Contract talks at Boca

Boca Juniors are currently going through something of a miserable post-season tour of the United States - a few evenings ago they lost 1-0 to Los Angeles Galaxy and on Wednesday night they crashed 3-0 against Seattle Sounders (you can see the goals here). That's largely a reserve side though, lead by outgoing manager Roberto... Continue Reading →

Ledesma left at home, and Newell’s right of admission

Diego Maradona's not pleased with the AFA, after revealing that the reason for his not calling up Juan Román Riquelme and Sebastián Battaglia was that the governing body insisted Boca Juniors play on Sunday rather than Saturday, even though the date of the France friendly has been fixed for months. He has therefore decided to... Continue Reading →

La Boca cerrada

Copa Libertadores holders Boca Juniors crashed out of the tournament at the semi-final stage on Wednesday night after a thrilling second half in the Maracanã which saw them take the lead through Martín Palermo before hosts Fluminense hit back with a three-goal blitz in the closing half hour. Fluminense, who've never got this far in... Continue Reading →

The wait is over

It's been four years since Boca Juniors last beat River Plate in La Bombonera, during which time their sole consolation has been that River haven't won any trophies and they have done. On Sunday, though, with River arriving in La Boca on top of the league table, the run came to an end thanks to... Continue Reading →

Maracaibo 1 – 1 Boca – the goals

The two late goals from last night's Copa Libertadores draw between Unión Maracaibo and Boca Juniors are now online, thanks to our friends at GolesTV, and you can see them right here - just read on... Mea Vitali: Maracaibo 1 - 0 Boca (85th min) Battaglia: Maracaibo 1 - 1 Boca (87th min)

Unión Maracaibo 1 – 1 Boca Juniors

The champions of South American began their defence of their Copa Libertadores crown on Wednesday night, and stumbled against Unión in Maracaibo, falling behind with just ten minutes left before rallying to claim a point. Sebastián Battaglia equalised for Boca Juniors just minutes after Miguel Mea Vitali appeared to have handed his team three unlikely... Continue Reading →

Ischia gains popularity

Well, that's one way to do it. Carlos Ischia wasn't the Boca fans' choice of new manager, and his appointment caused some anger towards Pedro Pompilio when the latter first unveiled him, but on Saturday night, in the Estadio Mundialista of Mar del Plata, he took a huge step to winning over the fans: He... Continue Reading →

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