1902 in Argentine football

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1902 in Argentine football saw champions Alumni Athletic Club win its 3rd consecutive league championship. Barracas Athletic (promoted in 1901) added to the tournament.[1] [2]

In international football, the Argentina national team played its first game ever, a 6-0 win against Uruguay in Montevideo.

Primera División[edit]

The first division championship was expanded to a 5-team league format, with each team playing the other twice.

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Alumni 15 8 7 1 0 24 3 +21
2 Barracas Athletic 10 8 5 0 3 12 13 -1
3 Quilmes 7 8 3 1 4 6 6 +0
4 Belgrano AC 5 8 1 3 4 17 20 -13
5 Lomas AC 3 8 1 1 6 3 10 -7

Lower divisions[edit]

Primera B[edit]

  • Champion: Barracas Athletic II

Primera C[edit]

International cup[edit]

Tie Cup[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

24 August 1902
Rosario AC Argentina 1-1 Argentina Alumni
Sociedad Hípica Argentina

14 September 1902
Rosario AC Argentina 1-1 Argentina Alumni
Sociedad Hípica Argentina

28 September 1902
Rosario AC Argentina 2-1 Argentina Alumni
Report
Sociedad Hípica Argentina

Argentina national team[edit]

The Argentina national team played its second match ever, a 6–0 win against Uruguay in front of 8,000 spectators in the Paso del Molino stadium in Montevideo.

Lineup: José Buruca Laforia (Barracas AC), William Leslie (Quilmes), Walter Buchanan (Alumni), Eduardo Duggan (Belgrano AC), Carlos Buchanan (Alumni), Ernesto Brown (Alumni), Edward Morgan (Quilmes), Juan Moore (captain) (Alumni), Juan Anderson (Lomas AC), Carlos Dickinson (Belgrano AC), Jorge Brown (Alumni)

Results[edit]

Date Venue/City Rival Score Scorers Report
16 July 1902 Montevideo Uruguay Uruguay 6-0 Dickinson, Arimalo o.g., Morgan, Carve o.g., Anderson, J. Brown [3]
1902 Montevideo Uruguay Albion FC 0-1 [4]

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