1941–42 Gauliga Donau-Alpenland

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Gauliga Donau-Alpenland
Season 1941–42
Champions First Vienna FC
Relegated Post SV Wien
German championship First Vienna FC
Main article: 1941–42 Gauliga

The 1941–42 Gauliga Donau-Alpenland was the fourth season of the Gauliga Donau-Alpenland, formerly the Gauliga Ostmark, the first tier of football in German-annexed Austria from 1938 to 1945.[1]

First Vienna FC won the championship and qualified for the 1942 German football championship, reaching the final where it lost 2–0 to FC Schalke 04.[2][3]

The Gauliga Ostmark and Gauliga Donau-Alpenland titles from 1938 to 1944, excluding the 1944–45 season which was not completed, are recognised as official Austrian football championships by the Austrian Bundesliga.[4]

Table[edit]

The 1941–42 season saw two new clubs in the league, Post SV Wien and SK Sturm Graz. Sturm Graz withdrew in February 1942 but kept its league place for the following season.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 First Vienna FC (C) 16 11 3 2 51 26 +25 25 Qualification to German championship
2 FC Wien 16 8 5 3 45 23 +22 21
3 SK Rapid Wien 16 8 3 5 39 30 +9 19
4 FK Austria Wien 16 5 7 4 34 25 +9 17
5 Floridsdorfer AC 16 7 3 6 39 50 −11 17
6 SC Wacker 16 7 2 7 42 39 +3 16
7 Wiener Sportclub 16 6 3 7 43 38 +5 15
8 SK Admira Wien 16 5 3 8 43 40 +3 13
9 Post SV Wien (R) 16 0 1 15 10 75 −65 1 Relegation
Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) Points;
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Where's My Country? Austrian clubs in the German football structure 1938-1944". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  2. ^ "Germany 1941–42". claudionicoletti.eu. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "German championship 1942". Rsssf.com. Retrieved 17 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Österreichs Meister" [Austrian championship]. bundesliga.at (in German). Austrian Football Bundesliga. Retrieved 19 January 2016. 

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