1951 Argentine Primera División

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Primera División
Season 1951
Champions Racing Club (12° title)
Promoted Lanús
Relegated Quilmes
Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP)
Top goalscorer Argentina Santiago Vernazza (22 goals)
1950
1952

The 1951 Argentine Primera División was the 60° season of top-flight football in Argentina. The season began on April 15 and ended on December 5.[1]

Lanús returned to Primera while Quilmes and Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) were relegated. Racing Club won its 12° league title.

League standings[edit]

Pos Club P W D L GF GA Pts
1 Banfield 32 17 10 5 63 33 44
1 Racing 32 16 12 4 60 37 44
3 River Plate 32 16 11 5 69 42 43
4 Independiente 32 16 7 9 74 51 39
5 Lanús 32 14 9 9 62 49 37
6 Boca Juniors 32 11 13 8 46 38 35
6 San Lorenzo 32 13 9 10 46 41 35
8 Chacarita Juniors 32 12 9 11 58 55 33
8 Vélez Sársfield 32 10 13 9 57 58 33
10 Estudiantes LP 32 11 7 14 65 55 29
11 Newell's Old Boys 32 10 8 14 40 58 28
12 Ferro Carril Oeste 32 8 11 13 50 55 27
13 Platense 32 9 7 16 51 64 25
14 Huracán 32 6 12 14 44 59 24
14 Atlanta 32 8 8 16 46 79 24
16 Quilmes 32 7 9 16 52 79 23
17 Gimnasia y Esgrima LP 32 4 13 15 41 71 21

Championship Playoff[edit]

After finishing 1st in the table, both teams, Banfield and Racing had to play a match to crown a champion.[2]

1 Dec 1951
Racing Club 0–0 Banfield
Report
San Lorenzo
Referee: England Ernest Wilbraham

5 Dec 1951
Banfield 0–1 Racing Club
Boyé Goal 46' Report
San Lorenzo
Attendance: 47,000
Referee: England Bentley Cross
Banfield
Racing
GK Manuel Graneros
DF Domingo Capparelli
DF Osvaldo Ferretti
MF Luis Angel Bagnato
MF Argentina Eliseo Mouriño
MF Héctor D'Angelo
FW Argentina José M. Sánchez Lage
FW Nicolás Moreno
FW Argentina Gustavo Albella
FW Miguel Ángel Converti
FW Raúl Tolosa
Manager:
José I. Martínez & Félix Zurdo
GK Héctor Grisetti
DF Higinio García
DF José M. Pérez
MF Juán Gimenez
MF Alberto Rastelli
MF Jorge Gutiérrez
FW ArgentinaMario Boyé
FW Manuel Ameal
FW ArgentinaRubén Bravo
FW ArgentinaLlamil Simes
FW ArgentinaEzra Sued
Manager:
Argentina Guillermo Stábile

References[edit]

  1. ^ Argentina 1951 by Osvaldo Gorgazzi at RSSSF.com
  2. ^ Campeonato de Primera División 1951 by José Carluccio on Historia y Fútbol