Ten years on

The 25th October 1997 was an historic day in the history of football, and today we arrive at its tenth anniversary. Because ten years ago today, in the Monumental, Boca Juniors beat River Plate 2-1. Historic for what exactly? No, my fellow River fans, it wasn't the last time we lost a superclásico (the unbeaten run... Continue Reading →

Getting serious

The first two-thirds of the fixture list for this weekend passed without too much to write home about, San Lorenzo picking up an easy win away to Central, Independiente brushing Olimpo aside with ease and only Argentinos Juniors' 4-0 tonking of Newell's raising any real eyebrows - and even then with the proviso that the... Continue Reading →

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