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Huracán obtains approval from the AFA to host a match in honor of people injured at its stadium.
AFA, perhaps sensing that public blame is shifting to the lack of responsibility by clubs for stadium safety, provides financial support for victims through funds collected at various matches.
AFA expresses its support and sadness concerning the tragedy of Puerta 12, offering financial compensation to the victims and calling for a public honoring for the deaths through a week of no games, players wearing black armbands, and other measures.
Graphic images of injured fans as stadium collapsed during the match played in Rosario. The news coverage attributes the disaster to unruly fans angry at decisions made by the referee, which they refer to as behavior that is out of place at sporting…
River Plate and Ferrocarril played a physical match, resulting in a horrible injury and fan threats against Enrique Sivori
A companion piece to last week's article about the declining level of violence in soccer
This article uses recent acts of violence to assess another week difficult for Argentines.
Primera Plana's coverage of the 1967 Intercontinental Cup between Rácing and Celtic (Scotland)
This article has several important revelations, such as the different techniques used by doctors to treat injured players, the number of players injured in 1965, and most importantly the emphasis on physical training in the "modern game."
The series of articles, including a poll conducted on who is to blame, reveal quite a bit about the cause of student protests and the bloody response by military officials. In many ways, this is the beginning of the end for Onganía as President as he…
Despite their injuries and blood stains, Argentine players are happy after winning a match at the World Cup. The article explains these images as example of players "poniendo la pierna"--typical of the style of play en vogue.
The politicization of the universities, according to the article, required government intervention. The removal of students and professors turned violent. Gente interviews people about the situation.
Readers' perspectives about the tragedy and the commentary from Primera Plana.
The author describes the 71 deas, and hundreds injured, as "martyrs" in the service of a public spectacle, suggesting that no serious reform will come of this tragedy. As one sugestion, he offers more television coverage as a possible solution of…
A good example of the preoccupation of Argentines towards foreign perceptions about their country. La Razón publishes images of the player worst injured in the match: Argentine–born Nestor Combín.
Various accounts from Italian newspapers agree with Alf Ramsey's assessment that the Argentine players are “animals”. Most newspaper coverage in Italy expressed a degree of surprise at how Estudiantes could turn a match into something beyond sports,…
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