RIP Francisco Varallo

The football World Cup today lost one of its final links with its origins, when Francisco Varallo, the former Boca Juniors forward, died in the early hours in La Plata, aged 100 years and six months. He had been the last living player to take part in the final of the inaugural tournament in Montevideo,... Continue Reading →

Statistical freak

Not news as such, but the usual heads-up for me writing elsewhere. Readers in the UK (and certain lucky overseas readers) may remember that last May I wrote for UK magazine When Saturday Comes. After being rather lazy about doing a second piece for them, I've finally managed it this month - the May 2009... Continue Reading →

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