1897 Argentine Primera División

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Primera División
Season 1897
Champions Lomas AC
Relegated (none)
Matches played 44
Top goalscorer William Stirling (Lomas AC)
(20 goals)
Biggest home win Belgrano AC 14-0 Palermo AC
Biggest away win Banfield 1-10 Flores AC
1896
1898

The 1897 Primera División season was won by Lomas AC that achieved its 4th Argentine championship in 5 seasons. Lomas won the title after winning the 2nd replay of the title playoff against Lanús Athletic.[1] The players of Lomas Academy (dissolved last year) return to Lomas AC. Lanús AC, Banfield and Palermo AC debuted and Belgrano AC also registered a "B" team.[2]

Primera división[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Lomas AC 20 12 9 2 1 55 9 +46
2 Lanús AC 20 12 10 0 2 39 8 +31
3 Belgrano AC 19 12 9 1 2 47 15 +32
4 Flores 13 12 6 1 5 44 22 +22
5 Palermo AC 8 12 4 0 8 11 50 -39
6 Belgrano AC "B" 3 12 1 1 10 10 56 -46
7 Banfield 1 12 0 1 11 6 52 -46

Championship Playoffs[edit]

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
Stirling Goal

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