1893 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1893
Men's football
Primera División Lomas A.C.
1891 Argentina 1894

1893 in Argentine football saw the first league tournament organized by current Argentine Football Association. This league had been established by Alexander Watson Hutton,[1] considered "the father" of Argentine football. Lomas Athletic Club won its first title.

Only Buenos Aires al Rosario Railway survived from the 1891 championship.

Primera división

The championship took the format of a league of 5 teams, with each team playing the other twice.[2]

Argentine Association Football League

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Lomas AC 15 8 7 1 0 26 2 +24
2 Flores 10 8 5 0 3 19 9 +10
3 Quilmes Rovers 9 8 3 3 2 12 11 +1
4 English High School 1 4 8 1 2 5 6 25 -19
5 Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway 2 8 0 2 6 3 19 -16

1 It was registered as the football team of the School. The English High School Athletic Club would be established in 1898.

References

  1. ^ "Orígenes de la Asociación" - AFA website
  2. ^ Argentina 1893 by Osvaldo José Gorgazzi at RSSSF
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