1905 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1905
Men's football
Primera División Alumni
Segunda División América
Tercera División Alumni III [a]
Copa de Honor Alumni
1904 Argentina 1906

The year 1905 in Argentine football saw Alumni crowning Argentine champion, winning its 5th league title in six seasons. A new team, Reformer Athletic Club from the city of Campana, registered to play the tournament.

Primera División[edit]

The 1905 championship was expanded to include 7 teams, who played in a league format, with each team playing the other twice.[1]

Final standings[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Alumni 21 12 10 1 1 43 8 +35
2 Belgrano AC 18 12 9 0 3 31 12 +19
3 Estudiantes (BA) 17 12 8 1 3 36 18 +18
4 Quilmes 12 12 6 0 6 32 15 +17
5 Reformer 7 12 3 1 8 20 60 -40
6 Lomas AC 7 12 3 1 8 12 41 -29
7 Barracas Athletic 2 12 1 0 11 8 28 -20

Lower divisions[edit]

Primera B[edit]

  • Champion: América

Primera C[edit]

Domestic cup[edit]

Copa de Honor Municipalidad de Buenos Aires[edit]

Final[edit]

Alumni 1-0 (aet) Quilmes
Sociedad Sportiva Argentina (Buenos Aires)

International cups[edit]

Tie Cup[edit]

Final[edit]

Rosario AC Argentina 4-3 (aet) Uruguay CURCC
M.O. Wells Goal (2)
J. G. Parr Goal
W. Stocks Goal
A. Camacho Goal
C. Camacho Goal
Zibecchi Goal
Sociedad Sportiva Argentina
(Buenos Aires)

Copa de Honor Cusenier[edit]

Final[edit]

Nacional Uruguay 3-2 Argentina Alumni

Argentina national team[edit]

Argentina contested its first official tournament in 1905. The squad played Uruguay for Copa Lipton on 15 August 1905. The game ended 0-0 after extra time and the trophy was awarded to Uruguay as the visiting team.

Copa Lipton[edit]

Final[edit]

Argentina  0-0 (aet)  Uruguay
Report

International friendlies[edit]

English team Nottingham Forest toured on Argentina that year, playing several friendly matches v. clubs and combined teams in Buenos Aires and Rosario.[4][5]

Date Venue/City Rival Score
16-Jun Rosario R. Central / Rosario A.C. Combined 5–0
18-Jun Buenos Aires Belgrano A.C. 7−0
22-Jun Buenos Aires Británicos [b] 13−1
? Buenos Aires R. Central / Rosario A.C. Combined 6−0
? Buenos Aires Alumni 6−0
29-Jun Buenos Aires Argentinos [c] 5−0
2-Jul Buenos Aires Liga Argentina [d] 9−1

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ It was a common practise that clubs playing in Primera División registered reserve teams to play the lower divisions tournaments.
  2. ^ Team formed by British players that played in the Argentine league during the first years of the 20th Century.
  3. ^ Team formed by Argentinean players from the Argentine league during the first years of the 20th Century.
  4. ^ All-star team of the Argentine league.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Argentina 1905 by Osvaldo José Gorgazzi at RSSSF
  2. ^ "Argentina - Copa de Honor "Municipalidad de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires" - 1905". Retrieved 19 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Argentina: Copa Competencia 1ra. División 1905". Retrieved 19 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Historia del Fútbol Argentino, various authors, Editorial Eiffel, Buenos Aires, 1958.
  5. ^ Other results of Argentina national team at RSSSF.com