Weekly opinion piece: the AFA election scandal

When does 38+38=75? When you're dealing with the Argentine Football Association's presidential elections. In fairness, they are a bit out of practice with this new-fangled 'voting' malarkey. I've written a piece for The Bubble about the result, what it means for the AFA, and some of the challenges facing the victorious candidate - whether that turns out... Continue Reading →

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The Argentine FA are giving everyone headaches again

Last Wednesday, AFA president and FIFA vice-president Julio Grondona died. I wrote about it here, for ESPNFC. Everyone knew that the organisation was in for a few changes, and it will be a while before we really get a handle on who has control at the new-look AFA. For the moment, though, Argentinos Juniors president Luis... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2010: Round 18 Sunday goals

There were one or two talking points on Sunday. Seba Verón was sent off in the first half as Estudiantes stumbled at the penultimate hurdle in their quest to win an unprecedented Clausura-and-Libertadores double (a 0-0 draw with Rosario Central that condemned their opponents to the relegation playoffs whilst also ensuring Racing are safe); Huracán... Continue Reading →

Borghi unveiled at Argentinos

Argentinos Juniors' 3-2 loss away to Estudiantes on Saturday saw manager Claudio Vivas resign his charge, and there was no waiting around to see who would replace him - on Monday Claudio Borghi, former Argentinos playing favourite, was unveiled. Argentinos become Borghi's second Argentine club as a manager after his spell last year with Independiente.... Continue Reading →

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