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 →

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Something for the weekend

It won't have escaped the attentions of many HEGS readers that Brazilian club Internacional won the Copa Libertadores on Wednesday night in a very entertaining second leg of the final against Mexicans Chivas (3-2 on the night, 5-3 on aggregate). Andrés D'Alessandro was key to their success, and as such there's plenty of Argentine interest... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 24th & 25th Jan 2009

It was a relatively quiet weekend for Argentina's representatives in the exterior in the week prior to the announcement of Diego Maradona's squad for the friendly with France (which is announced on Tuesday and will include Seba Verón and Juan Román Riquelme), with some of the main stories being transfer rumours. There were some Argentines... Continue Reading →

Boca close in on Pato

Boca Juniors' goalkeeping crisis should shortly be put to bed after it was confirmed on Thursday that they've agreed a fee with Spanish side Getafe to buy Roberto Abbondanzieri back. The Xeneize will pay €300,000 to the Madrid club for their former custodian. Abbondanzieri, for his part, had already pleaded with both sides to strike... Continue Reading →

Consolidating to move forward

Boca Juniors, the newly-crowned champions of Argentina, have been doing bit of re-jigging, but the key man will be very familiar to them. Monday brought confirmation that title-winning coach Carlos Ischia will be staying for another year, after signing an extension to his contract. The long-awaited comeback of another manager who's had a teensy bit... Continue Reading →

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