Argentines Abroad 2011-12: late August

That's not the best headline I'll ever put up on HEGS, I realise, but it is a fairly accurate one, at least. There were a fair few impressive performances by Argentina's foreign legion during the weekend just gone, as action finally got underway in Spain, and continued elsewhere. Some of them are compiled here, ahead... Continue Reading →

The twenty-ninth episode of Hand Of Pod is, as the milkmaid said to the parson, quite a whopper. That's largely because Sam, Australian Dan and Seba have not one but two rounds of Torneo Apertura matches to look back on, as well as River Plate's historic debut in the Nacional B (second division). There's more,... Continue Reading →

Argentina beat Costa Rica 3-0 last night, becoming the first side to score more than two goals in a game in this tournament, and qualifying for the quarter-finals by finishing second in Group A. After the game, Lionel Messi announced that, 'a new Copa has begun.' In this piece for In Bed With Maradona, I... Continue Reading →

Tuesday is a day off after the opening round of games in the 2011 Copa América have seen everyone play once. You can find my thoughts on the tournament, of course, over on ESPNSoccernet, where I discuss how remarkably closely-fought the whole thing has been so far. Meanwhile on BT Life's A Pitch, aimed primarily... Continue Reading →

As kick off edges closer, now only just over three hours away, there's another preview of the Copa América by me; this time focussing more on the Argentine national team and how they're likely to line up, as well as a few of the issues surrounding the side. It's over on the excellent In Bed... Continue Reading →

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