Linesman Who Failed To Notice Diego Maradona’s ‘Hand Of God’ Goal Against England Dies

Bogdan Dochev, the assistant referee who failed to spot Diego Maradona’s infamous ‘Hand of God’ goal during the 1986 World Cup match between Argentina and England, has died at the age of 80. In the pulsating quarter-final won 2-1 by Argentina, Maradona produced two of the most talked about goals in the history of football. […]

See Barcelona Reaction to FIFA’s Four Match Ban for Messi

FC Barcelona has expressed “surprise and indignation” at FIFA’s decision to hand forward Lionel Messi a four-match international ban for verbally abusing a match official in Argentina’s World Cup qualifier against Chile last week. Lionel Messi was suspended, with a fine of 10,000 Swiss francs ($10,160) by football governing body’s disciplinary panel and is due […]

Messi is careless – Argentine official

The Argentina team secretary, Jorge Miadosqui has made some comments about the World footballer of the year recent injury cases in a recent interview. Lionel Messi does not look after himself properly because he always wants to play, according to Jorge Miadosqui, the Argentina team secretary. The 29-year-old has been sidelined since September 21 after […]

Argentina is Now on Top of the “Food Chain” as They are Now No.1 on Football World Ranking

Argentina has overtaken Belgium at the top of the football world ranking. Back-to-back victories over Chile and Bolivia helped Argentina, with Belgium who were top on the log for five months, dropping to second place after their friendly against Spain was cancelled, before losing to Portugal. Despite defeat to Argentina, Chile move up two spots […]

Argentina Ranked The 1st Team In The Latest FIFA Ranking As Wales Makes 10th Position

Argentina, despite succumbing in that shootout defeat, reach top spot for the first time in seven years by leapfrogging world champions Germany. The Chileans were denied a top ten entry due to the fact the Copa America final went to extra time and finished as a draw in the 90 minutes. Roy Hodgson’s England side pip the Welsh to ninth place […]

Argentina Edges Past Uruguay

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero secured a 1-0 victory over defending champions Uruguay to put tournament favourites Argentina in a strong position to reach the Copa America quarter-finals. Aguero found the target with a diving header on 56 minutes after good work from Pastore and Zabaleta to leave Argentina in first place of Group B […]