Cafe Calcio podcast online now

Those who didn't manage to listen in live (or on the repeat) to my UK radio debut for Resonance FM's Cafe Calcio can now have the pleasure of listening to it whenever they please, as the podcast of the show is now available to download. I'm not sure about iTunes availability (there were a few... Continue Reading →

RIP Francisco Varallo

The football World Cup today lost one of its final links with its origins, when Francisco Varallo, the former Boca Juniors forward, died in the early hours in La Plata, aged 100 years and six months. He had been the last living player to take part in the final of the inaugural tournament in Montevideo,... Continue Reading →

Bizarre symmetry

All Boys had played Central in Rosario thirteen times without winning a single match before Sunday, but they've just completed a 3-0 win in El Gigante Del Arroyito which gives them a place in the Primera División for next season and relegates Central to Nacional B. The last time Central were relegated, Argentinos Juniors won... Continue Reading →

Copa Libertadores preview

I'm a little late linking to this, but better late than never, as they say. I've been busy this week writing a preview of the 2010 Copa Libertadores, and you can read it right now, simply by clicking this link, which will take you to ESPN's Soccernet. It examines the big names in Brazil, the... Continue Reading →

¡Banfield campeón!

In the Estadio Florencia Sola they're celebrating along with those in the upper tier of La Bombonera. Banfield may have lost to Boca Juniors, but for the first time in their 113 year history, they're champions of Argentina thanks to San Lorenzo's 2 - 0 win away to Newell's Old Boys which ended the lingering... Continue Reading →

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