Free Press Journal
  • Diego Maradona: Playing genius but coaching misfit

    Buenos Aires : As much as he was a genius with the ball at his feet, Diego Maradona’s coaching career has been far from distinguished and took a curious turn when he joined Mexican second-division outfit Dorados.

  • Boca Juniors close to win Argentine league

    Buenos Aires: Boca Juniors defeated Crucero del Norte 1-0 in Argentina’s local tournament and is now close to become champion, local press reported on Monday. Carlos Tevez, who failed at a penalty at the seventh minute, scored the winner four minutes later, Xinhua news agency reported. Boca Juniors have gathered 61 points, six more than second-placed San Lorenzo, just three matchdays before the end of the tournament.

  • Italy striker Osvaldo leads Boca romp in Copa Libertadores

    Buenos Aires: On-loan striker Daniel Osvaldo scored twice as six-time champions Boca Juniors defeated Zamora 5-0 in their Copa Libertadores group match.  The Italy international, on loan from Southampton, struck from close range in Wednesday’s match after Federico Carrizo’s headed cross. He then converted a penalty nine minutes from time after he was brought down by Alvaro Forero, reported Xinhua.  Earlier, Marcelo Meli, Nicolas Lodeiro and Federico Carrizo hit the target as