Olympic Football Tournament: Argentina squad

The final squad for Argentina's defence of their gold medal in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Football Tournament has been announced by Under 23 coach Sergio Batista. Following Bayern München's refusal to allow Martín Demichelis to join the squad, and Real Madrid doing likewise with Gonzalo Higuaín, the side looks slightly different to that originally named... Continue Reading →

Messi to Beijing, and mixed fortunes in Avellaneda

The winners of at least one event in the 2008 Beijing Olympics may as well be handed their medals now. Argentina will surely be successful in their defence of the title they won in Athens four years ago, because it was confirmed on Tuesday that Barcelona will allow Lionel Messi to join the squad. Elsewhere Julio... Continue Reading →

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