1956–57 Yugoslav First League

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Prva savezna liga
Season 1956–57
Champions Red Star (4th title)
Relegated FK Sarajevo
Lokomotiva
European Cup Red Star
Top goalscorer Todor Veselinović (28)

The 1956–57 Yugoslav First League season was the 11th season of the First Federal League (Serbo-Croatian: 'Prva savezna liga'), the top level association football league of SFR Yugoslavia, since its establishment in 1946. Fourteen teams contested the competition, with Red Star winning their fourth title.

Teams[edit]

At the end of the previous season Željezničar and Proleter Osijek were relegated from top level. They were replaced by Lokomotiva and Vardar.

Team Location Federal Republic Position
in 1955–56
BSK Belgrade Belgrade  SR Serbia 01010th
Budućnost Titograd  SR Montenegro 01111th
Dinamo Zagreb Zagreb  SR Croatia 0044th
Hajduk Split Split  SR Croatia 01212th
Lokomotiva Zagreb  SR Croatia N/A
Partizan Belgrade  SR Serbia 0022nd
Radnički Belgrade Belgrade  SR Serbia 0033rd
Red Star Belgrade  SR Serbia 0011st
FK Sarajevo Sarajevo  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0066th
Spartak Subotica Subotica  SR Serbia 0099th
Vardar Skopje  SR Macedonia N/A
Velež Mostar  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0077th
Vojvodina Novi Sad  SR Serbia 0055th
NK Zagreb Zagreb  SR Croatia 0088th

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Red Star (C) 26 17 5 4 66 23 +43 39 1957–58 European Cup
2 Vojvodina 26 16 3 7 64 38 +26 35
3 Hajduk Split 26 12 6 8 45 31 +14 30
4 Partizan 26 10 6 10 51 45 +6 26
5 Dinamo Zagreb 26 10 6 10 51 51 0 26
6 BSK Belgrade 26 9 7 10 41 47 −6 25
7 NK Zagreb 26 9 7 10 39 45 −6 25
8 Radnički Beograd 26 8 7 11 41 47 −6 23
9 Budućnost 26 9 5 12 38 47 −9 23
10 Velež 26 9 5 12 44 57 −13 23
11 Vardar 26 9 5 12 30 44 −14 23
12 Spartak Subotica 26 7 8 11 44 46 −2 22
13 Sarajevo (R) 26 9 4 13 38 52 −14 22 01957–58 Yugoslav Second League0
14 Lokomotiva (R) 26 10 2 14 44 63 −19 22

Source: rsssf.com
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal average
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

After this season, BSK Belgrade changed their name to OFK Belgrade, in an attempt to appeal to the rising numbers of fans in the younger generation.

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