Caruso Lombardi almost leaves Tigre amidst controversy

Ricardo Caruso Lombardi came close to stepping down as Tigre manager on Thursday afternoon amid accusations from the club's Colombian full back Juan Angulo Villegas. If you've not heard of Villegas before, don't feel bad: he arrived in Tigre during the winter break and has yet to make his debut for the first team. According... Continue Reading →

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Caruso returns to Tigre; Di Zeo will be out by Christmas

Ricardo Caruso Lombardi confirmed on Wednesday night that he'll be Diego Cagna's successor at Tigre, returning to the club whom he took from Primera B into the B Nacional (third to second flight) in 2005. Not such good news from the judiciary system, though: Rafael Di Zeo, the former capo of Boca Juniors' barra brava,... Continue Reading →

Caruso Lombardi leaves Newell’s

Ricardo Caruso Lombardi has stepped down as manager of Rosario club Newell's Old Boys, one week before the start of the 2008 Torneo Apertura. The manager has left the club after ten-and-a-half months in charge, probably a result of a poor relationship with club president Eduardo López and certain senior players, although for his own part he... Continue Reading →

Newell’s get revenge

Newell's Old Boys got revenge on Rosario Central in the Rosario derby on Saturday, beating them 1-0 to get even after they lost the Apertura clásico by the same scoreline in their own stadium. El Gigante del Arroyito hosted a match in which the visitors were more intelligent and created more chances, which was settled... Continue Reading →

From bug to leper

The 4-0 defeat away to Argentinos Juniors apparently helped to make up the minds of Newell's directors and convince them that a manager would be really quite a useful thing for their football club to have. And to that end, they announced on Monday that Ricardo Caruso Lombardi, who only left Argentinos a couple of... Continue Reading →

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