Daily Archives: Monday, 21 January 2008

Well, that shows what I know…

On Monday, there arrived some proof that you can’t trust all my opinions on matters footbally. Back in June, Vélez Sársfield’s then-19-year-old forward Mauro Zárate moved to Al-Sadd of Qatar, and I suggested it was madness for him to think … Continue reading

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A Clausura and Libertadores Q&A

The Clausura kicks off in around three weeks, dear readers, and we’re now less than two weeks away from the start of the qualifying rounds of the most enjoyable club football competition in the world, the Copa Libertadores. To mark … Continue reading

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Yet more bother at Racing

And us English think Newcastle United are a joke team. The pre-season in Argentina continues, and there’s been more mudslinging and attempts to get out at one of the country’s biggest clubs – and this time some of it’s even … Continue reading

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