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Judge Luis Carzoglio today dismissed Prosecutor Sebastián Scalera’s request to order the pre-trial arrest of Pablo Moyano in the context of a case investigating his potential involvement in illegal activities within football club Independiente, of which he is Vice President. …

Last night, police arrested Alberto Amadeo Ponce, a manager of football academy players, suspected of being involved in the numerous cases of abuse of children playing for football club Independiente, which were uncovered in late March. Ponce, who is known …

The world of Argentine football has been in shock since the existence of a child abuse ring targeting teenagers playing in football club’s academies was uncovered. Youngsters who came to Buenos Aires from the interior of the country and lived …

Union leader Hugo Moyano doubled down on his criticism to President Mauricio Macri and his administration, as their more-than-public feud continues to intensify, this time with a dire warning that the government doesn’t “have a lot of time left”.

The …

Former union leader Hugo Moyano decided yesterday to publicly address the growing legal accusations against him regarding alleged mismanagement and money laundering in the teamsters union and Independiente Football Club, two institutions over which he has a great deal of …

The new year is here! Yes, okay, it’s already nearly two weeks old, but never mind. Here are some suggested new year’s resolutions for some of the movers and shakers in Argentine football.

The AFA

Where to start? ‘Sort yourselves …

It’s Avellaneda clásico weekend! Argentina’s second biggest derby (probably) takes place on Sunday night, but it’s far from the only Primera match this weekend, and plenty of the others are also pretty tasty-looking (arguably more so, in fact). So step …

Amid all the excitement and hysteria surrounding Argentina’s two recent World Cup qualifiers, a story at least as important to Argentine football might have passed you by. One key part of the Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA)’s new Statute, which …

I’m so sorry. I’m sorry for recommending you reserve your Sunday for football and football alone. I’m sorry that in four Clásicos there was one goal. Between all of them. I’m sorry that I said River and Boca looked “in …

With the news coming out of La Bombonera, it’s easy to forget that some actual football happened last night.

River Plate faced up against Independiente at the Monumental in one of the games which completed the fifth round of …