2016 Primera preview: round 5

A new round of Primera División action begins tonight - albeit tonight's matches aren't themselves the most attractive of the weekend. As ever, I'm back for The Bubble, previewing the weekend and highlighting the matches you should definitely make sure not to miss. You can read that here. And if you want to listen to episode... Continue Reading →

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2016 Primera, fourth round: all the goals

Here are all the goals from the fourth round of matches in the Primera championship, which include two wonderful matches as San Lorenzo pipped Vélez Sarsfield by the odd goal in five, Independiente and Racing produced a thrilling finish to what had otherwise been a deadly dull clásico in Avellaneda, Boca Juniors thrashed Newell's Old Boys... Continue Reading →

Blanquiceleste out

Hold the front page. Minutes before I was going to bed tonight (which I will be doing in, erm, a few minutes) Olé's website popped up a new front page with the headline 'Chau, Blanquiceleste'. It was reported here last week that the Governor of Buenos Aires Province had appointed Héctor García Cuerva as the... Continue Reading →

A blast from the past

Things just don't stop happening at Racing. A new twist in the tale of the club's dreadful present came into view on Tuesday, as former club legend (and manager) Reinaldo 'Mostaza' Merlo made a legal petition to have Blanquiceleste S. A., the registered company who currently own the club, declared bankrupt. Blanquiceleste / Racing president... Continue Reading →

Editorial: Lessons to learn?

Now personally, I've never paid too much attention to the idea of new year's resolutions (the last editorial aside, that is). Making promises to yourself which you admit from the start won’t be kept seems rather to be shooting oneself in the foot. Besides which resolutions are always so dull – why doesn't anyone resolve... Continue Reading →

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