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Entries with Keyword Argentine football

The 2016 Primera División season is almost upon us, so following last week’s look at the Big Five, here’s part two of The Bubble championship preview! Obviously there isn’t the space here to go through all of the other 25 …

This Friday, competitive football returns to Argentina as the B Nacional (second division) championship begins (good luck watching any of it on TV, though). While I’d obviously love to have written an in-depth preview of the B, a …

2015 is over, and for Argentine football fans that means we can bid farewell to the year that brought us the ridiculous, bloated 30-team championship and look forward to a 2016 in which things will begin — slowly — to …

There’s rarely a dull moment in Argentine football (off the pitch, at least), and 2015 was as tumultuous as ever. We had a calendar-year championship which will remain a complete one-off (we’ll transition back to an August-June season in 2016), …

The ridiculous 30-team Argentine Primera División has (finally) come to an end, but fear not, there’s still quite a bit of football left as there are still some important details left to sort with spots in next year’s Copa Libertadores

With visiting fans gradually beginning to filter back to football stadiums (in Buenos Aires Province, at least), you would expect the barra bravas across the nation to be on their best behavior. You would not think it would be a

So, it’s Monday. The weekend’s over, the weather’s crap (again) and shopping malls are closed. So, what better thing to do with your day than read a roundup of the weekend’s sport?