South American Football
They may have gone through financial ruin, a period of 14 years without a home ground and a move to one of Buenos Aires’ roughest neighbourhoods, not to mention relegation, but San Lorenzo look set to be finally going home.
It’s worth noting Denis Stracqualursi’s name fits perfectly to the tune of Gerry and the Pacemakers’ Ferry ‘Cross The Mersey.
The rocky landscape of Valle del Chota in northern Ecuador rarely gives the local fruit farmers much to cheer about. One bumper crop the region has been harvesting on a regular basis however is highly talented footballers.
Agustín Delgado and Édison Méndez grew up a stone’s throw from each other in the impoverished village of Chota. [...]
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