Category: Leagues: Argentine Primera

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

If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Boca Juniors vs. River Plate in the Superclásico, you’ve come to the right place. One of the most eagerly-anticipated games of the soccer calendar pits Boca Juniors against River Plate. 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: Boca Juniors vs. River Plate Kickoff: Sunday, 4:45pm ET Looking to watch Boca Juniors vs. River Plate online from your work, home or on the go? If you live in the USA, there are several options to ... Read more

A sterile aesthetic in American soccer fandom

Editor’s Note: Spencer Abel examines the aesthetic of soccer support in today’s stadiums and reflects on the broader interest for soccer in America.  The aesthetic of soccer has a persuasive power that’s able to knock the reason out of a spectator. In American soccer, that aesthetic is blunt. Catching a full 90 minutes of soccer in the United States often leads to confusion and a possible existential crisis. Despite MLS having been in operation for 24 years, many stadiums function as part-time homes for soccer teams. NYCFC plays at Yankee Stadium, the New England Revolution plays in the shadow of ... Read more

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