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greek football league (2nd division)
The Greek Football League, or 2nd Division, is Greece’s 2nd highest professional soccer league and runs from September to May. The league consists of 18 teams with each team playing the other twice, home and away, totaling 34 fixtures per team. At the end of the season the top 2 teams are promoted to the Greek SuperLeague. The 6 last placed teams are relegated to the Gamma Ethniki (3rd Division), whereas 4 teams from the Gamma Ethniki will promoted to the Football League. Last year's Football League champion was Apollon Smyrnis.