3rd Bundesliga title
6th German title
|Relegated||FC Schalke 04
Hertha BSC Berlin
|European Cup||Hamburger SV|
|Cup Winners' Cup||1. FC Köln|
|UEFA Cup||SV Werder Bremen
FC Bayern Munich
1. FC Kaiserslautern
|Top goalscorer||Rudi Völler (23)|
|Biggest home win||Dortmund 11–1 Bielefeld (6 November 1982)|
|Biggest away win||Düsseldorf 0–6 Hamburg (7 September 1982)|
|Highest scoring||Dortmund 11–1 Bielefeld (12 goals) (6 November 1982)|
The 1982–83 Fußball-Bundesliga was the 20th season of the Bundesliga, West Germany's premier football league. It began on 17 August 1982 and ended on 6 June 1983. Hamburger SV were the defending champions.
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 two teams with the least points were relegated to 2. Bundesliga. The third-to-last team had to compete in a two-legged relegation/promotion play-off against the third-placed team from 2. Bundesliga.
Team changes to 1981–82
SV Darmstadt 98 and MSV Duisburg were directly relegated to the 2. Bundesliga after finishing in the last two places. They were replaced by FC Schalke 04 and Hertha BSC. Relegation/promotion play-off participant Bayer 04 Leverkusen won on aggregate against Kickers Offenbach and thus retained their Bundesliga status.
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|Hertha BSC Berlin||Olympiastadion||100,000|
|Arminia Bielefeld||Stadion Alm||35,000|
|Eintracht Braunschweig||Stadion an der Hamburger Straße||38,000|
|SV Werder Bremen||Weserstadion||32,000|
|1. FC Kaiserslautern||Stadion Betzenberg||42,000|
|1. FC Köln||Müngersdorfer Stadion||61,000|
|Bayer 04 Leverkusen||Ulrich-Haberland-Stadion||20,000|
|FC Bayern Munich||Olympiastadion||80,000|
|1. FC Nuremberg||Frankenstadion||64,238|
|FC Schalke 04||Parkstadion||70,000|
||Qualification or relegation
|1||Hamburger SV (C)||34||20||12||2||79||33||+46||52||1983–84 European Cup First round|
|2||Werder Bremen||34||23||6||5||76||38||+38||52||1983–84 UEFA Cup First round|
|5||1. FC Köln||34||17||9||8||69||42||+27||43||1983–84 European Cup Winners' Cup First round|
|6||1. FC Kaiserslautern||34||14||13||7||57||44||+13||41||1983–84 UEFA Cup First round 1|
|14||1. FC Nürnberg||34||11||6||17||44||70||−26||28|
|16||Schalke 04 (R)||34||8||6||20||48||68||−20||22||Relegation/Promotion play-off|
|17||Karlsruher SC (R)||34||7||7||20||39||86||−47||21||2. Fußball-Bundesliga|
|18||Hertha BSC (R)||34||5||10||19||43||67||−24||20|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1As 1. FC Köln qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup, their UEFA Cup spot was transferred to Kaiserslautern.
(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.
FC Schalke 04 and third-placed 2. Bundesliga team Bayer 05 Uerdingen had to compete in a two-legged relegation/promotion play-off. Uerdingen won 4–2 on aggregate and thus were promoted to the Bundesliga.
15 June 1983
|Bayer Uerdingen||3–1||FC Schalke 04|
|Feilzer 7', 39'
19 June 1983
|FC Schalke 04||1–1||Bayer Uerdingen|
|Drexler 63'||Report link
|Home \ Away||BSC||BIE||BOC||BRS||BRE||DOR||DÜS||FRA||HAM||KAI||KAR||KÖL||LEV||MGL||FCB||NUR||S04||STU|
|1. FC Kaiserslautern||2–2||3–0||1–0||3–2||2–1||0–2||3–1||3–0||2–2||7–0||3–2||2–0||3–0||3–2||2–1||2–0||2–3|
|1. FC Köln||3–2||1–0||4–1||3–1||2–1||2–2||4–0||2–2||1–1||3–0||4–1||4–1||2–1||2–0||5–2||2–1||1–2|
|1. FC Nürnberg||4–2||1–1||1–1||0–0||2–0||3–2||3–1||3–0||2–2||1–1||3–1||2–1||0–1||1–0||2–3||3–2||0–5|
- 23 goals
- 21 goals
- 20 goals
- 18 goals
- 17 goals
- 16 goals
- 15 goals
|Goalkeeper: Uli Stein (34).
Defenders: Holger Hieronymus (32 / 3); Manfred Kaltz (31 / 8); Ditmar Jakobs (31 / 5); Jürgen Groh (31); Michael Schröder (2); Michael Schmidt (1).
Manager: Ernst Happel .