Bundesliga

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Bundesliga
Founded 1903
Country West Germany
Confederation EFU
Number of teams 16
Level on pyramid 1
Domestic cup(s) DFB-Pokal
International cup(s) European Cup
Current champions FC Nürnberg (13th)
(1963-64)
Most championships FC Nürnberg (13 titles)
1963–64

'Bundesliga is a professional association football league in West Germany. At the top of the West German football league system, the Bundesliga is West Germany's primary football competition.This competition brings together the different winners of regional oberligen to determine the West German champion.

History[edit | edit source]

"Regional Federation" era[edit | edit source]

The time of the pioneers (1903-1914)[edit | edit source]

After First World War (1920-1933)[edit | edit source]

Gauligen (1933-1944)[edit | edit source]

Oberligen (1944-1963)[edit | edit source]

Bundesliga[edit | edit source]

An another elimination of Die Mannschaft at World Cup first round cause a need to overhaul the West German football system. At the annual DFB convention under new DFB president Hermann Gösmann (elected that very day) with the support of 46 professional teams, the Bundesliga was created in Dortmund at the Westfalenhallen on 28 July 1962 to begin play starting with the 1963–64 season. 16 teams were selected based on their success on the field, economic criteria and representation of the five Oberligen.

From Oberliga Nord: Hamburg SV, Werder Bremen, VfL Osnabrück
From Oberliga West: 1.FC Köln, Borussia Dortmund, FC Schalke 04, Alemannia Aachen, MSV Duisburg
From Oberliga Südwest: 1.FC Kaiserlautern, 1.FC Saarbrücken
From Oberliga Süd: 1.FC Nürnberg, Eintracht Frankfurt, Kickers Offenbach, Munich 1860, VfB Stuttgart
From Oberliga Berlin: Hertha Berlin

List of winners[edit | edit source]

Regional Federation Era
Season Winner Runner-up
1902-03 VfB Leipzig (1) Deutscher FC Prag
1903-04 No Champions
1904-05 Union 92 Berlin (1) Karlsruher FV
1905-06 VfB Leipzig (2) SC Victoria Hamburg
1906-07 Viktoria Berlin (1) Karlsruher FV
1907-08 Viktoria Berlin (2) Holstein Kiel
1908-09 Holstein Kiel (1) Viktoria Berlin
1909-10 Karlsruher FV (1) SC Erfurt
1910-11 BuEV Danzig (1) VfB Leipzig
1911-12 VfB Leipzig (3) Viktoria Berlin
1912-13 Holstein Kiel (2) VfB Leipzig
1913-14 SpVgg Fürth (1) Schlesien Breslau
1919-20 1.FC Nürnberg (1) Titania Stettin
1920-21 1.FC Nürnberg (2) Hamburg SV
1921-22 1.FC Nürnberg (3) Hertha BSC
1922-23 1.FC Nürnberg (4) FSV Frankfurt
1923-24 1.FC Nürnberg (5) VfB Leipzig
1924-25 1.FC Nürnberg (6) Hertha BSC
1925-26 Hamburg SV (1) 1.FC Nürnberg
1926-27 Hertha BSC (1) TSV 1860 Muncih
1927-28 Titania Stettin (1) Hamburg SV
1928-29 Hertha BSC (2) 1.FC Nürnberg
1929-30 VfB Königsberg (1) Hertha BSC
1930-31 SpVgg Fürth (2) VfB Königsberg
1931-32 Fortuna Dûsseldorf (1) VfB Leipzig
1932-33 1.FC Nürnberg (7) Schalke 04
Gauliga
Season Winner Runner-up
1933-34 1.FC Nürnberg (8) Eintracht Frankfurt
1934-35 Schalke 04 (1) Hannover 96
1935-36 Schalke 04 (2) 1.FC Nürnberg
1936-37 Schalke 04 (3) 1.FC Nürnberg
1937-38 TSV 1860 Munich (1) VfB Königsberg
1938-39 Schalke 04 (4) 1.FC Kaiserlautern
1939-40 Rapid Wien (1) Schalke 04
1940-41 Rapid Wien (2) 1.FC Nürnberg
1941-42 1.FC Nürnberg (9) First Vienna
1942-43 Schalke 04 (5) 1.FC Nürnberg
1943-44 Admira Wien (1) Schalke 04
Oberliga
Season Winner Runner-up
1947-48 FC Nürnberg (10) FC St-Pauli
1948-49 Preussen Münster (1) FC Augsburg
1949-50 VfB Stuttgart (1) VfL Osnabrück
1950-51 1.FC Kaiserlautern (1) Schalke 04
1951-52 Borussia Dortmund (1) VfB Stuttgart
1952-53 1.FC Nürnberg (11) Borussia Dortmund
1953-54 1.FC Nürnberg (12) Hannover 96
1954-55 MSV Duisburg (1) Hamburg SV
1955-56 Borussia Dortmund (2) TSV 1860 Munich
1956-57 Eintracht Frankfurt (1) Hannover 96
1957-58 FC Köln (1) Hamburg SV
1958-59 Eintracht Frankfurt (2) 1.FC Nürnberg
1959-60 Werder Bremen (1) MSV Duisburg
1960-61 Eintracht Frankfurt (3) Hamburg SV
1961-62 FC Köln (2) Borussia Dortmund
1962-63 1.FC Nürnberg (13) Hamburg SV