1. Lionel Messi Critics Miss the Mark After Argentina Defeat

    Searching for a reason behind Argentina's substandard performance in letting slip the Copa America title, captain Lionel Messi is an easy and visible target...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 29,158 reads 130 comments

  2. Chile Worthy Champions as Under-Par Argentina Limp to Another Final Defeat

    With the two best teams disputing the final of a major international tournament, great things were expected of Chile and Argentina's Copa America decider...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 11,165 reads 86 comments

  3. Argentina Need One Final Push to Break Trophy Drought

    On Saturday evening in Santiago's Estadio Nacional , Argentina and Chile will play more than just a simple game of football...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 2,094 reads 6 comments

  4. Messi, Aguero, Di Maria Follow Footsteps of Argentina's Angels with Dirty Faces

    It has admittedly taken some time for Argentina to explode into action. But once the fuse was lit, the result was quite spectacular...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 1 month ago 10,190 reads 11 comments

  5. How Lionel Messi and Javier Pastore Bamboozled Sorry Paraguay

    As statements of intent go, Argentina's pitiless 6-1 demolition of Paraguay to reach the Copa America was emphatic in its brilliance...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 12,188 reads 25 comments

  6. Awesome Argentina Finally Hit Peak in Copa America Rout

    For the entire Copa America, Argentina had been promising a breakout performance. It took its time in coming, but a masterpiece 90 minutes to blow away Paraguay 6-1 on Wednesday and ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 27,024 reads 33 comments

  7. Brazil's Vanquishers Paraguay Another Stiff Test for Confident Argentina

    As ever doggedly determined to ruin the party, Paraguay and Derlis Gonzalez destroyed illusions of a block-buster Argentina-Brazil semi in the Copa America...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 3,439 reads 6 comments

  8. Argentina Improving but Need Better Marksmanship to Take Home Copa America

    While the best team undoubtedly won on the night, few could understand why Argentina had to resort to the lottery of the penalty shootout to finally take down Colombia in the Copa America quarter-finals...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 4,972 reads 14 comments

  9. Argentina Penalty Hero Carlos Tevez Erases Copa Pain of 2011

    Four years ago, Carlos Tevez was the villain of the piece as Argentina crashed out of the Copa America on home turf...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 8,339 reads 18 comments

  10. A Game of Two Halves: The Key for Argentina in Copa America Test

    Will the real Argentina please stand up? So far in the Copa America the star-studded Albiceleste have provided only a series of infuriatingly schizophrenic performances...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 7,745 reads 38 comments

  11. Aguero or Falcao: Picking a Combined Argentina-Colombia Best XI

    Neither Argentina nor Colombia have shown their best sides so far in the Copa America. But the pair are safely through to the quarter-finals of the tournament nevertheless, and Friday's ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 3,014 reads 9 comments

  12. Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Argentina's Debt to Colombia Coach Jose Pekerman

    Friday's Copa America quarter-final between Argentina and Colombia will surely bring up some conflicting emotions for Jose Pekerman...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 11,988 reads 14 comments

  13. Grading the Argentina Squad After the Copa America Group Stage

    Argentina negotiated their way through Group B of the 2015 Copa America with few problems. The star-studded squad has been far from its best, but their unbeaten record means a first-place finish and the chance to look forward to a quarter-final...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 5,206 reads 16 comments

  14. Argentina Continue Winning Ways but Once More Fail to Shine in Copa America

    Argentina's 1-0 Copa America victory over Jamaica on Saturday was as lopsided a one-goal affair as you are likely to see at the finals of a major international tournament...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 16,573 reads 54 comments

  15. Centurion Lionel Messi Desperate to Break Argentina Trophy Drought

    On Saturday, Argentina captain Lionel Messi will reach a personal milestone when he receives his 100th international cap against Jamaica...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 9,753 reads 54 comments

  16. Carlos Tevez Move to Boca Juniors Would Be Biggest Argentina Transfer in History

    Even while Carlos Tevez continues training and playing alongside his Argentina colleagues in the Copa America, speculation keeps linking the Juventus forward to a permanent move back to South America...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 14,952 reads 9 comments

  17. Argentina's Luck Holds to Put Copa America Campaign Back on Track

    In La Serena on Tuesday evening, the Argentine national team deserved victory in a tense clash over Uruguay. But the country had also done more than enough to beat Paraguay in their Copa America opener before being pegged back to 2-2...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 2 months ago 2,320 reads 11 comments

  18. Javier Pastore Finally Comes of Age in Argentina's Tense Copa America Win

    Three points for Argentina were vital to put their Copa America campaign back on track following the slip on opening day against Paraguay. But the Albiceleste also received an unexpected boost from Javier Pastore ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 7,419 reads 13 comments

  19. Tevez's 2011 Penalty Miss & Pain of Copa America Failure Must Spur on Argentina

    The final image of the 2011 Copa America was an all-too-painful one for Argentina. Striker Carlos Tevez hammered the final nail into the coffin of the campaign with an awful ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 3,208 reads 3 comments

  20. Argentina Go from Sublime to Ridiculous in Copa America Game of 2 Halves

    To call Argentina's 2-2 draw against Paraguay in their Copa America curtain-raiser Jekyll and Hyde would be almost unkind to the good doctor and his monstrous, super-violent alter ego...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 20,782 reads 64 comments

  21. Argentina Falter but Sergio Aguero Shows Why He Must Lead Copa America Attack

    Having looked far superior for most of their Copa America opener against Paraguay, Argentina somehow contrived to throw away a comfortable lead and draw 2-2 against the tenacious Guarani ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 4,997 reads 16 comments

  22. Argentina Seek Flying Start in Copa America Against Always Tricky Guarani

    Failure is simply not an option for Argentina at this year's Copa America. Having gone so close to winning a third World Cup in Rio de Janeiro less than 12 months ago, only ...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 2,663 reads 9 comments

  23. Messi and the 10 Greatest South Americans Never to Lift the Copa America

    After two abortive attempts on the Copa America, Lionel Messi will be hoping this June and July it is third time lucky for him and Argentina...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 11,673 reads 50 comments

  24. The 5 Biggest Copa America Decisions for Argentina Coach Gerardo Martino

    After a year in the hot seat of the Argentina national team, coach Gerardo Martino begins his first acid test. The Albiceleste start as big favourites for glory in the Copa America and need a solid performance in Chile to meet expectations...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 2,943 reads 4 comments

  25. King of Europe Lionel Messi Now Sets Eyes on Copa America Crown

    So far in the football year, 2015 has belonged to just one man. Lionel Messi has stepped up his game to outrageous levels to play a crucial part in Barcelona's historic second treble, and the inspired No...

    Daniel  Edwards Written by Daniel Edwards about 3 months ago 9,138 reads 56 comments