On today's MLS episode, Andy and Charles continue previewing the other 21 teams in MLS — beginning with the five from the Western Conference that failed to qualify for the 2016 playoffs: expansion side Minnesota United (1:00), Houston Dynamo (6:00), San Jose Earthquakes (11:00), Vancouver Whitecaps (16:00), and Portland Timbers (21:00).
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In today's episode, Andy and Charles announce the Talkin' Touches GoFundMe page (link below), before unleashing thoughts on Sporting KC's first "real" preseason "game" (3:30), why Ilie Sanchez is the key to 2017 (14:00), Benny Feilhaber's newfound freedom (23:30), and a quick recap of last week's Fan Forum (35:00).
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On today's MLS episode, Andy and Charles begin previewing the other 21 teams in MLS — beginning with the five from the Eastern Conference that failed to qualify for the 2016 playoffs: expansion side Atlanta United (1:00), Chicago Fire (6:00), Columbus Crew SC (11:30), Orlando City SC (16:30), and New England Revolution (22:00).
In today's episode, Andy and Charles provide a (super happy!) update about the future of Talkin' Touches (6:00), discuss the first two preseason "games" and praises for Latif Blessing and Ilie Sanchez (10:30), and Benny Feilhaber's starring role for the USMNT (31:00), which, duh.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss the future of the Talkin' Touches podcast (1:00), before a few quick-hitting thoughts as Sporting KC begin preseason 2017 (33:30).
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss MLS's decision to announce financial figures in trades (2:00), Sporting KC's signing of Ilie Sanchez (33:00), and Dom Dwyer's USMNT prospects as he nears U.S. citizenship (50:30).
In today's episode, Andy and Charles get all caught up on six of Sporting KC's winter signings (2:00), USMNT call-ups for Feilhaber and Zusi (47:00), and a significant change on the coaching staff (55:30).
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss the departure of Jacob Peterson (2:00), Sporting KC's lack of signings thus far in the offseason (19:00), and the team's new TV deal with Fox Sports KC (54:30), before a quick roundup of high-profile signings and trades elsewhere in MLS (1:09:00).
In today's episode, Andy and Charles discuss "Seattle Sounders, 2016 MLS Cup champions" (1:00), Sporting KC's ongoing roster moves (32:30), as well as the trades, drafts and signings happening elsewhere in MLS (59:00).
On today's MLS episode, Andy and Charles preview the big one — MLS Cup 2016 — from all angles. It's Toronto FC vs. Seattle Sounders for all the marbles.
In today's episode, Andy and Charles tackle the three biggest questions of Sporting KC's offseason: the future of Graham Zusi (3:00), the future of Matt Besler (30:00), and an alarmingly thin midfield desperate for reinforcements (46:30). (NOTE: Zusi and Besler's contracts run through 2018, not 2017 as stated throughout this podcast. We'll teach Andy how to read one day.)
On today's MLS episode, Andy and Charles discuss the 2016 MLS Cup finalists, Toronto FC (1:00) and Seattle Sounders (26:00), before launching into a discussion about Peter Vermes' contract extension with Sporting KC (52:00), and his prospects as future head coach of the USMNT (1:16:00).
In today's very special edition (again) of the pod, Andy and Charles discuss Jurgen Klinsmann being fired by the USMNT (1:00) and Bruce Arena's appointment as his replacement (36:00), before breaking down Montreal Impact 3-2 Toronto FC (53:30) and Seattle Sounders 2-1 Colorado Rapids (1:09:00) in the first legs of the conference finals.
In today's very special edition of the pod, Andy and Charles discuss the USMNT's disastrous World Cup qualifiers against Mexico (1:30) and Costa Rica (20:00), before getting to the good news of the day: Benny Feilhaber (40:30) and Ike Opara (51:30) re-signing with Sporting KC.
On today's MLS episode, Andy and Charles discuss the four conference finalists in the 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs: Toronto FC (0:30), Montreal Impact (6:30), Seattle Sounders (14:00), and Colorado Rapids (20:30).
In today's very special edition of the pod, Andy and Charles are all amped up for USA vs. Mexico to kick off the Hex. Discussions include Tim Howard starting in goal (1:30), who starts at center back next to John Brooks (10:30), who starts in midfield (20:30), and Jozy Altidore's unbelievable form (31:00).
On today's MLS episode, Andy and Charles discuss the conference semifinals first legs between Seattle Sounders 3-0 FC Dallas (0:30), LA Galaxy 1-0 Colorado Rapids (11:30), Toronto FC 2-0 New York City FC (19:00), and Montreal Impact 1-0 New York Red Bulls (26:00).
Sporting KC's season is over, which means it's officially the offseason. In today's episode, Andy and Charles break down Sporting KC's 1-0 loss to the Seattle Sounders in the MLS Cup Playoffs, which includes the four contentious refereeing decisions (1:00), the brilliance of Benny Feilhaber the best performance of the season (31:00), the best performance of the season (39:00).
On today's MLS episode Andy and Charles put a tidy little bow on the 2016 regular season (0:30), before diving into the three non-Sporting KC knockout-round games: Toronto FC vs. Philadelphia Union (4:00), D.C. United vs. Montreal Impact (9:00), and LA Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake (14:00).
In today's episode, Andy and Charles break down Sporting KC's 2-0 victory over San Jose Earthquakes on Decision Day, from the defense second straight clean sheet (3:00), to Roger Espinoza's versatility on the wing (9:30), before previewing the MLS Cup Playoffs knockout-round clash with the Seattle Sounders (16:00).
In today's episode, Andy and Charles preview the penultimate weekend of the 2016 MLS season, with the first half of the show all about Sporting KC vs. Real Salt Lake (2:00), followed by a quick-fire speed round — 5 minutes each — on Portland-Colorado (36:30), Dallas vs. Seattle (42:00), Montreal-Toronto (47:30), and finally D.C. United vs. New York City (53:00).
On today's MLS episode Andy and Charles discuss Toronto FC 1-2 D.C. United (0:30), New York Red Bulls 2-1 Philadelphia Union (10:00), the Golden Boot Race between Bradley Wright-Phillips and David Villa (19:00) FC Dallas 1-0 LA Galaxy (25:00), and Vancouver Whitecaps 1-2 Seattle Sounders (35:00).
In today's episode, Andy and Charles break down Sporting KC's season-defining 3-1 loss to the New England Revolution, which featured another wild and wacky lineup from Peter Vermes (5:30), and hash out Sporting's precarious place in the playoff race (38:00).
On today's MLS episode Andy and Charles discuss the Seattle Sounders (0:30) and Portland Timbers (19:00), who are battling for the 6th and final playoff place in the West, before having a top-to-bottom discussion about the race in the East (33:30).
In today's episode, Andy and Charles break down Sporting KC's 2-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes (4:30), which included a somewhat surprising starting XI (7:30), followed by a preview of the upcoming game against the New England Revolution (47:30).