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!
We talk El Clasico, Supporters’ Shield, and Louis van Gaal versus Jose Mourinho.
With the 2-2 draw between the LA Galaxy and the Seattle Sounders now in the books (and a very similar fixture just around the corner), Daryl and Taylor review their specific predictions, discuss what went right and what went wrong for both sides, and break down exactly what Boyz II Men brought to the table. The guys also discuss Juan Agudelo’s failed trial at the Wolves, thank donors, and answer listener questions (which range from the history of the substitution rule to a comparison of MLS to European leagues). Download/stream and enjoy!
Daryl and Taylor answer listener questions to review USA vs Honduras, react to Don Garber’s surprise press conference, and preview the upcoming LA Galaxy vs Seattle game(s).