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MLSsoccer.com's ExtraTime Radio is the premier soccer podcast in North America. Every Monday and Thursday, hosts Andrew Wiebe, David Gass and Matt Doyle discuss the latest news surrounding Major League Soccer & North American soccer with A-list guests that include players, coaches, GMs, journalists, and more. Follow on Twitter @ExtraTimeRadio, email your comments and questions to ExtraTime@mlssoccer.com or call the Hot-Take Hotline (401-206-0MLS)!

MLSsoccer.com's ExtraTime Radio is the premier soccer podcast in North America. Every Monday and Thursday, hosts Andrew Wiebe, David Gass and Matt Doyle discuss the latest news surrounding Major League Soccer & North American soccer with A-list guests that include players, coaches, GMs, journalists, and more. Follow on Twitter @ExtraTimeRadio, email your comments and questions to ExtraTime@mlssoccer.com or call the Hot-Take Hotline (401-206-0MLS)!

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MLSsoccer.com's ExtraTime Radio is the premier soccer podcast in North America. Every Monday and Thursday, hosts Andrew Wiebe, David Gass and Matt Doyle discuss the latest news surrounding Major League Soccer & North American soccer with A-list guests that include players, coaches, GMs, journalists, and more. Follow on Twitter @ExtraTimeRadio, email your comments and questions to ExtraTime@mlssoccer.com or call the Hot-Take Hotline (401-206-0MLS)!

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English


Episodes

MLS is back! Epic Wk 1 preview feat. Twellman, Holden, Cooligans, The Call Up & more

4/15/2021
MLS is back, and Extratime has your ultimate Week 1 preview! Join us to wallow in CCL joy, then settle in for a parade of interviews from all around the MLS world. We’re talking Taylor Twellman, Stu Holden and Ramses Sandoval to preview the weekend’s national TV games. How about Steve Zakuani on the Sounders? You know you’re here for ETR x The Call Up. MLS Assist has all the tactical wrinkles covered. We save the fun for last … The Cooligans make their Extratime debut! 7:38 - Taylor...

Duration:01:28:01

2021 MLS predictions! From MVP to MLS Cup, everyone has hope...

4/12/2021
Predictions time! This is the big one, your favorite show of the year and ours as well. Andrew, David, Doyle and Calen take a crack at every possible individual award for the 2021 MLS season, including the ones we made up, as well as MLS Cup and Supporters’ Shield. The season starts in five days! It’s time to go on the record. Plus, CCL previews, too. 4:56 - CCL Leg 2 Previews 9:46 - How Many MLS Teams Will Make the CCL Quarterfinals? 13:04 - Traditional Prediction Categories: Defender,...

Duration:01:21:35

Best 24 hours for MLS in CCL history? Full reaction + Wanchope to Loons

4/8/2021
Glass half full? Or glass half empty? The Concacaf Champions League will test your emotions, and for now MLS clubs are rightfully thrilled. Two wins, two draws and one game to go … all on the road! Andrew, David and Doyle react to the results then chat with Atlanta United’s George Bello about the margins in Costa Rica, the Heinze effect, Josef and Barco, his international future and dreams of playing in Europe. Plus, headlines from around the league, including Minnesota United’s new No....

Duration:01:17:56

Can MLS (finally) win the Concacaf Champions League? Plus, ATLUTD, Crew & Timbers 2021 previews

4/5/2021
The tournament of your dreams/nightmares back, and so is free space. The guys experiment with a reverse CCL jinx, then try to figure out which MLS team has the best chance of winning the thing (finally). In the process, we finish up our season previews with the Columbus Crew, Portland Timbers and Atlanta United. 2:45 - CCL Preview 8:11 - Why CCL is important for player development 12:48 - Which MLS team has the best shot to win CCL? 18:26 - Columbus Crew SC Season Preview 36:38 -...

Duration:01:21:59

Will Austin FC be legendary ... or just average? Plus, Union's CCL chances & NYC, SJ previews

4/1/2021
Alright, alright, alright. It’s time to preview the new boys, Austin FC. Can they become “legendary,” as a certain famous owner fan said recently? Forget MLS Cup, are NYCFC a playoff team? Are the Union equipped to thrive without two Best XI players? Is the chaos going to be the good kind in San Jose? Plus, US Open Cup qualification and favorites to make the field of eight, a buffet of signings and Gio Reyna in the Mailbag. 9:55 - Which MLS teams have the best shot in U.S. Open Cup? 19:00...

Duration:01:20:01

Club & Country: Best USMNT XI, Canada's WCup chances & convos w/ Sebastian Lletget and Herculez Gomez

3/31/2021
Big year, new pod! Introducing Extratime: Club & Country driven by Continental Tire, where we’ll exclusively cover the international game in 2021. World Cup qualifying. Nations League. Gold Cup. Copa America. Euros. Every last game, story and headline. On this pod, Andrew, Dave and Doyle react to the USMNT’s two friendly wins, take a closer look at Canada’s World Cup chances, go Concacafin’, debate the USMNT’s Nations’ League Best XI and chat with Herculez Gomez (ESPN, Futbol Americas) and...

Duration:01:31:40

Olympic qualifying FAILURE ... again?!? Plus, LAFC, Revs, FC Dallas & MTL previews

3/29/2021
Olympic qualifying failure! Again?!? How? Why? ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!? Andrew, Doyle and David spar over the fact that the US U-23s are, for the third straight time, fell short in a bid to compete for a medal and represent the United States in Tokyo. Thankfully, the USWNT will pick up the slack. Once the yelling is done and emotions settle, it’s time for four more season previews. What will CF Montreal be without Thierry Henry? Can the Revs win MLS Cup? Are FC Dallas for real … or still just a...

Duration:01:21:26

Schedule is out! Talking playoff size, regionalization & 2021 TV slate

3/25/2021
The 2021 MLS schedule is out! The guys are hyped, but there is also substance. We know the size of the playoff field, and we know most games occur between conference foes. Andrew explains why that’s not a forever thing and why it also means every single game matters more than ever before. Meanwhile, Dave is jacked for Heineken Rivalry Week, and Doyle says making MLS more easily accessible is a huge win for the game and the league. Then it’s on to season previews! Are Inter Miami title...

Duration:01:21:38

Who is the top No. 9 in MLS? Gyasi? Josef? Chicharito? Plus, season previews (MIN, CHI, RBNY, LA)

3/22/2021
Who is the best No. 9 in MLS? Josef? Gyasi? Ruidiaz? Chicharito? Pulido? Other? Calen Carr gives his Top 5 (1:12:17) after the guys dig through Concacaf Olympic qualifying and four more 2021 season previews. First up, Minnesota United, who are a Top 3 team in the West according to Doyle and have Bebelo Reynoso to thank for it. Meanwhile, Wiebe is rooting for the Fire to ditch the Keystone Cops routine, the Red Bulls are going all-in on the press but the year isn’t 2016 or 2018 and Chicharito...

Duration:01:21:54

Is Gio Reyna a USMNT starter? Maybe, maybe not! Plus, Sounders 2021 preview

3/18/2021
Daryl Dike, two goals and another Barnsley win. You know the drill. The guys can’t help but be a little giddy, especially because Dike was also called in to Gregg Berhalter’s USMNT side. Andrew, David and Doyle react to the 26 names who were called up, rip apart (with the help of the Gio Reyna hive) Andrew’s starting XI against Jamaica and wonder how Berhalter might learn from the two games. Plus, our season previews roll on with deep dives on Real Salt Lake, Seattle Sounders, D.C. United...

Duration:01:19:23

$10 million for Daryl Dike? Should Orlando sell? Our 2021 preview begins + Call Up collab!

3/15/2021
Calen is back to kick off Extratime’s 2021 MLS season previews! First up, should Orlando City pull the trigger on a $10 million offer for Daryl Dike? Well, that depends. Then it’s on to four team capsules: FC Cincinnati, Orlando City, Houston Dynamo and Sporting KC. Andrew sets the scene with 2021 haikus, and the guys hit all the big topics … biggest signings, star watch, 22 Under 22 to watch, worst-case scenarios and, of course, predictions. This year we’re giving you a full 10 minutes for...

Duration:01:23:25

Get hyped for Week 1! Plus, Arena talks Revs & US World Cup outlook in 2022 (and '26)

3/11/2021
Which home openers and Week 1 matches have you jacked up? Andrew, David and Doyle give their takes, name the top box-to-box midfielders and goalkeepers in MLS then welcome a big guest. Bruce Arena calls in to give his take on the state of the national team, and go line by line over the Revolution’s 2021 prospects. What should the USMNT expectations for 2022 and 2026 look like? Should the Revs be considered an MLS Cup favorite? You’ll learn something, and walk away with more to think...

Duration:01:20:28

Who are the Cup favorites in 2021? LAFC, Columbus and .... Plus, Zakuani's Top 5 MLS wingers

3/8/2021
Would you get MLS Cup ink? Lucas Zelarayan did, and Andrew, David and Doyle ponder what would get them on the table. Meanwhile, the Crew just keep getting better. The guys give their thoughts on yet another impact signing for Columbus, take a look at the BetMGM MLS Cup odds -- let’s just say we’d rearrange things a little -- and wonder whether Rafael Santos Borre really fits with Toronto FC. Plus, Steve Zakuani joins the show to talk Sounders in 2021 and the name the top five wingers in...

Duration:01:14:58

What is Thierry Henry like as a manager? Patrice Bernier explains & tells Drogba stories

3/4/2021
Who is the best defensive midfielder in MLS? What about fullback? Legend de Foot Patrice Bernier helps Andrew and David settle on top fives for both positions, plus have some laughs during MLS story time. Get the behind-the-scenes take on Montreal’s CCL final run, Didier Drogba’s time in MLS, Thierry Henry’s personality as a head coach and much more from Quebec’s own in Bernier. Plus, Daryl Dike’s continued success, Freddy Montero and the Sounders and Atlanta United miss out on a central...

Duration:01:15:30

Who will be MLS's breakout players in 2021? Plus, what's next for Real Salt Lake?

3/1/2021
Which players will “break out” in 2021? David makes his picks (almost at random) and Andrew says the most improved team of 2021 will be Atlanta United. Real Salt Lake assistant GM and long-time right back Tony Beltran stops by to explain how the club is dealing with ownership limbo and tell stories from the MLS Cup and CCL glory days. Plus, Evan Ream gives and update and context on Sacramento’s expansion bid. 3:50 - Predicting Breakout Players of 2021 19:35 - The most improved team in 2021...

Duration:01:11:48

The incredible story of the USMNT's Copa America win against Argentina + Gio Savarese!

2/25/2021
Thierry Henry needed to go home, and now CF Montreal are looking for a new head coach. The guys react to the news of the day, including Gregore to Inter Miami. Remember when the USMNT beat Argentina, Batigol and Simeone at Copa America? By three goals, no less? Cobi Jones joins the guys to remind us all of a legendary moment since forgotten, partake in some classic MLS story time and explain what must change in our game to address racism and inequality. Plus, Gio Savarese talks Timbers,...

Duration:01:16:35

Doyle's Preseason Power Rankings Top 5 + Reaction to Jordan Morris injury

2/22/2021
Who are the top five teams in MLS … as of Feb. 22, 2021? Matt Doyle has your answer, while Andrew and David pick apart the list. Plus, reaction to Jordan Morris’ knee injury (and what it means for his World Cup hopes), an interview with noted ETR listener and new CF Montreal forward Bjorn Johnsen and you mail, including Michael Bradley’s USMNT legacy. 2:36 - Jordan Morris injury reaction 9:53 - What do the Sounders do now? 12:01 - Who are the Top 5 teams in MLS right now? 33:51 -...

Duration:01:15:53

Thierry Henry to Bournemouth? Plus, why Chicharito deserves a pass for nightmare 2020

2/18/2021
Thierry Henry to Bournemouth? The guys ponder the latest rumors around CF Montreal’s manager. Could the Championship be in his future? What can Henry show with Montreal if he stays in MLS? Plus, why Wiebe says Chicharito ought to get a pass for a nightmarish 2020, we play free-agent matchmaker, break down potential destinations for Frankie Amaya and imagine better times in the Mailbag. 5:11 – Thierry Henry to Bournemouth? Does it make sense? 17:17 – One potential coaching replacement if...

Duration:01:12:35

Why Pato could be one of the best signings in MLS history | USMNT depth charts

2/16/2021
Pato? The duck … or the Brazilian striker? Matt Doyle and David Gass break down the news then dig into the biggest transfer needs around MLS. They are joined by “beat writer for the world” Julia Poe of the Orlando Sentinel. She guides the guys through recent events in Orlando, from the Alexandre Pato signing to the purpose of the Daryl Dike loan to Barnsley. Finally, Doyle and Gass debate whether a former MLSer could win the UEFA Champions League this year, and examine the USMNT depth...

Duration:01:06:13

Story time w/ "Big Cat" Tony Sanneh, US soccer legend and Berlin bar owner!

2/11/2021
Did you know the MLS season starts on April 17? Does Lucho Acosta to FC Cincinnati sound like a good idea? Who is new DP Tomas Pochettino and how does he change Austin FC? The guys tackle those questions, then turn to Felipe Cardenas (The Athletic) for more on the South America-to-MLS pipeline and Gabriel Heinze’s Atlanta United. Plus, CCL draw reaction, thoughts on the new US Open Cup format and a must-listen interview with Tony Sanneh on a career that took him from the Twin Cities to the...

Duration:01:41:03