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1951–52 DDR Oberliga

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Season  1951–52
Matches played  342
Champions  BSG Turbine Halle
Goals scored  1233 (3.61 per match)
1951–52 DDR-Oberliga
Relegated  Fortschrit Meerane BSG Stahl Altenburg BSG Motor Wismar Einheit Pankow
Top goalscorer  Rudolf Krause, Kurt Weißenfels (27)

The 1951–52 DDR-Oberliga was the third season of the DDR-Oberliga, the first tier of league football in East Germany.

The league was contested by 19 teams and BSG Turbine Halle won the championship, the club's second one after 1949.

Rudolf Krause of BSG Chemie Leipzig and Kurt Weißenfels of Lokomotive Stendal were the league's joint top scorer with 27 goals each. The season also saw the most goals ever scored in the history of the Oberliga with 1,233, 55 goals more than the previous one.

The 1951–52 season saw the highest spectator number of any DDR-Oberliga season with a total of 3,620,000, in line with the record number of season games played, 342.


The 1951–52 season saw two newly promoted clubs, Wismut Aue and Motor Wismar while KVP Vorwärts Leipzig was newly formed and admitted to the league.


1951–52 DDR-Oberliga Wikipedia

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