1899 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1899
Men's football
Primera División Belgrano A.C.
Segunda División Banfield
1898 Argentina 1900

1899 in Argentine football saw the Argentine league reduced to 4 teams to accommodate the creation of a Second Division. Palermo A.C. and United Banks left the Association while Banfield registered to the recently created Segunda División.

Banfield would win the title, becoming the first second division champion ever.[1]

Primera división

The championship Primera división took the format of a league of 4 teams, with each team playing the other twice. Lanús Athletic only completed 2 games, with the other 4 fixtures being awarded to their opponents. The game between Lomas and Lobos was awarded to Lobos.[2]

Final standings

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Belgrano AC 11 6 5 1 0 10 2 +8
2 Lobos 9 6 4 1 1 4 2 +2
3 Lomas AC 3 6 1 1 4 2 8 -6
4 Lanús Athletic 1 6 0 1 5 1 3 -4

Lower divisions

Segunda División

References

  1. ^ Argentina 1899 by Jose Carluccio at Historia y Futbol
  2. ^ Argentina 1899 by Osvaldo José Gorgazzi at RSSSF
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