Catching up: Argentina U20s beat Peru

I'm slowly getting used to being back in Buenos Aires, so it's probably about time I posted the goal video of Argentina's 2-1 win against Peru in the Sudamericano Sub 20 on Wednesday evening. Rogelio Funes Mori - yes! - and Bruno Zuculini (Franco's younger brother) scored the goals, the latter near the end, as... Continue Reading →

Racing across the line

Racing and Newell's Old Boys completed their seasons on Friday night in El Cilindro, with Ricardo Caruso Lombardi's boys completing a stunning campaign - largely under their new manager - to climb to fifth place prior to the rest of the weekend's games. After an appalling start which saw Alexis Machuca give Newell's the lead... Continue Reading →

Training news

Américo Gallego has taken his first training session as boss of Independiente, dressed all in red as he spoke to the press. Meanwhile, Christian 'El Flaco' Fabbiani has rejoined his River Plate team-mates after his 'mini-pre-season' in Tandil weighing fully five kilos less than he did a few weeks ago, and River's derby opponents on... Continue Reading →

International Academia

It may surprise those who've come to the world of Argentine football only in the last couple of years, but Racing Club do actually have a proud tradition within in the country's footballing history. Known as La Academia, or 'The Academy', the Avellaneda club has a reputation for producing good young players, and on Thursday a deal... Continue Reading →

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