Argentines Abroad: the pre-international roundup

With the World Cup qualifiers approaching, it's time to take a look at how Alejandro Sabella's boys - and those he's not called up - did in the weekend just gone for their clubs. Alejandro Faurlín impressed in defeat in England, Lionel Messi was subdued but ultimately decisive in Spain, where Marcelo Bielsa only gains... Continue Reading →

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Be afraid…

With two days still to go before Argentina take on Germany in perhaps the most evenly-matches quarter-final of the South Africa 2010 World Cup, there's not a lot interesting to report - Diego Maradona won't be changing the formation, though one or two players might come in or be dropped. You can read about those... Continue Reading →

One step forward…

Argentina's preparations for their World Cup second round match on Sunday against Mexico continue apace, with FIFA officially confirming that Juan Sebastián Verón's 135 successful passes against Greece is a new record for a single player in a single match in World Cups (statistics started in 1966). On the squad's day off, Jonás Gutiérrez -... Continue Reading →

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