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A few days before the start of the Primera División championship, the government announced it will be rolling out a national database (i.e. blacklist) of football match spectators in a purported effort to curb football-related violence.

The Security Ministry

The race for the Argentine Primera took a twist last night when San Lorenzo beat Boca Juniors in La Bombonera, meaning that el cuervo is a point clear with seven rounds left to play.

Boca’s 18-year-old midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur

In a game where pragmatism prevailed over good soccer, Argentina’s River Plate and Mexico’s Tigres tied 0-0 for the first leg of the Copa Libertadores‘ final. The result leaves an open scenario for the Argentine team to bring the …

French moneybags PSG are set to offer struggling Argentine star Angel Di Maria an escape route from his floundering Premier League career with Manchester United.

The attacking midfielder has struggled to regain the form which saw him named man of …

Argentine people’s lives are about to resume. This year’s official football championship starts on Friday.

A new, weird and vastly criticized tournament structure, ten new teams, and lots of new players await if you want to fully immerse yourself in …

Speculation that football pin-up David Beckham is attempting to seduce Argentine icon Juan Román Riquelme away from the glamour of the B Nacional to take him to his new Miami-based Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise is intensifying.

The four-time Argentine …

Travel north beyond the bright lights of Buenos Aires, past the scholarly metropolis of Córdoba and you will eventually reach the small capital city of La Rioja. It was in La Rioja where, one night in late November, an all-out …

 

It finally happened.

After a nerve-wracking match that left us all in need of a 15-hour siesta, Argentina managed to defeat the Netherlands and reach the World Cup finals, something we hadn’t seen in 24 years since the …

The archetypal football “hooligan” is a beer-swilling, shaven head chubster that is more than likely English, most definitely racist, and likes nothing more than caving in faces with pint glasses on weekends.

The design of these hooligan groups is simple …

[UPDATE: Ignore everything below. It’s old news, and of course, wrong. Turns out the guy’s name is a 36-year-old guy was a Vélez Sarsfield hooligan and was found dead “among some flags and drums”. I guess whoever killed …