A week of managerial changes in Argentina

It's been a week of as many changes off the pitch as we expected following the exodus of managers in the closing few weeks and immediately after the conclusion of the Torneo Apertura. Julio César Falcioni took charge at Boca Juniors, who have now trained their sights on his former Banfield charge Walter Erviti; former... Continue Reading →

Promoción 1 2009: Belgrano 0 – 1 Central

The first leg of the first Promoción (playoff) for a place in the Primera División next season in Córdoba, and top flight incumbents Rosario Central had goalkeeper Jorge Broun to thank for a clean sheet against hosts Belgrano which allowed Jesús Méndez to settle a very tight match with a tremendous drive from outside the... Continue Reading →

Two good sound thrashings

Friday night saw two matches featuring teams in need of wins to aid their positions in the relegation dogfight. Both those sides got the three points they were hoping for in spectacular fashion. First, Gimnasia de Jujuy thrashed Independiente (who have now recorded four consecutive away defeats) 4-1, before Rosario Central pitched up at El... Continue Reading →

Where are the champions?

The fallout from the clásico against San Lorenzo on Sunday is beginning to die down in Núñez now, after two days of bitter attacks on Cuervo defender Sebastián Méndez for his horrific attempt to snap Radamel Falcao García in two at the end of the match. Now, though, manager Diego Simeone has to look forward to the... Continue Reading →

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