Swiss 1. Liga (football)

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Swiss 1. Liga
Country Switzerland
Other club(s) from Liechtenstein
Confederation UEFA
Number of teams 3 groups of 16 teams
Level on pyramid 4
Promotion to Promotion League
Relegation to 2. Liga Interregional
Domestic cup(s) Swiss Cup
Current champions FC Stade Lausanne-Ouchy
FC Münsingen
FC Baden

1. Liga classic is the fourth tier of the Swiss football league system. The division is split into three groups of 16 teams, by geographical region.

Regional Format[edit]

Group 1 contains teams from western Switzerland, which is generally French speaking. Group 2 contains teams from Central Switzerland, which is mostly German speaking. Group 3 contains teams from East Switzerland (and Liechtenstein) which contains German and Italian speaking regions.

Two teams in total are promoted at the end of the season to 1. Liga Promotion, determined by a play-off competition involving the top 2 teams in each group. The bottom 2 teams in each group are relegated from this division to the 2. Liga Interregional, which is the highest of the Amateur leagues in Swiss football, broken down into 5 regional groups.

Current season[edit]

The clubs in the league for the 2016–17 season:

Group 1[edit]

Group 2[edit]

Group 3[edit]


The league champions and promoted teams:

Season Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group 4 Promoted Play-Off Winners
1999–00 Chênois Wangen bei Olten Locarno Vaduz Wangen bei Olten & Locarno
2000–01 Serrières Concordia Vaduz Concordia & Vaduz
2001–02 Colombier Schaffhausen Malcantone Agno Wohlen & Schaffhausen
2002–03 Meyrin YF Juventus Malcantone Agno Bulle, Chiasso
Malcantone Agno & Meyrin
2003–04 Étoile-Carouge YF Juventus Locarno YF Juventus & Baulmes
2004–05 Lausanne-Sport Biel-Bienne Tuggen Lausanne-Sport & Locarno
2005–06 Servette Biel-Bienne Tuggen Delémont & Servette
2006–07 Étoile-Carouge Basel U-21 Red Star Zürich Cham & Gossau
2007–08 Nyon Basel U-21 Baden Biel-Bienne & Nyon
2008–09 Étoile-Carouge Basel U-21 Chiasso Le Mont & Kriens
2009–10 Sion U-21 YF Juventus Chiasso Chiasso & Delémont
2010–11 Meyrin Schötz Brühl Brühl & Étoile-Carouge
2011–12 FC Sion II BSC Old Boys FC Tuggen 11 promoted clubs
2012–13 FC Le Mont FC Baden SC Cham FC Le Mont & FC Köniz
2013–14 SC Düdingen Neuchâtel Xamax USV Eschen/Mauren Neuchâtel Xamax & FC Rapperswil-Jona
2014–15 FC Stade Lausanne-Ouchy SC Cham FC Wettswiel-Bonstetten SC Cham & SC Kriens
2015–16 FC Stade Lausanne-Ouchy FC Münsingen FC Baden FC Bavois, FC La Chaux-de-Fonds & FC United Zürich
2016–17 Yverdon Sport FC FC Luzern II FC Gossau Yverdon Sport FC & FC Stade Lausanne-Ouchy

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