Monthly Archives: January 2010

Argentina Clausura 2010

Argentina’s Clausura 2010 is finally here with great anticipation for a competitive championship and higher expectations for River Plate, Boca Juniors, Racing, San Lorenzo and Independiente, the “Big Five??? clubs of Buenos Aires, who languished in mediocrity, crisis and inconsistency…

Inter – Milan 2-0

Inter’s laborious victory against Milan represented a big step forward toward the Scudetto, leaving Mourinho gloating and Leonardo frustrated, but it could have easily ended differently. In the end, a match that was profoundly affected by a harsh referee featured…

Torneo de Verano

An entertaining match last night in Mar del Plata between the Argentine giants Boca Juniors and River Plate provided a glimpse of things to come in the 2010 Apertura. River lifted the Desafio Cup trophy with an energetic second half…

Postcard from Angola

Africa Cup of Nations rolls into the quarterfinal stage this week with critical qualifiers, as officials hope to see an elevated level of play and put security concerns to rest, while the European clubs follow the action nervously hoping to…

Roundabout

Cold weather affected Europe strongly in the first two weeks of 2010, impinging fixtures from Germany to Spain, but the action is back with the resurgent Atletico Madrid, Milan and Manchester City enjoying positive campaigns in the New Year. While…