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# Maradona

This year
Diego Maradona death: Eight medical professionals to stand trial
Prosecutors accuse the medical professionals of being involved in “reckless” and “deficient” home treatment given to Maradona.
Last year
'Hand of God' football to be auctioned for an estimated €3million
Tunisian referee Ali Bin Nasser, who took charge of the famous 1986 World Cup quarter-final, is the owner of the ball.
Medical personnel who cared for Maradona to stand trial for criminal negligence
The matter is not expected to begin until the end of 2023 or early 2024.
All time
'I've nothing to hide': Maradona's doctor defends treatment of 'unmanageable' patient
A preliminary autopsy report established that Maradona died in his sleep of “acute lung oedema and chronic heart failure”.
Diego Maradona admitted to hospital in Argentina
He has suffered two heart attacks in the past and contracted hepatitis.
‘The only time I got near George Best was in the queue for the jacks’
How do you stop the best players on the planet weaving their magic? Garry Doyle spoke to the men who got up close and personal with George Best, Pele, Maradona, Rory McIlroy and Jonah Lomu.
Maradona: 'Messi's a great player, but he's not a leader... Let’s stop making a God out of him'
Maradona believes Messi is the wrong choice for the Argentina captain.
Pippo Inzaghi, Roy Keane & 10 great players who have failed so far as coaches
After the Milan boss was sacked, we take a look at some of the world-class talents who failed miserably in the dugout.
5 Championship Manager legends who failed to live up to their promise
The new version of the cult series gets released later this week.
GAA jersey signed by Maradona and Ozil is up for auction this week for a heart charity
Kerry native Mike Griffin got signatures from some incredible players and now is auctioning the jersey off for charity.
'Why not send him to Guantanamo?' - Maradona adds his name to the Suárez defence team
While bite victim Chiellini has also offered some support.
Maradona has a message for Argentina FA president Julio Grondona
Diego hit back after his former employer referred to him as ‘Argentina’s bad-luck charm’.
Diego Maradona: 'Hand of God' delivered Argentine pope
In my country the ‘hand of God’ has now brought about an Argentine pope,” says El Diego.
1970 Brazil team 'better' than Spain - Pele
The footballing legend also clarified recent comments he made comparing Neymar to Messi.
Maradona: Ireland will need 'luck' to emerge from Euro 2012 group
El Diego also believes Germany are favourites to win because of Spain’s injury concerns.
WATCH: Hatem Ben Arfa does his best Messi impression
The France international scored one of the goals of the season against Bolton today.
The Sports Pages: some of the week's best sportswriting
The cosmic implications of Tim Tebow, Lionel Messi’s place in history and why Luis Suarez gets a bad rap: it’s all in our wide-ranging round-up of the week’s finest sports journalism.
Poll: Is Lionel Messi the greatest football player of all time?
The Argentinian reached yet another landmark last night, becoming only the second player ever to score 200 goals for Barcelona.
What were they on? The 9 best drug-related excuses in sport
What do Shane Warne, Rio Ferdianand and Michael Phelps have in common?
Not my face: Maradona sues Chinese games company over use of image
Arguably the greatest football of all time is not happy with the apology of a Chinese gaming company for improper use of his image and has decided to take them to the courts.
Maradona for Villa?
Argentine legend declares his interest in role.
Argentina blow the whistle on Maradona
There’s no ‘hand of god’ intervention for Diego.
Maradona offered four more years
New contract will see him coach to next World Cup.