Racing beat Gimnasia, and All Boys win again

Racing easily saw off Gimnasia La Plata with some very nice football on Friday evening, but the big story was in Floresta, where All Boys beat Banfield 2-1 and, in the last action of the match, visiting striker Rubén Ramírez challenged All Boys' Hugo Barrientos a little too strongly for the latter's taste, and the... Continue Reading →

Caruso Lombardi almost leaves Tigre amidst controversy

Ricardo Caruso Lombardi came close to stepping down as Tigre manager on Thursday afternoon amid accusations from the club's Colombian full back Juan Angulo Villegas. If you've not heard of Villegas before, don't feel bad: he arrived in Tigre during the winter break and has yet to make his debut for the first team. According... 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.

Saturday’s goals

Saturday involved an early start and a late finish for me in socialising terms in the evening, so here are the goals from it now. Quilmes claimed only their second win of the season, at home to All Boys by two goals to one, with an uncharacteristic screw-up from Albo goalkeeper Nico Cambiasso. Racing won... Continue Reading →

Hand Of Pod episode 2

In the second episode of Hand Of Pod, I rejoin Dan and Dan to discuss last week's superclásico and Argentina's Lionel Messi-inspired win over Brazil. Last week's River Plate-supporting guest Gerardo is back to give us his take on both. We also look at the race for the league title, and the Copa Libertadores qualification... Continue Reading →

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