Liga Sagres

Liga Sagres
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[edit] Background Information

The Liga Sagres is the highest division of Portuguese football and was founded in 1934. The League has been dominated by three main clubs, Benfica have been the most successful wining it 31 times, Porto 23 times and Sporting Lisbon 18 Times. The League has been won by two other clubs Boavista and Belenenses both winning once.

[edit] Recent Winners

2010 - Benfica

2009 - Porto

2008 - Porto

2007 - Porto

2006 - Porto

2005 - Benfica

2004 - Porto

2003 - Porto

2002 - Sporting Lisbon

2001 - Boavista

2000 - Sporting Libon

1999 - Porto

1998 - Porto

[edit] League Information

1. There are 16 teams in Liga Sagres at all times.

2. The first round of matches is in August, and the last is in May.

3. There are 30 games played, each team playing together twice. Once at home, and once away.

4. There are 3 points awarded for a win, 1 for a draw, and 0 for a loss.

5. At the end of the season, positions are decided in this order- points, head to head record, goal difference, goals scored

6. The 2 teams at the bottom of the league in May are relegated.

7. The team who accumulate the most points, or a better head to head record come May, are declared champions.

8. You can name 7 subs during match day, with 3 allowed to be used.

9. You can only register 50 players eligible to play.

10. The top 2 teams in the league qualify for the champions league

[edit] The Teams

The 16 teams who are currently in Liga Sagres are:


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