Clausura 2011: Palermo leaves La Bombonera, and ¡Vélez campeón! (Video)

A dramatic weekend's action ended in Argentina with Martín Palermo's final match at La Bombonera as Boca Juniors drew 1-1 with Banfield, but although that got more of the headlines and TV coverage, Vélez Sarsfield are the biggest winners of the day. Their 2-0 victory over Huracán and Lanús' 1-0 loss at home to Argentinos... Continue Reading →

Torneo Clausura 2011: round 18 fixtures

The penultimate weekend of the 2011 Torneo Clausura will probably see a few issues resolved with the relegation dogfight - as mentioned yesterday, a number of sides can, if the results go the right way, escape the thread of the relegation playoffs this weekend - and might just see Vélez Sarsfield crowned champions, if they... Continue Reading →

In the 23rd episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, Dan, Seba and Dan return to guide our listeners into the closing rounds of the Torneo Clausura. We cover the Nigeria v Argentina match last week which is being investigated by FIFA, Sam suggests Daniel Passarella might like to sell his body to help fund River... Continue Reading →

Clausura 2011: round 17 fixtures

This weekend, no issues can be resolved, but a lot might become a little clearer. Two of the title-chasers meet on Monday, when Vélez Sarsfield, licking their wounds from their Copa Libertadores semi-final elimination, host Godoy Cruz. Gimnasia and Racing play in La Plata on Saturday, with Huracán desperately needing to get a win at... Continue Reading →

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