Category Archives: River Plate

Weekend Primera preview: 2016-17 round 12

Welcome back to my humble blog, everyone! Budget tightening at The Bubble means that I’ll be writing for them less frequently for a few months, and the main victim of that decision is my weekly Friday article in which I … Continue reading

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Boca Juniors v River Plate April 2016: three links to watch on

Boca Juniors host River Plate in the centrepiece of this weekend’s round of clásicos in Argentina, and it’s being shown in Argentina on three TV channels – meaning you’ve got three official streams to choose from. The game kicks off at … Continue reading

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Primera 2016 preview: round 9

The ninth round of Primera action is almost upon us, and as ever I’ve previewed it for The Bubble. Defensa y Justicia v Arsenal de Sarandí might not be a proper clásico but it could well be an interesting match all the … Continue reading

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Two articles: a Lucas Alario profile, and Álvaro Recoba’s farewell party

I was busy on Thursday (busy by the standards of an underemployed freelancer, at least). I wrote three articles, and two of them are already online. For The Mirror, here’s a profile of one of Liverpool’s transfer targets, River Plate centre … Continue reading

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Primera 2016, eighth round: all the goals

There were 52 goals in 15 matches in the eighth round of Primera action, and average of almost three and a half per game, and the high point was another 6-3 away win for Racing, again in the province of Santa … Continue reading

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River Plate v Boca Juniors: some links to watch on

The new television situation for the Primera in Argentina means three different channels are showing the superclásico this afternoon (in case you stumble on this page in months or even years’ time, this is the 6th March, 2016 superclásico I’m talking about). … Continue reading

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Primera 2016 preview: round 6

The sixth round of the 2016 Torneo de Transición is upon us, and it’s a big one, because on Sunday River Plate host Boca Juniors in the superclásico. It will be Guillermo Barros Schelotto’s second match in charge of Boca, as … Continue reading

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2016 Primera, fifth round: all the goals

The goals from the fifth round of matches in the Primera División are up now, and it seems Fútbol Para Todos have listened to my weekly complaints on Twitter (yes, I’m claiming full responsibility here) because they’re in HD! There was … Continue reading

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2016 Primera preview: round 5

A new round of Primera División action begins tonight – albeit tonight’s matches aren’t themselves the most attractive of the weekend. As ever, I’m back for The Bubble, previewing the weekend and highlighting the matches you should definitely make sure not … Continue reading

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2016 Primera, fourth round: all the goals

Here are all the goals from the fourth round of matches in the Primera championship, which include two wonderful matches as San Lorenzo pipped Vélez Sarsfield by the odd goal in five, Independiente and Racing produced a thrilling finish to … Continue reading

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