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MLSsoccer.com's ExtraTime Radio is the premier soccer podcast in North America. Every Monday and Thursday, hosts Greg Lalas, Simon Borg, Jason Saghini, and Nick Firchau discuss the latest news surrounding Major League Soccer & North American soccer with A-list guests that include players, coaches, GMs, journalists, and more. E-mail your comments and questions to ExtraTime@mlssoccer.com or on Twitter @ExtraTimeRadio.

MLSsoccer.com's ExtraTime Radio is the premier soccer podcast in North America. Every Monday and Thursday, hosts Greg Lalas, Simon Borg, Jason Saghini, and Nick Firchau discuss the latest news surrounding Major League Soccer & North American soccer with A-list guests that include players, coaches, GMs, journalists, and more. E-mail your comments and questions to ExtraTime@mlssoccer.com or on Twitter @ExtraTimeRadio.
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MLSsoccer.com's ExtraTime Radio is the premier soccer podcast in North America. Every Monday and Thursday, hosts Greg Lalas, Simon Borg, Jason Saghini, and Nick Firchau discuss the latest news surrounding Major League Soccer & North American soccer with A-list guests that include players, coaches, GMs, journalists, and more. E-mail your comments and questions to ExtraTime@mlssoccer.com or on Twitter @ExtraTimeRadio.

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Episodes

Interview special! 10 minutes w/ Ale Bedoya, Adrian Heath, Ian Ayre, Darlington Nagbe & Lalas Abubakar

1/20/2020
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It’s a holiday, but you don’t have to go without your Extratime fix. Andrew brings you a handful of interviews from Los Angeles, including a chat with the Union’s Alejandro Bedoya about what happened after he used his platform to protest gun violence on national television. Plus, Adrian Heath talks Loons and MLS dot com, Ian Ayre outlines Year 1 for Nashville SC, Darlington Nagbe explains why Ohio was calling him home and Lalas Abubakar shares the good vibes in Colorado. Major League...

Duration:00:43:17

Herc Gomez on Chicharito, FCC GM Gerard Nijkamp on Pereiro rumors, Pablo Maurer on DPs in DC, and more

1/16/2020
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David Gass sits alone in a barren studio but with the transfer market heating up he must soldier on. And it is a packed show starting with Andrew out in LA for the week sitting down with ESPN’s Herculez Gomez to talk about what Chicharito could mean for LA Galaxy and MLS, and why a deal hasn’t gotten done yet. Then David hopped on the phone with Pablo Maurer of the Athletic to talk about DC United’s newest signing Edison Flores and how he could ignite the DC fanbase. That is followed by...

Duration:01:02:29

Chicharito to LA Galaxy dreaming, plus Paul Tenorio on big DP signings in Chicago, Miami, and LA.

1/13/2020
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Preseason finally begins and the MLS transfer news is pouring in. There are rumors of Chicharito meeting with the LA Galaxy on Monday. Calen and David chat about what the Mexican megastar would mean/do in MLS, and The Athletic’s National Reporter Paul Tenorio joins the guys. He talks them through the surprise developments with Chicharito, DP rumors in Chicago, changes coming to MLS, and a flurry of signings around the corner from Inter Miami. Then Matt “Willis Reed” Doyle checks in to chat...

Duration:00:59:51

NYCFC hire Norwegian Klopp! D.C. after Luka Modric?! ETR returns to the studio

1/6/2020
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New York City FC has a head coach! Luka Modric linked to D.C. United (and Edinson Flores, too)! Yimmi Chara to Portland! Andrew, David and Doyle dig into Ronny Deila filling the last open MLS coaching gig – his colorful past, recent history and the job at hand (win trophies) – and talk through the signings and rumors that caught their attention. Also in this show ... Why Diego Alonso is a coup for Inter Miami, the Fire’s path forward with the soccer staff hired, quick SuperDraft preview,...

Duration:01:00:37

Thierry & Rafa stories! Freddy Adu & Michael Bradley at Bradenton! Dallas, D.C. & Red Bulls! Dax McCarty's MLS story time

1/2/2020
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Extratime driven by Continental is back for 2020! Your New Year begins with MLS story time featuring Dax McCarty of Nashville SC. Dax goes deep with Andrew Wiebe on Bradenton’s '87 Class (Freddy Adu, Michael Bradley & more), Thierry Henry and Rafa Marquez stories at the Red Bulls, getting chewed out by Oscar Pareja in Dallas and how Jesse Marsch changed the Red Bulls from star power to high pressure. Major League Soccer's long-running podcast Extratime is now available on YouTube, every...

Duration:00:59:54

Charlotte taking MLS by storm, Columbus record breaking signings, and is Chicago finally ready to sign Chicharito.

12/19/2019
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The final live show of 2019 and David and Doyle lean on a special guest host, former MLS defender Darrius Barnes. Perfect timing too as Darius’ native North Carolina has officially been named the 30th franchise and expansion team in Charlotte on Tuesday. He takes us behind the scenes to explain the soccer hotbed that is North Carolina and what this new market will look like in MLS. Then the guys hit all the big transfer news and rumors highlighted by the potential record signing of...

Duration:01:00:15

Is Miami about to sign the next Josef Martinez? Cavallini to 'Caps & Sacha Kljestan's MLS story time

12/16/2019
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Is Roger Martinez the next Josef Martinez? Can Lucas Cavallini change the Whitecaps’ fortunes? Andrew, David and Doyle jump in the studio to round up the news around Major League Soccer, including new US Open Cup format, the Revs’ chase for a Designated Player No. 9, Kemar Lawrence’s trade request and more! Also in this show ... LA Galaxy midfielder (just signed!) Sacha Kljestan sits down for a special edition of MLS Storytime. Listen as Sacha reminisces on his soccer development, college...

Duration:01:11:08

The 2019 Extratime Awards! Alan Pulido to SKC, #CCLFever draw, Bobby's farewell

12/12/2019
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Ohhhhhh from New York, New York … Welcome to the Extratime Awards for 2019! Andrew, Dave, Bobby and Doyle hand out some hardware, both serious and silly. From Worst Prediction to Best Fullback to American Player of the Year to 2020 Breakout Star to Best Soundbyte and Top Zlatan Moment, the guys celebrate the best of MLS during the year that was! Also in this show ... Sporting KC make a statement by dropping big bucks on Alan Pulido, Jonathan Dos Santos narcs on Carlos Vela over Barca move,...

Duration:00:59:56

Is Charlotte the next MLS expansion city? Wiebe spreads #CCLFever + Bobby chats w/ Pablo Mastroeni

12/9/2019
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Is Charlotte MLS’s next expansion city? The writing is on the wall, but it’s not done yet. Susannah explains why Charlotte would be a great MLS city. Then Wiebe tries to spread the #CCLFever epidemic ahead of Monday’s draw in Mexico City: ideal matchups, best storylines and maximum Concacaf goodness. Also in this show ... Are Inter Miami after big-money River Plate midfielder Exequiel Palacios? What are the takeaways from the MLS player moves over the weekend? Emerson Hyndman to Atlanta,...

Duration:01:04:10

Oscar Pareja on MLS vs. Liga MX, Orlando City's future + 22 Under 22 banter, all the MLS headlines

12/5/2019
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Orlando City have a new head coach, and Oscar Pareja knows how to get teams to the playoffs. The Extratime crew explains why just about everybody seems to approve of the hire, then Pareja calls in to about the job in Central Florida, how he plans to get the academy going, which players he likes and what holes he needs to fill and how he sees MLS vs. Liga MX. Also in this show ... The juiciest home openers, Real Salt Lake promote from within for head coach and GM, Doyle and Gass dig in on...

Duration:01:10:57

Does new conference alignment make sense? Vieira to Miami? J.J. Macias to LAFC? Chicharito to ______?

12/2/2019
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River Plate's Marcelo Gallardo to Inter Miami is OFF ... or is it? Doyle isn't so sure, especially because the logistics around a Patrick Vieira move from OG Nice to MLS isn't cut and dried. We do know Miami will enter MLS in the Eastern Conference, while Nashville SC head West for their first season (perhaps more). Does that make sense? Should Chicago have taken their place? Did the Supporters' Shield take a hit based on the new schedule? Also in this show ... 22 Under 22 snubs and the...

Duration:01:01:40

Come to MLS, Mario Balotelli! Free-agent matchmaking, five open coaching jobs & the NBA steals Leagues Cup

11/25/2019
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Mario Balotelli should come to Major League Soccer. If you're listening/watch, Mario, make it happen in January. The Extratime crew has some suggestions for possible destinations. Inter Miami or the LA Galaxy are the sexy choices, but Toronto FC are currently the club linked with the big man. That could definitely work, if they moved Jozy Altidore. What about Montreal to play the No. 9 for Thierry Henry? Honestly, it doesn't matter. We need Mario for the soccer and the #content. Also in...

Duration:01:02:03

Grading Chicago Fire rebrand, MLS vs. Liga MX All-Star, Expansion Draft, Gallardo/Miami & silly season

11/21/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, Matt Doyle, Susannah Collins and David Gass get things started by grading the Chicago Fire (FC) rebrand and getting hyped for MLS vs. Liga MX in the 2020 All-Star Game. Then it's all about the Expansion Draft, Inter Miami and Nashville SC. Who had a good day? Which trades hit? What would Marcelo Gallardo to Inter Miami mean for the club and the league? Also in this pod ... Rapids' GM Padraig Smith on the club's trades for Lalas Abubakar and Auston Trusty....

Duration:01:03:49

When David Beckham calls, you answer! Talking Expansion Draft, coach & DPs w/ Inter Miami Sporting Director

11/18/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, Matt Doyle and Calen Carr talk Expansion Draft, specifically Inter Miami and their roster for Year 1 in MLS. Sporting director Paul McDonough calls in to explain his plan -- he was part of the expansion build for Orlando and Atlanta -- and gives details about the club's open Designated Player spots (they expect to use both), the team's first head coach (you'll recognize the name) and David Beckham's role signing players (they answer his phone calls). Also in...

Duration:01:01:30

Thierry Henry is BACK ... as a coach! Did Zlatan "conquer" MLS? Plus, trade window + US-Canada

11/14/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, Matt Doyle, Bobby Warshaw and Susannah Collins gather to discuss the only news that matters: THIERRY HENRY IS THE NEW HEAD COACH OF THE MONTREAL IMPACT ... THIERRY. HENRY. HEAD COACH. IN. MLS. Seriously, the all-caps are appropriate. The crew is JACKED, and imagine what MLS and Montreal will be like with the Arsenal, Barcelona and Red Bulls legend on the sidelines. The only sad part is that, as Henry returns, Zlatan Ibrahimovic bids adieu to the LA Galaxy and,...

Duration:00:59:50

MLS Cup brown liquor special w/ Ike Opara! Sounders dynasty? Plus, Wiebe gets interrogated

11/11/2019
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The Seattle Sounders are the 24th MLS Cup champion. Andrew, Doyle, Calen and two-time Defender of the Year Ike Opara break down the 2019 season finale, Brian Schmetzer's star turn, Seattle's place in MLS history, Toronto FC's final disappointment, 2020 contenders and much more. Plus, Wiebe voluntarily gives Ike the opportunity to interrogate him a la the Benny & Sal Podcast. Will he plead the fifth?

Duration:01:05:34

MLS Cup is here! Taylor Twellman says pressure is on the Sounders + Predictions w/ Pentz, Dichio, Oshan, Papernick

11/7/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe and Matt Doyle preview MLS Cup with the man who’ll call the game for ABC. ESPN analyst Taylor Twellman calls in to talk about the third-time-in-four-years Cup matchup, the chip on Brian Schmetzer’s shoulder, the pressure on Seattle, Jozy Altidore’s short- and long-term future and the reported trade that will send Darlington Nagbe to Columbus just as Julian Gressel is asking for a raise. Also in this episode … Matt Pentz (The Athletic) talks Nico Lodeiro,...

Duration:01:02:00

Role-play MLS Cup preview w/ Doyle (Schmetzer) & Bobby (Vanney) + Dax to Nashville? Pareja to Orlando?

11/4/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Matt Doyle and Bobby Warshaw get MLS Cup week started with a little role playing. With Doyle playing the role of Sounders boss Brian Schmetzer and Bobby as Toronto FC manager Greg Vanney, the two respective head coaches lay out their tactical plans, lineups and conundrums ahead of Sunday’s big game (3 pm ET; ABC, Univision, TUDN, TSN, TVAS). Also in this episode … Dax McCarty to Nashville? Good move, bad move or somewhere in between? Carlos Vela is...

Duration:01:00:11

Bobby Warshaw responds to Brian Schmetzer after "biggest playoff upset ever" + LAFC's legacy & ATLUTD blow it

10/31/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Susannah Collins and Bobby Warshaw sit down to discuss two massive upsets in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs. MLS Cup is set, and it’s déjà vu (again): Seattle Sounders vs. Toronto FC. Are you jacked or is it lame that we didn’t get a new matchup? What did the Sounders do to spoil LAFC’s season? More importantly, how will Bobby respond to Seattle head coach Brian Schmetzer’s national TV call out? Former Sounder Steve Zakuani joins the show to...

Duration:01:10:55

Ambition rewarded? What playoff final four says about MLS + Full Conference Final previews!

10/28/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Matt Doyle and Calen Carr focus a microscope on the four teams left standing in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs. First things first, what does it say that four of the most ambitious clubs (spending, facilities, expectations) in the league find themselves chasing MLS Cup? We try to answer that question. Then the guys dig into each individual matchup. Is this actually a trap game for LAFC? Will Bob Bradley sit back or press? Should Dio start? For the...

Duration:01:00:37