1897 in Argentine football

Football in Argentina
Season 1897
Primera División Lomas
1896 Argentina 1898

1897 in Argentine football saw Lomas win its 4th Primera División championship within 5 seasons played. Lomas won the title after winning the 2nd replay of the playoff against Lanús Athletic.[1] The players of Lomas Academy (dissolved last year) returned to the main team.

Lanús A.C., Banfield and Palermo A.C. debuted while Belgrano A.C. registered a "B" team.[2]

Primera división

Final standings

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Lomas2012921559+46
2 Lanús A.C. 20121002398+31
3 Belgrano A.C.19129124715+32
4 Flores13126154422+22
5 Palermo Athletic8124081150-39
6 Belgrano A.C. "B"31211101056-46
7 Banfield1120111652-46

Championship Playoffs

8 September 1897
Lomas AC 1-1 Lanús AC

12 September 1897
Lomas AC 0-0 Lanús AC

19 September 1897
Lomas AC 1-0 Lanús AC
Willie Stirling


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