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#Diego Maradona

# diego-maradona - Friday 30 April, 2021

Expert medical panel says Maradona was left to 'fate' ahead of death
# Diego
# Diego

Expert medical panel says Maradona was left to 'fate' ahead of death

Apr 30th 2021, 10:59 PM 6,888 Views 1 Comment

The football icon died just weeks after undergoing brain surgery on a blood clot.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Argentine fans demonstrate to demand 'justice' for Diego Maradona
# El Diego
# El Diego

Argentine fans demonstrate to demand 'justice' for Diego Maradona

Mar 11th 2021, 1:37 PM 4,929 Views 3 Comments

Maradona died on 25 November 2020 in circumstances under investigation.

# diego-maradona - Friday 4 December, 2020

Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona
# In Memory
# In Memory

Napoli rename stadium after Diego Maradona

Dec 4th 2020, 8:54 PM 6,707 Views 8 Comments

Club owner Aurelio de Laurentiis announced plans to rename the San Paolo Stadium soon after the Argentinian’s death.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Maradona's surgeon responds tearfully to investigation into star's death
# Investigation
# Investigation

Maradona's surgeon responds tearfully to investigation into star's death

Updated Nov 29th 2020, 7:41 PM 12,215 Views 0 Comments

Police raided Leopoldo Luque’s surgery and home in search of possible evidence pointing to negligence, according to television images.

Argentine police search Maradona doctor’s home and office
# Diego Maradona
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# Diego Maradona

Argentine police search Maradona doctor’s home and office

Nov 29th 2020, 6:50 PM 56,382 Views 18 Comments

The footballer was buried on Thursday in a private ceremony.

Watch: Messi scores stunner and reveals Newell's Old Boys jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona
# Game Recognises Game
# Game Recognises Game

Watch: Messi scores stunner and reveals Newell's Old Boys jersey in tribute to Diego Maradona

Nov 29th 2020, 3:15 PM 15,357 Views 3 Comments

In celebration, Messi revealed he was wearing a Newell’s Old Boys jersey, the other club for whom both he and Maradona played.

Celebrating Diego Maradona and the rest of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
# Well Read

Celebrating Diego Maradona and the rest of the week's best sportswriting

Nov 29th 2020, 8:30 AM 3,812 Views 0 Comments

El Diego dominated this week’s collection.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 28 November, 2020

Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence
# Buenos Aires
From TheJournal.ie
# Buenos Aires

Argentine prosecutors investigate whether death of Diego Maradona involved medical negligence

Nov 28th 2020, 8:46 AM 31,098 Views 19 Comments

Maradona’s lawyer has been leading calls for such an investigation.

# diego-maradona - Friday 27 November, 2020

'We could have helped Maradona', says Klopp
# Support
# Support

'We could have helped Maradona', says Klopp

Nov 27th 2020, 4:14 PM 11,974 Views 2 Comments

The Argentina legend died on Wednesday at the age of 60.

Fans gather along roads to bid farewell as Maradona buried in private ceremony
# RIP
# RIP

Fans gather along roads to bid farewell as Maradona buried in private ceremony

Nov 27th 2020, 8:49 AM 18,299 Views 7 Comments

Only family members and close friends were permitted to attend the burial of the football icon.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 26 November, 2020

'He has always stood up for us' - Napoli honour Maradona amid Europa League win
# Icon
# Icon

'He has always stood up for us' - Napoli honour Maradona amid Europa League win

Nov 26th 2020, 11:25 PM 5,084 Views 0 Comments

Players stepped out onto the pitch wearing his number 10 jersey before their victory over Rijeka.

‘Diego, me auld flower, would you mind if I had your shirt?’
# Goat
# Goat

‘Diego, me auld flower, would you mind if I had your shirt?’

Nov 26th 2020, 5:17 PM 10,118 Views 4 Comments

Paddy Mulligan kept Diego Maradona scoreless at Lansdowne Road in 1979. He considers the Argentinean one of the greatest players of all time.

Revered but not emulated: the many Maradonas of an Irish childhood
# El Pibe De Oro
# El Pibe De Oro

Revered but not emulated: the many Maradonas of an Irish childhood

Nov 26th 2020, 3:12 PM 17,554 Views 13 Comments

In the World Cups that were contested on the streets, if you weren’t Maradona, you were no one.

'The whole community is in shock...but Maradona will live forever'
# Tribute
# Tribute

'The whole community is in shock...but Maradona will live forever'

Nov 26th 2020, 8:00 AM 16,210 Views 15 Comments

Fabian Costello is a former Argentine footballer now living in Cork, and he talks to The42 about the sad death and enduring legacy of Diego Maradona.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

The legacy of Diego Maradona
# RIP
# RIP

The legacy of Diego Maradona

Nov 25th 2020, 8:03 PM 21,937 Views 11 Comments

Maradona embodied so much of his people and his country that he elevated football to beyond just a game and the World Cup to a level it will perhaps never again reach.

'Thank you for everything' - football figures around the world pay tribute to Maradona
# Forever A Legend
# Forever A Legend

'Thank you for everything' - football figures around the world pay tribute to Maradona

Nov 25th 2020, 5:46 PM 30,608 Views 22 Comments

The football icon has passed away at the age of 60.

Argentina football great Diego Maradona has died aged 60
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

Argentina football great Diego Maradona has died aged 60

Nov 25th 2020, 4:41 PM 99,522 Views 157 Comments
  • A spokesman confirmed the news this evening.
  • He played for the likes of Napoli and Barcelona before hanging up his boots in 1997.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Maradona to leave hospital following surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain
# On The Mend
# On The Mend

Maradona to leave hospital following surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain

Nov 11th 2020, 8:50 PM 7,864 Views 3 Comments

The 60-year-old is expected to continue his rehabilitation in Tigre, 30 kilometers north of Buenos Aires.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

Maradona progressing well after brain surgery
# El Diez
# El Diez

Maradona progressing well after brain surgery

Nov 10th 2020, 8:32 AM 7,105 Views 2 Comments

The 60-year-old underwent surgery last Tuesday to remove a clot lodged between his brain and skull.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Maradona undergoes successful brain surgery on blood clot
# El Diego
# El Diego

Maradona undergoes successful brain surgery on blood clot

Nov 4th 2020, 8:10 AM 10,225 Views 5 Comments

‘We managed to successfully remove the clot. Diego coped well with the surgery,’ his doctor said.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Diego Maradona: Pochettino should take charge of 'biggest team in the world' Boca
# El Diez
# El Diez

Diego Maradona: Pochettino should take charge of 'biggest team in the world' Boca

Dec 17th 2019, 7:08 PM 8,961 Views 8 Comments

While dismissing a return to the Argentine giants, the legendary attacker nominated the former Spurs coach for the job.

# diego-maradona - Monday 9 December, 2019

Riquelme beats old foe Maradona and Batistuta as Boca Juniors elect new president
# Changes
# Changes

Riquelme beats old foe Maradona and Batistuta as Boca Juniors elect new president

Dec 9th 2019, 7:13 PM 5,724 Views 4 Comments

The list headed by Jorge Ameal, who was club president between 2008 and 2011, won 52.8% of the vote.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 7 December, 2019

Riquelme and Maradona carry old feud into Boca election
# Rivals
# Rivals

Riquelme and Maradona carry old feud into Boca election

Dec 7th 2019, 7:11 PM 8,701 Views 5 Comments

The vote on Sunday is also shaping as a rematch of the recent Argentine presidential election.

# diego-maradona - Friday 22 November, 2019

Diego Maradona returns as coach of Argentine club two days after leaving
# U-turn
# U-turn

Diego Maradona returns as coach of Argentine club two days after leaving

Nov 22nd 2019, 8:07 AM 5,077 Views 3 Comments

‘Achieving political unity in the club’ appears to be the reason behind the dramatic U-turn.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Diego Maradona steps down from Argentine club after just two months in charge
# El Diego
# El Diego

Diego Maradona steps down from Argentine club after just two months in charge

Nov 19th 2019, 6:46 PM 6,844 Views 6 Comments

After three wins from eight matches in charge of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata, El Diego has left.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'I'm not dying' - Argentina legend Maradona dismisses daughter's concerns
# Response
# Response

'I'm not dying' - Argentina legend Maradona dismisses daughter's concerns

Nov 6th 2019, 10:58 PM 5,699 Views 3 Comments

The World Cup winner has allayed fears over his physical condition while also revealing he plans to donate his fortune to charity when he does pass on.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Diego and Jimmy: trailing the self-destruction and tragic comedy of an extraordinary, wild genius
# Hand Of God
# Hand Of God

Diego and Jimmy: trailing the self-destruction and tragic comedy of an extraordinary, wild genius

Oct 6th 2019, 10:00 AM 21,579 Views 28 Comments

Asif Kapadia’s documentary has been rightly acclaimed but author Jimmy Burns took on the same complex subject in the mid-90s, with similar results.

# diego-maradona - Thursday 5 September, 2019

Diego Maradona has a new job
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Diego Maradona has a new job

Sep 5th 2019, 10:34 PM 12,767 Views 4 Comments

The Argentine legend has been appointed as head coach of Superliga strugglers Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata.

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Argentina defender who scored in 1986 World Cup final dies
# RIP
# RIP

Argentina defender who scored in 1986 World Cup final dies

Aug 13th 2019, 1:53 PM 11,156 Views 10 Comments

Jose Luis Brown, known as ‘Tata’, has passed away at the age of 62 after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer’s.

# diego-maradona - Monday 8 July, 2019

Argentina World Cup winner's son makes dad 'suffer' at Wimbledon
# Heir Apparent
# Heir Apparent

Argentina World Cup winner's son makes dad 'suffer' at Wimbledon

Jul 8th 2019, 8:21 PM 15,638 Views 2 Comments

Roman Burruchaga is starting out on a career of his own – but with a tennis ball rather than a football.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Maradona had better Argentina team-mates than 'extraordinary' Messi
# Main Man
# Main Man

Maradona had better Argentina team-mates than 'extraordinary' Messi

Jun 19th 2019, 9:09 PM 7,787 Views 12 Comments

The Barcelona talisman remains without a major international trophy, but Fabio Capello feels he is not to blame for that failure

# diego-maradona - Sunday 16 June, 2019

'There was an absolute moment where the light goes from his eyes'
# Living Legend
# Living Legend

'There was an absolute moment where the light goes from his eyes'

Jun 16th 2019, 8:00 AM 32,923 Views 6 Comments

Asif Kapadia’s new film tells the bittersweet story of a deeply flawed genius who captured the hearts of a nation.

# diego-maradona - Friday 14 June, 2019

Maradona steps down as manager of Mexican side to focus on his health
# El Diego
# El Diego

Maradona steps down as manager of Mexican side to focus on his health

Jun 14th 2019, 9:07 AM 5,480 Views 7 Comments

Diego Maradona’s time with Dorados has come to an end, it was announced on Thursday.

# diego-maradona - Monday 3 June, 2019

The story of the Argentine hero who arrived at Napoli for a world-record fee and left a villain
# Review
# Review

The story of the Argentine hero who arrived at Napoli for a world-record fee and left a villain

Jun 3rd 2019, 7:00 AM 15,565 Views 11 Comments

A fascinating new documentary explores the bittersweet life of Diego Maradona.

# diego-maradona - Friday 10 May, 2019

This latest trailer for the explosive Diego Maradona film is sure to get you excited
# Troubled Genius
# Troubled Genius

This latest trailer for the explosive Diego Maradona film is sure to get you excited

May 10th 2019, 12:55 PM 11,828 Views 13 Comments

From the director of ‘Senna’ and ‘Amy’, the documentary will be in cinemas worldwide from next month.

# diego-maradona - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

A first look at the eagerly-anticipated Diego Maradona film by 'Senna' and 'Amy' director
# Trailer
# Trailer

A first look at the eagerly-anticipated Diego Maradona film by 'Senna' and 'Amy' director

Apr 24th 2019, 12:14 PM 9,190 Views 11 Comments

Featuring previously unseen footage, the documentary will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival next month.

# diego-maradona - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Diego Maradona to quit Mexican second-division side over 'referee bias'
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

Diego Maradona to quit Mexican second-division side over 'referee bias'

Apr 6th 2019, 1:48 PM 3,946 Views 2 Comments

The 58-year-old made the decision on Friday following a 1-1 draw with Venados.

# diego-maradona - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Diego Maradona undergoes successful surgery
# El Diez
# El Diez

Diego Maradona undergoes successful surgery

Jan 13th 2019, 1:01 PM 3,587 Views 3 Comments

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
# El Diego
# El Diego

Maradona reassures fans after health scare

Jan 5th 2019, 10:45 AM 5,253 Views 0 Comments

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
# Different Class
# Different Class

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

Jan 2nd 2019, 6:57 PM 7,167 Views 16 Comments

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

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