Boca fan who pepper-sprayed River players fears reprisals
Boca fan who pepper-sprayed River players fears reprisals

The Boca Juniors fan who pepper-sprayed River Plate players leaving them needing hospital treatment said his family were scared after the Argentine team were expelled from the Libertadores Cup.

Boca Juniors to appeal Copa Libertadores expulsion
Boca Juniors to appeal Copa Libertadores expulsion

Boca Juniors will appeal against their expulsion from the Copa Libertadores football tournament after their fans attacked River Plate players with an eye irritant spray, the Argentine club has said.

Boca-River match suspended after players attacked with pepper spray
Boca-River match suspended after players attacked with pepper spray

A Copa Libertadores match between local football rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate has been suspended after River players were attacked by fans with pepper spray.

River players in hospital after Boca match abandoned
River players in hospital after Boca match abandoned

Four River Plate players were taken to hospital after they were sprayed with an irritant by fans of bitter rivals Boca Juniors on Thursday, causing their Libertadores Cup derby to be abandoned at halftime.

Two late goals give Boca 2-0 derby win over River
Two late goals give Boca 2-0 derby win over River

Boca Juniors scored twice in the final six minutes to beat River Plate 2-0 in a thrilling Argentine "superclasico" and open a three-point lead in the championship standings on Sunday.

River Plate stay alive in Libertadores Cup, salvage pride
River Plate stay alive in Libertadores Cup, salvage pride

River Plate salvaged their Libertadores Cup dream with a 3-0 home win over San Jose of Bolivia and thanks to a 5-4 defeat for Peru`s Juan Aurich by Mexico`s UANL Tigres on Wednesday.

Real Madrid to sign River Plate teenage goalkeeper Augusto Batalla
Real Madrid to sign River Plate teenage goalkeeper Augusto Batalla

Real Madrid will sign Argentine football cub River Plate's 18-year-old goalkeeper Augusto Batalla in the summer.

Simeone junior keen to make his own name with Argentina
Simeone junior keen to make his own name with Argentina

Giovanni Simeone wants to be known for his skills and not as the son of Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone after impressing in a two-goal performance for Argentina`s under-20 side.

River Plate win Copa Sudamericana
River Plate win Copa Sudamericana

River Plate won their first continental title in 17 years on Wednesday when they beat Colombian side Nacional Medellin 2-0 in the second leg of the final of the Copa Sudamericana.

Paraguay name Argentine Diaz as coach
Paraguay name Argentine Diaz as coach

Paraguay named Argentine Ramon Diaz, who won the Argentine league title with River Plate this year, as their coach on Thursday.

River Plate make Sudamericana final after super-derby win over Boca Juniors
River Plate make Sudamericana final after super-derby win over Boca Juniors

River Plate won the Argentine super-derby Thursday by edging arch rivals Boca Juniors 1-0 to reach the final of the Copa Sudamericana, where they will take on Colombian side Atletico Nacional.

Argentina`s top football clubs searched in graft probe
Argentina`s top football clubs searched in graft probe

Authorities launched searches Wednesday at 23 top Argentine football clubs, including River Plate and Boca Juniors, in a probe over allegations they may have received kickbacks after granting the government TV broadcast rights.

Marcelo Gallardo's River breathe new life into Argentine game
Marcelo Gallardo's River breathe new life into Argentine game

River Plate are reaping the rewards of putting their faith in coach Marcelo Gallardo, who as a player was steeped in the club`s attacking ethos, after a run of five consecutive wins.

River Plate beat Boca Juniors 2-1, first time away in 10 years

River Plate ended a 10-year wait for an away victory over Boca Juniors in the Argentine "superclasico" with a 2-1 win at La Bombonera on Sunday.

River fear stadium ban after fan throws wood at player

River Plate could face a monumental stadium ban after a fan threw a piece of wood and hit Godoy Cruz defender Leandro Grimi as he celebrated scoring the equaliser in his team`s 2-1 upset win on Wednesday.

Lopez gives Sampdoria derby win over Genoa

A first-half goal by Maxi Lopez gave Sampdoria a 1-0 win over Genoa in their derby on Monday as they avenged their 3-0 drubbing by their old rivals earlier in the season.

Falcao given 50-50 World Cup chance after knee surgery

Colombia striker Radamel Falcao has been given a 50-50 chance of playing at the World Cup in June after undergoing a successful knee operation on Saturday.

Francescoli sees Uruguay going far with Suarez

Uruguay should be feared at next year`s World Cup in Brazil because they have the world`s best striker in Luis Suarez and the self-belief to overcome big obstacles, former captain Enzo Francescoli said on Friday.

River go joint top, Independiente nearing relegation

River Plate defeated Independiente 2-1 at home in the 17th matchday of Argentina`s first-division football championship.

River Plate beat Racing in Argentine league

River Plate beat Racing Club 2-0 at home in the eighth match of the Argentine football league, leaving the River just a point behind league leaders Lanus.