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 Jan 3, 2019

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Go inside the most popular sport in the world with the ESPN FC crew.

Episode Date
Ronaldo Goes Down
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's injury while on Portugal duty and England's dominant win at Montenegro.
Mar 26, 2019
Thriller in Amsterdam
Germany win late in the Netherlands, Maradona reacts to Argentina's crisis, and the Gab-O-Meter is back!
Mar 25, 2019
Ramos Rescues Spain
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Spain and Italy's opening victories in Euro 2020 qualifying and Philippe Coutinho's future with Barcelona.
Mar 23, 2019
Sterling Strikes Gold
Bradley Wright Phillips joins the FC crew to discuss England's opening match in Euro qualifiers, Raheem Sterling's incredible season, and Messi's return to the national team.
Mar 23, 2019
Caught Offside: USMNT Takeaways
The Berhalter era continues to develop as we look back on the performances of Adams, Pulisic, McKennie and others in the US' 1-0 win over Ecuador. Plus, Holland explained.
Mar 22, 2019
England's Future Looking Bright
The FC crew look ahead to England's Euro Qualifiers and discuss Pogba's "dream" of play for Zidane in Madrid.
Mar 21, 2019
UEFA EURO 2020 Qualifying Preview
The FC crew take a look at World Cup champions France, defending European champions Portugal and other top nations as they prepare for their EURO 2020 qualifying campaigns.
Mar 20, 2019
PSG's European Misadventure
Frank Leboeuf joins the FC crew to analyze PSG's European struggles, Paul Pogba's future with Manchester United and the Premier League top-4 race.
Mar 20, 2019
Serie Awesome: Spalletti's Milan derby masterclass
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini are back to discuss Inter's victory in the Milan derby, Juve's first league defeat and Italy's European qualifier against Finland.
Mar 20, 2019
Caught Offside: Courage... not just a buzzword anymore
We take a look back at a pretty thrilling weekend for FC Cincinnati and a pretty weird weekend for the EPL/FA Cup. Plus, Messi is great: Part 4,639,521.
Mar 20, 2019
Ask the Ref
Peter Walton joins the the FC crew to discuss recent controversial refereeing incidents in the FA Cup and beyond, and the role of VAR in the sport.
Mar 19, 2019
United Continue to Stumble
The FC crew are joined by Stewart Robson to discuss Man United's recent form, Lionel Messi's performance vs. Real Betis, Mohamed Salah's season, and much more.
Mar 18, 2019
Another Messi Masterclass
The FC crew talk about Lionel Messi's recent form and where he stands among with all-time best. Plus, Gab Marcotti joins to react to the dramatic Milan Derby.
Mar 18, 2019
Zidane's First Game Back
The FC crew break down Zinedine Zidane's winning return as Real Madrid manager, plus Matteo Bonetti joins to preview the Milan Derby.
Mar 16, 2019
UCL Quarterfinal Matchups Set
The FC crew react to the quarterfinals draw for the Cahampions League and Europa league, plus a preview of the Milan Derby.
Mar 15, 2019
What's Next for Bayern?
Raf Honigstein joins the FC crew to discuss Bayern's early exit to Liverpool and the state of German soccer, plus Arsenal's comeback against Rennes.
Mar 15, 2019
ESPN FC: That FA Cup Podcast
With both Manchester clubs still left in the competition, Adrian Healey, Paul Mariner and Steve Nicol preview their respective ties and the other FA Cup quarterfinal matches.
Mar 14, 2019
New team, same result for Ronaldo vs. Atleti
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Juventus' remarkable turnaround against Atletico Madrid and look ahead to the Milan derby.
Mar 14, 2019
Caught Offside: Ronaldo and Messi... dominant again
The boys congregate to discuss the final 4 fixtures of the round of 16: Juve make a statement while Liverpool dispatch Bayern. Plus, USMNT squad observations and the best of LVG.
Mar 14, 2019
Klopp's Men KO Bayern
The FC crew discusses Liverpool's impressive victory to eliminate Bayern, Messi's magic to knockout Lyon, and who is now favored to win the Champions League.
Mar 14, 2019
Ronaldo Rescues Juventus
The FC crew react to Cristiano Ronaldo's Champions League hat trick to knock out Atletico, why Man City are UCL favorites and preview the clash between Liverpool and Bayern.
Mar 13, 2019
Zidane Heads Back to Madrid
The FC crew react to Zinedine Zidane's surprise return to Real Madrid and discuss whether Cristiano Ronaldo can deliver against Atletico in the Champions League.
Mar 11, 2019
Caught Offside: Zidane, Grealish, EPL and more
The boys scramble to discuss the news of Zidane's expected return to Real Madrid. Plus, Gregg Evans of the Birmingham Mail joins to discuss the troubling attack on Jack Grealish.
Mar 11, 2019
Arsenal Sinks United
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first league loss with United and the disturbing attack on Aston Villa's Jack Grealish.
Mar 11, 2019
Sterling Steals the Show
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Manchester City's victory,Tottenham's collapse at Southampton, and Barcelona's comeback win.
Mar 11, 2019
Can United Keep Rolling?
Paolo Bandini joins the FC crew to preview Arsenal v Man United and discuss whether Juve can spring a UCL comeback against Atletico Madrid.
Mar 09, 2019
Paris Puzzled for Answers
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss the fallout of PSG's Champions League exit, Roma's reaction to their VAR heartbreak and Arsenal's Europa League setback.
Mar 08, 2019
Serie Awesome: Why Eusebio Di Francesco failed at Roma
The Serie Awesome crew tackle Eusebio Di Francesco's failings at Roma, Juve's Champions League struggles and whether or not Mauro Icardi will return to Inter's lineup.
Mar 07, 2019
Caught Offside: Champions League thrillers
Incredible comebacks, debatable VAR decisions, unquestionable bottle jobs, British men speaking with Dutch accents... we recap all of it in this Round of 16 Champions League pod...
Mar 07, 2019
The FC crew break down Manchester United's incredible comeback in Paris and Porto's extra-time penalty that knocked out Roma.
Mar 07, 2019
End of an Era?
The FC crew are joined by Gab Marcotti to discuss Real Madrid's Champions League exit, Tottenham advancing to quarterfinals following their win over Dortmund and much more.
Mar 06, 2019
Controversial Calls
Peter Walton joins the show to breakdown the controversial calls from the North London Derby and the upcoming new rules, plus much more.
Mar 05, 2019
Caught Offside: The EPL starts to tighten
Jurgen Klopp causes us to wonder if Liverpool is actually the new "Windy City." Plus, the US and Mexico begin another round of tug-of-war over a young prospect.
Mar 04, 2019
Liverpool Losing Ground
The FC crew discusses what the scoreless draw at Goodison Park means for Liverpool's title chances and Juventus' wild win at Napoli.
Mar 04, 2019
Barca Conquer El Clasico
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to break down Barcelona's latest Clasico win, plus, they discuss the controversial calls from the North London derby.
Mar 03, 2019
Solari's Last Stand?
Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss if Saturday's El Clasico could be Santiago Solari's last game at Real Madrid and look at all the big games in England this weekend.
Mar 02, 2019
MLS is Back
Brian McBride and the FC crew preview the upcoming MLS season and make their predictions for the season.
Mar 02, 2019
Can Real Madrid Rebound?
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss whether or not Real Madrid can bounce back in Saturday's El Clasico and a look back at the busy midweek across Europe.
Feb 28, 2019
Caught Offside: MLS Preview and Landon Donovan interview
It's MLS preview time! For those who checked out during the offseason, we are here to get you ready for the 2019 campaign. Plus, the one and only Landon Donovan joins the show!
Feb 28, 2019
Caught Offside: "Tremendous Character" returns to the EPL
Celtic fans may be questioning Brendan Rodgers' "character," but we're certainly not! Plus, Vinicius divides opinion, Sarri pulls a Scott and VVD loves the Lion King.
Feb 28, 2019
Chelsea Trip Up Spurs
The FC crew break down all the midweek action as Barcelona take down Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey semifinals, Chelsea topple Tottenham and Liverpool thrash Watford.
Feb 28, 2019
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss whether or not Maurizio Sarri will bench Kepa for his actions in the Carabao Cup final and preview the Copa Clasico second leg.
Feb 27, 2019
MLS Season Preview Special
Adrian Healey, Ale Moreno and Seb Salazar discuss Atlanta United's chances of repeating, Rooney and Zlatan's expectations in their second season, and who will win MVP.
Feb 26, 2019
Serie Awesome: More Drama at Inter?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini look back on the VAR decisions in Inter's draw at Fiorentina, discuss Max Allegri's future at Juventus and preview the Rome derby.
Feb 26, 2019
Chelsea's Cup Final Fallout
Ian Darke joins the FC crew to discuss the aftermath of the Sarri-Kepa controversy in the Carabao Cup final and what it means for the goalkeeper, the manager and the club.
Feb 25, 2019
Caught Offside: Bad GoalKepa!
The boys look back at a bizarre back-and-forth between keeper and Manager for Chelsea at Wembley. Plus, Rashford does United proud while Hollywood pats itself on the back.
Feb 25, 2019
Kepa Clashes with Sarri
Gab Marcotti joins the guys to discuss the controversy between Kepa and Maurizio Sarri during the Carabao Cup final and the goalless draw between Man United and Liverpool.
Feb 25, 2019
Magical Messi Rescues Barca
The FC crew discusses Barcelona's comeback victory over Sevilla and Tottenham's shocking defeat at Burnley.
Feb 23, 2019
Sarri Ready for City?
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to preview the Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester City and to discuss AC Milan's continued impressive form.
Feb 23, 2019
Chelsea On The Mend?
Paolo Bandini joins the FC crew to discuss Chelsea as they advance in the Europa League and why Sarri's system isn't clicking at Stamford Bridge.
Feb 22, 2019
Serie Awesome: Game over for Juve in the UCL?
Mina Rzouki, Paolo Bandini and Gab Marcotti are back to discuss Juve's Champions League defeat at Atletico Madrid, the Mauro Icardi saga at Inter and much more.
Feb 21, 2019
Caught Offside: There are the best teams
VAR, yelling, VAR, yelling! Also, a full recap of the Champions League matches, a look ahead to Liverpool-United and a new show recommendation that you are to ignore.
Feb 21, 2019
Juventus Stumble In Madrid
The FC crew are joined by Sid Lowe to react to Atletico Madrid's Champions League triumph over Juventus and Manchester City's comeback at Schalke.
Feb 21, 2019
All Square at Anfield
Mark Ogden joins the FC crew to discuss the goalless draws at Anfield between Liverpool and Bayern, and in France between Lyon and Barcelona.
Feb 20, 2019
Sarri's Not Good Enough
The FC crew break down Chelsea's FA Cup loss to Man United and whether Maurizio Sarri is in over his head at Stamford Bridge.
Feb 19, 2019
Madrid Stunned at Home
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Madrid's shocking home loss to Girona and to preview the FA Cup clash between Chelsea and Manchester United.
Feb 18, 2019
Barca on Upset Alert?
The FC crew discusses Barcelona and Atletico Madrid's narrow La Liga wins and what they mean for their mid-week Champions League clashes.
Feb 16, 2019
Bayern Ready For Anfield
The FC crew discuss Bayern Munich's form ahead of their Champions League tie with Liverpool, preview Chelsea vs. Manchester United in the FA Cup 5th Round, and much more.
Feb 16, 2019
Chelsea UEL Favorites?
Julien Laurens joins the show to discuss Chelsea's Europa League win, the rumors of Zinedine Zidane joining the Blues and if PSG are Champions League favorites.
Feb 15, 2019
Serie Awesome: Icardi vs. Inter?
Mina Rzouki is joined by Paolo Bandini and Gab Marcotti to discuss Mauro Icardi's future with Inter, Nicolo Zaniolo's performance in the UCL & Aaron Ramsey's move to Juventus.
Feb 14, 2019
ESPN FC: That FA Cup Podcast
Adrian Healey is joined by Shaka Hislop and Paul Mariner to preview this weekend's FA Cup 5th round fixtures, including Chelsea vs. Man United and Man City at Newport County.
Feb 14, 2019
Caught Offside: Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger... PSG
We take a look back at the first set of Knockout Stage matches in the Champions League including PSG ending Solskjaer's honeymoon and Poch pouncing on BVB.
Feb 14, 2019
Spurs Expose Dortmund
Raf Honigstein joins the FC crew to break down Tottenham's impressive win over Dortmund and how Real Madrid slipped by Ajax in the Champions League.
Feb 14, 2019
PSG End Man United's Run
Mark Ogden joins the FC crew to discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first loss in charge at Manchester United and preview Tottenham versus Borussia Dortmund.
Feb 13, 2019
Return of the Champions League
Julien Laurens and Mark Ogden join the FC crew to preview the Champions League clash between Manchester United and PSG and discuss the state of affairs at Chelsea.
Feb 11, 2019
Caught Offside: Feeling Blue
Chelsea... good lord. The boys discuss Sarri's sorry performance: Is it over for the Italian? Plus, we go "In the Club" with Man City and preview the Champions League.
Feb 11, 2019
Man City Smashes Sarri's Squad
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Man City's thrashing of Chelsea, Maurizio Sarri's future and Barcelona's dropped points in Bilbao.
Feb 11, 2019
Real Madrid Return To Form
The FC crew and Gab Marcotti break down Real Madrid's win over Atletico Madrid, discuss all the Saturday Premier League action and react to Dortmund's stunning draw.
Feb 09, 2019
Can Spurs Keep Pace?
Ian Darke joins the FC crew to discuss if Tottenham are a real threat to the title and Gab Marcotti reveals his Champions League favorites.
Feb 08, 2019
Isco Out of Opportunities?
Sid Lowe and the FC crew discuss the drama surrounding Isco at Real Madrid. Plus, Frank Leboeuf joins the show to talk about PSG's recent struggles without Neymar.
Feb 07, 2019
Serie Awesome: Time Running Out for Spalletti?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and James Horncastle discuss Juventus' continued struggles, Spalletti's job security at Inter and Stefano Pioli's role in Fiorentina's success.
Feb 07, 2019
Caught Offside: the title race is on
Following Man City's 2-0 win over Everton, the boys discuss the current state of the title race. Plus, is Sarri pushing Hazard out the door as Pulisic gets back in the goals?
Feb 07, 2019
Caught Offside: USMNT January Camp review
The boys are joined by John Strong to discuss Gregg Berhalter's maiden January camp. Plus, are we looking at a new dawn for MLS? And, why life begins at 41.
Feb 07, 2019
Missed Opportunity for Madrid?
The FC crew discusses the draw between Barcelona and Real Madrid, and Manchester City moving ahead of Liverpool in the Premier League with a win at Everton.
Feb 07, 2019
Hazard's Mind Made Up
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss where Eden Hazard will wind up, Neymar's legacy, and his future with PSG as he turns 27.
Feb 05, 2019
Liverpool Slip Again
Mark Ogden joins the FC crew to break down Liverpool's draw at West Ham and whether their title run is in jeopardy as Manchester City close the gap.
Feb 05, 2019
City Back to Second
The FC crew discusses Manchester City's win over Arsenal, Manchester United's tight victory at Leicester City and PSG's first league defeat of the season.
Feb 03, 2019
Sarri Not Sorry
The ESPN FC crew discuss Maurizio Sarri's recent comments about the tactics he's been using at Chelsea, review the January transfer window and much more.
Feb 01, 2019
Sarri Criticizes Players Again
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to talk about the drama surrounding Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea. Plus, Sid Lowe reacts to the notable moves of Transfer Deadline Day.
Feb 01, 2019
Caught Offside: City Slackers
An interesting mid-week slate in the Premier League brings the boys to Caught Offside Towers to discuss City's slip, Ole time, Sarri's sorrow and Zaha's red.
Jan 31, 2019
Liverpool Controversy, Chelsea Collapse
The FC crew are joined by Julien Laurens to break down the dramatic results in the Premier League, plus react to Juventus' loss to Atalanta and Neymar's injury.
Jan 31, 2019
Serie Awesome: Why aren't Juventus fun to watch?
Paolo Bandini, Gab Marcotti and Mina Rzouki discuss whether or not Juventus are exciting to watch, Inter's recent transfer policy and take a moment to admire Atalanta.
Jan 30, 2019
Newcastle Stun Man City
The FC crew discuss Manchester City's defeat at Newcastle, the Premier League title race, Arsenal's win against Cardiff and much more.
Jan 30, 2019
Caught Offside: America is BACK
The boys celebrate the dawn of a new era in American soccer despite not knowing what any of Sunday's game actually means. Plus, a shocking FA Cup 4th round revisited.
Jan 29, 2019
Life Without Neymar?
Brian McBride and Ian Darke join the FC crew to discuss Neymar's potentially season-ending injury and Mauricio Pochettino's comments on winning trophies.
Jan 29, 2019
Spurs Stumble Again
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Tottenham crashing out of the FA Cup against Crystal Palace, and Real Madrid and Barcelona's victories in La Liga.
Jan 28, 2019
FA Cup Fever
Matteo Bonetti and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to review all the FA Cup upsets and, of course, Serie A.
Jan 26, 2019
United Knock Out Arsenal
Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to discuss Manchester United's FA Cup win at Arsenal and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's future. Gab Marcotti previews Saturday's Milan-Napoli clash.
Jan 26, 2019
Another London Thriller
The FC crew break down Chelsea's penalty shootout victory over Tottenham in the Carabao Cup and preview Manchester United's clash against Arsenal in the FA Cup.
Jan 25, 2019
ESPN FC: That FA Cup Podcast
Dan Thomas is joined by FA Cup winners Paul Mariner and Steve Nicol to preview this weekend's 4th Round fixtures and discuss Oldham Athletic's tiny dressing room.
Jan 24, 2019
Higuain Joins Chelsea
The FC crew react to Gonzalo Higuain's loan move to Chelsea, Frenkie de Jong's record transfer to Barcelona and Maurizio Sarri's comments on Eden Hazard not being a leader.
Jan 23, 2019
Serie Awesome: Is Piatek an improvement on Higuain?
Mina Rzouki, Paolo Bandini and Gab Marcotti discuss what Krzysztof Piatek could add to Milan and question if he's the right man to replace Gonzalo Higuain.
Jan 23, 2019
Transfer Merry-Go-Round
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to give the latest transfer news with Chelsea and AC Milan, plus react to Tottenham's latest injury.
Jan 22, 2019
Two on Tri: Do Barcelona Genuinely Want Vela?
Seb and Herc get together in LA to talk about the transfer rumors involving Carlos Vela and Carlos Salcedo, and how those moves would impact the Mexican national team.
Jan 21, 2019
Winks Saves Spurs
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Tottenham's late win and Maurizio Sarri's motivational struggles.
Jan 21, 2019
Max & Herc: Serenading Diego Valeri
The guys chat with and sing to Portland Timbers star Diego Valeri at MLS Media Day, and Kendall Waston stops by to talk about his plans for FC Cincinnati, Costa Rica and more.
Jan 20, 2019
Max & Herc: Altidore Hinting at Toronto Exit?
Jozy Altidore and Ola Kamara join the guys on set at MLS Media Day in LA. Plus, Max and Herc reflect on the legacy of the late coaching legend Sigi Schmid.
Jan 19, 2019
Arsenal Shake Off The Blues
In LA for MLS Media Day, the FC crew break down Arsenal's win over Chelsea, plus Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger join the show to preview their upcoming seasons.
Jan 19, 2019
Arsenal vs Chelsea Preview
Stewart Robson and the FC crew look ahead to Arsenal vs Chelsea, plus Wayne Rooney joins the show ahead of the MLS season.
Jan 19, 2019
Should Mourinho Return to Real Madrid?
Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss the state of Real Madrid, Barcelona's latest transfer rumors and Gonzalo Higuain's future.
Jan 18, 2019
Serie Awesome: Play resumes, but will Higuain?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Juve's win over Milan in the Supercoppa, Gonzalo Higuain's impending move to Chelsea and look ahead to the weekend's games.
Jan 17, 2019
Juventus Win Italian Super Cup
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Juventus' Super Cup victory over Milan, Gonzalo Higuain's reported move to Chelsea and the aftermath of Marcelo Bielsa's spying.
Jan 17, 2019
Caught Offside: OGS for MUFC?
Is Solskjaer beginning to change the minds of those who don't think he can manage United? And is Mauricio Sarri beginning to change the minds of those who love joy? Plus, Petr Cech trivia and David Preece on De Gea's brilliance.
Jan 16, 2019
Last Game for Milan?
The ESPN FC crew discuss Gonzalo Higuain's future, preview the Italian Super Cup, discuss Harry Kane's injury and how it will impact Tottenham, and much more.
Jan 15, 2019
United's Stock Rising?
Paolo Bandini joins the FC crew to discuss Man United's unbeaten run and the latest from the Gonzalo Higuain-Chelsea saga.
Jan 14, 2019
Max & Herc: Time to End the MLS SuperDraft?
The guys discuss the future of the MLS SuperDraft and the big moves for Christian Pulisic and Diego Lainez. Plus, Sebi Salazar chats with Frank de Boer and Caleb Porter.
Jan 14, 2019
De Gea Saves Man United
The crew discuss David De Gea's performance in Man United's win over Tottenham, Lionel Messi's 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona, Real Madrid's late win and much more.
Jan 14, 2019
Gunners Misfire at West Ham
The FC crew break down Arsenal's loss at West Ham, the latest on Marcelo Bielsa's spying in the Championship and tension at Real Madrid.
Jan 12, 2019
Tottenham vs Man United Preview
The FC crew are joined by Stewart Robson to preview the Tottenham vs Man United clash on Sunday and react to the spying incident between Leeds United and Derby County.
Jan 12, 2019
Ask The Ref Special
Peter Walton joins the FC crew to discuss recent controversial refereeing decisions. Plus, the panel examine Man United's striker situation and Aaron Ramsey's future.
Jan 11, 2019
Caught Offside: Is the Cup still magic?
After a week of Cup football, the boys ponder whether the FA Cup is still relevant and ask if Chelsea should promote from within. Plus, we go "In the Club" with Wolves and catch up with Craig Burley.
Jan 10, 2019
Man City Steamroll Burton
The FC crew discuss Manchester City's thumping League Cup victory, Alvaro Morata's rumored transfer to Sevilla and Real Madrid's first victory of 2019.
Jan 09, 2019
Carabao Cup Controversy?
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Tottenham's controversial win over Chelsea, Gonzalo Higuain's future and if Liverpool will regret being knocked out of the FA Cup.
Jan 09, 2019
Liverpool Out of FA Cup
Mark Ogden joins the FC crew to discuss Liverpool dropping out of the FA Cup, whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserves the Man United manager job and more.
Jan 08, 2019
Real Madrid's Struggles Continue
Julien Laurens joins the crew to react to Real Madrid's defeat to Real Sociedad and the latest transfer rumors in Spain. Plus, Raf Honigstein sits down with Christian Pulisic.
Jan 07, 2019
Farewell for Fabregas?
The FC crew break down Saturday's FA Cup matches, VAR's effectiveness in England and whether Cesc Fabregas has played his last match at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 05, 2019
Solari's Stumbling Madrid
Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss Real Madrid's recent struggles and Manchester City's win over Liverpool. Plus, reaction to Tottenham's rout of Tranmere in the FA Cup.
Jan 04, 2019
Caught Offside: Man City-Liverpool and everything else
The title race is reignited as City take down Liverpool; the boys discuss all of the day's events at the Etihad. Plus, our winners and losers from the festive period and Andrew goes two-footed on Neil Warnock.
Jan 04, 2019
City Tightens Title Race
Mark Ogden and the FC crew react to Manchester City's crucial win over Liverpool, and Paul Mariner shares his thoughts on Christian Pulisic's Chelsea transfer.
Jan 04, 2019
ESPN FC: That FA Cup Podcast
Dan Thomas is joined by Craig Burley and Paul Mariner to look ahead to the FA Cup 3rd round fixtures and look back on days gone by.
Jan 03, 2019
Caught Offside: Grant Wahl on Pulisic and the state of US Soccer
Grant Wahl makes the trip over to Caught Offside Towers for a wide ranging conversation on all things US Soccer: is Christian Pulisic making the right move? Is this young American core the real deal? Is this the greatest women's team we've ever had? All that and more with Grant Wahl...
Jan 03, 2019
United's Run Continues
The FC crew discusses Man United's winning run under Solskjaer and Christian Pulisic's transfer to Chelsea. Plus, a preview of the Man City-Liverpool showdown with Mark Ogden.
Jan 02, 2019
Serie Awesome: The Ronaldo Effect
Paolo Bandini, Mina Rzouki and James Horncastle take advantage of the winter break to discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's impact in Serie A, whether Gonzalo Higuain feels pressure from the media and who clubs should sign in January.
Jan 02, 2019
Gunners Bounce Back
Paolo Bandini and the FC crew react to Arsenal and Tottenham's wins, plus they assess Paul Pogba's recent form and Steve Nicol gives his prediction for Man City vs Liverpool
Jan 02, 2019
Man City-Liverpool Preview
The FC crew preview Man City vs. Liverpool, discuss Mesut Ozil's future at Arsenal, break down Paul Pogba's form since Jose Mourinho's departure and more. Plus, Extra Time.
Dec 31, 2018
City Snap Losing Streak
The ESPN FC crew discuss Man City getting back to winning ways at Southampton, Man United's win against Bournemouth, Christian Pulisic's future and more. Plus, Extra Time.
Dec 30, 2018
Liverpool Thrash Arsenal
Dan Thomas and Craig Burley react to Liverpool's 5-1 win over Arsenal and Tottenham's stunning loss to Wolves. Plus, Craig gives his thoughts on Juventus' controversial win.
Dec 29, 2018
Gunners Head to Anfield
Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to preview Saturday's Liverpool-Arsenal clash and the weekend's Serie A action. Plus, a look at Man United's turnaround under Solskjaer.
Dec 28, 2018
What's Changed at Man United?
The FC crew are joined by Ian Darke to discuss how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has helped Man United, the Premier League title race, Steve Nicol's Prem Team of the Week and Extra Time.
Dec 28, 2018
Serie Awesome: Holiday Special
Mina Rzouki and Paolo Bandini take a look around the rather exciting, but highly controversial round of games in Serie A.
Dec 27, 2018
Liverpool 6 Points Clear
The FC crew break down Man City's second straight loss as Liverpool go six points clear of second-place Tottenham. Plus, Gab Marcotti reacts to Inter's late win over Napoli.
Dec 27, 2018
Caught Offside: Boxing Day recap & Thoughtless Year in Review
The boys discuss an eventful set of Boxing Day results as JJ squirms under the pressure of Liverpool being title favorites. Plus, we present a "Thoughtless Year in Review."
Dec 26, 2018
Dyche Versus Divers
Julien Laurens and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to discuss Sean Dyche's comments on Arsenal's "diving", the EPL's player of the season so far and preview Inter vs Napoli.
Dec 26, 2018
Who's the Favorite?
Gab Marcotti and Julien join the FC crew to discuss the Premier League title race, Chelsea's loss to Leicester and whether Gonzalo Higuain is on the move.
Dec 24, 2018
Three Team Title Race
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to break down Chelsea and Man City's upsets. Plus, reaction to Tottenham's win at Everton and Atlanta United's appointment of Frank de Boer.
Dec 23, 2018
Man City Slip
Reaction to Manchester City's 3-2 loss against Crystal Palace and Man United shine Ole Gunnar Solskaer.
Dec 22, 2018
Liverpool Remain Unbeaten
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to break down Liverpool and Dortmund's victories, look ahead to Juventus v Roma and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first match with Man United.
Dec 22, 2018
Caught Offside: Solskjaer debut for Man Utd
Spurs revel in their Carabao Cup win vs Arsenal but worry remains regarding the future of Poch. Plus, Solskjaer prepares for his Man U debut and rap battle topics are selected... yes, that is happening.
Dec 21, 2018
What's Next for Jose?
Sid Lowe and Ian Darke join the FC crew to discuss Jose Mourinho's future, what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will bring to Man United, preview Liverpool's match with Wolves, and more.
Dec 20, 2018
Serie Awesome: Roma to end Juve's run?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini look ahead to Roma v Juve, ask if Inter will hire Jose Mourinho and discuss whether Napoli will take the Europa League seriously.
Dec 20, 2018
Solskjaer Named Man United Caretaker
Raf Honigstein joins the FC crew to discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer being named Man United caretaker manager. Plus, the guys break down Tottenham's Carabao Cup win over Arsenal.
Dec 20, 2018
Caught Offside: Mourinho out
The Mourinho era comes to an end at Old Trafford. We break down what went wrong in the company of Daniel Storey. Plus, Champions League knockout stage previews, bad stat trivia and more.
Dec 19, 2018
The End of Mourinho?
Mark Ogden, Julien Laurens and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to discuss Man United's decision to sack Jose Mourinho and question if he'll ever manage again.
Dec 18, 2018
UCL Round of 16 Set
Reaction to the Champions League round of 16 draw, Zlatan Ibrahimovic hinting at staying with LA Galaxy and Major League Soccer's new playoff format.
Dec 17, 2018
Klopp vs. Mourinho
Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to discuss Jose Mourinho's latest comments, and to preview Liverpool-Man United. Gab Marcotti reacts to the European struggles of Milan clubs.
Dec 14, 2018
USWNT Better Than Ever Entering 2019?
Alexis Nunes and Kate Markgraf assess the USWNT's outlook for the 2019 Women's World Cup. Plus, a look at the key groups and why Norway's Ada Hegerberg will not play.
Dec 14, 2018
Mourinho's Mixed Signals
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Jose Mourhino's criticism of his players, Raheem Sterling's comments on the media and how Barcelona should handle Ousmane Dembele.
Dec 14, 2018
Serie Awesome: Spalletti to Blame for Inter's UCL Exit?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss what went wrong for Inter against PSV, where Napoli fell short at Anfield and Juve's complacency in defeat vs. Young Boys.
Dec 13, 2018
Man United Stumble Into Knockouts
The FC crew are joined by Steve McManaman to break down the Champions League losses by Man United, Real Madrid and Juventus and look ahead to potential round of 16 pairings.
Dec 13, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League Recap
Andrew joins the pod from Las Vegas as the boys discuss a dramatic ending to the group stage of the Champions League for both Spurs and Liverpool.
Dec 13, 2018
Liverpool and Tottenham Advance
Gab Marcotti and the FC crew break down Liverpool's win over Napoli and Tottenham's draw with Barcelona, results that sent both sides through in the Champions League.
Dec 12, 2018
Liverpool-Napoli Preview
The FC crew look ahead to big UCL matches for Liverpool and Spurs, and Peter Walton gives his take on the alleged racial abuse toward Raheem Sterling at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 10, 2018
Lionel Messi Dominates Espanyol
The FC crew discuss Lionel Messi's game against Espanyol,Liverpool's upcoming Champions League match-up with Napoli,Jose Mourhino's comments about Paul Pogba and Extra Time.
Dec 10, 2018
Stamford Bridge Showdown
Reaction to Manchester City picking up their first Premier League loss of the season, Gab Marcotti recaps Saturday's action in Serie A and much more.
Dec 09, 2018
Juventus Derby Victors
Gab Marcotti joins the crew to discuss Juventus' victory over Inter,a preview of Chelsea/Manchester City and the MLS Cup Final.
Dec 08, 2018
Caught Offside: MLS Cup Final preview & Midweek EPL
It's the busy season in the Premier League and that means plenty of midweek action to discuss. Plus, we get you fully prepared for MLS Cup Final and Gregg Berhalter reveals his plan... JJ is excited.
Dec 07, 2018
Mourinho Compliments Pogba
The FC crew discuss Jose Mourinho's comments on Paul Pogba's performance against Arsenal, Jurgen Klopp's take on Burnley's tough tackling, preview Juventus vs. Inter and more.
Dec 07, 2018
Arsenal Extend Unbeaten Run
The ESPN FC crew discuss Arsenal's 2-2 draw at Manchester United, Chelsea's loss against Wolves and much more. Plus, Extra Time.
Dec 05, 2018
Serie Awesome: Do Inter have a big-team mentality?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Inter's mentality, Gennaro Gattuso's managerial future at Milan and much more.
Dec 05, 2018
ESPN FC 100: Debating the full rankings
Ian Darke is joined by ESPN FC's expert panel of journalists to break down the ESPN FC 100 and give their take on the top picks and surprise omissions.
Dec 05, 2018
Man City Continue Winning Run
Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to discuss Manchester City's win against Watford and preview Arsenal's match at Manchester United. Plus, Extra Time.
Dec 05, 2018
Modric Wins Ballon d'Or
The FC crew discuss Luka Modric's Ballon d'Or win, preview Man United-Arsenal and sit down with Virgil van Dijk to get his take on the dramatic Merseyside derby.
Dec 04, 2018
Caught Offside: Derby Day review & Berhalter hiring
Two games, so many questions: was Pickford to blame? Should Klopp have been on the pitch? Are Arsenal back? Was that more deflating than usual for Spurs? Plus, Berhalter, Adams, Villa and more!
Dec 03, 2018
Max & Herc: 'I Feel Bad for Gregg Berhalter'
The guys discuss Gregg Berhalter's appointment as USMNT coach, the Liga MX playoffs and early retirements in MLS. Plus, a chat with Atlanta keeper Brad Guzan ahead of MLS Cup.
Dec 03, 2018
North London Classic
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Arsenal's win over Tottenham, Liverpool's last-gasp victory against Everton and Sunday's Serie A action.
Dec 02, 2018
United Salvage Draw
The FC crew break down Man United's comeback, Mourinho's comments on his players and Real Madrid's recent struggles.
Dec 01, 2018
Derby Day Preview
Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to preview the North London and Merseyside derbies. Plus, the group reacts to the latest Ballon d'Or rumors.
Dec 01, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League & MLS Conference Finals
The boys take a look back at the midweek Champions League action including PSG's big win, Tottenham's re-emergence & Dortmund's use of Pulisic. Plus, Jeff Carlisle joins to wrap up the MLS conference finals.
Nov 30, 2018
Klopp Calls Out PSG
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss PSG's antics against Liverpool and preview the North London Derby. Plus, Shaka Hislop reveals his latest power rankings.
Nov 30, 2018
Serie Awesome: Is Icardi a luxury player for Inter Milan?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Inter's defeat against Tottenham, Roma's identity, Juve's lack of convincing results, Napoli's UCL chances and more.
Nov 29, 2018
Liverpool on the Brink
Reaction to PSG's dominant win over Liverpool and breaking down the permutations of Group C. Plus, the guys thoughts on Tottenham keeping their Champions League hopes alive.
Nov 29, 2018
United Through to Knockouts
Raphael Honigstein joins the FC crew to break down Man United's late winner, Jose Mourinho's post-match comments and the rest of Matchday 5 in the Champions League.
Nov 28, 2018
Caught Offside: EPL recap & Copa Libertadores chaos
Andrew enjoys the "Sonny" side of life while things remain heartless at Old Trafford. Plus, Tim Vickery discusses the Copa Libertadores madness and Diego Maradona speaks... sort of.
Nov 27, 2018
Ask the Ref
Peter Walton takes on this weekend's biggest refereeing decisions, and Ricardo Ortiz shares his thoughts on the Copa Libertadores final situation.
Nov 26, 2018
Max & Herc: 'That's So Metro!'
The guys break down the first legs of the MLS conference finals and make their Liga MX playoffs picks. Sebastian Salazar joins the show to discuss his bilingual MLS coverage.
Nov 26, 2018
Two on Tri: Tuca Ferretti's Parting Words
Seb and Herc discuss Mexico's friendlies in Argentina, Tuca Ferretti's comments after his last match in charge, the treatment of European-based players by the FMF and more.
Nov 26, 2018
Chelsea Feeling Blue
The FC crew welcome Gab Marcotti to breakdown the fallout of Tottenham vs Chelsea, Barcelona's players claiming Atletico don't attack enough and Bayern Munich.
Nov 26, 2018
Spurs Dominate Chelsea
The FC crew discusses Tottenham's win over Chelsea, Real Madrid's stumble against Eibar, and Barcelona's draw with Atletico.
Nov 25, 2018
Clash at Wembley
The FC crew are joined by Ian Darke to preview the Tottenham-Chelsea match, discuss Jose Mourinho's latest comments and look ahead to Lazio-Milan.
Nov 23, 2018
Atletico vs. Barcelona Preview
The FC crew, and Sid Lowe, preview this weekend's Atletico Madrid and Barcelona match-up,discuss Ousmane Dembele and James Rodriguez's futures,and much more. Plus, Extra Time.
Nov 22, 2018
Who deserves the Ballon d'Or?
The FC crew submit their votes for the Ballon d'Or, assess the rumors linking Zlatan with a return to Milan and Gab Marcotti shares the latest on a European Super League.
Nov 21, 2018
Serie Awesome: Italy's end product; Zlatan to Milan?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini talk all things Italy following their late win over the U.S., the pros and cons of a Zlatan Ibrahimovic return to Milan and more.
Nov 21, 2018
Caught Offside: USA-Italy recap
We put on our nice sweaters, light a fire, some guy plays the piano and we discuss all we have to be thankful for in American soccer. Plus, Nations League, Lukaku raps and the pensionable Tim Cahill.
Nov 21, 2018
PSG's International Nightmare
Julien Laurens reacts to Neymar and Kylian Mbappe getting injured in Tuesday's friendlies. Herculez Gomez shares his thoughts on the United States' loss to Italy.
Nov 21, 2018
Nations League Final Set
The FC crew discuss the Netherlands' dramatic comeback in Germany and Frank Leboeuf joins in to talk PSG's UCL survival chances and if a French player can win the Ballon d'Or.
Nov 20, 2018
Max & Herc: Garber's Best-Kept Secret
Sebastian Salazar joins the guys to talk Liga MX collusion, Tata Martino, Oscar Pareja and possibly Maradona making coaching moves, and the never-ending USMNT coaching saga.
Nov 19, 2018
Two on Tri: Tata Watch Becomes a Drama
Seb and Herc discuss the reports Tata Martino is set to become the Mexico coach, including the drama surrounding the news. Plus, the guys evaluate El Tri's trip to Argentina.
Nov 19, 2018
Kane Saves England
Gab Marcotti and the ESPN FC crew discuss England's win against Croatia in the Nations League, Christian Pulisic's future and much more.
Nov 19, 2018
Portugal Punch Their Ticket
Sebastian Salazar and Paul Mariner break down Portugal's group clinching draw ti Italy, preview England Croatia and discuss the latest Christian Pulisic transfer rumor.
Nov 18, 2018
Caught Offside: USA-England recap
The boys vent some of their USA frustration following a 3-0 defeat at Wembley. Plus, we bicker over Wayne Rooney's send off, Paul Pogba's return "home," and grass... yes, grass.
Nov 16, 2018
England Dismantle USMNT
The FC crew break down a busy day in Europe as Wayne Rooney gets his final England appearance and Croatia take down Spain in the UEFA Nations League.
Nov 16, 2018
Pressure On Pulisic?
The FC crew discuss Christian Pulisic's USMNT return, Wayne Rooney's final cap for England and Ousmane Dembele's disciplinary issues at Barcelona.
Nov 15, 2018
Serie Awesome: Higuain's outburst & Inter's vulnerabilities
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Gonzalo Higuain's sending off against Juventus, what went wrong for Inter at Atalanta, Roma's inconsistencies and more.
Nov 14, 2018
Caught Offside: Wild weekend in European football
There are meaty pods and then there's this one: Manchester Derby, Charlie Austin, Der Klassiker, MLS conference finals, Wayne Rooney, England-USA, Ian Joy... it's ALL there!
Nov 14, 2018
Klopp's Trophy Hunt
Raf Honigstein and Jon Champion join the FC crew to discuss Liverpool's silverware hopes, Dortmund's incredible start and VAR's future in England.
Nov 13, 2018
Max & Herc: Dude, Where's My Car Show?
The guys discuss the MLS conference semis and the USMNT coaching search. Plus, Merritt Paulson on the Timbers' playoff run, why he might quit Twitter, Guns N'Roses and more.
Nov 13, 2018
Manchester's Lopsided Derby
The FC crew look back at Manchester City's win over their crosstown rivals, discuss how far Manchester United have fallen and break down Alvaro Morata's season so far.
Nov 12, 2018
City Rule Manchester
The FC crew break down Manchester City's convincing win in the Manchester derby. Gab Marcotti joins to talk Barcelona's loss to Real Betis and Juventus' win at Milan.
Nov 12, 2018
A Classic Klassiker
The FC crew discusses Dortmund's huge victory over Bayern Munich, Tottenham's win at Crystal Palace, plus Matteo Bonetti previews Sunday's clash between AC Milan and Juventus.
Nov 11, 2018
Two on Tri: Sanchez Flores Right for Mexico?
Sebi Salazar and Herculez Gomez discuss the latest in Mexico's coaching search, assess the latest roster and examine the future of Liga MX's infamous "pacto de caballeros."
Nov 09, 2018