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Soccer 2 the MAX: Chicago Red Stars Blank Houston, MLS Stadium Proposals, Don Garber’s New Deal

On this episode of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger discuss the latest happening in American Soccer. 

First, they kick things off with the rumors of Don Garber getting a new contract to stay in his position within Major League Soccer. 

Then, they get into the multitude of stadium proposals happening around the league concerning NYCFC, Cincinnati FC, and news in D.C. too. Not to mention, they break down Toronto FC's chances against Chivas in the CONCACAF Champion's League Final second leg. 

They also talk how FIFA plans to solve VAR issues at the World Cup 2018. A Women's International Champions Cup. Plus, discussing the National Women's Soccer League midway through Week 4, as the teams prepare for a weekend full of action. Can the North Carolina Courage keep up the hot streak?


Last Word SC: CCL Shell-shock

What's up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Dan and the Matts are back to talk about the CONCACAF Champions League Final Leg One. We break down what went wrong for Toronto FC, how it happened, and what needs to change if they are going to win CCL next Wednesday in Mexico. 

Then in the Round Table, the guys have a full slate of Rapid-Fire topics and some updates of FC Cinncinati including a name change of all things. The boys finish off with MLS Pick 'Ems from all three days worth of games this weekend. 


Last Word SC: Zlatan? Zlatan. Zlatan!

What's up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Dan, Matt, and Robert are running free without Matt Pollard to hold them back. We've renamed the podcast Zlatan Radio. The guys talk about the week of results in CONCACAF Champions League, the bonkers weekend in MLS action (including Zlatan and the LA Galaxy beating Los Angeles FC), and much more. Enjoy! Zlatan? Zlatan. Zlatan!


Soccer 2 the MAX: USMNT Defeat Paraguay, Christen Press Goes to Sweden

On this episode of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins, and Rachael McKriger discuss and breakdown the USMNT 1-0 victory against Paraguay. The trio discuss who stood out from the young crop of players at each position. They also talk who maybe didn't have their best game, why that is, and also bring up the team's play in general. 

After that, they move on to discuss the first week of the National Women's Soccer League season. How did Houston in Vera Pauw's first game as head coach? Can you take much out of a game where Chicago was missing many players and still managed a draw? What about the young Washington Spirit? Was it too much Megan Rapinoe? Plus, the controversy in Orlando, and North Carolina getting some revenge. They also talk Christen Press finally deciding her playing fate for the season as well. 

After that, they move things to Major League Soccer discussing results from the weekend. The MLS Miami stadium problem rises again, and more.


Last Word SC: USMNT Paraguay Recap and El Trafico

What's up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, Matt and Dan recap the USMNT Paraguay game. We talk about the win, individual performances, and what it means for the players and the squad going forward. We then dive into El Trafico and the weekend of MLS fixtures. 


Last Word SC: MLS CCL Recap, #PlayYourKids, and Much More

What's up Internet? Today on Last Word SC Radio, the guys recap a week in which two MLS teams downed Liga MX opponents in CONCACAF Champions League. We talk how New York Red Bulls destroyed Xolos, Toronto FC winning their heavy weight fight with Tigres, and talk about the big picture. In the second segment, old cohost Russ McKenzie joins Matt to talk #PlayYourKids. Then we've got a bunch of topics in the Round Table. 


Soccer 2 the MAX: Bob Bradley And LAFC, MLS Team Previews Pt. 2, Fredy Montero in Vancouver

On this episode of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins and Rachael McKriger do another round of MLS Team Previews.

The New England Revolution, Houston Dynamo, Chicago Fire, LA Galaxy, Montreal Impact, San Jose Earthquakes, Philadelphia Union and Montreal Impact are covered on this show.

The crew also discusses several news items as well. Rachael gives a Sounders fan perspective of Fredy Montero returning to MLS, but for the Vancouver Whitecaps. Is he finally the answer at forward for the Whitecaps? Erik Watkins has his feelings on the D.C. United stadium groundbreaking being official. Plus, could Bob Bradley be headed back to MLS to coach LAFC? NYCFC's big player haul, John Harkes out at FC Cincinnati and more.

Finally, each member of the team gives their Top 3 2017 MLS Kits.


Soccer 2 the MAX: Chicharito to MLS? She Believes Cup Roster, MLS Season Preview Part 1

On this episode of Soccer 2 the MAX, Sean Garmer, Erik Watkins and Rachael McKriger begin their look at the 2017 MLS Season by going through eight teams and talking about their offseason, strengths, weaknesses, and season outlook.

On this show, FC Dallas, Colorado Rapids, D.C. United, Columbus Crew, Orlando City, New York Redbulls, Seattle Sounders and Toronto FC are covered.

Also on this episode...

Rachael gives her thoughts on the She Believes Cup Roster. The exclusion of Megan Rapinoe. Plus, Hope Solo's latest comments.

Finally, the guys give their thoughts on Chicarito possibly coming to MLS in 2018. LAFC have apparently thrown a $15 Million bid out for the player. Also, thoughts on Howard Webb being brought in to help the adjustment to the Virtual Assist Referee or VAR. They discuss if this is good or bad for the sport. Will it really help with some controversial decisions? Or could it create more issues?