Soccer Podcasts


Sam Allardyce a good fit for England, how to fix the MLS All-Star Game (maybe)

Posted on July 29th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Sam Allardyce a good fit for England, how to fix the MLS All-Star Game (maybe)

We’re going five days a week! We start the show with a quick recap of how and why.

Starting at [2:30], we discuss Sam Allardyce’s appointment as England manager. Daryl is all in, Taylor is 50-50 and has some questions.

[21:45] Daryl’s reaction to the Wolves takeover. Not as scary as it sounds.

[29:40] Reviewing the MLS All-Star Game and making a brave but doomed attempt to fix it.

[44:50] Today’s show sponsored by SeatGeek. Download the app and enter promo code “TSS” in the settings to get a $20 rebate on MLS tickets.

[48:15] TSS Scouting Network updates, including Cameron Carter Vickers, Marcus Edwards and Ovie Ejaria.

EXTRA NOTES:

The Brian Phillips recap of the Masal Bugduv hoax: http://www.slate.com/articles/sports/sports_nut/2009/01/fictional_moldovan_soccer_phenom_tells_all.html

Ask us a question: http://totalsoccershow.com/contact/

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The future of the Total Soccer Show …

Posted on July 24th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on The future of the Total Soccer Show …

Very very short show with an update about what’s next for TSS.

Next proper episode is Friday, July 29.

Support the show here: http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe/

Send us a question here: http://totalsoccershow.com/contact/

Leave us a voicemail here: http://totalsoccershow.com/voicemail


The future of the Total Soccer Show …

Posted on July 24th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on The future of the Total Soccer Show …

Very very short show with an update about what’s next for TSS.

Next proper episode is Friday, July 29.

Support the show here: http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe/

Send us a question here: http://totalsoccershow.com/contact/

Leave us a voicemail here: http://totalsoccershow.com/voicemail


Top 10 Transfers This Summer, Americans Abroad, and the US Olympic Roster Announced

Posted on July 14th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Top 10 Transfers This Summer, Americans Abroad, and the US Olympic Roster Announced

On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show…

Starting at [2:22] – We each give our five biggest transfers of the summer window (so far) and review some of the ongoing rumors that might possible maybe come to fruition.

[25:10] – Americans abroad update (who’s gone where and who might be getting a move)

43:47 – Today’s sponsor is FUTCHI, makers of the FUTCHI_Rebounder. The video of Daryl versus Taylor in a FUCTHI Battle is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFV2dPPyNQg

Buy your FUCTHI at https://americas.futchi.com/ and use coupon “totalsoccer” for a 15% discount. 

[50:16] – Analyzing the USA’s Olympic roster (hint: there are a lot of very good players included)

[56:03] – Discussing the recent New York Times magazine article by Jay Caspian Kang.

[1:05:11] – Scouting Updates (a few USWNTers in there)


Top 10 Transfers This Summer, Americans Abroad, and the US Olympic Roster Announced

Posted on July 14th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Top 10 Transfers This Summer, Americans Abroad, and the US Olympic Roster Announced

On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show…

Starting at [2:22] – We each give our five biggest transfers of the summer window (so far) and review some of the ongoing rumors that might possible maybe come to fruition.

[25:10] – Americans abroad update (who’s gone where and who might be getting a move)

43:47 – Today’s sponsor is FUTCHI, makers of the FUTCHI_Rebounder. The video of Daryl versus Taylor in a FUCTHI Battle is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFV2dPPyNQg

Buy your FUCTHI at https://americas.futchi.com/ and use coupon “totalsoccer” for a 15% discount. 

[50:16] – Analyzing the USA’s Olympic roster (hint: there are a lot of very good players included)

[56:03] – Discussing the recent New York Times magazine article by Jay Caspian Kang.

[1:05:11] – Scouting Updates (a few USWNTers in there)


A look back at Euro 2016 — Best Player, Best Goal and many many more

Posted on July 11th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on A look back at Euro 2016 — Best Player, Best Goal and many many more

We did it!

The TSS summer of soccer is over, and we celebrate by taking a look back at Euro 2016 and handing out some TSS awards. We name our best player, best goal, best bit of skill, most disappointing non-England moment and more.

Today’s sponsor is FUTCHI, makers of the FUTCHI_Rebounder. The video of Daryl versus Taylor in a FUCTHI Battle is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFV2dPPyNQg

Buy your FUCTHI at https://americas.futchi.com/ and use coupon “totalsoccer” for a 15% discount. 

Looking for Taylor’s Paste Soccer articles?

Taylor on that short Slovakian corner: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/06/how-zonal-marking-led-to-marek-hamsiks-golazo.html

Taylor on the Welsh tactical column corner-kick routine: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/07/how-standing-in-line-helped-ashley-williams-scored.html

Thank you to everyone for listening through the summer and thank you to everyone who has supported us, both financially and emotionally. You know who you are, and we love you.

Want to support TSS so that we can start doing five shows per week? Here’s the link: http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe

 

 


A look back at Euro 2016 — Best Player, Best Goal and many many more

Posted on July 11th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on A look back at Euro 2016 — Best Player, Best Goal and many many more

We did it!

The TSS summer of soccer is over, and we celebrate by taking a look back at Euro 2016 and handing out some TSS awards. We name our best player, best goal, best bit of skill, most disappointing non-England moment and more.

Today’s sponsor is FUTCHI, makers of the FUTCHI_Rebounder. The video of Daryl versus Taylor in a FUCTHI Battle is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFV2dPPyNQg

Buy your FUCTHI at https://americas.futchi.com/ and use coupon “totalsoccer” for a 15% discount. 

Looking for Taylor’s Paste Soccer articles?

Taylor on that short Slovakian corner: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/06/how-zonal-marking-led-to-marek-hamsiks-golazo.html

Taylor on the Welsh tactical column corner-kick routine: https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2016/07/how-standing-in-line-helped-ashley-williams-scored.html

Thank you to everyone for listening through the summer and thank you to everyone who has supported us, both financially and emotionally. You know who you are, and we love you.

Want to support TSS so that we can start doing five shows per week? Here’s the link: http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe

 

 


EUROS: Eder is the New Ronaldo – Euro 2016 Final Review

Posted on July 10th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: Eder is the New Ronaldo – Euro 2016 Final Review

On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show…

[0:00] – We discuss Portugal’s 1-0 victory over France in the Euro 2016 Final, featuring Bacary Sagna’s throw-in struggles, Ronaldo in 2032, and why Portugal don’t deserve an anti-football reputation.

24:34 – We try to figure out which players from the Euro 2016 Final could use a FUTCHI and discuss our upcoming controversial (if you’re Taylor) new FUTCHI video. You can buy yours at https://americas.futchi.com/ and use coupon “totalsoccer” to get 15% off your order.

[29:34] – Analyzing the newest rumors regarding the England coaching vacancy, including a Klinsmann Konspiracy and an impassioned defense of Big Sam.

[37:44] – Updates on USWNT roster and the NWSL field controversy. 

41:15 – Like the show? Help us make more by subscribing athttp://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe

 


EUROS: Eder is the New Ronaldo – Euro 2016 Final Review

Posted on July 10th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: Eder is the New Ronaldo – Euro 2016 Final Review

On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show…

[0:00] – We discuss Portugal’s 1-0 victory over France in the Euro 2016 Final, featuring Bacary Sagna’s throw-in struggles, Ronaldo in 2032, and why Portugal don’t deserve an anti-football reputation.

24:34 – We try to figure out which players from the Euro 2016 Final could use a FUTCHI and discuss our upcoming controversial (if you’re Taylor) new FUTCHI video. You can buy yours at https://americas.futchi.com/ and use coupon “totalsoccer” to get 15% off your order.

WATCH Daryl and Taylor play FUTCHI here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFV2dPPyNQg

[29:34] – Analyzing the newest rumors regarding the England coaching vacancy, including a Klinsmann Konspiracy and an impassioned defense of Big Sam.

[37:44] – Updates on USWNT roster and the NWSL field controversy. 

41:15 – Like the show? Help us make more by subscribing athttp://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe

 


Euro 2016 Final preview: dangerously deep dive on France v Portugal

Posted on July 8th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Euro 2016 Final preview: dangerously deep dive on France v Portugal

We go deep into the weeds with our Euro 2016 final preview, profiling Portugal and France, picking out the tactics and shape of each team, highlighting the key attackers and defenders, discussing Cristiano Ronaldo’s legacy, Antoine Griezmann’s ascendency, William Carvalho’s ’70s cop show, Paul Pogba’s rhinoceros runs, and much much more.

Today’s show was sponsored by the impressively dressed people at Mack Weldon. Go to http://MackWeldon.com and use promo code “TSS” for 20% off your purchase.

Want to help TSS become a daily soccer show? Go to http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe to make it happen.

 

 


Euro 2016 Final preview: dangerously deep dive on France v Portugal

Posted on July 8th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Euro 2016 Final preview: dangerously deep dive on France v Portugal

We go deep into the weeds with our Euro 2016 final preview, profiling Portugal and France, picking out the tactics and shape of each team, highlighting the key attackers and defenders, discussing Cristiano Ronaldo’s legacy, Antoine Griezmann’s ascendency, William Carvalho’s ’70s cop show, Paul Pogba’s rhinoceros runs, and much much more.

Today’s show was sponsored by the impressively dressed people at Mack Weldon. Go to http://MackWeldon.com and use promo code “TSS” for 20% off your purchase.

Want to help TSS become a daily soccer show? Go to http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe to make it happen.

 

 


EUROS: Shweini gives France a helping hand

Posted on July 7th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: Shweini gives France a helping hand

We review France’s 2-0 win over Germany, breaking down why Bastian Schweinsteiger got handsy at the end of the first half and how Paul Pogba reeled in Mustafi like a fly fisherman. All that, plus the mult-faceted fantasticness of Antoine Griezmann.

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EUROS: Schweini gives France a helping hand

Posted on July 7th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: Schweini gives France a helping hand

We review France’s 2-0 win over Germany, breaking down why Bastian Schweinsteiger got handsy at the end of the first half and how Paul Pogba reeled in Mustafi like a fly fisherman. All that, plus the mult-faceted fantasticness of Antoine Griezmann.

Like the show? Help us make more by subscribing at http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe

 


EUROS: The secret to Cristiano Ronaldo’s aerial ability, analysis of Leo Messi’s tax evasion conviction

Posted on July 6th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: The secret to Cristiano Ronaldo’s aerial ability, analysis of Leo Messi’s tax evasion conviction

Ever wondered why Cristiano Ronaldo is so good in the air? We break it down for you in this episode, reviewing Portugal’s win over Wales, Ronaldo’s magnificent header and Nani’s clever redirection.

We also discuss Leo Messi’s conviction for tax evasion and what that means for all involved.

Video of Ronaldo’s goal here: https://streamable.com/3lgw

 

 

 


EUROS: The secret to Cristiano Ronaldo’s aerial ability, analysis of Leo Messi’s tax evasion conviction

Posted on July 6th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: The secret to Cristiano Ronaldo’s aerial ability, analysis of Leo Messi’s tax evasion conviction

Ever wondered why Cristiano Ronaldo is so good in the air? We break it down for you in this episode, reviewing Portugal’s win over Wales, Ronaldo’s magnificent header and Nani’s clever redirection.

We also discuss Leo Messi’s conviction for tax evasion and what that means for all involved.

Video of Ronaldo’s goal here: https://streamable.com/3lgw

 

 

 


Euro 2016 semi-final previews and predictions: Wales v Portugal and Germany v France

Posted on July 5th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Euro 2016 semi-final previews and predictions: Wales v Portugal and Germany v France

We preview the Euro 2016 semifinals with a deep deep dive into Wales v Portugal, including an actual comparison of Gareth Bale v Cristiano Ronaldo, and a discussion about how Wales will cope with the absences of Aaron Ramsey and Ben Davies.

Today’s sponsor is Mack Weldon, who we think might actually be a soccer player. Go to http://MackWeldon.com and enter code “TSS” for a 20% discount.

We also preview France v Germany, looking at Didier Deschamps’ options for facing a depleted but still plenty scary Deutschland team.

Want to support the show? Got o http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe to help us make more.

 


Euro 2016 semi-final previews and predictions: Wales v Portugal and Germany v France

Posted on July 5th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on Euro 2016 semi-final previews and predictions: Wales v Portugal and Germany v France

We preview the Euro 2016 semifinals with a deep deep dive into Wales v Portugal, including an actual comparison of Gareth Bale v Cristiano Ronaldo, and a discussion about how Wales will cope with the absences of Aaron Ramsey and Ben Davies.

Today’s sponsor is Mack Weldon, who we think might actually be a soccer player. Go to http://MackWeldon.com and enter code “TSS” for a 20% discount.

We also preview France v Germany, looking at Didier Deschamps’ options for facing a depleted but still plenty scary Deutschland team.

Want to support the show? Got o http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe to help us make more.

 


EUROS: How France Got It Right Against Iceland

Posted on July 3rd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: How France Got It Right Against Iceland

We break down France’s 5-2 drubbing of Iceland, and try to figure out what exactly Les Bleus did not negate Iceland’s attacking options. We also hit upon Griezmann’s movement, the strengths and vulnerabilities of zonal marking, and the merits of the Fast & Furious franchise.

THINGS YOU CAN DO TO SUPPORT THE SHOW (if you are so inclined):

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EUROS: How France Got It Right Against Iceland

Posted on July 3rd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: How France Got It Right Against Iceland

We break down France’s 5-2 drubbing of Iceland, and try to figure out what exactly Les Bleus did not negate Iceland’s attacking options. We also hit upon Griezmann’s movement, the strengths and vulnerabilities of zonal marking, and the merits of the Fast & Furious franchise.

THINGS YOU CAN DO TO SUPPORT THE SHOW (if you are so inclined):

Buy a TSS tee here: http://totalsoccershow.com/shop

Leave us an iTunes review here: http://bitly.com/tssreview

Subscribe to TSS here: http://totalsoccershow.com/subscribe/


EUROS: How to take a penalty kick (Germany v Italy review)

Posted on July 2nd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: How to take a penalty kick (Germany v Italy review)

We review Germany’s penalty shootout win over Italy, with emphasis on the best and worst (looking at you, Zaza) ways to take a penalty kick. We also explain why this was such a dull game and why Jerome Boateng suddenly started riding the world’s scariest roller coaster.

Watch our FUTCHI video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d80ZhdLrcYU

Buy yours at https://americas.futchi.com/ and use coupon “totalsoccer” for 15% off your order.

We also preview France vs Iceland.

 

 


EUROS: How to take a penalty kick (Germany v Italy review)

Posted on July 2nd, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: How to take a penalty kick (Germany v Italy review)

We review Germany’s penalty shootout win over Italy, with emphasis on the best and worst (looking at you, Zaza) ways to take a penalty kick. We also explain why this was such a dull game and why Jerome Boateng suddenly started riding the world’s scariest roller coaster.

Watch our FUTCHI video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d80ZhdLrcYU

Buy yours at https://americas.futchi.com/ and use coupon “totalsoccer” for 15% off your order.

We also preview France vs Iceland.

 

 


EUROS: How Wales Out-Belgiumed Belgium

Posted on July 1st, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: How Wales Out-Belgiumed Belgium

On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show… 

[0:00] – Recapping Wales’ 3-1 victory over Belgium in the Euro quarterfinals, and discussing the Welsh “Tactical Column”, the compelling tactics of both managers, and the glory that is Hal Robson-Kanu (his fake parents must be so proud).

30:07 – Our sponsor today is Mack Weldon. Listeners can buy MW’s insanely comfortable clothing by clicking here: http://MackWeldon.com AND can get 20% off using the promo code “TSS” at checkout. Speaking of, we attempt to figure out which Belgian players had such a rough day against Wales that they managed to reduce their own value by 20%.

35:55 – Updates on Saturday’s Euro clash between Germany and Italy. For our in-depth preview of that game, click here: http://totalsoccershow.com/podcasts/euros-quarterfinal-previews-and-predictions-plus-klinsmann-for-england/

[38:59] – ZLATAN HAS ARRIVED! GIRD YOUR LOINS! We discuss the finalization of the Swede’s move to Manchester United, and … Read More »


EUROS: How Wales Out-Belgiumed Belgium

Posted on July 1st, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: How Wales Out-Belgiumed Belgium

On the newest episode of The Total Soccer Show… 

[0:00] – Recapping Wales’ 3-1 victory over Belgium in the Euro quarterfinals, and discussing the Welsh “Tactical Column”, the compelling tactics of both managers, and the glory that is Hal Robson-Kanu (his fake parents must be so proud).

30:07 – Our sponsor today is Mack Weldon. Listeners can buy MW’s insanely comfortable clothing by clicking here: http://MackWeldon.com AND can get 20% off using the promo code “TSS” at checkout. Speaking of, we attempt to figure out which Belgian players had such a rough day against Wales that they managed to reduce their own value by 20%.

35:55 – Updates on Saturday’s Euro clash between Germany and Italy. For our in-depth preview of that game, click here: http://totalsoccershow.com/podcasts/euros-quarterfinal-previews-and-predictions-plus-klinsmann-for-england/

[38:59] – ZLATAN HAS ARRIVED! GIRD YOUR LOINS! We discuss the finalization of the Swede’s move to Manchester United, and … Read More »


EUROS: Poland v Portugal review

Posted on June 30th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: Poland v Portugal review

We review Portugal’s penalty shootout win over Poland, breaking down Robert Lewandowski and Renato Sanches’ goals, and explaining why Kuba Błaszczykowski couldn’t beat Rui Patricio.

Also, if you’ve ever wondered how Daryl and Taylor would fare in a game of FUTCHI, the answer is in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d80ZhdLrcYU

 


EUROS: Poland v Portugal review

Posted on June 30th, by Daryl in Soccer Podcasts. Comments Off on EUROS: Poland v Portugal review

We review Portugal’s penalty shootout win over Poland, breaking down Robert Lewandowski and Renato Sanches’ goals, and explaining why Kuba Błaszczykowski couldn’t beat Rui Patricio.

Also, if you’ve ever wondered how Daryl and Taylor would fare in a game of FUTCHI, the answer is in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d80ZhdLrcYU