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#Diego Maradona

# diego-maradona - 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.

# diego-maradona - 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.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'I also suffered racist songs': Maradona shows support for Napoli's Koulibaly
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# Support

'I also suffered racist songs': Maradona shows support for Napoli's Koulibaly

Dec 30th 2018, 7:19 PM 5,662 Views 4 Comments

Kalidou Koulibaly was subjected to racist abuse in a game against Inter Milan on Wednesday.

# diego-maradona - Monday 3 December, 2018

Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream
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# El Diego

Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream

Dec 3rd 2018, 3:22 PM 3,806 Views 2 Comments

The Argentine great has been coaching Dorados de Sinaloa since September, but they were unable to cap their sharp upturn in form with a promotion.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Diego Maradona in Dublin: the flicks, the tricks and the unusual circumstances behind it
# HAND IN GLOVE
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# HAND IN GLOVE

Diego Maradona in Dublin: the flicks, the tricks and the unusual circumstances behind it

Nov 4th 2018, 9:56 PM 26,049 Views 9 Comments

It was May 1980 and the Republic of Ireland side found themselves in the middle of another transition.

# diego-maradona - Monday 22 October, 2018

Maradona: 'They want to put me into confrontation with Messi but they cannot'
# Argie Bargy
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# Argie Bargy

Maradona: 'They want to put me into confrontation with Messi but they cannot'

Oct 22nd 2018, 10:59 AM 4,326 Views 1 Comment

The Argentine has accused the media of trying to drive a wedge between he and the Barcelona star.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Barcelona know when quiet captain Messi is angry - Abidal
# Grumpy
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# Grumpy

Barcelona know when quiet captain Messi is angry - Abidal

Oct 17th 2018, 7:12 PM 5,886 Views 3 Comments

Diego Maradona suggested the star player lacked the traits required to captain the national team, but the Catalan side’s director disagrees.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

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

# diego-maradona - Monday 1 October, 2018

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

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico

Sep 18th 2018, 9:03 AM 4,123 Views 1 Comment

The Argentina icon is up and running with his latest club.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I was wasting away... falling apart' – Maradona ready to lead Dorados after off-field issues
# New Challenge
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# New Challenge

'I was wasting away... falling apart' – Maradona ready to lead Dorados after off-field issues

Sep 11th 2018, 8:42 AM 5,889 Views 6 Comments

The Argentine great replaced Francisco Gomez at Dorados last week.

# diego-maradona - Friday 7 September, 2018

Diego Maradona is a manager again
# Pastures New
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# Pastures New

Diego Maradona is a manager again

Sep 7th 2018, 9:40 PM 10,997 Views 5 Comments

The Argentina legend will coach second-division side Dorados in Mexico.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'I played for that jersey' - The Limerick lad who marked Maradona and battled Real Madrid in the European Cup
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# Local Lad

'I played for that jersey' - The Limerick lad who marked Maradona and battled Real Madrid in the European Cup

Aug 5th 2018, 9:30 PM 40,184 Views 22 Comments

Pat Nolan reflects on winning the Premier Division and FAI Cup with Limerick, playing against Real Madrid in Europe and being tasked with marking Diego Maradona.

'Italian football in the 1980s was the pinnacle and at the epicentre was a mercurial Dubliner'
# Trequartista
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# Trequartista

'Italian football in the 1980s was the pinnacle and at the epicentre was a mercurial Dubliner'

Aug 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 38,192 Views 21 Comments

There was so much more to Liam Brady’s time in Italy than a two-year spell with Juventus.

# diego-maradona - Friday 27 July, 2018

Diego Maradona calls into live TV show to call nephew a 'coward'
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Diego Maradona calls into live TV show to call nephew a 'coward'

Jul 27th 2018, 9:46 AM 14,533 Views 4 Comments

Argentina great Diego Maradona called Canal9 television show ‘Confrontados’ to criticise his nephew live on air.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Maradona presented as new chairman of Belarus side Dynamo Brest
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# El Diego

Maradona presented as new chairman of Belarus side Dynamo Brest

Jul 17th 2018, 9:05 AM 6,252 Views 10 Comments

The Argentina icon has agreed a three-year deal with the Belorussian club.

# diego-maradona - Friday 6 July, 2018

Maradona apologises to Fifa over England 'monumental theft' claim
# El Diez
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# El Diez

Maradona apologises to Fifa over England 'monumental theft' claim

Jul 6th 2018, 9:35 AM 6,155 Views 7 Comments

Referee Mark Geiger was slammed by the outspoken Argentina legend, who has now admitted he went too far in his criticisms.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Fifa rebukes Maradona's 'inappropriate' referee claims
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# El Diez

Fifa rebukes Maradona's 'inappropriate' referee claims

Jul 5th 2018, 9:03 AM 4,324 Views 0 Comments

The Argentina great said Colombia were victims of a “monumental theft” against England.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Colombia victims of 'monumental theft' in England defeat, claims Maradona
# Injustice
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# Injustice

Colombia victims of 'monumental theft' in England defeat, claims Maradona

Jul 4th 2018, 2:43 PM 14,284 Views 27 Comments

England reached the World Cup quarter-finals after beating Colombia on penalties.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop
# Labour Of Love
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# Labour Of Love

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop

Jul 3rd 2018, 1:56 PM 6,633 Views 9 Comments

The Albiceleste suffered a second-round elimination in Russia with a thrilling 4-3 defeat to France.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'Without Messi we are just another team': Maradona laments Argentina's early exit
# Russia 2018
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# Russia 2018

'Without Messi we are just another team': Maradona laments Argentina's early exit

Jul 1st 2018, 11:00 AM 8,678 Views 9 Comments

The 1986 World Cup winner did not see anything that surprised him as his country made their exit from Russia 2018.

Diego Maradona's blatant disregard for the rules and more of this week's best sportswriting
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# Good Reads

Diego Maradona's blatant disregard for the rules and more of this week's best sportswriting

Jul 1st 2018, 8:30 AM 10,748 Views 0 Comments

Plus, why Woj was the real star of the 2018 NBA Draft.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Maradona returns to health to watch France v Argentina
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# Rollover

Maradona returns to health to watch France v Argentina

Jun 30th 2018, 4:17 PM 4,426 Views 4 Comments

He’s back in the saddle.

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona
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# El Diego

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona

Jun 30th 2018, 3:10 PM 12,634 Views 4 Comments

Andres Iniesta’s performances at the World Cup have caught the eye of Diego Maradona, who also says Sergio Ramos is “not a star player.”

FIFA backs 'football great' Maradona but urges World Cup star to be respectful
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# El Diez

FIFA backs 'football great' Maradona but urges World Cup star to be respectful

Jun 30th 2018, 8:42 AM 6,935 Views 13 Comments

The former Napoli and Barcelona No 10 has been a colourful presence in the stands for his home nation, but his behaviour has attracted criticism.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'I'm fine' - Argentina legend Maradona allays health fears after requiring medical assistance
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# All Clear

'I'm fine' - Argentina legend Maradona allays health fears after requiring medical assistance

Jun 27th 2018, 9:31 AM 8,508 Views 19 Comments

The 1986 World Cup winner was in attendance as the Albiceleste edged out Nigeria in dramatic fashion on Tuesday to book their place in the last 16

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win
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# El Diez

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win

Jun 27th 2018, 12:01 AM 44,519 Views 29 Comments

The Argentina icon required treatment after his nation reached the last 16 at the World Cup.

# diego-maradona - Monday 25 June, 2018

Maradona says Messi 'not guilty of anything' as Argentina face potential World Cup exit
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# Got Your Back

Maradona says Messi 'not guilty of anything' as Argentina face potential World Cup exit

Jun 25th 2018, 6:58 PM 5,804 Views 5 Comments

Diego Maradona has jumped to the defence of his country’s star player, who has come under increasing criticism.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players
# Old Familiar Friend
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# Old Familiar Friend

Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players

Jun 24th 2018, 7:36 PM 18,561 Views 13 Comments

The two-time world champions must beat Nigeria in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday to avoid an early exit.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'Maradona is light years behind Messi' - Sergio Ramos hits back at Argentina legend
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# Argument

'Maradona is light years behind Messi' - Sergio Ramos hits back at Argentina legend

Jun 21st 2018, 4:55 PM 13,156 Views 20 Comments

The Spain defender considers a domestic rival at Barcelona to be a better player than an illustrious World Cup winner.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'He can't come back to Argentina' - Maradona blasts boss Sampaoli after Iceland draw
# Not Impressed
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# Not Impressed

'He can't come back to Argentina' - Maradona blasts boss Sampaoli after Iceland draw

Jun 17th 2018, 9:30 PM 19,627 Views 20 Comments

Diego Maradona said Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland on Saturday was “a disgrace”.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Diego Maradona wins first trophy as chairman of Belarusian club
# Hand Of God
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# Hand Of God

Diego Maradona wins first trophy as chairman of Belarusian club

May 19th 2018, 8:34 PM 6,817 Views 3 Comments

Dynamo Brest lifted the Belarus Cup earlier today.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus
# Don't Cry For Me Argentina
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# Don't Cry For Me Argentina

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus

May 16th 2018, 1:04 PM 7,278 Views 6 Comments

He’s joining Dynamo Brest as chairman.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'He joked about setting up a friendly against us': Maradona and his new-found interest in GAA
# Different Class
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# Different Class

'He joked about setting up a friendly against us': Maradona and his new-found interest in GAA

Apr 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 31,434 Views 33 Comments

A club in the Middle East has been educating the Argentine icon on Gaelic football.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Robbie Keane and Duffer star in five-a-side match with some of football's all-time greats
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# Over-35s

Robbie Keane and Duffer star in five-a-side match with some of football's all-time greats

Mar 22nd 2018, 11:31 AM 12,291 Views 4 Comments

Diego Maradona and Jose Mourinho managed the sides, while Usain Bolt and Fifa boss Gianni Infantino blagged their way into the game.

# diego-maradona - Friday 23 February, 2018

'Genius' Dembele 'one of the unbelievable talents in the history of football' like Maradona and Ronaldinho
# Ringing Endorsement
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# Ringing Endorsement

'Genius' Dembele 'one of the unbelievable talents in the history of football' like Maradona and Ronaldinho

Feb 23rd 2018, 5:21 PM 12,153 Views 14 Comments

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has put the Belgian midfielder in the same bracket as the game’s greats.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'Extraordinary' Marek Hamsik draws level with Maradona record as Napoli return to the top in Italy
# Legendary
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# Legendary

'Extraordinary' Marek Hamsik draws level with Maradona record as Napoli return to the top in Italy

Dec 17th 2017, 12:13 AM 10,186 Views 2 Comments

The Napoli captain found the target against Torino – his 115th goal in all competitions for the club.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'I want to return' - Maradona seeks another crack at Argentina job
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'I want to return' - Maradona seeks another crack at Argentina job

Nov 15th 2017, 12:46 PM 2,854 Views 2 Comments

The iconic star believes that he should be given another chance to manage the national team.

# diego-maradona - Monday 23 October, 2017

Maradona had some advice for Harry Kane before Tottenham's win over Liverpool
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# El Diego

Maradona had some advice for Harry Kane before Tottenham's win over Liverpool

Oct 23rd 2017, 8:12 PM 8,847 Views 18 Comments

The legendary Argentina playmaker was at Wembley to see Spurs’ 4-1 victory yesterday.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Pochettino recalls when room-mate Maradona shot journalists with an air rifle
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# El Diego

Pochettino recalls when room-mate Maradona shot journalists with an air rifle

Aug 20th 2017, 10:30 AM 9,893 Views 11 Comments

“Diego shoots journalists in Buenos Aires!”