Author: Tom Nash

Tom is the World Football Index River Plate correspondent, based in Buenos Aires. He also runs the @CARP_English Twitter account.

Copa Libertadores Heats Up After Action-Packed Last 16

Copa Libertadores Heats Up After Action-Packed Last 16

River Plate demolished Racing to join some surprise names in the Copa Libertadores quarter finals, writes Tom Nash. South America’s premier footbal ...
2 Thrashings That Brought The Copa Argentina Into Question

2 Thrashings That Brought The Copa Argentina Into Question

When a far superior team comes up against a lower league side in a cup-tie, and could comfortably put 10 goals past them, should they give their all a ...
Marcelo Saracchi – The Uruguayan Left Back Set For RB Leipzig 

Marcelo Saracchi – The Uruguayan Left Back Set For RB Leipzig 

Sources at River Plate confirmed on Monday night that the club has received an offer of €12.5m from RB Leipzig for left-back Marcelo Saracchi. The clu ...
Sergio Romero Injury Gives Franco Armani Argentina Chance


Sergio Romero Injury Gives Franco Armani Argentina Chance


2018 has been a dream come true for River Plate goalkeeper Franco Armani so far. With the World Cup almost upon us, things may yet get even better as ...
How Should River Plate Use The Upcoming Transfer Window?

How Should River Plate Use The Upcoming Transfer Window?

With the World Cup now just weeks away, football’s greatest clubs will all be pondering how to strengthen their squads before resuming action in Augus ...
River Plate And Their Historic Debt With The Copa Libertadores

River Plate And Their Historic Debt With The Copa Libertadores

At first sight, you would think a club with three titles to its name during the 60-year history of the Copa Libertadores -- South America's equivalent ...
5 Reasons For River Plate’s Improved Form

5 Reasons For River Plate’s Improved Form

Those who have even a passing interest in Argentine football will be aware of just how dismal River Plate's form was between November and early March. ...
Gonzalo Martínez – River Plate’s Next Playmaking Export?

Gonzalo Martínez – River Plate’s Next Playmaking Export?

The path from River Plate to Europe's big leagues is a well-trodden one. Alfredo Di Stefano was the most famous but not the first man to make the m ...
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