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# argentina - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Messi ends international exile to return to Argentina squad

The Barcelona captain has not played for his country since the World Cup.

# argentina - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Leo Messi expected to end his exile from Argentina national team

The great man hasn’t played international football since the World Cup.

# argentina - Saturday 16 February, 2019

From Funeral of footballer Emiliano Sala takes place in Argentina RIP

Funeral of footballer Emiliano Sala takes place in Argentina

The 28-year-old striker died in a plane crash on 21 January.

# argentina - Friday 15 February, 2019

Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

A potential bid by Ireland and Britain would face opposition from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

# argentina - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Higuain Premier League-bound as Chelsea confirm loan deal for Argentinian striker

The 31-year-old has linked back up with his old Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri.

# argentina - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Diego Maradona undergoes successful surgery

The 58-year-old Dorados coach has had an operation and will “return to work as soon as possible”.

# argentina - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Maradona reassures fans after health scare

After being released from hospital, Diego Maradona has apologised for worrying his fans.

# argentina - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Messi is close to Maradona but can't be compared to Pele, says Brazil legend Zico

Pele had all the attributes that a footballer needs, according to the 1970s and 80s Brazil star.

# argentina - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Appeal rejected: Copa Libertadores final between Boca and River will go ahead in Madrid

Boca Juniors lodged an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Friday to be awarded the title.

# argentina - Friday 30 November, 2018

From Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands G20

Argentina are to use Brexit to increase their claims on the Falkland Islands

If Britain leaves the European Union without a deal, the Falklands’ economy could be dealt a hammer blow.

# argentina - Thursday 29 November, 2018

All Black Crockett to skipper Barbarians against Pumas at Twickenham

There’s a South African flavour to the Barbarians XV this weekend.

# argentina - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Analysis: Schmidt's smarts shine through in Ireland's detailed power plays

There were fresh examples of the head coach’s clever thinking against the All Blacks.

# argentina - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From Wreck of missing Argentine submarine discovered almost a year to the day since it disappeared ARA San Juan

Wreck of missing Argentine submarine discovered almost a year to the day since it disappeared

“Can you imagine? There were 44 boys who were alive when they got on the submarine.”

# argentina - Monday 12 November, 2018

Impressive first start for Addison after being catapulted in for Henshaw

The Ulster back was sprung into the starting team around 20 minutes before kick-off.

# argentina - Saturday 10 November, 2018

'He's gutted' - O'Brien breaks his arm during Ireland's win over Argentina

The 31-year-old suffered the injury in the first half at the Aviva Stadium.

Ryan outstanding as scrappy Ireland overcome Pumas challenge in Dublin

Joe Schmidt and his team have plenty to work on before the All Blacks visit next weekend.

As it happened: Ireland v Argentina, November Tests

We went minute-by-minute as Joe Schmidt’s Ireland take the field in Dublin.

'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack Sob

'Tough dude' Sean O'Brien set to bring an edge to Ireland's pack

The 31-year-old Tullow man is back in Ireland’s seven shirt after a year-long absence.

Cunning plans, 900kg and bajada - Ireland's November Tests go up a gear

Joe Schmidt’s side welcome Argentina to the Aviva Stadium this evening at 6.30pm.

# argentina - Friday 9 November, 2018

Lightning Larmour backed by Ireland to step up at 15 against Pumas

‘When you see the way he goes about preparing for a game, you have a lot of confidence that he’ll deliver.’

'We had a beer yesterday' - Pumas coach Ledesma picks Schmidt's brain

The Argentina boss played for Clermont during Schmidt’s time as attack coach at the Top 14 club.

'No matter what Joe does, he has changed Irish rugby' - Rory Best

The Ireland head coach is due to confirm his decision before the end of this month.

Schmidt promises a place in the stands for players looking beyond Argentina

‘One of the dangers that they understand fully is any look that far ahead (and) they compromise what they deliver this weekend.’

# argentina - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Big stage for Larmour to shine, O'Brien back and one unlucky lock misses out

The All Blacks loom large as Joe Schmidt named his team to face Argentina.

Argentina flyer Delguy keen on rematch with Stockdale

The two young wings were opposing fullbacks in 2016, and could come face to face on a wing in the Aviva Stadium this weekend.

# argentina - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

'The homework Tadhg does gets him into positions to play the way he does'

Argentina have historically been famed for their scrummaging but Ireland should be confident up front.

Pumas promise 'new weapons' as they soak up Dublin

Argentina have bested Ireland three times out of four in World Cups, but their schedule has made winning in Dublin look increasingly unlikely in recent years.

Consistency is king for hard-working and high-ball-catching Conway

The 27-year-old has been putting time into the little details that make a big difference.

# argentina - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Contepomi hopes Argentina show Jaguares traits against 'mature' Ireland

‘On the day, (Argentina) can be very good. If they don’t get it (going) they can look not that good.’

Beirne's big outing in Chicago leaves Ireland spoiled in second row

Joe Schmidt has very strong options in the locking department

No excuses for Schmidt's Ireland as they aim to move up a gear for Pumas

26 of the Irish players only got back from Chicago yesterday morning.

# argentina - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Ireland's win in Chicago allows players to put hands up for Argentina Test

Joe Schmidt was impressed with the likes of Tadhg Beirne as his team beat Italy.

# argentina - Thursday 18 October, 2018

'I'm just over the moon - all the hard work is paying off': Bronze medal for Cork's Sean McCarthy at Youth Olympics

The teenager came up short in the Men’s Kumite semi-finals but certainly made his mark on the tournament.

# argentina - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Miranda heads 93rd-minute winner as Brazil defeat Argentina in sapping Saudi Arabia heat

Brazil edged past Argentina in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday thanks to Miranda’s dramatic late winner.

# argentina - Saturday 13 October, 2018

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.

# argentina - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Maradona: Messi let down by Mascherano and Argentina 'traitors'

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.

# argentina - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Wallabies stage record comeback to beat Pumas and ease pressure on Michael Cheika

The Wallabies avoided finishing bottom of the table and back-to-back losses to the Pumas for the first time in history.

# argentina - Monday 1 October, 2018

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

Lionel Messi should quit international football, according to his legendary compatriot.

# argentina - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Much-changed All Blacks bounce back to retain Rugby Championship crown Back To Black This post contains videos

Much-changed All Blacks bounce back to retain Rugby Championship crown

Rieko Ioane’s double against Argentina helped secure another title for the world champions.

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