1964–65 DDR-Oberliga

The 1964–65 DDR-Oberliga was the 16th season of the DDR-Oberliga, the first tier of league football in East Germany.

DDR-Oberliga
Season1964–65
ChampionsASK Vorwärts Berlin
Relegated
European CupASK Vorwärts Berlin
European Cup Winners' CupSC Aufbau Magdeburg
Inter-Cities Fairs CupSC Leipzig
Matches played182
Goals scored529 (2.91 per match)
Top goalscorerBernd Bauchspieß (14)[1]
Total attendance1,767,500[2]
Average attendance9,712[2]

The league was contested by fourteen teams. National People's Army club ASK Vorwärts Berlin won the championship, the club's fourth of six national East German championships all up.[3][4]

Bernd Bauchspieß of BSG Chemie Leipzig was the league's top scorer with 14 goals, becoming the first player to finish as top scorer on three occasions.[5] For the third time the title East German Footballer of the year was awarded, going to Horst Weigang of SC Leipzig.[6]

On the strength of the 1964–65 title Vorwärts qualified for the 1965–66 European Cup where the club was knocked out by Manchester United in the first round. Seventh-placed club SC Aufbau Magdeburg qualified for the 1965–66 European Cup Winners' Cup as the seasons FDGB-Pokal winner and was knocked out by West Ham United in the quarter finals. Fourth-placed SC Leipzig qualified for the 1965–66 Inter-Cities Fairs Cup where it was knocked out in the second round by Leeds United.[7]

TableEdit

The 1964–65 season saw two newly promoted clubs, Dynamo Dresden and SC Neubrandenburg.[8][9]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 ASK Vorwärts Berlin (C) 26 17 3 6 51 24 +27 37 Qualification to European Cup preliminary round
2 SC Motor Jena 26 14 4 8 41 27 +14 32
3 BSG Chemie Leipzig 26 11 9 6 47 29 +18 31
4 SC Leipzig 26 12 6 8 53 34 +19 30 Qualification to Inter-Cities Fairs Cup first round
5 SC Empor Rostock 26 13 2 11 37 33 +4 28
6 BSG Lokomotive Stendal 26 9 8 9 47 42 +5 26
7 SC Aufbau Magdeburg 26 9 7 10 35 35 0 25 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup first round
8 BSG Motor Zwickau 26 9 6 11 36 46 −10 24
9 BSG Wismut Aue 26 6 12 8 23 36 −13 24
10 SG Dynamo Dresden 26 9 5 12 34 38 −4 23
11 SC Karl-Marx-Stadt 26 8 7 11 36 41 −5 23
12 SC Dynamo Berlin 26 8 6 12 27 37 −10 22
13 SC Neubrandenburg (R) 26 7 6 13 34 58 −24 20 Relegation to DDR-Liga
14 BSG Motor Steinach (R) 26 8 3 15 28 49 −21 19
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away MAG CHM DBE DRE ROS KMS LEI LST MJE STE ZWI NEU VBE AUE
Aufbau Magdeburg 2–2 1–1 3–0 1–2 0–0 2–0 2–1 3–2 1–0 0–1 2–0 4–2 4–0
Chemie Leipzig 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 3–1 0–3 2–1 3–0 6–0 1–0 6–0 3–1 1–1
Dynamo Berlin 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–2 3–1 2–2 2–4 1–2 1–3 1–2 4–0 0–0 0–0
Dynamo Dresden 1–0 0–0 5–0 2–1 4–1 2–1 4–0 0–1 3–2 1–0 5–3 1–4 1–1
Empor Rostock 4–0 3–1 2–3 1–0 3–1 2–1 1–1 1–2 0–2 3–0 2–1 0–1 1–2
Karl-Marx-Stadt 2–1 4–4 0–2 1–1 1–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 4–1 3–0 5–1 1–0 0–0
SC Leipzig 6–2 1–3 3–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 1–0 4–1 5–1 2–1 1–2 2–2
Lokomotive Stendal 2–1 1–1 1–0 5–2 1–2 3–1 2–0 2–3 4–0 1–1 4–4 2–6 3–0
Motor Jena 3–1 2–1 0–0 2–0 3–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 3–0 1–0 3–0 1–0 3–1
Motor Steinach 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 2–0 2–1 0–4 1–0 2–1 3–2 0–1 0–2 1–2
Motor Zwickau 0–0 3–3 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–3 3–3 2–1 3–2 3–2 5–3 1–4 3–1
SC Neubrandenburg 3–2 1–1 1–2 2–0 4–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–3 1–1
Vorwärts Berlin 1–0 2–1 3–0 3–0 0–1 2–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–1 4–0 2–0
Wismut Aue 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–3 1–4 1–0 0–0 1–2 2–1 2–1
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ fuwo, page: 93
  2. ^ a b fuwo, page: 23
  3. ^ "East Germany - List of Champions". rsssf.com. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  4. ^ "DDR-Meister" [East German champions]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  5. ^ "DDDR » Oberliga » Torschützenkönige" [DDR-Oberliga top scorers]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  6. ^ fuwo, page: 92
  7. ^ "European Competitions 1965-66". rsssf.com. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  8. ^ "East Germany 1946-1990". rsssf.com. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  9. ^ "DDR » Oberliga 1964–65" [DDR-Oberliga 1964–65]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 22 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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