Argentines Abroad: 18th & 19th September 2010

There were not one, but two big injuries to Argentines playing abroad in the weekend just gone. Of course, you've all already heard about Marcelo Gallardo’s horrible tendon break on his first start for Nacional of Montevideo, which will rule him out for the rest of the year. But it had no doubt escaped your... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 6th & 7th February 2010

A late and short edition, this one, made so by a combination of my writing commitments elsewhere, and the running of the last round of the domestic championship into Monday night. HEGS has earned a bit of a day off in one respect - this website is three years old today. The weekend just gone... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 3rd & 4th October 2009

As the selección converge on Ezeiza from all corners of the world (well, western Europe) for the final, must-not-balls-up-this-time double-header of World Cup qualifiers against Peru (Saturday in El Monumental) and Uruguay (a week on Wednesday in Montevideo's Estadio Centenario), it's heartening that some of them have had more auspicious weekends than Carlos Tevez, who... Continue Reading →

All very predictable

It's so dull watching Lionel Messi, isn't it? It would be so much more interesting if he was poor now and then, but it just never seems to happen. On Tuesday he was at it again, scoring a hat-trick away to Maxi Rodríguez's and Ever Banega's Atlético de Madrid (Sergio Agüero didn't play) as Barcelona... Continue Reading →

Agüero picks up an award

Sergio Agüero has been named the best Latin American player in the Spanish league for 2008, succeeding his countryman Lionel Messi and becoming the sixth Argentine to win the award. The EFE Trophy was presented to the Atlético de Madrid forward on Monday at a gala in Madrid's House of The Americas. The award is... Continue Reading →

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