AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast about Vancouver Whitecaps and Major League Soccer (MLS)
Episode 411 - The AFTN Soccer Show (Back To Back - Whitecaps win two, a booming bromance, Commissioner Clanachan, and the CPL Island Games)
Sep 21st, 2020 by aftn at 7:08 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.

It's all about going Back to Back this episode, as Vancouver Whitecaps win two in a row in MLS action and Forge FC win their second straight Canadian Premier League championship. We'll be look at all of that and a lot more.

The 'Caps beat both Montreal and RSL in the space of four days to move into the playoff places in the Western Conference, we look at the highs, the lows, and the biggest talking points to come out of both matches and hear from Marc Dos Santos about the RSL win, the danger of fatigue, and just how do you fit in the 'Caps exciting attacking threat while making sure they still can defend?

Plus have the 'Caps found the key to scoring with the booming bromance of Lucas Cavallini and Fredy Montero off the pitch, now seeing the results on it? And what does it look like for the 'Caps after their 'home' game in Portland against the Timbers?

The Canadian Premier League's Island Games tournament is over and Forge FC have kept their crown. We look back at the big talking points for the league now that the league is over and hear from CPL Commissioner David Clanachan. What's next for the league, what's next for those that have excelled, could we see more tournaments like this soon, and does winning coach Bobby Smyrniotis deserve a shot at something bigger?

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

01.26: Vancouver Whitecaps victorious twice! - we look back at the wins against Montreal and RSL
38.33: Marc Dos Santos and Freddy Juarez postgame audio
44.58: More Whitecaps chat - Fredy/Cava partnership, the attacking/defending line-up balance, what the future looks like, and more
98.33: Wavelength - The Foamers - Football
102.37: CPL Commissioner David Clanachan conference call - selected highlights
122.35: CPL Island Games chat with audio from Bobby Smyrniotis and David Edgar

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