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Select articles from the publication El Hogar that offer images of famous teams and players in 1915. This issue of the magazine from 1915 is one of the earliest examples of a soccer-focused magazine publication in Argentina.
British referees make their debut at the start of the 1948 first division season. The Buenos Aires Herald notes that the foreign officials "controlled all the games, and each one did a definitely good job of work."
When the fan magazine of a club states that the team is enduring its worst crisis and is dying, the call for change is palpable. The next week's headlines of 'Caos' and 'Hora de rendir cuentas' ratches up the call for significant changes in the club.…
Police intervention, collapsed fence, gas canisters, hoses, violent plays…all on display in this match
In light of Huracan's unexpected successes in Uruguay, the magazine looks at the state of soccer in Rio de la Plata
El Grafico contrasts the platense "macramé" with the Italian "catenaccio" by examining how two star players in Italy, one from Uruguay and the other from Argentina, try to showcase their stylistic play but are met with defensive-minded tactics aimed…
In a match between Platense and Huracán, the former applies an ultra-defensive style with ball possession and few risks, while the latter is a throwback to an older era of attcking soccer and fluid play.
Number of members, various sports, and activities all provide some look at this club's activities in 1966 and 1967
Number of members, various sports, and activities all provide some look at this club's activities in 1965 and 1966
The city government of Buenos Aires enacts serious safety measures that fútbol clubs and AFA (under federal intervention) cannot meet, thus deemed deficient. These measures were put in place in the wake of the tragedy of "Puerta 12".
Campeón begins to assess more of the tactics by coaches than player performance. Zubeldía is interesting because he will be appointed national team coach shortly and just started his stint at Estudiantes.
Derided by fans after the poor performance in the 1962 World Cup, Lorenzo returns to Argentina from Italy and immediately produces success for San Lorenzo, using the "catenaccio" style. While some fans disapprove of his tactics, the author reminds…
Early photograph of Platense

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