Carlos Sánchez is South American Footballer Of The Year for 2015

As one year begins, another has just ended, and on Thursday (that was new year's eve, for those who aren't keeping up), Uruguay's El País announced the results of their annual poll to find the best players and managers in South America. Carlos Sánchez, who's just joined Mexican side Monterrey but played all year for River... Continue Reading →

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Teo Gutiérrez: South American Footballer of The Year 2014

As I mentioned in the previous post on HEGS, which was two Best XIs from last year in Argentine football, River Plate did quite well in the nominations for the 2014 South American Footballer of The Year, which was announced as usual on the 31st December. Leonardo Pisculichi finished third in the voting, Carlos Sánchez came... Continue Reading →

Internacional superstar

Those who can remember the events of around a week-and-a-half ago (or who can scroll down the page a little way) will remember that Andrés D'Alessandro was recently awarded the 2010 South American Footballer Of The Year gong. If you'd like to read my considered thoughts on the award, you should click here, where you'll... Continue Reading →

A homage to Verón

If you can remember new year's day, you'll remember that Juan Sebastián Verón was recently named South America's Footballer Of The Year for 2008 by El País of Montevideo. Well now, on Soccernet, you can read more about why I was pleased to see him take the award. 'Footballers produced by South America come in all... Continue Reading →

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