Reuters Soccer Blog

No Riquelme free kick, no Boca victory

April 12, 2011

By Rex Gowar in Buenos Aires

SOCCER/Boca Juniors, in their modern crisis that goes back a couple of years, cannot string three wins together.

Argentina’s big guns show signs of life

April 6, 2011

SOCCER/Boca Juniors have two aces in their pack, one now firing on all cylinders, the other in one of his worst slumps during his final season before retiring.

Is a Riquelme or a Moreno essential to win the Argentine title?

March 14, 2011

SOCCER-LATAM/Losing the player voted best of the Apertura championship in the first half of the season to an injury that will keep him out for the whole of the Clausura seemed to dash any hopes Racing Club had of the Argentine title.

Boca crossroads more of a roundabout

March 10, 2011

SOCCER-LATAM/Boca Juniors can’t escape the spotlight after another defeat, 1-0 at Velez Sarsfield on Sunday.

“Nothing here and nothing there”

February 28, 2011

Rex Gowar in Argentina on how Boca’s fans turned on their team.

Riquelme celebrates after scoring against Bolivia

Bewildered Boca Juniors, their promising wins in mid-season friendlies a distant memory, are grappling with tactics that led to fans turning against them during Saturday’s 0-0 draw at home to modest All Boys.

Falcioni takes tough choice

February 26, 2011

Rex Gowar in Buenos Aries on a tough decision taken by Boca Juniors’ new coach.