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2005 Latvian Higher League

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2005 Latvian Higher League

The 2005 season in the Latvian Higher League, named Virslīga, was the 15th domestic football (soccer) competition since the Baltic nation gained independence from the Soviet Union on 6 September 1991. Eight teams competed in this edition, with FK Liepājas Metalurgs claiming the title.

Final table

Pos  Team P W D L F A +/- Pts
1 FK Liepājas Metalurgs 28 22 5 1 85 19 66 71
2 Skonto FC 28 17 7 4 59 25 34 58
3 FK Ventspils 28 16 7 5 56 30 26 55
4 Dinaburg FC 28 9 8 11 37 43 -6 35
5 FK Rīga 28 9 7 12 32 46 -14 34
6 FK Jūrmala 28 9 5 14 37 38 -1 32
7 JFK Olimps Rīga 28 5 4 19 24 68 -44 19
8 FK Venta 28 2 3 23 18 79 -61 9

Topscorers

Pos  Name Team Goals
1  Igors Sļesarčuks (LAT) FK Venta / FK Ventspils 19
-  Viktors Dobrecovs (LAT) FK Liepājas Metalurgs 18
3  Aleksandr Katasonov (RUS) FK Liepājas Metalurgs 17
4  Gatis Kalniņš (LAT) Skonto FC 15
5  Genādijs Soloņicins (LAT) FK Liepājas Metalurgs 13

Awards

Best Name Team
Goalkeeper  Andrejs Piedels (LAT) Skonto FC
Defender  Dzintars Zirnis (LAT) FK Liepājas Metalurgs
Midfielder  Genādijs Soloņicins (LAT) FK Liepājas Metalurgs
Forward  Aleksandr Katasonov (RUS) FK Liepājas Metalurgs

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