Argentina v Bosnia-Herzegovina: a couple of World Cup previews

The day is finally upon us. I type at 4am on Sunday, 15th June 2014 - although I have yet to go to bed, for a significant portion of my readership Argentina's World Cup opener against Bosnia-Herzegovina in the new Maracanã is already 'today'. So, ahead of this first test, what are the key points,... Continue Reading →

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Tevez’s exclusion, and why Argentina won’t miss him at the World Cup

With the World Cup just around the corner, ESPNFC are ramping up coverage of each of the national teams, and you'll find their homepage for all 32 blogs here. I'm playing my part in writing for their Argentina team blog, of course, and following Tuesday's 30-man longlist announcement, I've written a piece for them on why... Continue Reading →

On Sunday, as HEGS readers will already know, young forward Mauro Icardi hit four goals for Sampdoria against Pescara in Serie A, beating Lionel Messi to a four goal haul by a few hours. The performance has sparked calls here in Argentina for Alejandro Sabella to call Icardi up to the national team as soon as... Continue Reading →

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