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# argentina - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity
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# Blackout

Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity

Jun 16th 2019, 4:47 PM 26,418 Views 17 Comments

Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.

Colombia's Martinez and Zapata stun Messi's Argentina at Copa
# Upset
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# Upset

Colombia's Martinez and Zapata stun Messi's Argentina at Copa

Jun 16th 2019, 9:35 AM 8,919 Views 5 Comments

Argentina were upstaged by their Colombian counterparts, who made a winning start in Group B.

# argentina - Monday 10 June, 2019

Argentina earn first-ever World Cup point in 2019 tournament's first goalless draw
# Scenes
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# Scenes

Argentina earn first-ever World Cup point in 2019 tournament's first goalless draw

Jun 10th 2019, 7:15 PM 5,511 Views 0 Comments

They held 2011 winners and 2015 finalists Japan at the Parc des Princes, and recorded a huge result.

# argentina - Friday 7 June, 2019

Aguero admits he wants to win Copa America more 'for Messi than for me'
# Argentina
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# Argentina

Aguero admits he wants to win Copa America more 'for Messi than for me'

Jun 7th 2019, 9:13 AM 5,377 Views 2 Comments

The Manchester City striker is desperate to help the Barcelona superstar claim a first senior international honour this summer.

# argentina - Friday 31 May, 2019

Early starts, dark arts and McNamara's long winter: Ireland U20s ready for England
# Long Way South
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# Long Way South

Early starts, dark arts and McNamara's long winter: Ireland U20s ready for England

May 31st 2019, 6:45 AM 5,929 Views 1 Comment

Victory over England was the first giant step towards the U20 Grand Slam, but momentum will have to be built all over again.

# argentina - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Moloney absence adds to Ireland U20 injury woes as they head for Argentina
# Turnover
From The42
# Turnover

Moloney absence adds to Ireland U20 injury woes as they head for Argentina

May 29th 2019, 9:38 AM 9,049 Views 11 Comments

Noel McNamara’s men travel to the U20 World Cup without two more of the Grand Slam-winning squad.

# argentina - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

‘Messi is the number one in everything’ – Mbappe tips Barca star for Ballon d’Or
# Favourite
From The42
# Favourite

‘Messi is the number one in everything’ – Mbappe tips Barca star for Ballon d’Or

May 21st 2019, 11:00 AM 6,381 Views 5 Comments

The PSG striker believes his Argentine counterpart is the favourite for the coveted accolade in 2019 after another stunning season.

# argentina - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Police investigating after photo believed to be of late footballer Sala's body appears online
# Investigation
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# Investigation

Police investigating after photo believed to be of late footballer Sala's body appears online

Apr 28th 2019, 11:52 AM 11,051 Views 13 Comments

The 28-year-old Argentine footballer died in January following a plane crash off Alderney.

# argentina - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Diego Maradona to quit Mexican second-division side over 'referee bias'
# Unhappy
From The42
# Unhappy

Diego Maradona to quit Mexican second-division side over 'referee bias'

Apr 6th 2019, 1:48 PM 3,950 Views 2 Comments

The 58-year-old made the decision on Friday following a 1-1 draw with Venados.

# argentina - Friday 29 March, 2019

Messi: 'My six-year-old son asked me: 'Dad, why do they crucify you in Argentina?''
# Criticism
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# Criticism

Messi: 'My six-year-old son asked me: 'Dad, why do they crucify you in Argentina?''

Mar 29th 2019, 4:12 PM 8,612 Views 24 Comments

The Barcelona star has faced criticism for failing to match his club success with the national team.

# argentina - Thursday 28 March, 2019

Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football
# CALLING IT A DAY
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# CALLING IT A DAY

Argentina star Gonzalo Higuain confirms retirement from international football

Mar 28th 2019, 6:57 PM 5,881 Views 10 Comments

The forward has not featured for the Albiceleste since their World Cup exit in Russia last summer.

# argentina - Monday 25 March, 2019

Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly
# Sceptical
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# Sceptical

Morocco seek clarification over Messi injury after agreeing to face Argentina 'first team' in friendly

Mar 25th 2019, 9:25 AM 11,146 Views 14 Comments

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Tuesday’s game in Tangier.

# argentina - Friday 22 March, 2019

Lionel Messi's long-awaited international return ends in shock defeat to Venezuela
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Lionel Messi's long-awaited international return ends in shock defeat to Venezuela

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:12 PM 8,523 Views 1 Comment

Messi had not played for the national team since their elimination by France at the 2018 World Cup.

# 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 5,689 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
From The42
# Prodigal Son

Leo Messi expected to end his exile from Argentina national team

Mar 6th 2019, 7:51 PM 11,385 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
From The42
# Centenary

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

Feb 15th 2019, 1:20 PM 5,870 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
From The42
# 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 3,592 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 5,267 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 7,187 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 5,884 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 23,843 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 9,223 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 38,930 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 25,692 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
From The42
# Classy Operator

Impressive first start for Addison after being catapulted in for Henshaw

Nov 12th 2018, 7:15 AM 18,995 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 22,070 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
From The42
# Battle

Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin

Nov 10th 2018, 8:25 PM 40,894 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
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# Sob

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

Nov 10th 2018, 8:15 AM 11,269 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
From The42
# Preview

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

Nov 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,912 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
From The42
# 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 11,368 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 11,449 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
From The42
# 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 30,942 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 13,270 Views 10 Comments

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