Clausura: Vélez top with Lanús close behind after a riveting evening

Argentinos Juniors and Estudiantes de La Plata played out a dull 0-0 draw in La Paternal on Monday evening, but the best entertainment of the night was, fittingly, to come later, when all of the top three were in action in the remaining two matches of the 17th round of the 2011 Torneo Clausura. In... Continue Reading →

Libertadores: Argentinos go top in group of death (video)

Argentinos Juniors visited Montevideo on Wednesday night, and with a goal from pint-sized striker Franco Niell, they beat Nacional 1-0 to go top of Group 3, with seven points from three matches. You can see Niell's goal right here. Copa Libertadores 2011, 2nd March Group 3: Nacional (URU) 0 -  1 Argentinos Juniors You can... Continue Reading →

Not much happening

It's a quiet one now, as we fall further and further into the 'gravity of the World Cup' (© Bostero Forever) and, for the next week and a half at least, there's not likely to be very much of any real interest going on save speculation on Diego Maradona's likely lineup from behind the green barrier... Continue Reading →

Borghi unveiled at Argentinos

Argentinos Juniors' 3-2 loss away to Estudiantes on Saturday saw manager Claudio Vivas resign his charge, and there was no waiting around to see who would replace him - on Monday Claudio Borghi, former Argentinos playing favourite, was unveiled. Argentinos become Borghi's second Argentine club as a manager after his spell last year with Independiente.... Continue Reading →

One boss in, one on the way out?

Diego Simeone was officially unveiled as San Lorenzo manager on Tuesday in a press conference, whilst other reports claim that Argentinos manager Claudio Vivas will have his charge of the team terminated if El Bicho lose to Independiente on Sunday. Simeone's task in Boedo is a simple one, to start: win the first match. Whilst... Continue Reading →

Strong wind blowing

Huracán have continued their upward spiral this weekend, visiting Tigre in Victoria and coming away with a 2-1 victory to make it two wins on the trot and keep them in with a realistic shot at the qualification spots for next year's Copas. Tigre aren't the force they were in the Apertura, and although Diego... Continue Reading →

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