1928 in Argentine football

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Football in Argentina
Season 1928
1927 Argentina 1929

1928 in Argentine football saw the Primera División league expanded to include 36 teams. They played in a single league with each team playing the other only once.

Huracán won its 4th. title in Primera.

Primera División[edit]

El Porvenir and Argentino de Banfield returned to the top division after their runs on Primera B while Liberal Argentino and Porteño were relegated.[1]

Pos Team Pts G W D L Gf Ga Gd
1 Huracán 58 35 28 2 5 73 29 +44
2 Boca Juniors 57 35 28 1 6 100 17 +83
3 Estudiantes (LP) 53 35 25 3 7 89 39 +50
4 Independiente 52 35 22 8 5 71 27 +44
5 Racing Club 49 35 23 3 9 77 38 +39
6 San Lorenzo 47 35 21 5 9 63 38 +25
7 River Plate 46 35 20 6 9 68 42 +26
8 Quilmes 43 35 18 7 10 72 45 +27
9 Tigre 43 35 18 7 10 55 48 +7
10 Ferro Carril Oeste 41 35 19 3 13 78 51 +27
11 Banfield 40 35 15 10 10 63 49 +14
12 Chacarita Juniors 39 35 16 7 12 63 46 +17
13 Lanús 37 35 15 7 13 64 46 +18
14 Argentinos Juniors 36 35 13 10 12 45 40 +5
15 Estudiantil Porteño 34 35 11 12 12 56 52 +4
16 Almagro 34 35 12 10 13 44 53 -9
17 San Fernando 33 35 12 9 14 55 56 -1
18 Talleres (RE) 33 35 13 7 15 40 44 -4
19 Sportivo Palermo 33 35 11 11 13 45 52 -7
20 Sportivo Barracas 32 35 12 8 15 42 47 -5
21 Gimnasia y Esgrima (LP) 32 35 12 8 15 38 44 -6
22 Excursionistas 32 35 11 10 14 35 46 -11
23 El Porvenir 31 35 11 9 15 55 66 -11
24 Sportivo Buenos Aires 31 35 11 9 15 38 51 -13
25 Platense 29 35 10 9 16 40 50 -10
26 Argentino de Banfield 28 35 9 10 16 46 59 -13
27 Atlanta 27 35 11 5 19 36 60 -24
28 Estudiantes (BA) 27 35 11 5 19 37 62 -25
29 Barracas Central 27 35 9 9 17 42 74 -32
30 Argentino de Quilmes 26 35 10 6 19 58 68 -10
31 San Isidro 26 35 9 8 18 49 68 -19
32 Vélez Sarsfield 26 35 9 8 18 39 75 -36
33 Argentino del Sud [2] 25 35 9 7 19 34 59 -25
34 Liberal Argentino 21 35 7 7 21 29 71 -42
35 Defensores de Belgrano [2] 19 35 4 11 20 29 79 -50
36 Porteño 11 35 3 5 27 31 108 -77
  Champion
  Relegated

Lower Divisions[edit]

Primera B[edit]

Primera C[edit]

Argentina national team[edit]

The national team played the football tournament where finished 2nd. to Uruguay. Therefore Argentina was awarded the silver medal.

Argentina would later defeat Uruguay twice, winning the Copa Newton by 1-0 in Avellaneda and then the Copa Lipton after a 2-2 in Montevideo, where Argentina won the trophy as visiting team, according to tournament rules.

1928 Summer Olympics[edit]

Finals[edit]

Uruguay  1-1 Argentina Argentina
Petrone Goal 23' Report Ferreira Goal 50'
Attendance: 28.253
Referee: Johannes Mutters (NED)

Uruguay  2-1 Argentina Argentina
Figueroa Goal 17'
Scarone Goal 73'
Report Monti Goal 28'
Attendance: 28.113
Referee: Johannes Mutters (NED)

Copa Newton[edit]

Argentina  1-0  Uruguay
Report
Avellaneda

Copa Lipton[edit]

Argentina  2-2  Uruguay
Report
Montevideo

References[edit]

  1. ^ Argentina 1928 at RSSSF
  2. ^ a b The clubs founders of the Asociación Amateur would only relegate when they occupied for second time one of the last four positions.