Soccer is a game of chess played on a grass field and won by the thinnest of margins. There’s going to be A LOT of MLS on TV in July, so Joseph Lowery of the MLSAssist Podcast drops by to educate Dustin (and you) in how to watch soccer with an eye on tactics.
MLS and FC Dallas announced the indefinte suspension of GK Jesse Gonzalez on Friday due to allegations of domestic abuse.
Dustin and Jonathan break down what we know about that situation, as well as talk over the recent FC Dallas COVID announcements and the league’s return to play in July in Orlando.
MLS Constitution – Player Misconduct (SABH)
Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/WxsMe6iRyG0
Juan Gamboa -Gometta GK glove line
Freddy Moojen – Montreal College Showcase
Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/GXKX1RP6QBY
Jimmy Maurer took a break from family, training, studying for an MBA, and working out to chat with Dustin and Jonathan.
They talked a little about shelter-in-place life and a lot about Jimmy’s journey to Dallas.
What MLS keepers did he take lessons with? Who was his GK coach as a kid in Atlanta? How close was he to signing with Oscar Pareja in Colorado? How many times has he watched the HGTV episode he was on in Chile?
All this and much more!
Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cveMWsXgChA
Dustin and Jonathan are joined by Michael Hitchcock (@hitchnewbiz) of the Ft Worth Vaqueros, Jonathan Collura (@JonathnCollura) of Bugeaters FC, and Damon Gochneaur (@DamonGochneaur) for a drink and some lower league soccer chat.
This conversation has everything from English pro/rel scenarios, to FC Dallas concept kits, to development philosophies!
Michael Hitchcock – Kick COVID19 local giftcard giveways
Jonathan Collura – 100% of all online club shop sales to the Omaha COVID-19 Response Fund
Damon Gochneaur -Eastside Denton, Serve Denton, Denton Community Food Center
Dustin and Jonathan met up (virtually) with FC Dallas TV personalities Mark Followill and Steve Davis, as well as with columnist and CONCACAF expert Jon Arnold for a Happy Hour!
Grab a bevy, kick back, and take your mind off of things with some of the biggest soccer brains in DFW (and Dustin).
This episode was recorded as a YouTube LiveStream that can be found here: youtu.be/RSTxUr6kVFU
Jon Arnold’s “Get CONCACAFed” newsletter: https://getconcacafed.substack.com/
Mark Followill’s Go Fund Me for helping broadcast support staff: https://www.gofundme.com/f/dfw-sports-television-broadcast-freelancers
In this double episode, Dustin and Jonathan recap the 2-2 draw between FC Dallas and Montreal Impact as well as preview FC Dallas’ trip to Yankee Stadium to take on NYCFC.
Plus! The guys caught up with Paxton Pomykal to chat about the Olympic Qualifiers, his favorite positions, and more importantly, what happened to his mustache!
Dustin and Jonathan are back to preview the FC Dallas vs Montreal Impact match as Theiry Henry and Maxi Urruti attempt to siege Fortress Frisco.
PLUS! A special report from the training grounds on Ryan Hollingshead’s status for the match.
Dustin and Jonathan are joined by Walter of The 19th Minute podcast to review FC Dallas’ season opening victory over the Philadelphia Union.
They talk about the pre-game festivities, break some news about the East Side of Toyota Stadium, weigh the team’s performance, and discuss Jonathan’s first time participating in media activities after the match.
They’ve also got audio from Paxton if you want to know what he chose as his “goal song” and why, as well as an exclusive conversation with Bressan.
Philadelphia Union come to Frisco to open the 2020 MLS season against FC Dallas. Dustin and Jonathan have the stats, stories, and players to watch to prepare you for the match, as well as lineup and score predictions!
PLUS! Jonathan interviewed Steven Goold of the Dallas Beer Guardians to preview their season and get info on their 24 hour tailgate!