AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)
Episode 349 - The AFTN Soccer Show (Everyone Says You’re So Fragile - Vancouver v Sporting KC, Whitecaps woes, Johnny Russell, MLS chat, CONCACAF World Cup qualifying)
Jul 15th, 2019 by aftn at 9:20 am

Vancouver Whitecaps are in a mess. Or are a mess. Or maybe both. Forget Friday the 13th, Saturday the 13th was a day to avoid for them, with no luck to be found at BC Place.

We pick over the bones of the 'Caps' third straight loss in a row, a 3-0 home defeat to Sporting Kansas City. We look at where the Whitecaps go from here, the defensive deficiencies, and the lack of attack, plus hear Marc Dos Santos' thoughts on it all ahead of two tough games this week.

We also hear SKC head coach Peter Vermes' thoughts on the match and the Whitecaps, look around the happenings in MLS, and get a chat with the man, KC's Scottish forward Johnny Russell about life in the league, whether Sporting can launch a late push for the playoffs, and his thoughts on the new Scotland boss Steve Clarke.

Plus we delve into the farcical new rules for CONCACAF 2022 World Cup qualifying and Helen Love is back in this week's Wavelength.

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

05.23: Vancouver Whitecaps v Sporting KC analysis - with Marc Dos Santos audio
29.36: Doneil Henry audio and Whitecaps defence chat
40.45: Peter Vermes audio
47.04: What now for the Whitecaps?
63.16: MLS chat
65.39: Johnny Russell interview and discussion
76.38: More MLS chat and ESPN MLS players survey
84.44: Whitecaps 1979 Soccer Bowl season
89.20: CONCACAF World Cup 2022 qualifying chat
102.28: Wavelength - Helen Love - There's A Boy From Wales Called Gareth Bale
107.08: BC Soccerweb headlines - news stories from around the world of football

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