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It's been a busy day. As well as making my radio debut (repeated on tomorrow at 3:30pm UK time, or there's a podcast up in the next couple of days for those who missed it earlier), I've also been previewing the eighth round of the 2010 Torneo Apertura, which is already underway, for In... Continue Reading →

It was thirty years ago today…

With the regular editorial having made way a little while ago for my regular Pitch Invasion column, I've decided to put the page on HEGS to a slightly different use from now on. Periodically (hopefully approximately every two weeks) I'll be posting a piece looking back on a segment of Argentina's long and rich footballing... Continue Reading →

One champion out, some others enter the fray

César Luís Menotti, Argentina's World Cup-winning manager in 1978, has resigned his charge of Mexican club Tecos UAG, preferring to keep his reasons to himself beyond talk of some 'disagreements' with directors. Argentine champions Lanús, meanwhile, had a happier time on Monday, beginning their pre-season training in earnest in Mar del Plata with a stable... Continue Reading →

Another Argentine in Mexico

With José Pekerman having recently gone to Toluca, and other recent stints in North America from the likes of Ricardo La Volpe, Argentine coaches are all the rage in Mexico at the moment. On Thursday, Tecos UAG announced they'd signed one of their own, and he's set to manage the team for the next two... Continue Reading →

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