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Money time in MLS! From the Shield to the final playoff spots, we dig in!
All attention back to MLS! Decision Day is upon us, and Andrew, Charlie and David are here to run you through every single storyline, from Supporters' Shield to playoff races and the MVP.
2:00 - Best MLS Cult hero jersey you could possibly have
4:45 - Update on the playoff race as MLS resumes
7:55 - Who wins Supporters’ Shield?
8:55 - Who is more likely to make MLS Cup: Philly or LAFC?
25:05 - What are the expectations for the Timbers heading into the playoffs?
33:15 - Little bit of Wooden Spoon history
38:32 - East bubble teams breakdown
55:03 - Our candidates for Coach of the Year
59:02 - West bubble teams breakdown
1:09:49 - Hitch in the Houston rebuild
1:12:31 - Mailbag
|Sep 30, 2022|
Panic time for the USMNT? Good vibes only/mostly for Canada! | Club & Country: Qatar 2022
The World Cup is less than two months away. Are the USMNT ready to get out of the group or will they fall flat? Are the tactics right? Who belongs on the 26-man roster? Andrew, Charlie and David dig in.
Plus, The Athletic's Joshua Kloke stops by to take the temperature of the Canadian side after encouraging (but not perfect) results of their own.
0:00 - State of the USMNT coming out of the September window
11:18 - Does the USMNT need a major tactical change?
21:20 - Predicting Berhalter’s 26-man World Cup roster
21:38 - USMNT: Goalkeepers
23:40 - USMNT: Defense
29:22 - USMNT: Midfield
35:27 - USMNT: Wingers
37:48 - USMNT: Forwards
48:34 - Does the U.S. make it out of the Group?
53:50 - Interview: Josh Kloke on Canada
56:00 - State of the CANMNT coming out of the September window
57:40 - Did Canada pass the Uruguay test?
1:04:00 - Atiba Hutchinson update
1:12:10 - Who makes Herdman’s 26-man World Cup roster?
1:15:10 - Picking the starting XI to face Belgium
1:26:30 - Will Canada make it out of the Group?
|Sep 28, 2022|
Dwayne De Rosario on World Cup expectations for Canada, why his European transfer never happened, and the biggest goal of his career
Extratime: 1v1 is back and we continue to feature in-depth conversations with the biggest names in North American soccer!
This episode, Andrew Wiebe and Charlie Davies sit down with Canadian legend Dwayne De Rosario to chat about his life and stellar career.
The guys talk Canada, the 2022 World Cup, DeRo's incredible MLS career, and the time he got a Sony gift card for winning Canadian Player of the Year!
2:15 - Getting the Order of Ontario, being a dad
4:55 - How Canada soccer has grown over the years
9:00 - Winning Canadian player of the year… and getting a Sony gift card?!?!
15:05 - Expectations for Canada at the World Cup
20:38 - Growth of soccer in North America leading into the 2026 World Cup
21:50 - Remembering DeRo’s amazing All-Star Game performances
24:12 - Why a move to Europe never happened
29:35 - Favorite goal of DeRo’s career
30:26 - The 2001 Quakes team was STACKED
35:13 - Coming back from a devastating knee injury
39:11 - How the crazy 2011 MVP season happened
45:51 - What soccer is all about
|Sep 26, 2022|
Is Pefok's WCup dream over? Are Canada in a bad place? Int'l break preview!
With MLS breaking, Andrew, Doyle, Charlie and David sit down for a special Club & Country: Qatar 2022 episode to sift through the rosters called in by Gregg Berhalter and John Herdman and look ahead to a pair of friendlies for the United States and Canada!
1:17 - We’re so close to the World Cup!
6:28 - What the USMNT needs to get out of this window
7:55 - What Canada needs to get out of this window
10:05 - USMNT roster breakdown
13:40 - Jordan Pefok and the USMNT No. 9 group
23:25 - We think Matt Turner is locked at the No. 1 GK
31:59 - Canada roster breakdown… too many injuries
32:31 - Is it time to be worried about Atiba Hutchinson?
36:50 - Making sense of John Herdman’s comments
42:20 - How should Canada handle key dual national situations?
47:17 - The USMNT XI we want to face Japan
1:02:00 - The Canada XI we want to face Qatar
|Sep 21, 2022|
The MLS Cup Playoff races are coming down to the wire! All the Week 32 reactions!
It's almost playoff time. Crazy, we know. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and David dig into the results that were make-or-break around MLS, update the Golden Boot draft standings and take a closer look at the Supporters' Shield race.
0:55 - Coach Wiebe is 1-0!
3:35 - Best things we saw in Week 32
21:30 - The playoff race is absolutely crazy
26:45 - Was RSL - Cincinnati the biggest result of the weekend?
38:40 - Deja vu: Crew drop points
48:03 - Higuain magic! Miami playoff bound?
54:25 - Golden Boot draft update
58:15 - Supporters’ Shield battle royale
1:20:50 - Quick hit results
|Sep 19, 2022|
Playoff race shifts once again + USMNT roster breakdown
Does anyone want to make the playoffs?!?!?! After another round of midweek madness, David Gass joins Charlie Davies and Tom Bogert to sort through the latest playoff picture. The guys hit Miami’s resurgence, the Crew and Galaxy’s struggles, and Atlanta staying alive. We also celebrate Austin and RBNY clinching playoff spots, answer your mail, and break down the USMNT roster and new jerseys!
3:09 - The people want to know David Gass’ wedding details
4:50 - Best things we saw in Week 31
10:00 - Can NYCFC carry Campeones Cup form into league play?
23:29 - Djitte’s hat-trick clinches Austin a playoff spot
27:00 - Don’t look now, but Miami control their own destiny
37:48 - Thiago Almada is a star, Atlanta is still alive
47:19 - Big changes are needed for the LA Galaxy
56:10 - Minnesota sends a message
1:04:05 - USMNT roster breakdown
|Sep 15, 2022|
Why Philly are now the favorites over LAFC for the Supporters’ Shield
Philly fans, we heard you! With Andrew Wiebe out, David Gass is joined by Matt Doyle and Calen Carr to recap Week 30, including giving some much-deserved love to the Philadelphia Union. The guys go through the teams battling for the final playoff spots in both conferences, including looking ahead to the key midweek games that could decide the postseason races.
3:40 - Best things we saw in Week 30
13:10 - So.. who’s your pick for the Supporters’ Shield?
19:00 - Is Kai Wagner defender of the year?
22:20 - Will LAFC break out of this slump?
37:25 - Don’t look now, but Portland is fighting for a playoff home game
42:20 - Miami - Columbus is do-or-die for both teams
55:45 - Finishing continues to be LA’s Achilles’ Heel
1:04:40 - Sounders not dead yet!
1:10:05 - Campeones Cup Preview
|Sep 12, 2022|
Is it time for Josef & ATL to part ways? Orlando City = US Open Cup Champions!
Our man is married! Orlando City are champions! Josef Martinez is ... throwing food and getting suspended? Plus, Charlie and Andrew dig into Week 30 and the playoff races!
0:37 - David Gass is a married man!
6:12 - Orlando are U.S. Open Cup Champions
22:28 - Sacramento’s run is good for soccer in the U.S.
30:42 - Cincy gets a crucial point off NYCFC
36:57 - How does Atlanta untangle this Josef Martinez situation?
51:17 - Weekend Preview
53:12 - What’s the Galaxy best XI?
1:01:12 - Any concerns for Austin after 3 losses in 4?
1:06:52 - Will Columbus make the playoffs?
|Sep 08, 2022|
Gregg Berhalter talks USMNT's potential at the World Cup, No. 9 battle in September Camp | Extratime: 1v1
Welcome to Extratime: 1v1, a new show featuring in-depth conversations with the biggest names in North American soccer! We're focusing on the World Cup this year in the buildup to Qatar 2022, and what could be a better way to kick that off than a conversation with USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter?
Andrew Wiebe sits down with Gregg to chat everything from food, to music, to the growth and potential of the current USMNT side, to his own career as a national team player. We hope you enjoy!
0:00 - Intro
0:15 - Gregg Berhalter’s top food destinations
5:10 - Music and the last concert he attended
5:58 - What Berhalter was like as a player
7:00 - Determination to play in Europe as a player
12:42 - Difference between the 2002 and 2006 World Cup teams
13:45 - Expectations and legacy at the World Cup
18:30 - Thoughts on Brenden Aaronson’s ascension
20:44 - Culture building with the USMNT and beating Mexico
25:15 - How he’s changed as a coach from 2019 to now
27:04 - The importance of September Camp
29:09 - Discussing the USMNT No. 9 position
34:12 - Berhalter’s experience of getting cut from the World Cup team and how that translates to coaching
39:33 - How the USMNT will approach the 26 man roster
43:03 - What it’s like day-to-day at the World Cup
48:29 - Why playoffs hold the key to MLS growth
|Sep 07, 2022|
Naga OUT in Houston! Hany wins MVP duel! Plus, US Open Cup final preview!
It was a big weekend for ETR! David Gass is married! Doyle gives Wiebe the rundown on all the festivities, then they turn to soccer. First, Paulo Nagamura is the latest MLS head coach to lose his job. Why did it happen so soon and what's next for Houston? Who could be a candidate for the job? Plus, Week 29 takeaways and a complete US Open Cup final preview featuring interviews with Orlando City head coach Oscar Pareja and Sacramento Republic president and GM Todd Dunivant!
1:32 - Congrats to David Gass!
7:32 - Paulo Nagamura out in Houston
16:32 - Did Hany Mukhtar take over the MVP race?
21:02 - U.S. Open Cup Preview
25:40 - Oscar Pareja Interview
44:57 - Todd Dunivant Interview
|Sep 06, 2022|
Hany or Driussi for MVP? Are Philly MLS's best team? Berhalter on No. 9s in Sept!
Need to catch up on Wednesday's action? We got you, including transfer news from none other than Tom Bogert. Plus, snippets of Andrew's interview with Gregg Berhalter, including how the USMNT boss sees the No. 9 race playing out in September camp!
5:16 - Is Hany Mukhtar your MVP?
14:18 - Transfer rumors with Tom Bogert
19:36 - RSL’s awesome night
30:25 - Is this the end of the Sounders’ playoff run?
35:35 - Orlando has turned things around
40:05 - Deciding who’s done and dusted in the playoff race
44:00 - Houston stuns LAFC
51:17 - Philly is now tied for the Supporters’ Shield lead
55:25 - What’s going on with NYCFC?
1:05:22 - Sneak peak: 1-on-1 with Gregg Berhalter
|Sep 01, 2022|
Does Philly have a shot at Supporters' Shield?
With Andrew Wiebe off in the soccer wilderness, David gets together with his soccer family of Doyle & Calen to talk MLS. The gang put on their weatherman outfits to forecast the end of the season. Who are the Supporters’ Shield favorites off the back of Austin’s massive win & Philly’s historic run? Who are favorites to make the playoffs in the West, and who are we already eliminating from the Eastern Conference playoff race? Plus: Calen & Doyle put on their GM hats to help Minnesota replace Bakaye Dibassy and rewrite history to help Dax McCarty win a few more trophies.
0:00 - Intro
5:03 - Best Thing You Saw This Week
10:18 - Austin rocket themselves back into Supporters' Shield Conversation
17:52 - Philly makes history and also enter Shield Talk
34:11 - MLS Cup Contenders
39:15 - Greg Vanney switches things up for the Galaxy
42:53 - Nashville go back to their scoring roots
46:12 - RSL righting the ship
50:33 - Eastern Conference Playoff Hopefuls
1:05:30 - Mailbag
|Aug 29, 2022|
Why POR-SEA is playoff do-or-die + Wanyama on MLS, MTL & Djordje's bright Euro future
Andrew, Charlie and David look ahead to Week 27 from strictly a playoff perspective, lament Cristian Roldan's untimely injury and chat with Victor Wanyama about his time in MLS, Montreal's special season and Djordje Mihailovic's bright future in Europe.
5:27 - Weekend games with the biggest playoff implications
5:58 - Portland - Seattle might be a playoff elimination game + Roldan's injury
18:33 - Hell will be real for either Cincy or Columbus
27:50 - Galaxy have a tough trip to the Revs
32:20 - Do or Die for Charlotte and Toronto this weekend
39:05 - Why playoffs aren’t looking likely for Orlando
45:50 - Victor Wanyama on MLS, Montreal & Djordje's Euro future
1:05:12 - Mailbag: What's going on in Houston?
|Aug 25, 2022|
MAJOR LEEDS SOCCER! How MLS beat Chelsea + Complete Wk 26 review
Take that Thomas Tuchel! Marsch! Aaronson! Adams! Harrison! Leeds United States is off and running. The guys take joy/troll a little, then turn to MLS Week 26. Quakes drop LAFC! Hany balls out! Inter Miami nab a huge six-pointer! Plus, a ton of mail...
0:37 - It’s called soccer now… Leeds United States
15:38 - Best things we saw in Week 26
24:20 - LAFC lose, but first team to clinch a playoff spot
30:35 - Miami continues form in playoff 6-pointer
38:42 - Orlando hands Charlotte a devastating loss
42:59 - Hany Mukhtar carries Nashville past Dallas
47:48 - Breaking down the wild Seattle - LA draw
52:10 - Is Minnesota an elite team?
57:30 - We like the potential AZ move for Djordje Mihailovic
1:02:50 - Quick Hit Results
|Aug 22, 2022|
Why Luchi is right for the Quakes (if they spend)! Plus, Cole Bassett on his European adventure
The guys discuss kit leaks, all the midweek action -- TFC fall short, Jesus keeps scoring, Charlotte keep playoffs alive and much more -- and Luchi Gonzalez's new job in San Jose. Stick around for thoughts on Riqui Puig's first LA press conference and a conversation with Cole Bassett following his loan to Fortuna Sittard.
2:50 - USMNT kit leak??
6:00 - Do loan moves make sense for Christian Pulisic, Weston McKennie & Sergino Dest?
9:24 - Why Luchi Gonzalez is a good fit for San Jose
27:19 - Revs get a huge result on the road in Toronto
39:19 - Jesus Ferreira’s monster year continues
44:11 - Charlotte shocks NYCFC
46:19 Quick hit results from Wednesday night
54:18 - Riqui Puig’s LA dreams
1:02:02 - Cole Bassett Interview
1:27:40 - Mailbag
|Aug 18, 2022|
Toronto FC (and the Italians) are rolling! Loons keep flying! Full Wk 25 review!
Andrew, Doyle and David dig into all the action from another wild MLS weekend!
2:07 - Who are the Tuchels and Contes of MLS?
6:25 - Toronto are flying… will they make the playoffs?
16:30 - What’s behind Minnesota’s impressive run of form?
25:08 - Breaking down Nashville’s recent struggles
32:53 - LAFC have a legit chance to break 80 points
48:55 - Sebastian Lletget looks right at home with Dallas
52:20 - Can anyone challenge Driussi for MVP?
56:25 - Are the Sounders in trouble?
59:50 - How Real Salt Lake can make noise in the playoffs
1:01:15 - Rapid Fire Topics
|Aug 15, 2022|
MLS over Liga MX Again! Recapping All-Star Week + Interviews and a lookahead to the MLS weekend
That's a wrap on the 2022 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target! The guys sit down postgame at Allianz Field to discuss the MLS win, their favorite moments of the week in Minnesota, and if the All-Star Game format should be changed. Throw in interviews with Brandon Vazquez, Gregg Berhalter, Julian Araujo, and Aaron Long and we've got another banger show for you!
1:25 - MLS > Liga MX AGAIN!
4:40 - Our favorite moments of All-Star Week
14:02 - Brandon Vazquez interview
25:25 - recapping the 2-1 MLS win
34:25 - Should the ASG try a different format?
46:20 - Julian Araujo Interview
59:00 - Quick MLS Weekend Preview
1:08:30 - Gregg Berhalter Interview
1:16:27 - Tom Bogert on moves that could still happen
1:23:05 - Aaron Long Interview
|Aug 12, 2022|
Live Show! Kicking off All-Star Week from The Black Hart of Saint Paul
It's Extratime history! Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, and Charlie Davies guide us through our first every live show! The guys recap an insane weekend of MLS and then look ahead to an exciting All Star Week. Along the way we're joined by Jeff Rueter, Michele Giannone, Susannah Collins, Jillian Sakovits, AND plenty of our loyal listeners!
Big thanks to Wes Burdine and The Black Hart of Saint Paul for hosting us and thank you Minnesota for showing up and being such a great crowd.
|Aug 08, 2022|
Deadline Day w/ Tommy Scoops! Puig to LA Galaxy! Transfers from A to Z!
What's it like to report on Decision Day live? We had Tom Bogert on to let you inside the action. From Riqui Puig to Richie Laryea to Sebastian Lletget to Matt Miazga and much more, the guys break down every move on the spectrum from official to rumored and everywhere in between.
1:35 - What we’re monitoring on Transfer Deadline Day
4:40 - Come find us at Black Hart in Minnesota for a live show!
7:35 - Brandon Vazquez is an All-Star! Is the USMNT next?
13:18 - Does LA have a striker controversy?
17:57 - Can Riqui Puig fix the Galaxy?
28:29 - LAFC continue to make moves, round out roster
36:56 - Richie Laryea comes home
41:22 - How much does Matt Miazga help Cincy’s defense?
47:58 - Breaking down Sebastian Lletget to Dallas
1:01:40 - Minnesota loading up as the window closes
1:04:03 - John Brooks to the Quakes?
1:08:10 - Vancouver quietly putting together a squad
1:11:50 - Mailbag
|Aug 04, 2022|
Gonzalo Higuain on Fire! Can Miami make a playoff push + Full Week 23 Breakdown
Matt Doyle is still on vacation, but we had Gonzalo Higuain filling in just fine for him! David Gass is joined by Jordan Angeli and Calen Carr to break down that wild Miami - Cincinnati game, as well as the rest of MLS Week 23!
2:19 - MLS Weekend Madness
2:55 - Can you take Higuain out of the lineup?
10:05 - Cincy’s attack can score on anyone… can the defense stop anyone?
16:34 - Minnesota, Portland play out a wild game
26:18 - Wayne Rooney magic back like it never left
32:19 - LAFC pulls off a comeback win over the Sounders
40:20 - Philly is on FIRE, what are their Shield chances?
49:32 - NYCFC’s offense struggles without Taty
57:02 - Quick Hit Results
1:13:30 - Leagues Cup Showcase kicks off this week
|Aug 01, 2022|
Cupsets continue! Breaking down the U.S. Open Cup semis & Canadian Championship + News and notes around MLS
What a week for cup competitions! David Gass is joined by Charlie Davies, Michael Lahoud, and Tom Bogert to celebrate Vancouver's Canadian Championship win and break down the U.S. Open Cup semifinals. The guys also dig into all the news and notes around MLS including: Jozy Altidore's Liga MX move and the David Ochoa to D.C. United trade.
2:45 - Cupset! Sacramento’s Cinderella run continues
17:29 - Orlando shows resilience in Open Cup again, will host final
26:17 - Still believe in RBNY as an MLS Cup contender?
31:49 - Vancouver are Canadian champions!
40:20 - What now for Toronto?
49:19 - Jozy Altidore to Puebla!
57:44 - David Ochoa headed to D.C.
59:47 - Quick News and Notes
1:05:30 - Obinna Nwobodo has been outstanding for Cincy
|Jul 28, 2022|
Can new-look Toronto make the playoffs? Bale on the score sheet! Full Week 22 Recap
Andrew Wiebe is on vacation so David Gass, Calen Carr, and Michael Lahoud are here to guide you through Week 22! Toronto's new look, Bale's first goal, that crazy Austin - Red Bulls game, we touch on it all!
3:12 - Best things we saw in Week 22
7:24 - New-look Toronto steals the show
13:20 - Can TFC make the playoffs?
20:00 - Young Red Bulls win a wild game over Austin
29:40 - Gareth Bale scores, plays really well
34:51 - Should the Galaxy play Chicharito, Joveljic together?
45:35 - Dallas beats RSL in game with huge playoff implications
49:18 - Taty gone, who needs to step up for NYCFC?
51:49 - Quick hit results
1:04:49 - Canadian Championship Preview
1:13:25 - U.S. Open Cup Preview
|Jul 25, 2022|
Mailbag pod! MLS >>> Premier League + Predicting the '23 free agent class
Mailbag pod! You asked and we answered (in the middle of an epic thunderstorm). Plus, Charlie, David and Andrew analyze the latest moves in MLS (Mendez to LAFC, Gioacchini to ORL and Moore to NASH) and play matchmaker with the 2023 free-agent class.
2:00 - Confirmed: MLS > Premier League
10:00 - Breaking down Sebas Mendez to LAFC
18:00 - Gioacchini’s Orlando move makes perfect sense for both sides
24:50 - How Shaq Moore raises Nashville’s ceiling
31:08 - Is the David Gass Theorem dead?
32:55 - Predicting the blockbuster free agent signings of 2023
56:08 - Mailbag
|Jul 21, 2022|
Taty to La Liga, Cucho AGAIN, Bale's debut & much more from Wk 21
From parking lot parties to incredible comebacks and everything in between, the Monday crew goes through all 14 games in Week 21 plus hit the biggest transfer headlines!
3:06 - Best things we saw in Week 21
10:12 - Taty wins NY Derby, off to Girona?
25:13 - RBNY still need a goal scorer
27:35 - Cucho can’t be stopped!
38:05 - Bale, Chiellini on a soccer field in MLS!
46:39 - Shaq Moore to Nashville a good move for both sides
48:35 - Things are not ideal in Dallas
49:55 - Philly pulls off a great comeback
52:58 - Miami’s win has huge playoff implications
1:00:45 - Digging in on D.C.’s roster teardown
|Jul 18, 2022|
Big All-Star snubs ... and politics? LD in for Quakes job? Cucho, Ernst vs. Thorrington & more!
Does MLS slow down? Nahhhhhh. The All-Star squad is out and the guys have THOUGHTS. Plus, Cali Clasico drama is the perfect dessert following a main course of Landon Donovan-to-the-Quakes reports and much more from all the midweek action.
1:49 - We’ll be at the ASG in Minnesota!
3:18 - Strategies for watching multiple games at once
8:26 - ASG Roster breakdown
18:48 - Biggest All-Star snubs
29:24 - Our ASG Starting XI
32:57 - San Jose wins the Cali Clasico!
41:32 - Would Landon Donvan be a good manager for the ‘Quakes?
52:02 - Cucho Hernandez on fire!
1:04:12 - Ernst Tanner v John Thorrington… get ya popcorn ready
1:09:00 - Austin FC rolls again, new DP on the way
1:11:38 - Chicago gets a desperately needed win
1:15:56 - Quick hit results
|Jul 14, 2022|
Rooney is BACK! Suarez has how many offers? Josef goes HAM + complete Rivalry Week review
Well, that escalated fast! The guys jump in the studio for the most jam-packed show of all-time. From Rooney’s return to D.C. to Josef Martinez's real talk and Luis Suarez’s potential MLS destinations *deep breath* to El Trafico and Cascadia, MLS is on one. Oh, and how about the Mark-Anthony Kaye blockbuster!
0:27 - It’s all happening! Most anticipated episode of Extratime ever???
6:14 - Josef Martinez with STRONG quotes, will it get better in ATL?
26:55 - Wayne Rooney the new coach of D.C. United (WHAT??)
42:05 - Philly’s monster win, Golden Boot teams update
46:39 - Best possible destinations for Luis Suarez
53:53 - LAFC wins El Trafico in front of Gareth Bale
1:00:32 - Hector Herrera’s debut delivers in Texas Derby
1:09:34 - Austin just keeps winning
1:20:52 - Breaking down the MAK trade
1:26:40 - Quick hit news and notes
|Jul 11, 2022|
Lingard to MLS?!? Pozuelo to Miami?!? Tommy Scoops talks transfers
The transfer window is officially open, and Tom Bogert has the latest on every rumor, report and official deal in MLS. From Lingard to Pozuelo, get the lowdown.
1:04 - What it’s like in the locker room during the transfer window
5:00 - Breaking down Toronto’s roster overhaul
19:03 - The Pozuelo trade is fantastic for Miami
23:36 - Jesse Lingard to MLS???
33:18 - Sergio Santos headed to Cincy
38:53 - Is Washington Corozo the missing piece for Austin?
42:36 - Gaga Slonina transfer nearing completion
51:25 - Over/Under on Gareth Bale’s LAFC stats
59:10 - Heineken Rivalry Week Preview
1:08:30 - Mailbag
|Jul 07, 2022|
The best signing of the 2022 season is ________! Plus, new Revs DP & Toronto DP shuffle
Everything you need to know after a busy holiday weekend! The guys celebrate the best things they saw in Week 18, talk through the Revs' new DP No. 9, make the case for Brenner to stay in Cincy and name the best signings and trade of the 2022 season!
1:45 - Best things we saw in Week 18
12:50 - Revs’ new pieces (plus DP No. 9) are looking good
22:52 - Brenner stays hot - how high can he rise?
27:20 - Pat Noonan’s coach of the year candidacy
33:00 - Orlando continues to struggle
36:00 - Best signings of the season (so far)
46:22 - Best trades of the season (so far)
49:12 - Why is NYCFC sliding?
58:03 - What… is happening… in Toronto?
1:01:19 - Why Tyler Adams to Leeds is slightly disappointing (or isn't at all)
1:16:44 - Mailbag
|Jul 05, 2022|
Holy #$%@ Cincinnati! Plus, Chiellini's on-field showers & MTL's statement win
The best Thursday shows come after midweek action. We had a heaping helping of MLS, plus the last US Open Cup quarterfinal, so you know it was a good show! Andrew, David and Charlie break down the best things they saw in Week 17, wonder whether Cincy will hang on to Brenner/sign Matt Miazga after a wild draw against NYCFC, talk though LAFC's path to building one of the best teams in history and anoint Jose Martinez an official Philly legend.
5:49 - Best things we saw in Week 17
15:17 - Cincinnati, NYCFC deliver game-of-the-season contender
20:06 - What does Cincy need to take the next step?
30:28 - Why a USOC would mean a ton to Orlando
35:20 - Montreal’s win over Seattle is a HUGE statement
43:09 - Are more moves coming for LAFC?
56:14 - Jose Martinez is a legend
1:03:53 - Quick hit results
1:13:58 - Mailbag
|Jun 30, 2022|
Gareth Bale to MLS! Carlos Vela re-signs! Are LAFC the locked in MLS Cup favorites?
We're back and what a weekend of news we have to discuss! David Gass joins Calen Carr and Tom Bogert to break down LAFC's blockbuster Gareth Bale signing. Add in Carlos Vela's new contract and the signing of Giorgio Chiellini - are LAFC now the clear favorites for MLS Cup?
The guys also dive in on the rest of MLS Week 16 including Philly's huge win (and a red card for their trainer!), FC Cincinnati continuing to look legit, and Austin's comeback against Dallas.
2:29 - GARETH BALE TO LAFC! ON A TAM DEAL!
15:57 - Carlos Vela re-signs for LAFC
19:32 - Philly beats NYCFC despite trainer red card
33:27 - Cincy is legit! Club sets MLS win record
42:30 - Austin v Dallas was one of the best games of the weekend
47:19 - Injury bug hits Atlanta again
49:16 - Can Lorenzo Insigne save Toronto’s season?
53:28 - Quick hit Week 16 results
1:12:02 - Orlando v Nashville USOC preview
|Jun 27, 2022|
The Red Bulls are legit trophy contenders + Crew GM on Cucho signing and MLS' place in world soccer
Cupset! Again! David Gass is joined by Charlie Davies and Jordan Angeli to sort through another crazy round of the U.S. Open Cup. Is it the Red Bulls' trophy to lose? And what would a Cup mean for SKC in the midst of a tough league campaign?
The trio is then joined by Columbus Crew President and GM Tim Bezbatchenko to get all the details on the Cucho Hernandez signing.
We finish off with a weekend preview, our ESPN+ games of the week and the mailbag!
2:19 - The 2023 All-Star Game is headed to D.C.!
8:06 - Cupset! Sacramento stuns the Galaxy
14:32 - Are the Red Bulls legit trophy contenders?
23:55 - What would a USOC win mean for SKC?
26:13 - Why both Toronto and Vancouver need to win the Canadian Championship
34:08 - Adrian Heath gets a contract extension
41:32 - Tim Bezbatchenko on Cucho signing, what’s next for Crew
1:04:20 - Weekend Preview
1:16:40 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:19:50 - Mailbag
|Jun 23, 2022|
Crew’s $10 million DP striker + Jeremy Ebobisse talks career renaissance into a Golden Boot leader
David joins forces with Calen Carr & Michael Lahoud to talk about everyones favorite thing GOALS! Columbus has broken the bank on a new DP striker is that enough for an MLS Cup run? Are Cade Cowell or Talles Magno the next big MLS Product? Then Jeremy Ebobisse stops by to talk about his work with The BPC, what has led to his place on top of the Golden Boot race, fighting for a spot at The World Cup, and much more.
|Jun 21, 2022|
MLS + Apple! How the new media deal is a game changer! Plus: The biggest stories in MLS & full week 15 preview
Huge news for all of us who love MLS! The league has a new media deal with Apple! Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, and Charlie Davies break down what excites them about the future before diving in to the biggest stories in MLS as we return from the international break.
1:14 - MLS has a new TV deal!
20:08 - The World Cup field is set!
26:14 - The biggest stories in MLS as the league resumes
26:37 - Can Seattle go on a run?
29:06 - Revs have bounced back from a rocky start
38:58 - Can NYCFC stay atop the East without Deila (and maybe Taty)?
43:28 - Will Carlos Vela re-sign?
49:04 - What’s ahead in the summer transfer window?
1:01:54 - Which club’s great start will hold?
1:14:57 - Mailbag
|Jun 16, 2022|
Why NYCFC will be OK without Deila + 2023 Free Agent matchmaker!
MLS is fully back this week and we have news to go with it! The guys talk what's next for NYCFC after Ronny Deila's departure, discuss whether the Revs have turned it around, and Charlotte FC's incredible home atmosphere.
6:20 - Ronny Deila departs; what’s his legacy and what next for NYCFC?
27:05 - SKCs woes continue, have the Revs turned it around?
34:51 - What should New England do with their open DP spot?
38:19 - New coach bump for Charlotte or something more?
44:58 - Breaking down Nashville’s lack of home form
46:14 - Playing matchmaker with impeding MLS free agents
1:07:33 - Giorgio Chiellini officially signs for LAFC
1:15:10 - Mailbag
|Jun 13, 2022|
Transfer news around MLS (Buksa, Manotas & ... Yow?) + latest on USMNT/CanMNT
Andrew, Doyle and David get together to talk through reaction to our USMNT "locks," Gregg Berhalter's XI against Grenada and the big questions facing Canada. Plus, an interview with FC Cincinnati No. 9 Brandon Vazquez on his form, his career and USMNT hopes & transfer news around the league.
8:20 - Revisiting our USMNT locks
26:25 - How should the USMNT approach Grenada and the Nations League
40:35 - Big questions for Canada ahead of the World Cup
50:28 - Brandon Vazquez on mental strength, Cincy, and pancakes
1:15:53 - Griffin Yow transfer rumors - would a move make sense?
1:16:36 - Mauro Manotas to Columbus??
1:19:09 - Revs sell Buksa, what now
1:23:09 - What to make of Christian Fuchs’ comments
|Jun 09, 2022|
Who are locks for USMNT XI vs. Wales? What's happening with Canada? Best MLS fullback tandems!
From goalkeeper to No. 9, the guys try to figure out who are locks for Gregg Berhalter's Best XI after a scoreless draw for Qatar. Plus, Peter Galindo explains what's going on with Canada, Gaga to Madrid and the best fullback tandems in MLS.
3:35 - First thoughts on USMNT’s draw with Uruguay
11:04 - Is Sean Johnson in the mix for the USMNT No. 1 GK spot?
20:55 - Who are the locked-in starters on the USMNT backline?
33:11 - What is the best possible midfield combo?
47:27 - Time to talk about the No. 9… again
53:42 - Lookahead to World Cup Game 1: Wales
59:58 - Peter Galindo (Sportsnet) on what’s going on with Canada
1:15:22 - Damir Kreilach’s injury is a huge blow
1:17:54 - Other MLS news and notes
1:24:20 - Best outside back duos in MLS
|Jun 06, 2022|
Haji or Jesus at the No. 9? Is Turner the No. 1 now? Full USMNT-Morocco breakdown
Andrew, David and Charlie dig into the USMNT's 3-0 win against Morocco. The guys try to figure out what Gregg Berhalter wanted to get out of the match, whether Matt Turner pulled ahead of Zack Steffen, how close Christian Pulisic was to his best and how well Brenden Aaronson fit at the No. 8 position. Oh, and of course we dove into the battle at the No. 9 position: Haji Wright vs. Jesus Ferreira!
Plus, new CCL format, Diego Luna to RSL and more on Charlotte FC and Miguel Angel Ramirez's breakup.
2:15 - 2020 Canadian Championship final played… now?
4:36 - Big picture thoughts from the USMNT’s win
12:17 - Is a pressing system a good fit for the USMNT?
20:06 - Is Matt Turner now ahead of Zack Steffen?
31:56 - Christian Pulisic was at his best
37:42 - Evaluating the Brenden Aaronson midfield experiment
40:57 - How much did Haji Wright help himself?
55:03 - Quick lookahead to Uruguay
56:22 - New CCL Qualifying format announced
1:04:44 - More Charlotte FC details emerge
1:17:52 - Mailbag
|Jun 02, 2022|
Grading all 28 MLS teams' seasons so far! Plus, Charlotte fires Miguel Angel Ramirez
Parent-teacher conference time! The Monday crew sits down to hand out grades to every single team, plus talk about Charlotte's big morning (adios, Miguel Angel Ramirez!). Who is the easiest grader? The hardest? Who passed and who failed? Plus, all the reasons to be locked in to US-Morocco!
5:49 - Charlotte FC
16:23 - LA Galaxy
20:09 - Austin FC
22:58 - Houston Dynamo FC
25:02 - FC Dallas
26:32 - Inter Miami
29:49 - FC Cincinnati
32:10 - NYCFC
33:55 - RBNY
35:39 - San Jose Earthquakes
39:04 - Atlanta United
41:07 - Real Salt Lake
43:11 - Toronto FC
49:15 - Minnesota United
51:42 - Orlando City
54:09 - Seattle Sounders FC
55:07 - CF Montreal
56:59 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC
58:30 - D.C. United
59:59 - Sporting KC
1:01:03 - LAFC
1:02:24 - Philadelphia Union
1:04:40 - Portland Timbers
1:05:14 - Nashville SC
1:06:56 - Colorado Rapids
1:09:22 - Chicago Fire FC
1:11:40 - Columbus Crew
1:14:14 - USMNT window preview
|May 31, 2022|
All hail Union Omaha! Can Djordje make the WCup team? More USMNTers to Leeds?
Charlie is fired up, and that means we've got a good show! The guys talk US Open Cup (and Canadian Championship), including two regional Cupsets (VAMOS UNION OMAHA, SAC REPUBLIC) and a wild El Trafico. Plus, could more Americans follow Aaronson to Leeds? Should Djordje Mihailovic move to Europe in the summer if he wants to make the World Cup team? Our feet are held to the fire in the mailbag...
4:06 - Show some love to the Canadian Championship!
10:48 - USOC quarterfinals set
18:14 - Crisis in Minnesota?
24:43 - Breaking down Union Omaha’s amazing run
30:11 - Johnny Russell puts SKC on his back
38:00 - We loved the fire in El Trafico (USOC edition)
55:51 - Where we want to go for the USOC Final
58:39 - Brenden Aaronson to Leeds, will more USMNTers join him?
1:00:31 - Move to Europe? Stay in MLS? What’s best for young Americans
1:18:25 - Mailbag
|May 26, 2022|
Superlatives (and Spoon predictions) after 1/3 of the MLS season! Tommy Scoops on Aaronson to Leeds
There's no better time than the present than to try to predict how this notoriously unpredictable league will shake out! The guys talk through Week 13 with an eye to the future. Who will win the Supporters' Shield? Who will win the Spoon? Who will drop below the playoff line and which teams will rise above? Who is the 22 Under 22 favorite?
Plus, Tommy Scoops on Brendan Aaronson's big move and the USMNT roster drop!
2:40 - Best things we saw in Week 13
11:35 - 22 under 22 player of the season (so far)
28:15 - Our picks for the Shield at the 1/3 mark
41:35 - Who will drop OUT of the playoff spots?
49:54 - Who currently outside the playoffs will make it?
56:56 - Which team is destined for the Wooden Spoon?
1:04:06 - Quick hit results
1:09:02 - Tom Bogert on Brenden Aaronson to Leeds
1:18:20 - USMNT roster thoughts
1:23:16 - Mailbag
|May 23, 2022|
Howard Webb on VAR in MLS + Austin's statement, Gaga's struggles & Bobby Wood 1v1
Packed Thursday show! With 10 Wednesday games, the guys have plenty to talk about, including Austin FC's statement win (and bonus no-call) in Los Angeles, Gaga Slonina's struggles, Sporting KC's newfound fight (too much though?) andmuch more.
Plus, Howard Webb drops by to update you on VAR in MLS, and Bobby Wood joins the show to talk Real Salt Lake, USMNT and AAPI Heritage Month.
:49 - Gass brings HEAT to start the show
6:05 - Was it a statement win for Austin FC?
18:06 - Who are the elite teams right now in MLS?
19:12 - Is re-signing Carlos Vela the right move for LAFC?
23:22 - Gaga Slonina is in a rut
31:15 - Why things are fine in Philly
34:17 - SKC gets a WILD win
37:17 - The ‘Quakes are on fire!
39:23 - Messi rumors… we had to do it
41:25 - Howard Webb Interview
1:02:02 - Quick Weekend Preview
1:07:56 - Bobby Wood on life, soccer, and RSL
|May 19, 2022|
Should Sporting KC tank? Plus, Thiago Almada = the real deal & more from Wk 11
The guys drill down on all the big stories from Week 11! Managers and players going IN on their teams, Americans in the Golden Boot charts, NYCFC's U22 masterclass, Thiago Almada's bright future and Sporting Kansas City's 2022 conundrum, plus much more!
3:40 - Best things we saw in Week 11
11:09 - NYCFC is scary for the rest of the league
21:01 - What’s going on with the Crew?
23:30 - Montreal absolutely rolling
33:22 - How good is Philly?
36:00 - Atlanta’s attack is starting to come together
41:20 - The Revs… might be in trouble
44:24 - What’s behind Minnesota’s struggles?
53:39 - Is it time to tear it down and rebuild for SKC?
1:12:15 - Time to give some respect to FC Dallas
1:16:59 - Quick hit results
|May 16, 2022|
Mailbag pod! Talking US Open Cup, Chiellini to LAFC, Zlatan best ever?
The guys go to the proverbial phones for an episode for the listeners and by the listeners. First up, the highlights from David's trip to Austin and Q2 Stadium, then US Open Cup insanity, Sounders bid for Club World Cup allocation and Zlatan's claims that he's MLS's best ever player. Plus, Week 11 preview!
0:55 - David Gass’ Austin FC experience
7:05 - Soccer for All Week kicks off
8:46 - History made in the Canadian Championship
13:12 - Recapping a WILD USOC Round of 32
41:46 - Which team will win USOC?
45:53 - Would Giorgio Chiellini make sense for LAFC?
1:00:35 - Are the Revs waking up?
1:09:58 - Should Seattle get extra allocation money for winning CCL?
1:15:18 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:18:03 - Mailbag - is Zlatan the best player to ever play in MLS?
|May 12, 2022|
Week 10 review! Premature celebrations, playoff hopes in Cincy & Robinson injury trickledown
The boys are back from Seattle! In our first show in a post-MLS winning CCL world, Andrew Wiebe, Matt Doyle, and Calen Carr break down the Miles Robinson and Joao Paulo injuries, the amazing LAFC - Philly game, and why Cincy looks like a playoff team!
:34 - Is Gass responsible for Austin’s loss? We debate
4:59 - One more time, thank you to everyone who came out in Seattle
14:19 - Best things we saw in MLS Week 10
18:28 - FC Cincinnati is legit good!!!
32:24 - Miles Robinson’s injury is devastating for him, Atlanta, and the USMNT
40:38 - Options for the USMNT at CB
46:42 - Can Seattle weather the Joao Paulo injury?
53:49 - LAFC - Philly delivered on the hype
57:09 - LA’s defense is legit, they proved it again against Austin
1:00:02 - We weigh in on Bruce’s tactical changes in a wild 2-2 draw with Columbus
1:02:22 - Quick hit results
1:10:40 - Mailbag
|May 09, 2022|
Sounders make HISTORY! MLS DID IT!!!!!!
THE WAIT IS OVER. MLS finally has a CCL champion in the Seattle Sounders! Andrew, David, and Calen navigate the postgame maddness to bring you reaction, analysis, and interviews with players and coaches from the field!
|May 05, 2022|
The one where Extratime goes to Seattle for the CCL Final!
The show is back on the road! Chats with Garth Lagerwey, Brian Schmetzer, Cristian Roldan and Jordan Morris! TUDN's Michele Gianonne gives us the Pumas perspective! Plus, Week 9, including Nashville SC's stadium opener!
1:30 - The vibes in Seattle ahead of Wednesday
|May 02, 2022|
Sounders get Concacaf'd ... and that's a good thing! Plus, Nashville's new stadium!
When was the last time MLS benefited from Conca-craziness? The Sounders are headed home with a win-and-you're-champs situation. Andrew, Charlie and David break it all down, then turn to MLS Week 9. Who can win MVP? It's a real question, just nine weeks into the season.
:51 - Extratime is going to Seattle!
9:25 - How Seattle pulled off the leg 1 comeback
24:01 - Seattle is in a great spot heading to Leg 2
41:53 - Andres Cubas is a perfect signing for Vancouver
42:54 - Houston - Austin Preview
53:02 - Which MLS teams should sign Juan Dinenno?
57:04 - Nashville’s stadium opener will be a party
1:14:10 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
|Apr 28, 2022|
Zardes trade, Quakes chaos-ball, D.C.'s new Taxi & other takeaways from Wk 8
Are English managers allowed to huddle on the field? That, Gyasi Zardes trade reactions, Quakes chaos-ball and many more pressing questions/takeaways from MLS Week 8!
0:50 - Calen Carr Sky Sports Update
4:42 - Best things we saw in Week 8
19:10 - Gyasi Zardes trade breakdown
33:58 - San Jose chaos-ball lives!
42:15 - CCL Final Preview
52:34 - Taxi arrives! D.C. looked great
55:50 - The key weakness derailing New England’s season
58:40 - Victor Wanyama has been fantastic for Montreal
1:02:58 - How legit is this Miami winning streak?
1:10:16 - Quick hit results
|Apr 25, 2022|
Hernan Losada OUT, Gareth Bale IN at D.C. United?!? Plus, Cupsets galore
We love a good Cupset! Andrew, Charlie and David celebrate MLS's return to the US Open Cup and dig deep into the firing of Hernan Losada in D.C. (as well as those Gareth Bale reports)!
1:35 - The ASG is going to Minnesota!
8:15 - U.S. Open Cup Review + our favorite Cupsets
20:15 - Firing Hernan Losada isn’t a magic bullet for D.C. United’s problems
43:39 - Why we’re excited for San Jose the rest of the season
47:36 - Gareth Bale to D.C.???
56:14 - How should LAFC use their open DP spot?
59:34 - The most anticipated El Capitan in years
1:03:46 - Inter Mimi - Atlanta Preview
1:06:00 - Orlando - RBNY Preview
1:08:36 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:14:44 - Mailbag
|Apr 21, 2022|
Matias Almedya OUT! What is his Quakes legacy? Plus, GA Cup & Week 7 takes
What do Generation Adidas Cup and Matias Almeyda have in common? No idea, other than we dug deep on both! Andrew, Doyle, David and Calen jump in the studio to chat about the stories of the day. Plus, everything you need to know from Week 7, including LAFC's Shield hopes, the Fire's ceiling and Real Salt Lake's Twitter banter gone wrong!
:55 - American youth soccer is in an amazing place - Generation adidas Cup recap
22:15 - Our U.S. Open Cup Games to Watch
25:39 - Best things we saw in Week 7
32:00 - Matias Almeyda out in San Jose
54:02 - Minnesota finally wins, Colorado’s defense is slightly concerning
56:35 - LAFC are flying - what is their ceiling?
1:00:42 - SKC struggling, but Peter Vermes’ job should be safe
1:05:08 - Toronto hands Philly their first loss of the season
1:06:46 - NYCFC hammers RSL, Taty gets back on track
1:11:45 - Quick hit results
|Apr 18, 2022|
Sounders to the CCL Final! Is this the year for MLS??
The Sounders are through to face Pumas in the CCL Final! Jordan Angeli, Joe Lowery, and Charlie Davies break down the wild CCL semifinal second leg, look ahead to the final, and preview the MLS Weekend.
2:30 - Recapping a CRAZY CCL semifinal
9:10 - Can NYCFC take positives out of the second leg despite the loss?
16:04 - Stefan Frei’s man of the match performance
20:25 - Previewing Seattle - Pumas for the CCL title
26:55 - Cincy signs a new DP D-mid
37:35 - Are Matias Almeyda’s antics hurting San Jose? (SJ v NSH Preview)
50:04 - Should Gonzalo Higuain stay on the bench? (SEA v MIA Preview)
57:39 - How Steve Cherundolo has put his own stamp on LAFC (LAFC v SKC Preview)
1:05:55 - ESPN+ Games of the Week and neck tattoos
1:13:57 - Mailbag
|Apr 14, 2022|
The best (and the worst) from MLS Week 6!
From El Trafico to Texas winners to the Union's Shield start and everything in between, Andrew, Calen and Doyle run through all the results, quotes and notes from the weekend's matches!
1:47 - Best things we saw in Week 6
10:11 - There are a ton of teams still trying to figure themselves out
13:09 - El Trafico delivers again
25:07 - Philly are atop the MLS table
33:53 - Jesus Ferreira is on fire, we still believe in Colorado
42:09 - Houston, Quakes play a wild game
46:45 - Austin slips by the Loons
51:00 - What’s going wrong in Minnesota?
57:40 - Jordy Alcivar Olimpico!
1:03:15 - Things are not great in New England
1:06:05 - Quick Hit Results
1:15:09 - CCL Preview
1:21:11 - Mailbag
|Apr 11, 2022|
Sounders on the brink of CCL final! Vela's contract situation on El Trafico eve...
Are we about to see CCL history? The Sounders pushed aside NYCFC at home to move one step closer, but Ronny Deila is dreaming of a 2-0 win at Red Bull Arena. Andrew, David and Charlie break down Leg 1, go over US Open Cup upsets, ponder the Brenner situation in Cincy and talk El Trafico and Carlos Vela's still unresolved contract situation before hitting the USMNT in the mailbag.
1:21 - The return of… Bobby Warshaw??? GA Cup is here!
6:46 - Recapping an incredible Leg 1 of the CCL Semifinals
24:30 - What went wrong for NYCFC?
34:35 - USOC is back with a ton of great stories
36:51 - What should Cincy do with Brenner?
47:00 - Vela, Chicharito set to face off for the first time in El Trafico
1:01:29 - Chicago - Orlando Preview
1:02:22 - New England - Miami Preview
1:08:32 - Charlotte - Atlanta Preview
1:12:47 - Austin FC - Minnesota Preview
1:14:30 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:18:24 - Mailbag
|Apr 07, 2022|
Vintage Chicharito, Vazquez/Djordje for USMNT, CCL preview & more from MLS Week 5
Are you ready for El Trafico? Chicharito and Carlos Vela/LAFC are in prime form after Week 5 wins. The Monday crew digs through the wreckage of a week, including Diego Chara's place in foul history, Vazquez/Djordje for USMNT and a CCL semi preview with the microscope on NYCFC and Seattle!
2:50 - Is Keylor Navas the best player in the history of Concacaf?
6:54 - Best things we saw in Week 5
12:55 - Chicharito is playing at his absolute best
21:12- Is Portland in a little bit of trouble?
24:48 - Diego Chara: most prolific fouler in the league
29:44 - LAFC is on FIRE to start the season
37:11 - Are Orlando doomed to an average season?
39:50 - Brandon Vazquez and Djordje Mihailovic deserve USMNT call ups
52:44 - The Red Bulls are looking like a legit dark horse
55:19 - Quick hit results
1:01:31 - CCL Preview
1:18:58 - Mailbag
|Apr 04, 2022|
What are we doing?!? GOING TO THE WORLD CUP!!!
The Redeem Team did it! The USMNT are going to Qatar 2022 (despite a bummer on the final day of qualifying). Andrew, Doyle and Calen celebrate and set expectations, then dig into two big questions. Should Zack Steffen be the starting goalkeeper? Who is the No. 9? Any why does mystery box have the inside track?
1:17 - USMNT does just enough to lock in World Cup Qualification
4:11 - Does a loss to end the cycle dampen the mood?
33:08 - We’re talking USMNT goalkeeper… again
44:55 - Who starts at No. 9 in the World Cup?
54:20 - Expectations for the USMNT at the World Cup
|Mar 31, 2022|
Canada are going to Qatar! USMNT (barring the unthinkable) will join them!
The guys sit down to process the Concacaf World Cup Qualifying window. Dreams do come true in Canada! Only a nightmare loss in Costa Rica would send the USMNT to a playoff! Andrew, Doyle, Calen and Gass break it all down.
1:01 - How we experience the USMNT and Canada qualifying
4:37 - Celebrating Canada’s incredible World Cup Qualifying run
19:31 - U.S. v Mexico quick recap
26:00 - U.S. v Panama breakdown
38:12 - Christian Pulisic stepped up
46:10 - Where does Gio Reyna best fit into this team?
1:02:10 - Is the USMNT No. 1 GK job set?
1:07:35 - Seeding scenarios at the World Cup for the USMNT and Canada
1:10:18 - Recapping an amazing performance for Canada
1:15:47 - Reasonable expectations for Canada at the World Cup
1:17:20 - Charlotte FC is on a roll!
1:22:35 - Mailbag
|Mar 28, 2022|
Everything you need to know about MLS NEXT Pro
In a special edition of the podcast, Andrew sits down with MLS NEXT Pro president Charles Altchek and SVP of Competition and Operations Ali Curtis!
|Mar 27, 2022|
USA vs. Mexico at the Azteca! Canada basically IN! World Cup Qualifying preview
It all comes down to this. Three games. Nine points available. Trips to Concacaf nightmare venues. Can the USMNT get the job done? How quickly will Canada be celebrating? What's the scouting report on Mexico, Panama and Costa Rica? Andrew, David and Doyle (plus special guest Jaime Macias) get your ready for the next week of World Cup Qualifiers!
1:30 - Vibe check ahead of World Cup Qualifying
10:29 - Why the Mexico game is the least important of the window for the USMNT
21:29 - What should the starting XI be for the USMNT against Mexico?
29:22 - How much will Weston McKennie’s absence hurt?
38:20 - How Gregg Berhalter should rotate the squad
44:30 - Breaking down Canada’s outlook for this window and beyond
50:03 - Jamie Macias on Costa Rica, Panama, and CONMEBOL
1:11:58 - Mailbag
|Mar 23, 2022|
MLS Wk 4 Winners, Losers & Everything in between! Jesus Ferreira, Charlotte FC and RSL's xHumanSpirit
Ah, the existential dread is here! But before we get to World Cup Qualifiers, the guys dig into the MLS weekend. From Jesus Ferreira's hatty to Real Salt Lake's xHumanSpirit, there's a ton to discuss as Andrew, Doyle and Gass gather on a Monday morning.
2:48 - How we’re feeling ahead of the final round of World Cup Qualifying
10:42 - The best things we saw in Week 4
15:48 - Jesus Ferreira went off ahead of USMNT call
29:08 - Charlotte got a win! And looked good doing it!
38:32 - Real Salt Lake are your Western Conference leaders
50:34 - Brandon Vazquez on fire, Cincy on a winning streak
53:47 - Austin looking good out of a tough 2-game stretch
58:40 - Which team has the most to worry about after 4 weeks?
1:09:18 - Quick hits (and collapses) around MLS
1:17:45 - Mailbag: Best modern day OG MLS penalty takers?
|Mar 21, 2022|
What's free space again? Revs collapse in CCL + MLS Week 4 preview
What happened to cautious pessimism in the Concacaf Champions League? Optimism brought a familiar pain as the Revs crashed out against Pumas, Montreal couldn't win at home and NYCFC almost exited in the most ridiculous fashion. What about Seattle? TBD. Plus, Week 4 preview with Michael Lahoud, Gyasi Zardes transfer talk and the most underrated DPs of all-time in the mailbag.
5:10 - CCL Despair
10:53 - What went wrong for the Revs
32:24 - CF Montreal bows out despite a good effort, great atmosphere
38:19 - NYCFC survives a wild second leg
44:48 - Can the Sounders avoid disaster against Leon?
49:15 - Trade destinations for Gyasi Zardes
56:22 - STL making signings!
59:04 - LA Galaxy - Orlando Preview
1:06:03 - Austin - Seattle Preview
1:15:53 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:22:23 - Mailbag: Most underrated DPs of all-time
|Mar 17, 2022|
Neville vs. Higuain! Carles Gil vs. the weather! MLS Wk 3 review + CCL lookahead
The guys dig through every nook and cranny of MLS Week 3! From tiny championship banners to legendary interviews and beef between manager and star in South Florida, Andrew, Doyle and Gass talk through it all, plus dream (way too early) about an MLS triumph in the Concacaf Champions League.
3:07 - Best things we saw in Week 3
10:40 - Carles Gil is not a fan of snow!
15:53 - Are Phil Neville and Gonzalo Higuain at odds in Miami?
26:36 - Sounders-Galaxy had the feel of a playoff game
35:08 - FC Cincinnati got a road win!!!!
40:14 - Alan Velasco showed a ton of promise in his debut
49:04 - Charlotte gets a first goal! Atlanta gets a late winner!
55:40 - Should Minnesota trade one of their goalkeepers?
1:05:01 - Rapid fire results around the league
1:09:47 - Lucas Zelarayan is the way-too-early MVP frontrunner
1:17:15 - An all-MLS CCL Semifinals? There’s a chance!
|Mar 14, 2022|
All-MLS CCL semis here we come! Plus, Wk 3 preview & Aaron Long on RBNY, USA & his contract
Suspend all rationality! MLS is doing the business in the Concacaf Champions League! Yes, it's only Leg 1, but there is reason to get excited. The guys also pay tribute to Bradley Wright-Phillips and Ilsinho, preview all the big storylines from Week 3 and chat with Aaron Long about his injury recovery, the Red Bulls hot start, a possible USMNT and his contract status (on a free!) at the end of the season.
3:04 - Could we have an all-MLS CCL semifinals?????
25:45 - Celebrating BWP’s legendary career
30:06 - Why Ilsinho was so fun
33:54 - Miami - LAFC Preview
37:55 - LA - Seattle Preview
42:00 - Atlanta - Charlotte Preview
48:08 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
53:14 - Aaron Long Interview
1:16:40 - Mailbag
|Mar 10, 2022|
Are the Red Bulls and Austin for real? Plus, Vela hurt (?), Efra's banger & more from Wk 2
The guys get together to dig through the wreckage of MLS Week 2! What's the best thing we saw, on or off the field? Are Austin FC and the Red Bulls for real? Plus, the state of Charlotte FC through two games (and scenes from their first home game), a knock for Carlos Vela and a bounce-back week for the Rapids. Plus, five more rounds of the Golden Boot draft...
2:46 - Celebrating the amazing atmosphere at Charlotte’s first home game
7:39 - Best things we saw in Week 2
13:08 - We loved RSL fans booing Albert Rusnak
17:14 - Are Austin FC for real?
26:29 - Are RBNY for real?
37:00 - Some signs of progress for FC Cincinnati!
39:23 - State of Charlotte FC through 2 games
41:48 - Efra Alvarez has taken a big step
49:58 - What should LAFC do with Carlos Vela?
52:52 - Rapid fire results and takes
1:04:10 - How many MLS teams get through in CCL?
1:07:16 - Mailbag
|Mar 07, 2022|
Why HH changes EVERYTHING for the Dynamo! Plus, Gaga Slonina on Fire, Europe & USMNT
FOREVER ORANGE! Houston said they were serious, and Hector Herrera is a sure sign of intent. Andrew, David and Charlie dig deep on the Dynamo's biggest ever signing. Off the field, he'll be a hit. How about on the field? TBD. Plus, Week 2 preview (Charlotte opener, Austin's ideal schedule, Carlos Vela vs. the Timbers) and an interview with 17-year-old wunderkind goalkeeper Gaga Slonina, who is poised to take the league and the world by storm.
6:42 - Hector Herrera officially signs with Houston
22:57 - What’s the plan for Matias Almeyda and the Quakes?
29:49 - European move on the horizon for Djordje Mihailovic?
34:23 - John Brooks would be a great fit for multiple MLS teams
37:42 - Charlotte FC - LA Galaxy Preview
46:35 - Austin FC - Miami Preview
49:29 - LAFC - Portland Preview
52:53 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:01:42 - Gaga Slonina Interview
1:24:54 - Mailbag
|Mar 03, 2022|
Vela, Chicharito and ... Zardes trade scenarios! MLS Week 1 was a doozy!
1:23 - First reactions coming off Week 1
7:56 - Best things we saw in Week 1
10:41 - Concacaf hangover! CCL teams struggle
14:10 - Carlos Vela, LAFC dominate ... What's up with a new deal?
24:31 - Could Gyasi Zardes be available for trade?
34:20 - Chicharito, Galaxy take down the defending champs
40:58 - Positives for both teams in Timbers-Revs draw
49:55 - Signs of a big year to come for Atlanta United
1:01:31 - Are Nashville SC a Supporters’ Shield contender?
1:14:25 - Rough start to life for Charlotte (and life in general for Cincy)...
1:17:02 - Shaqiri, Red Bulls, Jesus Ferreira, Pato and more!
1:26:55 - Mailbag
|Feb 28, 2022|
MLS is (finally) back! Complete Wk 1 preview, Hector Herrera & first-ever Trophy Draft!
It's finally here. MLS is Back! The entire crew, including Charlie, gather to preview Week 1, talk Hector Herrera and participate in the first-ever Extratime Trophy Draft (including the Wooden Spoon)!
2:18 - What we’re excited about for MLS Week 1
12:15 - CCL Recap
19:50 - Hector Herrara would be a homerun signing for Houston
26:24 - LAFC v Colorado Preview
35:36 - Portland v New England Preview
43:33 - Calen and Charlie’s best MLS Opening Day memories
47:46 - Atlanta v SKC Preview
54:53 - LA Galaxy v NYCFC Preview
1:02:34 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:12:37 - Extratime Trophy Draft
1:28:43 - Mailbag: Neymar, best jerseys, road shows
|Feb 24, 2022|
Preseason MLS predictions! From MVP to the Gass Theorem POY + Golden Boot Draft
All our preseason award predictions from the traditional categories like MVP and Coach of the Year to Extratime-only honors (D-Mid, Fullback, David Gass Theorem POY)! Plus, five round of the Golden Boot draft!
8:34 - Newcomer of the Year
16:10 - First-Year College Player
21:32 - 22 under 22 Player of the Year
28:47 - Goalkeeper of the Year
33:39 - Defender of the Year
39:19 - Comeback Player of the Year
45:09 - Assist King
49:39 - Coach of the Year
55:56 - MVP
1:01:38 - Dark Horse MVP
1:06:42 - D-Mid of the Year
1:12:06 - Fullback of the Year
1:18:10 - David Gass Theorem Player of the Year
1:25:20 - Golden Boot Draft
|Feb 21, 2022|
Free Space is back! CCL reactions + Chris Henderson on Inter Miami rebuild & No. 9 rankings
The guys finish off the team previews with Inter Miami, Toronto and Charlotte FC! Plus, reaction to NYCFC's big win, Montreal's oh-so-typical loss and New England's forfeit "win." Chris Henderson drops by to explain why Inter Miami's offseason might be the craziest of all-time and what comes next, and we rank the top No. 9s in MLS.
6:07 - CCL Recap
14:50 - MLS Preseason news and notes
21:47 - Inter Miami Season Preview
32:34 - Interview: Chris Henderson
46:36 - Toronto FC Season Preview
1:00:14 - Charlotte FC Season Preview
1:12:42 - Top 5 No. 9s in MLS
1:19:20 - Mailbag
|Feb 17, 2022|
1v1 w/ Jozy Altidore: Talking Revs, USMNT present & future, BMO tunnel scuffles & much more!
Legendary U.S. forward Jozy Altidore joins Extratime for a special interview! Jozy talks his decision to join the New England Revolution, getting married this offseason, why a #USMNT isn't on his radar (at least right now) and why things broke down in Toronto.
1:29 - Jozy Altidore on marriage, Sloane Stephens, New Year’s Resolutions
7:00 - Why Jozy chose the New England Revolution
10:07 – Injury concerns (none for Jozy) and relationship with Bruce
14:35 – Role in New England with Bou and Buksa + MLS Cup/CCL goals
20:43 – Legacy and memories in Toronto and why it was time to leave
28:40 – Pride in seeing so many young MLSers follow him to Europe
32:52 – World Cup dreams? Jozy on USMNT
35:43 – Equality and opportunity in soccer for black players
41:37 – Favorite goals of his career + Best USMNT player of all-time
44:45 - What happened in the tunnel in 2017 against the Red Bulls…
|Feb 16, 2022|
Are Charlotte really screwed? Maybe! Is this MLS's year in CCL? Jon Arnold says yes!
We are hours away from the first competitive action of the year! Andrew, David and Doyle bring in Jon Arnold to help preview this year's Concacaf Champions League, plus Robin Fraser and Wilfried Nancy drop by as we preview 2022 for the Rapids, CF Montreal and NYCFC. Finally, despite Anders' protests, we rank the top five No. 10s in MLS!
5:23 - Is Charlotte FC really in trouble?
13:11 - The logic for both teams behind the Ryan Hollingshead-Marco Farfan trade
16:20 - Why Jamiro Monteiro is a great fit for San Jose
19:43 - CCL Preview with Jon Arnold
32:37 - NYCFC Season Preview
47:19 - CF Montreal Season Preview
58:30 - Interview: Wilfried Nancy
1:09:56 - Colorado Rapids Season Preview
1:21:16 - Interview: Robin Fraser
1:34:44 - Top 5 No. 10s in MLS
1:40:15 - Mailbag
|Feb 14, 2022|
Shaqiri! Almada! Douglas Costa! OH MY! Plus, Sounder & Revs season previews
The hits keep coming in MLS! Andrew, David and Doyle sit down to discuss the latest headlines, signings and much more. We've got season previews for the Fire, Real Salt Lake, Revs and Sounders, plus we rank the top wingers in MLS.
4:18 - Preseason headline that (maybe) means something: Ake Loba!!!
7:53 - Thiago Almada officially signs with Atlanta
15:35 - Ezra Hendrickson on Shaqiri, Malort and the Fire
34:45 - Chicago Fire Season Preview (Shaqiri talk here!)
52:33 - Real Salt Lake Season Preview
1:06:09 - New England Revolution Season Preview
1:17:23 - Seattle Sounders FC Season Preview
1:29:06 - Top 5 Wingers in MLS
1:33:15 - Mailbag
|Feb 10, 2022|
Why Jozy to the Revs makes sense (same for Shaqiri to the Fire) + CIN/SKC/POR/DC previews
The rumor mill just keeps on turning in MLS, and the guys have the latest on the big headlines around the league. First, Jozy to the Revs and Shaqiri to Chicago, plus a new DP for NYCFC. Season previews roll on as well, with FC Cincinnati, Sporting KC, Portland Timbers and D.C. United under the microscope and our top five box-to-box midfielders in MLS.
4:40 - LA Galaxy, Cabral looking good in preseason
6:50 - Jozy Altidore to the Revs????!!!!!
17:45 - Shaqiri to the Fire looks real
21:52 - NYCFC signs a DP centerback
24:34 - FC Cincinnati Season Preview
37:03 - Sporting KC Season Preview
51:16 - Portland Timbers Season Preview
1:03:26 - D.C. United Season Preview
1:19:13 - Top 5 box-to-box midfielders in MLS
1:24:16 - Mailbag
|Feb 07, 2022|
Dallas spends some Pepi cash! Plus, Pineda talks ATLUTD (3rd DP!) & D-Mids ranked!
We're back talking MLS! Andrew, Doyle and David jump in the studio to talk about all the signings, rumors and news from the past two weeks -- Velasco to Dallas, Yedlin to Miami, Giovinco's return? -- and hit three more team previews. First up, Atlanta United, featuring an interview with Gonzalo Pineda, plus Minnesota United and Austin FC. We finish with the top five defensive midfielders in MLS!
4:32 - FC Dallas signs Alan Velasco
8:47 - Orlando has a new striker
13:55 - DeAndre Yedlin to Inter Miami
21:06 - Does a Toronto FC - Giovinco reunion make sense?
26:15 - Gonzalo Pineda Interview
42:05 - Atlanta United Season Preview
55:18 - Minnesota United Season Preview
1:05:44 - Austin FC Season Preview
1:16:31 - Top 5 D-Mids in MLS
1:26:57 - Mailbag
|Feb 03, 2022|
Path to Qatar becomes clear for USMNT & CanMNT! Cold, set pieces and everything else from WCQs
Andrew, David and Matt gather after the United States, Canada and Mexico get big-time wins to wrap up the final match of Concacaf World Cup Qualifying!
|Feb 03, 2022|
Two-Oh, Canada! Why USMNT came up short against Concacaf's best team
The guys gather for final whistle reactions following a massive W in Hamilton for Canada, the best story in World Cup Qualifying and the best team in Concacaf. What happened on Cyle Larin's goal? Why isn't the US creating goal-scoring opportunities? All our thoughts, takes, questions and lookaheads to Wednesday's games.
|Jan 31, 2022|
Is it too early to say Canada are World Cup bound? Plus, USMNT reaction!
Everything Octagonal from Matchday 9 in Concacaf, plus a lookahead to Sunday's USA vs. Canada match at the top of the table!
|Jan 28, 2022|
Is this the craziest offseason in MLS history? Plus, the Octagonal is here!
Short answer: Yes. Andrew, Doyle and David jump in the studio to run through all the news fit to discuss: new No. 9 for the Union, Barco AND Taty potentially headed to River Plate, Douglas Costa to the Galaxy and much more! Plus, early look at the Octagonal, previews for Orlando City (now with Facundo Torres on a DP deal!), FC Dallas and the Dynamo and Top 5 left and right backs in MLS!
2:13 - This feels like one of the craziest offseasons ever
6:24 - Union reinforce at striker
12:20 - Shaqiri to Chicago??
14:35 - Barco, Taty headed to River Plate?
21:18 - Does Douglas Costa make sense for the Galaxy?
29:21 - Octagonal USMNT/CANMNT Preview
50:06 - Orlando City Season Preview
1:02:40 - Nico Estevez Interview
1:16:25 - FC Dallas Season Preview
1:29:00 - Paulo Nagamura Interview
1:33:29 - Houston Dynamo FC Season Preview
1:42:48 - LB and RB Position Rankings
1:51:04 - Mailbag
|Jan 24, 2022|
Matt Turner to Arsenal?!? Arriola to FC Dallas DONE! Season previews roll on...
News was breaking LIVE as the guys dug through all the headlines around MLS, including heavy interest from Arsenal in Matt Turner and rumors/reports then what seems like a done deal as Paul Arriola moves to FC Dallas. Andrew, David and Calen also preview LAFC (including an interview with Steve Cherundolo), LA Galaxy, San Jose and the Red Bulls then name the top five centerbacks in MLS.
1:27 - Matt Turner to Arsenal???
11:12 - Would Leeds be a good move for Brenden Aaronson?
13:17 - LAFC set to pull off blockbuster trade for Maxime Crepeau
15:24 - Why a Paul Arriola trade makes sense for D.C. and Charlotte
22:01 - Ayo Akinola gets a new deal…where will Jozy Altidore end up?
29:25 - New York Red Bulls Season Preview
42:57 - San Jose Earthquakes Season Preview
56:19 - LA Galaxy Season Preview
1:08:38 - Steve Cherundolo Interview
1:26:06 - LAFC Season Preview
1:42:00 - Top 5 Centerbacks in MLS
|Jan 20, 2022|
Season previews are here! Acosta blockbuster! Dynamo spend big...
The MLS offseason is in full swing as preseason begins. The guys tackle all the signings, all the rumors and everything in between. Plus, 2022 season previews begin with Vancouver, Philadelphia, Nashville and Columbus under the microscope and the top five goalkeepers in the league ranked!
7:38 - Kellyn Acosta trade breakdown
12:31 - The Sounders sign Albert Rusnak
18:11 - Paul Arriola on the way out of D.C.?
21:21 - There’s smoke around Kacper Przybylko to the Fire
25:23 - Houston’s club-record signing looks very promising
28:17 - Dallas closing in on Alan Velasco
33:36 - Vancouver Whitecaps Season Preview
47:47 - Philadelphia Union Season Preview
59:30 - Nashville SC Season Preview
1:13:24 - Columbus Crew Season Preview
1:28:26 - Mailbag
|Jan 18, 2022|
Salcedo to TFC? Pulido OUT for '22? Rusnak to Seattle done? Plus, SuperDraft winners!
Everything you need to know about what's going on around MLS! Toronto FC making big moves, Sporting KC's Alan Pulido problem, Albert Rusnak to Seattle gets over the line and much more, including SuperDraft takes.
4:34 - Charlotte FC making moves
7:53 - SuperDraft recap
21:16 - How MLS NEXT Pro will help SuperDraft players
26:56 - Austin FC signs Jhojan Valencia
29:17 - Who could Inter Miami CF grab with the No. 1 allocation spot?
32:52 - Latest on Diego Valeri’s future
37:39 - Michael Singh on TFC: Salcedo in, Soteldo out
48:11 - Aly Trost on Alan Pulido’s injury and SKC’s moves
58:40 - Felipe Cardenas on Atlanta’s DP situation
1:12:08 - Rapid Fire: news, rumors, and signings around MLS
1:16:22 - Mailbag
|Jan 13, 2022|
Who will be the next Dike or Tajon? 2022 MLS SuperDraft deep dive!
Michael Lahoud joins the guys for a complete preview ahead of Tuesday's SuperDraft (WATCH: 2:30 pm ET on MLS channels) where dreams will come true for the next generation of professionals!
!2:55 - Michael Lahoud’s memories of draft day
9:07 - What was the combine like this year? Who stood out?
10:57 - Why the SuperDraft is still relevant
17:58 - Who’s the best prospect in the GA Class?
25:43 - Isaiah Parker prospect profile
27:37 - The West African influence on this year’s draft
32:11 - Player most likely to “make it” from this draft
35:43 - Sleepers
38:54 - Impact of MLS Next PRO on the future of the draft
44:06 - 5-a-side SuperDraft teams
|Jan 10, 2022|
Insigne to Toronto?! Pepi and Dike sold for $30M! ETR is back...
Andrew, Matt, David and special guest Tom Bogert cover everything you might have missed during the holiday season! From Lorenzo Insigne's mega deal with Toronto FC to the Ricardo Pepi and Daryl Dike sales to new managers in LA, Houston and StL to free agency and the rumor mill, there's plenty to talk about...
6:43 - What we’re excited for in 2022
9:47 - Lorenzo Insigne has a huge price tag to live up to
21:58 - Is Ricardo Pepi set up for success at Augsburg?
31:55 - How the Ricardo Pepi transfer went down behind the scenes
36:42 - What now for FC Dallas?
41:41 - Daryl Dike heads back to the Championship
45:37 - Why a Rangers loan makes sense for James Sands
51:09 - MLS is just getting warmed up in the 2022 transfer market
1:00:34 - Steve Cherundolo is the new LAFC manager
1:12:30 - Paulo Nagamura takes over Houston
1:15:37 - St. Louis has their first manager in Bradley Carnell
1:18:27 - RSL starts life under new ownership
1:21:59 - MLS Free Agency has been wildly entertaining
1:30:27 - State of Charlotte FC ahead of the 2022 MLS SuperDraft
1:35:09 - Can Julian Carranza be a difference-maker for Philly?
1:37:46 - It’s a full-on fire sale for Inter Miami
|Jan 07, 2022|
Last ETR of 2021! Schedule, Expansion Draft/Charlotte, Free Agency, Transfer rumors/reports
Tom Bogert joins Andrew and David to wrap up the year in MLS! It's a packed show with segments on the 2022 schedule, Charlotte's Expansion Draft, top free agent targets, the biggest stories to watch over the holidays and an early look at 2022 MLS Cup odds.
3:33 - Breaking down the 2022 MLS Schedule
14:06 - Which MLS team has the best path in CCL?
17:55 - Will Taty Castellanos leave over the winter?
25:24 - We’re excited for the Sounders in CCL
26:10 - Can the Revs make a CCL run?
27:10 - Colorado’s continuity gives them a shot in CCL
28:28 - Evaluating Charlotte’s roster build after the Expansion Draft
43:58 - Big names to watch as free agency opens
58:27 - Pat Noonan is the new FC Cincinnati head coach
1:01:44 - Blockbuster! Sebastian Lletget traded to the Revs
1:06:30 - News and rumors from around the league
1:11:12 - The frontrunners for the LAFC and Houston head coaching jobs
1:19:34 - Mailbag
|Dec 16, 2021|
MLS IS BLUE! NYCFC get over Cup hump, Timbers miss epic opportunity + Trade window takes
The guys gather on the Monday after MLS Cup to tell the story of what went down and why in Portland. David and Calen were on the field, and they share the moments that made the match and the week special. Plus, match analysis from Doyle, and a full trade window recap!
1:47 - The best moments of MLS Cup from the people on the field
16:49 - About that legendary Ronny Deila strip tease…
18:26 - How NYCFC got it done in MLS Cup
21:58 - Celebrating Sean Johnson’s MVP performance
31:02 - Was it a mistake to start Sebastian Blanco?
36:56 - Breaking down the NYCFC goal
41:09 - Maxi Moralez’s legacy is cemented after this game
47:26 - Was there a foul on Portland’s game-tying goal?
55:18 - Is this the end for Diego Valeri in Portland?
59:03 - Should Portland have had more success with Diego Valeri and Diego Chara?
1:09:28 - What does this title mean for NYCFC?
1:17:03 - The half-day trade window kicked off the offseason
1:17:48 - Jaylin Lindsey to Charlotte FC
1:21:15 - Eduard Atuesta on the way out of LAFC
1:23:41 - What to make of Nashville’s busy trade window
|Dec 13, 2021|
MLS Cup Mega Show! Breaking #PORvNYC down line by line...
Everything you need to know about Timbers vs. NYCFC! Watch Saturday at 3 pm ET on ABC, UniMas, TUDN, TSN and TVA!
1:14 - What are the vibes like in the Rose City?
7:10 - Which team has more pressure on them?
13:43 - Matchup: Goalkeeper
19:34 - Matchup: (Potential) Penalties
24:03 - Matchup: Defense
32:56 - Matchup: Midfield
44:32 - Matchup: Attackers
51:34 - Matchup: Subs
57:16 - Matchup: Coaching
1:05:46 - What would an MLS Cup mean to each club?
1:16:15 - Sebastian Lletget on the move?
1:19:16 - Lewis Morgan to RBNY?
|Dec 10, 2021|
MLS Cup is set! How NYCFC and the Timbers got it done + Jamie Vardy on MLS NEXT Pro
Only one game remains in the 2021 MLS season! The guys take a closer look at the MLS Cup matchup and dissect how both teams got here: Philly's bad break, NYCFC's big breakthrough, RSL's fairytale run over and the Timbers date with history. Jamie Vardy also stops by to talk MLS NEXT Pro, and Chris Armas lands on his feet with Manchester United...
1:34 - MLS Cup HYPE
13:21 - The new MLS ball is here!
17:03 - Philly faced an impossible task, and still put up a fight
31:47 - How NYCFC got it done in the Conference Final
42:51 - Portland ends RSL’s run, will host MLS Cup
53:14 - Looking ahead to MLS Cup
1:04:27 - MLS Next Pro announced
1:05:58 - Jamie Vardy interview
1:20:27 - Mailbag - Chris Armas joins Manchester United
|Dec 06, 2021|
Conference Final preview! Who will host MLS Cup? Jim Curtin to Cincy?
The guys dig into this weekend's Audi 2021 MLS Cup Playoff matchups and chat with Sam Stejskal about the head coach news around the league!
8:30 - How will Portland shift without Sebastian Blanco?
12:59 - The case for RSL, despite the bad regular season results against Portland
33:33 - Will missing Taty Castellanos doom NYCFC against Philly?
42:08 - How should Philly approach the biggest game in club history?
51:21 - Putting a bow on the Revs’ historic season
54:30 - The Athletic's Sam Stejskal joins the show!
56:39 - Does Jim Curtin to Cincinnati make sense?
1:08:13 - What we know about Nico Estevez, FC Dallas’ reported new head coach
1:11:13 - The latest on the Houston Dynamo FC coaching search
1:12:44 - Who will be the new LAFC head coach?
1:19:59 - Offseason roster moves have started - who are the most interesting players available
|Dec 02, 2021|
Neutrals for Real Salt Lake! Plus, Union PK triumph & Revs-NYCFC preview
Are we witnessing the biggest underdog story in MLS history? It sure seems like it. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and Gass gather to dig through the weekend action and preview Revs-NYCFC on Tuesday!
2:37 - Is RSL the best underdog story in MLS history?
7:57 - How RSL got it done against SKC
18:38 - RSL’s bench has been a huge advantage in the playoffs
20:20 - What’s behind SKC’s playoff woes?
33:29 - Should Pablo Mastroeni get the full-time RSL job?
38:02 - Philly survives PKs, advances to first-ever Conference Final
48:43 - Putting a bow on Nashville’s season
53:02 - What’s at stake for the Revs as they start their playoff run?
59:50 - Will the long layoff affect the Revs?
1:04:17 - Can NYCFC pull off the upset?
1:13:55 - Big changes for the LA Galaxy
1:15:40 - Mailbag
|Nov 29, 2021|
Happy Thanksgiving! Rapids fall short, the David Ochoa Show and Hany-4-MVP
Andrew, Charlie and David gather on Thanksgiving to talk Rapids-Timbers and much more, including Bob Bradley to Toronto FC!
4:24 - What we’re thankful for this year
12:51 - Portland beats Colorado at the death
20:24 - Dairon Asprilla, Sebastian Blanco out for the Conference Final
31:28 - David Ochoa, RSL pulled off one of the biggest upsets in MLS history
45:28 - Sporting KC - RSL Preview
52:24 - Hany Mukhtar stars as Nashville moves on to host Philly
58:53 - This is a disappointing end for Orlando
1:02:27 - Bob Bradley officially takes over at Toronto FC
1:13:47 - Celebrating Matt Besler’s career
|Nov 26, 2021|
Our favorite playoff moments (so far) + Tuesday/Thanksgiving lookahead w/ Cole Bassett
The guys gather to put the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs under the microscope, then chat with the Rapids Cole Bassett about Thanksgiving during the playoffs, what changed in Colorado and what comes next for him (Europe? USMNT?)!
1:25 - Our favorite moments of the playoffs so far
10:59 - Philadelphia - RBNY Recap
19:28 - What will the Red Bulls be in 2022?
22:40 - Nashville - Orlando Preview
39:33 - SKC - Vancouver Recap
46:23 - There should be a lot of optimism for Vancouver heading into 2022
48:36 - Seattle - RSL Preview
1:00:15 - NYCFC - Atlanta Recap
1:04:15 - Can Atlanta continue to improve under Pineda in 2022?
1:06:15 - Portland - Minnesota Recap
1:07:44 - Minnesota majorly underachieved this season
1:11:52 - Interview: Cole Bassett talks playing on Thanksgiving
1:31:37 - Colorado - Portland Preview
1:35:08 - Montreal beats Toronto in the Canadian Championship
1:36:44 - Can Bob Bradley fix Toronto FC?
|Nov 22, 2021|
Complete playoffs preview! Who will win MLS Cup? Who will win this weekend?!
MLS Cup favorites! Darkhorses from each conference! All the biggest storylines, plus nitty-gritty previews for this weekend's games featuring Zarek Valentin's insights on the Western Conference!
1:29 - Playoff HYPE
9:38 - Who is the favorite to win MLS Cup?
14:21 - Does the first round bye help or hurt the No. 1 seeds?
18:12 - What does a “successful” playoffs mean for the non-favorites
21:31 - Who is the MLS Cup dark horse?
26:09 - Philadelphia - RBNY Preview
39:27 - Zarek Valentin joins the show to preview the West Playoffs
40:29 - Vancouver - SKC Preview
56:05 - Portland - Minnesota Preview
1:12:25 - Celebrating the job Robin Fraser has done with the Rapids this season
1:15:23 - NYCFC - Atlanta Preview
1:27:43 - Is Ezra Hendrickson set to be the new coach of the Chicago Fire?
|Nov 18, 2021|
Iceteca triumph for Canada, top of the Octagon! Takeaways from USMNT draw
Cyle Larin and Canada steal the show (and the top spot) in Concacaf! Tata under pressure as El Tri stumble again! USMNT come down from Dos a Cero in Kingston! The guys gather to break it all down.
|Nov 17, 2021|
Presenting the 2021 Continental Tire Awards! Plus, five (!!!) ETR Best XIs
All the awards MLS doesn't give out but should! Andrew, Doyle, Gass and Calen gather to pass out extra hardware for 2021 (plus name five Best XIs)!
4:42 - Extratime First Best XI
12:44 - Extratime Second Best XI
18:16 - Extratime Third Best XI
20:32 - Extratime Fourth Best XI
25:08 - American of the Year
29:31 - Canadian of the Year
34:11 - Concacaf Player of the Year
38:16 - Left Back or Right Back of the Year
42:28 - Chris Armas D-Mid of the Year
46:00 - First-Year Pro/College Player of the Year
49:12 - Teenager of the Year
53:27 - Super Sub of the Year
56:58 - Level-Up Player of the Year
1:01:33 - Executive of the Year
1:05:56 - Transaction of the Year
1:10:03 - Personality of the Year
1:17:11 - Entertainer of the Year
1:20:29 - Mailbag
|Nov 15, 2021|
DOS A CERO! USMNT go three for three against El Tri!
The title says it all! The guys celebrate (while Cesar Hernandez laments) the USMNT's big win against Mexico, plus all the results from the rest of the region...
2:30 - First reactions to USMNT knocking off Mexico
7:27 - What was behind Mexico's struggles?
12:15 - Who was Man of the Match for the USMNT?
18:21 - Where does Mexico go from here?
20:01 - Is the Canada game a must win for both sides?
26:27 - What we learned about the USMNT
30:23 - The importance of the U.S. - Mexico rivalry
32:12 - Weston McKennie is a difference-maker
39:33 - Brenden Aaronson’s performance
41:10 - Yunus Musah looks like a locked-in starter
45:19 - Zack Steffen gets the start over Matt Turner
49:40 - Canada gets the job done against Costa Rica
53:38 - Canada - Mexico preview
1:05:48 - USA - Jamaica preview
|Nov 14, 2021|
Who will rule Concacaf? Full USA-Mexico preview + Canada takes center stage
Does Concacaf have a big three or does Mexico still reign supreme? Andrew, Doyle, Charlie and David preview the Octagon, featuring USA-Mexico and Canada-Mexico clashes that could decide who goes to the World Cup. Cesar Hernandez of the Mexican Soccer Show also joins to give the El Tri perspective.
3:32 - The mood ahead of US - Mexico
10:18 - What are the stakes for the US?
15:32 - Thoughts on the USMNT roster
20:36 - Interview: Cesar Hernandez previews Mexico
45:17 - How many minutes can Chrisitan Pulisic give the USMNT?
58:27 - What should the midfield trio be for the US?
1:05:08 - Who starts at goalkeeper for the US?
1:08:36 - Ricardo Pepi looks like a locked in starter
1:10:00 - Predictions for US - Mexico
1:12:39 - Why Canada’s game against Costa Rica is huge
|Nov 11, 2021|
Recapping a wild Decision Day + Celebrating Wondo's legendary career
We made it! The regular season is over and the playoffs are almost here! But before we move into full postseason mode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, and Calen Carr pay respect to the undisputed MLS Goal King, Chris Wondolowski. Wondo retires as an all-time legend of the league and we'll never forget his goals or his celebrations.
The guys also hit the big stories from a drama-filled Decision Day. RSL in on the last kick, Colorado snags the top spot in the West, and both LA clubs miss the playoffs. It's a jam-packed show to finish off the 2021 regular season!
1:30 - What we loved about Decision Day
7:37 - Celebrating the MLS Goal King Chris Wondolowski
18:49 - RSL saves their season on the final kick of the game
28:23 - Should SKC have had a PK?
34:56 - Colorado Rapids seal the 1 seed in the West
45:25 - LAFC, Galaxy fall short on Decision Day
50:59 - Vancouver, Vanni Sartini are on cloud 9
54:39 - Who will benefit most from the international break?
58:39 - Montreal miss the playoffs, optimism for 2022?
1:02:50 - How dangerous can Orlando be in the playoffs?
1:06:32 - D.C. comes up just short of the playoffs
1:08:38 - RBNY caps off a great run by making the playoffs
1:12:10 - Does Nashville have a shot at MLS Cup?
1:17:11 - Taty Castellanos wins the Golden Boot on the final day
1:21:14 - Is Atlanta destined to flop in the playoffs?
1:26:05 - Mailbag
|Nov 08, 2021|
Complete Decision Day guide! Matt Turner on US No. 1, MLS Cup, Revs rebrand
It all comes down to this! Andrew and David preview Decision Day game by game with special guests...
2:29 - Decision Day overview
6:25 - Setting the stage for Decision Day in the East
8:12 - Nashville v RBNY preview
13:33 - Interview: Patrice Bernier
21:41 - Montreal v Orlando preview
27:02 - Cincinnati v Atlanta preview
31:33 - DC’s playoff hopes look grim
32:44 - Will Jozy be back with TFC?
35:07 - PHI v NYC Preview
40:38 - East final standings predictions
43:51 - Revs rebrand thoughts
46:25 - Interview: Matt Turner
1:04:37 - Setting the stage for Decision Day in the West
1:06:09 - LA v Minnesota preview
1:08:06 - Sporting KC - RSL preview
1:11:54 - Does Vancouver make the playoffs?
1:15:30 - Celebrating Kyle Beckerman’s career
1:22:34 - West final standings predictions
1:24:36 - USMNT roster reaction
|Nov 04, 2021|
Who will make the MLS Cup Playoffs? Diving deep on Week 34...
One more week! The regular season is coming down to the wire. There are 12 teams fighting for seven more playoff spots and a CCL spot at stake. So who handled business in Week 34 and who needs more to have a shot at MLS Cup? Doyle, Gass, Carr and Wiebe dig in!
8:20 - Jordan Morris is back, how does he change the Sounders?
15:51 - LAFC facing a season-defining game
18:48 - Emanuel Reynoso saves Minnesota’s season against SKC
27:26 - Is SKC’s defense an Achilles heel?
30:40 - RBNY deals Montreal a crushing loss
34:44 - Which team would be the biggest disappointment if they miss the playoffs?
39:03 - Orlando loses out on a key win
47:43 - What’s behind D.C.’s crazy number of injuries?
52:23 - San Jose puts a dent in RSL’s playoff hopes
58:23 - NYCFC, Taty Castellanos are on fire
1:02:01 - Philly’s kids roll Cincinnati
1:05:16 - Atlanta is having issues closing out games
1:12:43 - Mailbag
|Nov 01, 2021|
Vanni Sartini on 'Caps come up! ANDIAMO! Plus, Sam Stejstal on history-making Revs, coach openings
Andrew and Charlie are joined by two special guests (Whitecaps' interim manager Vanni Sartini + The Athletic's Sam Stejskal) to break down a playoffs shoots-and-ladders Week 33.
4:42 - Revs set the points record - are they the best MLS team of all time?
17:41 - Quick updates on open coaching and GM positions around MLS
23:06 - Interview: Vanni Sartini on the Vancouver Whitecaps’ resurgence
45:36 - Will Seattle or SKC take the No. 1 seed in the West?
57:01 - It’s time to be concerned about Minnesota United
1:01:17 - D.C. United scraps to a win, Losada says reinforcements needed
1:04:35 - Atlanta’s stars lead them to a comeback win
1:06:43 - Nashville finally gets a win in a wild game
1:10:30 - Mailbag
|Oct 28, 2021|
The Revs are MLS's best team, deal with it! Plus, fall out from SKC-Sounders
New England won the Shield without playing a game! Now, will they make history and can Adam Buksa win the Golden Boot? Plus, short-handed Sporting KC takes down the short-handed Sounders (and the suplex that had MLS talking), the Red Bulls' magical run, NYCFC's beat down of D.C. United and Jozy's heel turn against Montreal.
5:02 - Celebrating the Revs’ dominating Supporters’ Shield season
18:28 - The connection the Revs DPs have is special
28:01 - Is Philly or Nashville a bigger threat to the Revs in the East?
33:07 - Sporting KC gets a big win in Seattle
44:47 - Both SKC and the Sounders are missing star players heading into the playoffs
47:23 - Colorado Rapids clinch a playoff spot, look like legit contenders
50:17 - The Red Bulls are the hottest team in the league
54:19 - NYCFC has a huge get-right game, D.C. looks exhausted
59:06 - Jozy plays spoiler to Montreal’s playoff hopes
1:04:10 - How will the bottom half of the West playoff race shake out?
1:08:18 - Mailbag
|Oct 25, 2021|
Comebacks galore! Caps! Loons! LAFC! Breaking down MLS midweek action
Andrew, Charlie and David gather to dig through the wreckage of a crazy night of comebacks in MLS and look ahead to the weekend!
4:41 - Brian White, ‘Caps pull off amazing comeback win
16:49 - Should Vanni Sartini get the Vancouer job full time?
24:56 - Minnesota’s DPs show up, can they carry them to the playoffs?
31:15 - Cristian Arango is making a case for Newcomer of the Year
37:22 - Will Carlos Vela be with LAFC long-term?
43:26 - Atlanta’s inability to see out games is a concern
51:16 - What would a Supporters’ Shield mean to the Revs?
1:02:43 - Dropped points for both Seattle and Colorado at the top of the West
1:07:17 - Wooden Spoon shenanigans
1:10:09 - Mailbag
|Oct 21, 2021|
MLS Squid Game begins! Top seeds stumble as dreams stay alive in Wk 30
Everything you need to know (and some stuff you don't) from MLS Week 30!
5:25 - MLS Cup or bust for the Revs?
18:16 - LA Galaxy snap a 9-game winless run
25:45 - Loons get a win, but positive signs for Austin
29:21 - RSL are fun, good, and look like they’re going to make the playoffs
35:44 - LAFC avoids a trap game, stays alive for playoffs
42:30 - Vancouver is playing their best soccer in years
50:34 - What’s the most attractive open coaching job in MLS?
58:21 - RBNY and NYCFC are two teams headed in different directions
1:05:24 - Atlanta handles business on the road, move up the table
1:09:28 - Columbus, Montreal both grab needed results
1:13:38 - Mailbag
|Oct 18, 2021|
Grading USMNT after six WCQers! Is Alphonso Davies the best player in Concacaf?
The guys gather in the wake of another Concacaf World Cup Qualifying window to discuss the USMNT's win against Costa Rica and qualifying campaign so far and celebrate Canada and Alphonso Davies' triumph over Panama!
1:18 - First reactions to the USMNT win
8:11 - Is rotating goalkeepers the right move for the USMNT?
24:17 - Evaluating Weston McKennie’s performance in this window
28:35 - Is Robinson/Richards the CB pairing of the future?
38:43 - Was this a successful window for the USMNT?
45:18 - Canada blows out Panama after early scare
52:06 - Will Canada make the World Cup?
56:46 - Biggest MLS playoff stories to watch as the international window ends
1:04:12 - MLS games of the weekend
1:09:12 - Ricardo Pepi is No. 1 on this year’s 22 under 22 list presented by Body Armor
1:13:51 - Mailbag
|Oct 14, 2021|
USMNT stunned, Canada still unbeaten! World Cup Qualifying + MLS Recap
The Extratime crew digs into the USMNT's shocking loss to Panama, Canada's draw down in Jamaica, and recaps the mini MLS weekend.
|Oct 11, 2021|
CHOO CHOO! Pepi hype train can’t be stopped! Canada shock El Tri in Azteca!
The guys burn the midnight oil (and pour the brown stuff) to bring you instant reaction to the USMNT’s win against Jamaica and Canada’s historic result in Mexico City.
|Oct 08, 2021|
Bubble watch! R-E-S-P-E-C-T for Sporting/Salloi! Octagon WCQ preview!
Breaking down every story from MLS Week 29, plus World Cup qualifying preview!
2:57 - Daryl Dike delivers a huge win (and sunglasses) for Orlando
15:51 - Hernan Losada has transformed D.C. this season
22:19 - Sounders blow out Colorado, is this the ceiling for the Rapids?
30:50 - Is Josh Atencio in the USMNT conversation?
36:05 - Is Sporting KC getting enough respect?
49:26 - CF Montreal knocks off Atlanta in a game with huge playoff implications
54:29 - Matt Turner, Andre Blake. Who ya got for Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year?
57:27 - Is NYCFC in danger of missing the playoffs?
1:00:21 - Picking the bubble teams who will make the playoffs in the West
1:05:50 - El Trafico was indicative of both where LAFC and the Galaxy are
1:14:02 - USMNT & Canada World Cup Qualifying Preview
|Oct 04, 2021|
Crew campeones! Statue for Josef? Wicky out! Midweek madness in MLS
What does Campeones Cup mean to the Crew? Should Josef Martinez get a statue? Why is the Eastern Conference so chaotic behind the top two? What now for the Chicago Fire? Andrew, Charlie and David get together to sift through Wednesday's night's 14-game MLS extravaganza and react to Gregg Berhalter's WCQ roster.
3:00 - Can the Crew use Campeones Cup to get their season back on track?
25:50 - Celebrating Josef Martinez as he hits 100 career MLS goals
31:55 - Carles Gil is the unquestioned MVP
38:41 - Why Nashville are above the pack in the East
42:02 - D.C.’s turnaround year continues
44:41 - The Galaxy are spiraling, can they right the ship?
49:04 - Will Carlos Vela and Bob Bradley be back with LAFC in 2022?
56:00 - Wicky out in Chicago, what went wrong for the Fire?
1:05:42 - USMNT roster reaction
|Sep 30, 2021|
Jaap Stam OUT! Timbers TD! Breaking down MLS Week 27
Big changes in Cincy. Jaap Stam is out and FCC is one again looking for a fresh start. Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, and Matt Doyle break down what Cincinnati needs in a new GM, a new coach, and what there is to work with on the roster.
The guys also discuss the most overrated playoff team, whether there's cause for concern with Orlando, and what's happening with the playoff bubble teams. Enjoy the start of fall and listen in!
3:50 - Is the Western Conference better than the East?
8:27 - Who is the most overrated playoff team?
12:51 - New England chasing history update
22:00 - Should Orlando be concerned heading into the playoffs?
28:29 - What did Portland prove in their blowout win?
40:24 - Sounders get a huge win over SKC
48:12 - Jaap Stam out in Cincy, how should the club approach the next hire?
57:14 - Are Columbus finally finding their form?
59:12 - Playoff bubble watch
1:08:33 - Is another year in MLS the best path for Ricardo Pepi?
1:15:58 - Mailbag
|Sep 27, 2021|
Leagues Cup expansion! CCL changes! Free space yet again!
Concacaf is changing, from Leagues Cup to CCL … Andrew, David and Charlie plot out the future through their eyes. Plus, why the Sounders fell short against Club Leon in Las Vegas and what it means for the rest of their season. In midweek MLS action, a crazy NY Derby, the Revs lack (???) of GOAT buzz, Hany Mukhtar’s MVP case and Pa Modou Kah’s case to be Whitecaps manager.
3:23 - Seattle comes up just short in Leagues Cup
11:27 - How do the Sounders rebound for the rest of the season?
19:43 - How the 2023 Leagues Cup changes can elevate soccer in the region
35:54 - Any concerns about NYCFC after a wild New York derby?
40:48 - Why hasn’t New England’s record-setting pace gotten more buzz?
51:42 - Hany Mukhtar’s case for MVP
1:03:08 - The must-win games this weekend
1:04:55 - Philadelphia vs Atlanta Preview
1:08:10 - Seattle v Sporting Kansas City Preview
1:12:47 - Pa Modou Kah has Pacific FC flying in the Canadian Championship
1:15:23 - Mailbag
|Sep 23, 2021|
Big Qs from Wk 26: Did Luchi get a raw deal? Best LB in MLS history? Bubble winners?
Luchi Gonzalez is out, but the math remains a little fuzzy for FC Dallas? What is success, anyway? And can you win MLS Cup while selling at a league-best rate? Andrew, David and Calen sort through the third coaching change of the season, then turn to MLS Week 26. Where do the Revs stand in their quest for history? Who is trending in the right direction along the playoff line? Which contenders have big holes?
3:37 - Is Justin Morrow the best left back in MLS history?
8:40 - Why has the MLS points record been broken so many times in the past few years?
17:10 - Luchi Gonazlez, FC Dallas part ways
42:35 - Does Atlanta have the highest ceiling outside of the Revs?
49:40 - Reynoso delivered for Minnesota in a must-win game
51:22 - Real Salt Lake is in the playoff race against all odds
56:17 - CF Montreal and their young stars deserve more props
58:12 - Is Inter Miami fools gold?
1:00:58 - Portland and LAFC look like teams headed in different directions
1:07:58 - Which contender are you more worried about: Orlando or the LA Galaxy?
1:11:33 - Which coaches have improved their teams the most this year?
|Sep 20, 2021|
For real ... or playoff wannabes? Sorting teams after a wild week in MLS
Who is for real? And who ... isn't? Andrew and Charlie sort through the playoff wannabes and bubble teams. Atlanta United? For real! Philadelphia Union? Not so much. Inter Miami? Phil Neville may not agree with our answer.
Plus, Landon Donovan's coaching future (at Real Salt Lake?) and the Sounders Kelyn Rowe on Leagues Cup, coming home to Seattle and his efforts to Kick Childhood Cancer.
3:06 - The biggest result of midweek was…
7:36 - Atlanta United looks like they’re back!
12:53 - Ola Kamara takes over the Golden Boot lead, D.C. wins again
16:57 - Is Philly doomed to be a “yo-yo” team?
23:12 - Will Inter Miami make the playoffs?
26:24 - Who do you believe in more? LAFC or Portland?
30:24 - Would Landon Donovan be the right coach for RSL?
35:25 - Seattle heading to Leagues Cup Final
40:46 - Interview: Kelyn Rowe
1:02:42 - Is SKC in the same tier as the Revs and the Sounders?
1:04:29 - Mailbag
|Sep 16, 2021|
A weekend of huge playoff implications, Previewing the Leagues Cup & CCL semifinals
Soccer never stops and neither does Extratime! The MLS stretch run is in full swing with massive playoff implications for almost every game in Week 24. We start off with the Supporters' Shield race (New England's to lose?) and work our way down to the fight for the final playoff spots in both conferences.
Then, it's on to continental competition as we get you ready for two huge semifinals in the Leagues Cup and CCL. Can Seattle be the first MLS team to make the Leagues Cup final? Can Philly pull off a miracle? We'll definitely be watching to find out!
4:25 - The Supporters’ Shield is New England’s to lose
16:24 - Seattle’s Achilles' heel
24:50 - Minnesota is better set up for the playoffs than the regular season
25:22 - Do the Colorado Rapids have the goal scorers to be an MLS Cup contender?
35:03 - Nashville SC’s season deserves more respect
40:14 - How does Gonzalo Pineda fit all Atlanta’s best pieces together?
46:49 - Miami back from the dead, can they make the playoffs?
51:11 - Columbus doesn’t look likely to make the playoffs, what’s gone wrong?
53:09 - Who between LAFC and RSL makes the playoffs?
1:00:39 - Wondo and Pepi trading jerseys was a cool passing-of-the-torch moment
1:05:34 - FC Cincinnati finally wins at TQL Stadium
1:07:05 - Leagues Cup Semifinals preview
1:12:15 - CCL Semifinals preview
1:17:24 - Mailbag
|Sep 13, 2021|
Are the USMNT & Canada on track to qualify for the World Cup? Evaluating the first WCQ window
Relief for US fans, joy for Canada fans! Both teams are leaving the first World Cup Qualifying window with 5 points; are both teams in good shape to make the World Cup?
For the USMNT, we discuss which players have earned starting spots going forward and the tough decisions Gregg Berhalter has to make with Sergino Dest and John Brooks.
For Canada, it might be too early to celebrate, but it's definitely not too early to praise a great first qualifying window. We explain why this looks like a group capable of making the World Cup and why we'll learn very quickly in October how good this team is.
1:35 - The MLS pipeline showed up for the US and Canada in the wins
4:09 - Celebrating Ricardo Pepi’s huge night
7:19 - Gregg Berhalter got it right with the subs
9:40 - The US played without fear in the second half
11:59 - Was this a good window for the USMNT?
19:03 - Brenden Aaronson is breaking out, is he a locked-in starter?
22:12 - Sebastian Lletget and Cristian Roldan had great games
27:48 - Mark McKenzie had a bounce-back game
33:09 - Should Sergino Dest be benched to start the next round of qualifiers?
37:08 - Has Matt Turner claimed the No.1 GK job for the national team?
40:56 - Canada blows out El Salvador in impressive win
43:45 - This Canada group looks like a World Cup team
50:45 - Evaluating Canada’s chances to qualify
53:41 - We’re going to learn a lot about Canada when they play Mexico on Oct. 7
1:00:43 - Is Canada satisfied coming out of this window? What do they need to improve on in October?
1:03:43 - How confident are you in the USMNT and Gregg Berhalter going forward?
|Sep 09, 2021|
USA-Canada Breakdown + MLS Weekend Review
Extratime is your one-stop shop for international and domestic soccer! We hit every angle of the USA - Canada 1-1 draw before switching gears to the MLS weekend that was.
It's 1.5 hours of pure North American soccer for you to enjoy this Labor Day Weekend!
1:02 - Quick reactions to the USA - Canada 1-1 draw
5:28 - Canada is now in great shape for this World Cup Qualifying window
12:22 - Why has the USMNT attack struggled so much?
21:58 - Canada’s subs changed the game
23:36 - Canada’s attitude and culture is in a great spot
25:52 - Did the USMNT need to make subs earlier?
32:06 - Antonee Robinson’s best USMNT performance
34:19 - Christian Pulisic looked a little off in this game
37:45 - Junior Hoilett has an important role within this young Canadian team
40:15 - Can Cristian Roldan be an X-factor for this team?
42:10 - Big picture - what is wrong with the USMNT right now?
48:16 - How should the USMNT adjust against Honduras in game 3?
1:01:50 - Canada v El Salvador preview
1:07:09 - What did Nashville prove in their win over NYCFC?
1:14:37 - The Daryl Dike hype train back on track and so is Orlando
1:24:43 - Diego Rossi is gone, is LAFC’s ceiling this year capped?
1:30:56 - Colorado continue to go under the radar - are they for real?
|Sep 06, 2021|
U.S. & Canada World Cup Qualifying Reaction and Analysis
World Cup Qualifying is finally underway! David Gass, Matt Doyle, and Calen Carr break down the opening-game draws for the U.S. and Canada from Thursady night. Is there cause for concern for either team? Did both coaches overcomplicate their lineup choices? And what will it look like when the two countries meet on Sunday in Nashville?
1:20 - First thoughts on the U.S. draw with El Salvador
4:01 - Did Gregg Berhalter get it right with the lineup?
4:37 - Has Sergino Dest become a liability?
11:58 - Thoughts on Gio Reyna’s performance
13:16 - Tyler Adams was a standout performer
14:47 - Why did the US struggle to execute a gameplan?
17:32 - Is a draw good enough to open World Cup Qualifying?
20:27 - Miles Robinson might have locked down a permanent starting spot
22:17 - What changes does the USMNT make against Canada?
25:43 - First thoughts on Canada’s draw with Honduras
32:52 - Did the surprise lineups affect player performances?
35:00 - Are you worried about Canada after this opening game?
37:03 - USA v Canada preview
41:17 - Is Sunday a must win game for the US?
43:29 - Does Pulisic start against Canada?
45:13 - What changes do you expect from Canada?
|Sep 03, 2021|
El Trafico's imperfect perfection, Pepi (again) & WCup qualifying begins
Goals, goals, goals! Heineken Rivalry Week delivered from El Trafico to Copa Texas to Hell is Real to Cascadia. The guys go through all the action, rewind to analyze the coaching changes for Real Salt Lake and the Whitecaps then talk World Cup Qualifying.
7:10 - Our favorite moments of Heineken Rivalry Week
20:34 - Playoff reset - which teams are on track for the postseason?
26:05 - El Trafico delivers (again)
41:16 - Hell was almost real for Columbus
45:52 - Throwback performance from Diego Chara helps Portland down Seattle
51:58 - Ricardo Pepi cannot be stopped
1:03:37 - Is Pa Modou Kah the perfect fit for the Vancouver coaching job?
1:09:44 - NYCFC proved they’re legit
1:12:29 - Nashville get their first road win of the season
1:17:45 - How many points does the USMNT need in this first World Cup Qualifying Window?
1:21:28 - Does Canada have the depth to navigate all 3 games?
|Aug 31, 2021|
RICARDO PEPI ... All-Star hero and USMNT forward?!? Wrapping up an amazing week in LA...
What do you get when you give Wiebe and Gass a six pack of Heineken and a microphone? The official recap of the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target, of course. Long live Ricardo Pepi! Long live the king!
1:28 - MLS is now clearly the dominant force in the region
5:23 - Ricardo Pepi reportedly commits to the USMNT
8:42 - MLS All-Stars take down Liga MX (ASG Game Recap)
13:15 - VIBES of the game
23:18 - Celebrating Ricardo Pepi’s big night
33:16 - will we start to see more Americans playing in Liga MX?
37:48 - Matt Turner wins ASG MVP
44:28 - who from the LIGA MX roster do you want to see in MLS?
46:42 - favorite moments of all star week
51:42 - Heineken rivalry week preview
1:01:30 - Tajon Buchanan off to Europe
|Aug 26, 2021|
Megashow from All-Star: Tajon watch! Shield vs. Cup! Garber & Arriola on the future of MLS-Liga MX!
There's no better way to get ready for the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target than a LIVE Extratime Extravaganza! The boys are back in the flesh with a full All-Star preview, reactions to Heineken Rivalry Week and a handful of interviews full of laughs and news.
What's the future of the MLS-Liga MX partnership? Let MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Liga MX president Mikel Arriola tell you themselves. Plus, Walker Zimmerman, Miles Robinson, Matt Turner and Ricardo Pepi stop by for insightful interviews ahead of the week's festivities.
:33 - We’re live from Banc of California Stadium in LA!
10:02 - How do you want to see the MLS All-Star team line up?
18:24 - What to expect from Liga MX
24:36 - Revs, Sounders both on fire - who is the favorite for the Supporters’ Shield? Which wants it more?
41:51 - Interview: Liga MX President Mikel Arriola
48:26 - Interview: MLS Commissioner Don Garber
58:50 - Interview: Nashville SC Defender Walker Zimmerman
1:07:44 - Interview: Atlanta United Defender Miles Robinson
1:18:25 - Interview: Revs Goalkeeper Matt Turner
1:36:53 - Interview: FC Dallas Forward Ricardo Pepi
1:50:22 - Mailbag: we finally give some love to Miami and the ‘Caps!
|Aug 24, 2021|
Recapping a huge midweek MLS slate + Heineken Rivalry Week Preview
The soccer never stops! Coming off a huge midweek of MLS games, David Gass and Charlie Davies dive into the action. Are the Rapids an MLS Cup contender? Is Columbus' title defense in trouble? Is Raul Ruidiaz the best striker in Sounders history?
Throw in a preview of this weekend's Heineken Rivalry Week matches and a mailbag, and we've got quite the show!
4:35 - Rapids looking like an MLS Cup contender
9:00 - Philadelphia gets a big win over NYCFC
13:50 - Are you buying the Barco/ATL breakout?
20:36 - Columbus loses 5th straight, how worried should we be?
26:00 - CJ Sapong is on fire...should he get a look with the USMNT?
32:38 - Nashville’s year 2 has seriously impressed
35:08 -Vancouver continues to get results, now have Scottish Messi
36:03 - Austin FC’s playoff hopes look dead in the water
40:56 - Is Raul Ruidiaz the best forward in Sounders history?
46:33 - The Revs are absolutely flying, that continued Wednesday
50:45 - Cali Clasico preview
54:57 - Minnesota - Sporting KC preview
57:27: RBNY - NYCFC will be season defining for both teams
1:03:34 - Texas Derby preview
1:06:02 - Rocky Mountain Cup preview
1:09:24 - Mailbag
|Aug 19, 2021|
MLS Weekend Chaos + Daniel Salloi's MVP Candidacy
PURE. MLS. CHAOS. Coming off a wild weekend of soccer, David Gass, Matt Doyle, and Calen Carr dive into madness! The guys relive the wild few minutes of Montréal - RBNY, dig into how the Sounders crushed Portland on the road, and give props to Nashville for an impressive win.
We also discuss Daniel Salloi's MVP credentials, wonder if the Galaxy are an elite MLS team, and talk to RSL striker Bobby Wood!
2:39 - We’re hyped for the All-Star Skills Challenge
9:03 - Montreal - RBNY was pure MLS chaos
18:43 - Seattle blows out Portland in a wild end to the weekend
33:27 - Evaluating Daniel Salloi’s MVP credentials
35:58 - Nashville gets an impressive win over D.C.
43:06 - Josef Martinez finally scores at MBS, things are looking up for Atlanta
46:21 - Interview: RSL forward Bobby Wood
1:05:47 - Are the LA Galaxy now the “MLS Elite” tier?
1:10:17 - Colorado continues to quietly climb the standings
|Aug 16, 2021|
New ATLUTD manager ... from the Sounders! Leagues Cup yin and yang! Hernan Lodasa 1v1!
Gonzalo Pineda to Atlanta United! Leagues Cup lows and highs! Hernan Losada explains how he’s transformed D.C. United! It’s a been a busy week, and Andrew, Charlie and David do their best to run down all the news and action and also prepare you for the weekend.
2:15 - Quick CCL Prediction for America - Philadelphia
4:26 - Is Gonzalo Pineda the right hire for Atlanta United?
22:43 - Why has LAFC struggled so much this season?
30:53 - How Minnesota can keep their great run of form going against the LA Galaxy
42:24 - SKC gets rolled in Leagues Cup, did Peter Vermes make the right choice with the lineup?
49:36 - Seattle dominates Tigres, are they about to go on ANOTHER second-half run?
58:38 - Interview: Hernan Losada on how he’s transformed D.C. United
1:20:11 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:23:31 - Mailbag
|Aug 12, 2021|
Why Leagues Cup matters + Week 18 unbeaten streaks you didn't know existed
MLS is changing quickly, and the “great game” is the path forward. Doyle returns to offer his take on MLS 4.0, and the guys wonder how Messi could end up in MLS. We don’t have to imagine Leagues Cup. It’s here, and it promises to be a ton of fun (and competitive, too). Plus, everything you need to know from Week 18! The best unbeaten streaks you didn’t know existed! The case for keeping Rob Valentino in charge in Atlanta! Paxten Aaronson balls out (and we demand answers about Carles Gil’s injury). Last, but never least, a quick CCL semi preview!
2:30 - Transfer window wrap: Is MLS 4.0 here?
12:33 - Messi to MLS? LOL
13:43 - Leagues Cup kicks off this week - why it matters
23:22 - The best unbeaten streaks you didn’t know existed
47:03 - Why is FC Dallas finally clicking? Pepi.
49:00 - Chicago showing signs of progress
52:09 - Should Atlanta keep Rob Valentino for the rest of the year?
1:02:17 - Gerard Nijkamp is out in Cincy
1:09:04 - Are we seeing a changing of the guard in Toronto?
1:13:55 - Paxten Aaronson has arrived #Doop
1:18:22 - What’s going on with Carles Gil?
1:21:57 - CCL Preview
1:25:01 - Mailbag
|Aug 09, 2021|
Deadline Day winners & losers! All-Star snubs and best XI! Midweek madness!
Holy transfer deadline day! Money was flying on Thursday, and the guys dug into all the moves – some as they were being reported live – and tried to make sense of the blockbuster trade that sent Jeremy Ebobisse to the Quakes. In other news, the MLS squad for the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target is out. Charlie gives his starting XI, Wiebe explains why six Sounders actually makes sense and Dave takes you through all the snubs. Finally, our takes from all the midweek action … Salloi for MVP? Josef’s red legit? LAFC having defensive issues? D.C. United deserve more respect? – and the mail.
|Aug 05, 2021|
Watch out for NYCFC! Nani for MVP, ATL coaching search & more from Wk 16
Yes, we're back after burning the midnight Gold Cup oil. MLS never sleeps, and Week 16 delivered some big headlines, big scorelines and big transfer news.
|Aug 02, 2021|
Kings of Concacaf! Gregg Berhalter's USMNT put Mexico on notice
The guys gather after the final whistle to break down the Gold Cup final, go through all the player pool winners and losers and plot out the path to Qatar 2022.
1:33 - Instant Reaction / One Word Takes
11:54 - Kellyn Acosta is taking names
26:49 - Is Matt Turner the new USMNT Starting Goalkeeper?
37:35 - Is Miles Robinson in poll position at CB?
50:25 - Final takeaways from the Gold Cup Final
|Aug 02, 2021|
USA-Mexico again! Complete Gold Cup semi reaction + Mark-Anthony Kaye trade winner?
It was an epic night in Concacaf as the USMNT battled their way to the final and Mexico broke Canadian hearts. Andrew, Charlie, Calen and David burn the midnight oil to talk Gold Cup: Tajon Buchanan's rising price tag, Canada's rising place in Concacaf, Gyasi Zardes' (and Daryl Dike's) place in the No. 9 hierarchy, Turner vs. Steffen in goal and a full final preview.
Plus, thoughts on the Mark-Anthony Kaye blockbuster, Austin FC's new No. 9 (we think?) and a look at Friday's ESPN games.
2:40 - Quick thoughts on Canada's semifinal loss
7:38 - Celebrating Tajon Buchanan’s breakout tournament
15:54 - Is Canada now the third best team in Concacaf?
18:58 - First thoughts on the US’ win over Qatar
28:17 - What is the US No. 9 depth chart?
34:26 - Who starts in goal for the USMNT in World Cup Qualifying?
44:40 - What changes do you expect from the US for the final?
47:32 - Does the US win the Gold Cup?
56:25 - Breaking down the Mark-Anthony Kaye trade
1:01:42 - Is Sebastian Driussi the missing piece for Austin FC?
1:04:51 - Where does the Atlanta - Orlando rivalry stand?
1:09:50 - LA - Portland: Which U22 signing will be more impactful?
|Jul 30, 2021|
Wait, Kanye did what?!? Plus, could Ricardo Pepi break Homegrown transfer record?
Yes, we’re talking about Atlanta again … but mostly just to break down Kanye West’s hilarious/awesome (???) appearance at this weekend’s game against the Crew. Columbus won, and Caleb Porter joined the “Are you watching the games or just looking at the stats?” movement. Plus, choooooo chooooooo all aboard the Ricardo Pepi hype train, NYCFC with the five finger slap to Orlando’s face, New England takes over the Shield lead and Carles Gil challenges the single-season assist record and the Timbers’ challenging season.
5:49 - Kanye West living at Mercedes Benz Stadium?!?!?
10:27 - Are Atlanta showing any signs of improvement?
14:55 - It isn’t pretty, but Columbus are finding ways to get points
22:36 - Thiago Almada would be a huge signing for ATLUTD
25:40 - Is Sebastian Driussi the missing piece for Austin FC?
30:22 - Ricardo Pepi is on fire! Why he could shatter an MLS transfer record
45:17 - Was it a statement win for NYCFC?
51:02 - Sporting KC takes down Seattle in impressive road win
52:49 - New England takes over the Shield lead...but will they lose Tajon Buchanan to Europe?
59:01 - Are injuries to blame for Portland’s struggles?
1:03:53 - Nashville SC, Hany Mukhtar keep rolling
1:05:21 - Toronto FC get a much-needed win
1:07:26 - Real Salt Lake continues to dominate the Rocky Mountain Cup
1:08:52 - Vancouver!! The ‘Caps get another good result against LAFC
1:10:18 - Is Inter Miami’s draw an improvement?
1:11:20 - Mailbag
|Jul 26, 2021|
USMNT vs. Jamaica REACTION! Should Dike keep starting? Is Robinson a WCQ starter?
The guys get together after the final whistle to talk USMNT and CanMNT wins in the Gold Cup!
|Jul 26, 2021|
Are Inter Miami the worst expansion build of all-time? Plus, Felipe Cardenas explains what happened in ATL
Soooooo what happened in Atlanta? The Athletic’s Felipe Cardenas calls in to take Andrew and David behind the scenes of a rapid and somewhat unexpected divorce. Plus, Inter Miami are in their own downward spiral, and Tom Bogert has the latest on the parade of transfers (and transfer rumors) in MLS.
5:15 - Miami is in a downward spiral, is there any way out?
16:03 – Quick thoughts on all the Wednesday action
22:20 - Felipe Cardenas (The Athletic) on what went wrong for Gabriel Heinze and Atlanta
48:57 - Tom Bogert on LAFC’s new striker, Tajon Buchanan’s future, Mueller’s Scotland move
1:11:49 - Previewing the US and Canada’s Gold Cup Quarterfinal matches
1:20:29 - Mailbag
|Jul 22, 2021|
Heinze OUT as ATL trades MLS Cup for chaos! Hot and cold takes from MLS Wk 13
All MLS, all Week 13! First up, Gabriel Heinze’s abrupt departure from Atlanta United. Andrew, Doyle and David break down why it happened now, what’s happened to the Five Stripes project – from MLS Cup to chaos – and what (or who) comes next. Plus, the Invincibles are no more, Hany Mukhtar is the Nashville Messi, Montreal is inspirational (and we were wrong), Jozy is BACK and Gianluca Busio has a big number attached to his name.
1:10 - Quick thoughts on El Salvador - Mexico
5:25 - Which conference has been better in MLS this year?
8:22 - Gabriel Heinze out as Atlanta manager, we dig in on what went wrong
20:10 -Who should Atlanta hire now?
32:59 - Seattle’s unbeaten streak finally ends
37:11 - Hany Mukhtar goes full Messi, Nashville blows out Chicago
41:10 - Making sense of that bonkers Montreal - Cincinnati game
47:55 - JOZY. IS. BACK. Why Toronto is primed for a huge second half of the season comeback
51:13 - Vancouver gets a much-needed win!
54:42 - FC Dallas shows signs of progress, Sebastian Blanco back for Portland
57:16 - LAFC looking much better, David Ochoa balls out
1:05:56 - Gianluca Busio’s Italy move draws ever closer
1:08:45 - Columbus has disappointed this year
1:10:00 - Taty Castellanos is the key to NYCFC’s season
1:14:15 - Mailbag
|Jul 19, 2021|
USMNT vs. Canada reaction! A tough night for Dike/Busio, PK controversy, KO round preview
The guys gather at the final whistle for a quick reaction to the USMNT's 1-0 win against Canada to conclude Gold Cup Group B.
|Jul 19, 2021|
Josef banished in ATL?! Why Dike should be the USMNT starter (and other Gold Cup thoughts)!
Nobody’s had a more magical, life-changing year than Daryl Dike! He was at it again as the USMNT swept past Martinique in the Gold Cup. Andrew, Charlie, Doyle and David sort through the performance, including Eryk Williamson’s big night and James Sands opportunity going forward. What will Gregg Berhalter do against Canada? And John Herdman against the US, for that matter? Plus, we fill out an ETR All-Star ballot and breaking news in Atlanta! Josef Martinez is training by himself, and Gabriel Heinze isn’t budging.
0:40 - Instant reactions to the USMNT’s big win
7:38 - Daryl Dike dominates once again
11:11 - Thoughts on 3-4-3 formation
14:05 - Eryk Williamson certainly impressed
18:27 -What did Matthew Hoppe show?
19:56 - How should the US set up against Canada?
22:18 - What does this third group game mean for Canada
28:50 - Picking the USMNT lineup to face Canada
39:30 - News and notes from around the Gold Cup
41:44 - Trouble in Atlanta? What’s going on with Josef Martinez and Gabriel Heinze?
56:55 - Filling out the Extratime All-Star ballot
1:06:11 - Homegrown player sales galore! Breaking down the move for Tanner Tessmann
1:08:17 - Why so many young Americans are going to Europe right now
1:14:28 – Mailbag!
|Jul 16, 2021|
Full USMNT-Haiti breakdown! Should Gianluca Busio start? Dike or Zardes up top?
Three points is three points, but the USMNT left something to be desired in their Gold Cup opener. Andrew, Charlie, Doyle and David have your US-Haiti reaction – which players impressed and which players … didn’t, Gianluca Busio’s debut, Dike vs. Gyasi (or both!) at forward and the what they’d like to see aganst Martinique – plus Canada’s big win and a disaster for El Tri.
1:26 - US - Haiti breakdown
6:31 - Which USMNT players impressed?
11:19 - Did Gianluca Busio earn a starting spot for the rest of the tournament?
17:06 - The Miles Robinson - Walker Zimmerman pairing looked good
18:50 - James Sands was a difference-maker off the bench
20:01 - How far up the depth chart did Shaq Moore move?
20:58 - Should the US experiment more with a 3-5-2
30:47 - Is a 2-striker setup a viable option?
34:00 - Evaluating Sam Vines' performance
43:12 - How should the US approach game 2?
48:13 - Canada - Martinique breakdown
50:46 - Tajon Buchanan balled out
54:20 - Should Mexico be worried after drawing Trinidad & Tobago?
|Jul 12, 2021|
Sounders ... Invincibles? Plus, Gold Cup preview w/ Herc Gomez! Why the pressure is all on Mexico...
Midweek MLS breakdown and Gold Cup preview w/ Herculez Gomez and Jon Arnold! What more could you want? First up, Andrew, David and Charlie dig into Week 12. Can the Sounders run the table without a loss? More importantly, how are they doing this with three Best XI players out? Plus, the interim bump is real for Toronto, Bruce Arena sounds off and the Fire might just be turning a corner. Then it’s time to talk Gold Cup, specifically whether it even matters if the USMNT win the tournament. We say no, then lay out a checklist for Gregg Berhalter, talk Canada and their goals and Herc explains why all the pressure is on El Tri. Arnold gives his stories to watch (Suriname, Haiti and Central America), too!
|Jul 08, 2021|
Armas OUT, what next for TFC? Lower.com Field wows! USMNT or El Tri for Pepi?
What happens when you lose 7-1 and drop to the bottom of the standings? You lose your job. The big news in MLS from the weekend was three-fold: 1) Chris Armas is out in Toronto 2) Lower.com Field is a revelation and 3) all aboard the Ricardo Pepi hype train. Andrew, David, Doyle and Calen break down all the headlines from Week 11. What’s next for Toronto FC? Are D.C. United turning the corner? Did Charlotte hire the next big thing in MLS coaching? Do Sporting KC deserve more respect? Did Hassani Dotson really propose on the field?
5:17 - Crew, Revs, treat fans to great game in Lower.com Field opener
18:48 - What went down at MLS Next Cup
23:54 - Chris Armas is out, what’s next for Toronto FC?
41:19 - D.C. United is rounding into form
47:46 - Charlotte FC reportedly hires first manager
51:18 - Are we giving SKC enough respect?
59:46 - Austin FC gets first home win
1:01:38 - Statement wins from Nashville and the Red Bulls
1:11:29 - Ricardo Pepi is on fire...will he play for the US or Mexico?
1:19:45 - Mailbag
|Jul 06, 2021|
USMNT Gold Cup roster reaction! Who should start? Who was snubbed? Plus, Tom Bogert on the open transfer window
USMNT Gold Cup reaction from roster spots 1-23 with Charlie Davies! What’s the best XI Gregg Berhalter can field? Why isn’t Julian Araujo in the squad? Who can push into the World Cup qualifying team? Plus, Ayo Akinola commits to Canada, who look stacked even without Jonathan David. In MLS, the European transfer window is open and that means rumors and, soon, imports and exports. Tom Bogert has the lowdown. Austin FC got the party started with a new No. 9 (and they still have a DP spot open), and Columbus is certainly going to be popping bottles as Lower.com Field opens this weekend against the Revs.
2:42 - Gold Cup Roster Reaction
7:06 - Why Julian Araujo isn’t on this roster
8:21 - Who are you most excited to see?
20:36 - Our ideal Gold Cup starting XI
30:15 - Ayo Akinola and Canada’s Gold Cup roster
34:38 - Austin FC signs Moussa Djitte + why more signings are coming
43:28 - Biggest needs in MLS as the transfer window opens
47:19 - Columbus set to open new stadium
58:26 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:03:33 - Players to watch this weekend
|Jul 01, 2021|
Early MVP rankings! Ricardo Pepi, MLS sniper/subject of Serie A interest? Week 10 review
Join the #PlayYourKids movement! After a weekend in which Ricardo Pepi showed he might be MLS’s next big export and a 17-year-old biked in his first pro goal, Andrew, Doyle and Calen sit down to break down MLS Week 10. Plus, our early MVP rankings (Chicharito and Gil at the top), Nani and Orlando City’s run of form, why LAFC isn’t clicking and why San Jose is cratering, FC Cincinnati have hope and three-man backlines are de jour.
4:04 – Managing Nani’s minutes is key to Orlando’s success
7:04 – Celebrating SKC and Daniel Salloi
10:32 – Why LAFC still isn’t clicking
23:49 – Elite weekend for #PlayYourKids and Ricardo Pepi
38:58 – Breaking down San Jose’s rough stretch
50:29 – MVP rankings
54:32 - FC Cincinnati wins back-to-back games!?!?!
1:09:34 – Will someone please sign Kei Kamara?
1:13:48 – Why three-man backlines are becoming a trend
|Jun 28, 2021|
Caden Clark to Leipzig! Dike is back! Plus, Robbie Rogers and Collin Martin on coming out as a pro athlete
Caden Clark is headed to RB Leipzig. What does it all mean? Plus, reaction from Week 9 and a lookahead to Week 10. Daryl Dike is gonna beast you. That’s just facts. Carlos Vela might be back to MVP level, and that means the world to LAFC. Toronto FC are down in the dumps and Charlie tries to explain why that is and why Raul Ruidiaz chose to Panenka. In the mailbag, which managers are under the most pressure? Most importantly, Robbie Rogers and Collin Martin explain what it’s like to come out as a professional athlete and what we can all do to make soccer safer for LGBTQ+ athletes.
2:38 – Daryl Dike is baaaaaaaack
9:37 – Caden Clark makes unprecedented move to RB Leipzig, what does it mean?
17:46 – MVP-level Carlos Vela is back and LAFC roll
20:03 – Daniel Salloi and Sporting KC are on fire
23:25 – Why is Toronto struggling so badly?
31:18 -– The thought behind the Panenka (according to Charlie Davies)
34:15 – Gass is jacked up for Houston ... despite the blown lead
36:51 – INTERVIEW: Robbie Rogers and Collin Martin explain what it’s like to come out as a professional athlete
1:20:14 – Which managers are under the most pressure?
|Jun 25, 2021|
New MLS league for 2022? Plus, everything you need to know from Week 8
MLS is back in full force … with a new league for 2022? Early details there and complete breakdown of Week 8 from Doyle, David and Andrew. First up, welcome to Q2 Stadium, Austin FC! The result wasn’t ideal, but the day was for the city and the supporters. The guys ponder whether the club has what it takes to make the postseason in Year 1 and what makes a leisure suit a leisure suit. As one building opened, another closed in Columbus. The guys eulogize/celebrate Crew Stadium in our Continental Tire Celebrating Soccer Moment of the Weekend. Plus, thoughts on new Fire crest, Matt Turner for MVP, Jakob Glesnes AGAIN, Gianluca Busio to Serie A, concern rankings for non-playoff teams and much more.
4:00 – New MLS league will launch for 2022!
10:07 – Welcome to MLS, Q2 Stadium and Austin! Now, how can you make the playoffs?
21:01 – Our best Crew Stadium memories … Celebrating Soccer driven by Continental Tire
29:36 – Thoughts on new Chicago Fire crest
33:44 – Matt Turner for MVP? Revs outlast NYCFC
41:20 – Shield win for Shield leaders, talking Sounders
45:49 – Jakob Glesnes AGAIN!
50:51 – Is Sporting KC going to sell Gianluca Busio?
55:18 – Rapids climb to third in the West! Cole Bassett for USMNT?
1:01:54 – Non-playoff team levels of concern, ranked!
1:10:56 – Jozy Altidore to the Gold Cup? Why Wiebe wants it to happen
|Jun 21, 2021|
Mark McKenzie on USA-Mexico, WCup qualifying, responding to racism & Champions League qualification
How did Mark McKenzie bounce back from his Nations League final gaff? Why did he decide to tackle racism head on? How did he break into the Genk team that qualified for Champions League? What’s the best musical chairs tactic? Andrew, David and Charlie bring you a show with three important conversations. First, Austin FC supporter Jorge Chavez ahead of the opening of Q2 Stadium. Then, McKenzie. Finally, Israel Solomon, who designed the commemorative box and jersey numbers you’ll see this weekend in celebrations of Juneteenth.
2:39 – Does Extratime have a coastal bias???
5:16 – Interview: Jorge Chavez, Austin FC Supporter, on Q2 Stadium
17:50 – What to expect from Austin FC’s stadium opener
19:51– Interview: Mark McKenzie
1:11:20 – Are Houston Dynamo LAFC lite?
1:13:42 – Jim Curtin contract extension
1:14:11 – ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:19:17 – Interview: Israel Solomon on his art and celebrating Juneteenth
1:31:40 – Mailbag
|Jun 17, 2021|
Pulisic's best USMNT position? Club soccer or international? Pizarro to San Jose? Mailbag pod!
Mailbag pod! David, Doyle and Calen go through all your tweets, mail and messages, starting with the CanMNT’s business-like win in Haiti. Plus, what do you enjoy more … club soccer or international? Are Austin FC ready for Q2 Stadium? What if Inter Miami traded Rodolfo Pizarro to San Jose for a Matias Almeyda reunion? Could NYCFC finally win a trophy? What’s Christian Pulisic’s best position for the USMNT?
3:55 - Canada looking good in World Cup Qualifying
26:01 - What do you enjoy more: club soccer or international soccer?
31:26 - Austin FC finishes off grueling road trip in great shape
42:06 - Why a Rodolfo Pizarro trade makes sense
46:35 - NYCFC is poised for a breakout when MLS returns from the international break
55:24 - Early picks for Coach of the Year
1:01:24 - What’s Christian Pulisic’s best position for the USMNT?
|Jun 14, 2021|
Liga MX vs. MLS? Dream All-Star format! Plus, Dike & Aaronson are big USMNT winners
Charlie Davies is back, and he’s jacked up for a “top bins” show! The guys dig into the USMNT’s convincing win against Costa Rica (LFG Daryl Dike and Brenden Aaronson) then talk MLS All-Star Game presented by Target and the Liga MX vs. MLS format. Who should be Liga MX manager? Who should be All-Stars from around MLS? Plus, D.C. United’s Paul Arriola stops by to help you understand how Liga MX stars will think about the game, why he was “cool as a cucumber during that USA-Mexico game, explain where D.C. United is headed and why it didn’t work out at Swansea.
2:00 - Charlie’s thoughts on USA-Mexico
9:06 - It’s MLS vs Liga MX (FINALLY) for the All-Star Game!
17:32 - Who should coach the Liga MX side in the All-Star Game?
19:39 - Which MLS players should be on this year’s All-Star team?
25:11 - Interview: D.C. United and USMNT winger Paul Arriola
53:01 - Biggest winners from USA - Costa Rica
1:09:56 - Which players should be on the Gold Cup roster?
|Jun 10, 2021|
The USMNT is BACK ... and they're not taking any #$%@! Nations League recap!
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The USMNT is BACK! After years wandering in the wilderness, there’s fire in our bellies once again after a Nations League triumph that will live on in the history of the incredible USA-Mexico rivalry. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and David try to make sense of it all. What does this win really mean? Why is Gregg Berhalter the big winner from Nations League? Should Ethan Horvath have a shot at starting? Did Christian Pulisic have a Landon Donovan moment? And … now what? Costa Rica looms, but so does the Gold Cup and World Cup qualifying.
5:39 - What does this win mean for the USMNT? And El Tri…
18:40 - Our favorite moments from a crazy game
28:44 - Evaluating Christian Pulisic’s performance and THAT photo
33:18 - Why Gregg Berhalter is the biggest Nations League winner
38:23 – Doyle’s tactical breakdown of the game
46:48 - Should there be a competition for the No. 1 goalkeeper spot?
52:33 - Which US center backs do you trust?
1:02:00 - What to do with the No. 9 position
1:05:47 - Where was Yunus Musah?
1:10:10 - Evaluating Gio Reyna’s performance
|Jun 07, 2021|
The USMNT is going to a final vs. Mexico ... but the sky is falling!?! Our take...
Hey, a win is a win, right? NOT ON #USMNT TWITTER. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and David gather after a Nations League semifinal win to sort through the first meaningful game for the US men’s national team in 562 days. That’s a long time, and there were some key data points. What does this mean for Gregg Berhalter’s project? What was good and what … wasn’t? What’s next against Mexico?
1:21 - First thoughts on the US win
12:57 - Evaluating the Brooks - McKenzie partnership
17:44 - What did we see from the US attack?
30:40 - Looking ahead to the Final against Mexico
|Jun 04, 2021|
Nations League is here ... is the USMNT ready? Plus, MLS Wk 7 takeaways!
Is the loss to Switzerland just a friendly with issues that won’t repeat in the Nations League or Concacaf? Or signs of bigger problems to come? Andrew, David and Calen break it all down – Josh Sargent at the No. 9, DM sans Tyler Adams, centerback pairing etc – then talk Canada ahead of a big World Cup qualifying week in the region. We’ve also got your big-picture takeaways from MLS Week 7, including a developing situation between Jozy Altidore and Toronto FC and sanctions handed down to Inter Miami.
3:59 - Any concern for USMNT after Switzerland loss?
17:46 - Nations League/Honduras preview
24:23 - Check in on Canada & the rest of Concacaf World Cup Qualifying
29:20 - Gianluca Busio breakout game
36:49 - Nico Lodeiro out, concern for Seattle?
40:39 - What’s next for Jozy Altidore and Toronto FC?
53:21 - Djordje Mihailovic and Montreal keep winning
55:54 - MLS sanctions Inter Miami
1:08:31 - Caden Clark scores (again) Red Bulls get impressive win
1:10:49 - Mailbag
|Jun 01, 2021|
MLS winners and losers so far in 2021, plus USMNT-Switzerland & Wk 7 preview
Clint Dempsey + Charlie Davies = ??? … The guys tackle the big questions first with Mr. National TV himself, then turn to the USMNT’s friendly in Switzerland. Just as importantly, it’s the last full weekend of MLS for awhile. Who are the winners, losers and those stuck in between from the season’s opening burst? Has Austin FC hit an expansion wall? What are the ESPN+ Game of the Week? Why is Charlie FaceTiming us when he’s supposed to be on the show? All the big, important questions answered ahead of Week 7!
2:50 – MLS prediction regrets
6:51 – USMNT v Switzerland Preview
18:14 – What to expect from Charlie and Clint Dempsey on the same studio show
22:11 – Who are the winners of the season so far in MLS? NYCFC & LA Galaxy
25:04 – LAFC in … purgatory
32:00 – Are the Philadelphia Union as good as they were in 2020? Better? Worse?
37:24 – Has Austin FC hit a wall?
42:40 – ESPN+ Games of the Week
53:45 – Djordje is out for revenge against Chicago
1:01:01 – Fantasy picks: Who is primed for a big weekend?
1:05:58 – Mailbag (a.k.a. We don’t talk about Nashville enough)
|May 27, 2021|
Zack Steffen on winning Champions League ... and the WCup? Plus, Nations League preview w/ Mo Edu
Can the USMNT win a World Cup? Why not? Zack Steffen is not talking about ever … he’s talking soon! The Man City and US No. 1 joins the guys for a very special Club & Country driven by Continental Tire interview ahead of the Champions League final. Plus, Mo Edu helps Andrew and Dave break down Gregg Berhalter’s 23-man Nations League roster and Concacaf expert Jon Arnold previews the rest of the field.
5:38 - Nations League Roster Reaction with Maurice Edu
6:05 - Daryl Dike snubbed! Why and what’s next?
9:52 - Why there are separate Nations League and Gold Cup squads
19:33 - Who partners John Brooks at center back?
26:16 - D-Mid depth chart
31:08 - What’s success for the USMNT in Nations League?
33:42 - Interview: Zack Steffen on the Champions League Final and the USMNT’s World Cup Goals
1:02:51 - Interview: Jon Arnold previewing the other teams in the Nations League Finals
1:15:59 – Mailbag … Biggest USMNT snub of all-time?
|May 26, 2021|
Sounders are MLS's best ... but who is second best? Plus, Cincy and Chicago win (FINALLY)
OK, the Sounders are top of the heap, but who’s next? Andrew, David and Calen take a hard look at the results, the table and the ceilings of the contenders and try to name MLS’s No. 2 team. Plus, FC Cincinnati and the Fire know something is better than nothing … and they both got something this weekend for the first time this month: three points. The guys also talk Daryl Dike’s future and much more!
4:42 - Talking about THAT Romell Quioto miss
8:28 - Who is the second best team in the West?
14:16 - The case for SKC
15:27 - The case for LAFC
19:29 - The case for Portland
25:40 - Why the Revs are the second best team in the league
34:07 - Orlando has the look of an MLS Cup contender
44:59 - Lucas Zelarayan puts the Crew on his back
47:46 - Chicago, Cincinnati get their first wins of the season
54:52 - Respect Rubio Rubin!
1:05:02 - Mailbag
|May 24, 2021|
The "next Neymar" signs with NYCFC
Signing Brazillian wonderkids is just what MLS teams do now. At least it seems that way after NYCFC made a huge splash by signing 18-year-old Talles Magno. David Gass and Charlie Davies break down what the signing says about MLS’ current place in the global transfer market, and how the exciting young forward will help NYCFC this season.
Then, Timbers midfielder Eryk Williamson stops by to tell us whether it’s trophy or bust for Portland this year, and to let us know if he’s taken anything a little bit personally in the last week.
We finish off the show with a full-scale weekend preview including the marquee Sunday matchup between Seattle and Atlanta, our ESPN+ games of the week, our fantasy picks, and the mailbag.
4:37 - NYCFC sign Brazilian wonderkid
12:39 - Minnesota sign Franco Fragapane
19:15 - Interview: Portland Timbers Midfielder Eryk Williamson
33:22 - Is it trophy or bust for Portland this year?
39:23 - Chicago Fire FC vs Inter Miami CF Preview
42:01 - The Supporters’ Shield is the Sounders’ to lose
48:09 - Why this weekend is a great test for Austin FC
53:24 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:01:50 - Fantasy Picks
1:03:52 - Mailbag
|May 20, 2021|
Early season contenders, pretenders, and MVP picks
We're a month into the season and that means it's time for some way-too-early predictions! Which teams off to hot starts are here to stay? Who are you picking for MVP?
The guys also break down FC Cincinnati's wild game to open TQL stadium, debate whether it's time to be a little bit worried about Columbus, and explain why Seattle is the only team currently passing the "eye test."
3:17 - Atlanta welcomes back a huge crowd
10:53 - Minnesota is on a roll
14:12 - Miami spoils Cincy’s new stadium opener
25:30 - Seattle is on a different level than the rest of the league
37:49 - Contender or Pretender? Which clubs off to hot starts will keep it up?
54:14 - MVP Predictions after a month of soccer
1:13:48 - Mailbag
|May 17, 2021|
A new stadium in Cincy, big bro-little bro Roldan moment & Sean Davis on #StopAsianHate
Midweek MLS is back, plus there's a busy weekend ahead! Andrew, Charlie and David break down all the results and look ahead to the weekend. Chicharito! Austin FC! FC Cincinnati's new home at TQL Stadium! Better than Bob Bowl (Seattle-LAFC) to finish the weekend!
As part of Soccer For All week, New York Red Bulls captain Sean Davis joins Andrew Wiebe to discuss his background as an Asian American, the way racism has impacted his family and explain why it's so important to amplify and support Asian voices and perspectives in order to #StopAsianHate in the United States.
3:20 - Roldan brothers rescue the Sounders
9:01 - Seattle vs LAFC Preview
17:20 - Did Philly steal 3 points from New England?
29:22 - Why Toronto FC has the highest ceiling in MLS
33:24 - Columbus rebrand
39:38 - What’s at stake for FC Cincinnati as they open their new stadium?
50:15 - Interview: Sean Davis on #StopAsianHate
|May 13, 2021|
How power soccer is changing kids’ lives | Soccer For All Week
Nick Firchau is back in the ETR fold to tell a story about soccer that's much bigger than the game itself. Power soccer changes kids' lives, and this special podcast is part of Soccer For All week at MLS!
|May 12, 2021|
All hail Wondo, MLS G.O.A.T! Plus, Sounders atop the Shield & Galaxy's El Trafico glory
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Who is the MLS G.O.A.T.? Chris Wondolowski, of course. MLS’s all-time leading goalscorer does it again, his goals and the Quakes win a no-doubter for the Celebrating Soccer Moment of the Weekend presented by Continental Tire. The guys celebrate Wondo’s greatness, then turn to the rest of Week 4: another big Chicharito performance and Galaxy win in El Trafico, panic time in Minnesota, Josef’s goal and Inter Miami vs. Atlanta, PK insanity in Seattle and Geoff Cameron/FC Cincinnati! Plus, the 22 Under 22 Team of the Week (Red Bulls) and much more!
8:08 – Chris Wondolowski is the G.O.A.T.
23:38 – El Trafico! Chicharito leads Galaxy to huge W
34:10 – It’s time to panic in Minnesota
43: 16 – Who’s better right now: Atlanta or Miami?
50:55 – Cascadia Cup: VAR insanity as Sounders win
1:04:39 – Would Geoff Cameron be good for FC Cincinnati?
1:13:08 – Mailbag!
|May 10, 2021|
Chicharito on ETR! Talking El Trafico, Carlos Vela & the yin and yang of life
Chicharito on ETR! Ahead of El Trafico, the guys chat with the El Tri legend and ponder Carlos Vela’s status as well as the stakes for this edition of the rivalry. In CCL, free space may be disappointment, but Jim Curtin and the Union are making up for MLS’s quarterfinal woes. Plus, previews for all six national TV games and our ESPN+ Games of the Weekend!
5:17 - CCL recap, Jim Curtin isn’t backing down!
17:14 - El Trafico Preview
21:12 - Interview: Chicharito on El Trafico, his childhood friend Carlos Vela & his mindset toward life
43:05 - FC Dallas vs Houston Dynamo FC start the battle for Copa de Tejas
47:55 - Orlando City SC vs NYCFC: Who is the realest?
53:52 - Inter Miami CF vs Atlanta United FC: Rivalry or nah?
1:01:01 - Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders FC: Can the juggernaut be stopped?
1:06:25 – Sporting KC vs. Austin FC: Matt Besler’s return
1:08:48 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:13:13 - Mailbag
|May 07, 2021|
Welp, we underestimated the Sounders! All the takeaways from Week 3...
Soooooo we were wrong about the Sounders? After Week 3, Andrew, David, Doyle and Calen revisit their predictions for a mulligan or two, starting with the MLS Cup and Shield creds of Seattle, who waxed the Galaxy on Sunday. Plus, we take a closer look at what’s going wrong in Minnesota (3 Ls), award David Ochoa and Real Salt Lake the Celebrating Soccer Moment of the Weekend presented by Continental Tire, express concern (and hope!) for Nashville after zero wins in three home games, preview El Trafico/wonder what’s up with Carlos Vela and confirm for all wondering that the Revs are good.
3:17 - Are the Sounders the Best Team in MLS?
12:48 - What’s Gone Wrong in Minnesota?
25:34 - Did We Badly Underestimate Real Salt Lake?
34:38 - Concern for Nashville After 0 Wins in 3 Home Games?
41:17 - El Trafico Preview … What’s up with Carlos Vela?
54:51 - How Good Are the Revs?
1:06:14 - CCL Preview
1:16:38 - Mailbag
|May 03, 2021|
Marsch to RB Leipzig (!!!), CCL madness & MLS Week 3 preview
Andrew Wiebe is getting a much deserved rest day so we turn to the strike partnership of David Gass and Charlie Davies to guide us through the show. The guys do their best to break down the midweek CCL madness and figure out which MLS teams have the best shot to advance to the semifinals. Then we get you ready for the big games of the weekend, including an interview with Nashville SC’s Randall Leal ahead of Sunday’s matchup with Inter Miami. After that, we take a skip across the pond to discuss Jesse Marsch being named RB Leipzig manager and the latest developments in the Daryl Dike loan saga.
2:58 - CCL Madness! We Break Down the Midweek Action
23:15 - Houston - LAFC Preview
31:18 - Nashville - Miami Preview
39:17 - Interview: Nashville SC Winger Randall Leal
55:18 - Seattle - LA Galaxy Preview
1:06:19 - ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:09:07 - Daryl Dike Loan Situation Gets a Little Messy
1:17:02 - Jesse Marsch Named RB Leipzig Manager
|Apr 29, 2021|
Who sits atop USMNT No. 9 depth chart? Best Yank abroad campaign? CanMNT best XI? Club & Country, Ep 2!
Club & Country driven by Continental Tire is back! First up, Charlie Davies walks you through his USMNT No. 9 depth chart. Daryl Dike is No. 1 – Chuck D says give him the nod in a must-win game – but who else makes up the top five and where does Jozy stand? Good vibes (finally) at Chelsea for Christian Pulisic, but he hasn’t had the best season for an American in Europe. Total Soccer Show’s Taylor Rockwell stops by to debate the best of the best for Yanks abroad. What about Canada, you say? Toronto FC’s Richie Laryea calls in and David Gass takes a stab at John Herdman’s best XI.
5:34 - USMNT No. 9 Depth Chart
23:51 - What to Make of Christian Pulisic’s Situation at Chelsea
25:31 - Total Soccer Show’s Taylor Rockwell Joins to Talk Americans in Europe
51:58 - Interview: Canada Men’s National Team Defender Richie Laryea
1:08:50 - What is Canada’s Best XI?
1:23:14 - Mailbag
|Apr 28, 2021|
Chicharito can’t be stopped, David Ochoa vs. Adrian Heath & All of Minnesota
We’ve already got off-the-rails MLS and it’s only Week 2! Chicharito dominates the headlines for a second straight week after bagging a hat trick against the Red Bulls. A hot start, a superstar striker, Greg Vanney firmly at the helm... are the Galaxy back to being the biggest club in the league? In the Midwest, David Ochoa sows the seeds of a real rivalry with Minnesota after booting the ball into the supporters’ section. The moment, the scuffle, the jab from Adrian Heath, is anyone in the wrong here? Or is it all just fun? We also dive in on Cade Cowell’s breakout performance, Austin FC’s first-ever win, and FC Cincinnati’s blowout loss. Listen and enjoy!
3:20 - Chicharito and the Galaxy Are On Fire
18:16 - David Ochoa vs. Minnesota - Did Either Side Cross a Line?
33:00 - Austin FC Get Their First-Ever Win
38:17 - Higuain Bros Connect, Help Miami Upset Philly
46:01 - The Cade Cowell Era is Here
1:00:06 - CCL Preview
1:10:34 - Mailbag
|Apr 26, 2021|
What you need to know about MLS Wk 2: Struber talks Red Bulls + Best games to watch
Are you ready for MLS Week 2? Charlie is back to help Andrew and David dig into the three-day soccer weekend, including an interview with Red Bulls manager Gerhard Struber (why MLS, Amaya, Klimala, MLS Cup aspirations). First up, Peter Vermes hits a major MLS milestone as Sporting host Orlando City, sans Pato. Oscar Pareja has a tough decision up top, and Alan Pulido and Johhny Russell would change the level for Sporting. On Saturday, Carlos Vela may or may not be back when LAFC host the Seattle Sounders, what does that mean? After Yeimar sat out the opener – and Brian Schmetzer addressed it – Charlie explains how he approached DNPs and what Schmetz’s quote might have meant. Plus, how FC Dallas is setting up under Luchi, ESPN+ games of the weekend (Philly-Inter Miami) and more in the Mailbag.
4:34 - SKC v ORL Preview
16:56 - LAFC v SEA Preview
35:15 - LA v RBNY Preview
41:13 - Interview: RBNY Head Coach Gerhard Struber
1:03:08 - SJ v DAL Preview
1:07:45 - Our ESPN+ Games of the Week
1:15:22 - Toronto FC Linked to Yeferson Soteldo
|Apr 22, 2021|
Week 1 breakdown! Chicharito is BACK! Vela is out (early)! Sounders never left!
How much MLS did you watch this weekend? No matter how much, we’ve got you covered with a full MLS Week 1 breakdown. The narrative winner was clear … Chicharito! The goals, the win, the postgame interview. Brilliant all around! Plus, the Sounders taught us all a lesson about doubting them, LAFC weathered a bizarre, early sub for Carlos Vela to take down Austin FC in their MLS debut, CCL teams looked real tired (and CF Montreal took advantage) and much, much more!
4:54 - Chicharito comeback tour kicks off
12:39 - What to make of Phil Neville’s Miami
17:21 - Sounders aren’t going anywhere
28:51 - Carlos Vela sub controversy, LAFC still win
32:21 - Evaluating Austin FC’s debut
45:38 - Teams that impressed us this weekend (hint: well done, CF Montreal)
58:19 - Caden Clark only scores bangers
1:02:05 - FC Cincinnati actually scored goals!
1:06:19 - Houston’s Week 1 form might be sustainable
1:09:09 - Mailbag
|Apr 19, 2021|
MLS is back! Epic Wk 1 preview feat. Twellman, Holden, Cooligans, The Call Up & more
MLS is back, and Extratime has your ultimate Week 1 preview! Join us to wallow in CCL joy, then settle in for a parade of interviews from all around the MLS world. We’re talking Taylor Twellman, Stu Holden and Ramses Sandoval to preview the weekend’s national TV games. How about Steve Zakuani on the Sounders? You know you’re here for ETR x The Call Up. MLS Assist has all the tactical wrinkles covered. We save the fun for last … The Cooligans make their Extratime debut!
7:38 - Taylor Twellman previews Inter Miami vs. LA Galaxy on ABC
21:13 - Stu Holden on LAFC vs. Austin FC (FOX) + CCL results
30:55 - Ramses Sandoval previews Orlando vs. Atlanta (UniMas, TUDN, Twitter)
40:28 - Steve Zakuani on Seattle vs. Minnesota (FS1)
49:32 - The Call Up Collab! Who are the MLS style Icons?
1:06:01 - MLS Assist on the most interesting tactical trends
1:16:27 - The Cooligans on what gets them jacked for MLS in 2021
|Apr 15, 2021|
2021 MLS predictions! From MVP to MLS Cup, everyone has hope...
Predictions time! This is the big one, your favorite show of the year and ours as well. Andrew, David, Doyle and Calen take a crack at every possible individual award for the 2021 MLS season, including the ones we made up, as well as MLS Cup and Supporters’ Shield. The season starts in five days! It’s time to go on the record. Plus, CCL previews, too.
4:56 - CCL Leg 2 Previews
9:46 - How Many MLS Teams Will Make the CCL Quarterfinals?
13:04 - Traditional Prediction Categories: Defender, Newcomer, Goalkeeper etc
36:37 - Who Will Win the Golden Boot Presented by Audi?
44:10 - Who Will Win the Landon Donovan MLS MVP?
53:24 - Extratime Award Categories: D-mid, fullback, darkhorse MVP
1:12:19 - Supporters’ Shield Winner & MLS Cup Winner
|Apr 12, 2021|
Best 24 hours for MLS in CCL history? Full reaction + Wanchope to Loons
Glass half full? Or glass half empty? The Concacaf Champions League will test your emotions, and for now MLS clubs are rightfully thrilled. Two wins, two draws and one game to go … all on the road! Andrew, David and Doyle react to the results then chat with Atlanta United’s George Bello about the margins in Costa Rica, the Heinze effect, Josef and Barco, his international future and dreams of playing in Europe. Plus, headlines from around the league, including Minnesota United’s new No. 9.
1:13 - Check out the Since ‘96 gear at MLSstore.com!
8:06 - What a week for MLS in CCL
16:52 - Atlanta United’s stunning win over Alajuelense
24:24 - INTERVIEW: Atlanta United and USMNT left back George Bello
42:05 - Toronto FC grinds out a draw with Club Leon
51:39 - Did the Union have the most impressive performance of the week?
59:05 - Portland in good shape heading into the second leg of their series
1:03:38 - Minnesota United signs Ramon Abila, are they an MLS Cup Contender?
1:09:02 - Kevin Cabral + LA Galaxy
1:13:50 - Mailbag
|Apr 08, 2021|
Can MLS (finally) win the Concacaf Champions League? Plus, ATLUTD, Crew & Timbers 2021 previews
The tournament of your dreams/nightmares back, and so is free space. The guys experiment with a reverse CCL jinx, then try to figure out which MLS team has the best chance of winning the thing (finally). In the process, we finish up our season previews with the Columbus Crew, Portland Timbers and Atlanta United.
2:45 - CCL Preview
8:11 - Why CCL is important for player development
12:48 - Which MLS team has the best shot to win CCL?
18:26 - Columbus Crew SC Season Preview
36:38 - Portland Timbers Season Preview
51:10 - Toronto FC-Club Leon & Union-Saprissa
58:44 - Atlanta United FC Season Preview
1:17:15 - Mailbag
|Apr 05, 2021|
Will Austin FC be legendary ... or just average? Plus, Union's CCL chances & NYC, SJ previews
Alright, alright, alright. It’s time to preview the new boys, Austin FC. Can they become “legendary,” as a certain famous owner fan said recently? Forget MLS Cup, are NYCFC a playoff team? Are the Union equipped to thrive without two Best XI players? Is the chaos going to be the good kind in San Jose? Plus, US Open Cup qualification and favorites to make the field of eight, a buffet of signings and Gio Reyna in the Mailbag.
9:55 - Which MLS teams have the best shot in U.S. Open Cup?
19:00 - Paul Arriola back to D.C. United, how will he fit in this year?
22:44 - Philadelphia Union Season Preview
37:03 - NYCFC Season Preview
49:17 - Austin FC Season Preview
1:00:31 - San Jose Earthquakes Season Preview
1:12:12 - Mailbag
|Apr 01, 2021|
Club & Country: Best USMNT XI, Canada's WCup chances & convos w/ Sebastian Lletget and Herculez Gomez
Big year, new pod! Introducing Extratime: Club & Country driven by Continental Tire, where we’ll exclusively cover the international game in 2021. World Cup qualifying. Nations League. Gold Cup. Copa America. Euros. Every last game, story and headline. On this pod, Andrew, Dave and Doyle react to the USMNT’s two friendly wins, take a closer look at Canada’s World Cup chances, go Concacafin’, debate the USMNT’s Nations’ League Best XI and chat with Herculez Gomez (ESPN, Futbol Americas) and Sebastian Lletget (USMNT goalscorer extraordinaire).
3:10 - 2021 International Soccer Calendar
4:23 - What we’re most excited for in 2021…
6:09 - Recapping the USMNT’s wins vs Jamaica and Northern Ireland
25:14 - Breaking down Canada’s start to World Cup Qualifying
29:30 - Concacafin’ with David Gass! Everything you need to know about the region
37:55 - Interview: Herculez Gomez on Jozy as USMNT No. 9, Chicharito for Mexico and more
58:56 - Picking a USMNT Best XI for the Nations League
1:12:40 - Interview: Sebastian Lletget on Berhalter’s vision, his place in the team & Eurosnobs (?!?)
|Mar 31, 2021|
Olympic qualifying FAILURE ... again?!? Plus, LAFC, Revs, FC Dallas & MTL previews
Olympic qualifying failure! Again?!? How? Why? ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!? Andrew, Doyle and David spar over the fact that the US U-23s are, for the third straight time, fell short in a bid to compete for a medal and represent the United States in Tokyo. Thankfully, the USWNT will pick up the slack. Once the yelling is done and emotions settle, it’s time for four more season previews. What will CF Montreal be without Thierry Henry? Can the Revs win MLS Cup? Are FC Dallas for real … or still just a little short? Is another Shield enough for Carlos Vela and LAFC?
3:17 – A personal message #StopAsianHate
8:00 - Olympic Qualifying failure deep dive
34:29 - Montreal Season Preview
46:17 - New England Revolution Season Preview
57:07 - FC Dallas Season Preview
1:07:39 - LAFC Season Preview
1:18:08 - Mailbag
|Mar 29, 2021|
Schedule is out! Talking playoff size, regionalization & 2021 TV slate
The 2021 MLS schedule is out! The guys are hyped, but there is also substance. We know the size of the playoff field, and we know most games occur between conference foes. Andrew explains why that’s not a forever thing and why it also means every single game matters more than ever before. Meanwhile, Dave is jacked for Heineken Rivalry Week, and Doyle says making MLS more easily accessible is a huge win for the game and the league.
Then it’s on to season previews! Are Inter Miami title contenders or will David Beckham and Co. have to be patient? Is there another gear to Nashville SC? Do the Whitecaps have enough to get into the playoffs? Are the Rapids ready to take the next step? Finally, we name our top five No. 10s in MLS!
3:03 - The schedule is out! Here’s what we’re excited for/matters
20:06 - Why the Supporters’ Shield shouldn’t have an asterisk
27:09 - Inter Miami Season Preview
39:21 - Nashville SC Season Preview
51:19 - Vancouver Whitecaps FC Season Preview
1:03:44 - Colorado Rapids Season Preview
1:14:57 - Top Five No. 10s in MLS
|Mar 25, 2021|
Who is the top No. 9 in MLS? Gyasi? Josef? Chicharito? Plus, season previews (MIN, CHI, RBNY, LA)
Who is the best No. 9 in MLS? Josef? Gyasi? Ruidiaz? Chicharito? Pulido? Other? Calen Carr gives his Top 5 (1:12:17) after the guys dig through Concacaf Olympic qualifying and four more 2021 season previews. First up, Minnesota United, who are a Top 3 team in the West according to Doyle and have Bebelo Reynoso to thank for it. Meanwhile, Wiebe is rooting for the Fire to ditch the Keystone Cops routine, the Red Bulls are going all-in on the press but the year isn’t 2016 or 2018 and Chicharito definitely isn’t the most interesting thing about the Galaxy. That’d be 18-year-old playmaker Efra Alvarez, currently in a tug of war between the US and Mexico.
4:36 – Atlanta United … get their CB!
7:24 – Shoutout to didychrislito, your eMLS Cup Champion
9:02 – USMNT Olympic Qualifying! Does the Mexico game matter?
16:00 – Minnesota United FC Season Preview
32:24 – Chicago Fire FC Season Preview
44:59 – New York Red Bulls Season Preview
56:37 – LA Galaxy Season Preview
1:12:17 – Top Five No. 9s in MLS
|Mar 22, 2021|
Is Gio Reyna a USMNT starter? Maybe, maybe not! Plus, Sounders 2021 preview
Daryl Dike, two goals and another Barnsley win. You know the drill. The guys can’t help but be a little giddy, especially because Dike was also called in to Gregg Berhalter’s USMNT side. Andrew, David and Doyle react to the 26 names who were called up, rip apart (with the help of the Gio Reyna hive) Andrew’s starting XI against Jamaica and wonder how Berhalter might learn from the two games. Plus, our season previews roll on with deep dives on Real Salt Lake, Seattle Sounders, D.C. United and Toronto FC!
5:09 - Daryl Dike refuses to stop scoring
16:26 - USMNT roster reactions
29:22 - Real Salt Lake Season Preview
40:55 - Seattle Sounders Season Preview
53:09 - D.C. United Season Preview
1:06:15 - Toronto FC Season Preview
1:17:51 – Doyle and Gass under fire in the Mailbag
|Mar 18, 2021|
$10 million for Daryl Dike? Should Orlando sell? Our 2021 preview begins + Call Up collab!
Calen is back to kick off Extratime’s 2021 MLS season previews! First up, should Orlando City pull the trigger on a $10 million offer for Daryl Dike? Well, that depends. Then it’s on to four team capsules: FC Cincinnati, Orlando City, Houston Dynamo and Sporting KC. Andrew sets the scene with 2021 haikus, and the guys hit all the big topics … biggest signings, star watch, 22 Under 22 to watch, worst-case scenarios and, of course, predictions. This year we’re giving you a full 10 minutes for each club. Finally, The Call Up’s Susannah Collins and Jillian Sakovits also roll through for some laughs, and you know we’re here for that!
2:58 - $10 million??? Should Orlando cash in on Daryl Dike?
13:58 - FC Cincinnati Team Preview
27:13 - Orlando City Team Preview
39:43 - Houston Dynamo Team Preview
49:32 - Sporting KC Team Preview
1:00:06 - Here for This! Extratime x Call Up Collab
1:18:26 - Mailbag
|Mar 15, 2021|
Get hyped for Week 1! Plus, Arena talks Revs & US World Cup outlook in 2022 (and '26)
Which home openers and Week 1 matches have you jacked up? Andrew, David and Doyle give their takes, name the top box-to-box midfielders and goalkeepers in MLS then welcome a big guest. Bruce Arena calls in to give his take on the state of the national team, and go line by line over the Revolution’s 2021 prospects. What should the USMNT expectations for 2022 and 2026 look like? Should the Revs be considered an MLS Cup favorite? You’ll learn something, and walk away with more to think about.
4:35 – Schedule is out! Home openers we can’t wait to watch…
22:01 - Lucho Acosta to FC Cincinnati, is he enough of a difference-maker?
25:29 – Doyle names his Top 5 box-to-box midfielders in MLS
36:48 - INTERVIEW: Bruce Arena on Revs, Covid and USMNT in 2022 and 2026
1:10:40 – Gass names his Top 5 Goalkeepers in MLS
1:16:34 – MAILBAG! MLS highlights as NFTs…
|Mar 11, 2021|
Who are the Cup favorites in 2021? LAFC, Columbus and .... Plus, Zakuani's Top 5 MLS wingers
Would you get MLS Cup ink? Lucas Zelarayan did, and Andrew, David and Doyle ponder what would get them on the table. Meanwhile, the Crew just keep getting better. The guys give their thoughts on yet another impact signing for Columbus, take a look at the BetMGM MLS Cup odds -- let’s just say we’d rearrange things a little -- and wonder whether Rafael Santos Borre really fits with Toronto FC. Plus, Steve Zakuani joins the show to talk Sounders in 2021 and the name the top five wingers in MLS.
3:03 - Lucas Zelarayan’s new ink
11:08 - Columbus Crew SC make another signing, keep getting better
18:20 - Early picks to win MLS Cup
20:22 - Toronto FC linked with Rafael Santos Borre
27:32 - Steve Zakuani joins the show
33:45 - What’s next for the Sounders in 2021?
42:42 - Steve’s Top 5 wingers in MLS
50:30 - Top 5 Centerbacks in MLS
58:02 - Americans tear it up yet again in Europe
1:03:54 - Mailbag
|Mar 08, 2021|
What is Thierry Henry like as a manager? Patrice Bernier explains & tells Drogba stories
Who is the best defensive midfielder in MLS? What about fullback? Legend de Foot Patrice Bernier helps Andrew and David settle on top fives for both positions, plus have some laughs during MLS story time. Get the behind-the-scenes take on Montreal’s CCL final run, Didier Drogba’s time in MLS, Thierry Henry’s personality as a head coach and much more from Quebec’s own in Bernier. Plus, Daryl Dike’s continued success, Freddy Montero and the Sounders and Atlanta United miss out on a central defender.
4:07 – What are the odds Daryl Dike comes back to Orlando City
11:37 – Is Freddy Montero a good fit for the Sounders?
13:32 - Lautaro Gianetti transfer to Atlanta is off
15:29 - Carlos Salcedo to Houston has legs
19:46 – Remembering Cameron Porter/CCL final, Didier Drogba and the Montreal glory days w/ Patrice Bernier
52:47 – Who are the top five D-Mids in MLS for 2021?
1:03:26 – Who are the top five fullbacks in MLS for 2021?
1:10:12 – MAILBAG: MLS Cup duck + Best players to never score an MLS goal
|Mar 04, 2021|
Who will be MLS's breakout players in 2021? Plus, what's next for Real Salt Lake?
Which players will “break out” in 2021? David makes his picks (almost at random) and Andrew says the most improved team of 2021 will be Atlanta United. Real Salt Lake assistant GM and long-time right back Tony Beltran stops by to explain how the club is dealing with ownership limbo and tell stories from the MLS Cup and CCL glory days. Plus, Evan Ream gives and update and context on Sacramento’s expansion bid.
3:50 - Predicting Breakout Players of 2021
19:35 - The most improved team in 2021 will be ________
21:57 - Which teams will regress in 2021?
24:39 - Interview: Evan Ream
32:11 - Interview: Tony Beltran
1:01:28 - Real Salt Lake’s 2021 outlook
1:04:37 - Mailbag
|Mar 01, 2021|
The incredible story of the USMNT's Copa America win against Argentina + Gio Savarese!
Thierry Henry needed to go home, and now CF Montreal are looking for a new head coach. The guys react to the news of the day, including Gregore to Inter Miami. Remember when the USMNT beat Argentina, Batigol and Simeone at Copa America? By three goals, no less? Cobi Jones joins the guys to remind us all of a legendary moment since forgotten, partake in some classic MLS story time and explain what must change in our game to address racism and inequality. Plus, Gio Savarese talks Timbers, Jeremy Ebobisse and the return of Sebastian Blanco.
1:45 - Thierry Henry steps down as CF Montreal head coach
6:35 - Daryl Dike is tearing it up on loan
11:57 - Inter Miami CF signs Gregore
14:33 - Interview: Cobi Jones on 1995 Copa America, stacked UCLA, Galaxy days
55:09 - USMNT Olympic qualifying roster thoughts
57:18 - Interview: Giovanni Savarese talks Timbers, Ebobisse’s best position
1:12:36 – Mailbag!
|Feb 25, 2021|
Doyle's Preseason Power Rankings Top 5 + Reaction to Jordan Morris injury
Who are the top five teams in MLS … as of Feb. 22, 2021? Matt Doyle has your answer, while Andrew and David pick apart the list. Plus, reaction to Jordan Morris’ knee injury (and what it means for his World Cup hopes), an interview with noted ETR listener and new CF Montreal forward Bjorn Johnsen and you mail, including Michael Bradley’s USMNT legacy.
2:36 - Jordan Morris injury reaction
9:53 - What do the Sounders do now?
12:01 - Who are the Top 5 teams in MLS right now?
33:51 - Interview: Bjorn Johnsen
1:03:54 - Mailbag
|Feb 22, 2021|
Thierry Henry to Bournemouth? Plus, why Chicharito deserves a pass for nightmare 2020
Thierry Henry to Bournemouth? The guys ponder the latest rumors around CF Montreal’s manager. Could the Championship be in his future? What can Henry show with Montreal if he stays in MLS? Plus, why Wiebe says Chicharito ought to get a pass for a nightmarish 2020, we play free-agent matchmaker, break down potential destinations for Frankie Amaya and imagine better times in the Mailbag.
5:11 – Thierry Henry to Bournemouth? Does it make sense?
17:17 – One potential coaching replacement if Henry leaves
20:16 – Can CF Montreal build on their 2020 season?
24:20 – Should Chicharito get a pass for nightmarish 2020?
33:31 – Predicting Chicharito’s goal total for 2021…
36:36 – Free Agent matchmaker
47:07 – Breaking down the Frankie Amaya trade rumors
56:38 – Why hasn’t the USL to MLS pathway happened more?
1:00:58 – Mailbag
|Feb 18, 2021|
Why Pato could be one of the best signings in MLS history | USMNT depth charts
Pato? The duck … or the Brazilian striker? Matt Doyle and David Gass break down the news then dig into the biggest transfer needs around MLS. They are joined by “beat writer for the world” Julia Poe of the Orlando Sentinel. She guides the guys through recent events in Orlando, from the Alexandre Pato signing to the purpose of the Daryl Dike loan to Barnsley. Finally, Doyle and Gass debate whether a former MLSer could win the UEFA Champions League this year, and examine the USMNT depth chart.
1:32 – An ETR shoutout from Montreal’s new signing
4:27 - Which teams have the most work to do this offseason?
10:44 - Interview: Orlando Sentinel’s Julia Poe on Pato and Dike
26:37 - Will the Pato signing be a success for Orlando City?
31:46 - Atlanta trades Eric Remedi to San Jose
36:15 – Quick-hit signings and transfer rumors from around MLS
38:09 - Will an MLS product win the UEFA Champions League this season?
45:21 - Deep dive on the current USMNT depth chart
1:00:50 - Mailbag
|Feb 16, 2021|
Story time w/ "Big Cat" Tony Sanneh, US soccer legend and Berlin bar owner!
Did you know the MLS season starts on April 17? Does Lucho Acosta to FC Cincinnati sound like a good idea? Who is new DP Tomas Pochettino and how does he change Austin FC? The guys tackle those questions, then turn to Felipe Cardenas (The Athletic) for more on the South America-to-MLS pipeline and Gabriel Heinze’s Atlanta United. Plus, CCL draw reaction, thoughts on the new US Open Cup format and a must-listen interview with Tony Sanneh on a career that took him from the Twin Cities to the Champions League.
5:25 - Lucho Acosta to FC Cincinnati?
12:28 - Cristian Pavon back to LA Galaxy?
14:40 - Austin FC signs Tomas Pochettino
19:54 - Nashville SC signs CJ Sapong
22:16 - INTERVIEW: Felipe Cardenas (The Athletic)
44:15 - CCL Bracketology
54:50 - Thoughts on the new U.S. Open Cup format
59:40 - INTERVIEW: Tony Sanneh, Big Cat on his incredible career
1:36:59 – Mailbag: Best taping location of all-time
|Feb 11, 2021|
Brenner? Pity? OK, FC Cincinnati ... New CCL format, ATL rumor mill
Big news day in MLS. The 2021 season is on, and FC Cincinnati are the headline makers. Signing Brenner, Sao Paolo’s 21-year-old goalscorer, would be a signal of intent (and ambition). And what might Jaap Stam’s team look like with Pity Martinez alongside him? TBD. Also in Monday’s show, pluses and minuses of the new Concacaf Champions League format, Nacho Piatti, Atlanta United’s roster and more in the mailbag.
2:21 - FC Cincinnati reportedly sign Brenner from Sao Paolo
14:29 - Would an MLS return make sense for Pity Martinez?
19:09 - New Concacaf Champions League format
39:44 - Ignacio Piatti back to MLS?
46:25 - Evaluating Atlanta United’s current roster situation
51:24 - Mailbag
|Feb 09, 2021|
Gregg Berhalter calls in to talk USMNT progress, respect in Europe & busy 2021
USMNT manager Gregg Berhalter joins the Extratime guys to talk about the strengths of the player pool, growing respect for Americans in Europe, golden generation vs. first wave and misinterpretations of the False 9. Plus, Jon Arnold (The Striker Texas) jumps on to explain what FC Dallas will do with the Bryan Reynolds transfer and whether the Homegrown pipeline is set to keep producing. Stick around for offseason winners, the state of Sporting KC and FC Cincinnati’s roster builds and more!
2:01 - Thoughts on Philly’s new kit
4:00 - Cyle Larin, Jonathan David, Tim Weah … Concacaf abroad
7:07 – INTERVIEW: Gregg Berhalter on the player pool, respect in Europe and a busy 2021
29:15 - State of Sporting KC’s roster build
34:39 - State of FC Cincinnati’s roster build
41:41 - Biggest offseason winners from Doyle, Wiebe and Gass
52:50 – INTERVIEW: Jon Arnold talks FC Dallas transfers, Homegrowns and MLS in Texas
53:33 - What will FC Dallas do with the Bryan Reynolds money?
1:06:38 - Houston Dynamo + Carlos Salcedo? Where are the Dynamo headed?
1:09:21 – Austin FC tracking well for expansion season
1:12:37 - Quick hits on transfers around MLS
1:17:57 – Jesus Ferreira in the Mailbag
|Feb 05, 2021|
Is this a Golden Era for the USMNT ... or the first wave? Plus, Dike to Barnsley & MLS transfers
Is this a Golden Era for the USMNT … or just the first wave? The guys ponder the big questions as they break down a January camp romp led by Jesus Ferreira, Jonathan Lewis and Paul Arriola. How might Gregg Berhalter’s tactics (and lineup) differ against elite competition? Could Matt Turner really the best shot-stopper in MLS history? Does Barnsley make sense for Daryl Dike? What’s next for Aaron Long? Where could Jozy Altidore go if those transfer rumors were true? Plus, much-needed serotonin in the Mailbag.
2:49 - Jesus Ferreira is BACK … but what about with FC Dallas?
7:18 - What did Doyle take away from the game
11:28 - Thoughts on Sam Vines’ performance/future
15:14 - How will the USMNT style change against better opposition?
19:30 - Jonathan Lewis wins a spot and balls out
20:39 - Matt Turner: Best pure shot-stopper in MLS history?
28:09 - Arriola to Swansea? Best position long-term?
33:02 – Is this a Golden Era for USMNT/Americans abroad?
37:50 - Daryl Dike to Barnsley on loan?!
42:46 - Aaron Long: What’s next?
49:21 - Chris Richards loaned from Bayern Munich to Hoffenheim
51:23 - Jozy Altidore to the Olympics! Plus, transfer rumors?
55:54 - Crew sign Perry Kitchen, Timbers defender rumors
57:40 - Mailbag
|Feb 01, 2021|
Behind the Morris-Swansea transfer w/ Garth Lagerwey + USMNT match preview
Go behind the Jordan Morris-Swansea City deal with Garth Lagerwey, Sounders President of Soccer and MLS old head. Get the details, plus insights/teases from a Seattle perspective and a look at the global market for MLS and the next generation of players. Andrew, David and Doyle also talk through the US national team’s January camp payoff – What does Berhalter want to get out of it? Who will the winners be? – and run down a long list of transfer rumors of varying veracity. Stick around for a mailbag long on laughs and questionable takes.
2:59 – What will the January payoff be for Gregg Berhalter?
8:48 – Player you’re watching against Trinidad & Tobago
13:39 – David Gass: Starting USMNT XI I want to see
17:55 – Paul Arriola to Swansea City? Good for DC?
19:58 – Jordan Morris to Swansea City now official
22:21 – INTERVIEW: Sounders GM & President of Soccer Garth Lagerwey
49:22 – Transfer rumor of the week … Giovinco to LA Galaxy?!?
55:19 – What’s going on with RBNY?
1:01:07 – Cup Winners Cup for MLS? SuperCup?
1:03:00 – What team’s stock will be way up in 6 months?
1:05:44 – MAILBAG
|Jan 28, 2021|
Kun Aguero to LAFC? Why not?! Dreaming up slashy signings + Americans abroad update
Sergio Aguero + LAFC = Big splash. The guys dream big for MLS – Memphis Depay to _____??? – and wonder whether Papu Gomez could fix FC Cincinnati. UPDATE: Fun convo, but Gomez won’t be headed to Ohio after all, signing with Sevilla. Keeping it in Europe, there’s debate over Tyler Adams’ long-term position and club possibilities, Josh Sargent’s potential and debuts for Brenden Aaronson and Mark McKenzie. Plus, MLS young players we’re rooting for in 2021, Aaron Herrera’s reported Serie A interest and our favorite serotonin-inducing soccer moments.
1:41 - What should players get for winning the Supporters’ Shield?
4:14 - Splash signings we want to see this offseason
15:49 - What can Minnesota United be with a few upgrades?
19:37 - Papu Gomez to FC Cincinnati?
28:50 - Big weekend for Americans Abroad
29:32 - Doyle on Josh Sargent
32:01 - What’s Tyler Adams’ best position long-term?
45:14 - MLS Young Player who you’re rooting for in 2021?
53:23 - Real Salt Lake’s Aaron Herrera reportedly has Serie A interest
57:59 - Vancouver Whitecaps reportedly in for Porto No. 10
1:05:00 – Mailbag: Serotonin-inducing soccer moments
|Jan 25, 2021|
Bryan Reynolds transfer saga explained! SuperDraft takes + Hernan Losada (DC) interview
Juventus or Roma? Tom Bogert (MLSsoccer.com) has the latest on the FC Dallas Homegrown’s transfer saga. We also introduce the MLS world to Hernan Losada, who is trading the Belgian League for MLS and D.C. United. Plus, the SuperDraft goes rogue! Errrrr …. That or the Mock Drafts were just way off. Andrew, Doyle and Dave dig through the first round: winners, best picks, strange moments. Is it smart that the Union traded all of their picks? As always, your mail!
3:05 - 2021 MLS SuperDraft recap
6:27 - Top 3 pick thoughts + Austin FC, Danny Pereira
15:03 - Best pick of the first round? Houston’s big day
20:52 - Philadelphia Union trades away all draft picks, good move?
25;12 - Tom Bogert on Bryan Reynolds to Juve? Roma? And much more
26:09 – Why the Rapids were delighted to grab Philip Mayaka
27:14 - Is Bryan Reynolds going to Roma or Juventus?
33:51 - Latest on Paul Arriola to Swansea
36:54 - Jesus Murillo to LAFC on a permanent deal
39:15 - Papu Gomez to FC Cincinnati? BS meter
41:19 - Bobby Wood to RSL? Good move/bad news?
47:27 - Andres Guardado to Charlotte?
47:59 - Interview: New D.C. United manager Hernan Losada
1:01:46 - Mailbag
|Jan 22, 2021|
Doyle & Davies' Mock SuperDraft! JMo to Swansea? Neville to Miami?
The SuperDraft is here! How deep is the pool? Where are the strengths? Who are the GA signees? Doyle and Charlie’s 2021 Mock Draft starts things off, then the guys tackle the weekend’s big headlines. Phil Neville (and Chris Henderson) to Inter Miami? Hernan Losada swapping Belgium for D.C. United? Jordan Morris headed to Swansea City on loan?!? Time to dig in.
3:06 - Charlie Davies’ breakdown of college soccer in 2020
10:57 - Where is the strength of this year’s SuperDraft class?
12:32 - Matt Doyle breaks down the Generation adidas class
16:10 - Matt Doyle/Charlie Davies Mock SuperDraft
41:55 - Miami hires Phil Neville and Chris Henderson
47:42 - D.C. United hire Hernan Losada
54:09 - Jordan Morris reportedly going on loan to Swansea
1:03:07 - News and notes from around the league
1:04:50 - RBNY listening to offers for Tim Parker
1:07:31 - Lukas Podolski to FC Cincinnati?
1:09:55 - Mailbag
|Jan 19, 2021|
Who is the best SuperDraft pick of all-time? Chris Armas lays out vision for TFC
It’s a new era in Toronto, and we’re talking to the man in charge. Chris Armas lays out his vision for the Reds and reflects on the perceptions – misguided or not – in New York, plus Andrew, Doyle and David react to the hire. The guys debate the best MLS SuperDraft pick of all-time and dig through past transformational draft classes. Stick around for the nitty-gritty on the CF Montreal (formerly the Impact) rebrand, this week’s MLS trades and the Mailbag.
2:45 – Kelyn Rowe signs with Seattle (you’re welcome, Anders)
5:50 – Reactions to Chris Armas’ appointment as Toronto FC head coach
15:20 – INTERVIEW: Armas lays out his vision for the Reds, reflects on Red Bulls days
38:46 – Who is the best MLS SuperDraft pick of all-time?
1:05:30 – INTERVIEW: Montreal president on rebrand, Thierry Henry
1:25:12 – Our thoughts on the Montreal rebrand
1:27:00 – Michael Barrios traded to the Colorado Rapids
1:31:22 – Jorge Villafana traded to LA Galaxy
1:32:20 – Mailbag
|Jan 14, 2021|
MLS on Nickelodeon? Jozy's USMNT role? Moises Caicedo to ATL? Mailbag pod!
Mailbag pod! Andrew, David and Doyle dig into a bevy of listener questions and chat with MLSsoccer.com’s Tom Bogert to get the lay of the land as the January transfer window heats up. From the Corey Baird trade to MLS broadcasts on Nickelodeon to Jozy Altidore’s role with the US men’s national team in 2021 and so much more, your questions answered!
2:11 - Start the Matthew Hoppe hype train!
9:03 - SuperDraft Preview
12:35 - Corey Baird traded to LAFC, good move for both sides?
17:40 - Tom Bogert joins the show
26:00 - Are Portland legit CCL contenders?
33:28 - Updates on Reggie Cannon and Mark McKenzie
43:19 - Soooooo what’s up with that D.C. United coaching search?
51:35 - Are Columbus Crew SC the deepest championship team ever?
56:52 - How good have Austin FC’s MLS signings been so far?
1:01:37 - Would DeAndre Yedlin be a fit in Atlanta?
1:03:26 - Moises Caicedo to Atlanta United????
1:05:46 - Will Jozy get one more shot with the National Team?
1:08:41 - Should Sporting KC move on from Peter Vermes?
|Jan 11, 2021|
Greg Vanney lays out Galaxy vision! McKenzie's $6M transfer + Molino to Crew (sorry Loons)
The offseason player/coach carousel is spinning out of control! In the least surprising news of the week, the Galaxy got their man in Greg Vanney, who stops by to chat with Andrew and Dave about his vision for the club. Plus, Mark McKenzie is headed to Belgium for big money. What does it mean for the Union? The champions get even deeper as Kevin Molino signs with Columbus! Austin FC dip into the free agent market, DeAndre Yedlin might come home and Diego Alonso’s instincts were right, as it turned out. Doyle also gives his take on Gregg Berhalter’s USMNT roster and the guys devote serious time to the mailbag.
3:40 – Homegrown #PlayYourKids Draft!
7:43 – Mark McKenzie gets his big-money transfer
16:42 – Kevin Molino to Columbus?! HOT BOI
24:25 – Matt Besler/Diego Fagundez headed to Austin FC
31:42 – DeAndre Yedlin returning to MLS? To which team?
37:41 – Diego Alonso was right! David Beckham’s Inter Miami in flux
43:27 – INTERVIEW: Greg Vanney on Galaxy job, Chicharito
1:06:05 – How do the Galaxy rebuild, starting with this window?
1:11:38 – Doyle’s take on the USMNT January camp roster
1:15:34 – Mailbag! Zonal marking and W-L-D pedantic
|Jan 07, 2021|
New Year's Resolutions for all 27 teams in MLS!
It’s New Year’s Resolution time in MLS, and Extratime is back to take a close look at all 27 (?!?!) clubs. From Austin FC to the defending MLS Cup champions Columbus Crew, Andrew, David and Doyle give their suggest resolution and update you with all the news you missed during the holidays! Plus, Doyle’s tips for sticking to your goals in 2021.
11:18 – Austin FC, FC Cincinnati, Houston Dynamo
19:18 – D.C. United, Atlanta United, Chicago Fire
26:47 – Real Salt Lake, LA Galaxy, Inter Miami
33:32 – Montreal Impact, Vancouver Whitecaps, San Jose Earthquakes
40:45 – New England Revolution, Nashville SC, New York Red Bulls
48:24 – LAFC (plus CCL free space), FC Dallas, Colorado Rapids
59:56 – Minnesota United, Portland Timbers, NYCFC
1:07:57 – Orlando City, Sporting KC, Philadelphia Union
1:18:17 – Seattle Sounders, Columbus Crew
|Jan 04, 2021|
Claudio Reyna on Austin FC roster build, LAFC in CCL & MLS transfers galore
It's finally time to put a bow on 2020! While Andrew Wiebe trudges through the snow to his new digs in Kansas City, Calen and Doyle join David to break down all the big news. First, the guys hit CCL and explain why LAFC COULD win it this year. Then they talk the big moves in Austin from the Alex Ring trade to expansion draft and potential DPs with Sporting Director Claudio Reyna. Finally, the crew previews free agency, re-entry draft, and transfer rumors coming up plus the big trades made in Montreal.
|Dec 17, 2020|
How the Crew dominated the Sounders to win MLS Cup + Austin FC's Expansion Draft
Andrew, David, Doyle and Charlie sift through all the storylines from MLS Cup XXV, then preview Austin FC's Expansion Draft options and this week's Concacaf Champions League matches!
1:52 – Columbus Crew win 25th MLS Cup! Save/Crown the Crew!
5:27 – How Columbus got the job done without two of their best players
13:23 – Why the final was a Caleb Porter masterclass
27:50 – 19-year-old Aiden Morris steps up in a big way
34:02 – What went wrong for the Sounders and Brian Schmetzer
47:34 – Analyzing Austin FC’s flurry of trades and Expansion Draft targets
1:03:32 – CCL preview … and Atlanta got a 2021 spot?
1:07:08 – Who has the best chance to advance in CCL?
|Dec 14, 2020|
MLS Cup XXV: Full preview feat. chats w/ Porter, Schmetzer, Mensah, Roldan
It all comes down to this, a season defined by a pandemic ends with the two best teams (our words … and Caleb Porter’s) playing for the 25th MLS Cup championship in the league’s history. Andrew, David and Charlie chat with Porter, Brian Schmetzer, Jonathan Mensah and Cristian Roldan and preview the match. All the hype, the best storylines, all the soccer wrinkles, player spotlights and, finally, predictions. Also, please note this was recorded before Darlington Nagbe and Pedro Santos were ruled out. Sigh, 2020.
1:38 – MLS Cup is finally here!
6:27 – Fitting for Crew and Sounders to meet in Columbus
12:57 – INTERVIEW: Caleb Porter on Zelarayan, Schmetzer
24:57 – Are the Sounders already a dynasty? Would they be with another Cup?
37:14 – From Saved to Cup, Crew’s present and future
42:29 – INTERVIEW: Brian Schmetzer on another MLS Cup, Caleb Porter
51:20 – Breaking down the game, lineup decisions and trends
59:43 – INTERVIEW: Jonathan Mensah on a uniquely difficult year
1:08:15 – Player Spotlights: Nouhou, Artur/Nagbe (sigh) and Roldan
1:13:24 – INTERVIEW: Cristian Roldan, Seattle’s own (kinda)
1:18:45 – MLS Cup predictions
1:22:32 – Rapid fire MLS news: McDonough, Besler etc
1:35:47 – USMNT takes
|Dec 11, 2020|
Are the Sounders officially a dynasty? How'd the Loons blow it? MLS Cup is next...
D-Y-N-A-S-T-Y. Minnesota United huffed and puffed, but the Sounders blew the house down and booked a place in MLS Cup to make it four finals in five years and seal their place in league history. Their opponent? The Columbus Crew, in a match that pits arguably the best two teams in the league. First, Andrew, David, Doyle and Charlie explain how the Loons blew their 2-0 lead, the ways in which Brian Schmetzer pulled the right strings and why Seattle is a model club. Plus, reaction to Alejandro Pozuelo’s Landon Donovan MLS MVP season, Gabriel Heinze to Atlanta United, Patrick Vieira’s case to be the manager of Toronto FC and Mauro Manotas’ reported sale to Liga MX.
1:09 – Instant reaction to #SEAvMIN and the Sounders comeback
5:26 – Charlie responds after listeners point out Reynoso take
12:29 – What could Minnesota and Adrian Heath have done differently?
14:13 – Quick lookahead to MLS Cup
20:44 – Are the Sounders officially a dynasty?
29:23 – Raul Ruidiaz: MLS Cup Playoffs assassin
32:18 – Minnesota United season in review: Can they get even better? How?
37:01 – Will Kevin Molino return to the Loons?
42:14 – Reaction to Alejandro Pozuelo winning MVP
47:32 – Mauro Manotas sold, so what’s next for the Dynamo?
50:45 – Is Gabriel Heinze the right man for Atlanta United? Or should they hire Vieira?
57:23 – Where will Greg Vanney manage next? What if it isn’t LA…
59:51 – USMNT v El Salvador preview
|Dec 08, 2020|
Big Conf Semi Qs: How good is Reynoso? Can Seattle be beat? Which club should hire Vieira?
And then there were four. The Audi MLS Cup Playoffs are just three games away from crowning a 25th MLS Cup champion. Who will it be? Minnesota United rolled Sporting KC behind Kevin ‘Hot Boy’ Molino and Bebelo Reynoso. The Seattle Sounders march to the Cup feels inevitable, and FC Dallas couldn’t stand in their way. Meanwhile, the Revs might be the hottest team in the competition, and the Columbus Crew have home-field advantage should they win. The guys celebrate the Loons dynamic duo, pinpoint what’s missing in Kansas City, explain how Seattle can be beaten, take a close look at the midfield battle between the Crew and Revs then hit all the headlines around the league. Who should sign Patrick Vieira? Why does Greg Vanney make sense for the Galaxy? Does Chris Armas make sense for D.C. United? Who should sign Dom Dwyer?
4:19 – SKCvMIN: How did the Loons roll? Hot Boy, that’s how!
11:46 – Is Emanuel Reynoso one of the best players in MLS?
32:07 – SEAvMIN: How can Minnesota end the Sounders’ run?
37:21 – CLBvNE: Why the game will be won in midfield
49:35 – Patrick Vieira back to MLS? Who should sign him?
56:13 – Where will Greg Vanney be coaching next? Why should it be LA?
57:18 – Does Chris Armas make sense for D.C. United?
1:03:25 – Thoughts on USMNT roster!
|Dec 04, 2020|
Don't bet against Bruce Arena in the playoffs! Everything you need to know about Conf Semis
Mad Max Fury Road … in the Audi 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs. Hope you were buckled up because Orlando City and Revs had the MLS world on the edge of its seat. In the end, the inevitable: Bruce Arena’s squad is marching on via their DPs, Matt Turner and Tajon Buchanan. Meanwhile, Orlando, Oscar Pareja and Nani are left to wonder … what if? Nashville might wonder the same, but their expansion season is a clear success despite succumbing to the Crew in extra time. The guys argue (OK, yell) about what comes next in the Music City and look ahead to the Western Conference semifinals this week.
2:09 – First impressions of the Eastern Conference Finals
8:03 – Columbus-Nashville game breakdown
10:48 – Gyasi Zardes delivers in extra time
15:13 – Why did Nashville SC fall short?
17:09 – Looking ahead to Crew-New England
21:00 – What’s the next step for Nashville SC? (Lots of arguing/yelling)
32:11 – Orlando City-New England game breakdown
33:01 – Did Orlando’s lack of discipline cost them?
40:26 – How good can Tajon Buchanan be?
45:52 – INTERVIEW: Matt Polster
53:26 – How did Bruce Arena and the Revs become a contender so quickly?
1:03:26 – How can Orlando build on historic season?
1:05:42 – Looking ahead to Seattle-Dallas
1:06:04 – Ricardo Pepi or Franco Jara?
1:07:57 – How should FC Dallas set up to pull off the upset?
1:12:52 – Is it a failure if Sounders don’t make (or win) MLS Cup?
1:15:31 – Looking ahead to Sporting KC-Minnesota
1:16:25 – Will Adrian Heath run it back or start Kei Kamara?
|Nov 30, 2020|
Brown liquor special! Sounders roll LAFC, top seeds crash out in the East ... FULL BREAKDOWN
And then there were eight! The Audi 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs delivered again on Tuesday night, as both of the Eastern Conference top seeds (Union, Toronto FC) saw their seasons end early and the Sounder cruised past, for the second year running, LAFC. The guys burn the midnight oil (in other words, Brown Liquor Special!) to break it all down, preview the Conference Semifinals and chat with Matt Turner (NE) and Dax McCarty (NSH).
4:33 – Seattle Sounders handle LAFC with ease, now MLS Cup favorites
25:51 – How should Luchi, FC Dallas approach Sounders?
29:26 – Supporters’ Shield winners OUT! How Revs ended Union’s season
44:08 – INTERVIEW: Matt Turner on New England win, Carles Gil, goalkeeping in the playoffs
56:44 – How did Nashville upset Toronto FC? Are they the real deal?
1:04:11 – INTERVIEW: Dax McCarty is back again to explain how Nashville built into the year
|Nov 25, 2020|
Rodrigo Schlegel, cult hero! Tim Melia, human wall! Breaking down MLS Cup Playoffs drama
EMBRACE THE INSANITY! We’re talking Rodrigo Schlegel and the shootout that wouldn’t end, Tim Melia stonewalling everyone, Wondo being Wondo, Gustavo Bou golazo winners, Hot Boy and Ricardo Pepi. The 2020 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs have delivered through seven games, and Andrew, David, Charlie and Doyle gather in the middle of the night to round up all the action. We’ve got interview’s with Pepi and Melia, plus previews of Tuesday’s action!
0:40 – Ricardo Pepi calls in minutes after FC Dallas’ big win
5:03 – Most memorable moment of the 2020 playoffs so far?
11:25 – How did FC Dallas get past the Timbers?
21:09 – Wondo, Melia and insanity as Sporting KC outlast San Jose
32:06 – INTERVIEW: Tim Melia reveals his PK secrets
42:11 – Minnesota keep it “boring” as Hot Boy shines in first playoff win
48:49 – INTERVIEW: Dayne St. Clair
53:38 – Was it just a year too early for the Rapids?
55:46 – Orlando vs. NYCFC: Wrap your head around history/the spectacle
59:30 – Crew vs. Red Bulls: Did Gerhard Struber tinker too much?
1:02:32 – PHIvNE: Why Carles Gil could change the Revs’ luck against the Union
1:05:25 – TORvNSH: Charlie Davies’ monologue on narratives around Nashville
1:10:11 – SEAvLAFC: Doyle on how LAFC can get the job done
|Nov 23, 2020|
Lazy narratives in the Eastern Conf., Austin FC's first kit & Daryl Dike on Orlando, int'l decision
Only 24 hours left until Audi 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs soccer. Andrew, David and Charlie start the show with big news: one of them is the owner of the professional soccer team … guess who! Then it’s on to the Eastern Conference bracket, where Nashville SC is the subject of “lazy narratives” and Inter Miami have nothing to lose and everything to gain from a postseason run. Plus, Orlando City’s Daryl Dike joins the show to talk about his path to MLS, his favorite strikers of all-time and a looming international decision between the US and Nigeria. Plus, reactions to the Houston Dynamo’s new crest, Austin FC’s first jersey and Ken Griffey Jr., the Seattle Sounders owner.
1:00 – Charlie Davies, USL owner!
5:02 – Continental Awards recap
11:29 – Houston Dynamo rebrand and first-ever Austin FC jersey
15:56 – Ken Griffey Jr. joins Mariners ownership group
20:27 – D.C. United coaching search … Who are the candidates?
22:20 – New England vs. Montreal: Who has the edge?
29:23 – Nashville vs. Miami: Lazy narratives and redemption opportunities
39:43 – INTERVIEW: Orlando City’s Daryl Dike on rookie season, international choice
1:01:04 – Orlando vs. NYCFC: Best game of Round One? Best game of Round One!
1:05:57 – Crew vs. Red Bulls: Are Columbus MLS Cup favorites now? Can New York pull off an upset?
1:16:55 – Pandemic disrupts LAFC’s upset bid against Seattle Sounders
|Nov 19, 2020|
Sounders in MLS Cup ... AGAIN?! Western Conf. Playoff Preview w/ Steve Zakuani
There’s a chill in the air, and that means the 2020 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs are upon us. Andrew, David, Doyle and Calen dive into the Western Conference bracket. Can anybody really make it to MLS Cup or is there a clear hierarchy? How will international absences affect Round One? Are the Sounders still the favorites? To help answer those questions, Steve Zakuani calls in to explain why Seattle-LAFC is liable to be a banger, what’s up with Brian Schmetzer’s contract talks and sort out who can actually make it to MLS Cup to face the … Union! Also in this show, MLS awards under the microscope and the best matches of the play-in and opening round.
5:28 – Which playoff games are the guys circling on the calendar?
13:38 – Sporting KC … favorites or nah?
18:58 – Did voters get it right with Comeback Player of the Year?
25:55 – Lucas Zelarayan or Robert Beric for Newcomer of the Year?
30:52 – Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year and AT&T Young Player of the Year
36:03 – INTERVIEW: Steve Zakuani talks Sounders, Western Conference
54:57 – SKCvSJ: How can Quakes pull the upset in Kansas City?
1:00:56 – PORvDAL: Can Dallas jump up and shock the Timbers?
1:06:50 – MINvCOL: Upset special again for the Loons?
1:11:45 – Luka Modric to the Galaxy?
1:14:41 – Mailbag!
|Nov 16, 2020|
USMNT reaction w/ Stu Holden! McKennie bosses, Musah shines! No goals, why?
After 285 days, the US national team is back … for a scoreless draw! Despite the lack of goals, there were plenty of positive signs from the young squad for Andrew, Charlie and David to discuss: Weston McKennie is a boss, Tyler Adams is the No. 6, Sergino Dest has sauce, Yunus Musah might/could/maybe commit his future to the squad and Gio Reyna is full of talent even if the final ball didn’t come off. The guys go through their winners then welcome Fox Sports’ Stu Holden to the show for his USMNT and Audi MLS Cup Playoffs takeaways. Plus, Peter Vermes stops by to talk Sporting Kansas City, soccer during Covid and Alan Pulido’s injury.
2:10 – USMNT are back! First impressions
4:54 – Tyler Adams/Weston McKennie boss the midfield
7:47 – Yunus Musah … How does he fit? What did we see from the 17-year-old?
19:36 – INTERVIEW: Stu Holden jumps on to give his thoughts on Wales
22:11 – Holden on Musah … What is his future? Is it with the US?
36:39 – Holden on MLS Cup Playoffs, including Cup prediction
43:07 – INTERVIEW: Peter Vermes on Sporting KC, soccer during Covid
1:09:29 – Mailbag!
|Nov 13, 2020|
How Captain America gave Philly the Shield! Plus, Jim Curtin likes USMNT's '26 WCup chances
What do Captain America and the Philadelphia Union have in common? Both have the Shield. Extratime brings you the story of the cosplay costume turned “Supporters’ Shield.” We talk to Jeremy Sullivan, who loaned his shield to the club at the last minute to get the full story, then bring on Union manager Jim Curtin for the story behind Philly’s rise, the way the club came together in a difficult year, why he’d love to coach in Europe and an audacious prediction about the USMNT at the 2026 World Cup. Plus, all the crazy moments from Decision Day presented by AT&T, our MLS award winners and mail from around the league!
1:17 – Doop, Doop, Doop! Union win the Supporters’ Shield
9:50 – INTERVIEW: Jeremy from Medford! How Captain America gave Philly their first trophy
15:53 – INTERVIEW: Jim Curtin on the Union’s rise, 2020 and USMNT
52:15 – Playoff field at a glance and best Decision Day moments
59:50 – MLS award winners for 2020: MVP? Coach? Comeback?
1:08:51– USMNT preview
1:10:25 – Mailbag from around the league
|Nov 09, 2020|
Revealing our 2020 Best XIs! Plus, Jack Price on why Cole Bassett's future is in Europe
Decision Day presented by AT&T will decide the playoff field, but the guys have their Home Depot Best XIs already in hand. Andrew, Charlie and David go line by line and reveal the team that paces the league. Who had outside backs and who went all central defense? Who is the No. 9 … or is there one? Should Cristian Pavon be in the team or might the Galaxy’s struggles keep him out? In the Western Conference, the Rapids and the Earthquakes locked in their places in the field, but Chris Wondolowski’s future remains murky. Plus, Jack Price calls in to talk Colorado present and past, Covid, Cole Bassett, Joe Willis joins to lay out Nashville’s tactical identity and talk goalkeeping and the Union’s chances at the Supporters’ Shield come down to 90 minutes.
4:07 – The guys share their 2020 MLS Best XIs
18:21 – Is this Chris Wondolowski’s last season?
23:13 – INTERVIEW: Jack Price on Rapids present and past, Covid, Cole Bassett
37:31 – Will Philadelphia get the job done and lift the Supporters’ Shield?
43:35 – INTERVIEW: Jordan Angeli talks Crew, Fire, best in the West
1:00:38– Did Nani deserve a red card?
1:02:55 – Who will take the final playoff places in the Eastern Conference?
1:05:55 – INTERVIEW: Joe Willis on Nashville’s playing style, Walker Zimmerman, goalkeeping peers
1:22:23 – USMNT roster reaction and Sporting KC real talk in the Mailbag
|Nov 05, 2020|
Who is Coach of the Year? Who should next Galaxy manager be? Can Union capture the Shield?
The weather is cooling quickly, and the soccer is starting to give off playoff vibes. The Union had a shot at the first silverware in club history … and fell short in Columbus. The Crew’s stars are back, and they’re feeling it. Meanwhile, pressure is on Philly (and Joe Bendik) to hold Toronto at bay on Decision Day presented by AT&T. Five teams are still battling for two remaining playoff spots in the East, it four teams for two spots in the West. The guys name who they want in for soccer/entertainment reasons, dissect the end of the Guillermo Barros Schelotto’s time in LA and discuss what Miguel Herrera would bring to club, ponder the Rapids’ chances at making a run and pump up the NYCFC midfield. Plus, Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year and Sigi Schmid Coach of the Year candidates and the 2020 Continental Awards categories!
4:31 – Philly fall short in Shield bid as Crew make a statement
17:49 – Who is the Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year?
20:02 – What’s going on with Concacaf Champions League?
21:51 – Who do you want to make the playoffs in the East? Fire and _____
33:40 – Which teams deserve to be in the postseason out West?
38:06 – GBS era over in LA, so what’s next for the Galaxy? Miguel Herrera?
50:27 – Why nobody wants to play NYCFC in the playoffs
52:32 – 2020 Continental Awards categories revealed…
58:30 – Who has inside track on Sigi Schmid Coach of the Year?
1:11:06 – MAILBAG: Sporting KC takes and more
|Nov 02, 2020|
Is PPG the right solution to schedule imbalance? Ray Gaddis talks Union evolution
These are unprecedented times, and MLS is taking unprecedented measures to ensure all teams are measured on the same standard. That means points per game will decide playoff seeding and playoff spots. That’s good news for some, and not so good for others. Andrew, David and Charlie weigh in, celebrate another win for the Union, who are on track for their first-ever trophy now that the Supporters’ Shield is back on, then chat with veteran shirt tucker Ray Gaddis, covering the how and why of on-field presentability, the importance of voting and everything in between. Also in this show, the guys argue about MVP candidates (and Defender of the Year), declare Josef Martinez clear troll winner and give Henry Kessler his due not that there’s no Rookie of the Year award.
4:44 – Standings, Shield to be decided on points per game
14:47 – Do the Union have a legitimate MVP candidate?
16:41 – Who should be Defender of the Year? Mensah vs. Zimmerman
23:15 – INTERVIEW: Ray Gaddis’ All-Tuck 5-a-side, Union evolution, voting rights
1:02:28 – Should a fullback be in the running for Defender of the Year?
1:05:27 – What’s the ceiling for the Revolution?
1:16:39 – MLS Predict 6 pres. By BetMGM
|Oct 29, 2020|
MLS and the Election: Who are you voting for? | The Movement, Ep 2
On this episode of The Movement, host and former MLS player Calen Carr examines the issue of voting rights in America, and travels to Pennsylvania to see how the Black Players for Change and the Philadelphia Union opened their stadium as a three-day voter service center, despite opposition. Carr speaks with players and figures across the leagues and reflects on his own political experiences as a player, all with the goal of determining one single but complicated idea: the value of a vote.
Listen and subscribe to The Movement HERE! Extratime driven by Continental will be back on Thursday to chat with Ray Gaddis of the Philadelphia Union and round up Wednesday's action.
|Oct 28, 2020|
Vela is back, and LAFC are scary again! Doop, say the Union! Johannsson to MLS?
Doop! The Union project is fully mature, and they took years of frustrations out on Toronto FC. Andrew, David, Doyle and Calen give Jim Curtin and Philadelphia their due and wonder whether a double is in the cards. A double is possible because the Supporters’ Shield is back, as the decision not to award the trophy in 2020 was reversed by the Supporters’ Shield Foundation. Doyle is, of course, a Shield truther, and he says this proves the trophy means more than it ever has before. Calen, meanwhile, is back on the Carlos Vela hype train, even if LAFC’s star still looks a half step slow. Alicia Rodriguez (SBNation) also drops by to drop some Chicharito and Guillermo Barros Schelotto takes and explain what’s going on in San Jose and Sacramento.
8:00 – Huge win for the Union! What’s it mean, and now what?
25:07 – LAFC gets Carlos Vela back and they’re back in the MLS Cup convo
37:02 – INTERVIEW: Alicia Rodriguez on LAFC, Chicharito, Guillermo Barros Schelotto
58:16 – Playoff races heat up! So who are we watching down the stretch?
1:03:04 – Nagbe? Zelarayan? Maxi? Vela? What’s the biggest return from injury?
1:07:54 – 22U22 and Aron Johannsson in the mailbag!
|Oct 26, 2020|
Who is the best young player in MLS? We tear apart 22 Under 22 list!
The best young players in MLS? Yeah, we’ve got the list. Only we’ve got some tweaks to make and snubs to spotlight as Andrew, David and Charlie debate MLS’s 22 Under 22 presented by Body Armor. Brenden Aaronson or Brian Rodriguez for No. 1? Who has a better career Ayo Akinola or Daryl Dike? Is Paxton Pomykal overrated? Which player would you bet on to have a solid career? Who are the biggest snubs? Also in this show … Drake Hills (Tennessean) joins the guys to talk Nashville SC and candy corn, and the Rapids return to MLS play.
5:17 – Americans in the Champions League + USMNT Nov. friendly takes
9:05 – Breaking down 22 Under 22 presented by Body Armor
17:58 – Brenden Aaronson or Brian Rodriguez for No. 1?
25:00 – Davies: I’d take Akinola over Dike for their careers
32:42 – What’s Cole Bassett’s ceiling? USMNT? Europe?
47:49 – INTERVIEW: Drake Hills (Tennessean) talks Nashville SC
1:08:05 – El Trafico preview and Chicharito’s awful season, plus Rapids return
|Oct 22, 2020|
Jesse Marsch on Aaronson transfer, European perceptions of the American player & Champions League dreams
Life is fleeting, so live it and live it with people you love. Andrew, David and Calen send their love to Daryl Grove, Taylor Rockwell and the Total Soccer Show then turn to the Supporters’ Shield. Why is it going away? What does it mean to players and fans alike? In some other big news, Brenden Aaronson is officially headed to Red Bull Salzburg. The guys discuss the here and now as well as the long-term trickle down, and Andrew chats with Salzburg manager Jesse Marsch about what the Union homegrown brings to the Austrian champions, the perception of American players in Europe and a tough Champions League draw that will test players and manager alike.
3:45 – We’re thinking of you Daryl Grove
9:45 – What’s going on with the Supporters’ Shield?
19:36 – What does Brenden Aaronson’s transfer to Red Bull Salzburg mean now and long term?
27:43 – INTERVIEW: Jesse Marsch calls in from Salzburg to talk Aaronson, the American player and Champions League
1:04:13 – Orlando finally make the playoffs? ORLANDO FINALLY MAKE THE PLAYOFFS!
1:07:40 – Gass: Eastern Conference >>> Western Conference
1:08:55 – Some awesome Continental Tire awards in the mailbag
|Oct 19, 2020|
Mark McKenzie on Union, USMNT, Champions League dreams + Galaxy in need of change
Mark McKenzie dreams of the Champions League, World Cups and playing against the game’s best players. He’s got what it takes to get there, and Andrew and Charlie chat with the Philadelphia Union man about his present and future, a mentally challenging 2019, what voting and the upcoming election means to him and Brendan Aaronson’s rumored move to Red Bull Salzburg. Oh, and Caden Clark bagged another banger! How should the Red Bulls usher the 17-year-old along? Plus, with more games postponed because of COVID-19, how might that affect playoff qualification? Andrew explains how he’d keep things fair, using points per game and minimum games played, then Charlie goes in on the Galaxy after yet another poor performance.
3:04 – Is PPG a fair way to determine playoff teams? Andrew’s solution…
8:12 – Caden Clark’s star is rising. How should the Red Bulls bring him along?
14:20 – INTERVIEW: Mark McKenzie on Union, European dreams, USMNT, voting
51:42 – Calling all Continental Awards nominees and awards!
57:43 – Quick hits from midweek action! SKC penalty shout, Hany Muhktar is Messi-ish
1:02:39 – Charlie goes in on the Galaxy after yet another embarrassing loss
1:11:16 – What happened to the Crew? What’s next for NYCFC
|Oct 15, 2020|
Is RB Leipzig in 17 yo Caden Clark's future? Plus, the best cult-hero strikers of all-time
Caden Clark. Remember the name. The 17-year-old signed with the New York Red Bulls in the morning and scored his first goal that night, a game-winning volley. David gives you the USL scouting report, where Clark was a standout in his first pro season, and Doyle explains why he may be next player headed to RB Leipzig. Plus, the DaMarcus Beasley Young Player of the Year award is born, Mike Lahoud helps the guys understand what went wrong in Cincinnati and the most memorable cult-hero strikers in MLS history get their due thanks to Erik Hurtado.
5:13 – Caden Clark is the Red Bulls’ next big thing
10:50 – How can MLS super charge youth development?
18:36 – Introducing the DaMarcus Beasley Young Player of the Year award
31:13 – Toronto FC first to clinch a playoff spot
33:09 – INTERVIEW: Mike Lahoud on what’s gone wrong for Cincinnati
58:02 – Watch out! The Timbers are rolling without Blanco
1:01:46 – MLS cult-hero strikers … All the names/memories
1:09:20 – MAILBAG: What did Ben Olsen mean to D.C. United and MLS?
|Oct 12, 2020|
Is Jordan Morris the real MLS MVP? Plus, Higuain's banger & 2020's best signings
Bang! First goal for Gonzalo Higuain, three points for Inter Miami. Andrew, David and Charlie try to predict what’s to come for the former Juve man, then name their biggest signings of 2020 (so far). Plus, the guys examine Jordan Morris’ case for MLS MVP, ask what exactly NYCFC are going for after Alexandru Mitrita is loaned to Saudi Arabia, give Jeremy Ebobisse some USMNT love, name the worst team in MLS and hand out some midweek shout outs to Ayo Akinola, Winston Reid and the Union. Stick around for an interview with Kelvin Jones (Crew academy director) and Continental Award submissions in the mailbag.
4:57 – Gonzalo Higuain gets his first, many more to come
8:46 – Best signings of the offseason (so far)
18:08 – Is Jordan Morris the real MLS MVP?
24:31 – Soooooo what are NYCFC doing?
34:10 – Should managers get 2020 mulligans?
38:01 – Who is the worst team in MLS?
40:04 – Charlie Davies is a big fan of Ayo Akinola
49:46 – INTERVIEW: Kelvin Jones (Crew academy director) on developing players, coaches
1:05:12 – MAILBAG: Continental Awards, D-Mid snubs and Reyna trolls
|Oct 08, 2020|
Gio Reyna did what?! Jozy Altidore ... super sub?! Plus, Pablo Maurer on a rough year at D.C. United
Americans (and MLS academy products) thriving in Europe’s biggest league and biggest teams? It feels a little bit like a dream come to life. Andrew, Doyle and David talk Gio Reyna (three assists), Chris Richards (first Bayern start) and Sergino Dest (Barca debut), then turn their eye toward MLS. First up, Toronto FC, Jozy Altidore’s injury and Alejandro Pozuelo, the best player in the league. Plus, Gass-stradamus calls Mason Toye’s trade to Montreal, the Alan Pulido-effect on Sporting KC and Pablo Maurer (The Athletic) explains what’s gone wrong at D.C. United.
3:12 – Banner weekend for Americans abroad
14:30 – Jozy Altidore … super sub?
22:04 – Are Union at same level as other elite teams?
26:19 – How good is Orlando City …really?
31:03 – Dave celebrates the Mason Toye-Montreal trade
33:09 – Alan Pulido is back!
36:42 – What international call-ups are going to impact the playoff race?
41:23 – INTERVIEW: Pablo Maurer (The Athletic) on D.C. United’s down year
58:58 – 22 Under 22 Five a Side
1:06:46 – Osvaldo Alonso D-Mid of the Year frontrunners
1:12:01 – Canada Best XI
|Oct 05, 2020|
Sergino Dest signs for Barcelona! The future of the USMNT looks bright
Coming off the news of Sergino Dest’s historic transfer to Barcelona, David Gass and Charlie Davies get on the line with USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter to break down all the big questions: How does he see the depth chart at center forward? Where does Gio Reyna fit into the USMNT set up? What is the club future for Jordan Morris? And what does it mean to have so many young Americans playing at big clubs? Then the guys have some fun putting together a dream MLS under 22 five-a-side team (make sure to vote on who did better!). We round out the show with the best building-block players for starting an MLS team, what trades should happen in MLS right now, and listener questions.
6:02 - Sergino Dest officially signs for Barcelona!
10:11 - Gregg Berhalter Interview
28:12 - How Berhalter sees the USMNT forward position
34:26 - Should Jordan Morris go to Europe?
40:19 - Where does Gio Reyna fit with the national team?
45:06 - Pick your dream five-a-side team from the MLS 22 under 22 list
1:01:42 - Previewing Toronto - Philadelphia
1:12:27 - Mailbag
|Oct 01, 2020|
Why was Gonzalo Higuain Trolled in first MLS match?!
The Union went full “12-year-old Fortnite player” on Gonzalo Higuain after Inter Miami’s new star skied a PK in his MLS debut. Why’d they do it? What does it mean? Why hasn’t the beef carried over to Instagram like it does in the NBA? Andrew, Matt and Calen have some laughs, discuss Inter Miami’s sluggish first year and then turn to the rest of the MLS weekend. Are Toronto FC the class of the East after Crew win? Who is the best right back in MLS? What the hell is going on with the Quakes (and LAFC)? Is Chicharito really the problem in LA? Plus, MLSsoccer.com’s Tom Bogert on DeAndre Yedlin, Reggie Cannon and Lille etc. and D.C. United defender and cancer survivor Chris Odoi-Atsem tells his inspirational story.
3:16 - Union spoil Gonzalo Higuain's debut
15:04 - Are we overlooking Philadelphia in the East? 19:05 - Toronto takes down Columbus
23:59 - Is Alejandro Pozuelo the clear MVP?
25:57 - Who is the best RB in MLS?
29:40 - Tom Bogert interview
43:30 - What's wrong with the LA teams?
53:17 - What to make of RBNY's rumored new coach
57:28 - Chris Odoi-Atsem interview
1:07:28 - Mailbag
|Sep 28, 2020|
MLS MVP race is wide open! Favorites & darkhorses + Scouting report on ATL's new DP
Anyone can win MLS MVP? Kinda! Sorta! Well, not really … but almost. Andrew, David and Charlie handicap the most wide-open race in recent memory, and try to do the same with the top of the Eastern Conference. There are four teams that stand above the rest – Toronto FC, Philadelphia Union, Orlando City and the Columbus Crew – so how would you rank them? Plus, the LA Galaxy struggle with Chicharito in the lineup, Brian Rodriguez might be headed to Serie A and Peter Coates (Golazo Argentina) gives a detailed scouting report on new Atlanta United DP Marcelino Moreno.
3:15 – Who is the best team in the Eastern Conference?
18:27 – Predicting Toronto FC-Columbus Crew
22:36 – Who leads the MLS MVP race? Who could push into the race?
31:27 – Red Bulls get a big win, but who are they exactly?
35:08 – Why the Galaxy can’t get it going with Chicharito
39:01 – What would a Torino transfer mean for Brian Rodriguez and MLS?
44:15 – Peter Coates (Golazo Argentina) on Marcelino Moreno, Argentine opinions of MLS
1:11:38 – MAILBAG: Where should Mason Toye be traded? Ugly numbers for San Jose
|Sep 24, 2020|
Why banner weekend for Americans abroad (and in MLS) matters + Doyle's USMNT XI
It was a historic weekend for Americans, both abroad and in MLS. The guys start with Weston McKennie (start for Juventus), Gio Reyna (Dortmund) and Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig), who all made waves overseas. Listener mail leads Doyle to name his current, must-win USMNT XI. Who made it? Do you agree? Listen to find out, then the crew tackles all the academy success stories in MLS, debate Brenden Aaronson’s rumored move to Red Bull Salzburg, evaluate the Kei Kamara trade, try to determine Gyasi Zardes’ final MLS goal total and officially name Chris Mueller and MVP candidate.
4:10 – Why Weston McKennie’s Juve start is such a validating moment
17:19 – What is Doyle’s USMNT starting XI?
29:02 – Brenden Aaronson to Red Bull Salzburg? Good move? How much?
40:28 – Why the Rapids traded Kei Kamara and what comes next in Minny
46:30 – After Gyasi Zardes hits 75 goals in MLS, where could he finish?
57:33 – Is Chris Mueller an MVP candidate?
1:11:19 – Dallas vs. Kansas City in the Mailbag!
|Sep 21, 2020|
Knee punches, why players care about FIFA ratings & Steve Zakuani on Jordan Morris, DeAndre Yedlin & Jozy Altidore
It’s just FIFA, right? Wrong! Why pro players care how they’re rated in the game (hint: banter). Rudy Camacho is gonna be at the bottom of the composure rankings after Wednesday night’s knee punch that helped knock the Impact out of Canadian Championship contention. Charlie shares his own moment of madness, then the Andrew and David dig in on FC Dallas and Colorado before Sounders legend Steve Zakuani joins the show to talk Jordan Morris’ polarizing place in American soccer, DeAndre Yedlin’s desire to return home, Gonzalo Higuain’s outlook in Miami, what makes a good player-turned coach and Jozy Altidore’s haters. Plus, Atlanta United’s new DP and Matt Turner love.
2:51 – Why pro players care about their FIFA ratings (hint: banter)
6:27 – Rudy Camacho punched a man in the knee!
21:55 – GUEST HOST: Steve Zakuani
27:51 – Zakuani on Jordan Morris, with the Sounders and USMNT
36:28 – Zakuani on why DeAndre Yedlin would love to come home to Seattle
38:37 – Zakuani names his three best teams in MLS
42:14 – Why Gonzalo Higuain needs to be an MVP candidate
1:04:16 – Zakuani to ETR: Is Jozy still the best American forward?
1:08:29 – ATLUTD’s new DP, Americans Abroad + Matt Turner for USMNT?
|Sep 17, 2020|
The Movement: Black Players for Change | This Is Not Your Distraction
This is not your distraction. It’s not your escape from real life. For some, this is everyday life.
These words adorned the shirts worn on July 8 by nearly 200 black Major League Soccer players, coaches, and staff who gathered for a showing of unity during a summer of historic racial tension in the United States. In the debut episode of The Movement Podcast, host and former MLS player Calen Carr examines how the Black soccer community in MLS embraced the Black Lives Matter movement and formed the Black Players for Change organization. Founded by a collection of prominent players with their own sobering stories of life as Black men in America, the BPC orchestrated a series of demonstrations in July as well as a boycott of nearly all MLS games on one historic night in August, all to raise awareness of racial injustice and police brutality.
Carr offers a candid look at life for these Black players across the North American soccer spectrum via months of interviews with MLS players Warren Creaville, Raymon Gaddis, Jeremy Ebobisse and Ike Opara, as well as passionate supporters eager to join the fight for justice. From the Minneapolis corner where George Floyd died, to a protest in Atlanta following the death of Ahmaud Arbery, to the night when MLS play suddenly stopped after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, players and fans share their experiences from an unprecedented and transformative moment for soccer and social change.
0:00 - Formation of the Black Players for Change organization
8:45 - Warren Creavalle recounts one agonizing night in Houston
14:20 - Ike Opara on life in Minnesota after George Floyd’s death
18:05 - Jeremy Ebobisee on systemic racism and the relationship between the black community and the police
25:42 - Atlanta United Supporters refocus their resources on social justice
35:12 - Ray Gaddis reflects on the death of Breonna Taylor and his personal story of protests and pandemic
45:33 – Reggie Cannon and Ryan Hollingshead discuss a fateful night in Frisco and a historic night when sports stopped across the country
|Sep 16, 2020|
Would you make Gonzalo Higuain the highest-paid player in MLS? Plus, Week 11 takeaways