AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)
Episode 393 - The AFTN Soccer Show (Show Me Magic with guest Phillip Dos Santos)
May 4th, 2020 by aftn at 10:34 am

No football. No problem. The latest AFTN Soccer Show is out and it's another packed episode.

Our feature interview this week is with current Vancouver Whitecaps assistant coach Phillip Dos Santos. PDS tells us why the Whitecaps were a job he couldn't say no to and what it's like working with his brother, chats about his career so far at the likes of Ottawa Fury, San Francisco Deltas, Indy Eleven, and talks about his early days playing in Europe then coaching in Quebec and in the Canadian national team youth set up.

We have the latest news from North America and around the world, although primarily Europe this week, as football's shutdown continues. There's been positive virus tests from players training in Germany, France has ended their season, and it's still hard to fathom exactly what's happening in Scotland and England. Plus we bring you our latest FK Slutsk update.

We also bring you a chat with FC Cincinnati COO Dennis Carroll who talks about the financial impact the shutdown has on a club like his and reveals what talks MLS have had about getting back into action. Plus we look at some fun community fundraising initiatives from USL sides Forward Madison and South Bend Lions.

Vancouver Whitecaps followed up their successful facemask campaign with a new one to raise money for local foodbanks and we hear from Russell Teibert, Tosaint Ricketts and others about how it came about and why the club's community involvement is important to them.

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

01.47: Around The World with Joe Corona - the latest on football's shutdown
19.00: Slutsk stay on top
26.20: Staying Home with Joe Corona - the latest from North America during football's shutdown
29.49: FC Cincinnati COO Dennis Carroll chat
43.10: Forward Madison and South Bend Lions community fundraising initiatives
49.35: Phillip Dos Santos interview - Part 1
74.00: Phillip Dos Santos interview - Part 2
108.15: Wavelength - Booze and Glory - Three Points
112.04: Vancouver Whitecaps foodbank fundraiser with audio from Russell Teibert, Tosaint Ricketts, Carson Ting, and Jon Rees

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