Episode 26: the season review with special guest Tim Vickery

29 Jun

Hand Of Pod end of season review

The end of season special of Hand Of Pod is an epic – an hour and three quarters – for which I apologise, but there’s good reason: South American football broadcasting legend Tim Vickery was talking to us in person over a glass (okay, several glasses) of wine, and dinner, and we simply couldn’t bring ourselves to cut anything. We discuss River Plate’s relegation, where ‘Tricky’ Ricky Álvarez could fit into Arsenal’s system (if of course he does go there), our favourite players of the Torneo Clausura just gone, and the differences between Pelé and Diego Maradona as players, as well as looking forward to the upcoming Copa América. Enjoy.

Tim’s blog is linked to above, but you can also find all our own sites with these links: Sam runs Hasta El Gol Siempre, Aussie Dan is webmaster of Argentina Football World, and Seba is the head honcho at Mundo Albiceleste. English Dan is the South America editor for Goal.com. We also shouldn’t forget enormous thanks to our host, Turkish TV presenter Asli Pelit, whose Twitter profile you’ll find here.


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5 Responses to “Episode 26: the season review with special guest Tim Vickery”

  1. Steve Amoia 30 June, 2011 at 12:00 am #

    Thank you for the excellent discussion on a variety of themes.

    You are right: This is the only footballing site to learn about the Aztec history of Mexico. 🙂

    All the best and cheers,

    Steve

    • hastaelgolsiempre 30 June, 2011 at 3:52 am #

      Good grief… that means at least one person has actually had the patience to listen all (well, most, at least) of the way through! Nice staying power, Steve!

  2. applebonkers 30 June, 2011 at 10:02 am #

    Is that Sergei Rebrov in the Fred Perry jacket?

    Hugely varied and interesting podcast and what a coup with Tim Vickery. Thanks for making.

  3. Joe 5 July, 2011 at 9:18 pm #

    Thanks for the cast, how did you guys get Vickery on? What a coup..
    May need a podcast about the podcast for this one…

    • hastaelgolsiempre 20 August, 2011 at 12:30 am #

      Just realised I never replied to your question Joe, sorry! The pod got neglected during the Copa and I totally forgot about it. Asli, whose flat we recorded in, is a TV presenter for a Turkish show about South American football, and got to know Tim on previous trips to Rio. She knew he was coming down for the Copa América, and told him about us and our show, and he agreed to come on. Simple, really!

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