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  • January 18, 2021 - Our Latest Show

    Our special guest tonight was the "Godfather" of Indoor Soccer and the owner of the MASL Baltimore Blast, Ed Hale, who spoke on the Blast not playing this season for the first time in 40 years (due to COVID), the impact this has on the players and fans and what the league needs to do to ensure it can stay in business going forward.

     

    Dick Howard spoke on the Montreal Impact rebranding as CF Montreal, Chris Armas being named head coach of Toronto FC, Wayne Rooney retiring and this weekend's upcoming FA Cup matches.

     

    Michael Lewis announced that 5 former NASL Lancers are on the initial ballot for the National Soccer Hall of Fame, Dave Sarachan resigning as coach of North Carolina FC, Phil Neville being hired by Inter Miami as coach and the US Women's National Team facing Columbia in their first matches of 2021.

  • January 4, 2021

    NOTE: We replayed this show on January 11

    We previewed the year 2021 in US, Canadian and international soccer with regular correspondents Michael Lewis and Dick Howard, plus had the managing director and Chief Commercial Officer of the new NISA franchise in Rochester, Flower City Union, Mark Washo on as our special guest to talk about the latest news from the team as they prepare for their debut in the Spring of 2022. Mark also said the downtown stadium is being kept up well by the City of Rochester for Union's debut and the team is speaking with an MLS resource from Rochester as a potential hire for the team.

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