Newell’s Old Boys are once again looking for a new coach after Javier Sanguinetti handed in his resignation on Monday.
Newell’s Old Boys has a new club president. Dr Ignacio Astore, a medical professional who was once employed by the club as the team’s doctor, received the most votes in the twice-postponed club elections on Sunday.
The death has been announced of trailblazing coach José Yudica at the age of 85.
Yudica, known as “El Piojo” (The Louse) was a Rosario native who started his playing career at Newell’s Old Boys in 1954 before playing for a number of clubs in Argentina such as Boca Juniors and Vélez Sarsfield.
Newell’s Old Boys has revealed its new shirt for the upcoming 2021-22 season. The red and black Umbro design is initially offered without a sponsor and is a tribute shirt to the Newell’s side of 1991 who won the Argentine Championship at La Bombonera, the home of Boca Juniors.
50-year-old Gamboa returns to Newell’s for his second spell as manager, 13 years after his first spell. He won 3 titles as a player with Newell’s as part of Bielsa’s all-conquering side of the 1990s.