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That's So MLS is the Major League Soccer podcast for the long-suffering fan. Hosted by journalist Andrew Bates and defender Nick Thornton, TSMLS looks at club soccer from a Canadian perspective, with coverage of games and news from around North America.

That's So MLS is the Major League Soccer podcast for the long-suffering fan. Hosted by journalist Andrew Bates and defender Nick Thornton, TSMLS looks at club soccer from a Canadian perspective, with coverage of games and news from around North America.
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United States

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That's So MLS is the Major League Soccer podcast for the long-suffering fan. Hosted by journalist Andrew Bates and defender Nick Thornton, TSMLS looks at club soccer from a Canadian perspective, with coverage of games and news from around North America.

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@Thatssomls

Language:

English


Episodes

TSMLS #62: Geiger Counter

1/12/2019
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Nick and Andrew are back in 2019 with reflections on the Crew, roster moves and rumours, Cincinatti, DC United's TV deal and a fond farewell to referee Mark Geiger.

Duration:02:03:21

TSMLS #61-Tribute to Sigi

12/30/2018
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This week on the show we pay tribute by looking back at the impact of the recently passed Sigi Schmid. We also give the rundown on all of the major transfers and moves, including Atlanta's new coach, and a familiar face from Dijon...

Duration:00:58:31

TSMLS #60: An Oncoming Train

12/12/2018
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Nick and Andrew talk the MLS Cup final, Atlanta's rise to the top and where each team goes from here, as well as talk about how Cincinnati and Vancouver are being (re)built after the Expansion Draft.

Duration:02:17:08

TSMLS #59: Comeback From What?

12/7/2018
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Andrew and Nick talk the conference finals and preview MLS Cup, including how Portland and Atlanta can win, how Peter Vermes will ground you all, and how Zlatan made Nick throw his headphones.

Duration:02:29:39

TSMLS #58: In The Red

11/29/2018
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Andrew and Nick talk the Red Bulls' meltdown in Atlanta in the first leg of the Eastern Conference finals, whether or not it dooms their chances, as well as VAR, disallowed goals and a serviceable first leg for Portland against Sporting Kansas City.

Duration:02:31:14

TSMLS #57: End-of-season Capsplosion

11/23/2018
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In a double-episode mid-post-season international break, Nick and Andrew trawl through the interviews Andrew got from the end-of-year Whitecaps press conference and make sense of a series of controversial comments. With Russell Teibert, Doneil Henry, Kei Kamara, Stephen Marinovic & Felipe Martins.

Duration:04:37:25

TSMLS #56: A Crash Course in Away Goals

11/16/2018
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Nick and Andrew talk a whirlwind weekend of games, including the heartstopping Seattle vs. Portland second leg and a three-game Sunday that left us soccer-filled (and asleep for parts of it, in Andrew's case.)

Duration:02:08:49

TSMLS #55: A Petke Promise

11/9/2018
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Nick and Andrew talk the knockout rounds and playoff first legs, including the end of LAFC and DC's seasons as well as a poorly-issued promise. Plus, stand sternly with new Whitecaps manager Marc Dos Santos!

Duration:02:24:51

TSMLS #54 #DecisionDay

11/2/2018
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@This week we look at the final stretch of games in regular league, including a few shock upsets. We also discuss the likelihood of Ibra coming back next season, as well as the implosion of the Whitecaps at their end of season presser, which Andrew got to attend.

Duration:00:58:10

TSMLS #53: Everything Happens At Once

10/26/2018
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Nick and Andrew talk the penultimate weekend of regular season games, which happened in two simultaneous bursts meaning infinite soccer. It included the fights for the final playoff spots, with DC making it and Vancouver slipping out, as well as the MLS salaries release.

Duration:02:38:05

TSMLS #52: How VAR We've Come (w/Peter Czimmerman)

10/21/2018
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Nick and Andrew talk the smattering of games that took place in the international break, #SavedTheCrew, the Canada men's team win in the CONCACAF Nations League, the CONCACAF Women's Championship final and welcome special guest Peter Czimmerman, president of the Vancouver Southsiders supporters group, to talk about the Caps' strange season.

Duration:03:02:40

TSMLS #51: Reds Wash Out

10/10/2018
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Nick and Andrew talk a week of emphatic results as the strings draw tighter, the end of Toronto's playoff push and the CONCACAF Women's Championship.

Duration:02:37:40

TSMLS #50: A Swift Kick

10/4/2018
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It's our 50th episode! Nick and Andrew talk Zlatan's magic, emphatic results and stalemates in the playoff race and LAFC's invincibility powerup.

Duration:02:08:11

TSMLS #49: Robbo Out

9/26/2018
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Andrew and Nick talk the news that Whitecaps manager Carl Robinson has been released after a weekend where Vancouver and Toronto saw their playoff hopes fade. Plus, all the MLS games and the NWSL final.

Duration:01:40:06

TSMLS #48: Kick Of The Week

9/20/2018
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This week, Nick and Andrew talk Zlatan's roundhouse kick, Bradley Wright-Phillips' bicycle kick and a few other games that had kicks in them, including the Portland-Seattle NWSL semifinal.

Duration:02:09:25

TSMLS #47: DC's Best Bill

9/15/2018
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Andrew and Nick talk an abbreviated schedule of league games during an international break, including DC and Wayne Rooney's resurgence, as well as the departure of Sigi Schmid, Tata's choice, Canada and the CONCACAF Nations League and the end of the NWSL regular season.

Duration:02:15:49

TSMLS #46: Mike Petke's Master Plan

9/7/2018
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Andrew and Nick talk a week of upsets, with RSL routing LA as well as both New Yorks and Atlanta, of all people, losing on the road. We also talk about the Whitecaps of the East, Philadelphia, as well as the Whitecaps of the West, the Whitecaps.

Duration:01:27:09

TSMLS #45- Deuce is Done

8/31/2018
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This week, we celebrate our podcast anniversary by taking a look at the table and who we think might go through, as well as look at news across the league. USL is taking heat, changes have been made, and our favourite player we love to hate, Clint Dempsey, retires.

Duration:00:57:58

TSMLS #44: Philly Stakeout

8/22/2018
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Andrew and Nick commiserate over the Canadian Championship final, talk Whitecaps woes, marvel over a great Philly result and a record goalscoring season for Josef Martinez.

Duration:02:18:54

TSMLS #43: The Streak Is Over

8/15/2018
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Nick and Andrew talk the Whitecaps, of all people, ending Portland's unbeaten streak, DC United and Wayne Rooney and more!

Duration:02:31:39