Chris and Ted are back to discuss yet more political posturing surrounding multiple Inter Miami stadium votes. Then, a full breakdown of the midweek Champions League games, looking back on Chelsea's loss to Man United and ahead to their Carabao Cup Final against Manchester City, and we start to preview the upcoming MLS Season.
Chris and Ted return to break down all the latest on the issues surrounding Inter Miami finding a temporary venue, with Marlins Park reportedly ruled out, a full roundup of all four games from the UEFA Champions League (PSG-Manchester United, Tottenham-Borussia Dortmund, Ajax-Real Madrid, and Roma-Porto), plus all the latest from around the world of football.
Chris and Ted open the show as always with the latest on Inter Miami CF, including the Antoine Griezmann's emoji use firing up the rumor mill, the club's hiring of Jason Kreis in a technical role, and plans to put their training ground at the Lockhart Stadium site. Then we get into the closing of the transfer window, how MLS is reimagining itself in real time, and the crazy week in the Premier League.
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Inter Miami co-owner David Beckham is now co-owner of another club, Salford City of the English 5th Tier, along with his new teammates. Chris and Ted break it down along with the other goings on at Inter Miami.
Plus, the tragedy involving Emiliano Sala of Cardiff City, Chelsea's crisis and rebirth in the span of 5 days, and all the best from the transfer window.
Chris and Ted have all the latest on Inter Miami CF's negotiations with the City of Miami Commission to build a stadium and who they might bring in as their first "significant player" and "very good one" manager interview they could be conducting, all as reported by the Miami Herald.
We also discuss
- What you'd want in a soccer stadium if you had input for your fan experience?
- A big win for Manchester United and a big loss for Tottenham in the form of Harry Kane missing more than a month due to injury
- Chelsea's interest in signing Gonzalo Higuain
- The Mesut Ozil problem at Arsenal
- MLS Expansion club Austin FC and how they're already becoming MLS villains
- The lost magic of the FA Cup
- Weekend preview, headlined by Chelsea-Arsenal
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Chris and Ted are back from their winter break. We break down the latest front office hires from Inter Miami of Kurt Schmid and Niki Budalic and mourn the loss of a South Florida soccer staple, Fado Irish Pub. Also, we run through Chris' recently completed vacation to England where he went to games at Wembley, Watford, Southampton, Fulham, Manchester United, Leyton Orient, Chelsea, and Manchester City. We discuss all the differences between American and English soccer experiences and even the differences between each individual club.
Chris and Ted run through the big news in the soccer world from this week, including Mourinho's sacking, the Champions League Draw, Liverpool staying top of the league, the MLS Playoff changes, and more.
Jam-packed Pitch Invasion for you this week. Chris and Ted run through the value of the MLS Expansion Draft to new clubs (Inter Miami will take part in one in a year), Atlanta United winning MLS Cup (Ted went), the Barcelona-Girona scheduled for Miami being called off, the Raheem Sterling controversy, and everything else from around the soccer world.
It was discussed on the Five Reasons Sports Podcast this week, so we had our answer. Are soccer fans in Miami to discerning to be interested and support a team in MLS?
Plus the Copa Libertadores madness, US Men's National Team Hires Gregg Berhalter, Champions League, Premier League, MLS Playoffs, and much more.
Chris was at world soccer conference SoccerEx, held in Miami, and was able to interview a few key figures in the soccer world. In this episode, here from
2:05 Alexi Lalas, US Men’s National Team Legend and FOX Sports Analyst
8:55 Paul McDonough, Sporting Director of Inter Miami CF
18:10 Boris Gartner, President of La Liga North America
31:20 Jorge Mas, Owner of Inter Miami CF
36:10 Don Garber, MLS Commissioner