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Chinese Super League

Angry Shenhua fans turn on misfiring Tevez

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Shanghai (AFP) – Carlos Tevez faced growing calls Monday to be shipped out as angry Shanghai Shenhua fans turned on the Argentine forward and under-pressure manager Gus Poyet.

Shenhua fans are fast losing patience with Tevez, who only moved to the Chinese club at the start of the year from Boca Juniors on a reported 38-million-euro ($42 million) salary that makes him one of the highest-rewarded footballers on the planet.

Angry Shenhua fans turn on misfiring Tevez

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Shanghai (AFP) – Carlos Tevez faced growing calls Monday to be shipped out as angry Shanghai Shenhua fans turned on the Argentine forward and under-pressure manager Gus Poyet.

Shenhua fans are fast losing patience with Tevez, who only moved to the Chinese club at the start of the year from Boca Juniors on a reported 38-million-euro ($42 million) salary that makes him one of the highest-rewarded footballers on the planet.

Argentina

Boca Juniors: Slightly Concerning Footage Proves La Bombonera Actually ‘Rocks’ On Matchdays (Video)

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It's well-versedin footballing lorethat Boca Juniors' erstwhile stadium, La Bombonera, is said to 'rock' on matchdays.

Indeed, the relentless pogo-ingof the ever-bombasticsupporters atop the terraces cause a certain amount of sway.

However,Planet Boca have posted a snippet of slightly worrying footage recorded during a recent match that shows an entire stand coming away from the wall as it undulates back and forth.

Estudiantes Coach Nelson Vivas Tears Off His Shirt In Fit Of Rage After Being Sent To Stands (Video)

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"Grease me up, I'm ready to go"

As you can probably tell from the image above, Estudiantes coachNelson Vivas suffered a miniature meltdown duringlast night's goalless draw with Boca Juniors.

Utterly enraged that the referee didn't give a foul against Boca 'keeper Agustin Rossi, Vivas became embroiled in a 'lively discussion' with the match officials.

Retro Thuggery: Velez Sarsfield Keeper Gaston Sessa Plants Studs In Rodrigo Palacio’s Face, Can’t Fathom Why He’s Been Sent Off, 2007 (Video)

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In the grandest tradition of South American goalkeepers, former Velez Sarsfield stopper Gaston Sessa was laced with just a soupçon of thinly-concealed lunacy.

On a related note, he's also the man responsible for one of the worst fouls ever seen on a football pitch, having once almost reduced Rodrigo Palacio's face to a plate of blood-spattered mince.

Pies’ 2016 Christmas Football Gift Guide, No.17: Official Boca Juniors Chest Of Drawers

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With the geese sufficiently corpulent and the big day crowning on the horizon, Pies are once again here to help with our annual Christmas Football Gift Guide.

Give the gift of storage this Christmas with the official Boca Juniors chest of drawers, available from the club's webstore for just3,500 Argentinian pesos (approx.

Las estrellas del escudo de Boca Juniors

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Seguramente no pondrás a contar las estrellitas del escudo, ya que el de Boca Juniors es uno de los pocos emblemas del mundo que cambia con cada campeonato obtenido, una costumbre que empezó en 1932.

El colega e historiador Oscar Barnade encontró el porqué en la edición del 20 de octubre de 1932 del diario La República, en la que se aseguraba que que el club lo hacía "semejando la costumbre que conservan tradicionalmente algunos pueblos de lucir en su pabellón tantas estrellas como sucesos significativos recuerda su historia".

Retro Football: 12-Year-Old Erik Lamela Interviewed On Trans World Sport (Video)

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Another little footballing curio for you here in the shape of an archive interview with a young Erik Lamela, long before he was the shaven and shorn, rabona-pinging goddess you see afore ye.

It was Trans World Sport that caught up with Lamela as a prodigious, ponytailed 12-year-old knocking about on the streets of Buenos Aires.

5 Young Argentineans To Keep An Eye On This Season

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Argentinean football is in a pretty dire state. Fans up and down the great South American nation lamented yet another disappointing end to a tournament after their team crashed out of the group stages of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

The 18-man-squad, devoid of any stellar characters, almost entirely consisted of players from the Argentine Primera Division or the Campeonato Brasileiro, with only five of them playing their trade in Europe.

2016/17 Kits & Jerseys

Boca Juniors 2017 Nike Third Jersey

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Among South America's most successful an well-supported teams, Club Atlético Boca Juniors have launched their [...]

Boca Juniors 2016/17 Nike Home Kit

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Argentine powerhouse Club Atlético Boca Juniors have unveiled their second set of home and away [...]

Boca Juniors 2016 Nike Third Kit

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Star player and Nike athlete Carlos Tevez was the model for the online reveal of [...]

Primera A

Weekend Primera preview: 2016-17 round 12

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Welcome back to my humble blog, everyone! Budget tightening at The Bubble means that I'll be writing for them less frequently for a few months, and the main victim of that decision is my weekly Friday article in which I ... Continue reading →

Boca Juniors v River Plate April 2016: three links to watch on

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Boca Juniors host River Plate in the centrepiece of this weekend's round ofclásicos in Argentina, and it's being shown in Argentina on three TV channels meaning you've got three official streams to choose from. The game kicks off at ... Continue reading →

Boca Juniors v River Plate April 2016: three links to watch on

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Boca Juniors host River Plate in the centrepiece of this weekend's round ofclásicos in Argentina, and it's being shown in Argentina on three TV channels meaning you've got three official streams to choose from. The game kicks off at ... Continue reading →

2016 Primera, eleventh round: all the goals

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The goals from the eleventh round of action in the 2016 Primera División are right here for your enjoyment, including Atlético Tucumán legend Luis Rodríguez's hundredth career goal, all the goals from Boca Juniors' 4-1 thrashing of Aldosivi and a ... Continue reading →

2016 Primera, eleventh round: all the goals

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The goals from the eleventh round of action in the 2016 Primera División are right here for your enjoyment, including Atlético Tucumán legend Luis Rodríguez's hundredth career goal, all the goals from Boca Juniors' 4-1 thrashing of Aldosivi and a ... Continue reading →

Primera 2016 preview: round 9

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The ninth round of Primera action is almost upon us, and as ever I've previewed it forThe Bubble. Defensa y Justicia v Arsenal de Sarandí might not be a properclásico but it could well be an interesting match all the ... Continue reading →

Primera 2016 preview: round 9

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The ninth round of Primera action is almost upon us, and as ever I've previewed it forThe Bubble. Defensa y Justicia v Arsenal de Sarandí might not be a properclásico but it could well be an interesting match all the ... Continue reading →

2016 Primera, seventh round: all the goals

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I'm a couple of days late posting up this video, but here are all the goals from last weekend's Primera División action, which saw Lanús' unbeaten record ended by Racing and considerably more surprisingly, Rosario Central's unbeaten start come crashing ... Continue reading →

2016 Primera, seventh round: all the goals

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I'm a couple of days late posting up this video, but here are all the goals from last weekend's Primera División action, which saw Lanús' unbeaten record ended by Racing and considerably more surprisingly, Rosario Central's unbeaten start come crashing ... Continue reading →

River Plate v Boca Juniors: some links to watch on

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The new television situation for the Primera in Argentina means three different channels are showing thesuperclásico this afternoon (in case you stumble on this page in months or even years' time, this is the 6th March, 2016superclásico I'm talking about). ... Continue reading →

D.C. United

D.C. United Stadium Zoning Commission Live Stream

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Whether it's in person or not, a lot of people have their eyes on this.

Two weeks ago D.C. United solved the most important part of their on-field business when they made the loan for Luciano Acosta from Argentina side Boca Juniors a formal sale. Tonight the most important part of their off-field business is addressed when the D.

D.C. United officially signs Luciano Acosta from Boca Juniors

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United's most creative attacker in years in here to stay.

The biggest priority on D.C. United's offseason checklist has been completed. The team has announced that they have completed the transfer of attacking midfielder Luciano Acosta, paying an undisclosed (but large) fee to Boca Juniors to secure his services for 2017 and beyond.

D.C. United 2016 season review: Community voting on every player on the roster

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In which you get your say on who should return to the Black-and-Red in 2017

After years and years and years of missing on attacking players plying their trade outside of MLS, D.C. United seemed to have adjusted to a life of going to the draft or calling other MLS clubs to bolster their attack.

D.C. United season review: Luciano Acosta

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Our look at each man on the Black-and-Red's roster starts with one of the team's star attractions

After years and years and years of missing on attacking players plying their trade outside of MLS, D.C. United seemed to have adjusted to a life of going to the draft or calling other MLS clubs to bolster their attack.

Monday Freedom Kicks: Lamar Brace-goal

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Recaps, a D.C. United player gets abused by his own fans at home, and Sideshow Bob.

In my latest installment of silly nicknames to D.C. United players, I know this needs a little workshopping, but wanted to get things in anyway. Please to enjoy.

Recaps of D.C. United's 2-1 win over Toronto FC from us, the Washington Post and MLS (with more from them here).

D.C. United reportedly to begin negotiations with Boca Juniors for Luciano Acosta

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Time to pull out the checkbook, Mr. Thohir

Just before D.C. United game against the New York Red Bulls, United fans got a welcome bit of good news, per the Washington Post's Steve Goff:

D.C. United has begun talks w Boca Juniors to retain MF @LuchoAcosta94, who is on loan.

Nicolas Lodeiro

Don't give up on Sounders' pursuit of Nicolas Lodeiro just yet

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Unclear if there's really anything new in the Argentinian report that Boca Juniors rejected Sounders' transfer offer.

Boca Juniors have rejected the Seattle Sounders' latest offer for Nicolas Lodeiro, according to an Argentinian publication. That news may come as a bit of a blow to anyone who had visions of Lodeiro dancing through MLS defenders and piling up assists for a resurgent Sounders attack.

Holy crap, Sounders may have really signed Nicolas Lodeiro

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Reports out of Argentina say it's a done deal.

Nicolas Lodeiro appears ready to join the Seattle Sounders. There's still no word on when he might actually suit up and the Sounders declined to confirm anything, but a member of the group who owns part of Lodeiro's rights is being widely quoted as telling Argentinian radio that his client has agreed to terms.

Boca Juniors want Sounders to raise their $7 million offer for Nicolas Lodeiro

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Even if deal is accepted, Lodeiro unlikely to join Sounders until after Copa Libertadores run.

There's virtually no chance of finality coming to the Seattle Sounders' pursuit of Nicolas Lodeiro in the next few weeks -- while he's with Uruaguay's Copa America team -- but we continue to get a slightly better picture of just where things stand.

Nicolos Lodeiro may have four-year offer on table from Sounders

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The Uruguayan midfielder is still reportedly weighing his options.

Nicolas Lodeiro doesn't appear to be any closer to joining the Seattle Sounders than he was last week, but how the deal might look is starting to come into focus.

According to the latest report, the Sounders have offered the Uruguay international and Boca Juniors midfielder a contract offer that would last through 2020.

Nicolas Lodeiro transfer rumors: News and updates

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The Boca Juniors midfielder could be on his way to MLS.

Uruguay National Team winger and attacking midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro is currently with Boca Juniors, but that could be changing just as he looks to head to the United States for the Copa America Cenetario. Lodeiro, recently injured and healed, is now connected with a move from Boca Juniors to MLS.

Nicolas Lodeiro is a 'player we like', Sounders owner says

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The name most closely associated to the Seattle Sounders in recent days has been Nicolas Lodeiro, a 27-year-old attacking midfielder currently playing for Argentina giants Boca Juniors. Lodeiro has not played in about five weeks after undergoing surgery on his meniscus, but is apparently close to returning.

Boca Juniors midfielder looking for US move, possibly to Sounders

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Nicolas Lodeiro linked to both Montreal Impact and Seattle Sounders, so far.

Uruguay National Team winger and attacking midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro is currently with Boca Juniors, but that could be changing just as he looks to head to the United States for the Copa America Cenetario. Lodeiro, recently injured and healed, is now connected with a move from Boca Juniors to MLS.

The Rest

Il Boca in trionfo da spettatore. Il Banfield stecca e gli Xeneizes fanno festa

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Campione senza ancora scendere in campo. Il Boca festeggia il 32 titolo della sua storia e lo fa "da spettatore", ringraziando il San Lorenzo che supera 1 a 0 il Banfield, regalando la matematica vittoria del campionato argentino agli xeneizes, con due turni di anticipo. In ritiro a Bahia Blanca per preparare la sfida di [.

Major Link Soccer: Philadelphia Union to host a town hall

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Union hope to connect with fans, UEFA is going ABBA, and Schelotto is tied to LAFC.

MLS

MLS, thanks largely to the Sounders, have been tied to harvesting Boca Juniors for players, but now LAFC is tied to taking something else - a manager. Guillermo Barros Schelotto appears to be in the running to take the helm for the expansion club.

8 Football Manager 2017 wonderkids you need to sign on FM2017

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There are few aspects of Football Manager which are as satisfying as finding and signing a wonderkid to bolster your squad with their youthful exuberance. The identifying and recruiting of these...

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Conte approaches world class star for Chelsea transfer; Former Man Utd star confirms contact

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Former Manchester City and Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez has revealed that Chelsea are interested in signing him this summer.

The Argentine forward joined Boca Juniors from Juventus in 2015 and says that he wishes to stay there despite the interest from Premier League. Recently, West Ham United tried to sign Tevez as well.

Friday Kickoff: Klopp, Bielsa, Valdes and more

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After a strong first season in charge at Liverpool. the club's esteemed coach is set for a long tenurein England, while an interesting twist has Lazio searching for a new coach.

Jurgen Klopp has signed a long-term extension with Liverpool after guiding the Reds to the Europa League final during the 2015/16 season.