AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)
Episode 353 - The AFTN Soccer Show (Bring The Drums In with special guest Marc Dos Santos) [NSFW]
Aug 12th, 2019 by aftn at 1:44 am

We knew it wouldn't last. Vancouver Whitecaps unbeaten run is over! It was only two games, but boy, what a couple of matches!

A Cascadia Cup loss to Portland means another trophy deserts the 'Caps this season. We look at the match and what has been a busy week of comings, goings, and rumours in Whitecapsland.

We sit down for a chat with 'Caps coach Marc Dos Santos to talk about squad building, mistakes made, recruitment practices, and just how a club like Vancouver can compete with the big spenders of MLS.

It's been a week with a lot of news in MLS too. We delve into the weekend's matches, look at Wayne Rooney's imminent departure, how LA Galaxy seem to have manipulated MLS roster rules in their favour yet again, and we hear from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as he slates MLS refs and the playoff system.

All this plus we look at the week's Canadian Championship action, discuss the current set up of football on TV here, and there's Wavelength, BC Soccerweb headlines, and fun food segments with David Edgar and Felipe Martins.

This show has strong language throughout and humour that may offend. Here's the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

04.09: Portland Timbers v Vancouver Whitecaps match analysis
18.00: Whitecaps news of the week - Jackson-Hamel "lies", Chirinos and Ricketts arrive, Felipe departs
39.14: Anyone Fancy A Chocolate Digestive? - Felipe Martins
43.57: Marc Dos Santos interview and squad discussion
66.06: MLS News of the Week - Zlatan slates MLS refs and playoffs, Shrek goes back to the swamp, Galaxy squad manipulations, weekend matches
93.20: Fish and Chips with David Edgar
98.55: Canadian football chat including TV coverage
111.13: Wavelength - Vanilla Muffins - Chelsea, West Ham
116.58: BC Soccerweb headlines - news stories from around the world of football


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