AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)
Episode 306 - The AFTN Soccer Show (Auf Wiedersehen, Pet with guests Alphonso Davies, Jordon Mutch, and Simon Colyn)
Oct 29th, 2018 by aftn at 1:42 pm

It's the end of the season and the end of an, albeit short, era as Vancouver Whitecaps 2018 MLS season came to an end on Sunday and Alphonso Davies said goodbye to the club, the fans, and the city as he gets set to head off to Europe to join Bayern Munich.

We look back at the emotional day that was but also the frustration that was left behind with the final standings that saw the 'Caps finish just two points, and one win, away from a playoff spot. How close were Vancouver in reality and does the squad need a complete rebuild or build around a current core when the new manager comes in? We look at all that and more, and ponder which other players we may have seen for the last time.

We also sit down with Alphonso Davies to talk about his three years with the Whitecaps and relive some memories with him of his time in Vancouver. Plus we chat with Jordon Mutch about the ups and downs of his first season in MLS and hear from young homegrown player Simon Colyn after his MLS debut.

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

03.15: Vancouver Whitecaps chat - the Portland game, frustrations at just missing playoffs, pressure on new coach, what excites fans for next year
54.32: Alphonso Davies interview and discussion
77.50: Which players will be back, including Kendall Waston chat
86.21: Jordon Mutch interview and discussion
95.47: Simon Colyn scrum and young player discussion
102.35: Wavelength - Los Campesinos - Every Defeat A Divorce (Three Lions)
109.40: BC Soccerweb headlines - a look at some stories from around the football world

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