Under-21 friendly: Argentina 4 – 0 Netherlands

The French city of Toulon is hosting a friendly Under 21 international tournament this month which Sergio Batista's boys have travelled to, and on Wednesday they played their first match against the Netherlands, and demonstrated after the embarrassment of the Under 20s' failure to qualify to defend their crown at the the Egypt 2009 World... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 18th & 19th April

An anniversary was marked in fitting fashion by one of our foreign contingent in the weekend just gone, whilst another won a league title and two claimed a Brazilian state trophy - to find out which ones, you'll have to read on. The winners in Brazil were Andrés D'Alessandro and Pablo Guiñazú, who helped Internacional... Continue Reading →

D’Alessandro moves closer

Two transfers involving Argentine players are moving towards a definition at the moment, the more solid-looking being Andrés D'Alessandro's transfer from Real Zaragoza in Spain to work under his former manager Ramón Díaz with San Lorenzo. Ezequiel Garay, the Racing Santander defender, could be on his way to Barcelona - or Lyon, or Real Madrid.... Continue Reading →

The rain in Spain

A good day for Argentine forwards in La Liga. Against Ever Banega's new club, Sergio Agüero got the better of his compatriot, scoring the game's only goal in the Calderón as Atlético de Madrid beat Valencia 1-0. Elsewhere, Diego Milito bagged a brace but was let down by his team-mates as Real Zaragoza could only... Continue Reading →

Out with the old, in with the new

Happy new year, everyone. The year may only be two days old, but already 2008 is well underway in the Argentine footballing world. One basic but important thing to mention first: new president Cristina Kirchner's decision to bring a daylight savings system back to Argentina means the country is now only two hours behind Greenwich... Continue Reading →

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