Copa América: Colombia beat Costa Rica to go top of Argentina’s group

Yesterday's only Copa América game saw Colombia beat Costa Rica 1-0 with a goal from Adrián Ramos on the stroke of half time after a wonderful pass from Fredy Guarín. The result puts Colombia top of Group A on three points, with Argentina and Bolivia of course both on one after the first match. I... Continue Reading →

Copa América 2011: Argentina 1 – 1 Bolivia (video)

The 43rd Copa América kicked off in La Plata on Friday night, and once again Bolivia were the side charged with playing the hosts on the opening day, as they did in the previous two editions in 2007 and 2004. It ought to have been something of a grudge match for Argentina, since the last... Continue Reading →

As kick off edges closer, now only just over three hours away, there's another preview of the Copa América by me; this time focussing more on the Argentine national team and how they're likely to line up, as well as a few of the issues surrounding the side. It's over on the excellent In Bed... Continue Reading →

As all readers will surely be aware, tonight at 21:45 Argentine time Bolivia will play the 700th international match in their history. Of arguably just as much importance, they'll be taking on the hosts, Argentina, in the opening match of the 43rd edition of football's oldest international tournament, the Copa América. I won't be at... Continue Reading →

In the 23rd episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, Dan, Seba and Dan return to guide our listeners into the closing rounds of the Torneo Clausura. We cover the Nigeria v Argentina match last week which is being investigated by FIFA, Sam suggests Daniel Passarella might like to sell his body to help fund River... Continue Reading →

In a special edition of Hand Of Pod, Sam and the Dans are joined by Ralph Hannah, an English expert on Paraguayan football who was kind enough to drop in on us when visiting Buenos Aires with his wife for the weekend from Asunción. We discuss Paraguay's chances in the forthcoming Copa América, who the... Continue Reading →

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