Lanús end opening weekend with a goal glut, thrashing Colón 4-0 (video)

The first round of the Torneo Final came to an end on Monday night with the most impressive team performance of the weekend, as Lanús hosted Colón. Guillermo Barros Schelotto's side kept up their brilliant form from the second half of the Inicial, running out 4-0 winners with goals from Víctor Ayala, Silvio Romero, new... Continue Reading →

A youngster leaves Argentina, and a legend returns

It's been a week of big name moves in Argentina's footballing landscape, with three of the deals in particular standing out. On Friday it was confirmed that Diego Buonanotte will move from River Plate to Málaga of the Spanish First Division at the end of the season (he'll remain at the Núñez club for the... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 6th & 7th November 2010

This weekend Argentines were in fine form in Spain, Portugal and Mexico, whilst in the USA a Boca Juniors legend might have played his last game, as Guillermo Barros Schelotto's Columbus Crew exited the MLS playoffs. The selección's first-choice centre back pairing both had poor weekends, though. Martín Demichelis' Bayern München dropped points, whilst Walter... Continue Reading →

Argentines abroad: 12th-13th April

It's been another important weekend for Argentines abroad. In Italy there were vital performances from Esteban Cambiasso and Ezequiel Lavezzi; in France, two goals from Fernando Cavenaghi helped Bordeaux to keep dreaming of a title, and Mauro Zárate got another for Birmingham to rescue a point. There were also Argentine goals in Mexico and the... Continue Reading →

Tug of war

Guillermo Barros Schelotto is a very popular man in Argentina right now. Eight months ago, he left Boca Juniors, where he'd become one of the most succesful players in the club's history, to move to Columbus Crew of the MLS in the United States. On Tuesday it emerged that his boyhood club Gimnasia La Plata... Continue Reading →

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