1. Liga Promotion

The first Football League promotion since the 2012/13 season the new third division in Swiss football. The introduction of the league was decided by the Swiss Football Association on 12 November 2010 as part of the reform of the Challenge League, which was confirmed on May 21, 2011. In the 2014/15 season out they will be renamed in Promotion League.


Made was the new league of 16 teams. Five teams from the Challenge League Season 2011/12 dismounted. Then there were the best seven teams from the 1st League Classic and the four best U21 teams in the first league. These 16 clubs contributed from the first season. First Master of the 1st League promotion was, which rose on May 25, 2013, the FC Schaffhausen so in the Challenge League.

Current season

A total of 13 teams of rank two to fourteen the previous season remained in the league. These relegated from the Challenge League and the two rising stars of the first League Classic added.

About the AC Bellinzona the definitive bankruptcy was declared on 19 August. The association thus resigns after his demotion from the Challenge League and from the League 1 Promotion and will be dissolved.

Participants to the 2013/14 season


The winner of the first league promotion rises to the Challenge League. Two associations occur at the transition into the first league Classic, which forms the fourth stage. The 16 clubs are a return round, thus a total of 30 games from.

Season Overview


Leagues: Super League | Challenge League | League 1 Promotion | 1 League Classic | 2 League interregional | League 2 | 3 League | League 4 | 5 League

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