2017–18 Swiss Challenge League

15th season of the Swiss Challenge League, the second tier of competitive football in Switzerland, under its current name.

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FC Rapperswil-Jona

Founded in 1928 and is now the largest sports club in the Oberer Lake / Linth area.

Chart of FC Rapperswil-Jona table positions in the Swiss football league system

After the club promotion in June 2017, the first team will play in the 2017–18 Challenge League.

Neuchâtel Xamax FCS

Swiss football club based in Neuchâtel.

Chart of the table positions of Neuchâtel Xamax FCS and its previous incarnations in the Swiss football league system
Stade de la Maladière
Gilbert Gress, championship winning coach of the 1980s

Winner (3): 1972–73, 2006–07, 2017–18

2018–19 Swiss Super League

The 122nd season of top-tier competitive football in Switzerland and the 16th under its current name and format.

Anglo-American Club, winners of the first championship organized by the Swiss Football Association.

A total of 10 teams competed in the league: the 9 best teams from the 2017–18 season and the 2017–18 Swiss Challenge League champion Xamax.

Thibault Corbaz

Swiss footballer who plays as a midfielder for Winterthur.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

Corbaz scored the first goal of the 2017–18 Swiss Challenge League season after 22 minutes of Xamax's 2–1 win against Aarau on 21 July, and in early December, having entered the match as a substitute, he scored a 95th-minute winner away to second-placed Servette that extended Xamax's lead at the top of the table to eight points.

2017–18 UEFA Europa League

The 47th season of Europe's secondary club football tournament organised by UEFA, and the 9th season since it was renamed from the UEFA Cup to the UEFA Europa League.

The Parc Olympique Lyonnais in Décines-Charpieu hosted the final

Notably two teams took part in the competition that were not playing in their national top division, Tirana (2nd tier) and Vaduz (representing Liechtenstein, playing in Swiss second tier).

2018–19 Swiss Cup

The 94th season of Switzerland's annual football cup competition.

All teams from 2017–18 Super League and 2017–18 Challenge League as well as the top 4 teams from 2017–18 Promotion League automatically entered this year's competition.

2018–19 Swiss Challenge League

The 16th season of the Swiss Challenge League, the second tier of competitive football in Switzerland, under its current name.

2017–18 Swiss Challenge League champions Neuchâtel Xamax were promoted to the 2018–19 Swiss Super League.

Peter Jehle

Liechtensteiner retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper.

Jehle in action for Liechtenstein (2015)

On 20 April 2018, the 36-year-old announced his retirement at the end of the campaign, following which he would work with the Liechtenstein Football Association in directorial capacities.

Igor Djuric (Swiss footballer)

Swiss professional footballer who plays as a defender for Swiss Challenge League club Neuchâtel Xamax.

The attacking player (No. 10) attempts to kick the ball beyond the opposing team's goalkeeper, between the goalposts, and beneath the crossbar (not shown) to score a goal.

Swiss Challenge League: 2017–18