A week of managerial changes in Argentina

It's been a week of as many changes off the pitch as we expected following the exodus of managers in the closing few weeks and immediately after the conclusion of the Torneo Apertura. Julio César Falcioni took charge at Boca Juniors, who have now trained their sights on his former Banfield charge Walter Erviti; former... Continue Reading →

Torneo Apertura 2010: the managerial fallout

A day after the 2010 Torneo Apertura came to an end (for everyone bar Independiente and Tigre), the consequences of the campaign are being felt at clubs across the league. Whilst some have pleasingly exceeded their targets (All Boys) and some have managed league positions which bely the scorn poured on them for almost the... 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.

Copa Libertadores: Banfield go out

Estudiantes are the last Argentine club left standing at the quarter-final stage for the second Copa Libertadores campaign running, after Banfield threw away their 3-1 first leg victory over Internacional to lose 2-0 in Porto Alegre to an Andrés D'Alessandro-inspired Inter and exit the competition on Thursday night. Internacional will now be Estudiantes' opponents in... Continue Reading →

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