AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)
Episode 302 - The AFTN Soccer Show (Wake Me Up When October Ends)
Oct 1st, 2018 by aftn at 2:11 pm

It's been an eventful week for Vancouver Whitecaps, albeit not the kind of headlines the club would be hoping they'd be making at this point of the season.

Carl Robinson's departure was a look to the future for the 'Caps, but if anyone thought it was going to have an immediate impact on the present, Saturday's loss to the LA Galaxy quickly dispelled those thoughts.

We look back on the week that was, talking some more about Robbo's release and who the prime candidates are to take over from him. Marc Dos Santos may be the standout name at the top of many people's lists, but who else is in the frame? And what identity will that see the 'Caps with moving forward?

We also pick over the bones of the loss in LA, hear from both interim head coaches, and bring you Zlatan Ibrahimovic's view on Alphonso Davies heading to Bayern Munich. The playoffs are still a mathematical possibility, but it's one tricky equation to make that happen.

All this, plus we look at what Robbo's departure will mean to some of the current squad, play you Kendall Waston's thoughts on it all, and English punk poet Patrik Fitzgerald features in this week's Wavelength.

Here's the full episode rundown of the main segments from the show:

03.05: Robbo's firing and the state of the Whitecaps FO
40.55: Whitecaps' coaching candidates
58.59: LA Galaxy v Vancouver Whitecaps analysis
65.31: Craig Dalrymple audio -
69.27: More Galaxy v Whitecaps analysis
77.08: Whitecaps player chat - present and future
81.06: Kendall Waston scrum post-Robbo firing and discussion
96.12: Zlatan Ibrahimovic talks Alphonso Davies
105.36: Wavelength - Patrik Fitzgerald - No Fun Football
111.32: BC Soccerweb headlines - a look at some stories from around the football world


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