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Swiss League Cup

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Swiss League Cup

Swiss League Cup
Founded 1972
Abolished 1982
Region   Switzerland
Number of teams 16 (1972–1973)
32 (1974–1982)
Last champions FC Aarau (1st title)
Most successful club(s) Servette FC (3 titles)

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.


Single match finals

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

Two-legged finals

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

Performance By Club

Club Winners Runners-up Winning Years Years runner-up
Servette FC 3 1977, 1979, 1980
Grasshopper Club 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


  • Swiss League Cup results
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