AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)
Episode 398 - The AFTN Soccer Show (True Colours with guest Joel Waterman)
Jun 8th, 2020 by aftn at 12:06 pm

The latest AFTN Soccer Show is out and it's another packed episode.

A lockout has been averted and the MLS tournament in Orlando seems to be all systems go. Could there yet be a spanner thrown in the works? We chat about that, hear from some angry players around the league about the ins and outs of the negotiations, and MLS commissioner Don Garber shares his take on it all.

There's still a lot of unanswered questions that exist around thee tournament in terms of safety, post quarantine measures, and more, and we hear from the Whitecaps' Andy Rose about his personal situation and the tough decision he faces.

Our feature interview this week is with a BC boy riding high out in Montreal, centre back Joel Waterman. We chat with Joel about his career so far, his move to MLS, being thrust in at the deep end right away, and a lot more.

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

05.50: MLS lockout averted but players left angry - with audio from Don Garber, Ethan Finlay, Evan Bush, Zac MacMath, and Jake Nerwinski
35.44: Player concerns around safety and family left behind - with audio from Andy Rose and Evan Bush
49.10: Cross border quarantine issues - with audio from Evan Bush and Jake Nerwinski
54.02: Tournament details still not set - with audio from Jake Nerwinski
60.32: The turbulent week in MLS discussed
85.10: Joel Waterman interview
116.29: Wavelength - Haunted House - 442 (Football)
121.54: Canadian Premier League News of the Week

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