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The 1960–61 Segunda División season was the 30th since its establishment and was played between 10 September 1960 and 30 April 1961.

Segunda División
Season1960–61
ChampionsOsasuna
Tenerife
PromotedOsasuna
Tenerife
RelegatedCondal
Castellón
Sestao
Baracaldo
Extremadura
Tarrasa
Rayo Vallecano
Matches played480
Goals scored1,430 (2.98 per match)
Top goalscorerJosé Luis Veloso
(26 goals)
Best goalkeeperÑito
(0.67 goals/match)
Biggest home winPlus Ultra 11–0 Jaén
(6 November 1960)
Biggest away winCastellón 0–4 Plus Ultra
(23 October 1960)
Extremadura 0–4 Rayo Vallecano
(6 November 1960)
Highest scoringOsasuna 11–1 Indauchu
(9 October 1960)
Mestalla 9–3 Cádiz
(30 April 1961)

Contents

Overview before the seasonEdit

32 teams joined the league, including two relegated from the 1959–60 La Liga and 6 promoted from the 1959–60 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, qualification or relegation
1 Osasuna (P) 30 21 4 5 83 25 +58 46 Promotion to La Liga
2 Celta Vigo 30 17 6 7 56 30 +26 40 Qualification for the promotion playoffs
3 Deportivo La Coruña 30 15 6 9 68 47 +21 36[a]
4 Ourense 30 14 8 8 45 36 +9 36[a]
5 Pontevedra 30 11 9 10 39 40 −1 31[b]
6 Sabadell 30 11 9 10 30 40 −10 31[b]
7 Cultural Leonesa 30 11 8 11 39 42 −3 30
8 Basconia 30 14 1 15 41 57 −16 29[c]
9 San Sebastián 30 11 7 12 51 50 +1 29[c]
10 Salamanca 30 11 7 12 42 36 +6 29[c]
11 Indauchu 30 12 3 15 46 59 −13 27
12 Condal[d] (R) 30 8 10 12 44 49 −5 26 Relegation to Tercera División
13 Real Gijón[e] (O) 30 10 5 15 41 53 −12 25 Qualification for the relegation playoffs
14 Sestao (R) 30 8 8 14 35 51 −16 24
15 Baracaldo (R) 30 7 8 15 33 51 −18 22 Relegation to Tercera División
16 Tarrasa (R) 30 5 9 16 33 60 −27 19
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 Deportivo La Coruña finished ahead of Ourense on head-to-head points: Ourense–Deportivo La Coruña 0–3, Deportivo La Coruña–Ourense 2–1
  2. ^ a b Pontevedra finished ahead of Sabadell on overall goal difference
  3. ^ a b c Basconia finished ahead of San Sebastián and Salamanca on head-to-head points: Basconia 5 pts, San Sebastián 4 pts, Salamanca 3 pts
  4. ^ Condal quit Segunda División at the end of the season
  5. ^ Real Gijón, relegated in the playoffs, maintained the second tier after winning a tournament in Palma with other teams from the Tercera División

Group SouthEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Tenerife (P) 30 17 6 7 45 23 +22 40 Promotion to La Liga
2 Atlético Ceuta 30 17 4 9 51 35 +16 38 Qualification for the promotion playoffs
3 Hércules 30 16 4 10 53 40 +13 36
4 Cádiz 30 16 3 11 55 54 +1 35
5 Las Palmas 30 13 6 11 33 32 +1 32[a]
6 Levante 30 13 6 11 58 40 +18 32[a]
7 Plus Ultra 30 15 1 14 58 41 +17 31[b]
8 Murcia 30 13 5 12 45 39 +6 31[b]
9 Córdoba 30 14 2 14 40 34 +6 30[c]
10 Mestalla 30 12 6 12 55 48 +7 30[c]
11 San Fernando 30 9 9 12 33 37 −4 27
12 Málaga 30 10 6 14 42 52 −10 26
13 Castellón (R) 30 8 8 14 36 50 −14 24[d] Qualification for the relegation playoffs
14 Jaén (O) 30 10 4 16 31 61 −30 24[d]
15 Extremadura (R) 30 9 5 16 31 63 −32 23 Relegation to Tercera División
16 Rayo Vallecano (R) 30 8 5 17 38 55 −17 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 Las Palmas finished ahead of Levante on head-to-head points: Levante–Las Palmas 0–1, Las Palmas–Levante 2–1
  2. ^ a b Plus Ultra finished ahead of Murcia on head-to-head points: Murcia–Plus Ultra 2–3, Plus Ultra–Murcia 1–0
  3. ^ a b Córdoba finished ahead of Mestalla on head-to-head goal difference: Córdoba–Mestalla 3–0, Mestalla–Córdoba 3–1
  4. ^ a b Castellón finished ahead of Jaén on head-to-head goal difference: Jaén–Castellón 1–0, Castellón–Jaén 3–0

Promotion playoffsEdit

First legEdit

Second legEdit

Relegation playoffsEdit

First legEdit

Second legEdit

External linksEdit