1909 in Argentine football

Football in Argentina
Season 1909
Primera División Alumni
Segunda División Gim. y Esg. (BA)
Tercera División Ferro C. Oeste II
Copa de Honor San Isidro
Copa de Competencia Alumni
1908 Argentina 1910

1909 in Argentine football saw Alumni win the championship, their 8th title in 10 seasons. Argentina won all three international trophies contested against Uruguay.

Primera División

The 1909 championship featured 10 teams, with each team playing the other twice.[1] River Plate made its debuts at the top division while Lomas AC and Reformer were relegated, being the first teams in the history of Primera División to be relegated under the new system.

Final standings

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Alumni321815217419+55
2 River Plate241811253526+9
3 Quilmes20188463639-3
4 Estudiantes (BA)19188374031+9
5 Belgrano AC18186663635+1
6 San Isidro17187383327+6
7 Porteño16187293539-4
8 Argentino de Quilmes14185491940-21
9 Reformer12183692142-21
10 Lomas AC81816111748-31

Lower divisions

Primera B

Primera C

Domestic cups

Copa de Honor Municipalidad de Buenos Aires


Copa Jockey Club


(*) During this edition Estudiantes (BA) set a record that persists nowadays, beating Lomas AC by 18-0. Moreover, Maximiliano Susan scored 12 goals, 7 of them within 20 minutes.[3]

International cups

Tie Cup


5 September 1909
Alumni Argentina 4-0 Uruguay CURCC

Copa de Honor Cousenier


Argentina national team

Argentina retained both Copa Lipton and Copa Newton in 1909 and won the Copa Premier Honor Argentino for the first time.

Copa Lipton

15 August 1909
Argentina  2-1  Uruguay

Copa Newton

9 September 1909
Argentina  2-2 [4]  Uruguay

Copa Premier Honor Argentino

10 October 1909
Argentina  3-1  Uruguay

Friendly matches

Date Venue/City Rival Score Report
13 June 1909 Buenos Aires Tottenham Hotspur 0-1 [5]


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