Copa Libertadores 2013: Atlético Mineiro’s championship reviewed

This isn't actually Argentina-related, but since there's not much to report here apart from Seba Verón's return to action for Estudiantes in a pre-season friendly (they beat Atlético de Madrid 1-0) on Saturday, and Emanuel Gigliotti scoring on his Boca Juniors (friendly) debut for Boca Juniors in a 1-0 win over a team of San... Continue Reading →

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Copa Libertadores semi-final preview

The 2013 Copa Libertadores semi-finals begin tonight, having been on hiatus during the Confederations Cup. Argentina's remaining representatives, Newell's Old Boys, take on Ronaldinho's Atlético Mineiro tomorrow night in Rosario, but tonight sees Colombian championship finalists Independiente Santa Fe travel to Asunción to play Paraguayan giants Olimpia. That game kicks off in about two-and-a-half hours,... 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 →

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