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The 1941–42 Segunda División season saw 24 teams participate in the second flight Spanish league. Betis and Zaragoza was promoted to Primera División. Real Unión, Levante and Cartagena were relegated to Divisiones Regionales de Fútbol.

Segunda División
Season1941–42
ChampionsReal Betis
PromotedReal Betis
Zaragoza
RelegatedReal Unión
Gimnástico Levante
Cartagena
Matches played168
Goals scored655 (3.9 per match)
Top goalscorerJosé Mijares
(18 goals)
Best goalkeeperRicardo Pujol
(0.81 goals/match)
Biggest home winCádiz 7–0 Cartagena
(19 October 1941)
Real Gijón 8–1 Real Unión
(2 November 1941)
Osasuna 7–0 Gimnástico Levante
(16 November 1941)
Biggest away winGimnástico Levante 0–4 Ferroviaria
(26 October 1941)
Highest scoringJerez 8–5 Cartagena
(9 November 1941)

Contents

Overview before the seasonEdit

24 teams joined the league, including two relegated from the 1940–41 La Liga and 5 promoted from Divisiones Regionales.

Relegated from La Liga
Promoted from Divisiones Regionales

Group 1Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Gijón 14 8 4 2 37 23 +14 20 Qualification for the promotion playoffs
2 Salamanca 14 9 0 5 31 25 +6 18
3 Ferrol 14 7 3 4 34 20 +14 17 Qualification for the relegation playoffs
4 Real Santander 14 5 5 4 26 26 0 15
5 Valladolid 14 6 2 6 32 21 +11 14[a]
6 Baracaldo 14 6 2 6 32 29 +3 14[a]
7 Arenas 14 5 0 9 24 38 −14 10
8 Real Unión (R) 14 1 2 11 16 50 −34 4
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
(R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Valladolid finished ahead of Baracaldo on head-to-head goal difference: Baracaldo–Valladolid 1–0, Valladolid–Baracaldo 3–1

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ARE BAR FER SPO RAC RUN SAL VLL
Arenas 2–1 2–1 1–2 3–1 4–3 2–3 1–4
Baracaldo 4–1 3–4 3–3 3–2 6–1 4–1 1–0
Ferrol 3–1 3–0 6–1 5–0 5–1 3–1 1–1
Real Gijón 5–1 2–0 3–2 3–3 8–1 3–1 2–1
Real Santander 3–2 2–2 0–0 2–2 3–0 3–0 1–0
Real Unión 2–3 2–3 0–0 1–0 2–2 1–2 1–4
Salamanca 2–0 3–1 3–1 0–2 3–1 5–0 4–3
Valladolid 4–1 3–1 4–0 1–1 1–3 5–1 1–3
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group 2Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Sabadell 14 6 7 1 26 13 +13 19 Qualification for the promotion playoffs
2 Zaragoza (O, P) 14 6 4 4 30 26 +4 16[a]
3 Alavés 14 7 2 5 32 28 +4 16[a] Qualification for the relegation playoffs
4 Constancia 14 5 5 4 28 18 +10 15[b]
5 Gerona 14 6 3 5 24 20 +4 15[b]
6 Osasuna 14 5 3 6 29 24 +5 13
7 Ferroviaria 14 5 2 7 18 23 −5 12
8 Gimnástico Levante (R) 14 2 2 10 17 52 −35 6
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
(O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Zaragoza finished ahead of Alavés on overall average: Zaragoza 1.15, Alavés 1.14
  2. ^ a b Constancia finished ahead of Gerona on head-to-head points: Gerona–Constancia 0–3, Constancia–Gerona 1–1

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALA CON FER GIR LEV OSA SAB ZAR
Alavés 2–2 3–0 1–0 7–1 3–1 2–1 2–0
Constancia 3–0 1–0 1–1 6–1 2–2 1–2 5–1
Ferroviaria 2–3 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–1 0–2 1–1
Gerona 2–1 0–3 4–1 6–2 0–2 0–1 3–2
Gimnástico Levante 4–2 0–0 0–4 1–2 4–2 1–1 1–3
Osasuna 6–2 3–2 2–0 1–3 7–0 1–1 0–0
Sabadell 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 6–0 2–0 4–2
Zaragoza 5–3 3–0 3–1 2–2 4–1 2–1 2–2
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group 3Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Betis (O, P) 14 8 4 2 39 22 +17 20 Qualification for the promotion playoffs
2 Murcia 14 8 1 5 37 28 +9 17
3 Cádiz 14 7 2 5 30 19 +11 16 Qualification for the relegation playoffs
4 Málaga 14 5 4 5 19 21 −2 14[a]
5 Ceuta 14 5 4 5 27 19 +8 14[a]
6 Elche 14 4 3 7 23 35 −12 11
7 Jerez 14 3 4 7 25 36 −11 10[b]
8 Cartagena (R) 14 3 4 7 19 39 −20 10[b]
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
(O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Málaga finished ahead of Ceuta on head-to-head points: Málaga–Ceuta 5–0, Ceuta–Málaga 0–1
  2. ^ a b Jerez finished ahead of Cartagena on head-to-head points: Jerez–Cartagena 8–5, Cartagena–Jerez 2–2

Top goalscorersEdit

Goalscorers Goals Team
  José Vilanova 14 Murcia
  Paquirri 13 Real Betis
  Saro 10 Real Betis
  Tavilo 9 Ceuta
  Manuel Olivares 8 Málaga

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Top goalkeepersEdit

Goalkeeper Goals Matches Average Team
  Joaquín Comas 12 12 1 Ceuta
  Ramón Mendaro 21 14 1.5 Málaga
  Francisco Suárez 19 12 1.58 Murcia
  Paquillo 21 13 1.62 Real Betis
  Francisco Larios 27 11 2.45 Jerez

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Promotion playoffsEdit

First roundEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Real Betis (C, P) 10 7 1 2 21 17 +4 15 Promotion to La Liga
2 Zaragoza (P) 10 6 1 3 19 13 +6 13
3 Murcia 10 6 0 4 17 11 +6 12 Qualification for the second round
4 Sabadell 10 3 3 4 16 22 −6 9
5 Real Gijón 10 3 2 5 25 19 +6 8
6 Salamanca 10 1 1 8 8 24 −16 3
Source: BDFútbol
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.

Second roundEdit

Relegation playoffsEdit

Group 1Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Cultural Leonesa (P) 10 5 2 3 24 18 +6 12
2 Valladolid 10 6 0 4 19 15 +4 12
3 Real Santander 10 5 1 4 26 13 +13 11
4 Ferrol 10 5 1 4 23 19 +4 11
5 Coruña 10 4 0 6 25 26 −1 8
6 Langreano 10 3 0 7 13 39 −26 6
Source: Arquero
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
(P) Promoted.

Group 2Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Arenas 10 8 1 1 31 4 +27 17
2 Logroñés 10 6 1 3 24 17 +7 13
3 Baracaldo 10 6 1 3 22 16 +6 13
4 Rayo Cantabria 10 4 1 5 20 20 0 9
5 Indauchu 10 2 0 8 20 36 −16 4
6 Real Unión (R) 10 2 0 8 8 32 −24 4
Source: Arquero
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
(R) Relegated.

Group 3Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Osasuna 10 8 1 1 33 10 +23 17
2 Ferroviaria 10 5 3 2 19 12 +7 13
3 Alavés 10 4 2 4 26 21 +5 10
4 Imperio Madrid 10 4 2 4 18 19 −1 10
5 Tudelano 10 3 1 6 16 31 −15 7
6 Atlético Zaragoza 10 1 1 8 10 29 −19 3
Source: Arquero
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored

Group 4Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Tarrasa (P) 10 6 3 1 24 7 +17 15
2 Gimnástico Levante (R) 10 5 2 3 23 20 +3 12
3 Mallorca 10 4 2 4 20 17 +3 10
4 Constancia 10 4 2 4 19 19 0 10
5 Gerona 10 3 1 6 18 23 −5 7
6 Martinenc 10 3 0 7 10 28 −18 6
Source: Arquero
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Group 5Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Málaga 10 6 3 1 22 17 +5 15
2 Elche 10 5 2 3 24 13 +11 12
3 Alcoyano (P) 10 5 1 4 17 13 +4 11
4 Eldense 10 5 1 4 22 20 +2 11
5 Cartagena (R) 10 2 2 6 11 21 −10 6
6 Real Córdoba 10 2 1 7 11 23 −12 5
Source: Arquero
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Group 6Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Ceuta 10 8 1 1 26 7 +19 17
2 Jerez 10 7 1 2 27 15 +12 15
3 Recreativo 10 4 1 5 21 22 −1 9
4 Cádiz 10 3 2 5 20 21 −1 8
5 Atlético Tetuán 10 3 0 7 13 24 −11 6
6 Badajoz 10 2 1 7 11 29 −18 5
Source: Arquero
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) head-to-head points; 3) head-to-head goal difference; 4) goal difference; 5) number of goals scored

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