Copa Libertadores 2009: the final approaches

The first leg of the 2009 Copa Libertadores final is played on Wednesday night in La Plata, to a full house - tickets went on sale on Tuesday and all 40,000-plus of the home allowance had been sold out by the evening. Brazilian club Cruzeiro are the visitors to the Estadio Ciudad de La Plata... Continue Reading →

The end is nigh…

...The end of my trip round Spain, at least. And, just possibly, for Juan Román Riquelme's freezing-out of Villarreal's first team. But definitely not for Juan Pablo Sorín's career, according to the man himself, and neither for both River's and Boca's challenges for international honours. We'll go through those in order: I'm flying back home... Continue Reading →

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