Buenos Aires Football Club

Discussion in 'Argentina's Oldest Association Football Clubs' started by Martin, May 21, 2015.

  1. Martin

    Martin Administrator Staff Member

    Buenos Aires Football Club was founded by Englishmen Thomas and James Hogg on May 9 th, 1867 . The club was given permission by Buenos Aires Cricket Club to make use of their cricket field The first recorded football match in Argentina took place on this pitch on 20 June 1867.The game was played between two teams, Blancos and Colorados, taking the names (Reds and Whites) from the colour of the caps they wore
     

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