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#Diego Maradona

# diego-maradona - 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”.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 5 January, 2019

Maradona reassures fans after health scare

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

# diego-maradona - 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.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'I also suffered racist songs': Maradona shows support for Napoli's Koulibaly

Kalidou Koulibaly was subjected to racist abuse in a game against Inter Milan on Wednesday.

# diego-maradona - Monday 3 December, 2018

Walkie-talkie-toting Maradona watches from stands as his Mexican club fall short of promotion dream

The Argentine great has been coaching Dorados de Sinaloa since September, but they were unable to cap their sharp upturn in form with a promotion.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Diego Maradona in Dublin: the flicks, the tricks and the unusual circumstances behind it

It was May 1980 and the Republic of Ireland side found themselves in the middle of another transition.

# diego-maradona - Monday 22 October, 2018

Maradona: 'They want to put me into confrontation with Messi but they cannot'

The Argentine has accused the media of trying to drive a wedge between he and the Barcelona star.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Barcelona know when quiet captain Messi is angry - Abidal

Diego Maradona suggested the star player lacked the traits required to captain the national team, but the Catalan side’s director disagrees.

# diego-maradona - 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.

# diego-maradona - 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.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Diego Maradona makes winning start in Mexico

The Argentina icon is up and running with his latest club.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I was wasting away... falling apart' – Maradona ready to lead Dorados after off-field issues

The Argentine great replaced Francisco Gomez at Dorados last week.

# diego-maradona - Friday 7 September, 2018

Diego Maradona is a manager again

The Argentina legend will coach second-division side Dorados in Mexico.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'I played for that jersey' - The Limerick lad who marked Maradona and battled Real Madrid in the European Cup Local Lad This post contains videos

'I played for that jersey' - The Limerick lad who marked Maradona and battled Real Madrid in the European Cup

Pat Nolan reflects on winning the Premier Division and FAI Cup with Limerick, playing against Real Madrid in Europe and being tasked with marking Diego Maradona.

'Italian football in the 1980s was the pinnacle and at the epicentre was a mercurial Dubliner'

There was so much more to Liam Brady’s time in Italy than a two-year spell with Juventus.

# diego-maradona - Friday 27 July, 2018

Diego Maradona calls into live TV show to call nephew a 'coward'

Argentina great Diego Maradona called Canal9 television show ‘Confrontados’ to criticise his nephew live on air.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Maradona presented as new chairman of Belarus side Dynamo Brest

The Argentina icon has agreed a three-year deal with the Belorussian club.

# diego-maradona - Friday 6 July, 2018

Maradona apologises to Fifa over England 'monumental theft' claim

Referee Mark Geiger was slammed by the outspoken Argentina legend, who has now admitted he went too far in his criticisms.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Fifa rebukes Maradona's 'inappropriate' referee claims

The Argentina great said Colombia were victims of a “monumental theft” against England.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

Colombia victims of 'monumental theft' in England defeat, claims Maradona

England reached the World Cup quarter-finals after beating Colombia on penalties.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Maradona offers to manage Argentina for free after World Cup 2018 flop

The Albiceleste suffered a second-round elimination in Russia with a thrilling 4-3 defeat to France.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 1 July, 2018

'Without Messi we are just another team': Maradona laments Argentina's early exit

The 1986 World Cup winner did not see anything that surprised him as his country made their exit from Russia 2018.

Diego Maradona's blatant disregard for the rules and more of this week's best sportswriting

Plus, why Woj was the real star of the 2018 NBA Draft.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Maradona returns to health to watch France v Argentina

He’s back in the saddle.

Iniesta plays like he is wearing a suit - Maradona

Andres Iniesta’s performances at the World Cup have caught the eye of Diego Maradona, who also says Sergio Ramos is “not a star player.”

FIFA backs 'football great' Maradona but urges World Cup star to be respectful

The former Napoli and Barcelona No 10 has been a colourful presence in the stands for his home nation, but his behaviour has attracted criticism.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

'I'm fine' - Argentina legend Maradona allays health fears after requiring medical assistance

The 1986 World Cup winner was in attendance as the Albiceleste edged out Nigeria in dramatic fashion on Tuesday to book their place in the last 16

Maradona receives treatment after Argentina's dramatic win

The Argentina icon required treatment after his nation reached the last 16 at the World Cup.

# diego-maradona - Monday 25 June, 2018

Maradona says Messi 'not guilty of anything' as Argentina face potential World Cup exit

Diego Maradona has jumped to the defence of his country’s star player, who has come under increasing criticism.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Diego Maradona calls for meeting with Argentina players

The two-time world champions must beat Nigeria in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday to avoid an early exit.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'Maradona is light years behind Messi' - Sergio Ramos hits back at Argentina legend

The Spain defender considers a domestic rival at Barcelona to be a better player than an illustrious World Cup winner.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'He can't come back to Argentina' - Maradona blasts boss Sampaoli after Iceland draw

Diego Maradona said Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland on Saturday was “a disgrace”.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Diego Maradona wins first trophy as chairman of Belarusian club

Dynamo Brest lifted the Belarus Cup earlier today.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Pen to paper! Diego Maradona has a new job in Belarus

He’s joining Dynamo Brest as chairman.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'He joked about setting up a friendly against us': Maradona and his new-found interest in GAA

A club in the Middle East has been educating the Argentine icon on Gaelic football.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 22 March, 2018

Robbie Keane and Duffer star in five-a-side match with some of football's all-time greats Over-35s This post contains videos

Robbie Keane and Duffer star in five-a-side match with some of football's all-time greats

Diego Maradona and Jose Mourinho managed the sides, while Usain Bolt and Fifa boss Gianni Infantino blagged their way into the game.

# diego-maradona - Friday 23 February, 2018

'Genius' Dembele 'one of the unbelievable talents in the history of football' like Maradona and Ronaldinho

Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino has put the Belgian midfielder in the same bracket as the game’s greats.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'Extraordinary' Marek Hamsik draws level with Maradona record as Napoli return to the top in Italy

The Napoli captain found the target against Torino – his 115th goal in all competitions for the club.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

'I want to return' - Maradona seeks another crack at Argentina job

The iconic star believes that he should be given another chance to manage the national team.

# diego-maradona - Monday 23 October, 2017

Maradona had some advice for Harry Kane before Tottenham's win over Liverpool El Diego This post contains videos

Maradona had some advice for Harry Kane before Tottenham's win over Liverpool

The legendary Argentina playmaker was at Wembley to see Spurs’ 4-1 victory yesterday.

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