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A weekly internet show and podcast covering the RGVFC Toros of the USL Championship. Hosts Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young discuss many important topics regarding the Valley's professional soccer team every Wednesday at 7pm on youtube.com/downinthevalley. Fan opinions are always welcome here. Proud member of the Beautiful Game Network.

A weekly internet show and podcast covering the RGVFC Toros of the USL Championship. Hosts Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young discuss many important topics regarding the Valley's professional soccer team every Wednesday at 7pm on youtube.com/downinthevalley. Fan opinions are always welcome here. Proud member of the Beautiful Game Network.

Location:

Houston, TX

Description:

A weekly internet show and podcast covering the RGVFC Toros of the USL Championship. Hosts Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young discuss many important topics regarding the Valley's professional soccer team every Wednesday at 7pm on youtube.com/downinthevalley. Fan opinions are always welcome here. Proud member of the Beautiful Game Network.

Language:

English

Contact:

9566148810


Episodes

S4 Ep 1 | RGVFC Independence Day

12/29/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! In this episode, Rey Silva of South Texas Border Sports and Cesar Cortez join Edson to talk about the bombshell news of the RGVFC independence from Houston Dynamo FC. What are the benefits that RGVFC will benefit from now that independence has been achieved? They also discuss the rumor released by SoloFutbolRGV about Reinaldo Lima Siqueira as a candidate for the head coaching job. Is he the right fit for...

Duration:01:49:58

S3 Ep 27 Part 2 - Building the Squad and The Home Opener

10/26/2020
RGVFC head coach Gerson Echeverry joins Edson Ochoa to talk about the 2020 USL Championship season, some important matches, and the future of the club. In this segment, Coach Echeverry discusses the characteristics that the Dynamo look for when building a Toros squad, the opening match against LA Galaxy II, and other topics. He also answers a couple of questions sent to us from fans. Join us every Wednesday at 7pm. Subscribe to the channel if you haven't done so and check out our podcast...

Duration:00:36:07

S3 Ep 27 Part 1 - Looking Back At Preseason with Gerson Echeverry

10/23/2020
RGVFC head coach Gerson Echeverry joins Edson Ochoa to talk about the 2020 USL Championship season, some important matches, and the future of the club. In this segment, Coach Echeverry discusses this year's preseason, the importance of training alongside the first team, and the challenges of managing a development team. Join us every Wednesday at 7pm. Subscribe to the channel if you haven't done so and check out our podcast on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and...

Duration:00:25:44

Ep 18 Pt 2 - Does RGVFC Need Better Signings? #SAvRGV

8/1/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! Rey Silva jumps into the stats of our players in their recent games to identify which players have failed to perform as expected. The Goal Conversion stat will shock you. Also, Edson, Jacob, and Rey discuss what positions may need better signings and if maybe we should grab some Dynamo players to bolster our attack. Join us every Wednesday at 7pm. Subscribe to the channel if you haven't done so and check...

Duration:00:42:29

Ep 18 Pt 1 - It's Just a Flesh Wound #SAvRGV

8/1/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! Edson, Jacob, and Rey analyze the second South Texas Derby where RGVFC fall to San Antonio FC 1-0 on the road. They discuss the factors that lead to their defeat. Join us every Wednesday at 7pm. Subscribe to the channel if you haven't done so and check out our podcast on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and Spotify. Check out the official Down in the Valley Social Media: Twitter:...

Duration:00:41:26

Ep 18 Pt 3 Looking ahead to FC Tulsa #RGVvTUL

8/1/2020
In this excerpt from the latest Down in the Valley live show, Edson, Jacob and Rey discuss this Saturday's match against FC Tulsa at home. FC Tulsa are coming in with 3 weeks of inactivity and only 2 points to their name with 2 games played. Is this the best opportunity to earn the Toros' first 3 points of the season? Join us every Wednesday at 7 PM on the official Down in the Valley YouTube channel. Subscribe to the channel if you haven’t done so and check out our podcast on Google...

Duration:00:24:07

Ep 17 From Spoiler To Spoilt In 3 Days RGVvSAFC

7/29/2020
In this excerpt from the latest Down in the Valley live show, Edson and Rey analyze the first South Texas Derby of the season where RGVFC rescued an equalizer late in the game last Sunday thanks to a golazo by Taiberson Nunes. Join us every Wednesday at 7 PM on the official Down in the Valley YouTube channel. Subscribe to the channel if you haven’t done so and check out our podcast on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Tune In Radio, and Spotify. Be sure to also visit our...

Duration:00:33:22

S3 Ep 15 Pt 3 - If You Were Gerson Echeverry: Lineup Predictions #ELPvRGV

7/11/2020
In this excerpt from the latest Down in the Valley live show, Edson, Jacob, and Rey discuss what would be the most probable lineup vs El Paso given the circumstances at the time (before the 3 new roster additions announced on Thursday). Join us every Wednesday at 7 PM on the official Down in the Valley YouTube channel. Subscribe to the channel if you haven’t done so and check out our podcast on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Tune In Radio, and Spotify. Be sure to also...

Duration:00:15:45

S3 Ep 15 Pt 2 - Gerson Echeverry Interview

7/9/2020
In this excerpt from the latest Down in the Valley live show, Jacob, Edson, and Rey Silva of South Texas Border Sports chat with RGVFC Head Coach Gerson Echeverry ahead of their first match against El Paso Locomotive. Coach Echeverry gives us an update on the team after full contact practices, his analysis of El Paso Locomotive, and playing the 2020 season with a reduced sized roster and no Dynamo loans. Join us every Wednesday at 7 PM on the official Down in the Valley YouTube channel....

Duration:00:34:10

S3 Ep 15 Intro - Alternative Game Broadcasts For RGVFC?

7/9/2020
Jacob, Edson, and Rey Silva of South Texas Border Sports discuss the importance of an alternate broadcasting option during the pandemic for the USL Return to Play season. With many people losing their jobs due to COVID-19, many fans do not have as much disposable income as they used to. Should RGVFC consider expanding on their current partnership with KRGV Somos el Valle to broadcast all games? Why are OTA broadcasts preferred over radio or streaming? Join us every Wednesday at 7 PM on the...

Duration:00:25:41

Ep 14 - My Biggest Worry

7/2/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! As we get closer to D-Day, a thought persists on Edson's mind regarding the Toros. Can the Toros make the USL Playoffs this year with this limitation? Join us every Wednesday at 7pm. Subscribe to the channel if you haven't done so and check out our podcast on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and Spotify. Check out the official Down in the Valley Social Media: Twitter:...

Duration:00:15:24

Ep 13 Too Early To Celebrate

6/28/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! The USLPA and USL have reached an agreement on the security and health protocols that will be taken once the USL season restarts on July 11. We discuss Jeff Rueter's article on The Athletic where he lists some of the most important rules that will be implemented. At the same time, COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the RGV and the United States. Edson brings up the latest numbers from the Rio Grande...

Duration:01:35:41

S3 Ep 12 - July Can't Get Here Soon Enough

6/23/2020
The squad is back to discuss the updates made on the USL pay cut dilemma and the announcement of their intention to return to play on July 11 to finish off the 2020 season. Timestamp 4:26 Also, Golden Grape Entertainment publicly released the survey results mentioned on Episode 10 regarding a potential return for the 2020 USL season. What did the fans mention were there priorities and what has Golden Grape changed so far? Timestamp 39:24 We also discussed the USL fan poll hosted by Jeff...

Duration:01:38:20

S3 Ep 11 | Robert Coronado... From La Habra With A Mission

6/5/2020
Edson Ochoa meets with RGVFC defender Robert Coronado to talk about his youth in La Habra, his college career, and his first year as a professional soccer player. Timestamps: Childhood in La Habra - 2:45 His Decision to become a professional soccer player - 4:00 The influence Jimmy Obleda had on his development - 5:30 His Family Influence/Trying out with Pumas/A Difficult Decision - 7:50 His Soccer Idol - 11:45 Switching Positions - 12:47 Senior Year Injury - 16:00 First Contact by RGVFC -...

Duration:00:48:49

Ep 10 Part 2 - Paving The Way For A Hopeful Return

5/29/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! In part two of this 10th episode, the squad discuss Golden Grape Entertainment's survey regarding a potential return for the 2020 USL season. What measures should Toros and HEB Park take if this does happen. Should media be present as well? Check out the official Down in the Valley Social Media: Twitter: @DownInTheRGV/@DITVPodcast_ES Facebook: facebook.com/DownInTheRGV Soundcloud: @DownInTheRGV Also...

Duration:00:51:39

Ep 10 Part 1 - The USL Negotiations Continue

5/29/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! In part one of this 10th episode, the squad is back to discuss the updates made on the USL pay cut dilemma. Energy FC have publicly announced that they will not be cutting pay for their players. Should RGVFC make a public statement? Check out the official Down in the Valley Social Media: Twitter: @DownInTheRGV/@DITVPodcast_ES Facebook: facebook.com/DownInTheRGV Soundcloud: @DownInTheRGV Also check out...

Duration:00:48:11

S3 Ep. 9 - Rafael Amaya (RGVFC Academy Director) Interview

5/23/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! Edson Ochoa meets with Rafael Amaya, RGVFC Academy director to discuss the Toros Academy's rise to becoming a Founding Member of the new MLS Elite Academy league, their commitment to academic excellence, Diego Rocha, and their vision for the local talent. Join us every Wednesday at 7pm. Subscribe to the channel if you haven't done so and check out our podcast on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts,...

Duration:01:03:31

Ep 8 Part 1 - Gerson Echeverry Interview (Back to Training)

5/14/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! We are back after a long hiatus! Edson catches up with Coach Gerson Echeverry to discuss the latest update from the team as they return to small group training during COVID-19. Join us every Wednesday at 7pm. Subscribe to the channel if you haven't done so and check out our podcast on Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, SoundCloud, Stitcher, and Spotify. Also check out our website at ditvpodcast.com. Check...

Duration:00:45:34

Ep 8 Part 2 - The Proposal (For A Pay Cut)

5/14/2020
Join Edson Ochoa and Jacob Young as they discuss the latest RGVFC news for the new year! We are back after a long hiatus! Edson. Jacob, Rey , and Cesar discuss the latest news out of the USL, including a The Athletic article by Jeff Reuter that informs about two proposals from the USL to the USLPA for a pay cut and for the modification of this year's contracts due to the COVID-19 suspension. We also discuss the effectiveness of eSports in the USL with the USLeCup for both Rocket League and...

Duration:01:00:53

S3 Ep6 The Copa Tejas Show

3/7/2020
Check out the official Down in the Valley Social Media: Twitter: @DownInTheRGV/@DITVPodcast_ES Facebook: facebook.com/DownInTheRGV Soundcloud: @DownInTheRGV Edson Ochoa, co-host of the Down in the Valley Podcast, was a guest for the first ever Copa Tejas show along with representatives of the San Antonio Soccer Round Table, Three Birds Boldcast, and Seriously Loco Podcast. Listen as all Copa Tejas members reflect upon the first year of the trophy, and what is on the horizon for the...

Duration:01:12:14