1960â€“61 Serie A
The Serie A 1960/61, was the 28th season of the Italian Serie A. began the season on 25 September 1960. The last round was on June 4, 1961. Promoted as the AC Turin, Calcio Lecco and Catania Calcio came from the series B thereto. The season as champion finished Juventus, which thus qualify for the European Champions Cup and was able to repeat his success from last year.
The championship decision, however, was very controversial, because on April 16, 1961, came at the Stadio Comunale to a Derby d' Italia against Inter Milan that would take a preliminary decision in the championship match. After a shot against the post in Milan, there were riots that prompted the referee to abandon the match among the spectators of the crowded stadium. The win was Inter, the guest team awarded, and the Milan took the championship lead. But after an objection by Juventus, the association decided on June 3, 1961, one day before the end of the championship, to be repeated the game. The volatile nature receives this decision also the fact that Umberto Agnelli was both president of Juventus and the Italian Football Federation at the time. Inter president Angelo Moratti was so angry that he decided to leave Inter's youth team unsubscribe the game over these operations. Juventus won the match with 9:1 and hence the title.
For the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, the AC Milan, Inter Milan and AS Roma eligible. About the Coppa Italia ACF Fiorentina participation in the European Cup Winners' Cup the following year secured. Relegated to the B series had the AS Bari, AC Napoli and Lazio.
The cross table presents the results of all games this season represents the home team is listed in the left column, the visiting team on the top line.
(in brackets the matches and goals are specified)
- Goal: Carlo Mattrel (3 / - ); Giovanni Romano (1 / - ); Giuseppe Vavassori (30 / -)
- Defense: Guglielmo Burelli (4 / - ); Tarcisio Burgnich (13 / - ); Angelo Caroli (3 / - ); Ernesto Castano (13 / - ); Sergio Cervato (28/ 1); Benito Sarti (34 / -)
- Midfielders: Umberto Colombo ( 24/1 ); Flavio Emoli (19/ 1); Eugenio Fascetti (2 / - ); Gianfranco Leoncini (21 / - ); Severino Lojodice (3 / - ); Bruno Mazzia (4 / -)
- Storm: Giampiero Boniperti (28/ 6); John Charles (32/ 15); Bruno Mora (28/ 12); Nicole Bruno (29/ 13); Omar Sívori (27/ 25); Gino Stacchini (28 /2)
- Coach: Renato Cesarini