Clausura 2012: all the scores and scorers

The first round of the 2012 Torneo Clausura brought with it no shortage of draws; six of the ten matches finished all square. Boca Juniors and Lanús were the most impressive performers, Rafaela and San Martín are the other winners, but elsewhere little really changed. All the scores, goalscorers and player sent off are right... Continue Reading →

Copa Argentina 2011-2012: the competition so far

It's been relatively unheralded here on HEGS so far, but Hand Of Pod listeners will be aware that there's a new competition in Argentine football this season which is well underway. The Copa Argentina is the AFA's first attempt at a regular knockout competition since the 1970 edition - the second - was abandoned at... Continue Reading →

Torneo Apertura 2011: round 18 fixtures

The penultimate round of the 2011 Torneo Apertura is upon us already, with four matches today, two tomorrow and four on Thursday. We kick things off with the All Boys v Argentinos Juniors clásico in Floresta, and late tonight Racing host Atlético Rafaela. Tomorrow newly-crowned champions Boca Juniors will look to extend their unbeaten run away... Continue Reading →

Apertura 2011: round 17 fixtures

This weekend is the penultimate of the Torneo Apertura, even though there are three rounds left to play. That's because the next round is in midweek, meaning a week from now we'll be entering the final round of the season. This weekend, though, the title race can and probably will end; Boca Juniors host bottom-of-the-table... Continue Reading →

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