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.
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 →
A brief announcement: Hand Of Pod, the podcast I'll from now on be regularly producing, also featuring Dan Colasimone of Argentina Football World and Dan Edwards of Goal, is now available on iTunes. We've already had comfortably upwards of 200 listeners to the first episode, so if you want to get in on the ground... Continue Reading →
Those who didn't manage to listen in live (or on the repeat) to my UK radio debut for Resonance FM's Cafe Calcio can now have the pleasure of listening to it whenever they please, as the podcast of the show is now available to download. I'm not sure about iTunes availability (there were a few... Continue Reading →
All of a sudden, after the week that's just passed, 'Diego Maradona's Argentina' sounds less like a porteño schoolboy's fantasy and more like a sneering insult from Brazilians and Paraguayans towards their neighbours. If you've not had quite enough of reading (and, through The Enganche Argentine football podcast) about it yet, though, you can click here... Continue Reading →
Argentina travel to Asunción to take on Paraguay later tonight, with the team unlikely to be announced until very shortly before kick off. Whether Diego Maradona has any idea what it's going to be himself is anyone's guess. There are some educated guesses to be made, though. There's also some discussion to be had of... Continue Reading →
The first weekend of the Torneo Apertura provided plenty of talking points - so much so that Seba, Joel and I were up late on Monday night discussing it all for the first edition of The Enganche's regular podcast. For surely the finest Argentine football podcast in the English language, just click this link.
What with the Copa Libertadores final first leg as well as those of the Promociones during the week, I didn't have time to post this link. Those who paid attention to HEGS last week will remember my debut appearance in a podcast over on Seba's wonderful Mundo Albiceleste, and on Tuesday night, in the face... Continue Reading →
If you were wondering why I've not written much here on HEGS about the upcoming final weekend of the 2009 Torneo Clausura season, including the 'finalísimo' between Vélez Sársfield and Huracán and the relegation battles on Sunday, it's because I've been talking about them. Frequent HEGS comment-botherer, journalist, and fellow webmaster over at Mundo Albiceleste... Continue Reading →