Soccer Podcasts


CONMEBOL XI draft

Posted on April 25th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on CONMEBOL XI draft

Daryl and Taylor compete to draft the best possible XI of South American players. Coin flip decides who goes first and gets you-know-who.

TSS TRIVIA NIGHT 2: ELECTRIC BOOGALOO, Thursday, April 27 event invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1382054131891663/

Taylor’s XI: http://bit.ly/CONMEBOLTAYLOR

Daryl’s XI: http://bit.ly/CONMEBOLDARYL

 

 

 


CONMEBOL XI draft

Posted on April 25th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on CONMEBOL XI draft

Daryl and Taylor compete to draft the best possible XI of South American players. Coin flip decides who goes first and gets you-know-who.

TSS TRIVIA NIGHT 2: ELECTRIC BOOGALOO, Thursday, April 27 event invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1382054131891663/

Taylor’s XI: http://bit.ly/CONMEBOLTAYLOR

Daryl’s XI: http://bit.ly/CONMEBOLDARYL

 

 

 


El Clasico Review, FA Cup Recap and the US U17s Get A Big Win

Posted on April 24th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on El Clasico Review, FA Cup Recap and the US U17s Get A Big Win

On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show…

[1:12] – El Clásico review: Leo Messi is a bloody hero, Sergio Ramos sees red, and the underrated work of Gerard Pique.

22:02 – Designing a custom scarf for Leo Messi. This segment is sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves. Visit http://Ruffneckscarves.com and use “TOTALSOCCERSHOW” at checkout for a whopping 20% discount on any product.

[26:48] – FA Cup recap: Chelsea best Tottenham and Arsenal rebound against Manchester City.

[37:04] – The US U17s get a solid start to their 2017 CONCACAF Championships campaign, with big performances from Timothy Weah, Josh Sargent, and Ayo Akinola.

[43:30] – A quick discussion about youngsters in the Bundesliga.

[48:16] – The big stories from MLS this weekend: LA Galaxy collapse, Seattle surge, and Nagbe is a gladiator.

[55:24] – Updating the TSS Scouting Network, featuring French stars, South African talents, and possible drug dealing parents.

EVENT … Read More »


Drafting a UEFA Best XI

Posted on April 20th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Drafting a UEFA Best XI

Daryl and Taylor compete to draft the best XI of UEFA confederation players.

Images of the two starting XIs to follow, but for now you’ll just have to listen to find out who picked whom.

Today’s sponsor is FUTCHI! Thanks to Landon Cotham for sharing his FUTCHI photo with us — Austin residents be warned: today’s show features a Zilker Park quiz.

Visit https://www.playfutchi.com/products/futchi_rebounder and use code “TSS2017” to get a $20.17 discount.

EVENT ALERT! Soccer Trivia Night in Richmond! Here’s the Facebook Event invite: https://www.facebook.com/events/1382054131891663/ (click to see five sample questions … )

 

 


Release the Pulisic! Monaco v Dortmund Champions League Review

Posted on April 19th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Release the Pulisic! Monaco v Dortmund Champions League Review

On the newest Total Soccer Show…

[0:00] – We review Monaco’s 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, and try to figure out what went right for the Ligue 1 squad and what went very wrong for their German counterparts.

[26:38] – A quick discussion of Barcelona 0-Juventus 0, and praise for Juve’s defensive solidarity. An Italian team with a well-organized defense? Perish the thought.

[32:38] – Discussing your ideas for how Barcelona and Dortmund can rebound next season. This segment is sponsored by our friends over at Futchi!

Take a look at the FUTCHI_Rebounder here: https://www.playfutchi.com/products/futchi_rebounder and get the deepest discount going by using code “TSS2017” at checkout.

[41:27] – Updating the TSS Scouting Network. 5 reports. 4 Americans. 


Release the Pulisic! Monaco v Dortmund Champions League Review

Posted on April 19th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Release the Pulisic! Monaco v Dortmund Champions League Review

On the newest Total Soccer Show…

[0:00] – We review Monaco’s 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, and try to figure out what went right for the Ligue 1 squad and what went very wrong for their German counterparts.

[26:38] – A quick discussion of Barcelona 0-Juventus 0, and praise for Juve’s defensive solidarity. An Italian team with a well-organized defense? Perish the thought.

[32:38] – Discussing your ideas for how Barcelona and Dortmund can rebound next season. This segment is sponsored by our friends over at Futchi!

Take a look at the FUTCHI_Rebounder here: https://www.playfutchi.com/products/futchi_rebounder and get the deepest discount going by using code “TSS2017” at checkout.

[41:27] – Updating the TSS Scouting Network. 5 reports. 4 Americans. 


Ronaldo hits 100! Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Champions League review

Posted on April 18th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Ronaldo hits 100! Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich Champions League review

Review of Real Madrid’s win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals.

This show sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves. Visit http://Ruffneckscarves.com and use “TOTALSOCCERSHOW” at checkout for a whopping 20% discount on any product.


Man United v Chelsea Review, Champions League Preview, and Domestic Soccer Updates

Posted on April 17th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Man United v Chelsea Review, Champions League Preview, and Domestic Soccer Updates

On the newest Total Soccer Show…

[1:00] – Reviewing Manchester United’s 2-0 victory over Chelsea. What did Mourinho get right and Conte get wrong? How much does Eden Hazard hate Ander Herrera? Is the title race back on? All that and more!

[24:02] – Don’t forget to check out the TSS Shop for all your t-shirt and scarf needs!

[24:48] – Champions League second-leg previews. Will Atletico sit back against Leicester? How aggressive will Bayern need to be against Real Madrid? Do Barcelona have a chance to pull off another miracle? How much will Pulisic play for Dortmund against Monaco?

[36:17] – US SOCCER UPDATES! Reviewing the most interesting moments in MLS, NWSL, and USL from this weekend. David Villa’s long-distance lob, Rachel Daly’s lovely strike for the Houston Dash, Tim Howard’s suspension, and Brooks Lennon’ shooting boots all get mentions!

[51:34] – Updating the … Read More »


Ronaldo’s brace beats Bayern, Leicester can’t catch Griezmann, Drogba enters USL

Posted on April 13th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Ronaldo’s brace beats Bayern, Leicester can’t catch Griezmann, Drogba enters USL

We briefly chat about Didier Drogba’s new role at Phoenix Rising FC (more info on today’s Goalmouth podcast — go listen!), review Atletico Madrid’s 1-0 win over Leicester City in the Champions League and Real Madrid’s 2-1 win over Bayern Munich.

Today’s show is sponsored by FUTCHI. Take a look at the FUTCHI_Rebounder here: https://www.playfutchi.com/products/futchi_rebounder and get the deepest discount going by using code “TSS2017” at checkout.

Also, here’s Daryl and Taylor demonstrating how NOT to play FUTCHI: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAs5jtt-Xhc

 

 

 


Dortmund v Monaco: Champions League Review

Posted on April 12th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Dortmund v Monaco: Champions League Review

We recap Dortmund’s 3-2 hone loss to Monaco in the Champions League quarterfinals. What went wrong for the German side in the first half? How important was the halftime change that saw Pulisic and Nuri Sahin enter the fray? Just how good are those fellas from Monaco and what should we expect in the return leg? 


Dortmund v Monaco: Champions League Review

Posted on April 12th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Dortmund v Monaco: Champions League Review

We recap Dortmund’s 3-2 hone loss to Monaco in the Champions League quarterfinals. What went wrong for the German side in the first half? How important was the halftime change that saw Pulisic and Nuri Sahin enter the fray? Just how good are those fellas from Monaco and what should we expect in the return leg? 


Dortmund update, World Cup 2026 bid, Juventus v Barcelona Champions League review

Posted on April 11th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Dortmund update, World Cup 2026 bid, Juventus v Barcelona Champions League review

We open by sharing what we know so far about the explosions in Dortmund, including how soccer fans are reacting and what that means for the BVB vs Monaco game.

At [3:45] we delve into the details of the US/Mexico/Canada 2026 Wold Cup bid and what it all means.

12:50 — Today’s sponsor is Howler magazine. Howler is offering TSS listeners the biggest ever discount on a TSS subscription, 20%, but only until end of day Friday. To take advantage, go to http://shop.howlermagazine.com and use code “TSS”

[16:39] — We review Juve’s 3-0 win over Barcelona — how they did it, why Gonzalo Higuain is underrated and Paolo Dybala is the future.

 


UEFA Champions League quarterfinals: specific predictions and previews

Posted on April 10th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on UEFA Champions League quarterfinals: specific predictions and previews

We preview the four Champions League quarterfinal games, making specific predictions for all eight teams.

[4:10] — Juventus v Barcelona

[13:18] — Borussia Dortmund v Monaco

19:34 — Today’s show is sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves and here’s the question: If you were designing a custom scarf for Christian Pulisic, what would be on it? Use code “TOTALSOCCERSHOW” to get 20% off any order at http://RuffneckScarves.com

[22:37] — Bayern Munich v Real Madrid

[31:17] — Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

37:57 — Today’s show sponsored by Howler magazine with the BIGGEST HOWLER DISCOUNT EVER! Until end of day Friday, you can get 20% off a subscription to Howler at http://shop.howlermagazine.com by entering code “TSS” at checkout.

[42:25] — Dispatches from the Total Soccer Show Scouting Network


UEFA Champions League quarterfinals: specific predictions and previews

Posted on April 10th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on UEFA Champions League quarterfinals: specific predictions and previews

We preview the four Champions League quarterfinal games, making specific predictions for all eight teams.

[4:10] — Juventus v Barcelona

[13:18] — Borussia Dortmund v Monaco

19:34 — Today’s show is sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves and here’s the question: If you were designing a custom scarf for Christian Pulisic, what would be on it? Use code “TOTALSOCCERSHOW” to get 20% off any order at http://RuffneckScarves.com

[22:37] — Bayern Munich v Real Madrid

[31:17] — Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

37:57 — Today’s show sponsored by Howler magazine with the BIGGEST HOWLER DISCOUNT EVER! Until end of day Friday, you can get 20% off a subscription to Howler at http://shop.howlermagazine.com by entering code “TSS” at checkout.

[42:25] — Dispatches from the Total Soccer Show Scouting Network


MLS recap: goalkeeper errors, controversial red cards, Dom Dwyer’s first American goal

Posted on April 10th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on MLS recap: goalkeeper errors, controversial red cards, Dom Dwyer’s first American goal

We round up all the highlights from this past weekend’s Major League Soccer action, offering quick analysis of goals, red cards, assists and goalkeeper errors.

Here are the timestamps for this episode, along with links to videos so you can watch for yourself:

[00:48] — Goalkeeper errors!

Tyler Deric for Houston (goal by Juan Agudelo) — http://matchcenter.mlssoccer.com/matchcenter/2017-04-08-new-england-revolution-vs-houston-dynamo/details/video/99751

Evan Bush for Montreal (Romain Alessandrini) — https://matchcenter.mlssoccer.com/matchcenter/2017-04-07-la-galaxy-vs-montreal-impact/details/video/99693

Alexander Bono for Toronto (Hector Villalba) — http://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2017/04/08/goal-hector-villalbas-powerful-strike-gives-atl-lead

Zack Steffen for Columbus Crew (Nemanja Nikolic, pass by Dax McCarty) — https://matchcenter.mlssoccer.com/matchcenter/2017-04-08-chicago-fire-vs-columbus-crew-sc/details/video/99733

[06:15] — Tim Howard versus Sporting KC fans and Dom Dwyer

10:35 — Dwyer’s first goal as an American citizen, plus analysis of the devastating and unorthodox counterattack that ends in this Gerso Fernandes goal, which looks like this — https://streamable.com/2lmvh

14:13 — Today’s show is sponsored by Howler magazine. Go to http://shop.howlermagazine.com and get 20% off a subscription by using special code “TSS” — this is the biggest discount Howler has ever offered and … Read More »


Listener Questions: 2026 World Cup, US Co-ed XI, picking an MLS team, Arsenal’s next coach

Posted on April 7th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Listener Questions: 2026 World Cup, US Co-ed XI, picking an MLS team, Arsenal’s next coach

We cover a LOT on today’s TSS. Timestamps ahoy!

[1:08] — How will the 2026 World Cup work if it’s co-hosted by the USA, Mexico, Canada?

[7:50] —What is the CONCACAF League of Nations?

[12:50] — What is our ideal US Co-Ed XI? More importantly, what’s yours? Tweet it to @TotalSoccerShow with hashtag #USCoEdXI

22:22 — Today’s show is sponsored by Blue Apron! Go to http://blueapron.com/TSS to get your first three meals free + free shipping.

[25:22] — We help a listener from Pittsburgh pick an MLS team to support.

[32:55] — Who is the next Arsenal manager?

[41:24] — What is the biggest sacrifice we had to make to take TSS full time? (Also, some Matt Sheldon/Become Elite/St Louis FC chat)

Related: “THE VAMPIRE HUNTER RECEIVES A PHONE CALL FROM HIS PARENTS” –> http://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/the-vampire-hunter-receives-a-phone-call-from-his-parents

[49:27] — Should Emerson Hyndman go to Celtic?

SUPPORT TSS WITH A SUBSCRIPTION: http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe


The US Women’s National Team’s new CBA, plus USWNT v Russia preview w/ Stephanie Yang

Posted on April 6th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on The US Women’s National Team’s new CBA, plus USWNT v Russia preview w/ Stephanie Yang

Daryl talks to Stephanie Yang of Stars and Stripes FC about the new USWNT CBA and what it’s like to argue with one of your heroes on Twitter.


The US Women’s National Team’s new CBA, plus USWNT v Russia preview w/ Stephanie Yang

Posted on April 6th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on The US Women’s National Team’s new CBA, plus USWNT v Russia preview w/ Stephanie Yang

Daryl talks to Stephanie Yang of Stars and Stripes FC about the new USWNT CBA and what it’s like to argue with one of your heroes on Twitter.


Sample: Dirty Tackle podcast

Posted on April 6th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Sample: Dirty Tackle podcast

This is a 10-minute sample from the Dirty Tackle podcast, co-hosted by our Goalmouth buddies Brooks Peck and Ryan Bailey. Plus the mysterious Theo Messi.

If you like what you hear, subscribe via iTunes to hear the rest of the show.

You can also vote for the Dirty Tackle pod at http://panoply.fm/panoplypilots

 


Sample: Dirty Tackle podcast

Posted on April 6th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Sample: Dirty Tackle podcast

This is a 10-minute sample from the Dirty Tackle podcast, co-hosted by our Goalmouth buddies Brooks Peck and Ryan Bailey. Plus the mysterious Theo Messi.

If you like what you hear, subscribe via iTunes to hear the rest of the show.

You can also vote for the Dirty Tackle pod at http://panoply.fm/panoplypilots

 


The Jermaine Jones ESPN Interview, Pachuca v FC Dallas CCL Review

Posted on April 5th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on The Jermaine Jones ESPN Interview, Pachuca v FC Dallas CCL Review

On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show…

[0:00] – We discuss the Jermaine Jones interview with ESPNFC from earlier in the week. Is he under appreciated? Should he have “legend” status? What’s the difference between deserved criticism and unfair attacks?

[19:48] – We asked Twitter what a Jermaine Jones-themed soccer scarf should look like and Twitter had some answers.

This segment  is sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves! Go to http://ruffneckscarves.com and use coupon “TOTALSOCCERSHOW” to get a 20% discount on any scarf.

[22:34] – Reviewing Tuesday night’s dramatic CONCACAF Champions League clash between Pachuca and FC Dallas. It’s a heartbreaker.

[40:42] – Updating the TSS Scouting Network! Young Americans feature prominently!


The Jermaine Jones ESPN Interview, Pachuca v FC Dallas CCL Review

Posted on April 5th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on The Jermaine Jones ESPN Interview, Pachuca v FC Dallas CCL Review

On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show…

[0:00] – We discuss the Jermaine Jones interview with ESPNFC from earlier in the week. Is he under appreciated? Should he have “legend” status? What’s the difference between deserved criticism and unfair attacks?

[19:48] – We asked Twitter what a Jermaine Jones-themed soccer scarf should look like and Twitter had some answers.

This segment  is sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves! Go to http://ruffneckscarves.com and use coupon “TOTALSOCCERSHOW” to get a 20% discount on any scarf.

[22:34] – Reviewing Tuesday night’s dramatic CONCACAF Champions League clash between Pachuca and FC Dallas. It’s a heartbreaker.

[40:42] – Updating the TSS Scouting Network! Young Americans feature prominently!


Bundesliga special with Talking Fussball

Posted on April 4th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Bundesliga special with Talking Fussball

Daryl talks to Matt Hermann of the Talking Fussball podcast, getting into Bundesliag topics like:

What do Germans make of Christian Pulisic?

Will John Brooks move on from Hertha Berlin? (And if so, where?)

Can anyone stop Bayern Munich?

And why can’t Schalke win anything?

If you’re impressed by Matt’s Bundesliga knowledge then a) you’re correct and, b) you should definitely subscribe to the Talking Fussball podcast: http://talkingfussball.com/

Want to up your TSS garment game? Visit http://totalsoccershow.com/shop to see our scarves and t-shirts.


Bundesliga special with Talking Fussball

Posted on April 4th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Bundesliga special with Talking Fussball

Daryl talks to Matt Hermann of the Talking Fussball podcast, getting into Bundesliag topics like:

What do Germans make of Christian Pulisic?

Will John Brooks move on from Hertha Berlin? (And if so, where?)

Can anyone stop Bayern Munich?

And why can’t Schalke win anything?

If you’re impressed by Matt’s Bundesliga knowledge then a) you’re correct and, b) you should definitely subscribe to the Talking Fussball podcast: http://talkingfussball.com/

Want to up your TSS garment game? Visit http://totalsoccershow.com/shop to see our scarves and t-shirts.


MLS Round-Up: Schweinsteiger’s Debut for Chicago, Minnesota’s Debut Victory Against RSL

Posted on April 3rd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on MLS Round-Up: Schweinsteiger’s Debut for Chicago, Minnesota’s Debut Victory Against RSL

On today’s Total Soccer Show…

[0:00] – Analyzing Bastian Schweinsteiger’s impact and overall debut in Chicago’s 2-2 draw with the Montreal… Impact.

19:01 – This podcast is supported by Health IQ, a life insurance company that celebrates soccer players and other health conscious people. Visit http://healthiq.com/tss to learn more and get a free quote, or check out their life insurance FAQ page at https://www.healthiq.com/faq to get your questions answered.

[22:40] – What went right for Minnesota United and wrong for Real Salt Lake (Nick Rimando’s failed attempt to be Cruyff aside).

[31:46] – Justin Meram sends Columbus to the top of the east, knocking in a brace against Orlando… and Kekuta Manneh still to come!