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Wednesday, February 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Maradona Will Try Again

Diego Maradona, whose playing days appeared over after failing a drug test at last summer’s World Cup, is planning a comeback in September after his 15-month suspension expires.

Maradona, 34, could see his latest comeback thwarted, however, if found guilty of firing an air rifle at reporters last year. A prosecutor has requested that he serve a four-year prison term.

Maradona has taken 20 days leave as coach of Racing to get over a bout of depression allegedly linked to marital problems.

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Tags: briefly, soccer

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