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1947–48 Serie B

Sports season

Serie B
Season1947–48

This championship had three groups organized with geographical criteria for the last time. The round-robin system should be restored in 1948.

Teams

Seven clubs had been promoted from the three Serie C leagues, while Brescia and Venezia had been relegated from Serie A.

1947–48 Serie B articles: 4

Events

11 out of 18 clubs per group should be relegated to restore the national round-robin tournament.[1]

Group A

Final classification

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Novara (P) 34 19 8 7 54 26 2.077 46 Promotion to Serie A
2 Brescia 34 15 12 7 42 26 1.615 42
3 Como 34 14 13 7 49 36 1.361 41
4 Seregno 34 15 10 9 52 36 1.444 40
4 Legnano 34 17 6 11 62 45 1.378 40
4 Spezia 34 17 6 11 46 35 1.314 40
7 Pro Sesto 34 14 11 9 45 33 1.364 39 Relegation tie-breaker
8 Crema (R) 34 14 11 9 44 34 1.294 39 Serie C after tie-breaker
9 Vigevano (R) 34 15 7 12 45 36 1.250 37 Relegation to Serie C
10 Gallaratese (R) 34 15 6 13 45 33 1.364 36
11 Fanfulla (R) 34 14 7 13 48 46 1.043 35
11 Viareggio (R) 34 16 3 15 51 58 0.879 35
13 Pro Vercelli (R) 34 11 9 14 46 44 1.045 31
14 Varese[a] (R) 34 9 9 16 35 42 0.833 26
15 Vita Nova (R) 34 10 5 19 42 69 0.609 25
16 Magenta (R) 34 9 4 21 31 54 0.574 22
17 Vogherese (R) 34 6 7 21 36 73 0.493 19
18 Cagliari (R) 34 7 4 23 32 79 0.405 18
Source: Panini
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ 1 point deducted

Results

Home \ Away BRE CAG COM CRM FAN GLR LEG MAG NOV PSE PVE SER SPE VAR VIA VIG VTN VOG
Brescia 3–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–2 4–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 0–0 3–1 4–1
Cagliari 1–2 1–0 0–0 1–1 0–3 2–4 3–1 0–2 2–3 2–0 2–3 2–4 2–0 2–2 1–1 0–3 1–0
Como 1–0 4–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–2 1–1 2–1 2–0 0–0 3–2 4–1 3–0 1–1 3–0
Crema 3–0 5–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 2–2 0–1 2–0 3–1 1–1
Fanfulla 2–2 5–0 2–0 3–0 2–3 1–1 2–0 1–0 3–2 0–0 3–2 2–1 1–0 4–2 1–0 6–1 3–1
Gallaratese 1–0 6–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 0–2 0–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 0–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 1–0 3–0 4–1
Legnano 1–2 3–0 2–0 3–1 4–0 2–0 4–0 0–4 0–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 4–1 2–1 3–2 4–0 4–0
Magenta 0–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 1–2 2–0 0–1 1–1 4–3 1–1 1–0 0–1 3–0 0–2 0–1 2–0
Novara 2–1 4–1 2–2 1–1 3–0 2–0 2–0 3–2 3–1 2–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 3–0
Pro Sesto 0–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 3–0 2–1 2–1 4–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 2–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 3–1
Pro Vercelli 0–0 2–0 3–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 2–1 2–0 1–3 3–1 1–2 3–0 2–2 3–1 1–4 3–3 2–0
Seregno 2–1 1–2 3–3 3–0 4–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 2–0 0–0 3–1 1–1 3–1 2–2 2–0 2–0
Spezia 1–1 4–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 2–1 2–1 2–1 3–1 1–0 4–0 1–0 3–0 1–2 0–0 1–2 2–0
Varese 0–0 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–0 0–1 5–0 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 3–0 2–3 1–4 3–1
Viareggio 2–0 3–2 2–1 1–2 1–0 3–0 0–1 3–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 7–2 4–3
Vigevano 1–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 3–1 2–1 3–1 1–0 1–4 0–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–0 4–0 3–0 5–0
Vita Nova 0–2 0–1 1–4 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–2 3–2 0–0 1–0 1–4 4–2 0–1 0–4 4–1 4–0 1–3
Vogherese 2–2 3–1 2–2 1–3 2–2 2–0 1–5 5–2 0–0 2–2 0–2 0–1 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–0
Source: Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005 (in Italian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Relegation tie-breaker

Played in Melzo:
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Crema 1-2 Pro Sesto

Crema relegated to Serie C.

1947–48 Serie B Group A articles: 2

Group B

Final classification

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Padova (P) 34 21 9 4 71 29 2.448 51 Promotion to Serie A
2 Verona 34 18 10 6 50 25 2.000 46
3 S.P.A.L. 34 18 7 9 56 32 1.750 43
4 Venezia 34 16 8 10 48 36 1.333 40
5 Reggiana 34 13 13 8 52 37 1.405 39
6 Cremonese 34 15 8 11 52 28 1.857 38 Relegation tie-breaker
7 Parma 34 12 14 8 33 28 1.179 38
8 Prato (R) 34 14 10 10 49 41 1.195 38 Serie C after tie-breaker
9 Piacenza (R) 34 15 6 13 47 55 0.855 36 Relegation to Serie C
10 Mantova (R) 34 13 9 12 46 40 1.150 35[a]
11 Udinese (R) 34 13 7 14 45 44 1.023 33[a]
12 Bolzano (R) 34 11 11 12 38 51 0.745 33
13 Treviso (R) 34 8 14 12 36 47 0.766 30
14 Pistoiese (R) 34 8 11 15 36 55 0.655 27
15 Pro Gorizia (R) 34 8 7 19 38 64 0.594 23
16 Carrarese (R) 34 6 10 18 32 65 0.492 22
17 Suzzara (R) 34 7 6 21 29 57 0.509 20
18 Centese (R) 34 5 10 19 28 56 0.500 20
Source: Panini
(P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b The match Mantova-Udinese was voided because of irregular signings by both teams. The FIGC decided the both teams had lost the match 0-2. The original result was 2-2.

Results

Home \ Away BLZ CAR CEN CRE MAN PAD PAR PIA PST PRA PGO REA SPA SUZ TRV UDI VEN HEL
Bolzano 0–0 0–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 2–2 4–3 1–1 2–1 2–1 3–0 1–0 0–0 0–1 1–1
Carrarese 2–2 2–1 1–5 2–3 0–4 1–1 2–0 3–1 0–1 1–1 1–0 1–3 0–0 0–1 0–5 2–0 0–1
Centese 0–1 1–0 0–0 3–0 0–3 1–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–1 1–3 1–4 2–1 1–1 0–0 1–2 0–0
Cremonese 2–0 3–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 5–0 2–0 0–1 8–0 2–2 1–2 3–1 2–1 1–1 0–0 3–1
Mantova 2–0 4–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–1 4–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–1 [a] 1–2 3–0
Padova 6–2 4–0 2–1 1–0 4–1 1–1 3–3 2–1 2–1 4–1 2–0 1–1 4–0 3–1 3–0 2–0 3–1
Parma 2–1 0–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 2–0 3–2 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–1
Piacenza 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–0 3–2 3–1 2–0 1–2 3–1 2–1 1–0 2–2 4–1 0–3 0–0
Pistoiese 1–2 0–0 2–2 0–1 3–2 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–0 3–2 2–1 1–1 2–1 4–1 0–2
Prato 2–2 2–2 3–2 0–0 2–1 1–1 0–0 3–0 2–2 4–0 2–2 0–2 2–0 2–1 2–0 4–1 1–0
Pro Gorizia 2–2 1–2 5–1 2–2 0–2 1–2 1–1 0–2 2–0 3–2 0–2 3–4 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–0
Reggiana 1–0 3–1 5–2 1–1 4–1 1–0 0–0 2–1 4–0 1–1 4–2 0–0 3–1 1–1 3–0 0–0 1–1
SPAL 3–1 5–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–2 0–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 2–1 1–1 4–1 2–0 1–0 5–1 0–1
Suzzara 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–3 1–2 1–0 0–2 3–0 0–2 2–0 1–3 0–0 0–1 4–3 0–0 1–1
Treviso 1–1 1–1 2–0 0–1 1–0 1–5 0–0 1–2 2–2 2–1 4–3 1–1 0–0 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–3
Udinese 3–1 4–0 2–1 1–0 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–2 2–0 1–2 2–2 2–1 0–1 1–0 5–0 3–2 1–0
Venezia 2–0 2–2 0–2 1–0 0–0 4–1 1–0 4–0 0–0 5–1 1–0 4–0 0–1 2–0 2–1 3–1 0–1
Hellas Verona 5–0 2–1 5–0 1–0 1–0 0–0 4–0 3–0 3–2 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 3–1 1–0 1–1 1–1
Source: Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005 (in Italian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ The match Mantova-Udinese was voided because of irregular signings by both teams. The FIGC decided the both teams had lost the match 0-2. The original result was 2-2.

Relegation tie-breaker

Team 1  Score  Team 2
Cremonese 5-1 Parma
Cremonese 1-1 Prato
Parma 2-1 Prato

A.C. Prato relegated to Serie C.

Overview of "A.C. Prato" article

Group C

Final classification

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Palermo (P) 34 19 8 7 66 30 2.200 46 Promotion to Serie A
2 Pisa 34 19 7 8 62 34 1.824 45
3 Lecce 34 18 7 9 70 36 1.944 43
3 ArsenalTaranto 34 17 9 8 65 39 1.667 43
5 Empoli 34 17 6 11 50 36 1.389 40
5 Siracusa 34 16 8 10 36 33 1.091 40
7 Pescara 34 16 6 12 49 42 1.167 38
8 Siena (R) 34 13 10 11 47 34 1.382 36 Relegation to Serie C
9 Anconitana (R) 34 16 3 15 51 52 0.981 35
10 Cosenza (R) 34 12 9 13 38 48 0.792 33
11 Ternana (R) 34 11 9 14 54 63 0.857 31
12 Nocerina (R) 34 13 4 17 39 42 0.929 30
12 Torrese (R) 34 11 8 15 48 59 0.814 30
12 Scafatese (R) 34 11 8 15 30 46 0.652 30
15 Rieti (R, E, R) 34 9 8 17 44 67 0.657 26 Relegation to Promozione[a]
16 Perugia (R) 34 9 7 18 38 57 0.667 25 Relegation to Serie C
17 Gubbio (R) 34 9 5 20 38 69 0.551 22[b]
18 Brindisi (R) 34 5 8 21 21 59 0.356 18
Source: Panini
(E) Eliminated; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Rieti went bankrupt at the end of the season and lost their professional status, so they were relegated directly to the amatorial championship.
  2. ^ 1 point deducted

Results

Home \ Away ANC ARS BRI COS EMP GUB LCE NOC PAL PER PES PIS RIE SCF SIE SIR TER TRS
Anconitana 1–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 2–6 3–1 2–1 2–1 0–1 1–2 2–2 0–0 2–0 4–0 4–1 4–1
ArsenalTaranto 2–3 3–2 5–1 3–1 9–0 1–1 3–0 0–0 4–1 1–0 1–2 2–1 2–1 2–1 2–2 4–1 1–0
Brindisi 0–1 0–4 2–0 1–3 1–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 0–2 0–2 0–0 0–0 0–0
Cosenza 4–1 0–0 3–0 1–2 2–1 2–0 3–1 3–2 1–3 2–0 0–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 3–0
Empoli 0–1 1–0 3–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–0 0–0 4–1 1–0 1–0 3–1 3–0 1–0 1–1 4–2 1–0
Gubbio 0–1 2–1 2–2 1–2 0–2 1–1 1–0 0–2 2–1 1–2 0–1 2–2 6–0 1–2 0–0 1–0 3–1
Lecce 3–1 1–1 1–0 4–0 2–1 4–1 1–1 3–0 4–0 3–0 3–1 2–1 2–0 5–1 3–0 1–0 6–0
Nocerina 3–0 0–0 3–1 2–0 1–0 5–1 1–0 0–3 2–0 2–0 4–2 3–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 2–4 3–0
Palermo 3–2 3–0 3–1 3–0 0–0 5–1 2–2 1–0 2–0 3–1 2–0 4–2 3–1 2–1 0–1 8–0 2–1
Perugia 3–1 2–3 1–1 1–1 1–0 3–0 1–2 2–0 0–3 1–1 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 1–1
Pescara 0–2 3–3 3–2 3–1 6–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 3–1 3–1 3–0 2–1 3–0 3–2 1–0
Pisa 3–0 2–0 1–0 3–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 5–1 3–1 2–1 3–0 6–0 3–0 0–0 2–0 3–0 4–1
Rieti 3–2 2–0 2–0 1–0 1–0 0–2 1–0 1–0 1–4 1–1 1–1 5–1 1–0 1–0 5–2 2–0 2–2
Scafatese 2–1 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–1
Siena 3–0 0–0 6–0 3–0 1–0 1–3 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–1 0–0 5–1 1–0 1–0 5–2 3–0
Siracusa 1–0 1–2 1–0 0–0 2–1 3–2 2–0 1–0 1–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 0–1 2–0 3–0
Ternana 4–1 2–3 0–0 0–0 4–3 4–0 2–3 3–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 3–3 5–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 2–1
Torrese 1–0 2–1 3–1 4–1 2–4 5–0 4–3 1–0 1–2 4–1 2–2 2–1 1–1 4–0 2–1 0–0 1–1
Source: Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005 (in Italian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

References and sources

  • Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005
  1. ^ More, a relegation play-off between the seventh placed teams was planned, but it was cancelled by the FIGC at the end of the season to restore the peace between the North and the South of the country during the struggles around a corruption case involving SSC Napoli in Serie A.