1899 in Argentine football

Football in Argentina
Season 1899
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 116510102+8
2 Lobos 9641142+2
3 Lomas AC 3611428-6
4 Lanús Athletic 1601513-4

Lower divisions

Segunda División


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