Thu, 28 January 2021
Go behind the Jordan Morris-Swansea City deal with Garth Lagerwey, Sounders President of Soccer and MLS old head. Get the details, plus insights/teases from a Seattle perspective and a look at the global market for MLS and the next generation of players. Andrew, David and Doyle also talk through the US national team’s January camp payoff – What does Berhalter want to get out of it? Who will the winners be? – and run down a long list of transfer rumors of varying veracity. Stick around for a mailbag long on laughs and questionable takes.
2:59 – What will the January payoff be for Gregg Berhalter?
8:48 – Player you’re watching against Trinidad & Tobago
13:39 – David Gass: Starting USMNT XI I want to see
17:55 – Paul Arriola to Swansea City? Good for DC?
19:58 – Jordan Morris to Swansea City now official
22:21 – INTERVIEW: Sounders GM & President of Soccer Garth Lagerwey
49:22 – Transfer rumor of the week … Giovinco to LA Galaxy?!?
55:19 – What’s going on with RBNY?
1:01:07 – Cup Winners Cup for MLS? SuperCup?
1:03:00 – What team’s stock will be way up in 6 months?
1:05:44 – MAILBAG
Direct download: 210128_ETR_Full_Show_AUDIO_NEW.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:40pm EDT
Mon, 25 January 2021
Sergio Aguero + LAFC = Big splash. The guys dream big for MLS – Memphis Depay to _____??? – and wonder whether Papu Gomez could fix FC Cincinnati. UPDATE: Fun convo, but Gomez won’t be headed to Ohio after all, signing with Sevilla. Keeping it in Europe, there’s debate over Tyler Adams’ long-term position and club possibilities, Josh Sargent’s potential and debuts for Brenden Aaronson and Mark McKenzie. Plus, MLS young players we’re rooting for in 2021, Aaron Herrera’s reported Serie A interest and our favorite serotonin-inducing soccer moments.
1:41 - What should players get for winning the Supporters’ Shield?
4:14 - Splash signings we want to see this offseason
15:49 - What can Minnesota United be with a few upgrades?
19:37 - Papu Gomez to FC Cincinnati?
28:50 - Big weekend for Americans Abroad
29:32 - Doyle on Josh Sargent
32:01 - What’s Tyler Adams’ best position long-term?
45:14 - MLS Young Player who you’re rooting for in 2021?
53:23 - Real Salt Lake’s Aaron Herrera reportedly has Serie A interest
57:59 - Vancouver Whitecaps reportedly in for Porto No. 10
1:05:00 – Mailbag: Serotonin-inducing soccer moments
Direct download: 210125_ETR_Full_Show.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:57pm EDT
Fri, 22 January 2021
Juventus or Roma? Tom Bogert (MLSsoccer.com) has the latest on the FC Dallas Homegrown’s transfer saga. We also introduce the MLS world to Hernan Losada, who is trading the Belgian League for MLS and D.C. United. Plus, the SuperDraft goes rogue! Errrrr …. That or the Mock Drafts were just way off. Andrew, Doyle and Dave dig through the first round: winners, best picks, strange moments. Is it smart that the Union traded all of their picks? As always, your mail!
3:05 - 2021 MLS SuperDraft recap
6:27 - Top 3 pick thoughts + Austin FC, Danny Pereira
15:03 - Best pick of the first round? Houston’s big day
20:52 - Philadelphia Union trades away all draft picks, good move?
25;12 - Tom Bogert on Bryan Reynolds to Juve? Roma? And much more
26:09 – Why the Rapids were delighted to grab Philip Mayaka
27:14 - Is Bryan Reynolds going to Roma or Juventus?
33:51 - Latest on Paul Arriola to Swansea
36:54 - Jesus Murillo to LAFC on a permanent deal
39:15 - Papu Gomez to FC Cincinnati? BS meter
41:19 - Bobby Wood to RSL? Good move/bad news?
47:27 - Andres Guardado to Charlotte?
47:59 - Interview: New D.C. United manager Hernan Losada
1:01:46 - Mailbag
Direct download: 210122_ETR_Full_Show_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 4:40pm EDT
Tue, 19 January 2021
The SuperDraft is here! How deep is the pool? Where are the strengths? Who are the GA signees? Doyle and Charlie’s 2021 Mock Draft starts things off, then the guys tackle the weekend’s big headlines. Phil Neville (and Chris Henderson) to Inter Miami? Hernan Losada swapping Belgium for D.C. United? Jordan Morris headed to Swansea City on loan?!? Time to dig in.
3:06 - Charlie Davies’ breakdown of college soccer in 2020
10:57 - Where is the strength of this year’s SuperDraft class?
12:32 - Matt Doyle breaks down the Generation adidas class
16:10 - Matt Doyle/Charlie Davies Mock SuperDraft
41:55 - Miami hires Phil Neville and Chris Henderson
47:42 - D.C. United hire Hernan Losada
54:09 - Jordan Morris reportedly going on loan to Swansea
1:03:07 - News and notes from around the league
1:04:50 - RBNY listening to offers for Tim Parker
1:07:31 - Lukas Podolski to FC Cincinnati?
1:09:55 - Mailbag
Direct download: 210119_ETR_Full_Show.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 6:43pm EDT
Thu, 14 January 2021
It’s a new era in Toronto, and we’re talking to the man in charge. Chris Armas lays out his vision for the Reds and reflects on the perceptions – misguided or not – in New York, plus Andrew, Doyle and David react to the hire. The guys debate the best MLS SuperDraft pick of all-time and dig through past transformational draft classes. Stick around for the nitty-gritty on the CF Montreal (formerly the Impact) rebrand, this week’s MLS trades and the Mailbag.
2:45 – Kelyn Rowe signs with Seattle (you’re welcome, Anders)
5:50 – Reactions to Chris Armas’ appointment as Toronto FC head coach
15:20 – INTERVIEW: Armas lays out his vision for the Reds, reflects on Red Bulls days
38:46 – Who is the best MLS SuperDraft pick of all-time?
1:05:30 – INTERVIEW: Montreal president on rebrand, Thierry Henry
1:25:12 – Our thoughts on the Montreal rebrand
1:27:00 – Michael Barrios traded to the Colorado Rapids
1:31:22 – Jorge Villafana traded to LA Galaxy
1:32:20 – Mailbag
Direct download: 210114_ETR_Full_Show_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:26pm EDT
Mon, 11 January 2021
Mailbag pod! Andrew, David and Doyle dig into a bevy of listener questions and chat with MLSsoccer.com’s Tom Bogert to get the lay of the land as the January transfer window heats up. From the Corey Baird trade to MLS broadcasts on Nickelodeon to Jozy Altidore’s role with the US men’s national team in 2021 and so much more, your questions answered!
2:11 - Start the Matthew Hoppe hype train!
9:03 - SuperDraft Preview
12:35 - Corey Baird traded to LAFC, good move for both sides?
17:40 - Tom Bogert joins the show
26:00 - Are Portland legit CCL contenders?
33:28 - Updates on Reggie Cannon and Mark McKenzie
43:19 - Soooooo what’s up with that D.C. United coaching search?
51:35 - Are Columbus Crew SC the deepest championship team ever?
56:52 - How good have Austin FC’s MLS signings been so far?
1:01:37 - Would DeAndre Yedlin be a fit in Atlanta?
1:03:26 - Moises Caicedo to Atlanta United????
1:05:46 - Will Jozy get one more shot with the National Team?
1:08:41 - Should Sporting KC move on from Peter Vermes?
Direct download: 210111_ETR_Full_Show_AUDIO.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:48pm EDT
Thu, 7 January 2021
The offseason player/coach carousel is spinning out of control! In the least surprising news of the week, the Galaxy got their man in Greg Vanney, who stops by to chat with Andrew and Dave about his vision for the club. Plus, Mark McKenzie is headed to Belgium for big money. What does it mean for the Union? The champions get even deeper as Kevin Molino signs with Columbus! Austin FC dip into the free agent market, DeAndre Yedlin might come home and Diego Alonso’s instincts were right, as it turned out. Doyle also gives his take on Gregg Berhalter’s USMNT roster and the guys devote serious time to the mailbag.
3:40 – Homegrown #PlayYourKids Draft!
7:43 – Mark McKenzie gets his big-money transfer
16:42 – Kevin Molino to Columbus?! HOT BOI
24:25 – Matt Besler/Diego Fagundez headed to Austin FC
31:42 – DeAndre Yedlin returning to MLS? To which team?
37:41 – Diego Alonso was right! David Beckham’s Inter Miami in flux
43:27 – INTERVIEW: Greg Vanney on Galaxy job, Chicharito
1:06:05 – How do the Galaxy rebuild, starting with this window?
1:11:38 – Doyle’s take on the USMNT January camp roster
1:15:34 – Mailbag! Zonal marking and W-L-D pedantic
Direct download: 210107_ETR_Full_Show_AUDIO_1.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:24pm EDT
Mon, 4 January 2021
It’s New Year’s Resolution time in MLS, and Extratime is back to take a close look at all 27 (?!?!) clubs. From Austin FC to the defending MLS Cup champions Columbus Crew, Andrew, David and Doyle give their suggest resolution and update you with all the news you missed during the holidays! Plus, Doyle’s tips for sticking to your goals in 2021.
11:18 – Austin FC, FC Cincinnati, Houston Dynamo
19:18 – D.C. United, Atlanta United, Chicago Fire
26:47 – Real Salt Lake, LA Galaxy, Inter Miami
33:32 – Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps, San Jose Earthquakes
40:45 – New England Revolution, Nashville SC, New York Red Bulls
48:24 – LAFC (plus CCL free space), FC Dallas, Colorado Rapids
59:56 – Minnesota United, Portland Timbers, NYCFC
1:07:57 – Orlando City, Sporting KC, Philadelphia Union
1:18:17 – Seattle Sounders, Columbus Crew
Direct download: 210104_ETR_Mixed_Audio.mp3
Category:Soccer -- posted at: 5:41pm EDT