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 →

Club World Cup final: Estudiantes 1 – 2 Barcelona: the goals

Estudiantes de La Plata played the final of the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, and despite leading for most of the match through a Mauro Boselli header, they found themselves taken to extra time by another header - this one from Pedro, who's made a bit of history himself. In the extra... Continue Reading →

A bit of a grey area

Estudiantes de La Plata might be paying on Thursday night for a decision very similar to that made by River Plate shortly before Argentina's recent match against Colombia. The city government of La Plata allowed rock band La Renga to play in the Estadio Municipal over the weekend (the reason Estudiantes' home match with Godoy... Continue Reading →

Ins and outs

A very quick mention of a couple of moves in the domestic league which are mooted. Juan Sebastián Verón could be leaving Estudiantes, whilst San Lorenzo are keeping hold of their manager (by the looks of it) and Independiente are about to decide on a new one following Miguel Angel Santoro's resignation at the weekend... Continue Reading →

Seba’s on the way

The events of the last few days at Estudiantes have taken their toll on Juan Sebastián Verón. Following manager Roberto Sensini's resignation on Tuesday night, Verón was criticised by some for having too much influence at the club, and the former Boca, Sampdoria, Parma, Lazio, Manchester United, Chelsea and Internazionale midfielder appeared on TyCSports on Thursday... Continue Reading →

Copa Sudamericana 2008 draw made

The initial draw for the 2008 Copa Sudamericana was made at the AFA headquarters on Tuesday. Not all the qualifiers are known yet, but so far we do know that River Plate, Boca Juniors (both invited rather than needing to qualify), Arsenal de Sarandí (as defending champions), San Lorenzo and Estudiantes (qualified via the league) will... Continue Reading →

Copa Libertadores: the last sixteen

Wednesday night finally saw the completion of the 2007 Torneo Apertura, as Gimnasia La Plata hosted Arsenal de Sarandí and drew 1-1, the match having been postponed in December due to clashing with the first leg of Arsenal's Copa Sudamericana final. The bigger news, though, is the draw for the first knockout round of the Copa Libertadores,... Continue Reading →

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