Torneo Clausura 2011: the fixtures in full

The full fixture list has been released for the 2011 Torneo Clausura de Primera División. The campaign will start on the weekend of the 13th February and end on the weekend of the 19th June, in time for the Copa América which will kick off in La Plata on the 1st July. Champions Estudiantes de... Continue Reading →

Change at the top

Clearly seeing the new year as a chance for a new start, the AFA announced a personnel change on Monday that could have big implication for the Clausura. No, don't get too excited - they're not kicking Julio Grondona out. But Jorge Romo is on his way. 'Who's he?' I hear you cry. The head... Continue Reading →

On his way?

River Plate's exit on Thursday night from the Copa Libertadores was so dramatic, even some of the opposition were left feeling a bit bad about it. Granted, Ramón Díaz isn't exactly the world's biggest River-hater, but after helping eliminate his former club, he made an apology of sorts. Another man saying sorry, meanwhile, might be rather more... Continue Reading →

Verón finally breaks the deadlock

Estudiantes and Lanús have now played each other three times in official matches this year, and on Friday night a winner of the mini-series finally emerged. After two draws in their Copa Libertadores group matches, including an amazing 3-3 a week-and-a-half ago, this Torneo Clausura match also looked like it was heading towards a deadlock... Continue Reading →

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