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# argentina-soccer - Yesterday’s News

Argentina Messi's team not mine, admits coach

Jorge Sampaoli accepted on Thursday the two-time world champions’ chances at the World Cup in Russia will depend on the superstar’s influence.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

'You earn 100 pesos a month, idiot' - Argentina coach Sampaoli apologises after outburst

The Albiceleste boss has been criticised for a late-night argument with the authorities.

# argentina-soccer - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Goal machine Icardi fires Inter to top of Serie A but refuses to comment on links to Real Madrid

The in-form striker helped Inter Milan win 3-1 last night against Cagliari.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Sergio Aguero taken to hospital after collapsing at half-time in Argentina-Nigeria match

The forward left the Albiceleste after losing consciousness and underwent tests in hospital

The 9 teams that have reached every World Cup in the last 20 years or more

Italy failed to reach the tournament for the first time since 1958 after their loss to Sweden last night.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Watch: Lionel Messi hat-trick fires Argentina into World Cup Goat This post contains videos

Watch: Lionel Messi hat-trick fires Argentina into World Cup

Meanwhile, Chile were knocked out on a dramatic day in the South American qualifiers.

# argentina-soccer - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Uefa qualifying is down to the wire but things in South America are just as captivating

With one round of games remaining, six teams are still in contention for four spots.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Lionel Messi may not be at next year's World Cup, as Argentina's qualification hopes suffer blow Setback This post contains videos

Lionel Messi may not be at next year's World Cup, as Argentina's qualification hopes suffer blow

Chile, meanwhile, are also facing an uphill fight to qualify.

# argentina-soccer - Friday 18 August, 2017

Chinese fans tell 'Homesick Boy' Carlos Tevez to stay away

The 33-year-old Argentine former international has been a flop since moving this year to Shanghai Shenhua.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 12 June, 2017

Argentina set to experiment with two-man defence

New boss Jorge Sampaoli is aiming to build on his debut win over Brazil

Gabriel Jesus harbours no ill feeling after Man City team-mate 'fractured his eye socket'

The young attacker came up against Nicolas Otamendi during the recent Argentina-Brazil clash.

# argentina-soccer - Friday 9 June, 2017

Argentina overcome Brazil to get Sampaoli's reign off to winning start

The new boss fielded an attacking XI in his first game, including Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain

# argentina-soccer - Thursday 1 June, 2017

One of the world's most highly-rated coaches confirmed as new Argentina boss

Former Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli has officially cut his ties with Sevilla.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 15 May, 2017

Lavezzi forced to apologise to Chinese club after photo of him making offensive gesture emerges

The Argentine forward is currently earning astronomical amounts of money at Hebei China Fortune.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Things get Messi for Iranian lookalike

The resemblance is so uncanny that Eurosport UK reportedly used his photo by accident.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Massive blow to Argentina's World Cup qualification hopes as Messi handed four-game ban

The Barcelona superstar has picked up the suspension for verbally abusing a referee’s assistant in the win over Chile.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 30 January, 2017

Maradona: Taking drugs at Barcelona was the worst decision of my life

The Argentine legend admits his long-term struggles with substance abuse began during his time at the Catalan club.

# argentina-soccer - Saturday 14 January, 2017

Carlos Tevez fit enough for China, not Argentina

“I had to be 100%, and I could not be just 99%,” he told Boca Juniors fans.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Lionel Messi statue 'decapitated' in Argentina

The statue, sculpted out of black marble, was erected last June.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 2 January, 2017

The story of the origins of Argentine football and Irish people's place in it

An extra from Jonathan Wilson’s book Angels with Dirty Faces looks at how the game was brought to South America.

# argentina-soccer - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Tonight Brazil head to the site of their 7-1 World Cup loss as Messi and Argentina await

More than two years after their 7-1 demolition by Germany, Brazil are back to the Mineirao.

# argentina-soccer - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Ireland down in latest Fifa rankings despite Georgia and Moldova wins

The Boys in Green fell in the October ranking after two months of no change.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

It's 23 years since Colombia's 'golden generation' hammered Argentina Looking Back This post contains videos

It's 23 years since Colombia's 'golden generation' hammered Argentina

Pele predicted they could win the World Cup on the back of their impressive qualification performance.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 8 August, 2016

A new app mocking Gonzalo Higuain's weight has been released Love Hate This post contains videos

A new app mocking Gonzalo Higuain's weight has been released

Despite being the third most expensive player ever, the Argentina star is a divisive figure in his homeland.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Lionel Messi and his father handed 21-month suspended sentence for tax fraud

The Barcelona star has also been fined €2 million but he is unlikely to serve time in prison.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

After the retirement of Messi, Argentine football has been dealt another blow

Coach Gerardo Martino has resigned as the country prepares for the Olympics.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Record-breaker Messi hits stunning free-kick as Argentina storm into Copa America final

Argentina will face either Chile or Colombia in Sunday’s final.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

'Grandma, I will miss you so much' - Tearful Di Maria inspires Argentina at Copa Emotional This post contains videos

'Grandma, I will miss you so much' - Tearful Di Maria inspires Argentina at Copa

Gerardo Martino’s side secured an impressive victory despite the absence of Lionel Messi.

# argentina-soccer - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Beleaguered Messi arrives in California as he bids to end Copa America hoodoo

The 28-year-old playmaker later took to the field during training near Argentina’s San Jose base.

# argentina-soccer - Friday 29 April, 2016

Sorry Man United fans, Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed he's staying with Spurs

The north London club are now virtually assured of a Champions League place next season.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 11 January, 2016

8 of Lionel Messi's best performances in 2015

The Barcelona attacker won his fifth Ballon d’Or this evening.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 14 December, 2015

'Argentina reached two finals, for f***'s sake' - Messi hits out at critics

The team came under fire for losing the 2014 World Cup and 2015 Copa America at the climactic stage.

# argentina-soccer - Friday 13 November, 2015

There are some great photos that show just why Argentina's clash with Brazil was postponed Damp Squib This post contains images

There are some great photos that show just why Argentina's clash with Brazil was postponed

Heavy rain forced the mouth-watering clash to be postponed.

# argentina-soccer - Friday 23 October, 2015

'I'm certainly not going anywhere' - Joe Schmidt on England job speculation

The Irish coach was a guest on The Late Late Show this evening.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 19 October, 2015

'Understudies not quite up to the task' - the international media reaction to Ireland's loss

The Irish team were criticised following their comprehensive loss to Argentina.

# argentina-soccer - Sunday 18 October, 2015

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

Relive the disappointment from Cardiff if you’re brave enough.

# argentina-soccer - Monday 21 September, 2015

Diego Simeone's son finishes off a delicious one-touch team goal Football Porn This post contains videos

Diego Simeone's son finishes off a delicious one-touch team goal

El Cholo’s young lad had a hand in one of our favourite goals of the weekend.

# argentina-soccer - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

'If I were Messi, I'd have quit Argentina long ago'

The Albiceleste coach believes his star forward would be well within his rights to hang up his boots.

# argentina-soccer - Thursday 9 July, 2015

Messi was lazy in the Copa America, says grandfather

Antonio Cuccitini believes his grandson could have done much more to help his side’s cause.

# argentina-soccer - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Argentina frets over Lionel Messi’s future Woe

Argentina frets over Lionel Messi’s future

The 28-year-old football genius left the pitch ashen-faced after Argentina lost the Copa America.

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