1983–84 DDR-Oberliga

The 1983–84 DDR-Oberliga was the 35th season of the DDR-Oberliga, the first tier of league football in East Germany.

DDR-Oberliga
Season1983–84
ChampionsBFC Dynamo
Relegated
European CupBFC Dynamo
European Cup Winners' CupDynamo Dresden
UEFA Cup
Matches played182
Goals scored604 (3.32 per match)
Top goalscorerRainer Ernst (20)[1]
Total attendance2,221,100[2]
Average attendance12,071[2]

The league was contested by fourteen teams. BFC Dynamo won the championship, the club's sixth of ten consecutive East German championships from 1978 to 1988, thereby equalling the record held by Dynamo Dresden and FC Vorwärts Berlin.[3][4]

Rainer Ernst of BFC Dynamo was the league's top scorer with 20 goals,[5] while Hans-Jürgen Dörner of Dynamo Dresden took out the seasons East German Footballer of the year award.[6]

On the strength of the 1983–84 title BFC Dynamo qualified for the 1984–85 European Cup where the club was knocked out by FK Austria Wien in the second round. Second-placed club Dynamo Dresden qualified for the 1984–85 European Cup Winners' Cup as the seasons FDGB-Pokal winners and lost to SK Rapid Wien in the quarter finals. Third-placed 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig qualified for the 1984–85 UEFA Cup where it was knocked out by FC Spartak Moscow in the second round while fourth-placed FC Vorwärts Frankfurt lost to PSV Eindhoven in the first round.[7]

TableEdit

The 1983–84 season saw two newly promoted clubs, Stahl Riesa and BSG Chemie Leipzig.[8][9]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Berliner FC Dynamo 26 17 5 4 66 36 +30 39 Qualification to European Cup first round
2 SG Dynamo Dresden (C) 26 14 9 3 61 28 +33 37 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup first round
3 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig 26 16 5 5 56 28 +28 37 Qualification to UEFA Cup first round
4 FC Vorwärts Frankfurt 26 13 7 6 56 36 +20 33
5 1. FC Magdeburg 26 12 8 6 56 33 +23 32
6 FC Karl-Marx-Stadt 26 10 10 6 37 34 +3 30
7 FC Rot-Weiss Erfurt 26 10 8 8 36 39 −3 28
8 BSG Wismut Aue 26 9 7 10 28 34 −6 25
9 F.C. Hansa Rostock 26 8 8 10 32 41 −9 24
10 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 26 7 6 13 50 63 −13 20
11 BSG Stahl Riesa 26 7 6 13 41 55 −14 20
12 BSG Chemie Leipzig 26 4 6 16 21 49 −28 14
13 1. FC Union Berlin (R) 26 4 6 16 27 55 −28 14 Relegation to DDR-Liga
14 Hallescher FC Chemie (R) 26 1 9 16 32 68 −36 11
Source:[citation needed]
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated
  • Relegation playoff: 1.FC Union Berlin - BSG Chemie Leipzig 1–1 & 1–2

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BFC CZJ CHM DRE HFC HRO KMS LOK MAG RWE STR UNI VFO AUE
BFC Dynamo 5–0 3–1 4–2 0–0 3–1 4–2 0–2 2–0 3–3 4–2 4–0 1–2 0–0
Carl Zeiss Jena 1–1 4–0 1–1 2–0 0–1 2–0 1–4 2–3 3–0 4–6 4–1 6–3 2–1
Chemie Leipzig 1–2 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–1 1–3 0–3 1–1 2–1 0–2 0–2 1–1 1–0
Dynamo Dresden 1–2 4–0 0–0 3–0 5–0 2–1 2–2 2–0 5–1 4–2 2–0 2–1 6–0
Hallescher FC Chemie 4–5 3–3 2–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 1–3 2–2 2–3 3–5 0–3 0–0 1–1
Hansa Rostock 0–4 2–1 4–1 1–1 3–2 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 2–0 3–2 1–0 3–0
Karl-Marx-Stadt 2–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 2–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 4–0 2–2 2–0
Lokomotive Leipzig 0–4 6–1 1–0 2–2 4–1 4–1 3–1 1–3 3–0 3–0 2–1 2–1 3–0
1. FC Magdeburg 4–1 3–3 5–0 2–3 6–1 3–2 1–1 2–1 2–1 6–0 5–0 4–1 0–2
Rot-Weiß Erfurt 0–1 2–0 1–0 3–2 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–1 3–1 3–1 3–1 2–2 1–0
Stahl Riesa 2–3 2–2 0–0 1–2 4–2 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–1 0–2 0–0
Union Berlin 1–3 3–3 4–2 0–4 6–1 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–3 0–2 0–0
Vorwärts Frankfurt (Oder) 4–5 3–0 2–0 2–2 3–1 0–0 4–1 3–2 2–0 4–1 3–0 4–1 4–1
Wismut Aue 1–1 5–3 3–1 1–2 1–0 3–1 2–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 3–1 2–0 1–1
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 26 January 2016.
  4. ^ "DDR-Meister" [East German champions]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  5. ^ "DDDR » Oberliga » Torschützenkönige" [DDR-Oberliga top scorers]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  6. ^ fuwo, page: 92
  7. ^ "European Competitions 1984–85". rsssf.com. Archived from the original on 27 January 2016. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  8. ^ "East Germany 1946-1990". rsssf.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  9. ^ "DDR-Oberliga 1983–84". Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 26 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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