1906 in Argentine football

Football in Argentina
Season 1906
Primera División Alumni
Segunda División Estudiantes (BA) II
Tercera División Gimnasia y Esgrima (BA)
Copa de Honor Alumni
1905 Argentina 1907

1906 in Argentine football saw Alumni regaining the Argentine championship for the 6th time in seven seasons. The team also won the local Copa de Honor Municipalidad de Buenos Aires and internationals Tie Cup and Copa de Honor Cousenier, obtaining four titles within the same year.

San Isidro, Argentino de Quilmes and San Martín made their debuts in Primera.

Primera División

The 1906 championship was expanded to include 11 teams. The teams were split into two groups with each team playing the others in their group twice. The two group winners played in a championship decider.[1]

Group A

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Lomas AC15107122314+9
2 San Martín AC (San Martín)1210523179+8
3 Estudiantes (BA) 12106042219+3
4 San Isidro 10105052322+1
5 Reformer 8104063022+8
6 Barracas AC [2] 110118837-29

Group B

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Alumni148701286+22
2 Quilmes1286022613+13
3 Belgrano AC1085032315+8
4 Argentino de Quilmes28107519-14
5 Belgrano AC "B"28107938-29

Championship final

7 October 1906
Alumni 4-0 Lomas AC

Lower divisions

Primera B

Primera C

Domestic cup

Copa de Honor Municipalidad de Buenos Aires

Champion: Alumni [3]


International cups

Tie Cup


30 August 1906
Alumni Argentina 10-1 Argentina Belgrano AC
Eliseo Brown (5)
Alfredo Brown (4)
Ernesto Brown
Report C. H. Wahley

Copa de Honor Cousenier


16 September 1906
Alumni Argentina 2-2 Uruguay Nacional

Argentina national team

Argentina national team won their first trophies, on 15 August 1906 they won 3-2 against Uruguay in Montevideo to win the 2nd edition of Copa Lipton, in October they defeated Uruguay again to win the inaugural Copa Newton.

Copa Lipton


15 August 1906
Argentina  2-0  Uruguay
Brown  28'
Tristan Gozalez  85'

Copa Newton


21 October 1906
Argentina  2-1  Uruguay
Hutton  26'
Brown  80'
Report Gilberto Peralta  87'

Friendly matches

Date Venue/City Rival Score Report
9 July 1906 Buenos Aires South Africa Combined 0-1 [5]


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