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1953 German football championship

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1953 German championship
Deutsche Fußballmeisterschaft
CountryWest Germany
Dates3 May – 21 June
Teams8
Champions1. FC Kaiserslautern
2nd German title
Runners-upVfB Stuttgart
Matches played25
Goals scored93 (3.72 per match)
Top goal scorer(s)Otto Baitinger (6 goals)
1952
1954

The 1953 German football championship was the culmination of the football season in the West Germany in 1952–53. 1. FC Kaiserslautern were crowned champions for the second time after a group stage and a final, having previously won the championship in 1951.[1][2]

1953 German football championship Intro articles: 2

Qualified teams

The teams qualified through the 1952–53 Oberliga season:

Club Qualified from
Hamburger SV Oberliga Nord champions
Holstein Kiel Oberliga Nord runners-up
Borussia Dortmund Oberliga West champions
1. FC Köln Oberliga West runners-up
SC Union 06 Berlin Oberliga Berlin champions
1. FC Kaiserslautern Oberliga Südwest champions
Eintracht Frankfurt Oberliga Süd champions
VfB Stuttgart Oberliga Süd runners-up

1953 German football championship Qualified teams articles: 12

Competition

Group 1

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification FCK SGE KOE KSV
1 1. FC Kaiserslautern 6 5 1 0 16 7 2.286 11 Advance to final 5–1 2–2 2–1
2 Eintracht Frankfurt 6 3 1 2 8 7 1.143 7 0–1 2–0 4–1
3 1. FC Köln 6 1 3 2 8 10 0.800 5 1–2 0–0 3–2
4 Holstein Kiel 6 0 1 5 8 16 0.500 1 2–4 0–1 2–2
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal ratio.

Group 2

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification VFB BVB HSV U06
1 VfB Stuttgart 6 5 0 1 16 6 2.667 10 Advance to final 2–1 2–1 6–0
2 Borussia Dortmund 6 5 0 1 17 7 2.429 10 2–1 4–1 4–0
3 Hamburger SV 6 1 1 4 11 15 0.733 3 1–2 3–4 3–1
4 Union 06 Berlin 6 0 1 5 4 20 0.200 1 1–3 0–2 2–2
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal ratio.

Final

1. FC Kaiserslautern4 – 1VfB Stuttgart
F.Walter  37'
Wanger  57'83'
Scheffler  78'
Kronenbitter  72'
Attendance: 80,000
Referee: Ternieden (Oberhausen)
KAISERSLAUTERN:
GK Willi Hölz
DF Werner Liebrich
DF Werner Kohlmeyer
MF Fritz Walter (c)
MF Otto Render
MF Ernst Liebrich
MF Horst Eckel
FW Ottmar Walter
FW Erwin Scheffler
FW Willi Wenzel
FW Karl Wanger
Manager:
Richard Schneider
STUTTGART:
GK Karl Bögelein
DF Richard Steimle
DF Erich Retter
DF Werner Liebschwager
MF Robert Schlienz (c)
MF Leo Kronenbitter
FW Roland Wehrle
FW Erwin Waldner
FW Pit Krieger
FW Rolf Blessing
FW Otto Baitinger
Manager:
Georg Wurzer

References

  1. ^ (West) Germany -List of champions rsssf.com, accessed: 21 December 2015
  2. ^ 1. FC Kaiserslautern » Steckbrief (in German) Weltfussball.de – 1. FC Kaiserslautern honours, accessed: 21 December 2015

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