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If you had to change one law of the game, what would it be?

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On Total Soccer Show 236 we suggested four potential Designated Players for Major League Soccer. Big names in the David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Michael Bradley mold. Listen to the excerpt below to hear the case for Dimitar Berbatov to DC United, Javier Hernandez to Chivas USA, Tomas Rosicky to FC Dallas, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to […]

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The recent passing of Eusebio led many to remind us that the Benfica and Portugal forward was a legend. Being too young to have seen Eusebio in action, we wanted to know more. Listen to this Total Soccer Show clip to hear exactly what type of player Eusebio was and what made him the first […]

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Where should Geoff Cameron play for the U.S. national team? Is he best at right-back, center-back or central midfield? After watching Cameron play for Stoke City, Daryl, Ryan and Laura from the Total Soccer Show debate how the U.S. can get the most out of Cameron at the World Cup. Like our soccer podcast? >>> […]

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We at the Total Soccer Show love a few things including the #USMNT, music, and moving pictures. We particularly like when US Soccer fans put all of these three things together in a video to honor the US Soccer team. This will be a page of all (our favorite) #USMNT videos in the run up […]

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U.S. fans are terrified of Group G. And sure, between Ghana, Portugal and Germany, there are no easy games. But that doesn’t mean we have to abandon hope all ye who enter the World Cup. Here are five reasons to be optimistic about World Cup Group G. (Because five points would be just lovely, thank […]

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Thirty-two teams qualified for the World Cup, but that leaves a lot of talent out of the tournament—David Alaba, Gareth Bale and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to name just three. So we’re running a draft to get those guys involved. A team of TSS listeners, and hopefully a few special guests, will each represent one World Cup […]

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… is that sometimes it makes the men’s game look rubbish! That’s Ireland national team striker Steph Roche with a juggle and juggle and long-distance-volley for Peamount United against Wexford in the Women’s National League of Ireland this past weekend. Get in. About the Total Soccer Show podcast | Subscribe to the Total Soccer Show […]

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We played the Wikipedia Game on Total Soccer Show 221, and Taylor successfully named Johan Elmander based on the clue “he scored the greatest ever Premier League goal, [according to] a poll by The Guardian.” Elmander scored that goal for Bolton, against Wolves, in November 2010, and it’s posted below. The Swedish striker drags the […]

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Don’t do it guys. I know it’s tempting to simulate a World Cup 2014 draw with that hastily assembled Japanese website. But don’t do it. Here are three reasons why: 1. It will give you nightmares. I just did it and the U.S. got grouped with Russia, England and Uruguay. Josh got Spain, Ghana and […]

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