AFTN Soccer Show (Vancouver Whitecaps/MLS)

The AFTN football/soccer podcast primarily about Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer, and the Canadian Premier League with lots of interviews and fun segments thrown in.
Episode 428 - The AFTN Soccer Show (Football Cards Instead Of Cash - MLS lockout looms, Whitecaps add some players, Andy Rose interview, Tommy Gardner and Jackson Farmer on the CPL draft)
Feb 1st, 2021 by aftn at 2:22 am

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

Is a MLS lockout looming? We chat about that as things aren't looking good between the owners and the players, and while we may now have a start date for the new season to get underway, getting to that point still feels filled with a lot of uncertainties and a long way away.

As it all plays out, the Whitecaps have been busy making some signings to their squad. We look at the additions of winger Deibar Caicedo and goalkeeper Evan Newton, and chat to 'Caps coach Marc Dos Santos and Sporting Director Axel Schuster about the former. Plus we look at the return of Andy Rose and talk with the man himself about coming back to the team and his additional role as U19 assistant coach.

It's also been a busy week in the CPL with their 2021 U Sports draft. We look at some of the picks and chat with FC Edmonton's two selections, Whitecaps academy alumni Tommy Gardner and Jackson Farmer. Plus we hear a little bit from their head coach Alan Koch and we have a special CPL giveaway for one lucky listener.

This episode falls within CiTR Radio's annual Fundrive fundraising campaign. If you would like to help support the station with a donation, you can do so HERE and mention you were referred by AFTN.

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

03.54: Is a MLS lockout looming?
24.19: Whitecaps add Caicedo and Newton - with audio from MDS and Axel Schuster
52.56: Andy Rose Interview
84.02: CPL Draft chat and prize giveaway
97.15: Tommy Gardner and Jackson Farmer interview
109.40: Wavelength - Tactics - Football Cards

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