Football is a huge part of my life. I was 14 when Diego Maradona scored the two goals against England – the hand of God and the wonder goal. Despite the first goal, I always thought he was the best player in the world. I’ve always been a fan
The footballing world has paid tribute to Diego Maradona after his death at the age of 60. 'The amount of joy and pleasure and his commitment for world football. He made world football better,' said Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola. Maradona's former teammate Jorge Valdano broke down and could hardly
Those who screw up their faces sneering as they contemplate the latest incarnation of Maradona, the one who had difficulties walking, struggled to talk, embraced [the Venezuela president Nicolás] Maduro and did whatever he felt like, would be better off abandoning this farewell which embraces the genius and absolves
Maradona’s best moments 1) 1979 World Youth Championship Diego Maradona wasted no time in announcing his talent. On his first senior appearance in 1977, for Argentinos Juniors of Buenos Aires, the 5ft 5in 16-year-old nutmegged José Daniel Valencia of Talleres. Valencia was an Argentina international, one of six in the Talleres team.
Preston’s Darnell Fisher has been handed a three-match ban after grabbing an opponent’s genitals, the FA has announced. Fisher was found guilty of violent conduct after an incident involving Callum Paterson during Preston’s win over Sheffield Wednesday last Saturday. Sheffield Wednesday manager Pulis was asked about the incident during his Friday