Team news from the Boca Juniors camp before the weekend

There are some do-or-die matches coming up in the Torneo Apertura this weekend. Boca Juniors have to win to keep Claudio Borghi in a job, and play Vélez Sarsfield, never easy opponents at the best of times. And Borghi's got no fewer than four changes (and possibly one or two more) planned for Sunday's game,... Continue Reading →

Boca consider their options as Borghi threatens to quit

As Boca Juniors prepare for a crunch match against Vélez Sarsfield early in their season, championship-winning manager Claudio Borghi is already feeling the heat of the position. El Bichi has made it known he's strongly considering leaving the club if Boca fail to beat Vélez in La Bombonera on Sunday. Boca's directors are already considering... Continue Reading →

A ‘laughable’ offer

That's how Juan Román Riquelme has described Boca Juniors' offer to him to give him a new three year contract. After breakfasting this morning with the news that Claudio Borghi had described the playmaker's contract negotiations as '80% closed,' Román has shot back on television, insisting that, 'it seems like [the directors] are just trying... Continue Reading →

Contract talks at Boca

Boca Juniors are currently going through something of a miserable post-season tour of the United States - a few evenings ago they lost 1-0 to Los Angeles Galaxy and on Wednesday night they crashed 3-0 against Seattle Sounders (you can see the goals here). That's largely a reserve side though, lead by outgoing manager Roberto... Continue Reading →

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