A youngster leaves Argentina, and a legend returns

It's been a week of big name moves in Argentina's footballing landscape, with three of the deals in particular standing out. On Friday it was confirmed that Diego Buonanotte will move from River Plate to Málaga of the Spanish First Division at the end of the season (he'll remain at the Núñez club for the... Continue Reading →

Argentina’s Under 20 squad announced, and the transfer latest

With little going on during the summer break, HEGS has been quiet as I've been earning some spending money whilst on my visit to England, and seeing friends. Off the pitch though, some transfer dealing has been happening, and some of it at least is nearing possible conclusions. Rogelio Funes Mori's transfer to Benfica collapsed... Continue Reading →

Floating down the river

My latest piece for ESPN Soccernet takes a look at what's becoming an increasingly deep rut for Ángel Cappa and his River Plate team, even as the fans have been adjusting to finally having a president they don't mind being in charge at the club. Diego Buonanotte and Rogelio Funes Mori are discussed, as well... Continue Reading →

Millonarios show some character

In probably the most unexpected development of the domestic league's fourteenth round, River Plate played with spirit and intelligence to overturn a deficit and actually win a football match on Sunday afternoon. 1-0 down after only two-and-a-half minutes at home to Atlético Tucumán, it looked like the same old story for River. But they turned... Continue Reading →

River finally win

It was only Néstor Gorosito's second competitive match in charge of River Plate, but their first win of 2009 already seems like it's been a long time coming, following the disappointments of the Torneo de Verano. On Thursday night, in their first Copa Libertadores group game against Paraguayans Nacional, they were disappointing again, but Diego... Continue Reading →

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