Friday evening brought a lively start to the fifth round of Superliga action. In Quilmes, Estudiantes hosted Aldosivi and the Mar Del Plata side got another good result to continue an impressive start to the season which will keep them well clear of the relegation dogfight if they can keep this form up. They won... Continue Reading →
Sampaoli adds five Argentina-based players to his March friendlies squad, including Lautaro Martínez
As expected, on Monday morning the Argentine Football Association published Jorge Sampaoli's final squad list for Argentina's upcoming friendlies against Italy in Manchester on the 23rd, and against Spain in Madrid on the 27th of this month. Having already called up twenty-two players who play their club football abroad, Sampaoli added five 'locals' to the... Continue Reading →
Hand Of Pod episode 280
In the two-hundred and eightieth episode of Hand Of Pod, Andrés and I look back on last weekend's Superliga action - including Nacho Scocco's solo show (and Fernando Quintero's highly impressive debut) for RIver Plate, and Lautaro Martínez's hat trick for Racing, as well as the 1-1 draw between the top two, San Lorenzo and Boca... Continue Reading →
Are there changes on the way in the Argentine league?
Over the next few years, like, not necessarily immediately. AFA president Claudio Tapia spoke to the press on Wednesday, and at least one of the things he said gave hope to those of us who've hoped for improvements to the Argentine league system for ages. What did he say, exactly? Well, most excitingly, he said... Continue Reading →