Clausura & Nacional B: River return to the big time, Arsenal campeón & Tigre survive

It's been an all-action weekend of football in Argentina to conclude the regular season, with only the relegation playoffs (which start this Thursday) and the Copa Argentina final now left of the domestic season. River Plate beat Almirante Brown 2-0 to return to the Primera División at the first opportunity - I was there! -... Continue Reading →


Clausura 2012: the final weekend fixtures (and the main Nacional B ones)

This weekend sees the end of the regular season in the Torneo Clausura and Nacional B - only relegation/promotion playoffs, a possible title tie-breaker, will be played after Sunday. Olimpo and Argentinos Juniors have already drawn 0-0 in Bahía Blanca, and in an hour and a half Lanús visit Newell's Old Boys. The main action... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2012: round 16 fixtures

The sixteenth round of the Torneo Apertura is upon us, with San Martín taking on Olimpo in the weekend's first match (if Olimpo don't win, they'll be relegated). Tomorrow, title challengers All Boys (those are four words I never thought I'd write) travel to Lanús, Rafaela host Tigre - who'll climb out of all relegation... Continue Reading →

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