The transfers of Argentina native players Ismael Sosa, Silvio Romero and Alfonso Arturo "Ponchito" Gonzalez were the main surprises on Wednesday in the Liga MX draft held in Cancun.
A total of 75 transactions were completed over 12 hours with about $53 million spent in all of the negotiations. The big winners of the night were clubs like Leon, who completed six moves, and defending champion Pachuca, who brought in talented Mexican players such as Raul Lopez from Chivas and Erick Aguirre from Monarcas...
Guillermo Cantu, new general secretary at the Mexico Football Federation, told ESPN on Tuesday that Ricardo Antonio La Volpe is among several of his personal preferences for the new permanent coach for El Tri.
"In my mind, I have a few," Cantu told ESPN's Jose Ramon Fernandez. "There are interesting coaches. Rayo Vallecano's coach [Paco Jemez], I like his proposal. Unai Emery [Sevilla], I like. They may or may not be options for the national team, but I like them."
MEXICO CITY -- Two Mexican league players, jailed in connection with a weekend fight that seriously injured a young man, were suspended by their club on Tuesday.
Second-division club Necaxa said via Twitter that Luis Gorocito and Alejandro Molina will be on suspension indefinitely "until their legal situation related to these regrettable incidents reaches a conclusion."
Fancying his chances against opponents Necaxa from kickoff, Mineros striker Gustavo Ramirez duly went and scored the fastest goal in the history of Mexican football when he stepped up and walloped on in from the half-way line with just a shade over three seconds on the clock.
The goal was originally wrongly clocked at seven seconds, but the Mexican second division's official website did a bit of in-depth analysis and duly came to the conclusion that Ramirez's 55-yard super strike was indeed the...