In Bed With Maradona again

My latest post at In Bed With Maradona, examining some of the peculiar things said by managers in the last few days (in particular River Plate's Ángel Cappa, Boca Juniors' Claudio Borghi, and Banfield's Julio César Falcioni) is online now. You can read it right here.

Mohamed to manage Independiente, and are Boca due a change as well?

Antonio Mohamed, who left his job as Colón manager two weeks ago the day after Daniel Garnero and César Luis Menotti stepped down at Independiente (as manager and sporting director respectively), is to be the new manager of the Avellaneda giants. He takes charge on Tuesday, in time to start preparing his new charges for... Continue Reading →

Two more managers resign

It's becoming a veritable Black Monday in the Argentine Primera División. Daniel Garnero resigned as Independiente manager this morning, and now he's been followed by Huracán manager Héctor Rivoira, who took charge of this morning's training session before phoning club president Carlos Babington to communicate his resignation. If Rivoira was aiming to be the first... Continue Reading →

Nothing to show

Friday evening's matches furnished us without any goals to view, after the first formed a dull birthday present for one of the managers and the second was called off in an utter downpour with the score still at 0-0.Huracán vs  Colón was played on this, Antonio Mohamed's 40th birthday, but the Colón boss - formerly... Continue Reading →

Independiente return home

Tuesday and Wednesday have seen some decent games in the midweek round of the Torneo Apertura, with Estudiantes regaining top spot with a 2-1 away win over Godoy Cruz on Tuesday, hours after champions Vélez moved into sixth (two points off the top) with a 2-1 win over Atlético Tucumán that came thanks to a... Continue Reading →

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