AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)

Vancouver Whitecaps are set to get back to MLS action after their bye week. Our last episode was a "Season So Far" roundtable, so we now bring you part two - the "Season Still To Come".

We're joined once again by AFTN writer Jay Duke and regular AFTN podcast contributor Zachary Meisenheimer to look at the issues of the day surrounding the 'Caps.

Who should be moved out in the transfer window and what positions need strengthened? Is the squad depth good enough? Will there be any movement at all?

There's a busy season still to come for the 'Caps in MLS, Champions League and Voyageurs Cup action. What should be their priorities and how will they fare in each competition?

Also, what one word and what movie titles could sum up the Whitecaps' season so far?

And there's still time for Whitecaps goalkeeper David Ousted to tell us his "Desert Island Discs" and for another instalment of everyone's least favourite gameshow, "30 Seconds To Mars".

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Vancouver Whitecaps are having a bye week, so that means some much needed rest and recovery for the players. Not for us though, as we bring you our "Season So Far" roundtable with the help of AFTN writer Jay Duke and regular podcast contributor Zachary Meisenheimer.

Are the 'Caps punching above their weight? Were the early wins papering over the cracks? What about those rigid tactics, missed chances and other strengths and weaknesses of the team so far? We discuss all these points and more.

We're also joined by 'Caps defender Jordan Harvey who chats to us about his own season so far. Losing his spot to Sam Adekugbe, battling back to regain it, how he feels he came into the preseason and looking ahead to the coming Champions League campaign.

And there's still time for our semi-regular gameshow, 30 Seconds To Mars and some Women's World Cup talk.

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A busy month lies ahead and a busy podcast lies in store for you here with Episode 115 of "There's Still Time, the AFTN Soccer Podcast.

It's another episode dedicated to the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, which after years of preparation and anticipation is now with us and underway.

Canada and Australia lead the way in this episode, as we hear from CSA President Victor Montagliani about FIFA, CONCACAF and the legacy this tournament will leave behind in the country.

The Canadian players have already started their tournament on the opening day, now it's the turn of the officials, and we catch up with one of the two Canadian referees in this year's World Cup, BC girl Michelle Pye.

Keeping on referees, we chat with the youngest one in the tournament, Honduran Melissa Borjas, as she tells us about her refereeing journey and what Vancouver Whitecaps can expect when they travel to her home town to face Olimpia in CONCACAF Champions League action.

One of the sides keen to get their 2015 World Cup under way is Australia and we head into their camp to speak with a couple of their stars as they prepare to face the US on Monday.

Midfielder Katrina Gorry is first up and then we get find out a bit more about the girls as goalkeeper Lydia Williams brings us an Australian women's national team "Teammates".

And there's still time to talk artificial football turf pitches with Dan Hardman of the tournament's NOC and Niall MacPhee of Sports Labs, and goal-line technology with Hawk-Eye's Laurence Upshon.

We told you it was a busy show, so have a listen!

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Vancouver Whitecaps have packed their bags and hit the road for six weeks, but fear not, the AFTN podcast will keep you close to the guys.

In Episode 114 of "There's Still Time" we look back at the win over RSL and ahead to the Montreal Impact and the five game road stretch ahead, with audio from coaches Carl Robinson and Jeff Cassar.

Will this finally be the game that sees Gershon Koffie become more consistent? Will Octavio Rivero get the big money move he seeks if he can't finish one on one chances? And just how much better and key can David Ousted get?

The front four seems pretty set now (squad rotation aside) and it looks to be a South American affair. We chat with one of them, Argentine midfielder Mauro Rosales about his and the Caps' season so far, his injuries and does he prefer the number 10 role?

Away from MLS action, the tightly clad ball girls Marianne and Gabby brought us the draw for the CONCACAF Champions League and the Caps will face old foes and new in Seattle Sounders and DC Olimpia.

We hear from Whitecaps Club President Bobby Lenarduzzi about drawing the Sounders, travelling to Honduras and more.

And there's still time to hear from Carl Robinson about the Caps' plans for the July transfer window with a busy end of year awaiting the team.

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