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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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 ...
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 ...
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