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Episode Date
La Liga on Tour?
The guys discuss the possibility of La Liga playing regular-season games in the U.S. and Canada. Plus, find out how they rate Wayne Rooney's impact since joining D.C. United.
Aug 17, 2018
Caught Offside: The Spanish are Coming
Breaking news: La Liga is coming to North America. We discuss the pros and cons... mostly cons. Plus, our thoughts on the upcoming Spanish league season.
Aug 16, 2018
Madrid Without Ronaldo
The guys break down Real Madrid's UEFA Super Cup loss and how they'll play without Cristiano Ronaldo. Also, how will Man City cope with the absence of Kevin De Bruyne?
Aug 15, 2018
Caught Offside: It's Back
The Premier League is back and the boys end up in a heated argument over... Arsenal?? Man City and Liverpool set the right tone while Mourinho/Pogba tension rumbles on.
Aug 15, 2018
Ramos Bites Back at Klopp
The ESPN FC crew discuss Sergio Ramos and Jurgen Klopp's war of words, the upcoming La Liga season and Petr Cech's job security.
Aug 14, 2018
Weekend Reactions
Stewart Robson and Julien Laurens join the FC crew to give their takes on the weekend action in the Premier League and Ligue 1.
Aug 13, 2018
Max & Herc: The Best MLS Moment Ever?
The guys react to an unbelievable finish in D.C. starring Wayne Rooney, debate who should be the MLS MVP in 2018 and reveal the next big thing in Mexican soccer.
Aug 13, 2018
Man City Even Better?
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Man City's title defense and Liverpool's big opening win in the Premier League.
Aug 12, 2018
Chelsea Start Strong
The ESPN FC crew break down the opening Saturday in the Premier League and discuss Paul Pogba's cryptic tweet.
Aug 11, 2018
Man United Escape
The guys analyze Manchester United's win over Leicester City and whether they can get past their offseason woes. Plus, they preview Chelsea's match against Huddersfield Town.
Aug 10, 2018
Caught Offside: EPL Season Preview PART 3
Part 3 is all about you... it's our season preview mailbag spectacular. Plus, we make predictions that we hope you'll forget... unless they turn out to be right.
Aug 10, 2018
ESPN FC Podcast: 9 August 2018
The ESPN FC panel break down Manchester United and Tottenham's inactivity, Chelsea's new look and Everton's revamped squad.
Aug 09, 2018
Caught Offside: EPL Preview PART 2 with Danny Mills
In part 2 of our EPL preview, former England international Danny Mills joins to discuss Spurs' inactivity, how he might have dealt with Kevin De Bruyne and much much more!
Aug 09, 2018
Caught Offside: EPL Season Preview PART 1
Here we go... it's part 1 of our 3 part EPL season preview! We answer 20 key questions to get you ready for the 2018-19 campaign.
Aug 09, 2018
Problems With Pogba
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss the rumors surrounding Paul Pogba's future with Manchester United.
Aug 08, 2018
Kepa to Chelsea?
The guys analyze how Kepa Arrizabalaga could fit in at Chelsea if he replaces Thibaut Courtois. Also, Peter Walton discusses the state of Premier League officiating.
Aug 07, 2018
Two on Tri: Replacing Osorio
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez discuss Juan Carlos Osorio's tenure with Mexico and the leading candidates to take command of El Tri.
Aug 06, 2018
Pogba leaving Man United?
Paolo Bandini joins the show to discuss the chances Paul Pogba leaves Manchester United and debate the top five current center-backs in world football.
Aug 06, 2018
Max & Herc: What Defines a Big Club?
The guys discuss the altercation between Atlanta United and Toronto FC, Pedro Caixinha's comments about Tigres and big clubs, and Earnie Stewart's first few days as USMNT GM.
Aug 06, 2018
Man City Win Community Shield
Manchester City defeats Chelsea to win the Community Shield. Jose Mourinho complains about Man United's transfer inactivity. Plus, Josef Martinez inches closer to MLS history.
Aug 05, 2018
Courtois to Madrid?
The guys debate Real Madrid's chances of landing Thibaut Courtois and analyze how Arturo Vidal will fit in the Barcelona midfield.
Aug 04, 2018
Chelsea Transfer Talk
Raf Honigstein joins the FC crew to discuss Chelsea's transfer window and Arturo Vidal moving to Barcelona. Plus, the guys break down the weather in Extra Time.
Aug 03, 2018
PSG Making Moves?
The ESPN FC crew discuss PSG's transfer targets, Neymar's antics, Juventus' chances of winning next season's Champions League and much more. Plus, Extra Time.
Aug 02, 2018
Bonucci's Juve Return?
The ESPN FC crew discuss Leonardo Bonucci's reported return to Juventus, Jose Mourinho's comments about Man United's team spirit and much more. Plus, Extra Time.
Aug 01, 2018
Max & Herc: Chatting With Sami Khedira
Sami Khedira joins Max and Herc to talk Juventus ahead of the MLS All-Star Game. Plus, the guys react to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's absence from the All-Star Game.
Aug 01, 2018
Caught Offside: Bradley Wright-Phillips
We catch up with the latest member of the 100 goals club, Bradley Wright-Phillips as he discusses his favorite goal, the turnaround in his career, England's WC run and more.
Aug 01, 2018
Caught Offside: Jose's dark place
I believe it was the Joker who once asked, "why so serious?" Today, we pose that question of Jose Mourinho. Plus, Help-A-Fan returns, Fulham stockpile and Weah impresses.
Aug 01, 2018
Manchester United's Misery
Sid Lowe joins the ESPN FC crew to discuss Manchester United's preseason and whether or not Gareth Bale can fill the void left by Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid.
Jul 31, 2018
Max & Herc Take on the MLS All-Star Game
Max and Herc head to Atlanta for the MLS All-Star Game and chat with Bradley Wright-Phillips, Aaron Long and Alphonso Davies. Plus, Sebi Salazar joins to talk MLS vs. Liga MX.
Jul 31, 2018
Pulisic to Premier League?
Raf Honigstein joins the FC crew to discuss the rumors linking Christian Pulisic to the Premier League. Plus, they examine Manchester United's transfer targets.
Jul 30, 2018
Mourinho's Woes
The FC crew discuss Jose Mourinho's continued negativity about his team following Manchester United's 4-1 loss to Liverpool in the ICC.
Jul 29, 2018
Klopp Still Seething
Mark Ogden sits down with Daniel Sturridge to discuss his return to Liverpool after a loan at West Brom, and the guys discuss Jurgen Klopp's latest remarks about Sergio Ramos.
Jul 28, 2018
Liverpool's Expectations
Steve McManaman and Sid Lowe join the FC crew to discuss Liverpool, Barcelona and Real Madrid's upcoming seasons.
Jul 27, 2018
Mourinho Applies Pressure
The guys discuss Jose Mourinho's latest comments regarding Liverpool and their recent transfer spending, as well as Mohamed Salah's potential for next season.
Jul 26, 2018
Max & Herc: Osorio Right for USMNT?
Max and Herc discuss Juan Carlos Osorio's future and if he would be a good fit to coach the U.S., Josef Martinez's hat-trick record and Alphonso Davies' move to Bayern Munich.
Jul 26, 2018
Klopp on Salah
Mark Ogden sits down with Jurgen Klopp to talk about Liverpool's upcoming season, and the guys discuss Jose Mourinho's refusal to answer Manchester United title questions.
Jul 25, 2018
Caught Offside: Passing to Pep
It may still be preseason but the soccer never stops so Andrew joins from his vacation to discuss Ozil's decision, JJ at Manchester City training and a big MLS transfer.
Jul 25, 2018
Pogba Not Committed?
The FC crew discuss Jose Mourinho's comments on getting the best out of Paul Pogba. Plus, Max Bretos joins from LA to assess rumors Lionel Messi is leaving Barcelona.
Jul 24, 2018
Ozil Quits Germany
Lothar Matthaus shares his thoughts on Mesut Ozil quitting the German national team over claims of racism. Leroy Sane talks about his absence from the World Cup.
Jul 23, 2018
Christian Pulisic Shines
The ESPN FC crew discuss Christian Pulisic's performance against Liverpool in the ICC, Mesut Ozil's international retirement and much more. Plus, Extra Time.
Jul 22, 2018
Best World Cup Ever?
Ian Darke joins the guys to debate whether the 2018 World Cup was the best ever. Plus, they break down the big transfer rumors of the moment, including Willian to Barcelona.
Jul 21, 2018
Neymar: 'I Will Stay'
Raf Honigstein joins the FC crew to discuss Liverpool's summer spending, Richarlison's rumored move to Everton and Neymar's confirmation he will remain at PSG.
Jul 20, 2018
Alisson Joins Liverpool
Patrick Kluivert joins the FC crew to talk World Cup, Kylian Mbappe, Cristiano Ronaldo and more. Plus, the guys discuss the heights Alisson can take Liverpool to this season.
Jul 19, 2018
Caught Offside: Our World Cup Retrospective
Feeling a sense of loss? Can't quite believe it's over? Why not relive the thrills and spills of Russia 2018 in our World Cup retrospective.
Jul 19, 2018
Caught Offside: Everything is Really Bad
In the first of our post World Cup pods, the boys come to grips with the preseason and football outside of Russia. Transfers, moaning Mourinho, Craig Burley and a trademark Mike Petke outburst.
Jul 19, 2018
Alisson to Liverpool?
The FC crew break down Liverpool's reported record-breaking fee for Roma goalkeeper Alisson and discuss VAR's role at the World Cup with former Prem referee Peter Walton.
Jul 18, 2018
The Ronaldo Effect
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss how Cristiano Ronaldo impacts Serie A and Juve's chances in the UCL. Plus, Craig Burley debates whose stock went up at the World Cup.
Jul 17, 2018
Reactions from France
The FC crew discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's unveiling at Juventus, Julien Laurens joins in to talk France's World Cup victory and the guys share their favorite World Cup moments.
Jul 16, 2018
Max & Herc: D.C.'s Big Night Overshadowed
Sebi Salazar delves into the opening of Audi Field and D.C. United's issues. Plus, the guys talk World Cup, and Herc explains why the Earthquakes are the new Cleveland Browns.
Jul 16, 2018
Allez Les Bleus
The FC crew break down France's 4-2 victory over Croatia to secure their second World Cup title.
Jul 15, 2018
Caught Offside: France are champions
The boys look back on all the goals, controversies, pitch invasions and stage delays of the 2018 World Cup Final. So join us as we examine how Les Bleus won it all.
Jul 15, 2018
David vs. Goliath
Gab Marcotti joins the show to preview Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia. The guys also break down Belgium's victory over England in the third-place match.
Jul 14, 2018
Caught Offside: Previewing the World Cup Final
It takes quite a big event to get the boys in-studio on a Saturday... oh, who are we kidding, it really doesn't, they actually slept here last night... but still, this is huge! It's our official preview of the 2018 World Cup Final between France and Croatia. Enjoy!
Jul 14, 2018
World Cup Final Preview
Frank Leboeuf joins the show to preview the World Cup final. Details on the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are revealed. Plus, the latest news from the transfer market.
Jul 13, 2018
Reacting to the Semifinals
The FC crew discuss Croatia's comments that the media gave them extra motivation against England, Dejan Lovren calling himself one of the best defenders in the world and more.
Jul 12, 2018
Caught Offside: England bow out
The boys eulogize England's World Cup run and wonder how this team will be remembered. Plus, Dan Thomas joins to lament this missed opportunity and we give Croatia their props as well.
Jul 12, 2018
Caught Offside: French march on to Moscow
France blow aside Bobby's Belgium and book their place in the final... who will they meet: England or Croatia? Plus, we interrupt your World Cup to let you know that Ronaldo no longer plays for Real Madrid; Dermot Corrigan joins to break down the move.
Jul 11, 2018
Ronaldo Joins Juventus
The FC crew break down Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Juventus after nine seasons at Real Madrid and France's World Cup semifinal victory over Belgium.
Jul 10, 2018
Semifinals Preview
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew as they look ahead to the World Cup semifinals and discuss the latest on Cristiano Ronaldo's potential move to Juventus.
Jul 09, 2018
Ronaldo Closer to Juve
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss the latest on Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus and Maurizio Sarri to Chelsea. Plus, the guys preview the World Cup semifinals.
Jul 08, 2018
Semifinals Set
The FC crew break down England's victory over Sweden, sending them to the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 28 years, and another dramatic shootout win for Croatia.
Jul 07, 2018
The FC Crew break down Belgium and France's victories to advance to the Semifinals and preview Saturday's quarterfinal matches.
Jul 07, 2018
Caught Offside: Sterling making "Beliebers" out of all of us
The boys get you set for the World Cup quarterfinals and talk England with David Preece. Plus, the internet continues to star and more trivia horror for JJ.
Jul 06, 2018
Quarterfinals preview
Frank Leboeuf joins the FC crew to preview the World Cup quarterfinals and Gab Marcotti dives deeper into the rumors linking Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus.
Jul 05, 2018
World Cup Review
The guys talk World Cup favorites, best players and biggest disappointments. Gab Marcotti also joins to report on Ronaldo and Mbappe transfer rumors.
Jul 04, 2018
Caught Offside: The Curse is Broken
"Big old Spursy" Andy and "English" JJ take you through an exhilarating round of 16 from Dier's winning penalty to Chadli's last gasp finish. Plus, trivia, nostalgia and more.
Jul 04, 2018
Two on Tri: Assessing Mexico's World Cup
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez take a deep dive into the good and the bad following Mexico's World Cup exit, including the fundamental problems in Mexican soccer.
Jul 03, 2018
Brazil and Belgium Advance
Brazil eliminate Mexico, Belgium escape against Japan and Wayne Rooney sits down with Shaka Hislop to talk Major League Soccer and England's chances in the World Cup.
Jul 02, 2018
Russia Upset Spain
The ESPN FC crew discuss Russia's win over Spain and Croatia's win over Denmark in the World Cup last 16. Plus, Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez preview Brazil-Mexico.
Jul 01, 2018
Two on Tri: Mexico's Biggest Game Ever
On the eve of Mexico's clash with Brazil, Seb and Herc reflect on El Tri's history with the Selecao, examine Brazi's roster and break down how Mexico should line up.
Jul 01, 2018
Argentina Are Out
The FC crew break down France's win over Argentina and Uruguay's win over Portugal. Plus, they examine the legacy of Lionel Messi and look ahead to Sunday's World Cup action.
Jun 30, 2018
Caught Offside: The End of the Beginning
JJ wrote a gentle poem and screamed at a listener all in the same podcast... ah, the power of the World Cup. Plus, we review the group stage and look ahead to the round of 16.
Jun 29, 2018
England the Real Winners?
The guys discuss England's loss to Belgium and whether they will actually benefit from not winning the group. Also, how big an impact will Wayne Rooney have at D.C. United?
Jun 28, 2018
Germany's Stunning Collapse
Raf Honigstein discusses Germany's historic exit from the World Cup, while Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar join the show to discuss Mexico's upcoming game against Brazil.
Jun 27, 2018
Two on Tri: Mexico vs. the World
ESPN Deportes reporter Sergio Dipp joins Seb and Herc to talk about covering Mexico, why he's proud of El Tri, Chicharito and his new rallying cry, and much more.
Jun 26, 2018
Max & Herc: Life In Russia
Herc describes what it's been like to be at the World Cup. Kasey Keller and Kate Markgraf join Max to talk the USMNT's absence, CONCACAF's performance and rooting for Mexico.
Jun 26, 2018
Caught Offside: It's Coming Home
Kroos is clutch, Colombia bounce back and Spain and Portugal sneak through. Plus, JJ's dreaded World Cup trivia & Andrew's trip to the zoo.
Jun 26, 2018
Group B Drama
Spain and Portugal narrowly escape Group B, Argentina look to turn things around against Nigeria and Extra Time!
Jun 25, 2018
Tears of Joy
The FC crew breaks down Brazil's stoppage time victory over Costa Rica and reacts to Neymar's emotions after his goal. Plus, more VAR controversy at the World Cup.
Jun 23, 2018
Two on Tri: Inside El Tri With John Sutcliffe
Seb and Herc are joined by ESPN's John Sutcliffe for an in-depth discussion about Juan Carlos Osorio and how Mexico can build on their win over Germany at the World Cup.
Jun 22, 2018
Caught Offside: Do Cry for Messi, Argentina
The boys examine just what has gone wrong for Lionel Messi and Argentina. Plus, a Ronaldo quiz and a Russian revolution. Oh, and "Sean Dyche" chimes in as well.
Jun 22, 2018
Argentina's Nightmare
Frank Leboeuf joins the ESPN FC crew to break down Argentina's collapse at the hands of Croatia and assess France's 1-0 victory over Peru.
Jun 21, 2018
Spain Squeak By
The FC crew break down Cristiano Ronaldo's performance against Morocco and Spain's narrow victory over Iran.
Jun 20, 2018
Two on Tri: Reliving Mexico's Historic Win
Seb and Herc share their personal experiences from Mexico's win over Germany. Plus, they address the use of a derogatory chant and Hirving Lozano being linked to Barcelona.
Jun 20, 2018
How Good Are Russia?
The guys analyze Russia's win over Egypt and debate how far they can go in the World Cup. Plus, how much trouble are Colombia and Poland in after their losses in Group H?
Jun 19, 2018
Caught Offside: The Bugs of Volgograd
We recap the first few days of the tournament including Kane's heroics, Mexico's upset & Landon's fandom. Plus, ALLLL those beautiful goals and Tim Vickery on the South American sides.
Jun 19, 2018
Kane Saves England
Steve McManaman joins the FC crew to discuss England's late win over Tunisia and Belgium's triumph against Panama.
Jun 18, 2018
Two on Tri: Osorio Might Be a Genius
Sebastian Salazar issues a 'mea culpa' to Juan Carlos Osorio as he and Herculez Gomez examine Mexico's historic win over Germany in their World Cup opener.
Jun 18, 2018
Mexico Stun Germany
Steve McManaman joins the FC crew to break down Mexico's victory over the reigning World Cup champions and preview Monday's matches which see England and Belgium in action.
Jun 17, 2018
VAR So Far?
The FC crew break down Saturday's World Cup matches and VAR's first big test. Plus, they preview Sunday's matchups.
Jun 16, 2018
Ronaldo Steps Up
The FC crew break down Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning performance for Portugal against Spain and preview Saturday's World Cup matches.
Jun 15, 2018
Two on Tri: An Inside Look at Germany
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez are joined by special guest Raphael Honigstein for an in-depth examination of Germany, Mexico's first opponent at the FIFA World Cup.
Jun 15, 2018
Two on Tri: What Mexico lose in Diego Reyes
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez examine how Diego Reyes' injury affects Mexico's World Cup outlook and what Juan Carlos Osorio's next steps should be.
Jun 15, 2018
Max & Herc: 2026 World Cup Coming to America
Julie Foudy and Kasey Keller join Max Bretos to discuss the United States jointly hosting the 2026 World Cup.
Jun 14, 2018
We Have Kickoff
The FC crew break down Russia's 5-0 thrashing of Saudi Arabia and preview Friday's World Cup matches. Plus, Craig Burley talks Antoine Griezmann's decision to stay at Atleti.
Jun 14, 2018
Caught Offside: USA - Turn the Page PART 3 with Bruce Arena
In the third part of our "Turn the Page" series, the boys chat with Bruce Arena getting his take on locker room rifts, what he would've done differently and more.
Jun 14, 2018
U.S. win World Cup bid
The guys break down the ramifications of North America hosting the 2026 World Cup, as well as Spain sacking Julen Lopetegui two days before their first match in Russia.
Jun 13, 2018
Caught Offside: Previewing '18 & Celebrating '26
The group previews are done... time for our overall thoughts on the 2018 World Cup. Plus, 2026 is coming to North America!! And Spain did what???
Jun 13, 2018
Stay Messi, My Friend
Lionel Messi only seems like the least interesting man in the world. Listen closely and his silence speaks louder than most athletes' shouts. By Sam Borden
Jun 13, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group H Preview
The boys dive into what may be the most evenly matched group of the World Cup... Group H. James, Lewandowski, Mane, Kagawa... the margins will be razor thin.
Jun 13, 2018
World Cup Preview
The guys debate their World Cup expectations, including favorites, Golden Ball winners, sleepers and flops.
Jun 13, 2018
Real Madrid Hire Lopetegui
The FC crew react to Julen Lopetegui's appointment at Real Madrid and the latest update on Antoine Griezmann. Plus, they talk World Cup and the issues facing Germany.
Jun 12, 2018
Belgium's Golden Expectations
The FC crew assess whether Belgium's golden generation can finally prove themselves and if Tottenham players will cost England the World Cup.
Jun 11, 2018
Two on Tri: Inside the Mind of Osorio
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez are joined by Tom Marshall for a discussion on Juan Carlos Osorio. Plus, legendary El Tri forward Jared Borgetti stops by for a chat.
Jun 11, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group G Preview
Is this the true arrival of Belgium's golden generation? Is this the most unified England team in recent history? Can an American fan root for Panama? All that and more...
Jun 11, 2018
Brazil the Favorite?
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to make his World Cup predictions and break down Brazil's chances of winning for a sixth time.
Jun 10, 2018
Caught Offside: USA - Turn the Page PART 2
On Part 1, we looked back; on Part 2, we look ahead. Which young guys have what it takes? Which members of the old guard still have a role? What does the future hold???
Jun 10, 2018
Two on Tri: Mexico in Crisis?
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez react to Mexico's 2-0 loss at Denmark in their final tune-up before facing Germany in the World Cup.
Jun 10, 2018
USMNT Draws France
The FC crew react to the USMNT's draw with France and the results of ESPN FC's Ultimate World Cup XI. Herculez Gomez and Sebsatian Salazar break down Mexico's loss at Denmark.
Jun 09, 2018
Kane's New Deal
The guys discuss Harry Kane's new contract with Tottenham and Chelsea's managerial search. Plus, Julien Laurens reveals his World Cup predictions.
Jun 08, 2018
Max & Herc: World Cup Predictions
Max & Herc react to Earnie Stewart being named USMNT general manager and give their predictions for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Jun 08, 2018
Ronaldo leaving Madrid?
Raph Honigstein joins the show to analyze rumors Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid & provides his take on why Leroy Sane was left out of Germany's World Cup squad.
Jun 08, 2018
ESPN FC Podcast: 7 June 2018
Raphael Honigstein joins the show to talk Cristiano Ronaldo and Leroy Sane's exclusion from the German national team.
Jun 08, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group F Preview
Were Germany inSANE to leave out Sane? Plus, ESPN FC's Tom Marshall joins to break down Mexico's chances and shed some light on their off-field distraction.
Jun 07, 2018
Two on Tri: Avoidable controversy ahead of World Cup
Sebi Salazar and Herc Gomez talk about Mexico's most recent controversy, the roster and much more before the duo head off to Russia.
Jun 07, 2018
Caught Offside: USA - Turn the Page PART 1
With the World Cup just days away, the boys bring you Part 1 of a 3 part series on the USMNT so we can bring closure to this ugly chapter of American soccer.
Jun 07, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group E Preview
The boys examine what may be the tournament's top team in Brazil and debate just how important Neymar will be. Plus, can Costa Rica do it again? And will the Swiss get rolled?
Jun 07, 2018
Frank Leboeuf talks France
Frank Leboeuf joins the FC Crew to discuss France's chances in the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 06, 2018
Ramos Talks Salah
Ian Darke joins the FC crew to discuss Sergio Ramos' quotes on the injuries to Mohamed Salah and Loris Karius, Brazil's expectations for the World Cup and much more.
Jun 05, 2018
Griezmann Barca Bound?
The FC crew welcome Sid Lowe to break down Antoine Griezmann's future and if Neymar could be on the move to Real Madrid.
Jun 04, 2018
ESPN FC TV podcast: 2 June 2018
The FC crew break down Manuel Neuer's return to Germany, England's win over Nigeria and Gab Marcotti gives his take on Bale to Man United.
Jun 02, 2018
ESPN FC TV podcast: June 1st
The FC crew welcome Julien Laurens to discuss Zinedine Zidane's resignation and Craig Burley gives his World Cup predictions.
Jun 01, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group D Preview
Has Messi given all he can give to Argentina? Is this the most difficult group in the tournament? Is the population of Iceland less than that of the Indy Motor Speedway???
Jun 01, 2018
Two on Tri: Rafa Marquez's final chapter with Mexico?
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez reflect on Rafa Marquez's contributions to El Tri and how he might fit into Juan Carlos Osorio's World Cup plans.
Jun 01, 2018
Zidane leaves Madrid
Gab Marcotti joins the FC Crew to react to the sudden resignation of Zinedine Zidane from Real Madrid.
Jun 01, 2018
Two on Tri: Where does Gio dos Santos fit?
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez talk all things Giovani dos Santos, including what his role on El Tri would be if he makes Mexico's final World Cup roster.
May 31, 2018
Caught Offside: Zidane departs Madrid
Zidane made his announcement and immediately, the "emergency pod" bat signal went up from Caught Offside Towers. The boys weigh in on Zizou's decision to walk away.
May 31, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group C Preview
Our World Cup group previews continue. Can France live up to the hype and can Peru survive without Guerrero? Plus, JJ downs Denmark and both guys question the Aussies.
May 31, 2018
Lewandowski Leaving Bayern?
Paulo Bandini joins the FC crew to discuss transfer rumors, Steve Nicol makes his World Cup predictions and Jeff Carlisle reflects on the U.S. World Cup qualifying failure.
May 30, 2018
Predicting the Future
Raf Honigstein and Sid Lowe join the FC crew to discus Bale and Ronaldo's future, Ramos not facing a suspension, and Griezmann and Sokratis transfer rumors.
May 29, 2018
Caught Offside: The pain in Ukraine
JJ returns the US a broken man in the wake of Liverpool's defeat. But even still, we power on and look back on all of the moments that made this final so memorable.
May 29, 2018
Stay or Go?
The FC crew discuss the future of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale at Real Madrid. Plus, Steve Nicol gives his thoughts on Fabinho signing with Liverpool.
May 28, 2018
Max & Herc: The Future of U.S. Soccer
Sebastian Salazar joins the show to evaluate Carlos Cordeiro's first 100 days as U.S. Soccer president. The guys preview the USMNT's upcoming friendlies.
May 28, 2018
The Day After
The FC crew look back at the Champions League final, discuss Loris Karius' apology and assess Liverpool's season.
May 27, 2018
3x UCL Champs
The FC crew discuss Real Madrid's win over Liverpool in the Champions League final, including Loris Karius' howlers, Bale and Ronaldo's futures and more.
May 26, 2018
Eve of the Final
The FC crew are in Kiev to preview the UCL final. Sebastian Salazar and Shaka Hislop join in from studio to talk more UCL, as well as the Championship playoff final.
May 25, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League Final Preview
With Andrew in the New York studio and JJ in the back of a cab in the Ukraine, the boys preview Real Madrid vs Liverpool.
May 25, 2018
Bale or Benzema?
Dan Thomas is joined by Sid Lowe and Gab Marcotti in Kiev to break down who should start up top for Real Madrid, Liverpool's recent transfers and Griezmann's future.
May 24, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group B Preview
We continue our World Cup previews with Group B. Are Morocco a potential darkhorse? Are Spain a legit favorite? Plus, #1 songs, a blast from the past and more.
May 24, 2018
Caught Offside: World Cup Group A Preview
It's time... the World Cup is less than a month away... let the group previews begin! First up, Group A (Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay).
May 23, 2018
Caught Offside: Petulant Prince Willian
The FA Cup: was it a fun watch? No. But were there things to talk about? Very much so. Jose's bitter, Willian's petulant & Conte's on his way out. Plus, a goodbye to Iniesta.
May 23, 2018
Emery the Right Choice?
The FC crew welcome Julien Laurens to discuss reports Unai Emery is set to take over at Arsenal, and Neymar's future with PSG.
May 22, 2018
Unai Emery to Arsenal?
The FC crew discuss the report that Unai Emery will be Arsenal's next manager and break down Spain, Argentina and Belgium's World Cup squads.
May 22, 2018
Emery to Arsenal?
The FC crew react to reports Unai Emery will be Arsenal's next manager and break down the World Cup squads for Spain, Argentina and Belgium.
May 21, 2018
Max & Herc: Countdown to the World Cup
With the World Cup approaching, the guys break down Mexico's squad for Russia and the latest comments on the USMNT. Plus, they react to the latest update on Patrick Vieira.
May 20, 2018
Chelsea are Champions
The FC crew react to Chelsea's FA Cup final win over Man United and Gianluigi Buffon's last game for Juve. Plus, they discuss the legalization of sports betting in the U.S.
May 19, 2018
Cup Final Weekend
The ESPN FC crew discuss the weekend's FA Cup Final, Alejandro Bedoya's comments about the U.S. men's national team and much more.
May 18, 2018
France Squad Revealed
The ESPN FC crew welcome Julien Laurens to analyze France's World Cup roster, Gianluigi Buffon leaving Juventus and Patrick Vieira's rumored links to manage a Ligue 1 side.
May 17, 2018
Caught Offside: The 2017-18 EPL Devundlings
It's the gala event of the soccer season as Andrew and JJ roll out the red carpet, put on their finest tuxedo t-shirts and honor both the good & bad of the '17-'18 EPL season.
May 17, 2018
Atletico Claim Title
The FC crew break down Atletico Madrid's Europa League title and welcome Stewart Robson to give his prediction for England's World Cup run.
May 16, 2018
Who's the Favorite?
The ESPN FC crew take a deep look into Germany's World Cup expectations and welcome Paolo Bandini to see if Mario Balotelli will return to Serie A.
May 15, 2018
Caught Offside: Cows at the Bridge
Oh man, this is a long one... feel free to stick it on 1.5x. But can you blame us?? There really was a lot to digest... actually, there wasn't, but still. Enjoy!
May 15, 2018
Brazil's Squad Announced
The ESPN FC crew are joined by Raf Honigstein to discuss Brazil's World Cup roster, Thomas Tuchel being named PSG's new manager, Chelsea's sub-par season and more.
May 14, 2018
Two on Tri: Mexico's Preliminary World Cup Roster
Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez break down Mexico's 28-man preliminary roster for the 2018 World Cup and who might miss out on the trip to Russia.
May 14, 2018
Max & Herc: Rooney Right for D.C.?
Sebastian Salazar joins in to talk Wayne Rooney's potential move to D.C. United, MLS' highest-paid players and La Liguilla. Plus, which MLS teams should hit the panic button?
May 14, 2018
Barca Finally Beaten
The FC crew break down the final day of the Premier League season and Barcelona's stunning defeat at Levante, ending their unbeaten season in La Liga.
May 14, 2018
Neymar to Real Madrid?
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to talk about Neymar's link to Real Madrid, Griezmann's link to Barcelona and Chelsea's lack of goalscoring.
May 11, 2018
Caught Offside: Good Season / Bad Season
The boys convene to discuss who can look back on this EPL season fondly and who cannot. Plus, a World Cup 2026 update, Rooney to MLS, Ray Hudson critiques and more.
May 11, 2018
Caught Offside: EPL settles into place
It's a multi-continent pod! JJ joins from Ireland to discuss Huddersfield and Southampton staying up, whether or not an era is ending for Juve and Chelsea's heartbreak.
May 11, 2018
Rooney to MLS?
The FC crew break down Wayne Rooney's rumored move to MLS and Jose Mourinho's negative comments toward his players.
May 10, 2018
Huddersfield Hang On
The FC crew reflect on Huddersfield hanging on to a spot in the English top flight, Tottenham securing a top-four spot and Barcelona continuing their perfect La Liga season.
May 09, 2018
Arena Makes Excuses
The FC crew discuss Bruce Arena's comments about the USMNT missing the World Cup, the Premier League relegation battle, Mesut Ozil's lackluster season and much more.
May 08, 2018
Top 4 Battle
The guys debate who will make top four in the Premier League as well as who's getting relegated. Plus, Sid Lowe joins the show to handicap the Arsenal managerial search.
May 07, 2018
Max & Herc: Where Will Chicharito Land?
The guys debate where Chicharito ends up after West Ham. Plus, they break down the Red Bulls' rout of NYCFC, Zlatan's MLS review, the Liga MX playoffs and Seattle's struggles.
May 07, 2018
Fiery El Clasico
Barcelona and Real Madrid draw in a hard fought El Clasico. Chelsea down Liverpool in a battle for top four in the Premier League. And Serie A refs are put on the spot.
May 06, 2018
El Clasico Stakes
The ESPN FC crew previews the upcoming Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid and what's at stake for both sides, as well as Liverpool's chances versus Chelsea.
May 04, 2018
Wenger's Sad Ending
The ESPN FC crew discuss Atletico Madrid's win over Arsenal in the Europa League. Plus, Julien Laurens and Gab Marcotti join in to discuss the fallout from Roma's UCL exit.
May 04, 2018
Caught Offside: We have our Final
JJ's plane ticket gamble pays off as Liverpool book their place in Kiev where they'll meet Real Madrid. Plus, paying tribute to Iniesta & ranking miserable clubs to root for.
May 03, 2018
Caught Offside: What's worth watching in the EPL
The boys come together to tell you why you should continue watching this EPL season. Plus, we go in-depth on JJ's favorite league (the Championship) with Kristin Heneage.
May 03, 2018
Stage Is Set
The ESPN FC crew break down Liverpool's aggregate victory over Roma to advance to the Champions League final where they will face 12-time champion Real Madrid.
May 02, 2018
Real Madrid Survive
The ESPN FC crew review Real Madrid knocking out Bayern in the UCL semis to reach the final once again. Gab Marcotti explains why Roma still have a chance against Liverpool.
May 01, 2018
David Villa's Still Got It
The guys talk David Villa, VAR and Donald Trump's comments about the 2026 World Cup bid. Plus, they preview the Liga MX playoffs and break down Mexico's messy pro/rel issue.
May 01, 2018
Salah Throwing Punches?
The ESPN FC crew discuss Mohamed Salah's apparent attempt to throw a punch at Bruno Martins Indi and Jurgen Klopp's handshake snub after Liverpool's draw against Stoke.
Apr 30, 2018
Italy Title Decided?
The FC crew debate whether the Serie A title race is over after Juve's win and Napoli's loss, and whether Barcelona would trade the La Liga title for a chance to win the UCL.
Apr 29, 2018
One Last Time?
The FC crew discuss Man United-Arsenal and Inter-Juve, Mourinho blaming Chelsea for the loss of Salah, and big announcements from Andres Iniesta and Unai Emery.
Apr 27, 2018
Arsenal in Trouble?
The ESPN FC crew break down Arsenal's Europa League draw against Atletico Madrid. Plus, Julien Laurens joins the show to discuss Gareth Bale's future at Real Madrid.
Apr 27, 2018
Max & Herc: Chivas win CCL
Max and Herc get together for an impromptu podcast to discuss Chivas defeating Toronto FC on penalties to win the CONCACAF Champions League final.
Apr 26, 2018
Caught Offside: Toronto fall to Chivas
Toronto send the CCL Final to penalties, but ultimately fall to Chivas. The boys look back on the final discussing everything from Bradley's Baggio to Delgado's Wondo.
Apr 26, 2018
Advantage Real Madrid
The ESPN FC crew break down Real Madrid's 2-1 victory over Bayern Munich and preview Arsenal's Europa League clash against Atletico Madrid.
Apr 25, 2018
Liverpool Rock Roma
The FC crew break down Liverpool's stunning display against Roma in the first leg and if Roma can mount another comeback, as well as preview Bayern Munich vs. Real Madrid.
Apr 24, 2018
Upset at Anfield?
The FC crew preview the Liverpool-Roma UCL matchup and ponder whether Roma can stun the Reds at Anfield. Plus, Craig Burley discusses another trophy-less season for Spurs.
Apr 23, 2018
Max & Herc: Toronto Up to CCL Challenge?
The guys preview the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final, break down the week in MLS and address the possibility of Liga MX players going on strike.
Apr 23, 2018
Spurs Disappoint Again
Spurs come up short in another big game. Napoli defeat Juve and move within a point of the league leaders. And the guys pick their Premier League Team of the Week.
Apr 22, 2018
Wenger Out
The guys discuss Arsene Wenger's decision to leave Arsenal and what's next for the North London club. Plus, they preview the FA Cup semifinals.
Apr 20, 2018
Caught Offside: EMERGENCY POD #WengerOut
After 22 years, Arsene Wenger has decided his time at Arsenal is over. The boys reflect on the ending of an era, what his legacy will be & what awaits Arsenal's next manager.
Apr 20, 2018
Chelsea's Disappointing Season
The FC crew discuss Chelsea's season and what went wrong this campaign, the FA Cup semifinals this weekend, Shaka Hislop's Power Rankings, Extra Time and much more.
Apr 19, 2018
Caught Offside: Guard of Honor
It's a blue moon rising as the boys dedicate this pod to Manchester City's title winning season. We look back on their top moments and where they rank all time.
Apr 19, 2018
Caught Offside: MLS' hope trails after the 1st leg
The boys take a look back at the CCL Final 1st leg and discuss whether or not Toronto FC can come back. Plus, Lex Luthor sends Roma's announcer into a frenzy.
Apr 19, 2018
Pogba in Form Again?
The ESPNFC crew analyzes Manchester United's win over Bournemouth and debate whether Pogba is back to best. Plus, Gab Marcotti joins the show and breaks down a wild day in Serie A.
Apr 18, 2018
Max & Herc: Advantage Chivas
Max and Herc get together for an emergency podcast to break down the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final, where Chivas leave Toronto with the advantage.
Apr 18, 2018
Barcelona Stay Undefeated
The FC crew discuss Barcelona's draw against Celta Vigo to stay undefeated in La Liga. Plus, Jose Mourinho drops his stars following Man United's defeat against West Brom.
Apr 17, 2018
Manchester City Champions
The FC crew break down Premier League champions Man City's historic year. Julien Laurens reacts to Pogba being subbed off against West Brom and Zlatan's World Cup tweet.
Apr 16, 2018
Semifinals Set
The ESPN FC crew discuss the Champions League draw, exciting Premier League and Serie A matchups over the weekend and why VAR will not be in the Premier League next season.
Apr 13, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League Quarterfinals
After an incredible 48 hours of soccer, the boys hit the studio to look back on epic 2nd legs in Madrid and Rome. Plus, Toronto reach the final while Carly reaches 100.
Apr 12, 2018
Mayhem in Madrid
The FC crew break down Real Madrid's penalty against Juventus at the Bernabeu and dive into whether or not Gianluigi Buffon deserved a red card for his protests.
Apr 11, 2018
Bye Bye Barca
The ESPN FC crew break down Barcelona's shocking defeat at the hands of Roma in the Champions League and Liverpool's controversial win to finish off Manchester City.
Apr 10, 2018
Ask The Ref
Peter Walton discusses all the controversial incidents in the Manchester derby. Plus, the FC crew discuss whether Man City can pull off a comeback against Liverpool.
Apr 09, 2018
Max & Herc: The VAR Debate
The guys discuss the merits of VAR, LAFC's struggles and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Plus, they preview the CCL semifinal second legs, and Max chats with Juan Carlos Osorio.
Apr 09, 2018