The Taiwanese Super League (TSL) is a professional top soccer league expected to begin to play in 2019-2020 season. 16 teams will compete in the inaugural season with international calendar. Some clubs didn’t approach to sign the drafted players yet until transfer schedules, but the prospects are currently playing in the TSL teams.
Before the professional league as traditional. Edit
Before the professional league, the top-ranked division league was Taiwanese Football Premier League, which consisted of semi-pro and collegiate clubs. Following a demise of TFPL, 8 clubs were completely moved to Taiwanese First League (TFL) as lower league.
Foundation of Taiwanese Super League Edit
On a proposed date, Chinese Taipei Football Association (CTFA) reported that professional Taiwanese soccer league with clear vision was the first launched. The reports suggested that former CSL employer named Sun Lingxin is announced to create a set of fully professional teams or a league in Taiwan, but the European season has chosen to start in July as the preseason. CTFA also established the tier 2-4 leagues that would cause one TSL clubs has relegated into Taiwanese First League.
Current clubs Edit
|Kaohsiung Flashing||Kaohsiung||Kaohsiung National Stadium||48,950||2017||Su Yi-Wei|
|Uni-President||Tainan||Uni-President Soccer Stadium||45,000||2017||Chu Kuo-Hua|
|Hong Kong Dragons||So Kon Po||Hong Kong Stadium||40,000||2017||Hsueh Hui-Hsiung|
|Evergreen FC||Taipei||Evergreen Soccer Stadium||38,000||2017||Cho Jung-Jui|
|Xiamen Blue Lions||Xiamen||Xiamen City Centre Stadium||32,000||2017||Lee Jeng-Te|
|Real Hualien C.F.||Hualien||Hualien County Stadium||31,280||2017||Hsieh Chia-Hung|
|Fuzhou Kingdom||Fuzhou||Fujian Provincial Sports Centre||31,000||2017||Zhao Xin|
|Taitung AI||Taitung||Razer Blazer Stadium||28,200||2017||Lo Chih-Tsung|
|Inter Taichung CF||Taichung||Taichung Stadium||28,200||2017||Wang Pin-Hsien|
|Chiayi Bricks||Chiayi||LEGO Blockdium||27,900||2017||Chiu Yung-Hsan|
|Taoyuan Express||Taoyuan||Taoyuan Soccer Stadium||27,600||2017||Chiang Ching-Hua|
|AFC Dounan||Dounan||Yunlin Dounan Field||26,400||2017||Lu Yu|
|Banqiao Acer||Taipei||Banqiao Acer Stadium||26,100||2017||Yang Tung-Wei|
|Tsubasa FC||Keelung||Captain Tsubasa Stadium||25,000||2017||Wang Shuo-Che|
|Sanchung Despair||Sanchung||Sanchung Soccer Stadium||25,000||2017||Peng Yu-lu|
|Yilan Tsunami-Indonesian||Yilan||Yilan City Stadium||25,000||2017||Lin I-Shih|
- Four leagues don’t have work permit requirement for some foreign and domestic players, but they were free to play matches.
Media coverage Edit
The first broadcast rights holders of the Taiwanese professional league is BeIN Sport, but they signed the contract for some season with all matches. Taiwanese Super League is a playable league in three the FIFA, Pro Evolution Soccer, and the Football Manager series.
Reverse league Edit
In early years, the reverse league was open to all of the reserve teams from the Tier 1-4 leagues. All Taiwanese reverse leagues doesn't have cup format that completed by the clubs yet due to causing the poor condition.