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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 →

Garnero and Menotti step down at Independiente

Independiente's woeful start to the season has made Daniel Garnero the first manager of the 2010 Torneo Apertura to leave his post, after a meeting at which club president Julio Comparada was not present. Sporting director César Luis Menotti also stepped down, having suggested Garnero as manager to replace Américo Gallego in the first place.... Continue Reading →

Big changes afoot

None of the 'Big Five' have had the best of times in Argentina lately. Boca Juniors and Independiente, though, have been so upset with performances in the Clausura that their directors have both brought in new managers. At Boca, it's newly-crowned champion Claudio Borghi who'll seek to steady the ship. Whilst Independiente for some reason... Continue Reading →

Two good sound thrashings

Friday night saw two matches featuring teams in need of wins to aid their positions in the relegation dogfight. Both those sides got the three points they were hoping for in spectacular fashion. First, Gimnasia de Jujuy thrashed Independiente (who have now recorded four consecutive away defeats) 4-1, before Rosario Central pitched up at El... Continue Reading →

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