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With over 20 years of coaching experience, Brad Gough a.k.a. "Coach" is joined by former Arsenal Football Club and FCC player Justin Hoyte to take a deep dive into all things FC Cincinnati. From tactics and formations to the locker room, they've got you covered. They'll review the FC Cincinnati matches, interview other coaches, players, and soccer personalities, review a new beer each week, and of course, answer your questions in The Mailbag. Produced by CST Media.

Talking Tactics with Coach Gough CST Media, LLC

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    • 5.0 • 76 Ratings

With over 20 years of coaching experience, Brad Gough a.k.a. "Coach" is joined by former Arsenal Football Club and FCC player Justin Hoyte to take a deep dive into all things FC Cincinnati. From tactics and formations to the locker room, they've got you covered. They'll review the FC Cincinnati matches, interview other coaches, players, and soccer personalities, review a new beer each week, and of course, answer your questions in The Mailbag. Produced by CST Media.

    2024 Preseason Prediction Special

    2024 Preseason Prediction Special

    Highlights from this week's show. Coach Gough and Justin Hoyte make their preseason predictions. They predict lineups, talk about the strengths and weaknesses at each position, and who they think will win awards at the end of the season. 
    The guys also ask what a 3-4-3 fluid diamond formation would look like, and much more!
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    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? 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 5 min
    Justin Hoyte Gets No Preseason

    Justin Hoyte Gets No Preseason

    Highlights from this week's show. Talking Tactics is back for 2024! Coach Gough and Justin Hoyte talk about the 2024 preseason. What should we be taking from these results and lineups? How are new players integrated into the team? 
    The guys also talk about what it is like to watch former players walk out the door, and much more!
    Follow Coach On Twitter @FCCincyTacTalk
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    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? 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.

    • 56 min
    2023 Season Awards and Much More

    2023 Season Awards and Much More

    Highlights from this week's show. This week, Coach Gough and Justin Hoyte end 2023 on a high note. They give out end-of-season awards and answer listener questions like whether or not Pat Noonan will change formations for 2024.
    The guys also play buy-or-sell, talk about which of Justin's former professional friends will join the podcast, and much more!
    Follow Coach On Twitter @FCCincyTacTalk
    On Threads @FCCincyTacTalk
    On Instagram @FCCincyTacTalk
    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? 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 6 min
    It's the Hope that Kills You

    It's the Hope that Kills You

    Highlights from this week's show. This week, Coach Gough and Justin Hoyte talk about FC Cincinnati's heartbreaking defeat in the Eastern Conference Final. Did a lack of depth kill the team? What changes did Pat Noonan get wrong that could have made the difference?
    The guys also ask whether or not Matt Miazga will draw the ire of referees in 2024, what can be learned from a match like that, and much more!
    Follow Coach On Twitter @FCCincyTacTalk
    On Threads @FCCincyTacTalk
    On Instagram @FCCincyTacTalk
    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? 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 14 min
    Reserves Rise to the Occasion for FCC

    Reserves Rise to the Occasion for FCC

    Highlights from this week's show. This week, Coach Gough and Justin Hoyte talk about FC Cincinnati advancing to the Eastern Conference final with a 1-0 win over the Union of Philadelphia. How did the back line limit the Union's attacking threats? How good were Ray Gaddis and Alvas Powell?
    The guys also ask whether or not Aaron Boupendza needs to play a different style, what happened in the second half that made FCC struggle, and much more!
    Follow Coach On Twitter @FCCincyTacTalk
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    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? 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 7 min
    Episode 353 - We Want Some December Fußball

    Episode 353 - We Want Some December Fußball

    Highlights from this week's show. Thanksgiving is nearly upon us! FC Cincinnati hosts family of-a-kind this weekend in TQL Stadium. Will the Eastern Conference semi-final be a repeat of 2022, or can a short-handed FCC beat their older "relative" and advance for some December fußball!Lets us know what you think! GUEST: MLS Season Pass - Steve Cangialosi
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    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.
    The show's RSS feed is https://cincinnatisoccertalk.libsyn.com/rss

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
76 Ratings

76 Ratings

Kwaunch ,

Excellent soccer discussion

Interesting and insightful breakdown of FC Cincinnati matches from both a coach’s perspective and a player’s perspective. A must listen for FCC fans!

FCC Fan Jr ,

Who takes the PK?

I love the insight about taking PKs. My family is always debating about who should be taking them and I love being able to share a the players perspective.

Puddlejumper4456 ,

Great Show

I really enjoy the show, and as someone who played at a very low level and does not fully understand tactics but loves the game, it can be a very helpful aid in explaining the nuances within the game. Excellent work!

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