Argentines Abroad: weekend of the 9th November

There's been an award for an Argentine player in MLS, a bucket-full of goals for Argentines in Italy, the captaincy of the national team bestowed upon Javier Mascherano in England, another goal for Fernando Cavenaghi in France, and plenty of goals in Mexico too. The headline act of the weekend, though, was in Spain: Gonzalo Higuaín continued... Continue Reading →

Brazil 0 – 0 Argentina

Brazil and Argentina convened for their first meeting of the qualifying campaign for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa on Wednesday night, with Argentina aware that a win would take them back to joint top of the table alongside Paraguay, after the Guaraní fell to a shock 4-2 defeat to Bolivia in La Paz... Continue Reading →

Argentina 4 – 1 Mexico

It wasn't all doom and gloom for Argentine representatives against foreign opposition on Wednesday night. The selección kicked off against Mexico in San Diego minutes after the final whistle was blown to end Boca's Copa Libertadores campaign, and made Alfio Basile's experimental 3-4-1-2 look like the most natural system in the world as they blew... Continue Reading →

Argentines abroad: 10th – 11th May 2008

The first thing to do, of course, is remind everyone that nominations are open for the HEGS Award for Best Argentine Football in a Foreign League. Email your chosen one to sam@hastaelgolsiempre.com with 'HEGS Award' in the subject line (unless you already have, obviously). There were two major triumphs for Argentine players in the weekend... Continue Reading →

D’Alessandro moves closer

Two transfers involving Argentine players are moving towards a definition at the moment, the more solid-looking being Andrés D'Alessandro's transfer from Real Zaragoza in Spain to work under his former manager Ramón Díaz with San Lorenzo. Ezequiel Garay, the Racing Santander defender, could be on his way to Barcelona - or Lyon, or Real Madrid.... Continue Reading →

The foreign legion

With the top three tiers in Argentine football having broken up for the summer (speaking of which the lower division results service will make a belated return tomorrow for Primeras C and D), the main focus for Argentine fans this weekend was on their Europe-based players. In England, Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano found themselves... Continue Reading →

A mixed bag

One let-down on a weekend of generally good displays by Argentines in Europe, this one. On Saturday, Carlos Tevez didn't have the best of days for Manchester United, who went down 1-0 at the Reebok Stadium to Bolton Wanderers. Tevez having only got off the plane back from Buenos Aires the day before the match was rushed into... Continue Reading →

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