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S.O.S

A podcast centered on the USMNT and English Premier League. Up to date happenings, in-depth analysis, and introduction to analytics for soccer fans. Also I leave the opening for other sports, economics, or anything else related I feel like discussing. 

Tracks

World Cup Primer
We got two games from the USMNT in the September International window. First against Japan, and second against Saudi Arabia. I looked at both games as a whole, where the USMNT is on the journey. Also, what are next steps in their development. Lastly, we talk through the USMNT group, and each match-up. We also walk through scenarios on what it will take for the USA to advance out of the group stage. 
49:10 09/30/2022
Match Day 8 Recap, Cup changes, and Pulisic's Book
We do a quick look at Matchday 8 recap. Also, we look around at other leagues. Discuss which coach may be fired next, and if any are appealing to Thomas Tuchel. Also, discuss form on teams in the Premier League. Also, dive into the proposed changes for champs league, FA Cup, and Carabao cup competitions. Also, Christian Pulisic has a book coming out, and some excerpts are making the rounds. 
72:25 09/22/2022
Tuchel Fired, All-Star Game, and USMNT September Roster
In-depth look at what led to Todd Boehly firing Thomas Tuchel, a champions league winning coach, 7 games into the new ownership era. Also, Todd Boehly gives an interview this week, that creates headlines. We look at the viability of an English Premier League All-Star game. Also, we discuss the USMNT roster for the September International window. We also compare the roster of today verse what faced England in the 2010 World Cup. Decide if we are better equipped to face a much tougher English side. 
79:02 09/16/2022
Deadline Day Recap & EPL, Champs League Results
We go over transfer news citing the USMNT players that moved. Also, discuss information about how the Todd Boehly ownership will work. Lastly, we highlight results from the EPL & Champs league. 
69:38 09/09/2022
Matchday 4 Recap, Transfer News & Witchcraft.....Yes, Witchcraft.
The games are coming fast and heavy now with games midweek.  We discuss how the table is starting to shape up. Which teams are in real danger of being in a relegation battle. There are some teams that have just got poor results, and have the quality to avoid a relegation battle. We discuss Logan becoming a closet Arsenal fan boy, and the amazing Yunus Musah goal that was not to be. Lastly, we dig into the crazy details of Paul Pogba being extorted over claims of witch craft. It's pretty typical of France national team stories, but crazy for any where else in the world. 
58:15 09/02/2022
Matchday 3 Recap with Liverpool Correspondent
Colin joins SOS as the Liverpool correspondent. He had noticed something wrong with VVD before the season began, and we dive into it. Also, discuss Man U and if what they did is sustainable. A big upset on the week was Leeds beating Chelsea 3-0. Discuss how there are more worries with the selections of Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel, and his refusal to accept reality. We wrap up with quick hits around the EPL, Barcelona saga, and Mbappe with PSG drama. 
58:29 08/26/2022
Crazy London Derby & Man U Dumpster Fire
The game of the week provided all the drama on the field as well as off it. Discuss the managers going after each other, a little added substance behind their reactions. Also, dissect the game, and what happened with referee decisions. We also look at a different viewpoint for the happenings at Manchester United. Lastly, there is a little talked about feud beginning to show up in Paris. We discuss what's brewing. 
62:44 08/19/2022
Catalan Mafia
Opening weekend brought a few good games, and a couple duds. We discuss the results, and some teams that are flying under the radar. Also, discuss USMNT players that performed well in Match Day 1. Look to upcoming fixtures for the 2nd weekend. Lastly, we peel back more layers of the onion that is the ongoing saga of Barcelona. They are up against the clock to get players registered in time. Also, they are releasing the Catalan Mafia to do their bidding now on a few players. 
58:34 08/12/2022
How is Marc Cucurella worth more than 50 million pounds? & Other sh!t
Logan & Estevan are joined by Uncle T and E to discuss why a left footed defender gets sold for a premium. Certain teams will pay extra for a strong left footed defender. Also, discuss bold predictions for the upcoming start to the English Premier League. Also, this is the christening of Logan sharing a half-baked idea, and he does not disappoint. Haaland or Gabriel Jesus? 
70:44 08/05/2022
European Super League or a Game of Chicken
With the English Premier League only a week away, we discuss the demise of Chelsea, and how what is happening now, has been becoming. Unpack the beginning of the Todd Boehly era, Thomas Tuchel, and departures from key directors. We go in depth in the ludicrous spending of Barcelona, their poor treatment of players. Also Logan and Estevan discuss how this is all pointing to the inevitably of the European Super League. Or it could just be a game of chicken. Listen and decide for yourself. 
57:47 07/30/2022
Panhandle Platoon and Fantasy Loons
We talk to the President of the largest underground supporters group in the Texas Panhandle. Discover their birth, and what membership is like.  Also, we dissect one of the most in-depth fantasy soccer leagues on the planet. Get a behind the scenes look at how it came to be, as well as how there is a premier league/championship, and Manager of the Month awards. 
36:21 07/22/2022
Silly Season of Transfers
The news came out about semi-automatic offsides calls. We discuss what that process will look like, and how technology makes it possible. Discuss interesting tid bits about the new set piece coach for the USMNT coach. Also discuss the latest transfer news around Barcelona, Man U, and Frenkie De Jong. Also, we ask the big question going around lately for the USMNT : Donovan, Dempsey, or Pulisic?
41:57 07/16/2022
EPL & USMNT Roundtable
S.O.S Tottenham correspondent-Logan Tiffany, and Man U correspondent - Tatenda Chieza go in depth on transfers. Also, discuss the dynamic of a world cup 4 months into the upcoming season, and how that is affecting the transfer market. Also, provide updates on specific players for USMNT leading to Qatar 2022 WC.  
64:52 07/02/2022
Come on you Spurs!
We go in depth on Tottenham discussing their rivals, transfer money and targets, previous managers, and Saudi Arabia PIF. 
26:59 06/24/2022
USMNT Nations League
Player performance breakdown for the Concacaf Nations League game of USA verse El Salvador. Also discuss how each half went, breakdown of offensive, and defensive tactics, Berhalter decisions, and CONCACAF. 
24:09 06/18/2022
USMNT Philosophy & Manchester United
There is a fatal flaw in Gregg Berhalter's selection philosophy. Why it is harming the USMNT, and potentially stopping us from reaching our potential. Also, Man U has a new manager. Will they allow him to get the players that he wants, or do old habits die hard?
16:53 06/11/2022
Why podcast & USMNT Expectations
The outlook for the USMNT. Why we should have bigger expectations, how we can achieve that. Also discuss what success should look like in the upcoming world cup in 2022 and even 2026. 
27:26 06/11/2022