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The 1953–54 Segunda División season was the 23rd since its establishment and was played between 12 September 1953 and 25 April 1954.

Segunda División
Season1953–54
ChampionsAlavés
Las Palmas
PromotedAlavés
Las Palmas
Málaga
Hércules
RelegatedMelilla
Gimnástica Torrelavega
Alcoyano
Salamanca
Mestalla
Escoriaza
Mallorca
Matches played480
Goals scored1,700 (3.54 per match)
Top goalscorerChas
(23 goals)
Best goalkeeperPepín
(0.96 goals/match)
Biggest home winTenerife 8–0 Mallorca
(20 December 1953)
Biggest away winAvilés 0–6 Cultural Leonesa
(21 February 1954)
Highest scoringZaragoza 8–1 Ferrol
(4 October 1953)
España Tánger 6–3 Murcia
(6 December 1953)
Mestalla 5–4 Linense
(19 December 1953)
Atlético Tetuán 5–4 Castellón
(7 March 1954)

Overview before the seasonEdit

32 teams joined the league, including two relegated from the 1952–53 La Liga and 8 promoted from the 1952–53 Tercera División.

Relegated from La Liga
Promoted from Tercera División

Group NorthEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Alavés (P) 30 17 7 6 65 42 +23 41 Promotion to La Liga
2 Baracaldo 30 17 4 9 56 36 +20 38[a] Qualification for the promotion playoffs
3 Lérida 30 16 6 8 62 44 +18 38[a]
4 Cultural Leonesa 30 15 4 11 63 46 +17 34
5 España Industrial 30 12 9 9 62 48 +14 33
6 Sabadell 30 14 4 12 52 53 −1 32
7 Eibar 30 10 9 11 56 54 +2 29[b]
8 Ferrol 30 12 5 13 44 58 −14 29[b]
9 Zaragoza 30 11 7 12 76 59 +17 29[b]
10 Logroñés 30 12 4 14 65 55 +10 28[c]
11 Avilés 30 9 10 11 45 61 −16 28[c]
12 Caudal (O) 30 11 6 13 38 46 −8 28[c] Qualification for the relegation playoffs
13 La Felguera (O) 30 10 5 15 49 63 −14 25[d]
14 Gimnástica Torrelavega (R) 30 11 3 16 35 64 −29 25[d] Relegation to Tercera División
15 Salamanca (R) 30 8 6 16 44 56 −12 22
16 Escoriaza (R) 30 8 5 17 42 69 −27 21
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 Baracaldo finished ahead of Lérida on head-to-head goal difference: Lérida–Baracaldo 4–2, Baracaldo–Lérida 3–0
  2. ^ a b c Eibar finished ahead of Ferrol and Zaragoza on head-to-head points: Eibar 5 pts, Ferrol 4 pts, Zaragoza 3 pts
  3. ^ a b c Logroñés finished ahead of Avilés and Caudal on head-to-head points: Logroñés 6 pts, Avilés 5 pts, Caudal 1 pt
  4. ^ a b La Felguera finished ahead of Gimnástica Torrelavega on head-to-head goal difference: La Felguera–Gimnástica Torrelavega 4–1, Gimnástica Torrelavega–La Felguera 4–3

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALA AVI BAR CAU LEO EIB ESC CON GIM FEL LLE LOG RFE SAB SAL ZAR
Alavés 2–0 2–1 1–0 3–2 2–2 3–1 3–1 1–0 5–2 4–1 5–0 6–0 3–1 4–1 4–4
Avilés 2–2 1–0 1–0 0–6 3–3 1–1 1–1 5–0 4–2 1–1 1–1 3–2 4–0 2–2 4–2
Baracaldo 0–3 5–0 6–1 0–0 3–2 1–0 3–0 0–0 3–1 3–0 4–3 3–0 4–0 1–5 3–2
Caudal 1–2 0–2 0–1 3–2 4–2 1–0 2–1 1–3 3–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 1–0
Cultural Leonesa 3–1 5–0 1–0 4–2 1–1 4–1 2–0 3–1 2–0 0–1 4–1 1–0 2–2 1–0 0–0
Eibar 0–1 1–1 0–1 1–1 6–0 3–1 1–1 1–1 2–1 2–4 3–1 2–0 6–1 5–0 3–1
Escoriaza 4–1 4–3 0–0 2–1 3–5 2–1 2–2 2–3 2–3 1–3 2–1 3–1 2–3 2–1 0–3
España Industrial 2–2 1–1 3–0 1–1 2–3 7–1 4–1 6–0 2–1 3–3 5–2 2–3 1–1 2–0 2–1
Gimnástica Torrelavega 2–1 2–0 3–2 2–1 1–0 0–1 3–0 2–3 4–3 0–3 1–3 1–2 2–0 1–0 1–1
La Felguera 6–0 1–1 2–3 0–0 2–1 2–1 1–1 0–1 4–1 3–1 3–2 1–1 2–0 3–0 3–2
Lérida 2–1 4–0 4–2 2–2 2–4 0–1 3–1 1–0 3–0 3–0 4–1 5–1 1–0 1–0 4–4
Logroñés 0–1 6–2 0–1 3–1 2–1 5–0 0–0 2–4 5–0 3–0 3–1 6–0 3–2 3–0 5–1
Ferrol 0–0 3–0 2–2 1–2 2–1 3–1 0–1 1–0 2–0 4–0 2–1 4–1 3–2 2–2 2–0
Sabadell 0–0 3–1 1–0 1–0 3–2 5–2 4–0 2–2 3–0 4–0 2–0 3–2 1–0 3–1 4–3
Salamanca 3–1 1–0 0–1 1–5 3–2 0–0 5–0 1–2 5–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–2 3–0 3–4
Zaragoza 1–1 0–1 0–3 4–0 4–1 2–2 5–3 5–1 3–1 6–1 1–2 1–1 8–1 3–1 5–1
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group SouthEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Las Palmas (P) 30 16 7 7 58 33 +25 39 Promotion to La Liga
2 Hércules (O, P) 30 17 4 9 55 40 +15 38[a] Qualification for the promotion playoffs
3 Málaga 30 16 6 8 60 30 +30 38[a]
4 Granada 30 17 2 11 63 36 +27 36
5 Castellón 30 16 1 13 67 61 +6 33[b]
6 Tenerife 30 14 5 11 56 41 +15 33[b]
7 Atlético Tetuán 30 15 3 12 60 46 +14 33[b]
8 España Tánger 30 15 1 14 60 57 +3 31
9 Badajoz 30 11 8 11 66 55 +11 30[c]
10 Linense 30 13 4 13 46 59 −13 30[c]
11 Xerez 30 12 5 13 50 54 −4 29
12 Murcia (O) 30 10 7 13 45 54 −9 27 Qualification for the relegation playoffs
13 Melilla (R) 30 11 4 15 37 70 −33 26
14 Alcoyano (R) 30 8 9 13 35 49 −14 25 Relegation to Tercera División
15 Mestalla (R) 30 10 3 17 48 58 −10 23
16 Mallorca (R) 30 3 3 24 40 103 −63 9
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 Hércules finished ahead of Málaga on head-to-head points: Málaga–Hércules 0–1, Hércules–Málaga 0–0
  2. ^ a b c Castellón finished ahead of Tenerife and Atlético Tetuán on head-to-head goal difference
  3. ^ a b Badajoz finished ahead of Linense on head-to-head goal difference: Linense–Badajoz 3–2, Badajoz–Linense 3–0

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ALC TET BAD CAS ESP GRA HER LPA LNS CDM MAL MEL MES MUR TEN XER
Alcoyano 2–0 4–2 4–3 2–0 0–0 1–1 4–1 2–2 0–0 5–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–1
Atlético Tetuán 4–0 1–1 5–4 5–2 1–0 4–0 3–2 3–0 2–0 5–1 0–0 4–1 0–0 0–1 6–0
Badajoz 2–1 3–1 2–0 6–2 4–1 0–2 0–0 3–0 1–1 5–1 7–0 1–1 5–0 1–2 6–2
Castellón 4–0 6–1 4–1 3–0 1–0 2–0 3–1 5–0 1–0 5–2 5–2 2–1 2–1 2–0 5–2
España Tánger 1–0 1–2 3–0 3–0 3–0 2–1 1–0 4–0 2–1 6–0 2–1 2–0 6–3 4–1 3–1
Granada 3–0 1–0 6–2 7–1 4–0 1–2 1–1 3–1 1–0 6–2 7–0 2–0 2–1 2–1 2–0
Hércules 3–1 2–0 3–3 3–3 4–1 3–1 1–2 3–1 0–0 5–0 2–1 1–0 2–1 3–0 3–0
Las Palmas 3–1 2–0 1–1 7–0 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 6–0 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 4–3
Linense 1–0 2–1 3–2 1–0 2–4 2–1 1–0 2–0 3–1 5–1 3–0 1–0 2–2 3–3 1–0
Málaga 2–0 5–1 1–0 3–0 3–1 1–2 0–1 6–2 1–1 3–1 4–0 3–0 5–0 4–1 1–0
Mallorca 0–0 1–3 2–3 5–2 4–1 1–2 1–2 0–2 3–1 1–2 1–1 3–3 1–2 3–4 2–4
Melilla 2–2 2–1 1–1 1–0 4–2 2–1 2–0 1–0 2–3 0–4 2–0 4–2 3–1 1–0 1–0
Mestalla 1–0 2–3 4–1 0–1 3–1 1–3 2–0 1–1 5–4 2–3 5–2 4–1 1–0 1–0 5–0
Murcia 4–0 2–1 2–2 3–1 2–1 0–2 2–3 2–3 3–1 1–1 2–1 4–2 3–2 1–0 1–1
Tenerife 4–0 1–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 3–2 5–2 0–0 1–0 2–3 8–0 6–1 4–0 1–0 2–1
Xerez 2–0 2–1 5–1 5–2 2–1 1–0 1–2 0–0 4–0 1–1 3–0 3–0 3–1 1–1 2–1
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Promotion playoffsEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Málaga 10 6 3 1 21 15 +6 15 Promotion to La Liga
2 Hércules (O, P) 10 5 3 2 16 10 +6 13
3 Osasuna (R) 10 4 3 3 23 20 +3 11
4 Baracaldo 10 3 3 4 18 20 −2 9
5 Lérida 10 3 2 5 27 30 −3 8
6 Jaén (R) 10 1 2 7 15 25 −10 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
(O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BAR HER JAE LLE CDM OSA
Baracaldo 0–1 3–2 4–0 1–0 3–3
Hércules 2–2 2–0 6–1 1–1 2–0
Jaén 0–0 0–1 4–3 1–2 0–1
Lérida 7–2 5–1 2–2 1–2 2–2
Málaga 3–2 0–0 3–2 5–3 1–1
Osasuna 2–1 1–0 8–4 2–3 3–4
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation playoffsEdit

Group 1Edit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Caudal (O) 8 6 0 2 16 7 +9 12 Remained at Segunda División
2 La Felguera (O) 8 4 1 3 15 13 +2 9
3 Ponferradina 8 3 2 3 10 13 −3 8
4 Huesca 8 3 1 4 13 16 −3 7
5 Girona 8 2 0 6 13 18 −5 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
(O) Play-off winner.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away CAU GIR HUE FEL PNF
Caudal 3–1 2–0 4–1 1–0
Girona 1–3 2–1 1–2 5–1
Huesca 0–3 3–1 3–1 4–0
La Felguera 2–0 2–1 6–1 1–1
Ponferradina 2–0 3–1 1–1 2–0
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 Promotion or relegation
1 San Fernando (O, P) 8 5 0 3 26 13 +13 10[a] Promotion to Segunda División
2 Murcia (O) 8 5 0 3 23 9 +14 10[a]
3 Cacereño 8 4 0 4 12 22 −10 8
4 Melilla (R) 8 3 0 5 16 17 −1 6[b] Relegation to Tercera División
5 Orihuela 8 3 0 5 8 24 −16 6[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 San Fernando finished ahead of Murcia on head-to-head goal difference: Murcia–San Fernando 3–2, San Fernando–Murcia 3–1
  2. ^ a b Melilla finished ahead of Orihuela on head-to-head goal difference: Orihuela–Melilla 1–0, Melilla–Orihuela 7–0

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away CAC MEL MUR ORI SFE
Cacereño 2–1 2–1 3–1 2–1
Melilla 4–1 1–0 7–0 2–4
Murcia 7–0 3–0 7–1 3–2
Orihuela 3–0 1–0 0–1 2–0
San Fernando 4–2 6–1 3–1 6–0
Source: BDFútbol
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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