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Prva savezna liga
Season1975–76
Dates17 August 1975 – 11 July 1976
ChampionsPartizan (7th title)
RelegatedVardar
Radnički Kragujevac
European CupPartizan
Cup Winners' CupHajduk Split
UEFA CupDinamo Zagreb
Red Star
Matches played272
Goals scored705 (2.59 per match)
Top goalscorerNenad Bjeković (24)
Average attendance11,670

TeamsEdit

A total of eighteen teams contested the league, including sixteen sides from the 1974–75 season and two sides promoted from the 1974–75 Yugoslav Second League (YSL) as winners of the two second level divisions East and West. The league was contested in a double round robin format, with each club playing every other club twice, for a total of 34 rounds. Two points were awarded for wins and one point for draws.

FK Bor and Proleter Zrenjanin were relegated from the 1974–75 Yugoslav First League after finishing the season in bottom two places of the league table. The two clubs promoted to top level were Borac Banja Luka and Budućnost.

Team Location Federal Republic Position
in 1974–75
Borac Banja Luka Banja Luka   SR Bosnia and Herzegovina N/A
Budućnost Titograd   SR Montenegro N/A
Čelik Zenica   SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 01111th
Dinamo Zagreb Zagreb   SR Croatia 0055th
Hajduk Split Split   SR Croatia 0011st
OFK Belgrade Belgrade   SR Serbia 0088th
Olimpija Ljubljana Ljubljana   SR Slovenia 01212th
Partizan Belgrade   SR Serbia 0066th
Radnički Kragujevac Kragujevac   SR Serbia 01515th
Radnički Niš Niš   SR Serbia 01010th
Red Star Belgrade   SR Serbia 0033rd
NK Rijeka Rijeka   SR Croatia 01414th
FK Sarajevo Sarajevo   SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 01313th
Sloboda Tuzla   SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0077th
Vardar Skopje   SR Macedonia 01616th
Velež Mostar   SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0044th
Vojvodina Novi Sad   SR Serbia 0022nd
Željezničar Sarajevo   SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0099th

ManagersEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Partizan (C) 34 22 6 6 60 30 +30 50 1976–77 European Cup
2 Hajduk Split 34 19 11 4 57 22 +35 49 1976–77 European Cup Winners' Cup
3 Dinamo Zagreb 34 17 10 7 38 23 +15 44 1976–77 UEFA Cup
4 Red Star Belgrade 34 16 8 10 53 31 +22 40
5 Vojvodina 34 11 12 11 41 42 −1 34 1976 Intertoto Cup
6 Sloboda Tuzla 34 11 11 12 46 42 +4 33
7 Sarajevo 34 12 9 13 45 51 −6 33
8 OFK Belgrade 34 13 7 14 40 48 −8 33
9 Velež 34 10 12 12 39 37 +2 32
10 Borac Banja Luka 34 9 14 11 34 40 −6 32
11 Rijeka 34 9 13 12 35 37 −2 31
12 Željezničar 34 11 9 14 40 47 −7 31
13 Čelik 34 10 10 14 29 35 −6 30
14 Olimpija 34 10 10 14 37 44 −7 30
15 Budućnost 34 11 8 15 25 42 −17 30
16 Radnički Niš 34 7 15 12 30 41 −11 29
17 Vardar (R) 34 8 12 14 27 36 −9 28 1976–77 Yugoslav Second League
18 Radnički Kragujevac (R) 34 8 7 19 29 57 −28 23
Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Promoted from Yugoslav Second League for the next season:

Club
Napredak Kruševac
NK Zagreb

Winning squadEdit

AttendanceEdit

Club Average home attendance Average away attendance
Red Star Belgrade 27,176 23,882
FK Partizan 22,647 24,412
Dinamo Zagreb 18,176 13,912
Hajduk Split 17,941 23,647
Budućnost Titograd 12,529 8,176
FK Vardar 12,235 7,265
Borac Banja Luka 10,147 9,412
NK Rijeka 9,176 7,794
Čelik Zenica 9,176 7,382
FK Sarajevo 9,147 9,412
FK Željezničar 9,000 10,647
Radnički Niš 8,941 8,941
FK Vojvodina 8,529 11,294
Radnički Kragujevac 8,029 7,912
NK Olimpija 7,265 8,765
FK Velež 7,235 11,324
OFK Beograd 6,382 8,441
Sloboda Tuzla 6,324 7,441
  • Overall league attendance per match: 11,670 spectators

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