Skip to main content

Entries with Keyword Argentine football

Something is rotten in the state of Argentine football. Seemingly confused as to its identity ever since Julio Grondona died (please don’t read that as praise for Julio Grondona), the body which oversees all football in the country has, like …

We’ve got a rainy weekend ahead of us in Buenos Aires, if the weather forecast is to be believed, but despair not! We’ve also got one of the world’s most entertaining (or at least, goal-filled) football championships, and there’s another …

Is it that time of the week again already? The Primera División is back already, and this weekend the action gets off to a very exciting-looking start straight away. So step this way, and find out what the weekend has …

Rejoice, dear readers! The long, dark night of the football fan’s soul that is a football-free weekend due to the international break is behind us! In Argentina, this means most players have had a couple of weeks of relatively relaxed …

Another round of Primera División action gets underway on Friday evening, and the biggest intrigue (if you’re a bit sick) might be which manager is about to lose his job. Claudio Vivas is set to be moved ‘downstairs’ to Banfield’s …

It’s Friday already, which means it’s time for another weekend football preview, with one particularly big attraction this weekend. We’ll get to that, but first…

When’s Messi Playing?

I’ll be answering this question each week from now on. It seems …

It might feel like the season has barely begun but a quarter of the league campaign is already gone. And if you’re wondering how it went by that quickly, consider this – after this weekend, we’ll already be a third …

Caught your breath from the weekend football yet? Well, take a deep gulp of air because it’s time to submerge yourself again! The matches come thick and fast this week, as Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday bring us the only midweek …

A week into the season, the race to top the two championship groups is still very young for the moment, but it won’t be long before we get a much clearer idea of who the real contenders are; this weekend, …

The Primera Divisón kicks off this evening, meaning that for many in Argentina a long, dull summer is finally at an end. We’ve already previewed the championship in a couple of parts (here and here), as well as …