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 →

Déja vu

Argentina's performance yesterday against South Korea was highly impressive, and plenty of people have suddenly started suspecting they could go all the way and win the World Cup after all. Four years ago, though, we were in the same place after a 6-0 evisceration of Serbia & Montenegro in the second group game. And we... Continue Reading →

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