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A Lyga

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Country  Lithuania
Founded  1991
Level on pyramid  1
Confederation  UEFA
Number of teams  8 (from 2016)
Relegation to  I Lyga
A Lyga

The A Lyga, called SMScredit.lt A lyga for commercial reasons, is the top division of professional football in Lithuania. It is organized by LFF (Lithuanian: Lietuvos Futbolo Federacija). League size has varied between 8 and 12 teams over the past few years; for its 2016 season, the league features 8 teams. The season usually kicks off in late March/early April every year; because of the harsh climate there are no games in the winter.

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Clubs (2016)

The following clubs are participating in the 2016 season.

Seasons

Note: In 1924–1930, 1935, 1942, 1942–1943 and 1945 seasons there was no unified league and winners were decided using either a play–off format or a single game between winners of separate divisions.

Performance by club

All champions from this period are defunct.

Lithuanian SSR Championship

The competition was not contested by teams participating in the Soviet Union football league system.

Seasons

Note: Some clubs like Žalgiris Vilnius played in Soviet Divisions like Soviet Top League instead of Lithuanian SSR Divisions.

Performance by club

Clubs currently playing in A Lyga are written in Bold.
- Defunct clubs.

Performance by club

Clubs currently playing in A Lyga are written in Bold.
- Defunct clubs.

References

A Lyga Wikipedia


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