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Issue Twenty Five | The Margins

The Phantom Team

Dan Edwards

When Argentina sent a squad to prepare at altitude, then stopped funding them

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Issue Twenty Three | Fiction

The Eternal Derby

Scott Oliver

It’s Boca v River in the Libertadores final, and there won’t be a penalty shoot-out.

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Issue Twenty Two | Tournaments

The Curse Goes On

Rik Sharma

Another final, another defeat for Argentina as Chile triumphed in the Copa América Centenario

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Issue Twenty | Scandal

Man Over

Sergio Levinsky

A farcical election and AFA’s struggles to move on after the death of Julio Grondona

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Issue Thirteen | History

The Moral Pendulum

Martin Mazur

Argentina’s eternal vacillation between the poles of fútbol and anti-fútbol

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Issue Twelve | Theory

The Cult of the Pibe

Sergio Levinsky

Argentina’s ongoing love affair with scruffy urchins with feet of gold

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Issue Ten | Polemics

The Voice of a Nation

Dan Edwards

The commentator Victor Hugo Morales is controversial, but makes football matter

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Issue Ten | Fiction

Los Cincos y los Diezes

Rupert Fryer

A letter changes the life of a young footballer forever

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Issue Nine | Theory

The Weight of the Armband

Joel Richards

The Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella explains why he made Lionel Messi national captain

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Issue Nine | Past Glories

The Grand Griguol

Dan Colasimone

How El Viejo defied accusations of boringness to inspire the golden age of Ferro Carril Oeste

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Issue Eight | Greatest Games

Boca Juniors 2 Real Madrid 1

Rupert Fryer

Toyota Intercontinental Cup final, National Stadium, Tokyo, 28 November 2000

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Issue Seven | Polemics

The Third Party

Sergio Levinsky

A tax avoidance scandal in Argentina could have ramifications across the globe

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Issue Six | Photo Essay

River's Return

Anibal Greco

Images of River Plate's battle to win promotion from the purgatory of Nacional B

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Issue Five | Polemics

The Culture of Violence

Sergio Levinsky

The absence of leadership means there is little hope of Argentina’s hooligan problem being solved

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Issue Five | Five Rings

Olympic Stories

Marcus Christenson, Steve Menary, Joel Richards, Colin Udoh and Jonathan Wilson

Five tales from the rich history of Olympic football

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Issue Four | Greatest Games

Racing 1 Celtic 0

Dan Edwards

Intercontinental Cup final play off, Estadio Centenario, Montevideo, 4 November 1967

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Issue Two | In Argentina

La Historia de los Piñeyros

Rupert Fryer

A fictional account of one family's experience of the 1978 World Cup

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Issue One | Theory

The First Bilardista

Jonathan Wilson

How Victorio Spinetto pioneered pragmatism in Argentinian football

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Issue Zero | Going Wrong

Double Trouble

Joel Richards

Argentina’s short seasons are fun, but are they behind a culture of short-termism?

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