Argentina’s Under 20 squad announced, and the transfer latest

With little going on during the summer break, HEGS has been quiet as I've been earning some spending money whilst on my visit to England, and seeing friends. Off the pitch though, some transfer dealing has been happening, and some of it at least is nearing possible conclusions. Rogelio Funes Mori's transfer to Benfica collapsed... Continue Reading →

Copa Sudamericana 2010: Vélez 1 – 0 Boca: the goal

Another 1-0 win for the home side in the second all-Argentine Copa Sudamericana preliminary tie saw domestic champions Vélez Sársfield progress to the first round proper after a 2-1 aggregate win over Boca Juniors. Martín Palermo was sent off for the visitors for a violent challenge on national side left back Emiliano Papa, and Jonathan... Continue Reading →

Yet another draw

The national Under 20s played their first match of the final group in the Sudamericano Sub 20 on Saturday evening, and yet again - like four of their five first round matches - they drew. This time Paraguay were the opponents. In stiflingly hot Puerto Ordaz, Argentina started the stronger of the two sides with Juan... Continue Reading →

Olympic defeat

The bulk of Argentina's Olympic Games squad played a friendly behind closed doors at the AFA's training complex in Ezeiza on Tuesday, and lost 4-2 against a Panamanian side who were notably fitter and more motivated. Whilst the match was only an evalution session for Argentine coach Sergio Batista, Panama have to qualify for the... Continue Reading →

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