The Veikkausliiga Finland, the top division of Finnish football, is called “The Premier Division”. It is the highest tier of the Finnish football league structure. It consists only twelve top clubs in Finland. The Veikkausliiga is sponsored by the Veikkaus National Betting Agency. This page contains all the information you need to know about the Veikkausliiga. Below are key facts about Veikkausliaga.
Over the years, there have been many changes to the Veikkausliiga Finn. The league’s format has changed each year in the past. The current league has 12 teams that play three matches each. The six best teams play 17 matches at home, while the six other teams play 16 away matches. The Ykkonen is relegated the bottom team in the league. The Veikkausliiga is open to any Ykkonen team that wins the championship. The winner of the Ykkonen championship will play second against the winner of the last team.
The Veikkausliiga Finland was home to twelve teams in the decade before. From 1930 to 1990, the competition was called Mestaruussarja and was a professional soccer league. In 2007, Veikkausliiga was renamed as Veikkausliiga Helsinki. Reipas took the place of Kuusysi and took its name. FC Lahti was formed when the two teams merged.