Primera División 2010-2011: meet the teams

It's finally here! At 9pm local time tonight, the 2010 Torneo Apertura de Primera División will kick off as Arsenal Fútbol Club host Lanús in the only Friday evening game of the weekend. If you're knew to the Argentine league this year, you'd probably like a bit of a guide to the teams who are... Continue Reading →

Pavone edging closer to River

One of River Plate's main winter transfer targets has been a centre forward who can provide a, shall we say, slightly more consistent goal threat than Rogelio Funes Mori for the new season. Having already brought goalkeeper Juan Pablo Carrizo home, they're now closing in on Mariano Pavone. The Real Betis striker had been tempted... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 24th & 25th Jan 2009

It was a relatively quiet weekend for Argentina's representatives in the exterior in the week prior to the announcement of Diego Maradona's squad for the friendly with France (which is announced on Tuesday and will include Seba Verón and Juan Román Riquelme), with some of the main stories being transfer rumours. There were some Argentines... Continue Reading →

Denis to Napoli?

Germán Denis has been banging the goals in for Independiente regularly for some time now, so it's no surprise to hear him linked with a European club, and according to Italy's Corriere dello Sport, he could be on his way to join Ezequiel Lavezzi at Napoli. Diego Maradona's former club are reportedly preparing an €8... Continue Reading →

Position vacant

Ramón Díaz will leave his post at San Lorenzo when the Torneo Clausura ends, it was confirmed on Wednesday. The dispute between manager, squad and directors was too much for the club's heirarchy to work round, and Díaz, who won last year's Torneo Clausura in his first campaign with the club, will leave in June.... Continue Reading →

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