Independiente return to the Primera with a 2-0 tie-break victory over Huracán (video)

Wednesday saw one absolutely titanic clash before the much more minor business of the Brazil 2014 World Cup gets underway. Having finished level on points during the 2013-14 B Nacional season, Independiente and Huracán had to play a tie-breaker in La Plata to decide which side claimed third place in the league, and with it... Continue Reading →

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Clausura 2012: the final weekend fixtures (and the main Nacional B ones)

This weekend sees the end of the regular season in the Torneo Clausura and Nacional B - only relegation/promotion playoffs, a possible title tie-breaker, will be played after Sunday. Olimpo and Argentinos Juniors have already drawn 0-0 in Bahía Blanca, and in an hour and a half Lanús visit Newell's Old Boys. The main action... Continue Reading →

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 →

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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