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On The Counter with Drew Pells is the voice of the American Premier League fan bringing unique, informed, and fearless takes to discussions on major stories in the EPL, UCL, USMNT, and greater soccer world.

On The Counter with Drew Pells is the voice of the American Premier League fan bringing unique, informed, and fearless takes to discussions on major stories in the EPL, UCL, USMNT, and greater soccer world.
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On The Counter with Drew Pells is the voice of the American Premier League fan bringing unique, informed, and fearless takes to discussions on major stories in the EPL, UCL, USMNT, and greater soccer world.






City top 4 battle?; United turned corner?; Liverpool cruise; Leicester title race; Chelsea struggles; Ljungberg out?; Emery at Everton?

#197! City have dropped out of the title race, but what about top 4 race?; United got two important wins this week, so have they now turned the corner; Liverpool cruise and play Leicester in a massive game come Boxing Day, who wins?; Chelsea are on a bad run of form and don't need overreaction; Could Arsenal fire Ljungberg?; Would Emery be a good fit at Everton? Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate....


Liverpool statement win; Man U inconsistency; Mourinho happy face; Chelsea bff's; more

#196! Liverpool thrash Everton in statement win; Manchester United's inconsistency sees them beating good teams, but struggling against the bad ones; Mourinho's happy face, is it genuine or fake?; Chelsea back to winning ways; Leicester and Vardy continue their title pursuit; Moise Kean continues to struggle Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review www.drewpells.com/amazon for your holiday shopping and supporting the...


Same ole Arsenal; Man City complacency; Liv/Eve slip up?; Man U/Spurs; Streaming; Chelsea suffer without Abraham

#195! New manager, but same ole Arsenal and nothing will change in the near future; Man City's complacency and arrogance will on display at Newcastle; Will Liverpool slip up at Everton?; the reception I want to see at Old Trafford for Mourinho; Amazon Prime streaming; Chelsea without Abraham is a nightmare; and more Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review Do all your Amazon shopping through www.drewpells.com/amazon to support the show Send your hatemail to...


Emery sacked; Liverpool's Fabinho injured; Chelsea/Valencia; Spurs roll; Player Fraud in Denmark

#194! Emery finally sacked at Arsenal. Drew gives you the reason why they pulled the trigger now; Fabinho's injury at Liverpool will be huge at a critical time; Chelsea and Valencia played out a wild 2-2 draw and neither are secure for the last 16; Spurs won and are through to the knockouts; Player fraud at a club in Denmark, Francisco and Drew try to make light of the situation www.drewpells.com/amazon to support the show through your online shopping this holiday season Thanks for...


Happy Thanksgiving / Announcement

Happy Thanksgiving to you, your family, friends, and coworkers. Thank you for listening, reading, sharing, and everything else you do for us here at On The Counter. It does not go unnoticed or unappreciated. Reminder, there's no show today, instead tomorrow, Friday. Since you're going online shopping anyways, please go to www.drewpells.com/amazon first and click the big banners. After you do that and your regular shopping, a percentage of what you buy comes to the show. It doesn't cost you...


Mou/Spurs expectations, Poch to United, Chelsea good loss, City injuries, Liverpool squeak by, Leicester win, Arsenal no plan

#193! After Spurs' first win under Mourinho, what's are the goals and expectations for the year?; Who's happier with the draw, Sheffield or Manchester United? Does Poch go to United; Chelsea lost to Man City, but should hold their heads up high; Man City's injury pile up continues; Liverpool squeak by another win; Leicester dominate again; Arsenal have no plan, and Everton must fire Silva soon. Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate....


Mourinho to Spurs; Chelsea/City preview; Gabriel Jesus Yips; USMNT year review; Mexico year review; MLS/Liga MX All star game

#192! Mourinho is the new manager at Spurs and we have a lot to talk about with him; City and Chelsea play this weekend in a big match for both sides; Does Garbriel Jesus have the yips after missing another penalty? USMNT and Mexico 2019 year end reviews and looks to 2020; MLS and Liga MX All Star game should be fun next year Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review Send hate mail to...


USMNT beat Canada; Mexico's depth; Bale transfer to Barca?; Moise Kean out already?

#191! The US beat Canada in a must win game and Berhalter should get more praise for it; Mexico are on to the Nations League semis; Gareth Bale clearly wants a transfer away from Madrid, and Drew's got a great idea; Moise Kean wants out at Everton already and does that vindicate another one of Drew's predictions? Send your hatemail to onthecounterpodcast@gmail.com Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate....


USMNT/Canada, Mexico scandal, VAR changes, UCL to CBS, hate mail

#190! The USMNT face Canada in must win game with very wide implications; the Mexico National team has another scandal on it's hands with players engaging with ladies of the night; the Premier League announced some changes with its use of VAR, but what difference will it make?; it's semi confirmed the Champions League will move to CBS and I tell you the good and bad with this; and we end with our first ever hate mail! Send your hate mail to onthecounterpodcast@gmail.com Thanks for...


Liverpool's title to lose; Man City UCL or bust; Arsenal not Big 6 anymore; Leicester/Chelsea in title race?

#189! Liverpool dominated Man City and it's their Premier League title to lose, will it be smooth sailing to May?; Man City now must go all in on the Champions League, and for Pep, it's UCL or bust; Arsenal's lost this weekend seemed like a turning point and it's clear they are no longer a Big 6 side; are Chelsea and Leicester in the title race? and who's the biggest threat to Liverpool? Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate....


Chelsea win UCL soon?; Bale/Madrid tipping point; Xhaka (finally) out; Liv/City preview; MLS Cup

#188! Chelsea have all the pieces needed to win a Champions League and I tell you why they should win one in the next 5 years; has the Bale/Real Madrid drama finally hit a tipping point?; Xhaka is reportedly going to be sold by Arsenal in January, so how does that affect the team?; a preview of the massive Liverpool/Man City clash this weekend in the Premier League; who are we rooting for in MLS Cup? Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate....


City/Liv comebacks; VAR solutions; Everton/Spurs issues and managers; Emery Out; Lampard long term?

#187! Who's comeback was more important, Man City over Southampton or Liverpool or Aston Villa?; people are turning on VAR and we offer up a solution; Everton v Spurs was just as dull as you could've imagined and what does it mean for their seasons and managers?; Emery is reportedly on the hot seat at Arsenal buy why not just fire him now?; how good is Frank Lampard and will he be a long term manager at Chelsea? Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate....


Xhaka situation; end of Carabao Cup?; Real Madrid turning corner; MLS failing at parity

#186! The Granit Xhaka situation at Arsenal continues to worsen and Arsenal and Unai Emery are handling this in the worst way possible; Liverpool may have to forfeit their next Carabao Cup match due to fixture congetion and conflict. Is this the canary in the coalmine of the end of the Carabao Cup?; Real Madrid seem to have found their feet and is this the moment they turn the corner on their season?; MLS Cup will see Toronto and Seattle for the 3rd time in 4 years, so is MLS failing at...


Xhaka, Emery, Arsenal chaos; Pulisic breaks out; Liverpool overrated?; Man U turnaround; Leicester title chances; Dest choses America

#185! Granit Xhaka and Unai Emery have Arsenal in chaos right now and what will be the final outcome?; Pulisic's resilience at Chelsea on display after his hat trick, plus what's the ceiling for this young Chelsea team?; Liverpool won again with a tight scoreline, are people playing them up too much?; Manchester United got a much needed comprehensive win, so will this kick start their season; are Leicester in the title race?; Sergiño Dest chooses the US Thanks for listening. Subscribe....


Chelsea belong; Pulisic super sub; Liga MX issues; Underrated Son

#184! Chelsea picked up a massive win against Ajax and are starting to believe they belong with England’s and Europe’s elite; Christian Pulisic is playing well and can he parlay that into a starting role or just a super sub?; Liga MX continues to spiral downward and we discuss how negative it will get and some possible remedies; Tottenham's Heung-min Son is criminally underrated the reason may surprise you Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Rate....


Lampard's improvement; Leicester 3rd best in EPL; Solskjaer's hail mary; Tottenham's negative rebound; UCL preview

#183! We're relying on you to help us get to 5000 downloads and if so, Ches will get a tattoo. Which one? Listen to find out Chelsea are in a good run of form and Lampard is a big reason after improving as a manager; Leicester are proving they're the third best team in the Premier League; Solskjaer went to a back 3 and will he continue this as a hail mary to save his job and Manchester United's season; Tottenham's equal and opposite reaction to reaching the Champions League final; and a...


USMNT problems; JJ Macias' ceiling; Man U manager change; Mourinho to Spurs

#182! The USMNT are in disarray and we discuss what the real issue with Berhalter as manager is; JJ Macias impressed with Mexico in the Nations League and we wonder if he can reach the same heights as Chicharito; if Solskjaer and Manchester United lose to Liverpool, is he out as manager and will Max Allegri replace him?; finally, we talk about Jose Mourinho moving to Spurs and if he'd be a good fit Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate....


USMNT and Mexico dominate; fixing Nations League; Int't Break Injuries; North v South Korea

#181! The US dominated Cuba and proves once again they're the 2nd best team in the region; Mexico did the same to Bermuda and Tata seems the right man for El Tri to reach El Quinto Partido; the Nations League is proving ridiculous for all parties and Drew proposes a solution to make it better for all nations involved; Neymar was injured during the int'l break but was it a faked injury?; why complaining about injuries during the int'l break is selfish and subjective; North and South Korea...


International break beauty; Dual Nationals; USMNT and Mexico begin Nations League

180! Very few people enjoy the international break, but I do and try to persuade Francisco as to why he should like it as well; the USMNT begin their inaugural Nations League campaign against Canada and Cuba. What are the expectations and goals for the games?; Mexico also starts their Nations League competition and how will they fare?; what is the point of the Nations League and is it beneficial at all to teams, big or small?


Depressing Man U; Poch is toast; Pulisic plays; Man City and Liverpool title race over?

#179! Francisco and Drew discuss how depressing Manchester United are, why Pochettino is toast at Tottenham, Pulisic finally getting some minutes at Chelsea, and Manchester City and Liverpool's title race. And like always, they go off on entertaining tangents such as the only reason for a man to break up with a woman. Thanks for listening. Subscribe. Share. Rate. Review www.drewpells.com www.twitter.com/DrewPells www.twitter.com/Franciscobcp