1948–49 Serie A


Torino were declared 1948–49 Serie A champions on 6 May 1949, after the Superga tragedy, an air disaster that killed the entire Torino squad. At the time of the declaration, Torino led the runner-up Internazionale by four points with four matches remaining.[1] Their remaining four matches were played by their reserve team, and they finished the league five points ahead of the runner up.

Serie A
Season1948–49
ChampionsTorino
6th title
RelegatedModena
Livorno
Matches played380
Goals scored1,110 (2.92 per match)
Top goalscorerIstván Nyers
(26 goals)

Teams


Novara for Northern Italy, Padova for Central Italy and Palermo for Southern Italy had been promoted from Serie B.

Events


Following the restoration of ordinary Serie B championship, the FIGC decided to come back to two relegations only from Serie A.

Final classification


Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Torino (C) 38 25 10 3 78 34 +44 60
2 Internazionale 38 22 11 5 85 39 +46 55
3 Milan 38 21 8 9 83 52 +31 50
4 Juventus 38 18 8 12 64 47 +17 44
5 Sampdoria 38 16 9 13 74 63 +11 41
5 Bologna 38 12 17 9 53 46 +7 41
7 Genoa 38 14 12 12 51 51 0 40
8 Lucchese 38 14 10 14 55 55 0 38
8 Triestina 38 13 12 13 59 59 0 38
8 Fiorentina 38 15 8 15 51 60 9 38
11 Palermo 38 14 8 16 57 58 1 36
11 Padova 38 12 12 14 45 64 19 36
13 Lazio 38 11 12 15 60 62 2 34
14 Roma 38 12 8 18 47 57 10 32
15 Novara 38 12 7 19 52 74 22 31
15 Atalanta 38 11 9 18 40 58 18 31
17 Pro Patria 38 11 8 19 51 61 10 30
17 Bari 38 10 10 18 30 50 20 30
19 Modena (R) 38 9 11 18 36 49 13 29 Relegation to Serie B
20 Livorno (R) 38 9 8 21 39 71 32 26
Source: Panini
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

Note: Goal Difference did not come into effect until the 1960s.

Results


Home \ Away ATA BAR BOL FIO GEN INT JUV LAZ LIV LUC MIL MOD NOV PAD PAL PPA ROM SAM TOR TRI
Atalanta 0–2 1–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 2–4 1–1 4–2 2–2 1–1 2–0 3–1 0–1 2–1 0–1 3–0 1–5 3–2 0–1
Bari 0–2 3–0 0–0 0–0 1–2 2–1 0–0 3–0 0–0 0–2 0–1 2–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–4 1–2 1–1 1–1
Bologna 1–1 1–0 0–0 2–2 1–3 3–0 2–0 6–2 4–1 3–1 2–0 3–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–2 1–2 2–2 1–1
Fiorentina 2–0 0–2 1–0 2–1 0–2 0–0 4–0 3–2 1–0 4–2 1–1 2–0 0–0 0–3 3–1 3–1 1–0 0–0 5–3
Genoa 2–0 2–1 0–0 4–2 4–1 2–1 1–0 3–2 0–0 1–0 1–0 0–4 7–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 0–0 3–0 5–1
Internazionale 4–0 9–1 2–2 7–1 2–1 1–1 1–0 3–1 4–0 4–4 2–0 5–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 4–2 0–0 1–1
Juventus 1–0 1–0 2–0 3–2 2–1 0–1 4–1 2–2 2–1 1–1 0–1 4–1 6–1 3–2 4–3 0–0 5–1 1–2 2–0
Lazio 1–1 1–1 8–2 2–1 5–1 2–2 0–4 2–0 2–1 2–3 5–1 2–1 1–1 5–1 2–5 0–0 2–0 2–2 4–0
Livorno 0–2 1–0 1–1 1–1 2–2 0–2 1–3 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–0 1–0 2–2 0–2 2–0 2–1 1–0 0–2 1–0
Lucchese 0–1 1–1 1–1 4–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 2–1 0–1 2–2 1–0 5–1 4–0 6–2 1–0 5–1 3–1 1–1 3–1
Milan 3–0 4–1 2–2 3–1 2–2 0–2 1–1 3–0 2–0 4–0 5–1 4–1 2–0 2–1 3–2 3–0 3–2 1–0 3–1
Modena 2–0 0–0 0–1 1–2 2–0 2–3 2–2 2–0 0–0 4–0 0–0 1–1 0–2 4–0 1–1 2–2 2–1 0–1 0–2
Novara 2–0 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–2 1–1 0–0 2–2 3–1 5–2 1–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 2–3 0–2 3–0
Padova 3–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–3 3–0 2–0 2–1 0–1 1–4 0–0 3–2 3–3 1–1 2–0 1–3 4–4 0–0
Palermo 1–2 3–0 0–0 0–2 3–0 2–1 2–0 1–0 4–2 1–3 2–1 0–0 3–0 1–0 3–1 2–1 1–1 2–2 4–0
Pro Patria 0–0 0–1 0–3 2–4 2–1 1–1 0–1 1–2 1–0 0–2 3–2 2–0 5–0 3–0 1–0 1–1 1–4 0–1 3–1
Roma 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 1–1 4–0 3–0 1–2 2–1 4–1 0–2 3–2 3–1 2–4 1–2 4–2
Sampdoria 4–2 2–1 1–1 2–1 5–1 0–4 2–0 2–2 3–0 5–0 2–1 1–1 1–3 0–0 2–2 4–4 2–0 2–3 1–1
Torino 2–0 2–0 1–0 2–0 4–0 4–2 3–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 4–1 3–1 4–0 3–1 3–0 4–1 4–0 2–1 1–1
Triestina 1–1 2–0 1–1 4–0 0–0 2–0 1–0 4–1 5–4 1–0 1–3 1–2 1–1 9–1 3–1 0–0 2–0 3–1 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.

Top goalscorers


Rank Player Club Goals
1 István Nyers Internazionale 26
2 Amedeo Amadei Internazionale 22
3 István Mike Mayer Bologna 20
4 Carlo Stradella Livorno 19
5 Riccardo Carapellese Milan 17
6 Valentino Mazzola Torino 16
Gunnar Nordahl Milan
8 Giuseppe Baldini Sampdoria 15
Renato Gei Sampdoria
Giampiero Boniperti Juventus
John Hansen Juventus
Bruno Ispiro Triestina
Ugo Conti Lucchese
14 Silvio Piola Novara 14
Adriano Bassetto Sampdoria

References and sources


  • Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005

Footnotes


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