AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)
Episode 410 - The AFTN Soccer Show (Smoke and Mirrors - Vancouver v Montreal postgame, Axel Schuster roundtable, and CPL Island Games)
Sep 14th, 2020 by aftn at 6:57 pm

The latest AFTN Soccer Show is out and we bring you another packed show of Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer, and Canadian Premier League chat.

As smoky skies engulfed BC, Vancouver Whitecaps were back in MLS action to take on Canadian rivals Montreal Impact in what proved to be a fiery encounter. We look at the highs and the lows and analyze the main talking points coming out of the 'Caps 4-2 loss including Lucas Cavallini's sending off and the defensive disaster that is the 'Caps in this one. What changes should we see on Wednesday?

Plus we hear the postgame thoughts of 'Caps coach Marc Dos Santos, and the Impact's Thierry Henry.

Whitecaps Sporting Director and CEO Axel Schuster held a media roundtable on Thursday. We bring you select highlights, unpack some of what he said, look at the recently announced organizational changes in the front office, and chat about what's next for the 'Caps in terms of matches coming up.

The Canadian Premier League's Island Games tournament is close to wrapping up with just four matches remaining and three teams battling for championship glory. We look at what was an eventful week of Final Four action, and bring you some thoughts from Pacific FC's Pa Modou Kah and Marcel de Jong, Cavalry FC's Tommy Wheeldon Jr, HFX Forge FC's Bobby Smyrniotis, and HFX Wanderers Stephen Hart as a dramatic showdown looms.

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

01.26: Vancouver Whitecaps v Montreal Impact postgame show - the goals, the highs and lows, Cavallini's sending off
49.21: Thierry Henry and Marc Dos Santos postgame audio
56.34: More Whitecaps chat - what changes need to be made and the listeners' mailbag
77.14: Axel Schuster media roundtable selected highlights
102.36: Unpacking Axel and the Whitecaps' woes
124.24: Whitecaps next round of matches
132.01: Wavelength - Tippa Irie - Football Hooligan
139.22: CPL Island Games chat with audio from Pa Modou Kah, Marcel de Jong, Tommy Wheeldon Jr, Bobby Smyrniotis, and Stephen Hart

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