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Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

Location:

Richmond, VA

Networks:

NASN

Description:

Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

Language:

English


Episodes

Manchester City v Liverpool abbreviated review, plus the Scottie Pippen of soccer, American Golden Generations, and more listener questions

7/3/2020
Up front, it's Manchester City v Liverpool: Guards of Honor, Phil Foden is the new David Silva, and Pep changes things up (maybe with an eye towards next season?) After that, we've got listener questions, including who is the Scottie Pippen of soccer, when can we talk about the USMNT having a Golden Generation, 5-aside tactics, and much much more! And! If that's not enough, we close out with some Scouting Network updates. Sponsors! Use code TSS20 for 20% off pus free shipping at...

Duration:01:07:16

Allocation Disorder: "This thing is happening" MLS is Back remains on schedule, despite COVID concerns

7/3/2020
Paul and Sam discuss the latest news regarding the MLS is Back Tournament, including the situation with FC Dallas, the increasing number of positive tests, and the challenges of getting all the teams to Orlando as safely as possible. Around 25:44, the guys move on to a discussion/explanation of why exactly the tournament is happening, as well as the decision making process that has led to the league reopening. Today's episode is brought to you by Sunday Scaries! Use code SOCCER to get 25%...

Duration:00:42:39

A good, long look at Man Utd's attack, Chelsea's defense, Arsenal's patterns, Everton's solidity, plus: McKennie on the move and more

7/2/2020
We ask ourselves four Premier League questions, then answer four questions from listeners: Man Utd’s 3-0 win over Brighton means they’re now 15 games unbeaten. How seriously should we take them? Are they 2020-21 title challengers? If not, why not? Christian Pulisic was great again, but why did Chelsea concede three goals and lose to West Ham? Arsenal now won three in a row (Southampton, Sheff Utd (FA Cup) and Norwich). What are they doing right? Any commonalities among goals scored? Are...

Duration:01:28:34

What's gone wrong at Barcelona and where do they go from here? Plus more La Liga updates w/ Graham Ruthven

7/1/2020
Graham Ruthven is back on the pod and his whiteboard of zingers is ready to go! We go deeeeep on the situation at Barcelona: what's gone wrong, who can fix it and why has their recruitment strategy (or lack thereof) been so erratic? Plus, Real Madrid stay both dominant and consistent, Simeone finds a solution to his attacking problems at Atletico, and Valencia do their best to make Barcelona look like a well-oiled machine. REMINDER! Subscribe to the new MLS Assist solo feed via Apple...

Duration:01:02:49

How Liverpool FC won the Premier League: all your questions answered

6/30/2020
We asked for your Liverpool title win questions and you did not disappoint. In this episode, we answer as many as possible. Hope you enjoy! The Guardian story referenced: Liverpool's new boot room MLS Assist has flown the nest! Subscribe to the MLS Assist solo feed via Apple Podcasts SPONSORS: Get a 7-day free trial of FuboTV via Fubo.tv/TSS Use TSS20 at Manscaped.com for 20% off plus free shipping Get 25% off your first Hydrant order at DrinkHydrant.com/TSS

Duration:01:18:57

MLS Assist: 10 Very Specific Predictions for the MLS is Back tournament

6/30/2020
From where you'll see the most attempted dribbles to who will receive the most through balls, Joe and Jordan offer 10 very specific predictions for the upcoming MLS is Back tournament SPONSOR: Use code SOCCER to get 25% off at SundayScaries.com

Duration:00:49:44

Weekend Review: 4 strong semifinalists in the FA Cup, Sargent scores, Real Madrid's spine is stronger than Barcelona's, and the NWSL is back!

6/29/2020
0:00 - Go to Fubo.tv/TSS for a 7-day free trial 1:45 - Norwich v Manchester United: why were the commentators using golf voices? 10:09 - Leicester v Chelsea: Frank "Substitution King" Lampard strikes again 16:52 - Which semifinal matchup is most intriguing? 20:54 - Go to ForHims.com/totalsoccer for your first month free 23:03 - Werder Bremen avoid direct relegation as Josh Sargent scores 27:53 - Stuttgart are back in the Bundesliga with an American in charge 32:17 - Celta Vigo v...

Duration:00:59:04

Liverpool FC are Premier League Champions! Plus: Christian Pulisic's best game so far for Chelsea

6/26/2020
Lots to discuss, timestamps below: 0:55 — Congrats to LFC! 3:30 — Australia and New Zealand will host the 2023 World Cup 6:50 — Turner says no thanks to the UEFA Champions League 14:15 — Liverpool 4-0 Crystal Palace — match review in the form of Liverpool's greatest hits 25:05 — Chelsea 2-1 Man City — match review with a focus on Christian Pulisic because we can't help it LINK: Read Snaves' newsletter here 45:55 — The title race is over, but here's why we'll keep watching the Premier...

Duration:01:07:47

Allocation Disorder: MLS is Back schedule and Covid-19 updates

6/26/2020
0:00 - MLS is Back/Covid updates: with more positive tests around the league and the overall state of Florida, will the tournament definitely happen? 23:45 - What to be excited about once the tournament kicks off, including an actual schedule and Orlando City (potentially) going all the way! Sponsors! Today's episode of Allocation Disorder is brought to you by Roman! Go to GetRoman.com/TSS for a free online visit

Duration:00:43:54

Serie A roundup w/ David Amoyal: Crazy Inter returns, Sarri and Juventus still not vibing, and how the pandemic will impact the Italian transfer market

6/25/2020
There's live soccer happening again in Italy, which means it's time for a refresher with our pal David Amoyal of The Calcioland Pod. We discuss why Sarri is still unpopular despite Juventus being top of the table, how Antonio Conte is trying to calm down Inter Milan, and why that Panic/Arthur swap makes more sense than you might think. Plus, Zlatan, exciting youngsters, Italian national team updates, and much more! Sponsors! Go to GetRoman.com/TSS for a free online visit Go to Fubo.tv/TSS...

Duration:00:43:32

NWSL Challenge Cup preview w/ Kim McCauley

6/24/2020
Taylor talks to Kim McCauley (All for XI) about the structure of the Challenge Cup following Orlando's withdrawal, before moving on to talk about each team's strengths and weaknesses (only one of those applies to North Carolina). They also discuss the best players in the league, the best players in the league that you might not be familiar with, and why Julie Ertz is the ideal draft pick. You can find more of Kim's work over at All for XI, a women's soccer community. Sponsors! Today's show...

Duration:00:40:03

MLS Assist: An MLS is Back Extravaganza!

6/23/2020
0:00 - The details and pertinent info for the MLS is Back tournament 15:46 - Get your custom mask today at Podiumwear.comand bookmark them for when you’re ready for your next soccer kit order 16:58 - The structure of the tournament and its inherent imbalance Then some Quick Hits on the individual groups: 21:44 - Group A 24:29 - Group B 26:46 - Group C 28:21 - Group D 30:19 - Group E 31:47 - Group F 33:37 - Go to GetRoman.com/TSS for a free online visit 34:57 - Individual player...

Duration:00:59:15

Can I Kick It co-hosts Elliot Barr and Chenier Durand II are telling the stories of Black soccer icons

6/22/2020
Elliot Barr and Chenier Durand II are co-hosts of the new podcast Can I Kick It, which celebrates and tells the stories of Black soccer players, coaches, and other important figures. The first three episodes focus on DaMarcus Beasley, Wendie Renard, and Lincoln Phillips. Listen to Can I Kick It Here via Apple Podcasts or find links to other podcasts apps here. Did you hear Elliot mention the Richmond 34? You can read about them here. SPONSORS: Go to Fubo.tv/TSS for a 7-day free...

Duration:00:37:00

Weekend Review: Pulisic and Reyna shine, Arsenal don't, and Real Madrid go top

6/22/2020
0:00 - Aston Villa v Chelsea: give Pulisic the Ballon d'Or now? 11:22 - West Ham v Wolves: Adama Traore. That is all. 18:37 - Today's show is sponsored by Roman! Go to GetRoman.com/TSS for a free online visit 20:10 - Brighton v Arsenal. and a lengthy debate on the strength of Arsenal and their continued signing power 39:10 - Today's show is sponsored by Fubo TV. Get a 7-day free trial via Fubo.tv/TSS 42:15 - Everton v Liverpool: why wasn't this the goal fest we all hoped for? 51:35 -...

Duration:01:14:14

Jordan Ferrell and Edreece Arghandiwal of the Oakland Roots discuss reopening in the Coronavirus era

6/20/2020
Taylor is joined by Jordan Ferrell (head coach) and Edreece Arghandiwal (co-founder/CMO) of the Oakland Roots to discuss, amongst other things, reopening in the midst of a global pandemic, the role that sports can play in furthering the Black Lives Matter movement, how the team is helping to give back to the community (on and off the field), and the best starting point for people who want to want to like jazz. You can find out more about the Oakland Roots via their website or you can check...

Duration:00:50:36

Deep-dive review of Spurs vs Man Utd, aka Pogback II: The Bruno-ing, plus: Norwich vs Southampton

6/19/2020
At the top of the show we discuss the Black Players Coalition of MLS. For more on the BPC, follow @BPCMLS on Twitter Then we get detailed on the tactical setups and goal breakdowns as we review Spurs vs Man Utd Finally, a bit like Norwich City, we cower before the power of Southampton's pressing system Today's presenting sponsor is Fubo TV. Get a 7-day free trial via Fubo.tv/TSS Use code TSS for 10% off at Hawthorne.co Use code TSS20 for 20% off at Manscaped.com

Duration:01:09:06

Allocation Disorder: Will MLS teams play the kids in Orlando? And what's happening at the Vancouver Whitecaps?

6/19/2020
Mark Pannes is out as Vancouver Whitecaps CEO after just six months, and sporting director Axel Schuster has stepped up to absorb Pannes' old job. Sam and Paul take a long look at the situation, and then at wider trends in MLS front offices In the second half, Sam and Paul examine why more MLS teams don't play the kids and to what extent it's wise to do so, as well as offering some informed speculation about what the approach will be for the Orlando tournament in July SPONSORS! Go to...

Duration:00:54:47

The Premier League is back! Aston Villa-Sheffield United and Manchester City-Arsenal reviews

6/17/2020
2:14 - We have a schedule for the Champions League! 4:31 - Aston Villa v Sheffield United AKA How Hawkeye dropped the ball 19:16 - Go to ForHims.com/totalsoccerED for a free online visit. 21:58 - Man City v Arsenal: why no Ozil? What were Arsenal trying to do? Is David Luiz aware that he's still paid to do this? 33:58 - Get 10% off your purchase with the code "TSS" at Hawthorne.co 36:55 - More on City-Arsenal, including breakdowns of 2 of the 3 goals, injury updates, and Pep Guardiola...

Duration:00:56:36

The Premier League returns! Here's what to watch out for

6/16/2020
We highlight the players, stories, tactical trends and more to keep your eye on as the Premier League makes its long-awaited return to our screens on Wednesday and beyond. SPONSORS: Today's presenting sponsor is Fubo TV. Get a 7-day free trial via Fubo.tv/TSS Use code TSS20 for 20% off at Manscaped.com Visit DrinkHydrant.com/soccer for 25% off your first order Use code TSS for 10% off at Hawthorne.co

Duration:01:47:52

MLS Assist: 10 Americans in MLS who could (and should) make the move to Europe

6/16/2020
This week, your intrepid hosts return to discuss which Americans could (and should) make the jump to Europe. The rules, as with last week: Sponsors! Today's episode of MLS Assist is brought to you by... Podiumwear! Get your custom mask today at Podiumwear.com and bookmark them for when you’re ready for your next soccer kit order Hawthorne! Get 10% off your purchase with the code "TSS" at Hawthorne.co

Duration:01:07:52