Use your vote!

If you've not already voted for our Argentines Abroad award, now's the time. Less than 24 hours remaining! Argentina has recently had its own elections, but this week sees the culmination of a far more important one. You've got only six days left to vote, if you haven't already, for your winner in the HEGS... Continue Reading →

A voting reminder, and a travelling goalkeeper

Wednesday saw two birthdays in Argentine football: Juan Román Riquelme turned 31 (the fans turned out in strength at Boca's training ground to wish him well) and Lionel Messi reminded us how astonishing he is for his age by turning twenty-two. So it seems as good a time as any to remind our readers that... Continue Reading →

Award nominations closed

Nominations for the HEGS / Mundo Albiceleste award for Best Argentine Abroad 2008-2009 have now closed. Any which reach me after this post won't be counted. When a full rundown of all the nominees has been prepared (probably over the weekend) they'll be posted both here and over on MA, and the final round of... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: Weds 27th May

Maxi López plays a little later tonight in the Copa Libertadores as his Grêmio side take on Caracas FC in the first leg of the quarter-final. There have been two very prominent performances on the other side of the Atlantic tonight though, as the two previous winners - Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez - looked... Continue Reading →

Argentina squad vs Colombia & Ecuador

Diego Maradona has announced the squad for Argentina's next competitive matches, the World Cup 2010 qualifiers at home to Colombia on the 6th of June, and away to Ecuador on the 10th. The purpose of that 'B' international on Wednesday night has been revealed - no fewer than nine players from the domestic game have... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 16th & 17th May

After last week's midweek cup finals in Spain and Italy, the gongs are starting to be handed out for the competitions people actually care about now, and already we've got three more league champion sides in Europe with Argentine representation to add to AZ in the Netherlands and Porto in Portugal. The Spanish, Italian and... Continue Reading →

A mini midweek Argentines Abroad

It's not too often I write one of these covering midweek matches, but Wednesday 13th May was a bit of a high watermark for Argentine representatives in foreign football this season. The Copa Libertadores and CONCACAF Champions League, as well as the national cup finals in both Spain and Italy, all had important contributions from... Continue Reading →

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