1982–83 Nationalliga A

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National League A
Season 1982–83
Champions Grasshopper (19th title)
Relegated FC Bulle
FC Winterthur
European Cup Grasshopper
Cup Winners' Cup Servette
UEFA Cup FC St. Gallen
FC Zürich
Matches played 240
Goals scored 776 (3.23 per match)
Top goalscorer Jean-Paul Brigger (23)

Statistics of Swiss Super League in the 1982–83 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 16 teams, and Grasshopper Club Zürich won the championship.

The Swiss top level league was contested by sixteen teams, including 14 clubs from the previous season and the two sides promoted from the second level 1981–82 Nationalliga B, FC Winterthur and FC Wettingen. The league was contested in a double round robin format, with each club playing every other club twice, for a total of 30 rounds. Two points were awarded for wins and one point for draws.

Locations of teams' home cities in the 1981–82 Swiss Football Championship
Team Town Canton Position
in 1981–82
FC Aarau Aarau  Aargau 0077th
FC Basel Basel  Basel-Stadt 0088th
AC Bellinzona Bellinzona  Ticino 01212th
FC Bulle Bulle  Fribourg 01414th
FC Winterthur Winterthur  Zürich 0151st in NL–B
Grasshopper Zürich  Zürich 0011st
FC Lausanne-Sports Lausanne  Vaud 01313th
FC Luzern Lucerne  Lucerne 0099th
Neuchâtel Xamax Neuchâtel  Neuchâtel 0044th
FC Wettingen Wettingen  Aargau 0162nd in NL–B
FC St. Gallen St. Gallen  St. Gallen 01010th
Servette Geneva  Geneva 0022nd
FC Sion Sion  Valais 0066th
FC Vevey-Sports Vevey  Vaud 01111th
Young Boys Bern  Bern 0055th
FC Zürich Zürich  Zürich 0033rd

League standings[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 Grasshopper Club Zürich 30 24 1 5 86 29 49
2 Servette FC Genève 30 22 4 4 65 24 48
3 FC St. Gallen 30 17 6 7 61 31 40
4 FC Zürich 30 17 4 9 55 39 38
5 Lausanne Sports 30 15 7 8 51 28 37
6 Neuchâtel Xamax 30 15 7 8 61 40 37
7 FC Sion 30 12 11 7 51 36 35
8 FC Lucerne 30 14 3 13 57 56 31
9 BSC Young Boys 30 11 8 11 35 42 30
10 FC Wettingen 30 8 9 13 40 47 25
11 FC Basel 30 10 5 15 47 56 25
12 FC Vevey 30 9 4 17 42 61 22
13 AC Bellinzona 30 8 5 17 36 74 21
14 FC Aarau 30 8 4 18 32 52 20
15 FC Bulle 30 4 4 22 27 87 12
16 FC Winterthur 30 2 6 22 30 74 10

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