Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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Match report pays special tribute to Argentine goalkeeper Miguel Ángel Rugilo, whose numerous saves had Argentina on the verge of becoming the first foreign team to win on English soil before two late English goals secured their 2-1 victory over La…

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The match between Argentina and England received significant press in the Buenos Aires Herald - a paper founded by Anglo-Argentines for the English-speaking community of Argentina. This would be the first encounter between both teams, and the…

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Some brief notes abou the closing of the 1951 Pan-American Games.

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A fairly balanced account of the opening games of the inaugural Pan-American Games. The president and first lady are mentioned, but so too are other notable figures in sports and politics.

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The article shows some of the pomp and circumstance with the opening of the 1951 Pan American Games. An interesting side note: FA matches receive much higher billing, and more text, than the Pan American Games.

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A team of negotiators leaves London for Buenos Aires to help deal with the trade standoff. The author makes note that Perón holds a favorable view of some members of the delegation.

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The article previews the highly-publicized match between Argentina and England, with a useful primer for readers that details the footballing history between both nations - especially the performance of English club teams in their visits to Argentina…

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After a brief synopsis of the match, journalists make note of the environment at Wembley Stadium and the diverse reactions in the British press towards the performance of Argentina's national team.

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Extensive coverage of the match between Argentina and England at Wembley Stadium, a defeat for the South Americans by a score of 2-1.

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Keeping fútbol fanatics up to date, Argentine newspapers reported every step of the national team's tour of Great Britain, including its stay in London and practice facilities at Arsenal Stadium.
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