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The Designated Players | An MLS Podcast Andrew Barnikel, Adam Tamburello, Connor Wright

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Twitter home of The Designated Players | An MLS Podcast! Your home for all things MLS, Past Present and Future! Hosted by Andrew Barnikel and Connor Wright

    Episode 256: Chucky Lozano joins San Diego FC as first marquee signing

    Episode 256: Chucky Lozano joins San Diego FC as first marquee signing

    In this episode of the Designated Players Podcast, we're talking about the hottest topics in MLS in recent news with continued talk of big names making moves in and out of the league. We start things off with the rumor of Marco Reus to the LA Galaxy, as well as the discovery fee that was paid to Charlotte FC. Is the discovery rule hurting MLS? Next we talk about expansion side San Diego FC's first marquee signing, that of Chucky Lozano. What does this mean for the club and its fans? Lastly, w...

    • 44 min
    Episode 255: Morris to Middlesbrough, Giakoumakis to Cruz Azul, and more

    Episode 255: Morris to Middlesbrough, Giakoumakis to Cruz Azul, and more

    In this episode of the Designated Players Podcast, we're talking about the hottest topics in MLS in recent news with more big names making moves in and out of the league, as well as some coaches out after slow starts to the season. We start things off though recapping the CONCACAF Champions League final where Columbus lost to Pachuca. Is MLS still behind Liga MX or was there another reason for the loss? Next we stay in Columbus and talk Aidan Morris's rumored move to Middlesbrough. Lastly, we...

    • 54 min
    Episode 254: Twellman's failed move to England and Seattle's fan vote to keep the Sounders name| MLS History Retold

    Episode 254: Twellman's failed move to England and Seattle's fan vote to keep the Sounders name| MLS History Retold

    In this episode of the Designated Players Podcast, we continue our series where we retell the stories of MLS history. We've gone through all the team's subreddits and asked for different stories they remember about their teams, and we've got a list of almost all of them. We are going to do our research and then come together to retell everyone about those stories and give them the spotlight they deserve. This week we're talking about Taylor Twellman's failed move to Preston North End in Engla...

    • 25 min
    Episode 253: USMNT Roster Breakdown

    Episode 253: USMNT Roster Breakdown

    In this episode of the Designated Players Podcast, we're breaking down the recent USMNT roster release for the upcoming friendlies against Colombia and Brazil. We talk about who are some surprise additions, who was snubbed, and what we want to see from the upcoming friendlies. We also talk about some of the outrage that has sparked on Twitter over a few MLS related guys on the roster and whether the anger is justified or if the complaining is unneeded. Lastly, we briefly talk about the USOC a...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Episode 252: Marsch to Canada and Smith out at Nashville

    Episode 252: Marsch to Canada and Smith out at Nashville

    In this episode of the Designated Players Podcast, we're talking about the hottest topics in MLS in recent news with a focus on coaches this episode. We start things off with a look into newly announced head coach of the Canada men's national team, Jesse Marsch. What does Canada look like with Marsch in charge? Next we talk about Nashville SC moving on from Gary Smith at head coach. Was this the right decision, and who is the ideal replacement? Let us know what you think!Recorded on: 5/18/202...

    • 58 min
    Episode 251: Is Messi right about this MLS rule?

    Episode 251: Is Messi right about this MLS rule?

    In this episode of the Designated Players Podcast, we're talking about the hottest topics in MLS in recent news with things kicking off with an unhappy Messi at a new MLS rule that impacted him in his recent game, as well as Suarez furious with a referee after he was carded for leaving the field too slowly. This is followed by a dive into the madness that was Toronto FC and NYCFC fight and allegations. Let us know what you think!Recorded on: 5/18/2024 Let us know your thoughts and ...

    • 34 min

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