Independiente win with a caretaker boss (video)

Wednesday night saw two big matches in Argentina: Independiente vs San Martín de San Juan, left over from the first round of the Torneo Apertura due to Independiente's pre-season trip to Japan, and Godoy Cruz vs Lanús in the second leg of the Copa Sudamericana qualifiers. The latter finished goalless, sending Godoy through on away... Continue Reading →

In the latest episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam and the Dans discuss Denis Stracqualursi, and what Everton fans can expect from him in the Premier League, and an interesting weekend of Torneo Apertura matches which saw the championship finally get going properly. We talk about Ricardo La Volpe's possible return to Banfield (he's since... Continue Reading →

Hand Of Pod episode 5

The fifth episode of Hand Of Pod is online now, and you can listen to it right here on the HOP blog. Myself and the Dans discuss the climax of the Torneo Apertura as well as Independiente's Copa Sudamericana win and the local & 'Europe B' national teams. Enjoy.

The fourth episode of Hand Of Pod is online now, less than 24 hours before I return to England. You can listen to myself and the Dans discussing Argentine football over frankly slightly too much Fernet Branca on the HOP blog, or of course on iTunes. Enjoy.

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.

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