Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona
Drugs stopped me from fulfilling potential: Diego Maradona

Argentine football great Diego Maradona has admitted his drug addiction stopped him from fulfilling his potential as a player.

Carlos Tevez back in the frame for Argentina
Carlos Tevez back in the frame for Argentina

Recently-appointed Argentina coach Gerardo Martino said Wednesday he is set to hand Juventus striker Carlos Tevez an international lifeline after the former Manchester United and City star was left out of their World Cup squad.

Marcelo Gallardo's River breathe new life into Argentine game
Marcelo Gallardo's River breathe new life into Argentine game

River Plate are reaping the rewards of putting their faith in coach Marcelo Gallardo, who as a player was steeped in the club`s attacking ethos, after a run of five consecutive wins.

Boca lose patience with decorated coach Bianchi
Boca lose patience with decorated coach Bianchi

Argentine giants Boca Juniors sacked their record title-winning coach Carlos Bianchi on Thursday after a disappointing third spell in charge.

Ronaldinho close to Palmeiras deal

Brazilian giants Palmeiras have emerged favourites to sign out-of-contract former Barcelona star Ronaldinho.

Chilean "Pitbull" Gary Medel ready to show his bite for Inter Milan

Chile defender Gary Medel took part in his first training session with Inter Milan on Monday after completing his move from English Championship side Cardiff City.

Boca Juniors defeated, Independiente win in Argentine league

Independiente won 3-0 over Atletico Rafaela while Boca Juniors lost 0-1 to Newell`s in the first round of Argentina`s First League Transicion Tournament.

Mohun Bagan rope in Haitian playmaker

Mohun Bagan on Wednesday roped in Haitian playmaker Sony Norde as their fourth foreigner for the 2014-15 season.

Boca Juniors ink deal with Beijing

Boca Juniors Wednesday signed an agreement with the Chinese government to train budding Chinese football players in Argentina.

Di Stefano in coma after heart attack

Real Madrid legend Alfredo di Stefano, one of the greatest players in history, is in a coma in hospital after suffering a heart attack, officials said.

Inonito, Akshay head to Argentina to train with Club Athletico

It was a dream come true for Delhi boys Inonito Zhihoni and Akshay Hurria after they were named among the 15 players who have been selected by IFB Boca Football Champs to travel to Argentina and train with the legendary Club Athletico Boca Juniors.

River Plate beat Boca Juniors 2-1, first time away in 10 years

River Plate ended a 10-year wait for an away victory over Boca Juniors in the Argentine "superclasico" with a 2-1 win at La Bombonera on Sunday.

Argentina's Banega joins Newell's on loan from Valencia

Argentina midfielder Ever Banega has joined Newell`s Old Boys on loan from Valencia for the rest of the season looking for regular playing time to prepare for the World Cup finals.

Once Maradona`s club, Boca launch football school in India

The club synonymous with the legendary Diego Maradona`s ascent to the zenith of world football, Boca Juniors, today entered Indian shores by launching its academy in Bangalore.

Tevez fears being `out-priced` by City for `dream move` to Argentina

Carlos Tevez fears that a dream return to Argentine club Boca Juniors may be impossible as he expected that Manchester City will demand well in excess of 20 million pounds.

Copa Libertadores: Eight champions to play round of 16

Eight teams qualified for the round of 16 of Copa Libertadores, a football tournament organised by the South American Football Confederation (Conmebol), and will play against one another beginning April 24.

Boca Juniors move to top of Copa Libertadores group

Boca Juniors moved to the top of Group 1 of the Copa Libertadores with a 1-0 victory over Barcelona de Guayaquil.

Boca`s goalkeeper salvages 1-1 draw against Independiente

The outstanding performance of Boca Junior`s goalkeeper Agustin Orion saved his team from losing for the second time to Independiente as two sides drew 1-1 in the seventh round of Argentina`s final tournament.

Riquelme leads Boca to victory over Nacional

Former Argentine midfielder Juan Roman Riquelme converted a first-half penalty as 10-man Boca Juniors moved into second place in their Copa Libertadores group with 1-0 away victory over Nacional.

Boca Juniors overcome Barcelona 2-1

Two second-half goals in the space of four minutes were enough to give Argentine giants Boca Juniors a 2-1 away victory over Ecuador`s Barcelona in their Copa Libertadores Group 1 clash in Guayaquil.