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Swiss Super League
Swiss Super League
Country Switzerland Switzerland
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1897
Number of teams 10
Relegation to Swiss Challenge League
Level on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) Swiss Cup
UEFA cup(s) Champions League
Europa League
Current champions FC Basel (20th title) (2016–17)
Most successful club Grasshopper Club Zürich (27)
TV Teleclub Sport
Website Official website
Football current event 2018–19

The Swiss Super League (known as the Raiffeisen Super League for sponsorship reasons) is the top tier of the Swiss football league system. and has been played in current format since the 2003–04 season. As of May 2016 the Swiss Super League is ranked 12th in Europe according to UEFA's ranking of league coefficients, which is based upon Swiss team performances in European competitions.

Names

Years German French Italian
1897–1929 Serie A
1930–31 1e Ligue Prima Lega
1931–44 Nationalliga Ligue Nationale Lega Nazionale
1933 Challenge National Challenge National
1944–2003 Nationalliga A Ligue Nationale A Lega Nazionale A
2003–2012 Axpo Super League
2012– Raiffeisen Super League

2016–17 season

Participating clubs

The teams competing in the 2016–17 season are

Team Manager Venue Capacity
Basel Switzerland Urs Fischer St. Jakob-Park 38,512
Grasshopper Switzerland Pierluigi Tami Letzigrund 25,000
Lausanne-Sport Switzerland Fabio Celestini Olympique de la Pontaise 15,850
Lugano Flag of Czech Zdeněk Zeman Stadio Cornaredo 10,500
Luzern Germany Markus Babbel Swissporarena 17,800
Sion Flag of France Didier Tholot Tourbillon 16,263
St. Gallen Germany Joe Zinnbauer kybunpark 19,694
Thun Luxembourg Jeff Saibene Arena Thun 10,300
Vaduz Switzerland Giorgio Contini Rheinpark Stadion 7,584
Young Boys Flag of Austria Adi Hütter Stade de Suisse 32,000

Promotion/Relegation from 2016–17 season

External links

Swiss Super League 2018–19

Basel · Grasshopper · Lugano · Luzern · Xamax · Sion · St. Gallen · Thun · Young Boys · Zürich

Swiss Super League seasons
Serie A era, 1897–1931
Nationalliga era, 1931–1944
Nationalliga A era, 1944–2003
Super League era, 2003–present

2016–17 · 2017–18 · 2018–19 · 2019–20 ·

Football in Switzerland
League competitions SFA Cup competitions
Super League (play-off) Switzerland Swiss Cup
Challenge League (U-23 · U-21 · U-20) Swiss League Cup
1. Liga Promotion (U-19 · U-18) Swiss Super Cup (defunct)
1. Liga Classic (U-17 · U-16) Uhrencup
2. Liga Interregional List of stadiums Cup of the Alps
2. Liga List of leagues Uhrencup
3. Liga List of players
4. Liga
5. Liga
Top level football leagues of Europe (UEFA)

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