Primera 2016 preview: round 6

The sixth round of the 2016 Torneo de Transición is upon us, and it's a big one, because on Sunday River Plate host Boca Juniors in the superclásico. It will be Guillermo Barros Schelotto's second match in charge of Boca, as he looks to turn around the fortunes of the team he's inherited from Rodolfo Arruabarrena.... Continue Reading →


Weekly football preview: round 3

There's a midweek round of matches in Argentina this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and I'm back for The Bubble to preview it, picking out the matches you should definitely make time for, the ones you might want to put on in the background, and those you really shouldn't bother with. Independiente v Rosario Central is the... Continue Reading →


Weekly opinion: 2016 Primera preview, part 2

Last week for The Bubble, I wrote the first part of a preview of this year's Primera championship. This week, with the top flight season starting on Friday, I've written the second part of that preview - picking out a few of my teams to watch (for a variety of reasons) from outside the Big Five.... Continue Reading →


Weekly opinion: 2016 Primera preview, part 1

In this week's opinion piece for The Bubble, I've written the first part of two which will serve as a preview to the 2016 Primera División transitional championship, which kicks off at the end of next week and runs until late May. This week, I run the rule over the Big Five and the summer transfers... Continue Reading →


Second chance to watch: River Plate v Boca Juniors from Sunday, 5th October

In case you missed Sunday's superclásico, I won't mention the score here - though I will reveal, as you'll discover pretty early in this video, that it was played in comically atrocious conditions (not so comic for those of us who were there, mind). Anyway; if you missed it, or if you want to rewatch it... Continue Reading →


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