Soccer Podcasts


Guatemala v USMNT in World Cup Qualifying and Colombia v US U23s in Olympic Qualifying

Posted on March 27th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Guatemala v USMNT in World Cup Qualifying and Colombia v US U23s in Olympic Qualifying

([0:00]-[46:25]) – The TSS Crew attempts to determine what specifically went wrong for the USMNT against Guatemala, and what needs to be done to right the ship this coming Tuesday.

([46:25]-[1:07:53]) – Recapping the US U23’s dramatic 1-1 draw against Colombia in Olympic qualifying.

Links for live audio of Tuesday’s games:

USA v Guatemala: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f957d441da00ed24030a2f/view

U23s v Colombia: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f95a641cc83a1d223fab2e/view


Guatemala v USA and Colombia v US U23 previews

Posted on March 23rd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Guatemala v USA and Colombia v US U23 previews

We preview Friday’s Guatemala vs USMNT World Cup qualifier, going deep on Guatemala and each picking a US XI that we believe will get three points. ([0:00] to [46:30]) (Told you we went deep)

We also preview the U23s trip to Colombia for Olympic qualifying, each picking the US XI that we hope can get out of Baranquilla alive. ([48:00] to end)

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— FRIDAY’S GAMES! —

Listen to our live Colombia vs USU23 commentary, from 5pm EST: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f058e641da00ed2402a07d/view?updated=true

Listen to our live Guatemala vs USMNT commentary, from 10p EST: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f059a31cc83a1d223f415a/view?updated=true

 

 

 


Guatemala v USMNT preview, with Jon Arnold

Posted on March 23rd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Guatemala v USMNT preview, with Jon Arnold

No one in our Rolodex knows more about the Guatemalan national team than CONCACAF expert Jon Arnold.

Daryl talks to Jon about Guatemala’s likely approach to Friday’s game against the USMNT, which players we need to look our for, and any tactical tricks the Guatemalans may have up their sleeves.

We also have a Christian Pulisic update for you, right at the end of the show.

Check back Wednesday afternoon for our full USMNT vs Guatemala and U23 vs Colombia preview show, in which we’ll pick our preferred starting XIs.

Link to our live broadcast of the Colombia v USA U23 Olympic qualifier: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f058e641da00ed2402a07d/view?updated=true

Link to our live broadcast of the Guatemala v USA World Cup Qualifier: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f059a31cc83a1d223f415a/view?updated=true

 


Colombia v US U23s Preview with Will Parchman

Posted on March 22nd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Colombia v US U23s Preview with Will Parchman

Will Parchman, a staff writer at Top Drawer Soccer, is on the line to help Taylor get a better understanding of the USA’s Olympic playoff against Colombia. He provides insight into Colombia’s key players and preferred style of play, as well as what US coach Andi Hezog will likely do to counter that approach… and don’t worry, the names “Julian Green” and “Christian Pulisic” come up on more than one occasion.

 

Link to our Rabble broadcast of the Olympic qualifier, which is scheduled to kick off at 6pm on Friday evening: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f058e641da00ed2402a07d/view?updated=true

Link to our Rabble broadcast of the Guatemala v USA World Cup Qualifier, which is scheduled to kick off at 10pm on Friday evening: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f059a31cc83a1d223f415a/view?updated=true


USMNT and US U23 Roster Analysis

Posted on March 21st, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on USMNT and US U23 Roster Analysis

([0:00]-[27:40]) Daryl and Taylor analyze Jurgen Klinsmann’s roster selections for the USA’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Guatemala.

Link to our Rabble broadcast of the game, which is scheduled to kick off at 10pm on Friday evening: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f059a31cc83a1d223f415a/view?updated=true

([27:40]-[45:16]) Breaking down Andi Herzog’s U23 roster ahead of his side’s Olympic playoff with Colombia.

Link to our Rabble broadcast of the game, which is scheduled to kick off at 6pm on Friday evening: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56f058e641da00ed2402a07d/view?updated=true

 


Coutinho’s goal, Bayern vs Juventus, World Cup 2022, USMNT midfield

Posted on March 18th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Coutinho’s goal, Bayern vs Juventus, World Cup 2022, USMNT midfield

We’re back from Nashville and we’re here to:

1. Praise Philippe Coutinho for being the Ragnar Lodbrok of beating David De Gea at the near post (start to [5:15])

2. Give you an update on Christian Pulisic’s progress at Borussia Dortmund ([5:15] to [7:41])

3. Discuss how Max Allegri got his Juventus tactics right but still got beat by some Guardiola adjustments and a Muller hello ([7:41] to [21:15])

4. Talk about the draw for the Champions League quarterfinals ([21:15] to [23:09])

5. Name the winners of our TSS and Rabble t-shirt contest ([24:11] to [25:25])

6. Ask whether or not a winter World Cup works better for MLS players ([25:25] to [31:45])

7. Pick our preferred USMNT midfield for the World Cup qualifiers vs. Guatemala ([31:45] to end).

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American Presidents XI

Posted on March 14th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on American Presidents XI

Our fellow Americans… It’s election season, so what better time to figure out which US Presidents would have been most at home on a soccer pitch? Daryl and Taylor have each chosen their respective starting lineups composed entirely of past/present Commanders-in-Chief, and they didn’t even have to rely on the Electoral College to make it official! It’s 36 minutes of history-nerd-goodness!

Here’s the link to our Bayern Munich vs Juventus Rabble (kickoff is 3:45pm on Wednesday afternoon): https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56e71bf895ba764a76a010f1/view

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Gegenpressing explained: Liverpool v Man Utd Europa League review

Posted on March 10th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Gegenpressing explained: Liverpool v Man Utd Europa League review

If you keep hearing about gegenpressing, but aren’t clear on exactly what it means, then you’re not alone. So we offer up our review of Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Man Utd in the Europa League, which includes a full explanation of what the gegenpress is and how it helped Liverpool a) stop most of Man Utd’s attacks before they started and b) score that second goal. ([0:00] – [28:45])

We also do a quick recaps of Borussia Dortmund vs Tottenham Hotspur’s B team, which exactly how you would expect it to go—all hail Pierre-Emerick Emiliano François Aubameyang. ([28:45] – [32:30])

This episode of TSS is sponsored by Birksun, a California company that makes solar-powered backpacks so you can charge your device when you’re out in the sun. Treat yourself to a solar-powered backpack at http://birksun.com/podcast ([32:30] – [34:30])

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New USMNT jerseys, Harry Kane’s goal, MLS opening weekend

Posted on March 7th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on New USMNT jerseys, Harry Kane’s goal, MLS opening weekend

We talk the new USMNT jerseys, which have leaked online; we talk Spurs v Arsenal, with particular emphasis on Harry Kane’s wondergoal; we pick our favorite things from goal-filled opening weekend of Major League Soccer, and we answer excellent listener questions about playing 10 v 11, the worst coaching jobs in soccer, and what positions we play in our amateur league.

Our Liverpool vs Man Utd Rabble is this Thursday, link is here: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56de34ba95ba764a769fac4c/view

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MLS 2016 Preview: Eastern Conference Very Specific Predictions

Posted on March 3rd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on MLS 2016 Preview: Eastern Conference Very Specific Predictions

We preview the 2016 Major League Soccer season by offering a very specific prediction for every team in the Eastern Conference, which somehow features multiple teams with burgeoning bromances.

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MLS 2016 Preview: Western Conference very specific predictions

Posted on March 2nd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on MLS 2016 Preview: Western Conference very specific predictions

We preview the 2016 Major League Soccer season by offering a very specific prediction for every team in the Western Conference.

Link to the General Store 73 posters: https://www.etsy.com/shop/GeneralStore73?section_id=17452312&ref=shopsection_leftnav_1

Enter the contest to win a poster by tweeting out the link to this show, with the hashtag #TSSMLS


US Soccer’s new crest, Man United v Arsenal, Capital One Cup Final and Madrid Derby

Posted on February 29th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on US Soccer’s new crest, Man United v Arsenal, Capital One Cup Final and Madrid Derby

([0:00] – [10:35]) The new US Soccer crest

([10:35] -[25:50]) – Manchester United v Arsenal

([25:50]-[30:49]) – Capital One Cup Final

([30:49]-[37:20]) – Madrid Derby and Ronaldo’s comments

([37:20]-[47:10]) – Scouting network assignment, plus Christian Pulisic and DeAndre Yedlin updates

([47:10]-[48:04]) – Anybody need a business-to-business sales manager in the Miami area?


Fresh start for FIFA? Plus: the Phenom XI draft

Posted on February 26th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Fresh start for FIFA? Plus: the Phenom XI draft

We discuss Gianni Infantino’s election as FIFA president and what it means for the future of world soccer’s governing body. (Start – [19:15])

We also draft for our ultimate Phenom XI teams, composed of up and coming players in the Total Soccer Show Scouting Network. ([19:15] to end)

Tweet #TeamDaryl or #TeamTaylor to let us know which team you prefer.

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Arsenal v Barcelona, Juventus v Bayern, FIFA Elections

Posted on February 24th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Arsenal v Barcelona, Juventus v Bayern, FIFA Elections

([0:00]-[14:40]) – Tactical analysis of Barcelona’s 2-0 defeat of Arsenal

([14:40]-[20:20]) – Reviewing Juventus’ come-from-behind 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich

([20:20]-[25:13]) – Discussing the CONCACAF Champions League

([25:13]-[32:29]) – Previewing Friday’s FIFA Presidential Elections


Copa America Centenario Draw, Arsenal v Barcelona Bingo Preview

Posted on February 22nd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Copa America Centenario Draw, Arsenal v Barcelona Bingo Preview

([0:00]-[9:44]) – Analyzing the USA’s Copa America Centenario draw

([9:44]-[10:58]) – USWNT Are the Queens of CONCACAF (more on the team later this week)

([10:58]-[13:31]) – Christian Pulisic and Americans in the Bundesliga

([13:31]-[28:47]) – Arsenal v Barcelona Preview Using TSS Bingo

([28:47]-[30:50]) – Previewing the week to come (and summer too)

REMINDER: Join us for live audio of Arsenal v Barcelona on Tuesday at [2:45]pm EST:

https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56c76ad21333446b4dd35f1e/view

 


How Double PASS will change the future of US Soccer, w/ Liviu Bird of Sports Illustrated

Posted on February 19th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on How Double PASS will change the future of US Soccer, w/ Liviu Bird of Sports Illustrated

Daryl and Taylor call up Liviu Bird of Sports Illustrated fame to discuss Double PASS and the future of US Soccer. The guys also play a spirited round of The Wikipedia Game and preview the week to come!

Arsenal v Barcelona live commentary will be here: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56c76ad21333446b4dd35f1e/view

Read Liviu’s SI story here: http://www.si.com/planet-futbol/2016/02/08/us-soccer-double-pass-youth-academy-development

 


Champions League review, or: How to beat Belgian keepers with this one weird trick …

Posted on February 17th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Champions League review, or: How to beat Belgian keepers with this one weird trick …

Daryl and Taylor review PSG’s win over Chelsea ([0:00] – [16:00]), explain why English managers are called “gaffers,” ([17:10] – [20:52]) what those numbers in Bundesliga team names mean ([20:52] – [23:55]), how Leo Messi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic would fare in Major League Soccer ([23:55] – [33:05]), and who makes those soccer YouTube videos ([33:05] – [40:00]).

And, because we saw Deadpool this morning, we ask where he would play on a soccer team.

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Arsenal vs Leicester, Man City vs Spurs, Barcelona Globetrotters, PSG v Chelsea Champions League preview

Posted on February 15th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Arsenal vs Leicester, Man City vs Spurs, Barcelona Globetrotters, PSG v Chelsea Champions League preview

Barcelona put on a show, featuring Neymar rainbows, Messi gravitational waves, and Suarez stealing goals. (start to [8:00])

Arsenal’s win over Leicester, explaining how Danny Welbeck scored that header and why N’golo Kante appears to be everywhere. ([8:00] – [23:42])

Spurs win over Man City, including an appreciation of Kyle Walker and Danny Rose, plus a sidebar about DeAndre Yedlin. ([23:42] – [35:45])

Quick mention of Christian Pulisic at Borussia Dortmund. ([35:45] – [37:45])

PSG vs Chelsea Champions League preview ([37:45] – [48:40])

TSS scouting network—a Croatian wonderkid and a dangerous young Dane ([48:40] to end)

REMINDER: Join us for live audio of PSG v Chelsea on Tuesday, 2:45pm EST: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56c21e2a1333446b4dd31fed/view


Man City v Tottenham, Chinese Super League Transfers, USWNT Lawsuit

Posted on February 12th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Man City v Tottenham, Chinese Super League Transfers, USWNT Lawsuit

Premier League Re-Design: [0:00]-[9:24]

Arsenal v Leicester City: [9:24]-[15:21]

Manchester City v Tottenham: [15:21]-[29:48]

Chinese Super League Transfers: [29:48]-[43:04]

USWNT Lawsuit: [43:04]-[55:17]

TSS Scouting Reports: [55:17]-[1:04:55]

Join us for our live commentary of Manchester City v Tottenham: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56bcb46e2f9c18c23d7467fd/view


The Simpsons XI

Posted on February 10th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on The Simpsons XI

Broadcasting (in spirit) from “America’s Crud Bucket” AKA “The World’s Fattest Town” AKA Springfield, it’s TSS’ first all-cartoon soccer team.

Daryl and Taylor have combed through the archives to select their respective starting lineups composed entirely of characters from “The Simpsons.” It’s 50+ minutes of glavin-y goodness based on 27+ years of hilarity.


USA v Canada review

Posted on February 6th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on USA v Canada review

We review the USMNT’s 1-0 win over Canada.


Soccer vs Football

Posted on February 3rd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Soccer vs Football

Is it soccer or football? Cleats or boots? Field or pitch? Shinguards or shinpads? Taylor and and Daryl investigate on the Total Soccer Show.

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Also, listen to our weekly live game commentary via Rabble.tv


Why it’s OK to call it soccer …

Posted on February 3rd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Why it’s OK to call it soccer …

It’s the football versus soccer show. In this special episode, Daryl and Taylor compare British-English football terms with American-English soccer terms, asking where each terms comes from, why we use it and whether the British or American usage makes the most sense.

([0:00] – [1:03:30]) Comparing 11 different British football and American soccer terms:

1. Soccer vs Football

2. Field vs Pitch

3. Uniform vs Kit

4. Cleats vs Boots

5. Shinguards vs Shinpads

6. Coach vs Manager

7. Man Utd is vs Man Utd are

8. Outside back vs Fullback

9. Overtime vs Extratime

10. Shutout vs Clean sheet

11. Sideline vs Touchline

([1:03:30] – [1:04:15]) PodcastOne.com ad read

([1:04:15] – end) Scouting network updates on Chelsea’s Ruben Loftus Cheek, Bolton Wanderer’s Zach Clough, Benfica (now Palermo’s) Bryan Cristante, and Sporting KC (now Porto’s) Erik Palmer-Brown.

Join us for the USMNT vs Canada Rabble broadcast on Friday night by clicking this link: https://rabble.tv/broadcast/56b01fe7320ffe3d3a2af625/view

 

 


Listen to the latest Total Soccer Show Podacst

Posted on February 3rd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Listen to the latest Total Soccer Show Podacst

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USA v Iceland Review, Pulisic Dortmund Debut

Posted on February 1st, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on USA v Iceland Review, Pulisic Dortmund Debut

([0:00]-[46:31]) – Analyzing the USA’s 3-2 friendly victory over Iceland.

([46:31]-[53:05]) – Discussing Christian Pulisic’s competitive debut for Borussia Dortmund.

([53:05]-[1:01:50]) – TSS Scouting Network Reports

([1:01:50]-[1:06:51]) – Show-And-Tell

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