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Soccer: Argentina aim to end trophy drought but goals a problem

Economic Times - 23 Nov 2017
By Andrew Downie. (Reuters) - Argentina came close to ending their long trophy drought by reaching the World Cup final in Brazil ago but there has been little progress since then and the burden of improvement is now firmly on the shoulders of new coach ...
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Copa Libertadores final: Argentina's Lanus v Brazil's Gremio

USA TODAY - 20 Nov 2017
SAO PAULO (AP) — It's Argentina vs. Brazil in the final of the Copa Libertadores, but with clubs of very different dimensions. Lanus will be playing its first Libertadores final, a giant step for the modest club from the Buenos Aires suburbs. Gremio ...
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Finding the next Atlanta United star: Part II (Argentina)

Dirty South Soccer (blog) - 16 Nov 2017
In Part II of our series on Dirty South Soccer where we scout the Southern Hemisphere using the great power of the internet, we visit Argentina. If you missed Part I, check it out here where we unearthed four quality players Atlanta United should ...
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FIFA Trial: Notable Moments From First 4 Days

New York Times - 16 Nov 2017
Among them were Julio Grondona, a top FIFA official and president of Argentina's soccer association until he died in 2014; Ricardo Teixeira, the longtime president of Brazil's soccer association until 2012; and Nicolás Leoz, the former president of ...
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Argentine Lawyer Named in FIFA Trial Commits Suicide, Police Say

Voice of America - 15 Nov 2017
A former Argentine lawyer for a government-run soccer television program ran in front of a Buenos Aires train and committed suicide late Tuesday, hours after being accused in a New York court of receiving bribes, police said. Jorge Delhon, attorney for ...
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Nasser Al-Khelaifi Discussed Buying Company Linked to Bribes

New York Times - 21 Nov 2017
Nasser al-Khelaifi, president of the big-spending Paris St.-Germain soccer team, had been negotiating to buy a majority stake in the Argentina-based Full Play Group before the company and its founders were among those charged in the United States ...
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Soccer-Maradona - I want another go at coaching Argentina

Economic Times - 15 Nov 2017
Maradona, who is currently coach of United Arab Emirates side Al Fujairah, posted statistics of 11 recent Argentina managers that showed his success rate was 75 percent, greater even than that of Cesar Luis Menotti, who won the World Cup in 1978, and ...

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