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Soccer: Argentine Sampaoli to coach Santos in 2019

13 Dec 2018

SAO PAULO Former Chile and Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli will return to club management at Santos next year, the Brazilian team said on Thursday.

Soccer-Argentine Sampaoli to coach Santos in 2019

13 Dec 2018

SAO PAULO, Dec 13 Former Chile and Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli will return to club management at Santos next year, the Brazilian team said on Thursday.

Gallardo wins second Libertadores and Europe beckons

10 Dec 2018

MADRID After guiding River Plate to their second Copa Libertadores in four seasons, coach Marcelo Gallardo seems destined for a move to Europe but his players are hoping his bond with the Argentine giants will keep him in Buenos Aires a while longer.

Soccer-Gallardo wins second Libertadores and Europe beckons

10 Dec 2018

MADRID, Dec 9 After guiding River Plate to their second Copa Libertadores in four seasons, coach Marcelo Gallardo seems destined for a move to Europe but his players are hoping his bond with the Argentine giants will keep him in Buenos Aires a while longer.

Libertadores win would be fitting farewell for Tevez

06 Dec 2018

BUENOS AIRES Boca Juniors striker Carlos Tevez has spent much of his career winding people up, but victory in this weekend's Copa Libertadores final could be all about winding down for the well-travelled Argentine.

Copa Libertadores final postponed again following bus attack

26 Nov 2018

BUENOS AIRES The rescheduled second leg of the Copa Libertadores football final between River Plate and Boca Juniors was postponed again on Sunday hours before it was due to start, after Boca complained the match could not be played under fair conditions.

Libertadores final postponed after Boca bus attacked, players hurt

25 Nov 2018

BUENOS AIRES The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final was postponed on Saturday after Boca Juniors players were hurt when their bus was attacked by River Plate fans outside the stadium, ruining what was supposed to be a landmark day for Argentine football. | Video

Boca players hurt after bus attacked by River fans - reports

24 Nov 2018

BUENOS AIRES Boca Juniors asked doctors to examine their players minutes before their Copa Libertadores final against arch-rivals River Plate on Saturday after tear gas fired by police at River fans drifted into the Boca team bus, local media reported.

At Boca-River Superclasico, fans take centre stage

22 Nov 2018

SAO PAULO/BUENOS AIRES They call it the greatest rivalry in football and the people who watch it the greatest fans in the world. And this weekend, they are calling the meeting of Argentina's Boca Juniors and River Plate the greatest final ever.

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar says injury not serious

21 Nov 2018

Brazil striker Neymar limped out of their 1-0 friendly win over Cameroon on Tuesday but later calmed fears his injury might be serious with a message confirming the problem was not something he was unduly concerned about.

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