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Talkin' Touches

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Now displaying: June, 2019
Jun 28, 2019

Andy and Charles break down Sporting KC's THRILLING 1-0 win over Columbus (3:06). It wasn't the best performance from SKC (15:52). Then we look ahead to the matchup with RSL (25:35). Who will create the the chances (33:28)?

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Jun 27, 2019

BONUS CONTENT! Ashley Scoby (ProSoccerUSA.com) joins Andy all the way from Paris to talk about the U.S. women's national team's journey (so far) at the 2019 Women's World Cup, VAR controversy, the ways in which we frame discussions about women's sports, and (oh, yeah) preview THE BIG ONE: USA vs. France in Friday's quarterfinal.

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Jun 20, 2019

Contract figures were released by the MLS Players Union last week, and Andy and Gooch break down what it means for Sporting KC. The bright side are the deals for Medranda, Busio, Lindsey and Barath (16:02). How long will the core stay together (49:08)? Are the Fontas and Croizet contracts bad or not (1:00:08)? Don't miss a Charles Gooch rant for the ages sandwiched in the middle (35:33).

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Jun 18, 2019

Producer Sean pulled his best SKC backline and forgot to do his job. Listen to the breakdown of Sporting's loss to Minnesota in the US Open Cup. Maybe it's not as bad a week later.

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Jun 6, 2019

It's first of the month and we take stock of the MLS Live Power Rankings. Carlos Vela and Bob Bradley are running away with the MVP and COY respectively, so we give our picks for the second place in each award. Portland reopened their stadium and it looks really good. 

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Jun 6, 2019

Sporting KC got one shot on goal in Houston, but what a shot it was. Andy and Charles break down the lineup changes from SKC's 1-1 draw over the weekend. Croizet showed the good side of the Yohan Croizet experience. Then they look ahead to the match in Toronto. Both teams will be shorthanded. Finally, Mateus Manuel is out, and we speculate why.

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Jun 3, 2019

Ashley Scoby from ProSoccerUSA.com joins Andy to preview the upcoming World Cup. They preview the USWNT. Try and get to the bottom of Jill Ellis' strategy. Can Alex Morgan lead a team to a World Cup trophy? Should Christen Press start? Should Carli Lloyd? Finally, Ashley previews the other top teams in the tournament.

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