Hand Of Pod 97: Argentina edge closer to a World Cup place, and back to domestic matters

In the ninety-seventh episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Joel are joined (eventually) by Daniel Schweimler, another Englishman in Buenos Aires, who runs the Hand Of Dan blog looking at Argentine society through the prism of life on the terraces of Argentinos Juniors. We discuss Argentina's impressive World Cup qualifying results (a... Continue Reading →


Lanús go three clear as Newell’s beat River, and Boca are held at home to Argentinos (video)

The sixth round of the Torneo Final is already four fifths done. Sorry about that - I've had a fun-filled weekend. But although there aren't loads of goals to show you, the results have been interesting. First, Unión surprisingly beat Tigre on Friday night, then San Lorenzo got a vital away win over Colón. On... Continue Reading →

Inicial 2012: Newell’s held again, Stracqualursi helps San Lorenzo to a win, and Independiente & River draw in a four-goal clásico (video)

Saturday saw the start of the seventeenth round of the 2012 Torneo Inicial, and plenty of goals. Independiente hosted River Plate in one of the weekend's two clásicos, and drew 2-2; a result River scarcely deserved. Unión - one of two sides still without a win - took a 2-0 half time lead against Newell's... Continue Reading →

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