Yugoslav Third League

Yugoslav Third League (Serbo-Croat: 3. Savezna liga, 3. Caвeзнa лига) was the third tier football league of SFR Yugoslavia. The top clubs were promoted to the second tier, the Yugoslav Second League.

Yugoslav Third League
Flag of Yugoslavia (1946-1992).svg
Founded
1950
Dissolved
1950
Nation
SFR Yugoslavia
Promotion To
Yugoslav Second League
Relegation To
Yugoslav Republic Leagues
Number of Seasons
1
Level on Pyramid
Level 3
Last Champions 1950
Radnički Beograd
Replaced by
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The Yugoslav Third League was played only in season 1950. In the period before and after 1950 the league system was different and a Yugoslav Third League never existed as such.

League formatEdit

League was unified, comprising twelve teams.

SeasonsEdit

Season Champion Second place Third place Promoted to Second League
1950 Radnički Beograd Velež Mostar Dinamo Pančevo Radnički, Velež, Dinamo, Zagreb,
Proleter, Rabotnički, Rudar Trbovlje

Yugoslav Inter-Republic LeagueEdit

In 1988, Inter-Republic Leagues were introduced as a third tier between Yugoslav Second League and Republic Leagues.

SeasonsEdit

Season Champion Second place Third place Promoted to the Second League
1988–89 West[1] Rudar Ljubija Mladost Petrinja Zagreb Rudar Ljubija
East Mladost Lučani FAP Priboj Bor Mladost Lučani
North Zemun Rudar Kostolac Vrbas Zemun
South Iskra Bugojno Famos Hrasnica Neretva Metković Iskra Bugojno
1989–90 West[2] Zagreb Zadar Mladost Petrinja Zagreb
East Bor Novi Pazar Radnički Kragujevac Bor
North Radnički Beograd Bečej Jedinstvo Brčko Radnički Beograd
South Budva Rudar Kakanj Famos Hrasnica Budva
1990–91 West[3] Zadar Jugokeramika Zaprešić Rudar Ljubija Rudar Ljubija
East Balkan Stokokomerc Radnički Kragujevac Teteks Tetovo Balkan, Radnički, Teteks
North Bečej Vrbas Hajduk Kula Bečej, Vrbas, Hajduk
South Čelik Zenica Jedinstvo Bijelo Polje Neretva Metković Čelik, Jedinstvo
1991–92[a] West[b] Travnik Lokomotiva Mostar Vitez N/A
East Jastrebac Niš Sileks Kratovo Dubočica Leskovac N/A
North Novi Sad Dinamo Pančevo Agrounija Inđija N/A
South Rudar Pljevlja Mladost Lučani Novi Pazar N/A
  1. ^ The Inter-Republic League in 1991–92 season was played without Croatian and Slovenian clubs.
  2. ^ Competition in the West group was abandoned after 20 rounds due to the outbreak of War in Bosnia and Herzegovina. (There is a placing after a 20th round and were indicated with italic letters.)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NK Maribor: Zgodovina (sezona 1988/89)" [NK Maribor: History (1988–89 season)] (in Slovenian). NK Maribor official website. Retrieved 18 July 2016.
  2. ^ "NK Maribor: Zgodovina (sezona 1989/90)" [NK Maribor: History (1989–90 season)] (in Slovenian). NK Maribor official website. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  3. ^ "NK Maribor: Zgodovina (sezona 1990/91)" [NK Maribor: History (1990–91 season)] (in Slovenian). NK Maribor official website. Retrieved 19 September 2016.