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Articles by Rory Symon

Before the kick-off of the League Cup Final between Liverpool and Manchester City at London’s Wembley Stadium, much of the conversation had been focused on City’s soon-to-be-departing Chilean manager Manuel Pellegrini’s decision to stay loyal to uncapped Argentine keeper Willy …

Racing’s win against Boca effectively kickstarts the former’s campaign, while it also confirms what we’ve all been thinking about the latter: it’s not as good as it should be.

The game wasn’t even 10 minutes old when the decisive goal …

After waiting a month to receive his signed Messi jersey, 5-year-old Murtaza Ahmadi is clearly hard to please. The Afghan boy went viral last month after his brother uploaded a picture of him wearing a blue and white plastic bag

River Plate marked the start of its Copa Libertadores title defense with a 4-0 thrashing of Venezuelan outfit Trujillanos.

It wasn’t until the second half, however, that the deadlock was broken at the Estadio José Alberto Peréz in Valera.

The …

Whatever it is with heads of states and football, we’ll never know. It’s not that it’s inconsequential, but in the grand scheme of things winning a popularity contest can apparently be greatly influenced by which ball-kicking group of men you …

Admittedly there’s no such thing as an “easy” continental match, but Boca made securing a draw against Colombian team Deportivo Cali look like hard work. Mainly because it is hard work to play against a team that only understands half …

The Copa América Centenario draws have been made with Argentina set to continue its rivalry with Chile, who defeated La Selección in the 2015 final.

The 16-team tournament, upgraded from the previous 12, has been set up to mark 100 …

This week marks the 35th anniversary of Diego Maradona’s debut for Boca Juniors against Talleres de Córdoba, a game in which he scored twice, setting the tone for the rest of his career.

His move from Argentinos Juniors, whom …

During an interview with Radio Francia Internacional, President Mauricio Macri was asked which football player he preferred: Leo Messi (All Hail Him) or Diego Maradona (God Save Him).

A true politician, he responded with a vague, middle-of-the-road answer: “For …

Fans in Rosario were treated to a thrilling, clichéd 3-3 draw as River Plate continues its slow start to the season. It was River who took the lead in the 6th minute with striker Lucas Alario rising above Rosario …