1896 Argentine Primera División

Primera División
Season 1896
Champions Lomas Academy (1° title)
Relegated (none)
Matches played 21
Top goalscorer England T. F. Allen (Flores AC)
England Juan Anderson (Lomas)
(7 goals each)
Biggest home win Lomas Academy 6−1 Belgrano A.C.
Biggest away win Retiro A.C. 0−5 Lomas

The 1896 Primera División was the 5° season of top-flight football in Argentina. The season began on May 10 and ended on August 15.[1] The championship took the format of a league of 5 teams, with each team playing the other twice.[2]

The title was won by Lomas Academy, the second team of Lomas Athletic Club, which played its last tournament being then dissolved. Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway merged with Belgrano Athletic Club which debuted that season.[3]

Final table

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Lomas Academy1286021810+8
2 Flores108503178+9
3 Lomas 984131611+5
4 Belgrano A.C.883231015-5
5 Retiro A.C. 18017623-17


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