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The podcast was so long that we just had to break it up! Skip to the next episode for Part 2 for the ETR Knockout Round preview and Part 3 for the guys' MLS Award ballot reveal and the mailbag.

In Part 1, Andrew, David, Bobby and Doyle tackle Decision Day presented by AT&T. The good (Red Bulls set points record and win the Supporters' Shield), the bad (ATLUTD's loss in Toronto) and the ugly (LA Galaxy's second-half collapse).

Direct download: Oct_29_Decision_Day_Seg_1.mp3
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ExtraTime Radio's post Decision Day marathon continues with Knockout Round previews. First, Andrew, Dave, Bobby and Doyle name the favorite, No. 1 contender and darkhorse in each conference then tackle all four Knockout matches and finish with predictions.

You can watch this segment on MLSsoccer.com and MLS social channels!

Direct download: Oct_29_KO_Round_Seg_2.mp3
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In Part 3, Andrew, David, Bobby and Doyle welcome Ben Baer into the Green Room to reveal their MLS Award ballots and answer your mail!

Don't forget to listen to Part 1 (Decision Day review) and Part 2 (Knockout Round preview)!

Direct download: Oct_29_Mailbag_Seg_3.mp3
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It’s the last week of the regular season, and that means all hands on deck. Andrew, David, Bobby and Doyle gather in the Green Room to attack the Tata Martino news from all angles. How should Atlanta United supporters feel? What’s the Argentine’s legacy? Will he exit with a Shield and/or MLS Cup? How did his sheer presence change MLS?

MLSsoccer.com bird dog Sam Stejskal joins the show to give his Tata take then guide the guys around the league. How did Dom Kinnear revive the Galaxy? What’s this about naked cartwheels, Chad Marshall? How could a rule change affect Homegrown players all over the US and Canada?

We’ve also got your guide to Decision Day presented by AT&T. Who’ll finish where? Who’ll grab the final two spots up for grabs? Who have the look of a playoff team and who might be looking at an early exit. Then, in the mailbag, it’s time to marvel (cough … steal) all your soccer bar ideas!

  • 5:40 – Tata takes: Shield, Playoffs and MLS legacy
  • 12:57 – MLS bird dog Sam Stejskal + naked cartwheels (???)
  • 33:31 – Handicapping the (almost completed) Shield race
  • 44:40 – Who will finish atop the Western Conference?
  • 52:38 – Are the Sounders the quiet favorites out West?
  • 59:50 – Zlatan, Zlatan, Zlatan
  • 1:04:09 – Crew are trending down, but there’s still hope
  • 1:10:20 – How will seeding shape up between NYC, PHI and DC?
  • 1:17:15 – Listeners describe their dream soccer bar
  • 1:25:57 – Would Arsene Wenger be a good MLS hire?
Direct download: ETR_Oct25_1.mp3
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One more week. That's all that remains of the 2018 MLS regular season. Andrew, David and Doyle sit down in the Green Room to sift through Week 34 ... all the scenarios, all the drama, all the important/weird stuff you need to know ahead of Decision Day presented by AT&T.

In the mailbag, a passionate discussion about Gregg Berhalter, Crew SC and the US national team.

  • 5:14 - Wins as the first tiebreaker ... good or bad thing?
  • 8:56 - Why Shelton doesn't need to score to be SKC's No. 1
  • 16:44 - Why does LAFC keep blowing leads?
  • 20:58 - RSL at the pearly gates, but Zlatan is God
  • 28:47 - What's wrong with Columbus?
  • 35:10 - What if Nacho Piatti leaves Montreal?
  • 39:02 - Who will win Supporters' Shield?
  • 46:00 - Lazarus and D.C. United
  • 51:00 - ExtraTime Radio Mailbag
  • 52:15 - If you had to rock one MLS kit...
  • 57:00 - Should Berhalter get US job if Crew SC miss the playoffs?
Direct download: ETR_Oct_22_FINAL.mp3
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Andrew, Dave and Bobby gather in Brooklyn to mourn the passing of 2018 midweek MLS, ponder Wayne Rooney and D.C. United's place in the MVP and Eastern Conference hierarchy, jump on the Gianluca Busio hype train as the Sporting KC teenager made history (and helped deliver a huge result) and Orlando City lead the way in a season of widespread defensive ineptitude.

 

Plus, everything at stake on Sunday as the Eastern and Western Conference go back to back with playoff places, seeding, the Supporters' Shield and individual awards on the line as well as an attempt to define the difference between a good regular season team and a playoff threat. In the mailbag, thoughts on the US national team post international break.

 

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2:57 Wayne Rooney, that free kick and D.C.'s elephant in the room

15:58 How a teenager changed Sporting KC's attack and playoff fate

23:00 Why are there so many historically bad MLS defenses in 2018?

31:15 What if Atlanta United end 2018 empty handed sans Tata and Almiron?

46:15 Who is the weakest link in the Eastern Conference playoff field?

51:20 Zlatan wants Minnesota and Minnesota wants Zlatan

59:20 Regular season teams vs. playoff teams

1:09:35 ETR Mailbag: USMNT takeaways and more

Direct download: ETR_oct18_1.mp3
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David, Bobby, and Doyle react to the weekend that was, add another exit interview (New England) to the pile, talk Columbus Crew SC ownership developments, and US/CAN national team previews.

 

7:31 Bob Bradley underrated?

13:00 Bobby finds hope in COL

17:05 Can DC hold the 6th spot

22:41 Picking favorites for top of the West SKC v FCD v LAFC

33:02 Revs exit interview

44:00 Velkjo Paunovic futre

48:00 Columbus Crew SC ownership news

53:37 USMNT preview

1:03:53 CANMT preview and dream XI

1:09:00 Mailbag

Direct download: ETR_Oct.mp3
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It's a late show, but you'll thank us this weekend since there are only four MLS games to get you through. First up, those MLS and Liga MX rumors. Could the league's combine after the 2026 World Cup? Have Enrique Bonilla and Don Garber been listening to ETR? We've been talking about this for years! Plus, immediate reaction to the US national team's loss to Colombia, breaking down those Miguel Almiron to Arsenal rumors and more MLS trivia!

Direct download: ETR_Oct_11_FINAL.mp3
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Two months until MLS Cup. Kind crazy, huh?

It's all about playoff position as the guy gather in the Green Room to break down Week 32. Why does Miguel Almiron's hamstring injury feel like deja vu and how does it affect the Five Stripes title hopes? We're not just talking MLS Cup. It's the Shield, too, and the Red Bulls are beating down the door. Plus, refereeing controversy takes center stage in Kansas City, the Union make the playoffs with games to spare, D.C. and Montreal don't break stride and LAFC become the fifth expansion team to make the postseason in their very first season.

Plus, breaking news puts the Earthquakes in the spotlight as Matias Almeyda is announced as San Jose's next head coach, and two-minute exit interviews on every team eliminated from playoff contention thus far. In the mailbag, who would win a no-holds-barred fight between the ETR crew.

  • 5:23 - Almiron injury + Supporters' Shield race
  • 19:27 - DC vs. MTL: The race for the 6th seed
  • 25:31 - DOOP DOOP DOOP DOOP DOOP
  • 31:10 - What is Sporting Fit and where does Dave stand on the scale?
  • 37:49 - Chaos in the Western Conference
  • 46:18 - Matias Almeyda is the new head coach in San Jose
  • 54:45 - Two-minute exit interviews for eliminated teams
  • 1:06:06 - Who would win a fight between ETR crew?

Text the show at 401-206-0-657! Or email extratime [at] mlssoccer.com.

Direct download: ETR_Oct_8_2018.mp3
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The guys talk through the full 22 under 22 list and look forward to the weekend in the context of the playoff push.

6:28 22 under 22

34:54 Davies vs Adams to start a franchise

43:28 Weekend preview

1:03:03 MLS Trivia

1:14:36 FCD lack of respect

Direct download: ETR_Oct4_1.mp3
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The guys look at the Red Bulls' massive win this weekend and other big results (plus handshake drama). Then Ben “The Research” Baer explains why MLSsoccer.com lowered the cutoff line to 22 Under 22 and the guys reveal their ballots. Plus, Sam Stejskal talks ALbert Rusnak's negotiating ploy, the MLS coaching carousel, USMNT roster, and more.

2:39 RBNY top ATL

9:58 What went wrong with ATL?

13:06 Handshake drama

16:13 DCU dancing towards playoffs

21:18 Zlatan for MVP?

24:22 NYCFC struggles

25:40 Sam Stejskal on Rusnak contract

27:23 Future for Craig Waibel at RSL

28:14 Heavy coaching changeover in MLS

29:21 Frontrunners for managerial openings

32:18 USMNT roster

39:37 Ben Baer on why 22 Under 22 plus ballot reveal

1:02:01 Mailbag

1:02:18 What MLS roster needs Bobby Warshaw the most?

 

Direct download: ETR_Oct1_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:24pm EST

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