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Diego Maradona: Triumph, Tragedy and a Story Only Sport Could Write

Diego Armando Maradona, the greatest footballer of his generation, died yesterday in his hometown of Buenos Aires aged 60. 15 years to the day that George Best, a similarly gifted yet troubled legend of the game passed away, Maradona’s passing similarly marks the end of a long battle against addiction that had begun during his […]

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Racism in Italian football proving increasingly stubborn

Romelu Lukaku’s transfer to Internazionale Milano has shown that he can still score goals. Yet with his move has come a stark reminder of the racism plaguing Italian football. “We understand that it could have seemed racist to you but it is not like that. In Italy we use some ‘ways’ only to ‘help our […]