2005–06 2. Bundesliga
1. FC Saarbrücken
|Top goalscorer||Christian Eigler (18)|
The 2005–06 2. Bundesliga was the 32nd season of the 2. Bundesliga, the second tier of the German football league system. VfL Bochum, Alemannia Aachen and Energie Cottbus were promoted to the Bundesliga while Dynamo Dresden, 1. FC Saarbrücken, LR Ahlen and Sportfreunde Siegen were relegated to the Regionalliga.
For the 2005–06 season Eintracht Braunschweig, SC Paderborn 07, Kickers Offenbach and Sportfreunde Siegen were newly promoted to the 2. Bundesliga from the Regionalliga while VfL Bochum, F.C. Hansa Rostock and SC Freiburg had been relegated to the league from the Bundesliga.
||Qualification or relegation
|1||VfL Bochum (C) (P)||34||20||7||7||62||33||+29||67||Promotion to Bundesliga|
|2||Alemannia Aachen (P)||34||20||5||9||61||36||+25||65|
|3||Energie Cottbus (P)||34||16||10||8||49||33||+16||58|
|5||SpVgg Greuther Fürth||34||15||9||10||51||42||+9||54|
|15||Dynamo Dresden (R)||34||11||8||15||39||45||−6||41||Relegation to Regionalliga|
|16||1. FC Saarbrücken (R)||34||11||5||18||37||63||−26||38|
|17||LR Ahlen (R)||34||9||8||17||36||50||−14||35|
|18||Sportfreunde Siegen (R)||34||8||7||19||35||54||−19||31|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
Dynamo Dresden and LR Ahlen were relegated to Regionalliga Nord. 1. FC Saarbrücken and Sportfreunde Siegen were relegated to Regionalliga Süd.
(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.
The league's top scorers: