Weekly opinion: River Plate’s Club World Cup semi-final win

River Plate secured their place in the Club World Cup final about twelve hours ago, with a 1-0 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima in Osaka. It was nervy in spite of them largely having the better of play (but not the best chances) throughout, and in my latest column for The Bubble I discuss why those nerves... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad bumper Christmas special

This extended Argentines Abroad has been made possible by the fact that I didn't have time to do one last week, but forgot to let my correspondents know - and as a result we've got two weeks' worth of submissions from Spain and Portugal, as well as a very belated (my fault, not Tom's) report... Continue Reading →

Russo leaves Boca

In the last hour or so, it's been confirmed that Miguel Angel Russo has parted company with Boca Juniors, leaving the club's managerial post vacant. Earlier in the day, the Boca board had taken the decision to sack Russo's two assistants, Marcelo Trobbiani and Guillermo Cinquetti (assistant coach and physical trainer, respectively), as a condition... Continue Reading →

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