Riquelme returns to Argentina’s domestic squad

Alejandro Sabella has named his first squad as Argentina manager, in preparation for a pair of friendlies against Brazil next month. The matches, before anyone gets too excited, will feature only players from the domestic leagues of the two nations, so this is not a return to the proper national side; but for the first time in... Continue Reading →

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River win, Boca lose, and Estudiantes edge closer

Estudiantes de La Plata edged a little closer to deciding what's proving a neck-and-neck race with Vélez Sarsfield for the 2010 Torneo Apertura title with a 2-1 away win over Independiente on Sunday afternoon. Juan Pablo Pereyra gave them the lead and former Racing forward Gastón Fernández hit a winner against his favourite club's bitter... Continue Reading →

¡Estudiantes Campeón!

The 50th edition of the Copa Libertadores has been won by Estudiantes de La Plata, who lift the trophy for the fourth time in their history, after a 29 year wait. Winning in Belo Horizonte's feared Minerão, where Argentine sides fear to tread (but have succeeded before all the same), Juan Sebastián Verón emulated his... Continue Reading →

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