Movement of jah people

Next season's Argentines Abroad (on which note, the HEGS / MA Award winner will be announced on Thursday) are swelling their ranks in the annual exodus from the banks of the Paraná and Río de la Plata (the rivers of Babyl... I'll stop, shall I? OK). Rodrigo Palacio is finally leaving La Bombonera and Santiago... Continue Reading →

Freddy’s nearly ready

Good news for Independiente fans: the club's first transfer target is on the verge of signing, and the deal should go through at some point on Friday. Freddy Grisales, the Colombian international, will move from Colón de Santa Fe to the Avellaneda side. River Plate's hopes of keeping Fernando Belluschi, meanwhile, are still uncertain. 'Today... Continue Reading →

The unveiling

Somehow the announcement of a new River manager always seems to be met with slightly more fanfare than at other clubs. Perhaps because River's fans have a reputation for being Argentina's most difficult to please, perhaps because the board are amongst the least competent so there's an always an element of who'll last longer, them... Continue Reading →

Power shift

It's a new era at Boca Juniors, where on Tuesday Pedro Pompilio, the man who played a major part in Juan Román Riquelme's return last week to his boyhood club, was named the club's new president after Mauricio Macri passed on the mandate to him. Elsewhere, River Plate are in trouble again and Diego Simeone's... Continue Reading →

Lio and Carlos… and Esteban, two

Not a bad day for Argentines in Europe on Wednesday. Lionel Messi scored for Barcelona, obviously, but he wasn't alone - Carlos Tevez opened his Champions League account for Manchester United - his first goal in continental competition since the first leg of the 2006 Copa Libertadores second round tie with Corinthians, against River. And... Continue Reading →

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