The HEGS Award for Best Argentine in a Foreign League, 2007-2008

The votes are in, and have been counted. The trophies have all been decided now, and at most clubs, pre-season training for the new campaign is getting underway. But the question on everyone's lips, of course, is: 'Who has won the 2008 Hasta El Gol Siempre Award?' ladies and gentlemen, wonder no longer. The voting... Continue Reading →

Transfer talk

Two transfer signings involving Spanish clubs have also involved Argentines today, with one rather more polemic than the other. Jonás Gutiérrez, having impressed at Real Mallorca and broken into the selección, has followed compatriots Carlos Tevez, Javier Mascherano and Julio Arca (among others) to England, where he signs for Newcastle United. Recreativo Huelva, meanwhile, are... Continue Reading →

Boca’s latest two transfer targets

Either the world's going a little bit mad, or Pedro Pompilio is beginning to lose touch with reality a tad. The identities of two players Boca Juniors may currently be considering for the transfer market have been revealed, and they make for surprising reading. Both were born in South America, but that's about the least surprising... Continue Reading →

Should I stay or should I go?

The latest round of games in the Clausura saw Estudiantes take the sole leadership of the table in the sweetest of ways possible - by beating their city rivals Gimnasia in the La Plata derby. But as one half of the city celebrated, the other lamented the loss of their side's manager. And then relaxed... Continue Reading →

The new Messi?

Never let it be said that Barcelona's scouts are lazy. Not content, in recent years, with discovering Lionel Messi, Bojan Krkic and Giovani Dos Santos to name but three, the club's newest signing has just been confirmed - and impressed by Messi, they've gone for another young Argentine. Mauro Iscardi turns 15 on Tuesday of... Continue Reading →

The foreign legion

With the top three tiers in Argentine football having broken up for the summer (speaking of which the lower division results service will make a belated return tomorrow for Primeras C and D), the main focus for Argentine fans this weekend was on their Europe-based players. In England, Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano found themselves... Continue Reading →

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