Argentine Primera: a just over half term report on all the teams so far

The last 'short championship' (as we currently know them at least) of the era is now eleven matches in in Argentina, and with eight games to go I thought it was time to try and get back to posting something - anything - here. So ahead of the twelfth round of games, which kicks off... Continue Reading →

Second chance to watch: River Plate v Boca Juniors from Sunday, 5th October

In case you missed Sunday's superclásico, I won't mention the score here - though I will reveal, as you'll discover pretty early in this video, that it was played in comically atrocious conditions (not so comic for those of us who were there, mind). Anyway; if you missed it, or if you want to rewatch it... Continue Reading →

An early six-pointer

The biggest clash of the opening weekend of the 2009 Torneo Apertura could well be the match in Rosario between Central and Racing, two clubs eager to improve on their relegation points averages early on in the season. This was particularly important in Central's case, and it was the hosts who won thanks to a... Continue Reading →

Torneo Apertura 2009: Round 1 fixtures

¡Ya regrese el fútbol! Matías Defederico might be on his way to the Premier League via a loan deal with Huracán for the Clausura, after club president Carlos Babington claimed an impending deal with Corinthians had collapsed over the Brazilian club's desire to pay the transfer fee in eighteen separate payments. Matías Almeyda - ask... Continue Reading →

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