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Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

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Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

    The Big Thing: Why did Chelsea fire Mauricio Pochettino (and who do they hire next)?

    The Big Thing: Why did Chelsea fire Mauricio Pochettino (and who do they hire next)?

    Editor's note: Graham's audio is slightly jumpy in a few places. Please accept our apologies and blame Scotland 🙏
    Mauricio Pochettino led Chelsea to a (relatively) strong Premier League finish, with European qualification. Despite this upturn, the Argentine was given his marching orders this week. Taylor, Graham and Ryan are here to discuss the situation at Stamford Bridge - and what comes next.
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    • 54 min
    Meg Linehan on Emma Hayes' first USWNT roster, the awarding of the 2027 World Cup, and the NWSL season so far

    Meg Linehan on Emma Hayes' first USWNT roster, the awarding of the 2027 World Cup, and the NWSL season so far

    Emma Hayes is finally at the wheel! Meg Linehan of The Athletic and the Full Time with Meg Linehan podcast is back on the show to discuss Hayes' inaugural US roster, including notably omissions, possible player positions, and what the potential cuts ahead of the 2024 Summer Olympics. We also get into what went wrong under Vlatko and what Hayes will be working to change on Day 1, plus a look at the NWSL season so far and the awarding of the 2027 World Cup to Brazil.
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    • 53 min
    Listener Questions! Jurgen Klopp’s spot in the Premier League pantheon, Timo Werner to MLS & more

    Listener Questions! Jurgen Klopp’s spot in the Premier League pantheon, Timo Werner to MLS & more

    The whole crew is here to answer your questions!
    1) Where does Jurgen Klopp rank among the best Premier League managers ever?
    2) Which current European club team would fare best if they had to use early 90s Premier League tactics?
    3) How do the financials for mid-table La Liga clubs compare to clubs from other leagues?
    4) Is Timo Werner a realistic signing for an MLS club?
    5) How did Chelsea make their late push to sixth?
    6) Why are Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia in UEFA? Are there any other countries that are in the wrong "geographic" confederation?
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    • 59 min
    USMNT Copa America camp squad analysis! Plus, Nashville SC’s next steps, NYCFC’s impressive win & much more

    USMNT Copa America camp squad analysis! Plus, Nashville SC’s next steps, NYCFC’s impressive win & much more

    We’ve got a roster for the USMNT’s summer of soccer! The Copa America training camp squad dropped earlier today, so Taylor, Joe, and Jeff Rueter are here to dissect it. We run through the big themes from Gregg Berhalter’s team and then dive into each position group. After two segments of U.S. chat, it was full steam ahead into some of the best games from this past weekend in MLS!
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    Weekend Review: Man City win the title and Klopp says goodbye

    Weekend Review: Man City win the title and Klopp says goodbye

    The TSS Gang is here to review the final weekend of the Premier League season, in which Manchester City claimed their fourth consecutive title, and Pep Guardiola created some doubt about his future with the club. Meanwhile, Liverpool said goodbye to Jurgen Klopp, Man Utd concluded their worst season ever, and much more!
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    • 1 hr 10 min
    The Big Thing: Could competitive European matches really come to the USA?

    The Big Thing: Could competitive European matches really come to the USA?

    Fifa has taken a step towards allowing domestic leagues to play competitive matches abroad, after announcing a new working group will be formed to “issue recommendations” on the topic. The TSS gang explore the idea of playing competitive games abroad, touching on the leagues that are most likely to pursue the idea, the potential timelines, and much more!
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    • 55 min

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