Daryl and Taylor get on the line to discuss the big news from this week, including Alexi Lalas’ move from ESPN to FOX, the Champions League knockout round draw (and Taylor’s hipster excitement for one match in particular), and DaMarcus Beasley’s retirement from the US National Team. After that, the guys give their specific predictions for this weekend’s match between Liverpool and Arsenal. The success of the recent live show and potential future performances also merit mentioning.

TSS Live!

Dec 16, 2014 No Comments

On Saturday, Dec. 13, TSS took the stage at Coalition Theater in Richmond, Virginia, for the first ever live recording of the show. The crowd were game, getting involved and answering trivia questions to win prizes, and a good time was had by all.

Listen to the show above, and if you’re jealous of all the people winning TSS t-shirts when they answer correctly, then you can buy one right here.

With the 2014 MLS Cup Final in the books, Daryl and Taylor utilize a new approach to break down the LA Galaxy’s 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution. The guys also discuss the US Women’s team’s draw for the upcoming World Cup (it’s a doozy), and do their best to mention both horse hospitals and ex-NFL player Ricky Williams. Oh, and don’t forget the first ever LIVE event this Saturday (December 13) at 10:00pm in Richmond at the Coalition Theater!

It’s Cup Final (preview) Day! After months of league play and weeks of intense playoff action, the MLS Cup Final has arrived! Daryl and Taylor get on the line to discuss some key “what to watch for” elements in this match between the LA Galaxy and the New England Revolution. The gentlemen also give their predictions regarding both the eventual victors and potential Man of the Match performers.

Daryl and Taylor review the USA’s 2-1 loss to an overpowering Colombian side on Friday evening by discussing their specific predictions for the match and answering listener questions (there are a whooooole bunch of them). Topics covered include Mixx’s mustache, the Green(er) Movement, the Beautiful Beast that is Jermaine Jones, and why the heck the USA loves to concede so many goals in the final minutes.

We InterWiki with Matt Kolesky of the London chapter of the American Outlaws, then preview the USMNT vs Colombia friendly by predicting our starting XIs.

We review the second leg of the DC vs New York MLS playoff game, swing by Le Classique in France, and investigate the etymology of “coming through in the clutch.”

On the second episode of the newest Total Soccer Show segment, Daryl and Taylor call up Adam Hurrey to discuss his brilliant new book “Football Cliches.” After the interview comes a high-stakes round of the Wikipedia Game, featuring categories from both sides of the pitch.

We review Manchester City’s 1-0 win over Manchester United and debate Louis van Gaal’s obssession with possession, then look at the MLS playoffs—did Thierry Henry just bury DC United’s season with two passes?

It’s the first episode of the Total Soccer Show’s newest segment: The Interwiki. Daryl and Taylor invite a guest from the soccer community on to the program to discuss his/her activities (the interview) and then play a spirited round of The Wikipedia Game (the Wikipedia). Hence, the InterWiki.

On the inaugural show, George Quraishi of Howler Magazine makes an appearance to discuss the excellent work being done at the publication, as well as on his own podcast, DUMMY. After that, it’s Daryl v George in an adjective-themed trivia competition. Download/stream and enjoy! And be sure to check out Howler Magazine!