Messi back as Lionel Scaloni names Argentina squad to face Venezuela and Morocco

Argentina manager Lionel Scaloni announced his latest squad on Thursday, ahead of two friendlies which act as warm ups for the Copa América in Brazil in a few months' time. The headline news is that Lionel Messi's break from international football is coming to an end: some outlets had reported earlier in the week that... Continue Reading →

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Boca Juniors open their 2019 Libertadores campaign away to Jorge Wilstermann

Jorge Wilstermann v Boca Juniors (Tuesday, 20:30 Cochabamba, 21:30 ART, 19:30 EST, 00:30 Weds GMT) Last year’s Copa Libertadores runners up Boca Juniors begin their quest to go one better on Tuesday night as the group stage of the 2019 competition gets underway. Boca are visiting Cochabamba, Bolivia, to take on Jorge Wilstermann, and readers... Continue Reading →

Friday football preview: round one

During the new Argentine Primera División season, I'll have an article each Friday lunchtime on The Bubble looking forward to the highlights and lowlights from the coming weekend of football - in short, which matches you should try to set aside the time to watch (and try to get along to, if you're in Buenos Aires)... Continue Reading →

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