Tevez wants to leave Manchester City

It'll be on the back page on tomorrow's News Of The World in the UK, but it's all over Twitter right now: Carlos Tevez has reportedly handed in a written transfer request to Manchester City, citing Roberto Mancini's negative playing style as one of his reasons for wanting out. Homesickness and an increasing disillusionment with... Continue Reading →

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Winter transfers

The 2010 Torneo Apertura is almost upon us now - it starts on Friday - and HEGS will be gearing up for it during the week. I'll have the traditional 'meet the clubs' piece online later in the week, but to kick your working Monday off (or to help you wind down from it, if... 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 →

El Ogro retu… oh

Cristian Fabbiani has been without a club since having his contract terminated by River six months ago for being a fatso. During the current winter break, he's returned to (ahem) 'action' with newly-promoted All Boys, and it hasn't taken long for him to ensure he gets to put his feet up again. Six minutes into... Continue Reading →

Not much happening

It's a quiet one now, as we fall further and further into the 'gravity of the World Cup' (© Bostero Forever) and, for the next week and a half at least, there's not likely to be very much of any real interest going on save speculation on Diego Maradona's likely lineup from behind the green barrier... Continue Reading →

Not much doing at River

With the transfer news at Boca Juniors largely covering the extensions of existing players' contracts, River Plate Ángel Cappa has been getting impatient about the Núñez side's ability to even do that. The season may only have ended two weeks ago but Cappa was at pains on Saturday to remind Daniel Passarella and the rest... Continue Reading →

Contract talks at Boca

Boca Juniors are currently going through something of a miserable post-season tour of the United States - a few evenings ago they lost 1-0 to Los Angeles Galaxy and on Wednesday night they crashed 3-0 against Seattle Sounders (you can see the goals here). That's largely a reserve side though, lead by outgoing manager Roberto... Continue Reading →

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