Thu, 31 January 2019
Quiet week in MLS, huh? As the transfer window in Europe closed, MLS teams got pulled into the drama. First, Miguel Almiron finally got his Newcastle move for a fee that Andrew, Bobby and Dave argues changes the league as we know it. Then Sebastian Giovinco picked up and moved to Al Hilal in Saudi Arabia. Why did the deal make sense for Toronto? What is the Atomic Ant's legacy? Oh, and Lucho Acosta to PSG? Mind blown.
Also in this show ... Digging into DP moves by the Whitecaps and Revs, evaluating the Ike Opara trade and talking USMNT in the mailbag.
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Mon, 28 January 2019
Who were the big winners on the field in Gregg Berhalter’s first game in charge of the US national team? What tactical wrinkles did the guys pick out? And how close was this to a first choice XI? Andrew, David and Doyle hit the game, then focus on the Gold Cup. What would your lineup look like?
Also in this episode…
Stay or go? Toronto FC and Sebastian Giovinco are doing the transfer rumor dance. What are Red Bulls options with Kaku stumping for a move? Plus, Minnesota United head coach Adrian Heath talks No. 9s, and D.C. United legend Ben Olsen on witnessing the rebirth of a club.
6:00 - USMNT
29:25 - 10 minutes with Adrian Heath on No. 9s
42:00 - MLS news (Giovinco, more Kaku) and rumors
57:31 - 10 minutes with Ben Olsen on a new D.C. United
1:10:50 - ExtraTime Mailbag
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Thu, 24 January 2019
The winter transfer window is just now getting into gear. The Pity Martinez deal is done, but now Atlanta United need to sell Miguel Almiron. Could Tottenham Hotspur get in the mix? What if ... they can't get a deal done?
Plus, Kaku's agent is negotiating hard int he press -- a little too hard, you could argue -- and the player himself is asking the Red Bulls to sell him to Club America. What's going to happen next? It's anyone's guess.
Also in this show: Nick Hagglund trade analysis, Gregory van der Wiel gets the boot in Toronto, Timbers chase Tigres young gun and Tim Howard hangs them up.
Direct download: ETRJan24.mp3
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Tue, 22 January 2019
The guys cover all the big news around the league and sit down for 10 good minutes with Jim Curtin and Luchi Gonzalez.
2:20 Sacramento Republic FC get a big boost
10:00 Kaku, Alberth Elis, & Carlos Vela rumors
16:44 FC Cincinnati make more moves, but do they make sense?
21:10 Diego Fagundez says he wants out in radio interview
23:46 INTERVIEW: Jim Curtin on transition from player to coach
37:55 Chicago Fire depth chart ... where are the outside backs?
44:14 What are they cooking up in Vancouver?
53:57 INTERVIEW: Luchi Gonzalez on linking academy, first team
1:32:42 Mailbag: Jozy Altidore's future, Brad
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Thu, 17 January 2019
Austin is the 27th team in MLS! David is joined by Doyle and Bobby to cover the historic news and 2021 launch, and the guys hit the rumors and transfers making headlines. Plus 10 good minutes with the Whitecaps’ Marc Dos Santos on his own career, Sounders’ Brian Schmetzer on what fuels rivalries, and James O’Connor on facing adversity and a big 2019 for Orlando City.
3:40 Austin FC
9:18 Josef Extension
16:50 Bounce around the league
24:46 Marc Dos Santos
40:08 Brian Schmetzer
52:08 James O’Connor
Mon, 14 January 2019
Matt Doyle is back in the world of the living! After weeks in the sick house, the Armchair Analyst is back to help Andrew, David and Bobby break down the SuperDraft, dig into the biggest news around MLS and wax poetic about Sigi Schmid and the art of player development.
Plus, interviews with NYCFC's Claudio Reyna (David Villa's replacement, state of the club, Dome Torrent and producing great American players) and D.C. United's Dave Kasper (Wayne Rooney, Loudon United and the future of the club).
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Thu, 10 January 2019
The Crew are saved. Long live the Crew.
On the eve of a special day in Columbus, it's time to introduce a pair of new faces in Columbus. Fresh off being introduced, head coach Caleb Porter and president Tim Bezbatchenko join ExtraTime Radio to explain how they ended up back in Ohio, what new ownership and bright future mean to the supporters, city and themselves and lay out their ambitions for a new era of the Crew.
Plus, it's SuperDraft time! With Dave and Bobby bursting with insider information following a week in Orlando at the 2019 adidas MLS Player Combine, the guys name their top prospects and try to put the day in perspective. Sporting KC head coach Peter Vermes goes even further, giving a coach and executive's take on the past, present and future of the SuperDraft.
Direct download: ETRJan10.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:57pm EDT
Mon, 7 January 2019
A packed show covering MLS Combine, rumors and transfers. Plus interviews with two general managers and one head coach!
15:03 Dennis Te Kloese on the LA Galaxy’s four designated players
19:52 MLS rumors and transfers
37:49 Alan Koch on what makes good expansion teams and FCC’s moves to come
52:08 Nelson Rodriguez on Chicago Fire offseason and moves to come
Thu, 3 January 2019
We’re back! After a relaxing break, the guys are back to help you catch up on all the news you missed during the holidays. Frank De Boer to ATLUTD, Guillermo Barros Schelotto to the Galaxy, a front-office carousel in the Eastern Conference, signings and trades galore. David, Bobby and Sam have plenty to cover from Orlando, including the upcoming 2019 adidas Player Combine and SuperDraft. Who will go No. 1? The guys give their takes then tackle listener takes in the mailbag.
3:05 The Crew are saved, now how promising is their future?
7:16 GBS taking over the LA Galaxy
13:42 What does Frank De Boer mean for ATL
17:50 Is the future of MLS "DP" coaches
24:22 Transfers, trades, signings, and everything else that went down.
33:14 Combine & draft coverage plus trade rumors.
51:44 Debate over Pulisic's move to Chelsea
Direct download: ETR_JAn3_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:48pm EDT
Tue, 1 January 2019
David finishes off the holiday season with by sitting down with three unique people around the US Soccer sphere. First Kenny Cooper son of a NASL player, former Manchester United player, and one of the best goal scorers in MLS history. Next Brent Kallman a semi-pro poker player and Minnesota United's longest tenured player. To close out David Brett Wasser comes on to talk about his mission to preserve video of some of the glorious lost moments in US Soccer history.
00:32 Kenny Cooper
27:22 Brent Kallman
47:39 David Brett Wasser
Direct download: ETR_Jan1_2.mp3
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