Sudamericana success crowns River’s revival

ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED ON JUST FOOTBALL Despite missing out on defending their league title on Sunday, River’s first continental triumph in 17 years marks a return to the glory days for los Millonarios.… Continue reading

Nacional march on, Superclasico semi & all Belo Horizonte final

  Article first featured on Outside of the Boot as part of a fortnightly column on the biggest news coming out of South America. Recoba magic keeps Nacional on course for title Uruguayan… Continue reading

Clasicos, Sudamericana quarters & Ceni breaks record

Article first featured on Outside of the Boot as part of a fortnightly column on the biggest news coming out of South America. Central win Clasico Rosarino, River stay top Rosario Central walked… Continue reading

What Next: Angelo Henriquez

Article first featured on Just Football There was a healthy buzz surrounding the arrival of promising striker Angelo Henriquez when Manchester Utd paid a €4mil fee for the 18-year-old in the summer of… Continue reading

Scores level in rain-soaked Superclasico

“No Fue Futbol”. “It wasn’t football”. That was the headline that sports daily Olé ran the day after a rain-drenched Superclasico that was overshadowed by the torrential weather conditions and terrible officiating.  The… Continue reading

What Next: Colombia

ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED ON OUTSIDE OF THE BOOT With no competitive fixtures for almost a year, the post-World Cup period is the perfect opportunity for South American nations to assess, experiment and, in… Continue reading

Best under-the-radar South American signings of the summer

ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED ON JUST FOOTBALL South American transfers have dominated the summer market once again with James Rodriguez, Luis Suarez and Angel Di Maria commanding the three most expensive fees of the… Continue reading

South Americans dominate summer transfer market again

ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED ON BACKPAGE FOOTBALL Last summer Neymar, Cavani and Falcao were three of the most expensive transfers, eclipsed only by Gareth Bale’s move to Real Madrid, and this summer has seen… Continue reading

Habemus Copa: 2014 Libertadores Review

ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED ON OUTSIDE OF THE BOOT San Lorenzo finally ended their biblical drought in the Libertadores with a 2-1 aggregate victory over Nacional de Asuncion to claim South America’s premier club… Continue reading