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Interview with Matty Knips from the Underdog Soccer Podcast
Dec 13 • 37 min
We are joined by Matty Knips from the Underdog Soccer Podcast in this interview. We discuss his soccer podcast, the USMNT, coaching middle school girls, & more. Find the Underdog Soccer Podcast website here: https://underdogsoccerpodcast.com/ Find Matty…
Episode 103 - Scooby Doo
Dec 9 • 64 min
We discuss James Milner’s legacy, Ada Hegerberg as the first ever Ballon d’Or Feminin winner, MLS Cup and more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Megs (4:50-17:03) - MLS selling big name players - USWNT World Cup draw Christian’s Corner (17:58-33:36)…
Interview with Phil & Pat from the Two Red Gringos LFC Podcast
Dec 6 • 62 min
We are joined by Phil Baki & Pat Staley from the Two Red Gringos LFC Podcast. We discuss Liverpool FC’s season, attempt to predict the winter transfer window, get the origin and behind the scenes details for the Two Red Gringos Podcast, & more. Time…
Episode 102 - Freaky Deaky Dutch
Dec 2 • 60 min
We discuss the USMNT finally having a manager, Klopp’s pitch invasion, the ongoing Copa Libertadores Final saga, & more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Megs (3:28-17:29) - USMNT has a coach - New UEFA club competition Christian’s Corner…
Interview w/ Will Rivard from Tottenham Hotspur World
Nov 29 • 32 min
We are joined by Will Rivard from Tottenham Hotspur World. We discuss Will’s website, the soccer culture in Alabama, Tottenham’s season, & more. Find the Tottenham Hotspur World website here: http://tottenhamhotspurworld.com/ Find Tottenham Hotspur World…
Episode 101 - Who Likes To Go Outside?
Nov 25 • 69 min
We discuss Thiago Motta’s tactical revolution, Barca’s agreement w/ LFC as a result of the Coutinho sale, MLS schedule changes for next year, & more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Time Here (2:04-17:01) - Thiago Motta’s running a unique formation…
Interview w/ Paul & David from Over The Bar
Nov 22 • 42 min
We are joined by Paul McGarraghy & David Turner from Over The Bar. We discuss their website (Over The Bar), club soccer fandom in Manchester, the UEFA Nations League, & more. Find the Over The Bar website here: https://www.otbfootball.net/ Find Over The…
Episode 100 - Ronaldinho, I’d Love To Help You Out
Nov 18 • 73 min
We discuss Germany being relegated, the Sturridge betting scandal, the USMNT’s utterly meaningless existence right now, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Time Here (3:20-16:42) - Ranieri to Fulham - Germany relegated - Crazy CONCACAF story…
Interview w/ Kevin & Martin from the LADS Podcast
Nov 15 • 26 min
We are joined by Kevin & Martin from the Loud Americans Discussing Soccer, or LADS, podcast for this interview episode. We discuss how the LADS got their start, their social media game, and their soccer fandom. Make sure to check them out at the links…
Episode 99 - Make AC Milan Zlatan Again
Nov 11 • 71 min
We are joined by Todd & Tyler from the Free Kick Pod to discuss the Manchester Derby, Der Klassiker, Ibra’s MLS future, & more. Find the Free Kick Pod on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FreeKickPod Find the podcast on iTunes here:…
Episode 98 - Sugar Daddy
Nov 4 • 60 min
We are joined by John Collins from The Game of Football Podcast to discuss the PSG & City FFP revelations, pro players behaving like morons, possible rule changes, & more. Find The Game of Football Podcast on Twitter here:…
Episode 97 - He Approves Of No One
Oct 31 • 52 min
We discuss Madrid sacking their manager, De Bruyne unhappy with the NFL, Jose approving his own boss, and more. Support the podcast by purchasing a specially designed long sleeve T. Sales end November 8. Get your shirt here:…
Episode 96 - Pizzazz
Oct 21 • 64 min
We are joined by Matthew Ridout, aka Soccernoob, to discuss Bayern’s comments to the media, Mourinho vs the Chelsea assistant, Usain Bolt’s soccer career, & more. Find Soccernoob on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/SoccernoobUSA Find the Soccernoob blog…
Episode 95 - Christian’s Corner Conspiracies
Oct 16 • 70 min
We discuss Griezmann for Ballon d’Or, Henry to Monaco, Saving the Crew, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Time Here (4:01-22:13) - Raheem Sterling England performance - Paco Alcacer’s hot start - Thierry Henry new Monaco manager…
Episode 94 - Numerical Number
Oct 8 • 64 min
We discuss the Ronaldo accusations, recap Liverpool vs City, discuss the USMNT roster for upcoming friendlies, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Christian’s Corner (3:19-17:37) - Ronaldo accusations…
Episode 93 - LL Cool J
Oct 1 • 50 min
We discuss Messi being rested at FC Barcelona, Mendy’s antics wearing on Pep, listener questions, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Time Here (2:33-11:50) - Is Chelsea’s success gonna be long term? - Hazard retiring the knee slide…
Episode 92 - Blasphemous
Sep 25 • 60 min
We discuss Mourinho telling Pogba he will never captain United again, the FIFA Best awards, the USL rebrand, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Time Here (3:53-14:34) - Mourinho said Pogba will never captain United again Christian’s Corner…
Episode 91 - What About Me?
Sep 17 • 48 min
We discuss mascots in soccer, the USMNT friendlies, and answer a bunch of listener questions. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Time Here (2:37-6:15) - Varane’s FIFA rating Christian’s Corner (6:15-13:13) - Chievo docked 3 points for false accounting…
Episode 90 - Shag A Little Bit Too Much With That
Sep 9 • 61 min
We’re joined by Andrew Deihl (https://twitter.com/ItsADeihl) to discuss Neymar as Brazil’s permanent captain, Messi’s snub, Denmark’s national team standoff, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Time Here (2:06-14:12) - Neymar made permanent…
Interview with Chrisos Mavromoustakos From Mavro Productions
Sep 5 • 18 min
Dave is joined by Chrisos Mavromoustakos from Mavro Productions to discuss Chrisos’ YouTube channel and soccer fandom. Find Mavro Productions on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/c/Mavroproductions And find it on Twitter here:…
Episode 89 - Dave’s Podcast
Sep 2 • 51 min
We discuss Schweinsteiger’s mid-season testimonial, the life of a lower division US Soccer pro, the USMNT roster for the upcoming friendlies, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Dave’s Part 1 - Rayo Vallecano stadium closed until October 15…
Episode 88 - Matt’s Time Here
Aug 26 • 68 min
We discuss Ozil’s “illness”, La Liga players striking, Austin FC’s crest, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Time Here - Ozil’s illness - Gattuso’s Bakayoko comment - Karius allowed to leave LFC but not Mignolet Christian’s Corner - Lloris…
Episode 87 - Welcome To Christian’s Corner
Aug 19 • 48 min
We’re together again for this podcast. We discuss La Liga playing matches in North America, Diego Costa kicking Sergio Ramos, Inter Milan suing La Liga, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Christian’s Corner - La Liga matches played in USA and…
Episode 86 - Write That Down
Aug 15 • 57 min
All three Knittel brothers are together in their parents’ basement (aka Christian’s bedroom) for today’s podcast. We discuss MLS Miami’s new crest, Cech’s Twitter battle with Bayer Leverkusen, Wayne Rooney’s hustle play, and more. Stories discussed this…
Episode 85 - Lionel Messi… What A Player He Is, Huh?
Aug 12 • 75 min
We are joined by Critty Smith from the Kings of Europe podcast. We discuss Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds, the opening weekend in the Prem, Sporting Director requirements, and more. Find Critty on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/CrittySmith And find the Kings…
Episode 84 - It’s Beggin’!
Aug 5 • 76 min
Dave & Christian are joined by D.J. Fluck from Stadium Scene and Dave’s wife Kristin (for Christian’s Corner) on today’s podcast. We discuss athlete diets, how Atlanta United would do in the Premier League, Brad Guzan’s in-game interview at the MLS…
Premier League 2018 - 19 Season Preview with Tom Newman from 90MAAT
Aug 4 • 119 min
We’re joined by Tom Newman from 90 Minutes At A Time to preview the upcoming 2018-2019 Premier League season. We go through a detailed, team by team discussion to let you know what to expect this season. Check out the 90 Minutes At A Time website here:…
Episode 83 - Played Well Extremely
Jul 30 • 68 min
We discuss Jose Mourinho, Christian Pulisic’s future, Alfonso Davies’ transfer to Bayern, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Matt’s Segment - Mourinho’s time at United - Are Bayern/Germany on the decline? - Pulisic contract & what’s best for his…
Episode 82 - Laying Down The Gauntlet
Jul 23 • 74 min
We discuss Tim Weah’s development, Chelsea’s empire possibly crumbling, Serie A rising, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 (USA) - Tim Weah playing with stars and what that means for his development - How can the US Open Cup grow in the…
World Cup 2018 - Day 32 World Cup Final Recap (July 15)
Jul 15 • 77 min
We discuss the 2018 World Cup Final between France & Croatia. We also recap the tournament including teams & players that impressed or disappointed, teams to watch out for in 2022, favorite goals, favorite moments, and a discussion of Russia’s hosting as…
World Cup 2018 - Day 31 Recap (July 14)
Jul 14 • 36 min
We discuss the action from the 3rd place match at the 2018 World Cup. We review Belgium vs England. We also do a detailed preview of the World Cup Final between France & Croatia. Check out our website here: https://www.brostalkingsoccerpodcast.com/ And…
World Cup 2018 - Day 28 Recap (July 11)
Jul 11 • 42 min
We are joined by Matty Knips from The Underdog Soccer Podcast to discuss the action from the second semifinal match at the 2018 World Cup. We review Croatia vs England. We also preview the 3rd place match and Final scheduled for this weekend. Find The…
World Cup 2018 - Day 27 Recap (July 10)
Jul 10 • 73 min
We are joined by J.S. Leatherbarrow from Football And The City to discuss the action from the first semifinal match at the 2018 World Cup. We review France vs Belgium. We also preview the other semifinal match on Wednesday, which is Croatia vs England.…
World Cup 2018 - Day 24 Recap (July 7)
Jul 7 • 41 min
We are joined by Denver Yost from The MLS Guys to discuss the action from the second day of the quarterfinals at the 2018 World Cup. We review Sweden vs England and Russia vs Croatia. We also preview the first semifinal match on Tuesday, which is France…
World Cup 2018 - Day 23 Recap (July 6)
Jul 6 • 53 min
We discuss the action from the first day of the quarterfinals at the 2018 World Cup. We review Uruguay vs France and Brazil vs Belgium. We also preview the final quarterfinal matches on Saturday, which are Sweden vs England and Russia vs Croatia. Please…
World Cup 2018 - Day 20 Recap (July 3)
Jul 3 • 76 min
We are joined by Paul McGarraghy from Over The Bar to discuss the action from the final day of the round of 16 at the 2018 World Cup. We review Sweden vs Switzerland and Colombia vs England. We also preview the first quarterfinal matches on Friday, which…
World Cup 2018 - Day 19 Recap (July 2)
Jul 2 • 41 min
Dave is all alone on today’s podcast discussing the action from the third day of the knockout rounds. He reviews Brazil vs Mexico and Belgium vs Japan. He also previews the final round of 16 matches, which are Sweden vs Switzerland and Colombia vs…
World Cup 2018 - Day 18 Recap (July 1)
Jul 1 • 59 min
We are joined by Denver Yost from The MLS Guys and Christian Sandler from the Philly Soccer Page to discuss the action from the second day of the knockout rounds. We review Spain vs Russia and Croatia vs Denmark. We also preview knockout round matches on…
World Cup 2018 - Day 17 Recap (June 30)
Jun 30 • 50 min
We are joined by Dalu to discuss the action from the first round of 16 matches. We review France vs Argentina and Uruguay vs Portugal. We also preview knockout round matches on Day 2, which are Spain vs Russia and Croatia vs Denmark. Find Dalu on Twitter…
World Cup 2018 - Day 16 (Group Stage Recap & KO Preview) (June 29)
Jun 29 • 88 min
In this episode, we have 2 parts. In Part 1, Dave is joined by Mark Lawson from Game Day Tourist to give his thoughts on the 2018 World Cup so far. We focus more on the cultural and off-field happenings in this section. Check out Game Day Tourist on…
World Cup 2018 - Day 15 Recap (June 28)
Jun 28 • 36 min
We’re joined by David Pearson from Over The Bar on today’s podcast to recap the action from Day 15 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s matches of Senegal vs Colombia, Japan vs Poland, England vs Belgium, and Panama vs Tunisia. We also…
World Cup 2018 - Day 14 Recap (June 27)
Jun 27 • 59 min
We’re joined by John Collins from The Game of Football Podcast to recap the action from Day 14 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s matches of Mexico vs Sweden, South Korea vs Germany, Switzerland vs Costa Rica, and Serbia vs Brazil. We…
World Cup 2018 - Day 13 Recap (June 26)
Jun 26 • 37 min
Just Dave on today’s podcast to recap the action from Day 13 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He reviews the day’s matches of Australia vs Peru, Denmark vs France, Iceland vs Croatia, and Nigeria vs Argentina. He also previews Day 13’s matches of Mexico…
World Cup 2018 - Day 12 Recap (June 25)
Jun 25 • 39 min
Just Dave on today’s podcast to recap the action from Day 12 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He reviews the day’s matches of Saudi Arabia vs Egypt, Uruguay vs Russia, Spain vs Morocco, and Iran vs Portugal. He also previews Day 13’s matches of Australia…
World Cup 2018 - Day 11 Recap (June 24)
Jun 24 • 52 min
We are joined by Will from Tottenham Hotspur World to discuss the action from Day 11 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s matches of England vs Panama, Japan vs Senegal, and Poland vs Colombia. We also preview Day 12’s matches of Saudi…
World Cup 2018 - Day 10 Recap (June 23)
Jun 23 • 81 min
We are joined by J.S. from Football And The City to discuss the action from Day 10 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s matches of Belgium vs Tunisia, South Korea vs Mexico, and Germany vs Sweden. We also preview Day 11’s matches of…
World Cup 2018 - Day 9 Recap (June 22)
Jun 22 • 62 min
We are joined by our friend Dalu to discuss the action from Day 9 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s matches of Brazil vs Costa Rica, Nigeria vs Iceland, and Serbia vs Switzerland. We also preview Day 10’s matches of Belgium vs Tunisia,…
World Cup 2018 - Day 8 Recap (June 21)
Jun 21 • 65 min
We discuss the action from Day 8 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s matches of Denmark vs Australia, France vs Peru, and Argentina vs Croatia. We also preview Day 9’s matches of Brazil vs Costa Rica, Nigeria vs Iceland, and Serbia vs…
World Cup 2018 - Day 7 Recap (June 20)
Jun 20 • 34 min
We discuss the action from Day 7 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s matches of Portugal vs Morocco, Uruguay vs Saudi Arabia, and Iran vs Spain. We also preview Day 8’s matches of Denmark vs Australia, France vs Peru, & Argentina vs…
World Cup 2018 - Day 6 Recap (June 19)
Jun 19 • 25 min
It’s just Dave in this episode discussing the action from Day 6 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He reviews the day’s matches of Colombia vs Japan, Poland vs Senegal, and Russia vs Egypt. And he also previews Day 7’s matches of Portugal vs Morocco,…
World Cup 2018 - Day 5 Recap (June 18)
Jun 18 • 45 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by Matty Knips from the Underdog Soccer Podcast to discuss the action from Day 5 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s matches of Sweden vs South Korea, Belgium vs Panama, and Tunisia vs England. We also…
World Cup 2018 - Day 4 Recap (June 17)
Jun 17 • 67 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by J.S. from Football And The City to discuss the action from Day 4 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s matches of Costa Rica vs Serbia, Germany vs Mexico, and Brazil vs Switzerland. We also preview Day 5’s…
World Cup 2018 - Day 3 Recap (June 16)
Jun 16 • 41 min
Today’s podcast is broken into 2 parts. In part 1, Dave, Christian, & Matt discuss the action from the first 2 matches on Day 3 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review the day’s early matches of France vs Australia and Argentina vs Iceland. Christian…
World Cup 2018 - Day 2 Recap (June 15)
Jun 15 • 41 min
Dave & Matt are joined by listener Dalu to discuss the action from Day 2 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We review today’s matches of Uruguay vs Egypt, Morocco vs Iran, and Spain vs Portugal. We also preview tomorrow’s matches of France vs Australia,…
World Cup 2018 - Day 1 Recap (June 14)
Jun 14 • 19 min
Dave & Matt discuss the action from Day 1 of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. We briefly discuss the Spain manager situation & touch on smiling in Russia. We then review the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia and preview tomorrow’s matches…
Episode 81 - Run Train
Jun 10 • 57 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by Christian Sandler to discuss the 2026 World Cup vote, Harry Kane’s new deal, USMNT vs France, and more. Check out Christian Sandler on Twitter (https://twitter.com/ByChristianSand) And Watch us on YouTube here:…
Episode 80 - World Cup Preview With Mark Lawson
Jun 3 • 62 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by Mark Lawson to discuss the 2018 World Cup. We give our predictions on the group stage, winners, dark horses, disappointments, and breakout players. Check out Mark’s content here: - Game Day Tourist Twitter…
Episode 79 - First Timer
May 28 • 64 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by Bryan Hernandez to discuss the Champions League Final, how to improve soccer in the United States, the USMNT vs Bolivia friendly, & more. Find Bryan on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/officialhrndz And find him on…
Soccer Tavern Quick Announcement
May 23 • 0 min
Quick announcement that we’ll be taking a break from releasing bonus podcasts on Wednesday’s for the next few weeks.
Episode 78 - It’s A Theesaurus
May 22 • 62 min
The Knittel brothers discuss the FA Cup Final, US gambling laws, World Cup roster surprises, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - FA Cup Final…
Soccer Tavern #12 - Leicester City FC Club History
May 16 • 12 min
We discuss some of Leicester City Football Club’s history in this podcast. We begin with the club’s location, home ground, and founding story. We then discuss the club’s nickname (the Foxes), crest, and important events. And we close with discussing…
Episode 77 - Irregardless
May 14 • 53 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Rooney to DC United, US Territories voting for the 2026 World Cup, Premier League & Bundesliga season reviews, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Wayne Rooney to DC…
Soccer Tavern #11 - Huddersfield Town AFC Club History
May 9 • 10 min
We discuss some of Huddersfield Town Association Football Club’s history in this podcast. We begin with the club’s location, home ground, and founding story. We then discuss the club’s nicknames, crest, and important events. And we close with discussing…
Episode 76 - Who Can Relate?
May 6 • 62 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Gerrard taking over Rangers, England selling Wembley, Rocco Commisso offering $500M to US Soccer, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Mourinho playing other center…
Soccer Tavern #10 - Everton FC Club History
May 2 • 12 min
We discuss some of Everton Football Club’s history in this video. We begin with the club’s location, home ground, and founding story. We then discuss the club’s nicknames (the Blues and the Toffees), crest, and important events. And we close with…
Episode 75 - A Bit of a Dimwit
Apr 30 • 64 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by Chrisos from Mavro Productions to discuss Rafa Benitez, bio-banding, Fox Sports’ coverage of the World Cup & more. Check out the Mavro Productions YouTube channel here: http://bit.ly/2r4xssK Watch us on YouTube here:…
Soccer Tavern #9 - Crystal Palace FC Club History
Apr 25 • 13 min
Dave discusses some of Crystal Palace FC’s history. He begins with the club’s location, home ground, and founding story. He then discusses the club’s nicknames, crest, and important events. And he closes with discussing noteworthy players, managers, and…
Episode 74 - More Money
Apr 23 • 59 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Arsene Wenger leaving Arsenal, FIFA showing VAR replays in stadium, New England’s interesting youth soccer approach, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Arsene Wenger…
Soccer Tavern #8 - Chelsea FC Club History
Apr 18 • 14 min
Dave discusses some of Chelsea FC’s history. He begins with the club’s location, home ground, and founding story. He then discusses the club’s nicknames, crest, and important events. And he closes with discussing noteworthy players, managers, and…
Episode 73 - On The Hole
Apr 15 • 56 min
The Knittel brothers discuss FIFA proposals, UEFA Champions League, CONCACAF Champions League, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - FIFA was offered $25 billion for control of Club World Cup & new…
Soccer Tavern #7 - Burnley FC Club History
Apr 11 • 11 min
Dave discusses some of Burnley FC’s history. He begins with the club’s location, home ground, and founding story. He then discusses the club’s nickname, crest, and important events. And he closes with discussing noteworthy players, managers, and…
Episode 72 - Late Blossomers
Apr 9 • 59 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Messi’s evolution, the top 5 American players in the Prem’s history, Ibra’s MLS deal details, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Messi’s efficiency…
Soccer Tavern #6 - Brighton & Hove Albion FC Club History
Apr 4 • 13 min
Dave discusses some of Brighton & Hove Albion FC’s history. He begins with the club’s location, home ground, and founding story. He then discusses the club’s nickname, crest, and important events. And he closes with discussing noteworthy players,…
Episode 71 - The American Pronunciation
Apr 1 • 58 min
The Knittel brothers discuss changes to the Champions League/Europa League, Dele Alli expectations, Dave Sarachan as US manager, & more. Watch us on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2BNyalQ Link to Inside The 18 goalkeeping podcast:…
Soccer Tavern #5 - Arsenal FC Club History
Mar 28 • 15 min
Dave discusses some of Arsenal FC’s history. He begins with the club’s location, home ground, and founding story. He then discusses the club’s nickname, crest, and important events. And he closes with discussing noteworthy players, managers, and…
Episode 70 - You Just Gotta Hop Right In
Mar 25 • 54 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Manchester United’s brainstorming ideas, Zlatan to the Galaxy, the anonymous MLS players poll, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - United evaluating ways to…
Soccer Tavern #4 - AFC Bournemouth Club History
Mar 21 • 13 min
Dave discusses some of AFC Bournemouth’s history. He begins with the club’s location, home ground, and founding story. He then discusses the club’s nickname (the Cherries), crest, and important events. And he closes with discussing noteworthy players,…
Episode 69 - Soccer’s Gonna Get A Lot More Interesting
Mar 18 • 52 min
The Knittel brothers discuss the Carragher spitting incident, the UCL draw, a trade standoff in the NWSL, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Greek league suspended after PAOK president…
Soccer Tavern #3 - History Of Position Numbers In Soccer
Mar 14 • 7 min
Dave shares the history and evolution of position numbers in soccer. Starting with Herbert Chapman in the 1920s, he then discusses how numbering evolved with the changing formations over the decades. The audio was taken from the Soccer Tavern’s History Of…
Episode 68 - Rubbed By What He Said
Mar 9 • 50 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Bayern & the Bundesliga, young MLS players choosing other careers, the North American World Cup bid, and more. Liverpool history blooper video: https://twitter.com/TheSoccerTavern/status/971101239873175552 Bros Talking Soccer…
Soccer Tavern #2 - History Of The Word ‘Soccer’
Mar 7 • 5 min
Dave shares the history and evolution of the term ‘soccer.’ He starts with explaining the history of the word ‘football’ and then explains how soccer was derived from the words ‘association football’ in Britain in the late 1800s. The audio was taken from…
Episode 67 - Same Same But Different
Mar 4 • 66 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by Mark Lawson from Game Day Tourist in this episode. They discuss England’s proposed winter break, NASL canceling the 2018 season, differences between supporters in England & the US, and more. You can find Game Day Tourist…
Soccer Tavern #1 - Origins Of Soccer
Feb 28 • 10 min
In this special episode of the podcast, Dave shares soccer’s creation story beginning in the Middle Ages then moves to 18th-century English public schools and finally discusses the formation of the Football Association (FA) and International Football…
Episode 66 - He Doesn’t Like Getting Probed
Feb 25 • 53 min
The Knittel brothers discuss transfer market reforms, Tottenham’s wage structure, MLS rules, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2BNyalQ Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Proposed transfer market reforms…
Episode 65 - I Speak Straight Facts
Feb 19 • 47 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Pogba criticism, the FC Dallas & FC Bayern development deal, VAR, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Klopp’s passion (http://www.goal.com/story/the-passion-of-klopp/) - What would it take for De Bruyne to…
Episode 64 - I’m Just A Genius
Feb 11 • 46 min
The Knittel brothers discuss the new offside law, the new USSF president, Liga MX suspending pro/rel and more. Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - New offside rule discussion after Liverpool vs Tottenham match…
Episode 63 - A Lot Of Rubbing The Wrong Way
Feb 4 • 53 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Arsenal’s transfer window, MLS roster drama, an MLS v Liga MX Champion playoff, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2mQpO46 And check out our other YouTube channel here: http://bit.ly/2m4Yy0p Stories discussed…
Episode 62 - I’m Not A Bird Connoisseur
Jan 28 • 63 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Beckham finally getting his MLS team in Miami, Leeds United’s awful crest, Zidane on the hot seat, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2mQpO46 And check out our other YouTube channel here: http://bit.ly/2m4Yy0p…
Episode 61 - Do They Have Tasers Over There?
Jan 22 • 74 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by Christian Sandler to discuss Sean Dyche eating worms, Ronaldo being even more vain than we thought, the Union finally making moves in MLS & more. Watch us on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2mQpO46 And check out our other…
Episode 60 - Screw College
Jan 18 • 56 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Eric Lichaj’s new dog, Landon Donovan’s return, MLS’s new eSports league, and more. Watch us on YouTube here: http://bit.ly/2mQpO46 And check out our other YouTube channel here: http://bit.ly/2m4Yy0p Stories discussed this…
Episode 59 - I Love Suede
Jan 9 • 48 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Coutinho to Barca, Fleetwood keeper with a year’s supply of Papa John’s, Mark Hughes fired from Stoke, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Coutinho to Barca…
Episode 58 - Prestige Worldwide
Jan 3 • 44 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Goretzka to Bayern, Wenger breaking records, best moments of 2017, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Pogba is the transfer whisperer…
Episode 57 - They Drive On The Wrong Side Of The Road
Dec 27, 2017 • 52 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Bristol City’s cup run, quirky scheduling in MLS & EPL, distracting sideline boards, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Is Klopp a good manager? (https://twitter.com/bet365/status/944321161403535360) - De…
Episode 56 - Twisting The Knife
Dec 20, 2017 • 41 min
Matt and Dave discuss Christian Pulisic, AC Milan fans treating Donnarumma terribly, if parity is over in MLS, and more. Stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Christian Pulisic won USMNT player of the year - youngest winner ever…
Episode 55 - Mourinho Doesn’t Enjoy Fun
Dec 13, 2017 • 57 min
The Knittel brothers discuss the Champions League draw, the infamous milk fight between Manchester United and Manchester City, the MLS offseason, and more. Stories & topics discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Champions League Draw…
Episode 54 - Somebody’s A World Traveller
Dec 6, 2017 • 53 min
The Knittel brothers discuss the World Cup draw, Pep coaching other teams’ players, MLS Cup preview, and more. Stories & topics discussed this episode: Segment 1 - WC discussion (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/01/sports/soccer/world-cup-2018-draw.html) -…
Episode 53 - Treading On Thin Ice
Nov 28, 2017 • 46 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Messi’s no-goal heard ‘round the world, Peru potentially being kicked out of the World Cup, soccer TV ratings in the US & more. Stories & Topics discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Gattuso is now the AC Milan manager…
Episode 52 - We Fixed The Glitch
Nov 21, 2017 • 40 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Porter leaving the Timbers, Ronaldo’s ineffective defense, West Ham’s many issues, and more. Also, it’s our 1 year anniversary! Thank you for listening over the last year and we’re excited for what the coming years have in…
Episode 51 - I Was Expecting A Little Bit Better Of A Kick
Nov 16, 2017 • 55 min
The Knittel brothers discuss MLS managerial hires, Evra kicking his own fan in the face, Italy out of the World Cup, and more. Plus, we have a special interview with Kevin and Martin from the Loud Americans Discussing Soccer (L.A.D.S.) podcast. Topics…
Philadelphia Union 2017 Season Review
Nov 8, 2017 • 67 min
Dave, Christian, and Christian Sandler dissect the Philadelphia Union’s 2017 season including the front office, Academy, and what we want to see from this offseason/the future. - You can find Christian Sandler on Twitter here:…
Episode 50 - It’s Like A Little Bit March
Nov 7, 2017 • 47 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Santi Cazorla coming back, Moyes taking over West Ham, MLS playoff drama, & more. Before we get to our topics, make sure to check out the LADS podcast here:…
Episode 49 - I Don’t Crave It, I Just Deserve It
Oct 30, 2017 • 48 min
The Knittel brothers discuss MLS playoffs, Man United’s historic homegrown streak, the proposed FIFA ‘World League’, and more. Before we get to our topics, make sure to check out the LADS podcast here:…
Episode 48 - New Dos Equis Guy
Oct 23, 2017 • 36 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by their dad (Dave Sr) and Christian Sandler to discuss the Crew’s potential move to Austin, Everton firing Ronald Koeman, Neymar breaking news at Messi’s wedding and more. Stories and topics discussed this episode: Segment…
Episode 47 - Shakespeare In Love
Oct 18, 2017 • 53 min
The Knittel brothers discuss the USMNT failure to qualify for the World Cup, the UEFA Nations League, no more extra time, and more. Links to topics and stories discussed in this episode: Segment 1 - Discussing USMNT’s failure to qualify for the World Cup…
Episode 46 - Are You The Notary?
Oct 10, 2017 • 38 min
The Knittel brothers discuss important World Cup qualifiers, the Ballon d’Or 30-man list, Neymar wanting Barca out of the Champions League, and more. Stories & topics discussed on this episode: Segment 1 - USMNT discussion on Friday’s qualifier -…
Episode 45 - I Don’t Trust This Process
Oct 5, 2017 • 43 min
The Knittel brothers discuss the unrest in Catalonia’s impact on FC Barcelona, Ancelotti leaving Bayern, Timo Werner struggling to cope in Turkey and more. Stories & topics discussed on this episode: Segment 1 - Barcelona may be leaving La Liga…
Episode 44 - My Mom Thinks I’m Cool
Sep 26, 2017 • 54 min
The Knittel brothers are joined by Steve Bernasconi of The Soccer Tour to discuss proposed changes to the MLS playoffs, NASL’s lawsuit, Tevez’s comments about Chinese soccer and more. Stories & Topics discussed on this episode: Segment 1 - Proposed…
Episode 43 - You Were Not Listening At All
Sep 19, 2017 • 44 min
The Knittel brothers discuss Toronto FC’s historic season, Lukaku celebrating against Everton, trouble at PSG, and more. Stories & Topics discussed on this episode: Segment 1 - Sunil Gulati has a challenger for US Soccer president in next year’s elections…
Episode 42 - WADA R You Doing?
Sep 13, 2017 • 55 min
We discuss Delle Alli’s one finger salute, La Liga’s lack of drug testing, USMNT World Cup Qualification, and more. Links to topics/stories discussed on this episode: Segment 1 - EPL changing transfer deadline window…
Episode 41 - Econ 101
Sep 6, 2017 • 41 min
We discuss the EPL cracking down on number choices, USMNT World Cup Qualifying, NASL getting relegated to Division 3, and more. Links to stories discussed this episode: Segment 1 - Renato Sanches can’t wear #85…
Episode 40 - OG
Aug 29, 2017 • 53 min
Dave and Christian discuss the MLS playoff schedule, the new Las Vegas soccer team’s awful name, the Barca-PSG cold war and more. Links to stories discussed: Segment 1 - MLS playoff scheduling…
Episode 39 - The Opposite Of 15
Aug 22, 2017 • 38 min
Christian and Dave discuss what is happening at FC Barcelona, the Serie A title race, transfer window sagas, and more. Links to stories discussed on this episode: Segment 1 - Barcelona in trouble…
Episode 38 - Kaka’s Awkward Face Grab
Aug 16, 2017 • 30 min
Dave & Matt discuss Klopp’s managerial credentials, Cristiano’s push of a referee, Carlos Vela to LAFC, and more. Links to stories discussed on this episode: Segment 1 - Iranian players banned from national team duty for playing against Israeli…
Episode 37 - The EPL Returns!
Aug 9, 2017 • 51 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss the CAS filing for promotion and relegation in the US, Neymar’s farewell, predictions for the EPL season and more. Links to stories discussed on this episode: Section 1: - CAS filing on pro/rel:…
Episode 36 - Rolling A Wrong
Aug 3, 2017 • 50 min
We discuss the LA coaching hires, Coutinho rumors, changes in penalty shootouts, and more. Links to topics discussed on this episode: SEGMENT 1 - Neymar transfer timeline & some reddit responses:…
Episode 35 - Players Gonna Play
Jul 26, 2017 • 55 min
Dave and Christian discuss Chicharito’s MLS worth, the MLS media rights proposal everyone is talking about, Neymar to PSG, and more. Links to stories discussed on this episode: - El Salvador’s antics vs the USMNT:…
Episode 34 - Seeing Blue
Jul 18, 2017 • 31 min
Dave and Christian discuss AC Milan’s transfer window, USMNT Gold Cup strategy, and more. Links to stories discussed: - AC Milan transfer window: http://www.espnfc.com/story/3158816/ac-milan-announce-midfielder-lucas-biglia-as-ninth-summer-signing - Red…
Episode 33 - If You Can’t Beat ‘em Buy ‘em
Jul 12, 2017 • 50 min
We discuss some high-profile transfers, VAR, crazy South African soccer club owners, and more. Links to articles discussed on this episode: -Paul Pogba had some comments recently about winning trophies.…
Quick 4th Of July Message
Jul 4, 2017 • 0 min
No new show, but we wanted to send a quick happy 4th of July message.
Episode 32 - They Took Yer Jobs
Jun 27, 2017 • 52 min
The brothers discuss China’s U-20s in the German league, loyalty in soccer, rescinded red cards and more. Links to stories discussed in this episode: - English FA bans sponsor deals with betting companies:…
Episode 31 - Dave’s Big Work Day
Jun 21, 2017 • 47 min
The brothers discuss Cristiano’s potential move away from Madrid, new soccer rules, the Confederations Cup’s future, and more. Links to topics discussed on this episode: - Cristiano may leave Madrid:…
Episode 30 - Grab The Game By The Waist
Jun 13, 2017 • 51 min
The brothers discuss the US men’s national team’s most recent world cup qualifiers, a legit pro/rel plan for America, Zlatan’s future, and more. Links to topics discussed today: - USMNT WCQs vs T&T:…
Episode 29 - Sist-een Chapel
Jun 7, 2017 • 49 min
The brothers discuss the Champions League Final, pay-per-win ticket prices, rest in international tournaments, and more. Links to topics discussed: - Champions League Final highlights:…
Episode 28 - YOU’RE NOT HEARING ME!
May 31, 2017 • 49 min
Christian and Dave are joined by Christian Sandler to discuss trophies vs. table places, German playoffs vs English playoffs, Beckham vs US Soccer legends and more. Links to topics discussed on the episode: - Would you rather finish higher in the table or…
Episode 27 - Auf Wiedersehen Legends
May 23, 2017 • 41 min
The brothers discuss Zinedine Zidane’s managerial career, Harry Kane’s talents, out of shape EPL referees and more. Links to articles discussed on this show: - English FA will hand out bans for diving next season:…
Episode 26 - A Devil Gets Its Horns
May 17, 2017 • 41 min
The Knittel brothers discuss stadium homelessness, Jurgen Klopp’s behavior, a new point scoring system and more. Links to topics discussed on this episode: - Tottenham leaving White Hart Lane:…
Episode 25 - It’s A Great Day For Canada… And, Therefore, The World
May 9, 2017 • 42 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Arsenal vs Man U, English Managers, the Philadelphia Union’s Fresh Prince of Bel-Air remake and more. Links to articles discussed on this episode: - Arsenal vs Man United match from this weekend:…
Episode 24 - Managers Are People Too
May 3, 2017 • 52 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Pep Guardiola’s value, Joey Barton’s gambling suspension, issues in Italy and more. Links to articles discussed in the podcast: - Joey Barton’s ban: http://www.joeybarton.com/betting-statement/ - Tax Fraud raids at…
Episode 23 - The Lion’s Doing The Thriller
Apr 25, 2017 • 52 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss this weekend’s El Clasico, the Champions League & Europa League semi-finals, club crests, and more. Links to articles discussed in the podcast: - El Clasico review:…
Episode 22 - Kook Kook Toodalla Dokie
Apr 19, 2017 • 47 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Romelu Lukaku, the best worst dive ever, goalkeeping howlers, and more. Links to articles discussed on this week’s episode: - Prem title and champions league race heating up:…
Episode 21 - Eternal Glory
Apr 12, 2017 • 49 min
Dave and Matt discuss Ancelotti kissing Ribery, the CONCACAF World Cup bid, MLS’ failure in the Champions League (again), and more. Links to articles discussed on this week’s episode: - Brentford closed their academy to develop a B squad instead:…
Special Interview With Steve Bernasconi (The Soccer Tour)
Apr 8, 2017 • 29 min
We talk with Steve Bernasconi about his experiences thus far on his 20,000+ mile cross-country journey called The Soccer Tour. To learn more about Steve and The Soccer Tour visit http://thesoccertour.com/ and to help support the project visit…
Episode 20 - Marco… POLO!
Apr 4, 2017 • 49 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss World Cup allocations, morons, Celtic’s potentially historic achievement and more. Links to articles discussed in this episode: • World Cup spot allocation for 48 team world cup: http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/39448474…
Episode 19 - You Gotta Stop Biting People & Rethink Your Life
Mar 29, 2017 • 47 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt are joined by the first repeat guest, Christian Sandler, to discuss the USMNT matches, what the heck is going on in the Netherlands, Messi’s suspension, and more.
Episode 18 - Banner Banter
Mar 21, 2017 • 56 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Arsenal’s competing sky banners, the Man U banana incident, manager transfer windows, and more.
Episode 17 - Se Se Sergio
Mar 15, 2017 • 57 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Sergio Ramos’ clutchness, Jozy vs Ale, Liga MX’s ref strike, and more.
Episode 16 - Something Is Written Somewhere
Mar 8, 2017 • 53 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Luis Enrique’s announcement, a future with no offside, players making fake online profiles, and more.
Episode 15 - Bros Talking Bees
Mar 1, 2017 • 64 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt are joined by Ward to discuss Ranieri’s firing, Russian hooligans, Olympique Lyon’s bee farm, and more.
Episode 14 - The Crusade Against Ball Boys
Feb 21, 2017 • 55 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss ball boy violence, unethical hair, avoiding vegetables and more.
Episode 13 - You Know What Happens When You Assume
Feb 14, 2017 • 51 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt are joined by Matt Peluso to discuss time-wasting, Messi buying out his loud neighbors, a crazy Copa Libertadores travel story, and more.
Episode 12 - The Pork Exchange
Feb 7, 2017 • 51 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss fans live streaming matches, Fox’s abysmal coverage of the Bundesliga, Sergio Ramos trading his jersey for pork, and more.
Episode 11 - Two Bros, One Pod
Feb 1, 2017 • 40 min
Dave and Christian discuss CONCACAF splitting, Jose firing children, Steve Bruce’s detective work, and more.
Episode 10 - Specialist In Championship
Jan 23, 2017 • 63 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt are joined by Christian Sandler. They discuss the future of soccer journalism, the African Cup of Nations, the Dimitri Payet/Diego Costa situations, and more.
Episode 9 - Fans Can Be Idiots Sometimes
Jan 16, 2017 • 51 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt are joined by special guest Casey. They discuss world cup expansion, real life fantasy soccer, and more.
Episode 8 - Brek Shea is Bae
Jan 9, 2017 • 50 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Chelsea’s win streak, the UEFA team of the year, their favorite underrated players, and more.
Episode 7 - Winter Wonderland
Jan 2, 2017 • 39 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss loanees versus their parent clubs, winter breaks, our favorite Mexican players and more.
Episode 6 - Spending Into Bolivian
Dec 28, 2016 • 40 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Bob Bradley’s firing, China’s rise, soccer vs football, and more.
Episode 5 - Suit Yourself
Dec 19, 2016 • 45 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss players avoiding taxes, women’s soccer development, manager outfits, and more.
Episode 4 - We Talking ‘Bout Tactics?
Dec 12, 2016 • 47 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Messi vs Ronaldo, soccer compared to American sports, Atlanta United, and more.
Episode 3 - Take The Money When You Can
Dec 5, 2016 • 42 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss the NASL collapse, college soccer development, the transfer of young pros breaking through and more.
Episode 2 - Legacy Talk
Nov 29, 2016 • 54 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Pro/Rel in the US, the impact of money in the game, the influence of titles on a player’s legacy, and more.
Episode 1 - The Debut
Nov 21, 2016 • 69 min
Dave, Christian, and Matt discuss Juergen Klinsmann’s firing, the wide open title races in Europe, Klopp wearing a Santa outfit and more.