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Messi and Inter Miami's disastrous world tour

Messi and Inter Miami's disastrous world tour

MLS tries to balance Messi's playing time and selling Apple TV subscriptions. We also discuss why FIFA chose New Jersey for the World Cup Final, how Arlington or Atlanta would have been a better choice, where the Women’s World Cup final could be if USA/Mexico wins the bid, how Messi Mania is turning into a […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 69 days ago

Messi and Inter Miami's disastrous world tour

MLS tries to balance Messi's playing time and selling Apple TV subscriptions. We also discuss why FIFA chose New Jersey for the World Cup Final, how Arlington or Atlanta would have been a better choice, where the Women’s World Cup final could be if USA/Mexico wins the bid, how Messi Mania is turning into a […]

The Premier League in the USA: Will other leagues catch up?

We can reveal that the Premier League has become the most popular soccer league in the United States for the first time, but how can the competing leagues fight back so they're still contenders? At the same time, we discuss why MLS fans will have to fork out more in 2024 to see the new […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 118 days ago

MLS quits US Open Cup, rips US soccer apart

Major League Soccer’s cold and calculated decision to quit the US Open Cup has had a dramatic impact on the credibility of the USA’s top-flight league. Many hardcore fans of Major League Soccer have criticized the league for its lack of respect for American soccer. As usual, we take a deep dive into the topic. […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 124 days ago

MLS' plan to rule all of US pro soccer

Do you want MLS to rule all of professional club soccer in the United States? It’s heading that way. We dissect what MLS Commissioner Don Garber says on the topic, as well as what it means for soccer fans (and clubs) across the United States. We also share our analysis of the viewership numbers for […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 132 days ago

Is soccer growing or shrinking in the USA?

A deep dive into whether the popularity of soccer is growing or shrinking in the United States at the same time that the English Premier League has cemented its place as THE soccer league in this country. What can LaLiga, MLS, Serie A, Ligue 1, and the Bundesliga do to catch up with the Premier […]

Leagues: Bundesliga

/ 153 days ago

If soccer isn’t on TV, does it make a sound?

When it comes to watching soccer, if a league isn't on television, does it make a sound? We discuss this topic in light of the new media deals announced for NWSL and USL, which begs the question about other leagues who are struggling with the same question, namely Major League Soccer (with MLS Season Pass) […]

CBS Sports

/ 167 days ago

Could CBS improve Premier League coverage in the USA?

In this episode, we discuss whether CBS Sports could do a better job of covering the Premier League than NBC Sports does, Kartik discusses what he discovered about world soccer from traveling to Turkey, and what other soccer coverage we've been seeking out to fill the void. We also discuss what's missing from CBS Sports' […]

Commentators

/ 175 days ago

Jon Champion interview: Premier League commentator legend

Watch our interview with Jon Champion, the legendary soccer commentator who now works for NBC Sports as well as ESPN, ITV, and other broadcasters. For fans of Premier League clubs around the world, Jon Champion is one of the most well-known voices. In the interview, Jon Champion discusses: – What he misses most about the […]

Podcast

/ 183 days ago

Video killed the podcast star: World Soccer Talk Podcast

In this week’s episode of the World Soccer Talk, we discuss why NBC Sports needs to step up the quality of its Premier League coverage, our thoughts on the new Messi documentary series from Apple, the trials and tribulations of Fantasy Premier League, and NWSL’s new TV deal. We also discuss: – Technical issues streaming […]

Apple TV

/ 203 days ago

Does Apple want to change soccer for the worse?

On this week’s episode, we discuss the return of Welcome to Wrexham, audio problems for Premier League and Bundesliga games, whether Apple’s plans for soccer are a good move or not, and where NWSL rights could go next season after this year's deal ends. In the Listener Mailbag segment, we answer your questions and feedback […]

Podcast

/ 217 days ago

Welcome to Wrexham season 2: Humphrey Ker interview

Our exclusive interview with Wrexham AFC Club Executive Director Humphrey Ker shines a light on several fascinating topics involving the global phenomenon that is Wrexham Association Football Club. Ker, who is responsible for turning Rob McElhenney into a soccer fan and ultimately into becoming co-owner of Wrexham alongside Ryan Reynolds, answers questions about who is […]