Category Archives: Copa América

This week in The Libero: what is the Copa América Centenario, exactly?

On Friday, the Copa América Centenario kicks off in the United States, and in this week’s issue of The Libero, I was asked to preview it. I’ve gone for a piece looking at why although it’s going to be a good … Continue reading

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Argentine football in 2015: a review

2015 has just hours left to run (in Argentina that is; happy new year if it’s already gone where you are), and the folk at The Bubble have asked me to take a look back on the last twelve months in … Continue reading

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Copa América 2015: two previews

The 2015 Copa América in Chile is just hours away, and here, as the title of this post suggests, are two previews. First, a link to a piece I wrote for ESPNFC examining whether Lionel Messi needs to win this tournament … Continue reading

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Gerardo Martino names preliminary 30-player list for Copa América

On Monday, Argentina manager Gerardo Martino named his 30-player preliminary squad list for the Copa América in Chile; from this list, 23 players will be selected who will form Argentina’s squad for the tournament. The biggest surprise is that Newell’s … Continue reading

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The 2011 Torneo Apertura is here!

Hasta El Gol Siempre is back, ladies and gents. I apologise for the long absence of any posts on here since the Copa América final, but I’ve been just as busy working as I was during the Copa itself, if not … Continue reading

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Hand Of Pod 27: The Copa América review special with Jonathan Wilson

Apologies that I’ve not been posting on HEGS since the Copa América final on Sunday, but it’s been a busy week. Normal service will soon be resumed, honest. The twenty-seventh episode of Hand Of Pod is our look back on an … Continue reading

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Copa América 2011: the final approaches

On Sunday afternoon, the first match in Buenos Aires of the 2011 Copa América is played. It’s the tournament final, and the lineup for it illustrates perfectly how iconoclastic this edition of the tournament has proven. Uruguay and Paraguay are … Continue reading

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All hail the underdogs

The semi-finals of the 2011 Copa América are now over, and Uruguay and Paraguay will be the sides competing for the title in the Estadio Monumental on Sunday. In this article for ESPNSoccernet, I take a look back over the … Continue reading

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Copa América 2011: Uruguay beat Peru to advance to the final (video)

On Tuesday night, Uruguay and Peru met in the first semi-final of the 2011 Copa América, and Uruguay ran out 2-0 winners thanks to a second half brace from Luis Suárez after some spirited Peruvian resistance in the first half. … Continue reading

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Copa América 2011: Brazil’s exit and Venezuela’s best-ever campaign (video)

I never got round to posting the highlight videos from Sunday’s quarter-final action, which saw Copa América holders Brazil go out to Paraguay on penalties in La Plata, and Venezuela dump Chile out 2-1 in a thrilling battle between the … Continue reading

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