Chile lose their manager, and might take Boca’s

Two Argentine managers are at the centre of a trans-Andean tug of war today, after Marcelo Bielsa, the Argentine who did such a good job in charge of the Chilean national side that many in his adopted country wanted him to run for president, will step down as manager today. His decision comes after the... Continue Reading →

Copa Libertadores 2010: Vélez all but through

Vélez Sársfield virtually assured their qualification for the knockout stages of the Copa Libertadores on Thursday night, falling a goal down to Colo Colo of Chile before rallying to win 2-1 in front of their own fans with goals from Rodrigo López and Santiago Silva. The visitors' scorer was Ezequiel Miralles, still in the team... Continue Reading →

Sand gets the call

With Messers Tevez and Riquelme suspended, and Sergio Agüero injured, Barcelona's Lionel Messi will be the only one of Argentina's 'fantastic four' (the phrase is Olé's and not, I would like to impress upon you, my own) who will feature against Chile in Santiago on Wednesday night. Agüero, who only picked up a minor knock... Continue Reading →

Coming and going

Two transfer stories have dominated the Argentine headlines more than any others today. Andrés D'Alessandro, following four-and-a-half years in Europe for Wolfsburg, Portsmouth and Real Zaragoza, may soon be on his way back to River Plate, whilst a young Argentine who's never played professionally in his homeland is making a move from Chile to Chelsea.... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑