Copa América 2011: Chile win at ‘home’; Uruguay are held by Peru

Group C of the 2011 Copa América began on Monday night with a double-header in San Juan, and it was the most entertaining evening of action we've had so far in the Copa. Uruguay surprisingly fell behind to Peru before a brilliant assist from Nicolás Lodeiro and a smart finish from Liverpool's Luis Suárez gave... Continue Reading →

Apertura 2010: round 14 scores and scorers

Tuesday evening was the first time in over three years that River Plate have beaten Boca Juniors in a competitive match, a result which doesn't do anything for them in the relegation struggle, but does lift them to eighth in the Torneo Apertura table. On Wednesday, Claudio Borghi's exit from the Boca manager's seat will... Continue Reading →

It’s superclásico day!

Eleven days after it should have been played, the biggest fixture in the Argentine calendar - and, in terms of league position and current form, just possibly the most mediocre match of the season - will kick off at 7pm Argentine time this evening. River Plate host Boca Juniors in one of the biggest derbies... Continue Reading →

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.

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