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The football Argentina played in 1978 was like the Barcelona stuff played today,’ Graham says. Regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, Maradonna has become synonymous with the No 10 jersey – which he wore when he won the World Cup with Argentina in 1986. He also donned the shirt during his spells at Napoli, Barcelona and Boca Juniors. It is the one glaring omission from an otherwise incomparable medal haul but Lionel Messi is being backed to complete the set at last. Prop Sekope Kepu is set to earn his 97th test cap on Saturday with the veteran named among the reserves. SYDNEY, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Damian McKenzie will make his first test start at flyhalf for three years against Argentina in Brisbane on Saturday after All Blacks coach Ian Foster completely overhauled his team for their fourth Rugby Championship clash. After making his test…

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Coached by wily old fox Ottavio Bianchi, the underdogs with a donkey for a mascot beat closest rivals and defending champions Juventus by three points. Paolo Maldini and Franco Baresi of Milan, Inter’s Giuseppe Bergomi and Gaetano Scirea of Juventus ruled football among the mere mortals. Juventus, AC Milan, Inter. NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia – Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli says Lionel Messi “shouldn’t shoulder all the responsibility” for the team’s fate at the World Cup. Messi is trying to win his first trophy for Argentina since the 2008 Olympics. I want to win it. Captain and No 8 Kieran Read did not feature in the 3-0 series win against France, and lock Brodie Retallick has not played for a full year – he has been on compassionate leave after a family bereavement. Australia were clinical early and rallied from behind late in a 10th-straight win at Suncorp Stadium, with winger Marika…

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