Category: Leagues: Argentine Primera

Where to find River Plate vs. Newell’s Old Boys on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch River Plate vs. Newell’s Old Boys in the Superliga Argentina, you’ve come to the right place. Despite neither club having a very successful season so far, River Plate and Newell’s Old Boys — two famous clubs from Argentina — clash against each other on Sunday night. In previous years, it’s been difficult to find the game on US airwaves, but here’s all of the info you need below. Match: River Plate vs. Newell’s Old Boys Kickoff: Sunday, 5:15pm ET Looking to watch River Plate vs. Newell’s Old Boys online from your work, ... Read more

Where to find River Plate vs. Boca Juniors on US TV and streaming

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch River Plate vs. Boca Juniors in the Superclásico, you’ve come to the right place. One of the most eagerly-anticipated games of the soccer calendar pits River Plate against Boca Juniors. In previous years, it’s been difficult to find the game on US airwaves, but here’s all of the info you need below. Match: River Plate vs. Boca Juniors Kickoff: Sunday, 4:05pm ET Looking to watch River Plate vs. Boca Juniors online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to ... Read more

River Plate-Boca Juniors Superclásico to be streamed live on Sunday in United States

Sunday’s Superclásico between River Plate and Boca Juniors will be streamed free of charge to soccer fans in the United States. The eagerly anticipated match between the two giants of Argentine soccer will be streamed via a company named Fanatiz, which owns the rights to several leagues from Argentina, Chile, Mexico and Peru. To watch the game for free, you need to sign up via the Fanatiz website. You’ll receive a complimentary pass that’ll allow you to watch the match (limited to the first 100,000 customers). With Fanatiz, you’ll be able to watch the Argentinian Superclásico live and in HD ... Read more

Turner Sports and FOX Sports acquire Argentine Primera Division rights, says report

Turner Sports and FOX Sports have teamed up in South America to acquire the rights to the Primera Division, according to a report by Reuters. Media in Argentina is reporting that FOX Sports Latin America and Turner Broadcasting System Latin America will pay $206 million per year for the rights to the league over a period of five years. The new deal will begin when the 2017-18 Primera Division season begins in August. It’s understood that the rights deal is for Argentina only and does not include other regions such as North America. According to a spokeswoman with Turner Latin ... Read more

Argentina strike spreads to 3rd, 4th divisions

Buenos Aires (AFP) – A footballers’ strike which has paralysed the Argentine league spread to the third and fourth divisions on Saturday, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said. Players are striking over unpaid wages despite a $22 million government payout to help solve the impasse. Union representatives (FAA) claim some players have not been paid for four months because the state had failed to redistribute broadcasting revenues to their clubs. As a result of the strike, only amateur matches were played at the weekend.

Argentine games suspended as players strike

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Footballers in Argentina pushed ahead with a strike on Friday over unpaid wages, forcing the year’s first league games to be suspended despite a $22 million government payout, officials said. Friday evening’s fixtures, Rosario Central versus Godoy Cruz and San Lorenzo against Belgrano were suspended, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) said. The Argentina Footballers’ Union (FAA) warned earlier that the government payout had not resolved the dispute. “Tomorrow (Friday) there will be no football. I maintain that the situation today is worse than yesterday,” said FAA spokesman Sergio Marchi. The union says some players have not ... Read more

Argentina footballers to strike despite cash handout

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Argentina footballers will go ahead with a strike on Friday over unpaid wages despite a payout of $22 million from the government, the players’ union said. The league is set to resume Friday for the second half of the season. However the Argentina Footballers’ Union (FAA) said that the government payout had not resolved the dispute. “Tomorrow (Friday) there will be no football. I maintain that the situation today is worse than yesterday,” said FAA spokesman Sergio Marchi. The union says some players have not been paid for four months because the state had failed to ... Read more

Argentina pays players to avert strike

Buenos Aires (AFP) – Argentina’s government said Thursday it paid $22 million dollars to the country’s Football Association to avert a players’ strike over unpaid wages that threatened to disrupt the new season. The Argentina Footballers’ Union (AFA) had threatened to strike on the first day of the season Friday in a dispute over redistribution of broadcasting revenues. It said some players had not been paid for four months because the state had failed to redistribute broadcasting revenues to their clubs. In a decision published in the official journal, the government approved the payment of 350 million pesos ($22 million) ... Read more