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Amid all the excitement and hysteria surrounding Argentina’s two recent World Cup qualifiers, a story at least as important to Argentine football might have passed you by. One key part of the Asociación del Fútbol Argentino (AFA)’s new Statute, which …

It really was now or never for Bauza and his boys Tuesday night against Colombia. And boy, did they deliver. Lionel Messi was in absolutely scintillating form, stunning Colombia with a superb first-half free kick and two beautifully crafted assists.…

It might seem like only yesterday that the craziness of those winter delays to the season finally abated and the football season kicked off, but believe it or not we’re already nearly a third of the way into the Primera …

After an international break that was harder to sit through than most given Argentina’s dismal performances the Primera División is back this weekend, and here’s some advice on which games you should try to make a point of watching.

When’s

The B Nacional (second division) is on strike this week over unpaid television money among other issues, but the Primera División continues in Argentina, so here’s a day-by-day rundown of the weekend’s fixtures.

When’s Messi playing?

He’s not. Haven’t you

Impressive displays from Boca Juniors and River Plate last weekend were followed by drama in the Copa Sudamericana round of 32 in the three all-Argentine ties in midweek, and no sooner is that all over than we’re getting ready to …

One week on, one week off… and now it really begins. The Primera División is back following last week’s international break, and with everyone having had two full weeks to train and recover from any knocks during the opening round …

The Primera División is back, ladies and gents! August 19 has finally arrived, and that means a return for my weekly Friday football previews, so make yourself comfortable as I run you through the most attractive-looking fixtures coming up this …

It took its sweet time coming to the decision, but today the Argentine Football Association (AFA) officially unveils Edgardo Bauza as the new men’s senior national team manager. When making the announcement on Monday evening, AFA Normalization Committee President Armando …

Just like Dante had to go through nine circles of hell to atone for his sins before getting into Purgatory and, ultimately, Paradise, it seems like the Argentine Olympic football team is going through its very own Dante-esque odyssey on …