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Now displaying: July, 2018
Jul 31, 2018

On today's (TT Premium) episode, Andy talks to FC Dallas beat writer Jon Arnold (Dallas Morning News) about FCD's shocking sale of Mauro Diaz (3:00), the even more shocking trade of Kellyn Acosta (10:00), the acquisition of Dominique Badji (21:00), and what to expect when they take on Sporting KC on Saturday (24:00).

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Jul 29, 2018

On today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 3-2 loss to FC Dallas (2:30), a couple semi-positive takeaways (4:00), the state of the attack (9:00), more defensive struggles (17:00), and finish with a Doghouse Update™ (32:00). (NOTE: Audio begins to skip a second or two at a time around the 30-minute mark, due to computer error)

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Jul 27, 2018

After breaking down the transfer of Mauro Diaz and the trade of Kellyn Acosta, FC Dallas beat writer Jon Arnold (Dallas Morning News) tells us what to expect from FCD when they take on Sporting KC this weekend. To hear the interview in its entirety (and support Talkin' Touches): https://www.patreon.com/talkintouches

Jul 27, 2018

On today's MLS episode, Andy and Charles discuss Alphonso Davies' $13.5-million (potentially $22 million) transfer to Bayern Munich (0:30), Bradley Wright-Phillips' 100th MLS goal and epic celebration (11:00), and Minnesota United's three-win week and Darwin Quintero's massive impact (18:30).

Jul 26, 2018

On today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's need for a new striker (2:30), a trio of MLS veterans available on the trade market (7:00), Emiliano Amor's impending departure from KC (17:30), and what the lineup might look like against first-place FC Dallas (26:00).

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Jul 25, 2018
On today's (TT Premium) episode, Andy sits down with Sporting KC assistant coach Kerry Zavagnin to talk about the 2-2 draw with Toronto FC (2:30), Roger Espinoza's absence and importance (9:00), summer transfer plans (17:00), Jaylin Lindsey's development (19:00) and Felipe Gutierrez's impending return (26:00). 
 
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Jul 19, 2018

On today's MLS segment Andy and Charles discuss the opening of Audi Field and Wayne Rooney's D.C. United debut (1:30); react to Mike Petke's rant about VAR (11:20); and finish up by declaring some teams dead (18:33). 

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Jul 19, 2018

On today's episode, Andy and Charles welcome Talkin' Touches summer signing Producer Sean (3:04); followed by a breakdown of Sporting KC's 4-2 USOC loss to Houston Dynamo; live reaction to postgame comments from Peter Vermes (26:35), and a Tim Melia discussion (34:23).

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Jul 11, 2018

Kerry Zavagnin talks about the excitement of Felipe Gutierrez returning from injury very soon. To hear the interview in its entirety (and support Talkin' Touches): https://www.patreon.com/talkintouches

Jul 8, 2018

On today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 2-2 draw with Toronto FC (1:00), 1 point from 3 games in 8 days (4:00), Yohan Croizet's struggles (14:00), the ongoing injury epidemic (21:00) and Jaylin Lindsey as the full-time left back starter (27:00). To support Talkin' Touches on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/talkintouches

Jul 6, 2018

On today's episode, Andy and Charles unveil The Really Big Thing™. For more info, and/or to support Talkin' Touches on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/talkintouches

Jul 3, 2018

On today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss Sporting KC's 2-0 loss to the Montreal Impact (2:00), a lackluster offensive performance (8:00) and Daniel Salloi playing center forward (16:00), and quickly look ahead to two more games coming up this week (32:00). BIG TALKIN' TOUCHES NEWS COMING LATER THIS WEEK, STAY TUNED!!!

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