Boca Juniors’ Copa Libertadores disqualification: trying to summarise the fall-out

Four links here, three audio and one written. It's just under a week since River Plate players were attacked with home-made pepper spray by a Boca Juniors barra brava, causing the cancellation of the second half of their Copa Libertadores last sixteen superclásico, and Boca's disqualification from the tournament (as well as first degree burns to four... Continue Reading →

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Cantero loses his battle against Independiente’s barra brava

A brief update as, once again, I try and haul HEGS back on track. I've just written a piece for ESPNFC about the resignation of Javier Cantero, who stepped down as Independiente president a week ago today. Read about why he's left the club and why it was a sad day in Argentine football's struggle against violence... Continue Reading →

Wire-like intrigue unfolds in La Boca

If you've followed Argentine football for any length of time, you'll be aware that aside from what goes on on the pitch, things off it can be by equal measures fascinating and depressing. Just recently, though, it all seems to have moved onto a different level entirely.  The latest developments surrounding Boca Juniors remind me... Continue Reading →

For the 20th episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, Dan, Dan and Seba welcome special guest Asli Pelit to the show. Asli's a Turkish TV presenter who was at La Bombonera to see Boca Juniors beat River Plate 2-0 in Sunday's superclásico, and as well as giving us her impressions of that game, she also... Continue Reading →

Hand Of Pod is now on iTunes

A brief announcement: Hand Of Pod, the podcast I'll from now on be regularly producing, also featuring Dan Colasimone of Argentina Football World and Dan Edwards of Goal, is now available on iTunes. We've already had comfortably upwards of 200 listeners to the first episode, so if you want to get in on the ground... Continue Reading →

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