Argentina 1891


Final Table

1. Old Caledonians                   8   6   1   1  32: 11   13 (Champion)
2. Saint Andrew's                    8   6   1   1  23: 12   13 (Champion)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
3. Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway  8   3   1   4 ≥14:≥19    7
4. Belgrano FC                       8   2   1   5 ≥ 7:≥15    5
5. Buenos Aires FC                   8   1   0   7 ≥ 6:≥11    2
6. Hurlingham FC                     withdrew
   Balance                                         ≥ 1:≥15

Playoff:
1. Saint Andrew's                    1   1   0   0   3:  1    2
2. Old Caledonians                   1   0   0   1   1:  3    0

Notes:
. The symbol ≥ means some scores are missing, so the team could scored or received more goals.
. Hurlingham was inscribed but did not play any match.
. The playoff was only disputed to win the medals. The association considered
  the title shared, in contrast to general opinion which held Saint Andrew's to
  be the champion.
. The Association Argentine Football League halted their meetings after this
  championship and another organization with similar name formed in 1893.
. The current association does not computed this championship as official.
. Balance: the goals scored and received of Old Caledonians and Saint Andrew's were published. 
  Then, at least 1 goal for and 15 goals against had to be scored for their rivals.

[Apr 12]:
Buenos Aires FC                  2:5  Saint Andrew's                   [at Old Ground Flores]
Old Caledonians                  6:0  Belgrano FC                      [at Estación Solá]

[Apr 19]:
Belgrano FC                      w:l  Buenos Aires FC                  [at Highfield, missing score]

[Apr 26]:
Belgrano FC                      1:2  Saint Andrew's                   [at Highfield]

[May 3]:
Saint Andrew's                   3:2  Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway [at Montes de Oca 1336, Barracas]

[May 17]:
Old Caledonians                  0:4  Saint Andrew's                   [at Estación Solá]

[May 28]:
Buenos Aires FC                  2:0  Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway [at Old Ground Flores]

[May 31]:
Buenos Aires FC                  2:6  Old Caledonians                  [at Old Ground Flores]

[Jun 7]:
Old Caledonians                  4:1  Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway [at Estación Solá]

[Jun 21]:
Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway 4:0  Saint Andrew's                   [at Campana]

[Jul 12]:
Saint Andrew's                   w:l  Belgrano FC                      [at Barracas, Belgrano scored no goals]

[Jul 19]:
Belgrano FC                      2:3  Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway [at Highfield]
Old Caledonians                  w:l  Buenos Aires FC                  [at Estación Solá, missing score]

[Jul 26]:
Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway 0:4  Old Caledonians                  [at Campana]

[Aug 2]:
Belgrano FC                      l:w  Old Caledonians                  [at Highfield, missing score]

[Aug 16]:
Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway w:l  Buenos Aires FC                  [at San Martín, missing score]

[Aug 23]:
Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway 4:4  Belgrano FC                      [at Campana]
Saint Andrew's                   w:l  Buenos Aires FC                  [at Barracas, missing score]

[Aug 30]:
Saint Andrew's                   3:3  Old Caledonians                  [at Estación Solá]
   [Caldwell (2), Moffatt / White, Sutherland, Riggs]

Saint Andrew's & Old Caledonians won the championship in this round with the following line-ups:

Saint Andrew's:  F. V. Carter; L. C. Penman, William A. Waters (captain); 
F. Francis, Alexander Buchanan, W. Smith; John Caldwell, Charles Douglas Moffatt, 
H. Downes, E. Morgan, W. Brown.

Old Caledonians: F. Edmonds; E. R. Gifford, M. Scott; W. Angus, R. Phillips, 
R. Smith; R. Cordner, H. White, R. Sutherland, E. L. Wilson, J. Riggs.

[Sep 6]:
Buenos Aires FC                  l:w  Belgrano FC                      [at Flores, missing score]

Final Table

1. Old Caledonians                   8   6   1   1  32: 11   13 (Champion)
2. Saint Andrew's                    8   6   1   1  23: 12   13 (Champion)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 
3. Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway  8   3   1   4 ≥14:≥19    7
4. Belgrano FC                       8   2   1   5 ≥ 7:≥15    5
5. Buenos Aires FC                   8   1   0   7 ≥ 6:≥11    2
6. Hurlingham FC                     withdrew
   Balance                                         ≥ 1:≥15

Playoff:
1. Saint Andrew's                    1   1   0   0   3:  1    2
2. Old Caledonians                   1   0   0   1   1:  3    0

Notes:
. The symbol ≥ means some scores are missing, so the team could scored or received more goals.
. Hurlingham was inscribed but did not play any match.
. The playoff was only disputed to win the medals. The association considered
  the title shared, in contrast to general opinion which held Saint Andrew's to
  be the champion.
. The Association Argentine Football League halted their meetings after this
  championship and another organization with similar name formed in 1893.
. The current association does not computed this championship as official.
. Balance: the goals scored and received of Old Caledonians and Saint Andrew's were published. 
  Then, at least 1 goal for and 15 goals against had to be scored for their rivals.

Playoff [Sep 13]:
Saint Andrew's                   3:1  Old Caledonians                  [aet, at Old Ground Flores]
   [Moffatt (3) / Wilson]

Saint Andrew's won the playoff with the following line-ups:

Saint Andrew's:  F. V. Carter; L. C. Penman, William A. Waters (captain); 
F. Francis, H. Barnes, Alexander Buchanan; John Caldwell, Charles Douglas 
Moffatt, Alexander Lamont, E. Morgan, J. Buchanan.

Old Caledonians: W. Gibson; M. Scott, J. Riggs (captain); W. Angus, R. Phillips, 
R. Smith; H. White, J. Clark, R. Sutherland, E. L. Wilson, R. Corsner.

Referee: J. Wilson.

1893.

list of champions.

list of final tables.

all-time tables.

list of 2nd level champions.

divisional movements.

topscorers.


About this document

Sources: [CIHF -], [Iwa -], newspapers: The Buenos Aires Herald, The Standard

Prepared and maintained by Osvaldo José Gorgazzi for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Osvaldo José Gorgazzi (osvaldogorgazzi@yahoo.com.ar)
Last updated: 9 Jan 2014

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