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Mark Cook: The English Keeper Who Played in Peru

English footballers generally don’t leave their own domestic leagues. This is not counting other parts of the United Kingdom of course. While there are exceptions, the place you’d least expect them would be in South America. Peru has had its own. His name was Mark Cook and he was a goalkeeper. Mark Cook was born […]

Torneo Apertura Preview: Huancayo look to break poor away form as Cristal take on Alianza in the big match

Union Comercio vs Sport Huancayo Union Comercio have been poorly run this season, having made questionable decisions such as sacking off managers too early and bringing Manco and benching Miguel Carranza to accommodate a spot for him. Sport Huancayo on the other hand have been a poor away team, but there should be an exception […]

Torneo de Verano roundup

Alianza Atletico 0-3 Sport Rosario Despite the game being even on paper, Sport Rosario were not expected to win by a scoreline this big. Sporting Cristal loanee Rolando Carrasco opened the scoring immediately for the visitors. Janio Posito grabbed the other two in the 68th and 85th minute respectively. Pablo Lavandeira continues his fine form, […]

Peru Roundup: Sporting Cristal Run Riot

Sporting Cristal 4-1 Alianza Atletico Sporting Cristal ran riot on a sunny afternoon at the Alberto Gallardo in Rimac. The score was 4-0 at half time. Ortiz opened the score with a nice shot from right outside the box to give Los Cerveceros the lead in the 5th minute. 10 minutes later, Horacio Calcaterra doubled […]

Club Deportivo Zuñiga and Renzo Sheput

Club Deportivo Zuñiga are a football club in Lima, currently playing in the third tier of Peruvian Football. In the past, they were one of the best academies in the country with notable alumni being Renzo Sheput (Juan Aurich, ex-Sporting Cristal), Andy Pando (Universidad Cesar Vallejo, ex Alianza Lima), Sydney Faiffer (Sport Boys) and Edgar […]

Peru’s ‘Superclasico’ headlines another exciting weekend of Primera Division action

Friday, April 14th 2017 Sporting Cristal vs Alianza Atletico Sporting Cristal will feel that this game is just as winnable as last weekend’s game against Sport Rosario. Alianza Atletico are weaker than Rosario and at home, Los Cerveceros will be disappointed with anything other than a win. Player to watch: Cristan Ortiz Ortiz was a […]

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