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# argentina - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad
# Welcome Back
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# Welcome Back

Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad

Mar 7th 2019, 4:17 PM 5,684 Views 15 Comments

The Barcelona captain has not played for his country since the World Cup.

# argentina - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Leo Messi expected to end his exile from Argentina national team
# Prodigal Son
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# Prodigal Son

Leo Messi expected to end his exile from Argentina national team

Mar 6th 2019, 7:51 PM 11,370 Views 5 Comments

The great man hasn’t played international football since the World Cup.

# argentina - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Funeral of footballer Emiliano Sala takes place in Argentina
# RIP
# RIP

Funeral of footballer Emiliano Sala takes place in Argentina

Feb 16th 2019, 1:20 PM 19,004 Views 7 Comments

The 28-year-old striker died in a plane crash on 21 January.

# argentina - Friday 15 February, 2019

Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
# Centenary
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# Centenary

Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Feb 15th 2019, 1:20 PM 5,862 Views 13 Comments

A potential bid by Ireland and Britain would face opposition from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

# argentina - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Higuain Premier League-bound as Chelsea confirm loan deal for Argentinian striker
# CONFIRMED
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# CONFIRMED

Higuain Premier League-bound as Chelsea confirm loan deal for Argentinian striker

Jan 23rd 2019, 8:53 PM 5,349 Views 8 Comments

The 31-year-old has linked back up with his old Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri.

# argentina - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Diego Maradona undergoes successful surgery
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Diego Maradona undergoes successful surgery

Jan 13th 2019, 1:01 PM 3,591 Views 3 Comments

The 58-year-old Dorados coach has had an operation and will “return to work as soon as possible”.

# argentina - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Maradona reassures fans after health scare
# El Diego
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# El Diego

Maradona reassures fans after health scare

Jan 5th 2019, 10:45 AM 5,261 Views 0 Comments

After being released from hospital, Diego Maradona has apologised for worrying his fans.

# argentina - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico
# Different Class
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# Different Class

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:57 PM 7,183 Views 16 Comments

Pele had all the attributes that a footballer needs, according to the 1970s and 80s Brazil star.

# argentina - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Appeal rejected: Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will go ahead in Madrid
# Green Light
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# Green Light

Appeal rejected: Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will go ahead in Madrid

Dec 8th 2018, 4:29 PM 5,880 Views 0 Comments

Boca Juniors lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday to be awarded the title.

# argentina - Friday 30 November, 2018

Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands
# G20
# G20

Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands

Nov 30th 2018, 7:28 AM 23,834 Views 57 Comments

If Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the Falklands’ economy could be dealt a hammer blow.

# argentina - Thursday 29 November, 2018

All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham
# The Baa-baas
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# The Baa-baas

All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham

Nov 29th 2018, 12:15 AM 9,222 Views 9 Comments

There’s a South African flavour to the Barbarians XV this weekend.

# argentina - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays
# Joe Show
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# Joe Show

Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays

Nov 20th 2018, 5:00 PM 38,928 Views 13 Comments

There were fresh examples of the head coach’s clever thinking against the All Blacks.

# argentina - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Wreck of missing Argentine submarine discovered almost a year to the day since it disappeared
# ARA San Juan
# ARA San Juan

Wreck of missing Argentine submarine discovered almost a year to the day since it disappeared

Nov 17th 2018, 1:28 PM 25,691 Views 7 Comments

“Can you imagine? There were 44 boys who were alive when they got on the submarine.”

# argentina - Monday 12 November, 2018

Impressive first start for Addison after being catapulted in for Henshaw
# Classy Operator
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# Classy Operator

Impressive first start for Addison after being catapulted in for Henshaw

Nov 12th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,985 Views 14 Comments

The Ulster back was sprung into the starting team around 20 minutes before kick-off.

# argentina - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina
# No Luck
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# No Luck

'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina

Nov 10th 2018, 8:44 PM 22,066 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old suffered the injury in the first half at the Aviva Stadium.

Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin
# Battle
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# Battle

Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin

Nov 10th 2018, 8:25 PM 40,890 Views 133 Comments

Joe Schmidt and his team have plenty to work on before the All Blacks visit next weekend.

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, November Tests From The42
Live Nov 10th 2018, 5:28 PM

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, November Tests

'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack
# Sob
From The42
# Sob

'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack

Nov 10th 2018, 8:15 AM 11,263 Views 15 Comments

The 31-year-old Tullow man is back in Ireland’s seven shirt after a year-long absence.

Cunning plans, 900kg and bajada - Ireland's November Tests go up a gear
# Preview
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# Preview

Cunning plans, 900kg and bajada - Ireland's November Tests go up a gear

Nov 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,902 Views 10 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side welcome Argentina to the Aviva Stadium this evening at 6.30pm.

# argentina - Friday 9 November, 2018

Lightning Larmour backed by Ireland to step up at 15 against Pumas
# Jordan
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# Jordan

Lightning Larmour backed by Ireland to step up at 15 against Pumas

Nov 9th 2018, 9:30 PM 19,510 Views 20 Comments

‘When you see the way he goes about preparing for a game, you have a lot of confidence that he’ll deliver.’

'We had a beer yesterday' - Pumas coach Ledesma picks Schmidt's brain
# Clermont Crew
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# Clermont Crew

'We had a beer yesterday' - Pumas coach Ledesma picks Schmidt's brain

Nov 9th 2018, 6:25 PM 11,361 Views 5 Comments

The Argentina boss played for Clermont during Schmidt’s time as attack coach at the Top 14 club.

'No matter what Joe does, he has changed Irish rugby' - Rory Best
# Legacy
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# Legacy

'No matter what Joe does, he has changed Irish rugby' - Rory Best

Nov 9th 2018, 1:16 PM 5,665 Views 17 Comments

The Ireland head coach is due to confirm his decision before the end of this month.

Schmidt promises a place in the stands for players looking beyond Argentina
# Blackout Zone
From The42
# Blackout Zone

Schmidt promises a place in the stands for players looking beyond Argentina

Nov 9th 2018, 1:56 AM 11,448 Views 4 Comments

‘One of the dangers that they understand fully is any look that far ahead (and) they compromise what they deliver this weekend.’

# argentina - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out
# Reaction
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# Reaction

Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out

Nov 8th 2018, 5:05 PM 30,962 Views 55 Comments

The All Blacks loom large as Joe Schmidt named his team to face Argentina.

Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale
# Bright Young Things
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# Bright Young Things

Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale

Nov 8th 2018, 6:00 AM 6,883 Views 7 Comments

The two young wings were opposing fullbacks in 2016, and could come face to face on a wing in the Aviva Stadium this weekend.

# argentina - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

How well do you remember Ireland's painful World Cup exits at the hands of Argentina?
# Heartbreakers
From The42
# Heartbreakers

How well do you remember Ireland's painful World Cup exits at the hands of Argentina?

Nov 7th 2018, 8:01 PM 30,939 Views 12 Comments

Come relive some Puma pain with us.

'The homework Tadhg does gets him into positions to play the way he does'
# Bajadita
From The42
# Bajadita

'The homework Tadhg does gets him into positions to play the way he does'

Nov 7th 2018, 7:15 AM 13,264 Views 10 Comments

Argentina have historically been famed for their scrummaging but Ireland should be confident up front.

Pumas promise 'new weapons' as they soak up Dublin
# Submerged In The Bowl
From The42
# Submerged In The Bowl

Pumas promise 'new weapons' as they soak up Dublin

Nov 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,370 Views 14 Comments

Argentina have bested Ireland three times out of four in World Cups, but their schedule has made winning in Dublin look increasingly unlikely in recent years.

Consistency is king for hard-working and high-ball-catching Conway
# Aerial Skills
From The42
# Aerial Skills

Consistency is king for hard-working and high-ball-catching Conway

Nov 7th 2018, 6:30 AM 6,132 Views 1 Comment

The 27-year-old has been putting time into the little details that make a big difference.

# argentina - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland
# Puma Pride
From The42
# Puma Pride

Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland

Nov 6th 2018, 11:42 AM 5,791 Views 11 Comments

‘On the day, (Argentina) can be very good. If they don’t get it (going) they can look not that good.’

Beirne's big outing in Chicago leaves Ireland spoiled in second row
# Headache
From The42
# Headache

Beirne's big outing in Chicago leaves Ireland spoiled in second row

Nov 6th 2018, 7:48 AM 10,748 Views 32 Comments

Joe Schmidt has very strong options in the locking department

No excuses for Schmidt's Ireland as they aim to move up a gear for Pumas
# Jet Lag
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# Jet Lag

No excuses for Schmidt's Ireland as they aim to move up a gear for Pumas

Nov 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,072 Views 16 Comments

26 of the Irish players only got back from Chicago yesterday morning.

# argentina - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Ireland's win in Chicago allows players to put hands up for Argentina Test
# Options
From The42
# Options

Ireland's win in Chicago allows players to put hands up for Argentina Test

Nov 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 33,162 Views 70 Comments

Joe Schmidt was impressed with the likes of Tadhg Beirne as his team beat Italy.

# argentina - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics
# Karate Kid
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# Karate Kid

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

Oct 18th 2018, 8:00 PM 14,959 Views 17 Comments

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

# argentina - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat
# South America
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# South America

Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat

Oct 16th 2018, 10:26 PM 5,858 Views 0 Comments

Brazil edged past Argentina in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday thanks to Miranda’s dramatic late winner.

# argentina - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Maradona: 'Messi's a great player, but he's not a leader... Let’s stop making a God out of him'
# Not Impressed
From The42
# Not Impressed

Maradona: 'Messi's a great player, but he's not a leader... Let’s stop making a God out of him'

Oct 13th 2018, 1:27 PM 5,691 Views 22 Comments

Maradona believes Messi is the wrong choice for the Argentina captain.

# argentina - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'

Oct 9th 2018, 10:07 AM 11,077 Views 1 Comment

The legendary World Cup winner has slammed the lack of support shown to a talisman figure, while also ruling out a second stint as national team boss.

# argentina - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Wallabies stage record comeback to beat Pumas and ease pressure on Michael Cheika
# Wallabies
From The42
# Wallabies

Wallabies stage record comeback to beat Pumas and ease pressure on Michael Cheika

Oct 7th 2018, 4:20 AM 10,622 Views 0 Comments

The Wallabies avoided finishing bottom of the table and back-to-back losses to the Pumas for the first time in history.

# argentina - Monday 1 October, 2018

Maradona urges Messi to retire from Argentina duty: 'The U15s lose and it's his fault'
# Messi Situation
From The42
# Messi Situation

Maradona urges Messi to retire from Argentina duty: 'The U15s lose and it's his fault'

Oct 1st 2018, 9:26 AM 6,556 Views 3 Comments

Lionel Messi should quit international football, according to his legendary compatriot.

# argentina - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Much-changed All Blacks bounce back to retain Rugby Championship crown
# Back To Black
From The42
# Back To Black

Much-changed All Blacks bounce back to retain Rugby Championship crown

Sep 30th 2018, 9:44 AM 10,700 Views 3 Comments

Rieko Ioane’s double against Argentina helped secure another title for the world champions.