(Allsvenskan champions and Swedish champions after play-offs)
|European Cup||Malmö FF|
|UEFA Cup||Örgryte IS |
|Top goalscorer||Martin Dahlin, Malmö FF (17)|
Statistics of Allsvenskan in season 1988.
The league was contested by 12 teams, with Malmö FF winning the league and the Swedish championship after the play-offs.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Malmö FF (C, S)||22||15||2||5||45||26||+19||32||1988 Allsvenskan play-offs, Qualification to European Cup first round|
|2||IFK Göteborg||22||13||5||4||37||18||+19||31||1988 Allsvenskan play-offs, Qualification to UEFA Cup first round|
|3||Djurgårdens IF||22||9||9||4||38||22||+16||27||1988 Allsvenskan play-offs, Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup first round|
|4||Örgryte IS||22||9||5||8||27||23||+4||23||1988 Allsvenskan play-offs, Qualification to UEFA Cup first round|
|11||Östers IF (R)||22||4||9||9||20||33||−13||17||Relegation to Division 1|
|12||Hammarby IF (R)||22||5||3||14||19||40||−21||13|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Allsvenskan Champion; (S) Swedish Champion; (R) Relegated
- Djurgården qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup as Svenska Cupen runners-up 1988–89.
1988 Allsvenskan play-offs
The 1988 Allsvenskan play-offs was the seventh edition of the competition. The four best placed teams from Allsvenskan qualified to the competition. Allsvenskan champions Malmö FF won the competition and the Swedish championship after defeating Djurgården who finished third in the league.
|19 November 1988||Malmö FF||7–3|
|Djurgården||Malmö Stadion, Malmö|
|Lindman 1', 9'
Dahlin 31', 34', 60', 78'
- "Swedish Football Tables - List of final tables". RSSSF. 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-16.