Minas Gerais 1915

Campeonato da LMSA 1915

In 28 January 1915, LIGA MINEIRA DE SPORTS ATHLÉTICOS (Minas Gerais Athletic Sports League) was founded.
Later that year it organized the very first football league in Belo Horizonte city.
The city had then five league-affiliated football clubs.
In 19 June, the Newspaper Diario de Minas published the Schedule of matches.

Em 28/01/1915, foi fundada a LIGA MINEIRA DE SPORTS ATHLÉTICOS,
que nesse mesmo ano organizou o primeiro campeonato da cidade de Belo Horizonte.
A Capital contava com cinco equipes de futebol inscritas para o importante certame.
Em 19/06/1915, o Diário de Minas publicou a Tabela dos jogos.

Participants: (all from Belo Horizonte)

AMÉRICA Futebol Clube
Clube ATLÉTICO Mineiro
Club de Sports HYGIENICOS
Sport Club CHRISTOVAM COLOMBO
YALE Athletic Club

(Incomplete scores)

Table:                  M  W  D  L  GF-GA Pts
 1.Atlético		8  6  1  1  21- 5  13  Champions
---------------------------------------------
 2.Yale			6  4  0  2   8- 8   8
 3.América		7  3  1  3   9- 8   7
 4.Christovam Colombo	5  1  1  3   3-11   3
 5.Hygienicos		6  0  1  5   3-12   1


[Jul 4]
América 	2-1  Hygienicos
 [Montes (2); Chagas]

[Jul 11]
Atlético	5-0  Yale
 [Meirelles (2), Lê, Mattos e Paula Dias]

[Jul 18]
Hygiênicos	0-2  Yale

[Jul 25]
Atlético	2-2  América 
 [Morethzson, Meirelles; Britto (2)]

[Aug 1]
Hygiênicos	1-1  Christovam Colombo

[Aug 8]
Yale	 	1-0  América 

[Aug 15]
C. Colombo      0-4  Yale

[Aug 22]
América 	2-1  Christovam Colombo
 [Montes, Borges; Bretas]

[Aug 29]
Atlético	4-0  Hygiênicos
 [Meirelles (2), Cuthbert, Mattos]

[Sep 5]
Atlético	0-1  Christovam Colombo

[Sep 12]
Atlético	1-WO Hygiênicos

[Sep 19]
Hygiênicos	1-2  América 

[Sep 26]
Atlético	3-1  Yale
 [Mattos, Guimarães, Rose; ?]

[Oct 3]
Atlético	2-1  América 
 [Meirelles, Mattos; Octacílio]

[Oct 10]
Yale		 -   Christovam Colombo

[Oct 17]
Yale		 -   Hygiênicos

[Oct 24]
Atlético	4-0  Christovam Colombo
 [Paula Dias (2), Meirelles, Mattos]

[Oct 31]
América        WO-1  Yale
  	[América walked over due to a friendly match that they played against Morro Velho in Nov 01]

[Nov 7]
C. Colombo	 -   Hygiênicos

[Nov 14]
C. Colombo	 -   América 


Table:                  M  W  D  L  GF-GA Pts
 1.Atlético		8  6  1  1  21- 5  13  Champions
---------------------------------------------
 2.Yale			6  4  0  2   8- 8   8
 3.América		7  3  1  3   9- 8   7
 4.Christovam Colombo	5  1  1  3   3-11   3
 5.Hygienicos		6  0  1  5   3-12   1


** Atlético are the first Minas Gerais champions of 1915 **

*** Topscorer: Meireles (Atlético) 7 goals ***

Atlético's champions:
Ferreira, Morethzon, Leon, Sigaud, Lê, Testi, Paula Dias, Lott, Meireles,
Matos, Rose, Curthbert, Guimarães, Coutinho e Guido.

1916

list of champions

list of second level champions


About this document

Special thanks to Carlos Paiva (América FC historian) and Vítor Dias (RSSSF-Brasil).

Prepared and maintained by Santiago Reis da Cruz and Claudio Freati for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation and RSSSF Brazil

Authors: Santiago Reis da Cruz (arquivodeclubes2002@yahoo.com.br) and Claudio Freati (claudiofreati@yahoo.com.br).
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

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