1916 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1916
Primera División Racing Club
Intermedia Sp. Barracas
Segunda División Huracán III [a]
Tercera División Porteño
Copa de Honor Rosario Central
Copa de Competencia Rosario Central
Copa Ibarguren Racing Club
1915 Argentina 1917

1916 in Argentine football saw Racing Club win their 4th consecutive league championship. Rosario Central won the Copa de Honor Municipalidad de Buenos Aires and the Copa Jockey Club but they were beaten in both of the international finals.

In international football Argentina hosted the first edition of Copa América (named "Campeonato Sudamericano" by then) where they finished as runners un to Uruguay although they won four minor trophies later in the year.

Primera División[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Racing Club 34 21 15 4 2 39 10 +29
2 Platense 30 21 12 6 3 25 13 +12
3 River Plate 29 21 10 9 2 27 10 +17
4 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 27 21 9 9 3 21 12 +9
5 Huracán 26 21 11 4 6 31 16 +15
6 Estudiantil Porteño 26 21 10 6 5 37 22 +15
7 San Lorenzo 23 21 9 5 7 16 25 -9
8 Porteño 22 21 7 8 6 32 26 +6
9 Gimnasia y Esgrima (BA) 21 21 8 5 8 31 29 +2
10 Tigre 21 21 8 5 8 22 28 -6
11 Argentino de Quilmes 20 21 7 6 8 25 23 +2
12 Estudiantes (LP) 20 21 6 8 7 26 26 0
13 San Isidro 20 21 7 6 8 29 32 -3
14 Boca Juniors 20 21 7 6 8 25 29 -4
15 Independiente 20 21 6 8 7 13 17 -4
16 Columbian [1] 19 21 6 7 8 24 26 -2
17 Atlanta 17 21 5 7 9 17 24 -7
18 Banfield 16 21 4 8 9 20 31 -11
19 Estudiantes (BA) 15 21 5 5 11 27 33 -6
20 Ferro Carril Oeste 15 21 6 3 12 28 39 -11
21 Belgrano AC 13 21 5 3 13 20 40 -20
22 Quilmes 8 21 2 4 15 12 36 -24
  Champion
  Relegated

Lower divisions[edit]

Intermedia[edit]

Segunda División[edit]

Domestic Cups[edit]

International cups[edit]

Tie Cup[edit]

Final[edit]

24 December 1916
Argentina Rosario Central 0–3 Uruguay Peñarol

Copa de Honor Cousenier[edit]

Final[edit]

10 December 1916
Uruguay Nacional 6–1 Argentina Rosario Central

Copa Dr. Ricardo C. Aldao[edit]

Final[edit]

3 December 1916
Argentina Racing Club 1–2 Uruguay Nacional

Argentina national team[edit]

To commemorate the centennial of the Declaration of Independence, Argentina hosted and participated in the first edition of the 1916 South American Championship, later named Copa América. Argentina finished as runners-up to Uruguay.

The national squad won the Copa Círculo de la Prensa, Copa Lipton, Copa Newton and Copa Premier Honor Uruguayo that year.

Copa Lipton[edit]

Copa Newton[edit]

Copa Premier Honor Uruguayo[edit]

Results[edit]

Date Venue Rival Score Competition Arg. scorers
6 July 1916 Buenos Aires  Chile 6–1 1916 Copa América Ohaco 2, J.D. Brown 2, Marcovecchio 2
10 July 1916 Buenos Aires  Brazil 1–1 1916 Copa América J. Laguna
12 July 1916 Buenos Aires  Chile 1–0 Friendly
17 July 1916 Avellaneda  Uruguay 0–0 1916 Copa América
15 August 1916 Montevideo  Uruguay 2–1 Copa Lipton
15 August 1916 Avellaneda  Uruguay 3–1 Copa Newton
1 October 1916 Montevideo  Uruguay 1–0 Copa Premier Honor Uruguayo
1 October 1916 Avellaneda  Uruguay 7–2 Copa Círculo de la Prensa
29 October 1916 Montevideo  Uruguay 1–3 Copa Círculo de la Prensa

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Reserve teams.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hispano Argentino" changed its name to "Columbian".

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