Argentines Abroad: 17th & 18th Jan 2009

It's been a quiet-ish week for the main Argentine contingent in Europe, but there have been one or two scorers. In Mexico, meanwhile, the new year's championship is already underway, and there were five goals from Argentines as well as a couple of other decent contributions there. Step this way... In Italy, Serie A leaders... Continue Reading →

New year transfer action

Ins and outs for the two giants of Argentine football: champions Boca Juniors appear to have lost Neri Cardozo against their wishes, whilst new River Plate manager Néstor Gorosito is on the verge of making his first signing, Colombian centre back Humberto Mendoza. Independiente have some good news: Daniel Montenegro isn't going anywhere. Cardozo has apparently... Continue Reading →

Hanging by a thread

That's the state of River Plate's campaign and, perhaps, Diego Simeone's job at the Núñez club on Wednesday night. Having lost the superclásico to Boca Juniors on Sunday, The Copa Sudamericana is all that's left for River to play for. As such, their season started again on Wednesday night - but after dominating possession they... Continue Reading →

Unbridled optimism

In the midst of the gloom of a terrible start to the season, Racing have heard some positive talking this week. On Monday, new signing Javier Cámpora arrived from Mexico, amid hopes from the fans that he could be the team's saviour, and got straight down to talking up their chances. 'My dream is to... Continue Reading →

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