show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
This week, Sam is joined by English Dan, Tony and Andrés to look forward to Sunday evening's Copa Diego Armando Maradona final between Boca Juniors and Banfield (and at how they got there) and to review Boca's and River Plate's eliminations from the Copa Libertadores.By Sam Kelly
 
Happy new year! In this week's HOP Sam is joined by English Dan and Santi for a quick roundup of the most relevant action in the Copa Diego Maradona over the Christmas and new year period (including a very entertaining 2-2 draw between Boca Juniors and River Plate), and a look back on the first legs of the Copa Libertadores semi-finals, which saw R…
 
This week's HOP is our last episode of 2020, but Argentine football isn't quite done yet – unusually, matches continue throughout the summer in the Copa Diego Armando Maradona, Copa Sudamericana and Copa Libertadores. Sam, English Dan, Santi and Andrés look back on the action since we last recorded and set the scene for what's to come. We'll be bac…
 
Alejandro Sabella, who managed Argentina to the final of the 2014 World Cup, died on Tuesday. In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, Santi, Tony, English Dan and Andrés begin by looking back on his life in football, before reviewing the action over the last week in the various Copas – Diego Maradona, Libertadores and Sudamericana – that Argentine sides a…
 
If you're listening to this podcast in the week it comes out, you know what it's about. On Wednesday 25th November 2020, Diego Maradona died. In this week's HOP Sam, English Dan, Santi, Tony, Andrés and Seba put aside talk about recent matches for an extended talk about the life, career and impact of a player who captured the popular imagination li…
 
In this week's HOP, Sam, English Dan, Santi, Andrés and (for the first few minutes, before he gets cut off) Tony look back on a World Cup qualifying double header which again saw Argentina look a bit iffy at home but impress away, before reviewing the latest round of Copa de la Liga Profesional de Fútbol action.…
 
At the end of this week, HOP turns ten years old, and we're celebrating with a bumper episode. Sam, English Dan, Tony, Andrés and Santi review the recent action from the Copa Sudamericana and Copa de la Liga Profesional de Fútbol, consider the thorny issue of how clubs should deal with players awaiting trial in a country with a legal system which m…
 
It's been a long, long lockdown here in Buenos Aires, but last weekend Argentine domestic football finally returned, and in this week's episode Sam, English Dan, Tony, Andrés and Santi look back on the first weekend of the Copa de la Liga Profesional de Fútbol, a mini-tournament for the top flight clubs which will keep us entertained (after a fashi…
 
No recording last week means Sam, English Dan, Tony, Andrés and Santi have two weeks of action to catch up on in this week's HOP. We look back on Argentina's first two matches in the men's World Cup qualifiers and also review the last round of Copa Libertadores group action and the draw for the knockout stage, as well as looking at the Copa Sudamer…
 
This week on Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan, Tony, Andrés and Santi look back on the first two post-lockdown rounds of Copa Libertadores matches, which went better than expected for Argentine clubs. We also run the rule over Lionel Scaloni's Argentina squad announcement, and give you the latest news on the likelihood of domestic football returning t…
 
This time on Hand Of Pod, Sam is joined by English Dan, Tony and Santi to discuss how preparations are going for the return of the Copa Libertadores next week – in particular at Boca Juniors, whose plans have been somewhat hamstrung by almost the entire first team and a bunch of coaches testing positive for COVID-19. Will Argentine clubs be at a di…
 
In this week's HOP, Sam, English Dan, Andrés and Santi discuss CONMEBOL's recent strongarming of the AFA – and, perhaps, the Argentine government – into opening football in Argentina before they wanted to, with the rather sudden announcement that the Copas Libertadores and Sudamericana will be kicking off again later in the year.…
 
HOP is back! This week, Sam, Tony and English Dan give you an update on the discussions that have been had in Argentine football – and what's happened quarantine-wise in Argentina as a whole – in the two months and a bit since we last recorded. We also answer a couple of listeners' questions. The plan now is to record about once every two weeks unt…
 
This week's Hand Of Pod will be the last episode we'll record in March. That was already going to be the case when Sam, English Dan, Andrés, Julian and Tony met to record, because the government announced on Monday that football across the country was suspended for the rest of the month. It's now well and truly the case, though, because on Thursday…
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, Andrés and Tony look back on the drama of Boca Juniors' title win, as the Xeneize pipped River Plate on the last day to win their third Argentine championship in four seasons. We also looked at the other drama from the weekend just gone ... which was almost none, because continental spots and relegation won't be dec…
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan, Andrés and Santi look back on a weekend which saw Santi very frustrated by Independiente (again), and which saw Boca Juniors win and River Plate draw, meaning River enter the final weekend of Superliga action just a point clear at the top. Will Boca get the combination of a win and a bad result for Rive…
 
On this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan, Andrés, Tony and Santi look at a weekend of action which saw the title race officially whittled down to the country's two biggest clubs, with River Plate still enjoying a three-point advantage over Boca Juniors with two matches remaining. Boca visit relegation strugglers Colón on Friday night, while Riv…
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, sponsored by albicelestes.com, Sam, English Dan, Tony and Andrés are joined by a new panel member, Santi, to discuss a weekend which saw both of the frontrunners for the title win their matches, meaning that River Plate's lead ahead of Boca Juniors at the top of the table remains at three points, now with just three matc…
 
In this week's HOP, Sam, Tony and Andrés discuss a weekend which saw a dramatic clásico de Avellaneda, and witnessed the title race, so tight just a couple of weeks ago, begin to open up as the main contenders enter the home straight. Below those top spots, though, the race for the remaining Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana qualification pla…
 
On this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan, Andrés and Tony look back on a weekend of action which saw River Plate maintain their three-point lead at the top of the table, while Boca Juniors took advantage of Argentinos Juniors' slip-up to go second. The Primera Femenina restarts this coming weekend so we give you an update on that, and there's l…
 
This week's Hand Of Pod sees Sam, Andrés, English Dan and Julian review the seventeenth round of Superliga action, which was the first of the new year. Julian runs the rule over Boca Juniors' summer, Andrés enjoyed a nervy but satisfying win for River in Mendoza (just for a change) and there was frustration for Dan's Racing under new boss Sebastián…
 
In the first Hand Of Pod of 2020, Sam, English Dan, Tony and Andrés preview this weekend's return to Superliga action as the summer break comes to a close. Why are River Plate unhappy with kit suppliers adidas? Will Daniele De Rossi ever truly retire? How much longer will the Superliga be around for? All these questions and more are considered this…
 
Hand Of Pod is back after Sam's holiday, and in this week's episode, English Dan, Andrés and Tony fill him in on what's been happening while he was away, including a review of River Plate's late collapse in the Copa Libertadores final, why Diego Maradona resigned and then unresigned as Gimnasia manager, and the main talking points ahead of Boca Jun…
 
This Saturday, the first ever single-match final of South America's biggest club competition will be played, as holders River Plate take on Brazilian giants Flamengo in Lima's Estadio Monumental. In this week's Hand Of Pod – recorded last Thursday, because Sam is away on holiday – Sam and Andrés take you through both sides' route to the final, and …
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam and Andrés look back on a weekend of Superliga action which saw all of the top four drop points (Boca Juniors were the only ones to even draw), ensuring a tight title race has got even tighter due to wins for a few of the chasing pack. We also consider the Copa Argentina semi-finals, one of which was played during an…
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, Andrés and Tony are again joined by special guests Phil and Jamie to discuss a weekend in which victories for River Plate, Boca Juniors and Lanús combined with a draw for Argentinos Juniors to leave four teams separated by just a point at the top of the table. As well as this, Colón take on Independiente Del Valle i…
 
This week in the Hand Of Pod studio, Sam, English Dan and Andrés are joined by two very special guests: Phil Carney, who runs the Lanús in English Twitter account, and Jamie Ralph, who runs the Newell's in English account, are both visiting Argentina for a couple of weeks, and came in to say hello. With them, we review a midweek round of Superliga …
 
On this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam and Andrés look back on the Copa Libertadores semi-final second legs, reviewing River Plate's progression in spite of defeat against Boca Juniors and Flamengo's crushing win over Grêmio. They ask whether the final will be as one sided as this week's two matches appear to suggest. And Mystic Sam predicts not one but t…
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Andrés review Argentina's 6-1 tonking of Ecuador in Elche, and cast their eye over the players who might have won themselves consideration by Lionel Scaloni when more meaningful fixtures come around. We also take a look at the latest Primera Femenina results, and preview next week's Copa Libertadores…
 
The main topic on this week's Hand Of Pod is Argentina's stirring comeback from 2-0 down at half time to draw 2-2 away to Germany in Dortmund, thanks to goals from Lucas Alario and Lucas Ocampos. We also look back on a weekend of Superliga action which saw several more than decent matches, a very surprising result in the Nuevo Gasómetro, and Unión …
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Andrés look back on the Copa Libertadores semi-final first legs, focusing of course on River Plate's convincing 2-0 win over Boca Juniors in the all-Argentine tie, as well as congratulating Colón for reaching their first ever continental final, and reviewing last weekend's Superliga action.…
 
This week on Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Andrés look back at a weekend which saw Boca Juniors beat San Lorenzo to remain top of the Superliga table and continue their perfect start, and consider some surprising names in the chasing pack. We also preview next week's Copa Libertadores semi-final first leg, when Boca will travel to the Monumenta…
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Andrés look back on a Superliga weekend which saw Diego Maradona begin life as Gimnasia boss with defeat to Racing. A San Lorenzo slip up gave Boca Juniors the chance to go top – which they took – and Huracán bafflingly decided to defend high up the pitch against River Plate, in spite of there now be…
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Andrés look back on one forgettable and one rather more memorable friendly for Argentina, and consider the positives from both – namely Lautaro Martínez continuing to flourish up front, and that midfield suddenly looking rather more impressive than it did this time last year.…
 
This week on Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Andrés look back on a superclásico in which Boca Juniors weren't giving anything away against River Plate, and consider how and why the astonishing news came about – just an hour or so before we started recording – that Diego Maradona has been named manager of Gimnasia La Plata. There's also a bit of n…
 
In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, Andrés and English Dan look back on a weekend which included San Lorenzo ending Arsenal's perfect start to go top of the league themselves, and consider Boca Juniors and River Plate's chances of advancing to another superclásico semi-final in the Copa Libertadores. As well as that, we also preview this weekend's sup…
 
On this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam and Andrés look back on a Superliga weekend which brought a historic result in the country's oldest clásico, as well as a third win in a row for newly promoted Arsenal de Sarandí, victory for Boca Juniors in Daniele De Rossi's Bombonera debut, and San Lorenzo continuing to not be boring.…
 
Three hundred and fifty! How did we get this far? In this week's Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Andrés look back on silver for the women and gold for the boys representing Argentina in the Panamerican Games football tournaments, and consider the narrative of Daniele De Rossi scoring on his Boca Juniors debut and then watching from the bench, hav…
 
This week, Sam, English Dan and Andrés are joined by a new team member, and review the first round of 2019–20 Superliga action as well as the last sixteen of the Copa Libertadores, which saw River Plate and Boca Juniors advance to the quarter-finals, while Godoy Cruz and San Lorenzo fell by the wayside. And Mystic Sam is back!…
 
In the three hundred and forty-seventh episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, Andrés and Julian meet to preview the new Superliga season. Which clubs have had the best transfer windows? Which are in most trouble in the relegation battle? These and more questions are answered here. And our sponsors at Fanatiz are back! Head to www.fntz.co/hop and use the disc…
 
In the three hundred and forty-sixth episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam and Andrés meet to discuss the last bits of the Copa América – particularly relating to Argentina's campaign, and their third-place playoff win over Chile and Lionel Messi's bizarre sending off for getting in the way of Gary Medel's shoulders. We also lay the groundwork for the 2019–2…
 
In the three hundred and forty-fifth episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam and Andrés look back on Argentina's elimination at the hands of Brazil in the semi-finals of the Copa América, and consider a Copa campaign during which there were (in our opinion) more positives than negatives, in terms of team building.…
 
In the three hundred and forty-fourth episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam and English Dan review an improved but still far from perfect Argentina performance to beat Qatar 2-0 and advance to the quarter-finals of the Copa América, where they'll face Venezuela in the Maracanã on Friday. What's going right? What's still going wrong (or looking like it might …
 
In the three hundred and forty-third episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam and Andrés look back on a draw for the women's national team which (combined with results on Thursday) saw them eliminated from the Women's World Cup, and a draw for the men's national team which leaves them still in the Copa América (just) – but there are a lot more positives for the…
 
In the three hundred and forty-second episode of Hand Of Pod, Sam, English Dan and Andrés discuss Argentina's fantastic Women's World Cup showing against Japan, where they claimed their first ever point at an official World Cup (and Sam tells you why the word 'official' appears in that sentence), and we look forward to Argentina's clash with Englan…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2021 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login