When Saturday Comes October 2010

A very quick notice, to inform you that readers in the UK (and selected lucky ones who live in other countries) will find a piece by me on the Diego Maradona succession story in the new issue of When Saturday Comes. A digital subscription to the magazine is available online if you don't like anywhere... Continue Reading →

Diego Simeone resigns

Diego Simeone stood down as manager of San Lorenzo on Saturday afternoon following yet another home defeat for the Boedo team. Having lost 1-0 against Gimnasia La Plata, El Cholo announced his decision to the press on the basis that, 'this is what's best for the club.' Under Simeone, San Lorenzo had gone on a... Continue Reading →

Parting shots

A quick news update this one: It was confirmed on Thursday that the Argentine national team will play two friendlies in Buenos Aires prior to leaving for the World Cup. The original plan was to play the matches in Europe (fans there have more money, you see), but the players apparently requested that they play... Continue Reading →

The news this week

HEGS has lost a little of its news value lately due to diminishing spare time on my part, so as of today I'm going to try and remedy that slightly. As Thursday turns into Friday at the start of each round from now on, I'll be giving a quick rundown of some of the main... Continue Reading →

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