After a nil-nil draw against Arsenal, Chelsea are just two matches away from being crowned champions, but are the Blues sucking the life out of the Premier League with performances that focus on capitalizing for other teams to make mistakes instead of playing entertaining football?
That topic and many more are discussed in the return of the World Soccer Talk Podcast, which features Nick Webster, Nate Abaurreau, Robin Burt and Nicky Holender.
We discuss all of the weekend matches as well as the major talking points.
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Nick Webster: Nick has been involved in football longer than most of us have been alive. He had trials for Watford and QPR, and has coached High School, College, Club and semi-pro. Plus, he’s part of US Open Cup history with Cal FC and the Atlanta Silverbacks. Nick currently holds the NSCAA Premier coaching diploma and has earned all his USSF coaching badges from A-E.
Prior to World Soccer Talk, Nick was a producer and host on FOX Soccer Channel, where he co-hosted FOX Football Fone-In. Nick commentated Chivas USA games for KDOC LA56.
Read the interview with Nick Webster.
Nate Abaurrea: Nate is a radio sportscaster, writer, stand-up comedian, and soccer coach located in Redding, California. Originally from Watsonville, a futbol crazy town in Santa Cruz County, Nate is a graduate of Humboldt State University where he majored in Broadcast Journalism. Soccer is one his true loves in life, and he is an avid Liverpool FC, San Jose Earthquakes, and United States National Team supporter. Road trips, sake & sushi outings, and late night terrace inspired singing are some of his hobbies. His greatest heroes include Bill Shankly, Richard Pryor, Diego Maradona, Hunter S. Thompson, and Jon Miller. In addition to the World Soccer Talk Pod, Nate’s work can be heard on AM 1460 in Redding and online at KCNR1460.com, where he is the lead radio voice for live coverage of Northern California college and high school sports.
Read the interview with Nate Abaurrea.
Robin Burt: Happily married with two children, Robin lives in Los Angeles. He was born in London and moved to LA in 1991. Avid West Ham supporter, his first game at the Boleyn Ground was against Liverpool on December 18, 1976 – the Hammers ran out winners that day 2-0. Boyhood heroes include Billy Bonds, Trevor Brooking, Alan Devonshire, Frank Lampard Senior, Frank McAvennie and Phil Parkes.
Robin is a marketing executive with over 25 years’ experience in the entertainment business working for American Film Market, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Special Olympics and the Organizing Committee for the 1994 World Cup.
Read the interview with Robin Burt.
Nicky Holender: After a successful career as a professional soccer player with Peterborough United and IK Lyn, Nicky Holender transformed his athletic skills into the E.P.I.C. Lifestyle System that he now uses to train professional athletes like Saloman Kalou, Sasha Andrews and Stephen Ireland.
Nicky also appears regularly on TV in shows like The Kendra Show and Shedding for the Wedding and is the go-to personal trainer for celebrities like Gerard Butler, Graham Mctavish (The Hobbit & Outlander), Chinedu Obasi (Schalke and Nigeria) and Victor Anichebe (West Brom and Nigeria), Kendra Wilkinson, Mel B and Chris Harrison
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World Soccer Talk: @worldsoccertalk
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Kartik Krishnaiyer: @kkfla737
Nate Abaurrea: @DarthNater99
Robin Burt: @burtiboy11
Nicky Holender: @NickyHolender
Grant Kerr: @GrantKerrMedia
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