1908 in Argentine football
In International football, Argentina won Copa Newton and Copa Lipton. On 13 September 1908, in the Copa Newton game against Uruguay Argentina wore the light blue and white stripes ("Albiceleste") for the first time.
- 1 Primera División
- 2 Lower divisions
- 3 Domestic cups
- 4 International cups
- 5 Argentina national team
- 6 References
The 1908 championship was reduced from 11 to 10 teams, with each team playing the other twice.
|3||Argentino de Quilmes||25||18||12||1||5||44||26||+18|
|10||San Martín AC (San Martín)||3||18||2||1||15||16||42||-26|
- Estudiantes (BA) was docked 2 points.
- San Martín was docked 2 points and was relegated at the end of the tournament.
- Nacional (Floresta) was disaffiliated by the Association due to the poor conditions of its stadium, according to the rules. The team had played only 2 matches.
- Champion: River Plate
- Champion: Banfield
- Champion: Quilmes
- Champion: Alumni
- Champions: Wanderers
Argentina national team
Argentina retained both Copa Lipton and Copa Newton in 1908, although the squad was later beaten by Uruguay in the inaugural Copa Premier Honor Argentino. Argentina also embarked on a tour of Brazil in August 1908 where the team won six and drew one of the seven games played in 13 days.
|2 July 1908||Sao Paulo||Foreigners of Sao Paulo||2-2|||
|5 July 1908||Sao Paulo||Foreigners of Sao Paulo||6-0|
|7 July 1908||Sao Paulo||Sao Paulo State team||4-0|
|9 July 1908||Rio de Janeiro||Guanabara State team||3-2|
|11 July 1908||Rio de Janeiro||English of Rio de Janeiro||7-1|
|12 July 1908||Rio de Janeiro||Rio de Janeiro League||3-0|
|14 July 1908||Santos||São Paulo/Santos Combined||6-1|