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 Jan 3, 2019

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Go inside the most popular sport in the world with the ESPN FC crew.

Episode Date
Caught Offside: Is it too late now to say Sarri?
In light of Sarri's scathing press conference, the boys go "In the Club" with Chelsea. Plus, Tottenham's injury woes continue and JJ still has concerns for Liverpool.
Jan 23, 2019
PSG's Transfer Woes
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to talk PSG's lack of signings and how it impacts their UCL chances. Plus, the guys discuss the latest on the Gonzalo Higuain transfer saga.
Jan 23, 2019
Head Injuries In Soccer
Taylor Twellman joins Stephania Bell to provide an update on the current state of recognition and in-game management of head injuries in soccer. He offers his thoughts on what rule changes are needed to improve player safety at all levels and announces his new athlete advisory role with a neurotechnology company.
Jan 22, 2019
Transfer Merry-Go-Round
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to give the latest transfer news with Chelsea and AC Milan, plus react to Tottenham's latest injury.
Jan 22, 2019
Two on Tri: Do Barcelona Genuinely Want Vela?
Seb and Herc get together in LA to talk about the transfer rumors involving Carlos Vela and Carlos Salcedo, and how those moves would impact the Mexican national team.
Jan 21, 2019
Winks Saves Spurs
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Tottenham's late win and Maurizio Sarri's motivational struggles.
Jan 21, 2019
Max & Herc: Serenading Diego Valeri
The guys chat with and sing to Portland Timbers star Diego Valeri at MLS Media Day, and Kendall Waston stops by to talk about his plans for FC Cincinnati, Costa Rica and more.
Jan 20, 2019
Max & Herc: Altidore Hinting at Toronto Exit?
Jozy Altidore and Ola Kamara join the guys on set at MLS Media Day in LA. Plus, Max and Herc reflect on the legacy of the late coaching legend Sigi Schmid.
Jan 19, 2019
Arsenal Shake Off The Blues
In LA for MLS Media Day, the FC crew break down Arsenal's win over Chelsea, plus Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger join the show to preview their upcoming seasons.
Jan 19, 2019
Arsenal vs Chelsea Preview
Stewart Robson and the FC crew look ahead to Arsenal vs Chelsea, plus Wayne Rooney joins the show ahead of the MLS season.
Jan 19, 2019
Should Mourinho Return to Real Madrid?
Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss the state of Real Madrid, Barcelona's latest transfer rumors and Gonzalo Higuain's future.
Jan 18, 2019
Serie Awesome: Play resumes, but will Higuain?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Juve's win over Milan in the Supercoppa, Gonzalo Higuain's impending move to Chelsea and look ahead to the weekend's games.
Jan 17, 2019
Juventus Win Italian Super Cup
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Juventus' Super Cup victory over Milan, Gonzalo Higuain's reported move to Chelsea and the aftermath of Marcelo Bielsa's spying.
Jan 17, 2019
Caught Offside: OGS for MUFC?
Is Solskjaer beginning to change the minds of those who don't think he can manage United? And is Mauricio Sarri beginning to change the minds of those who love joy? Plus, Petr Cech trivia and David Preece on De Gea's brilliance.
Jan 16, 2019
Last Game for Milan?
The ESPN FC crew discuss Gonzalo Higuain's future, preview the Italian Super Cup, discuss Harry Kane's injury and how it will impact Tottenham, and much more.
Jan 15, 2019
United's Stock Rising?
Paolo Bandini joins the FC crew to discuss Man United's unbeaten run and the latest from the Gonzalo Higuain-Chelsea saga.
Jan 14, 2019
Max & Herc: Time to End the MLS SuperDraft?
The guys discuss the future of the MLS SuperDraft and the big moves for Christian Pulisic and Diego Lainez. Plus, Sebi Salazar chats with Frank de Boer and Caleb Porter.
Jan 14, 2019
De Gea Saves Man United
The crew discuss David De Gea's performance in Man United's win over Tottenham, Lionel Messi's 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona, Real Madrid's late win and much more.
Jan 14, 2019
Gunners Misfire at West Ham
The FC crew break down Arsenal's loss at West Ham, the latest on Marcelo Bielsa's spying in the Championship and tension at Real Madrid.
Jan 12, 2019
Tottenham vs Man United Preview
The FC crew are joined by Stewart Robson to preview the Tottenham vs Man United clash on Sunday and react to the spying incident between Leeds United and Derby County.
Jan 12, 2019
Ask The Ref Special
Peter Walton joins the FC crew to discuss recent controversial refereeing decisions. Plus, the panel examine Man United's striker situation and Aaron Ramsey's future.
Jan 11, 2019
Caught Offside: Is the Cup still magic?
After a week of Cup football, the boys ponder whether the FA Cup is still relevant and ask if Chelsea should promote from within. Plus, we go "In the Club" with Wolves and catch up with Craig Burley.
Jan 10, 2019
Man City Steamroll Burton
The FC crew discuss Manchester City's thumping League Cup victory, Alvaro Morata's rumored transfer to Sevilla and Real Madrid's first victory of 2019.
Jan 09, 2019
Carabao Cup Controversy?
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Tottenham's controversial win over Chelsea, Gonzalo Higuain's future and if Liverpool will regret being knocked out of the FA Cup.
Jan 09, 2019
Liverpool Out of FA Cup
Mark Ogden joins the FC crew to discuss Liverpool dropping out of the FA Cup, whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserves the Man United manager job and more.
Jan 08, 2019
Real Madrid's Struggles Continue
Julien Laurens joins the crew to react to Real Madrid's defeat to Real Sociedad and the latest transfer rumors in Spain. Plus, Raf Honigstein sits down with Christian Pulisic.
Jan 07, 2019
Farewell for Fabregas?
The FC crew break down Saturday's FA Cup matches, VAR's effectiveness in England and whether Cesc Fabregas has played his last match at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 05, 2019
Solari's Stumbling Madrid
Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss Real Madrid's recent struggles and Manchester City's win over Liverpool. Plus, reaction to Tottenham's rout of Tranmere in the FA Cup.
Jan 04, 2019
Caught Offside: Man City-Liverpool and everything else
The title race is reignited as City take down Liverpool; the boys discuss all of the day's events at the Etihad. Plus, our winners and losers from the festive period and Andrew goes two-footed on Neil Warnock.
Jan 04, 2019
City Tightens Title Race
Mark Ogden and the FC crew react to Manchester City's crucial win over Liverpool, and Paul Mariner shares his thoughts on Christian Pulisic's Chelsea transfer.
Jan 04, 2019
ESPN FC: That FA Cup Podcast
Dan Thomas is joined by Craig Burley and Paul Mariner to look ahead to the FA Cup 3rd round fixtures and look back on days gone by.
Jan 03, 2019
Caught Offside: Grant Wahl on Pulisic and the state of US Soccer
Grant Wahl makes the trip over to Caught Offside Towers for a wide ranging conversation on all things US Soccer: is Christian Pulisic making the right move? Is this young American core the real deal? Is this the greatest women's team we've ever had? All that and more with Grant Wahl...
Jan 03, 2019
United's Run Continues
The FC crew discusses Man United's winning run under Solskjaer and Christian Pulisic's transfer to Chelsea. Plus, a preview of the Man City-Liverpool showdown with Mark Ogden.
Jan 02, 2019
Serie Awesome: The Ronaldo Effect
Paolo Bandini, Mina Rzouki and James Horncastle take advantage of the winter break to discuss Cristiano Ronaldo's impact in Serie A, whether Gonzalo Higuain feels pressure from the media and who clubs should sign in January.
Jan 02, 2019
Gunners Bounce Back
Paolo Bandini and the FC crew react to Arsenal and Tottenham's wins, plus they assess Paul Pogba's recent form and Steve Nicol gives his prediction for Man City vs Liverpool
Jan 02, 2019
Man City-Liverpool Preview
The FC crew preview Man City vs. Liverpool, discuss Mesut Ozil's future at Arsenal, break down Paul Pogba's form since Jose Mourinho's departure and more. Plus, Extra Time.
Dec 31, 2018
City Snap Losing Streak
The ESPN FC crew discuss Man City getting back to winning ways at Southampton, Man United's win against Bournemouth, Christian Pulisic's future and more. Plus, Extra Time.
Dec 30, 2018
Liverpool Thrash Arsenal
Dan Thomas and Craig Burley react to Liverpool's 5-1 win over Arsenal and Tottenham's stunning loss to Wolves. Plus, Craig gives his thoughts on Juventus' controversial win.
Dec 29, 2018
Gunners Head to Anfield
Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to preview Saturday's Liverpool-Arsenal clash and the weekend's Serie A action. Plus, a look at Man United's turnaround under Solskjaer.
Dec 28, 2018
What's Changed at Man United?
The FC crew are joined by Ian Darke to discuss how Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has helped Man United, the Premier League title race, Steve Nicol's Prem Team of the Week and Extra Time.
Dec 28, 2018
Serie Awesome: Holiday Special
Mina Rzouki and Paolo Bandini take a look around the rather exciting, but highly controversial round of games in Serie A.
Dec 27, 2018
Liverpool 6 Points Clear
The FC crew break down Man City's second straight loss as Liverpool go six points clear of second-place Tottenham. Plus, Gab Marcotti reacts to Inter's late win over Napoli.
Dec 27, 2018
Caught Offside: Boxing Day recap & Thoughtless Year in Review
The boys discuss an eventful set of Boxing Day results as JJ squirms under the pressure of Liverpool being title favorites. Plus, we present a "Thoughtless Year in Review."
Dec 26, 2018
Dyche Versus Divers
Julien Laurens and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to discuss Sean Dyche's comments on Arsenal's "diving", the EPL's player of the season so far and preview Inter vs Napoli.
Dec 26, 2018
Who's the Favorite?
Gab Marcotti and Julien join the FC crew to discuss the Premier League title race, Chelsea's loss to Leicester and whether Gonzalo Higuain is on the move.
Dec 24, 2018
Three Team Title Race
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to break down Chelsea and Man City's upsets. Plus, reaction to Tottenham's win at Everton and Atlanta United's appointment of Frank de Boer.
Dec 23, 2018
Man City Slip
Reaction to Manchester City's 3-2 loss against Crystal Palace and Man United shine Ole Gunnar Solskaer.
Dec 22, 2018
Liverpool Remain Unbeaten
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to break down Liverpool and Dortmund's victories, look ahead to Juventus v Roma and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first match with Man United.
Dec 22, 2018
Caught Offside: Solskjaer debut for Man Utd
Spurs revel in their Carabao Cup win vs Arsenal but worry remains regarding the future of Poch. Plus, Solskjaer prepares for his Man U debut and rap battle topics are selected... yes, that is happening.
Dec 21, 2018
What's Next for Jose?
Sid Lowe and Ian Darke join the FC crew to discuss Jose Mourinho's future, what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will bring to Man United, preview Liverpool's match with Wolves, and more.
Dec 20, 2018
Serie Awesome: Roma to end Juve's run?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini look ahead to Roma v Juve, ask if Inter will hire Jose Mourinho and discuss whether Napoli will take the Europa League seriously.
Dec 20, 2018
Solskjaer Named Man United Caretaker
Raf Honigstein joins the FC crew to discuss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer being named Man United caretaker manager. Plus, the guys break down Tottenham's Carabao Cup win over Arsenal.
Dec 20, 2018
Caught Offside: Mourinho out
The Mourinho era comes to an end at Old Trafford. We break down what went wrong in the company of Daniel Storey. Plus, Champions League knockout stage previews, bad stat trivia and more.
Dec 19, 2018
The End of Mourinho?
Mark Ogden, Julien Laurens and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to discuss Man United's decision to sack Jose Mourinho and question if he'll ever manage again.
Dec 18, 2018
UCL Round of 16 Set
Reaction to the Champions League round of 16 draw, Zlatan Ibrahimovic hinting at staying with LA Galaxy and Major League Soccer's new playoff format.
Dec 17, 2018
Klopp vs. Mourinho
Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to discuss Jose Mourinho's latest comments, and to preview Liverpool-Man United. Gab Marcotti reacts to the European struggles of Milan clubs.
Dec 14, 2018
USWNT Better Than Ever Entering 2019?
Alexis Nunes and Kate Markgraf assess the USWNT's outlook for the 2019 Women's World Cup. Plus, a look at the key groups and why Norway's Ada Hegerberg will not play.
Dec 14, 2018
Mourinho's Mixed Signals
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Jose Mourhino's criticism of his players, Raheem Sterling's comments on the media and how Barcelona should handle Ousmane Dembele.
Dec 14, 2018
Serie Awesome: Spalletti to Blame for Inter's UCL Exit?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss what went wrong for Inter against PSV, where Napoli fell short at Anfield and Juve's complacency in defeat vs. Young Boys.
Dec 13, 2018
Man United Stumble Into Knockouts
The FC crew are joined by Steve McManaman to break down the Champions League losses by Man United, Real Madrid and Juventus and look ahead to potential round of 16 pairings.
Dec 13, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League Recap
Andrew joins the pod from Las Vegas as the boys discuss a dramatic ending to the group stage of the Champions League for both Spurs and Liverpool.
Dec 13, 2018
Liverpool and Tottenham Advance
Gab Marcotti and the FC crew break down Liverpool's win over Napoli and Tottenham's draw with Barcelona, results that sent both sides through in the Champions League.
Dec 12, 2018
Liverpool-Napoli Preview
The FC crew look ahead to big UCL matches for Liverpool and Spurs, and Peter Walton gives his take on the alleged racial abuse toward Raheem Sterling at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 10, 2018
Lionel Messi Dominates Espanyol
The FC crew discuss Lionel Messi's game against Espanyol,Liverpool's upcoming Champions League match-up with Napoli,Jose Mourhino's comments about Paul Pogba and Extra Time.
Dec 10, 2018
Stamford Bridge Showdown
Reaction to Manchester City picking up their first Premier League loss of the season, Gab Marcotti recaps Saturday's action in Serie A and much more.
Dec 09, 2018
Juventus Derby Victors
Gab Marcotti joins the crew to discuss Juventus' victory over Inter,a preview of Chelsea/Manchester City and the MLS Cup Final.
Dec 08, 2018
Caught Offside: MLS Cup Final preview & Midweek EPL
It's the busy season in the Premier League and that means plenty of midweek action to discuss. Plus, we get you fully prepared for MLS Cup Final and Gregg Berhalter reveals his plan... JJ is excited.
Dec 07, 2018
Mourinho Compliments Pogba
The FC crew discuss Jose Mourinho's comments on Paul Pogba's performance against Arsenal, Jurgen Klopp's take on Burnley's tough tackling, preview Juventus vs. Inter and more.
Dec 07, 2018
Arsenal Extend Unbeaten Run
The ESPN FC crew discuss Arsenal's 2-2 draw at Manchester United, Chelsea's loss against Wolves and much more. Plus, Extra Time.
Dec 05, 2018
Serie Awesome: Do Inter have a big-team mentality?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Inter's mentality, Gennaro Gattuso's managerial future at Milan and much more.
Dec 05, 2018
ESPN FC 100: Debating the full rankings
Ian Darke is joined by ESPN FC's expert panel of journalists to break down the ESPN FC 100 and give their take on the top picks and surprise omissions.
Dec 05, 2018
Man City Continue Winning Run
Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to discuss Manchester City's win against Watford and preview Arsenal's match at Manchester United. Plus, Extra Time.
Dec 05, 2018
Modric Wins Ballon d'Or
The FC crew discuss Luka Modric's Ballon d'Or win, preview Man United-Arsenal and sit down with Virgil van Dijk to get his take on the dramatic Merseyside derby.
Dec 04, 2018
Caught Offside: Derby Day review & Berhalter hiring
Two games, so many questions: was Pickford to blame? Should Klopp have been on the pitch? Are Arsenal back? Was that more deflating than usual for Spurs? Plus, Berhalter, Adams, Villa and more!
Dec 03, 2018
Max & Herc: 'I Feel Bad for Gregg Berhalter'
The guys discuss Gregg Berhalter's appointment as USMNT coach, the Liga MX playoffs and early retirements in MLS. Plus, a chat with Atlanta keeper Brad Guzan ahead of MLS Cup.
Dec 03, 2018
North London Classic
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Arsenal's win over Tottenham, Liverpool's last-gasp victory against Everton and Sunday's Serie A action.
Dec 02, 2018
United Salvage Draw
The FC crew break down Man United's comeback, Mourinho's comments on his players and Real Madrid's recent struggles.
Dec 01, 2018
Derby Day Preview
Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to preview the North London and Merseyside derbies. Plus, the group reacts to the latest Ballon d'Or rumors.
Dec 01, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League & MLS Conference Finals
The boys take a look back at the midweek Champions League action including PSG's big win, Tottenham's re-emergence & Dortmund's use of Pulisic. Plus, Jeff Carlisle joins to wrap up the MLS conference finals.
Nov 30, 2018
Klopp Calls Out PSG
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss PSG's antics against Liverpool and preview the North London Derby. Plus, Shaka Hislop reveals his latest power rankings.
Nov 30, 2018
Serie Awesome: Is Icardi a luxury player for Inter Milan?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Inter's defeat against Tottenham, Roma's identity, Juve's lack of convincing results, Napoli's UCL chances and more.
Nov 29, 2018
Liverpool on the Brink
Reaction to PSG's dominant win over Liverpool and breaking down the permutations of Group C. Plus, the guys thoughts on Tottenham keeping their Champions League hopes alive.
Nov 29, 2018
United Through to Knockouts
Raphael Honigstein joins the FC crew to break down Man United's late winner, Jose Mourinho's post-match comments and the rest of Matchday 5 in the Champions League.
Nov 28, 2018
Caught Offside: EPL recap & Copa Libertadores chaos
Andrew enjoys the "Sonny" side of life while things remain heartless at Old Trafford. Plus, Tim Vickery discusses the Copa Libertadores madness and Diego Maradona speaks... sort of.
Nov 27, 2018
Ask the Ref
Peter Walton takes on this weekend's biggest refereeing decisions, and Ricardo Ortiz shares his thoughts on the Copa Libertadores final situation.
Nov 26, 2018
Max & Herc: 'That's So Metro!'
The guys break down the first legs of the MLS conference finals and make their Liga MX playoffs picks. Sebastian Salazar joins the show to discuss his bilingual MLS coverage.
Nov 26, 2018
Two on Tri: Tuca Ferretti's Parting Words
Seb and Herc discuss Mexico's friendlies in Argentina, Tuca Ferretti's comments after his last match in charge, the treatment of European-based players by the FMF and more.
Nov 26, 2018
Chelsea Feeling Blue
The FC crew welcome Gab Marcotti to breakdown the fallout of Tottenham vs Chelsea, Barcelona's players claiming Atletico don't attack enough and Bayern Munich.
Nov 26, 2018
Spurs Dominate Chelsea
The FC crew discusses Tottenham's win over Chelsea, Real Madrid's stumble against Eibar, and Barcelona's draw with Atletico.
Nov 25, 2018
Clash at Wembley
The FC crew are joined by Ian Darke to preview the Tottenham-Chelsea match, discuss Jose Mourinho's latest comments and look ahead to Lazio-Milan.
Nov 23, 2018
Atletico vs. Barcelona Preview
The FC crew, and Sid Lowe, preview this weekend's Atletico Madrid and Barcelona match-up,discuss Ousmane Dembele and James Rodriguez's futures,and much more. Plus, Extra Time.
Nov 22, 2018
Who deserves the Ballon d'Or?
The FC crew submit their votes for the Ballon d'Or, assess the rumors linking Zlatan with a return to Milan and Gab Marcotti shares the latest on a European Super League.
Nov 21, 2018
Serie Awesome: Italy's end product; Zlatan to Milan?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini talk all things Italy following their late win over the U.S., the pros and cons of a Zlatan Ibrahimovic return to Milan and more.
Nov 21, 2018
Caught Offside: USA-Italy recap
We put on our nice sweaters, light a fire, some guy plays the piano and we discuss all we have to be thankful for in American soccer. Plus, Nations League, Lukaku raps and the pensionable Tim Cahill.
Nov 21, 2018
PSG's International Nightmare
Julien Laurens reacts to Neymar and Kylian Mbappe getting injured in Tuesday's friendlies. Herculez Gomez shares his thoughts on the United States' loss to Italy.
Nov 21, 2018
Nations League Final Set
The FC crew discuss the Netherlands' dramatic comeback in Germany and Frank Leboeuf joins in to talk PSG's UCL survival chances and if a French player can win the Ballon d'Or.
Nov 20, 2018
Max & Herc: Garber's Best-Kept Secret
Sebastian Salazar joins the guys to talk Liga MX collusion, Tata Martino, Oscar Pareja and possibly Maradona making coaching moves, and the never-ending USMNT coaching saga.
Nov 19, 2018
Two on Tri: Tata Watch Becomes a Drama
Seb and Herc discuss the reports Tata Martino is set to become the Mexico coach, including the drama surrounding the news. Plus, the guys evaluate El Tri's trip to Argentina.
Nov 19, 2018
Kane Saves England
Gab Marcotti and the ESPN FC crew discuss England's win against Croatia in the Nations League, Christian Pulisic's future and much more.
Nov 19, 2018
Portugal Punch Their Ticket
Sebastian Salazar and Paul Mariner break down Portugal's group clinching draw ti Italy, preview England Croatia and discuss the latest Christian Pulisic transfer rumor.
Nov 18, 2018
Caught Offside: USA-England recap
The boys vent some of their USA frustration following a 3-0 defeat at Wembley. Plus, we bicker over Wayne Rooney's send off, Paul Pogba's return "home," and grass... yes, grass.
Nov 16, 2018
England Dismantle USMNT
The FC crew break down a busy day in Europe as Wayne Rooney gets his final England appearance and Croatia take down Spain in the UEFA Nations League.
Nov 16, 2018
Pressure On Pulisic?
The FC crew discuss Christian Pulisic's USMNT return, Wayne Rooney's final cap for England and Ousmane Dembele's disciplinary issues at Barcelona.
Nov 15, 2018
Serie Awesome: Higuain's outburst & Inter's vulnerabilities
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Gonzalo Higuain's sending off against Juventus, what went wrong for Inter at Atalanta, Roma's inconsistencies and more.
Nov 14, 2018
Caught Offside: Wild weekend in European football
There are meaty pods and then there's this one: Manchester Derby, Charlie Austin, Der Klassiker, MLS conference finals, Wayne Rooney, England-USA, Ian Joy... it's ALL there!
Nov 14, 2018
Klopp's Trophy Hunt
Raf Honigstein and Jon Champion join the FC crew to discuss Liverpool's silverware hopes, Dortmund's incredible start and VAR's future in England.
Nov 13, 2018
Max & Herc: Dude, Where's My Car Show?
The guys discuss the MLS conference semis and the USMNT coaching search. Plus, Merritt Paulson on the Timbers' playoff run, why he might quit Twitter, Guns N'Roses and more.
Nov 13, 2018
Manchester's Lopsided Derby
The FC crew look back at Manchester City's win over their crosstown rivals, discuss how far Manchester United have fallen and break down Alvaro Morata's season so far.
Nov 12, 2018
City Rule Manchester
The FC crew break down Manchester City's convincing win in the Manchester derby. Gab Marcotti joins to talk Barcelona's loss to Real Betis and Juventus' win at Milan.
Nov 12, 2018
A Classic Klassiker
The FC crew discusses Dortmund's huge victory over Bayern Munich, Tottenham's win at Crystal Palace, plus Matteo Bonetti previews Sunday's clash between AC Milan and Juventus.
Nov 11, 2018
Two on Tri: Sanchez Flores Right for Mexico?
Sebi Salazar and Herculez Gomez discuss the latest in Mexico's coaching search, assess the latest roster and examine the future of Liga MX's infamous "pacto de caballeros."
Nov 09, 2018
Ramos Apologizes for Elbow
The FC crew, and Peter Walton, discuss some controversial plays from this week's UEFA Champions League, Jose Mourinho's gesture to Juve fans and much more. Plus, Extra Time.
Nov 09, 2018
Caught Offside: Wednesday Champions League Recap
The boys reflect on Manchester United's dramatic comeback vs Juve and discuss Sergio Ramos doing Sergio Ramos things. Plus, Boca is playing River and therefore, houses are being burned down.
Nov 08, 2018
Serie Awesome: UCL hopes & Napoli's chances at Anfield
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti & Paolo Bandini discuss the latest UCL action for Serie A clubs, Krzysztof Piatek's season with Genoa and if Napoli stand a chance versus Liverpool.
Nov 08, 2018
Mourinho Steals the Spotlight
The FC crew react to Manchester United's late win against Juventus, Raheem Sterling's controversial penalty and Neymar's claim of disrespectful comments by a referee.
Nov 08, 2018
Caught Offside: Tuesday Champions League Recap
On this election day pod, we take a look back at the Tuesday Champions League results and wonder if Liverpool are in trouble, if Thierry is in over his head and if Spurs are alive?
Nov 07, 2018
Liverpool Stunned in Belgrade
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Liverpool's loss at Red Star, PSG's draw at Napoli and Tottenham's comeback win against PSV.
Nov 07, 2018
Time for PSG to Worry?
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to preview PSG's rematch with Napoli in the Champions League and discuss whether Arsene Wenger would be a good fit at Milan.
Nov 05, 2018
Max & Herc: Fight for MLS Cup Heats Up
The guys break down the goings-on in the MLS Cup Playoffs, respond to the actions of spectators at LAFC's loss to RSL and examine Cruz Azul's pursuit of a domestic double.
Nov 05, 2018
Chelsea Keeping Pace
The FC crew discuss Chelsea's jump up the Premier League table and Alvaro Morata's confidence under Maurizio Sarri. Plus, Gab Marcotti defends his comments on Inter Milan.
Nov 05, 2018
Bale's Disappointing Season
Sid Lowe joins the FC crew as they discuss the state of Real Madrid, Saturday's clash between Arsenal and Liverpool and a discussion of everyone's favorite pie.
Nov 02, 2018
Solari Steps In
The FC crew discuss Santiago Solari's first match in charge at Real Madrid, Wednesday's Carabao Cup action and the guys share their best Halloween stories.
Nov 01, 2018
Serie Awesome: Inspired Inter & Milan's tactical changes
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss the latest happenings in Serie A, including the rising stars at Inter and how a change of formation helped Milan.
Oct 31, 2018
Caught Offside: Arrested Development EPL Edition
FINALLY! MLS' postseason is upon us and Atlanta's Julian Gressel joins to discuss his club's outlook. Plus, it's the 15 year anniversary of "Arrested Development." The boys honor one of their favorite shows through portal of the Premier League.
Oct 31, 2018
Caught Offside: Tragedy at Leicester
Lifelong Leicester City supporter and current BT Sport broadcaster Andy May discusses the tragedy at the King Power. Plus, we analyze Lopetegui's sacking and Spurs' situation.
Oct 31, 2018
Max & Herc: MLS Season Awards
The guys hand out their 2018 MLS awards and make their playoff picks. Sporting KC coach Peter Vermes calls in to discuss the playoffs, territorial scouting and the USMNT.
Oct 30, 2018
Lopetegui's Long Gone
Reaction to Julen Lopetegui's firing at Real Madrid, Manchester City's hard-fought victory at Tottenham and Zlatan's LA Galaxy failing to make the MLS Cup Playoffs.
Oct 29, 2018
Last Legs for Lopetegui?
Gab Marcotti and the FC crew discuss Barcelona's big win over Real Madrid, how long Lopetegui has left and Milan's emotional win over Sampdoria.
Oct 29, 2018
Ronaldo Lifts Juventus
Dan Thomas and Shaka Hislop discuss Juventus' comeback win, Mohamed Salah's return to form and preview El Clasico.
Oct 27, 2018
11 Straight for Arsenal
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss PSG's Champions League struggles, Arsenal's 11th straight win and Shaka's Power Rankings.
Oct 25, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League roundup
The boys look back on tough days for United, Spurs and PSG. Plus, we check to make sure that Christian Pulisic is in good hands and we analyze Leo Messi's sling.
Oct 25, 2018
Serie Awesome: Insigne vs. Dybala & managerial hot seats
The Serie Awesome crew delve into Juve's win over Man United, Di Francesco and Gattuso's futures and if Inter Milan have been found out after their defeat to Barcelona.
Oct 25, 2018
PSG Salvage A Draw
Gab Marcotti and Steve McManaman join the crew to break down Angel Di Maria's PSG heroics, Mo Salah's return to form and Tottenham's UCL struggles.
Oct 24, 2018
United's Lifeless Performance
Julien Laurens and the FC crew discuss Manchester United's loss to Juventus at Old Trafford and Real Madrid's return to winning ways. Plus, Extra Time.
Oct 23, 2018
Max & Herc: All on the Line in MLS
The guys preview MLS Decision Day 2018 and reveal their projected playoff seeding. Plus, a look at MLS supporters culture and Tata Martino's decision to leave Atlanta United.
Oct 23, 2018
Caught Offside: Chelsea battle back at the Bridge
The boys look back at an eventful and controversial finish between Chelsea and United. Plus, we wonder if Fulham are the most disappointing team in the league. And we give the most obvious Wayne Rooney tribute ever... Schwing!
Oct 23, 2018
Arsenal's Perfect 10
The FC crew break down Arsenal's 10th straight win and Mesut Ozil's performance. Mark Ogden joins the guys to preview Manchester United's Champions League clash with Juventus.
Oct 22, 2018
Messi to Miss El Clasico
The FC crew react to Lionel Messi's injury, Gab Marcotti shares his thoughts on Inter's win in the Milan derby and the guys discuss D.C. United's run to the MLS Cup playoffs.
Oct 22, 2018
Bayern Calls Out Media
Raphael Honigstein joins the FC crew to talk about Bayern Munich calling out the media's negative coverage of the club and why Germany is struggling.
Oct 19, 2018
Caught Offside: When is it ok to believe?
What's wrong with Germany? Is it ok to believe in England? Is Eric Dier better than Sergio Busquets??? Plus, Miguel Delaney previews the EPL weekend and what type of wine best suits Andrew and JJ?
Oct 18, 2018
Serie Awesome: Italy inspired & Milan derby fever grows
Join Mina Rzouki, Paolo Bandini and Gab Marcotti as they discuss Italy's international break, the upcoming Milan derby and other happenings in Serie A.
Oct 18, 2018
Caught Offside: Positive press
The boys analyze the USMNT's most recent friendlies and plot a course for the future. Plus, #SaveTheCrew is happening! How this story turned on its head.
Oct 18, 2018
Two on Tri: Martino the right man for Mexico?
Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar assess if Tata Martino is the best option for Mexico and share their thoughts on El Tri's performances during the international break.
Oct 17, 2018
Thierry Henry's Tall Task
The FC crew react to the USMNT's draw against Peru and welcome Julien Laurens to discuss Thierry Henry managing Monaco, Arsene Wenger's next step and Neymar's future with PSG.
Oct 17, 2018
Germany's Low Point
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss France's come-from-behind win against Germany in the UEFA Nations League and if Joachim Low's time is up.
Oct 16, 2018
England Stun Spain
The FC crew break down Spain's home loss to England in the UEFA Nations League.
Oct 15, 2018
Max & Herc: The Crew are (Almost) Saved
The guys discuss the big news out of Columbus and what it means for both Crew SC and a team in Austin. Plus, a look at USMNT-Peru and the latest on a potential rift in Mexico.
Oct 15, 2018
Germany's woes continue
The FC crew discuss Germany's struggles in the Nations League, Mohamed Salah's injury and Thierry Henry's new gig. Plus, Extra Time!
Oct 13, 2018
Nations League Rolls On
The FC crew discusses Belgium's victory over Switzerland, Croatia and England's World Cup semi-final rematch, and the United States' loss against Colombia.
Oct 12, 2018
What Is Mbappe's Potential?
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Kylian Mbappe's rise in Europe and if Zlatan Ibrahimovic could make a return to Manchester United.
Oct 12, 2018
Pogba's World Cup Hangover
The FC crew react to Paul Pogba saying he lost his focus after the World Cup, reflect on the USMNT's progress a year later and discuss Shaka's Power Rankings.
Oct 10, 2018
Caught Offside: "You like me!"
Michael Bradley is back with the USMNT; the boys discuss what that means with Jeff Carlisle. Plus, Neil Warnock establishes quite the high bar for a red card offense.
Oct 10, 2018
Two on Tri: Mexico's search for a head coach
Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar return to discuss Mexico's head coaching vacancy and the disconnect between Mexico's players and the Mexican Football Federation.
Oct 10, 2018
Serie Awesome: Juve the best in Europe?
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss the latest happenings in Serie A, including a debate on where Juventus rank among the best teams in Europe.
Oct 10, 2018
Caught Offside: Pollock and Leno
The boys reflect on a surprising 0-0 at Anfield with Craig Burley. Plus, we take in The Tonight Show with Bernd Leno and JJ compares a Jackson Pollock painting to Jose Mourinho.
Oct 10, 2018
Ballon d'Or Favorites
The ESPN FC crew give their picks to win the Ballon d'Or. Raf Honigstein shares his thoughts on Dortmund's great start and what Bayern can do to turn their season around.
Oct 09, 2018
'Manhunt' for Mourinho
Ian Darke joins the FC crew to discuss Manchester United's great escape against Newcastle. Plus, Sid Lowe breaks down an interesting start in La Liga.
Oct 08, 2018
Max & Herc: San Jose's Major Coup
Sebastian Salazar joins the guys to react to San Jose's shock hiring of new coach Matias Almeyda. Plus, a look at the USMNT squad and Toronto FC missing the MLS Cup playoffs.
Oct 08, 2018
Mahrez Miss Costs Man City
The ESPN FC crew react to Manchester City's 0-0 draw with Liverpool and Barcelona's struggles in La Liga, and speculate Jose Mourinho's future at Manchester United.
Oct 07, 2018
Will Mourinho Last the Weekend?
The FC crew discuss reports Jose Mourinho is close to being fired at Manchester United. Plus, a preview of Sunday's match between Liverpool and Manchester City.
Oct 05, 2018
Caught Offside: Young USA meets Old USA
The boys analyze Dave Sarachan's latest USMNT roster and start really wondering which vets will remain in the fold. Plus, Andrew extends an olive branch to JJ.
Oct 04, 2018
Serie Awesome: How Napoli defeated Liverpool
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss the latest happenings in Serie A. Plus, find out how Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli secured their late UCL win over Liverpool.
Oct 04, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League Matchday 2
The boys are back talking Champions League, the "moral victory table" and Pep's pep talks. Plus, sad seats at Old Trafford and assault with a deadly vegetable.
Oct 04, 2018
Liverpool Defeated in Naples
The FC crew break down Liverpool's defeat by Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli, Barcelona's thrilling win against Tottenham and PSG's dismantling of Red Star Belgrade.
Oct 03, 2018
United Struggle Again
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Man United's scoreless draw at home with Valencia and Madrid's loss in Moscow. Plus, a preview of Tottenham's Barcelona test.
Oct 02, 2018
Max & Herc: Momentum Shift in Shield Race
The guys break down New York Red Bulls' big win over Atlanta United and the Super Clasico draw between America and Chivas. Plus, which MLS players are fighting for their jobs?
Oct 01, 2018
Chelsea-Liverpool Thriller
The FC crew break down Manchester United's loss at West Ham, Liverpool's draw at Chelsea and Juventus' impressive win against Napoli.
Sep 29, 2018
6-Pointer Saturday
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discus the latest in the Pogba-Mourinho saga and to preview the big weekend in Serie A, La Liga and the Premier League. Plus, Extra Time!
Sep 28, 2018
Serie Awesome: Italy's Best Collide
Mina Rzouki and Paolo Bandini preview the Serie A showdown between Juventus and Napoli, and Mina sits down with Juve goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny. Plus, a look around Serie A.
Sep 28, 2018
La Liga Wide Open?
Sid Lowe joins to talk about the state of La Liga after Barcelona and Real Madrid's embarrassing losses, and the guys debate where Pogba and Mourinho can go from here.
Sep 27, 2018
Caught Offside: Ornery hosts
The atmosphere is tense as Andrew and JJ express some philosophical podcast differences... very uncomfortable. As for the soccer, the Carabao noise returns as does the Wheel of Football! Enjoy!
Sep 27, 2018
Barca & Real Madrid Lose
Barcelona and Real Madrid suffer embarrassing losses, Chelsea and Liverpool face off in a thriller in the Carabao Cup and Pogba and Mourinho's relationship gets even worse.
Sep 26, 2018
United in Turmoil
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to break down Manchester United's loss to Derby County and the fallout of Jose Mourinho stripping Paul Pogba of his vice-captaincy.
Sep 26, 2018
Modric is The Best
The FC crew react to Luka Modric winning the Best Men's Player award and Mo Salah winning the Puskas. Plus, Mark Ogden on Jose Mourinho criticizing his players' attitudes.
Sep 24, 2018
Max & Herc: Is Tata Martino on the Move?
The guys look back on the Campeones Cup and discuss Tata Martino's future in Atlanta. Plus, New York Red Bulls stars Luis Robles and Sean Davis join the show in the studio.
Sep 24, 2018
Ronaldo Lifts Juventus
Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Juventus' late win, the end of Chelsea's winning run and Neymar's interaction with a young PSG fan.
Sep 23, 2018
Spurs in Trouble?
The FC crew discuss headline-grabbing comments from Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino and Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann. Plus, a preview of the weekend's action.
Sep 21, 2018
Tears of Ronaldo
The FC crew welcome Sid Lowe and Stewart Robson to break down the fallout from Cristiano Ronaldo's red card. Plus, Sid Lowe gives his take on who should win the Ballon d'Or.
Sep 20, 2018
Caught Offside: Champions League
The Champions League is off and running and already there's a ton to discuss. Andrew weeps to Radiohead while James Milner balls out to Lil' Wayne. Plus, is "Spectre" behind Ronaldo's red?
Sep 20, 2018
Serie Awesome: Ronaldo's Red Card
Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss the latest happenings in Serie A. Plus, how long will Cristiano Ronaldo be out after his first Champions League red card?
Sep 20, 2018
Ronaldo Sees Red
The FC crew react to Cristiano Ronaldo's red card and Man City's shocking defeat against Lyon. Plus, the guys discuss what's behind Gareth Bale's hot start to the season.
Sep 19, 2018
UCL's Dramatic Return
Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to break down Liverpool's thrilling win against PSG and the opening day of the Champions League.
Sep 18, 2018
Caught Offside: Shirts, Zlatan and Zaha
Andrew hands the Caught Offside Cup over to JJ & JJ promptly mocks Andrew's wardrobe... nice guy. Plus, Zlatan does a thing we've never seen and Wilf Zaha airs his grievance.
Sep 18, 2018
Ask the Ref
Peter Walton joins the FC crew to break down all the controversial calls, and non-calls, around Europe and assess how many games Douglas Costa should be suspended for.
Sep 17, 2018
Max & Herc: Bradley on Being a USMNT 'Villain'
Michael Bradley joins the show to discuss clashing with Zlatan, being labeled a USMNT villain, the Campeones Cup and more. Plus, reaction to USA-Mexico and Maradona's new gig.
Sep 17, 2018
Costa Overshadows Ronaldo
The ESPN FC crew react to Douglas Costa spitting and Cristiano Ronaldo finally scoring in Serie A. Plus, Shaka Hislop ranks Zlatan's best karate-kick goals.
Sep 16, 2018
Pochettino vs. Klopp
The FC crew discusses the clash between Tottenham and Liverpool, Jose Mourinho's defense of Marcus Rashford, Cristiano Ronaldo's Serie A season so far and much more.
Sep 14, 2018
Caught Offside: Unpacking USA-Mexico
It may only have been a friendly, but the US-Mexico match presented us with so much to comb through including why Matt Miazga is the new Oguchi Onyewu. Plus, we preview the Caught Offside Cup and analyze Nicklas Bendtner's legal conundrum.
Sep 14, 2018
Liverpool Focused on Prem?
The FC crew debate if Liverpool should lessen their focus on the UCL and prioritize the Prem. Plus, Julien Laurens talks Patrick Vieira questioning Mario Balotelli's fitness.
Sep 13, 2018
The Serie Awesome Podcast
In the first episode of The Serie Awesome Podcast, Mina Rzouki, Paolo Bandini and Gab Marcotti catch up on all things Serie A including Cristiano Ronaldo's slow start at Juve.
Sep 12, 2018
Spain Trounce Croatia
The FC crew react to Spain's 6-0 win over Croatia in the Nations League and England's friendly win over Switzerland. Plus, Gab's FIFPro XI.
Sep 11, 2018
Two on Tri: Renewing the Rivalry
Herc and Seb share what the USA-Mexico rivalry means to them, look back at some of the moments that built the rivalry and discuss Tuca Ferretti's future as Mexico's coach.
Sep 11, 2018
Italy Struggles Once Again
The FC crew recap Monday's UEFA Nations League action, including Italy's loss at Portugal. Also, Julien Laurens joins in to talk Mbappe and French football in general.
Sep 10, 2018
Max & Herc: The Rivalry Renewed
The guys get together in Nashville ahead of USA-Mexico to discuss the rivalry, from its best moments to the state of both teams as the 2022 World Cup cycle begins.
Sep 10, 2018
Caught Offside: Gazza in Italy
Daniel Storey joins the boys to discuss his new book, "Gazza in Italy," profiling a tumultuous time in an already tumultuous life. Plus, a review of USA-Brazil and what exactly is happening in the Ireland camp???
Sep 10, 2018