Serie A

a professional league competition for men's football clubs located at the top of the Italian football league system

Serie A is the highest football league in Italy.

Serie A
Organising bodyLega Serie A
Founded1898; 123 years ago (1898)
1929 (as round-robin)
CountryItaly
ConfederationUEFA
Number of teams20
Level on pyramid1
Relegation toSerie B
Domestic cup(s)Coppa Italia
Supercoppa Italiana
International cup(s)UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
UEFA Europa Conference League
Current championsInternazionale (19th title)
(2020–21)
Most championshipsJuventus (36 titles)
Most appearances
Top goalscorerSilvio Piola (274)
TV partnersSKY Italia, DAZN
Websitelegaseriea.it
Current: 2021–22 Serie A

FormatEdit

From 1929 to 2004, Serie A has got 16 or 18 teams. The Only Exception was in the years from 1946 to 1952, where in the Serie A there were 20-21 teams.

All the 20 teams play two times against all the other teams from August to May.

The top four teams in the Serie A qualify for the UEFA Champions League (from the 2017–18 season).

The 5th and the winner of Coppa Italia qualify for the UEFA Europa League tournament.

The 6th or the 7th ranked club, depending if the winner of Coppa Italia is qualified yet, joins the preliminary round of the UEFA Europa Conference League.

The three lowest-placed teams are relegated to Serie B.

Serie A ClubsEdit

2021-2022Edit

Team Home city Stadium Capacity Season
Atalanta Bergamo Gewiss Stadium 21,300
Venezia Venezia Stadio Pier Luigi Penzo 7,450
Bologna Bologna Stadio Renato Dall'Ara 38,279
Cagliari Cagliari Unipol Domus 16,416
Empoli Empoli Stadio Carlo Castellani 16,284
Spezia La Spezia Stadio Alberto Picco 10,336
Fiorentina Florence Stadio Artemio Franchi 47,282
Genoa Genoa Stadio Luigi Ferraris 36,685
Hellas Verona Verona Stadio Marc'Antonio Bentegodi 38,402
Internazionale Milan San Siro 80,018
Juventus Turin Allianz Stadium 41,507
Lazio Rome Stadio Olimpico 70,634
Milan Milan San Siro 80,018
Napoli Naples Stadio San Paolo 60,240
Roma Rome Stadio Olimpico 70,634
Salernitana Salerno Stadio Arechi 26,000
Sampdoria Genoa Stadio Luigi Ferraris 36,685
Sassuolo Sassuolo Mapei Stadium – Città del Tricolore
(Reggio Emilia)
23,717
Torino Turin Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino 27,994
Udinese Udine Stadio Friuli-Dacia Arena 25,144

Seasons of Serie AEdit

  • 90 seasons: Internazionale
  • 89 seasons: Juventus, Roma
  • 88 seasons: Milan
  • 84 seasons: Fiorentina
  • 79 seasons: Lazio
  • 78 seasons: Torino
  • 76 seasons: Napoli
  • 75 seasons: Bologna
  • 65 seasons: Sampdoria
  • 61 seasons: Atalanta
  • 55 seasons: Genoa
  • 49 seasons: Udinese
  • 42 seasons: Cagliari
  • 31 seasons: Hellas Verona
  • 30 seasons: Bari, Vicenza
  • 29 seasons: Palermo
  • 27 seasons: Parma
  • 26 seasons: Triestina
  • 23 seasons: Brescia
  • 19 seasons: SPAL
  • 18 seasons: Livorno
  • 17 seasons: Catania, Chievo
  • 16 seasons: Ascoli, Lecce, Padova
  • 14 seasons: Empoli
  • 13 seasons: Alessandria, Cesena, Como, Modena, Novara, Perugia, Venezia
  • 12 seasons: Pro Patria
  • 11 seasons: Foggia
  • 10 seasons: Avellino
  • 9 seasons: Reggina, Sassuolo, Siena
  • 8 seasons: Lucchese, Piacenza
  • 7 seasons: Catanzaro, Cremonese, Mantova, Pescara, Pisa, Varese
  • 6 seasons: Pro Vercelli
  • 5 seasons: Liguria, Messina
  • 4 seasons: Casale
  • 3 seasons: Crotone, Lecco, Legnano, Reggiana, Salernitana, Sampierdarenese
  • 2 seasons: Ancona, Benevento, Frosinone, Spezia, Ternana
  • 1 season: Carpi, Pistoiese, Treviso

ChampionsEdit

Club Winners Runners-up Championship seasons
Juventus 36 21 1905, 1925–26, 1930–31, 1931–32, 1932–33, 1933–34, 1934–35, 1949–50, 1951–52, 1957–58, 1959–60, 1960–61, 1966–67, 1971–72, 1972–73, 1974–75, 1976-77, 1977–78, 1980–81, 1981–82, 1983–84, 1985–86, 1994–95, 1996–97, 1997–98, 2001–02, 2002–03, 2004–05, 2005–06, 2011–12, 2012–13, 2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19, 2019–20
Internazionale 19 15 1909–10, 1919–20, 1929–30, 1937–38, 1939–40, 1952–53, 1953–54, 1962–63, 1964–65, 1965–66, 1970–71, 1979–80, 1988–89, 2005–06, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2020-21
Milan 18 16 1901, 1906, 1907, 1950–51, 1954–55, 1956–57, 1958–59, 1961–62, 1967–68, 1978–79, 1987–88, 1991–92, 1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1998–99, 2003–04, 2010–11
Genoa 9 4 1898, 1899, 1900, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1914–15, 1922–23, 1923–24
Torino 7 8 1926–27, 1927–28, 1942–43, 1945–46, 1946–47, 1947–48, 1948–49, 1975–76
Bologna 7 4 1924–25, 1928–29, 1935–36, 1936–37, 1938–39, 1940–41, 1963–64
Pro Vercelli 7 1 1908, 1909, 1910–11, 1911–12, 1912–13, 1920–21, 1921–22 (C.C.I.)
Roma 3 14 1941–42, 1982–83, 2000–01
Lazio 2 6 1973–74, 1999–2000
Napoli 2 8 1986–87, 1989–90
Fiorentina 2 5 1955–56, 1968–69
Cagliari 1 1 1969–70
Casale 1 - 1913–14
Novese 1 - 1921–22 (F.I.G.C.)
Sampdoria 1 - 1990–91
Hellas Verona 1 - 1984–85

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