Boca consider their options as Borghi threatens to quit

As Boca Juniors prepare for a crunch match against Vélez Sarsfield early in their season, championship-winning manager Claudio Borghi is already feeling the heat of the position. El Bichi has made it known he's strongly considering leaving the club if Boca fail to beat Vélez in La Bombonera on Sunday. Boca's directors are already considering... Continue Reading →

Russo leaves Central

There's been some transfer or other in Manchester (I'll let Seba fill you in on that), but of more immediate concern to the domestic scene, Miguel Angel Russo has resigned as manager of Rosario Central, the day after guiding them safely through the relegation playoff against Belgrano de Córdoba. Russo actually enjoyed a winning spell... Continue Reading →

Ins and outs

A very quick mention of a couple of moves in the domestic league which are mooted. Juan Sebastián Verón could be leaving Estudiantes, whilst San Lorenzo are keeping hold of their manager (by the looks of it) and Independiente are about to decide on a new one following Miguel Angel Santoro's resignation at the weekend... Continue Reading →

Basile resigns

Breaking news from the AFA: Alfio Basile has met with AFA bigwigs, and TN are reporting as I type that he's resigned from his post in charge of the selección. Olympic coach Sergio Batista, River Plate manager Diego Simeone, and San Lorenzo boss Miguel Angel Russo are the early favourites to replace him. 'He had... Continue Reading →

Russo lays out his plans

Miguel Angel Russo has given his first press conference as manager of San Lorenzo, setting out the philosophy he'll be approaching the next season with, which for the most part, sensibly enough, involves keeping the current squad together. He revealed his only transfer target was Olympiakos midfielder Cristian Ledesma, and declared that he would be aiming... Continue Reading →

Position vacant

Ramón Díaz will leave his post at San Lorenzo when the Torneo Clausura ends, it was confirmed on Wednesday. The dispute between manager, squad and directors was too much for the club's heirarchy to work round, and Díaz, who won last year's Torneo Clausura in his first campaign with the club, will leave in June.... Continue Reading →

Russo leaves Boca

In the last hour or so, it's been confirmed that Miguel Angel Russo has parted company with Boca Juniors, leaving the club's managerial post vacant. Earlier in the day, the Boca board had taken the decision to sack Russo's two assistants, Marcelo Trobbiani and Guillermo Cinquetti (assistant coach and physical trainer, respectively), as a condition... Continue Reading →

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