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Weekend Primera preview: 2016-17 round 12

Welcome back to my humble blog, everyone! Budget tightening at The Bubble means that I’ll be writing for them less frequently for a few months, and the main victim of that decision is my weekly Friday article in which I give a quick preview of the main things to watch for in the weekend’s Primera action. 900 more words

Argentine League

Episode 243: The Argentine response to the Chapecoense crash, and some less important stuff

The two hundred and forty-third episode of Hand Of Pod couldn’t be solely about Argentine football, given events earlier in the week. Sam, Andrés and guest Lex meet up to discuss some of the Argentine reaction to the tragic plane crash on Monday night, with tributes planned across Argentina – and the rest of the continent – this weekend. 126 more words


Talent Scout: Samu Castillejo (Malaga CF)

Originally featured on TalkingTikiTaka:

Can you believe it was only three seasons ago during the 2012/13 campaign that Málaga, managed by current Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini, were challenging towards the top of end of La Liga and not just competing in the Champions League, but making it all the way to the Quarter Finals only to be narrowly beaten 3-2 by the eventual runners up Borussia Dortmund. 813 more words


Dale Campeón!!

As many of you know, in Argentina, Fútbol is Religion! Having made the World Cup final in 2014 against Germany and the last 2 finals of Copa America, the Argentine National Team is considered to be one of, if not the best in the world.   957 more words

Episode 242: Teo gonna Teo, River slump and Estudiantes still lead

The two hundred and forty-second episode of Hand Of Pod brings together Sam and Andrés to talk about a weekend in which the football was overshadowed in many press pages by Teo Gutiérrez once again being Teo Gutiérrez. 205 more words


Episode 240: Boca finally win away, and previewing Brazil v Argentina

In the two hundred and fortieth episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam and Andrés discuss a weekend of Primera action in which River Plate improved somewhat from recent showings to draw with top of the league Estudiantes, and Boca Juniors won away in the league for the first time since February. 86 more words


Episode 239: Estudiantes continue to impress, and River's defence continues to disappoint

In the two hundred and thirty-ninth episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam and Andrés discuss the main talking points from last weekend’s Primera División action, including yet another three points for an Estudiantes side who continue to lead the league, and yet more goals conceded for River Plate, who threw away a 2-0 lead against the worst team in the Primera to draw 2-2. 170 more words