Torneo Apertura 2009: round 18 fixtures

Don't worry, Argentines Abroad (or a curtailed version of it) will be online at some point later in the week, but the pressing issue for now is that the penultimate round of the Torneo Apertura takes place in midweek. Banfield play after Newell's - and Pablo Lunati, who refereed and gave some dodgy decisions against... Continue Reading →

Copa qualification, and other final matches

The Torneo Clausura now has just three matches remaining - the final relegation clashes and the title decider, a preview of which you can hear, if you've not already, over on the Mundo Albiceleste podcast from earlier in the week. Argentina's representatives for the Copa Sudamericana are all confirmed after Saturday's matches, and for once... Continue Reading →

Back to football

There was actually some football taking place on Saturday evening, but it seemed somewhat churlish to report it right away when the news of Emanuel Alvarez's death clearly deserved the attention. It overshadowed an entertaining evening, with Independiente finding form again and Banfield coming back amazingly in the closing minutes against Tigre. There's also been the first... Continue Reading →

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