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The truth is out – Diego Maradona is in love with Juan Roman Riquelme.
Problem is, love isn’t enough for him to take the gifted playmaker to South Africa. Not as a part of his World Cup squad, anyway. Read the rest of this entry »
Oh Carlitos, when will you come back?
Newell’s 4-2 Boca
Ok, be honest. Even with all our defensive flaws, who really saw that coming? For those of you nodding your head up and down as you read this – really?
Well, if you are claiming that you did, I am going to need to see written, verified, proof. Read the rest of this entry »
On Friday, Alves had this to say regarding Newell’s potent aerial threat and our inability to deal with potent aerial threats:
“We have it in mind, but we must not create any psychosis or anything like that.”
What he’s trying to say is, “If they get a free-kick, we’re just going to cross our fingers and hope for the best.” Read the rest of this entry »
Boca 3-1 Lanus
Well, that was more like it, wasn’t it Boca Offsiders? A crushing win over a title rival under conditions of extreme meteorological duress. Yes, you read right. As if playing a Copa Libertadores participant and the best traveling side in the league and wasn’t enough of a challenge, Mother Nature decided to up the stakes by unleashing a, what can only be described as Biblical, deluge upon, not just La Bombonera, but I’m guessing the majority of Argentinian land which was playing host to a football match today. Read the rest of this entry »
If a reporter was to ever ask Martin Palermo the question, “If you could choose a team to play against everyday, who would it be?”, he would surely answer, without a moments hesitation, “Lanus, Lanus, Lanus!” Read the rest of this entry »
Argentinos Juniors 2-2 Boca Juniors
Hello Boca Offsiders. After taking in Boca’s frustrating opening encounter against Argentinos Juniors at what was a, according to Abel Alves anyway, suspiciously ‘small’ Estadio Diego Armando Maradona, I must admit that I feel more than a little embarrassed. Read the rest of this entry »
We may have lost only once in our last eight meetings with Argentinos, but the Estadio Diego Armando Maradona hasn’t exactly been a fun place to visit in recent years. The last time we caught the bus home with three points in our pocket was back in ‘06. Read the rest of this entry »
Hello Boca Offsiders. I’m pumped today, and I think you know why. No, it’s not because I just watched Serena Williams successfully defend her women’s singles crown at the Australian Open after a genuine slog-fest with Justin Henin. I’m pumped because, almost seven weeks after we defeated Banfield at La Bombonera to end a dreadful Apertura 2009 campaign, the league is just about back. Clausura 2010 has already begun for some, and in less then 36 hours, Los Xenienes will kick-off against Argentinos Juniors at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Buenos Aires. Read the rest of this entry »