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The 1962–63 Segunda División season was the 32nd since its establishment and was played between 16 September 1962 and 21 April 1963.

Segunda División
Season1962–63
ChampionsPontevedra
Murcia
PromotedPontevedra
Murcia
Español
Levante
RelegatedCartagena
Atlético Baleares
Jaén
Basconia
Sevilla Atlético
Sabadell
Plus Ultra
Matches played480
Goals scored1,382 (2.88 per match)
Top goalscorerJosé Miguel Olano
(31 goals)
Best goalkeeperJosé Campillo
(0.67 goals/match)
Biggest home winReal Sociedad 11–1 Sabadell
(11 November 1962)
Biggest away winAlavés 1–4 Real Sociedad
(4 November 1962)
Sabadell 0–3 Celta Vigo
(10 February 1963)
Highest scoringReal Sociedad 11–1 Sabadell
(11 November 1962)

Overview before the seasonEdit

32 teams joined the league, including 4 relegated from the 1961–62 La Liga and 5 promoted from the 1961–62 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 Pontevedra (P) 30 16 9 5 44 31 +13 41 Promotion to La Liga
2 Español (O, P) 30 17 5 8 40 24 +16 39 Qualification for the promotion playoffs
3 Real Santander 30 15 7 8 53 39 +14 37
4 Real Sociedad 30 14 7 9 77 44 +33 35
5 Real Gijón 30 16 2 12 50 46 +4 34
6 Celta Vigo 30 13 6 11 47 31 +16 32
7 Orense 30 14 3 13 43 37 +6 31
8 Alavés 30 12 6 12 43 46 −3 30[a]
9 Indauchu 30 11 8 11 46 42 +4 30[a]
10 Burgos 30 12 5 13 39 47 −8 29
11 Salamanca 30 10 7 13 40 46 −6 27
12 Constancia 30 11 4 15 42 51 −9 26
13 Langreo (O) 30 8 9 13 33 42 −9 25 Qualification for the relegation playoffs
14 Atlético Baleares (R) 30 9 5 16 37 51 −14 23
15 Basconia (R) 30 9 3 18 31 65 −34 21 Relegation to Tercera División
16 Sabadell (R) 30 8 4 18 43 66 −23 20
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 Alavés finished ahead of Indauchu on head-to-head points: Alavés–Indauchu 2–1, Indauchu–Alavés 3–3

Group SouthEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Murcia (P) 30 18 6 6 40 20 +20 42 Promotion to La Liga
2 Levante (O, P) 30 18 5 7 61 34 +27 41 Qualification for the promotion playoffs
3 Las Palmas 30 16 6 8 45 32 +13 38
4 Cádiz 30 17 3 10 49 46 +3 37
5 Recreativo 30 9 14 7 40 26 +14 32
6 Granada 30 12 6 12 38 29 +9 30
7 Eldense 30 13 3 14 51 58 −7 29[a]
8 Hércules 30 12 5 13 51 42 +9 29[a]
9 Mestalla 30 11 7 12 50 55 −5 29[a]
10 Tenerife 30 11 7 12 42 34 +8 29[a]
11 Melilla 30 9 9 12 36 42 −6 27[b]
12 San Fernando 30 11 5 14 33 58 −25 27[b]
13 Cartagena (R) 30 9 8 13 40 53 −13 26 Qualification for the relegation playoffs
14 Jaén (R) 30 9 7 14 35 41 −6 25
15 Sevilla Atlético (R) 30 8 6 16 34 54 −20 22 Relegation to Tercera División
16 Plus Ultra (R) 30 6 5 19 29 50 −21 17
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 c d Eldense finished ahead of Hércules, Mestalla and Tenerife on head-to-head points: Eldense 7 pts, Hércules 6 pts, Mestalla 6 pts, Tenerife 5 pts. Hércules finished ahead of Mestalla on head-to-head points: Mestalla–Hércules 4–4, Hércules–Mestalla 3–0
  2. ^ a b Melilla finished ahead of San Fernando on overall goal difference

Promotion playoffsEdit

First legEdit

Second legEdit

TiebreakerEdit

Relegation playoffsEdit

First legEdit

Second legEdit

TiebreakerEdit

External linksEdit