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Episodes

  • Caught Offside: Champions League, Matchday 1 Recap

    Sep 19 2019

    It's baaaa-aaaack! Champions League matchday 1 is in the book and the boys are all over it! Did PSG make a statement? Are the Reds in trouble? Is Mexico now no longer just a CONCACAF power but a UEFA one as well?? All that and more...

  • Di Maria Dismantles Real Madrid

    Sep 18 2019

    The FC crew discuss Real Madrid's embarrassing loss to PSG, Atletico Madrid's comeback against Juventus, and Tottenham's disappointing draw to Olympiacos.

  • Champions League Returns

    Sep 17 2019

    The FC crew break down the opening UCL performances of Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona. Plus, Gab Marcotti explains Italy's issues with racism in soccer.

  • Panic Time for Man City?

    Sep 16 2019

    The FC crew answer the 6 burning Premier League questions from the weekend and look ahead to Tuesday's most anticipated UCL matchups.

  • Caught Offside: Eventful weekend in the league

    Sep 16 2019

    The boys look back on a wild weekend in the EPL as Norwich stun City and Arsenal struggle to defend. Plus, it's our first "In the Club" of the season with Everton and we give you an overdue Champions League preview.

  • Gab and Juls: Is Defense Man City's Downfall?

    Sep 16 2019

    Gab and Juls discuss Man City's shocking loss at Norwich and what it means for City going forward. Plus, Graham Hunter discusses Ansu Fati's fantastic start for Barcelona.

  • Liverpool's League to Lose?

    Sep 15 2019

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to break down Man City and Arsenal's poor performances and determine whether Liverpool should be considered title favorites.

  • Norwich Stun Man City

    Sep 14 2019

    Don Hutchison and Alexis Nunes recap a wild day in the Premier League that saw Man City fall and Chelsea impress. Plus, Gab Marcotti discusses Neymar's return to PSG.

  • European Giants Need Wins

    Sep 13 2019

    The FC crew preview Saturday's biggest matches and explain why European giants Barcelona, Manchester United, and Bayern Munich need three points.

  • Messi Opens Up

    Sep 12 2019

    The FC crew dissect Messi's comments on Barcelona's attempt to re-sign Neymar and his future with the club. Plus, the guys reveal the worst dressing rooms they've been in.

  • Van Dijk Best CB Ever?

    Sep 11 2019

    Frank Leboeuf joins the FC Crew to discuss Liverpool and Man City's dominance and what Neymar can expect in his PSG return.

  • Caught Offside: USMNT International Break(down)

    Sep 11 2019

    The boys are up late giving you their instant reaction to the US' 1-1 draw with Uruguay and their overall thoughts on a tumultuous international break. Plus, Eto'o retires, England coast, Mexico confuse and plenty more.

  • Not so Easy for England

    Sep 10 2019

    The FC crew discuss England's underwhelming win against Kosovo and Neymar's expected return to PSG this weekend.

  • Serie Awesome: Italy's Biggest Question Marks

    Sep 10 2019

    Mina, Nicky and Gab assess Italy's European qualifying performances, dive into the racism towards Romelu Lukaku, and grade the top Serie A teams' transfer window.

  • Germany's Growing Pains

    Sep 09 2019

    Frank Leboeuf joins the FC crew to discuss why the Germany is struggling through their rebuilding process. Also, the boys question if Harry Kane is a diver.

  • Gab and Juls: Germany Losing Their Touch?

    Sep 09 2019

    Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Netherlands and Germany going in opposite directions, Neymar's new chapter and hear from Jeff Carlisle about politics in football.

  • Who's Next To Go?

    Sep 08 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Watford sacking Javi Graciam and debate which Premier League manager is next to go. Plus, Italy leave it late against Finland.

  • USMNT Outclassed by Mexico

    Sep 07 2019

    Sebastian Salazar and Alejandro Moreno break down the performances of the USMNT and Mexico from their Friday night friendly. Also, are England favorites for Euro 2020?

  • Germany Feeling Low

    Sep 06 2019

    The FC crew recap the Netherlands' victory and whether Joachim Low should remain in charge of Germany. Plus, Bale's "scapegoat" comments and Guendouzi's first call-up.

  • Barcelona Damaged by Neymar?

    Sep 06 2019

    Sid Lowe explains how Barcelona's shaky start was affected by the Neymar saga. Plus, the crew discuss Michael Owen's comments from his new book.

  • Fallout at Barcelona?

    Sep 04 2019

    The FC crew discuss possible unrest among the Barcelona squad after their failed attempt to sign Neymar. Plus, Peter Walton explains controversial Premier League calls.

  • PSG Puzzle Up Front

    Sep 03 2019

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Mauro Icardi's move to PSG, how it affects Neymar's future and their Champions League odds.

  • Serie Awesome: Should Juve continue with De Ligt?

    Sep 03 2019

    Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Nicky Bandini discuss Juve's entertaining victory over Napoli, racism in Sardinia and Roma's exciting new signings (including Chris Smalling).

  • North London Derby Review

    Sep 03 2019

    The boys recap an exciting North London Derby...or was it? JJ disagrees with Andrew because of course he does. Plus a look at the big moves as the Euro transfer window closes.

  • Icardi Joins PSG

    Sep 02 2019

    Frank Leboeuf explains how Mauro Icardi can win over PSG fans. Plus, the FC crew discuss Man United and Arsenal's weaknesses and whether Harry Kane has a diving problem.

  • Gab and Juls: Do Spurs Need a Refresh?

    Sep 02 2019

    Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens recap a hectic North London Derby and what the result means for Tottenham and Arsenal. Plus, they discuss Juventus' dramatic win over Napoli.

  • North London Drama

    Sep 01 2019

    The FC crew to tackle the North London Derby, Bale saving Madrid, and Gab Marcotti breaks down more issues in Italy.

  • Tussle in Turin

    Aug 31 2019

    Dan Thomas and Steve Nicol break down Juventus' dramatic win over Napoli, a busy day in the Premier League and discuss the latest Neymar news.

  • Heavyweight Serie A Showdown

    Aug 30 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the show to discuss how Juventus will cope without Giorgio Chiellini ahead of their match with Napoli. Plus, the crew look ahead to the North London Derby.

  • UCL Draw is Out

    Aug 29 2019

    The FC crew discuss the winners and losers of the Champions League draw and then things get heated over whether Virgil van Dijk should have been named UEFA Player of the Year.

  • A Tricky Situation

    Aug 28 2019

    Frank Leboeuf gives his thoughts on the Neymar transfer saga, Matthijs de Ligt sitting out Juventus' season opener, and how Arsenal have fared under Unai Emery.

  • Caught Offside: EPL Jump to Conclusions Week

    Aug 28 2019

    We've played 3 matches in the EPL which means... JUMP TO CONCLUSIONS WEEK! Plus, Craig Burley joins with his early season thoughts and we look back at MLS Rivalry Week.

  • Serie Awesome: Are Napoli favorites against Juventus?

    Aug 28 2019

    Mina Rzouki, Nicky Bandini and Gab Marcotti break down Inter's dominance in their opening win, preview Juventus-Napoli and Lazio-Roma and ask what went wrong for AC Milan.

  • VAR Decision: No Penalty

    Aug 27 2019

    Peter Walton joins the FC crew to discuss the latest controversy surrounding VAR in the Premier League. Plus, Alexis Sanchez looks to be on the move to Inter Milan.

  • Conte Back with a Bang

    Aug 26 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to recap Inter's dominating display in Antonio Conte's first game. Also, the guys respond to six big questions from Week 3 in the Premier League

  • Gab and Juls: Could it have been worse for Arsenal?

    Aug 26 2019

    Stewart Robson fills in for Julien Laurens to discuss Arsenal's lackluster performance at Liverpool. Plus, who had the worst weekend: Manchester United or Tottenham?

  • Salah Sweeps Arsenal Aside

    Aug 24 2019

    Steve and Craig question Arsenal's tactics after Liverpool's dominating performance and discuss Manchester United's meltdown against Crystal Palace.

  • Can Arsenal Win at Anfield?

    Aug 23 2019

    Steve Nicol and Craig Burley discuss Arsenal's chances against Liverpool, a potential Chelsea bounce back at Norwich, and Fernando Torres' retirement.

  • Serie A Title Fight?

    Aug 22 2019

    Mina Rzouki joins the show to break down how Juventus, Napoli and Inter Milan could win Serie A. Plus, the crew discuss Arsenal's chances at Liverpool this weekend.

  • Man United's Penalty Problem

    Aug 21 2019

    Ian Darke and Sid Lowe join the FC crew to discuss Man United's penalty dilemma, VAR's influence in England and La Liga's opening weekend.

  • Neymar Saga Rolls On

    Aug 20 2019

    The FC crew discuss Barcelona's latest bid for Neymar, Philippe Coutinho's move to Bayern Munich and their favorite type of chicken.

  • Serie Awesome: 2019-20 Season Preview

    Aug 20 2019

    Gab Marcotti, Mina Rzouki and Nicky Bandini are back to preview the opening round of fixtures in Serie A with big money moves for both Juventus and Inter.

  • Pogba Penalty Costs United

    Aug 19 2019

    The FC crew recaps Man United's draw against Wolves, Peter Walton provides a referee's perspective on the new handball law, and Gab Marcotti gives the latest on Neymar.

  • Caught Offside: Deja-Var at the Etihad

    Aug 19 2019

    The boys discuss yet another surreal finish between City and Spurs at the Etihad. Plus, Lampard still searching for his first win, Josef Martinez can't stop scoring, Barca struggle vs Bilbao and more.

  • Gab and Juls: Man City's VAR-y Bad Luck

    Aug 19 2019

    Gab and Juls discuss VAR and the new handball law's impact on Man City-Tottenham, Philippe Coutinho's move to Bayern Munich, and Arsenal's impressive start to the season.

  • Lampard's Chelsea Falter Again

    Aug 19 2019

    The FC crew break down a wild game between Chelsea and Leicester and revisit Man City's overturned goal against Tottenham. Plus, Gab Marcotti rates the latest transfer rumors.

  • VAR Steals the Show

    Aug 17 2019

    The FC crew discuss Tottenham and Man City's controversial draw, Gareth Bale's return to the starting lineup for Real Madrid, and a possible concern for Liverpool.

  • European Giants Stumble

    Aug 16 2019

    The FC crew discuss Barcelona and Bayern Munich dropping points in their league openers, Real Madrid without Eden Hazard and Man City-Tottenham.

  • Who's Best in Europe?

    Aug 15 2019

    The FC crew break down whether Messi, Ronaldo or Van Dijk should be crowned UEFA's player of the year. Plus, Peter Crouch discusses VAR and scoring on Shaka Hislop.

  • Liverpool Lift UEFA Super Cup

    Aug 14 2019

    The FC crew break down Liverpool's victory over Chelsea in Istanbul and Julien Laurens shares the lastest on Neymar's future.

  • Caught Offside: The League Begins

    Aug 14 2019

    The EPL is in fact back for more and the boys have too much to talk about - Pulisic not starting, Arsenal's youth, Levy's Eriksen decision, VAR and more. Plus, a La Liga preview.

  • What's Next for Neymar?

    Aug 13 2019

    Sid Lowe joins the show to discuss Neymar's potential move back to Spain and breaks down Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid's summer transfer business.

  • Lampard Under Fire?

    Aug 12 2019

    The FC crew react to the opening weekend of the Premier League and discuss Frank Lampard's options at Chelsea.

  • Gab and Juls: Man United Papering the Cracks?

    Aug 12 2019

    Gab and Juls discuss Man United's deficiencies despite their impressive win over Chelsea. Plus, do Real Madrid and Barcelona need Neymar, and can they strike a deal with PSG?

  • Red Devil Delight

    Aug 11 2019

    After Manchester United thrashed Chelsea 4-0, the FC crew break down Chelsea's defensive issues and United's surprising performance.

  • Man City Back with a Bang

    Aug 10 2019

    The FC crew discuss Man City's thumping of West Ham, Tottenham's comeback against Aston Villa, and how Alisson's injury will impact Liverpool.

  • The Premier League is Back!

    Aug 09 2019

    After Liverpool's victory over Norwich, Steve Nicol remains concerned over Divock Origi's role. Plus, the guys look forward to Manchester United-Chelsea.

  • Deadline Day Drama

    Aug 08 2019

    The FC crew break down Manchester United's lack of depth after Lukaku's move to Inter Milan and discuss the flurry of deadline day moves from Tottenham and Arsenal.

  • New Look Premier League

    Aug 07 2019

    Peter Walton explains how VAR will be used in the Premier League this season. Plus, the guys discuss how possible moves for David Luiz and Romelu Lukaku can impact the top-6.

  • Caught Offside: EPL Preview - PART 3 - Mailbag and Predictions

    Aug 07 2019

    In the final part of our 3 part EPL preview, we field your questions in a mailbag special. Plus, we make predictions that we hope you'll forget (unless they wind up being correct).

  • Caught Offside: EPL Preview PART 2 - Twenty Questions

    Aug 07 2019

    Our 3 part EPL season preview rolls along. In Part 2, we lay out twenty questions covering everything from questionable transfers to Pulisic's prospects to the human side of VAR.

  • Dybala Domino Effect?

    Aug 06 2019

    The FC crew discuss the possibility of Paulo Dybala joining Tottenham and how Laurent Koscielny's move to France impacts Arsenal's season.

  • Transfer Window Shrinking

    Aug 05 2019

    The FC crew discuss some big transfers that are still on the table and begin their predictions for the Premier League season.

  • Caught Offside: EPL Preview PART 1 - Ian Darke

    Aug 05 2019

    Here we go! It's part 1 of our 3 part EPL season preview series! The great Ian Darke joins the boys to get things started... enjoy!

  • Another Day, Another Trophy

    Aug 05 2019

    The FC crew discuss Manchester City's recent dominance in domestic competitions and how Liverpool may have found the recipe to beat the Premier League champions.

  • Dortmund, PSG win Super Cups

    Aug 03 2019

    The FC crew discuss Bayern Munich's shortcomings in the German Super Cup, Neymar's future after the French Super Cup and the severity of Lionel Messi's international ban.

  • Man United's Most Wanted

    Aug 02 2019

    Frank Leboeuf joins the FC crew to discuss Man United's reported record signing for Harry Maguire and why Neymar has to stay at PSG.

  • Is Neymar Enemy No. 1 at PSG?

    Aug 01 2019

    Julien Laurens returns to discuss if Neymar can repair his broken relationship at PSG and dives into the latest drama surrounding Bayern Munich and Leroy Sane.

  • Real Madrid Struggle Again

    Jul 30 2019

    The FC crew try to make sense of Real Madrid's rough preseason and Moise Kean's move to Merseyside. Richard Mendez sits down with Diego Forlan to discuss Atletico Madrid.

  • Caught Offside: Transfer happenings & MLS at the break

    Jul 30 2019

    Things are happening everywhere! Big moves at Everton, a stalling out at United, interesting decisions at Arsenal, MLS All-Star Week, unlikely friendships! It will all be covered on this week's Caught Offside!

  • James Returns to Madrid

    Jul 29 2019

    The FC crew discuss the revolving door of players that is Real Madrid, expectations for Liverpool and Gab Marcotti discusses the latest transfer rumblings and rumors.

  • Liverpool's Lackluster Preseason

    Jul 28 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Liverpool's preseason performances, the latest chapter in the Gareth Bale transfer saga, and a potential Dybala and Lukaku swap.

  • Looking Real Bad

    Jul 28 2019

    The FC Crew discuss Real Madrid's historically lopsided defeat to Atletico, Arsenal's bid for Nicolas Pepe and the rest of the latest transfer deals and rumors.

  • Real Madrid Revival?

    Jul 26 2019

    Santiago Solari joins the FC crew to provide his thoughts on Gareth Bale's transfer saga, Eden Hazard's expectations with Real Madrid, a potential Paul Pogba move, and more.

  • Preseason Not So Friendly?

    Jul 26 2019

    Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to discuss Man United and Tottenham's ICC spat. Plus, Jurgen Klopp discusses Liverpool's UCL triumph in an exclusive interview.

  • Klopp Downplays Coutinho

    Jul 24 2019

    Melissa Reddy sits down for an exclusive interview with Jurgen Klopp. Also, Matteo Bonetti joins the FC crew to discuss the prospects of Serie A's top sides this season.

  • Prepping for the Premier League

    Jul 24 2019

    Ian Darke and Stewart Robson join the FC crew to discuss the impact Dani Ceballos could make for Arsenal and how Chelsea and Man United should feel about the upcoming season.

  • FC Exclusive: Megan Rapinoe

    Jul 23 2019

    USWNT star Megan Rapinoe sat down with ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes to discuss life after the World Cup, President Trump's tweets, how she thrived under pressure and much more.

  • Caught Offside: Bale Out

    Jul 23 2019

    The boys are joined by Dermot Corrigan to discuss the uncertain future of Gareth Bale. Plus, it was a riveting weekend in MLS and we relive Ray Hudson in all his glory.

  • Spurs' High Hopes

    Jul 22 2019

    The FC crew to discuss the terrible challenge from the Liverpool/Sevilla friendly, and how Harry Kane and Tottenham should feel about the upcoming season.

  • Gareth's Bail Out

    Jul 21 2019

    The FC crew discuss Gareth Bale's imminent exit from Real Madrid, the International Champion's Cup and the Zlatan Ibrahimovic show taking over Los Angeles.

  • A Ferrari Among Fiats

    Jul 21 2019

    The FC crew discusses Zlatan's amazing performance to defeat LAFC in El Trafico. Plus, Craig Burley joins from Houston to break down the latest transfer rumors.

  • Algeria Champions of Africa

    Jul 19 2019

    The FC crew breaks down Algeria's victory over Senegal in the AFCON final. Plus, Matteo Bonetti joins to talk De Ligt, Lukaku possibly moving to Inter, and Higuain's future.

  • Juve UCL Favorites?

    Jul 18 2019

    Matteo Bonetti and Stewart Robson join the FC crew to discuss Juventus signing Matthijs de Ligt and how it will impact next season's Champions League race.

  • Challenge For Pogba

    Jul 17 2019

    Ian Darke joins the FC crew to talk about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's comments on Paul Pogba. Plus, the panel discuss Matthijs de Ligt's move to Juventus and Arsenal's future.

  • Caught Offside: Addressing the Rumors

    Jul 17 2019

    The boys put their principles aside and discuss some of the day's most pertinent transfer rumors. Plus, John Barnes joins in-studio for a lengthy chat on Liverpool under Klopp, racism in football, playing for England and much much more.

  • New beginnings for Bayern

    Jul 17 2019

    Sebastian Salazar sits down with Bayern Munich's Manuel Neuer and Julien Laurens joins the show to discuss the expectations for Bayern heading into the new season.

  • Man United's Harry Situation

    Jul 15 2019

    Julien Lauren's joins the show to break down the latest transfer rumors about Paul Pogba, Neymar and Harry Maguire as well celebrate France's World Cup victory a year later.

  • Neymar burns another bridge?

    Jul 15 2019

    The FC crew discuss the newest chapter in Neymar's transfer saga, examine the latest transfer rumors and share their predictions for the African Cup of Nations final.

  • Is Neymar Next for Barca?

    Jul 13 2019

    With Griezmann to Barcelona official, the FC crew react to news Neymar could be next, address Mauro Icardi's future and debate if LAFC are the best ever.

  • Griezmann Gets His Wish

    Jul 12 2019

    Mark Ogden discusses Antoine Griezmann's move to Barcelona and Man United's prospects. Also, former Man City player Shaun Wright-Phillips talks about their upcoming season.

  • Algeria Escape, Tunisia Cruise

    Jul 11 2019

    Stewart Robson joins the FC crew to breakdown the African Cup of Nations quarter-final matches and reports that Barcelona will pay the buyout clause for Antoine Griezmann.

  • The Gab & Juls Podcast

    Jul 11 2019

    In a special first episode of their new podcast, Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Pogba's future with Man United and if Barcelona can get Neymar & Griezmann.

  • Caught Offside: What You May Have Missed

    Jul 11 2019

    It's been a US Soccer-centric month so the boys take time to catch you up on some current events in MLS and abroad. Plus, a nostalgic look at the WWC and the Gold Cup.

  • Neymar Back to Barca?

    Jul 10 2019

    Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss the latest transfer rumors involving Neymar, Griezmann and Bale. Plus, a look back on the one-year anniversary of Ronaldo's move to Juve.

  • Ask The Ref

    Jul 09 2019

    The FC crew are joined by Peter Walton to discuss VAR, its use in future tournaments and some controversial calls from the Copa America, Women's World Cup and MLS.

  • Sunday's Cup Trifecta

    Jul 08 2019

    The FC crew look back at a Sunday of cup finals and what they mean for the nations going forward. Plus, Julien Laurens explains why it's looking like Neymar could leave PSG.

  • Caught Offside: The US Men fall to Mexico

    Jul 08 2019

    The US put in a spirited performance but lose to Mexico in the Gold Cup Final. The boys recap the game and examine their takeaways from Berhalter's first tournament.

  • Brazil Claims Copa Glory

    Jul 08 2019

    The FC crew react to Brazil winning the Copa America on home soil and Julien Laurens joins the show to break down Paul Pogba's transfer saga.

  • USWNT win 4th World Cup

    Jul 07 2019

    Seb, Kate and Julie discuss the USWNT's win over the Netherlands to clinch their 4th World Cup, who stood out during the tournament and what this means for the team's legacy.

  • Caught Offside: US WOMEN WIN THE WORLD CUP

    Jul 07 2019

    Some call them cocky, some call them arrogant, but the one thing that we must all call them is BACK-TO-BACK WORLD CHAMPIONS! The boys discuss the final, the tournament, the tea and the future.

  • Messi Sees Red

    Jul 06 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Messi's red card against Chile in the Copa America third place match, and to preview Sunday's final between Brazil and Peru.

  • Women's World Cup Final Preview

    Jul 06 2019

    Seb, Kate and Julie discuss how the USWNT are approaching the final against the Netherlands and what it means if the USWNT win it all.

  • Atletico Fire Back at Barca

    Jul 05 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Atletico Madrid's angry statement regarding Barca's role in the Antoine Griezmann transfer saga. Plus, a Copa America final preview.

  • Lampard Returns Home

    Jul 04 2019

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss how Frank Lampard will fare as the new Chelsea manager, and break down Juve's latest summer plans.

  • Netherlands Join USWNT In The Final

    Jul 03 2019

    Julie Foudy joins Seb and Kate to look back at the USWNT's win vs. England and the reactions to Alex Morgan's celebration. Plus, the crew break down Netherlands-Sweden.

  • Spurs & City Spend Big

    Jul 03 2019

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Tottenham smashing their transfer record on Tanguy Ndombele and Rodri joining champions Manchester City.

  • Caught Offside: USWNT advances to the World Cup Final

    Jul 03 2019

    The USWNT defeated England 2-1 to advance to the World Cup Final. The boys discuss a pulsating and compelling semifinal.

  • USWNT Outlast England

    Jul 02 2019

    Seb and Kate break down all the key moments in the USWNT's 2-1 win over England and look ahead to semifinal between Sweden and the Netherlands.

  • Massive Maguire Fee

    Jul 02 2019

    The FC crew discuss the USWNT's victory over England to reach the World Cup final and break down the top transfer rumors including Man United's latest bid for Harry Maguire.

  • A Win is a Win

    Jul 01 2019

    The FC crew breaks down the USMNT's win over Curacao, whether fans should be concerned after the uninspired performance and preview the USWNT's semifinal clash with England.

  • Origin of USWNT's Mentality with Anson Dorrance

    Jul 01 2019

    UNC Women's Soccer Head Coach Anson Dorrance joins Seb to discuss USWNT's mentality, the global growth of women's soccer and suggested lineup changes for the U.S. vs. England.

  • Juve's Summer Heating Up

    Jun 30 2019

    Julien Laurens discusses transfer rumors surrounding Juve, including Leonardo Bonnucci's potential move to PSG and Adrien Rabiot heading the other way on a fee transfer.

  • Peru Stuns Uruguay

    Jun 29 2019

    The FC crew discuss Peru's victory over Uruguay in the Copa America and preview the upcoming semifinals of the tournament.

  • And Then There Were Four

    Jun 29 2019

    Julie Foudy joins Seb and Kate to discuss the USWNT's win over France. Plus, how Sweden and the Netherlands punched their tickets to the semifinals.

  • Caught Offside: Onto the Semifinals

    Jun 29 2019

    The USWNT defeated France to secure a date with England in the Semifinals of the World Cup. The boys break down the game and ask is Ellis holding the team back?

  • Rapinoe Leads USWNT to Semifinals

    Jun 28 2019

    Seb and Kate break down how the USWNT defeated France to advance to the WWC semifinals. Plus, Julien Laurens discusses why France will regret not moving on in the tournament.

  • Argentina Inch Closer

    Jun 28 2019

    The FC crew breaks down Argentina's win over Venezuela to set up a semifinal showdown against Brazil. Plus, reaction to the United States' 2-1 win over France in the WWC.

  • England Cruise, USWNT Prepare

    Jun 27 2019

    Julie Foudy joins Seb and Kate to discuss how the USWNT are feeling ahead of their quarterfinal clash with France. Plus, how England dominated Norway en route to the semis.

  • How Much for Joao!?

    Jun 27 2019

    Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss the potential transfers of Joao Felix, Neymar and Isco.

  • Bayern Targeting Dembele?

    Jun 26 2019

    Raf Honigstein joins the FC crew to discuss the chances Bayern Munich sign Ousmane Dembele, while Manchester United close in on signing Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

  • Quarterfinals Are Set

    Jun 26 2019

    Seb and Kate discuss Alex Morgan's impact for the USWNT going forward, how Italy and the Netherlands advanced and look ahead to the quarterfinal clashes

  • Lampard Back to the Bridge?

    Jun 25 2019

    Mark Ogden and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to discuss Chelsea's vacant manager position and what Man United can do to get back on top.

  • Caught Offside: Quarterfinals here we come

    Jun 25 2019

    It wasn't easy but the US Women advance to face France in the quarterfinals... Thoughts on the penalty? Thoughts on the lineup? Thoughts on the performance? Plus, operation revenge is a success for the US Men and we talk Rafa Benitez with Lee Ryder.

  • USWNT Pass 1st Major Test

    Jun 24 2019

    Seb and Kate break down the USWNT's 2-1 win over Spain and what improvements should be made going forward. Plus, how Sweden punched their ticket to the quarterfinals.

  • Can Messi Carry Argentina?

    Jun 24 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to preview Argentina's Copa America quarterfinal against Venezuela and to discuss Louis van Gaal's comments on Messi as a team player.

  • France Survive, England Furious

    Jun 24 2019

    Seb and Kate discuss France's scare and Phil Neville's comments after England's win. Plus, Spanish international Vero Boquete explains how Spain can upset the United States.

  • Messi Moves On

    Jun 23 2019

    The FC crew discuss Argentina's victory over Qatar and how the team will fare in the knockout stages of the Copa America.

  • FIFA's Failures at Women's World Cup

    Jun 23 2019

    Julie Foudy joins Seb and Kate to talk about some of the issues surrounding the Women's World Cup in France and look ahead to the USWNT's round of 16 matchup vs. Spain.

  • Brazil Find Their Form

    Jun 23 2019

    The FC crew break down Brazil's dominating performance against Peru and discuss the latest Matthijs de Ligt transfer rumors.

  • Man United's Summer of Misery?

    Jun 21 2019

    Raf Hogstien joins the FC crew to breakdown how Manchester United should approach their crucial summer transfer window to compete next season.

  • USWNT Tops Group F

    Jun 21 2019

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  • Caught Offside: USWNT roll through the group

    Jun 21 2019

    The boys look back on the USWNT's defeat of Sweden and discuss their overall takeaways from the group. Plus, what's up with Argentina? And Andrew revisits his list of "those that have wronged us."

  • A Messi Situation

    Jun 20 2019

    Reaction to Argentina's 1-1 draw against Paraguay, the latest transfer rumors and Stewart Robson gives his preview to African Cup of Nations.

  • USWNT's Reserves the 2nd Best Team in the World?

    Jun 19 2019

    Julie Foudy joins Seb and Kate to discuss the USWNT's confidence levels, more controversial VAR decisions and Scotland's collapse against Argentina.

  • Spanish Transfer Roundup

    Jun 19 2019

    Sid Lowe joins the FC crew to discuss the latest La Liga rumors including Neymar returning to Barcelona, Antoine Griezmann's future and whether Joao Felix is headed to Atleti.

  • Caught Offside: USMNT are BACK!!!

    Jun 19 2019

    The USMNT's redemption tour officially began with a 4-0 win over Guyana in the Gold Cup. Plus, the US women continue their impressive title defense and we wonder if Neymar is Barca-bound.

  • USWNT Depth: Ali Krieger's Road to 3rd WWC

    Jun 19 2019

    Julien Laurens joins Seb and Kate to discuss France's controversial win over Nigeria. Plus, they breakdown a crazy finish in Group C and how Ali Krieger got to this World Cup.

  • A Barcelona Return?

    Jun 18 2019

    The FC crew break down Neymar's potential move back to Barcelona and discuss all of the Copa America action after the first round of games.

  • Is Carli Lloyd Better Than Ever?

    Jun 17 2019

    Seb and Kate discuss Carli Lloyd's form for the USWNT and Megan Rapinoe's comments to Julie Foudy about the Sweden game. Plus, the World Cup knockout phase is taking shape.

  • PSG Done with Neymar?

    Jun 17 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss the PSG president's comments about Neymar and what it means for the Brazilian's future in Paris.

  • Sarri Off to Juve

    Jun 16 2019

    The FC crew break down Maurizio Sarri's new role as coach of Juventus, Paul Pogba's request to leave United and what to expect from the rest of the Copa America.

  • USWNT Cruise Into Knockout Rounds

    Jun 16 2019

    Julie Foudy joins Seb and Kate to react to the USWNT's 3-0 win vs. Chile. Plus, reaction to Sweden-Thailand and controversial comments by Chelsea manager Emma Hayes.

  • USWNT Back at it vs. Chile

    Jun 16 2019

    Kate and Seb preview the USWNT's match with Chile and discuss another celebration controversy at the World Cup. Plus, they break down how Carli Lloyd's game has evolved.

  • Copa America Underway

    Jun 15 2019

    The FC crew breakdown Brazil's victory over Bolivia and discuss if Messi will finally win a major trophy with Argentina.

  • How the USWNT Has Adapted

    Jun 15 2019

    Seb and Kate discuss Julie Foudy's interview with Rose Lavelle, what Tobin Heath means by "sorority soccer," Europe's impact on the USWNT and all the latest World Cup action.

  • Managers on the Move

    Jun 14 2019

    Reports suggest Sarri is close to joining Juve. Lampard is close to joining Chelsea as head coach, and the guys preview Copa America.

  • Pressure As The Host Nation

    Jun 14 2019

    Julien Laurens joins Seb and Kate to talk about how France is handling the expectations as the host nation, and recap Australia's wild win over Brazil.

  • Copa America Countdown

    Jun 14 2019

    The ESPN FC crew look ahead to Copa America, react to Australia's dramatic World Cup win and Sid Lowe weighs in on Real Madrid's moves.

  • Are USWNT Now World Cup 'Villains'?

    Jun 12 2019

    Seb and Kate dive in to the conversation surrounding USWNT's goal celebrations and how the team will react going forward in the tournament.

  • Spanish Spending Spree

    Jun 12 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss the latest on Antoine Griezmann's transfer saga, Real Madrid's new Galacticos and the fallout from the USWNT's big win over Thailand.

  • Episode 12: Crystal Dunn

    Jun 12 2019

    In the second bonus episode for the Women's World Cup, Julie sits down with USWNT defender Crystal Dunn, who is playing in her first World Cup. The conversation centers on how, after being cut from the U.S. World Cup roster in 2015, Crystal battled back that same year to be named MVP of the NWSL. And she met her husband that year, too. In Most Pressing Questions, Crystal shares her favorite dance move, sings some of her go-to karaoke song and explains why she limits her coffee intake.

  • USWNT's Historic 13 Goals

    Jun 12 2019

    Seb and Kate defend the USWNT's 13-0 win over Thailand and discuss the impact the match will have on how they line up in the future.

  • Caught Offside: USWNT dominate... and that's ok

    Jun 12 2019

    The USWNT beat Thailand 13-0; some say the beating was too much, we say, it was kinda fun! And then there's the men *sigh*. The boys discuss where things stand in the Berhalter era.

  • Road to the Euros

    Jun 12 2019

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss France and Belgium's victories in Euro qualifying, plus the latest transfer rumors across Europe.

  • USWNT Ready to Start WWC

    Jun 10 2019

    Julie Foudy joins Sebastian Salazar and Kate Markgraf to discuss which teams could possibly eliminate the USWNT as they prepare for their first match against Thailand.

  • Never Read the Comments

    Jun 10 2019

    The FC crew engage in some heated debates about Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar and Chelsea after reading some of the ESPN FC Youtube page comments.

  • Portugal Nations League Champs

    Jun 09 2019

    The FC crew break down the UEFA Nations League final and discuss Real Madrid's transfer dilemma.

  • Brazil, England Start WWC Campaign with a Win

    Jun 09 2019

    Seb and Kate look back at Sunday's action including Cristiane's hat trick for Brazil. Plus, Julie Foudy speaks to Alyssa Naeher and Julie Ertz ahead of the USWNT's opener.

  • Episode 11: Tobin Heath

    Jun 09 2019

    For this installment of Laughter Permitted, we took interviews Julie did for an E:60 profile on USWNT star Tobin Heath and turned them into an episode. Tobin talks about her life, soccer career, the USWNT's equitable support fight and how, as a longtime member of the national team, she hasn't sought the spotlight. Near the end of the episode, Tobin shares the story of why she chose to wear Doris Burke's name on the back of her jersey and what Doris' reaction was (we got Doris' blessing to includ...more

  • No Hegerberg, No Problem

    Jun 09 2019

    Sebastian Salazar and Kate Markgraf discuss Ada Hegerberg's absence from Norway, Hope Solo's comments about Jill Ellis and the USWNT, and Day 2 of the Women's World Cup.

  • Turkey triumph over France

    Jun 08 2019

    The FC crew discuss France's shocking loss to Turkey and Chelsea's transfer options after the departure of Eden Hazard.

  • France Kicks Off Women's World Cup

    Jun 08 2019

    Sebsatian Salazar and Kate Markgraf discuss France's victory to open the Women's World Cup and what it's like to host the tournament.

  • A New Garden of Eden

    Jun 07 2019

    After months of anticipation, Eden Hazard has officially moved to Real Madrid. Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop break down how his transfer will shake up Los Blancos starting XI.

  • England masters of their own downfall

    Jun 06 2019

    The FC guys react to the Netherlands' comeback win against England to advance to the UEFA Nations League final. Plus, how much will Brazil miss Neymar in the Copa America?

  • Road to France

    Jun 06 2019

    Julie Foudy and Kate Markgraf preview the upcoming Women's World Cup and dive in to the United States' chances in group F and beyond.

  • Ronaldo Lifts Portugal

    Jun 05 2019

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Ronaldo's heroics to push Portugal to the Nations League final, plus rumours of Eden Hazard's imminent transfer to Real Madrid.

  • Sarri's Time to Go?

    Jun 05 2019

    Julien Laurens joins the FC crew to discuss Maurizio Sarri's future with Chelsea and how Real Madrid's summer business will set them up for next season.

  • What's Next for Liverpool, Spurs?

    Jun 04 2019

    The FC crew break down what the future holds for Liverpool and Tottenham in the aftermath of the UCL final. Plus, Paolo Bandini discusses the Italian coaching carousel.

  • Parade Day in Liverpool

    Jun 02 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to react to Liverpool winning the Champions League and how Tottenham will move forward from the defeat.

  • The Reds Back on Top

    Jun 01 2019

    The FC crew react to Liverpool's 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the Champions League final.

  • The Night Before the Final

    May 31 2019

    The FC crew make their final predictions before tomorrow's Champions League Final between Liverpool and Tottenham in Madrid.

  • UCL Final Countdown

    May 30 2019

    Dan Thomas and the rest of the FC crew join the show from Madrid ahead of Saturday's UCL final between Tottenham and Liverpool.

  • Two on Tri: Is Carlos Vela done with Mexico?

    May 30 2019

    Herculez Gomez and Sebastian Salazar discuss the notable absentees from the Mexico Gold Cup squad, focusing in on Carlos Vela's commitment and future with El Tri.

  • Hazard's Final Gift?

    May 29 2019

    Reaction to Chelsea's Europa League title win and whether Eden Hazard played his final game in Chelsea blue. Plus, Stewart Robson's thoughts on Arsenal's performance in Baku.

  • Chelsea Clash In Training

    May 28 2019

    The FC crew discuss Maurizio Sarri storming out of Chelsea's training session and look ahead to the Europa League final.

  • Serie A's End of Season Report Card

    May 28 2019

    Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini take a look back the Serie A campaign to grade all the teams based on performances and league position.

  • Villa Are Going Up

    May 27 2019

    The FC crew discuss Aston Villa's return to the Premier League and Raf Honigstein joins the show to breakdown an already busy transfer window in Germany.

  • Top Four Drama in Italy

    May 26 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to break down Atalanta and Inter qualifying for the Champions League on the final day of the Serie A season.

  • Barcelona Falls Again

    May 25 2019

    Gab Marcotti joins the FC crew to discuss Barcelona's future after losing the Copa del Rey final, and Bayern securing a domestic double.

  • UCL Spots Up for Grabs

    May 24 2019

    Paolo Bandini joins the FC crew to discuss the Serie A top 4 race heading into the final match day, plus the futures of Ernesto Valverde at Barcelona and Niko Kovac at Bayern.

  • PSG's Predicament

    May 23 2019

    Frank Leboeuf gives his thoughts on Mbappe's future at PSG and what the best move for him could be. Plus, the guys celebrate Paul Mariner's 66th birthday.

  • What's Next for Bale?

    May 22 2019

    Ian Darke and Sid Lowe join the FC crew to discuss Gareth Bale's tenuous future at Real Madrid and question if making Paul Pogba Man United's captain is the right move.

  • Does Mbappe Deserve Power?

    May 22 2019

    Julien Laurens and Gab Marcotti join the FC crew to discuss Kylian Mbappe's comments seeking more responsibility at PSG. Plus, who will become Juventus' next manager?

  • Serie Awesome: Will Juventus Regret Losing Allegri?

    May 21 2019

    Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini dissect the long list of managers linked with Juventus and explain Serie A's final day ramifications.

  • City Celebrate Treble

    May 20 2019

    Manchester City celebrate its most historic treble.

  • Bale Out of Madrid

    May 19 2019

    The FC crew discuss what looks to be Gareth Bale's last days at Real Madrid and the top 4 race in Serie A.

  • Man City's Historic Treble

    May 18 2019

    The FC crew break down Manchester City's domestic treble, Bayern Munich's title defense and Craig Burley's dance moves.

  • FA Cup Special

    May 17 2019

    Looking ahead to Saturday's FA Cup Final clash between Manchester City and Watford.

  • Allegri Out at Juventus

    May 17 2019

    Reaction to the news that Massimiliano Allegri will not return to Juventus next season and what the future holds for Juventus and Allegri.

  • Chelsea Lose Another Young Star

    May 16 2019

    The FC crew discusses Ruben Loftus-Cheek's injury while playing in a friendly for Chelsea, the Top 30 U-21 players in the world, and Antonio Conte's managerial future.

  • Serie Awesome: Will Roma regret De Rossi departure?

    May 16 2019

    Mina Rzouki, Gab Marcotti and Paolo Bandini discuss Lazio's Coppa Italia victory, Daniele De Rossi's next move and Juventus' new kit.

  • Derby off to Wembley

    May 15 2019

    The FC crew discuss Frank Lampard and Derby's dramatic win over Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds to reach the Championship Playoff final, plus more on Antoine Griezmann's future.

  • Griezmann's New Decision

    May 14 2019

    The FC crew react to Antoine Griezmann's announcement that he will leave Atletico Madrid, discuss the latest news out of Serie A and much more.

  • That FA Cup Podcast: Pele kisses Leboeuf

    May 14 2019

    Dan Thomas is joined by Craig Burley and Frank Leboeuf to discuss all things FA Cup ahead of the 2019 final between Manchester City and Watford.

  • Forever Ready: The '99ers

    May 14 2019

    Sarah talks with Julie Foudy, Brandi Chastain, Kristine Lilly, and Briana Scurry about the 20th anniversary of their World Cup run, whether or not their legacy is what they thought it would be, and the strengths and weaknesses of the 2019 team.

  • Defining Man City's Dynasty

    May 13 2019

    The FC crew discuss where this Manchester City team ranks among the Premier League greats and break down how far Manchester United have fallen.