Argentines Abroad: Tevez returns to Champions League, & more (videos)

This week saw confirmation on Tuesday that two Argentines - Carlos Tevez and Pablo Zabaleta - will feature in next season's European Cup; at least assuming Tevez stays with Manchester City, who beat Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 to confirm a top four place in England's Premier League. Alejandro Faurlín, of course, will be joining them in... Continue Reading →

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Torneos de Verano 2010

The first football of the new year is already underway in Argentina; on Saturday Banfield and Huracán played out a 0-0 draw in which the champions of Argentina had more chances but couldn't put them away with Santiago Silva, whilst in the first of the AFA's official triangular tournaments (there's no round robin of the... Continue Reading →

Borghi caught in a storm

Independiente find themselves managerless on Sunday evening after losing by a single goal to Huracán in Argentinos' stadium. Claudio Borghi, who's overseen just two wins so far in the Apertura, and three consecutive defeats after the loss today to Leandro Díaz's brilliant overhead kick, stood down from his post after the match, telling reporters; 'after... Continue Reading →

Boca take the Recopa

Martín Palermo's out for a while, but Boca Juniors provided themselves with a morale boost in the wake of a traumatic few days following their hero's injury. After Palermo's record-equalling goal set them on their way to a first-leg victory in Sarandí, it was back to La Bombonera for the second leg of the Recopa Sudamericana,... Continue Reading →

Argentinos to the Sudamericana

Only one match was played on Friday night to kick off the final round of the Torneo Clausura 2008, but it had importance in its own right. Argentinos Juniors hosted Rosario Central with the aim of securing a victory that would qualify them for next season's Copa Sudamericana. In addition, they had the chance to... Continue Reading →

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