Category Archives: Argentine league

Weekend Primera preview: 2016-17 round 12

Welcome back to my humble blog, everyone! Budget tightening at The Bubble means that I’ll be writing for them less frequently for a few months, and the main victim of that decision is my weekly Friday article in which I … Continue reading

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Primera 2016, round 13: all the goals

All the goals from the ‘weekend’ of action which ended on Tuesday evening are here for your viewing pleasure, including a couple of fine diving headers in Mar Del Plata to kick things off, and a wonderful strike from Jaime … Continue reading

Posted in Atlético Rafaela, Belgrano de Córdoba, Colón de Santa Fé, Goal videos, Godoy Cruz, Lanús, Primera A, San Lorenzo | Tagged ,

Primera 2016, round 12: all the goals

The round of clásicos was by a long way the lowest-scoring weekend in an otherwise goal-packed championship, but there were some goals, including a superb free kick from Santiago García for Godoy Cruz against San Martín in the wine region derby, … Continue reading

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Boca Juniors v River Plate April 2016: three links to watch on

Boca Juniors host River Plate in the centrepiece of this weekend’s round of clásicos in Argentina, and it’s being shown in Argentina on three TV channels – meaning you’ve got three official streams to choose from. The game kicks off at … Continue reading

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2016 Primera, eleventh round: all the goals

The goals from the eleventh round of action in the 2016 Primera División are right here for your enjoyment, including Atlético Tucumán legend Luis Rodríguez’s hundredth career goal, all the goals from Boca Juniors’ 4-1 thrashing of Aldosivi and a … Continue reading

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Primera 2016, tenth round: all the goals

A few days late, this post, but here are all the goals from last weekend’s Primera División action, including two penalty-taking goalkeepers, a hat trick for Huracán forward Ramón Ábila and an amazing late comeback from Vélez Sarsfield to hand … Continue reading

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Primera 2016 preview: round 9

The ninth round of Primera action is almost upon us, and as ever I’ve previewed it for The Bubble. Defensa y Justicia v Arsenal de Sarandí might not be a proper clásico but it could well be an interesting match all the … Continue reading

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Two articles: a Lucas Alario profile, and Álvaro Recoba’s farewell party

I was busy on Thursday (busy by the standards of an underemployed freelancer, at least). I wrote three articles, and two of them are already online. For The Mirror, here’s a profile of one of Liverpool’s transfer targets, River Plate centre … Continue reading

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Primera 2016, eighth round: all the goals

There were 52 goals in 15 matches in the eighth round of Primera action, and average of almost three and a half per game, and the high point was another 6-3 away win for Racing, again in the province of Santa … Continue reading

Posted in Goal videos, Huracán, Lanús, Newell's Old Boys, Primera A, Racing Club, Results, River Plate, Rosario Central, Tigre, Vélez Sarsfield | Tagged ,

2016 Primera, seventh round: all the goals

I’m a couple of days late posting up this video, but here are all the goals from last weekend’s Primera División action, which saw Lanús’ unbeaten record ended by Racing and considerably more surprisingly, Rosario Central’s unbeaten start come crashing … Continue reading

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