Delayed kick off

On Sunday TyC Sports president Marcelo Bombau talked to Olé, telling them that he considered the AFA's attitude towards the TV companies in the ongoing dispute over player wages to be 'illicit, unjust and disrespectful.' Last week, of course, it was announced that the championship won't be starting as scheduled this coming weekend. I've written... Continue Reading →

Chacarita’s security concerns, and Torneo Apertura delay

Those of you in the UK (and certain lucky overseas places) can enjoy my writing in the medium of print again this month. British magazine When Saturday Comes have a new article by me on the subject of Chacarita Juniors' promotion back to the Primera División, and what it means for the security forces in... Continue Reading →

Torneo Clausurado?

The threat of postponement to the start of the 2008-2009 season has been hanging over Argentine football since the official fixture list for the Primera División was released last week. On Wednesday AFA President Julio Grondona declared that the decision has been taken to provisionally 'postpone all the championships until Futbolístas Argentinos Agremadios [the players'... Continue Reading →

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