The Olympic squad, and some transfer news

Sergio Batista named the 15 under-23 players to represent Argentina at the Beijing Olympics on Tuesday, but what with putting up three other stories last night, I thought I'd leave it until now to publish the list. One of those players, River Plate forward Marco Rubén, has now become Villarreal forward Marco Rubén, in what... Continue Reading →

A quiet afternoon

It was a quiet Sunday afternoon, really. Sergio Agüero was man of the match as Atlético de Madrid comfortably beat Deportivo La Coruña 3-0 in A Coruña, setting up two and scoring the second. Fabricio Coloccini, who started for the hosts, didn't have the best of matches. Oh, and a Clarín online poll which is... Continue Reading →

Coming and going

Two transfer stories have dominated the Argentine headlines more than any others today. Andrés D'Alessandro, following four-and-a-half years in Europe for Wolfsburg, Portsmouth and Real Zaragoza, may soon be on his way back to River Plate, whilst a young Argentine who's never played professionally in his homeland is making a move from Chile to Chelsea.... Continue Reading →

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