Peter Wilt joined us to talk about his new league, the NISA (National Independent Soccer Association). He and Kartik discuss why Peter is doing it now, after a lifetime of distinguished accomplishments in American soccer, what to expect, and more.
The guys recap the US quarterfinal performance at the U20 FIFA World Cup and chat in detail about the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico. Plenty of discussion about whether the version of El Tri the US will meet at Azteca June 11th is the best one ever, as well.
A must-listen discussion with Matthew Tomaszewicz. Tomaszewicz, the founder of The Shin Guardian website and @shinguardian on Twitter, is one of smartest and nicest people on the US Soccer scene. He spent about an hour with us talking about the young MLS season and the upcoming USMNT qualifiers against Trinidad and Tobago and at Mexico. Enjoy.
This week’s show features FourSquare Founder Dennis Crowley, who loves soccer almost as much as he enjoys building things from scratch. He joined us to talk about the upcoming NPSL season, his own club Stockade FC, the US Soccer pyramid, and more. You’ll love this interview almost as much as we did. Truly fascinating.
Episode Five of The Yanks Are Coming Soccer Show features Four Four Two USA Editor Richard Farley, as Kartik Krishnaiyer and Neil recapped Week One of the NWSL season and previewed the year as a whole. There are plenty of team-specific conversations, a host of different tactical questions, and focused discussions on Christen Press’s best role, Alex Morgan at Lyon, how good Portland can be, what Marta will mean to Orlando and more. Enjoy!!
Kartik Krishnaiyer and Neil W. Blackmon discuss the newly ratified US Women’s collective bargaining agreement, and highlight the good and ambivalent. Meanwhile, Sunil Gulati and CONCACAF launch a joint three nation bid for the 2026 World Cup– but is it fair to Canada and Mexico? Finally, a review of Americans playing in the Bundesliga caps this week’s show.
The guys review the US win over Honduras and draw in Panama. Specifically, a conversation about the future of the US midfield, just how good Pulisic is and whether the US have a goalkeeping problem.
Episode Two of The Yanks Are Coming Soccer Show includes a discussion about off-season MLS moves, as well as what’s up with the USL and NASL. We’ll also chat about the upcoming USMNT camp, and discuss Bruce Arena’s first roster in his second stint in command. Veteran coach and soccer writer John Halloran joins us to discuss Jill Ellis’s first camp too.
Episode One of The Yanks Are Coming Soccer Show features a look back at the year that was in US Soccer in 2016. Plus, USWNT CBA talks hit a roadblock, Alex Morgan heads to Lyon, Bob Bradley sacked at Swansea, and more.