1909–10 Prima Categoria
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|Top goalscorer||Ernest Peterly (23)|
The 1909–10 Prima Categoria season was won by Internazionale.
The round robin was introduced for the first time.
Registration was free and only subject to a quality committee. The eight clubs of the last years were joined by Ausonia, a Milanese car factory‘s club which paid the enrolment tax to try the experience of a national football championship.
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Internazionale (C)||16||12||1||3||55||26||+29||25||Tie-breaker required|
|9||Ausonia Milano (E)||16||0||5||11||16||52||−36||5||Financial crisis|
(C) Champion; (E) Eliminated
Played in Vercelli on April 24
|Team 1||Score||Team 2|
Pro Vercelli had previously planned to join a football exhibition on April 24. Inter refused to postpone the match so Pro Vercelli fielded its fourth squad (15-year-old boys) in protest.
References and sources
- Almanacco Illustrato del Calcio - La Storia 1898-2004, Panini Edizioni, Modena, September 2005
- Carlo Chiesa, La grande storia del calcio italiano, Chapter 2: Juve, scippati due titoli! Inter, l'atroce beffa, pp. 17–32, Guerin Sportivo #5, May 2012.
- Meanwhile, Piemonte F.C. refused to join the championship, leaving incomplete the FIGC’s desired top-ten format.