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.

Manchester City step up Cirigliano pursuit with River Plate chief set for talks

The 20-year-old has been monitored by the Premier League champions for a couple of seasons, and could be available as the Buenos Aires outfit look to cash in on their prize talent.

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.

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 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 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.