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With over 20 years of coaching experience, Brad Gough a.k.a. "Coach" takes a deep dive into the coaching side of soccer. From tactics and formations to the locker room, he's got you covered. He'll review the FC Cincinnati matches, he'll also interview other coaches from around the region, review a new beer each week, and of course, he'll explore The Mailbag. Produced by CST Media.

Talking Tactics with Coach Gough CST Media, LLC

    • Sports
    • 4.9 • 48 Ratings

With over 20 years of coaching experience, Brad Gough a.k.a. "Coach" takes a deep dive into the coaching side of soccer. From tactics and formations to the locker room, he's got you covered. He'll review the FC Cincinnati matches, he'll also interview other coaches from around the region, review a new beer each week, and of course, he'll explore The Mailbag. Produced by CST Media.

    Off Brenner's Back

    Off Brenner's Back

    Highlights from this week's show. In this episode, Coach Gough and Justin look at the tactical battle between Pat Noonan's FC Cincinnati and Oscar Pareja's Orlando City. FCC won the scoreline, but who won the tactical battle? 
    The guys also ask, "how good was Brenner's goal?" before swooning over the play of Obinna Nwobodo. Then, after the mailbag, Coach gives a quick look ahead to the NYCFC match.
    Follow Coach and Justin Coach is @FCCincyTacTalk and Justin is @JustinHoyte32
    Support Talking Tactics and CST! Want to help the Talking Tactics Podcast grow? Leave a rating and a review! Want to help support Cincinnati Soccer Talk? Want to become an episode captain? Become a supporter today!
    Subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk Don't forget you can now download and subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk on iTunes today! The podcast can also be found on Stitcher Smart Radio now. We're also available in the Google Play Store and NOW ON SPOTIFY!
    As always we'd love your feedback about our podcast! You can email the show at feedback@cincinnatisoccertalk.com. We'd love for you to join us on our Facebook page as well! Like us at Facebook.com/CincinnatiSoccerTalk.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Brenner and Barreal in a New Look XI

    Brenner and Barreal in a New Look XI

    Highlights from this week's show. In this episode, Coach Gough reviews FC Cincinnati's 1-1 draw away to the Philadelphia Union. Did Pat Noonan make the right decision going with the 3-5-2? How did the Brenner and Vazquez partnership look up top? Could Barreal be a legitimate option at the 10?
    Coach also talks about the FC Cincinnati defense, and whether or not Cameron or Blackett made a case for a starting spot before finishing up with a quick look ahead to what to watch for against Orlando City on Friday.
    Follow Coach and Justin Coach is @FCCincyTacTalk and Justin is @JustinHoyte32
    Support Talking Tactics and CST! Want to help the Talking Tactics Podcast grow? Leave a rating and a review! Want to help support Cincinnati Soccer Talk? Want to become an episode captain? Become a supporter today!
    Subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk Don't forget you can now download and subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk on iTunes today! The podcast can also be found on Stitcher Smart Radio now. We're also available in the Google Play Store and NOW ON SPOTIFY!
    As always we'd love your feedback about our podcast! You can email the show at feedback@cincinnatisoccertalk.com. We'd love for you to join us on our Facebook page as well! Like us at Facebook.com/CincinnatiSoccerTalk.

    • 31 min
    International Break Mailbag Special

    International Break Mailbag Special

    Highlights from this week's show. In this episode, Coach Gough and Justin Hoyte talk a bit about what it's like to come back to training after an extended break before answering questions from the mailbag. Justin also shows some excitement about his newest endeavor, the Right Back Right Time podcast (listen on Spotify).
    Coach then finishes up with an interview about Faith and Football, featuring FC Cincinnati defender Ray Gaddis.
    Follow Coach and Justin Coach is @FCCincyTacTalk and Justin is @JustinHoyte32
    Support Talking Tactics and CST! Want to help the Talking Tactics Podcast grow? Leave a rating and a review! Want to help support Cincinnati Soccer Talk? Want to become an episode captain? Become a supporter today!
    Subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk Don't forget you can now download and subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk on iTunes today! The podcast can also be found on Stitcher Smart Radio now. We're also available in the Google Play Store and NOW ON SPOTIFY!
    As always we'd love your feedback about our podcast! You can email the show at feedback@cincinnatisoccertalk.com. We'd love for you to join us on our Facebook page as well! Like us at Facebook.com/CincinnatiSoccerTalk.

    • 57 min
    Absences Bring an "L" to FC Cincinnati

    Absences Bring an "L" to FC Cincinnati

    Highlights from this week's show. In this episode, Coach breaks down all 7 goals in FC Cincinnati's 3-4 loss to CF Montreal. He asks if there is a morale problem with the team, and talks about what separates this loss from some of the losses last year.
    Coach also questions some of Pat Noonan's decisions and recommends a change for the Orange and Blue.
    Follow Coach and Justin Coach is @FCCincyTacTalk and Justin is @JustinHoyte32
    Support CST! Want to help support Cincinnati Soccer Talk? Want to become an episode captain? Become a supporter today!
    Subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk Don't forget you can now download and subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk on iTunes today! The podcast can also be found on Stitcher Smart Radio now. We're also available in the Google Play Store and NOW ON SPOTIFY!
    As always we'd love your feedback about our podcast! You can email the show at feedback@cincinnatisoccertalk.com. We'd love for you to join us on our Facebook page as well! Like us at Facebook.com/CincinnatiSoccerTalk.

    • 24 min
    Sometimes a Loss is Just a Loss, Sometimes It's More

    Sometimes a Loss is Just a Loss, Sometimes It's More

    Highlights from this week's show. In this episode, Coach and Justin look at FC Cincinnati's home loss to the New England Revolution. Did Pat Noonan get his tactics wrong? What did New England do to confuse FCC's attack?
    The guys also ask if it's time to change the starting lineup, and Justin gives his thoughts on whether or not Brandon Vazquez is ready for an international call up. Then, of course, they end things with your questions in the mailbag!
    Follow Coach and Justin Coach is @FCCincyTacTalk and Justin is @JustinHoyte32
    Support CST! Want to help support Cincinnati Soccer Talk? Want to become an episode captain? Become a supporter today!
    Subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk Don't forget you can now download and subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk on iTunes today! The podcast can also be found on Stitcher Smart Radio now. We're also available in the Google Play Store and NOW ON SPOTIFY!
    As always we'd love your feedback about our podcast! You can email the show at feedback@cincinnatisoccertalk.com. We'd love for you to join us on our Facebook page as well! Like us at Facebook.com/CincinnatiSoccerTalk.

    • 54 min
    FCC 2, Chicago 1: The Tactics of Making Your Own Luck

    FCC 2, Chicago 1: The Tactics of Making Your Own Luck

    Highlights from this week's show. In this episode, Coach and Justin look at FC Cincinnati's fourth consecutive league win, a 2-1 triumph over the Chicago Fire. They break down the Fire's big chances, and the mistakes that led to the FCC goals.
    The guys also ask if this team needs better play from wide, if their lack of depth will come back to haunt them, and whether or not they are struggling at the end of matches. Then, of course, they end things with your questions in the mailbag!
    Follow Coach and Justin Coach is @FCCincyTacTalk and Justin is @JustinHoyte32
    Support CST! Want to help support Cincinnati Soccer Talk? Want to become an episode captain? Become a supporter today!
    Subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk Don't forget you can now download and subscribe to Cincinnati Soccer Talk on iTunes today! The podcast can also be found on Stitcher Smart Radio now. We're also available in the Google Play Store and NOW ON SPOTIFY!
    As always we'd love your feedback about our podcast! You can email the show at feedback@cincinnatisoccertalk.com. We'd love for you to join us on our Facebook page as well! Like us at Facebook.com/CincinnatiSoccerTalk.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

Jmp1987jmp ,

Entertaining and Informative

This is the perfect podcast for a soccer fan who did not grow up playing/watching the game.

Dabe33 ,

Great Podcast for those who want to learn

Great insight as to what’s happening on the field. The game breakdowns are fantastic as you start to understand the players and tactics better, as well as general knowledge of the team.

As an out of town fan(Milwaukee), it’s great to have this pod to keep up with the team as it starts to improve. Great work fellas and keep up the great work!

GhostofKoch ,

Excellent Pod

Been listening to CST for years. First time listening to talking tactics though and wish I tuned in sooner. Excellent breakdown of the previous weeks match with great analysis. Justin and coach work really well together. Will start incorporating this into my weekly podcast listening.

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