Paraíba State League 1937

Campeonato Paraibano 1937

Participant clubs:
(all from João Pessoa except when stated otherwise)

BOTAFOGO Futebol Clube
Esporte Clube UNIÃO
FELIPEIA Esporte Clube (Santa Rita)
PALMEIRAS Sport Club
PITAGUARES Esporte Clube
SOL LEVANTE Esporte Clube
SPORT Club João Pessoa

[Apr 18]
Botafogo     3-1  Palmeiras

[Apr 21]
Sol Levante  2-0  Sport-JP

[Apr 25]
Felipeia     4-1  União

[May 1]
Pitaguares   1-4  Botafogo

[May 9]
Palmeiras    3-0  Sol Levante

[May 16]
Sport-JP     2-0  Felipeia

[May 23]
União        2-2  Botafogo

[May 30]
Sol Levante  4-0  Pitaguares

[Jun 6]
Palmeiras    0-2  União

[Jun 13]
Pitaguares   0-2  Sport-JP

[Jun 20]
Sol Levante  2-1  União

[Jun 27]
Botafogo     4-0  Felipeia

[Jul 4]
Palmeiras    2-2  Pitaguares

[Jul 11]
União        1-1  Sport-JP

[Jul 16]
Felipeia     1-1  Sol Levante

[Jul 18]
Sport-JP     1-1  Palmeiras

[Jul 25]
Pitaguares   0-2  Felipeia

[Jul 26]
Botafogo     1-0  Sol Levante

[Aug 1]
Felipeia     2-2  Palmeiras

[Aug 8]
Sport-JP     1-5  Botafogo

[Aug 15]
União        4-2  Pitaguares

[Aug 29]
Palmeiras    2-2  Botafogo

[Sep 5]
Sport-JP     3-2  Sol Levante

[Sep 12]
União        1-0  Felipeia

[Sep 7]
Botafogo     6-1  Pitaguares

[Sep 19]
Sol Levante  3-3  Palmeiras

[Sep 26]
Felipeia     4-1  Sport-JP

[Oct 3]
Botafogo     1-0  União

[Oct 10]
Pitaguares   WO-1  Sol Levante  [Pitaguares gave away the points to Sol Levante]

[Oct 12]
União        3-2  Palmeiras

[Oct 13]
Sport-JP     1-WO  Pitaguares   [Pitaguares gave away the points to Sport]

[Oct 17]
União        0-1  Sol Levante

[Oct 24]
Felipeia     0-1  Botafogo

[Oct 26]
Pitaguares   WO-1  Palmeiras    [Pitaguares gave away the points to Palmeiras]

[Nov 7]
Sport-JP     2-2  União

[Nov 21]
Sol Levante  2-5  Felipeia

At a league meeting in November 23, as Botafogo couldn't be reached by anyone, the
following matches had their points given away by the teams marked as walk-overs:

Palmeiras   WO-1  Sport-JP
Felipeia     1-WO Pitaguares
Sol Levante  1-WO Botafogo
Palmeiras   WO-1  Felipeia
Botafogo    WO-1  Sport-JP
Pitaguares  WO-1  União

Team:            M  W  D  L  GF-GA Pts
 1.Botafogo     12  8  2  2  29- 8  18  Champions
 2.Felipeia     12  6  2  4  18-15  14  To second place tiebreak playoff
 2.Sol Levante  12  6  2  4  17-17  14  To second place tiebreak playoff
 2.União        12  6  2  4  17-17  14  To second place tiebreak playoff
 2.Sport-JP     12  6  2  4  13-17  14  To second place tiebreak playoff
 6.Palmeiras    12  2  5  5  16-18   9
 7.Pitaguares   12  0  1 11   6-24   1

*** BOTAFOGO are 1937 Paraíba State champions ***

SECOND PLACE TIEBREAK PLAYOFF

Tiebreak semifinals
[Nov 28]
Sport-JP     1-1  União        [1-0 a.e.t.]
[Dec 5]
Felipeia     4-0  Sol Levante

Tiebreak final
[Dec 12]
Sport-JP     3-3  Felipeia

Second tiebreak final
[Dec 19]
Felipeia     2-2  Sport-JP

Third tiebreak final
[Dec 26]
Sport-JP     1-2  Felipeia

Felipeia won the tiebreak and were the league's runner-ups.

Final standings  M  W  D  L  GF-GA Pts
 1.Botafogo     12  8  2  2  29- 8  18  Champions
 2.Felipeia     12  6  2  4  18-15  14
 3.Sport-JP     12  6  2  4  13-17  14
 4.União        12  6  2  4  17-17  14
 5.Sol Levante  12  6  2  4  17-17  14
 6.Palmeiras    12  2  5  5  16-18   9
 7.Pitaguares   12  0  1 11   6-24   1

1936

1938

list of champions

composition of the championships

list of 2nd division champions


About this document

Prepared and Mayntained by Julio Bovi Diogo and Vítor Dias for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation and RSSSF Brazil

Authors: Julio Bovi Diogo (juliodiogo@litoral.com.br) and Vítor Dias (vitor.dias@gmail.com)
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014

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