The Drunks of the Terrace

The fine folk at Pitch Invasion have once again been kind enough to publish a piece by me – this week I wrote for them about the ongoing civil war in the ranks of Los Borrachos del Tablón, and tried to explain a little bit of what it’s all about.

‘It seems to be asking too much to hope that a round of matches in this year’s Torneo Clausura will pass without incident in Argentina. In the two weeks since I last updated the situation on Pitch Invasion, there have been two matches in the first division affected by crowd unrest…’

To read the article in full, click here.

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Sam Kelly is an English football writer based in Buenos Aires, specialising in all things Argentina - the national team and the domestic league - and across South America for When Saturday Comes, ESPNFC, The Blizzard, Howler and the Hong Kong Jockey Club among others. He's also the presenter and producer of Hand Of Pod, the internet's finest - and, it's true, only Argentine football podcast. If you think you can afford him (and you probably can), please feel free to get in touch.
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