1959–60 Yugoslav Second League

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Yugoslav Second League
Season 1959–60
Champions RNK Split (West Division)
Vardar (East Division)
Promoted RNK Split
Vardar
Relegated Igman Ilidža
Elektrostroj
Proleter Zrenjanin
Napredak Kruševac

The 1959–60 Yugoslav Second League season was the 14th season of the Second Federal League (Serbo-Croatian: 'Druga savezna liga'), the second level association football competition of SFR Yugoslavia, since its establishment in 1946. The league was contested in two regional groups (West Division and East Division), with 12 clubs each.

West Division[edit]

Teams[edit]

A total of twelve teams contested the league, including nine sides from the 1958–59 season, one club relegated from the 1958–59 Yugoslav First League and two sides promoted from the third tier leagues played in the 1958–59 season. The league was contested in a double round robin format, with each club playing every other club twice, for a total of 22 rounds. Two points were awarded for wins and one point for draws.

Željezničar Sarajevo were relegated from the 1958–59 Yugoslav First League after finishing in the 11th place of the league table. The two clubs promoted to the second level were Igman Ilidža and Varteks.

Locations of teams' home cities in the 1959–60 Yugoslav Second League West
Team Location Federal subject Position
in 1958–59
Borac Banja Luka Banja Luka  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0055th
Elektrostroj Zagreb  SR Croatia 0044th
Igman Ilidža Ilidža  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina N/A
Lokomotiva Zagreb  SR Croatia 0022nd
Odred Ljubljana Ljubljana  SR Slovenia 01010th
Proleter Osijek Osijek  SR Croatia 0099th
RNK Split Split  SR Croatia 0033rd
Šibenik Šibenik  SR Croatia 0088th
Trešnjevka Zagreb  SR Croatia 0056th
Varteks Varaždin  SR Croatia N/A
NK Zagreb Zagreb  SR Croatia 0077th
Željezničar Sarajevo Sarajevo  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina N/A

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 RNK Split (C) (P) 22 16 2 4 60 24 +36 34 Promotion to 1960–61 Yugoslav First League
2 Trešnjevka 22 13 3 6 43 29 +14 29
3 Borac Banja Luka 22 13 2 7 55 34 +21 28
4 Željezničar 22 11 3 8 33 29 +4 25
5 Šibenik 22 11 2 9 44 36 +8 24
6 Proleter Osijek 22 9 4 9 44 36 +8 22
7 Varteks 22 8 5 9 30 41 −11 21
8 Lokomotiva 22 7 6 9 37 37 0 20
9 NK Zagreb 22 8 3 11 46 54 −8 19
10 Odred 22 8 1 13 26 44 −18 17
11 Igman Ilidža (R) 22 6 2 14 32 46 −14 14 01960–61 Third Level0
12 Elektrostroj (R) 22 4 3 15 22 53 −31 11

Source: fsgzrenjanin.com
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.

East Division[edit]

Teams[edit]

A total of twelve teams contested the league, including nine sides from the 1958–59 season, one club relegated from the 1958–59 Yugoslav First League and two sides promoted from the third tier leagues played in the 1958–59 season. The league was contested in a double round robin format, with each club playing every other club twice, for a total of 22 rounds. Two points were awarded for wins and one point for draws.

Vardar were relegated from the 1958–59 Yugoslav First League after finishing in the 12th place of the league table. The two clubs promoted to the second level were Mačva Šabac and Pobeda.

Locations of teams' home cities in the 1959–60 Yugoslav Second League East
Team Location Federal subject Position
in 1958–59
Mačva Šabac Šabac  SR Serbia N/A
Napredak Kruševac Kruševac  SR Serbia 0055th
Novi Sad Novi Sad Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0044th
Pobeda Prilep  SR Macedonia N/A
Proleter Zrenjanin Zrenjanin Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0088th
Radnički Kragujevac Kragujevac  SR Serbia 0077th
Radnički Niš Niš  SR Serbia 0099th
Radnički Sombor Sombor Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0033rd
Spartak Subotica Subotica Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0022nd
Srem Sremska Mitrovica Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0066th
Sutjeska Nikšić  SR Montenegro 01010th
Vardar Skopje  SR Macedonia N/A

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Vardar (C) (P) 22 13 3 6 49 29 +20 29 Promotion to 1960–61 Yugoslav First League
2 Novi Sad 22 13 2 7 59 36 +23 28
3 Sutjeska Nikšić 22 12 2 8 32 46 −14 26
4 Pobeda 22 9 6 7 47 41 +6 24
5 Spartak Subotica 22 9 5 8 48 31 +17 23
6 Mačva Šabac 22 8 7 7 32 25 +7 23
7 Radnički Sombor 22 10 2 10 44 42 +2 22
8 Srem 22 9 3 10 44 43 +1 21
9 Radnički Niš 22 7 6 9 43 46 −3 20
10 Radnički Kragujevac 22 7 6 9 33 45 −12 20
11 Proleter Zrenjanin (R) 22 7 4 11 26 37 −11 18 01960–61 Third Level0
12 Napredak Kruševac (R) 22 2 6 14 29 65 −36 10

Source: fsgzrenjanin.com
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.

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