Which Argentine clubs are playing in next year’s continental cups?

The Argentine Primera División season is over, and the era of thirty-team championships goes with it; with four teams going down and just two coming up (we don't know whom yet, because the B Nacional still has between five and six rounds left to play), the 2017-18 season will 'only' include twenty-eight sides. You can... Continue Reading →

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A site improvement: live scores & self-updating league tables

Regular readers of HEGS might have noticed that the old 'Tables' page hadn't been updated in some time (since, erm, some time before the end of last year's Torneo Clausura, in fact). It was a lot of faffing around for me each Monday night, in short, and Monday evenings are the busiest time of my week... Continue Reading →

We had difficulty shutting up this week. A full 45 minutes of actually quite good stuff (if we say so ourselves) was cut, and the podcast still comes in at over an hour. Diego Maradona is the focus of much of the early part, his ongoing wars of words with AFA president Julio Grondona and... Continue Reading →

The relegation situation

With just a few matches to go of the 2010 Torneo Clausura, the race down at the bottom of the Promedio is hotting up now. Racing's victory on Wednesday night over Atlético Tucumán has affected the race in a huge way, but with the relegation table worked out over three seasons it's not always immediately... Continue Reading →

All the ups and downs

Photo by guille rusconi on the HEGS Flickr pool It's a bit late this year, but with the pre-seasons well and truly underway it's about time HEGS explained the teams who will be changing divisions this year. We've got the Copa Sudamericana participants, and every promotion and relegation through the Argentine league, down to and... Continue Reading →

Surely some mistake

To start the ball rolling for the next edition of the Copa Libertadores de América, the Confederación Sudamericana de Fútbol (CONMEBOL) have released their latest all-time league table of the best teams since the competition began. And thus, 2009 can end on a happier note for River Plate fans of a slightly idiotic bent. Because... Continue Reading →

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