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Raising Bulls 26 April 2017 – David Najem and Brendan Doherty

April 26th, 2017

This week, the guys breakdown the game against Rochester.

David Najem stops by to chat.

Finally, we welcome the USL Show's Brendan Dohrety stops by to join us in a round table discussion about the league.

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Last Word SC Radio: Nemanja Nikolic and the Fire, Ski Jumping Soccer Stadiums and More

April 21st, 2017

This week on Last Word SC Radio, we welcome in Chicago Fire correspondent Robert Kerr, who recently had a chat with Fire striker Nemanja Nikolic. Other Fire related topics come up as well, such as the improved defense and this weekend's match against Toronto FC.

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Silencing the Union, Julie Stewart-Binks, The Lions Return / Ep 114 / Blue City Radio

April 19th, 2017

Episode 114:

I don't believe what I just saw was a common refrain after Villa's wonder-strike in the waning minutes of Friday's game.  Mike and Jon discuss the NYCFC 2-0 victory over the Union.

In the second segment, ESPN sideline reporter Julie Stewarts-Binks joins the show to discuss not only that moment, but her experiences on the sideline with Patrick Vieira and NYCFC.

The guys close out the show looking ahead to Sunday's match up versus Orlando.

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Raising Bulls 19 April 2017 – Evan Louro

April 19th, 2017

This week on Raising Bulls, the guys breakdown a classic home win for New York Red Bulls II over Orlando City B. Then they sit down with NYRBII goalkeeper Evan Louro. Finally, they preview the match against Rochester Rhinos.

Raising Bulls is a podcast dedicated to the New York Red Bulls II of the USL. Each week, Joe Goldstein, Bill Twomey and Anthony Merced will be recapping the week that was. They will also be previewing each of the team’s upcoming matches and occasionally joined by guests from all levels of the NYRBII organization. If you care about the future of the New York Red Bulls, you’re listening to Raising Bulls.

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Soccer 2 the MAX: Joint 2026 World Cup Bid Official, MLS Week 7 Recap, NWSL Week 1 Recap, USL Television Network

April 17th, 2017

On this episode of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins and Rachael McKriger discuss what the 2026 joint FIFA World Cup bid means, did Mexico and Canada get ripped off by the United States? Or is 60-10-10 actually fair? What do we think of the proposals of using more stadiums than before in the U.S. as well.

The trio also go through Week 7 in Major League Soccer. Talking the highs of David Villa‘s 50 yard strike to aid NYCFC in a win, to FC Dallas giving up a win in the closing seconds. Not to mention, everything else in-between as well.

Rachael and Sean also discuss Week 1 of the National Women’s Soccer League season. How did the first national airing on Lifetime TV go for the Portland Thorns and Orlando Pride? What about this Go90 deal for streaming rights? And who looked good after the first weekend.

Finally, they also get into the USL announcing their own television network. Will regionalized local television really help the league grow?

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Last Word SC Radio: Combined World Cup Bid, MLS TV Ratings, and Attendance

April 14th, 2017

What's up internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt Pollard and Joe Hojnacki have a full Round Table on a bunch of topics. Let's get to it. 

First Nic Hendrickson joins the desk to talk about the combined World Cup bid between the United States, Mexico, and Canada. The guys talk about the proposed structure. Nic gives his take on what it means for Canada and which venues could host in Canada. We discuss Mexico only getting 10 games and whether they have a right to more than just a quarter final match. The guys finish off talking scheduling, travel, and predicting where the final could be held. 

In the next segment, Matt and Joe talk about MLS TV Ratings and Attendance. The guys talk about the numbers being a bit down and why they are. We discuss the World Cup and Copa America effect, and a crowded spring sports schedule. 

In the Round Table, the guys try to fix the winless Philadelphia Union and Montreal Impact. We finish with a full Weekend Pick 'Em.

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Au Revoir DC, Cheers Tommy Smyth / Ep 113 / Blue City Radio

April 12th, 2017

Episode 113:

Patrick Vieira made some interesting decisions in preparing his game plan for Saturday's match versus DC United.  Unfortunately, they didn't go as planned and NYCFC fell to DC 2-1.  Mike and Jon look at the biggest moments of that game and respond to your questions about the team through five games in 2017.

In the second segment Philadelphia Union analyst and Sirius XM host, Tommy Smyth, joins the show to discuss the upcoming fixture set for Friday at 7pm.

The guys close out the show with final thoughts on DC and a brief conversation about the joint bid for the 2026 World Cup.

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Raising Bulls 11 April 2017 – Steve Bernasconi

April 12th, 2017

This week on Raising Bulls, the guys break down two straight losses for New York Red Bulls II.

Next up, we got to talk to Steve Bernasconi, the man on the soccer tour. Steve is taking 8 months out of his regular life to travel all around the country visiting every soccer team he can.

Finally, we finish up with a preview of this Friday’s match against Orlando City B. City

Raising Bulls is a podcast dedicated to the New York Red Bulls II of the USL. Each week, Joe Goldstein, Bill Twomey and Anthony Merced will be recapping the week that was. They will also be previewing each of the team’s upcoming matches and occasionally joined by guests from all levels of the NYRBII organization. If you care about the future of the New York Red Bulls, you’re listening to Raising Bulls.

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Last Word SC Radio: CCL Sadness, CONCACAF Combined World Cup Bid, And MLS News

April 7th, 2017

Happy April listeners! This week on Last Word SC Radio, Matt Pollard does a solo hodgepodge episode. Let's get to it. 

First Matt reviews the week of CONCACAF Champions Leauge action. Matt recaps FC Dallas's loss at Pachuca and what went wrong in the final 15 minutes for them. He gives his take on how Vancouver Whitecaps never really had a chance in CCL. Matt also gives some ideas for how MLS can continue to inch closer to beating Liga MX teams and finally winning CCL. 

Then Matt talked about the rumored combined World Cup bid between Mexico, the United States, and Canada. He does a full recap of the blockbust trade between the Colorado Rapids and Minnesota United FC. We finish off by talking about Bastian Schweinsteiger's first game and doing a full Weekend Pick 'Em. 

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Ugly Wins the Day, Sam Stejskal and Closing the Door On RFK / Ep 112 / Blue City Radio

April 5th, 2017

Episode 112:

It started ugly and despite NYCFC fighting back from an early defensive gaff, the 2-1 victory never really got prettier.  In the end, the points are all that matter.  Mike and Jon discuss the game and attempt to find the bright spots in a poor performance.

In the second segment, Sam Stejskal from MLSSoccer.com joins the show to give his insight into the big stories in MLS so far in 2017 and talk about the NYCFC players that are catching his attention.

The show wraps up with a look ahead at the final match up between NYCFC and DC United this season.

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