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Nick Dorrington

Nick Dorrington is a freelance journalist who specialises in South American football. His work has been published by the likes of ESPN, The Independent and When Saturday Comes

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Can Young Argentina Coach Can Stake Claim With Brazil Win?
Brazilian Clash To Provide Stern Test For Green Argentina Side
Argentina began the international break with a routine 4-0 win over Iraq in Riyadh, but their inexperienced group will face a much stiffer test when…
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This Colombian Coach Knows All About Jamie Vardy ...
Esteban Cambiasso, The Former Leicester City Star Looking To End England's World Cup Hopes
When England take on Colombia in Moscow on Tuesday, there will be a familiar face on the opposing bench. Ex-Leicester City midfielder Esteban Cambiasso completed…
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Spurs Transfer Target Impresses For Colombia
Rumoured Tottenham Hotspur Transfer Target Wilmar Barrios Brings Balance To Colombia's Midfield
Colombia produced one the best performances of the World Cup to date in their 3-0 win over Poland on Sunday. It was primarily the attacking…
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Argentina To Drop Willy Caballero For Crunch Clash With Nigeria
The 3 Things Argentina Need To Change To Save Their World Cup Against Nigeria
Argentina’s continuation in the World Cup is on the line when they face Nigeria on Tuesday in their final fixture in Group D. All they…
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Peru Exit The World Cup With Their Heads Held High
Peru Eliminated From The World Cup On Their Own Terms
Ricardo Gareca was true to his word. Before Peru took on France in the second match of their World Cup group in Ekaterinburg on Thursday,…
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Colombia Are The Dark Horses Of This World Cup!
Colombia Are Potential Dark Horses At The World Cup
Colombia are as good a choice as any as a dark horse for Russia 2018. Statistics-based rating systems Elo and SPI both rank them as…
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Peru Have High Hopes For Christian Cueva
Peru V Denmark: Christian Cueva Can Repay Gareca's Faith For Peru At The World Cup
In the midst of the delight and emotion that followed Peru’s successful qualification for Russia 2018, Christian Cueva was clear about who he needed to…
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Peru Renew Old Acquaintance As The Prepare For World Cup
Peru v Scotland Stirs Memories Of A Memorable World Cup Match
Peru continue their preparations for their first World Cup appearance in 36 years with a friendly encounter against Scotland at the Estadio Nacional in Lima…
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Juan Quinteros In From The Cold For Columbia As World Cup Nears
Juan Quintero's Renaissance Could See Him Make 2018 World Cup for Colombia
When Juan Fernando Quintero came off the bench to score the decisive goal in Colombia’s 2-1 win over Ivory Coast during the group stage of…
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A Massive Blow For Peru Ahead Of The World Cup
Peru Will Miss Suspended Paolo Guerrero At The World Cup
From the moment Paolo Guerrero tested positive for Benzoylecgonine in the wake of Peru’s 0-0 draw away to Argentina last October, his participation in the…
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Could Franco Armani Force His Way Into Argentina's World Cup Squad?
River Plate's Franco Armani Making A Late Push For Argentina World Cup Place
When Franco Armani ended his highly successful spell at Atletico Nacional to join River Plate in January, he made it clear that he was doing…
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Will James Come Back To Haunt His Former Club?
James Rodriguez Can Prove A Point For Club and Country Against Real Madrid
The 2014 World Cup acted as James Rodriguez’s coming-out party. Before the tournament, he was a promising young player who had just put together an…
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Argentina Are In Trouble Just Months Before The World Cup
With Or Without Messi, Argentina Have Work To Do Before The World Cup
This week’s international friendlies provided a glimpse of an Argentina side without Lionel Messi and on this evidence, with or without him, they will have…
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Luca Torreira Has Finally Got His Big Chance
Lucas Torreira With An Opportunity To Shine For Uruguay
For a good while, it seemed as if only one member of the Torreira family would be going to this summer’s World Cup. In February,…
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Will This Man Be Leading The Line For Brazil In Russia?
Willian Jose Gets His Chance For Brazil
The impression given by watching the bulky and immobile Fred awkwardly lumbering about the pitch during Brazil’s failed attempt at lifting the World Cup on…
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