1951–52 DDR-Oberliga

The 1951–52 DDR-Oberliga was the third season of the DDR-Oberliga, the first tier of league football in East Germany.

DDR-Oberliga
Season1951–52
ChampionsBSG Turbine Halle
Relegated
Matches played342
Goals scored1,233 (3.61 per match)
Top goalscorerRudolf Krause, Kurt Weißenfels (27)[1]
Total attendance3,620,000[2]
Average attendance10,585[2]

The league was contested by 19 teams and BSG Turbine Halle won the championship, the club's second one after 1949.[3][4]

Rudolf Krause of BSG Chemie Leipzig and Kurt Weißenfels of Lokomotive Stendal were the league's joint top scorer with 27 goals each.[5] The season also saw the most goals ever scored in the history of the Oberliga with 1,233, 55 goals more than the previous one.[2]

The 1951–52 season saw the highest spectator number of any DDR-Oberliga season with a total of 3,620,000, in line with the record number of season games played, 342.[2]

TableEdit

The 1951–52 season saw two newly promoted clubs, Wismut Aue and Motor Wismar while SV VP Vorwärts Leipzig was newly formed and admitted to the league.[6] SV VP Vorwärts Leipzig would change its name to SV Vorwärts der HVA Leipzig later in the season.[7]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 BSG Turbine Halle (C) 36 21 11 4 80 42 +38 53 League champions
2 SV Deutsche Volkspolizei Dresden 36 23 3 10 79 53 +26 49 FDGB-Pokal winners
3 BSG Chemie Leipzig 36 19 9 8 90 53 +37 47
4 BSG Rotation Dresden 36 19 8 9 73 44 +29 46
5 BSG Motor Zwickau 36 17 11 8 71 50 +21 45
6 BSG Rotation Babelsberg 36 18 6 12 75 58 +17 42
7 BSG Wismut Aue 36 15 10 11 75 62 +13 40
8 BSG Turbine Erfurt 36 17 5 14 58 47 +11 39
9 BSG Aktivist Brieske-Ost 36 16 6 14 72 74 −2 38
10 BSG Lokomotive Stendal 36 16 5 15 70 69 +1 37
11 BSG Motor Oberschöneweide 36 14 7 15 53 66 −13 35
12 BSG Motor Dessau 36 14 6 16 67 69 −2 34
13 BSG Stahl Thale 36 12 7 17 52 59 −7 31
14 BSG Motor Gera 36 11 9 16 56 72 −16 31
15 SV Vorwärts der HVA Leipzig 36 10 10 16 57 60 −3 30
16 BSG Fortschritt Meerane (R) 36 10 6 20 66 89 −23 26 Relegation to DDR-Liga
17 BSG Motor Wismar (R) 36 10 4 22 55 77 −22 24
18 BSG Stahl Altenburg (R) 36 8 5 23 46 95 −49 21
19 BSG Einheit Pankow (R) 36 5 6 25 38 94 −56 16
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

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Aktivist Brieske-Ost 2–1 1–0 2–0 4–1 2–0 4–0 0–0 6–0 2–0 3–1 2–2 6–2 5–3 1–1 1–5 0–2 3–2 4–1
Chemie Leipzig 1–1 1–0 5–1 8–1 0–1 2–2 5–2 4–0 7–1 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 3–0 4–1 6–0 2–1 4–2
Deutsche Volkspolizei Dresden 3–2 1–5 1–1 6–0 1–3 2–5 1–0 2–0 3–1 2–0 3–2 0–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 6–1 4–1
Einheit Pankow 1–2 1–1 1–3 2–1 2–2 0–9 1–4 0–0 4–1 1–2 0–2 1–2 3–1 3–2 1–3 2–5 0–1 1–4
Fortschritt Meerane 7–2 5–1 0–2 1–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–3 0–3 5–3 0–1 2–4 3–1 2–3 3–2 1–3 4–0 2–2
Lokomotive Stendal 2–2 2–3 2–4 3–2 5–1 2–4 3–2 1–1 3–0 3–2 2–0 3–1 7–0 1–0 1–0 0–3 4–1 1–1
Motor Dessau 7–1 3–2 1–2 1–0 0–5 3–0 1–3 2–1 4–3 0–3 0–5 0–1 1–2 2–1 4–1 2–2 1–1 2–3
Motor Gera 2–0 1–2 0–4 5–2 1–0 1–1 2–2 3–0 2–1 0–0 0–2 0–2 5–0 2–1 0–1 0–5 2–1 1–1
Motor Oberschöneweide 2–1 5–1 1–1 1–2 1–1 2–5 3–1 2–1 5–2 0–2 6–2 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–2 3–1 2–1
Motor Wismar 3–3 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–3 3–1 1–0 2–1 0–1 4–0 2–1 0–1 5–3 1–2 1–2 2–2 0–2 4–3
Motor Zwickau 4–2 1–1 1–4 4–0 2–1 3–0 5–2 2–2 4–0 1–0 1–1 3–1 3–1 3–2 2–0 1–1 3–2 4–2
Rotation Babelsberg 5–0 5–0 1–3 2–2 4–4 3–2 1–2 3–2 3–0 3–1 3–2 3–3 2–1 2–1 2–1 3–2 2–0 0–1
Rotation Dresden 3–1 2–3 0–2 3–0 2–2 2–0 0–1 9–0 3–2 2–1 0–0 1–0 7–0 3–0 1–1 0–1 0–2 2–2
Stahl Altenburg 0–2 3–3 2–4 5–1 5–3 2–3 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–1 1–5 4–1 0–3 0–1 0–2 1–2 1–0 3–1
Stahl Thale 1–0 3–1 3–4 2–0 3–0 4–2 2–1 2–2 2–3 3–0 1–1 1–3 0–2 1–1 5–0 1–4 2–2 1–1
Turbine Erfurt 1–2 0–3 2–0 2–0 2–0 4–1 3–0 7–2 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 2–1 0–0 4–0 1–2 2–1 1–3
Turbine Halle 4–1 1–1 3–1 2–0 3–0 3–1 0–0 3–2 1–1 3–2 0–0 3–1 2–2 6–0 2–0 0–0 1–1 3–3
Vorwärts HVA Leipzig 3–1 0–3 5–1 6–0 3–0 1–2 0–1 3–3 5–1 2–2 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–0 0–2 2–1 3–0
Wismut Aue 4–1 1–1 5–0 2–1 3–2 4–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 2–3 5–0 0–1 2–1 1–2 2–2
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ fuwo, page: 93
  2. ^ a b c d fuwo, page: 23
  3. ^ "East Germany - List of Champions". rsssf.com. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  4. ^ "DDR-Meister" [East German champions]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  5. ^ "DDDR » Oberliga » Torschützenkönige" [DDR-Oberliga top scorers]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  6. ^ "East Germany 1946-1990". rsssf.com. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  7. ^ "DDR » Oberliga 1951/1952" [DDR-Oberliga 1951–52]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 19 January 2016.

SourcesEdit

  • "Das war unser Fußball im Osten" [This was our football in the East]. Fußball-Woche (fuwo) (in German). Berlin: Axel-Springer-Verlag. 1991.

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