1906 Argentine Primera División

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Primera División
Season 1906
Champions Alumni (6° title)
Promoted San Isidro
Argentino (Q)
San Martín A.C.
Belgrano Extra
Relegated (none)
Matches played 51
Goals scored 215 (4.22 per match)
Top goalscorer Argentina Eliseo Brown (Alumni)
England Percy Hooton (Quilmes)
Argentina Henry Lawrie (Lomas)
South Africa Carlos Whalley (Belgrano A.C.) (8 goals each)
Biggest home win Reformer 11–0 Barracas A.C.
Biggest away win Belgrano Extra 1–5 Alumni
1905
1907

The 1906 Argentine Primera División was the 15° season of top-flight football in Argentina. The 1906 championship was expanded to include 11 teams, the teams were split into two groups with each team playing the others in their group twice. The two group winners played in a championship decider.[1]

The season began on April 29 and ended on October 7[2] San Isidro, Argentino de Quilmes and San Martín A.C. (from the homonymous city) made their debuts in Primera. Belgrano A.C. also registered a "B" team (named "Belgrano Extra") to play the tournament. Alumni regaining the Argentine championship for the 6th time in seven seasons.

Final tables[edit]

Group A[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Lomas 15 10 7 1 2 23 14 +9
2 San Martín A.C. 12 10 5 2 3 17 9 +8
3 Estudiantes (BA) 12 10 6 0 4 22 19 +3
4 San Isidro 10 10 5 0 5 23 22 +1
5 Reformer 8 10 4 0 6 30 22 +8
6 Barracas A.C. [3] 1 10 1 1 8 8 37 -29

Group B[edit]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Alumni 14 8 7 0 1 28 6 +22
2 Quilmes 12 8 6 0 2 26 13 +13
3 Belgrano A.C. 10 8 5 0 3 23 15 +8
4 Argentino de Quilmes 2 8 1 0 7 5 19 -14
5 Belgrano Extra 2 8 1 0 7 9 38 -29

Championship final[edit]

Alumni 4–0 Lomas
Lett Goal 24'
Eliseo Brown Goal 35'43'
Campbell Goal 80' (o.g.)
Report
Referee: W. A. Jordan
GK Argentina José Buruca Laforia
DF Argentina Juan Domingo Brown
DF Argentina Jorge Brown
MF Australia Andrés Mack
MF Argentina Carlos Buchanan
MF Argentina Patricio Barron Browne
FW Argentina Gottlob Eduardo Weiss
FW Argentina Carlos Lett
FW Argentina Arnold Watson Hutton
FW Argentina Ernesto Brown
FW Argentina Eliseo Brown
GK R. E. Green
DF R. Walker
DF Jack B. Campbell
MF O. Saint J. Gebbie
MF Scotland William Stirling
MF O. W. Pfeiffer
FW Roberto Cotman
FW Duncan H. Cotman
FW G. E. Evans
FW Arturo Jacobs
FW J. Henry Lawrie

References[edit]

  1. ^ Argentina 1906 by Osvaldo José Gorgazzi at RSSSF
  2. ^ Argentina 1906 by Osvaldo Gorgazzi at RSSSF.com
  3. ^ Had 2 points deducted