1911 Campeonato Carioca

The 1911 Campeonato Carioca, the sixth edition of that championship, kicked off on May 7, 1911 and ended on October 22, 1911. It was organized by LMSA (Liga Metropolitana de Sports Athleticos, or Metropolitan Athletic Sports League). Nine teams participated. Fluminense won the title for the 5th time. No teams were relegated.[1][2]

Campeonato Carioca
Season1911
ChampionsFluminense
Matches played19
Goals scored76 (4 per match)
Top goalscorerJames Calvert (Fluminense) – 7 goals
Biggest home winFluminense 5-0 Rio Cricket (September 10, 1911)
Biggest away winRio Cricket 0-5 Fluminense (June 11, 1911)
Highest scoringRio Cricket 3-3 América (May 28, 1911)
Paysandu 2-4 América (July 2, 1911)
1910
1912

Participating teamsEdit

Club Home location Previous season
América Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
3rd
Bangu Bangu, Rio de Janeiro
Botafogo Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro
1st
Fluminense Laranjeiras, Rio de Janeiro
2nd
Mangueira Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
Paysandu Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro
Riachuelo Riachuelo, Rio de Janeiro
4th
Rio Cricket Praia Grande, Niterói
5th
São Cristóvão São Cristóvão, Rio de Janeiro

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

Qualifying tournamentEdit

First roundEdit

2 April 1911 First round Paysandu 5 – 2 Mangueira Rua Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro
Gillan    
Harry Robinson    
Sidney Pullen  
Riemer  
Regga  
9 April 1911 First round São Cristóvão 2 – 2 Bangu Rua Voluntários da Pátria, Rio de Janeiro
Camarinha  
Leonel Neves  
Loth  
John Hellowell  
13 April 1911 Replay São Cristóvão 2 – 0 Bangu Rua Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro
João Cantuária  
Camarinha  

FinalsEdit

16 April 1911 Final Paysandu 4 – 0 São Cristóvão Rua Guanabara, Rio de Janeiro
Harry Robinson  
Jack  
Gillan    

ChampionshipEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Fluminense 7 7 0 0 21 1 +20 14 Champions
2 América 7 3 2 2 14 14 0 8
3 Rio Cricket 7 1 1 5 9 22 −13 3
4 Paysandu 7 1 0 6 7 21 −14 2
5 Botafogo 4 2 1 1 8 1 +7 5[a] Withdrew
6 Riachuelo 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Folded
Updated to match(es) played on October 22, 1911. Source: RSSSF.com
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) wins; 4) number of goals scored.
Notes:
  1. ^ Botafogo retired from the league in protest to the penalties imposed on their players after a brawl in their match against América.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "RSSSF – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1911". Retrieved July 24, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Futebolnacional.com.br – Championship of Rio de Janeiro 1911". Archived from the original on November 7, 2017. Retrieved July 24, 2019.