The year 51 A.D.

That's 'After Diego'. We're entering that year today, because Saturday, 30th October 2010 sees Diego Armando Maradona celebrate his 50th birthday. It's been a fittingly eventful year for him, during which he's become a grandfather, had numerous arguments with Pelé (okay, so there's nothing new there), irritated his own country's president, strengthened his friendship with... Continue Reading →

Ten years on

The 25th October 1997 was an historic day in the history of football, and today we arrive at its tenth anniversary. Because ten years ago today, in the Monumental, Boca Juniors beat River Plate 2-1. Historic for what exactly? No, my fellow River fans, it wasn't the last time we lost a superclásico (the unbeaten run... Continue Reading →

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