Swiss League Cup

The Swiss League Cup was a football tournament which took place as a summer pre-season tournament in 1972 and 1973, and during the Swiss football season from 1974–75 to 1981–82. The tournament was a knockout competition contested by clubs from the top two levels of Swiss football, the Nationalliga A and Nationalliga B.

Swiss League Cup
Founded1972
Abolished1982
Region  Switzerland
Number of teams16 (1972–1973)
32 (1974–1982)
Last championsFC Aarau (1st title)
Most successful club(s)Servette FC (3 titles)

FinalsEdit

Single match finalsEdit

Edition Winner Score Runner-up Location Date
1972 FC Basel 4–1 FC Winterthur Letzigrund, Zürich 11 November 1972
1973 Grasshopper Club Zürich 2–2 aet (5–4 pens) FC Winterthur Letzigrund, Zürich 10 October 1973
1974–75 Grasshopper Club Zürich 3–0 FC Zürich Letzigrund, Zürich 26 March 1975
1975–76 BSC Young Boys 4–2 FC Zürich Wankdorf Stadium, Bern 23 May 1976
1976–77 Servette FC 2–0 Neuchâtel Xamax Pontaise, Lausanne 3 May 1977
1977–78 FC St. Gallen 3–2 Grasshopper Club Zürich Stadion Schützenwiese, Winterthur 15 August 1978
1978–79 Servette FC 2–2 aet (4–3 pens) FC Basel St. Jakob Stadium, Basel 5 March 1979
1979–80 Servette FC 3–0 Grasshopper Club Zürich Gurzelen Stadion, Biel/Bienne 6 May 1980

Two-legged finalsEdit

Edition Home team Score Away team Location Date
1980–81 FC Lausanne-Sport 1–2 FC Zürich Pontaise, Lausanne 26 May 1981
FC Zürich 0–0 FC Lausanne-Sport Letzigrund, Zürich 8 September 1981
FC Zürich won 2–1 on aggregate
1981–82 FC St. Gallen 0–1 FC Aarau Espenmoos, St. Gallen 18 May 1982
FC Aarau 0–0 FC St. Gallen Stadion Brügglifeld, Aarau 29 May 1982
FC Aarau won 1–0 on aggregate

Performance By ClubEdit

Club Winners Runners-up Winning Years Years runner-up
Servette FC 3 1977, 1979, 1980
Grasshopper Zürich 2 2 1973, 1975 1978, 1980
FC Zürich 1 2 1981 1975, 1976
FC Basel 1 1 1972 1979
FC St. Gallen 1 1 1978 1982
BSC Young Boys 1 1976
FC Aarau 1 1982
FC Winterthur 2 1972, 1973
Neuchâtel Xamax 1 1977
FC Lausanne-Sport 1 1981

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