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The show for American soccer fans. We talk USMNT, World Cup, EPL, MLS and more. We're the show for intelligent American soccer fans who love tactics as much as trivia.

The show for American soccer fans. We talk USMNT, World Cup, EPL, MLS and more. We're the show for intelligent American soccer fans who love tactics as much as trivia.
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The show for American soccer fans. We talk USMNT, World Cup, EPL, MLS and more. We're the show for intelligent American soccer fans who love tactics as much as trivia.

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English


Episodes

Talking All Things USWNT with Steph Yang

8/17/2018
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Taylor calls up Steph Yang (Stars and Stripes FC, The Athletic, Unusual Efforts) to discuss the USA's recent victory in the 2018 Tournament of Nations. Whose stock is on the rise? How popular is Jill Ellis amongst the team? How do you fit 9 incredible midfielders into 3 midfield spots? All that and much, much more. After the interview, Daryl is on the line to 1) discuss La Liga's recent North American news and 2) do some unintentionally-Indiana-Jones-themed scouting. SPONSORS! LIVERPOOL...

Duration:00:59:06

Discussing the Transfer Windows of Barcelona and Real Madrid with Graham Hunter

8/16/2018
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Graham Hunter makes his TSS debut, and we could not be more excited! For more on Graham's exploits and achievements, make sure to check out his website and/or subscribe to his podcast "The Big Interview." Graham discussed the transfer windows of both Barcelona and Real Madrid thus far, with an eye on how their approaches reflect the differing states of the clubs. He also explains the benefits of Ousmane Dembele, and how comparing him to Christian Pulisic is like comparing a greyhound to a...

Duration:00:37:41

How would the USMNT fare in the Premier League? (and other listener questions ... )

8/14/2018
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We answer six listener questions, including that one in the episode title. — How would the USMNT fare in the EPL? — How can a foreigner get a ticket to a Spurs match? — What should the USMNT be prioritizing over next couple of years? — Does the Premier League start too early? — Can Premier League players still go on loan? — Are some clubs "too big to fail?" Today's show is sponsored by The Athletic. Get 40% off a subscription via http://theathletic.com/tssaugust Support the show -->...

Duration:00:48:51

Weekend Review: Liverpool hit the ground running, City cruise past Arsenal, and much, much more

8/13/2018
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We take a look back at the weekend that was using our patented TSS method: thumbs up/down. Romelu Lukaku would approve. Spoiler alert: it's about 95% Premier League. So, if you're looking for news about the Danish second division, we apologize. Today's show sponsored by... SEATGEEK! Download the app and enter promo code "TSS" for $20 off your first ticket purchase. BLUE APRON! Get your first three meals free at http://blueapron.com/tss

Duration:01:24:47

Man Utd v Leicester City review — the Premier League is back, baby!

8/10/2018
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No spoilers! At least not until you click play. We review Man Utd v Leicester as the EPL gets rolling once again. Today's show is sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves. Use discount code "TOTALSOCCERSHOW" for 20% off at http://ruffneckscarves.com

Duration:00:39:28

Premier League preview and predictions: Southampton, Tottenham, Watford, West Ham, Wolverhampton

8/10/2018
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At long last, it has arrived... PART FOUR OF OUR PREMIER LEAGUE PREVIEW EXTRAVAGANZA IS HERE! ...and here are your timestamps: 5:05 — SOUTHAMPTON Spinning, twirling, and whirling their way into the middle of the table, much to Daryl's delight. 19:05 — TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR Is their record-setting lack of signings good or bad? We debate! 33:27 — Today's show is sponsored by THE ATHLETIC! Get 40% off a subscription when you go to http://theathletic.com/tssaugust 37:15 — WATFORD A roster...

Duration:01:34:07

Premier League preview and predictions: Leicester, Liverpool, Man City, Man Utd, Newcastle

8/8/2018
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Part three of our four-part Premier League preview extravaganza. Here are your timestamps: 5:05 — LEICESTER CITY Puel's possession plan, featuring a former US president. 19:05 — LIVERPOOL We discuss all the Kloppgrades at Anfield 33:27 — Today's show is sponsored by THE ATHLETIC! Get 40% off a subscription when you go to http://theathletic.com/tssaugust 37:15 — MANCHESTER CITY Guardiola gets ready to repeat 48:00 — MANCHESTER UNITED Lots to complain about for Jose Mourinho 1:09:15...

Duration:01:27:49

Premier League preview and predictions: Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Huddersfield

8/7/2018
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Part two of our four-part Premier League preview series. Today's teams, with timestamps: 3:10 — CHELSEA A whole new style of pressing and passing means never having to say you're Sarri ... 28:30 — CRYSTAL PALACE Prepare for super Zaha-dom. 41:15 — LIVERPOOL JEANS Today's show is sponsored by Liverpool Jeans! Use code "TSS" for 20% off at http://liverpooljeans.com Also: email to contact@totalsoccershow.com a picture of you wearing your WORST pair of jeans, and we'll send the two...

Duration:01:33:15

Premier League preview and predictions: Arsenal, Bournemouth, Brighton, Burnley, Cardiff

8/6/2018
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Welcome to our four-part Premier League preview! get to know every team in some depth before the big kickoff. Or, if you're selfish, just listen to the part about your team. :) TIMESTAMPS: 6:15 — ARSENAL New coach, new setup, new style, new players! 23:40 — Today's show is sponsored by SeatGeek. Download the app and enter promo code "TSS" for $20 off your first ticket purchase. 25:35 — BOURNEMOUTH Pass, pass, pass! And hope Nathan are doesn't get injured. 40:20 — BRIGHTON & HOVE...

Duration:01:24:37

MLS All-Star Game, adding a USMNT player to the USWNT, where would you play Usain Bolt?

8/2/2018
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We review the MLS All-Star Game and answer three listener questions. Today's show is sponsored by Express VPN. Visit http://expressvpn.com/totalsoccershow for three months free with a one-year package.

Duration:00:25:42

Will Christian Pulisic or Weston McKennie be the better player? Plus more listener questions with The Cooligans

7/31/2018
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Recording live in the basement of our hotel in Atlanta, Daryl and Taylor are joined by The Cooligans (Alexis "Papa John" Guerreros and Christian Polanco) to answer your listener questions! Apologies in advance for the mic noise... we moved around a lot. Today's show is brought to you by Seatgeek! Download the SeatGeek app and enter promo code "TSS" in the settings for $20 off your first ticket purchase. Today's show is sponsored by HIMS. Go to http://forhims.com/totalsoccer to get a...

Duration:00:36:07

Who should be the next USMNT coach? (w/ The Cooligans!)

7/27/2018
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Daryl and Taylor are joined Alexis and Christian (aka The Cooligans) to discuss their favored candidates for next USMNT head coach. Also mentioned: our #SaveTheCrew show in Columbus, the dramatic finale of El Trafico, and looking ahead to our Chicago and Atlanta live shows. Want to see us on tour? Go to http://totalsoccershow.com/tour Today's show sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves. Go to http://ruffneckscarves.com and use "TOTALSOCCERSHOW" at checkout for 20% off.

Duration:00:59:42

Cooligans host-swap listener questions special, w/ Alexis Guerreros

7/24/2018
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Daryl is joined by temporary Taylor replacement Alexis Guerreros of The Cooligans to answer six listener questions. Today's show is sponsored by Squarespace. Build your site for free at http://squarespace.com and then, when you launch, use code TSS for a 10% discount.

Duration:00:47:18

Listener Questions: who will win the 2019 Copa, the 2020 Euros, and the 2022 World Cup, plus many, many more!

7/23/2018
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We're back in studio and we've got listener questions to answer! 1) If you had to pick right now, who would be your favorites to win the 2019 Copa America, Euro 2020, and 2022 World Cup? 2) Why is Great Britain broken up into England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland for the World Cup but not for the Olympics? 3) Assume for a second that instead of Juventus, Ronaldo came to MLS. What would his impact be on the field? Could he improve his team anymore than say, Zlatan? Today's show is...

Duration:00:54:00

Summer transfer quiz!

7/20/2018
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Recorded from our hotel room in Kansas City, Taylor quizzes Daryl on all the latest transfer activity. Richmond listeners! Come see us at The Funny Bone on Monday, July 23. Ticket link is here: http://bit.ly/TSSRVA

Duration:00:34:20

What's the legacy of this World Cup? Who had the best goal celebration? Which players played out of position?

7/17/2018
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We answer nine listener questions about the 2018 World Cup: What will be the long-term legacy of Russia 2018? Should we bring back the golden goal for the next World Cup? What were the tactical trends? What language do refs speak? Is the yellow card rule fair? Or is there a better way to do it? Which players played out of position? Why so many World Cup winners fail at the following World Cup? Will this happen to France? Who had the best goal celebration? Why doe sit seem that...

Duration:00:53:18

Most memorable moments of the World Cup? Which player raised his profile? And many more listener questions ...

7/16/2018
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We answer nine World Cup-themed listener questions on today's TSS: Who would have had the best chance against France? Which coach under-performed? (And who over-performed) What will be the most memorable moments from this World Cup? Did the US do anything to "help" France? What should Spain have done differently vs Russia? When does Kylian Mbappe surpass Ronaldo, Messi, and Neymar? Which player benefited the most from the World Cup? Which player hurt his transfer chances? What are...

Duration:01:01:53

France v Croatia: 2018 World Cup Final review

7/15/2018
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No spoilers for those of you who might not yet have seen the result, but this episode is ALLLLLL about the World Cup Final. Enjoy! Today's show sponsored by... BLUE APRON! Get your first three meals free at http://blueapron.com/tss SQUARESPACE! Build your site at http://squarespace.com and then use code "TSS" to get 10% off when you launch.

Duration:00:49:19

World Cup Final in-depth preview: France v Croatia

7/13/2018
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We get deliciously deep and detailed in our France v Croatia preview. Tactics, players to watch, how we see this game going, and plenty more besides. Today's show is sponsored by The Athletic. Get 40 percent off an Athletic subscription by going to http://theathletic.com/tssworldup Today's show is also sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves. Go to http://RuffneckScarves.com and use code "TOTALSOCCERSHOW" for 20% off.

Duration:01:04:06

World Cup semi-final: Croatia v England review

7/11/2018
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No spoilers, as always... and only one game to discuss, so no time stamps either! SPONSORS! Away Days (19:31) is a Boston-based indie soccer clothing brand. Use "TSS" for 15% off anything you find at http://awaydaysfootball.com Today's show is sponsored by ExpressVPN! They're an easy-to-use VPN that lets you keep your online activity private while you browse, email, download and stream. To get learn more about the services they offer OR to get 3 months free on a 1-year package, go to...

Duration:00:53:10