Santoro starts well, and Russo for the selección?

Pepé Santoro's first match in charge of Independiente (of his current spell at least) was a pleasing one for the manager. Visiting the 'Elephants' Graveyard', away to Colón, Santoro saw Lionel Núñez pay back with interest the confidence the manager had so publicly placed in him during the week, as El Rojo won 2-1 thanks to... Continue Reading →

Santoro takes charge at Independiente again

Independiente have acted quickly in naming the successor to Claudio Borghi after the manager left the club in the aftermath of the 1-0 defeat to Huracán on Saturday. Santoro was stand-in prior to Borghi's arrival but now takes the reins on a permanent basis for his fifth spell in charge of his beloved club (only... Continue Reading →

Independiente show the faith

Stand-in Independiente manager Miguel Santoro saw his future replacement unveiled earlier in the week, when Claudio Borghi was presented to the media, but made it clear on Thursday that, for the moment, he wasn't for shifting. Santoro announced he wouldn't be standing down voluntarily until June (which is in any case the earliest Borghi can... Continue Reading →

Borghi arrives

Independiente finally have a new manager. It seems like ages since Pedro Troglio left - in fact it's only a couple of weeks, but he was a dead man walking for long prior to his exit that it's easy to forget that. On Monday, El Rojo unveiled their new manager, and as expected since Thursday,... Continue Reading →

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