River Plate hit seven in the Nacional B, Vélez win away in the Sudamericana (video)

It was inevitable, in spite of a certain lack of cohesion in their play to date, that at some point River Plate were going to click and put in a good team performance, and that their opponents that day were liable to get pretty nastily thrashed. So it proved in River's first midweek match of... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 25th & 26th September 2010

There were Argentine goals in seven European leagues this weekend, as well as plenty in Mexico from players both old and new to that league. Carlos Tevez's strike for Manchester City against Chelsea was the highest-profile one of the weekend, but Fernando Cavenaghi also got on the scoresheet, getting his first two since his move... Continue Reading →

Still undecided

Argentina complete their mini-tour of the United States on Sunday evening with a match against their hosts in New York, but Alfio Basile had on Saturday night still not confirmed either the formation or indeed any of the starting lineup for the match. Basile's expected to experiment and give a few fringe players the chance... Continue Reading →

Argentines abroad: 12th-13th April

It's been another important weekend for Argentines abroad. In Italy there were vital performances from Esteban Cambiasso and Ezequiel Lavezzi; in France, two goals from Fernando Cavenaghi helped Bordeaux to keep dreaming of a title, and Mauro Zárate got another for Birmingham to rescue a point. There were also Argentine goals in Mexico and the... Continue Reading →

The Apache and the little bull

With the absence of Lio Messi and Gaby Milito from Barcelona's lineup against Real Murcia, and Inter's Serie A campaign not re-starting until tomorrow, it was left to England and France to provide the main stories for Argentina's foreign legion on Saturday. Carlos Tevez carried on his stellar form for Manchester United, whilst Fernando Cavenaghi... Continue Reading →

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