Serbian League East
Founded2003
CountrySerbia and Montenegro (2003–2006)
Serbia (2006–present)
ConfederationUEFA
Number of teams16
Level on pyramid3
Promotion toSerbian First League
Relegation toNiš Zone League
(until 2014, now-defunct)
Pomoravlje-Timok Zone League
(until 2014, now-defunct)
Zone League East (2014–present)
Zone League South (2014–present)
Zone League West (2014–present)
Domestic cup(s)Serbian Cup
Current championsTimok
(2nd title)
(2020–21)
Most championshipsDinamo Vranje, Radnički Pirot (3 titles)
Websitefsris.org.rs
Current: 2021–22

Serbian League East (Serbian: Српска лига Исток / Srpska liga Istok) is one of four sections of the Serbian League, the third national tier. The other three sections are Serbian League Belgrade, Serbian League Vojvodina and Serbian League West. It is also the highest regional league for the eastern part of Serbia.

The league was founded in 2003 following a merger between the Serbian League Niš and the Serbian League Timok.

Format

The league is formed by 16 clubs which play all against one another twice, once at home, once away. Champion Serbian League East goes to Serbian First League. From Serbian League East relegated 3 teams in Zone Leagues.

Winners

Season Winner Runner-up
 Serbia and Montenegro
2003–04 Kosanica Dubočica
2004–05 Radnički Pirot Železničar Niš
2005–06 Dinamo Vranje Sinđelić Niš
 Serbia
2006–07 Jagodina Železničar Niš
2007–08 Dinamo Vranje Sinđelić Niš
2008–09 Radnički Niš Timok
2009–10 Sinđelić Niš Timok
2010–11 Radnički Niš Radnički Pirot
2011–12 Timok Radnički Svilajnac
2012–13 Radnik Surdulica Sinđelić Niš
2013–14 Moravac Orion Trstenik PTT
2014–15 Dinamo Vranje Radnički Pirot
2015–16 Radnički Pirot Tabane 1970
2016–17 Temnić 1924 Moravac Orion
2017–18 Trayal Car Konstantin
2018–19 Radnički Pirot Temnić 1924
2019–20 Jagodina Tabane Budućnost Popovac
2020–21 Timok Budućnost Popovac

Members for 2021–22

The following 16 clubs compete in the Serbian League East during the 2021–22 season.[1]

Club Location
Budućnost Popovac
Dinamo Vranje
GFK Dubočica Leskovac
GFK Jagodina Jagodina
Hajduk Veljko Negotin
Jedinstvo Paraćin
Meševo Meševo
OFK Brzi Brod Brzi Brod
Pčinja Trgovište
Radnički Pirot Pirot
Radnički Svilajnac Svilajnac
Rembas Resavica
Sloga Leskovac
Timočanin Knjaževac
Trayal Kruševac
Vlasina Vlasotince

Previous seasons

Relegated teams (from First League to Serbian League East)

Season Clubs
2006–07 Dinamo Vranje
2007–08 Radnički Niš, Vlasina, Radnički Pirot
2008–09
2009–10 Radnički Niš
2010–11 Dinamo Vranje
2011–12 Sinđelić Niš
2012–13
2013–14 Timok
2014–15 Moravac Orion
2015–16
2016–17
2017–18 Temnić 1924, Radnički Pirot, Jagodina
2018–19
2019–20
2020–21 Radnički Pirot, Dubočica, Dinamo Vranje, Trayal, Jagodina
2021–22

Relegated teams (from Serbian League East to Zone League)

Season Clubs
2006–07 Kosanica, Đerdap, Car Konstantin, Topličanin, OFK Bor, Jedinstvo Paraćin
2007–08 OFK Niš, Rudar Alpos, Ozren, Sloga Leskovac, Trajal, Morava Vladičin Han[2]
2008–09 Topličanin, Železničar Niš[3]
2009–10 Balkanski, Župa, Jedinstvo Bošnjace
2010–11 Dubočica 1923, Jedinstvo Paraćin, Rudar Alpos
2011–12 Balkanski, Vlasina, Svrljig
2012–13 Borac Bivolje, Dinamo Vranje, Trgovački Jagodina[4]
2013–14 Dubočica 1923, Žitorađa, Jedinstvo Paraćin, SFK Moravac[5]
2014–15 Hajduk Veljko, Đerdap, Kopaonik
2015–16 Timočanin, OFK Bor
2016–17 Sloga Despotovac, Vlasina
2017–18 Tabane 1970,[6] Timok, Ozren

Season Clubs
2006–07 Železničar Vranjska Banja, Ozren, Župa, Balkanski
2007–08 Topličanin, Car Konstantin, Radnik Surdulica, Hajduk Veljko, Jedinstvo Paraćin
2008–09 Radnički Svilajnac, Jedinstvo Bošnjace, Rudar Alpos
2009–10 Žitorađa, Sloga Despotovac, Trstenik PPT
2010–11 Trgovački Jagodina, Borac Bivolje, Balkanski
2011–12 Moravac Orion, Dubočica 1923, Morava Ćuprija
2012–13 Timočanin, Đerdap, Jedinstvo Paraćin, SFK Moravac
2013–14 Radan, Dinamo Vranje, OFK Bor, Ozren
2014–15 Temnić 1924, Dunav Prahovo, Jedinstvo Bošnjace
2015–16 Jedinstvo Paraćin, Pukovac, Vlasina
2016–17 Trajal, Rtanj, Budućnost Popovac
2017–18 SFS Borac, Zaplanjac, Dubočica

All-time table 2006–2016

The following is a list of clubs who have played in the Serbian League East at any time since its formation in 2006 to the current season. Teams playing in the 2015–16 Serbian League East season are indicated in bold. A total of 42 teams have played in the Serbian League East. The table is accurate as of the end of the 2014–15 season.

Pos. Club S P W D L GF GA P Best result
1. OFK Sinđelić Niš 8 242 125 51 66 369 227 426 1.
2. Timok 8 242 118 57 67 356 223 411 1.
3. Radnički Pirot 8 238 119 44 75 372 225 401 1.
4. Kopaonik (-3) 9 272 106 58 108 320 341 373 5.
5. Car Konstantin 9 272 106 52 114 379 388 370 3.
6. Radnički Svilajnac 7 210 95 28 86 313 298 314 2.
7. GFK Dubočica (-1) 7 212 89 39 84 288 260 305 3.
8. Hajduk Veljko 7 208 81 45 82 273 310 288 3.
9. Trstenik PPT (-1) 6 180 76 35 69 230 200 262 2.
10. Svrljig 6 182 72 34 76 230 238 250 4.
11. Sloga Despotovac 6 180 72 25 83 244 297 241 7.
12. Tabane 1970 5 150 66 31 53 233 176 229 2.
13. Radnik Surdulica (-1) 5 148 67 28 53 233 194 228 1.
14. Dinamo Vranje 4 120 61 19 40 187 139 202 1.
15. Jedinstvo Paraćin (-1) 5 152 52 24 76 179 240 179 11.
16. Žitorađa (-1) 4 120 48 20 52 150 146 163 5.
17. Moravac Orion 3 90 42 26 22 128 66 152 1.
18. Balkanski 4 118 40 29 49 140 173 149 6.
19. Vlasina 4 118 40 22 56 140 175 142 5.
20. Radnički Niš 2 58 40 12 6 114 37 132 1.
21. Rudar Alpos 4 124 32 22 70 139 263 118 12.
22. Ozren 3 90 30 17 43 118 134 107 7.
23. Železničar Niš 2 64 31 11 22 146 111 104 2.
24. Timočanin 3 90 30 12 48 97 148 102 10.
25. Župa 3 88 25 26 37 88 131 101 9.
26. Trajal 2 64 27 14 23 89 77 95 4.
27. Đerdap 3 94 29 8 57 111 162 95 6.
28. Sloga Leskovac 2 64 27 11 26 80 82 92 3.
29. Morava Vladičin Han 2 64 27 10 27 80 86 91 10.
30. OFK Bor 3 94 25 15 54 105 206 90 9.
31. Jagodina 1 34 21 7 6 78 28 70 1.
32. Radan 2 60 25 14 21 65 58 89 6.
33. Topličanin (-1) 2 62 16 17 29 70 111 64 15.
34. Jedinstvo Bošnjace 2 60 14 20 26 65 84 62 12.
35. OFK Niš 2 64 17 10 37 76 122 61 11.
36. Dunav Prahovo 1 30 13 7 10 44 31 46 4.
37. Temnić 1924 (-5) 1 30 14 8 8 43 26 45 6.
38. Moravac Predajane 1 30 12 6 12 41 34 42 7.
39. Železničar Vranjska Banja 1 30 12 6 12 44 38 42 8.
40. Morava Ćuprija 1 30 13 2 15 34 53 41 8.
41. Borac Bivolje 2 60 11 8 41 44 114 41 13.
42. Kosanica 1 34 2 5 27 20 102 11 18.
43. Pukovac 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

League or status at 2015–16:

2015–16 Serbian SuperLiga
2015–16 Serbian First League
2015–16 Serbian League East
2015–16 Zone League
2015–16 The fifth degree of competition
Dissolved

See also

References

  1. ^ Srpska liga Istok 2021–22 at srbijasport.net
  2. ^ resigned
  3. ^ dissolved
  4. ^ fusion with FK Tabane
  5. ^ resigned
  6. ^ fusion with FK Jagodina