Copa Sudamericana 2011: Vélez stumble in their semi-final first leg

Vélez Sarsfield suffered a setback in Quito in the first leg of their Copa Sudamericana semi-final, away to LDU Quito. With two goals from Hernán Barcos, the Argentine former Racing  and Huracán striker, Liga won 2-0 at home to set up an awkward second leg for Vélez on Tuesday night. One plus for Vélez is... Continue Reading →

Copa Sudamericana: Vélez win a thriller late on to advance to the semis (video)

Thursday night was the time for Vélez Sarsfield's quarter-final second leg in the 2011 Copa Sudamericana, and it was a brilliant match. Having drawn the first leg 1-1 away to Santa Fe of Colombia last week, Vélez stormed into a 2-0 lead and looked like they were sailing, only for their opponents to pull the... 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 →

Argentine football: how to watch

With the Torneo Clausura getting underway on Friday evening, and the 2011 Copa Libertadores about to get serious, I thought I'd write a post outlining something which, if you're a HEGS reader, is absolutely certain to be of interest to you. It's all very well reading about Argentine football, after all, but for many, mere... Continue Reading →

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