List of association football competitions

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(Cyan) Youth men competitions
(Red) Senior women competitions
(Fuchsia) Youth women competitions
(Green) Futsal competitions
(Yellow) Beach Soccer competitions
(Darker colours) Competitions between (sub-national teams)
(Medium colours) Leagues or championships between clubs
(Lighter colours) Cups or tournaments between clubs

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This is a list of the association football competitions past and present for international teams and for club football, in individual countries and internationally. Confirmed future competitions, such as the 4 Associations' Tournament, are also included.

The competitions are grouped by organising authority: the FIFA (international association), the six confederations (continental associations) and the federations (national associations).

FIFA (Intercontinental competitions)[edit]

This section lists the worldwide and intercontinental competitions ruled by the FIFA, by two or more confederations or by two or more federations member of different confederations.

Continental Confederations

National teams

National youth teams

Clubs

Worldwide[edit]

Nipo-South American[edit]

Arab[edit]

National teams

Clubs

AFC (Asian competitions)[edit]

This section lists the competitions ruled by the, Asian Football Confederation, or by federations member the Asian Football Confederation.

Afghanistan | Australia | Bahrain | Bangladesh | Bhutan | Brunei | Cambodia | China PR | Chinese Taipei | Guam | Hong Kong | India | Indonesia | Iran | Iraq  | Japan | Jordan  | Korea DPR  | Korea Republic | Kuwait  | Kyrgyzstan  | Laos  | Lebanon | Macau  | Malaysia | Maldives | Mongolia  | Myanmar  | Nepal | Oman  | Pakistan  | Palestine  | Philippines | Qatar | Saudi Arabia | Singapore | Sri Lanka | Syria | Tajikistan | Thailand | Timor-Leste | Turkmenistan | United Arab Emirates | Uzbekistan | Vietnam | Yemen AFC.svg

National teams

Federations member the Asian Football Confederation

Clubs

Afghanistan[edit]

Afghanistan Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in AfghanistanAfghan football league system
Kabul Premier League
Afghan National League
1st-tier league Each year; Each team plays every other team once

Australia[edit]

Australia Competitions League/Cup See also: Association football in AustraliaAustralian football league system
A-League 1st-tier league Each year (August→January); Each team plays every other team three times; Playoffs (January→February). Also includes one team from New Zealand.
East Coast League Sub-National league  
Gippsland soccer league Sub-National league  
Australian-Croatian Soccer Tournament Cup Each year; Between Croatian teams
Hellenic Cup Cup Each year; Between Greek teams
Karadjordje Cup Cup Each year; Between Serbian teams
A-League National Youth League U-21 league From 2008: Each year (August→January); Each team plays every other team three times; Playoffs (January→February)
National Soccer League National league 1977–2004, each year
Australian Cup National cup 1962–1968, each year
Australian Capital Territory
ACT Premier League 2nd-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (September)
ACT Division One 3rd-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team three times; Playoffs (September)
ACT Division Two 4th-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (September)
New South Wales
New South Wales Premier League 2nd-tier league Each year (February→July); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (July→August)
New South Wales Winter Super League 3rd-tier league Each year (March→August); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (September)
New South Wales State League Division One 4th-tier league Each year (March→August); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (August→September)
NSW Conference League 5th-tier league Each year (March→August); Each team plays every other team three times; 2 groups: North and South
Northern New South Wales
NBN State Football League 3rd-tier league Each year (April→August); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (August→September)
NewFM Football League 4th-tier league Each year (March→August); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (August→September)
Northern Territory
Northern Territories North Zone Premier League 2nd-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team three times; Playoffs (September)
Northern Territories South Zone Grade A 2nd-tier league Each year (April→August); Each team plays every other team five times; Playoffs (August→September)
Queensland
Queensland State League 2nd-tier league Each year (March→August); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (August)
Brisbane
Brisbane Premier League 3rd-tier league Each year (March→September); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (September)
Brisbane Premier League Division 1 4th-tier league Each year (March→September); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (September)
Brisbane Premier League Division 2 5th-tier league Each year (March→September); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (September)
Far North Queensland
Far North Queensland Premier League 3rd-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team three times; Playoffs (September)
Gold Coast
Gold Coast Premier League 3rd-tier league Each year (March→August); Each team plays every other team three times; Playoffs (September)
Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast Premier League 3rd-tier league Each year (March→August); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (September)
South Australia
South Australian Super League 2nd-tier league Each year (March→September); Each team plays every other team twice
South Australian Premier League 3rd-tier league Each year (March→September); Each team plays every other team twice
South Australian State League 4th-tier league Each year (March→September); Each team plays every other team three times
South Australian Amateur Soccer League Division 1 5th-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team three times; 2 groups: Saturday and Sunday
Adelaide United FFSA Cup State cups Each year (April→September)
Tasmania
Tasmanian Football Cups State cups Several state cups organized each year
Tasmanian football championship State league 1977–2004, each year
Northern Tasmania
Northern Premier League 2nd-tier league Each year (March→August); Each team plays every other team twice
Southern Tasmania
Southern Premier League 2nd-tier league Each year (March→August); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (September)
Victoria
Victorian Premier League 2nd-tier league Each year (March→September); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (September→October)
Victorian State League Division 1 3rd-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team twice
Victorian State League Division 2 4th-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team twice; 2 groups: North West and South East
Victorian State League Division 3 5th-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team twice; 2 groups: North West and South East
Dockerty Cup State cup 1909–1996, 2004, nearly each year
Western Australia
Football West State League 2nd-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team twice
Football West State Division One 3rd-tier league Each year (April→September); Each team plays every other team twice

Bahrain[edit]

Bahrain Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in BahrainBahraini football league system
Bahraini Premier League National pro league Each year; Each team plays every other team twice
Bahraini 2nd League
Bahraini King's Cup
Bahraini FA Cup

Bangladesh[edit]

Bangladesh Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in BangladeshBangladeshi football league system
Bangladesh Premier League (football) National pro league Each year; Each team plays every other team twice
Bangladesh Championship League second-tier Professional Football League Each year; Each team plays every other team twice
Federation Cup National cup Each year; Teams from Bangladesh Premier League (football)& Bangladesh Championship League participate in this competition from group stage
Super Cup National cup Each year; Non relegated teams in Bangladesh Premier League (football) participate in this competition from group stage

Bhutan[edit]

League

Brunei[edit]

Leagues

Cup

Cambodia[edit]

League

Cup

China PR[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Chinese Taipei[edit]

Leagues
Cups
Youth competitions

Guam[edit]

League

Soccer League

Hong Kong[edit]

Leagues

Cups

India[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Defunct

Indonesia[edit]

Leagues

Domestic cups

International cups

Iran[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Iraq[edit]

League
Cup

Japan[edit]

Japan Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in JapanJapanese football league system
J. League Division 1 1st-tier league  
J. League Division 2 2nd-tier league  
Japan Football League 3rd-tier league  
Japanese Regional Leagues 4th/5th-tier leagues 4th-tier: Hokkaido League, Tohoku League Division 1, Kanto League Division 1, Tokai League Division 1, Hokushin'etsu League Division 1, Kansai League Division 1, Chugoku League, Shikoku League, Kyushu League—5th tier: Tohoku League Division 2 North and South, Kanto League Division 2, Tokai League Division 2, Hokushin'etsu League Division 2, Kansai League Division 2.
Emperor's Cup National cup  
J. League Cup League cup Only the teams from J. League Division 1 can enter this cup
Japanese Super Cup Super cup Between winners of J. League Division 1 and Emperor's Cup
Shakaijin Cup Non-league cup Only the teams from 4th-tier leagues and lower can enter this cup
L. League Women 1st/2nd-tier leagues 1st-tier: L. League Division 1—2nd-tier: L. League Division of Challenge East Zone and West Zone
All Japan Women's Football Championship Women National cup  
Japan Soccer League National league 1965–1992, each year;
Japan Football League (former) National league 1992–1998, each year;
Japan Soccer League Cup League cup 1973, 1976–1991, each year; only the teams from both divisions of Japan Soccer League participated
Japanese Super Cup Super cup 1977–1984, each year; between Japan Soccer League and Emperor's Cup winners

Jordan[edit]

Leagues
Cup

Korea DPR[edit]

League
Cup

Korea Republic[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Kuwait[edit]

Leagues
Cups

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Leagues
Cups

Laos[edit]

Leagues

Cup

Cup

Lebanon[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Macau[edit]

League
Cup

Malaysia[edit]

Leagues

Maldives[edit]

League
Cup

Mongolia[edit]

League

Myanmar[edit]

Leagues

Leagues

Oman[edit]

League
Cups

Nepal[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Palestine[edit]

Leagues
Cup

Pakistan[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Philippines[edit]

Philippines Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in the PhilippinesFilipino football league system
United Football League 1st-tier league Each year (January→June); Each team plays every other team twice
United Football Cup League cup Each year (October→December)
PFF National Men's Club Championship National cup Each year (March→August); Playoffs (August)
PFF National Men's Under-23 Championship National U-23 cup
PFF National Men's Under-19 Championship National U-19 cup
Philippine Football League National league 1995, 1998–1999
Filipino Premier League National league 2008
Manila
Manila Premier Football League 1st-tier league 1997
Cebu
Aboitiz Football Cup Cup Each year (November→March)

Singapore[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Thailand[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Vietnam[edit]

Leagues

Cups

CAF (African competitions)[edit]

This section lists the competitions ruled by the Confederation of African Football, or by federations member the Confederation of African Football.

Algeria | Angola | Benin | Botswana | Burkina Faso | Burundi | Cameroon | Cape Verde | Central African Republic | Chad | Comoros | Congo | Congo DR | Côte d'Ivoire | Djibouti | Egypt | Equatorial Guinea | Eritrea | Ethiopia | Gabon | Gambia | Ghana | Guinea | Guinea-Bissau | Kenya | Lesotho | Liberia | Libya | Madagascar | Malawi | Mali | Mauritania | Mauritius | Morocco | Mozambique | Namibia | Niger | Nigeria | Rwanda | São Tomé and Príncipe | Senegal | Seychelles | Sierra Leone | Somalia | South Africa | Sudan | Swaziland | Tanzania | Togo | Tunisia | Uganda | Zambia | Zimbabwe CAF.svg

National teams

Clubs

Algeria[edit]

Algeria Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in AlgeriaAlgerian football league system
Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 1 1st-tier league Each year (August→June); Each team plays every other team twice
Algerian Ligue Professionnelle 2 2nd-tier league Each year (August→June); Each team plays every other team twice
Ligue Nationale 3rd-tier league Each year (August→June); Each team plays every other team twice
Ligue Inter-Régions 4th-tier league Each year (August→June); Each team plays every other team twice
Ligue Régional I & II 5th/6th-tier leagues Each year (August→June); Each team plays every other team twice
Algerian Cup National cup Each year (National phase: January→June)
Algerian Super Cup Super cup Each year (November); Between Algerian Championnat National and Algerian Cup winners
Algerian League Cup League cup 1992–2000
Algerian Women's Championship Women 1st-tier league Each year (August→June); Each team plays every other team twice
Algerian Women's Cup Women National cup Each year

Angola[edit]

Angola Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in AngolaAngolan football league system
Girabola 1st-tier league Each year (February→October); Each team plays every other team twice
Angolan SuperCup Super cup Each year (February); Between Girabola and Angolan Cup winners
Angolan Cup National cup Each year (National phase: June→November)

Egypt[edit]

Egypt Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in EgyptEgyptian football league system
Egyptian Premier League 1st-tier league
Egyptian Soccer Cup National cup
Egyptian Super Cup Super cup

South Africa[edit]

CONCACAF (North American, Central American and Caribbean competitions)[edit]

This section lists the competitions ruled by the CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football), or by federations member the CONCACAF.

Anguilla | Antigua and Barbuda | Aruba | Bahamas | Barbados | Belize | Bermuda | British Virgin Islands | Canada | Cayman Islands | Costa Rica | Cuba | Dominica | Dominican Republic | El Salvador | French Guiana | Grenada | Guadeloupe | Guatemala | Guyana | Haiti | Honduras | Jamaica | Martinique | Mexico | Montserrat | Netherlands Antilles | Nicaragua | Panama | Puerto Rico | Saint Kitts and Nevis | Saint Lucia | Saint-Martin | Saint Vincent and the Grenadines | Sint Maarten | Suriname | Trinidad and Tobago | Turks and Caicos Islands | U.S. Virgin Islands | U.S.A. CONCACAF.svg

National teams

Clubs

Anguilla[edit]

Anguilla Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in AnguillaAnguillan football league system
Anguillan League 1st-tier league Each year (October→February); Each team plays every other team once; Playoffs (March→April)

Antigua and Barbuda[edit]

Antigua and Barbuda Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in Antigua and BarbudaAntiguan and Barbudan football league system
Antigua and Barbuda Premier Division 1st-tier league Each year (September→February); Each team plays every other team twice;

Aruba[edit]

Aruba Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in ArubaAruban football league system
Aruban Division di Honor 1st-tier league Each year (September→April); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (March→April)

Belize[edit]

Canada[edit]

Leagues
Tournaments

Costa Rica[edit]

Leagues

Cups

El Salvador[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Guatemala[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Honduras[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Jamaica[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Mexico[edit]

Mexico Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in MexicoMexican football league system
Liga MX 1st-tier league  
Ascenso MX 2nd-tier league looking to be promoted to Liga MX
Segunda División de México 3rd-tier leagues 3rd-tier:Liga Premier de Ascenso (looking to be promoted to Ascenso MX)—3rd-tier:Liga de Nuevos Talentos (only interest is to develop new talent)
Tercera División de México 4th-tier league  
Copa MX National cup teams from Liga MX and Ascenso MX can enter this cup
Super Liga Femenil de Fútbol Women 1st-tier league  

Nicaragua[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Panama[edit]

Leagues

U.S.A.[edit]

Leagues

See also: American Soccer Pyramid

Cups

CONMEBOL (South American competitions)[edit]

This section lists the competitions ruled by the CONMEBOL (Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol), or by federations member the CONMEBOL.

Argentina | Bolivia | Brazil | Chile | Colombia | Ecuador | Paraguay | Peru | Uruguay | Venezuela CONMEBOL.svg

National teams

Clubs

Argentina[edit]

All the Argentine leagues comprise two tournaments per year: Torneo Inicial (second half of the year) and Torneo Final (first half of next year).
Each tournament has one winner, which may be determined with playoffs organised at the end of the tournament.

Argentina Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in ArgentinaArgentine football league system
Primera División 1st-tier league Twice a year (August→December/January→June); Each team plays every other team once; Playoffs (June)
Primera B Nacional Argentina 2nd-tier league Twice a year (August→December/January→June); Each team plays every other team once; Playoffs (June)
Torneos de Verano Cup Many summer tournaments organised each year by Argentine clubs, with Argentine or international clubs invited
Copa Centenario de la AFA Unique cup 1994
Greater Buenos Aires
Primera B Metropolitana 3rd-tier league Twice a year (July→December/January→May); Each team plays every other team once; Playoffs (June→July);
Primera C Metropolitana 4th-tier league Twice a year (July→November/November→May); Each team plays every other team once; Playoffs (May→June)
Primera D Metropolitana 5th-tier league Twice a year (July→November/November→April); Each team plays every other team once; Playoffs (April→May)
Interior (all of Argentina except Greater Buenos Aires)
Torneo Argentino A 3rd-tier league Twice a year (July→December/January→May); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (May→June); 3 groups: Zone 1, Zone 2 and Zone 3
Torneo Argentino B 4th-tier league Each year (September→December/January→April); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (December/May→June); 6 groups: Zone A, Zone B, Zone C, Zone D, Zone E and Zone F
Torneo Argentino C 5th-tier league Each year

Bolivia[edit]

Leagues

Brazil[edit]

Brazil Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in BrazilBrazilian football league system
Campeonato Brasileiro Série A
Campeonato Brasileiro Série B
Campeonato Brasileiro Série C
Campeonato Brasileiro Série D

Cups

Chile[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Colombia[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Ecuador[edit]

Leagues

Paraguay[edit]

Leagues

Peru[edit]

Leagues

Cups

Uruguay[edit]

Leagues

Venezuela[edit]

Leagues

Cups

OFC (Oceanian competitions)[edit]

This section lists the competitions ruled by the Oceania Football Confederation, or by federations member the Oceania Football Confederation.

American Samoa | Cook Islands | Fiji | New Caledonia | New Zealand | Papua New Guinea | Samoa | Solomon Islands | Tahiti | Tonga | Vanuatu OFC.svg

National teams

Clubs

American Samoa[edit]

American Samoa Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in American SamoaAmerican Samoan football league system
ASFA Soccer League 1st-tier league Each year (October→November); Each team plays every other team once; Playoffs (December); 2 groups: 1 and 2

New Zealand[edit]

New Zealand Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in New ZealandNew Zealand National Soccer League
New Zealand Football Championship 1st-tier league Each year (October→March); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (top 4 teams, home and away; Single match playoff final.
Chatham Cup National Cup Each year (April→September); Knockout

UEFA (European competitions)[edit]

This section lists the competitions ruled by the UEFA (Union of European Football Associations), or by federations member the UEFA.

UEFA.svg
Albania | Andorra | Armenia | Austria | Azerbaijan | Belarus | Belgium | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bulgaria | Croatia | Cyprus | Czech Republic | Denmark | England | Estonia | Faroe Islands | Finland | France | Georgia | Germany | Gibraltar | Greece | Hungary | Iceland | Republic of Ireland | Israel | Italy | Kazakhstan | Latvia | Liechtenstein | Lithuania | Luxembourg | Macedonia | Malta | Moldova | Montenegro | Netherlands | Northern Ireland | Norway | Poland | Portugal | Romania | Russia | San Marino | Scotland | Serbia | Slovakia | Slovenia | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland | Turkey | Ukraine | Wales
  Competitions Teams/Clubs See also: Football in EuropeUEFA
UEFA European Football Championship National teams Each 4 years (doubly even years)
UEFA Regions' Cup Sub-national teams Each 2 years (odd years)
UEFA Super Cup Super cup Each year (August); Between UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League winners
UEFA Champions League 1st-tier cup Each year (September→May)
UEFA Europa League 2nd-tier cup Each year (September→May). Known as UEFA Cup 1971–2009.
UEFA Intertoto Cup (defunct) 3rd-tier cup Each year (June→July); 2008 was the last tournament.
4 Associations' Tournament Sub-continental cup Each 2 years (odd years) starting in 2011, between the men's national teams of Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Baltic League Sub-continental cup Each year (March→November); Between 4 Estonian, 4 Latvian and 4 Lithuanian clubs
Livonia Cup Sub-continental cup Each year (January); Between the Estonian and Latvian champions
Royal League Sub-continental cup Each year (November→April); Between 4 Danish, 4 Norwegian and 4 Swedish clubs (the 2007–2008 tournament was not held)
Setanta Sports Cup Sub-continental cup Each year (February→October); Between 6 Irish and 6 Northern Irish clubs.
Trofeo Colombino Sub-continental cup Each year (August); Hosted by Recreativo de Huelva, 2 or 3 European clubs are invited for each tournament
UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship U-21 teams Each 2 years (odd years)
UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship U-19 teams Each year (July)
UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship U-17 teams Each year (May)
UEFA Women's Championship National teams Each 4 years (years following doubly even years)
UEFA Women's Champions League Continental cup Each year (August→May). Known as UEFA Women's Cup 2001–2009.
UEFA Women's Under-19 Championship U-19 teams Each year (July)
UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship U-17 teams Each year (May or June)
Balkan Cup Sub-continental cup 1929–1936, 1946–1948; 1973–1980, irregular; Between the national teams from the Balkan region
Baltic Cup Sub-continental cup 1928–1940, 1948–1976, 1991–2005, nearly each year; Between the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian national teams
British Home Championship Sub-continental cup 1883–1984, nearly each year; Between the national teams from the United Kingdom
Central European International Cup Sub-continental cup 1927–1960, irregular; Between 5 or 6 Central European national teams
Nordic Football Championship Sub-continental cup 1924–1983, 2000–2001, each 4 years; Between the national teams from Scandinavia
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Continental cup 1960–1999, each year
Balkans Cup Sub-continental cup 1960–1994, nearly each year; Between clubs from the Balkan region
Blaxnit Cup Sub-continental cup 1967–1974, each 2 years; Between 4 Irish and 4 Northern Irish clubs
Latin Cup Sub-continental cup 1949–1957, nearly each year; Between the French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish
Mitropa Cup Sub-continental cup 1927–1939, 1951–1992, nearly each year; Between central European clubs champions

Albania[edit]

Albania Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in AlbaniaAlbanian football league system
Albanian Superliga 1st-tier league Each year (August→May); Each team plays every other team twice
Albanian First Division 2nd-tier league Each year (September→May); Each team plays every other team twice
Albanian Second Division 3rd-tier league 2 groups: A and B
Albanian Third Division 4th-tier league  
Albanian Supercup Super cup Each year (August); Between Albanian Superliga and Albanian Cup winners
Albanian Cup National cup Each year (September→May)
Albanian U-19 Superliga U-19 1st-tier league  
Albanian U-19 First Division U-19 2nd-tier league  
Albanian U-17 Superliga U-17 1st-tier league  
Albanian U-17 First Division U-17 2nd-tier league  
Albanian women's football championship Women 1st-tier league Each year
Albanian Women's Cup Women National cup  
Albanian Futsal Premier League Futsal 1st-tier league  
Albanian Futsal Cup Futsal National cup  

Andorra[edit]

Andorra Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in AndorraAndorran football league system
Primera Divisió 1st-tier league Each year (September→March); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (March→April)
Segunda Divisió 2nd-tier league Each year (September→April); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (March→April)
Andorran Supercup Super cup Each year (September); Between Campionat de Lliga and Copa Constitució winners
Copa Constitució National cup Each year (January→May)

Armenia[edit]

Armenia Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in ArmeniaArmenian football league system
Armenian Premier League 1st-tier league Each year (April→November); Each team plays every other team four times
Armenian First League 2nd-tier league Each year (April→November); Each team plays every other team three times
Armenian Supercup Super cup Each year (May); Between Armenian Premier League and Armenian Independence Cup winners
Armenian Independence Cup National cup Each year (March→May)

Austria[edit]

Austria Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in AustriaAustrian football league system
Austrian Football Bundesliga 1st-tier league Each year (July→December/February→May); Each team plays every other team four times
Austrian Football First League 2nd-tier league Each year (July→May); Each team plays every other team three times
Austrian Regional League 3rd-tier league Each year (July→June); Each team plays every other team twice; 3 groups: Central, East and West
Austrian Landesliga 4th-tier league 9 groups: Vorarlberg, Tirol, Salzburg, Oberösterreich, Steiermark, Kärnten, Niederösterreich, Wien and Burgenland
Austrian 2. Landesliga 5th-tier league  
Austrian Cup National cup Each year (July→May)
Austrian Supercup Super cup 1986–2004, each year; Between Austrian Football Bundesliga and Austrian Cup winners

Azerbaijan[edit]

Azerbaijan Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in AzerbaijanAzerbaijani football league system
Azerbaijan Premier League 1st-tier league Each year (August→May); Each team plays every other team twice
Azerbaijan First Division 2nd-tier league Each year (August→April); Each team plays every other team twice; Playoffs (April→June); 2 groups: A and B
Azerbaijan Cup National cup Each year (September→May)

Belarus[edit]

Belarus Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in BelarusBelarusian football league system
Belarusian Premier League 1st-tier league
Belarusian First League 2nd-tier league
Belarusian Cup National cup  

Belgium[edit]

Belgium Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in BelgiumBelgian football league system
Jupiler Pro League 1st-tier league
Belgian Second Division 2nd-tier league
Belgian Third Division 3rd-tier league 2 groups: A and B
Belgian Fourth Division 4th-tier league 4 groups: A, B, C and D
Belgian Provincial leagues Lower-tier leagues 9 regional league systems: West Flanders, East Flanders, Antwerp, Limburg, Brabant, Hainaut, Namur, Luxembourg and Liège
Belgian Cup National cup  
Belgian Supercup Super cup Between Jupiler Pro League and Belgian Cup winners

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Bosnia and Herzegovina Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnian football league system
Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1st-tier league  
Prva Liga Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine 2nd-tier league  
First League of the Republika Srpska 2nd-tier league  
Druga Liga Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine 3rd-tier league 5 groups: Sjever, Centar, Jug, Zapad I and Zapad II
Druga Liga Republike Srpske 3rd-tier league 3 groups: Zapad, Centar and Jug
Prva Liga TK 4th-tier league 3 groups: Zapad, Sjever and Jug
Druga Liga TK 5th-tier league 3 groups: Zapad, Sjever and Jug
Kup Bosne i Hercegovine National cup  
Kup Federacija Bosne i Hercegovine Sub-national cup  
Kup Federacija Republike Srpske Sub-national cup  
Bosnian Supercup Super cup Between Premier League of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kup Bosne i Hercegovine winners
First League of Herzeg-Bosnia Defunct League 1993–2000: Croatian clubs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria[edit]

Bulgaria Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in BulgariaBulgarian football league system
Bulgarian A Professional Football Group 1st-tier league  
Bulgarian B Professional Football Group 2nd-tier league 2 groups: East and West
Bulgarian V AFG 3rd-tier league 4 groups: North-West, North-East, South-West and South-East
Bulgarian Regional Groups 4th-tier league 39 A groups & 10 B groups
Bulgarian Army Championship amateur league Army teams
Bulgarian Student Championship amateur league Student teams
Bulgarian Cup National cup  
Bulgarian Supercup Super cup Between Bulgarian A Professional Football Group and Bulgarian Cup winners
Bulgarian Amateur Football League cup Amateur cup Teams from V AFG and Regional Leagues
Bulgarian Village Championship Defunct amateur league Village teams, 1951–1984, 2006, each year
Bulgarian Railway-man's Championship Defunct amateur league Railway-man's teams
Bulgarian State Championship Defunct 1st-tier league cup 1924–1938, 1940–1944, each year
Bulgarian National Football Division Defunct 1st-tier league 1938–1940, each year
Bulgarian Republican Championship Defunct 1st-tier league cup 1944–1948, each year
Bulgarian Premier League Defunct 1st-tier league 2000–2003, each year
Bulgarian Second League Defunct 2nd-tier league 2000–2001, each year
Bulgarian First League Defunct 2nd-tier league 2001–2003, each year
Bulgarian Tsar's Cup Defunct national cup 1924–1944, each year
Soviet Army Cup Defunct national cup (until 1982) 1946–1990, each year
Bulgarian Football Union Cup Defunct cup 1990–1991, once
Bulgarian Profesional Football League Cup Defunct League cup 1994–1997, each year
Bulgarian Women Championship 1st-tier women league Women teams

Croatia[edit]

Croatia Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in CroatiaCroatian football league system
Prva HNL 1st-tier league  
Druga HNL 2nd-tier league  
Treća HNL 3rd-tier league 3 groups: West, East and South
Croatian Football Cup National cup  
Croatian Football Super Cup Super cup Between Prva HNL and Croatian Cup winners
Eternal derby Derby Between Hajduk Split and Dinamo Zagreb

Cyprus[edit]

Cyprus Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in CyprusCyprus football league system
Cypriot First Division 1st-tier league  
Cypriot Second Division 2nd-tier league  
Cypriot Third Division 3rd-tier league  
Cypriot Fourth Division 4th-tier league  
Cypriot Cup 1st and 2nd division cup  
Cypriot Cup for lower divisions 3rd and 4th division cup  
Cyprus FA Shield Super cup Between Cypriot First Division and Cypriot Cup winners

Czech Republic[edit]

Czech Republic Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in Czech RepublicCzech football league system
Czech Liga 1st-tier league  
Czech 2. Liga 2nd-tier league  
Bohemian Football League 3rd-tier league  
Moravian–Silesian Football League 3rd-tier league  
Czech Fourth Division 4th-tier league 5 groups: A, B, C, D and E
Czech Cup National cup  
Czech Supercup Super cup Between Czech Liga and Czech Cup winners

Denmark[edit]

Denmark Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in DenmarkDanish football league system
Danish Superliga 1st-tier league  
Danish 1st Division 2nd-tier league  
Danish 2nd Division 3rd-tier league 2 groups: East and West
Danish Cup National cup  
Danish League Cup League cup  
The Football Tournament Defunct league 1889–1903
Baneklubberne Tournaments Defunct league 1911
Copenhagen football champions Defunct league 1903–1936
Copenhagen Cup Defunct cup 1910–1953
Danish Supercup Defunct cup 1994–2004
Fionia Bank Cup Defunct cup 2006
Viasat Cup Defunct cup 2006

England[edit]

England Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in EnglandEnglish football league system
Premier League 1st-tier league  
Championship 2nd-tier league 1st division of The Football League
Football League One 3rd-tier league 2nd division of The Football League
Football League Two 4th-tier league 3rd division of The Football League
Football Conference 5th/6th-tier leagues 5th-tier: Conference National—6th-tier: Conference North and Conference South
Northern Premier League 7th/8th-tier leagues 7th-tier: Premier Division—8th-tier: Division One North and Division One South
Southern Football League 7th/8th-tier leagues 7th-tier: Premier Division—8th-tier: Division One Midlands and Division One South & West
Isthmian League 7th/8th-tier leagues 7th-tier: Premier Division—8th-tier: Division One North and Division One South
FA Cup National cup  
Football League Cup League cup Only the teams from Premier League and The Football League can enter this cup
Community Shield Super cup Between winners of Premier League and FA Cup
Football League Trophy Lower cup Only the teams from Football League One and Football League Two can enter this cup
Conference League Cup Lower cup Only the teams from Football Conference can enter this cup
FA Trophy Lower cup Only the teams from the 5th, the 6th, the 7th and the 8th-tier leagues can enter this cup
FA Vase Lower cup Only the teams from the 9th-tier and lower leagues can enter this cup
FA Inter-League Cup Lower cup Only the teams from the 11th-tier and lower leagues can enter this cup
FA Women's Premier League Women 1st/2nd-tier leagues 1st-tier: National Division—2nd-tier: Northern Division and Southern Division
FA Women's Cup Women National cup  
FA Women's Premier League Cup League cup Only the teams from FA Women's Premier League can enter this cup
FA Women's Community Shield Women Super cup Between winners of National Division and FA Women's Cup

Estonia[edit]

Faroe Islands[edit]

Finland[edit]

Finland League/Cup See also: Football in FinlandFinnish football league system
Veikkausliiga 1st-level league
Ykkönen 2nd-level league
Kakkonen 3rd-level league
Finnish Cup National cup
Finnish League Cup League cup

France[edit]

France League/Cup See also: Football in FranceFrench football league system
Ligue 1 1st-level league Ruled by the Ligue de Football Professionnel
Ligue 2 2nd-level league Ruled by the Ligue de Football Professionnel
National 3rd-level league Semi-professional league
Championnat de France Amateurs 4th-level league 4 groups : A, B, C and D
Championnat de France Amateurs 2 5th-level league 8 groups : A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H
Coupe de France National cup  
Coupe de la Ligue League cup Ruled by the Ligue de Football Professionnel
Trophée des champions Super cup Between Ligue 1 and Coupe de France winners
Coupe Gambardella U-18 cup  
Championnat de France de football féminin Women league  

Georgia[edit]

Germany[edit]

Germany Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in GermanyGerman football league system
Fußball-Bundesliga 1st-tier league Each year (August→May); Each team plays every other team twice
2. Fußball-Bundesliga 2nd-tier league Each year (August→May); Each team plays every other team twice
3. Liga 3rd-tier league Each year (July→May); Each team plays every other team twice
Regionalliga 4th-tier league Each year (August→June); Each team plays every other team twice; 3 groups : Nord, West and Süd
Oberliga 5th-tier league 11 groups: Schleswig-Holstein, Hamburg, Bremen, Niedersachsenliga, Nordost-Nord, Nordost-Süd, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Südwest, Hessen, Baden-Württemberg and Bayern
DFB-Pokal National cup Each year (August→April)
DFB-Ligapokal National cup Nearly each year (June→August)
Fußball-Bundesliga 1st-tier league Each year (September→May); Each team plays every other team twice
Gauliga National league 1934–1945, each year; Flag of Nazi Germany Third Reich
DDR-Oberliga National league 1947–1991, nearly each year;  East Germany, before the reunification
FDGB-Pokal National cup 1949–1991, nearly each year;  East Germany, before the reunification
DFB-Supercup Super cup 1987–1996, each year; between Fußball-Bundesliga and DFB Pokal winners

Gibraltar[edit]

Greece[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Iceland[edit]

Republic of Ireland[edit]

Israel[edit]

  • Leagues
    • Men
      • Israeli Premier League: the top division operates at the national level and has 14 member clubs
      • Liga Leumit: the second division operates at the national level and has 16 member clubs
      • Liga Alef: the third division is split into two regional leagues (north and south) and has 32 member clubs (16 in each division)
      • Liga Bet: the fourth division is split into four regional leagues (two in the north, two in the south) and has 64 member clubs (16 in each division)
      • Liga Gimel: the fifth division is split into six regional leagues and has 94 member clubs
    • Women
    • Youth
      • Noar Premier League: the top division operates at the national level and has 16 member clubs
      • Noar Leumit League: the second division is split into two regional leagues (north and south).
      • Noar Arzit: the third division is split into two regional leagues (north and south).

Italy[edit]

See also: Italian football league system

Kazakhstan[edit]

Latvia[edit]

Liechtenstein[edit]

  • Liechtenstein Cup—This is the only competition exclusively featuring clubs from Liechtenstein. All seven clubs in the country play their league football in the Swiss league system.

Lithuania[edit]

Luxembourg[edit]

Macedonia[edit]

Malta[edit]

Moldova[edit]

Moldova Competition Type Notes
Divizia Națională 1st-tier league
Moldovan "A" Division 2nd-tier league
Moldovan "B" Division 3rd-tier league 3 regions: South, Central and North
Moldovan Cup National Cup
Moldovan Super Cup Super Cup

Montenegro[edit]

Montenegro Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in MontenegroMontenegrin football league system
Montenegrin First League 1st-tier league  
Montenegrin Second League 2nd-tier league  
Montenegrin Third League 3rd-tier league 3 regions: South, Central and North
Montenegrin Cup National cup  
Montenegrin Women's League Women 1st-tier league  

Netherlands[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

See also: Northern Ireland football league system

Norway[edit]

Poland[edit]

  • Leagues
    • Ekstraklasa
    • I Liga
    • II liga, gr. wschodnia (east)
    • II liga, gr. zachodnia (west)
    • III liga: dolnośląsko-lubuska, kujawsko-pomorsko-wielkopolska, lubelsko-podkarpacka, łódzko-mazowiecka, małopolsko-świętokrzyska, opolsko-śląska, podlasko-warmińsko-mazurska, pomorsko-zachodniopomorska
  • Cups

Portugal[edit]

Portugal Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in PortugalPortuguese football league system
Primeira Liga 1st-tier league
Segunda Liga 2nd-tier league
Campeonato Nacional de Seniores 3rd-tier league
District First Levels 4th-tier league
District Second Levels 5th-tier league
District Third Levels 6th-tier league
District Fourth Levels 7th-tier league
Taça de Portugal National cup
Taça da Liga League cup
Supertaça de Portugal Super Cup
Campeonato Nacional de Futebol Feminino 1st-tier league
Taça de Portugal de Futebol Feminino National cup

Romania[edit]

Russia[edit]

Amateur football league — the all-Russian public organization under which aegis competitions for nonprofessional football clubs of Russia are held. Founders are the Russian football union and following inter-regional associations of federations of football of Russia:

  1. The Far East football union
  2. The union of federations of football "Siberia"
  3. The union of federations of football of Ural and Western Siberia
  4. Inter-regional association of federations of football "Northwest"
  5. Inter-regional association the Center (The Moscow federation of football)
  6. Inter-regional association the Center (Federation of football of Moscow Region)
  7. Inter-regional federation of football "Golden Ring"
  8. Inter-regional public association on football "Chernozem region"
  9. Inter-regional football union "Volga districts" (Privolzhje)
 10. Inter-regional public organization "Union of federations of football of Southern and North Caucasian federal districts"

They unite 79 regional federations of football of subjects of the Russian Federation. Presidents of inter-regional associations of federations of football are councilors of Amateur football league.

San Marino[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Scotland Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in ScotlandScottish football league system
Scottish Premiership 1st-tier league 1st division of the Scottish Professional Football League
Scottish Championship 2nd-tier league 2nd division of the Scottish Professional Football League
Scottish League One 3rd-tier league 3rd division of the Scottish Professional Football League
Scottish League Two 4th-tier league 4th division of the Scottish Professional Football League
Scottish Cup National cup  
Scottish League Cup League cup Only teams from Scottish Professional Football League can enter this cup
Scottish Challenge Cup Lower cup Only teams from SPFL tiers 2-4 and Highland & Lowland league champions can enter this cup
Scottish Women's Premier League Women 1st-tier league
Scottish Women's First Division Women 2nd-tier league
Scottish Women's Second Divisions Women 3rd-tier leagues 4 regions: North, East & Central, Southeast, West & Southwest
Scottish Women's Cup Women National cup  
Scottish Women's Premier League Cup 1st-tier League cup Only teams from Scottish Women's Premier League can enter this cup
Scottish Women's First Division Cup 2nd-tier League cup Only teams from Scottish Women's First Division can enter this cup
Scottish Women's Second Division Cup 3rd-tier League cup Only teams from Scottish Women's Second Divisions can enter this cup

Serbia[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Slovenia[edit]

Spain[edit]

Spain Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in SpainSpanish football league system
Primera División 1st-tier league more often known as La Liga
Segunda División 2nd-tier league
Segunda División B 3rd-tier league 4 groups
Tercera División 4th-tier league 18 groups
Divisiones Regionales 5th to 9th-tier leagues
Copa del Rey National cup
Supercopa de España Super Cup
Copa Federación Lower cup
Primera División 1st-tier league
Segunda División 2nd-tier league
Copa de la Reina National cup

Sweden[edit]

See also: Swedish football league system

Switzerland[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Turkey Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in TurkeyTurkish football league system
Süper Lig 1st-tier league
TFF First League 2nd-tier league
TFF Second League 3rd-tier league 2 groups
TFF Third League 4th-tier league 3 groups
Regional Amateur League 5th-tier league 11 groups
Local Amateur League 6th-8th tier league 81 groups
Turkey Cup National cup
Süper Kupa Super Cup
Kadınlar 1.Ligi 1st-tier league
Kadınlar 2.Ligi 2nd-tier league

Ukraine[edit]

Ukraine Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in UkraineUkrainian football league system
Ukrainian Premier League 1st-tier league  
Ukrainian First League 2nd-tier league  
Ukrainian Second League 3rd-tier league  
Ukrainian Cup National cup  
Ukrainian Super Cup Super cup Between Ukrainian Premier League and Ukrainian Cup winners

Wales[edit]

See also: Welsh football league system

Non FIFA competitions[edit]

This section lists the competitions ruled by associations outside the FIFA. this list is incomplete

See Non-FIFA football

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Worldwide[edit]

Isle of Man[edit]

Kosovo[edit]

Kosovo Competitions League/Cup See also: Football in KosovoKosovar football league system
Superliga 1st-tier league Each year; Each team plays every other team three times
Liga e Parë 2nd-tier league  
Liga e Dytë 3rd-tier league 2 groups: A and B
Liga e Tretë 4th-tier league 2 groups: A and B
Kosovar Cup National cup  
Superliga – Juniorët Youth 1st-tier league  
Liga e Parë - Juniorët Youth 2nd-tier league  
Liga e Femrave Women 1st-tier league  
Superliga - Futsall Futsal 1st-tier league  
Liga e parë - Futsall Futsal 2nd-tier league  

Greenland[edit]

See also[edit]