1959–60 Serie A

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Serie A
Juventus FC 1959-60.jpg
1959–60 Juventus' line-up
Season1959–60
ChampionsJuventus
11th title
RelegatedPalermo
Alessandria
Genoa
European CupJuventus
Cup Winners' CupFiorentina
Inter-Cities Fairs CupInternazionale
Roma
Matches played306
Goals scored792 (2.59 per match)
Top goalscorerOmar Sivori
(28 goals)

The 1959–60 Serie A season was won by Juventus.

Teams[edit]

Atalanta and Palermo had been promoted from Serie B.

Events[edit]

A modern professional structure was introduced, together with a third relegation.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Juventus (C) 34 25 5 4 92 33 +59 55 Qualification to European Cup
2 Fiorentina 34 20 7 7 68 31 +37 47 Qualification to Cup Winners' Cup
3 Milan 34 17 10 7 56 37 +19 44
4 Internazionale 34 14 12 8 55 43 +12 40 Chosen for Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
5 Bologna 34 14 8 12 50 42 +8 36
5 Padova 34 14 8 12 50 46 +4 36
5 SPAL 34 12 12 10 45 50 −5 36
8 Sampdoria 34 11 13 10 41 46 −5 35
9 Roma 34 13 8 13 53 53 0 34 Chosen for Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
10 Vicenza 34 11 10 13 39 42 −3 32
11 Atalanta 34 9 13 12 31 39 −8 31
12 Lazio 34 9 12 13 32 45 −13 30
13 Bari 34 9 11 14 32 42 −10 29
13 Napoli 34 8 13 13 33 48 −15 29
15 Udinese 34 6 16 12 39 54 −15 28
16 Palermo (R) 34 6 15 13 27 40 −13 27 Relegation to Serie B
17 Alessandria (R) 34 5 15 14 28 51 −23 25
18 Genoa[a] (R) 34 4 10 20 21 50 −29 0
Source: Panini
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Genoa was penalized of 18 points for bribery, 10 of which in the following season. The points for the following seasons were reduced to 7 in appeal.

Results[edit]

Home \ Away ALE ATA BAR BOL FIO GEN INT JUV LRV LAZ MIL NAP PAD PAL ROM SAM SPA UDI
Alessandria 0–0 2–0 1–1 3–3 2–1 2–3 0–2 3–1 0–0 3–1 1–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 2–2 0–1 0–1
Atalanta 5–1 3–0 3–0 1–3 2–1 1–1 2–2 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–2 0–0
Bari 0–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–3 1–3 0–0 0–0 3–0 1–1 5–2 1–0 2–3 1–1 0–0 3–1
Bologna 2–1 5–0 2–0 3–1 3–1 1–0 3–2 0–1 1–1 0–3 4–1 2–2 3–1 3–1 0–1 2–3 2–0
Fiorentina 3–1 4–1 4–2 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–0 0–0 2–2 1–1 2–1 1–0 5–0 3–1 4–0 3–1 2–1
Genoa 1–0 1–1 1–0 0–2 0–0 1–3 2–6 0–2 2–4 0–2 0–0 0–0 1–1 1–0 1–2 0–1 0–0
Internazionale 3–1 2–0 0–0 2–1 2–0 2–0 0–3 4–0 1–1 0–0 3–1 6–3 3–3 1–3 0–0 2–1 3–3
Juventus 7–0 0–1 2–0 3–0 3–1 2–0 1–0 4–1 2–0 3–1 4–2 5–1 2–1 4–0 2–2 3–1 4–3
Vicenza 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–2 1–2 3–2 1–2 0–0 1–0 3–0 5–0 2–0 3–1 1–0
Lazio 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–3 0–5 0–0 0–2 0–2 2–1 0–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 0–1 3–1 3–1 2–1
Milan 3–1 2–1 2–0 2–2 0–0 2–1 5–3 0–2 2–0 1–0 3–1 3–2 0–0 1–1 4–0 3–1 3–1
Napoli 1–1 1–0 1–2 2–0 0–4 0–2 1–1 2–1 3–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 2–1 1–0 1–1 0–3 1–1
Padova 1–1 0–0 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 0–4 2–1 2–0 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–0 4–1 6–3 6–1
Palermo 4–0 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–4 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–0 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 4–2 2–1 1–1 0–0
Roma 1–0 3–0 3–2 1–2 1–2 1–0 3–1 2–2 3–1 3–0 2–2 3–0 1–0 1–1 6–1 1–1 2–2
Sampdoria 0–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 0–0 0–2 2–2 4–0 2–1 0–2 1–1 0–0 3–0 0–2 3–1
SPAL 0–0 1–0 3–1 0–0 1–0 0–0 0–0 3–6 2–1 1–1 0–3 2–2 1–1 1–0 2–1 1–1 2–1
Udinese 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 0–2 2–2 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 2–2 0–0 2–1 1–0 3–3 1–1 3–2
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[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Argentina Italy Omar Sívori Juventus 28
2 Sweden Kurt Hamrin Fiorentina 26
3 Wales John Charles Juventus 23
4 Italy Sergio Brighenti Padova 21
5 Brazil Italy José Altafini Milan 20
6 Argentina Pedro Manfredini Roma 16
7 Italy Lorenzo Bettini Udinese 14
Italy Gino Pivatelli Bologna
Italy Paolo Erba Bari
10 Sweden Arne Selmosson Roma 13
Italy Orlando Rozzoni Lazio
12 Italy Mario Tortul Padova 12
Italy Eddie Firmani Internazionale
14 Argentina Italy Antonio Valentín Angelillo Internazionale 11
Sweden Bengt Lindskog Internazionale
Italy Egidio Morbello SPAL
Italy Oliviero Conti Vicenza

References and sources[edit]

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

External links[edit]