Torneo Apertura: the ten best goals

According to TN and ESPN, that is. Argentina's a funny place. National news broadcaster TN decided this year to run a ' Ten Best Goals Of The Apertura' feature, which their website says is, 'inspired by the Puskás Award [FIFA's new "best goal of the year" gong].' It's as if this weren't an idea the... Continue Reading →

Torneo Apertura 2009 in review

The Torneo Apertura started in chaos, with no-one sure which TV channels games would be screened on and many finding it so difficult to find just one title contender that Boca Juniors, of all teams, were held up by some commentators as the most likely candidates (I'd never make a silly mistake like that of... Continue Reading →

¡Banfield campeón!

In the Estadio Florencia Sola they're celebrating along with those in the upper tier of La Bombonera. Banfield may have lost to Boca Juniors, but for the first time in their 113 year history, they're champions of Argentina thanks to San Lorenzo's 2 - 0 win away to Newell's Old Boys which ended the lingering... Continue Reading →

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