Ukrainian Football Prior to USSR Championships

Ukrainian competitions prior to 1920

1914 Ukrainian Championship

Preliminary matches

Ukraina Lviv - Podilya Ternopil 4-1
Ukraina Lviv - Syanova Tshayka 4-0

Final

06/29/1914 Ukraina L'viv - USK L'viv x-x1
1 - not played due to World War I

Kyiv City League Champions 1911-1920

1 - not played due to World War I

Kharkiv City League Champions 1912-1917

Odesa City League Champions 1910-1917

Donbass Cup 1913-1914

1913 (played from May to October)

                       GP  W  D  L  GS-GA  PT
1.Yuzivka               6  5  1  0  12-3   11
2.Druzhkivka            6  2  3  1  18-9    7
3.Kramatorsk            6  1  1  4  11-13   3
4.Konstantynivka        6  1  1  4   8-24   3

1914

not finished due to World War I.

The Ukrainian SSR Championships, 1921 - 1936

1921

Quarterfinals

Kharkiv - Kherson 5-0
Tahanroh - Kyiv 1-0
Odesa - Katerynoslav 5-1
Mykola´v - Poltava 7-0

Semifinals

Kharkiv - Tahanroh 2-1
Odesa - Mykola´v 1-0

Final

Kharkiv - Odesa 2-0

Final Replay [after protest]

Kharkiv - Odesa 2-1

1922

Quarterfinals

Kharkiv - Katerynoslav 2-0
Kyiv - Poltava 3-0
Odesa - Krym +/-
Mykola´v - Druzhkivka 2-1

Semifinals

Kharkiv - Mykola´v 4-0
Odesa - Kyiv 5-2

Final

Kharkiv - Odesa 1-0

1923

Group 1

Semifinals

Kharkiv - Mykola´v +/-
Odesa - Kyiv +/-

Final

Kharkiv - Odesa 1-0

Group 2

Semifinals

Druzhkivka - Poltava 5-1
Krym - Katerynoslav 2-1

Final

Druzhkivka - Krym 2-0

Group 3

Semifinals

Yuzivka - Chernihiv +/-
Vinnytsya - Zhytomyr 2-1

Final

Yuzivka - Vinnytsya 8-0

Group 4

Semifinal

Yuzivka - Druzhkivka 1-0
Kharkiv bye

Final

Kharkiv - Yuzivka 1-1, 5-1 (Replay)

1924

Preliminary Matches

Stalino - Katerynoslav 1-0
Odesa - Podillya +/-
Kharkiv - Poltava 1-0
Kyiv - Chernyhiv +/-

Final Tournament

P

Team

1

2

3

W

D

L

GS-GA

P

1

Kharkiv

1-0

2-0

2

0

0

3-0

4

2

Odesa

0-1

6-1

1

0

1

6-2

2

3

Donbas

0-2

1-6

0

0

2

1-8

0

Note 1: - Kyiv withdrew from competition
Note 2: - Stalino team was renamed Donbas
Note 3: - Kharkiv apparently qualified for 1924 USSR championship

1927 (41 participating teams)

Final Tournament

P

Team

1

2

3

4

5

6

W

D

L

GS-GA

P

1

Kharkiv

10-2

1-1

4-2

4-0

5-0

4

1

0

24-5

9

2

Mykolaiv

2-10

2-1

5-3

3-0

2-0

4

0

1

14-14

8

3

Odesa

1-1

1-2

4-0

3-1

4-1

3

1

1

13-5

7

4

Dnipropetrovsk

2-4

3-5

0-4

4-3

4-1

2

0

3

13-17

4

5

Kadyivka

0-4

0-3

1-3

3-4

0-0

0

1

4

4-14

1

6

Stalino

0-5

0-2

1-4

1-4

0-0

0

1

4

2-15

1

1928 (30 participating teams)

Final Tournament

P

Team

1

2

3

4

W

D

L

GS-GA

P

1

Kharkiv

3-1

2-1

4-1

3

0

0

9-3

6

2

Horlivka

1-3

2-1

1-1

1

1

1

4-5

3

3

Mykolaiv

1-2

1-2

2-0

1

0

2

4-4

2

4

Dnipropetrovsk

1-4

1-1

0-2

0

1

2

2-7

1

Note: - Kharkiv apparently qualified for 1928 USSR championship

1931

Quarterfinals

Kyiv - Dnipropetrovsk 4-0
Kadyivka - Horlivka 2-1
Stalino - Kharkiv 2-6
Mykola´v - Odesa 3-2

Semifinals

Kyiv - Kadyivka 3-1
Kharkiv - Mykola´v 5-2

Final

Kyiv - Kharkiv 3-1

1932

Quarterfinals

Stalino - Moldavskaya ARSR 17-0
Kharkiv - Stalino +/-
Dnipropetrovsk - Odeska oblast +/-
Vinnytsya - Kyiv 3-1

Final Tournament

P

Team

1

2

3

4

W

D

L

GS-GA

P

1

Kharkiv

4-1

6-0

1-2

2

1

0

11-3

4

2

Donbas

1-4

4-1

3-2

2

0

1

8-7

4

3

Dnipropetrovsk

0-6

1-4

3-1

1

0

2

4-11

2

4

Vinnytsya

2-1

2-3

1-3

1

0

2

5-7

2

Note: - Kharkiv and Donbas apparently qualified for 1932 USSR championship

1934

Quarterfinals

Kyiv - Dnipropetrovsk 6-0
Moldavskaya ARSR - Vinnytsya 0-7
Kharkiv - Chernihiv 10-2
Odesa - Donbas (Horlivka) 5-2

Semifinals

Vinnytsya - Kyiv 0-4
Kharkiv - Odesa 7-0

Final

Kyiv - Kharkiv 0-1

1935

Vyshcha Lyha (Top Level)

P

Team

1

2

3

4

5

W

D

L

GS-GA

P

1

Dnipropetrovsk

3-3

1-2

2-1

3-0

2

1

1

9-6

9

2

Kyiv

3-3

3-2

1-0

0-1

2

1

1

7-6

9

3

Kharkiv

2-1

2-3

1-1

2-2

1

2

1

7-7

8

4

Odesa

1-2

0-1

1-1

3-2

1

1

2

5-6

7

5

Stalino

0-3

1-0

2-2

2-3

1

1

2

5-8

7

Note: - 3 points given for a win, 2 - for a tie, 1 - for a loss.

1936

Quarterfinals

Dynamo Kyiv - Dynamo Dnipropetrovsk 5-2
KHTE Kharkiv - Lokomotyv Kyiv 0-1
Stakhanovets Stalino - Dynamo Odesa 2-3
Dynamo Kharkiv - Zavod im. Lenina Dnipropetrovsk 0-2

Semifinals

Dynamo Kyiv - Lokomotyv Kyiv 2-1
Dynamo Odesa - Zavod im. Lenina Dnipropetrovsk 1-0

Final

Dynamo Kyiv - Dynamo Odesa 6-0
Note: - Dynamo Kyiv apparently qualified for 1936 Spring USSR championship

Data provided in part by Hans Sch÷ggl
Last updated by Eugene Berkovich on