Tax issue for Maradona

2015-01-22 08:04

Prosecutors are seeking charges against Diego Maradona for allegedly defaming the head of Italy's tax collection agency.

Football stars battle for charity

2014-09-02 10:23

The Pupi beat Scholas 6-3 in the Match for Peace, an inter-religion game organised by Pope Francis on Monday in Rome.

Maradona ex-girlfriend arrested

2014-07-17 07:39

An ex-girlfriend of legendary footballer Diego Maradona has been arrested for allegedly stealing from him in Dubai.

Brazil celebrates rivals defeat

2014-07-14 09:31

Brazilians bitter about their team's disastrous World Cup celebrated Argentina's defeat to Germany in the final on Sunday.

Maradona could coach Venezuela

2014-07-02 15:09

Argentine great Diego Maradona has said that he is in line to become the next coach of South American minnows Venezuela.

Argentina hark back to '94

2014-06-24 18:17

Argentina's last World Cup group match against Nigeria brings back unhappy memories for the two-time world champions.

Maradona wants date with Pep

2014-03-26 18:15

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has said that he would like to watch how Pep Guardiola trains his Bayern Munich team.

Maradona nabbed for tax debt

2013-10-18 18:46

Italian tax agents have served Argentine football legend Diego Maradona with papers over a €39 million debt.

Czech president could rescue new cabinet

2013-08-06 12:02

The Czech Republic's new technocrat government appears unlikely to survive a confidence vote, but it could still remain in power with a little help from its leftist ally, the president.

Maradona undergoes eye op

2013-07-24 10:25

Argentina football legend Diego Maradona underwent successful eye surgery this week, his surgeon has said

Maradona ends Italian exile

2013-02-25 15:50

Diego Maradona has ended his more than two-decade exile from Italy, where he famously led Napoli to their sole titles in Serie A.

Iraqi FA deny Maradona talks

2012-12-21 14:36

The Iraqi Football Association have denied holding talks with Diego Maradona to take over as manager of the Iraqi national team.

Maradona Jnr to get his shot

2012-08-16 20:09

The son of Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona is close to joining a third-division club in Argentina.

Al Wasl sack Maradona

2012-07-10 21:16

Diego Maradona has been fired as Al Wasl coach following a disappointing season in which the Dubai club failed to win a title.

UAE fines Maradona $2 500

2011-12-29 14:57

The United Arab Emirates FA has fined Argentine football legend Diego Maradona $2 500 for making "offensive" remarks.

Maradona thankful for support

2011-11-25 12:11

Argentinian legend Diego Maradona thanked well-wishers for their messages of condolence following the death of his mother.

Messi the world's 'best'

2011-10-31 07:21

Argentina's football legend Diego Maradona has come out and called compatriot Lionel Messi the world's best player.

Maradona criticised for smoking

2011-09-22 16:50

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has been criticised for appearing in a photo while smoking the shisha, or water pipe.

Maradona hurt in crash - TV

2011-07-12 07:30

Former Argentine coach Diego Maradona has been slightly injured after the car he was travelling in was involved in an accident.

Maradona: We took drugs in 93

2011-05-23 16:38

Diego Maradona says Argentina's players took banned substances before a qualifying match for the 1994 World Cup.

Maradona: 'firm offer' in UK

2011-01-10 20:46

Diego Maradona has said he has a "firm offer" to coach an undisclosed English club and will travel to the country next month.

Maradona turns 50, 'mourns'

2010-10-30 15:57

Former Argentina coach Diego Maradona turned 50 with little fanfare, calling it the "saddest birthday of my life."

Football treat for freed miners

2010-10-14 20:17

Invitations have been flooding in for the freed Chilean miners to visit leading European and Latin American football clubs.

Maradona open to Villa idea

2010-08-15 17:07

Diego Maradona would not rule out moving to England to take over Aston Villa, according to a newspaper report.

Maradona: I was betrayed

2010-07-29 07:48

An emotional Diego Maradona says he was betrayed as Argentina coach by national team director Carlos Bilardo.


Maradona withdraws theft complaint after leak

2014-10-29 22:47

Former Argentine soccer star Diego Maradona has withdrawn a theft complaint against his ex-girlfriend, after a video surfaced that allegedly showed him hitting her.

Maradona's Ex denies stealing

2014-07-17 20:00

Diego Maradona's former girlfriend has denied that she stole from him, as she fights extradition to Dubai to answer the charges.

Maradona: Messi not the best

2014-07-14 21:00

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has said compatriot Lionel Messi did not deserve to be named best player of the SWC.

Maradona lambasts Brazil

2014-07-09 16:10

Germany's thrashing of Brazil in the SWC semi-final has damaged the hosts' image around the world, says Diego Maradona.

Maradona slams FIFA

2014-06-27 12:01

Infamous in his own right, Diego Maradona has come out in support of Luis Suarez by slamming FIFA's decision to ban the Uruguayan.

Maradona slams FIFA 'bribes'

2014-06-08 17:00

Diego Maradona has lashed out at FIFA, demanding action against those involved in corruption linked to Qatar's SWC bid.

Maradona to add voice to SWC

2014-02-24 20:01

According to an Argentine website, Diego Maradona will work as a commentator at the SWC for a South American television channel.

Maradona dreams of Napoli job

2013-10-17 19:30

Argentina legend, Diego Maradona, has expressed his desire to coach his former club Napoli after current manager, Rafa Benitez.

Maradona still has the kick

2013-07-29 21:30

A celebrity magazine photographer has accused Argentine football legend Diego Maradona of kicking him in the groin.

Maradona credits 'hand of God'

2013-03-14 20:50

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona says the fabled "hand of God" was at work once more in delivering the papacy to his country.

Maradona becomes dad again

2013-02-14 18:47

Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona is a father again after his long-time partner Veronica Ojeda gave birth to a baby boy.

Blackburn eye Redknapp

2012-10-30 14:34

Blackburn Rovers are eyeing Harry Redknapp and Diego Maradona to take over from Steve Kean in the manager's chair.

Maradona fights to save job

2012-07-12 11:47

Diego Maradona said he wants to hold talks with Al Wasl to save his job, one day after being fired as coach by the Dubai club.1

Maradona in line for UAE job

2012-05-16 21:10

Diego Maradona could return to international soccer as the Argentine is being considered for the vacant UAE head coaching job.

Maradona: Pele took wrong pill

2011-12-01 21:19

Diego Maradona has taken another swipe at Pele after the former Brazil great suggested that Neymar was better than Lionel Messi.

Maradona at mom's funeral

2011-11-21 20:29

Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona has attended the funeral of his mother at a private ceremony close to Buenos Aires.

Maradona enjoys maiden win

2011-09-23 13:07

Diego Maradona enjoyed his first victory as coach of UAE side Al Wasl, a day after telling fans to stay at home and watch a DVD.

Maradona blames Batista

2011-07-20 08:50

Diego Maradona has chided his successor as Argentina's national team coach, saying if he were Sergio Batista he "would stay home".

FIFA 'dinosaurs' slammed

2011-06-04 15:41

Diego Maradona has branded FIFA bosses "dinosaurs" who did not understand the game and were intent on clinging to power.

Maradona to coach in Dubai

2011-05-16 15:20

Argentinian legend Diego Maradona is set to take over as coach next season at Dubai's Al-Wasl, the club announced.

Batista to succeed Maradona

2010-11-02 07:37

Sergio Batista has met with a selection committee and is poised to succeed Diego Maradona as Argentina's national team coach.

Pele: Maradona a bad example

2010-10-16 12:28

Football legend Pele has lashed out at star player turned coach Diego Maradona, saying he is a bad example to young people.

Maradona keen on Portugal job

2010-09-14 18:58

Diego Maradona is keen to replace Portugal's sacked coach Carlos Queiroz and revive Portugal's Euro 2012 qualifying campaign.

Maradona may succeed himself

2010-08-04 20:39

Diego Maradona, sacked as coach of Argentina only last week, is in the frame to succeed himself, it has emerged.

Maradona booted out as coach

2010-07-28 07:07

The Argentine Football Association has elected not to renew Diego Maradona's contract as national team coach.

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