Club World Cup preview: History Students

As you may be aware, Estudiantes de La Plata are playing in the Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi very soon (it started on Wednesday). As you may also be aware, they've got a bit of history in the competition back when it was the Intercontinental Cup, and Seba Verón's dad played no small part... Continue Reading →

Club World Cup Japan 2007: C.A. Boca Juniors 2 – 4 A.C. Milan

South America's grip on the Club World Cup tournament was broken in the revamped competition's third edition on Sunday, with European champions A.C. Milan running out 4-2 winners over Boca in easily the most entertaining final since the tournament was re-launched in 2005. Unlike both 2005 and 2006 - which saw the European participants dominate but... Continue Reading →

It was forty years ago…

On the 4th November, 1967 - forty years ago on Sunday - Argentina finally gained its first football world championship, thirty-seven years after losing the inaugural World Cup Final to hosts Uruguay in 1930 in the Estadio Centenario. Having drawn 2-2 on aggregate, Racing played against European Cup winners Celtic in a third match tie-breaker,... Continue Reading →

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