the top flight

the top flight

The highest position or level in an organization, league, etc. Often used in sports. The local club is moving to the top flight, but are they ready?
See also: flight, top
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He said: "I'm here to score goals, work really hard for the team and save the club's place in the top flight. I have a really good impression of the club."
I think that if a woman was to become a manager of a men's team in the top flight and she got the job purely on her merit and the fact that she was the right person for the job then I think all credit to her and it would be a great thing to happen.
Only Livingston - buoyed by their return to the top flight - enjoyed a bigger spike.
Yet it is United's continued presence in the top flight which is the largest single factor behind their 19th-placed valuation.
A total of 79 teams were relegated from the top flight between 1992/93 and 2017/18.
Now the Terrors boss has promised to clear out the deadwood at Tannadice in his bid to reach the top flight.
A new report has tracked average gates since 1992 - taking into account seasons spent outside the top flight - and United have the third-highest average attendance.
Drones powered by the Top Flight Micro Generator Hybrid Power System can stay airborne for up to two hours, while carrying a load of four kilograms.
I will go for players, who have the top flight experience irrespective of their age.
Although those figures do not include the television revenue or parachute payment United also received, they help to show the huge financial gulf between the top flight and the second tier.
The top flight clubs have also been busy bolstering their respective squads during the current transfer window which slams shut at midnight today, bringing in new personnel to help them achieve their set objectives this year.
Sitting six points clear at the top of the league, financially well run and great crowds coming through the gates, the club is set up perfectly for a return to the top flight.
However, Leipzig - who finished second in the top flight after launching an unexpected assault on the title - have confirmed the Germany Under-21 international has made the move to the capital.
CARDIFF City made more money in the Premier League than any other club which has spent just a single season in the top flight, figures have revealed.