1904 in Argentine football

Football in Argentina
Season 1904
Primera División Belgrano A.C.
Segunda División Barracas A.C. II
Tercera División Estudiantes (BA) III
1903 Argentina 1905

1904 in Argentine football saw Belgrano A.C. winning the Argentine championship ending a run of four consecutive titles for Alumni. Estudiantes de Buenos Aires was promoted to Primera by the Association after the good campaigns made in lower divisions and the contribution made by the club to the practice of football.

Flores did not register to play the tournament after a poor performance in the last season.[1]

Primera División

The 1904 championship had a 6 team, league format, with each team playing the other twice.[2]

Final standings

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Belgrano AC1810901309+21
2 Alumni1310532189+9
3 Lomas AC1110514910-1
4 Barracas Athletic10105051316-3
5 Estudiantes (BA)5102171227-15
6 Quilmes210109819-11

Lower divisions

Primera B

Copa Bullrich

Primera C

International cup

Tie Cup


International friendlies

English team Southampton toured on Argentina that year, playing several friendly matches v. clubs and combined teams. It was the first time a professional British team visited Argentina.[3][4]

Date Venue/City Rival Score
26-Jun Buenos Aires Alumni 3–0
3-Jul Buenos Aires Británicos [lower-alpha 1] 3–0
6-Jul Buenos Aires Belgrano A.C. 6–1
9-Jul Buenos Aires Argentinos [lower-alpha 2] 8–0
10-Jul Buenos Aires Liga Argentina [lower-alpha 3] 5−3


  1. Team formed by British players that played in the Argentine league during the first years of the 20th Century.
  2. Team formed by Argentinean players from the Argentine league during the first years of the 20th Century.
  3. All-star team of the Argentine league.


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