Argentines Abroad: 9th and 10th May

HEGS Award voting season (nominations to the address in that post please) got underway with another championship for a team with Argentine representation this weekend, as Porto claimed their fourth consecutive Portuguese crown. Elsewhere Martín Demichelis celebrated the birth of his child with a rare goal in Germany, and Hernán Crespo started for Internazionale! Lionel... Continue Reading →

HEGS / Mundo Albiceleste award for Best Argentine Abroad 2008-2009: Nominations open!

Nominations for the 2009 HEGS award for Best Argentine Abroad (formerly known as Best Argentine In A Foreign League) are now open. This year the award is being run in conjunction with Seba and John at the wonderful Mundo Albiceleste, so hopefully we'll have more voters than ever before. The award looks to recognise the... Continue Reading →

A homage to Verón

If you can remember new year's day, you'll remember that Juan Sebastián Verón was recently named South America's Footballer Of The Year for 2008 by El País of Montevideo. Well now, on Soccernet, you can read more about why I was pleased to see him take the award. 'Footballers produced by South America come in all... Continue Reading →

Agüero picks up an award

Sergio Agüero has been named the best Latin American player in the Spanish league for 2008, succeeding his countryman Lionel Messi and becoming the sixth Argentine to win the award. The EFE Trophy was presented to the Atlético de Madrid forward on Monday at a gala in Madrid's House of The Americas. The award is... Continue Reading →

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