The HEGS 2014 Premier League summer transfer window roundup

That's the northern hemisphere summer, of course. Or the boreal summer transfer window, as La Nación's sports site put it on Monday. I noted last week that the number of Argentines moving to English Premier League clubs this year seems to have been quite an increase on previous windows (there are ten in all), so decided... Continue Reading →

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Copa América 2011: Costa Rica & Peru win, Uruguay draw with Chile (video)

Thursday's and Friday's matches in the 2011 Copa América saw Costa Rica get a win in Group A which simplifies things slightly for Argentina (beat Costa Rica on Monday and the hosts are through), and saw Peru claim their first win of the competition, with a 1-0 win over Mexico's Olympic squad. In the high-calibre... Continue Reading →

A slim advantage

With two matches remaining of the 2008 Torneo Clausura, River Plate edged narrowly ahead of Estudiantes in the table, and with the opening of a two-point gap at the top of the table they can keep alive their dream of claiming a first trophy in four years, in Diego Simeone's first campaign in charge. River... Continue Reading →

Coasting at the top

When River Plate visited Tigre during the Clausura, the result was a 4-1 win for the hosts that pushed Daniel Passarella a little bit closer to the exit door at River. Today was the rematch, and the Millonarios showed just what a difference Diego Simeone is making at the club; they didn't play particularly well... Continue Reading →

River go top

There was a summit meeting tinged with sadness in Liniers on Sunday afternoon, as Vélez Sársfield, top with 13 points but having lost a fan a week ago to the ongoing violence in the country's footballing climate, hosted River Plate for the right to top the table as the first third of the 2008 Clausura... Continue Reading →

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