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Dutch coach labels Estudiantes as 'gangsters', Estudiantes demonstrated that they know how to lose, and a bottle is thrown at an Argentine keeper. Yet, Feyenoord played better soccer and deserved to win.
The magazine lavishes praise on an Dutch side that played beautiful soccer and characterized Estudiantes as a team that was dazed and confused. Little hope for the second match in Holland.
By defeating Brazil in Porto Alegre, the magazine dubs the triumph a 'miracle'-a stark difference from the notion of Argentine superiority in soccer before 1958.
A noticeable shift in direction of the national team occurs following the events of 1969 (World Cup failure and Estudiantes). Pizzuti, former coach of Racing, embodies an attacking style of soccer that makjes use of the long ball, or as it is known…
The harassing of referees, presence of fans on the field, gas canisters and hoses aimed at hinchas, and other routine incidents call for a reform structure and morality in Argentine soccer.
Helpful article in determining what is a 'revolution' and what is aimed at changing.
The magazine highlights how even Italian journalists familar with Argentine soccer do not feel that Estudiantes represented Argentina as a whole.
Not mincing words, Golessimply assesses Estudiantes' loss as the case of the better team prevailing.
Insightful piece on how the violent style of play is perhaps not what fans want and that teams like DiStefano's Boca can play attractive soccer and win.
This article is a continuation of an article from 7-22, stating that Argentine soccer lost its way and needs to return to the traits that made it successful.
The article favors a more positive, attacking-style of soccer that makes best use of Argentine talent and less dependent on tactics and physicality to earn results. Chacarita, Huracan, and Racing are recent example of this successful approach. Above…
The hiring of Adolfo Perdenera as national coach and a match against lowly Bolivia 'assure' Argentina of qualifying for Mexico 1970 and bringing order to Argentine soccer.
Writers become increasingly worried about the violence exhibited by players.
Good article for looking at the cultural influence of soccer and issues of masculinity.
Good article for looking at the cultural influence of soccer and issues of masculinity. [A later article labels long hair and sideburns as a 'hygenic' issue that needs to be stamped out of the national team, see Feb 3 1970 pages 44-45].
Overview of Estudiantes' victory over Nacional and back-to-back championship in Copa Libertadores.
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