Argentines Abroad bumper Christmas special

This extended Argentines Abroad has been made possible by the fact that I didn't have time to do one last week, but forgot to let my correspondents know - and as a result we've got two weeks' worth of submissions from Spain and Portugal, as well as a very belated (my fault, not Tom's) report... Continue Reading →

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Argentina 3 – 1 Mexico: my reaction

Argentina's win against Mexico on Sunday was their first in 90 minutes in the knockout rounds of a World Cup for twenty years, believe it or not. To read what I thought of a generally impressive performance, especially from Carlos Tevez, click here to be taken to ESPN Soccernet. You can follow Argentina's World Cup... Continue Reading →

Argentina 2 – 0 Greece: my reaction

Argentina's passage to the second round of the 2010 World Cup having been confirmed on Tuesday, the country's main concern during Wednesday's matches was who their rivals in the quarter-finals will be should they see off Mexico on Sunday. There was also time, though, for some reflection on the better-even-than-hoped-for group performance, and in particular... Continue Reading →

Déja vu

Argentina's performance yesterday against South Korea was highly impressive, and plenty of people have suddenly started suspecting they could go all the way and win the World Cup after all. Four years ago, though, we were in the same place after a 6-0 evisceration of Serbia & Montenegro in the second group game. And we... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 16th & 17th May

After last week's midweek cup finals in Spain and Italy, the gongs are starting to be handed out for the competitions people actually care about now, and already we've got three more league champion sides in Europe with Argentine representation to add to AZ in the Netherlands and Porto in Portugal. The Spanish, Italian and... Continue Reading →

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