1897 Argentine Primera División
|Champions||Lomas (4° title)|
|Top goalscorer||William Stirling (Lomas AC)
|Biggest home win||Belgrano AC 14-0 Palermo AC|
|Biggest away win||Banfield 1-10 Flores AC|
The 1897 Argentine Primera División was the 6° season of top-flight football in Argentina. The championship was won by Lomas that achieved its 4th Argentine league title in 5 seasons. Lomas won the title after beating Lanús A.C. by 1-0 in 3rd. playoff match.
The players of Lomas Academy (dissolved one year before) returned to its parent club, Lomas Athletic, while Lanús A.C., Banfield and Palermo A.C. made their debuts and Belgrano A.C. registered a "B" team to play the tournament.
|6||Belgrano A.C. "B"||3||12||1||1||10||10||56||-46|
Lomas v Lanús A.C.
19 Sep 1897
Referee: Barrington Bloomfield Syer