World Cup 2010: Argentina probable starting XI vs Mexico

Diego Maradona's been keeping everyone second-guessing for the last few days. It looked a day or two ago like there would only be a couple of changes to the Argentina side that beat Nigeria 1-0 in their first match of the World Cup, but as of Saturday afternoon things were looking a bit different. Maradona... Continue Reading →

Maradona speaks

Diego Maradona broke the Argentine national side's self-imposed media blackout (bar Sergio Agüero's infuriatingly over-exposed Twitter account) on Tuesday with a press conference two days before he'd been expected to call one. Javier Mascherano sat alongside him, mute for the most part, as perhaps a small part of the genius of having Maradona as manager... Continue Reading →

The gang’s all here

Argentina enjoyed their first training session as a full 23-man squad on Tuesday morning, with European Cup finalist Martín Demichelis and two of the men who beat him in that final, Diego Milito and Walter Samuel, training for the first time with the team. Lionel Messi didn't play yesterday due to Maradona's desire not to... Continue Reading →

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