Copa Libertadores 2012: Argentina’s challengers

Tuesday night sees Arsenal de Sarandí get the ball rolling in the first match of the 2012 Copa Libertadores, which is being played as this post goes online because I hadn't realised it kicked off so early in the evening. I'm still in summer holiday mode, you know. Aside from Arsenal in the qualifiers, Argentina... Continue Reading →

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Apertura 2011: Boca thrash Unión and champions Vélez get their first win (video)

The second round of matches in the 2011 Torneo Apertura began on Monday with an easy away win for Arsenal de Sarandí against newly-promoted Atlético Rafaela, and concluded with Boca Juniors' first 4-0 win in nearly a year and a half, against Unión de Santa Fe. In between, Vélez Sarsfield brushed aside Banfield 3-0, and... Continue Reading →

For the 20th episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, Dan, Dan and Seba welcome special guest Asli Pelit to the show. Asli's a Turkish TV presenter who was at La Bombonera to see Boca Juniors beat River Plate 2-0 in Sunday's superclásico, and as well as giving us her impressions of that game, she also... 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 →

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