Verbandsliga Schleswig-Holstein-Nord-West

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Verbandsliga Schleswig-Holstein-Nord-West
Map of Germany with the location of Schleswig-Holstein highlighted
Country  Germany
State  Schleswig-Holstein
Founded 2008
Number of teams 18
Level on pyramid Level 6
Promotion to Schleswig-Holstein-Liga (until 2016)
Landesliga Schleswig-Holstein (from 2017)
Relegation to Kreisliga
Current champions Frisia Risum-Lindholm

The Verbandsliga Schleswig-Holstein-Nord-West is the sixth tier of the German football league system and the second-highest league in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, together with three other leagues at this level in the state. The league was formed at the end of the 2007-08 season, to replace the previously existing Bezirksoberligas at this level.


With the changes to the German football league system in 2008 that went alongside the introduction of the 3. Liga, four new Verbandsligas were formed in Schleswig-Holstein as the sixth tier of the league system, these being:

Previous to that, from 1978 to 2008, a single-division Verbandsliga Schleswig-Holstein had existed which was now renamed Schleswig-Holstein-Liga and received the status of an Oberliga.

These four new Verbandsligas replaced the previously existing four Bezirksoberligas (BOL), who were, until then, divided into a northern, southern, eastern and western division. The Bezirksoberligas themselves had been formed in 1999. Other changes in the league system were the abolishing of the four Bezirksoberligas and the five Bezirksligas below them. Additionally, the regional alignment of the four new Verbandsligas differs from the Bezirksoberligas they replaced, making the change from one to the other more than just a renaming of leagues.

The new Verbandsliga Schleswig-Holstein-Nord-West was formed from one club of the Verbandsliga Schleswig-Holstein (V), ten clubs from the former Bezirksoberliga Schleswig-Holstein-Nord (VI), five clubs from the Bezirksoberliga Schleswig-Holstein-West (VI), one club from the Bezirksliga Schleswig-Holstein-Nord (VII) and one club from the Kreisliga Schleswig (VIII).

The league champions of each of the four Verbandsligas will earn promotion to the Schleswig-Holstein-Liga. Below the four Verbandsligas, 13 regional Kreisligas are placed. The bottom teams in the Verbandsligas will be relegated to the Kreisligas while the champions of those will earn promotion to the Verbandsligas. The Verbandsliga Nord-West covers the following four Kreise:[1]

With DGF Flensborg and IF Stjernen Flensborg, the league has two clubs of the Danish minority in Germany in its ranks. From the 2017-18 season onwards, the Verbandsligas will be contracted to 16 teams each and downgraded to seventh tier with the introduction of the new Landesliga Schleswig-Holstein (VI).[2]

League champions[edit]

Season Champions
2008–09 SG Sylt-Haddeby
2009–10 FC Sylt
2010–11 Husumer SV
2011–12 1. Schleswiger SV 06
2012–13 Husumer SV
2013–14 FC Angeln 02
2014–15 TSB Flensburg
2015–16 Frisia Risum-Lindholm
  • In 2009 ETSV Weiche was promoted instead of SG Sylt-Haddeby.

Founding members[edit]

The league was formed from 18 clubs, which had played in the following leagues in 2007-08:

  • From the Verbandsliga Schleswig-Holstein:[3]
  • From the Bezirksoberliga Schleswig-Holstein-Nord:[4]
    • TSB Flensburg, 2nd
    • FC Angeln 02, 3rd
    • SV Frisia 03 Lindholm, 4th
    • IF Stjernen Flensborg, 5th
    • MTV Leck, 6th
    • TSV Rantrum, 7th
    • SpVgg Flensburg 08 II, 8th
    • FC Sörup- Sterup, 9th
    • DGF Flensborg, 10th
    • VFR Schleswig, 11th
  • From the Bezirksoberliga Schleswig-Holstein-West:[5]
    • TSV Nordhastedt, 2nd
    • TuRa Meldorf, 3rd
    • MTV Tellingstedt, 4th
    • BW Wesselburen, 6th
    • Marner TV, 7th
  • From the Bezirksliga Schleswig-Holstein-Nord:[6]
    • TSV Friedrichsberg, 1st
  • From the Kreisliga Schleswig:[7]
    • FC Sylt-Haddeby


  1. ^ "Satzung und Ordnungen des Schleswig-Holsteinischen Fußballverbandes e. V." [Rules and regulations of the SHFV] (PDF) (in German). 31 May 2016. p. 72. 
  2. ^ "Neue Ligenstruktur und Verjüngung" [New league structure and rejuvenation]. (in German). 31 May 2016. 
  3. ^ VL Schleswig-Holstein table 2007-08, accessed: 16 April 2009
  4. ^ BOL Schleswig-Holstein-Nord table 2007-08, accessed: 16 April 2009
  5. ^ BOL Schleswig-Holstein-West table 2007-08, accessed: 16 April 2009
  6. ^ BL Schleswig-Holstein-Nord table 2007-08, accessed: 16 April 2009
  7. ^ Kreisliga Schleswig table 2007-08, accessed: 16 April 2009


  • Deutschlands Fußball in Zahlen, (German) An annual publication with tables and results from the Bundesliga to Verbandsliga/Landesliga, publisher: DSFS
  • Kicker Almanach, (German) The yearbook on German football from Bundesliga to Oberliga, since 1937, published by the Kicker Sports Magazine
  • Die Deutsche Liga-Chronik 1945-2005 (German) History of German football from 1945 to 2005 in tables, publisher: DSFS, published: 2006

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