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1923–24 Prima Divisione

Prima Divisione
1923–24 Genoa team
Season1923–24
ChampionsGenoa
9th title
RelegatedVirtus Bologna
Novese
Top goalscorerHeinrich Schönfeld
(22 goals)

The 1923–24 Prima Divisione season was won by Genoa.

1923–24 Prima Divisione Intro articles: 2

Northern League

The Northern League was composed by the 24 best clubs of 1922–23 Prima Divisione.

Regular season

Group winners went to the final. Bottom clubs were relegated, while penultimate clubs went to a test-match against two clubs of the Second Division.

Group A

Classification
P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1. Genoa 22 14 5 3 50 13 +37 33 Qualified
2. Padova 22 12 5 5 36 18 +18 29
3. Internazionale 22 11 5 6 31 25 +6 27
3. Livorno 22 12 3 7 33 30 +3 27
5. Alessandria 22 10 6 6 38 23 +15 26
5. Juventus 22 11 4 7 37 27 +10 26
7. Modena 22 8 7 7 35 30 +5 23
8. Casale 22 10 2 10 25 34 -9 22
9. Sampierdarenese 22 9 0 13 21 32 -11 18
10. Brescia 22 5 3 14 17 39 -22 13
11. Novara 22 4 4 14 22 41 -19 12 Qualification play-off
12. Virtus Bologna 22 3 2 17 13 46 -33 8 Relegated
Results table
Home \ Away ALE BRE CAS GEN INT JUV LIV MOD NOV PAD SAM VIR
Alessandria 4–0 5–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 0–1 5–0 0–0 2–2 3–0 4–0
Brescia 0–0 3–0 0–1 1–1 0–2 1–0 1–1 2–1 0–1 0–2 0–1
Casale 0–1 4–1 0–0 1–0 2–3 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–0 4–0
Genoa 2–0 5–0 6–1 5–1 1–1 2–0 4–1 4–0 1–2 4–0 5–0
Internazionale 1–0 3–0 3–0 0–2[1] 2–2 4–0 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–0 2–0
Juventus 3–1 0–1 3–2 0–2[1] 2–0 1–1 0–2[1] 2–0 3–0 4–1 1–0
Livorno 2–1 3–2 0–0 3–1 3–0 3–2 3–1 3–1 1–1 2–0 4–1
Modena 5–1 2–0 2–0 0–0 1–2 1–1 3–0 7–2 0–0 2–1 2–1
Novara 1–2 2–1 2–3 1–2 1–1 1–0 3–0 2–2 0–0 0–2 2–1
Padova 1–1 4–2 3–0 0–1 1–2 2–0[1] 2–0[2] 3–1 3–1 5–0 3–0
Sampierdarenese 1–2 1–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 2–3 0–1 1–0 1–0 0–1 4–0
Virtus Bologna 0–1 1–2 0–1 1–1 0–1 0–3 2–3 1–1 2–1 0–1 2–0
Source:
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group B

Classification
P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1. Bologna 22 13 5 4 41 18 +23 31 Qualified
2. Torino 22 12 6 4 43 22 +21 30
3. Pro Vercelli 22 11 6 5 46 23 +23 28
4. Hellas Verona 22 8 7 7 43 35 +8 23
5. Pisa 22 7 8 7 26 35 -9 22
6. Andrea Doria 22 7 7 8 28 26 +2 21
6. Legnano 22 8 5 9 27 26 +1 21
8. Cremonese 22 8 4 10 24 31 -7 20
9. Milan 22 7 5 10 38 44 -6 19
10. SPAL 22 6 6 10 26 44 -18 18
11. Spezia 22 7 3 12 16 35 -19 17 Qualification play-off
12. Novese 22 5 4 13 21 40 -19 14 Relegated
Results table
Home \ Away ADO BOL CRE HEL LEG MIL NOV PIS PRO SPA SPE TOR
Andrea Doria 0–1 4–0 4–2 4–0 1–1 0–2 1–1 1–1 0–1 1–0 2–1
Bologna 3–0 2–0 3–1 3–2 4–0 2–0 5–0 3–3 2–1 5–0 0–1
Cremonese 2–0 0–0 1–1 0–1 4–1 2–1 2–0 2–1 1–1 3–1 0–0
Hellas Verona 2–2 2–2 2–0 3–1 5–1 5–2 2–1 1–0 8–1 2–2 1–2
Legnano 0–2[1] 1–1 1–2 1–0 2–2 1–0 3–0 1–0 4–0 2–0 3–1
Milan 1–2 1–0 0–1 2–1 2–1 5–0 5–1 1–3 3–4 3–1 0–3
Novese 1–0 0–1 2–0[1] 3–0 1–1 1–2 2–2 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–4
Pisa 2–2 2–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 2–2 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–0 1–1
Pro Vercelli 2–2 0–1 4–1 3–0 1–0 2–1 3–1 4–1 6–0 4–0 0–0
SPAL 1–1 0–1 2–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 4–4 0–1 0–2
Spezia 1–0 0–0 1–0 1–2 1–0 2–1 1–1 1–4 0–2 0–1 1–0
Torino 3–1 4–1 4–1 1–1 1–0 3–3 5–0 1–1 1–2 3–1 2–1
Source:
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Genoa 2-1 Bologna 1-0 2-0[3]

1923–24 Prima Divisione Northern League articles: 24

Southern League

Qualifications

Marche

Anconitana was the only registered team and advanced directly Southern Italy Semifinals.

Lazio

Classification
P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1. Alba Roma 10 7 2 1 27 9 +18 16 Qualified
2. Lazio 10 7 1 2 39 11 +28 15 Tie-breaker
2. Fortitudo Roma 10 7 1 2 20 5 +15 15
4. Tivoli 10 4 0 6 17 20 -3 8
5. US Romana 10 3 0 7 10 33 -13 6 Relegated
6. Juventus Audax 10 0 0 10 4 39 -35 0
Results table
Home \ Away ALB FOR JUV LAZ TIV USR
Alba Roma 1–1 2–0 2–2 4–0 2–0
Fortitudo Roma 2–0 1–0 0–3 1–0 4–0
Juventus Audax 2–6 0–5 0–6 0–2 1–4
Lazio 2–4 1–0 8–1 4–1 5–0
Tivoli 0–2[2] 0–4 4–0 2–1 6–1
US Romana 0–4 0–2[1] 1–0 1–7 3–2
Source:
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Tie-breaker
Played on May 4, 1924, in Rome.
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Fortitudo Roma 0-2 Lazio

Campania

Classification
P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1. Savoia 10 9 1 0 21 2 +19 19 Qualified
2. Internaples 10 5 2 3 19 9 +10 12
3. Cavese 10 5 1 4 17 15 +2 11
4. Bagnolese 10 4 2 4 12 12 0 10
5. Stabia 10 2 2 6 7 17 -10 6
6. Salernitanaudax 10 0 2 8 7 28 -21 2 Relegated
Results table
Home \ Away BAG CAV INT SAL SAV STA
Bagnolese 3–1 1–3 0–0 0–1 2–0
Cavese 3–1 1–1 5–2 0–3 0–2[1]
Internaples 1–1 0–1 5–0 0–1 2–0
Salernitanaudax 0–2[1] 0–1 1–5 0–1 1–2
Savoia 3–0 2–1 3–0 5–1 2–0
Stabia 0–2[1] 1–4 0–2[1] 2–2 0–0
Source:
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Apulia

Classification
P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1. Audace Taranto 10 7 2 1 16 4 +12 16 Qualified
2. Ideale Bari 10 7 1 2 20 6 +14 15
3. Liberty Bari 10 4 2 4 12 13 -1 10
3. Enotria Taranto 10 4 2 4 10 11 -1 10
5. Pro Italia Taranto 10 4 0 6 8 13 -5 8
6. Foggia 10 0 1 9 3 22 -19 1 Relegated
Results table
Home \ Away AUD ENO FOG IDE LIB PRO
Audace Taranto 4–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 1–0
Enotria Taranto 2–0 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–1
Foggia 0–2 1–1 0–2 1–2 1–2
Ideale Bari 1–1 1–0 5–0 3–1 3–0
Liberty Bari 0–0 3–1 2–0 1–3 2–0[1]
Pro Italia Taranto 0–2[1] 0–2[1] 2–0 0–2[1] 3–0
Source:
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Sicily

Qualification
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Palermo 2-2 Messina 2-1 0-1
Repetition
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Messina 2-3 Palermo

Palermo qualified for the semifinals.

Semifinals

Group A

Classification
P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1. Savoia 6 3 2 1 17 7 +10 8 Qualified
2. Lazio 6 3 1 2 16 9 +7 7
3. Ideale Bari 6 2 1 3 11 18 -7 5
4. Anconitana 6 2 0 4 4 14 -10 4
Results table
Home \ Away ANC IDE LAZ SAV
Anconitana 1–0 1–0 0–1
Ideale Bari 5–1 3–2 1–1
Lazio 3–1 6–1 2–2
Savoia 5–0 7–1 1–3
Source:
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

Group B

Classification
P
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1. Alba Roma 6 3 2 1 16 9 +7 8 Tie-breaker
1. Audace Taranto 6 3 2 1 12 10 +2 8
3. Internaples 6 1 3 2 7 9 -2 5
4. Palermo 6 0 3 3 9 16 -7 3
Results table
Home \ Away ALB AUD INT PAL
Alba Roma 1–1 2–0 5–1
Audace Taranto 3–2 1–0 2–2
Internaples 2–2 3–2 1–1
Palermo 2–4 2–3 1–1
Source:
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Tie-breaker
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Alba Roma 2-0 Audace Taranto

Finals

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Savoia ● 2 points each ● Alba Roma 2-0 0-1

Because of the sole points were considered by the championship regulations, with no relevance to the aggregation of goals, a tie-break was needed.

Tie-breaker
Team 1  Score  Team 2
Alba Roma 0-2[2] Savoia

Savoia qualified for the National Finals.

1923–24 Prima Divisione Southern League articles: 17

National Finals

  • 1st Leg: 31 Aug 1924, *2nd Leg: 7 Sep 1924
Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Genoa 4-2 Savoia 3-1 1-1

Top goalscorers

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Heinrich Schönfeld Torino 22
2 Fulvio Bernardini Lazio 17
3 Giulio Bobbio Savoia 16
4 Adolfo Baloncieri Alessandria 15
Angelo Schiavio Bologna
6 Aristodemo Santamaria Genoa 14

References and sources

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

Footnotes

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Decided by the FIGC.
  2. ^ a b c Forfeit.
  3. ^ Decided by the FIGC due to incidents. The match's original result was Bologna-Genoa 1-1.