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A capacity crowd endured the pouring rain to witness the second match between Argentina and England (total revenue for this game stood at 3.2 million pesos). The referee eventually suspended the match as playing conditions worsened, leading Sir…
Effusive praise for the Argentine national team and its convincing win over England at River Plate stadium.
Dellacha and Brazilian captain, Didi, exchange banners
Great photo for the expressions on the faces of players and AFA President Colombo
Sensing that fans are angry, and ready to confront players upon their return, Goles suggests that a measured, serious, response is the best course of action to take after fans welcomed the national team with a hostile reception at Ezeiza airport.
Like many colleagues in the press, Fiovaranti argues that if Argentina is to win the World Cup it should stick to the playing style and approach that has defined Argentine fútbol for decades ("nuestro fútbol").
Depite the concerns and fears of Argentine sports writers, they nonetheless became optimistic about Argentina's chances to make history at the World Cup in the days before the team left for Sweden.
Goles accuses AFA of ignoring the various problems afecting Argentine fútbol: the exods of talented players, the decline of quality fútbol, the fiscal mismanagement at clubs, the lack of stadium safety, etc.
Are Dellacha's words an example of hubris, or merely a positive appraisal of Argentine fútbol?
Goles labels Bolivia and Chile, hardly South American powers in 1957, as "enemies" in an optimistic piece ahead of the 1958 World Cup
The title says it all. After winning the last four South American championships in undefeated fashion, Ardigo - like most porteño sports writers - is convinced of the superiority of Argentine fútbol.
Dellacha's views on tactics and designed plays falls in line with players of his era, who valued the innate talent of the Argentine fútbolero over plays designed on a chalkboard.
Citing Pedro Dellacha as a good model of sportsmanship and professionalism, the commentator derides the increasing player violence in Argentine fútbol.
Some coaches persist in their positions despite a lack of success, others are fired at the first sign of failure. The author assumed that smaller clubs possess less tolerance for failure.
Pedro Dellacha, the old caudillo of the 1950s, says "El que detesta lo moderno es porque no está en la onda." This commentary reflects the resignation and eventual acceptance of older generations of players to the practical, win-at-all costs,…
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