Thursday, January 10, 2008

Some Albiceleste News

Who is Emanuel Villa?

Now a lot of news has been published in perhaps every daily in the world about this player. As of now, nothing much that we’ve heard about him before this. Though the January transfer is still in the early stage, so far this has been the most exciting transfer to date.


Derby County’s manager Paul JEWELL is pretty much excited about this signing, striker Emanuel VILLA.

I've seen him play and his reputation in South America is very high,” He told the club's Web site. "His attributes give me no doubt he'll adapt to the English game quickly."

The 25-year-old signed a three-and-a-half-year deal worth £ 2 million from Mexican side UAG Tecos, on Friday and could most likely make his Ram's debut this coming weekend clash against Wigan.

As a result Tecos manager, who is non other than Cesar Luis MENOTTI was furious about the deal that he has decided to quit his job at the club.


Castroman signs with Boca

Boca Juniors are already rebuilding for the new season, and their latest acquisition Lucas CASTROMAN explained to the press that moving to Argentina's most popular club was a dream come true.

"Today I am at the team where I always dreamed to be as a youngster,"affirmed ex-Lazio player, who on Tuesday commenced training with his new club at Casa Amarilla, La Boca, Buenos Aires.

CASTROMAN was signed from Club America, Mexico.

Volley Boys failed on Olympics birth

The national men’s volleyball team failed to book an automatic birth for the 2008 Beijing Olympics after losing to Venezuela 25-22, 22-25, 23-25 & 16-25.

Argentina's volleyball squad has participated in the last six Olympics and its best finish was the bronze medal in South Korea in 1988. Argentina can still reach the Beijing Games, depending on the outcome of a qualifying tournament to be held in the next two months in Portugal.

Heinze out for five weeks

Real Madrid’s defender Gabriel HEINZE is out for five weeks after suffering a torn hamstring.

2 comments:

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johnny said...

OK, here's Emanuel Villa:

http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emanuel_Villa