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Sousa Would Be Proud (MLS Talk Podcast)

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The March is On! That’s right, we left-right-left’ed it toward the stadium this weekend. Major League Soccer is finally underway, and what a weekend of North American soccer it was. On Episode 293 of the MajorLeagueSoccerTalk podcast, I am joined … Continue reading

Timely Finishing Propels KC Over Philadelphia, 3-1

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The 2013 Major League Soccer season shoved off from the shores of the Delaware River on Saturday. The host Philadelphia Union were the dominant team in the match, but Sporting Kansas City took better advantage of their fewer chances and … Continue reading

MLS ’13: Our Predictions

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Tomorrow hatches the 2013 campaign for the 19 teams in Major League Soccer. When we began our series of previews a couple of weeks ago, I had asked a number of contributors to the site and podcast to give me … Continue reading

2013 Season Preview #3 (MLS Talk Podcast)

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We’ve come together to record our final Season Preview podcast leading up to Saturday’s First Kick! Daniel Feuerstein and Kris Heneage joined me to discuss the teams from Portland to Vancouver (sans San Jose), and talk about a few news … Continue reading

MLS ’13 – The Designated Player Rule: How Is It Working?

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Finances are always a hot button in any sport, and American soccer is no different. With a sometimes controversial system that is quite unique in an international world of football, Major League Soccer continues to do business with a salary … Continue reading

Season Preview #2 (MLS Talk Podcast)

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We continue our season preview series at MLS Talk with Houston through Philadelphia, in alphabetical fashion. We add on San Jose in the third segment, since we had a San Jose expert on the line with Lisa Erickson from the … Continue reading

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MLS ’13: Is Generation Adidas Working?

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When Robert Hay and I were tossing around the idea of a Season Preview series, the team-by-team thing seemed a little tedious. I asked him to start throwing out some general ideas, and I tossed in a few of my … Continue reading

2013 Season Preview #1 (MLS Talk Podcast)

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We are pleased to bring you the 2013 MajorLeagueSoccerTalk Season Preview Podcasts! We will cover roughly a third of the league in each episode in the next week and change. We have chosen to breakdown the teams in alphabetical order … Continue reading

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2013 MLS Season Preview – A Tactical Switch

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Eighteen football stadiums have lain dormant for long enough. We begin the march towards Season Eighteen of the United States’ and Canada’s top division, Major League Soccer! We here at MajorLeagueSoccerTalk.com cannot wait for the commencement of the next chapter … Continue reading

Vexxed By The Hex (MLS Talk Podcast)

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The USMNT started their qualifying campaign with a poor showing in Central America, losing 2-1. The MLS Talk Podcast team consisting of Lisa Erickson, Daniel Feuerstein, Robert Hay, and myself discussed the first match in the Hexagonal – the mistakes, … Continue reading