1938–39 Serie B


The Serie B 1938–39 was the tenth tournament of this competition played in Italy since its creation.

Serie B
Season1938–39
ChampionsFiorentina
2nd title

Teams


Casale, Fanfulla, SPAL, Siena and Salernitana had been promoted from Serie C, while Novara and Alessandria had been relegated from Serie A.

Events


The goal average substituted the tie-breaker in event of equal points, to save time considering the risk of war. This change greatly helped Venezia.

Final classification


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GR Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Fiorentina (P, C) 34 16 13 5 62 30 2.067 45 Promotion to Serie A[lower-alpha 1]
2 Venezia (P) 34 16 11 7 39 23 1.696 43
3 Atalanta 34 15 13 6 43 26 1.654 43
4 Siena 34 17 8 9 43 35 1.229 42
5 Verona 34 16 8 10 46 36 1.278 40
6 Pro Vercelli 34 14 9 11 50 44 1.136 37
7 Palermo 34 13 10 11 35 34 1.029 36
8 Alessandria 34 14 7 13 57 43 1.326 35
9 Padova 34 15 5 14 56 51 1.098 35
10 Fanfulla 34 12 10 12 39 32 1.219 34
11 Sanremese 34 14 6 14 41 45 0.911 34
12 Anconitana 34 13 7 14 50 44 1.136 33
13 Pisa 34 13 7 14 52 46 1.130 33
14 Vigevano 34 11 11 12 43 48 0.896 33
15 Spezia (R) 34 12 7 15 43 50 0.860 31 Relegation to Serie C
16 S.P.A.L. (R) 34 10 6 18 37 55 0.673 26
17 Salernitana (R) 34 10 3 21 40 58 0.690 23
18 Casale (R) 34 2 5 27 12 88 0.136 9
Source: goal average officially used in event of equal points.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. Venezia promoted on goal average.

Results


Home \ Away ALE ANC ATA CSL FAN FIO PAD PAL PIS PVE SAL SNR SIE SPA SPE VEN HEL VIG
Alessandria 4–0 1–2 4–0 2–1 2–2 1–0 1–1 4–1 1–1 4–1 3–0 0–1 3–0 3–0 1–0 3–0 4–1
Anconitana 3–1 2–0 2–0 1–1 0–0 0–1 4–1 2–0 6–1 2–0 4–0 1–3 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–1 3–0
Atalanta 2–1 1–1 6–1 1–0 1–1 1–1 0–0 2–0 1–0 3–0 3–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–1
Casale 1–1 2–2 0–2 1–3 0–2 0–3 0–1 1–3 0–0 1–2 0–2 0–1 2–1 0–1 0–0 1–0 0–3
Fanfulla 1–3 1–2 0–1 3–0 0–0 4–1 1–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 1–1 3–0 1–0 1–0 1–3 2–1 5–0
Fiorentina 4–1 2–0 0–3 3–0 4–0 3–1 7–1 2–0 3–1 2–0 0–0 4–0 2–1 2–2 2–2 3–0 1–1
Padova 5–1 4–1 1–2 4–0 1–3 1–3 1–0 2–1 3–1 2–0 4–3 1–1 2–1 4–2 1–1 1–0 3–2
Palermo 1–1 2–0 0–0 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 4–1 3–0 1–0 0–0 2–0 4–1 0–0 4–0 0–0
Pisa 4–2 3–2 1–1 8–0 1–1 0–1 4–2 1–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 0–2 4–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 3–0
Pro Vercelli 0–1 2–1 4–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 2–2 0–0 4–1 3–0 1–0 3–1 3–1 3–0 0–1 0–2 1–1
Salernitana 3–1 2–0 1–1 5–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 1–2 2–3 7–1 1–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 2–4 2–1
Sanremese 2–1 1–0 0–1 4–1 0–0 1–1 2–0 2–0 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 3–2 1–0 0–1 4–1 3–1
Siena 2–1 2–0 3–2 1–0 1–0 3–0 0–1 1–0 3–3 1–1 3–2 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–0 2–0 1–0
SPAL 1–0 1–2 0–0 4–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 0–3 3–1 2–0 3–2 1–4 0–0 3–3 3–2
Spezia 0–0 1–0 0–0 4–0 1–0 0–3 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–2 3–1 0–3 2–2 3–0 1–1 2–0 1–1
Venezia 1–0 1–3 3–1 3–0 0–0 1–1 3–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 3–0 0–1 1–1
Hellas Verona 1–0 0–0 2–0 7–0 0–0 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–0 3–0 2–0 4–2
Vigevano 1–1 3–2 0–2 0–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–0 3–0 1–0 2–0 4–3 0–0 2–0
Updated to match(es) played on unknown. 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