STAR NAME SACRIFICED

Argentina boss vindicated in decision to drop Carlos Tevez

Albiceleste claim fourth straight win without Tevez in the team

Carlos Tevez at the Copa America

The Spoiler loves a man prepared to take a risk and Argentina coach Sergio Batista did just that on Monday night by ditching the 4-3-3 formation that he had [...]

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COPA AMERICA TRENDS

Profit from Argentina and Brazil failure at Copa America

A slow start is affordable in the competition with very few losers

Brazil and Argentina’s group stage performances

The Copa America gets underway in the early hours of Saturday morning and the odd format of the group stage, which sees eight of the 12 participating [...]

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just say 'no'...

Maradona’s wasn’t the only doped up Argentinean footballer

This really is Maradona…

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You remember that mad-eyed-bat-sh*t-mental celebration that Diego Maradona did after scoring at USA 1994? Well, it turns out that’s probably how most of the Argentinean players were feeling – if Maradona’s latest accusation is anything to go by.

Diego has had a long running feud [...]

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BE THERE, OR BE SQUARE

Japan hold Argentina to ransom over Messi

JFA want Lionel to turn out for friendly… or else

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Last month Lionel Messi bore a good chunk of the criticism aimed at Barcelona‘s disastrous pre-season tour of South Korea, in which the country paid £2m to put on a friendly only for Barca to field mostly reserves and [...]

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