Argentina 1896

Argentine Association Football League - 1896
Championship Cup

Table:

No. Team                      G    W    D    L    Gf    Ga    P
---------------------------------------------------------------
 1. Lomas Academy             8    6    0    2    18:   10   12
 2. Flores Athletic           8    5    0    3    17:    8   10
 3. Lomas Athletic            8    4    1    3    16:   11    9
 4. Belgrano Athletic         8    3    2    3    10:   15    8
 5. Retiro Athletic           8    0    1    7     6:   23    1

[Apr 30]
The Buenos Aires Herald wrote:
The Saint Lawrence A. C. has changed its name to that of the Belgrano Athletic
Club.

Round 1 [May 10]:
Flores Athletic   4:2 Retiro Athletic
Lomas Athletic    3:0 Belgrano Athletic

Round 2 [May 17]:
Belgrano Athletic 2:2 Retiro Athletic

Round 3 [May 25]:
Lomas Academy     1:0 Lomas Athletic
Flores Athletic   0:1 Belgrano Athletic

Round 4 [May 31]:
Retiro Athletic   1:5 Lomas Athletic

Round 5 [Jun 4]:
Flores Athletic   4:1 Lomas Academy

Round 6 [Jun 13]:
Retiro Athletic   1:2 Lomas Academy

Round 7 [Jun 21]:
Flores Athletic   4:0 Lomas Athletic

Round 8 [Jun 24]:
Lomas Academy     6:1 Belgrano Athletic

Round 9 [Jun 29]:
Retiro Athletic   0:1 Flores Athletic
Lomas Athletic    0:2 Lomas Academy

Round 10 [Jul 9]:
Lomas Academy     2:1 Flores Athletic    [at Lomas Athletic]

Round 11 [Jul 11]:
Lomas Academy     4:0 Retiro Athletic

Lomas Academy won the championship in this round with the following announced line-ups:

Lomas Academy     J. McKechnie; Joe E. Wright, Walter Buchanan; L. Jacobs, R. N.
                  Clark, Italo Nobili; John J. Bridge, Luis Nobili (Walter
                  Stirling), W. Leslie, William Stirling, G. E. Leslie.

Retiro Athletic   W. Brown; J. Murphy, J. Pendergast; J. Dunn, J. Holmes, J. H.
                  Talbot; F. Clark, W. Tracey, H. Monroe, W. Brunt, J. Grindrod.

Round 12 [Jul 13?]:
Belgrano Athletic 2:2 Lomas Athletic    [at Belgrano Polo Ground]

Round 13:
[Jul 26]
Belgrano Athletic 0:2 Flores Athletic
[Aug 9]
Lomas Athletic    4:0 Retiro Athletic

Round 14 [Aug 2]:
Retiro Athletic   0:1 Belgrano Athletic

Round 15 [Aug 15]:
Belgrano Athletic 3:0 Lomas Academy

Round 16 [Jul 5]:
Lomas Athletic    2:1 Flores Athletic

[Aug 17]
A new Belgrano Athletic Club is found as merge of the old Belgrano Athletic Club
and Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway Athletic Club.

Discrepancies:

. Belgrano Athletic : Retiro Athletic was played on July 12 or July 13.

. [Iwa-] wrote:
  Belgrano Athletic 1:1 Lomas Athletic
  The Buenos Aires Herald wrote:
  Belgrano Athletic 2:2 Lomas Athletic
  [D. Gibson (o.g.), H. Rugeroni /  N.N. (scrum), C. Comber]

. Belgrano Athletic played all the matches at home at Belgrano Polo Ground?

. Lomas Academy played all the matches at home at Lomas Athletic?

Table:

No. Team                      G    W    D    L    Gf    Ga    P
---------------------------------------------------------------
 1. Lomas Academy             8    6    0    2    18:   10   12
 2. Flores Athletic           8    5    0    3    17:    8   10
 3. Lomas Athletic            8    4    1    3    16:   11    9
 4. Belgrano Athletic         8    3    2    3    10:   15    8
 5. Retiro Athletic           8    0    1    7     6:   23    1

Champion: Lomas Academy.



1895.

1897.

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 Josť Gorgazzi for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Author: Osvaldo Josť Gorgazzi (osvaldogorgazzi@yahoo.com.ar)
Last updated: 3 Oct 2013

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