Thu, 8 August 2019
In this episode, Andrew Wiebe and Calen dig into the MLS transfer deadline, the big-money moves and the shocking exit of one of the league’s biggest stars, Wayne Rooney. The Athletic’s Pablo Maurer joins the show to give you an inside look at the past few days in the nation’s capital and explains why Rooney decided he had to return to England for the good of his family.
Also in this show … peak pettiness from Josef Martinez and Adrian Heath after US Open Cup semifinals, a quick look ahead to Week 23 and former Montreal Impact technical director Adam Braz gives you an expert take on the transfer window, including insight on the Galaxy’s move for Cristian Pavon, LAFC’s new Penarol starlet, Inter Miami’s expansion build and much more.
2:56 – Peak pettiness from Josef Martinez in USOC
5:38 – Mason Toye for USMNT? Keep your eyes on this young No. 9
8:24 – Adrian Heath goes in on “MLS dot com” (AKA all of us)
12:05 – Why Wayne Rooney swapped D.C. United for Derby County (Pablo Maurer, The Athletic)
26:26 – Everything you need to know from MLS deadline day w/ Adam Braz
36:09 – How did Galaxy land Cristian Pavon? Was it above board?
40:38 – LAFC drop serious coin on Penarol’s Brian Rodriguez
56:27 – Looking ahead to Week 23 and a new episode of the Movement