2016 Primera preview: round 4

The fourth round of Primera División action kicks off on Friday afternoon, and as usual I've previewed it for The Bubble. There are a number of attractive games in this round, with the Avellaneda clásico between Independiente and Racing the most obvious - but Boca Juniors v Newell's Old Boys, Rosario Central v River Plate and San... Continue Reading →

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Weekly football preview: round 3

There's a midweek round of matches in Argentina this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and I'm back for The Bubble to preview it, picking out the matches you should definitely make time for, the ones you might want to put on in the background, and those you really shouldn't bother with. Independiente v Rosario Central is the... Continue Reading →

Racing v Independiente: watch the clásico de Avellaneda, and listen to me commentate on it!

At 3pm Argentine time (7pm BST, 2pm EDT) this Sunday, the second biggest derby in Greater Buenos Aires - and maybe Argentina - kicks off, with league champions Racing hosting Independiente in the clásico de Avellaneda. After my attempts to talk over the two recent Copa Libertadores superclásicos apparently passed muster, I've been invited to provide English-language... Continue Reading →

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