The podcast of our September 29th edition of Soccer is a Kick in the Grass is now available for download. Our special guests were the first inductee into the Rochester Lancers Wall of Fame Class of 2014, former Lancers midfielder from 1971-75 and an original player in the NPSL (later the NASL), Eli Durante and the President of the USL, Tim Holt, who discussed the past 2014 season and looked ahead to the big changes coming in 2015 for the league. Michael Lewis walked about the latest matches from MLS and the playoff picture and Joe and Andrew gave a quick international update on Serie A and the UEFA Champions League. Click on the soccer ball to listen to the podcast!
The podcast of our special June 9th edition of Soccer is a Kick in the Grass is now available for download, where we celebrated our 20th anniversary on the air. Our special guest host was the founder of the show, former NASL Rochester Lancers owner Charlie Schiano, and our very special guest on the show was the all-time leading goal scorer in international soccer history, Rochester's Abby Wambach of the Western New York Flash. We also welcomed back former co-hosts Wayne Fuller, Bruno Sniders and Joe Giuliano and reminisced with our correspondents Dick Howard and Michael Lewis. Click on the soccer ball to listen to the podcast!
On Monday, January 27th on Soccer is a Kick in the Grass, we were happy to have with us live for the entire show in his first Rochester radio interview, the only American to play professional soccer in Afghanistan, Rochester native and McQuaid graduate Nick Pugliese. Nick recounted his experiences in that war-torn country, both from a soccer and a personal perspective. Click the soccer ball to hear his incredible story!
ESPN Story on Nick "A Faraway Goal": http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=10424324
Nick's Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/FootballinKabul