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Soccer Touchdown is a Portland based podcast that takes a community and fan oriented approach to enjoying all things soccer, including local clubs like Timbers & Thorns, but also clubs from around the world and the supporter culture that drives them on. If you are interested in featuring on Soccer Touchdown, please listen to the pod, and contact us at soccertouchdown@gmail.com and/or @soccertouchdown on twitter, insta, or facebook. You can also give us a call anytime, and leave us a voicemail at 503-660-FANZ (3269)with questions, comments, or topics you'd like us to discuss.
Your hosts, Zippy, JP, and Cortney can most often be found engaged in cinematography, emergency medicine, and chainsaw sales respectively.

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Soccer Touchdown is a Portland based podcast that takes a community and fan oriented approach to enjoying all things soccer, including local clubs like Timbers & Thorns, but also clubs from around the world and the supporter culture that drives them on. If you are interested in featuring on Soccer Touchdown, please listen to the pod, and contact us at soccertouchdown@gmail.com and/or @soccertouchdown on twitter, insta, or facebook. You can also give us a call anytime, and leave us a voicemail at 503-660-FANZ (3269)with questions, comments, or topics you'd like us to discuss.
Your hosts, Zippy, JP, and Cortney can most often be found engaged in cinematography, emergency medicine, and chainsaw sales respectively.

    Episode 103: Sleeveless in Portland

    Episode 103: Sleeveless in Portland

    This one’s action packed folks. JP, Zippy, and Cortney discuss Hot Dog Banana Time, and we explore K-League with Ryan Walters of K-League United. We talk with former Timber Ryan Johnson about his career including his time in K-League 2 with Seoul E-Land. We chat with Marc Alifanz, actual lawyer who specializes in employment law and host of a podcast called Hostile Work Environment, to discuss the USWNT lawsuit case against the US Soccer Federation. Wen feature a brief interview with Israeli Premier League fan and Timbers Army member, Jonathan Gilat. But wait, there’s more!

    0:00 Special Intro

    1:30 Hot Dog Banana Time

    7:00 K-League

    15:30 JP interviews Ryan Walters of K-League United, an English language expert on K-League 1 & 2 calling in from Korea

    40:00 Ryan Johnson Interview

    1:05:00 Marc Alifanz of Hostile Work Environment Podcast joins us to discuss the USWNT lawsuit vs US Soccer Federation. He’s a bona fide lawyer who has expertise NOT in bird law, but in employment law.

    1:30:00 Conversation with Jonathan Gilat, an Israeli Premier League fan and a member of the Timbers Army calls in to set the record straight. For more information about the historic club Hapoel Tel Aviv, check out this video from DW Kick off! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZlJDYl-9rc

    1:42:00 MP Tweets again

    1:46:30 Now what are you listening to?
    Zippy: Hard Times by Guster
    JP: Breathless by Matthew Halsall
    Cortney: Atlantic City by The Band

    • 1 hr 55 min
    Episode 102 -What's Hapoel-ing George Fochive?

    Episode 102 -What's Hapoel-ing George Fochive?

    JP give you the Covid update, we introduce the new segments Hot Dog Banana Time & What Are You Listening To? As well as sit down with former Timber George Fochive and chat about the famous chant he broke out after winning MLS cup, how much hummus he's eating playing in Israeli Premier League, and why he made the jump to Europe after the Timbers.
    We also field a handful of emails and voicemails.

    Show Notes:

    Intro Jam: Robert Goulet - Sad Songs

    2:00 - The JP Covid Update

    18:00 - Hot Dog Banana Time

    24:00 - George Fochive Interview

    1:00 - Mild Disappointment or Massive Relief: Emails / Voicemails

    1:15 - UCOA

    1:18 - What Are You Listening To....
    Cortney: Charlie Parker - Confirmation

    Zip: TENTS - Water Flowing Underneath 



    JP / Outro Jam: Cucurrucucu - Paloma Hable Con Ella

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Episode 101: Tame Chabala - One More Pod

    Episode 101: Tame Chabala - One More Pod

    The gang are joined by Zippy's favorite Timber of all time, Mike Chabala! They chat Timbers 2006 vs 2011, Chewy's Sphere fit workouts, hair care tips (and the time he cornrowed his hair), and the brutal red card worthy elbow Danny Cruz threw in 2011.

    Show notes.....
    Intro Jam:
    Wild Moccasins - Missing You (the Most)

    2:00 - After killing the pod, why are we recording another episode?

    4:00 - Interview with Chewy

    1:00 - Our Timbers Rushmore

    1:04 - Voicemail form Drew

    1:09 - UCOA (DC)

    1:12 - DC United Rushmore

    1:13:30 - VM from Jared

    1:15:30 - Quaffy Talk (Soccer Touchdown Edition)

    1:17:30 - The Legend of Grandpa Courser & the origin of JP’s love of Football

    1:21:00 - MORE Quaffy Talk (Soccer Touchdown Edition)

    Outro Jam:
    Caviar - Tangerine Speedo

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Episode 100: Zarek Quarantine & The Last Episode...

    Episode 100: Zarek Quarantine & The Last Episode...

    Intro: Sunshine Lollipops and Rainbows by Lesley Gore

    1:30 - Episode 100 agenda!

    4:00 JP COVID update

    8:30 - Belarusian Soccer

    15:00 - Zarek, our 4th cohost, hops on

    20:00 - Chemistry, it all starts in the showers

    31:35 - An actual soccer question, Zarek talks coaches

    40:00 - Cortney imagines herself hosting a chainsaw podcast

    43:43 - Zarek on Brian Fernandez

    49:30 - Hockey Talky

    1:00:00 - What if? Playing in empty stadiums…

    1:14:09: Who are JP, Zippy, and Cortney’s Timbers cult heroes?

    1:20:08: If Jeff…

    1:22:00 - GOJ’s top 5 Soccer Touchdown memories

    1:24:00 - United Cats of Ameowica, Wyoming! The 50th snd final installment!

    1:28:50 - Email from Cody Jones!

    Outro: Crepescule with Nellie by Thelonious Monk

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Episode 99: From a Distance with Kendall & Jeremy

    Episode 99: From a Distance with Kendall & Jeremy

    Cortney, JP & Zippy chat with Portland Native and former Thorn Kendall Johnson about the concussion journey, her own podcast, Arrow Living, and what she has planned for the future.
    After that the crew is joined by Jeremy Ebobisse as he catches us up on what he's doing to keep both his mind and body fit during the quarantine.

    Show Notes:
    Intro Jam: Bette Midler - From A Distance

    2:00 - Chainsaw Talk

    5:00 - Who will be the first of Soccer Touchdown crew to get Covid19

    6:00 - Interview with Kendall Johnson; https://arrowliving.com/

    44:00 - Interview with Jeremy Ebobisse

    1:24:00 - Zippy is now playing FIFA, do not friend request him

    1:26:30 - Timbers vs. the Revs, CPU vs. CPU & James reaction

    1:28:00 - Zippy ended up on a billboard

    1:30:00 - Bidet talk

    1:32:00 - W League Grand Final

    1:34:30 - JP wants VR helmets sent to all season ticket holders

    1:37:30 - PSA from Diego Valeri

    1:38:30 - PSA from Mike

    1:41:00 - Stadium Talk with Randy

    1:43:00 - Pod, Pod, Pod, Pod, Pod

    1:47:30 - United Cats of Ameowica (double header!)

    1:52:00 - On a stick

    1:54:00 - VM from Officer Other Zippy

    1:56:30 - Tease for EP100

    Outro Jam: 

The Menzingers - America (You're Freaking Me Out)

    • 2 hrs 1 min
    Episode 98: A Riveting Story—Three Years In The Making

    Episode 98: A Riveting Story—Three Years In The Making

    Zippy & JP sit down with filmmaker Lindsay Trapnell and chat with her about her forthcoming documentary Riveted, which follows the Portland Thorns supports group, the Rose City Riveters.

    To support the film go to https://rivetedfilm.com/

    You can also email Lindsay- rivetedfilm@gmail.com

    As well the boys discuss the panic vs denial taking place after the Timbers home opener.

    Show Notes:
    Intro Jam: Peaches - Boys Wanna Be Her

    00:00 Lindsay Trapnell talks about her forthcoming Documentary Riveted

    rivetedfilm.com or rivetedfilm@gmail.com

    40:00 - Timbers season opener chatter

    46:00 - Platitudes with Gio

    52:30 - Thoughts on seeing the new guys in a league match

    55:30 - Are we in panic or denial?

    1:00 - Will Gio do anything different for the next match?

    1:02 - Thorns / NWSL / Rose Pose Reminder

    1:05 - United Cats of Ameowica

    Outro Jam: Komeda - Boogie Woogie Rock N Roll

    • 1 hr 17 min

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