1897 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1897
Men's football
Primera División Lomas
1896 Argentina 1898

1897 in Argentine football saw Lomas win its 4th Primera División championship within 5 seasons played. Lomas won the title after winning the 2nd replay of the playoff against Lanús Athletic.[1] The players of Lomas Academy (dissolved last year) returned to the main team.

Lanús A.C., Banfield and Palermo A.C. debuted while Belgrano A.C. registered a "B" team.[2]

Primera división[edit]

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Lomas 20 12 9 2 1 55 9 +46
2 Lanús A.C. 20 12 10 0 2 39 8 +31
3 Belgrano A.C. 19 12 9 1 2 47 15 +32
4 Flores 13 12 6 1 5 44 22 +22
5 Palermo Athletic 8 12 4 0 8 11 50 -39
6 Belgrano A.C. "B" 3 12 1 1 10 10 56 -46
7 Banfield 1 12 0 1 11 6 52 -46

Championship Playoffs[edit]

Lomas AC 1-1 Lanús AC

Lomas AC 0-0 Lanús AC

Lomas AC 1-0 Lanús AC
Willie Stirling Goal

References[edit]