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The 1976–77 Bundesliga was the 14th season of the Bundesliga, West Germany's premier football league. It began on 14 August 1976[1] and ended on 21 May 1977.[2] Borussia Mönchengladbach were the defending champions.

Bundesliga
Season1976–77
ChampionsBorussia Mönchengladbach
5th Bundesliga title
5th German title
RelegatedKarlsruher SC
Tennis Borussia Berlin
Rot-Weiss Essen
European CupBorussia Mönchengladbach
Cup Winners' Cup1. FC Köln
Hamburger SV (title holders)
UEFA CupFC Schalke 04
Eintracht Braunschweig
Eintracht Frankfurt
FC Bayern Munich
Goals scored1,061
Average goals/game3.47
Top goalscorerDieter Müller (34)
Biggest home winFC Bayern 9–0 TeBe Berlin (10 September 1976)
Biggest away winEssen 1–8 Frankfurt (7 May 1977)
FC Bayern 0–7 Schalke (9 October 1976)
Highest scoringKöln 8–4 TeBe Berlin (12 goals) (26 February 1977)

Contents

Competition modusEdit

Every team played two games against each other team, one at home and one away. Teams received two points for a win and one point for a draw. If two or more teams were tied on points, places were determined by goal difference and, if still tied, by goals scored. The team with the most points were crowned champions while the three teams with the fewest points were relegated to their respective 2. Bundesliga divisions.

Team changes to 1975–76Edit

Hannover 96, Kickers Offenbach and Bayer 05 Uerdingen were relegated to the 2. Bundesliga after finishing in the last three places. They were replaced by Tennis Borussia Berlin, winners of the 2. Bundesliga Northern Division, 1. FC Saarbrücken, winners of the Southern Division and Borussia Dortmund, who won a two-legged promotion play-off against 1. FC Nürnberg.

Season overviewEdit

Team overviewEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Borussia Mönchengladbach (C) 34 17 10 7 58 34 +24 44 1977–78 European Cup First round
2 Schalke 04 34 17 9 8 77 52 +25 43 1977–78 UEFA Cup First round[a]
3 Eintracht Braunschweig 34 15 13 6 56 38 +18 43
4 Eintracht Frankfurt 34 17 8 9 86 57 +29 42
5 1. FC Köln 34 17 6 11 83 61 +22 40 1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup First round[b]
6 Hamburger SV 34 14 10 10 67 56 +11 38
7 Bayern Munich 34 14 9 11 74 65 +9 37 1977–78 UEFA Cup First round[a]
8 Borussia Dortmund 34 12 10 12 73 64 +9 34
9 MSV Duisburg 34 11 12 11 60 51 +9 34
10 Hertha BSC 34 13 8 13 55 54 +1 34
11 Werder Bremen 34 13 7 14 51 59 −8 33
12 Fortuna Düsseldorf 34 11 9 14 52 54 −2 31
13 1. FC Kaiserslautern 34 12 5 17 53 59 −6 29
14 1. FC Saarbrücken 34 9 11 14 43 55 −12 29
15 VfL Bochum 34 11 7 16 47 62 −15 29
16 Karlsruher SC (R) 34 9 10 15 53 75 −22 28 2. Bundesliga
17 Tennis Borussia Berlin (R) 34 6 10 18 47 85 −38 22
18 Rot-Weiss Essen (R) 34 7 8 19 49 103 −54 22
Source: www.dfb.de
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b As 1. FC Köln qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup, their UEFA Cup spot was transferred to Bayern Munich.
  2. ^ Hamburger SV won the 1976–77 European Cup Winners' Cup and thereby automatically qualified as defending champions.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BSC TBB BOC EBS SVW BVB DUI F95 RWE SGE HSV FCK KSC KOE BMG FCB FCS S04
Hertha BSC 2–0 2–0 2–1 2–1 3–2 2–4 4–0 2–1 2–3 2–1 2–0 1–1 2–4 0–1 1–1 1–1 2–1
Tennis Borussia Berlin 2–0 1–1 0–0 2–4 2–3 1–5 4–2 2–2 1–1 1–1 4–2 4–2 3–2 0–1 3–1 1–1 1–3
VfL Bochum 4–2 2–1 1–1 0–2 2–1 2–1 1–2 2–1 3–1 4–2 1–0 1–0 1–2 0–0 5–6 1–2 1–2
Eintracht Braunschweig 2–2 3–1 2–0 0–1 3–1 1–1 0–0 6–0 3–1 0–1 2–1 3–3 4–2 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–0
Werder Bremen 1–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 3–0 2–2 0–2 3–1 2–1 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–3 1–0 1–1
Borussia Dortmund 2–1 4–0 0–2 0–0 2–4 2–1 1–2 4–2 2–2 4–4 5–2 7–2 1–2 0–0 3–3 2–1 2–2
MSV Duisburg 1–1 1–1 0–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 1–0 4–0 4–3 0–0 1–0 3–1 1–1 3–2 5–2 2–3 2–2
Fortuna Düsseldorf 2–3 0–0 1–0 1–3 3–2 3–2 2–0 4–4 1–2 2–0 2–3 3–0 1–3 0–1 0–0 5–1 1–2
Rot-Weiss Essen 2–2 1–0 3–3 2–1 0–0 1–5 1–5 5–3 1–8 1–2 3–2 3–2 0–3 1–0 1–4 1–0 2–2
Eintracht Frankfurt 3–3 7–1 2–2 3–0 7–1 1–4 3–1 1–1 3–1 2–1 2–0 3–2 4–0 1–3 2–1 2–1 6–3
Hamburger SV 2–0 2–1 5–1 0–2 5–3 3–4 2–0 1–1 5–3 3–1 1–0 2–1 2–1 4–1 5–0 0–0 2–2
1. FC Kaiserslautern 0–2 3–1 2–0 1–3 4–2 2–1 2–0 0–2[a] 7–1 2–2 2–0 3–1 4–2 1–2 1–1 1–0 2–0
Karlsruher SC 0–3 4–1 2–1 1–1 3–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–2 1–1 2–1 4–0 1–2 3–0 1–7
1. FC Köln 3–2 8–4 6–1 3–0 3–0 1–1 5–2 2–2 2–2 2–0 3–3 3–1 4–1 0–3 3–0 5–1 2–0
Borussia Mönchengladbach 2–1 3–0 4–2 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 6–0 1–3 0–0 0–0 5–1 3–1 1–0 3–0 2–0
Bayern Munich 1–0 9–0 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–2 2–2 2–1 5–1 0–3 6–2 3–0 5–0 4–1 2–2 5–1 0–7
1. FC Saarbrücken 1–1 0–0 0–1 1–2 2–0 2–2 1–0 0–0 2–1 2–2 3–2 2–2 1–1 3–1 2–2 6–1 2–3
Schalke 04 4–0 5–4 3–1 2–3 3–2 4–2 3–2 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–0 5–2 2–2 1–1 1–0 0–0 0–1
Source: DFB
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ The 1. FC Kaiserslautern v Fortuna Düsseldorf match from 27 November 1976 was suspended after 76 minutes and a score of 0–1 due to bottles being repeatedly thrown from the stands. The match was abandoned and later awarded to Fortuna Düsseldorf with a score of 0–2.[4]

Top goalscorersEdit

Champion squadEdit

Borussia Mönchengladbach
Goalkeeper: Wolfgang Kneib (34).

Defenders: Rainer Bonhof (33 / 6); Hans-Jürgen Wittkamp (33 / 5); Hans Klinkhammer (29); Horst Wohlers (27 / 2); Berti Vogts (captain; 27 / 1); Frank Schäffer (27); Norbert Ringels (7).
Midfielders: Herbert Wimmer (31 / 2); Uli Stielike (24 / 4); Horst Köppel (22 / 3); Wilfried Hannes (21 / 3); Christian Kulik (18 / 1); Dietmar Danner (3).
Forwards: Allan Simonsen   (34 / 12); Jupp Heynckes (20 / 15); Herbert Heidenreich (20 / 2); Karl Del'Haye (16 / 1); Carsten Nielsen   (1).
(league appearances and goals listed in brackets)

Manager: Udo Lattek.

On the roster but have not played in a league game: Wolfgang Kleff; Hans-Jakob Klingen; Ulrich Sude; Gerd Engels; Hans-Jürgen Offermanns; Rudolf Gores.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Schedule Round 1". DFB. Archived from the original on 8 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Archive 1976/1977 Round 34". DFB. Archived from the original on 8 June 2011.
  3. ^ a b Grüne, Hardy (2001). Enzyklopädie des deutschen Ligafußballs, Band 7: Vereinslexikon (in German). Kassel: AGON Sportverlag. ISBN 3-89784-147-9.
  4. ^ "1. FC Kaiserslautern – Fortuna Düsseldorf" (in German). fussballdaten.de. Retrieved 7 November 2011.

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