Episode 60: A nicely laid-out league table, the Copa Argentina quarter-finals and more

The sixtieth episode of Hand Of Pod sees Sam, Dan and Dan discuss Boca Juniors’ narrow lead in the Clausura, thanks to a spectacular Santiago Silva effort last weekend, and Racing’s pitiful performance away to Lanús last weekend. We also give the Copa Argentina a once-over, now that all four quarter-finals are known, and discuss Argentina’s sides in the Copa Libertadores, before moving on to listeners’ questions which range from books on Argentine football and culture to Argentina’s WAG culture. This was recorded on Wednesday but not uploaded until now because Sam, who does the production and uploading, hasn’t been well. Sorry.

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Episode 58: A gun-toting striker, fistfights with fans, racist t-shirts and much more besides

The fifty-eighth episode of Hand Of Pod is a bumper edition. Not only do we have both Seba and Joel Richards on the same pod for the first time since their short-lived Enganche podcast with Sam four years ago (which spawned the idea for HOP when Sam moved to Buenos Aires), but Dan and Dan are both with us as well, and we’ve got plenty to discuss. Independiente thrashed Racing in the clásico on Saturday, after which Racing striker Teo Gutiérrez almost went postal, Boca Juniors players got into a fight with Tigre fans which left Santiago Silva with fractured fingers, San Martín v Vélez was called off with five minutes left, Racing and Godoy Cruz bade farewell to their managers, and River Plate fans courted controversy with some racist t-shirts. All this and more on the best Argentine football podcast around. Enjoy.

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