Round up of the most important Latin American football Leagues.

Round up of the most important Latin American football Leagues.

The Central and South American football leagues are coming to their half year end and there are few surprises. In Argentina, Boca Juniors just need a point from their last three games (and could be proclaimed champions today) if they get a point off Banfield at the “Bombonera”. In Uruguay, Peñarol sit top after an impressive 5-0 win yesterday over [...]

The domestic league in Uruguay, vibrant and exciting!

The domestic league in Uruguay, vibrant and exciting!

4 points separate the top 6 in the Uruguay League – with 6 points to play for! Of course, no one can doubt my special love affair with one of the smallest populated countries in the world – as you will know, if you have been reading this blog over the last few months. Indeed, I follow the Uruguay League [...]

PEÑAROL V DEFENSOR SPORTING: IGNACIO RIZZO AND RODRIGO MARA

PEÑAROL V DEFENSOR SPORTING: IGNACIO RIZZO AND RODRIGO MARA

Peñarol 0 Defensor Sporting 1  A very disappointing game at the Centenario stadium this evening from Peñarol who really needed to win to stay in the hunt for a play-off place.  They are now 5 points off the top group of teams, having only won only 2 points out of their last 12 in play. Defensor Sporting scored half way [...]

URUGUAY, PEÑAROL AND FOOTBALL IN URUGUAY

URUGUAY, PEÑAROL AND FOOTBALL IN URUGUAY

  I have just arrived safely in Montevideo, Uruguay – with the flight on time, almost to the minute.  This is really impressive given that it takes 13 hours to cross the Atlantic!!! Now, the first thing you notice when arriving in Uruguay is the airport itself.  Well, I know that sounds pretty obvious – but you have to see [...]

FOOTBALL IN SPAIN AND LATIN AMERICA – A ROUND-UP OF THE ACTION!

LA LIGA (Spain) Real Madrid held top spot in La Liga after an impressive comeback in Alicante against one of the La Liga new boys, Hercules. Two goals from Cristian Ronaldo of Real Madrid makes him the top scorer in Spain with 12 league goals (15 in all competitions) in just 9 games.  At this rate, Cristian Ronaldo will easily [...]