Dublin’s new Aviva Stadium opened its doors for the very first time recently, and BPF’s Ed Diggins was there to sample the atmosphere.
Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’
In his first article for Back Page Football, our new Argentinian football expert Dan Colasimone takes a look at Argentina’s “pac-man” position.
Tim Hill takes a final glance over this summer’s World Cup and outlines some of the more intruiging tactical formations that were on show in South Africa.
Germany turned in a performance of the highest standard in Cape Town today, sending Diego Maradona’s Argentina side crashing out of the World Cup with their tails between their legs. As usual, there were plenty of Talking Points to be discussed as Kevin Doran reports.
Argentina v Germany Cape Town, Saturday at 3PM Of all the quarter-final showdowns, this is the one that has attracted most interest from football fans. Diego Maradona’s Argentina, fueled by unity and togetherness, against Joachim Loew’s Germany, built on structure and efficiency. Like Brazil today, this will be the strongest opponent Argentina have come across […]
On Sunday, England and Germany meet in a mouth watering clash between two of the world’s biggest footballing countries, while Diego Maradona’s unbeaten Argentina play Mexico in a bid to progress to the final eight. Germany -v- England Bloemfontein, 16:00 local time Germany – exciting new look side have been impressive – Despite going through […]
BackPageFootball.com’s resident tipster Nick Higgins is back with a look at the latest round of World Cup matches.
Part of the fun of the World Cup is that games endlessly churn out of our televisions at times of the day when we might not have even realised. Even the most avid football fan can be forgiven for drifting away from the action as the days begin to blend into one, particularly when the […]
Having not necessarily shown his best form for Argentina in the past and having had a long and testing season with Barcelona, I was originally skeptical about Lionel Messi’s chances of challenging for the Golden Boot at this summer’s World Cup. However, upon seeing the 22 year old’s display against Nigeria on Saturday afternoon, I […]
1. Cometh the Hour… Cometh the man. The world was watching as Lionel Messi took the pitch in Johannesburg today, and the little wonder did not disappoint. Messi was at the centre of almost everything Argentina did going forward, and his personal duel with Nigeria ‘keeper Vincent Enyeama was a delight to watch. Granted, Messi did not […]