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Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast

Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast

By Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast
Steven Jotterand, Justin Sousa, and Jake Watroba host an all American soccer podcast. Bringing you in-depth analysis, hot topics, and intriguing interviews about American soccer. The show is always centered on American soccer whether it's local, national, or abroad!
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Episode 208: MLS CBA and USMNT January Camp
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast...  JJ Post from Once A Metro joins Jake and Justin to discuss the MLS CBA negotiations as the leagues stares down a potential work stoppage. Plus, the trio looks into the USMNT January camp and talk about which players they have their eyes on.  You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the show where ever you get your podcasts!
53:36
January 18, 2021
Episode 207: USMNT Is Back!
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast... The US Men's National Team is back and boys give their reactions to the roster and their expectations for the side during as they prepare to play two international friendlies against Wales and Panama. You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the show where ever you get your podcasts!
41:47
November 11, 2020
Episode 206: MLS Cup Playoff Picture is Set
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast... Justin and Jake talk all things MLS as the MLS Cup playoff picture is set! You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in. Don't forget rate, review and subscribe to the show where ever you get your podcast!
27:31
November 10, 2020
Episode 205: David Gass on MLS & USMNT
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast... David Gass of ExtraTime Radio joins Jake and Justin to discuss all things MLS and USMNT. You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the show where ever you get your podcasts!
42:00
October 30, 2020
Episode 204: Evan Raimist on Maryland Bobcats FC
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast... Justin and Jake are joined by GM and Director of Operations Evan Raimist to discuss all things Maryland Bobcats FC as they prepare for their first season in NISA in spring of 2021. You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the show where ever you get your podcasts!
44:08
October 26, 2020
Episode 203: MLS Embraces Selling Players and The Forgotten Man For The USMNT
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast... Justin and Jake discuss the recent transfers of Americans leaving MLS for Europe and whether or not the league is becoming a selling league. Plus, the two talk about USMNT striker Josh Sargent and his outlook moving forward with Werder Bremen and beyond.  You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them. Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the show where ever you get your podcasts.
37:55
October 22, 2020
Episode 202: Reyna Turns Heads and Turner or Steffan?
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The boys discuss Gio Reyna's three assist performance for Borussia Dortmund on the weekend. Plus, who should be the starting goalkeeper for the USMNT? Matt Turner or Zack Steffen?You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the show where ever you get your podcasts!
34:54
October 7, 2020
Episode 201: Nats Abroad
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The boys discuss which USMNT player they're most excited to follow as the European club schedule begins. You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the show where ever you get your podcasts!
51:16
September 15, 2020
Episode 200: 200th Special and MLS
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,It’s an episode special! Steven, Jake and Justin look back at some of the funniest behind the scene moments in the show’s history. Plus, the guys recap the weekend’s play in Major League Soccer and issues within the league. You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
41:16
September 2, 2020
Episode 199: Hartford Athletic Owner Bruce Mandell
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Justin speaks with Hartford Athletic owner Bruce Mandell, discussing a wide selection of issues from COVID-19 to youth development and the Southampton partnership. You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
22:39
August 14, 2020
Episode 198: MLSisBack Final
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The boys talk about the MLSisBack Final and discuss which team needs the win more. Plus, a look at MLS' plan to restart the regular season.You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod. We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget to rate, review and subscribe to the show wherever you get your podcast!
33:58
August 10, 2020
Episode 197: COVID-19 and The Round of 16
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The boys talk about the latest news on COVID-19 and its impact on sports. What does it mean for MLS moving forward? Plus, an MLSisBack edition of the Counter Attack with Jake Watroba! You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
39:48
July 29, 2020
Episode 196: FdB is Out and The Round of 16
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The boys talk about Frank de Boer's departure from Atlanta United and what it means for the club moving forward. Plus, what should the mentality be for clubs entering the round of 16 of the MLS is Back Tournament?You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
44:46
July 25, 2020
Episode 195: Entertainment Value?
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The boys discuss and grade the #MLSisBack Tournament and what you can take away from the games thus far. Plus, who they think the favorites are to win the tournament.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
37:19
July 22, 2020
Episode 194: Orange County SC GM Oliver Wyss and Forward Diego Lopez
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Oliver Wyss, President of soccer operations and general manager for Orange County SC, rejoins the guys to discuss sports during COVID-19, USL’s return, youth development and the documentary “Path To Glory” that airs on ESPN 2 tonight at 8:30 EST. Also, Diego Lopez, forward for Orange County SC and one of the featured players in the documentary “Path to Glory," joins the guys to discuss life as an athlete during a global pandemic, playing for Orange County SC, and featuring in "Path to Glory." Lastly, welcome Justin Sousa (@JustinSousa99) as the newest member of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast! He writes for Scouted Football covering American youth players! Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
46:16
July 16, 2020
Episode 193: #MLSisBack and Brandon Busbee
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven and Jake react to MLS’ #MLSisBack tournament: has it been successful for America’s top soccer league? Plus, Brandon Busbee (@bbbusbee), host of the London is Blue Podcast (@LondonBluePod) discusses Christian Pulisic’s fantastic form with Chelsea. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
47:12
July 13, 2020
Episode 192: #WeAreBack
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, #MLSisBack and so are Steven and Jake! But COVID-19 is still around causing problems for MLS and FC Dallas. The guys are joined by Buzz Carrick, founder of 3rd Degree (@3rdDegreeNet), an independent soccer news source for North Texas, to discuss the ins and outs of FC Dallas and their COVID-19 outbreak. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
35:43
July 6, 2020
Episode 191: Light at the End of the Tunnel?
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven and Jake discuss the viability of sports returning here at home and talk about the potential return and cancellation of some of Europe's biggest soccer leagues. You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod. We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
34:37
April 29, 2020
Episode 190: No fans
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Steven and Jake discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on sports and soccer in America. You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod. We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:32
April 20, 2020
Episode 189: The Impact of Delay
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven and Jake are joined by League 1 Fun host Jason (@HomeSweetSoccer) to talk about the impact of postponing the start to domestic leagues across the U.S. will have on the sport.You can follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod. We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
37:29
March 26, 2020
Episode 188: MLS and Covid-19
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Antoine Latran (@AntoineLatran) joins Steven and Jake to discuss MLS and the impact Covid-19 is having on European soccer. Antoine is the editor in chief of Culture Soccer (@CultureSoccer), a French website that covers US and Canadian soccer. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:25
March 23, 2020
Episode 187: Olympics in Doubt and Carlos Cordiero
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Steven and Jake discuss the postponement of international soccer tournaments and what it could be for the USMNT if the Olympics are pushed back a year. Plus, their reactions to the resignation of now-former USSF President Carlos Cordiero.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
27:58
March 19, 2020
Episode 186: MLS, LigaMX, & CCL with Eric Gomez
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Eric Gomez joins Steven and Jake to discuss MLS, LigaMX and CONCACAF Champions League! Eric covers LigaMX and MLS for ESPN FC/Deportes. You can follow him @EricGomez86. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
28:29
March 18, 2020
Episode 185: COVID-19 Stops Sports
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,As leagues around are postponed, Steven and Jake discuss the impact that COVID-19 will have on the sports world for the next several weeks.Follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
31:52
March 16, 2020
Episode 184: Matt Doyle Hangs Out With US
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jake and Steven discuss the latest news and notes in American soccer. Plus, Matthew Doyle from MLSSoccer.com calls in to chat all things MLS. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
34:49
March 5, 2020
Episode 183: Mustaches
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jake and Steven give their—over—reaction to Match Day 1 in MLS. Dustin Nation, co-host of the Dallas Soccer Show joins to discuss all things FC Dallas. Plus, coronavirus, Champions League, and MLS giving clubs more power. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:05:25
March 2, 2020
Episode 182: MLS' 25th Season
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jake and Steven question what the leading headline is in MLS’ 25th Season. Tom Boguert joins the guys and helps give a quick league preview. Plus, Steven and Jake react to Jermaine Jones’ comments on the US Men’s National Team. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:05:54
February 27, 2020
Episode 181: Australia Bushfires and Football For Fires
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven and Jake take a deep dive and discuss the devastating bushfires in Australia and the unique opportunity that is Football for Fires. Joining the guys are: Dr. Mike Flannigan, professor with the Department of Renewable Resources at the University of Alberta and the Director of the Canadian Partnership for Wildland Fire Science located at the University of Alberta; Dr. Simon Heemstra, the Manager of Planning and Predictive Services of the New South Wales Rural Fire Service; Lou Sticca, the organizer of Football for Fires; and Alecko Eskandarian, former American soccer player in Major League Soccer and currently Director at MLS’ Player Relations and Competition Department, who will be participating in the charity soccer match.With the help of these individuals, the guys explore the impact of wildfire, the science behind it, and how Football For Fires plans to bring relief to those affected by the fires. To donate: https://fundraise.redcross.org.au/fundraiser/footballforfiresTo buy tickets: www.ticketek.com.au To buy a kit: https://footballforfires.com/products/ses-all-stars-shirt Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
59:37
February 17, 2020
Episode 180: Tom Bogert calls in! Plus Problems in Toronto?, Chicharito taken out of context, and Top 10 Players in MLS
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Tom Bogert (@Tombogert) joins Steven and Jake to breakdown the Michael Bradley situation in Toronto, Chicharito has comments taken out of context, and our Best 10 in MLS. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:20:54
January 27, 2020
Episode 179: Chicharito signs, Adam Belz from Scuffed, & Oliver Wyss of Orange County Soccer Club
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven and Jake discuss the latest big name—Javier Chicharito hernandez—to make his way to MLS. Also Jake and Steven speak with Adam Belz (@zlebmada) from The Scuffed Podcast about the state of youth soccer in America. Finally, the guys sit down with President of Soccer Operations and General Manager for Orange County SC Oliver Wyss. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:26:16
January 20, 2020
Episode 178: Mcbride, Chicharito, and Klinsmann with Joseph Lowery
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman speak about McBride being named USMNT GM, Klinsmann & Pulisic's comments on the national team, and all things MLS with Joseph Lowery of the Athletic. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:18:16
January 13, 2020
Episode 177: We're Back!
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Steven, Jake, and Arman are back for 2020! They discuss everything related to US soccer. Expectations, fears, and questions for the national teams, club soccer, youth development and fans. Plus, USMNT roster thoughts and A Counter Attack with Jake Watroba International Edition. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:19:07
January 6, 2020
Episode 176: Gary Green (Union Omaha Owner & CEO)
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake and Arman speak with Gary Green, owner and CEO of USL League One expansion side Union Omaha. They talk about the transition from baseball to soccer, the culture in Omaha and ongoing plans. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
27:22
November 5, 2019
Episode 175: The State of USMNT
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss the current state of the US Men’s National Team. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
28:50
November 4, 2019
Episode 174: LIVE 10/30/19
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss MLS Cup Playoffs. How did Seattle beat LAFC? Plus, reactions to Toronto beating Atlanta United and more! Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:09:37
October 31, 2019
Episode 173: All Talk
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss the non-VAR call in the LAFC-LA Galaxy game, Bob Bradley’s interaction with ESPN reporter Sebastian Salazar and Zlatan Ibrahimovic's post-game comments. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
34:20
October 28, 2019
Episode 172: LIVE MLS Cup Playoffs 10/24/19
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss the latest in MLS. They give their reaction to Atlanta vs Philadelphia and preview El Trafico. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:08:55
October 25, 2019
Episode 171: LIVE MLS Cup Playoffs 10/23/19
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss the latest in MLS. They give their reaction to NYCFC vs Toronto FC and preview Seattle Sounders vs Real Salt Lake. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:09:33
October 24, 2019
Episode 170: Beasts in the East
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman preview the MLS Eastern Conference playoffs. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
25:32
October 17, 2019
Episode 169: The Wild West
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman preview the MLS Western Conference playoffs. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
37:58
October 15, 2019
Episode 168: To Develop or Not To
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss the US Men’s National Team roster and Gregg Berhalter's comments on developing players. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
22:55
October 9, 2019
Episode 167: MLS Decision Day
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss MLS Decision Day, LAFC’s claim to the best team in MLS history, and Minnesota United’s first playoff appearance. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
37:50
October 8, 2019
Episode 166: Klinsmann Speaks
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Steven, Jake and Arman discuss Jurgen Klinsmann's most recent comments on the USMNT.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
27:46
October 7, 2019
Episode 165: MLS Penultimate Weekend
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Jake and Arman recap Major League Soccer's penultimate weekend and look ahead to Decision Day 2019.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
25:36
October 1, 2019
Episode 164: Concerns for Captain America?
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss Christian Pulisic's run of form and get to an international edition of the Counter Attacker with Jake Watroba. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
34:43
September 30, 2019
Episode 163: No Winners
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss MLS action from this past Sunday, as well as, Wednesday’s midweek games. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
29:43
September 25, 2019
Episode 162: MLS Saturday
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss the sporting landscape in America. Plus, the winners and losers from Saturday’s MLS action. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
29:26
September 23, 2019
Episode 161: Fire Sale
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Guillermo Rivera of The Athletic (@FireConf) joins Steven and Jake to discuss the latest news surrounding the Chicago Fire. Follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
27:44
September 19, 2019
Episode 160: Philly Philly
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Joseph Lowery of The Athletic (@JoeInCleats) joins Jake and Arman as we discuss whether the Philadelphia Union Eastern Conference contenders. Are there reasons for concern for LAFC? And are Minnesota United and Real Salt Lake capable of causing noise in the Western Conference playoffs?Follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:59
September 17, 2019
Episode 159: USMNT with Joseph Lowery
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jake and Arman are joined by Joseph Lowery of The Athletic as we put a bow on the USMNT's international break, as well as get Joseph's thoughts on the team and Gregg Berhalter moving forward.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
20:43
September 16, 2019
Episode 158: Countering
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake and Arman give their thoughts on USMNT's latest result, a 1-1 draw versus Uruguay. Plus, it's another edition of the Counter Attack with Jake Watroba. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
30:58
September 12, 2019
Episode 157: Red, White and The Blues
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake and Arman take a deeper dive into the USMNT's 3-0 defeat to Mexico as they listen back and react to portions of manager Gregg Berhalter's postgame press conference. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
36:04
September 10, 2019
Episode 156: Monday Morning Quarterback
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake and Arman react to Mexico’s 3-0 win over the US Men’s National Team. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
20:11
September 9, 2019
Episode 155: Flavor of the Month
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake and Arman discuss who the best team is in the Eastern Conference, the turn around of the Seattle Sounders and is there cause of concern with the current form of the Los Angeles Galaxy. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:13
September 4, 2019
Episode 154: September Friendlies
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven and Arman react to the US Men’s National Team roster for the upcoming friendlies versus Mexico and Uruguay. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
31:57
September 3, 2019
Episode 153: US Open Cup Final Recap
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys recap Atlanta United’s 2-1 win over Minnesota United in the U.S. Open Cup Final. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
36:36
August 28, 2019
Episode 152: Rivalry Weekend
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss the busy MLS rivalry weekend. What was the biggest take away? Did the protests in Portland affect the outcome of the game versus the Seattle Sounders? Reaction to the crazy El Trafico. Plus, Houston Dynamo fans in Dallas were asked to leave early. Arman gets to the bottom of that story and finally, Arman’s Two Stars and One Sucker. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
54:22
August 27, 2019
Episode 151: Pat Ercoli (President Rochester Rhinos) Part 2
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Rochester Rhinos President and Chief Soccer Officer Pat Ercoli joins the show to discuss the ups and downs, local community and the future of the club. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
15:03
August 26, 2019
Episode 150: Pat Ercoli (President Rochester Rhinos) Part 1
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Rochester Rhinos President and Chief Soccer Officer Pat Ercoli joins the show to discuss the bid to MLS, the ups and downs through the years, and their US Open Cup win. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
24:09
August 21, 2019
Episode 149: Catfishing
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss Sunday night soccer and how both the Galaxy and Sounders dropped points. Also, is NYCFC flying under the radar? Plus, Arman’s Two Stars and One Sucker. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
30:36
August 20, 2019
Episode 148: Comments and Tweets
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss the latest comments from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney's tweet on charter flights. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
29:47
August 19, 2019
Episode 147: Ibrahimovic's Fiats
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It's part two of our MLS recap with Joseph Lowery of The Athletic.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget you can find the show on any major podcast platform.
21:13
August 15, 2019
Episode 146: More MLS
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jake and Arman recap some of the storylines from MLS this past weekend with Joseph Lowery of The Athletic. Come back tomorrow to catch the rest! Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
19:59
August 14, 2019
Episode 145: Court Jeske (USL VP)
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, USL Executive Vice President, Court Jeske, joins Jake and Steven to discuss the future of the league, hurdles and how teams make the jump to MLS. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
24:20
August 12, 2019
Episode 144: Jordan Gardner (co-owner FC Helsingør)
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Chairman of the Board and co-owner of FC Helsingør joins Steven and Jake to talk about his project in Denmark. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
14:39
August 7, 2019
Episode 143: Matias Almeyda's Earthquakes
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Joel Soria, Editor-in-Chief of Quakes Epicenter, joins Jake and Steven to discuss the turn around the San Jose Earthquakes have taken under Matias Almeyda. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
37:04
August 6, 2019
Episode 142: Re-entry MLS Monday
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The boys come back from vacation and get straight into some MLS takes. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
38:20
August 5, 2019
Episode 141: Super League Meant To Be?
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss the rumor of MLS and Liga MX joining together creating a super league. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
30:44
July 16, 2019
Episode 140: The Fourth Star
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys are joined Doug McIntyre of Yahoo! Sports to get his insight on the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
36:03
July 15, 2019
Episode 139: Moral Victory?
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys give their reaction to Mexico's 1-0 Gold Cup Final win over the USMNT.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
36:03
July 9, 2019
Episode 138: Back-To-Back
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys give their instant reaction to the USA winning back-to-back World Cups after a 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the final. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
18:21
July 8, 2019
Episode 137: Sipping Tea and The Reggae Boyz
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys praise the US Women for beating England 2-1 in the World Cup semifinal and then look ahead to the US Men’s Gold Cup semifinal match against Jamaica. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
29:44
July 3, 2019
Episode 136: Ummm, USMNT, what?
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys breakdown the US Men’s National Team’s ugly win over Curaçao. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:20
July 2, 2019
Episode 135: Overlooking England
On today's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys recap the US Women's National Team's quarterfinal win over France.Make sure you follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
28:10
July 1, 2019
Episode 134: A Night of Banter
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys come in hot and give their—fiery—takes on the US Men’s National Team heading into the quarterfinals of the 2019 Gold Cup. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
27:19
June 30, 2019
Episode 133: Just Excitement for USA vs Les Bleus
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The guys give their thoughts ahead of the US Women's National Team's quarterfinal match against France. Follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
18:11
June 28, 2019
Episode 132: MLS Grab Bag
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Joseph Lowery (@joeInCleats) of The Athletic joins us to discuss hot talking points in MLS. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
30:23
June 27, 2019
Episode 131: Peter Trevisani (President and CEO New Mexico United)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We sit down with New Mexico United Club President and CEO Peter Trevisani. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
24:44
June 26, 2019
Episode 130: Tactical Woes
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss the US Women’s National Team’s win over Spain in the Round of 16. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
25:51
June 25, 2019
Episode 129: USMNT Gets Revenge
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys recap Saturday's 6-0 USMNT win over Trinidad & Tobago.Follow the show on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform
30:03
June 24, 2019
Episode 128: Face Goal
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and good friend of the show, Jason (@HomeSweetSoccer) recap the US Men’s National Team's 4-0 win over Guyana and preview the USA vs. Trinidad and Tobago match.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
35:11
June 20, 2019
Episode 127: Austin—30,000—Strong
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Josh Babetski, President of Austin Anthem, calls in to discuss all things Austin FC, from the club's MLS single-day record-breaking season ticket deposits to club expectations as they get ready to join MLS in 2021.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
33:36
June 19, 2019
Episode 126: Mispronouncing Guyana
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys talk about the USMNT's Gold Cup opener against Guyana and whether or not the US can ease the minds of fans with a good performance.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
22:17
June 18, 2019
Episode 125: Shellacking
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss the US Women’s Nation Team’s domination at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
30:28
June 17, 2019
Episode 124: Las Vegas Lights FC Owner Brett Lashbrook
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys sit down with Las Vegas Lights FC owner Brett Lashbrook to discuss the start of the club in USL, plans be an MLS expansion club, and the hire of USMNT legend Eric Wynalda. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
25:32
June 13, 2019
Episode 123: An A$$ Kicking
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jake and Steven discuss the US Women’s National Team's demolition of Thailand in their group stage opener at the World Cup. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
24:28
June 12, 2019
Episode 122: The Future Is No?
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss the US Men’s National Team overall performance in two "home" losses versus Jamaica and Venezuela ahead of the Gold Cup. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
33:35
June 11, 2019
Episode 121: USYNT Go home
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss the US Youth’s National Team overall performance at the U-20 World Cup in Poland. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
35:16
June 10, 2019
Episode 120: Embrace Debate
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys embrace debate: US Men’s U-20 National Team World Cup victory over France U-20 and the hottest rumors in MLS. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
34:30
June 5, 2019
Episode 119: Big Pressure?
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss the boring Champions League final, which team has more pressure, US Women's National Team or US Men's National Team, and Gregg Berhalter’s roster for the upcoming friendly versus Jamaica. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
31:07
June 4, 2019
Episode 118: USWNT World Cup Preview
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Henry Bushnell of Yahoo! Sports joins the show to help preview the US Women's National Team and the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
33:48
June 3, 2019
Episode 117: Desires in MLS and at Chelsea F.C.
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It’s part two of this two-part mini-series. The guys discuss Raheem Sterling’s comments on wanting to one day play in MLS and Christian Pulisic’s arrival at Chelsea F.C.. Finally, it’s another edition of the Counter Attack with Jake Watroba. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
41:56
May 30, 2019
Episode 116: Leagues Cup and USYNT
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It’s part one of this two-part mini-series. The guys discuss the new Leagues Cup, USMNT U-20’s hopeful future, and 'Promotion Playoff vs Champions League Final.' Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
34:16
May 29, 2019
Episode 115: The New England Dumpster Fire
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We talk all things Bruce Arena and debate what his hiring means for the New England Revolution, his legacy, and what we can expect from the club moving forward.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
29:24
May 21, 2019
Episode 114: Taking Stock in the Gold Cup
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss Gregg Berhalter's USMNT Gold Cup roster and expectations. Plus, Doug McIntyre, USMNT insider for YahooSports, calls in to give a preview for the upcoming Gold Cup. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
39:58
May 20, 2019
Episode 113: A European Excursion
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It's an international edition of The Counter Attack with Jake Watroba. Plus, the guys debate the importance of domestic league success and whether or not it translates the national team setup. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
40:22
May 15, 2019
Episode 112: Are you interested in MLS?
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss whether or not MLS 2019 has been interesting. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
30:45
May 13, 2019
Episode 111: Fire Burns
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We talk to Miki Turner of The Athletic and discuss the Chicago Fire's possible move to Soldier Field, as well as their potential rebrand.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:24
April 9, 2019
Episode 110: SKC's Kerry Zavagnin
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We talk to former USMNT player and now Sporting Kansas City Assistant coach Kerry Zavagnin on all things SKC. Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
28:15
April 8, 2019
Episode 109: Everyone's Favorite, #ProRelForUSA
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We discuss the comments made by New England Revolution Manager Brad Friedel on whether or not MLS players are equipped to deal with pressure and debate if promotion and relegation makes sense for not only MLS, but US Soccer as a whole.Follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
30:39
April 3, 2019
Episode 108: USL League One Kicks Off
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We speak with Jason (@HomeSweetSoccer) about the opening weekend in USL League 1!Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
27:41
April 2, 2019
Episode 107: Jermaine Jones
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We speak with former USMNT midfielder and current member of the MASL’s Ontario Fury Jermaine Jones about his move to MASL, tactical differences, expectations, and more.Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
17:20
April 1, 2019
Episode 106: Onward
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We recap the USMNT friendlies against Ecuador and Chile. Then, we discuss the importance of Michael Bradley to Gregg Berhalter and the National Team. Plus, it's another segment of The Counter Attack with Jake Watroba!Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
30:09
March 28, 2019
Episode 105: A Christian Pulisic Problem?
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,It’s part two of our conversation with Alexi Lalas as we discuss Christian Pulisic’s ceiling and his role under Berhalter. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
31:37
March 26, 2019
Episode 104: Lalas on USMNT
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,It’s part one of our conversation with USMNT legend Alexi Lalas. We discuss Gregg Berhalter's work in progress, Tyler Adams playing right-back, and Wil Trapp finding a role. Come back tomorrow for part 2 of our conversation with Alexi Lalas as we discuss Christian Pulisic’s ceiling and role under Berhalter. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
25:13
March 25, 2019
Episode 103: More USMMT
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We continue to discuss more USMNT.Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
22:31
March 21, 2019
Episode 102: More Relaxing To Do
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We welcome back USSP contributor Jason W to discuss all things USMNT including the U-23s. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
23:15
March 20, 2019
Episode 101: USL Academy Cup
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,The newest contributing member to Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jason W (@HomeSweetSoccer), joins us to discuss: USMNT, USL Academy Cup, and the USWNT lawsuit. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:32
March 18, 2019
Episode 100: R-E-L-A-X
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We discuss our takeaways from MLS week 2. We also give our reaction to the USWNT filing a lawsuit against the federation and Gregg Berhalter’s roster call-up for the upcoming USMNT friendlies. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
37:40
March 14, 2019
Episode 99: The Future of MLS Broadcasting
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We speak with staff writer for the Sports Business Journal, Ian Thomas, about the future of MLS broadcasting rights and the latest news regarding MLS instructing clubs not to have any local broadcast deals going beyond 2022.Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
28:50
March 12, 2019
Episode 98: MLS failure in CCL with Bobby Warshaw
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We speak with MLSSoccer.com analyst and friend of the show, Bobby Warshaw on why MLS teams fail in CCL.Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
30:02
March 11, 2019
Episode 97: MLS Opening Weekend
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Jake, Steven, and Arman chat MLS opening weekend and do an international version of The Counter Attack with Jake Watroba!Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:12
March 7, 2019
Episode 96: Part 2 Detroit City FC Coach Trevor James
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,It’s part 2 of our interview with Detroit City FC coach Trevor James! We discuss youth development and Detroit City FC! Go back and listen to part 1 where we discuss his career through the world of football and general issues in US soccer. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
25:51
March 6, 2019
Episode 95: Part 1 Detroit City FC Coach Trevor James
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,It’s part 1 of our interview with Detroit City FC coach Trevor James! We discuss his career through the world of football and general issues in US soccer. Come back tomorrow for part 2 where we discuss youth soccer and the outlook for Detroit City FC. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
19:03
March 5, 2019
Episode 94: USL League 1 VP Steven Short
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We just speak with the Senior Vice President of USL League One Steven Short (@USLsteven). We discuss youth development, Promotion/Relegation, expansion, and the overall vision of the league. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
28:46
March 4, 2019
Episode 93: Our 2019 MLS Predictions
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We have some fun on the Counter Attack with Jake Watroba as we give our #MLS 2019 Predictions! Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
20:24
February 28, 2019
Episode 92: MLS 2019 Preview Show
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We preview the 2019 MLS Season with MLSsoccer.com national writer Sam Stejskal! Go back and listen to our CONCACAF Champions League chat with Joseph Lowery (https://www.spreaker.com/user/8366494/episode-91-concacaf-champions-league)! Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
39:55
February 26, 2019
Episode 91: CONCACAF Champions League
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We discuss CONCACAF Champions League and how competitions like CCL and the Gold Cup affect MLS with Joseph Lowery! Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
31:35
February 25, 2019
Episode 90: USMNT Romain Gall Interview
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We speak with USMNT and Malmö FF midfielder Romain Gall! Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
31:59
February 21, 2019
Episode 89: Forward Madison F.C.'s Carl Schneider
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We sit down with the latest signee for USL League one’s Forward Madison F.C., Carl Schneider. Go back and listen to our interview with Atlanta United’s first round pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft, Anderson Asiedu. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.Read more on Schneider’s story: https://www.forwardmadisonfc.com/news_article/show/992173
26:38
February 12, 2019
Episode 88: Anderson Asiedu Interview
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment ⅓): We sit down with Atlanta United’s first round pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft, Anderson Asiedu. Catch tomorrow’s episode as we chat with USL League one’s Forward Madison F.C., Carl Schneider. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
33:45
February 11, 2019
Episode 87 (Full): Transfers & FCC
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Segment 1: We discuss the latest round of MLS transfers!Segment 2: It's all FC Cincinnati with Charlie Hatch! Segment 3: It’s the Counter Attack with Jake Watroba! Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:10:26
February 8, 2019
Episode 87.3: Transfers & FCC
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment 3/3): It’s the Counter Attack with Jake Watroba! Go back and listen to segment 2: We discuss FC Cincinnati with Charlie Hatch! Go back and listen to segment 1: We discuss the latest round of MLS transfers!Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
24:21
February 7, 2019
Episode 87.2: Transfers & FCC
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment ⅔): We discuss FC Cincinnati with Charlie Hatch! Go back and listen to segment 1: We discuss the latest round of MLS transfers!Come tomorrow with the first edition of The Counterattack with Jake Watroba. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
20:10
February 6, 2019
Episode 87.1: Transfers & FCC
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment ⅓): We discuss the latest round of MLS transfers! Catch tomorrow’s episode about FC Cincinnati with Charlie Hatch. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
27:45
February 5, 2019
Episode 86: A New Era
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Joseph Lowery, contributor to The Athletic, joins us to chat about the USMNT as the Gregg Berhalter era starts off with a win versus Panama. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
43:20
January 29, 2019
Episode 85 (Full) : MNUFC, Austin FC, & Paywalls
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Segment 1: We welcome Peter Coates of https://golazoargentino.com(@golazoargentino) to talk about Agustin Rossi and other Argentinians linked with MLS! We also talk about the news we broke regarding the Rossi’s link with MNUFC and what it means for MLS. Go back and listen to segment 2: We discuss MLS’ newest member, Austin FC, with Josh Babetiski (@quixado ) of @AustinAnthem. Segment 3: We react to Grant Wahl’s take on soccer streaming paywalls. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform
1:21:24
January 25, 2019
Episode 85.3: MNUFC, Austin FC, & Paywalls
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment 3/3): We react to Grant Wahl’s take on soccer streaming paywalls. Go back and listen to segment 2: We discuss MLS’ newest member, Austin FC, with Josh Babetiski (@quixado ) of @AustinAnthem. Go back and listen to segment 1: We welcome Peter Coates of https://golazoargentino.com (@golazoargentino) to talk about Agustin Rossi and other Argentinians linked with MLS! We also talk about the news we broke regarding the Rossi’s link with MNUFC and what it means for MLS. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
20:21
January 23, 2019
Episode 85.2: MNUFC, Austin FC, & Paywalls
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment ⅔) We discuss MLS’ newest member, Austin FC, with Josh Babetiski (@quixado ) of @AustinAnthem. Go back and listen to segment 1: We welcome Peter Coates of https://golazoargentino.com (@golazoargentino) to talk about Agustin Rossi and other Argentinians linked with MLS! We also talk about the news we broke regarding the Rossi’s link with MNUFC and what it means for MLS. Catch tomorrow’s episode on soccer streaming paywalls. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:49
January 22, 2019
Episode 85.1: MNUFC, Austin FC, & Paywalls
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment ⅓): We welcome Peter Coates of https://golazoargentino.com (@golazoargentino) to talk about Agustín Rossi and other Argentinians linked with MLS! We also talk about the news we broke regarding the Rossi’s link with MNUFC and what it means for MLS. Catch tomorrow’s episode on MLS’ newest official member: Austin FC. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
31:38
January 21, 2019
Episode 84 (Full): Berhalter's USMNT & Draft Party
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment 1) Joseph Lowery, a contributor to The Athletic, chats with us about the USMNT. We get into Christian Pulisic moving to Chelsea, names to watch in the January camp as the Gregg Berhalter regime gets into full gear, flaws within the USMNT, and where should Pulisic play under Berhalter.(Segment 2 We get philosophical as Joseph Lowery, contributor to The Athletic, joins us again. We discuss the meaning of the MLS SuperDraft and whether or not youth can in win in MLS (FC Dallas vs Atlanta model).Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:14:13
January 18, 2019
Episode 84.2: Berhalter’s USMNT & Draft Party
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment ⅔) We get philosophical as Joseph Lowery, contributor to The Athletic, joins us again. We discuss the meaning of the MLS SuperDraft and whether or not youth can in win in MLS (FC Dallas vs Atlanta model). Go back and listen to segment 1: Joseph Lowery, a contributor to The Athletic, chats with us about the USMNT. We get into Christian Pulisic moving to Chelsea, names to watch in the January camp as the Gregg Berhalter regime gets into full gear, flaws within the USMNT, and where should Pulisic play under Berhalter. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
32:05
January 15, 2019
Episode 84.1: Berhalter’s USMNT & Draft Party
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment ⅓): Joseph Lowery, contributor to The Athletic, chats with us about the USMNT. We get into Christian Pulisic's move to Chelsea, names to watch in the January camp as the Gregg Berhalter regime gets into full gear, flaws within the USMNT, and where should Pulisic play under Berhalter. Catch tomorrow’s segment about MLS Draft and a philosophical debate about how MLS teams should build. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
43:57
January 14, 2019
Episode 83 (Full): Christian Pulisic is Heading to London
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Segment 1: Brandon Busbee, host of the “London is Blue” Podcast, chats with us about everything you need to about how Chelsea fans view the American, expectations, and the worry with Chelsea’s recent history of letting young players leave too early. Segment 2: We cover the Christian Pulisic signing, but more specifically, solidarity payments with Brian Costin. Discussion includes: Background on the issue, How it works, and How this impacts US Soccer now and moving forward with more Americans moving overseas. Segment 3: Jake, Steven, and Arman have a hot debate on how Christian Pulisic’s move impacts US soccer. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:16:20
January 11, 2019
Episode 83.3: Christian Pulisic is Heading to London
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment 3/3) Jake, Steven, and Arman have a hot debate on how Christian Pulisic’s move impacts US soccer. Go back to listen to segment 2: We cover the Christian Pulisic signing, but more specifically, solidarity payments with Brian Costin. Discussion includes: Background on the issue, How it works, and How this impacts US Soccer now and moving forward with more Americans moving overseas. Go back to listen to segment 1: Brandon Busbee, host of the “London is Blue” Podcast, chats with us about everything you need to about how Chelsea fans view the American, expectations, and the worry with Chelsea’s recent history of letting young players leave too early. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
22:43
January 9, 2019
Episode 83.2: Christian Pulisic is Heading to London
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment ⅔) We cover the Christian Pulisic signing, but more specifically, solidarity payments with Brian Costin. Discussion includes: Background on the issue, How it works, and How this impacts US Soccer now and moving forward with more Americans moving overseas. Go back to listen to segment 1: Brandon Busbee, host of the “London is Blue” Podcast, chats with us about everything you need to about how Chelsea fans view the American, expectations, and the worry with Chelsea’s recent history of letting young players leave too early. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
27:25
January 8, 2019
Episode 83.1: Christian Pulisic is Heading to London
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,(Segment ⅓) We cover the Christian Pulisic signing from the Chelsea perspective. Brandon Busbee, host of the “London is Blue” Podcast, chats with us everything you need to know about how Chelsea fans view the American, expectations, and the worry with Chelsea’s recent history of letting young players leave too early. Catch tomorrow’s segment on solidarity payments with Brian Costin.Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
31:46
January 7, 2019
Episode 82: Onto 2019
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Jake, Steven, and Arman go agenda-free for the first segment and attempt to give hot takes. Former professional and now MLS analyst Bobby Warshaw calls in to chat MLS in review. Plus, we take a look ahead to 2019 with Gregg Berhalter taking charge of the USMNT. Lastly, it’s the Counter Attack with Jake Watroba. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:15:01
December 17, 2018
Episode 81: Argentina Special with Peter Coates
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,It’s a special! Arman and Steven speak with Peter Coates (@golazoargentino), owner of https://golazoargentino.com about the Copa Libertadores, Argentinian football, rivalries, and what it all means forward. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
36:53
December 10, 2018
Episode 80: The Biggest MLS Cup
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss the news of Gregg Berhalter officially being announced as head coach of the USMNT. The guys also give their takes on MLS Cup. Plus, Jamie Goldberg, Portland Timbers & Thorns beat reporter for The Oregonian and co-host Soccer Made in Portland joins us to chat Timbers! Doug Roberson, Atlanta United beat reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, chats MLS Cup and Atlanta. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:05:25
December 3, 2018
Episode 79: Vamos
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss MLS Cup Playoffs. The guys also react to the recent months of USMNT friendlies. Finally, the latest installment of The Counter Attack with Jake Watroba. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
43:35
November 26, 2018
Episode 78: USMNT and MLS
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We discuss MLS playoffs & USMNT! Arman Kafai chats FC Dallas’ managerial search as Oscar Pareja is set to make a move south of the border to Club Tijuana. Antoine Latran, US Soccer Writer [in French] for Lucarne Opposee and host of Culture Soccer, helps us break down MLS playoffs and latest news in MLS. Lastly, Doug Mcintyre, reporter and USMNT insider for Yahoo!Sports breaks down everything USMNT. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:02:27
November 19, 2018
Episode 77: MLS Cup Playoffs
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss MLS Playoffs. Plus a new segment! Finally, it’s The Counter Attack with Jake Watroba. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
50:14
November 12, 2018
Episode 76: MLS Playoffs are Lacking
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,Jake and Steven discuss the big picture of the opening rounds in MLS' 2018 playoffs.Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
24:42
November 6, 2018
Episode 75: MLS Decision Day & Josh Babetski
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We discuss Decision Day in MLS! Plus, we look ahead to the playoffs. Plus, President and Founder of Austin Anthem (Formerly of MLS in Austin), Josh Babetski calls in to give us the Austin perspective regarding the news about the Crew potentially staying in Columbus. Finally, it’s another edition of the Counterattack with Jake Watroba. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:06:43
October 29, 2018
Episode 74: USWNT and USMNT
On this week's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Arman and Jake talk about the USWNT after they conquered CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers. Then, the two share their thoughts on USMNT managerial search. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter @UncSamSoccerPod
40:44
October 19, 2018
Episode 73: #SavedTheCrew & Antoine Latran
On this week’s episode of Uncle Sam’s Soccer Podcast,We discuss meaningless games in MLS, and Promotion and Relegation. We react to the Columbus Crew staying in Columbus as Cleveland Browns owners are in negotiations with MLS to buy Columbus Crew SC. Plus, Antoine Latran, US Soccer Writer [in French] for Lucarne Opposee, calls in to chat how MLS is viewed overseas, #SavedTheCrew, and more! Finally, it’s another edition of the Counterattack with Jake Watroba.Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:02:25
October 15, 2018
Episode 72: USL and MLS
On this week's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,No technical issues! We react to Clemente Lisi’s interview from last week. He’s a writer for USSoccerPlayers.com, and called in to explain the backside story to why the San Jose Earthquakes relocated to Houston and how that compares and contrasts to the situation in Columbus. We highly recommend y’all go listen to that interview before this episode. Listen here: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/episode-70-la-liga-in-usa-and-d-c-united/id1261397643?i=1000420331826&mt=2 Writer and podcaster at SocTakes.com, Nipun Chopra, joins us to break down USL’s rebrand and his interview request with Carlos Cordeiro. Lastly, we discuss the reports of getting rid of the 3rd DP slot in MLS. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
48:40
October 8, 2018
Episode 71: Deleted Files
On this week's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,It’s a short one. We had technical difficulties and the original file got deleted. Here’s our back up. Clemente Lisi, a writer for USSoccerPlayers.com, calls in to explain the backside story to why the San Jose Earthquakes relocated to Houston and how that compares and contrasts to the situation in Columbus with the Crew.
23:14
October 1, 2018
Episode 70: La Liga in USA and D.C. United
On this week's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Jake and Steven discuss La Liga’s ambition to play an official league match in Miami. Charles Boehm, a D.C. area soccer reporter, calls in to chat D.C. United and USMNT. Finally, Uncle Sam contributor Erik Langmaack calls to do the Counter Attack with Jake Watroba. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod! We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in!
52:28
September 24, 2018
Episode 69: Hot Takes on MLS & USMNT
On this week's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We continue to chat about the scrutiny and dynamics of the potential relocation of the Columbus Crew. Plus, Brian Sciaretta calls in to chat #USMNT and the potential future coach! Follow us on twitter @UncSamSoccerPod. We always enjoy your feedback and comments, so continue to send them in! Don't forget that you can always find the show on any major podcast platform.
1:02:27
September 17, 2018
Episode 68: #SaveTheCrew, Alexi Lalas, & MLS Youth
On this week's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We follow up on our latest installment of our mini-series on the potential relocation of the Columbus Crew. Plus, give our reactions to the USMNT roster announcement and thoughts on the upcoming friendly versus Neymar lead Brazil and arch-rival Mexico. We speak with former USMNT player and now a commentator for FS1, Alexi Lalas, about the USMNT, MLS, the Crew, and lot more. Lastly, Arman recently wrote an article about the dilemma for MLS coaches regarding how to play their youth. We look at the different angles to the dilemma and what might be done to help get more youth on the pitch. Follow us @UncSamSoccerPod!
1:14:59
September 3, 2018
Episode 67: #SaveTheCrew & #MLS2ATX
On this week's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jake Watroba and Arman Kafai bring you part four of our #SaveTheCrew/#MLS2ATX mini series.Andrew Erickson of the Columbus Dispatch calls in to give us the latest updates on the ongoing lawsuit between PSV/MLS and the state of Ohio.Next, Morgan Hughes joins to give us his thoughts following the Austin City Council approval allowing PSV to build a new stadium in Austin.Lastly, Josh Babetski of MLSinAustin.org joins us to share his thoughts on why the city of Austin is a fit for MLS.
1:08:31
August 28, 2018
Episode 66: Inter Miami, MLS2ATX, Coaching Licenses
On this week's episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jake Watroba and Arman Kafai discuss the new logo, colors and name of David Beckham's MLS expansion franchise in Miami. Plus, they also dissect the challenges facing MLS 1.0 clubs.Eric Langmaack of Unclesamssoccerpodcast.wordpress.com calls in to talk about US Soccer's coaching license controversy. Lastly, Austin American-Statesman freelance reporter Chris Bils joins us to provide an update on the latest news in the MLS2ATX/Save The Crew saga.
59:38
August 20, 2018
Episode 65: TV, Bobby Warshaw, & Brian Sciaretta
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Arman and Jake discuss TV and soccer in America. With all the viewing options, does this help or hurt US soccer as a whole? What about the effects on MLS? Former MLS pro and now analyst Bobby Warshaw joins us to discuss MLS deadline day, TV coverage of MLS, Atlanta United, playoffs and his days as a pro. Finally, last week’s conversation with Brian Sciaretta, contributor to American Soccer Now, NY Times & Howler Magazine, about Americans abroad airs!
1:10:45
August 13, 2018
Episode 64: ICC, Doug McIntyre, & USSF Controversy
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven, Jake, and Arman open on the question of whether or not the International Champions Cup does anything for the growth of US soccer. USMNT insider and Yahoo! Sports contributor Doug McIntyre calls in the chat about the historic move by Alphonso Davies to Bayern Munich. Finally, the guys discuss the controversy surrounding USSF for cutting Jaelene Hinkle after backlash for not wanting to wear the USA Pride-themed jersey.
1:03:54
July 30, 2018
Episode 63: Alphonso Davies and Kellyn Acosta are Moving
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven Jotterand and Arman Kafai discuss and dissect the two different moves of two homegrown players in MLS: Alphonso Davies to Bayern Munich and Kellyn Acosta to the Colorado Rapids.
48:30
July 25, 2018
Episode 62: Round Table on Lower Division
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Steven Jotterand hosts a roundtable with NY Cosmos COO Erik Stover, NBCSports contributor and co-owner of FC Buffalo Nicholas Mendola, and Managing Director of Madison Pro Soccer Peter Wilt on lower division soccer! They discuss the meaning of lower division soccer in America, its relation to U.S. Soccer, the difficulties, and the future. They also get into marketing, the hot topic of Promotion and Relegation, and the financial aspects of it all.
1:01:35
July 20, 2018
Episode 61: MLS Midseason Awards & Banter
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, There's a lot of MLS chat as the boys give out awards for the first half of the season! FourFourTwo USA, MLSsoccer, USSoccerPlayers, SoccerWire contributor Charles Boehm calls in to discuss Wayne Rooney, DC United, Jesse Marsch, and more regarding the first half of the 2018 MLS season. Then, the boys get in a heated argument over Wayne Rooney to MLS. Plus, The Counter Attack with Jake Watroba!
1:04:37
July 9, 2018
Episode 60: The National Perspective
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It's a mini-series, looking at the causes and effects of the potential relocation of the Columbus Crew by Anthony Precourt. This episode focuses on the national perspective. NY Cosmos COO Erik Stover calls in to chat MLS' history with relocation and what it all means for the US Soccer going forward. Miki Turner, who has been following the legal sides of things regarding The Crew to Austin, calls in to catch us up-to-date with the Austin City Council, Modell Law, and explain what it exactly means going forward. Check out other episodes in the series:Episode 56: The Ohio Perspective: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/uncle-sams-soccer-podcast/id1261397643?mt=2&i=1000413444428Episode 58: The Texas Perspective: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/uncle-sams-soccer-podcast/id1261397643?mt=2&i=1000414197958
1:08:41
July 2, 2018
Episode 59: Overreaction World Cup
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It's some more World Cup talk! Steven, Arman, and Jake talk VAR, Swiss controversy regarding Grant Xhaka, Xherdan Shaqiri, and Stephen Stephan Lichtsteiner, and Migual Delaney's tweet on CONCACAF.
46:56
June 25, 2018
Episode 58: Texas Perspective
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It's a mini-series, looking at the causes and effects of the potential relocation of the Columbus Crew by Anthony Precourt. This episode focuses on Texas as Chris Bils, a freelance journalist in Austin, joins in to talk about what's going on there. The guys also discuss how it could affect San Antonio's MLS dreams with San Antonio FC Managing Director Tim Holt.
57:41
June 20, 2018
Episode 57: World Cup Unplugged
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Jake, Steven, and Arman go unplugged discussing the 2018 World Cup. This includes Landon Donovan's support of El Tri, FOX's broadcast of the World Cup, and the debate over boring soccer. Tune in midweek for the continuation of the mini-series looking at the potential relocation of the Columbus Crew to Austin, Texas. This week will feature the Texas perspective.
44:46
June 18, 2018
Episode 56: The Ohio Perspective
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It's a mini-series, looking at the causes and effects of the potential relocation of the Columbus Crew by Anthony Precourt. This episode focuses on Ohio as Charlie Hatch, of the Enquirer and Andrew Erickson of the Columbus Dispatch join in help explain everything going on in Ohio.
56:13
June 11, 2018
Episode 55: Columbus Crew to Sacramento?
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The guys discuss the latest news regarding the Columbus Crew, Austin, and Sacramento? Plus, Andrew Helms, co-author of “Own Goal: The Inside Story of How the USMNT Missed the 2018 World Cup” for The Ringer joined to the show discuss the failures of USMNT and the how it evolved.
43:00
June 7, 2018
Episode 54: The Mid Field
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The boys chat USMNT with Roger Gonzalez of CBS Sports and the future of the midfield. Then get into MLS/US Open Cup with Michael Lewis of FrontRowSoccer.com, mainly discussing NYCFC and RBNY. They also chat Save The Crew, FC Dallas, and Austin. The show wraps up with The Counter Attack with Jake Watroba.
1:19:40
June 4, 2018
Episode 53: Young Yanks and FCC
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Arman and Jake talk about the USMNT's 3-0 win over Bolivia. The boys also discuss MLS expansion as the league announced FC Cincinnati as its 26th franchise and what that means for Columbus Crew.
36:59
May 30, 2018
Episode 52: News & Notes, plus a World Cup Preview
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The boys look at news and notes from the US national team and MLS Week 12, including Tyler Adams and Jesse Marsch to RB Leipzig. Jake leads the Counter-Attack by playing the game, "DC or PC."Finally, Henry Bushnell from Yahoo calls in to help the guys preview the World Cup!
1:01:06
May 22, 2018
Episode 51: Rooney to #DCU & WC on FOX
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The boys speak with @george_murphy of @DMVSoccerDotCom to make sense of the soccer scene in and around the nation's capital and the rumors of former Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney to D.C. United.Jake Watroba debut's his segment, The Counter Attack with Jake Watroba. Finally, Steven Jotterand talks World Cup with Senior Coordinating Producer of Features for FOXSports Jennifer Pransky. How exactly will FOX present the World Cup? How will it be different for fans watching on TV?
1:13:46
May 15, 2018
Episode 50: Rivals and LA Soccer
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We talk MLS rivalries and whether the Hudson River Derby is a rivalry worth watching. LA Times’ Kevin Baxter joins us to discuss LAFC and the Galaxy and whether Zlatan is frustrated with his start to the season. He also provides some insight on some league news, including a high-profile player requesting a move to LA.
1:02:37
May 7, 2018
Episode 49: MLS Realignment and Parity
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,Steven, Jake, and Arman discuss how MLS realignment should work out in the coming years and if MLS parity no longer exists.
40:44
April 30, 2018
Episode 48: SKC, TFC, & MLS Attendance
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We talk about MLS' attendance as all three of us are in the studio. Steve Brisendine joins to discuss the red-hot Sporting Kansas City. Lastly, our TFC Guru James Grossi talks about TFC’s uphill battle against Chivas in the CONCACAF Champions League Final.
1:06:36
April 23, 2018
Episode 47: Champions League
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The boys open with some MLS discussion and who is the best in MLS. We then divert our attention (like TFC has) to the CONCACAF Champions League and talk to James Grossi for a Toronto perspective and Eric Gomez for Chivas perspective as the two teams prepare to clash in the CCL Final this week.Check out our sponsor Away Days: Get 15% off your next purchase at www.awaydaysfootball.com!
1:02:36
April 16, 2018
Episode 46: Brian Ching and Ibra
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, The boys are together! We discuss CONCACAF Champions League, Zlatan, and Bruce Arena's new book. Plus, Steven interviews Houston Dynamo legend Brian Ching about the change in MLS, Ibra's impact, and Pitch 25!Check out our sponsor Away Days: Get 15% off your next purchase at www.awaydaysfootball.com!
1:18:48
April 8, 2018
Episode 45: #USMNT with Nicholas Mendola
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We speak to Nicholas Mendola of NBCSportsSoccer about multiple US Soccer headlines, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic going to the LA Galaxy and the USMNT’s game against Paraguay. We talk about the importance of the game and the behind-the-scenes of USSF.Check out our sponsor Away Days: Get 15% off your next purchase at www.awaydaysfootball.com!
39:07
March 23, 2018
Episode 44: Matt Doyle and Sam Stejskal
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We spoke with Matt Doyle of MLSSoccer.com to discuss CONCACAF Champions League and MLS academies. Then Sam Stejskal of MLSSoccer.com called in to discuss MLS youth development, whether or not clubs within MLS have problems developing players and young players to watch for. Check out our sponsor Away Days: Get 15% off your next purchase at www.awaydaysfootball.com!
1:01:33
March 19, 2018
Episode 43: Robert Palmer (Jacksonville Armada FC)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We spoke with Jacksonville Armada FC owner Robert Palmer. We discuss his Division Zero concept, what happened with NASL, where he wants to take Armada FC and more! Check out our sponsor Away Days: Get 15% off your next purchase at www.awaydaysfootball.com!
54:11
March 10, 2018
Episode 42: Louisville City FC Chairman John Neace plus MLS
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We discuss some storylines from the opening weekend in MLS. Steven interviews John Neace from Louisville City FC to discuss the team's future in USL and a new stadium. Finally, we talk to James Grossi about Toronto FC’s CONCACAF Champions League matchup against Tigres and give our predictions for the quarterfinal round.Check out our sponsor Away Days: Get 15% off your next purchase on www.awaydaysfootball.com!
1:11:22
March 5, 2018
Episode 41: Cobi Jones and Terminus Legion (ATL)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Former USMNT player, US Soccer Hall of Famer, and LA Galaxy color commentator Cobi Jones calls in to talk about the Galaxy and the upcoming MLS season.Also joining us is Terminus Legion President Austin Long to discuss the growth of the largest supporters group for Atlanta United, soccer culture and the upcoming season.Check out our sponsor Away Days: Get 15% off your next purchase on www.awaydaysfootball.com!
1:10:52
February 24, 2018
Episode 40: Matt Besler and Erik Stover
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, There are two guests! First, Arman and Steven speak with New York Cosmos COO Erik Stover post-election to discuss the future of soccer in the US, lower leagues, and NWSL. Then Steven speaks with Sporting Kansas City and USMNT center back Matt Besler to talk about the upcoming season. Finally, the CONCACAF Champions League is around the corner, Arman and Steven give their opinions on what they think will happen!
1:14:34
February 18, 2018
Episode 39: LIVE USSF Election Preview
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It’s time for the 2018 USSF Soccer Presidential Election in Orlando, Florida. We preview the election live! Great guests calling. Great coverage.You will be ready for one of the biggest days in US Soccer this year.
1:15:01
February 10, 2018
Episode 38: USSF Presidential Election Preview
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, It’s time for the 2018 USSF Soccer Presidential Election in Orlando, Florida. Editor in chief of Soccer America Paul Kennedy and ESPN's Jeff Carlisle join the show to discuss storylines and predictions for the highly contentious election. Listen to a preview that covers everything you need to know about the race, from start to finish.
1:04:51
February 9, 2018
Episode 37: Kyle Martino (USSF Presidential candidate)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Arman speaks with USSF Presidential candidate Kyle Martino. They discuss the latest headlines in US Soccer including the folding of the Boston Breakers, high school soccer, the Development Academy, and the Jonathan Gonzalez saga. Editor's note: The audio recording was originally used for an article Arman was writing. Martino's camp gave us permission to release it.
35:45
February 4, 2018
Episode 36: Hugo Perez (US Soccer)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We speak with former USMNT and US Hall of Famer Hugo Perez! We discuss the failure of the national team to make the World Cup and the comparisons between the last we failed in 1986 to now. We also discuss the Jonathan Gonzalez saga and how it transpired and where to go from here.
1:01:35
January 29, 2018
Episode 35: Callum Williams (Minnesota United play-by-play announcer)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Minnesota United play-by-play announcer Callum Williams calls in! We discuss his views of MLS, the growth of the game, and the steps MLS needs to take in order to continue its growth.
52:46
January 27, 2018
Episode 34: Rob Stone (FOX Sports lead studio host)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Lead studio host for FOX Sports, Rob Stone, joins Steven and Jake to discuss some of the hottest topics in US Soccer including promotion/relegation, soccer culture, and USSF Presidency. They also discuss Rob's career as he grew up playing soccer and has been involved in soccer media since 1992.
46:25
January 19, 2018
Episode 33: Peter Wilt (Founder of NISA)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, Rebel Nest Sports LLC Partner and founder of the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) Peter Wilt calls in! We look at his journey through US Soccer and the founding of a new soccer league. Peter is well known for being the founding GM and longtime President of the Chicago Fire—winning multiple trophies including, an MLS Cup, a Supporters Shield, three (or four) U.S Open Cups. He was also named 1998 MLS Executive of the Year and Northwest Herald Sportsman of the Year. Throughout his career he helped launch multiple teams, including Chicago Red Stars and Indy Eleven.
51:26
January 16, 2018
Episode 32: A Conversation with Arman and Steven
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We’re back together in person! We discuss the Jonathon Gonzalez news, along with our personal perspectives as dual-nationals.Ezequiel Barco’s transfer to Atlanta United is the biggest in MLS history and many are talking about how it will affect the future for MLS. We look at how big of a move is it and does coaching play a bigger role in bringing in a player now than ever? Finally, we have a quick discussion on promotion/relegation as the presidential race heats up.
57:24
January 13, 2018
Episode 31: Michael Winograd (USSF Presidential Candidate)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We speak with USSF Presidential Candidate Michael Winograd. Even with a time restraint, we discussed his vision for youth soccer, the women’s game, and everyone’s favorite topic, promotion and relegation.
1:03:47
January 8, 2018
Episode 30: Steve Gans (USSF Presidential Candidate)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We sit down with USSF Presidential Candidate Steve Gans. We talk about youth development, promotion/relegation, the women's game, and his issues with the election process in an exclusive interview.You can follow our newest team member, @jakewatroba!
1:17:26
January 4, 2018
Episode 29: Paul Lapointe (Former USSF Presidential candidate)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We speak with former USSF Presidential candidate and current manager of The Northeast United Premiere Soccer League (UPSL) Paul Lapointe. He explains how he got to love the beautiful game, highlights the problems with US Soccer, and addresses "the broken system" of the USSF Presidential race.
1:02:20
December 31, 2017
Episode 28: #SaveTheCrew (Morgan Hughes Interview)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We discuss the #SaveTheCrew movement from a fans perpective. Columbus native, Morgan Hughes, the "in-front-of-the-camera/microphone guy" for SaveTheCrew.com, called in. We talked about the significance of Columbus to US Soccer, the meaning of #SaveTheCrew, and how this all could play out.
55:48
December 26, 2017
Episode 27: Erik Stover (COO of NY Cosmos)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We interview New York Cosmos COO Eric Stover to get his perspective from the lower leagues and talk about topics such as promotion/relegation, coaching, youth development, and more!
1:00:05
December 22, 2017
Episode 26: Christmas Wish List
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We discuss and breakdown our US Soccer Christmas wish list!Carol Of The Bells by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Artist: http://audionautix.com/
1:01:52
December 18, 2017
Episode 25: No Plan (like MLS)
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, We go unplanned! We recap Toronto's 2-0 win over Seattle in MLS Cup. Then look at the all moves made across MLS!
41:56
December 11, 2017
Episode 24: LIVE EDITION MLS Cup
It’s MLS Cup Day! We’re having a LIVE show to talk about the match! Join in on the conversation!
1:47:02
December 9, 2017
Episode 23: MLS Cup
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, (0:00-14:25) We discuss our hot takes in the American Soccer Landscape with some controversy brewing. (14:26-39:31) Steve Gennaro and Andrew Erickson call in to discuss the Toronto-Columbus series and the mindsets of both teams.(39:40-47:04) Finally, we discuss Houston-Seattle and whether we will see a 2016 MLS Cup Rematch!
48:19
November 27, 2017
Episode 22: Crunch Time
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, (0:00-21:24) We discuss young Americans and their play in Europe’s top leagues, along with some discussion about Bruce Arena’s comments. (21:25-45:00) Writers, Matt Pentz and Corey Roepken call in to discuss MLS Playoffs and the Seattle-Houston series. (45:00-1:00:57) Finally, we discuss the #SaveTheCrew vs Toronto FC matchup and other MLS moves.
1:02:26
November 21, 2017
Episode 21: FIFA Break
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, (0:00-23:10) We discuss our hot takes in US Soccer as we take a break from MLS with the international break. (23:11-41:15) The US Men's National Team has a friendly against Portugal! We look at the roster and our thoughts on it. (41:17-59:18) Finally, we replay our interview with USSF Academy Director, Jared Micklos, over the direction of the system.
1:00:48
November 13, 2017
Episode 20: Special Guest
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, (0:00-23:07) MLS conference semifinal round just finished with a few surprises. We look at the games and talk about the key moments in each match.(23:08-53:00) Special Guest, Sebastian Salazar from ESPNFC and ESPN calls in! We discuss the USMNT's failure to go to the World Cup, Kyle Martino, and who he wants to see as head coach of the National Team.(53:01-1:10:06) Finally, we gripe about the playoff format and what needs to change.
1:11:06
November 7, 2017
Episode 19: The Lone Star State
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,(0:00-24:52) We look at the MLS playoffs and if the format is working for the league? (24:53-40:03) Dallas native and Benfica B player Keaton Parks joins the show to discuss his journey in the soccer world. ( 40:04-59:53) Finally, we take a look at the US Soccer Presidency and the Texas soccer scene.
1:01:22
October 27, 2017
Episode 18: MLS Playoffs + Dog
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We talk MLS playoffs! We start with the East and then move to the West, as the Wild Card matchups are set for this week!Also, Andrew Erickson, beat reporter for the Columbus Dispatch calls in!
1:09:17
October 23, 2017
Episode 17: Grieving
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,(0-17:48) Steve Brisendine, Sporting KC beat writer, joins us to talk about what’s next for the US Men’s National team after their elimination from the 2018 World Cup.(17:49-35:30) Franco Panizo editor at MLSSoccer.com and writer at AmericanSoccerNow joins us to add another perspective on the USMNT failure. (35:31-42:00) Steven and Arman continue discussing USMNT. (42:01-1:02:05) The MLS Playoffs are heating up and the penultimate weekend just wrapped up. We look at the storylines going into the final week of the season. Dan Crooke, contributor at MLSSoccer.com, joins us to discuss to FC Dallas Substitution controversy and FC Dallas’ recent struggles.(1:02:06-1:12:06) Finally, Steven and Arman breakdown the current MLS Playoff standings.
1:13:06
October 16, 2017
Episode 16: Uncut, Unedited, & Screwed
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The United States Men’s National Team is not going to the World Cup for the first time in 30 years. We react raw and uncut to the game, performance, and talk our emotions.
59:15
October 11, 2017
Episode 15: Just Win
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,USA USA USA! The US Men’s National Soccer Team takes on Panama Friday. We preview the game on and off the field, including the magnitude of the match. Is this the biggest qualifier in US History? What lineup will we see from Bruce Arena? What about Panama?
44:04
October 6, 2017
Episode 14: The Rise
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,(0:00-18:34) We react to Bruce Arena’s roster as the USMNT takes on Panama and T&T.(18:35-39:14) Doug Roberson, reporter for AJC, calls in to talk about Atlanta United and their recent success at the Mercedes Benz Stadium.(39:15-1:02:00) And finally, it’s that time of month! Our mailbag is open! We answer your questions!
1:03:01
October 2, 2017
Episode 13: Foreign and Domestic Affairs
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,(0:00-22:42) Steve Brisendine, Sporting KC beat writer, joins us to discuss SKC’s US Open Cup title and their MLS Playoff chances. (22:43-47:54) Then, Dan Mattera from Nats Abroad calls in to discuss young Americans abroad, such as Josh Sargent and Weston McKennie. (47:55-1:00:42) Finally, MLS is looking to restructure its playoff format. Arman and Steven look to see if the ideas proposed are better for the league.
1:02:12
September 25, 2017
Episode 12: The Voice of US Soccer
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,(0:00-37:12) Fox Sports soccer broadcaster John Strong calls in to discuss his rise to becoming America’s voice for soccer.(37:13-49:15) Also, we discuss MLS and big topics in the league as the playoff push begins to heat up.(49:16-59:43) Fox Sports commentator Alexi Lalas went on a rant about ‘tattooed millionaires’ and the USMNT. Were his points valid?
1:01:26
September 18, 2017
Episode 11: The Yanks
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,(0:00-22:10) Editor and contributor, Noah Davis, joins in to discuss the USMNT’s qualifier against Honduras and their overall performance in the past two games.(22:11-38:45) With the national team sitting in 4th place in CONCACAF, is the team actually good? Are the expectations set too high? The guys discuss it. (38:46-1:00:15) Finally, Jurgen Klinsmann constantly bashed MLS; Bruce Arena seems to embrace it. Is the MLS good or bad for the USMNT?
1:01:44
September 10, 2017
Episode 10: Red, White, and Screwed?
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,(0-32:24) The US lost a crucial match against Costa Rica Friday and it’s World Cup qualification hopes are looking shaky. We break down the game and the issues that plagued the US.(32:25-49:33) MLS action continues even during the international break. We look at major storylines in the league.(49:34-1:05:59) We answer your questions! Our mailbag is open for the first time and your questions are up for debate!
1:08:05
September 4, 2017
Episode 9: The Yanks vs The Ticos
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,It’s an Uncle Sam special! We are all about the US Men’s National Team as they prepare to take on Costa Rica in the World Cup Qualifiers.We discuss the history of the matchup, expectations with Stars and Stripes FC co-manager Donald Wine II, and our predictions on the match!
40:46
August 31, 2017
Episode 8: Rivalry Week
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We discuss MLS & Heiniken Rivalry Week as the playoff push begins. Also, the USMNT released their 26 man roster for the WC qualifiers. Jeff Rueter joins the show to break down the national team and the Bruce Arena's selection. Finally, NYCFC is playing a game.. in Connecticut? We discuss our thoughts on the stadium issue.
1:02:41
August 28, 2017
Episode 7: Money, Money, Money
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We talk about MLS Expansion and whether if being an expansion side is an advantage, or just a label.New York Red Bull Insider Kristian Dyer joins the show to talk about the New York soccer scene, the Red Bulls, and NYCFC.Finally, Corey Roepkin from the Houston Chronicle joins us to talk about the Dynamo and their success this season.
1:01:59
August 16, 2017
Episode 6: Major League Spending
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We talk about the correlation between spending and MLS success. Is there any sign that spending a lot in MLS will lead to Cup glory?Kenny Price from the 19th Minute Podcast comes on the show to discuss FC Dallas and their on and off the field issues.Finally, we discuss VAR and the recent controversy around the new technology in MLS.
1:01:43
August 13, 2017
Episode 5: Premier League Special
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The boys talk Premier League on an Uncle Sam Special... with an American twist.They talk about American players in the English first division and their expectations for their seasons and World Cup Chances.They also talk about the TV situation with NBC and Premier League viewership.Finally, the boys give their opinions on the 2017-2018 Premier League season and what to expect in what is shaping to be the most open season in history.
1:02:00
August 10, 2017
Episode 4: €€€€
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,The boys discuss the Neymar transfer saga and the effect it will have on modern-day soccer.Writer Jeff Rueter joins the show to discuss MLS, VAR, and Minnesota United.With promotion and relegation making big news in the United States this week, the boys discuss whether if it's feasible in the American Soccer Landscape.
1:01:31
August 6, 2017
Episode 3: Major League News
On this episode of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast,We discuss the 5 biggest stories that came out of MLS this past week, including transfers, coaching changes, and preseason tournaments.National writer Charles Boehm calls in to discuss the All-Star game, the best team currently in the league, and the US Men's National team.Finally, we discuss the All-Star game and whether the league should do away or keep the current format.
1:02:07
July 30, 2017
Episode 2: The Fountain of Youth
We discuss The United States 2-1 victory over Jamaica to claim their sixth Gold Cup. Michael Bradley was given the Gold Cup Golden Ball after being called-up for the knockout stage.US Soccer Academy Director Jared Micklos calls in to break down the structure of the academy. He provides the positives and negatives of the academy system in the United States. Lastly, we sat down with Frisco Liberty high school soccer coach and Region II director for Texas Association of Soccer Coaches, Fred Kaiser. He reacts to what Jared Micklos had to say and why youth soccer is struggling.Join us for our second epsiode!
1:01:42
July 27, 2017
Episode 1: Red, White, and Stuck?
On the first ever edition of Uncle Sam's Soccer Podcast, the United States reaches a record 10th Gold Cup final after beating Costa Rica 2-0 in Arlington, TX. What does it all mean for the US? Also, US international and FC Dallas centre back Walker Zimmerman joins the show to discuss his upbringing, family, and FC Dallas. Lastly, LAFC are mere 8 months away from their first ever match in Major League Soccer. How will they affect each other?
1:01:16
July 23, 2017