Copa América: all the preview podcasts you could ever need in one place

Hand Of Pod episode 6

Those who listen to Hand Of Pod will know that over the last month, building up to the Copa América, we’ve recorded a bunch of special editions profiling some of the national teams most likely to make a dent in the tournament. We sadly couldn’t do episodes for all the countries we’d have liked, but this post collects together the episodes we did record – on Paraguay, Chile, Uruguay, Brazil and of course Argentina – in one place in case you missed them first time round. The Argentina episode, which went online on Monday, is right here; for the others, click on ‘Continue reading’ (unless you’ve come to this post following a link from elsewhere, in which case you won’t need to). And keep your ears open later in the week for a very special end-of-season edition of the regular podcast with special guest Tim Vickery!

You can subscribe to HOP on iTunes, and follow each of us individually on Twitter for updates throughout the tournament. My Twitter profile is here; Australian Dan’s is here; English Dan’s is here, and Seba’s is here.

Hand Of Pod Copa América 2011 special: Argentina

Brazil – with special guest Caetano

Uruguay – with special guest Nicholas Rosano

Chile – with special guest Cecilia Lagos

Paraguay – with special guest Ralph Hannah

You can follow the latest news from the selección in the buildup to the Copa América direct from Buenos Aires with HEGS on Twitter. If you’ve not signed up yet you can do so here. You can also join the official HEGS Facebook group, to keep up to date with the latest posts on the blog and discuss things with other fans. You’ll find it here. And remember to bookmark Hand Of Pod, our Argentine football podcast, or if you prefer you can subscribe to it on iTunes here.

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About hastaelgolsiempre

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, Cube Goal and anyone else who'll pay him. 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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8 Responses to Copa América: all the preview podcasts you could ever need in one place

  1. john from new jersey says:

    is that podcast going to be with the same tim vickery that writes for the bbc? his column is one of my favorites.

  2. Chris says:

    What kind of drink is on the picture ? What kind of beer or wine?

    • Haha… it’s Fernet Branca, Chris. It’s an Italian liquor that’s very popular here in Argentina served over ice with Coca-Cola (NEVER Pepsi). Most Hand Of Pod episodes involve myself and the Dans – Seba barely drinks – getting sloshed on it during the recording process.

      If you’ve ever wondered why we often start talking complete rubbish at the end of episodes, you now know.

  3. Chris says:

    Cheers then! I will try to find it in Poland during Copa:)

  4. chris1, but not chris going to poland says:

    Have I arrived to podcast heaven? Vickery is coming? Lovely stuff indeed.

  5. Mario says:

    Saw your question on on twitter about TV rights to the Copa in the US. There will be no English channels carrying the Copa. YouTube will be carrying it (, not sure if in English or Spanish.

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