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

Velez ’94: El Camino Emprendido

Article first featured in August edition of Michel Mag The barrio of Liniers, located in the west of Buenos Aires, is, for all intents and purposes, a fairly ordinary lower-middle class neighbourhood.  Bordered… Continue reading

Vamos los Pibes: Ten Argentinian U21 Prospects

  ARTICLE FIRST FEATURED AT OUTSIDE OF THE BOOT Despite having the squad with the highest average age at the World Cup, Argentina is still churning out plenty of exciting young players.  The… Continue reading

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