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Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

Location:

Richmond, VA

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NASN

Description:

Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more. If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.

Language:

English


Episodes

Euro 2020: Germany survive Group of Death drama, France hold Portugal and Spain rout Slovakia!

6/23/2021
Euro 2020 Day 13! The Group Stage is done so it's time to have some fun with Ryan, Taylor, Joe and Graham! The TSS crew take a look at the dramatic denouement to the Group of Death—where Germany came precariously close to making an early exit—and the conclusion of Group E, where Spain finally turned it on and Robert Lewandowski couldn't carry Poland through. Sponsors! Heineken! With a busy summer of soccer underway, stay refreshed with the crisp taste of Heineken! LinkedIn! Get your first...

Duration:01:05:13

Euro 2020: England have success but don't impress, Scotland in distress, Modric and Croatia progress, and much more

6/22/2021
Euro Day 12! Taylor, Joe, Ryan, and Graham link up to talk England vs. the Czech Republic and Scotland vs. Croatia. Why is England so underwhelming? And is that really a problem? Can the Czech Republic create some chaos in the knockout rounds? What went wrong for Scotland against Croatia? Plus, we look ahead to tomorrow’s games! Sponsors! Heineken! With a busy summer of soccer underway, stay refreshed with the crisp taste of Heineken! LinkedIn! Get your first job posting for free at...

Duration:00:57:58

Euro 2020: Denmark embark on a great story arc, Austria make history and the Netherlands roll on!

6/21/2021
Euro 2020, Day 11! Ryan, Taylor, Graham and Joe are in your ears to talk about Denmark's triumph over Russia, Belgium's second-gear cruise against Finland, Austria's historic victory over Ukraine and North Macedonia's respectable exit at the hands of the Netherlands! Sponsors! Heineken! With a busy summer of soccer on the way, stay refreshed with the crisp taste of Heineken! LinkedIn! Get your first job posting for free at LinkedIn.com/TSS Credit Karma! Go to CreditKarma.com/podcast to learn...

Duration:01:06:16

Euro 2020: Mancini’s Italy look as suave as ever, Switzerland carve up Turkey, and more

6/20/2021
Euro Day 10! Taylor, Graham, and Joe combine to review all of the day’s Euro action. We start with Italy’s 1-0 win over Wales, talking lineup rotation, Roberto Mancini’s coaching acumen, Rob Page’s tactical tweak, and more. Then it’s on to Switzerland’s 3-1 win over Turkey. Are Turkey the worst team in this tournament? What did Switzerland change to liven up their on-field performance? All that - and much more - on the show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:39:11

Euro 2020: Germany Go(sens) for goal, France left Hungary for more, and Spain need to Polish up their game

6/19/2021
Euro Day Nine! While Taylor enjoys bumper-to-bumper traffic on I-95, Ryan, Graham, and Joe combine to review all the action from today’s three games: Hungary vs. France, Portugal vs. Germany, and Spain vs. Poland. Who's primed to top the Group of Death? And what's wrong with Spain? We talk about all that - and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:16

Euro 2020: Scotland beats England 0-0, plus Sweden stays steady and a whopping total of one goal from open play on the day!

6/18/2021
Euro 2020 Day Eight! Ryan is broadcasting from His Angry Place, but is still joined by Graham, Joe, and Taylor to discuss all the action from England v Scotland, Sweden v Slovakia, and Croatia v Czech Republic. Graham does his best to contain his joyous glee while Ryan does his best not to mute Graham's mic. Plus, we answer questions like why were England so lethargic against a motivated Scotland, what does the result mean for England's confidence going forward, and which Scottish player's...

Duration:00:46:26

Allocation Disorder: Looking ahead to World Cup Qualifying for the USMNT, projecting the U.S.’s Gold Cup squad, MLS transfer window talk, and more

6/18/2021
On this week’s episode of Allocation Disorder, Paul and Sam discuss the USMNT’s path to the 2022 World Cup. What will World Cup Qualifying look like for the U.S.? And where might the U.S. play their home qualifiers? After talking WCQs, our hosts move on to chatting about the Gold Cup. Who might we see for the USMNT? And who won’t we see? Then, to wrap up the show, Paul and Sam talk about expectations for MLS’s secondary transfer window. Sponsors! Artifact! With Father's Day right around the...

Duration:01:15:48

Euro 2020: De Bruyne buoys Belgium, Frenkie de Jong shines & Ukraine improve their campaign!

6/17/2021
Euro 2020 Day Seven! On this episode, Taylor, Joe, Graham and Ryan look at all the action from the Netherlands vs. Austria, Ukraine vs. North Macedonia and Denmark vs. Belgium! Kevin De Bruyne made the Belgians look irresistible—but do they have the mettle to go all the way? The Netherlands, meanwhile, looked masterful against a sorry Austrian side and Ukraine were entertaining as always! Plus, Graham and Ryan keep it (relatively) polite in looking ahead to England vs. Scotland! Sponsors!...

Duration:01:07:13

Euro 2020: Italy look like real contenders against Switzerland, Wales make Turkey look unappetizing, and Russia finish off Finland

6/16/2021
Euro 2020 Day Six! On this episode, Taylor, Joe, Graham and Ryan review all the action from Russia vs. Finland, Wales vs. Turkey, and Italy vs. Switzerland. What makes this Italy team so good? How important was Gareth Bale’s performance? And just how much better was Russia in this game compared to their first game against Belgium? We talk about all of those things - and much, much more! Sponsors! Artifact! With Father's Day right around the corner, let the folks at HeyArtifact.com help you...

Duration:01:08:38

Euro 2020: France get the better of Germany, Portugal pass the test in Budapest

6/15/2021
Euro 2020 Day Five! Ryan, Taylor, Joe & Graham are here to discuss the all the goings on from Group F! France outclassed Germany in Munich thanks to a fantastic Mats Hummels strike (in his own net), while Hungary were a lot better than their 3-0 loss to Portugal suggests. We've now seen every team play at this tournament, so the gang also run through the best and worst performances so far! Sponsors! Artifact! With Father's Day right around the corner, let the folks at HeyArtifact.com help...

Duration:01:00:14

Euro 2020: Czechs break Scottish hearts all the way from midfield, Slovakia's formational fluidity has Poland seeing red, and Spain v Sweden was either boring or fascinating

6/14/2021
On our latest EURO 2020 review show, Taylor, Graham, Ryan, and Joe talk through the day’s three games. Up first, Ryan puts on his best Sympathetic Tone to get Graham's thoughts on Scotland's loss to the Czech Republic, including what manager Steve Clarke could have done in the absence of Kieran Tierney. After that, Joe and Taylor do their best to break down why Slovakia's positional fluidity creates so many problems for Poland but why their red card was probably the biggest, and then it's on...

Duration:00:53:26

Euro 2020: Southgate’s setup pays off vs. Croatia, Alaba the hero against Pandev's North Macedonia, and De Boer’s Dutch leave the De Door open for Ukraine

6/13/2021
On our latest EURO 2020 review show, Taylor, Graham, Ryan, and Joe talk through the day’s three games. Up first is England vs. Croatia. Did Southgate get his lineup right? And why couldn’t Croatia threaten in the attack. Then it’s on to Austria vs. North Macedonia, where we saw David Alaba conducting from the back while Goran Pandev nabbed himself a goal! Finally, it’s on to a chat about all of the crazy action from the Netherlands vs. Ukraine. Did De Boer have a real tactical approach? And...

Duration:00:47:05

Euro 2020: The soccer community rallies in support of Christian Eriksen, plus Lukaku rattles Russia

6/12/2021
Day two of the European Championships was a tough one for the soccer community, where sporting events were overshadowed by near-tragedy in Copenhagen as Denmark's Christian Eriksen collapsed on the field. Ryan, Taylor, Graham and Joe convene to process the incident—and show thanks to the players, officials and medical teams who helped save the midfielder's life. Also, the team look at the games in Baku and St. Petersburg, where a plucky Wales side managed to hold Switzerland to a draw, and...

Duration:00:43:49

Euro 2020: Turkey v Italy! Italy back with a vengeance, Turkey roasted, and a look ahead to tomorrow’s games

6/11/2021
It's finally here! The 2020(?) European Championship kicked off on Friday, with Turkey and Italy facing off at the Stadio Olimpico. Taylor, Graham, and Joe combine to review that Turkey/Italy game, talking about standout performers, each team's tactical setup, and so much more. Plus, our hosts look ahead to tomorrow's set of games and give some very specific predictions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:30

Allocation Disorder: Cheating in MLS, is Jorge Mas American soccer’s Jerry Jones, takeaways from the USMNT’s recent slate of games, and more

6/11/2021
On this episode of Allocation Disorder, Paul and Sam discuss some recent developments in the Inter Miami situation (which is more colloquially known as “That One Time Inter Miami Had 5 DPs”). Can Miami and owner Jorge Mas drive MLS forward? Then, it’s on to USMNT talk! What did Paul and Sam learn from the USMNT’s last four games? Find out about that - and much more - on the show. Sponsors! BlueChew! Get your first month free using the promo code TSS at BlueChew.com! Heineken! With a busy...

Duration:01:10:09

"How do you watch a game, what do you watch for, and what non-soccer thing is keeping you sane?" Getting to know your TSS Euro 2020 hosts

6/10/2021
The 2020 European Championships are right around the corner. We've previewed every group and will be covering every game on the show. But! We haven't yet talked to the co-hosts who will be contributing to our coverage of the tournament this summer. So, on this episode, Taylor is joined by Graham, Joe and Ryan as they discuss how they first got into covering soccer, why they wanted to do so in the first place, their rooting interests and non-soccer hobbies, and (maybe most importantly) how...

Duration:01:22:53

USMNT v Costa Rica deep-dive review: Tyler Adams shines, goals galore, tactical analysis, and much, much more

6/9/2021
On this episode, Taylor and Joe dive into the USMNT's matchup with Costa Rica from Wednesday night. How did the U.S. look in their final game before many of their top players head off for summer vacation? Did we see any tactical wrinkles from Gregg Berhalter? Which players showed especially well? We talk about all that and much, much more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:53

Copa America 2021: Felipe Cardenas discusses the situation in Brazil, the teams that are best positioned heading into the tournament, and why so many squads have so many familiar faces

6/9/2021
Felipe Cardenas of The Athletic returns to provide some much-needed updates on this summer's Copa America. If you missed our recent Soccer 101 explainer, you can find it here. On today's show, we get into how Brazil became the new host nation, as well as the problems that could arise from a government that still isn't taking the Covid-19 pandemic seriously. Plus, which managers are in the most secure positions and which ones are in the least, the tiers of quality when it comes to the current...

Duration:00:56:21

Euro Group F Preview: France, Germany, Portugal & Hungary

6/9/2021
The time to discuss the fabled GROUP OF DEATH is upon us! Ryan, Taylor, Graham and Joe convene to preview Group F, which contains reigning champions Portugal, World Cup holders France, perennial victors Germany and a Hungary side that is not to be sniffed at! Sponsors! BlueChew! Get your first month free using the promo code TSS at BlueChew.com! Heineken! With a busy summer of soccer on the way, stay refreshed with the crisp taste of Heineken! Credit Karma! Head to creditcarma.com/TSS to...

Duration:01:14:12

Euro Group E Preview: Spain, Sweden, Poland, and Slovakia

6/8/2021
The gang continues their Euro 2020 group previews, profiling Group E. Taylor, Graham, Joe, and Ryan discuss Spain, Sweden, Poland, and Slovakia! Are Spain tournament favorites? Is Sweden set up for success, tactically speaking? Will opposing teams be able to stop Robert Lewandowski? Can Slovakia cause their group-mates any real problems? We talk about all that - and much, much more. Sponsors! BlueChew! Get your first month free using the promo code TSS at BlueChew.com! Heineken! With a busy...

Duration:01:16:49