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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.

    Allocation Disorder: Leeds' offer for Brenden Aaronson, Paul Arriola’s reported move to FC Dallas, ways to improve MLS, and much more w/Bobby Warshaw

    Allocation Disorder: Leeds' offer for Brenden Aaronson, Paul Arriola’s reported move to FC Dallas, ways to improve MLS, and much more w/Bobby Warshaw

    On this week’s episode of Allocation Disorder, Bobby Warshaw joins Sam to talk MLS, Gregg Berhalter, and much more!
    In the first segment, Sam and Bobby discuss Paul Arriola’s reported move to FC Dallas. What does this move mean for Arriola? And what does it mean for his USMNT prospects? In the second segment, they analyze ways to improve MLS and Leeds United’s interest in Brenden Aaronson. Finally, in the third segment, Bobby and Sam talk tools of the trade. How exhausting is breaking news for Sam? And for Bobby, what is it like recording the U.S. Soccer Podcast with Gregg Berhalter? All that - and more - on the show.
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    • 1 hr 12 min
    Lamela's rabona and the best goals of 2021, Rafa Benitez’s downfall, VSPs for our national teams, and more listener questions

    Lamela's rabona and the best goals of 2021, Rafa Benitez’s downfall, VSPs for our national teams, and more listener questions

    It’s listener question time! On this episode, Taylor, Ryan, Graham, and Joe team up to answer your lovely inquires. From soccer wedding officiants to unqualified coaches, you can find the full list of questions that we answered down below:
    1) The Premier League has decided to allow one amateur player per team, and we have each been selected. Which Premier League team would each of us choose to be added to in order to give us the best chance of scoring a Premier League goal? 
    2) What are our very specific predictions for our respective national teams in 2022?
    3) What goal do we think was the goal of the year for 2021?
    4) What's gone wrong for Rafa Benitez? 
    5) In honor is Ted Lasso, who are some of the most unqualified coaches in soccer history?
    6) Which footballer, past or present, would we have wanted to officiate our weddings?
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    • 1 hr 11 min
    AFCON Update! Strong showings from Cameroon and Nigeria, the opposite of that for Ghana and Algeria, Senegal is the new Portugal, and much much more!

    AFCON Update! Strong showings from Cameroon and Nigeria, the opposite of that for Ghana and Algeria, Senegal is the new Portugal, and much much more!

    Ryan is joined by Graham and Taylor to discuss the latest events in the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations.
    Group A - Cameroon tops the group in convincing (but also sort of unconvincing?) fashion
    Group B - Senegal still only has one goal thus far, so naturally we think there's a chance they end up winning the whole thing. Or, at least, Ryan does! Plus, big (literally) numbers for Malawi and perfect kits for Zimbabwe.
    Group C - Ghana in need of a rebuild, Gabon not in need of their most famous player, and Achraf Hakimi is very very good.
    Group D - Nigeria looking strooooong while Egypt are mostly just looking for Salah.
    Group E - The most delicately positioned group: all four can advance, all four can potentially crash out. But only Sierra Leone has garnered Graham's undying loyalty.
    Group F - Ryan ensures that someone from this group will end up as your 2022 AFCON Champions!
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Americans in Action! Dike’s first game for West Brom looks awfully familiar, Pepi starts, Kellyn Acosta’s move, plus Rusnak’s move to Seattle, TFC’s swap deal, and more MLS news

    Americans in Action! Dike’s first game for West Brom looks awfully familiar, Pepi starts, Kellyn Acosta’s move, plus Rusnak’s move to Seattle, TFC’s swap deal, and more MLS news

    It’s Americans in Action time! Taylor, Graham, and Joe looked through the film and came ready to chat about how a number of different Americans performed over the weekend.
    On this show, we discuss Pepi’s first start for Augsburg, Dike’s West Brom debut, Scally’s first game back after COVID, Pulisic’s struggles, and so, so much more. Before discussing those American performances, we spend the first segment running through MLS news and notes! From Albert Rusnak’s move to Seattle to the Rapids trading Kellyn Acosta to LAFC to Justin Che’s move from Dallas to Hoffenheim, there was plenty to get to. 
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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Weekend Review! Man City dominate, Sierra Leone’s AFCON fairytale continues & Real Madrid claim silverware!

    Weekend Review! Man City dominate, Sierra Leone’s AFCON fairytale continues & Real Madrid claim silverware!

    The Weekend Review is here! While Taylor battles the wintry elements on the east coast, Ryan, Taylor and Joe convene to discuss the action at the Etihad, the lack of action at Tottenham, some big matches at AFCON, Real Madrid’s Supercopa victory, and much more!
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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Allocation Disorder: What does Ricardo Pepi’s transfer mean for Pepi and FC Dallas? Plus, a look at Mexico, Austin FC, the Houston Dynamo, and more with Jon Arnold

    Allocation Disorder: What does Ricardo Pepi’s transfer mean for Pepi and FC Dallas? Plus, a look at Mexico, Austin FC, the Houston Dynamo, and more with Jon Arnold

    On this week’s episode of Allocation Disorder, Jon Arnold joins Sam to discuss a slew of different topics. In the first segment, Sam and Jon discuss Ricardo Pepi’s move to the Bundesliga and FC Dallas’ offseason. In segment two, Jon dives deep on the Mexican men’s national team ahead of their World Cup Qualifiers at the end of this month. Finally, in the third segment, it’s all about the Houston Dynamo and Austin FC. What is the outlook for those two teams ahead of the 2022 MLS season? All that - and more - on the show.
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    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

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57 Ratings

HamiltonMom ,

Just a great podcast

Interesting, funny and it never gets old! I listen to them every night, for more than 3 years ago and I have no regrets! It’s awesome!

BALER19 ,

Here for the World Cup coverage

Discovered the podcast while searching for coverage of the 2019 World Cup - have really enjoyed every episode I have listened to so far and am looking forward to a month more of coverage !

David Buzza ,

Intelligent and informative podcast

This podcast consistently puts out great content that serious soccer fans can enjoy and learn something from.

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