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The Copa Libertadores – arguably the greatest club comptetition on the planet, thanks to its penchant for chaos (we`re looking at you, Felipe Melo), upset and unpredictability – is in full swing, with six Argentine teams still competing for …

President of the Argentine Football Association (AFA) Claudio ‘Chiqui’ Tapia has bitten back against former national team coach Edgardo Bauza, who yesterday criticized him for the handling of his sacking last month.

“Good men say things face to face. He …

Barely two weeks have passed since Edgardo Bauza sat alongside newly-elected AFA President Claudio `Chiqui`Tapia and since-departed Marcelo Tinelli to announce his departure as coach of the national side. Back then, he spoke agreeably of the decision and affirmed his …

While attention was focused on a certain Rosarino blowing the title race wide open in Madrid last night, his old club were doing much of the same here in Argentina.

Newell’s pile the pressure on leaders Boca

It wasn´t all …

What began with threats of legal action by Sevilla against AFA over its intention to poach the club’s coach Jorge Sampaoli and bring it to lead the national team, now seems to be out of the Andalucians’ hands.

Speaking in …

Vice-President of the Argentine Football Association’s national teams, Marcelo Tinelli, announced yesterday that he will step down from the position with immediate effect, as well as his role as Vice President of club San Lorenzo. The decision comes less than …

Oscar “Sapito” (little frog) Gómez, The alleged main perpetrator behind the death of football fan Emmanuel Balbo is now in police custody. Gómez is accused of instigating the incident of football violence which led to 22 year-old Emmanuel Balbo falling …

The tragic scenes at Belgrano`s Mario Kempes stadium remind us that football isn`t everything, however, games went ahead as usual. Here`s some of what happened.

Last-minute equaliser leaves it tight at the top

Second-placed Newell`s Old Boys` goalless draw against …

In need of a bit of mid-week inspiration? Like the something from a Hollywood film, this is the tale of a freak footballing accident which led to a young man, César Torres, losing his memory completely. His notion of who …

Football violence, the ugly side of the game is proving hard to eliminate. However, recently the national government has taken steps to tackle the problem, instructing the Ministry of Security to “prevent violence during football matches” in newly signed legislation.