The Penalty Spot Soccer Podcast-logo

The Penalty Spot Soccer Podcast

1 Favorite

More Information


United States






Ep. 22: de Boer gets the sack, Mane sees red, and Welbeck wins Player of the Week

Zach and Jared discuss Frank de Boer's premature sacking, Sadio Mane's high boot to the face of Ederson, and Welbeck's Player of the Week performance in addition to other news in the Premier League's 4th week of play in the 2017/18 season.

Duration: 00:39:01

Ep. 21: Transfer Deadline Day Recap: Who moved and who stayed?

It is our first podcast in over a month and our first podcast affiliated with West of the Pond! We go into discussion about all the big moves throughout the entire window while focusing on deadline day. The guys also take a look at the players who stayed put, but should've left (hint: Chilean striker playing at the Emirates.)

Duration: 00:47:15

Ep. 20: Summer transfers, Gold Cup Preview, Look ahead to World Cup 2018

Zach and Jared discuss the top stories regarding transfer rumors and completed deals as well as looking at the upcoming Gold Cup and next year's World Cup.

Duration: 00:46:23

Ep. 19: USMNT WCQ Review

Zach, Sal, and Jared rediscover the 3-man booth and talk all about the United States Men's National Team's World Cup Qualifiers vs Trinidad & Tobago, and Mexico.

Duration: 00:53:16

Ep. 18: Europa League Final, "Who Scored" Team of the Year, Wild Week for the Ocean City Nor'easters

Zach and Jared discuss Mourinho's tactics in the Europa League Final, compare the PFA Team of the Year vs Who Scored's Team of the Year, final Premier League results, cup final predictions, and they also go into detail about a WILD comeback for the Ocean City Nor'easters on Sunday, May 21st.

Duration: 01:15:19

Ep. 17: US Open Cup, Chelsea Win the Title, Championship Sunday in the Premier League

Zach is rejoined by Sal who was away for a week to discuss the big action in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, Chelsea's title winning season, and the fight for Champions League football headed to the final day of the season.

Duration: 00:28:43

Ep. 16: Chelsea Have One Hand on the Title, Hull City Slips Up, and European Cup Finals Are Set

Zach is joined by Jared over this phone this week to discuss the Premier League title and relegation races, UEFA Champions and Europa League Finals, and debate whether Kylian Mbappe is better than Leo Messi...? Of course not.

Duration: 00:44:21

Ep. 15: Ocean City Nor'easters, Spurs Finish Ahead of Arsenal, Real v. Atleti

Zach and Sal discuss the upcoming USLPDL campaign for the Ocean City Nor'easters, the North London Derby, Madrid Derby, and more.

Duration: 01:02:52

Ep. 14: PFA Awards, F.A. Cup, Tim Howard Suspension

Hosts Zach and Sal discuss Tim Howard's suspension, PFA Player & Young Players of the Year, Zlatan's future, Arsenal vs Chelsea FA Cup final matchup, and more.

Duration: 01:03:21

Ep. 13: UCL Last 8, EPL Title Race Back On, and Video Replay

Hosts Zach and Sal are once again joined by former Stockton University goalkeeper, Brian Swider. The three discuss the results from the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals, possible semifinals, Premier League title race, FA Cup, and more.

Duration: 00:50:03

Ep. 12: Dortmund explosion, CONCACAF World Cup Bid, and Premier League results

Hosts Zach and Sal are joined by former Stockton University goalkeeper, Brian Swider to discuss the terror that struck Marc Bartra and the Borussia Dortmund explosion. In addition, they talk about the pros and cons of the CONCACAF World Cup 2026 bid between Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Premier League results also discussed. (Recorded live from 12-2 pm ET on WLFR Pomona).

Duration: 01:03:06

Ep. 11: U.S. Women's CBA, #MLS2STL, Las Vegas Sports expansion, and Ke$ha?

Zach and Sal discuss the U.S.W.N.T. new CBA, MLS expansion, US sports culture, and Premier League results from the past week.

Duration: 01:14:41

Ep. 10: USMNT roster updates, Chelsea inch closer to title, ATL takes MLS by storm

Zach and Sal take a look at Bruce Arena's first World Cup Qualifying squad in his second stint as U.S. Men's National Team Manager and the exciting Premier League results including WBA v. Arsenal, City v. Liverpool, and Spurs v. Southampton.

Duration: 01:12:25

Ep. 09: Arsène Wenger, Champions League, and MLS Player Survey

Zach and Sal debate whether or not Arsène Wenger should/will call it quits (he should), UEFA Champions League results and upcoming matches, and the yearly anonymous MLS player poll debating topics such as promotion and relegation and the best parts of being an MLS player. Recorded on March 8, 2017 live on WLFR Pomona.

Duration: 01:13:17

Ep. 08: United's EFL Cup triumph, Ranieri gets the sack, and Liverpool lose big

Hosts Zach and Sal are joined by Chris Tomasello (host of the hockey related Offside Podcast) to discuss Leicester's harsh sacking, Mourinho first United trophy (no, the Community Shield is not a trophy), and the Premier League results from the past week.

Duration: 00:43:27

Ep. 07: Pod Special With Non League America

Steve Bayley of Non League America joins Zach in discussing the ins and oust of the diverse lower league football culture in the United States.

Duration: 00:45:01

Ep. 05: Liverpool back to winning ways, Barca's UCL nightmare, and USWNT stars moving abroad

Zach and Sal discuss the dominating Liverpool performance over Spurs to get their first win in 2017, PSG's domination of Barcelona in the Champions League round of 16, and U.S. Soccer stars moving to France and England to better their careers leaving their home domestic league in a tough situation.

Duration: 01:13:14

Ep. 04: London Derby Embarrassment and Bruce Arena 2.0

Hosts Zach and Sal discuss Arsenal's dismay at the Bridge, Premier League news, and Bruce Arena's first two games in his second spell as U.S. Men's National Team manager. No episode goes without Sal pronouncing someone's name wrong. This week's victim is Emre Can of Liverpool. Recorded live on Facebook and 91.7 WLFR Pomona.

Duration: 01:18:21

Ep. 03: Transfer Deadline Special

In this edition of The Penalty Spot, hosts Zach and Jared Rayment discuss the transfer moves of all 20 premier clubs during the January window (almost forgot Burnley). In addition, Jared disrespects new Swansea manager Paul Clemente by forgetting his name.

Duration: 01:01:19

Ep. 02: Premier League Soap Opera, Metro Meltdown, and Local Success

In the second episode hosts Zach Rayment, Sal Nicosia, and Jared Rayment discuss Costa's training ground bust up and Alexis' contract negotiations in addition to Red Bull New York trading their captain, and the Ocean City Nor'easters alum being selected in the MLS SuperDraft.

Duration: 01:34:31

See More