Primera D

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Primera D
Country  Argentina
Confederation CONMEBOL
Founded 1905; 109 years ago (1905) [1]
Number of teams 18
Levels on pyramid 5
Promotion to Primera C
Relegation to Disaffiliation for one season
Current champions Argentino (Q)
(2012-13)
Most championships Ferrocarril Midland (3 titles)
Sacachispas (3 titles)
Sportivo Barracas (3 titles)
TV partners TyC Sports
Website Officlal webpage (Spanish)
2011-12 season

The Primera D is one of two leagues that form the regionalised fifth level of the Argentine football league system. The other league at level five is the Torneo Argentino C.

Primera D is made up of 18 clubs from the city of Buenos Aires and its metropolitan area (Greater Buenos Aires).

Format[edit]

The winners of Primera D gain automatic promotion to Primera C. The club finishing in 2nd to 9th place behind enter a playoff series; the winner of which faces the club finishing second bottom in Primera C in a promotion/relegation playoff.

The team that finishes bottom of Primera D faces relegation. However, because Primera D is the lowest league in the Argentine football system relegation this means that the relegated team will not participate in the league system the following season.

Current teams (2014-15 season)[edit]

Club City Area Stadium
Argentino (R) Rosario Santa Fe Province José María Olaeta
Atlas General Rodríguez Buenos Aires Province Ricardo Puga
Cañuelas Cañuelas Buenos Aires Province José Arin
Central Ballester José León Suárez Greater Buenos Aires (none)
Centro Español Villa Sarmiento Buenos Aires Province (none)
Claypole Claypole Greater Buenos Aires Rodolfo Capocasa
El Porvenir Gerli Greater Buenos Aires Gildo Francisco Ghersinich
Ituzaingó Ituzaingó Greater Buenos Aires Estadio Ituzaingó
Leandro N. Alem General Rodríguez Buenos Aires Province Leandro N. Alem
Lugano Tapiales Greater Buenos Aires C.A. Lugano
Muñiz Muñiz Greater Buenos Aires (none)
Liniers Villegas Greater Buenos Aires Juan Antonio Arias
Puerto Nuevo Campana Greater Buenos Aires Rubén Carlos Vallejos
San Martín (B) Burzaco Greater Buenos Aires Francisco Boga
San Miguel Los Polvorines Greater Buenos Aires Malvinas Argentinas
Sportivo Barracas Barracas Buenos Aires (none)
Victoriano Arenas Valentín Alsina Greater Buenos Aires Saturnino Moure
Yupanqui Villa Lugano Buenos Aires (none)

History[edit]

As precedents of the current league, there were tournaments disputed by youth divisions of some of the Primera División clubs, which took part from 1905 to 1926.

The first Primera D championship (under the name "Tercera de Ascenso") was held in 1950. The first champion was Liniers. In 1962 the tournament changed its name to "Primera de Aficionados", which lasted to 1974, when it was called "Primera D", which has remained to date.[2]

Since the new restructuring of the league system in 1998-99 season, the division has became the fifth category of Argentine football (lower than Primera División, Primera B Nacional, Primera B Metropolitana and Primera C.

List of Champions[edit]

Season Champion Runner-up Third Place
1905 San Isidro III [a]
1906 San Isidro IV [a]
1907
(not held)
1908 River Plate III [a]
1909
(not held)
1910
(not held)
1911 Racing [a]
1912 Boca Juniors [a]
1912 FAF [b] Gimnasia y Esgrima (BA) III [a]
1913 Libertarios Unidos [c]
1913 FAF Solís
1914 Libertarios Unidos [c]
1914 FAF Vélez Sarsfield [a]
1915 Boca Juniors [a]
1916 Porteño [a]
1917 San Lorenzo [a]
1918 Independiente [a]
1919 Almagro [a]
1919 AAm [d] Racing [a]
1920 Huracán [a]
1920 AAm Estudiantil Porteño [a]
1921 Nueva Chicago [a]
1921 AAm Almagro [a]
1922 Sportivo Monserrat
1922 AAm Vélez Sarsfield [a]
1923 Boca Juniors [a]
1923 AAm Platense [a]
1924 Dock Sud [a]
1924 AAm Platense [a]
1925 Palermo [a]
1925 AAm Sportivo Alsina
1926 Los Andes
1926 AAm Platense [a]
1927 Independiente [a]
1928 Independiente [a]
1929 Boca Juniors [a]
1930 La Paternal
1931 Sportivo Barracas [a]
1932 Sportivo Barracas [a]
1950 Liniers
1951 Tiro Federal
1952 Flandria
1953 Deportivo Riestra
1954 Sacachispas
1955 Deportivo Morón
1956 Almirante Brown
1957 Leandro N. Alem
1958 Deportivo Español
1959 Defensores de Cambaceres
1960 Sportivo Italiano
1961 Villa Dálmine
1962 Arsenal (S)
1963 Luján
1964 Arsenal (L)
1965 General Mitre
1966 Luz y Fuerza
1967 Macabi
1968 Ferrocarril Midland
1969 Defensores Unidos
1970 Defensores de Almagro
1971 Acassuso
1972 Deportivo Armenio Liniers
1973 Luján Villa San Carlos
1974 Barracas Central
1975 Tristán Suarez
1976 Defensores de Cambaceres
1977 General Lamadrid
1978 Piraña
1979 San Miguel
1980 Brown (A)
1981 Barracas Central
1982 Defensa y Justicia
1983 San Martín (B)
1984 Dock Sud
1985 Argentino (M)
1986–87 Muñiz
1987–88 Lugano
1988–89 Ferrocarril Midland
1989–90 Liniers
1990–91 Victoriano Arenas
1991–92 Deportivo Paraguayo
1992–93 Villa San Carlos
1994-95 J. J. de Urquiza
1995-96 Central Ballester
1996-97 Claypole
1997-98 Juventud Unida
1998–99 Argentino (M)
1999–00 Sacachispas Fénix
2000–01 Acassuso Villa San Carlos Central Ballester,[e] Fénix [e]
2001–02 Villa San Carlos Sacachispas Defensores Unidos,[e] Fénix [e]
2002–03 Sacachispas Victoriano Arenas Defensores Unidos,[e] Fénix [e]
2003–04 Sportivo Barracas Fénix Defensores Unidos,[e]
Puerto Nuevo [e]
2004–05 Fénix Liniers Defensores Unidos
2005–06 Ituzaingó Leandro N. Alem Liniers
2006–07 Leandro N. Alem Berazategui Liniers
2007–08 Defensores Unidos Berazategui Ferrocarril Midland
2008–09 Ferrocarril Midland Deportivo Riestra Argentino (Q)
2009–10 UAI Urquiza Liniers San Martín (B)
2010–11 Dock Sud Atlas Centro Español
2011–12 Fénix Argentino (Q) Atlas
2012–13 Argentino (Q) Ituzaingó Deportivo Riestra
2013–14 Deportivo Riestra Juventud Unida Yupanqui

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac Youth divisions of clubs competing in Primera División.
  2. ^ The Federación Argentina de Football (FAF) was a rival amateur association that organized its own championships from 1912 to 1914.
  3. ^ a b Current Club Atlético Colegiales.
  4. ^ The Asociación Amateurs de Football (Aam) was a rival association that organized its own championships from 1919 to 1926.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h Both teams shared the third position.

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