Top five signings from Argentina’s summer transfer window

The blinds were lowered and the curtains drawn on Argentina's summer transfer window on Thursday night, and plenty of clubs were active right up to the last minute. As I outlined here a few days ago, some clubs (San Lorenzo especially) seem to be putting faith in the squads which got them through the first... Continue Reading →


Riquelme returns to Argentinos Juniors

Oh, hello. It's been a while, as it normally is. I shan't bore you with more promises of more frequent updates this time, I'll just post this one and we'll see what happens next, shall we? The Argentine Primera kicks off a week on Friday, and it will do so without Juan Román Riquelme, who's finally... Continue Reading →


Vélez click into gear to thrash Arsenal in Copa Sudamericana (video)

Vélez Sarsfield have had a woeful start to the season, by their own high standards, but on Thursday night their engine finally crunched and ground into the gear they'd been looking for, and the result was a 4-0 thrashing of Argentinos Juniors in the second leg of the playoff for the Copa Sudamericana. The first... Continue Reading →


Libertadores: Argentinos lose unbeaten record (video)

Argentinos Juniors started Tuesday still unbeaten in all competitions in 2011, and were seeking another win in the Copa Libertadores that would have ensured their qualification for the knockout stages with two matches to play. They were at home to Nacional of Montevideo, and after some of the visiting team's 6,000 travelling fans had clashed... Continue Reading →


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