1953–54 DDR-Oberliga

The 1953–54 DDR-Oberliga was the fifth season of the DDR-Oberliga, the first tier of league football in East Germany.

DDR-Oberliga
Season1953–54
ChampionsBSG Turbine Erfurt
Relegated
Matches played210
Goals scored676 (3.22 per match)
Top goalscorerHeinz Satrapa (21)[1]
Total attendance2,941,000[2]
Average attendance14,005[2]

The league was contested by fifteen teams, two less than in the previous season, and BSG Turbine Erfurt won the championship. It was the first of two championships for the club, winning it the following season as well.[3][4]

Heinz Satrapa of BSG Wismut Aue was the league's top scorer with 21 goals.[1]

The 1953–54 season saw the best-ever average support for the Oberliga with 14,005 spectators per game.[2]

TableEdit

The 1953–54 season saw two newly promoted clubs, Fortschritt Meerane and Einheit Ost Leipzig. The FDGB-Pokal was won by second division DDR-Liga club ZSK Vorwärts Berlin.[5][6]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification
1 BSG Turbine Erfurt (C) 28 17 5 6 58 36 1.611 39 League champions
2 BSG Chemie Leipzig 28 15 5 8 51 37 1.378 35
3 SG Dynamo Dresden 28 15 4 9 54 44 1.227 34
4 BSG Wismut Aue 28 15 3 10 59 42 1.405 33
5 BSG Rotation Babelsberg 28 12 8 8 58 43 1.349 32
6 BSG Aktivist Brieske-Ost 28 11 8 9 48 43 1.116 30
7 BSG Rotation Dresden 28 9 10 9 46 39 1.179 28
8 BSG Turbine Halle 28 11 6 11 30 30 1.000 28
9 BSG Empor Lauter 28 8 11 9 40 38 1.053 27
10 BSG Fortschritt Meerane 28 8 9 11 46 46 1.000 25
11 BSG Motor Zwickau 28 10 5 13 39 56 0.696 25
12 BSG Einheit Ost 28 9 5 14 43 57 0.754 23
13 BSG Lokomotive Stendal (R) 28 6 11 11 38 51 0.745 23 Relegation to DDR-Liga
14 BSG Motor Dessau (R) 28 7 9 12 38 55 0.691 23
15 BSG Stahl Thale (R) 28 4 7 17 28 59 0.475 15
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ABO CHM DRE EOL EMP MEE LST DES ZWI BAB RDD THA ERF HAL AUE
Aktivist Brieske-Ost 0–0 3–5 2–1 1–1 4–2 3–3 5–2 3–0 3–1 0–4 4–0 3–1 2–2 3–2
Chemie Leipzig 3–0 2–3 2–1 2–0 2–0 2–2 1–1 3–2 3–1 2–0 -:+[a] 2–0 1–0 3–2
Dynamo Dresden 1–0 0–3 3–2 0–0 1–3 2–0 4–0 3–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 4–2 3–0 2–1
Einheit Ost Leipzig 2–1 1–5 2–3 2–4 1–1 2–0 3–0 0–1 3–2 0–3 3–2 0–0 0–1 1–2
Empor Lauter 0–0 1–1 1–2 4–0 0–0 2–2 4–2 2–1 2–2 1–1 5–1 1–4 1–0 2–0
Fortschritt Meerane 1–2 3–1 4–2 1–2 3–1 1–2 1–1 4–1 1–1 2–1 5–1 0–0 2–0 3–3
Lokomotive Stendal 1–2 2–2 3–3 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 2–2 4–2 0–3 0–1 1–3
Motor Dessau 2–3 2–4 3–1 0–1 2–1 2–0 3–2 1–4 3–1 2–0 0–0 2–5 1–1 1–1
Motor Zwickau 1–0 4–1 0–4 2–1 0–5 3–1 1–1 0–3 2–2 0–1 1–0 0–3 1–2 2–3
Rotation Babelsberg 1–1 2–0 5–3 4–2 5–0 4–3 2–0 1–1 2–2 4–2 2–1 1–2 3–1 2–0
Rotation Dresden 1–1 3–1 3–0 2–2 2–0 1–1 4–0 2–2 2–2 2–1 3–4 0–2 1–0 0–1
Stahl Thale 0–0 1–2 3–0 2–4 1–1 1–1 0–3 0–0 1–2 0–4 1–1 2–2 0–1 0–1
Turbine Erfurt 2–1 3–0 1–0 3–3 2–0 2–1 1–2 2–1 5–2 3–2 1–0 3–5 1–0 2–0
Turbine Halle 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 5–1
Wismut Aue 3–1 2–1 1–2 6–2 0–0 4–1 4–0 4–0 1–2 0–1 5–3 3–0 3–2 3–0
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ The match between Chemie Leipzig and Stahl Thale (originally 6–3) was scored 0–0 and a victory for Thale. The players from Chemie Leipzig, who had changed at their home Georg-Schwarz-Sportpark in Leutzsch, arrived late for the game at the Bruno-Plache-Stadion in Probstheida because of a bus breakdown.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "DDDR » Oberliga » Torschützenkönige" [DDR-Oberliga top scorers]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  2. ^ a b c 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. ^ "East Germany 1946-1990". rsssf.com. Retrieved 19 January 2016.
  6. ^ "DDR » Oberliga 1953/1954" [DDR-Oberliga 1953–54]. 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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