Blanquiceleste out

Hold the front page. Minutes before I was going to bed tonight (which I will be doing in, erm, a few minutes) Olé's website popped up a new front page with the headline 'Chau, Blanquiceleste'. It was reported here last week that the Governor of Buenos Aires Province had appointed Héctor García Cuerva as the... Continue Reading →

A blast from the past

Things just don't stop happening at Racing. A new twist in the tale of the club's dreadful present came into view on Tuesday, as former club legend (and manager) Reinaldo 'Mostaza' Merlo made a legal petition to have Blanquiceleste S. A., the registered company who currently own the club, declared bankrupt. Blanquiceleste / Racing president... Continue Reading →

Editorial: Lessons to learn?

Now personally, I've never paid too much attention to the idea of new year's resolutions (the last editorial aside, that is). Making promises to yourself which you admit from the start won’t be kept seems rather to be shooting oneself in the foot. Besides which resolutions are always so dull – why doesn't anyone resolve... Continue Reading →

A mixed day in Avellaneda

2006 World Cup Final referee Horacio Elizondo took charge on Thursday of the AFA's new Refereeing Training committee, which replaces the previous 'School of Referees'. But the real news came in Avellaneda, where Racing are in the headlines after yet another fans' protest against their regime, and Independiente are rather happier with themselves - or... Continue Reading →

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