Argentine top flight ready for life without River

The Argentine Apertura season that kicks off this weekend will go down in history as the first ever to be played without River Plate, after the Buenos Aires giants were relegated.

River Plate appoint Almeyda as new coach

Fallen Argentine football giants River Plate have appointed Matias Almeyda to be their new manager with a prime objective of getting the side back into the first division.

River Plate relegated in Argentina after draw

Legendary club River Plate was relegated to the Argentine second division for the first time in its 110-year history, sparking street battles between police and fans just outside its Monumental stadium.

River overcome Boca jinx with 1-0 win in derby

Central defender Jonatan Maidana headed the only goal as River Plate beat Boca Juniors 1-0 in the "superclasico", the big Argentine derby at the Monumental.

River sack coach after seven games without win

Argentine giants River Plate sacked coach Angel Cappa after seven matches without a win.

Cappa takes charge at River, prepares to face leaders

Angel Cappa signed as coach of River Plate and will make his debut in Saturday`s home match against leaders Godoy Cruz in the Argentine Clausura championship.

River coach Astrada sacked after goalless run

Crisis club River Plate sacked coach Leonardo Astrada on Monday in a bid to stop the rot that could lead them into a battle to avoid relegation next season.

River Plate forward Buonanotte hurt in car crash

River Plate`s sought-after forward Diego Buonanotte broke his collar bone and damaged a lung in a car crash in which three friends were killed in the early hours of Saturday, police said.

River Plate reflect on the past in new museum

River Plate, one of the world`s greatest soccer clubs, are hoping that the sight of the glories of the past in their new museum will influence the present and spark a recovery from a major slump on the field.