The Boys are back in town

(Article first featured on Lovely Left Foot 20/04/12) At the halfway stage of the Clausura there are some familiar faces at the top end of the Argentinian Primera Division.  Boca currently sit in… Continue reading

Return of the Mac

(Article first featured on Lovely Left Foot 19/03/12) Colombian side Atlético Nacional have started their Copa Libertadores campaign in fine form and are quickly establishing themselves as every neutral’s favourite.  The Medellín based club,… Continue reading

Maurito Caballero: Like father, like son

(Article first featured on Lovely Left Foot 06/03/12) Over the years there have been a number of notable footballers who have emulated their eminent fathers; Juan Sebastián Verón won the Copa Libertadores with… Continue reading

Argentine Primera: Inicial round up week 5

VIATRI BRACE TAKES BOCA TOP Two towering headers from Lucas Viatri sealed a fourth consecutive win for Boca who now top of the table by a point.  A fairly lacklustre Boca took the… Continue reading

Argentine Primera: Inicial round up week 4

TOOTHLESS INDEPENDIENTE PART COMPANY WITH DIAZ Independiente’s miserable start to the season continued with a 2-0 loss at home to Arsenal.  Fresh from a promising 3-3 draw away to Boca in the midweek… Continue reading

Argentine Primera: Inicial round-up week 3

RACING TRIUMPH IN AVELLANEDA CLÁSICO Following Argentina’s mid-week 3-1 friendly victory against Germany, round three of the Inicial served up the first big derby of the season as Racing took on Independiente in… Continue reading

Argentine Primera: Inicial round-up week 2

GIGLIOTTI FIRES LOS SABALEROS TOP Colón got the week’s action under way with a 1-0 win away to San Martín de San Juan on Friday to make it two wins from two.  After… Continue reading

Argentine Primera: Inicial round-up week 1

RIVER’S RETURN RUINED WHILE BOCA HAVE A SHOCKER In an entertaining opening round of the Inicial, Boca and River got their campaigns off to a sloppy start after both suffered defeat in their… Continue reading