Under-21 friendly: Argentina 4 – 0 Netherlands

The French city of Toulon is hosting a friendly Under 21 international tournament this month which Sergio Batista's boys have travelled to, and on Wednesday they played their first match against the Netherlands, and demonstrated after the embarrassment of the Under 20s' failure to qualify to defend their crown at the the Egypt 2009 World... Continue Reading →

Olympic Football Tournament: Argentina 2 – 1 Netherlands (AET)

Argentina advanced to the semi-finals of the Olympic Football Tournament in China on Saturday, after beating the Netherlands 2-1 after extra time in Shanghai. Barcelona star Lionel Messi was the key man for an Argentine side who found it hard, at times, to get out of first gear, but who still created more good chances... Continue Reading →

It was thirty years ago today…

With the regular editorial having made way a little while ago for my regular Pitch Invasion column, I've decided to put the page on HEGS to a slightly different use from now on. Periodically (hopefully approximately every two weeks) I'll be posting a piece looking back on a segment of Argentina's long and rich footballing... Continue Reading →

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