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 →

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 →

The 2011 Torneo Clausura superclásico is almost upon us. Long-term HEGS readers will be aware I normally do a live update post here during the game. This time, though, I'm changing things slightly. Posting to the blog is more time-consuming and means readers have to continually refresh the page, so instead this time I'm going to do... Continue Reading →

Torneo Clausura: round 14 fixtures

The fourteenth round of the the 2011 Torneo Clausura has arrived, and that, of course, means it's superclásico time. Don't forget the Hand Of Pod preview episode. There are nine other games taking place this weekend though - or rather eight. Colón vs Huracán was supposed to be going on as I type, but has... Continue Reading →

In the nineteenth episode of Hand Of Pod, me, Dan, Seba and Dan greet a couple of special guests to preview this Sunday's superclásico in La Bombonera. Samuel (no, not Sam) is our tamed River Plate fan, and the four of us try to keep him from attacking Boca Juniors fan Ariel. The team discuss... Continue Reading →

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