Podcasts

CBA for Dummies – with Scott Rezendes

Before the 2020 MLS season starts, the players and owners have to come to an agreement on a new CBA. Travel, roster rules, salaries, and several other issues have to be figured out. But what exactly is a CBA, and how did we get here?

Scott Rezendes of The Soccer Syndicate (and formerly an employee at the MLSPA and a USL GM) joins Dustin to break it all down from the beginning! They cover the beginning of the MLSPA, what negotiations are REALLY like, current and historical hot button issues, and much more!

Lower League Roundup – Josh and Moises Hernandez

Dustin gives a summary of the first few weeks of MASL action for the Dallas Sidekicks and the Mesquite Outlaws.

Then Dustin and Arman sat down with Josh Hernandez (Sidekicks) and Moises Hernandez (formerly FC Dallas) to talk about their lives, careers, growing up together, and who’s better at FIFA.

2019 (LIVE) Season Review – Part 2

The guys took over the mezzanine at 3 Nations Brewery in Carrollton, Tx for their live season review show. They were joined by a parade of friends and had so much fun they split it into two parts!

In part 2, Dustin, Arman, Tristan, and Jonathan have their own roundtable to discuss FC Dallas’ 2019 season. They grade the team, discuss the premise of whether a curve should be applied to that grade, and then ponder “what if Oscar Pareja hadn’t left”. The guys are then joined by audience members to discuss their view on the season, including FC Dallas social media team member, Michael Ramirez (@michrami_).

Following that, Walter Martinez (@El_Quimico) of the 19th Minute Podcast joins to talk about the attendance/marketing/game-day issues the team seems to have.

And finally, everyone at the brewery helped crown the Dallas Soccer Show Player of the Year award.

2019 (LIVE) Season Review – Part 1

The guys took over the mezzanine at 3 Nations Brewery in Carrollton, Tx for their live season review show. They were joined by a parade of friends and had so much fun they split it into two parts!

In part 1, Dustin, Arman, and Tristan chat with North Texas SC CB and captain Brecc Evans about his career and life at North Texas SC. Then 3rd Degree’s Dan Crooke (@Crooke86), FC Dallas Media’s Garrett Melcer (@GarrettMelcer), and Jonathan run the comb over North Texas SC’s inaugural season!

Enjoy!

Special Announcement and Edwin Cerrillo Exclusive

We’ve got a special announcement! We want YOU to help us record our season review!

Join us on Nov 15th at 7:30pm at 3 Nations Brewery for some craft beer and soccer talk! Come meet Dustin, Tristan, Arman, and Jonathan, some other media personalities, and North Texas SC captain, Brecc Evans.

Plus, we caught up with Edwin Cerrillo before he heads to Germany on Monday to train with Bayern Munich.

Lower League Roundup – Intro to the MASL (and Season Preview)

Kevin Lindstrom of 3rdDegree.net joins Dustin to talk about the Major Arena Soccer League., why DFW soccer fans should care about it, what to expect at an indoor soccer match and the rich history of the league!

He also helps preview what promises to be an exciting 2019-2020 season for the Dallas Sidekicks and the upstart Mesquite Outlaws.

As always, if you like our coverage of non-FCD soccer here in the DFW area, help spread the word by telling a friend!

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(Mega) Match Buildup – FC Dallas at Seattle Sounders FC – Playoffs Round 1

FC Dallas heads to Seattle this weekend to face the Sounders in the first round of MLS playoffs and Dustin, Jonathan, and Arman are here to get you prepped and ready!

What do the playoffs look like at a broad level? Will there be any upsets? Who will start for FC Dallas? What are our score predictions?

All of these questions get answered, plus the normal Match Buildup info of Stats, Storylines, and Players to Watch For for Seattle and Dallas.

Note: Special thanks to Harrison Crow of American Soccer Analysis for some insight on Seattle’s defense

Lower League Roundup – Intro to the UPSL

This is the first episode of a new show we’re trying out to put a spotlight on non-FC Dallas soccer here in the DFW area. If you like lower-league soccer, spread the word!

In this episode, National Director of the UPSL, Matt Kahla Jr. joins Dustin to discuss the UPSL, why DFW soccer fans should care about it, and where they can find a team to support!

FC Dallas Beats SKC and Paxton Pomykal’s New Contract

Arman and Dustin are back to break down FC Dallas’ 6-0 win over Sporting Kansas City that pushed them into the playoffs.

They also discuss Paxton Pomykal’s new contract and wonder why Reggie Cannon hasn’t been locked into a new contract as well.

Finally, Arman reacts to Dustin’s interview with North Texas SC GM, Matt Denny.

Special Edition – NTSC’s Move To Arlington with GM Matt Denny

This week, North Texas SC announced that they’ll be playing the next 3 seasons at Globe Life Park in Arlington. And we have questions.

I caught up with NTSC general manager Matt Denny to try and get some of them answered.