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

Best team in MLS history? The guys whittle the field down to four, but not without some controversy as 1998 D.C. United pulls an “upset” over the No. 1 seed, 2019 LAFC. Plus, our favorite Audi MLS Cup Playoff moments of all-time and the best 5-a-side teams by country in MLS.

5:49 – Our favorite Audi MLS Cup Playoffs moments

25:45 – Greatest Team of All-Time 2019 LAFC vs 1998 DC

44:44 – Greatest Team of All-Time 1997 DC vs 2018 Atlanta

1:00:01 – Calen Carr on what makes a great playoff coach

1:07:25 – 5-a-side teams by country in MLS

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Grudge match between the 2014 Sounders and 2014 Galaxy! The Greatest Team bracket is down to six, but not without another rematch and a celebration of 2010 Real Salt Lake’s lasting legacy. Plus, Andrew, David, Doyle and Charlie try to break down what makes a good playoff team and pick a couple of MLS’s top prospects to break down.

 

7:00 – 2014 Sounders vs. 2014 Galaxy + 2010 Real Salt Lake left a legacy

 

39:35 – What makes a great playoff team?

 

50:31 – Three MLS prospects you should know

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FC Cincinnati have a new head coach: Jaap Stam. The guys dig into the big news of the day, hit the Gonzalo Higuain-to-D.C. United rumors and then dive into the Greatest Team of All-Time Bracket, narrowing the field to eight. Finally, in the mailbag, Central American and African MLS Best XIs!

 

2:56 – First reactions to Jaap Stam hire by FC Cincinnati

 

14:16 – Could D.C. United sign Gonzalo Higuain?

 

21:29 – Greatest Team of All-Time Bracket down to eight teams

 

57:28 – Central American MLS Best XI

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:47pm EDT

We are on to the Sweet 16 of our “Greatest Team of All-Time” bracket and the matchups are juicy. But first, Doyle gives his view of how American and Canadian players performed in their first week back in the Bundesliga. Then Charlie takes the viewer into the experience of being an American playing overseas. And finally the guys get to the bracket and razor-thin matchups including great New York Red Bulls teams, epic CCL runs, and two of the best teams in regular season history. Don’t forget there are still more matchups to vote on! Follow @Extratime on twitter as the bracket continues.


11:57 - The Bundesliga is back! How'd the Americans and Canadians who were playing look?
19:54 - Charlie Davies on what it's like to play abroad as an American
25:56 - Greatest Team of all Time bracket Elite 8, Part 1
51:34 - Mailbag

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The guys discuss the latest news then chat with the youngest US player at the 1990 World Cup, long-time MLS star and Sounders executive Chris Henderson. Andrew and David ask about the early days of the USMNT and Major League Soccer, the best teams Hendo ever played for and the current state of scouting and the transfer window. Then it’s time for the other side of the Extratime Greatest Team of All-Time bracket and plenty of banter.

 

3:34 – The latest on MLS’s potential return to play

 

10:36 – MLSer and 1990 USMNT’s youngest player Chris Henderson on his career, comparing eras

 

42:14 – First round GTOAT matchups in the Discovery Rights and CCL regions 

 

1:13:09 – MLS Mount Olympus in the Mailbag

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 6:50pm EDT

We start with an epic rant! Someone didn’t love Alphonso Davies’ inclusion on the MLS Mount Rushmore…

Then it’s time to crown the Extratime Greatest MLS Team of All-Time, so Andrew, David, Charlie and Doyle comb through first-round voting and cast their own ballots. Goonies or prime Real Salt Lake? Shield-winning, record-setting 2018 New York Red Bulls or the 1998 Chicago Fire team that won the double? Tough decisions, but ones that much be made. Charlie finishes the show by explaining the ground rules of jersey swaps!

1:00 – Charlie's rant about the all-tine MLS Mount Rushmore

19:34 – NYCFC vs Miami bracket matchup

31:00 – 2016 FC Dallas vs 2007 Houston bracket Matchup 

35:06 – 2018 Red Bulls vs 1998 Chicago bracket Matchup

57:40 – Charlie explains jersey trading etiquette 

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Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:46pm EDT

Andrew, David, Calen and Doyle finish off the Mount Rushmore series by carving a league-wide pantheon in stone with help from Fox Sports’ Alexi Lalas. Alexi goes All-American – you’ll have to listen for his four-man Rushmore and reasoning – and his logic helps the guys narrow down their own list. Landon Donovan is there. So is David Beckham. Who else makes the cut? Listen to find out! Plus, MLS players return to individual training, and Extratime’s Greatest Team of All-Time bracket takes shape.

3:53 – Limited training begins for select MLS teams and players …. Hooray!

15:29 – Alexi Lalas’ All-American MLS Mount Rushmore

51:07 – Extratime names their MLS Mount Rushmore

1:23:26 – Extratime’s Greatest Team of All-Time bracket takes shape

Direct download: ET_050720.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:37pm EDT

The gang resurrects the spirit of some long gone, but all-time great MLS sides. First, Thomas Rongen, the 1996 MLS coach of the year, joins to talk about putting El Pibe Valderrama into the heart of one of the greatest attacking sides in MLS history. Next up, Brian Dunseth takes us inside the 2001 shield-winning Miami Fusion locker room. From Ray Hudson-isms on the sideline to pregame preparations at 2am in New York City, he tells it all. And last but not least, Charlie and Doyle debate the Chivas USA Mount Rushmore with Charlie kitted out and ready to go.

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