AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)
Episode 316 - The AFTN Soccer Show (Ringing In The New Year with Rhian Wilkinson, Alan Koch, and Sam Nicholson)
Jan 2nd, 2019 by aftn at 1:19 am

Happy New Year and 'Lang May Yer Lum Reek', as we say in Scotland. We hope you've all had an enjoyable festive period and we want to wish you a happy and healthy 2019. Thanks for all your support of AFTN in 2018. We've a lot of new and exciting things planned for the coming year, so stay tuned!

And what better way to kick of the new year than with the latest episode of the AFTN Soccer Show?!

We sit down for a lengthy chat with former Canadian Women's national team player, and new Vancouver Whitecaps Super REX Elite Girls head coach Rhian Wilkinson to talk about her new role, the recent U17 World Cup in Uruguay, Canada's chances at this summer's Women's World Cup in France, the Ballon d'Or twerking controversy, and more.

Plus we hear from FC Cincinnati head coach Alan Koch after last month's expansion draft, as he prepares for his side's first season in MLS, and we chat with Colorado Rapids Scottish winger Sam Nicholson about life in MLS so far, and what tempted him to leave the Scottish Premier League for the US at such an early stage of his career.

Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

03.08: Rhian Wilkinson interview
30.50: Wavelength - The Exiles - The One And Only Peter Beardsley
36.44: Alan Koch audio and FC Cincinnati chat
52.19: Sam Nicholson interview

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