It's too early to pass judgement on the Venky's era at Blackburn Rovers, but any last minute transfer business will give an indication of what's to come for the Lancashire club. Sam Kelly looks at an intriguing transfer saga.
There's something of the 'Pre-Italia 90 Robert Robson' about Claudio Borghi. A good man, with a fine record at Colo Colo and Argentinos Juniors, Bichi is now in the extreme glare at stuttering Boca. Sam Kelly reports from Argentina.
What does supporting a team mean to you? Can it only be one team? Is more than one cheating? How does it make you feel? IBWM might be wrong, but we suspect it might just be a bit like Layla Carlsson feels.
This week officially marks the opening of 'itchy-trigger-finger season'. Well, officially according to IBWM anyway. We really should give you some stats here, but the knives are well sharpened in South America. Sam Kelly reports from Buenos Aires.
Old fashioned. Proper. Target man. Centre forward. You know the type; good in the air, difficult to play against, etc. And so valued here. England? Norway? Argentina, actually. Welcome to IBWM Dan Colasimone.
IBWM loves Argentina and always has. Not just for the quality of the football and the passion of the fans, but also the unadulterated silliness that is point scoring in the Apertura. Pay attention dear reader and let Sam Kelly explain.
As reputations for being outspoken go, there are few that can rival Ricardo La Volpe's. As moustaches go, there are few that can rival Ricardo La Volpe's. The hirsute Argentinean is back in the spotlight again this week; here's Alistair Cubbon to tell you more.
Over 30, unfit, questionable attitude, unreasonable demands but can still play a bit? There may be an opening for you in South America. Sam Kelly looks at week 2 in Argentina and the final(?) episode of the Juan-Román saga.