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November 14 - FUV FC: A Discussion on the International Break with Tommy Smyth

by Kris Venezia, Martin McCormack, Aniello Devita
Jozy Altidore of USMNT.

IIJ Events, Flickr

National teams are set to take the field the next few days, including the USMNT facing off with Columbia and Ireland. ESPN's Tommy Smyth joins the program to discuss what fans of Team USA should look forward to in the upcoming matches, and he previews the rivalry matchup between Ireland and Scotland. The crew also breaks down the Germans as they try to overcome the "World Cup hangover."

 

November 7 - FUV FC: MLS Playoffs Heat Up with Second Legs Approaching

by Brendan Bowers, Aniello Devita
Sounders fans.

CMFrango, Flickr

The MLS playoffs are heating up and only four teams will be left after this weekend. The gang preview the upcoming matches and takes a look back at last weekend's games, including the New York Red Bulls 2-0 win over DC United. The crew also talks about the UEFA Champions League matches from Tuesday and Wednesday, including some of the surprising results. 

Red Bulls Start Postseason Off Strong

by Aniello Devita

Aniello DeVita/WFUV Sports

Three days after the Red Bulls finally won a playoff game at Red Bull Arena, the team's first since the arena opened in 2010, the Red Bulls busted out of the gate in the first leg of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against rival DC United Sunday afternoon in Harrison, New Jersey. 

October 31: FUV FC - MLS Playoffs

by Kris Venezia
Red Bull Arena.

Matt Rasmussen, Flickr 

The Major League Soccer playoffs have arrived with the worst-to-first DC United with the top seed in the Eastern Conference and the Seattle Sounders the top seed in the Western Conference. FUV FC takes a look back at the controversial penalty call that helped FC Dallas advance past Vancouver. The gang also discusses the New York Red Bulls breaking the curse as they won a playoff game at home (a rare feat for the Bulls in recent years). Of course, there is also a look at the big matches this weekend overseas. In Germany, Borussia Dortmund squares off with Bayern Munich.

One on One Previews the World Cup Final with ESPN's Tommy Smyth

by Kelly Kultys

Flickr: Creative Commons

ESPN lead soccer radio analyst Tommy Smyth breaks down the remaining two matches left in the 2014 World Cup: Argentina v. Germany for the cup and the 3rd place matchup between Brazil and the Netherlands. Kris Venezia and Nick Logerfo discuss the stories leading up to the big game with Smyth. To listen click the link below or download on iTunes.