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#Diego Maradona

# diego-maradona - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Argentina defender who scored in 1986 World Cup final dies

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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'

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

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

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