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 →

Ramón Díaz crashes his car

Ramón Díaz, the former River Plate, Oxford United, San Lorenzo and Club América de México manager, has been involved in a car crash near Urdinarrain, Provincia de Entre Ríos, whilst trying to avoid another car on the road. Both Díaz and his wife have had to be taken to a hospital - as a precaution... 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 →

Ram-gone Díaz?

Wednesday will be a key day in 2008 for San Lorenzo de Almagro. On Tuesday, the club's championship-winning manager Ramón Díaz met with president Rafael Savino to discuss the situation between manager and club following fallings-out between Díaz and some key members of his squad recently. The decision on whether El Pelado, who returned to... Continue Reading →

Tough at the top

After a 1-1 draw in the Nuevo Gasómetro last week, San Lorenzo travelled to Quito for the second leg of their quarter-final tie with Liga Deportiva Universitaria knowing they faced an uphill struggle to qualify - playing at altitude against opponents who already had an away goal, and furthermore who had yet to lose a... Continue Reading →

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