The 2011 Torneo Apertura is here!

Hasta El Gol Siempre is back, ladies and gents. I apologise for the long absence of any posts on here since the Copa América final, but I've been just as busy working as I was during the Copa itself, if not more (more of that in a short while), and it's been quite pleasant in some... Continue Reading →

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Copa América 2011: Uruguay dump hosts Argentina out, Peru get past Colombia (video)

The 2011 Copa América knockout stage started heating up on Saturday with Peru's 2-0 extra time win over Colombia through two superbly taken goals, and got white hot a little later in the day with a brilliant match between great rivals Argentina and Uruguay, which finished in a 1-1 draw, and which Uruguay - sixty-one... Continue Reading →

Argentina beat Costa Rica 3-0 last night, becoming the first side to score more than two goals in a game in this tournament, and qualifying for the quarter-finals by finishing second in Group A. After the game, Lionel Messi announced that, 'a new Copa has begun.' In this piece for In Bed With Maradona, I... Continue Reading →

The final round of group matches at the 2011 Copa América is well underway, with Colombia leading Bolivia 2-0 as I type. Last night, after Venezuela's win over Ecuador which took the vinotinto to the top of Group B, I wrote this for ESPNSoccernet, looking back over the second round of group matches and forward... Continue Reading →

As kick off edges closer, now only just over three hours away, there's another preview of the Copa América by me; this time focussing more on the Argentine national team and how they're likely to line up, as well as a few of the issues surrounding the side. It's over on the excellent In Bed... Continue Reading →

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