Copa Newton

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Copa Newton
Copa newton trophy.jpg
The trophy given to champions
Organising body Flag of Argentina.svg AFA
Flag of Uruguay.svg AUF
Founded1906
Abolished1976;43 years ago (1976)
Region Argentina, Uruguay
Number of teams2
Most successful team(s)Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina
(17 titles)

Copa Newton was a football friendly competition contested between Argentina and Uruguay. The trophy, donated by Nicanor Newton, was contested 27 times between 1906 and 1976.

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History

Copa Newton was first held in 1906, one year after the first edition of Copa Lipton, and was continued on an annual basis until 1930, with the exception of 1910, 1914, 1921, 1923 and 1925-1926. It has only been played sporadically since, with just 8 editions played over four decades between 1937 and 1976. [1]
The cup has been contested 27 times in total, with Argentina the winners on 17 occasions and Uruguay on 10.

List of champions

Finals

The following list includes all the editions of the Copa Newton: [1] [2]

1912 final at Racing Club Argentina v uruguay 1912.jpg
1912 final at Racing Club
YearChampionRunner-upScoreCity
1906Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 2-1Buenos Aires
1907Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 2-1Montevideo
1908Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 2-1Buenos Aires
1909Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 2-2 [3] Montevideo
1911Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 3-2Montevideo
1912Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 3-3 [4] Avellaneda
1913Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1-0Montevideo
1915Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2-0Montevideo
1916Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 3-1Avellaneda
1917Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1-0Montevideo
1918Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 2-0Buenos Aires
1919Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2-1Montevideo
1920Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 3-1Buenos Aires
1922Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2-2 [4] Buenos Aires
1924Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 4-0Buenos Aires
1927Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 1-0Montevideo
1928Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 1-0Avellaneda
1929Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2-1Montevideo
1930Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 1-1 [4] Buenos Aires
1937Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 3-0Montevideo
1942Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 4-1Buenos Aires
1945Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 6-2Avellaneda
1957Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 0-0 [3] Montevideo
1968Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 2-1Montevideo
1973Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 1-1 [3] Montevideo
1975Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 3-2Montevideo
1976Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 3-0Montevideo

Titles by country

TeamTitlesYears won
Flag of Argentina.svg  Argentina 171906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1916, 1918, 1924, 1927, 1928, 1937, 1942, 1945, 1957, 1973, 1975, 1976
Flag of Uruguay.svg  Uruguay 101912, 1913, 1915, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1922, 1929, 1930, 1968

All-time scorers

See also

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References

  1. 1 2 Copa Newton by José Luis Pierrend at RSSSF
  2. Results at Informe Argentina Archived 2009-02-08 at the Wayback Machine
  3. 1 2 3 As visiting team, Argentina won the trophy
  4. 1 2 3 As visiting team, Uruguay won the trophy