1958–59 Yugoslav First League
|Champions||Red Star (5th title)|
|European Cup||Red Star|
|Top goalscorer||Bora Kostić (25)|
The 1958–59 Yugoslav First League season was the 13th 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. Twelve teams contested the competition, with Red Star winning their fifth title.
Due to the reduction of the league from 14 to 12 clubs, at the end of the previous season four clubs were relegated (RNK Split, Spartak Subotica, OFK Belgrade and NK Zagreb) and were replaced by two teams - NK Rijeka and FK Sarajevo.
|Dinamo Zagreb||Zagreb||SR Croatia||1st|
|Hajduk Split||Split||SR Croatia||9th|
|Radnički Belgrade||Belgrade||SR Serbia||3rd|
|Red Star||Belgrade||SR Serbia||4th|
|NK Rijeka||Rijeka||SR Croatia||N/A|
|FK Sarajevo||Sarajevo||SR Bosnia and Herzegovina||N/A|
|Velež||Mostar||SR Bosnia and Herzegovina||6th|
|Vojvodina||Novi Sad||SR Serbia||5th|
|Željezničar||Sarajevo||SR Bosnia and Herzegovina||8th|
||Qualification or relegation
|1||Red Star Belgrade (C)||22||14||3||5||50||19||+31||31||1959–60 European Cup|
|11||Željezničar (R)||22||7||3||12||26||35||−9||17||1959–60 Yugoslav Second League|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(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.