Argentines Abroad: 23rd – 26th October 2009

On Saturday one group of Argentines abroad got off to a very good start in a new campaign - José Luis Brown's national Under 17 team beat Honduras 1-0 in the first match of their age group World Cup in Nigeria. Sergio Araujo scored the only goal of the game. Around the world in the... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 18th & 19th April

An anniversary was marked in fitting fashion by one of our foreign contingent in the weekend just gone, whilst another won a league title and two claimed a Brazilian state trophy - to find out which ones, you'll have to read on. The winners in Brazil were Andrés D'Alessandro and Pablo Guiñazú, who helped Internacional... Continue Reading →

Olympic defeat

The bulk of Argentina's Olympic Games squad played a friendly behind closed doors at the AFA's training complex in Ezeiza on Tuesday, and lost 4-2 against a Panamanian side who were notably fitter and more motivated. Whilst the match was only an evalution session for Argentine coach Sergio Batista, Panama have to qualify for the... Continue Reading →

Daniel Jiménez retires

Breaking news from the lower divisions: Instituto de Córdoba confirmed on Wednesday night that 37-year-old striker Daniel 'Miliki' Jiménez has announced his retirement from professional football, and hopes to play his last match for La Gloria in the pre-season friendly against Racing on Wednesday 30th January. Jiménez isn't well-known in the Anglophone world, of course,... Continue Reading →

Restructuring in Liniers

There's change afoot at Vélez Sársfield. The vicepresident of the Liniers institution, Roberto Jiménez, who was also president of the Professional Football department of the club, had his resignation accepted on Wednesday after a disagreement with the rest of the board. '[The resignation] was of an un-declinable nature, so we decided to approve the resignations... Continue Reading →

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