Author: Tom Nash

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

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Introducing Argentina’s Copa de la Superliga

Introducing Argentina’s Copa de la Superliga

Argentina has long been famous for domestic football schedules which foreigners find bizarre and unfathomable. On 12 April, yet another new competitio ...
River Plate And Colombia Rocked By Quintero Injury Lay-Off

River Plate And Colombia Rocked By Quintero Injury Lay-Off

All was well in the northern suburbs of Buenos Aires on Sunday evening. A fine summer afternoon was coming to a close, and the locals were happy after ...
Busy Summer Transfer Window Awaits Argentine Clubs As Stars Move On

Busy Summer Transfer Window Awaits Argentine Clubs As Stars Move On

The summer transfer window has now arrived for clubs in the Southern Hemisphere. This is traditionally the time of year when they favour recruitment, ...
River Plate Crowned 2018 Copa Libertadores Champions

River Plate Crowned 2018 Copa Libertadores Champions

It was long, drawn-out, and controversial, but on Sunday night in Madrid, River Plate were crowned winners of the historic Superclasico final of the ...
Weary Argentines Prepare For The Copa Libertadores To Finally Be Decided

Weary Argentines Prepare For The Copa Libertadores To Finally Be Decided

Around 11pm on the night of October 31st, Boca Juniors striker Dario Benedetto scored a goal in a game vs Palmeiras in São Paulo. This was no ordinar ...
A Special Day Turned Sour At The Copa Libertadores ‘Super Final’

A Special Day Turned Sour At The Copa Libertadores ‘Super Final’

Monday 26 November was supposed to be a very special day for the fans of either River Plate or Boca Juniors. A new working week was meant to begin w ...
Argentina’s Final Of The Century All Square After Pulsating First Leg

Argentina’s Final Of The Century All Square After Pulsating First Leg

Far too often, South America makes headlines around the world for all the wrong reasons, both in terms of politics and football. Political news usu ...
Copa Libertadores Preview: Argentina Prepares For Final Of The Century

Copa Libertadores Preview: Argentina Prepares For Final Of The Century

South America’s equivalent of the Champions League -- The Copa Libertadores -- has existed for 58 years. After nearly six decades of continental fo ...
And Then There Were Four – Copa Libertadores Quarter Final Roundup

And Then There Were Four – Copa Libertadores Quarter Final Roundup

The South American equivalent of the Champions League reached a critical phase this week, with the Copa Libertadores quarter-final second legs being p ...
Boca Juniors & River Plate Meet At La Bombonera: Superclásico Preview

Boca Juniors & River Plate Meet At La Bombonera: Superclásico Preview

The build-up to any Argentine Superclásico is always heated. The local media interview players, managers and club presidents hoping that they will mak ...
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