2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
7-5-10, 18th in Argentine Liga Profesional de Fútbol
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361dAdriana Garcia

Barca should retire Messi's 10 for Maradona - son

Diego Maradona's eldest son has said he wants to see the No. 10 jersey retired at Barcelona and the other clubs his father played for.

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1yTom Marshall

Newell's fans flood streets to make Messi pitch

Fans of Argentine club Newell's Old Boys made their case to sign Lionel Messi on Thursday by taking to the streets of his native Rosario.

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1ySam Marsden

Tigres goalkeeper has Messi clause in contract

Tigres goalkeeper Nahuel Guzman has a clause in his contract that would allow him to follow Lionel Messi to Newell's Old Boys.

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4yDan 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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4yDan 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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5ySam 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.

5ySam 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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5yESPN 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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5ySam 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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5yDermot 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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6yESPN 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.

2021 Prim A Ladder

River Plate221642+3552
Talleres (Córdoba)231346+1043
Defensa y Justicia221174+1740
Vélez Sarsfield231085+1438
Estudiantes de La Plata231085+1338
Boca Juniors221066+936
Colón (Santa Fe)221057-535
Gimnasia La Plata22976+234
Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba23869+330
Rosario Central229310+130
Unión (Santa Fe)228410-428
Racing Club22688-126
Argentinos Juniors22688-326
Newell's Old Boys227510-726
Sarmiento (Junín)226610-624
Atlético Tucumán225611-1821
Central Córdoba (Santiago del Estero)224810-620
San Lorenzo225512-1220
Arsenal de Sarandí224711-1719

RankingsArgentine Liga Profesional de Fútbol

Goal Difference-720th
Goals Scored22Tied-16th
Goals Conceded29Tied-17th