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American soccer fanatic Del Shaffer covers all the major topics in the world of the beautiful game! Join Del, his guests, players, coaches and pundits as they cover the World Cup, Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, MLS, USL and the US Men's National Team!

American soccer fanatic Del Shaffer covers all the major topics in the world of the beautiful game! Join Del, his guests, players, coaches and pundits as they cover the World Cup, Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, MLS, USL and the US Men's National Team!
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American soccer fanatic Del Shaffer covers all the major topics in the world of the beautiful game! Join Del, his guests, players, coaches and pundits as they cover the World Cup, Premier League, La Liga, Bundesliga, Ligue 1, MLS, USL and the US Men's National Team!

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Episodes

015 - Carolina Challenge Cup Begins!

2/15/2019
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The Carolina Challenge Cup begins here in Charleston, SC tomorrow. It runs for this Saturday as well as next Wednesday an Saturday. The four teams are the Columbus Crew, Chicago Fire, FC Cincinnati and the host Charleston Battery!

Duration:00:09:03

014 - ATL UTD vs NYCFC - I'm GOING!

11/9/2018
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Interviews with Atlanta United fan Andrew Wiese calling in from Hungary and another interview with Atlanta United commentator Jason Longshore!!!

Duration:00:26:25

013 - Battery/ATLUTD/Premier Lg Update

9/21/2018
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After attending the Charleston Battery vs Charlotte Independence game on Wednesday, I talk about the result. I also watched Atlanta United later that night and what a crazy game! So, we talk about United Soccer League (USL) games going towards playoffs as well as the Major League Soccer picture and Premier League games this weekend.

Duration:00:19:17

012 - Interview w/ Taylor Mueller, USAvBRA

9/7/2018
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Interview with Charleston Battery defender and captain Taylor Mueller as well as USL talk about standings and other clubs matches. We also talk pre-match of the USA vs Brazil tonight in New Jersey!

Duration:00:28:30

011 - Interviews w/ Jason Longshore & Nico Rittmeyer

8/23/2018
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Interviewed Jason Longshore, ATL UTD commentator talking about Atlanta United and Josef Martinez chasing the goal record. I also interviewed Nico Rittmeyer of the Charleston Battery ahead of their clash at home with NY Red Bulls II.

Duration:00:43:05

010 - Premier League Week 2 and Charleston v Cincinnati

8/17/2018
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1:52 Premier League Week 2 Fixtures 13:00 Manchester United update 15:51 Bundesliga, La Liga, Ligue 1 and Serie A 18:20 Major League Soccer (Atlanta United) 21:49 Rebecca Lowe comments on USA Promotion/Relegation 24:09 Charleston Battery at 1st place FC Cincinnati

Duration:00:33:00

009 - Charleston Battery Preview & Premier League Preview

8/10/2018
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Interviewed Charleston Battery Coach Michael Anhaeuser as well as forward Gordon Wild and Head Athletic Trainer Bobby Weisenberger after practice today ahead of Saturday's match against Atlanta United 2. There is also a Premier League Season Preview ahead of the Manchester United - Leicester City clash today at Old Trafford.

Duration:00:22:09

008 - Dr. Joe Machnik Interview

8/4/2018
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This is an in-person interview with Dr. Joe Machnik. Dr. Machnik is a rules analyst with Fox Sports for soccer as well as a former match commissioner with FIFA and CONCACAF. He was an All-American goalkeeper, a college soccer coach, referee, head of referees, goalkeeping coach, assistant coach with USA 1990 World Cup team, and head of referees for MLS for 15 years.

Duration:01:20:43

007 - Interview w/ ATL UTD supporter Jay Riddle

7/29/2018
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We spoke to Jay Riddle about his soccer background, his love for Arsenal but mainly his love for Atlanta United. He tells us about his tattoo, joining The Faction, his love for Fever Pitch not the American version, and Atlanta United tailgates among other things... All Star Week Preview also. Also, there is a brief recap of the Charleston Battery's 3-0 Win over the Richmond Kickers.

Duration:00:36:33

006 - Interview w/ Charleston Battery Superfan

7/27/2018
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Interview w/ Drew Bartow who was given the title of Charleston Battery Superfine. We talked about his experience watching the Bundesliga in Germany. how he found our local USL team the Charleston Battery. Finally, we talked about the last game against Pittsburgh and the upcoming match against the Richmond Kickers.

Duration:00:51:35

005 - World Cup Ends

7/18/2018
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I spoke with Andrew Wiese, an American living in Moscow. He tells us about the World Cup experience from on the ground in Russia and the six games he attended. We also discuss Atlanta United and MLS action.

Duration:00:54:20

004 - World Cup Final Preview

7/14/2018
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We discuss Sunday's World Cup Final of France vs Croatia as well as the Third Place Game between England and Belgium. In addition, we will preview USL side Charleston Battery's upcoming match against defending champion Louisville City. Lastly, we will talk about upcoming Major League Soccer fixtures.

Duration:00:12:26

003 - World Cup Quarterfinal Preview

7/5/2018
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In this episode, we discuss the Round of 16 results from the World Cup as well as the upcoming Quarterfinal matchups! We also talk about World Cup news stories, MLS news and scores as well as the USL League. In USL, we mainly cover the Charleston Battery for now as they are out local team.

Duration:00:19:27

002 - An American Supporting Iceland at the World Cup?

7/3/2018
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What does an American do when their team doesn't make it to the World Cup? Well, many Americans supported Iceland. But why?

Duration:00:09:30

001 - World Cup Round of 16

6/30/2018
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World Cup Special - Round of 16 Commentary and Picks

Duration:00:09:59

Why I Love Soccer

6/30/2018
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In this inaugural episode of The Leagues: World Soccer Podcast, Del tells you about his background in soccer. How did we get here? He talks about his youth to his travels overseas.

Duration:00:07:05