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Boca Juniors part ways with coach

Buenos Aires, Dec 15: Boca Juniors president Daniel Angelici said that the club will not renew the contract of coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto, putting an end to his three-year tenure with the Buenos Aires side. In the first press conference since Boca’s defeat

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Boca Juniors confirm Gago Achilles tear

Boca Juniors, Dec 11: Boca Juniors midfielder Fernando Gago faces months on the sidelines after rupturing his right Achilles tendon during his team’s Copa Libertadores final defeat to River Plate. Gago limped off the pitch in the final minutes of Boca’s 3-1 extra-time

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Gallardo to remain River Plate coach

Madrid, Dec 10: Marcelo Gallardo will remain the coach of River Plate next year after leading his team to the Copa Libertadores title here, the club’s sporting director Enzo Francescoli said. Speculation has been rife in Argentina that the 42-year-old could leave the

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Madrid ready for Copa Libertadores final second leg

Madrid, Dec 8:  Sunday sees the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final between Argentinean sides River Plate and Boca Juniors in Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium: a game which has attracted worldwide attention given the dramatic circumstances surrounding it. Such is the global

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Boca Juniors deserve Copa Libertadores title: Maradona

Buenos Aires, Nov 27: Diego Maradona has urged South American football governing body CONMEBOL to award the Copa Libertadores winners’ trophy to Boca Juniors after River Plate hooligan fans caused the suspension of the final’s second leg. The match between the Argentine rivals,

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Argentina mulls law to curb soccer hooligans

Buenos Aires, Nov 27: After a Copa Libertadores final between Boca Juniors and River Plate had to be suspended twice, after a fan violence incident, Argentine President Mauricio Macri said he will introduce harsher laws to tackle hooliganism during games. In a televised

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