1899 Argentine Primera División

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Primera División
Season 1899
Champions Belgrano AC
Relegated (none)
Matches played 12
Top goalscorer Percy Hooton (Belgrano AC) (3 goals)
Biggest home win Belgrano AC 4-1 Lomas AC
Biggest away win Palermo AC 0-8 Lanús AC
1898
1900

The 1899 Primera División season saw the Argentine league reduced to 4 teams to accommodate the creation of a Second Division. Palermo and United Banks left the Association and Banfield registered to recently created Second Division.[1]

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 table[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Belgrano AC 11 6 5 1 0 10 2 +8
2 Lobos 9 6 4 1 1 4 2 +2
3 Lomas AC 3 6 1 1 4 2 8 -6
4 Lanús Athletic 1 6 0 1 5 1 3 -4

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