World Cup 2010 qualifying: Argentina 1 – 0 Colombia

On a terrible pitch, Argentina played poorly on Saturday but took three points all the same from a Colombian side who pressured them all the way and made them work hard for the points. Getafe defender Daniel 'Cata' Díaz made the breakthrough in the eleventh minute of the second half. It wasn't a pretty performance,... Continue Reading →

Argentina vs Colombia: a small preview

Argentina host Colombia tonight at 6pm Argentine time (10pm British Summer Time) on the kind of pitch that even Wembley Stadium Ltd. would be embarrassed to see England play on. After Argentine rock band Los Piojos played in El Monumental last Saturday, the AFA have - wait for it - painted bits of the pitch... Continue Reading →

New year transfer action

Ins and outs for the two giants of Argentine football: champions Boca Juniors appear to have lost Neri Cardozo against their wishes, whilst new River Plate manager Néstor Gorosito is on the verge of making his first signing, Colombian centre back Humberto Mendoza. Independiente have some good news: Daniel Montenegro isn't going anywhere. Cardozo has apparently... Continue Reading →

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