Torneo Apertura 2011: Avellaneda clásico ends all square, Boca extend their lead (video)

Sunday's and Monday's matches in the Primera División ended with Boca Juniors now five points clear at the top of the league after Racing failed to go into second. Racing were held 1-1 in the clásico de Avellaneda after taking the lead in the first minute, and just afterwards Boca beat Tigre 1-0 to extend... Continue Reading →

Torneo Apertura 2011: round 10 fixtures

This weekend is a big one in the 2011 Torneo Apertura. Leaders Boca Juniors host Tigre, one of the chasing pack. Champions Vélez Sarsfield will be seeing if they can make it two wins in a row at home to San Martín de San Juan, and on Monday Godoy Cruz host San Lorenzo in Mendoza.... Continue Reading →

In the latest episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam and the Dans discuss Denis Stracqualursi, and what Everton fans can expect from him in the Premier League, and an interesting weekend of Torneo Apertura matches which saw the championship finally get going properly. We talk about Ricardo La Volpe's possible return to Banfield (he's since... Continue Reading →

Torneo Apertura 2011: round 4 fixtures

The fourth round of the 2011 Torneo Apertura sees champions Vélez beginning life without Santiago Silva with a home tie against All Boys. All of their four co-leaders are also at home; Racing host Arsenal de Sarandí tonight, Lanús welcome Tigre tomorrow afternoon, whilst on Sunday Colón play Unión in the first Santa Fe clásico in... Continue Reading →

We had difficulty shutting up this week. A full 45 minutes of actually quite good stuff (if we say so ourselves) was cut, and the podcast still comes in at over an hour. Diego Maradona is the focus of much of the early part, his ongoing wars of words with AFA president Julio Grondona and... Continue Reading →

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