Daily Archives: Saturday, 19 January 2008

More pre-season and two forgotten men

Prior to tonight’s Torneo de Verano match between Boca and San Lorenzo, there have been a few other games from some of the other sides in Primera A. Following a fight in training on Friday between Germán Denis and an … Continue reading

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The over-23 club

The three players who will be Argentina’s ‘over age’ inclusions in their squad for the Olympic Games in Beijing in September have been named. Sergio Batista, the 1986 World Cup winner, will be the manager. Don’t worry – Alfio Basile’s … Continue reading

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Two returns

Lionel Messi’s training with Barcelona during the week has gone well, and he’s included in Frank Rijkaard’s squad for Sunday’s Spanish First Division match against Racing de Santander. In perhaps the only Argentine-player-related story that could have eclipsed that one, … Continue reading

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Off the mark

In his second match in charge, Diego Simeone has his first win as River Plate manager. The Torneo de Verano continued in Salta on Friday night, as Simeone’s side met his former playing club Racing, and won 2-0 thanks to … Continue reading

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