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Pre-game coverage on the day of Manchester United's highly-publicized encounter against Estudiantes de La Plata in the second leg of the 1968 Intercontinental Cup. The article focuses on the aggrieved sense of national pride by Estudiantes at how the…
Images of the members of the men's national soccer team competing at the 1928 Olympic Games in Amsterdam
Image of Argentine national team and Boca Juniors stalwart, Domingo Tarasconi, who represented Argentina at the 1928 Olympics. Tarascone played as a right-wing forward, or "insider derecho," for La Albiceleste and as a striker for Boca Juniors, where…
Image of the stadium in Amsterdam and spectators watching a men's football match at the 1928 Olympic Games
A brief update on Motherwell's latest game in Argentina: a 2-1 loss against an Argentine select team. The article also offers an account of the Argentina-Uruguay final in Amsterdam, which ended in a 1-1 draw.
Article explains how the decision by FIFA to boycott British teams from international play stemmed from the decision by the Football Association (FA) to withdraw British participation in the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam. The boycott of British teams…
Orsi played in the 1928 Olympic team that came second to Uruguay in Amsterdam. This part of his autobiography emphasized his mother and the difficulty in becoming a professional fútbol player
Worth noting that the commentary describes the 1957 team at the Copa Sudamericana as the last criollo team--a good observation.
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