Club Atlético Estudiantes, usually called Estudiantes de Caseros or Estudiantes de Buenos Aires, is an Argentine football club from Caseros, Buenos Aires. The club is known for its football team, which currently plays in the Primera B Metropolitana. Apart from football, the club hosts other disciplines such as handball, karate, roller skating, by 1897 football in Argentina was practised almost exclusively by English people that lived in Buenos Aires. Three of those immigrants, called Hansen, McHardy and Fitz Simons, the club was officially founded on August 15,1898, and the name was taken from the High School they attended, Colegion Nacional Sur. The young native players soon learned from the English men, who taught them the basics of playing football, by 1899 the name had been changed to Estudiantes, which was easier to pronounce by teams followers from the standgrounds. In 1904 Estudiantes promoted to Primera División, by then, the club had built a stadium, placed in Palermo, Buenos Aires where it played its home games. During the amateur years Estudiantes won its first title, the Copa de Competencia Jockey Club in 1910, the team also reached three Copa de Honor Municipalidad de Buenos Aires finals in 1906,1909 and 1913 but could not won the trophy. The recognition earned during those years encouraged the managers to put the team on tours over other provinces of Argentina and these tours would also help to spread the playing of football in the rest of Argentina, increasing the popularity of this sport amongst its population. The first tour was in 1907 where Estudiantes played some matches against local teams, one of them was on May 5,1907, when Estudiantes defeated Newells Old Boys by 3–2. That was the first team the Rosarino team faced a squad from Buenos Aires, nevertheless, the most important tour took part in Brazil in 1910. Never before an Argentine football team had played outside the Río de la Plata, Estudiantes played four matches in Brazil, winning all of them. The squad scored 24 goals and conceded 3, back in Buenos Aires, the players were received and acclaimed by a crowd and were also invited to numerous receptions due to their great performance. In 1928 Estudiantes merged with Sportivo Devoto, which allowed the club to some players from that club who would become notable playing for Estudiantes. Some of them were wing Nardini, forward Luis Sánchez and midfielders Horacio Méndez and those players, along with Estudiantes former players such as Muschetti, Closas and Camilo Méndez formed a team that played memorable matches against Boca Juniors and River Plate. Nevertheless, the difference between called small teams and the big ones was considerable and that was more visible when the Professional era began in 1931 in Argentina with the creation of Liga Argentina. Estudiantes remained in the league, which soon lost interest so fans choose the professional championship. Moreover, most of Estudiantes notable players were seduced by good offers from other clubs, some of the footballers that left Estudiantes were Nardini and Martínez, Huesito Sánchez, Closas and Camilo Méndez. Once the fusion the between Professional League and Amateur League was done, Estudiantes started its run at the second division, in 1940 the club was sent down to the third division after finishing in the penultimate position of the tournament
Estudiantes team of 1907.
The 1942 team which won the first championship for the club.