World Cup 2010 qualifying: Ecuador… 2 – 0 Argentina

Amazing. A second match at altitude (though nowhere near as high as La Paz this time, and against a much better team than Bolivia), and for the second time running Argentina lose, this time when they didn't think they could afford to slip up at all. There really might not be any further room for... Continue Reading →

Copa Libertadores 2009: San Lorenzo out, Russo to follow?

River Plate may have taken a step towards getting knocked out during a chaotic 0-0 draw with Nacional de Montevideo on Tuesday night, but their fans can console themselves with a small morsel of comfort - at least they can't, whatever happens, be knocked out again by San Lorenzo. Miguel Angel Russo's side needed a... Continue Reading →

Competitive football at last!

Proper football has returned to Argentina with the start of the qualifying rounds for the 2009 Copa Libertadores de América. Estudiantes de La Plata travelled to Lima where they met Sporting Cristal, former finalists of this competition but for now just glad to be here after CONMEBOL came so close to booting Peruvian clubs out... Continue Reading →

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