hyvärinen          KuPS Kuopio             16  22
1967  Tommy Lindholm            TPS Turku               22  22
1968  Tommy Lindholm            TPS Turku               23  22
1969  Hannu Lamberg             KPV Kokkola             18  22
      Pekka Talaslahti          HJK Helsinki            18  22
1970  Matti Paatelainen         HIFK Helsinki           20  22
1971  Pentti Toivola            MP Mikkeli              17  26
1972  Matti Paatelainen         HIFK Helsinki           16  22
      Heikki Suhonen            TPS Turku               16  22
1973  Hannu Lamberg             KPV Kokkola             13  22
1974  Erkki Salo                TPS Turku               17  22
1975  Reijo Rantanen            MiPK Mikkeli            16  22
1976  Matti Paatelainen         Haka Valkeakoski        17  22
1977  Matti Paatelainen         Haka Valkeakoski        20  22
1978  Atik Ismail               HJK Helsinki            20  22
1979  Atik Ismail               HJK Helsinki            15  29  22-29
      Heikki Suhonen            TPS Turku               15  29  22-29
1980  Hannu Rajaniemi           Sepsi-78 Seinäjoki      19  29  22-29
1981  Juhani Himanka            OPS Oulu                22  29  22-29
1982  Atik Ismail               HJK Helsinki            19  29  22-29
1983  Mika Lipponen             TPS Turku               22  29  22-29
1984  Mika Lipponen             TPS Turku               25  26  22-26
1985  Ismo Lius                 Kuusysi Lahti           19  22  22-26
1986  Ismo Lius                 Kuusysi Lahti           13  22
      Jari Niinimäki            Ilves Tampere           13  22
1987  Ari Hjelm                 Ilves Tampere           20  22
1988  Ismo Lius                 Kuusysi Lahti           22  27
1989  Ismo Lius                 Kuusysi Lahti           15  27
1990  Marek Czakon              Ilves Tampere           16  22  22-29
      Kimmo Tarkkio             HJK Helsinki            16  29  22-29
1991  Kimmo Tarkkio             Haka Valkeakoski        23  33
1992  "Luiz Antonio" [1]        Jazz Pori               21  33
1993  Antti Sumiala             Jazz Pori               20  29  22-29
1994  "Dionisio" [2]            TPV Tampere             17  26
1995  Valeri Popovitch          Haka Valkeakoski        21  26
1996  "Luiz Antonio" [1]        Jazz Pori               17  27
1997  "Rafael" [3]              HJK Helsinki            11  27
1998  Matti Hiukka              RoPS Rovaniemi          11  27
1999  Valeri Popovitch          Haka Valkeakoski        23  29  28-29
2000  Shefki Kuqi               Jokerit Helsinki        19  33
2001  Paulus Roiha              HJK Helsinki            22  33
2002  Mika Kottila              HJK Helsinki            18  29  22-29
2003  Saku Puhakainen           MyPa Myllykoski         14  26
2004  Antti Pohja               TamU Tampere            16  26
2005  Juho Mäkelä               HJK Helsinki            16  26
2006  Hermanni Vuorinen         Honka Espoo             16  24
2007  "Rafael" [3]              FC Lahti                14  26
2008  Aleksandr Kokko           Honka Espoo             13  26
      Henri Myntti              TamU Tampere            13  26
2009  Hermanni Vuorinen         Honka Espoo             16  26
2010  Juho Mäkelä               HJK Helsinki            16  26
2011  Timo Furuholm             Inter Turku             22  33
2012  Irakli Sirbiladze         Inter Turku             17  33
2013  Tim Väyrynen              Honka Espoo             17  33
2014  Jonas Emet                Jaro Pietarsaari        14  33
      Luis Solignac             IFK Mariehamn           14  33

Preliminary stage topscorers in those seasons, in which the teams were divided
into separate championship and relegation groups after the preliminary stage:

1979  Markku Linnusmäki         Ilves Tampere           13  22
1980  Hannu Rajaniemi           Sepsi-78 Seinäjoki      14  22
1981  Juhani Himanka            OPS Oulu                17  22
1982  Atik Ismail               HJK Helsinki            17  22
1983  Mika Lipponen             TPS Turku               19  22
1984  Mika Lipponen             TPS Turku               23  22
1985  Ismo Lius                 Kuusysi Lahti           19  22
1988  Ismo Lius                 Kuusysi Lahti           16  22
1989  Michael Belfield          Reipas Lahti            11  22
      Ismo Lius                 Kuusysi Lahti           11  22
      Marko Rajamäki            TPS Turku               11  22
1990  Marek Czakon              Ilves Tampere           16  22
1993  Antti Sumiala             Jazz Pori               16  22
1996  "Luiz Antonio" [1]        Jazz Pori               13  22
      Jari Vanhala              Jaro Pietarsaari        13  22
1999  Valeri Popovitch          Haka Valkeakoski        20  22
2002  Petteri Kaijasilta        Allianssi Vantaa        13  22

Topscorers of the SPL internal championships 1945-1948:

1945  Sven Veijola              VIFK Vaasa               6   5
1946  Keijo Kihlman             TPS Turku               12  14
1947  Sven Veijola              VIFK Vaasa              12  14
1948  Börje Herrman             HIFK Helsinki           12  14

A = goals scored 
B = games played by the topscorer's team
C = minimum and maximum number of games played by the Premier Division teams
    (given only if the numbers are unequal)

Topscorer Honours per Player

 5  Aatos Lehtonen              1935*, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939
 4  Ismo Lius                   1985, 1986*, 1988, 1989
    Matti Paatelainen           1970, 1972*, 1976, 1977
 3  Yrjö Asikainen              1949*, 1950*, 1955
    Atik Ismail                 1978, 1979*, 1982
    Kai Pahlman                 1958*, 1961, 1965
    Olof Strömsten              1930*, 1933, 1934
    Matti Sundelin              1957, 1959, 1960
 2  Hannu Lamberg               1969*, 1973
    Tommy Lindholm              1967, 1968
    Mika Lipponen               1983, 1984
    "Luiz Antonio" [1]          1992, 1996
    Juho Mäkelä                 2005, 2010
    Valeri Popovitch            1995, 1999
    "Rafael" [3]                1997, 2007
    Holger Salin                1930*, 1931
    Heikki Suhonen              1972*, 1979*
    Kimmo Tarkkio               1990*, 1991
    Hermanni Vuorinen           2006, 2009

[1] full name Luiz Antonio Moraes
[2] full name Dionisio Domingos Rangel
[3] full name Rafael Pires Vieira

Topscorer Honours per Club

17  HJK Helsinki                1935*, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1956, 1965,
                                1969*, 1978, 1979*, 1982, 1990*, 1997, 2001,
                                2002, 2005, 2010
14  TPS Turku                   1932, 1941, 1944*, 1957, 1958*, 1959, 1960,
                                1967, 1968, 1972*, 1974, 1979*, 1983, 1984
 7  HIFK Helsinki               1930*, 1931, 1933, 1934, 1963, 1970, 1972*
 5  Haka Valkeakoski            1976, 1977, 1991, 1995, 1999
 4  Honka Espoo                 2006, 2008*, 2009, 2013
    Kuusysi Lahti [b]           1985, 1986*, 1988, 1989
 3  Ilves Tampere [a]           1986*, 1987, 1990*
    Jazz Pori                   1992, 1993, 1996
    KIF Helsinki                1930*, 1951, 1955
    VPS Vaasa                   1935*, 1949*, 1950*
 2  HPS Helsinki                1958*, 1961
    IKissat Tampere [a]         1949*, 1950*
    Inter Turku                 2011, 2012
    KPV Kokkola                 1969*, 1973
    KTP Kotka                   1952, 1964
    TamU Tampere [a]            2004, 2008*
 1  FC Lahti [b]                2007
    HIK Hanko                   1962
    IFK Mariehamn               2014*
    Jaro Pietarsaari            2014*
    Jokerit Helsinki            2000
    KuPS Kuopio                 1966
    MiPK Mikkeli                1975
    MP Mikkeli                  1971
    MyPa Myllykoski             2003
    OPS Oulu                    1981
    Pyrkivä Turku               1953
    RoPS Rovaniemi              1998
    Sepsi-78 Seinäjoki          1980
    Sudet Viipuri               1944*
    TPV Tampere                 1994
    TuTo Turku                  1954
    VIFK Vaasa                  1948

* shared title

Notes:

[a] IKissat Tampere merged with TaPa Tampere before the 1975 season
    to form Ilves Tampere, who took IKissat's divisional place. Ilves
    were re-organized to TamU Tampere before the 1999 season. In total,
    the players of IKissat/Ilves/TamU have won 7 topscorer honours.

[b] Kuusysi Lahti merged with Reipas Lahti before the 1997 season to
    form FC Lahti, who took Kuusysi's divisional place. In total, the
    players of Kuusysi and FC Lahti have won 5 topscorer honours.


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