Hand Of Pod Episode 17: Díaz quits San Lorenzo; the new old Messi, and the old old Torres

In the seventeenth episode of Hand Of Pod, Seba rejoins Sam, Dan and Dan. He's not happy with the way referees have been treating his club, and he's not afraid to make his anger heard, but a little surprisingly it's another HOP-er who drops an expletive, for which we of course apologise unreservedly. We also... Continue Reading →

The (possible) return of the Prodigal Son, and Riquelme to be charged?

Having fallen slightly behind over the weekend, it's worth mentioning briefly here now that discussions were going on on Sunday between José María Aguilar and Ramón Díaz to solve River's current crisis by bringing back the most successful manager in the club's history. His contractual situation with América de México is the sticking point at... Continue Reading →

Position vacant

Ramón Díaz will leave his post at San Lorenzo when the Torneo Clausura ends, it was confirmed on Wednesday. The dispute between manager, squad and directors was too much for the club's heirarchy to work round, and Díaz, who won last year's Torneo Clausura in his first campaign with the club, will leave in June.... Continue Reading →

Ram-gone Díaz?

Wednesday will be a key day in 2008 for San Lorenzo de Almagro. On Tuesday, the club's championship-winning manager Ramón Díaz met with president Rafael Savino to discuss the situation between manager and club following fallings-out between Díaz and some key members of his squad recently. The decision on whether El Pelado, who returned to... Continue Reading →

In the family

San Lorenzo's players and fans can't believe their luck after Ramón Díaz's decision to stay with them rather than going back to River Plate, but they were perhaps just as fortunate in Friday night's match with Olimpo. Díaz's two sons were both in the squad (Emiliano started, Michel was an unused substitute) but the team,... Continue Reading →

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