The podcast of our August 18th edition of Soccer is a Kick in the Grass is now available for download. Our special guests were Rochester Lancers VP Rich Randall, Rochester Rhinos defender Onua Obasi and the former owner of the NASL Rochester Lancers, Charlie Schiano. Charlie and Michael Lewis reminisced about the famous NASL playoff match from August 16, 1977 where the Rochester Lancers defeated the host and defending champion Toronto Metros-Croatia 1-0 while playing most of the match with just 9 men. Dick Howard was on as well to discuss the start of the EPL season and to preview the start of La Liga. 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