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Hosted by the voice of the American fan, Jason Davis (SiriusXM), and the clown prince of soccer, Jared Dubois (JD & The Rod), The Best Soccer Show is dedicated to all things American Soccer, covering Major League Soccer, the National Women’s Soccer League, the US national teams, Americans around the globe, and more. The show features a who's who of American soccer in an energetic, call-in format that gives fans a voice while never taking itself or the game too seriously.

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    Sergino Dest may be USMNT's Best Winger, Where will Pepi Transfer to & MLS Salaries

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 75:28

    The guys are back on a Sunday night to react to all things American soccer from the past week. Sergino Dest looked saucy in El Clasico, should he be our starting RW against Mexico next World Cup Qualifying match? Plus, the Ricardo Pepi transfer rumors are heating up with RB Salzburg, Ajax & Wolfsburg all in the mix - which would be the best situation for the young American? Finally, the MLS salaries were released this week and you'll never guess who the highest paid Americans in the league are.

    The Best USMNT XI for Mexico & The Argument for Benching Pulisic

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 73:47

    Jason and Jared recap the most recent WCQ window and look forward to November. With the USMNT boys picking up 6 of 9 points in this last window - what needs to change moving forward? Christian Pulisic and Gio Reyna are scheduled to be ready for the November window- so who does Berhalter drop to bring them back in? 

    LIVE POST MATCH SHOW: USMNT Come Up Short in Panama

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 70:03

    Jason and Jared open the phone lines for your calls after the USMNT lay an egg in Panama. It's never easy to win away in Concacaf, but did Gregg Berhalter send his best team out there? The guys take your calls to discuss a questionable lineup, GGG back on the hot seat, Panama embracing full Concacaf and so much more. Thank you to everyone who called in. We will be back LIVE on YouTube and Twitter after the Costa Rica match on Wednesday October 13.

    LIVE POST MATCH SHOW: The Ricardo Pepi Train Runs through Jamaica

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 71:43

    Jason & Jared open the phone lines for some happy callers after the USMNT defeat Jamaica 2-0 on a Ricardo Pepi brace. The Besties' vibes are great in this one. The guys and callers discuss everything from a somewhat shaky first half, Paul Arriola's surprise inclusion, Brenden Aaronson lighting up the wing again, Yunus Musah looking like a grown ass man out there, McKennie returning to the lineup, and of course, Ricardo Pepi continuing his meteoric rise. Thank you to all who called in to make this such a great show. We will be live again immediately after the Panama & Costa Rica matches on Youtube & Twitter. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    World Cup Qualifying Preview with American Outlaws Austin & Heath Pearce

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 62:52

    HERE WE GO! We are less than 24 hours away from the USMNT resuming their World Cup Qualifying campaign against Jamaica in Austin, TX. To help us get ready for the match, Jason went to the American Outlaws legendary Night Before party to catch up with Matt Croews from AO Austin. The guys discuss what they expect the atmosphere to be like against Jamaica and just how long Austin has been waiting for this moment. Next, Jason welcomes Heath Pearce on to preview the match, some new buzz words floating around the USMNT camp, who they expect to step up and so much more. World Cup Qualifying is BACK! Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    7 Points or Bust for USMNT & NWSL Reaches a Breaking Point

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 4, 2021 73:50

    With World Cup Qualifying set to resume THIS WEEK, the guys are pretty much solely focused on one thing: results. They debate what success will be this window, 9 points would be amazing but anything less than 7 is unacceptable. Even with Christian Pulisic and Gio Reyna not fully fit, this squad is home for two winnable matches and deep enough to get this done. The guys debate who will play out on the right win who is the best RB in the camp and their pick to light things up in Pulisic's absence. Plus, Jason is going to be down in Austin and he talks about what we can expect for the next week of programming. Finally, the guys dive into what's been an insane week for NWSL and where the league and players go from here. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    USMNT October WCQ Roster Reaction Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 39:53

    October is right around the corner which means one thing: World Cup Qualifying is back!!! Jason and Jared react to the roster announcement on a special midweek show. Is Matt Turner the undisputed #1 keeper? Why not bring in Joe Scally at this point? Gianluca Busio is in! Gregg welcomes Weston McKennie back into the fold! Is this roster chosen to avoid playing England based players in Panama? Get hyped Besties, USMNT soccer is right around the corner!! Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    Will Weston McKennie Rejoin the USMNT in October, Predicting the 26 man Roster & The New Leagues Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 75:34

    The USMNT return to World Cup Qualifying in just over a week and the guys run through their picks for the 26 man roster. The most pressing question remains, will Weston McKennie rejoin the team this window? The guys listen to excerpts from Gregg Berhalter's podcast to get some insight. Does the USMNT need to add some more veteran presence to the team to make sure similar mistakes don't happen again? Is it time for Julian Green to return!? Finally, MLS & Liga MX announced the New Leagues Cup format launching in 2023 and let's just say... the guys are divided. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    Is Brenden Aaronson the Most Important USMNT Player Heading into October & Is it Time to Bring Dike Back?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 20, 2021 79:43

    On a night Ted Lasso claims some of the most prestigious awards at the Emmys, the guys are back to talk US Soccer. Christian Pulisic and Gio Reyna are still on the mend at their clubs and the guys debate who can step up in their place. Brenden Aaronson has been in great form at RB Salzburg recently and is ready to step into a starting winger role on this team. But is he really the most important player heading into this next international break? Plus, Jonathon Tannenwald calls in to make a case for Daryl Dike to be included in the October Roster. Finally, Jared introduces a new game, we briefly recap the Carli Lloyd show against Panama and 2026 World Cup venues. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    3 Things We Learned From this World Cup Qualifying Window, Is Pepi the Real Deal and Expectations for Ocotober WCQ

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2021 79:32

    Jason and Jared open the phone lines on a Sunday night after a couple of non-stop weeks. The guys each break down 3 things they learned about this USMNT squad after these first 3 matches. The guys open the phone lines as well for the Besties to weigh in. Who can the US bring in the connect the midfield to the forward line so Pulisic doesn't have to come back to retrieve the ball? The guys throw out some suggestions that will surprise you. Finally, the next window is less than a month away already, who should be called in that wasn't already and debate what a successful window would be against Jamaica, Panama & Costa Rica. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    LIVE POST POST MATCH SHOW: USMNT Finally Win 4-1 in Honduras

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2021 73:55

    Jason and Jared open the phone lines early into Friday morning after the USMNT finally get a win this WCQ in Honduras. After a disastrous first half, the guys were preparing for the worst but 3 subs and some critical tactical changes turned things around for the red, white & blue. Our callers were fired up for this one. Is Pepi the real deal? Should Gregg Berhalter still be on the hot seat regardless of the result? What was he thinking with that starting XI? Is Matt Turner locked in as #1? All this and much, much more. Thank you to everyone for calling in! We will be back on Sunday with the regular show and back with post match shows in October. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    LIVE POST POST MATCH SHOW: USMNT Draw Canada at Home - Time to Sound The Alarm?

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 6, 2021 81:47

    Jason and Jared open the phone lines up to the Besties after the USMNT fail to win again - this time at home in Tennessee against Canada. The calls for Gregg Berhalter to be on the hot seat are getting louder, Weston McKennie let the team down, who are our starting full backs, are the Us in danger of not qualifying for Qatar and much, much more. Thank you to everyone for their calls!

    LIVE POST POST MATCH SHOW: USMNT Open WCQ With Divisive Draw at El Salvador

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 79:07

    Jason and Jared are LIVE immediately following the USMNT's draw away at El Salvador to open up World Cup Qualifying. The phone lines were hot for this one! Hear what the Besties thought about dropping points, Josh Sargent v Jordan Pefok, Brenden Aaronson deployed in central midfield, Konrad's return and much, much more. Given all our talent, should US Soccer fans be happy with the point? How will Gregg Berhalter change things up for the Canada match at home and is that now a must win? Tune in to find out!

    Three Possible Tim Weah Replacements & High Expectations for World Cup Qualifying

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 84:57

    Jason and Jared catch up one more time before World Cup Qualifying officially kicks off! With the news of Tim Weah picking up an injury, the guys talk through who they most want to see replace him in the squad and who is most likely. Matthew Hoppe, Christian Roldan, Luca de la Torre and Julian Green are all possibilities. Next, the guys go through their ideal starting XI for the El Salvador match. Should we expect a 5 man back line? Pulisic, Adams and McKennie all starting together for the first time? Finally Jared shares a new game with the guys to close the show.  We will be live on Thursday evening on Youtube after the USMNT v El Salvador match!  Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheBestSoccerShow

    USMNT WCQ Roster Reaction: Pepi Fever, Starting GK & the Hype Video | From the Stands

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2021 46:29

    We are less than a week away from kicking off World Cup Qualifying and the guys have a lot on their minds. On this week's From The Stands, Jason and Jared break down the entire roster and pick their strongest XI. Is this Matt Turner's time to start? Will Gregg Berhalter go with a 3 CB backline and if so who is he starting? Ricardo Pepi finally gets the call in and the US needs to cap tie him in this window. Plus, is Christian Pulisic going to be able to play? Finally, the guys react to the awesome US Soccer hype video that dropped this week. From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States' current and legendary players.

    Striker Questions Ahead of WCQ, Pulisic may Miss Qualifying with COVID and Carli Lloyd is a Top 5 USWNT Player All-time

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 70:07

    Jason and Jared open the show discussing Jason's recent bout of COVID and what it meant for his travel plans. The USMNT is set to call in players next week for qualifying - will Pulisic be able to play in our away matches given the timeframe? Plus, who will be the startling striker for this squad? Zardes goes down injured this week and Dike is still recovering from h is nonstop year… will an MLS veteran need to be called in to help? Finally, the guys celebrate Carli Lloyds incredible career and rank her very high on the all time USWNT rankings.  

    Rating Every USMNT Position Ahead of WCQ, Americans Return Abroad & #CapTieRicardoPepi

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 74:54

    Jason and Jared open the show with some college music memories before getting right into Pulisic's big week at Chelsea. Ziyech went down in the Super Cup but Pulisic didn't exactly set the world on fire in the match. After scoring this weekend, is this his big chance to claim his spot in Tuchel's XI? And, what does the arrival of. Lukaku mean for Wonder Boy? Plus, Josh Sargent debuted for Norwich, Gio Reyna picks up where he left off at Dortmund and Dest is still doing his thing at Barcelona. The guys then go through every starting position of the USMNT and rate their confidence in the position heading into World Cup Qualifying. There are definitely some question marks but also some locks we can all celebrate. Finally, the guys debate whether it's right to cap-tie players when they are as young as Ricardo Pepi.  Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6 

    USMNT Questions Ahead of WCQ: Sargent in the Premier League, Dike Value Down, Hoppe Hopes to Move and Pulisic at Wingback?!

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2021 50:42

    From The Stands, is officially back! For our return episode, Jason welcomes on Sam Stokes from Yank Report to look at some of the biggest questions for the USMNT ahead of World Cup Qualifying, which begins in a matter of weeks. With Lukaku on the brink of a move to Chelsea, is Christian Pulisic destined to play as a wingback in Tuchel's system? How will this effect his standing with the USMNT? Josh Sargent finally got his move out of Werder Bremen and lands at Norwich - what does he need to do to claim ownership of the #9 shirt for the Stars & Stripes? Speaking of strikers, Dike has had a rough month after playing non-stop for the past 18 months - will he regain form ahead of WCQ? Finally, will Hoppe move on from Schalke or does he have something to gain in the Bundesliga 2.  Subscribe to Yank Report on YouTube! From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States' current and legendary players.

    Who's Ready for World Cup Qualifying!? Josh Sargent moves to Norwich and USWNT Take Home Olympic Bronze

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 9, 2021 72:18

    It's hard to believe the Gold Cup Final was already a week ago but life comes at you fast. Jason and Jared talk about all the news surrounding the win from the past week and all the American's who are moving abroad. Josh Sargent just finalized a move to Norwich and a Norwich supporter calls in the to give their take on the transfer. Plus, Gianluca Busio is officially heading to Venezia aka America's Serie A team and Sam Vines touched down at Antwerp this week as well. Who will be the next American MLS player to move abroad after the Gold Cup? Plus, the USWNT win the Bronze medal in Tokyo - was this tournament Gold or bust? Finally, Jared has a fun game based in FIFA stats to play with the guys.  Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6 

    USMNT WIN 2021 GOLD CUP AGAINST MEXICO!! | Live Post Match Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2021 68:43

    2 Trophies, 1 Summer. The USMNT is officially on the right track now with their second tournament final win over Mexico this summer. We learned a lot about this young group at the Gold Cup and now Gregg Berhalter has some difficult decisions to make before World Cup qualifying begins next month. But tonight, we celebrate another piece of hardware with the Besties! Who was the surprise emergence from this group? Who was the MVP? Is Matt Turner going to push for the #1 GK spot? Have we found a viable backup for Tyler Adams? Has the striker problem been solved?

    USWNT in Trouble at Olympics, USMNT Survives Jamaica and Striker Solutions for Qatar

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 75:24

    Jason and Jared are back for a special midweek episode to talk all things American soccer - and there's a lot going on right now! First, The US Women have looked anything but convincing at the Tokyo Olympics. After a surprise loss against Sweden to open the group, they defeated a much weaker New Zealand and settled for a disappointing draw against Australia. Alex Morgan says the tournament doesn't begin until the knockout rounds but is this team in need of a refresh? The guys break down where the USWNT can bring in some youth and when it can happen. Plus, the USMNT are heading to the Semi-finals in the Gold Cup after Hoppe lifted them over Jamaica. Qatar is no walk in the park though. The guys break down who should be starting in this crucial matchup and ask if this tournament has already been a success given all we've learned about some unknown players. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6 

    USWNT in Trouble at Olympics, USMNT Survives Jamaica and Striker Solutions for Qatar

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 137:44

    Jason and Jared are back for a special midweek episode to talk all things American soccer - and there's a lot going on right now! First, The US Women have looked anything but convincing at the Tokyo Olympics. After a surprise loss against Sweden to open the group, they defeated a much weaker New Zealand and settled for a disappointing draw against Australia. Alex Morgan says the tournament doesn't begin until the knockout rounds but is this team in need of a refresh? The guys break down where the USWNT can bring in some youth and when it can happen. Plus, the USMNT are heading to the Semi-finals in the Gold Cup after Hoppe lifted them over Jamaica. Qatar is no walk in the park though. The guys break down who should be starting in this crucial matchup and ask if this tournament has already been a success given all we've learned about some unknown players. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6 

    Overreactions to USMNT Advancing to Quarterfinals, James Sands Has Arrived and Atlanta United's Coaching Carousel Continues to Spin

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 71:04

    Jason and Jared catch up after a busy week for the USMNT. The US have advanced to the quarterfinals in the CONCACAF Gold Cup after another unconvincing win, this time against a rising Canada team. Is Gregg Berhalter doing enough to put this team in a position to win? Does this tournament even matter to US Soccer? Injuries are unfortunately front and center for the squad and the guys debate their replacements on the current squad and who could be called up. Plus, who's stock has risen or fallen from the Gold Cup - James Sands has emerged as a reliable player in the back for Berhalter and the US in the group stage. Finally, Atlanta United have sacked Gabriel Heinze after reports of him withholding water from the team, players picking up eating disorders and Josef Martinez refusing to train with the manager. Is Carlos Bocanegra (who Jared played against in HS) on the hot seat now? Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6 

    USMNT Open Gold Cup with a Disappointing Win | LIVE Post-Match Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 76:12

    Jason and Jared open the phone lines after the USMNT defeat Haiti 1-0. It was a strange lineup from the start and fans are showing their displeasure with Gregg Berhalter immediately. The guys get into theories on why this was the starting 11, who was the best player on the field for the USMNT, Matt Turner v Zack Steffen, who is the favorite in the group and much more. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    Columbus Crew Opens The Best New Soccer Stadium in the Country, Preparing for the Gold Cup & USMNT Stars Enjoying the Offseason

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 72:37

    Jason and Jared are back on a Monday for the holiday weekend. Jason opens the show with an epic story about his journey to thew Columbus Crew's new stadium. Once he finally arrived. Lower.com Field did not disappoint! Jason shares all his impressions of the match, the new facilities, all the former players who were in attendance and much more. Next, the guys break down the roster for the upcoming Gold Cup and who they are more excited to see up top for the US: Mattthew Hoppe or Daryl Dike? Finally, the guys look at how Christian Pulisic, Tyler Adams and Weston McKennie are enjoying their offseason. Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    America's Best Athletes already Play Soccer, Next New MLS Stadium & Gianluca Busio Destined for Serie A

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2021 76:18

    Jason and Jared discuss the idea that America's best athletes are already playing soccer after Weston McKennie said he could have been in the NFL this week. Did we ever have a proper Point Guard on the USMNT? The Columbus Crew are opening their new stadium next week and has the guys thinking about who needs the next, upgraded soccer specific stadium. Next, J&J search far and wide for Tyler Adams backup - could that be the young American destined for Serie A?  Support The Best Soccer Show on Patreon: https://bit.ly/360mTM6

    Behind The Scenes Look at the Future of In Stadium Support for American Fans | From The Stands

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 46:27

    From The Stands is BACK! Jason Davis welcomes Donald Wine - American Outlaws Board, Stars and Stripes FC, Black & Red United - to the show to discuss what the future of in stadium support looks like for Americans. With World Cup qualifying right around the corner and the pandemic starting to recede, Jason and Donald discuss what traveling internationally could look like, expectations for turnout here and abroad and much more. They also go deep into some of the struggles of building a cohesive support around a national team with the high turnover of in stadium fans from location to location. Finally, they discuss if the “I Believe That We Will Win” chant should be retired and it's place in American supporter culture.  Follow Donald Wine on Twitter! From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States' current and legendary players.

    Top 5 Most Essential USMNT Players, Gold Cup Preliminary Roster and New MLS Crests

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 77:05

    Jason Davis and Jared DuBois are back after a week off and celebrating Fathers Day OLD Dad FC style. They jump right back into things going through each of their lists of the 5 most essential USMNT players moving forward. Spoiler alert: Christian Pulisic isn't on either of their lists. Next, the guys react to the massive Gold Cup Preliminary Roster and guess who will be in the 23 man squad. Finally, they debate how wearable the new US Soccer kit is, some new MLS crests, Konrad de la Fuente's imminent move to Marseille and closing of the Historic Crew Stadium.

    USMNT Stun Mexico in an Instant Classic, Concacaf Nations League Champions!! | LIVE Call-in Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2021 69:56

    The US Men's National Team came out on top in a thrilling 3-2 contest over Mexico! The game certainly had it's ups and downs and Jason & Jared are here to break it all down WITH you. The guys took calls from Besties to celebrate the victory, Pulisic stepping up when he was needed the most, the wild crowd in Denver, Ethan Horvath becoming an instant American soccer icon and much, much more. There will be plenty of time to look to the future but let's celebrate the first piece of hardware for the US since the 2017 Gold Cup.

    USMNT Gold Cup Roster Predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2021 66:43

    The Nations League may be going on right now - with the USMNT winning against Honduras last night! - but we're always looking to the future. On this week's From The Stands Jason welcomes back Total Soccer Show's Taylor Rockwell to go through 50 possible names for the Gold Cup Roster. We recorded this right before the USMNT defeated Honduras so bare with the predictions (even though we were right!) and enjoy the ride. With a pretty stable Nations League roster, we figured it would be fun to speculate who GGG would want to get a better look at at the Gold Cup. We'll be back for a post match live show Sunday after the Nations League Final against Mexico! Check out Total Soccer Show!

    Pulisic Wins the Champions League! USMNT are BACK!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2021 78:02

    Jason and Jared open the back door of the stream to Besties to join the show on a special, action packed show! First, the guys celebrate Christian Pulisic WINNING the Champions League final against Manchester City in Porto. What a time to be alive! Pulisic almost scored and CBS had a "Star Cam" available to watch just him... the guys break down what this means for American soccer back home and abroad. On to the national team, will Pulisic be ready to play Thursday against Honduras? Gregg Berhalter says yes! Jason & Jared also take a look at the USMNT friendly at Switzerland that they lost 2-1. What were the biggest takeaways from this game? Who stepped up in Pulisic and Adams' absences? Did anyone grab Aaron Long's starting spot? There's no shortage of questions heading into Thursday.

    USMNT Roster Overreactions, Americans Abroad Continue to Collect Trophies and will Pulisic start in the Champions League Final?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2021 74:01

    Jason Davis and Jared DuBois react to the 27 man roster announcement ahead of some key friendlies for the USMNT. With Aaron Long out of the picture and Zack Steffen and Christian Pulisic in the Champions League Final, some surprising names get the call at CB, GK & Forward. Tim Weah and Lille locked up Ligue 1 this weekend and Zack Steffen officially lifted the Premier League trophy with Manchester City. Finally, will Pulisic start in the Champions League Final or is he better off the bench? With rumors of a possible Harry Kane move to Chelsea could that push Christian out?

    Aaron Long’s CB Spot Available After Injury? USMNT Roster Debate and Americans Keep Winning Cup Finals

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2021 71:18

    Jason Davis and Jared DuBois discuss Aaron Long’s recent injury and what it means for a busy summer for the USMNT. Who is likely to replace him and what sort of ripple effects will this have on the rest of the roster? Plus, Gio Reyna claims the DFB Pokal with Dortmund this weekend at the expense of Tyler Adams’ RB Leipzig side and Pulisic & Chelsea lose the FA Cup Final to Leicester. Plus, some MLS action - Break Shea scores a goal, Bangers Only MLS takes a week off and FC Cincinnati’s new stadium is finally unveiled.

    #SaveTheCrew Reignited 4 Years Later | From The Stands

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 46:25

    On a special episode of From The Stands, Jason Davis is joined by Charles Campisano - Columbus Crew supporter and Consultant and General Counsel to Nordecke - to discuss the Columbus rebrand that has dominated the American soccer conversation this week. Charles shares his unique story on being on the inside of this rebrand and how he tried to make an impact months ago. Follow Charles Campisano on Twitter! Follow Nordecke on Twitter! From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States’ current and legendary players.

    Columbus Dumps the Crew, USMNT Nations League Roster Reaction and Bangers Only in MLS

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 74:18

    Jason and Jared react to the unsurprising but still disappointing news of the Columbus SC, formerly known as the Crew, rebrand. After #SaveTheCrew, one of the strongest fan movements in American sports history, Columbus ownership and MLS decide it’s time for a new look… the guys let the chat have their say and come up with some new nicknames for the franchise. On a brighter note, the Concacaf Nations League provisional roster is out. The guys go through all the names and pick their ideal 23-man side. Finally, the guys celebrate another week of golazos in MLS and Jared introduces a new game.

    Jesse Marsch is Blazing a Trail for American Coaches | From The Stands

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2021 39:13

    On this week’s From The Stands, Jason Davis is joined by Bundelisga reporter and all around football expert Chris Williams to discuss Jesse Marsch and RB Leipzig. While the move was no surprise to most of the soccer world, it is still a huge move for American soccer and shows a clear path for future American coaches to make the move to Europe. Jason and Chris get into why this is the right move for Leipzig, who else Leipzig considered for the role, Jesse’s standing in European football, why the Bundesliga is more receptive to Americans and expectations heading into the season.  Follow Chris Williams on Twitter! From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States’ current and legendary players.

    Caden Clark & Cade Cowell Continue to Light Up MLS, Jesse Marsch Moves to RB Leipzig and The Next American Coach in Europe

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 69:50

    Jason and Jared are back for their Sunday evening show. The guys discuss the young players in MLS continuing to shine, lead by Caden Clark & Cade Cowell. They also get into Jesse Marsch’s move to RB Leipzig and if the Red Bull effect on American soccer is the best route for our young talent. Also, why Orlando is bullish on Daryl Dike’s price and and update on Jared & Nick’s Cincinnati, LAG bet. Finally, the guys play a game guessing who will be the next American to coach in Europe. 

    How Christian Pulisic Hit Form at the Perfect Time for Chelsea | From The Stands

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2021 46:18

    After a one week hiatus, From The Stands is back to talk about Christian Pulisic’s huge match for Chelsea in the Champions League Semifinals against Real Madrid. First, Jason is joined by Jared to ponder how to pronounce “Doge Coin”, what NSYNC member Pulisic would be and Jesse Marsch’s recent appointment to head coach at RB Leipzig. Next, Chris Wittyngham from Chelsea Mike’d Up joins Jason to talk about how Christian Pulisic has totally turned it around for Chelsea after the last international break and how he sees Tuchel using him moving forward with Chelsea’s wealth of attacking options.  Check out Chelsea Mike’d Up! From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States’ current and legendary players.

    How The European Super League Could Impact The USMNT, Zack Steffen Still #1 Keeper? And Signs of Life for Chicharito in LA

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 75:02

    Jason and Jared open the show talking about the biggest news in soccer this weekend… the war on MLS-mas! They open with their takes on The European Super League news and how it would potentially impact the USMNT moving forward. They then quickly look at some of the Americans abroad - are we sure Zack Steffen is a lock at the #1 keeper for the USMNT? Finally, it’s MLS opening weekend and the guys whip around the league to look at the the games and why Jared is buying Chicharito stock and made a Skyline Chili bet. 

    Most Intriguing Young Americans in MLS | From The Stands

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2021 60:16

    Jason is joined by former USMNT player and current Orange Slices host Heath Pearce to preview the upcoming MLS season by going through their 5 most intriguing young Americans across the league.  Check out Orange Slices! From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States’ current and legendary players.

    Daryl Dike Looks Like a 20 Million Dollar Man, Pulisic Sighting, USWNT Stumble to a Draw and MLS Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 73:16

    On this Sunday show, the guys whip around Europe to check in on all the Americans abroad. Daryl Dike scores again as Barnsley wins - is he destined for a move to the Premier League? Plus Weston McKennie returns to Juventus and scores while Christian Pulisic scores a brace for Chelsea. Next, the USWNT got a late draw against Sweden via a penalty - what is the best formation for the world champs to optimize their depth? Finally, MLS is back this week! The guys do a full preview on the Patreon feed but discuss what season openers they are most excited for. 

    Luca de la Torre Should Make Gold Cup Squad with Heracles & USMNT Form | From The Stands

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 40:30

    On This Week’s From The Stands, Jason Davis is joined by Dutch football expert Michael Statham from Football Oranje to take a closer look at Luca de la Torre’s current form at Heracles Almelo after an impressive camp with the USMNT. They talk about Dutch football and where Heracles fits into the hierarchy, where Luca thrives on the pitch, who he would be added depth for on this USMNT squad and we check in on Frank De Boer as the Netherlands manager.  Check out Football Oranje for things Dutch Soccer Follow Michael Statham on Twitter From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States’ current and legendary players.

    Christian Pulisic Injured Again, Brenden Aaronson’s Stock Keeps Rising and The Best Dressed MLS Managers

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 75:22

    Jason and Jared get together on the holiday weekend to catchup on all things American soccer. First, they discuss the upcoming Concacaf Champ[ions League matches and who they expect to go through to the next round. They then look abroad at Christian Pulisic’s awkward halftime substitution after his goal in Chelsea’s loss - can he get healthy in the Premier League or is he destined for a move this summer? Plus, what was going on at McKennie’s house party, Brenden Aaronson has a beautiful assist for RB Salzburg and Luca de la Torre makes the Eredivisie Team of the Month. Finally, the guys rank & review all the MLS managers’ fashion. 

    Transfer Rumor Roundup: Daryl Dike to Everton, Matthew Hoppe to Bayern, Gio Reyna to United, Gianluca Busio to Barcelona?!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2021 56:02

    With the most recent International Break in the rearview mirror, it seems like a great time to look at some of the most popular transfer rumors about our Americans abroad. Jason is joined by our guy Taylor Rockwell from Total Soccer Show to discuss some transfer rumors that are gaining steam and many that are straight up silly. The guys discuss probably the most inform American abroad, Daryl Dike, and the Premier League clubs that are apparently scouting him but will they meet Orlando’s $20 million price tag? Bayern are always ready to welcome up and coming Bundesliga talent - could Matthew Hoppe be next? Plus, Gio Reyna is reportedly on the radar of a few top Premier League clubs and Gianluca Busio is being connected to Barca?! Find out if the guys are buying any of these rumors.  Check out Total Soccer Show!

    US U23s Fail to Qualify for the Olympics… Again | LIVE Post Match Reaction Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 74:21

    Jason and Jared open up the phone lines to some heated Besties after a mixed day for US Soccer. The US U23s lose to Honduras with an Olympic berth on the line… How much of this is on the roster or Kreis’ tactics or David Ochoa’s blunder? We open the phone lines for all the Besties’ takes. Plus, the USMNT win against Northern Ireland with Brenden Aaronson and Luca de la Torre impressing again. 

    Sergiño Dest Looks Saucy on the Left, Pulisic Does His Best Kobe & the USMNT Win!! | LIVE Post Match Reaction Show

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 78:02

    Jason and Jared are LIVE on a Thursday night after the USMNT beat Jamaica 4-1 in Austria. The guys take calls from the Besties about who is the most dangerous USMNT player right now, Pulisic and Reyna doing a little too much at points, Kellyn Acosta doing his best McKennie, back line reviews, how much this team missed Weston McKennie & Tyler Adams and accepting Sebastian Lletget as a part of this squad for the long haul. Plus, Heath Pearce (almost Olympian) joins the shows to breakdown the match.  Check out Heath Pearce on Orange Slices: https://apple.co/39ejCe4

    US U23s Clinch Semifinals Berth in Olympic Qualifying & USMNT Roster Shakeup Ahead of Friendlies

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 71:28

    Jason and Jared begin the show with some can't miss personal stories before diving into the past couple of Olympic Qualifying matches for the US U23s. While they haven't fully dominated, the U23s have gotten results with a formation that has left some scratching their heads. The guys break down the matches and look ahead to a showdown with Mexico that will determine the seeding for the semifinals. Plus, the USMNT has had to shakeup the roster quite a bit with new covid restrictions coming into play - the guys review who's in and who's out & what we can now expect to learn from these upcoming friendlies.

    Olympic Qualifying: Everything You Need to Know about the US-U23s & Concacaf

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 52:16

    On This Week’s From The Stands, Jason Davis is joined by Concacaf expert Jon Arnold to break down the upcoming Concacaf Olympic Qualifying matches in Guadalajara, Mexico. They talk about the US being in a tough group with Mexico, Costa Rica and Dominican Republic - could the US realistically fail to get out of this group? Plus, Jon Arnold breaks down who is actually in the squads of the 3 opponents in the US’ group, if fans will be in the Jalisco Stadium and how important this tournament is for MLS.  Subscribe to Jon Arnold’s “Get CONCACAFed” Follow Jon Arnold on Twitter From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States’ current and legendary players.

    Do the USMNT Have the Strongest U23 Eligible Squad in the World?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 74:36

    Jason and Jared are here to debate all the important things going on in US Soccer such as when is it ok to wear another club’s shirt!? When your team is eliminated from the playoffs or if a a fire kit is released or if you support another club in another country - what are the rules?! Then the guys break down the USMNT U23 roster ahead of the upcoming Olympic Qualifying matches this week. When did our U23 eligible players become too good for the U23 squad? Do we have the best young core in world football? The future is bright USMNT fans!

    Daryl Dike Dominant at Barnsley, Is he the Answer at Striker for USMNT? | From the Stands

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 51:16

    On This Week’s From The Stands, Jason Davis is joined by Red All Over’s Joe Beardsall to discuss Daryl Dike at the surging Barnsley. They talk about the Yorkshire club’s history of being frugal spenders, their surprising connection to the Oakland A’s, their style of play, why Daryl Dike ended up on loan at the club and their surprising place inside the Championship playoff picture this season. They then get into Daryl Dike’s recent form for the club, what Dike is getting out of the loan, why USMNT fans should be excited about this loan spell and the likelihood Barnsley will buy him at the end of the season.  Subscribe to Red All Over on Youtube: https://bit.ly/3tcMX02 From The Stands is a weekly show where Jason Davis talks to podcasters, bloggers, journalists and supporters of clubs that are home to some of the United States’ current and legendary players.

    Josh Sargent Coming into Form?! USMNT Social Media Woes and Blaise Matuidi gets the Jorge Campos Treatment?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 73:36

    Jason & Jared debate who is top USMNT striker after Josh Sargent reaches 10 goals in his Bundesliga career; they look at Daryl Dike’s form at Barnsley, Tim Weah at Ligue 1 leading Lille and what Zardes needs to do this MLS season. They then get into the recent Paul Arriola tweets from 2012 and Christian Pulisic’s liked post on Instagram. Finally, the guys break down if Matuidi & Beckham were in cahoots to bring the World Cup winner over to Inter Miami.

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