ExtraTime, the Official Podcast of Major League Soccer (MLS)

In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass and Bobby Warshaw get hyped for the biggest game of the summer so far and perhaps the biggest Women’s World Cup game in the tournament’s history. Yes, United States vs. France, and USWNT and World Cup veteran Lori Lindsey calls in to explain why Megan Rapinoe and the rest of the roster aren’t afraid of controversy, a media frenzy or career-defining pressure.

Also in this episode … Bobby’s explains his Christian Pulisic “hot take,” Patrice Bernier gives the guys the lowdown on Canada’s exciting new generation and their dreams of Gold Cup glory, Inter Miami’s chase for Tyler Boyd (and others) goes under the microscope, Wayne Rooney does the seemingly impossible and listeners pack the mailbag.

5:26 – INTERVIEW: USWNT and WCup vet Lori Lindsey on USA-France

21:41 – Should Christian Pulisic’s name be written in ink in US starting XI?

32:36 – What do the guys want to see against Curacao in the quarterfinals?

36:05 – INTERVIEW: Canada legend Patrice Bernier on a new, ambitious generation

49:42 – Hold on, Wayne Rooney did what? 70-yard goal!

52:36 – Tyler Boyd to Inter Miami? Paul Tenorio says they’re in discussions

55:50 – Revs: Villains or plucky underdogs?

Direct download: Extratime_June_27_2019.mp3
Category:Sports -- posted at: 4:58pm EDT

In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Matt Doyle and Calen Carr gather in the studio to break down a nervous US women’s national team win in the World Cup and plead with Anthony Hudson’s agent to take on a few new clients after the former Rapids’ boss was linked with Newcastle. More seriously, the guys dig into the 2019 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target roster – where is Run DMB?! – and wonder how far Paxton Pomykal’s can go with USMNT, FC Dallas and beyond. Finally, it’s Gold Cup discussion following big USMNT and CanMNT wins at the Gold Cup.

Perhaps most importantly, Calen explains how a good diet (chicken nuggets and milk shakes) can help Wiebe recover from his ankle injury.

1:30 – US women sneak past Spain in the World Cup Round of 16

4:11 – Did MLS get it right with 2019 All-Star squad?

7:56 – Who are the All-Star snubs who stand out the most?

11:46 – Why Mark-Anthony Kaye is the MLS locker-room pick, per Calen Carr?

15:21 – How far can Paxton Pomykal, the next big thing in U.S. Soccer, go?

22:41 – Zlatan radar going off! Is the big man acting a fool … to his teammates?

26:56 – What will Andrew Wooten be for the Philadelphia Union?

30:33 – Alan Pardew or Tab Ramos for FC Cincinnati head coaching job?

36:22 – Jefferson Savarino to the Premier League? Could be good…

38:30 – Takeaways from the US’s 6-0 win against Trinidad & Tobago

51:00 – Canada has the best attack at the Gold Cup!

56:48 – Why Calen is the men’s league Neymar and went on the cheeseburger diet as a player

Direct download: Extratime_June_24_FINAL.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:30pm EDT

Who is Tyler Boyd? Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, and Calen Carr are joined by the USMNT's newest breakout star. Boyd tells the guys about playing everywhere from New Zealand to Turkey, and why he choose to play for the United States after appearing in friendlies for New Zealand. TSN analyst Terry Dunfield calls in to explain why Canada's goal should be to WIN the Gold Cup. Plus, US Open Cup upsets and Landon Donovan the USL Championship general manager.

Time Segment
3:14 Canada lose to Mexico, but still dream of titles
9:18 INTERVIEW: TSN's Terry Dunfield breaks down Canucks
16:50 The Winger Game: USMNT take down Guyana
24:46 INTERVIEW: Tyler Boyd on his life, career and decision to play for US
40:08 Should the Trinidad & Tobago revenge match matter?
52:08 Cupsets in the US Open Cup! Ideal final?
1:02:36 Landon Donovan got his team in San Diego ... Now what?
Direct download: June_20_Extratime.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:52pm EDT

In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, and Matt Doyle are joined by the guys from the Total Soccer Show to discuss the USMNT's chances in the Gold Cup. Wiebe then sits down for an exclusive interview with USMNT legend and Colorado Rapids' 'keeper Tim Howard.

4:10 - Mexico and Canada, what did they show in Gold Cup Openers?

9:15 - Did Jamaica's coach actually say Gold Cup is a "must win?"

10:59 - Guyana game preview

13:52 - Total Soccer Show: How much does the Gold Cup matter?

35:55 - Tim Howard Exclusive Interview

54:55 - U.S. Open Cup

58:12 - Better MLS player: Vela or Giovinco?

Direct download: June_17_ETR_final.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 8:29pm EDT

In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Bobby Warshaw and Susannah Collins react to the news that Tyler Adams will miss the Gold Cup, chat with US men’s national team head coach Gregg Berhalter, feed you all the random Concacaf info you didn’t know that you needed to know ahead of the tournament and bask in the glory of the U.S. Open Cup.

3:27 – How will USMNT deal with loss of Tyler Adams in the Gold Cup?

7:10 – INTERVIEW: US men’s national team head coach Gregg Berhalter

24:00 – Bobby dissects our interview with Gregg Berhalter

25:57 – Canada can win the Gold Cup! No, seriously, that attack is filthy

29:00 – Star players, important context and interesting facts about every Gold Cup team

44:55 – US Open Cup 4th Round: Cupsets, best stories and MLS clubs marching on

49:47 – Ben Baer joins for the Mailbag (and iTunes review roasts)

Direct download: Extratime_June_13_FINAL.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:58pm EDT

In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Matt Doyle and Calen Carr gather in the AT&T MLS Studios to prepare for an insane summer of soccer. First up, a check-in with US women’s national team correspondent Jordan Angeli, who is in France for the World Cup. Up next, Part 1 of our Gold Cup preview: four groups, four favorites. Mexico are the favorites, Costa Rica are darkhorses, Jamaica want to take the final step and the US have questions but also some answers.

  • 5:26 – INTERVIEW: USWNT correspondent Jordan Angeli checks in from France
  • 17:15 – Gold Cup! Mexico are the favorites, then what?
  • 18:59 – Group A favorites? Gotta be El Tri, even with the absences
  • 24:31 – Costa Rica are Group B favorites, but they’re aging…
  • 28:44 – Can Jamaica go to back-to-back-to-back Gold Cup finals?
  • 33:00 – US are Group D favorites, but there are big question marks
  • 42:11 – How should Gregg Berhalter manage Tyler Adams?
  • 49:01 – US U-20s: Which players could impact the USMNT in the near term?
  • 51:22 – Bow down to Ilsinho! Rapids can’t lose! Horta sold!
  • 55:49 – Mailbag: Table decorations + dream free agent signings

 

Direct download: Extratime_June_10.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:15pm EDT

In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Susannah Collins and Bobby Warshaw break down US men’s national team head coach Gregg Berhalter’s Gold Cup roster decisions (and that poor performance against Jamaica), give the optimist and pessimist takes on the U-20’s World Cup run, roast Andrew’s revised MLS awards predictions and try to decide if Luis Saurez truly is the best choice as Inter Miami’s first signing.

1:12 – Women’s World Cup! Who’s going to France?

4:22 – USMNT lost to Jamaica … Time to panic?

8:15 – Should Josh Sargent have been named to Gold Cup roster?

17:12 – US U-20s march on in the World Cup! What’s it mean?

28:30 – Wiebe’s revised MLS award predictions (roast ‘em!)

38:40 – Luis Saurez + Inter Miami = Match made in heaven?

41:45 – Yeah, but what about James Rodriguez!?!?

44:24 – How could Argentine star Christian Pavon land in LA?

46:20 – ETR Mailbag

Direct download: Extratime_June_6.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:41pm EDT

In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Matt Doyle and Bobby Warshaw cover every inch of MLS Week 14, including Bob Bradley’s call for the referees to keep a closer eye on the treatment of LAFC’s star player, Carlos Vela.

3:49 – Providence Park is magnificent because it’s not cookie cutter

8:25 – Bob Bradley wants referees to look out for Carlos Vela. Is he right?

17:44 – Atlanta United are back! Beware Eastern Conference

21:20 – How much will Atlanta United sell Ezequiel Barco for? Will they break even?

24:18 – Red Bulls are back to beating up on the rest of MLS

27:26 – Can Omar Gonzalez fix Toronto FC?

30:53 – What is Zach Steffen’s MLS legacy?

34:14 – Bruce Arena goes back to basics. Revs get results.

41:04 – All aboard the Colorado Rapids bandwagon!

47:11 – What happened to Darwin Quintero? Something is off

52:01 – U-20 World Cup: What are you looking for vs. France?

54:43 – ETR Mailbag

Direct download: Extratime_June_3.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:19pm EDT

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