Argentines Abroad: what happened last weekend

Because I've had a somewhat disjointed week of deadlines not being what they normally are, Argentines Abroad is going up ridiculously late this week. All the same, I did receive the normal dispatches from France, Mexico, Portugal and Spain, so here they are, regarding last weekend's league (and cup) action in each of those countries, including... Continue Reading →

It’s the Argentines Abroad Award! Your votes wanted!

Long-term HEGS readers will remember that in 2007, 2008 and 2009 I ran an award to find the Best Argentine Abroad according to my readers. This year, in an attempt to widen the voting, the award (which in 2009 was the HEGS/Mundo Albiceleste Award) becomes the Hand Of Pod award. You can hear myself, the Dans Australian and... Continue Reading →

Olimpo claim a big win

Guillermo Barros Schelotto's return to Gimnasia La Plata still hasn't seen a win  yet, after Olimpo blew their hosts away in the second half of a topsy-turvy game to win 3-1. A miss from Barros Schelotto was crucial, as was Gimnasia goalkeeper Gastón Sessa's idiotic red card for handling the ball outside his own area.... Continue Reading →

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