1976–77 DDR-Oberliga

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DDR-Oberliga
Season 1976–77
Champions Dynamo Dresden
Relegated Stahl Riesa
F.C. Hansa Rostock
European Cup Dynamo Dresden
European Cup Winners' Cup 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig
UEFA Cup 1. FC Magdeburg
FC Carl Zeiss Jena
Matches played 182
Goals scored 500 (2.75 per match)
Top goalscorer Joachim Streich (17)[1]
Total attendance 2,516,500[2]
Average attendance 13,827[2]

The 1976–77 DDR-Oberliga was the 28th season of the DDR-Oberliga, the first tier of league football in East Germany.

The league was contested by fourteen teams. Dynamo Dresden won the championship, the club's fifth of eight East German championships.[3][4] Dynamo Dresden to went on to win the FDGB-Pokal as well, defeating 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig in the final and thereby repeating its double.[1]

Joachim Streich of 1. FC Magdeburg was the league's top scorer with 17 goals, the first of four occasions to finish as league top scorer, a record jointly held with Hans-Jürgen Kreische,[5] while Hans-Jürgen Dörner of Dynamo Dresden won the seasons East German Footballer of the year award.[6]

On the strength of the 1976–77 title Dresden qualified for the 1977–78 European Cup where the club was knocked out by eventual winners Liverpool in the second round. Fourth-placed club 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig qualified for the 1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup as the seasons FDGB-Pokal runners-up and was knocked out by Real Betis in the second round. Second-placed 1. FC Magdeburg qualified for the 1977–78 UEFA Cup where it was knocked out in the quarter finals by PSV Eindhoven while third-placed FC Carl Zeiss Jena lost to SEC Bastia, also in the quarter finals.[7]

Table[edit]

The 1976–77 season saw two newly promoted clubs 1. FC Union Berlin and F.C. Hansa Rostock.[8][9]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Dynamo Dresden 26 16 6 4 66 27 +39 38
2 1. FC Magdeburg 26 14 6 6 47 28 +19 34
3 FC Carl Zeiss Jena 26 14 5 7 45 31 +14 33
4 Berliner FC Dynamo 26 14 4 8 43 27 +16 32
5 1. FC Lokomotive Leipzig 26 10 9 7 40 29 +11 29
6 FC Rot-Weiss Erfurt 26 8 9 9 27 35 -8 25
7 Hallescher FC Chemie 26 7 10 9 34 39 -5 24
8 BSG Sachsenring Zwickau 26 7 8 11 32 34 -2 22
9 FC Karl-Marx-Stadt 26 10 2 14 35 39 -4 22
10 BSG Wismut Aue 26 6 10 10 27 45 -18 22
11 1. FC Union Berlin 26 7 7 12 30 42 -12 21
12 FC Vorwärts Frankfurt 26 9 3 14 23 36 -13 21
13 Stahl Riesa 26 8 5 13 28 47 -19 21
14 F.C. Hansa Rostock 26 6 8 12 23 41 -18 20

Key[edit]

League champion &
Qualified for the European Cup
FDGB-Pokal runners-up
& Qualified for the European Cup Winners' Cup
Qualified for the UEFA Cup Relegated to DDR-Liga

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b fuwo, page: 93
  2. ^ a b fuwo, page: 23
  3. ^ "East Germany - List of Champions". rsssf.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "DDR-Meister" [East German champions]. dfb.de (in German). German Football Association. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "DDDR » Oberliga » Torschützenkönige" [DDR-Oberliga top scorers]. Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 25 January 2016. 
  6. ^ fuwo, page: 92
  7. ^ "European Competitions 1977-78". rsssf.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "East Germany 1946-1990". rsssf.com. Retrieved 26 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "DDR-Oberliga 1976–77". Weltfussball.de (in German). Retrieved 26 January 2016. 

Sources[edit]

  • "Das war unser Fußball im Osten" [This was our football in the East]. Fußball-Woche (fuwo) (in German). Berlin: Axel-Springer-Verlag. 1991. 

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