All smiles

The Maradona era has begun. Olé announced even before the friendly against Scotland had ended that 'the 19th of November, 2008, will be recorded with fire as a great ocassion in the history of our football.' Not that they're in any way hyperbolic. Diego himself was more reserved, but still showed in the post-match press... Continue Reading →

Scotland 0 – 1 Argentina

Diego Maradona's first match in charge of Argentina saw few surprises. Against improving and tenacious opponents, a big win was never on the cards, but those who've doubted the wisdom of Maradona's appointment can take some encouragement from a performance in which the Albiceleste actually played like a team. Atlético de Madrid's Maxi Rodríguez scored... Continue Reading →

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