1951 German football championship

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1951 German championship
Deutsche Fußballmeisterschaft
Deutsche Meisterschale.JPG
Country West Germany
Dates 6 May – 30 June
Teams 8
Champions 1. FC Kaiserslautern
1st German title
Runners-up Preußen Münster
Matches played 25
Goals scored 99 (3.96 per match)
Top goal scorer(s) Werner Baßler
Horst Eckel
Adolf Kallenborn
Konrad Winterstein
(6 goals each)
1950
1952

The 1951 German football championship was the culmination of the football season in the West Germany in 1950–51. 1. FC Kaiserslautern were crowned champions for the first time after a group stage and a final.[1][2]

Qualified teams[edit]

The teams qualified through the 1950–51 Oberliga season:

Club Qualified from
Hamburger SV Oberliga Nord champions
FC St. Pauli Oberliga Nord runners-up
Schalke 04 Oberliga West champions
Preußen Münster Oberliga West runners-up
1. FC Kaiserslautern Oberliga Südwest champions
1. FC Nürnberg Oberliga Süd champions
SpVgg Fürth Oberliga Süd runners-up
Tennis Borussia Berlin Oberliga Berlin champions

Competition[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification FCK S04 FUE STP
1 1. FC Kaiserslautern 6 4 1 1 14 8 1.750 9 Advance to final 1–0 2–2 2–0
2 Schalke 04 6 3 1 2 7 6 1.167 7 3–2 2–1 1–2
3 SpVgg Fürth 6 1 2 3 8 9 0.889 4 1–3 0–0 4–1
4 FC St. Pauli 6 2 0 4 6 12 0.500 4 2–4 0–1 1–0
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal ratio.

Group 2[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Qualification PRM FCN HSV TBB
1 Preußen Münster 6 4 0 2 22 16 1.375 8 Advance to final 6–4 3–1 2–3
2 1. FC Nürnberg 6 4 0 2 17 13 1.308 8 1–2 4–1 3–1
3 Hamburger SV 6 3 0 3 12 12 1.000 6 5–1 1–2 3–2
4 Tennis Borussia Berlin 6 1 0 5 10 20 0.500 2 2–8 2–3 0–1
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal ratio.

Final[edit]

1. FC Kaiserslautern 2 – 1 Preußen Münster
O.Walter Goal 61'74' Gerritzen Goal 47'
Attendance: 85,000
Referee: A.Reinhardt
1. FC KAISERSLAUTERN:
GK Germany Karl Adam
DF Germany Werner Liebrich
DF Germany Werner Kohlmeyer
DF Germany Helmut Rasch
MF Germany Ernst Liebrich
MF Germany Heinz Jergens
MF Germany Horst Eckel
MF Germany Fritz Walter
FW Germany Bernhard Fuchs
FW Germany Werner Baßler
FW Germany Ottmar Walter
Manager:
Germany Richard Schneider
PREUSSEN MUNSTER:
GK Germany Otto Mierzowski
DF Germany Kurt Pohnke
DF Germany Rolf Lezgus
DF Germany Walter Lesch
DF Germany Alois Schulte
MF Germany Rudolf Schulz
MF Germany Josef Rickmann
FW Germany Alfred Preißler
FW Germany Josef Lammers
FW Germany Felix Gerritzen
FW Germany Sigi Rachuba
Manager:
Germany Willi Multhaup

References[edit]

  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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