There's only one topic for this week's Hand Of Pod, and we make no apologies for that. Dan, Dan, Seba and River fan Sam try to make some sense of what none of us quite thought would come to pass: the news that River Plate endured the worst day in their 110-year history on Saturday,... Continue Reading →

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Argentine relegation 2011: Huracán down & River hang by a thread (video)

Wednesday saw two key clashes in the relegation struggle in Argentina's Primera División. First, in La Bombonera, Huracán and Gimnasia La Plata faced off in a one-match, winner-takes-all (or rather, loser-gets-nothing) tie-breaker to decide who was relegated and who gets another chance in the relegation playoff. This was because both ended 2010-11 on exactly the... Continue Reading →

In the 24th episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, Dan and Dan discuss Vélez's title win on Sunday, and offer their commiserations to Lanús. Sam gives an impromptu history lesson about Alumni, the first side to dominate the Argentine top flight, English Dan tells us about an amazing comeback from Godoy Cruz away to Racing,... Continue Reading →

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