2. Oberliga Südwest

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2. Oberliga Südwest
Karte-DFB-Lage von Sudwestdeutschland (1950-1990).png
Founded1951
Folded1963 (12 seasons)
Replaced by Regionalliga Südwest
CountryFlag of Germany.svg  Germany
State
Level on pyramid Level 2
Promotion to Oberliga Südwest
Relegation to
Last championsPhönix Ludwigshafen
(1962–63)

The 2. Oberliga Südwest (English: 2nd Premier league Southwest) was the second-highest level of the German football league system in the southwest of Germany from 1951 until the formation of the Bundesliga in 1963. It covered the two states of Rhineland-Palatinate and Saarland.

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Overview

The 2. Oberliga Südwest was formed in 1951 as a feeder league to the Oberliga Südwest which had been operating from 1945. It was the last of the three second Oberligas, the other two being 2. Oberliga West (1949) and 2. Oberliga Süd (1950).

The winners and runners-up of this league were promoted to the Oberliga Südwest, the bottom two teams relegated to the Amateurligas. Below the 2. Oberliga were the following Amateurligas:

The TSC Zweibrücken was the only club to play all twelve seasons in the league.

Disbanding of the 2. Oberliga

In 1963 the league was dissolved. Six of its clubs went to the new Regionalliga Südwest, the new second division. The other ten teams were relegated to the Amateurligas.

The following teams were admitted to the new Regionalliga:

The following teams were relegated:

Winners and runners-up of the 2. Oberliga Südwest

The winners and runners-up of the league: [1]

SeasonWinnerRunner-Up
1951–52VfR Kirn FV Speyer
1952–53 ASV Landau VfR Frankenthal
1953–54 Spfr. Saarbrücken Eintracht Kreuznach
1954–55 SpVgg Andernach FV Engers
1955–56Spfr. SaarbrückenFV Speyer
1956–57 SV St. Ingbert TuRa Ludwigshafen
1957–58SpVgg WeisenauSpfr. Saarbrücken
1958–59VfR KaiserslauternSC Ludwigshafen
1959–60SV Niederlahnstein TuS Neuendorf
1960–61VfR KaiserslauternBSC Oppau
1961–62SV NiederlahnsteinVfR Frankenthal
1962–63 Phönix Ludwigshafen Eintracht Trier

Placings in the 2. Oberliga Südwest

The league placings from 1951 to 1963:

Club525354555657585960616263
Eintracht Bad Kreuznach S52SSSSSSSSS
TuRa Ludwigshafen SSSSS2SSSSSS
Sportfreunde Saarbrücken 131S1S2SSSSS
SC Ludwigshafen 710399152SSSS
TuS Neuendorf SSSSSSSS2SSS
VfR Kaiserslautern SSSSSSS1S1SS
BSC Oppau 13610412632SS
SV Niederlahnstein 94141S1S
VfR Frankenthal S2SSSSSSSS2S
Phönix Ludwigshafen SSSSSSSSSSS1
Eintracht Trier SSSSSSSSSSS2
SpVgg Weisenau S16121361S610113
Phönix Bellheim 4
SV Röchling Völklingen 75
VfB Wissen 6
BFV Hassia Bingen 3S67169797
TSC Zweibrücken 845488101213558
FSV Schifferstadt 8109
Germania Metternich 1541210
VfB Theley 1114141311
SV Ludweiler-Warndt 8777131113612
SV St. Ingbert 121S4761413
FV Engers SS72S337512814
SC Friedrichsthal 89315
FV Speyer 2SSS2SSSS3416
ASC Dudweiler 141161069101115
SG Sobernheim 16
SpVgg Andernach 53121SS9101215
Viktoria Sulzbach 11101511135416
FC 08 Homburg 11315
ASV Landau 61S14358816
VfL Trier 5131415
VfR Kirn 1SS13412516
VfL Neuwied 10845141416
ASV Hochfeld 71039915
Sportfreunde Herdorf 117831116
SG Pirmasens 4991015
SC 07 Bad Neuenahr 1261116
SC Altenkessel 1215
1. FC Idar 91416
VfL Neustadt S15
VfB Lützel 13
TuS Konz 14

Source: "2nd Oberliga Südwest". Das deutsche Fussball-Archiv. Archived from the original on 5 January 2008. Retrieved 2008-01-08.

Key

SymbolKey
S Oberliga Südwest
1League champions
PlaceLeague
BlankPlayed at a league level below this league

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References

  1. "Kicker Almanach" The Football Yearbook on German football from Bundesliga to Oberliga, since 1937, published by the Kicker Sports Magazine

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