Diaz says he's glad to be back at River Plate

Ramon Diaz has taken over as coach of River Plate, assuming a tension-filled job with fans expecting quick results from the former striker who is returning for the third time as coach. The heat will also be on club president Daniel Passarella, who named Diaz coach on Thursday, a day after Matias Alymeda stepped down as the famous Buenos Aires team flirts with relegation. Diaz and...
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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

River appoints Ramon Diaz coach to replace Almeyda

River Plate appointed Ramon Diaz as its new coach to replace Matias Almeyda, who left saying he'd lost the support of club president Daniel Passarella. River Plate said Thursday in a statement that Diaz would sign a contract a day later. Diaz has strong connections to River Plate, where he was a striker in his playing days. He also coach River Plate a decade ago and has coached...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Riots, mayhem threaten Copa America, Passarella

The mayem that swept River Plate's Monumental stadium following the legendary club's relegation to the second division also threatens the upcoming Copa America and the future of the club's president Daniel Passarella. Police officials on Monday said 89 people were injured and 55 detained in riots sparked by rampaging fans, humiliated by the club's demotion despite a history that...
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June 27, 2011  |  Discuss

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