Mon, 6 January 2020
New York City FC has a head coach! Luka Modric linked to D.C. United (and Edinson Flores, too)! Yimmi Chara to Portland! Andrew, David and Doyle dig into Ronny Deila filling the last open MLS coaching gig – his colorful past, recent history and the job at hand (win trophies) – and talk through the signings and rumors that caught their attention.
Also in this show ... Why Diego Alonso is a coup for Inter Miami, the Fire’s path forward with the soccer staff hired, quick SuperDraft preview, Atlanta United’s seemingly shaky roster and small-budget love in the mailbag.
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2:30 – New York City FC hires a head coach! Introducing Ronny Deila
10:58 – Why Diego Alonso ought to be a hit with Inter Miami
23:42 – They’ve got a head coach, so what’s next for the Chicago Fire?
30:55 – Quick and dirty MLS SuperDraft preview
36:58 – Favorite MLS signings in 2020: Yimmi, Zelarayan and Katai
45:12 – Rumor central! Modric to DC? Pabon to Miami?
50:42 – Why Atlanta United fans are starting to get a little nervous
56:27 – FC Cincinnati (and their new signing) get some attention in the Mailbag
Thu, 2 January 2020
Thierry & Rafa stories! Freddy Adu & Michael Bradley at Bradenton! Dallas, D.C. & Red Bulls! Dax McCarty's MLS story time
Extratime driven by Continental is back for 2020! Your New Year begins with MLS story time featuring Dax McCarty of Nashville SC. Dax goes deep with Andrew Wiebe on Bradenton’s '87 Class (Freddy Adu, Michael Bradley & more), Thierry Henry and Rafa Marquez stories at the Red Bulls, getting chewed out by Oscar Pareja in Dallas and how Jesse Marsch changed the Red Bulls from star power to high pressure.
Major League Soccer's long-running podcast Extratime is now available on YouTube, every Monday and Thursday.
3:01 – Dax McCarty’s MLS story time!
7:59 – Bradenton’s Class of 87: Legend of Freddy Adu and Michael Bradley
18:03 – Getting chewed out by Oscar Pareja and making a name at FC Dallas
27:12 – Expansion Draft by the Timbers … Traded to D.C. United then the Red Bulls!
33:15 – Social media, burner accounts and doubt: MLS players and the media
39:15 – Thierry Henry and Rafa Marquez stories in New York
46:35 – How Jesse Marsch made the Red Bulls a pressing juggernaut + trade fallout
53:31 – How many years does Dax have left? How much has MLS changed?