Category Archives: Argentina

All stuff related to the football that is played in that country I wish I was still in…

The Changing Face Of The Argentine Game vs The Same Old Shit

Any lover of Argentine football will not deny that the game there has its issues.   The vice-like grip of the Barra Bravas is intrinsically linked to administrative corruption throughout the game, and it could be argued that this is … Continue reading

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A quick review of lo que pasó

4 games to go now and our picture of the season is forming in front of our eyes. The leaders: Velez, another regulation win, this time against Gimnasia. Realistically it was just a professional performance against a sloppy side. Santiago … Continue reading

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Ricky Alvarez pt. 2

Whilst it’s not confirmed he’s going to Arsenal, he’d be a decent fit for them. He currently plays for Velez who are a great outfit, they missed out on the Apertura title by a whisker and are now leading the … Continue reading

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Weekend Review

Just an update-ito for ustedes before Thursday: Well there we are then. The Superclasico is over and it’s Boca who are victorious. In all my years of football I couldn’t imagine seeing a goalkeeper do what Carizzo did for the … Continue reading

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Superclasico Preview

Superclasico Gluttonous as a breed, we football fans gorged ourselves on the recent clasicos in Spain with much gusto. With the conclusion of each of the four courses, we looked eagerly towards the next but with perhaps excessive snacking between … Continue reading

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A pequeño musing on the weekend

This weekend was quite the one for the Boludo. Plenty of good stuff came from his predictions and he marches on to next weekend delighted. Here’s a little snapshot of the five best (and worst) things from the weekend: 1) … Continue reading

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Fecha 13, hit the preview

Unlucky 13? Bound to be for some in the unpredictable world of Argieball. Here’s this weekend’s preview Newell’s (finally) won their 2nd game of the Clausura last week but they’re largely a pathetic outfit so the win (whilst overdue) was … Continue reading

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Real Madrid vs Barcelona (again! but this time it’s a transfer)

Sergio Araújo is a GUN: remember the name I confidently proclaimed as my facebook status (what an age we live in) a few months back. Obviously my comments had an effect as he’s featured for Boca only a handful of … Continue reading

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Velez at the head of the (sars)field

Yes it’s an awful pun that may bring back memories of far eastern respiratory disease pandemics BUT my goodness it’s the best way of informing you that Velez are top, they missed out on the Apertura by 2 points on … Continue reading

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Weekend off

With it all kicking off in England this week it’s been a punishing period (for my liver, principally) but back to normality soon as I fly home tomorrow. Plenty to talk about already and all this weekends games haven’t finished. … Continue reading

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