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WORLD CUP

Few glimmers of hope in lacklustre win over Haiti

Three goals in the second half against Haiti fail to cast aside the national team’s disappointing performance in the first 45 minutes. On the evidence of Tuesday night’s game, much more will be needed if the team is to avoid the humilation of an early exit in Russia.

Saturday 2 June, 2018

ARGENTINE FOOTBALL

Superliga fails to address underlying issues

So little has changed since promises of a new era for Argentine football. Most clubs continue to scrape by hand to mouth from month-to-month, while fans are yet to see any real improvements to go with the new logo.

Saturday 19 May, 2018

ARGENTINE FOOTBALL

The thankless task of life between the posts

He’s 22 and Boca’s number one, yet Agustín Rossi was mocked and jeered after his error against Palmeiras this week in a crucial Copa Libertadores clash. Hardly ever praised and always under pressure, who’d want to be a goalkeeper?

Saturday 28 April, 2018

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