Argentina World Cup Review

It was a case of close but no cigar for Argentina after Mario Gotze’s 113th winner shattered dreams of a third world title for the Albiceleste.   Left to ruminate on a series of near… Continue reading

Best World Cup 2014 Adverts

As the countdown to the World Cup ticks down, what better way to get pumped than all the best motivational adverts from some of the South American teams competing. ARGENTINA: Coca Cola – ‘La… Continue reading

Torneo Final 2014: End of Season awards

Article featured on Outside of the Boot As the curtain falls on what looks to be the final edition of the Torneo Final (should league redevelopment plans go ahead), it’s that time again… Continue reading

The New Generation of Argentinian Managers

Article first featured on Back Page Football Minutes away from a first Champions League and historic double with Atletico Madrid, Diego Simeone may be entitled to a degree of bitterness but overall can reflect,… Continue reading

Argentina World Cup Tactical Analysis

ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED ON OUTSIDE OF THE BOOT The two-time winners topped the South American qualification and, as ever, will go into the tournament as one of the favourites.  An Albiceleste victory on… Continue reading

Uruguay World Cup Tactical Analysis

ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED ON OUTSIDE OF THE BOOT After struggling throughout qualifying, Uruguay only scraped into the World Cup via a play-off against Jordan but on their day the 2010 semi-finalists will be… Continue reading

Defensor flying the flag for beleaguered Uruguay

ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED AT OUTSIDE OF THE BOOT It’s been a pretty torrid few weeks in Uruguayan football.  Nacional’s 4-2 home defeat to Newell’s in the Copa Libertadores sparked violence, leading to the arrests… Continue reading

Nicolas Castillo: Club Brugge’s Chilean Hitman

ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED AT OUTSIDE OF THE BOOT With the likes of Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez at the top of their game and the national team back to its high-tempo best under… Continue reading

Starlets of the Libertadores

A full, in-depth look at the players in the list below can be found at Outside of the Boot As ever, the Libertadores showcases some of the finest talent in South America before… Continue reading