Argentines Abroad: Messi matches Icardi with a four-goal haul of his own (video)

Following Mauro Icardi's ‘póker’ earlier on Sunday afternoon, Lionel Messi clearly felt unable to leave the youngster to hog all the limelight back in their homeland - and indeed their home town, since Icardi, like Messi, is from Rosario. Barcelona hosted Osasuna in the Camp Nou, and Messi hit four goals of his own as... Continue Reading →

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Catching up on Argentines Abroad ahead of the weekend

I  have had a very, very busy week indeed, which is why not much has shown up on HEGS during the last few days, but here, prior to the beginning of the footballing weekend in Europe, is a quick Argentines Abroad catch-up from Portugal, Mexico and Spain. Tom Clark, who blogs here, is our Mexican correspondent. The... Continue Reading →

Argentines Abroad: 2012 is upon us

Football has well and truly restarted in earnest after the new year festivities now, and with  action in Spain, Portugal, Italy, England and Mexico to report on Argentines Abroad is back - as is HEGS for that matter! Happy new year, everyone. There's not much to say about Lionel Messi's Ballon d'Or win that you can't read elsewhere,... Continue Reading →

The thirty-third episode of Hand Of Pod goes online just before the first leg of the double-header between Argentina's and Brazil's 'domestic international' teams, and Sam, Dan and Dan look at what Alejandro Sabella might reveal in these matches. We also speculate on how well former Oxford United boss Ramón Díaz will do in charge... Continue Reading →

The twenty-ninth episode of Hand Of Pod is, as the milkmaid said to the parson, quite a whopper. That's largely because Sam, Australian Dan and Seba have not one but two rounds of Torneo Apertura matches to look back on, as well as River Plate's historic debut in the Nacional B (second division). There's more,... Continue Reading →

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