1939–40 Serie B

The Serie B 1939–40 was the eleventh tournament of this competition played in Italy since its creation.

Serie B
Season1939–40
ChampionsAtalanta
2nd title

TeamsEdit

Brescia, Udinese, Molinella and Catania had been promoted from Serie C, while Livorno and Lucchese had been relegated from Serie A.

Final classificationEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Atalanta (P, C) 34 19 9 6 62 31 2.000 47 Promotion to Serie A
2 Livorno (P) 34 21 4 9 84 35 2.400 46
3 Lucchese 34 18 8 8 63 45 1.400 44
4 Anconitana 34 16 9 9 54 34 1.588 41
5 Siena 34 15 10 9 49 34 1.441 40
6 Brescia 34 16 8 10 54 39 1.385 40
7 Alessandria 34 16 6 12 59 41 1.439 38
8 Padova 34 15 7 12 69 57 1.211 37
9 Pro Vercelli 34 14 6 14 62 67 0.925 34
10 Udinese 34 14 5 15 60 57 1.053 33
11 Fanfulla 34 12 8 14 45 44 1.023 32
12 Pisa 34 11 9 14 54 62 0.871 31
13 Verona 34 12 7 15 41 56 0.732 31
14 Palermo (E, R, R) 34 11 7 16 39 69 0.565 29 Relegation to Prima Divisione[a]
15 Molinella (R) 34 10 6 18 42 62 0.677 26 Relegation to Serie C
16 Vigevano (R) 34 9 5 20 44 70 0.629 23
17 Sanremese (R) 34 6 9 19 27 60 0.450 21
18 Catania (R) 34 3 13 18 24 69 0.348 19
Source: goal average officially used in event of equal points.
(C) Champion; (E) Eliminated; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Palermo lost their professional status and they were excluded from the 1940–41 Serie B championship for financial problems.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALE ANC ATA BRE CTN FAN LIV LUC MOL PAD PAL PIS PVE SNR SIE UDI HEL VIG
Alessandria 0–1 0–0 3–1 5–0 3–2 1–1 5–0 1–0 2–1 8–0 2–2 2–0 1–5 2–0 1–1 2–0 2–0
Anconitana 3–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–1 8–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 3–1
Atalanta 1–0 3–0 3–0 1–0 3–1 2–2 3–1 2–2 3–0 1–0 3–0 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 6–0
Brescia 4–1 2–2 1–0 4–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 2–2 4–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 4–2 0–0 2–0
Catania 0–4 1–1 1–4 0–0 1–1 1–4 3–1 2–0 0–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 2–1
Fanfulla 2–0 1–3 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–1 5–0 2–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 7–2 3–1 2–0 2–1 0–0
Livorno 2–1 1–0 3–0 3–3 7–0 3–0 3–1 3–1 6–2 5–0 4–1 6–2 2–0 2–0 0–2 5–0 3–1
Lucchese 1–0 2–1 1–2 2–1 3–1 4–0 1–0 2–1 4–2 4–3 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 6–0 5–1 4–0
Molinella 1–0 0–0 0–2 1–0 3–3 2–0 1–0 1–3 3–0 1–1 2–2 6–1 4–0 1–0 2–0 0–2 1–3
Padova 1–1 3–2 2–1 0–6 2–0 3–0 2–1 1–2 5–0 6–0 4–2 4–0 1–0 1–1 5–0 0–2 4–0
Palermo 0–3 1–0 1–0 4–2 1–0 1–1 1–3 1–1 1–0 1–3 2–0 1–4 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–2
Pisa 2–2 1–1 4–4 2–1 4–1 2–0 1–1 1–1 4–0 2–1 1–2 0–4 3–2 0–2 3–4 3–0 3–2
Pro Vercelli 3–0 1–0 2–2 4–1 4–0 2–2 1–0 6–2 3–2 2–3 4–3 2–3 0–1 1–1 1–0 5–2 3–2
Sanremese 0–1 1–1 0–3 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–3 0–1 1–1 3–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–1
Siena 4–0 2–1 1–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 4–0 0–0 1–1 1–3 1–0 3–0 2–1 5–1 3–0
Udinese 2–4 2–1 3–1 0–1 3–1 2–1 2–0 2–0 3–1 2–2 5–0 0–1 8–1 2–0 4–1 6–3 1–2
Hellas Verona 1–0 2–2 1–2 3–1 3–0 0–0 1–4 1–2 3–1 2–2 2–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–0
Vigevano 0–2 2–1 0–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–4 0–0 1–2 4–3 1–2 2–1 5–2 3–1 1–3 6–2 1–2
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. Source: Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005 (in Italian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

FootnotesEdit

References and sourcesEdit

  • Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005