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Diego Maradona Announces He’s Very Much In Favour Of Video-Assisted Refereeing Being Used To Prevent Cheating In Football

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The hand that did the damage: Diego Maradona has just been unveiled as the new coach of FC Fujairah of the UAE

Diego Maradona has had his say on video-assisted refereeing (VAR), speaking out as a somewhat unlikely advocate of the controversial new system.

Maradona famously benefited from an absence of such technology at the 1986 World Cup, when he used his divine extremity to plink the ball over Peter Shilton and 'hand' Argentina the lead against England in the quarter-finals.

Diego Maradona Does Series Of Very ‘Diego Maradona’ Things Before Being Made Honorary Citizen Of Naples (Videos)

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Diego Maradona is not what you would call a wallflower.

The Argentinian hero – nay, God – has very rarely taken his foot off the pedal in a life and career that has seen it's fair share of chaos, brilliance, magic and just plain weirdness.

After finishing up his business with the Russian national ice hockey team, the diminutive wizard boarded a flight to Italy, Naples specifically, during which he wasfilmed enjoying a.

Where Unrest Fights Regret: A Reflection on Maradona By Kizito...

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Where Unrest Fights Regret: A Reflection on Maradona

ByKizito Madu

The folly of youth is thinking itself invincible; so the adage of not declaring a man as having lived a happy life until he is on his deathbed still holds true mainly because of youth's naïveté.

‘La Mano de Dios’ by 3NIL. 22 June 1986 was a day that will...

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‘La Mano de Dios' by 3NIL.

22 June 1986 was a day that will forever be remembered by the football world.

It was the day Diego Armando Maradona broke English hearts at the World Cup in two incredible moments.

Total Soccer Show 133 now available a 1986 flashback

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After literally years of discussing the idea, we finally review a classic match. Much to Daryl's dismay (sort of) we chose the 1986 World Cup Quarterfinal between Argentina and England. Classic in every sense of the word, you have controversy( Maradona's "Hand of God"), brilliance (Maradona's "Goal of the Century"), mullets, short shorts, goalies picking up back passes, Canadian TV feeds (drink Labatt) and England in sky blue shorts.

Video: Peter Reid kisses Maradona’s ‘hand of God’

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Video: Peter Reid kisses Maradona's 'hand of God'

Former England midfielder reunited with Argentina legend

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How To Revive A Sleeping Giant

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By Saheli RC, writing from Singapore

You know you're a fan of Argentina when you no longer feel that massive heartbreak upon seeing your team lose out on a penalty shootout and therefore get eliminated from a competition. After last Sunday's underwhelming performance, which could only be sorted from the spot, the question on everyone's lips is "Where did it all go wrong?

World Cup: 25 Years Ago – El Diego made me a football fan (+video)

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It has been well documented in the English press that today is the 25th anniversary of Diego Maradona's infamous "Hand of God" goal in Argentina's 2-1 victory over England in the 1986 FIFA World Cup. That game brought out the best and worst sides of a player who, in my opinion, was the greatest footballer ever to play the game and it is arguably what "El Diego" did in the whole of that tournament which turned me from indifferent to passaionate about the game of football.

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Diego Maradona Recreates The ‘Hand Of God’ During Kick-About With Korean Schoolkids (Photos & Video)

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At FIFA's behest, both Diego Maradona and Pablo Aimar flew into Suwon today to help publicise the draw for the upcoming Under-20 World Cup being staged in South Korea.

As part of the event,the Argentinian pair took part in a kick-about inHwaseong Haenggung Square, which included a series of skill challenges and a mini 5-a-side match involving two teams of local kids.

Newcastle’s Olivier Kemen’s Blatant Hand of God Goal v Chelsea U-18′s

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Diego Maradona scored the most famous of all goals with his hand against England in 1986 and the game hasn't really moved on as much as we'd like when it comes to controversy as Newcastle's youngster Olivier Kemen proofs with this blatant handball equalizer against Chelsea in their FA Youth Cup quarter-final tie at St James Park.

You're Throwback Friday Goals for April 12, 2013

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The Champions Leagues were dominated by teams from Germany, Spain, and Mexico; Baby Kim is saber rattling; and the Iron Lady is gone, time for a throwback edition of your Friday goals.

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You're Cold War Throwback Friday Goals for April 12, 2013

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The Champions Leagues were dominated by teams from Germany, Spain, and Mexico; Baby Kim is saber rattling; and the Iron Lady is gone, time for a throwback to the Cold War edition of your Friday goals.

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You're Cold War Throwback Friday Goals for April 12, 2013

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The Champions Leagues were dominated by teams from Germany, Spain, and Mexico; Baby Kim is saber rattling; and the Iron Lady is gone, time for a throwback to the Cold War edition of your Friday goals.

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Don Diego's Al Wasl managerial career: Five highlights

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5 highlights of Don Diego's Al Wasl tenure.

1. Kicking an annoying as heck fan in the hand. To be kicked by the man who made the Hand of God a part of footballing lore could be considered a tribute.
2. His heartfelt condolences to the father of Theyab Awana, the UAE hero who died in a car accident.

VIDEO: Sergey Kuznetsov SHOCKING ‘Hand Of God’ Goal!

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TweetSevastopol striker Sergey Kuznetsov emulated Diego Maradona's infamous 'Hand of God' after he punched the ball into the net during a fiery promotion match against Metalurh Zaporizhya Kuznetsov caused a storm when he handballed the ball into the net to give his side a 2-1 win over Metalurh Zaporizhya in the Ukrainian First League match.

St Pauli’s Marius Ebbers pleads with ref to disallow his Hand of God goal

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Fair play seems to have broken out throughout the world of football. First we had the deliberate own goal in Turkey, then the deliberate penalty miss in Northern Ireland. Now we find Marius Ebbers, of German side St Pauli, successfully lobbying the referee to chalk-off a goal he's just scored. Ebbers turned the ball into [.

Arjan De Zeeuw Drops Big Old ‘F Bomb’ Live On Goals On Sunday (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which, while regaling Ben Shepherd and Chris Kamara with a tale about former Barnsley manager Danny Wilson, unwittingly drops a sizeable 'F Bomb' all over the shop...

The image of De Zeeuw and Paul Jewell sharing a moment of sudden, crashing realisation will surely soon find it's way into football's pantheon.

Video: Diego Maradona kicks a fan for ruining his photo opportunity

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The swollen hand of God This is one of our favourite videos for a while. New Al Wasl manager Diego Maradona is keen to have a photo taken with a Spanish language banner someone has made to welcome him to the club. Unfortunately, it soon emerges that despite the nice sentiment of their banners, Al [..

World's World Cup: The most blatant handball penalty not given

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Watch Bruna of Equatorial Guinea casually pick up a ball in full view of the world when it is in play. Incredibly, the referee Gyoengyi Gall from Hungary and her referee crew miss it altogether or chose to ignore it completely.

This incident took place in a Group D match against Australia in the 15th minute when Collette McCallum sends in a cross which Lila Khamis flicks onto the upright and as the ball rebounds back into play, Bruna picks it up and carries it in her hand for a couple of seconds before releasing it.

The Hand Of God turns 25

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You've probably already seen elsewhere, but this is an Argentine football website, so I couldn't let it pass un-noticed. 25 years ago today, Argentina took on England in the quarter-finals of the 1986 World Cup in the Estadio Azteca in ... Continue reading →

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The Hand of Elmohamady Goal v Newcastle (Vine)

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Hull City crashed to a 3-0 defeat against Newcastle yesterday and having struggled for goals recently you could forgive the Tigers for trying anything to grab one and defender Ahmed Elmohamady did try but his Diego Maradona hand of god goal was rightly caulked off by referee Phil Dowd!

Five-A-Day Football News June Monday One-Zero

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Five-A-Day Football News June Monday One-Zero is a post from: Serie A Weekly Five-A-Day Football News June Monday One-Zero is a post from: Serie A Weekly Match fixing rears its ugly head again, as 33 people and an entire club (AS Bari) were called before a sports trial after being charged with fixing four game.

Do you know more than the referee? Take the referee theory test

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From Maradona's 'Hand of God' to the two-footed tackle, match officials can make or break a team's season with their decision making and interpretation of events. Every weekend, football fans across the world leave football grounds disgruntled at the perceived injustice their team has received at the hands of the ref.

Or His Hand

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Favorite moment from a pretty dire top o' the table tilt between the Manchester giants? It didn't come from the players. It didn't even come from the childish antics of the managers...

First half. Maradona shown in the crowd rising for (son-in-law) Aguero's missed chance for City. Cue the commentary team.

Top 10 conclusions Premier League weekend 24-25 March

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1. Never mind Pray 4 Muamba, Play 4 Muamba seems to be just as powerful. 2. Roberto Mancini doesn't trust himself not to deliver a few choice Kevin Keegan-esque quotes, so he's taking himself away from the post-match interviews. 3. If Manchester City's title challenge is running out of legs they could borrow some of [.

In defence of Luis Suárez | Scott Murray

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In defence of Luis Suárez | Scott Murray

The Liverpool striker has become a pariah in the Premier League thanks to little English football's strange kind of logic Having showcased his Hand of God tribute act at the last World Cup, and sunk his gnashers into a fellow pro while at Ajax, Luis Suárez was a ready-formed cartoon villain when he washed up on these shores last January.

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My All-Time Top 10 Great Goalkeepers: #8 Peter Shilton

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My All-Time Top 10 Great Goalkeepers: #8 Peter Shilton

  • Nationality: English

  • Total appearances: 1005

  • Caps: 125

  • World Cups:3

  • Titles: 8

England's Peter Shilton became his country's highest capped player in 1990 when he won his 125th cap against Italy in a Third Place match in the World Cup of that year.

The Dirty Game

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Soccer has never been a clean game and never will be. It's original form allowed hacking. Long before the soccer craft was engineered for style and class, hunks of meat took chops at each other. Reputations were built around violence and threats. Men whose shadow was aggression found the soccer field inviting, a safe place to kick the living daylights out of a fellow mortal.

Luis Suárez Is The Most Hated Man In Ghana, Says Asamoah Gyan

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Liverpool striker Luis Suárez is still "the most hated man in Ghana" after his deliberate handball for Uruguay in last summer's World Cup quarter-final denied the African country victory, according to Sunderland forward Asamoah Gyan.
Suarez will face two of his opponents from that controversial night in Johannesburg when Kenny Dalglish's side travel to the Stadium of Light on Sunday, with Steve Bruce able to call on both John Mensah and Gyan, the striker who became the ultimate victim of the Liverpool player's gamesmanship.

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Book Review: The Man with Maradona’s Shirt

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The Man with Maradona's Shirt by Steve Hodge Published by Orion 2012, £9.99 ISBN: 9781409117353 Steve Hodge won eight England Under-21 caps, 24 full England caps and the final Division One Championship with Leeds United in 1992. He enjoyed success with Nottingham Forest, his hometown team, to a level that some of the biggest clubs in England would happily take today.

Hero: The Official Film of the 1986 World Cup

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Here's a little something for you to watch as you wait for today's Euro match - Hero: The Official Documentary of the 1986 World Cup.

The 1986 World Cup finals, which were held in Mexico, is best known for Maradona's "Hand of God Goal" against England in the quarterfinals as well as being known for the birth of the "Mexican Wave.

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Maradona begins at Al Wasl with a 4 - 3 defeat

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It was almost a dream debut for the hand of god in his latest incarnation as coach of Al Wasl.His team came back from being from 3-1 down at halftime to 3-3 as Argentinian striker Mariano Donda netted a hat-trick. Maradona strode around the touchline like a colossus and roared like a bear when that equaliser went in.

The women could teach the men a thing or two.

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In this author's humble opinion, the last truly great Brazil team. The flair and sexiness of their play was orgasmic. Their haircuts and facial hair, not so much.

I've watched football (soccer) for almost 30 years. My first real exposure to world football was the 1982 World Cup, the one everyone thought Brazil would win, and I watched with the eyes of an awestruck 6 year old.

The Rest

The Hand of Kokorin

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Russian International striker Alexander Kokorin scores with his hand as Dynamo Moscow beat Rostov 7-3 with Kokorin grabbing a hat-trick just to rub salt into the wounds!

Sir Alex Ferguson drops the f-bomb during charades game with Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney and Ryan Giggs

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Sir Alex has proved that a blast of the hairdryer treatment doesn't always stay within the confines of the dressing room (and the eardrums of linesmen at White Hart Lane). Featuring as a guest on a quiz on the MUTV channel, the Manchester United legend was tasked with communicating 'Maradona Hand of God' through the [.

La Roja: An Interview with Jimmy Burns

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Euro 2012 is moving to the quarterfinal stage and Spain has booked its entry into the quarterfinals. The national team is arguably the best in the world, home to some of the top clubs in the world and home base for Messi, Ronaldo and a host of top players. Today, Footiebusiness is pleased to provide our chat with Jimmy Burns, author of La Roja, a fascinating book about Spanish soccer.