1996–97 Umaglesi Liga

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Umaglesi Liga
Season1996–97
ChampionsDinamo Tbilisi
RelegatedSamtredia
Kakheti Telavi
Iveria Khashuri
Champions LeagueDinamo Tbilisi
UEFA CupKolkheti Poti
Cup Winners' CupDinamo Batumi
Intertoto CupMerani-91 Tbilisi
Matches played240
Goals scored648 (2.7 per match)
Top goalscorerGiorgi Demetradze
David Ujmajuridze (26)

The 1996–97 Umaglesi Liga was the eighth season of top-tier football in Georgia. It began on 1 August 1996 and ended on 30 May 1997. Dinamo Tbilisi were the defending champions.

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dinamo Tbilisi (C) 30 26 3 1 101 23 +78 81 Qualification to Champions League first qualifying round
2 Kolkheti-1913 Poti 30 20 4 6 75 28 +47 64 Qualification to UEFA Cup first qualifying round
3 Dinamo Batumi 30 18 8 4 71 22 +49 62 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup qualifying round
4 Merani-91 Tbilisi 30 18 6 6 53 28 +25 60 Qualification to Intertoto Cup group stage
5 Torpedo Kutaisi 30 14 4 12 70 58 +12 46
6 Odishi Zugdidi 30 13 1 16 51 57 −6 40
7 Margveti Zestafoni 30 12 2 16 44 66 −22 38
8 Dila Gori 30 10 7 13 30 39 −9 37
9 Sioni Bolnisi 30 10 6 14 30 39 −9 36
10 Metalurgi Rustavi 30 11 2 17 44 57 −13 35
11 Samgurali Tskhaltubo 30 10 5 15 35 54 −19 35
12 TSU Tbilisi 30 8 10 12 37 40 −3 34
13 Guria Lanchkhuti 30 10 3 17 33 63 −30 33
14 Samtredia[a] (R) 30 9 4 17 31 57 −26 26 Relegated to Pirveli Liga
15 Kakheti Telavi[a] (R) 30 10 1 19 29 66 −37 26
16 Iveria Khashuri (R) 30 5 6 19 24 61 −37 21
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b 5 points deducted

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