1939–40 Segunda División

The 1939–40 Segunda División season, the first after a three-year hiatus caused by the Spanish Civil War, saw 40 teams participate in the second flight Spanish league. Murcia was promoted to Primera División. RD Oriamendi, Sestao, Alavés, Erandio, Granollers, Ferroviaria, Imperio de Madrid, Mallorca, Constancia, Elche, Alicante, Burjassot, Imperial de Murcia, Ceuta SC, Onuba and Tánger were relegated to Tercera División due to a Federation decision.

Segunda División
Season1939–40
ChampionsMurcia FC
PromotedMurcia FC
RelegatedDeportivo Alavés
Alicante FC
Burjasot FC
Ceuta SC
Constancia FC
Elche FC
Erandio Club
AD Ferroviaria
EC Granollers
Imperial FC
Imperio FC
CD Mallorca
Ónuba FC
RD Oriamendi
Sestao SC
EHA Tánger
Gimnástica Torrelavega
Matches played280
Goals scored1,127 (4.03 per match)
Top goalscorerFernando Terán
(24 goals)
Best goalkeeperJuan Acuña
(0.71 goals/match)

Group IEdit

TeamsEdit

Location of teams in Segunda División 1939-40 G-1
Club City Stadium
Stadium Club Avilesino Avilés Las Arobias
RCD Coruña La Coruña Riazor
Club Ferrol Ferrol Inferniño
Real Gijón Gijón El Molinón
RD Oriamendi Gijón Los Frenos
UD Salamanca Salamanca El Calvario
Deportivo Torrelavega Torrelavega Campos del Malecón
Real Valladolid Deportivo Valladolid José Zorrilla

League TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 RC Deportivo 14 10 2 2 38 10 +28 22 Promotion playoff
2 Club Ferrol 14 8 5 1 40 15 +25 21
3 Real Gijón CF 14 7 3 4 28 17 +11 17
4 RD Oriamendi 14 7 2 5 30 29 +1 16 Relegated to Tercera División
5 UD Salamanca 14 4 4 6 25 36 −11 12
6 Real Valladolid 14 4 0 10 24 35 −11 8
7 Stadium Avilesino 14 3 2 9 20 40 −20 8
8 Gimnástica Torrelavega 14 3 2 9 16 39 −23 8
Source: BDFútbol

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away DEP ORI RAC SAL SPO STA TOR VAL
Deportivo de La Coruña 4–0 1–0 9–0 2–0 6–0 4–0 4–1
RD Oriamendi 3–2 2–3 5–3 0–2 3–1 5–1 3–1
Club Ferrol 1–1 2–0 4–0 1–1 5–0 8–1 2–1
UD Salamanca 0–0 4–1 1–2 1–1 2–1 3–0 8–1
Real Gijón CF 3–0 1–2 1–1 5–1 2–4 2–0 2–1
Stadium Avilesino 1–2 1–1 2–6 0–0 0–2 3–1 6–2
Gimnástica Torrelavega 1–2 4–2 1–1 2–2 0–3 4–1 1–0
Real Valladolid 0–1 0–1 1–4 5–0 4–3 4–0 3–0
Source: BDFútbol
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group IIEdit

TeamsEdit

Location of teams in Segunda División 1939-40 G-2
Club City Stadium
Deportivo Alavés Vitoria Mendizorroza
Arenas Club Guecho Ibaiondo
Baracaldo-Oriamendi Baracaldo Lasesarre
Donostia CF San Sebastián Atocha
Erandio Club Erandio Machaqueo
CA Osasuna Pamplona San Juan
Sestao SC Sestao Las Llanas
Unión Club Irun Stadium Gal

League TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Donostia CF 14 12 1 1 53 11 +42 25 Promotion playoff
2 Osasuna 14 10 1 3 34 11 +23 21
3 Unión Irún 14 6 2 6 24 32 −8 14
4 Sestao 14 4 5 5 27 31 −4 13 Relegated to Tercera División
5 Baracaldo-Oriamendi 14 4 4 6 19 25 −6 12
6 Erandio 14 5 1 8 24 30 −6 11 Relegated to Tercera División
7 Arenas de Guecho 14 4 1 9 25 44 −19 9
8 Alavés 14 3 1 10 15 37 −22 7 Relegated to Tercera División
Source: BDFútbol

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALA ARE BAR ERA OSA DON SES UNI
Deportivo Alavés 3–4 0–0 3–2 0–2 0–6 3–2 3–2
Arenas de Guecho 3–0 1–1 3–1 1–5 2–6 1–4 4–0
Baracaldo-Oriamendi 2–0 4–2 4–2 3–2 0–3 2–2 1–3
Erandio 1–0 4–0 2–0 0–1 1–3 4–0 1–0
Osasuna 2–1 3–0 3–0 2–1 2–1 6–0 4–1
Donostia CF 2–0 7–0 3–1 8–0 2–1 4–0 1–1
Sestao SC 3–1 3–2 1–1 3–3 0–0 1–2 6–0
Unión Irún 5–2 3–2 1–0 3–2 1–0 2–5 2–2
Source: BDFútbol
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group IIIEdit

TeamsEdit

Location of teams in Segunda División 1939-40 G-3
Club City Stadium
FC Badalona Badalona Avenida de Navarra
CD Castellón Castellón de la Plana Campo del Sequiol
Constancia FC Inca Camp d’Es Cos
Gerona CF Gerona Vista Alegre
EC Granollers Granollers Avenida Girona
UD Levante-Gimnástico Valencia Vallejo
CD Mallorca Palma de Mallorca Buenos Aires
CD Sabadell FC Sabadell Cruz Alta

League TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 UD Levante Gimnástico 14 9 2 3 33 19 +14 20 Promotion playoff
2 CD Sabadell 14 7 2 5 27 23 +4 16
3 Gerona CF 14 6 3 5 27 24 +3 15
4 CD Castellón 14 7 0 7 26 23 +3 14
5 Constancia 14 6 2 6 22 29 −7 14 Relegated to Tercera División
6 Granollers SC 14 6 2 6 31 29 +2 14
7 Mallorca 14 5 3 6 32 27 +5 13
8 CF Badalona 14 3 0 11 25 49 −24 6
Source: BDFútbol

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BAD CAS CON GER GRA LEV MAL SAB
CF Badalona 4–2 3–1 1–2 1–3 1–2 4–3 0–1
CD Castellón 3–1 5–1 0–2 3–0 1–2 3–2 2–0
Constancia 4–2 3–1 1–3 2–0 3–2 1–1 1–0
Gerona CF 5–1 0–1 3–1 1–1 1–2 2–4 2–2
Granollers SC 5–2 1–3 4–1 3–1 4–1 6–1 0–3
UD Levante Gimnástico 6–2 2–0 4–0 3–1 1–1 2–2 4–0
Mallorca 6–0 3–1 1–2 2–2 4–1 0–1 2–0
CD Sabadell 6–3 2–1 1–1 2–3 6–2 3–1 2–1
Source: BDFútbol
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group IVEdit

TeamsEdit

Location of teams in Segunda División 1939-40 G-4
Club City Stadium
Alicante FC Alicante La Viña
Burjasot FC Burjassot El Basot
Cartagena CF Cartagena El Almarjal
Elche FC Elche Altabix
AD Ferroviaria Madrid Campo de Delicias
Imperial FC Murcia Zarandona
Imperio FC Madrid El Cafeto
Murcia FC Murcia La Condomina

League TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Murcia CF 14 11 0 3 38 16 +22 22 Promotion playoff
2 AD Ferroviaria 14 10 0 4 41 24 +17 20 Relegated to Tercera División
3 Alicante CF 14 6 2 6 27 33 −6 14
4 Imperio de Madrid 14 6 2 6 32 33 −1 14
5 Cartagena FC 14 5 3 6 17 26 −9 13
6 Burjassot CF 14 5 2 7 38 33 +5 12 Relegated to Tercera División
7 Elche CF 14 3 3 8 20 30 −10 9
8 Imperial de Murcia 14 3 2 9 20 38 −18 8
Source: BDFútbol

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALI BUR CAR ELC FER IMP I.M MUR
Alicante CF 3–2 1–2 3–2 5–4 5–1 2–0 2–3
Burjassot CF 4–2 1–2 5–2 0–4 5–0 3–3 2–4
Cartagena FC 1–2 0–0 4–1 0–0 1–0 0–1 2–0
Elche CF 0–0 1–0 2–2 1–2 4–1 3–2 0–2
AD Ferroviaria 4–1 2–0 5–1 3–1 3–1 5–3 2–1
Imperial de Murcia 3–0 2–8 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 0–1
Imperio de Madrid 1–1 2–5 4–1 3–2 4–3 5–2 2–4
Murcia CF 6–0 6–3 4–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 0–2
Source: BDFútbol
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group VEdit

TeamsEdit

Location of teams in Segunda División 1939-40 G-5
Club City Stadium
Cádiz CF Cádiz La Mirandilla
Ceuta SC Ceuta Campo de Deportes
Racing FC Córdoba Córdoba América
CD Malacitano Málaga Baños del Carmen
Ónuba FC Huelva Velódromo
Recreativo Granada Granada Los Cármenes
EHA Tánger Tangier El Marchán
Xerez CF Jerez de la Frontera Domecq

League TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Cádiz CF 14 11 1 2 40 15 +25 23 Promotion playoff
2 Recreativo Granada 14 9 4 1 36 16 +20 22
3 CD Malacitano 14 9 2 3 36 19 +17 20
4 Racing FC Córdoba 14 6 2 6 33 35 −2 14
5 Jerez CF 14 5 4 5 21 23 −2 14
6 Onuba FC 14 3 3 8 29 43 −14 9 Relegated to Tercera División
7 Ceuta SC 14 4 1 9 19 33 −14 9
8 EHA Tánger 14 0 1 13 15 45 −30 1
Source: BDFútbol

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away CAD CEU COR MAL ONU REC TAN XER
Cádiz CF 4–0 4–0 4–0 4–1 2–2 2–0 2–0
Ceuta SC 1–2 2–4 2–1 2–1 0–1 2–1 1–2
Racing FC Córdoba 1–2 3–2 1–3 3–2 1–1 5–3 2–3
CD Malacitano 5–3 4–0 1–1 7–1 2–0 4–2 1–1
Onuba FC 1–4 3–1 5–3 1–2 2–2 5–2 2–2
Recreativo Granada 2–1 5–1 5–2 1–0 7–2 4–1 2–0
EHA Tánger 1–4 0–3 1–4 1–2 2–2 1–3 0–3
Jerez CF 1–2 2–2 1–3 1–4 2–1 1–1 2–0
Source: BDFútbol
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

First promotion playoffEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or qualification
1 Real Murcia CF 8 4 1 3 15 16 −1 9 Promoted to Primera División
2 RC Deportivo 8 4 1 3 15 11 +4 9 Second promotion playoff
3 Cádiz CF 8 3 3 2 16 13 +3 9
4 UD Levante Gimnástico 8 3 2 3 13 14 −1 8
5 Donostia CF 8 2 1 5 12 17 −5 5
Source: BDFútbol

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away CAD DEP DON LEV MUR
Cádiz CF 2–1 5–0 3–3 0–2
Deportivo La Coruña 2–2 1–0 3–0 3–0
Donostia CF 0–1 1–3 2–3 3–1
UD Levante Gimnástico 1–1 3–0 0–3 2–0
Real Murcia CF 4–2 3–2 3–3 2–1
Source: Resultados Fútbol
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Second promotion playoffEdit

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Celta 1–0 Deportivo

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