1960–61 Yugoslav Second League

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Yugoslav Second League
Season 1960–61
Champions Borac Banja Luka (West Division)
Novi Sad (East Division)
Promoted Borac Banja Luka
Novi Sad
Relegated NK Zagreb
Triglav
Bačka
Pobeda

The 1960–61 Yugoslav Second League season was the 15th 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 1959–60 season, one club relegated from the 1959–60 Yugoslav First League and two sides promoted from the third tier leagues played in the 1959–60 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.

Sloboda were relegated from the 1959–60 Yugoslav First League after finishing in the 12th place of the league table. The two clubs promoted to the second level were Čelik and Karlovac.

Locations of teams' home cities in the 1960–61 Yugoslav Second League West
Team Location Federal subject Position
in 1959–60
Borac Banja Luka Banja Luka  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0033rd
Čelik Zenica  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina N/A
Karlovac Karlovac  SR Croatia N/A
Lokomotiva Zagreb  SR Croatia 0088th
Proleter Osijek Osijek  SR Croatia 0066th
Sloboda Tuzla  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina N/A
Šibenik Šibenik  SR Croatia 0055th
Trešnjevka Zagreb  SR Croatia 0022nd
Odred / Triglav Ljubljana1 Ljubljana  SR Slovenia 01010th
Varteks Varaždin  SR Croatia 0077th
NK Zagreb Zagreb  SR Croatia 0099th
Željezničar Sarajevo Sarajevo  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0044th

1 Odred renamed to Triglav on 22 December 1960.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Borac Banja Luka (C) (P) 22 14 6 2 51 22 +29 34 Promotion to 1961–62 Yugoslav First League
2 Željezničar 22 14 4 4 44 21 +23 32
3 Trešnjevka 22 10 5 7 36 30 +6 25
4 Čelik 22 9 5 8 31 27 +4 23
5 Sloboda Tuzla 22 8 7 7 31 30 +1 23
6 Varteks 22 9 3 10 32 38 −6 21
7 Lokomotiva 22 8 4 10 38 40 −2 20
8 Šibenik 22 8 4 10 38 41 −3 20
9 Proleter Osijek 22 8 4 10 29 34 −5 20
10 Karlovac 22 8 4 10 41 52 −11 20
11 NK Zagreb (R) 22 7 3 12 43 54 −11 17 01961–62 Third Level0
12 Triglav (R) 22 1 7 14 22 47 −25 9

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 1959–60 season, one club relegated from the 1959–60 Yugoslav First League and two sides promoted from the third tier leagues played in the 1959–60 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.

Budućnost were relegated from the 1959–60 Yugoslav First League after finishing in the 11th place of the league table. The two clubs promoted to the second level were Bačka and Rudar.

Locations of teams' home cities in the 1960–61 Yugoslav Second League East
Team Location Federal subject Position
in 1959–60
Bačka Bačka Palanka Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina N/A
Budućnost Titograd  SR Montenegro N/A
Mačva Šabac Šabac  SR Serbia 0066th
Novi Sad Novi Sad Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0022nd
Pobeda Prilep  SR Macedonia 0044th
Radnički Kragujevac Kragujevac  SR Serbia 01010th
Radnički Niš Niš  SR Serbia 0099th
Radnički Sombor Sombor Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0077th
Rudar Kosovska Mitrovica Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Kosovo N/A
Spartak Subotica Subotica Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0055th
Srem Sremska Mitrovica Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0088th
Sutjeska Nikšić  SR Montenegro 0033rd

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Novi Sad (C) (P) 22 15 2 5 48 21 +27 32 Promotion to 1961–62 Yugoslav First League
2 Budućnost 22 12 5 5 39 21 +18 29
3 Radnički Sombor 22 12 3 7 43 30 +13 27
4 Srem 22 9 5 8 37 35 +2 23
5 Radnički Niš 22 8 7 7 36 36 0 23
6 Spartak Subotica 22 5 11 6 21 22 −1 21
7 Sutjeska Nikšić 22 7 5 10 28 35 −7 19
8 Radnički Kragujevac 22 8 3 11 30 39 −9 19
9 Rudar 22 7 5 10 27 43 −16 19
10 Mačva Šabac 22 6 6 10 21 32 −11 18
11 Bačka 1901 (R) 22 6 5 11 33 38 −5 17 01961–62 Third Level0
12 Pobeda (R) 22 7 3 12 28 39 −11 17

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.

See also[edit]