The A-League is a profeesional men's soccer league in Australie, run bi Football Federation Australia. At the tap o the Australie league seestem, it is the kintra's primar competeetion for the sport. The A-League wis established in 2004 as a successor tae the National Soccer League an commencit in August 2005. The league is currently contestit bi ten teams; nine based in Australie an ane based in New Zealand. Saisons run frae October tae Mey an include a 27-roond regular saison an a end-o-saison feenals series playaff toornament involvin the heichest-placit teams, culminatin in the Grand Final match. It is currently sponsored bi the Hyundai Motor Company an thus offeecially kent as the Hyundai A-League.
|Ither club(s) frae||New Zealand|
|Nummer o teams||10|
|Levels on pyramid||1|
|Domestic cup(s)||FFA Cup|
|Internaitional cup(s)||AFC Champions League|
|Current champions||Brisbane Roar (3rd title) |
|Current premiers||Brisbane Roar (2nd title) |
|Maist championships||Brisbane Roar (3 titles)|
|Maist premiers||Brisbane Roar|
Central Coast Mariners
Melbourne Victory (2 titles)
|TV partners||Fox Sports & SBS (Australie)|
Sky Sport (New Zealand)
Syne the league's inaugural saison, a total o 6 clubs hae been crouned A-League Premiers (regular season winners) an 5 clubs hae been crouned A-League Champions (Grand Final winners). Successful A-League clubs gain qualification intae the continental competeetion, the Asian Football Confederation Champions League. The National Youth League runs in conjunction wi the A-League as a naitional youth developmental an reserve league.