Torneo Apertura 2010 round 18 fixtures

The eighteenth round of the 2010 Torneo Apertura will be played in midweek, in order that the championship can finish as originally scheduled this weekend following the postponement of the twelfth round in the wake of Néstor Kirchner's death. The downside for HEGS readers is that this will disrupt my coverage somewhat, since I'm going... Continue Reading →

Boca finally win, and Vélez keep the heat on

Boca Juniors at long last claimed another win on Sunday with a 1-0 defeat of Quilmes in La Bombonera. After recent talk of veterans - including on the Hand Of Pod - it was 20-year-old Cristian Erbes who got the only goal of the game midway through the second half. Elsewhere on Sunday, Vélez Sarsfield... Continue Reading →

Hand Of Pod episode 3

The third episode of Hand Of Pod, featuring myself and the Dans English and Australian, is online now. We discuss Cristian Fabbiani's girth, Martín Palermo's slowness, Juan Sebastián Verón's lack of pace and reveal just how little we know about Goiás, Independiente's opponents in the Copa Sudamericana final. You can listen to it here.

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