1910 Campeonato Carioca

The 1910 Campeonato Carioca, the fifth edition of that championship, kicked off on May 1, 1910 and ended on October 30, 1910. It was organized by LMSA (Liga Metropolitana de Sports Athleticos, or Metropolitan Athletic Sports League). Six teams participated. Botafogo won the title for the 2nd time. Haddock Lobo was relegated.[1][2]

Campeonato Carioca
Season1910
ChampionsBotafogo
RelegatedHaddock Lobo
Matches played30
Goals scored156 (5.2 per match)
Top goalscorerAbelardo de Lamare (Botafogo) – 22 goals
Biggest home winAmérica 10-1 Haddock Lobo (October 16, 1910)
Biggest away winRiachuelo 1-15 Botafogo (September 4, 1910)
Highest scoringRiachuelo 1-15 Botafogo (September 4, 1910)
1909
1911

Participating teamsEdit

Club Home location Previous season
América Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
3rd
Botafogo Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro
2nd
Fluminense Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
1st
Haddock Lobo Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
5th
Riachuelo Riachuelo, Rio de Janeiro
4th
Rio Cricket Praia Grande, Niterói

SystemEdit

The tournament would be disputed in a double round-robin format, with the team with the most points winning the title. The team with the fewest points would be relegated.[2][1]

ChampionshipEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Botafogo 10 9 0 1 66 9 +57 18 Champions
2 Fluminense 10 7 1 2 28 16 +12 15
3 América 10 7 0 3 31 18 +13 14
4 Riachuelo 10 3 0 7 16 37 −21 6
5 Rio Cricket 10 2 1 7 4 26 −22 5
6 Haddock Lobo 10 1 0 9 11 50 −39 2 Relegated
Updated to match(es) played on October 30, 1910. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1910". Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1910". Archived from the original on June 12, 2018. Retrieved July 24, 2019.