Tag Archives: Boca Juniors

2016 Primera, eleventh round: all the goals

The goals from the eleventh round of action in the 2016 Primera División are right here for your enjoyment, including Atlético Tucumán legend Luis Rodríguez’s hundredth career goal, all the goals from Boca Juniors’ 4-1 thrashing of Aldosivi and a … Continue reading

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Primera 2016 preview: round 9

The ninth round of Primera action is almost upon us, and as ever I’ve previewed it for The Bubble. Defensa y Justicia v Arsenal de Sarandí might not be a proper clásico but it could well be an interesting match all the … Continue reading

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Fortnightly opinion: Guillermo Barros Schelotto joins Boca Juniors

Following Rodolfo Arruabarrena’s sacking as Boca Juniors manager on Monday, the club wasted little time appointing a successor, and on Tuesday Guillermo Barros Schelotto was confirmed in charge of the league and Copa Argentina champions. In my latest opinion piece … Continue reading

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Rodolfo Arruabarrena sacked by Boca Juniors

On Monday, following Sunday evening’s 1-0 defeat away to Racing and with a Copa Libertadores group game at home to the same opponents and next weekend’s superclásico away to River Plate coming up, Boca Juniors sacked their manager, Rodolfo Arruabarrena. Four … Continue reading

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2016 Primera preview: round 5

A new round of Primera División action begins tonight – albeit tonight’s matches aren’t themselves the most attractive of the weekend. As ever, I’m back for The Bubble, previewing the weekend and highlighting the matches you should definitely make sure not … Continue reading

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2016 Primera, fourth round: all the goals

Here are all the goals from the fourth round of matches in the Primera championship, which include two wonderful matches as San Lorenzo pipped Vélez Sarsfield by the odd goal in five, Independiente and Racing produced a thrilling finish to … Continue reading

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Weekly football preview: round 3

There’s a midweek round of matches in Argentina this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and I’m back for The Bubble to preview it, picking out the matches you should definitely make time for, the ones you might want to put on in … Continue reading

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Weekly opinion: 2016 Primera preview, part 1

In this week’s opinion piece for The Bubble, I’ve written the first part of two which will serve as a preview to the 2016 Primera División transitional championship, which kicks off at the end of next week and runs until late … Continue reading

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Carlos Tevez returns to Boca Juniors in transfer coup of the Argentine winter

As you’ve probably heard, shortly before Argentina’s Copa América quarter-final against Colombia on Friday, Boca Juniors announced the return to the club of Carlos Tevez. I’ve written a piece for ESPNFC on how Tevez’s return both fits with a trend of … Continue reading

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Boca Juniors’ Copa Libertadores disqualification: trying to summarise the fall-out

Four links here, three audio and one written. It’s just under a week since River Plate players were attacked with home-made pepper spray by a Boca Juniors barra brava, causing the cancellation of the second half of their Copa Libertadores last … Continue reading

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