Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart warms up with team-mate Willy Caballero prior to Sunday’s Community Shield match at Wembley Stadium. Photograph: PA

Joe Hart or Willy Caballero? Manuel Pellegrini must decide who will be his goalkeeper when Manchester City travel to Newcastle United on Sunday for t(...)

Germany’s Mario Götze scores the winner past Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero as  Ezequiel Garay looks on at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. Photograph: David Gray / Reuters

Germany 1 Argentina 0 (after extra-time) It came later, much later, than the one that decided the final they fought out in Rome’s Olympic stadi(...)

Argentina’s goalkeeper Sergio Romero saves a penalty kick by Ron Vlaar of the Netherlands at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo. Photograph: Michael Dalder / Reuters 2:22

Netherlands 0 Argentina 0 (Argentina win 4-2 on penalties)All night long through what was a disappointing semi-final, the Argentine fans revelled in t(...)

Javier Mascherano celebrates after Belgium defeatedg Belgium 1-0 in the World Cup quarter-final. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

When Argentina’s players gathered on the sideline before extra time against Switzerland last week, it was noticeable that captain Lionel Messi did not(...)

Netherlands’ coach Louis van Gaal talks with his players during a training session one day before their World Cup semi-final soccer match against Argentina at the Paulo Machado de Carvalho Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Photograph:  Manu Fernandez/AP

Won’t somebody think of the children? Thankfully someone did at Louis van Gaal’s press conference in São Paulo yesterday, when the manager was asked w(...)

Willy Caballero has left  Malaga CF for Manchester City . Photograph:   David Ramos/Getty Images

Manchester City have announced the signing of goalkeeper Willy Caballero from Malaga on a three-year contract.The 32-year-old Argentinian has moved fo(...)

Argentina’s Javier Mascherano lets out a roar after his side’s victory over Belgium in the World Cup quarter-final in Brasilia on Saturday. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters

Two proud Latin footballing nations. Two long-awaited semi-final appearances. Two very different reactions.Next week Brazil and Argentina – with seven(...)

Argentina’s Lionel Messi  is challenged by Trinindad and Tobago’s Joevin Jones. Photograph:   Martin Acosta/Reuters

Lionel Messi, looking to score his first World Cup goals since 2006 in Brazil later this month, didn’t score as Argentina cruised to a 3-0 win over T(...)

 David Silva receives treatment before being carried off during Manchester City’s 3-1 win over West Brom last night. Photo: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Manchester City face an anxious wait to discover if David Silva can play a part in the last four games of their Premier League season after the(...)

Manchester City’s Pablo Zabaleta (centre) scores the opening goal against West Bromwich Albion at the Etihad Stadium last night

Manchester City 3 West Brom 1 There is a song that can be heard on n(...)