Thu, 16 May 2019
Andrew Wiebe, David Gass and Bobby Warshaw landed the biggest guest of the year! Bruce Arena calls in to Extratime to explain why he’s back in MLS, why the Revs were the right fit, why the club’s future is extremely bring and why he has no regrets when it comes to the US missing the World Cup. Plus, the guys explain what the hire means for New England, go over how much work there is to do and ponder what sort of identity US soccer’s most decorated coach will bring to his new club.
Also in this episode … Andrew’s rant on the US Open Cup and why MLS teams should enter a round earlier, reaction from midweek games, Week 12 preview and debating the sanctity of the locker room for players and media. In the mailbag, Zlatan’s antics, MLS players as grilled cheese sandwiches and the Rapids’ uncertain future.
3:43 – Here’s what you need to know from Wednesday night’s MLS action
7:01 – Magic of the US Open Cup, as described by the voices of the Open Cup
10:50 – Wiebe: Why MLS teams must enter USOC a round earlier
20:06 – INTERVIEW: Bruce Arena joins ETR to talk about his new gig in New England
35:29 – Why Bruce Arena can take New England into a new era
45:01 – What to watch and what matters in MLS Week 12
51:09 – Is the locker room a sacred place sans media, as Pity Martinez prefers
54:30 – MAILBAG: MLSers as grilled cheese, Zlatan and his antics, Rapids’ future