1961–62 Yugoslav Second League

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Yugoslav Second League
Season 1961–62
Champions Željezničar Sarajevo (West Division)
Budućnost (East Division)
Promoted Željezničar Sarajevo
Sloboda
Budućnost
Radnički Niš
Relegated Radnički Sombor

The 1961–62 Yugoslav Second League season was the 16th 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 1960–61 season, one club relegated from the 1960–61 Yugoslav First League and two sides promoted from the third tier leagues played in the 1960–61 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.

RNK Split were relegated from the 1960–61 Yugoslav First League after finishing in the 11th place of the league table. The two clubs promoted to the second level were Borovo and Maribor.

Locations of teams' home cities in the 1961–62 Yugoslav Second League West
Team Location Federal subject Position
in 1960–61
Borovo Borovo Naselje  SR Croatia N/A
Čelik Zenica  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0044th
Karlovac Karlovac  SR Croatia 01010th
Lokomotiva Zagreb  SR Croatia 0077th
Maribor Maribor  SR Slovenia N/A
Proleter Osijek Osijek  SR Croatia 0099th
Sloboda Tuzla  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0055th
RNK Split Split  SR Croatia N/A
Šibenik Šibenik  SR Croatia 0088th
Trešnjevka Zagreb  SR Croatia 0033rd
Varteks Varaždin  SR Croatia 0066th
Željezničar Sarajevo Sarajevo  SR Bosnia and Herzegovina 0022nd

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Željezničar (C) (P) 22 14 3 5 53 21 +32 31 Promotion to 1962–63 Yugoslav First League
2 Sloboda Tuzla (P) (O) 22 13 5 4 48 20 +28 31 0Promotion play-off0
3 Trešnjevka 22 10 9 3 46 24 +22 29
4 Čelik 22 13 2 7 40 26 +14 28
5 Maribor 22 10 4 8 33 33 0 24
6 Karlovac 22 7 7 8 35 41 −6 21
7 Proleter Osijek 22 5 9 8 34 39 −5 19
8 RNK Split 22 5 9 8 25 31 −6 19
9 Šibenik 22 8 3 11 21 42 −21 19
10 Borovo 22 4 7 11 29 46 −17 15
11 Lokomotiva 22 4 6 12 30 48 −18 14
12 Varteks (O) 22 3 8 11 21 44 −23 14 0Relegation play-off0

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 1960–61 season, one club relegated from the 1960–61 Yugoslav First League and two sides promoted from the third tier leagues played in the 1960–61 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.

Radnički Belgrade were relegated from the 1960–61 Yugoslav First League after finishing in the 12th place of the league table. The two clubs promoted to the second level were Prishtina and Proleter Zrenjanin.

Locations of teams' home cities in the 1961–62 Yugoslav Second League East
Team Location Federal subject Position
in 1960–61
Budućnost Titograd  SR Montenegro 0022nd
Mačva Šabac Šabac  SR Serbia 01010th
Prishtina Pristina Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Kosovo N/A
Proleter Zrenjanin Zrenjanin Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina N/A
Radnički Belgrade Belgrade  SR Serbia N/A
Radnički Kragujevac Kragujevac  SR Serbia 0088th
Radnički Niš Niš  SR Serbia 0055th
Radnički Sombor Sombor Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0033rd
Rudar Kosovska Mitrovica Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Kosovo 0099th
Spartak Subotica Subotica Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0066th
Srem Sremska Mitrovica Socialist Republic of Serbia SAP Vojvodina 0044th
Sutjeska Nikšić  SR Montenegro 0077th

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Budućnost (C) (P) 22 12 4 6 36 29 +7 28 Promotion to 1962–63 Yugoslav First League
2 Radnički Niš (P) (O) 22 11 5 6 48 39 +9 27 Promotion play-off
and Balkans Cup 1963–64
3 Radnički Beograd 22 11 3 8 36 22 +14 25
4 Srem 22 9 5 8 42 33 +9 23
5 Rudar 22 9 5 8 41 37 +4 23
6 Proleter Zrenjanin 22 9 4 9 37 43 −6 22
7 Sutjeska Nikšić 22 10 1 11 36 33 +3 21
8 Mačva Šabac 22 8 4 10 18 29 −11 20
9 Spartak Subotica 22 7 5 10 33 30 +3 19
10 Prishtina 22 7 5 10 29 31 −2 19
11 Radnički Sombor (R) 22 7 5 10 23 46 −23 19 0Relegation play-off0
12 Radnički Kragujevac (O) 22 5 8 9 27 34 −7 18

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]