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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."
Linker's body is visible among the gases in the stands.
Linker's death receives more attention than in El Grafico
The "Presidente Juan Domingo Perón" Stadium opens, the match is listless
The match became heated and violent Zubeldia is irate at the press in Buenos Aires ("El Dia") for publishing articles-unsigned by the author-that supported the English insistence that the disallowed goal in the first match should have been allowed…
Interesting because you can see a local and "imported" version of a similar catenaccio style of play at work in this match
Interesting to see what metric the magazine uses to determine their conclusion that 27% of Argentine soccer is offense-first
The death of Mario Linker, although not the first in Argentine fútbol, was widely reported in the press. As a consequence, politicians became involved to demonstrate their ability to quell violence at the stadiums (but more likely this was just…
Of note is the use of the term "popular" to demonstrate the wide appeal of certain clubs like Velez Sarsfield
Condemns the actions of "hinchas" that overshadowed the soccer game and cost the life of a young fan Panzeri blames the animalistic fans, who threw projectiles at the River goalie throughout the match In turn, the River fans retaliated and police…
Velez played a boring but effective game against Ferrocarril Oeste
Although billed as a "fan perspective", the comments are from journalists who cover fútbol. In this week's column, the focus is on club directors and their collusion on raising ticket prices and bypassing AFA statutes.
The commentary by Llistosella chastises club officials for their financial negligence in paying back their debts, even when the state offers them money through television deals on state-run Channel 7. Previous attempts at raising revenue, like…
In an era where small teams, with small budgets, can suddenly become champions, the article portrays the situation as a mess for Argentine fútbol…and a legacy of Valentín Suárez.
The era of "fútbol espectáculo" comes to an end. This article looks at the businessmen who directed the fortunes of the clubs over many years, and whose competition fueled high spending. They include: Alberto Armando (Boca Juniors), Herminio Sande…
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