In the tenth episode of Hand Of Pod, listeners are welcomed into my new home with my flatmate Katie, friend Jenny and of course the Dans, English and Australian, (Seba couldn't make it this week) to discuss Javier Pastore's potential transfer to Barcelona (or Manchester United?), Matías Almeyda's contention that River Plate are set to... Continue Reading →
In preparation for the second weekend of the Torneo Clausura, perhaps you'd like to give a listen to the new episode of Hand Of Pod? This week myself and the Dans welcome the lovely Seba García, of Mundo Albiceleste, to the show for the first time. You can listen here on the HOP blog. Or... Continue Reading →
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.