1974–75 2. Bundesliga

The 1974–75 2. Bundesliga season was the inaugural season of the 2. Bundesliga, the second tier of the German football league system. It was played in two regional divisions, Nord and Süd.

2. Bundesliga
Season1974–75
ChampionsNord: Hannover 96
Süd: Karlsruher SC
PromotedNord: Hannover 96
Bayer 05 Uerdingen
Süd: Karlsruher SC
RelegatedNord: Olympia Wilhelmshaven
Rot-Weiß Oberhausen
VfL Wolfsburg
HSV Barmbek-Uhlenhorst
Süd: VfR Heilbronn
Borussia Neunkirchen
VfR Wormatia Worms
VfR Mannheim
Matches playedNord: 380
Süd: 380
Top goalscorerNord: Volker Graul
(29 goals)
Süd: Bernd Hoffmann
(25 goals)
Average attendanceNord: 6,818
Süd: 8,356

Hannover 96, Bayer 05 Uerdingen and Karlsruher SC were promoted to the Bundesliga while Olympia Wilhelmshaven, Rot-Weiß Oberhausen, VfL Wolfsburg, HSV Barmbek-Uhlenhorst, VfR Heilbronn, Borussia Neunkirchen, VfR Wormatia Worms and VfR Mannheim were relegated to the Oberligas and Amateurligas.

NordEdit

League tableEdit

For the 1974–75 season saw no team promoted to the new 2. Bundesliga from the Amateurligas while Hannover 96 and SC Fortuna Köln had been relegated to the 2. Bundesliga Nord from the Bundesliga.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hannover 96 (C, P) 38 25 4 9 93 39 +54 54 Promotion to Bundesliga
2 KFC Uerdingen (P) 38 20 11 7 66 38 +28 51 Promotion playoff
3 FC St. Pauli 38 22 6 10 77 48 +29 50
4 Arminia Bielefeld 38 18 14 6 68 47 +21 50
5 Fortuna Köln 38 21 4 13 69 43 +26 46
6 Borussia Dortmund 38 17 12 9 65 44 +21 46
7 SG Wattenscheid 09 38 18 10 10 72 53 +19 46
8 VfL Osnabrück 38 16 10 12 81 62 +19 42
9 Preußen Münster 38 17 8 13 73 63 +10 42
10 1. SC Göttingen 05 38 15 9 14 60 66 −6 39
11 1. FC Mülheim 38 12 12 14 47 64 −17 36
12 Schwarz-Weiss Essen 38 13 8 17 44 69 −25 34
13 Wacker 04 Berlin 38 13 7 18 54 68 −14 33
14 DJK Gütersloh 38 11 10 17 57 63 −6 32
15 Alemannia Aachen 38 11 8 19 57 71 −14 30
16 SpVgg Erkenschwick 38 9 11 18 49 70 −21 29
17 Olympia Wilhelmshaven (R) 38 10 7 21 54 81 −27 27 Relegation to Oberliga
18 Rot-Weiß Oberhausen (R) 38 6 15 17 38 66 −28 27
19 VfL Wolfsburg (R) 38 10 6 22 61 89 −28 26
20 HSV Barmbek-Uhlenhorst (R) 38 6 8 24 34 86 −52 20
Source: Bundesliga.de
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AAC BAR W04 DSC BVB ERK SWE G05 DJK H96 FKO MST PRM RWO OSN STP B05 SGW WIL WOB
Alemannia Aachen 2–1 1–3 3–1 0–1 4–0 8–1 0–2 2–1 1–3 1–1 1–1 2–1 3–1 2–2 1–2 2–2 0–0 3–0 2–1
HSV Barmbek-Uhlenhorst 2–1 2–2 0–2 1–0 3–2 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 0–3 0–1 1–0 0–1 1–3 0–6 1–1 0–2 0–0 3–1
Wacker 04 Berlin 2–0 3–1 5–3 3–1 0–1 1–0 1–2 1–0 1–0 4–2 2–2 1–4 1–1 2–1 1–2 0–2 3–3 3–0 4–2
Arminia Bielefeld 2–0 7–1 3–0 1–1 2–3 2–1 4–0 3–1 1–0 3–2 1–0 3–2 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1
Borussia Dortmund 6–0 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–3 2–2 2–1 3–1 1–0 1–0 4–3 4–0 3–1 4–1 1–1 3–3 1–1 2–2
SpVgg Erkenschwick 0–0 1–1 2–2 0–2 1–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 0–1 5–2 1–2 2–3 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–3 2–2 4–1 1–2
Schwarz-Weiß Essen 3–0 5–0 2–1 1–2 1–1 3–1 3–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 0–1 1–1 4–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 4–0 0–0
Göttingen 05 5–2 2–1 1–0 2–2 0–0 1–1 1–1 5–2 0–2 1–0 2–0 3–2 3–2 2–2 5–0 1–1 2–1 5–2 2–3
DJK Gütersloh 4–2 2–0 3–1 1–2 0–1 1–1 3–1 3–2 3–2 2–0 1–1 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–1 4–0 3–1
Hannover 96 3–0 5–2 7–0 3–1 0–0 7–1 3–1 6–0 6–1 2–0 4–1 0–1 5–2 2–0 0–1 2–0 4–1 2–0 2–1
Fortuna Köln 5–2 4–0 2–0 0–2 2–0 2–1 2–1 2–0 4–1 1–0 7–0 4–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–0 0–2 2–1
1. FC Mülheim-Styrum 2–4 3–1 1–0 2–2 3–2 3–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–2 2–1 2–3 1–1 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 2–1
Preußen Münster 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 5–1 4–2 3–0 3–3 1–1 2–3 4–0 1–0 3–3 0–4 3–0 4–1 2–1 2–2
Rot-Weiß Oberhausen 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 0–4 1–1 1–2 1–0 0–1 0–4 1–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–3 2–2 2–3 5–1
VfL Osnabrück 2–0 5–2 1–1 1–1 3–2 3–0 6–0 5–1 4–2 0–1 0–2 6–1 3–2 1–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 5–2 3–0
FC St. Pauli 1–0 3–1 1–2 3–0 1–4 2–0 5–1 4–0 1–0 0–1 3–2 3–1 1–1 4–1 2–1 1–0 1–3 2–1 10–2
Bayer Uerdingen 1–1 3–1 3–0 0–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 1–3 2–2 6–3 1–0 2–1 3–1 0–0 5–2 2–0 1–0 3–0 4–1
SG Wattenscheid 1–0 4–0 2–1 4–0 2–0 1–1 3–0 2–1 1–3 1–3 0–0 3–2 4–0 3–0 4–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 3–2
Olympia Wilhelmshaven 2–2 2–1 2–1 1–2 1–2 1–2 5–2 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–1 2–2 1–2 4–0 2–1 1–2 2–4 3–4 2–1
VfL Wolfsburg 2–3 2–0 3–1 0–3 0–0 0–3 4–1 0–1 2–1 3–4 1–5 1–0 1–1 2–0 4–5 2–3 0–1 3–2 6–2
Source: DFB
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

The league's top scorers:[1]

Goals Player Team
29   Volker Graul Arminia Bielefeld
26   Gerd-Volker Schock VfL Osnabrück
24   Rüdiger Wenzel FC St. Pauli
23   Peter Dahl Hannover 96
20   Gerd Kasperski Hannover 96
  Rolf Kucharski Alemannia Aachen
19   Wolfgang John Wacker 04 Berlin
  Wolf-Rüdiger Krause VfL Wolfsburg
  Roland Stegmayer Hannover 96
18   Hans Fritsche Schwarz-Weiß Essen

SüdEdit

League tableEdit

For the 1974–75 season saw no team promoted to the new 2. Bundesliga from the Amateurligas and no team relegated to the 2. Bundesliga Süd from the Bundesliga.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Karlsruher SC (C, P) 38 22 6 10 76 50 +26 50 Promotion to Bundesliga
2 FK Pirmasens 38 19 10 9 75 62 +13 48 Promotion playoff
3 FC Schweinfurt 05 38 19 10 9 65 59 +6 48
4 Bayern Hof 38 18 10 10 65 46 +19 46
5 1860 Munich 38 20 5 13 64 45 +19 45
6 1. FC Nürnberg 38 17 8 13 70 52 +18 42
7 1. FC Saarbrücken 38 15 11 12 72 52 +20 41
8 Waldhof Mannheim 38 16 8 14 52 42 +10 40
9 SpVgg Bayreuth 38 15 10 13 53 50 +3 40
10 Darmstadt 98 38 16 7 15 68 62 +6 39
11 Mainz 05 38 14 10 14 63 60 +3 38
12 FC Augsburg 38 12 13 13 61 63 −2 37
13 Röchling Völklingen 38 11 12 15 56 54 +2 34
14 FC Homburg 38 13 8 17 71 74 −3 34
15 SpVgg Fürth 38 12 10 16 40 48 −8 34
16 Stuttgarter Kickers 38 13 7 18 52 61 −9 33
17 VfR Heilbronn (R) 38 10 10 18 51 78 −27 30 Relegation to Oberliga
18 Borussia Neunkirchen (R) 38 11 6 21 49 73 −24 28
19 Wormatia Worms (R) 38 9 9 20 36 66 −30 27
20 VfR Mannheim (R) 38 8 10 20 43 85 −42 26
Source: Bundesliga.de
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away FCA BAY D98 FUE HEI HOF HOM KSC M05 MAN M60 BNE FCN FKP FCS S05 SKI SVR CWA W08
FC Augsburg 3–0 2–1 2–0 5–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 2–3 3–1 2–0 3–3 2–1 0–2 3–1 1–0 2–1 3–3
SpVgg Bayreuth 2–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 1–0 3–0 1–1 4–1 2–0 2–1 2–0 3–1 4–1 2–2 1–4 0–0 1–2 2–1 0–0
Darmstadt 98 2–0 4–1 1–3 4–1 1–1 4–1 3–2 1–2 3–0 1–2 3–0 1–0 2–2 3–2 3–1 2–0 3–2 5–1 1–1
SpVgg Fürth 3–0 1–1 1–3 1–3 0–0 2–0 4–2 1–0 0–0 0–1 0–2 3–2 1–1 3–2 0–1 2–2 1–1 2–0 1–0
VfR Heilbronn 3–3 1–3 1–1 0–1 1–2 1–1 1–0 2–2 0–0 1–1 3–0 0–3 2–2 4–4 5–1 4–2 1–0 0–0 1–0
Bayern Hof 1–3 0–0 1–2 1–1 0–1 3–2 3–0 3–3 2–0 4–2 3–1 3–0 3–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–0 4–0
FC Homburg 1–1 1–0 3–2 2–2 4–0 0–2 2–3 3–2 6–1 2–0 3–1 2–1 0–0 3–3 4–0 2–1 2–2 1–1 4–0
Karlsruher SC 2–0 5–1 2–2 1–0 5–1 2–0 4–2 3–1 5–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 5–0 2–1 6–0 2–1 0–4 1–0 2–0
Mainz 05 3–2 3–0 1–0 2–3 4–1 2–0 2–5 0–1 1–1 1–3 3–0 2–0 1–2 1–2 1–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 3–2
VfR Mannheim 1–1 1–5 1–0 2–2 1–3 2–2 4–2 1–4 2–5 2–1 1–3 3–1 2–0 0–5 1–1 2–4 2–0 1–2 4–0
1860 Munich 1–1 2–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 4–1 1–1 1–3 3–0 4–1 3–2 3–2 1–0 1–3 4–1 1–0 3–0 3–0
Borussia Neunkirchen 2–2 1–0 3–2 0–1 2–1 2–4 2–0 4–2 1–1 0–0 1–2 1–2 3–0 0–3 0–0 2–1 1–2 2–2 1–0
1. FC Nürnberg 2–2 1–1 3–2 2–0 2–1 6–2 6–5 2–0 3–0 5–0 1–0 1–4 1–1 2–1 4–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 3–0
FK Pirmasens 2–1 2–1 5–1 2–1 8–0 3–2 4–2 2–1 2–1 1–1 3–3 5–3 0–0 3–2 4–1 3–0 0–0 2–1 3–0
1. FC Saarbrücken 2–2 4–1 1–0 2–0 4–1 2–1 2–3 0–1 2–2 0–3 1–0 1–0 2–1 6–0 0–0 1–1 2–0 2–0 0–1
1. FC Schweinfurt 4–2 1–1 4–1 0–0 2–2 2–3 2–0 3–0 0–0 4–1 2–1 4–1 1–0 3–1 1–1 3–2 4–3 2–0 0–0
Stuttgarter Kickers 2–0 2–0 3–1 2–0 3–1 1–4 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–2 0–2 2–0 0–1 1–0 1–1 4–1
Röchling Völklingen 4–2 1–1 2–2 1–0 0–2 1–1 0–0 5–0 1–1 5–1 3–1 3–0 1–1 2–0 2–5 3–4 2–1 0–0 1–1
SV Chio Waldhof 5–0 2–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 4–0 1–3 2–1 2–0 1–2 2–2 1–0 0–1 1–1 4–1 3–0 4–0 1–0
Wormatia Worms 1–1 0–2 0–1 2–0 3–2 0–0 2–1 1–2 2–3 3–1 1–0 3–1 0–4 0–2 2–2 1–1 3–2 3–1 0–1
Source: DFB
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top scorersEdit

The league's top scorers:[2]

Goals Player Team
25   Bernd Hoffmann Karlsruher SC
23   Ferdinand Keller TSV 1860 Munich
21   Otmar Ludwig FC 08 Homburg
  Hans Walitza 1. FC Nürnberg
17   Gilbert Dussier Röchling Völklingen
16   Lothar Emmerich FC Schweinfurt 05
  Werner Seubert FC Schweinfurt 05
15   Harald Aumeier FC Schweinfurt 05
  Harry Erhart FK Pirmasens
  Gerhard Pankotsch FC 08 Homburg
  Gerd Warken Röchling Völklingen
  Dieter Weinkauff FK Pirmasens
  Hartmut Werner FC Bayern Hof

Promotion play-offsEdit

The second placed teams of each division entered a two-leg promotion play-off. Bayer Uerdingen was promoted to Bundesliga.[3]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
FK Pirmasens (S) 4–10 Bayer Uerdingen (N) 4–4 0–6

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2. Bundesliga 1974/1975 Nord Torschützenliste (in German) Weltfussball.de – Top scorers, accessed: 8 November 2015
  2. ^ 2. Bundesliga 1974/1975 Süd Torschützenliste (in German) Weltfussball.de – Top scorers, accessed: 8 November 2015
  3. ^ Relegation Bundesliga 1974/1975 (in German) Weltfussball.de – Promotion round, accessed: 8 November 2015

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