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Now displaying: April, 2019
Apr 25, 2019

LAFC are running away with the Supporters' Shield (1:00). Pozuelo is making Toronto forget about Giovinco (11:25). Defenders in MLS are bad, and Andy and Charles get to the bottom of why (21:00).

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Apr 25, 2019

Andy and Charles reluctantly break down Sporting KC's thrashing at the hands of San Jose (4:20). A rash of injuries have left SKC scrambling. Who will be the replacements (26:10)? MLS handed out its suspension to Kaku. We had some thoughts (45:00).

 

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Apr 17, 2019

Unlike Sporting we didn't run out of gas on this marathon show. Andy and Charles start off discussing SKC's draw with New York Red Bull (3:34). What more is there to say about Gianluca Busio (22:53)? You will have to listen to find out. Kaku is a dirtbag (41:44). Finally, we look ahead to the the match versus San Jose (56:00).

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Apr 10, 2019

We played down a man on this episode. Andy and Sean discuss all the lineup changes in the match against FC Cincinnati. Zelalem made his MLS debut. Busio balled out. Barath and Fontas make a good pairing. Zendejas looks to be the clear number two behind Melia. We end the show previewing the CCL match vs Monterey, and talk about what this Champions League run means.

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Apr 5, 2019

Sporting lose 5-0 to Monterey in the first leg of their CONCACAF semifinal, and the less said about it the better. Ashley Scoby fills in for Charles. She and Andy talk through the loss. Andy does have one bit of personal news that should brighten everyone's spirits.

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Apr 4, 2019

On today's episode (recorded March 8), Andy sits down with David Ficklin, Executive Director of the Kansas City 2026 FIFA World Cup Bid, to talk about the ongoing efforts to bring the World Cup to KC, the obstacles facing KC's bid, the perception of KC outside of MLS circles, and whether or not Kansas Citians should want FIFA setting up shop in the wake of their numerous scandals.

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