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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

Sunil Gulati on FIFA scandals, USMNT, '26 WCup + MLS/Liga MX interleague? Golden Boot battle!

9/19/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe and David Gass sit down for a wide-ranging interview with Sunil Gulati (29:00), 12-year president of U.S. Soccer and current FIFA council member about his induction into the National Soccer Hall of Fame, the successful bid to win the 2026 World Cup, scandals and cleanup at FIFA, creation of MLS and much, much more. Also in this episode … Bobby Warshaw and Susannah Collins jump in the studio with Wiebe and Gass to talk Jesse Marsch’s big Champions League win,...

Duration:01:00:20

New Fire owner on Soldier Field, rebrand, Chicharito + Zlatan, Darwin & more from Wk 28

9/16/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Matt Doyle and Calen Carr marvel at the wonder that is Zlatan Ibrahimovic. For on-field exploits, how about a hat-trick to take his season total to 26 goals? For off-field headlines, how about claiming he’s the “best ever” player in MLS history? Well, is Zlatan right? The guys tackle that question and the Galaxy’s ever increasing playoff chances. And for those with Zlatan fatigue, we’ve got plenty more… Also in the episode … New Chicago Fire owner...

Duration:01:01:59

Inside Beckham's Messi-to-Miami pitch + Midweek MLS, Galaxy flirt w/ disaster & USMNT w/ Kim McCauley

9/12/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Bobby Warshaw and Susannah Collins get hyped about David Beckham’s reported Inter Miami pitch to Lionel Messi. Messi can reportedly get out of his contract (for free!) in June. So will he? And what would Messi in MLS look like? Plus, a suspended Matias Almeyda sneaks around the stadium, Andre Shinyashiki goes hypebeast Guy Fawkes with the dye job and USMNT glass half full/empty with SB Nation’s Kim McCauley. Also in the episode … Who is the MLS...

Duration:01:08:51

Mailbag! Was US loss to Mexico a disaster or progress? Who takes heat if Galaxy miss playoffs?

9/9/2019
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Mailbag episode! Andrew Wiebe, Matt Doyle and Bobby Warshaw answer a flood of listener questions following the US national team’s 3-0 loss to Mexico. What’s the narrative around the team? Can it be spun as anything but a disaster? What is progress? Is Gregg Berhalter an Ideologue? Why are Wil Trapp and Gyasi Zardes starting? Is it too late for players to pick up the system? How might Tyler Adams change things? Can we count on John Brooks? Is there a Plan B? Is Mexico just better? Also in...

Duration:00:59:55

What does Dest situation say about USMNT? Plus, Bobby's XI vs. El Tri?

9/5/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass and Bobby Warshaw have a long conversation about Sergino Dest, emerging Ajax fullback, US U-20 star and US national team starter against Mexico. Only … we didn’t know that when we recorded! So the guys ponder whether Gregg Berhalter will start the 19-year-old dual national, who just got a call from the Dutch U-23s and what the push and pull says about the program. Plus, Bobby builds his ideal “play proactively” XI against El Tri. >Also in the...

Duration:01:00:29

Ike Opara talks podcasting & Minnesota United + DaMarcus Beasley isn't ready to be a "legend"

9/2/2019
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In this special Labor Day episode, Andrew Wiebe and David Gass bring you interviews with four fascinating (but wildly different) North American soccer personalities. First up, Ike Opara, who arrived in Minnesota this offseason to help turn the Loons’ fortunes around. In his spare time, he grills opponents, friends and follow professional players on the BS Podcast. Also in the episode … DaMarcus Beasley on his final season, why he doesn’t get showered in gifts like Landon Donovan and the...

Duration:01:03:56

Must-listen Gregg Berhalter interview! Talking Pulisic, Pomykal, Dest, dual nats & more

8/29/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass and Bobby Warshaw chat with US men’s national team head coach Gregg Berhalter for nearly half an hour. You’ll hear from Berhalter on Christian Pulisic’s best position, Paxton Pomykal and Miles Robinson’s development, what he learned from the Gold Cup, why positions are just one way to look at the game and how he and his staff monitor, scout, evaluate and communicate with the player pool. Also in this show: Atlanta United outlast Minnesota United in...

Duration:01:00:23

El Trafico! Cascadia! NY is blue! Hell is real! Rivalry Week breakdown + Robin Fraser

8/26/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Matt Doyle and Bobby Warshaw sit down to recap all the action from Heineken Rivalry Week. First up, El Trafico, the most bonkers rivalry in MLS (on the field, at least). That’s in large part thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who is living rent-free in LAFC’s own building. Doyle and Warshaw break down the tactics and Gass shares his experience inside Banc of California Stadium. Also in this show … Hell is Real lives up to the billing (and the guys...

Duration:01:00:46

Is it really a rivalry if only one team wins? Vela runs amok as Heineken Rivalry Week kicks off

8/22/2019
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Heineken Rivalry Week is here! Andrew Wiebe and Bobby Warshaw celebrate by eulogizing the San Jose backline (RIP, Vela was here) then hitting the phones. First up, Max Bretos in Los Angeles to talk about LAFC’s historic success and a looming El Trafico. Mike Conti is next up from Atlanta, talking to a couple “idiots” about Josef Martinez’s troll game and the Orlando City rivalry. Then it’s Patrice Bernier, now an Impact assistant coach, to dissect Montreal’s 24-hour coaching carousel and the...

Duration:01:02:14

Playoff Insanity? How unprecedented is this MLS season?

8/19/2019
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With Andrew in transit purgatory David is joined by Bobby, Doyle, and Calen to decide which of them is the biggest “idiot”. Then they try to solve the unsolvable questions. Who is the second best team in MLS? Is Carlos Vela the most entertaining player in league history? And of course who will make the 2019 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs? Plus Bobby rallies the LA Galaxy ahead of the Leagues Cup Semifinal, a Heineken Rivalry Week preview and big news coming out of St. Louis. 5:50 - Who's the 2nd...

Duration:01:00:33

Take that Liga MX! Campeones Cup triumph, Wilmer out in Houston & #MLS4TheLou

8/15/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Charlie Davies and Susannah Collins celebrate and dissect a Major League Soccer’s first final triumph over Liga MX in more than 20 years! Atlanta United knocked off Club America, 3-2, to win the second-ever Campeones Cup. David was there – it was electric at Mercedes Benz Stadium – to witness the magic of Piojo Herrera in person, Charlie says Darlington Nagbe needs another look from the USMNT and the whole crew tries to put the win in...

Duration:01:00:05

Zlatan's playoff take, Josef's goals, RSL's big decision, LAFC juggernaut & more from Wk 23

8/12/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, Bobby Warshaw and Charlie Davies name “Winners” and “Not winners” from MLS Week 23. The Chicago Fire, FC Dallas and D.C. United (without Rooney!) are winners! The LA Galaxy are “not winners” after losing to a team without their two best players … and picking up just 5 wins in 15 games over all. Oh, and Zlatan has thoughts about the playoffs. Also in this show … Bob Bradley raises coaching standards to a higher level and Bobby is here for it, the Revs appear to...

Duration:00:59:46

Deadline day! Did Galaxy game system to sign Pavon? Why did Rooney leave?

8/8/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe and Calen dig into the MLS transfer deadline, the big-money moves and the shocking exit of one of the league’s biggest stars, Wayne Rooney. The Athletic’s Pablo Maurer joins the show to give you an inside look at the past few days in the nation’s capital and explains why Rooney decided he had to return to England for the good of his family. Also in this show … peak pettiness from Josef Martinez and Adrian Heath after US Open Cup semifinals, a quick look ahead...

Duration:01:00:27

Alejandro Bedoya drops the mic, Cristian Pavon done (?!?!) & Gattuso for Inter Miami

8/5/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Calen Carr and Matt Doyle sit down in the studio talk about MLS Week 22, Aaron Long's transfer saga, juicy transfer rumors around MLS, Inter Miami linked to Gennaro Gattuso and US Open Cup semifinals. But first, Alejandro Bedoya grabbed headlines for his goal celebration and mic drop on Sunday. The guys share their thoughts on Bedoya’s statement on national TV – “Congress, do something now! End gun violence! Let’s go!” – and the bravery it takes to...

Duration:01:00:08

Punch-drunk MLS All-Star wrap w/ Charlie Davies & ETR's best mailbag in months

8/1/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Charlie Davies and Matt Doyle wrap up the MLS All-Star festivities from Orlando, including an epic photobomb, Nani’s buzzer beater in the first-ever MLS Skills Challenge presented by Target, Atletico Madrid’s victory and Joao Felix’s golazo and a meeting between PRO’s Howard Webb and one Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Laughs, we got them. Also in this episode … Week 22 preview with Atlanta United vs. LA Galaxy the big game on the docket, an amazing Bob...

Duration:01:03:58

All-Star pod! Behind LAFC's success w/ Mark-Anthony Kaye + East's best team?

7/29/2019
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In a special All-Star edition of Extratime, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Matt Doyle and Bobby Warshaw sit down in Orlando at the MLS Digital HQ presented by Wells Fargo to get hyped for the Homegrown Game, MLS Skills Challenge and marquee clash on Wednesday night. In this episode ... Who is the best team in the Eastern Conference? Your guess is as good as ours! Mark-Anthony Kaye comes by the set to chat about LAFC, his Barca midfield model, why his career got off to a slow start, Canada's...

Duration:01:00:52

Best MLS storyline of 2019 is _________! Plus, Zlatan's elbow & Leagues Cup shenanigans

7/25/2019
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Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Calen Carr and Susannah Collins look back on the first half of the 2019 MLS season. More specifically, the crew chooses their top storyline so far. Someone’s gotta choose LAFC, but everything else is up for grabs. How about Minnesota’s progress? The Revs’ ying-yang season? Matias Almeyda and San Jose? Union atop the table? So much to choose from! Also in this episode … Leagues Cup quarterfinals, including James Harden flexing and dancing, a cat on the field in Utah...

Duration:01:00:14

Zlatan: Soccer poet or tired schtick? Cascadia! Should RBNY sell Aaron Long to EPL?

7/22/2019
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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, Charlie Davies, Matt Doyle and David Gass talk soccer and take sides. Are you Team Zlatan or Team Over Zlatan? El Trafico brings out the best (in the media and on the field) from the big Swede, and the guys dig into another rivalry win for the Galaxy as well as the polarizing nature of the club’s international star. Plus, do LAFC need another attacking Designated Player to make sure they don’t fall short of MLS Cup? Also in this episode … Cascadia Cup delivers...

Duration:01:00:18

Previews galore El Trafico & Chris Mueller on Skills Challenge vs Joao Felix

7/18/2019
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Despite being a Man/Woman down, Bobby and David keep their shape as they do a two man Extratime show for the ages. A host of midweek MLS games give the guys a chance to debate what happened to the Fire over the last two years. Then they revel in the turnaround in New England topped by Gustavo Bou’s debut wonder goal. Orlando City SC forward Chris Mueller joins the show to talk about his excitement over taking part in the MLS skills challenge (July 30th, 8pm ET on MLSsoccer.com, MLS App, MLS...

Duration:01:00:12

Statement wins in Week 19

7/15/2019
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Who is up and who is down in MLS? A wild weekend of games across the league and Doyle, Bobby, Calen, and David sit down to try and help you make sense of it. These experts look at which teams made the biggest statements in their wins (and loses) as we head into the second half of the season. Plus San Jose dominate the Cali Clasico, a wild finish for Minnesota to maintain their winning streak, and the controversy in the Hudson River Derby. Major League Soccer’s long-running podcast Extratime...

Duration:01:00:40