1899 Argentine Primera División

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

The 1899 Primera División was the 8° season of top-flight football in Argentina. The season began on May 14 and ended on September 9.[1]

The league was reduced to only 4 teams due to Palermo A.C., United Banks and Banfield left the Association. Banfield registered to recently created Segunda División.[2] Belgrano A.C. won its first Primera División title.

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.[1]

Final table[edit]

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

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