Diego Maradona

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Jul 10th, 2012
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Diego Maradona has been sacked as the Al Wasl coach. The decision to terminate the Argentine’s two year deal until the end of the 2012/13 campaign was taken at a special board meeting held at the club’s premises. A club spokesman told Sport 360: “Following a meeting by the Board of ...
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May 10th, 2012
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Al Wasl coach Diego Maradona claimed Manchester City’s recent 1-0 victory over title rivals Manchester United was the game of the season, and the entertainment it served up bettered even that of the recent El Clásico meetings between Real Madrid and Barcelona. Maradona was a guest of honour at the Et...
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Apr 27th, 2012
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Diego Maradona believes there is now no bigger game in world football than the Manchester derby between City and United, and that’s including ‘El Clasico’. The Premier League’s top two will meet at the Etihad Stadium on Monday night in a game United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has ...
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Apr 13th, 2012
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Episode 57 of the ongoing feud between football’s two great icons, Diego Maradona and Pele, has seen the controversial Argentine brandish his Brazilian counterpart “stupid”. Maradona, now in charge of UAE Pro League side Al Wasl, made the remark after learning that Pele had once aga...
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Apr 13th, 2012
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Al Wasl boss Diego Maradona has called for calm from the club’s fans as they prepare to welcome runaway Pro League leaders Al Ain to the Zabeel Stadium on Saturday night. Wasl have landed in hot water with the UAE Football Association’s disciplinary committee on more than one occasion thi...
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Mar 8th, 2012
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Duncan White, Sunday Telegraph Football Correspondent: Lionel Messi is certainly the greatest player I have seen in the flesh and you can make a very compelling case for him being the best player in the history of the game. European club football is the most technically and physically demanding footb...
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Feb 20th, 2012
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EXCLUSIVE – Jose Mourinho may not be so ‘special’ in the eyes of some Real Madrid fans, while to Barcelona devotees he is nothing more than a ‘translator’. But to Diego Maradona the Portuguese tactician will always be the “best”. Mourinho has come in for vitriolic criticism from sections of the...
By benim
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Jan 10th, 2011
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Diego Maradona said on Sunday he will fly to London next month to study an offer from an English Premier League club, Argentine media reported. Argentina’s two big dailies La Nacion and Clarin quoted Maradona as saying: “In February I’m going to England to listen to a firm offer. &#...
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Oct 29th, 2010
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Tens of thousands of Argentines paid tribute on Thursday to former President Nestor Kirchner, whose death rallied markets but robbed his wife and successor President Cristina Fernandez of her closest adviser. Kirchner, 60, was Argentina’s most powerful politician and a leading contender for nex...