2017 Schedule

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2017 Schedule
7-6-11, 22nd in Superliga Argentina
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247dDan Kilpatrick

Pochettino reflects on ex-roommate Maradona

It didn't last long, but Mauricio Pochettino can never forget the time he got to live with his idol, Diego Maradona, at Newell's Old Boys.

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253dDan Kilpatrick

Pochettino eyes Newell's and Argentina jobs

Mauricio Pochettino has told TyC Sports he would one day like to coach Newell's Old Boys and the Argentina national team in the future.

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452dSam Marsden

Coach who helped young Messi dies

Ernesto Vecchio, one of Lionel Messi's first coaches, passed away at the age of 65 at his home in Rosario on Thursday.

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589dSam Marsden

Messi serenaded by former club Newell's

Supporters of Newell's Old Boys have stepped up their campaign to bring Lionel Messi home, lavishing praise with a banner during Sunday's home win.

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596dESPN staff

Messi reaffirms desire to return to Newell's

Argentina forward Lionel Messi has reiterated his desire to play for boyhood club Newell's Old Boys before retiring from football.

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609dSam Marsden

Newell's hopeful of signing Messi in 2018

Newell's Old Boys are hopeful they can bring Lionel Messi back to the club after the 2018 World Cup in Russia, when he will have turned 31.

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672dDermot Corrigan

Newell's chief hoping to bring Messi home

Bermudez told ESPN Radio that over the course of his term of office at Newell's he hoped to be able to persuade Messi to play for his boyhood club.

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841dESPN staff

Messi could end career at River - D'Onofrio

"Why couldn't Messi one day finish his career at River? It would be like going back to what once was his home," D'Onofrio said.


Added police presence for River-Boca match

For the 24th fixture in the Argentina league's play this weekend, more than 30 teams will play and the 15 stadiums will see increased police presence.

Highlights: Newell's Old Boys 0-1 Velez Sarsfield (1:22)
Highlights: Olimpia 4-1 Newell's Old Boys (0:55)

2017-18 Prim A Standings

Boca Juniors241725+2653
Godoy Cruz de Mendoza241455+1647
San Lorenzo241374+1146
Talleres de Córdoba241356+1644
Racing Club241167+1339
Argentinos Juniors241239+739
River Plate241158+938
Defensa y Justicia241158+438
Colón de Santa Fe231076+1037
Unión de Santa Fe249105+837
Belgrano de Córdoba249105+337
Estudiantes La Plata241059+235
Atlético Tucumán248106+434
Rosario Central24879-531
San Martín de San Juan248610-530
Vélez Sarsfield23779-528
Newell's Old Boys247611-324
Gimnasia La Plata246414-1722
Chacarita Juniors244614-1218
Arsenal de Sarandí242814-1714
Olimpo de Bahía Blanca243417-3013

RankingsSuperliga Argentina

Goal Difference-317th
Goals Scored22Tied-21st
Goals Conceded2513th