focus on river plate

Floating down the river

October 15, 2010
By Sam Kelly
In the boardroom, things have seldom been calmer at River Plate. Daniel Passarella became the club's president at the end of 2009, and recently his board of directors approved an ambitious new refinancing programme. The fans, alienated and angered by the corrupt and bumbling administration of previous president Jose Maria Aguilar, had almost forgotten what it was like not to feel irritated by the board.

Sadly for them, they've merely been given reason to transfer their ill feeling away ...

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