Get all the Primeira Liga Teams data

The Primeira Liga is the first league of Portugal and is known as one of the oldest leagues in football. The top competition in Portugal was founded in 1934 and had some great teams to follow. Access all the Primeira Liga Teams data you need with Sportmonks Football API.

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The reason you need the Primeira Liga team’s data

Every single football application shows the Primeira Liga team’s statistics. Being reliable and trustworthy is where you can make a difference for your customers. Having a data partner that can deliver all the statistics you need can give you the edge over your competitors. Sportmonks can help here, offering reliable and affordable Primeira Liga Teams data.

Which Primeira Liga statistics to show your customers:

As we have said before, many Primeira Liga Team statistics are available to show to your customers. We will give you some examples of what is possible with Sportmonks Primeira Liga Teams  data:

Display full Primeira Liga Team Squads
Make a separate page showing your users all the players in the Primeira Liga Teams.
Display the Primeira Liga Lineups
You can make a page showing the lineups for all the Primeira Liga Teams just before the game and when the game is live.
Display the Primeira Liga Standings
You can create a standings page in your application to show your users where their favourite team is ranked in the Primeira Liga.
Display the Primeira Liga Schedule
A football fan must know when their favourite team is playing. Show the Primeira Liga Teams schedule to your users with Sportmonks.
Display many more statistics
There are many more possibilities of what you can show to your users. You can choose what to show and when to show it.

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Primeira Liga team data example

As there are so many options to display to your users, we wanted to give you an example from the Sportmonks API. In this example that you can see on the right, we have requested the teams for the Primeira Liga without any struggles


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            "gender": "male",
            "name": "Santa Clara",
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            "founded": 1921,
            "type": "domestic",
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            "last_played_at": "2023-04-15 19:30:00"
            "id": 830,
            "sport_id": 1,
            "country_id": 20,
            "venue_id": 286,
            "gender": "male",
            "name": "Vitória SC",
            "short_code": "VDG",
            "image_path": "",
            "founded": 1922,
            "type": "domestic",
            "placeholder": false,
            "last_played_at": "2023-04-14 19:15:00"
            "id": 3161,
            "sport_id": 1,
            "country_id": 20,
            "venue_id": 1852,
            "gender": "male",
            "name": "Famalicão",
            "short_code": null,
            "image_path": "",
            "founded": 1931,
            "type": "domestic",
            "placeholder": false,
            "last_played_at": "2023-04-14 19:15:00"
            "id": 8164,
            "sport_id": 1,
            "country_id": 20,
            "venue_id": null,
            "gender": "male",
            "name": "Vizela",
            "short_code": null,
            "image_path": "",
            "founded": 1939,
            "type": "domestic",
            "placeholder": false,
            "last_played_at": "2023-04-17 19:15:00"


Choose the Primeira Liga date features

  • All Primeira Liga teams squads, including all players
  • Match schedules and historical matches
  • Match statistics and events
  • Match formations & Lineups
  • (Live) Primeira Liga standings
  • Top scorers
  • Primeira Liga winners
  • Primeira Liga player information
  • Coach and referee stats
  • And much more is available with the Primeira Liga API!

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To give some extra inspiration, we have created a couple of case studies. Some of our customers have amazing applications or web pages and offer us the chance to show what can be build with our Football API.

We chose Sportmonks because of the accuracy of its Primeira Liga API, its’ ease of use and its’ outstanding customer service. Starting with Sportmonks was incredibly easy and intuitive. The onboarding process was virtually non-existent. Just plug and play!

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Primeira Liga Teams

The Primeira Liga is the top competition in Portugal and has some of the best football teams in the world. What do you think about Sporting Clube de Portugal, Benfica or FC Porto? The Primeira Liga has also had some of the best players in the world playing in the competition. To name a few, we can think about Cristiano Ronaldo, Eusébio and Luis Figo.

The Primeira Liga will indeed show some competitive games with talents playing and can be an exciting watch for any football fan.

Below you will find a description of every Primeira Liga team:

Futebol Clube do Porto (Blue and Whites, Dragons)
FC Porto is one of the most prominent Primeira Liga Teams. The club was founded in 1893. They appeared in every season of the highest Portuguese Football Division since its establishment in 1934. In 2003, the club moved to the Estádio Do Dragão, which replaced the old stadium (the Estádio das Antas). The new stadium has a capacity of 50,033, making it one of the biggest stadiums of all Primeira Liga teams.

Sporting Clube de Portugal (Lions, Green and Whites)
Sporting CP, based in Lisbon, is a football club founded on the 1st of July 1906. Sporting Clube de Portugal has had some of the most prominent players from all Primeira Liga teams. For example, Ballon d’Or winners Luís Figo and Cristiano Ronaldo played for Sporting CP. Like Porto, they have appeared in every season of the Primeira Liga since its establishment. Their stadium, with a capacity of 50,095, is called the Estádio José Alvalade, and it’s the second biggest stadium of all Primeira Liga Teams.

Sport Lisboa E Benfica (The Eagles, The Reds)
S.L. Benfica, founded on the 28th of February 1904 as Sport Lisboa, also managed to perform in every season of the Primeira Liga since the league’s founding. They’re the most decorated team in Portugal and considered the best Primeira Liga Team on the European stages, such as the UEFA Champions League. Their home ground is the Estádio da Luz, with a capacity of 64,642, making it the biggest stadium of all Primeira Liga Teams.

Sporting Clube de Braga (The Archbishops, Those from Minho)
You can find S.C. Braga, founded in 1921, in the city of Braga. Their kit colours are red and white, just like their logo. They have a stadium capacity of 30,360 (Estádio Municipal de Braga).

Gil Vicente Futebol Clube (Roosters, Gollowers of Gil)
Gil Vicente, founded in 1924, is a football club from Barcelos. The club’s founders named the team after the Portuguese playwright: Gil Vicente. Their home ground, with a capacity of 12,504, is the Estádio Cidade de Barcelos.

Vitória de Guimarães (The Ones from Guimarães, The Conquerors)
Vitória Sport Clube, Vitória S.C, is based in Guimarães. The club was founded on 22nd September 1922. They play their home matches at the Estádio D. Afonso Henriques, which has a capacity of 30,146.

Grupo Desportivo Estoril Praia (Canaries)
Estoril was founded in 1929. They hold their home games at the Stádio António Coimbra da Mota, with a seating capacity of 8,015.

Club Sport Marítimo (The Greatest of the Islands, The Green and Reds)
Marítimo plays their home matches in the Estádio do Marítimo. The stadium has a capacity of 10,932 spectators and is located in Funchal, Portugal. The team was founded in 1910.

Boavista Futebol Clube (The Panthers, The Chequered Ones)
Boavista is located in Porto. Established in 1903, the club plays its matches at the Estádio do Bessa. The stadium has a seating capacity of 28,263.


Clube Desportivo Santa Clara (The Azoreans)
The football club C.D. Santa Clara, founded in 1927, plays its matches in the Estádio de São Miguel. The stadium has a capacity of 13,277 seats.

Futebol Clube Paços de Ferreira (Beavers, Those from Paços)
The club has been in the Primeira Liga for 20 seasons. Paços de Ferreira finished fifth in the Primeira Liga Table in the 2020/2021 season. They play their matches in the Estádio da Mata Real.

Futebol Clube de Vizela (F.C. Vizela)
Vizela is based in the Braga District. The club was founded in 1939, and they play their matches in the Estadio do Futebol Clube de Vizela.

Futebol Clube de Arouca (Arouquenses)
F.C. Arouca plays their matches in the Estádio Municipal de Arouca. The stadium has a capacity of 5,000 seats. Making it the smallest stadium of the Primeira Liga teams. The club was founded in 1951.

Futebol Clube de Famalicão (Villa Nova, Famalicenses)
Famalicão, founded in 1931, play their home matches in the Estádio Municipal 22 de Junho Vila Nova de Famalicão.

Portimonense Sporting Clube (Portimonense)
The club, based in Portimão, was founded in 1914. Their stadium, Estádio Municipal de Portimão, has a capacity of 9,544.


Rio Ave (Rio Ave F.C.)
The club was founded in 1939. The home ground is the Estádio dos Arcos with a capacity of 12,815. They got promoted to a Primeira Liga team this season.

Chaves (Grupo Desportivo de Chaves)
The club was founded in 1949. The nicknames of the club are Flavienses, Valentes and Trasmontanos. The home games are played in Estádio Municipal de Chaves with a capacity of 8,000. They also got promoted to a Primeira Liga team this season.

F.C. Vizela (Futebol Clube de Vizela)
The club was founded in 1939, and the home ground is the Estádio do Futebol Clube de Vizela, with a capacity of 6,100. They got promoted to a Primeira Liga team this season.


Clube Desportivo de Tondela (C.D. Tondela)
Located in Tondela, founded in 1933, you can find C.D. Tondela. They play in the Estádio João Cardoso, which has a capacity of 5,000.

Os Belenenses – Sociedade Desportiva de Futebol, (SAD)
Belenenses, located in Lisbon, was founded in 2018 as an independent club. They are an offspring of C.F. Os Belenenses.

Moreirense Futebol Clube (The Green and Whites, The Man from Moreira de Cónegos)
Moreirense was founded in 1938. Their kit colours are green and white. They play their matches in the Parque de Jogos Comendador Joaquim de Almeida Freitas.