Swiss Super League

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Swiss Super League
Logo Raiffeisen Super League.png
Country Switzerland
Other club(s) from Liechtenstein
Confederation UEFA
Founded 1897
Number of teams 10
Levels on pyramid 1
Relegation to Challenge League
Domestic cup(s) Swiss Cup
International cup(s) UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Current champions Basel (17th title)
(2013–14)
Most championships Grasshopper
(27 titles)
TV partners Teleclub Sport
Website SFL.ch
2014–15 Swiss Super League

The Swiss Super League or Raiffeisen Super League is the top tier of the Swiss football league system.[1] The Swiss Super League is currently ranked 11th according to UEFA's ranking of league coefficients, which is based upon Swiss team performances in European competitions.

Names[edit]

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

2014–15 season[edit]

Participating clubs[edit]

The teams competing in the 2014–15 season are

Team Manager Venue Capacity
FC Aarau Switzerland Sven Christ Stadion Brügglifeld 8,000
FC Basel Portugal Paulo Sousa St. Jakob-Park 38,512
Grasshopper Club Zürich Germany Michael Skibbe Letzigrund 25,000
FC Luzern Switzerland Carlos Bernegger Swissporarena 17,800
FC Sion Switzerland Raimondo Ponte Tourbillon 16,263
FC St. Gallen Luxembourg Jeff Saibene AFG Arena 19,694
FC Thun Switzerland Urs Fischer Arena Thun 10,300
FC Vaduz Switzerland Giorgio Contini Rheinpark Stadion 7,584
BSC Young Boys Italy Uli Forte Stade de Suisse 32,000
FC Zürich Switzerland Urs Meier Letzigrund 25,000

Promotion/Relegation from 2013–14 season[edit]

Winning clubs[edit]

Season Champions
(Super League titles)
Runners-up Third place Top scorer(s)
Player (Club) Nat. Goals
2003–04 Basel (1) Young Boys Servette Chapuisat, StéphaneStéphane Chapuisat (Young Boys)   SUI 23
2004–05 Basel (2) Thun Grasshopper Giménez, ChristianChristian Giménez (Basel)  ARG 27
2005–06 Zürich (1) Basel Young Boys Keita, AlhassaneAlhassane Keita (Zürich)  GUI 20
2006–07 Zürich (2) Basel Sion Petrić, MladenMladen Petrić (Basel)  CRO 19
2007–08 Basel (3) Young Boys Zürich Yakin, HakanHakan Yakin (Young Boys)   SUI 24
2008–09 Zürich (3) Young Boys Basel Doumbia, SeydouSeydou Doumbia (Young Boys)  CIV 20
2009–10 Basel (4) Young Boys Grasshopper Doumbia, SeydouSeydou Doumbia (Young Boys)  CIV 30
2010–11 Basel (5) Zürich Young Boys Frei, AlexanderAlexander Frei (Basel)   SUI 27
2011–12 Basel (6) Luzern Young Boys Frei, AlexanderAlexander Frei (Basel)   SUI 23
2012–13 Basel (7) Grasshopper St. Gallen Scarione, EzequielEzequiel Scarione (St. Gallen)  ARG 21
2013–14 Basel (8) Grasshopper Young Boys Gashi, ShkëlzenShkëlzen Gashi (Grasshopper)  ALB 19

Performance by club[edit]

Titles Club
27
Grasshopper Club
17
Servette FC
17
FC Basel
12
FC Zürich
11
BSC Young Boys
7
FC Lausanne-Sport
3
FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
3
FC Lugano
3
FC Winterthur
3
Neuchâtel Xamax
3
FC Aarau
2
FC St. Gallen
2
FC Sion
1
Anglo-American Club Zürich
1
FC Biel-Bienne
1
FC Luzern
1
SC Brühl
1
FC Etoile-Sporting
1
AC Bellinzona

Performance by club (professional era only)[edit]

Titles Club
19
Grasshopper Club
17
FC Basel
10
FC Zürich
10
Servette FC
5
BSC Young Boys
5
FC Lausanne-Sport
3
FC La Chaux-de-Fonds
3
FC Lugano
2
FC Sion
2
Neuchâtel Xamax
1
AC Bellinzona
1
FC Aarau
1
FC Biel-Bienne
1
FC Luzern
1
FC St. Gallen

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ WSC 257 Jul 08. "When Saturday Comes - Border crossing". Wsc.co.uk. Retrieved 15 November 2014. 

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