Boca Juniors

Fan dies in Argentina, match abandoned as players forced off due to tear gas

Fri, 07 Oct 2022 - 12:36 GMT

A soccer fan died in Argentina and the match between Gimnasia La Plata and Boca Juniors was abandoned on Thursday after tear gas fired by police outside the venue drifted into the stadium and made it difficult for players and spectators to breathe.

From ex-partners to photographers, Maradona's fortune has many claimants

Fri, 11 Dec 2020 - 11:33 GMT

Lawyers are gearing up to do battle over the estate of Diego Maradona, estimated at between $10 million and $40 million.

Another Super Clasico is expected at Copa Libertadores

Fri, 02 Aug 2019 - 01:35 GMT

The continental competition could witness another Super Clasico if both Argentinean clubs made it to the semis.

CONMEBOL doubles Copa Libertadores prize money

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 01:07 GMT

By comparison, UEFA will distribute 1.94 billion Euros ($2.20 billion) to the clubs that qualified for the Champions League group stage in 2018/19.

Gallardo wins second Libertadores and Europe beckons

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Gallardo, a cultured midfielder who played part of his career at Monaco and Paris St-Germain, is well aware that Argentine talent inevitably heads to Europe.

Rebooted Libertadores final a treat for Madrid soured by regret

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Six thousand miles away and 15 days later than planned, the Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate will be concluded.

Argentine hooligan denied entry to Spain for River-Boca final

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 08:56 GMT

"This person has been returned to Argentina. There is no place for violence in football," they added via Twitter.

Boca land in Madrid amid tight security for Libertadores

Thu, 06 Dec 2018 - 12:56 GMT

Boca Juniors landed in Madrid on Wednesday as they prepare to face fellow Argentine club and their biggest rivals River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final second leg amid the biggest security operation for a match the city has mounted.

Postponed Libertadores final to be played in Madrid

Sat, 01 Dec 2018 - 03:39 GMT

The postponed Copa Libertadores final second leg between Argentine clubs River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played at Real Madrid's stadium on Dec. 9, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said on Thursday.

Delayed Libertadores final could take place in Qatar

Fri, 30 Nov 2018 - 05:04 GMT

"Qatar is a possibility," the source said, with Dec. 8 the most likely date.

Genoa offers to host Libertadores final

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 11:50 GMT

The Genoa city government confirmed in a statement on Monday that it had written to the clubs offering to host the game.

Argentina pushes anti soccer hooligan bill after Boca-River melee

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 07:29 GMT

The riot was especially embarrassing to the country as it prepares to host a summit of the G20 bloc of nations on Friday.

Libertadores final postponed after Boca bus attacked, players hurt

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 02:40 GMT

The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final was postponed on Saturday after Boca Juniors players were hurt when their bus was attacked by River Plate fans outside the stadium, ruining what was supposed to be a landmark day for Argentine football.

At Boca-River Superclasico, fans take centre stage

Fri, 23 Nov 2018 - 02:20 GMT

They call it the greatest rivalry in football and the people who watch it the greatest fans in the world. And this weekend, they are calling the meeting of Argentina's Boca Juniors and River Plate the greatest final ever.

River Plate returns from La Bombonera with a draw

Mon, 12 Nov 2018 - 02:23 GMT

Both teams faced for the first time at Copa Libertadores final and the host team fans packed their stadium to support their team against their fiercest rivals.

Away fans not allowed to attend Copa Libertadores final

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 - 07:46 GMT

Boca Juniors achieved six Copa Libertadores titles, while their arch rivals, River Plate, achieved three titles.

Barcelona challenges Boca Juniors for Juan Gamper trophy

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 01:50 GMT

This game is Barcelona’s final preparation for the new season and Barca fans are expected to pack the stadium to watch their new signings.

Boca Juniors clinch Argentine Superliga title with 2-2 draw

Thu, 10 May 2018 - 11:51 GMT

Boca Juniors won the Argentina Superliga title on Wednesday when a 2-2 draw away to Gimnasia y Esgrima

Teves suffers an injury in a prison match

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 01:15 GMT

Boca Junior’s striker Carlos Tevez is set to be out of the match against Talleres de Córdoba this Sunday as he suffers a calf injury.

River Plate beat Boca to win Argentine Supercup

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 12:40 GMT

River Plate scored a goal in each half to secure a 2-0 Argentine Supercup win over Boca Juniors in a showdown between the Buenos Aires rivals on Wednesday.