Independiente finally have a new manager. It seems like ages since Pedro Troglio left - in fact it's only a couple of weeks, but he was a dead man walking for long prior to his exit that it's easy to forget that. On Monday, El Rojo unveiled their new manager, and as expected since Thursday,... Continue Reading →
The halfway point of the 2008 Torneo Clausura is almost upon us, with River and Boca the only remaining unbeaten sides. The leaders host Tigre whilst Boca visit Jujuy - sandwiched between them in second place, Estudiantes have the chance to take the summit of the table when they host Lanús in the weekend's first... Continue Reading →
The goals from last night's astonishing Copa Libertadores Group 3 match between Boca and Colo Colo are now online, and you can see them right here. Enjoy, because there are several absolute crackers. Not to mention the look of sheer delight on the face of Juan Román Riquelme after Boca's third goal.
After last week's 2-0 loss in Santiago, Boca hosted the Chilean champions with at least one psychological advantage - earlier in the week Colo Colo's Argentine manager, Claudio Borghi, announced to general surprise that due to a falling out with the board, he'd be resigning his charge of the first team after this match. The... Continue Reading →
It's been a mixed pre-Christmas weekend for Argentine footballers in Europe. On the good side, we had Gabriel Heinze and Fernando Gago included in the Real Madrid side who beat Barcelona 1-0 in the Camp Nou, and the irony of two ex-River Plate players, Julio Cruz and Esteban Cambiasso, scoring to down the side who... Continue Reading →
Reconciliation could be in the air in Núñez. Following Daniel Passarella's resignation from the manager's role at River Plate, numerous names have been thrown into the hat. Américo Gallego was an early favourite, before it emerged that River's playing legend (and perhaps, before too long, president), the Uruguayan ex-number 10 Enzo Francescoli, had ruled himself out... Continue Reading →