1927–28 Divisione Nazionale

The 1927–28 Divisione Nazionale season was won by Torino.

Divisione Nazionale
Season1927–28
ChampionsTorino
1st title
RelegatedNone (Napoli, Lazio, Livorno, La Dominante, Reggiana, Hellas Verona were later readmitted to Divisione Nazionale)
Matches played276
Goals scored953 (3.45 per match)
Top goalscorerJulio Libonatti
(35 goals)

AS Roma and SC Napoli joined the championship as special guests by order of the fascist authorities to allow a wider representation of Southern Italy.

ClubsEdit

Novara, Pro Patria, Reggiana and Lazio joined from the lower First Division. Some clubs in Rome and Genoa were merged.

First phaseEdit

Group AEdit

ClassificationEdit

P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1. Torino 20 14 2 4 78 19 +59 30 Qualified
2. Genoa 20 13 3 4 42 21 +21 29
3. Alessandria 20 12 4 4 59 20 +39 28
4. Milan 20 10 6 4 35 23 +12 26
5. Brescia 20 9 3 8 30 37 -7 21
6. Pro Vercelli 20 7 4 9 29 27 +2 18
7. Cremonese 20 7 3 10 33 34 -1 17
7. Padova 20 7 3 10 24 36 -12 17
9. Napoli 20 5 5 10 23 54 -31 15 Later readmitted to Divisione Nazionale[1]
10. Lazio 20 4 3 13 17 45 -28 11
11. Reggiana 20 1 6 13 23 77 -54 8

Results tableEdit

Home \ Away ALE BRE CRE GEN LAZ MIL NAP PAD PRO REG TOR
Alessandria 4–1 5–0 4–0 6–0 0–0 11–1 3–1 0–0 11–0 3–1
Brescia 0–1 3–2 0–1 4–3 1–3 2–0 1–0 2–1 5–2 3–1
Cremonese 4–1 0–1 1–2 2–0 0–1 5–0 3–0 3–1 1–1 2–2
Genoa 2–0 0–0 4–1 4–0 1–1 3–0 4–1 5–0 5–2 2–1
Lazio 0–1 2–1 2–1 1–2 3–1 0–2 0–3 1–1 1–1 0–2
Milan 2–2 4–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 5–1 3–0 1–0 2–2 1–3
Napoli 1–1 0–4 3–1 2–1 0–0 1–2 2–2 2–0 4–0 0–1
Padova 2–1 1–1 0–2 1–2 2–0 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 0–4
Pro Vercelli 0–1 1–0 3–0 3–0 6–0 1–1 1–1 3–1 4–0 0–3
Reggiana 1–3 0–0 1–2 0–3 1–3 0–2 2–2 2–2 5–3 3–8
Torino 4–1 11–0 2–2 2–0 3–0 2–0 11–0 3–1 0–1 14–0
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group BEdit

ClassificationEdit

P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1. Bologna 20 10 7 3 44 16 +28 27 Qualified
2. Juventus 20 9 6 5 37 24 +13 24
2. Casale 20 8 8 4 35 27 +8 24
2. Internazionale 20 9 6 5 40 32 +8 24
5. Modena 20 7 8 5 39 28 +11 22
6. Novara 20 8 5 7 28 29 -1 21
7. Pro Patria 20 8 4 8 30 34 -4 20
8. Roma 20 6 6 8 31 30 +1 18
9. Livorno 20 7 3 10 32 37 -5 17 Later readmitted to Divisione Nazionale[1]
10. La Dominante 20 4 6 10 26 40 -14 14
11. Hellas Verona 20 2 5 13 21 66 -45 9

Results tableEdit

Home \ Away BOL CAS LAD HEL INT JUV LIV MOD NOV PRO ROM
Bologna 4–1 10–1 1–1 2–0 7–0 3–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–0
Casale 0–0 8–1 2–2 2–0 4–1 2–1 2–5 0–0 3–2 3–2
La Dominante 0–0 0–0 7–0 2–0 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–2 2–3 0–0
Hellas Verona 0–1 1–1 1–2 1–2 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–3 2–1 2–0
Internazionale 2–4 3–2 4–1 1–0 6–1 3–2 2–1 3–0 5–2 3–3
Juventus 1–0 1–2 5–1 1–1 3–1 2–1 1–1 4–3 6–2 3–0
Livorno 0–3 1–2 5–2 2–1 0–3 4–2 5–3 2–1 4–1 2–1
Modena 2–1 0–0 5–1 0–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 5–1 1–2 2–0
Novara 4–0 0–0 1–1 3–0 2–2 0–2 1–0 2–1 1–0 2–1
Pro Patria 1–1 2–0 4–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 2–0 1–2 1–1 0–3
Roma 1–1 1–1 3–1 3–0 0–0 4–2 2–0 3–3 4–1 0–1
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Final roundEdit

ClassificationEdit

P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1. Torino 14 8 3 3 33 18 +15 19 Champions
2. Genoa 14 7 3 4 30 27 +3 17
3. Alessandria 14 6 4 4 31 25 +6 16
3. Juventus 14 7 2 5 23 17 +6 16
5. Bologna 14 5 5 4 28 18 +10 15
6. Milan 14 5 4 5 21 24 -3 14
7. Internazionale 14 5 1 8 27 37 -10 11
8. Casale 14 1 2 11 14 41 -27 4

Results tableEdit

Home \ Away ALE BOL CAS GEN INT JUV MIL TOR
Alessandria 1–1 5–1 6–1 6–3 2–0 2–0 2–1
Bologna 1–1 7–0 3–1 3–1 0–2 5–0 1–1
Casale 5–0 3–4 0–4 1–3 0–2[2] 2–2 0–3
Genoa 2–0 2–0 1–1 6–0 3–0 2–2 2–1
Internazionale 4–3 3–1 3–0 2–2 1–4 2–3 1–3
Juventus 0–0 1–1 3–0 6–1 1–0 0–1 1–4
Milan 3–0 1–1 2–0 1–2 1–2 3–1 2–2
Torino 3–3 1–0 2–1 5–1 3–2 1–2 3–0
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1     Julio Libonatti Torino 35
2   Adolfo Baloncieri Torino 31
3   Angelo Schiavio Bologna 26

References and sourcesEdit

  • Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Readmitted to the first division due to championship reform.
  2. ^ Decided by the FIGC.