Tag Archives: Argentina

Week in Review, March 21-25 2011

Posted on by Robert Hay

After the shine of the first weekend has worn off, MLS gets into the grind with some of its biggest names missing for international duty.  Some teams have a second chance to show they’ve improved, while some have another chance … Continue reading

Week in Review, March 14-18 2011

Posted on by Robert Hay

Good evening everyone, and happy MLS First Matchday Eve.  As promised, our week in review feature is shifting to Friday to cover the week’s news and items that flew under the radar.  As expected, most of these involve preparations for … Continue reading

Weekend Updates: January 28-31, 2011

Posted on by Robert Hay

At the beginning of the year, I asked readers for feedback on different features they would like to see on the site, with the hope of giving some new content and new opportunities for discussion.  One new idea was to … Continue reading

El Clasico: Messi’s form ahead of Real Madrid clash

Posted on by Rami Soufi

Lionel Messi is without doubt one of the best players in the world if not the most talented at the moment. Messi has been in scintillating form the last couple of years having scored 38 goals in 51 appearances in … Continue reading

Diego Maradona To The Premier League?

Posted on by James Beckett

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has admitted that he does want to manage in the Premier League. It’s sure to be a statement that will raise a few eyebrows, but would any Premier League club really want the man, who’s infamous … Continue reading

Argentina 0-4 Germany: Video Highlights

Posted on by Christopher Harris

At the quarter-final stage of a World Cup tournament, matches are often very close. We’re used to seeing extra time, penalty kicks or low scoring games. But Saturday, Germany put on a clinic in how to play defensively sound soccer … Continue reading

Mission Accomplished!

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr

Today the US progressed, and not just to the next round of 16 in this World Cup. They progressed in the ranks of world football. Their status, their pedigree was elevated. How so? They did something that they as a … Continue reading

World Cup 2010: Six Reasons Why I Love Argentina

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Shhh, don’t tell anyone. But I’m in love with Argentina. Not the country but the incredible way that the Argentina national team is playing soccer. After today’s performance, they are by far the greatest football playing team in the tournament. … Continue reading

The World Cup Summary Week One- How Is Your Team Doing?

Posted on by Kristian Downer

So the World Cup is now a week old, every team has played at least once. It is now becoming clear whether your team was a sound bet or as dodgy as a Northern Rock balance sheet. There have already been … Continue reading

Starting In May On EPL Talk: World Cup Legends

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Last year, I was lucky enough to do a fabulous series on English football legends, which saw me delve back through history to cover 11 players that perhaps never get the credit they deserve. Football is such a fickle sport … Continue reading

Is Lionel Messi Unstoppable?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

At the moment the answer would most likely be a resounding “Yes” considering Lionel Messi’s torrid scoring run and his great form. However, one would only need to look at Argentina’s matches to see how the talented Messi who is … Continue reading

The Outsiders Chasing A Place In The England World Cup Squad

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Tomorrow sees that magical mark of 100 days until the 19th World Cup begins and the chase for places outside of the main names is really beginning to hot up. Fabio Capello will probably have a definite idea of around … Continue reading

Being A Football Fan Can Be A Fickle Old Folly

Posted on by Rob McCluskey

In Europe, following a football team can be a lot like gaining another sibling. You even see in places like Argentina, where money is scarce, people will come out to see their team and live every moment of their season … Continue reading

Messi Wins Ballon d’Or

Posted on by Rami Soufi

As expected Lionel Messi succeeded Cristiano Ronaldo as the winner of the Ballon d’Or award. The Barcelona star comfortably won the prize but he admitted his surprise at the margin of victory as he received 240 points more than Cristiano Ronaldo who finished … Continue reading

Atlético Madrid Continues Their Stumbling Start

Posted on by Andy Pineda

Atlético Madrid prolonged their faltering start with a 1-1 draw against Racing Santander on Saturday.  Even with a man advantage for the majority of the second half, they lacked the finishing touch to nip the win from a feisty Santander … Continue reading

It’s Arrogant to Call Internationals Boring

Posted on by Richard Whittall

Gentleman, let us put away childish things. Yes, international breaks can provide some godawful football.  Yes, it doesn’t seem fair for a player to risk injury for a team he plays with only five times a year and miss games … Continue reading

Milito’s Goals Paying Off

Posted on by George Metellus

Last season, Diego Milito was a shining star for a team headed to relegation.  This season, he’s a star for a team headed to Europe.  For Genoa, he’s been the difference maker while becoming a leading contender for Capo Canionnieri in the … Continue reading

Diego Maradona Returns to the International Football Scene

Posted on by James Harris

As Diego Maradona prepares to return to the forefront of international football it is quite fitting that he will make his managerial debut of the Argentine national squad in the cauldron of all English hatred, Hampden Park.  Anyone that can … Continue reading