2011 Copa América organisation gets underway

For those who aren't already aware, the 2011 Copa América will be played in Argentina, and on Tuesday AFA President Julio Grondona met with Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner to start thrashing out the details. It's been agreed that the main venue for the tournament will be La Plata's Estadio Municipal (currently home to... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 18 goals

The goals from the eighteenth round of the 2009 Torneo Clausura are online now, from San Lorenzo's win over Independiente to San Martín's victory in Rosario and the results for Vélez and Huracán which take the title race to the last day. Click here to watch them and read on for the running order. Running... Continue Reading →

Celebrations all round

With their backs to the wall, San Martín de Tucumán won on Friday night. Any other result would have relegated them, but as they worked their way to a 1-0 victory away to Newell's Old Boys, El Coloso Del Parque reverberated to fireworks. This result, you see, makes things a little more difficult for Newell's... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 18 fixtures

The penultimate round of Torneo Clausura matches is played this weekend, after which we've got a fortnight's gap due to next week's Argentine elections. Vélez Sársfield would win the league on Sunday if they beat Lanús and Huracán lose against Arsenal (two matches which will be played simultaneously). San Martín de Tucumán will be relegated if... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 17 goals

The goals from the seventeenth round of the 2009 Torneo Clausura are online now, and you can watch them on the TN Sportblog simply by clicking here (and then clicking play). If you don't know which teams wear which shirts, or are confused over the identities of the teams playing in La Bombonera (due to... Continue Reading →

Clausura ’09: Round 17 fixtures

Back to the league after the thrills and spills of the international break. Three matches remain, and this weekend the endgame gets going with two clásicos on Sunday - one in La Bombonera, where San Lorenzo will be the 'home' side, and one in Avellaneda between Racing and Boca. The clash between River and Tigre... Continue Reading →

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