World Cup South Africa 2010: Argentina’s 23

Diego Maradona has confirmed the 23 names he's taking as members of the Argentina squad to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Ariel Garcé, of Colón de Santa Fe, is going to South Africa, as is Boca Juniors' Martín Palermo and Estudiantes' Juan Sebastián Verón, but the other Argentina-based players called up in... Continue Reading →

World Cup preliminary squad: my thoughts

Having sat inside all bloody afternoon waiting for an announcement that was supposed to come at 3pm and eventually arrived just after 7, this will only be a brief post, but all the same I thought I'd put up a few initial thoughts on Diego Maradona's list of thirty players, from whom 23 will be... Continue Reading →

Argentina squad to face Spain

On the 14th November Diego Maradona's Argentina will face Spain in Atlético de Madrid's Estadio Vicente Calderón in a friendly as the first part of their preparation for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. On Friday, Maradona named his squad for the match, which will consist solely of players playing for clubs outside Argentina,... Continue Reading →

Some pre-season action

Boca Juniors' squad took off for Europe on Sunday in readiness to take part in the Audi Cup in Munich (their first match is on Wednesday against Manchester United), but over the weekend there have already been some Argentine clubs and players in pre-season action. River Plate beat Everton thanks to a great Ariel Ortega... Continue Reading →

Argentina squad vs Colombia & Ecuador

Diego Maradona has announced the squad for Argentina's next competitive matches, the World Cup 2010 qualifiers at home to Colombia on the 6th of June, and away to Ecuador on the 10th. The purpose of that 'B' international on Wednesday night has been revealed - no fewer than nine players from the domestic game have... Continue Reading →

Argentina B squad vs Panama

On the 20th of this month, a national side consisting solely of players from the domestic league (which HEGS shall henceforth refer to as 'Argentina B') will take on Panama in Santa Fe. Diego Maradona announced the squad (including six Boca Juniors or Estudiantes players who won't be involved unless their club have been eliminated from the Copa Libertadores... Continue Reading →

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