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#200

UCL or Saudi Arabia?

The FC crew react to transfer news including 25 year old Moussa Diaby being linked to a move to Al Ittihad in Saudi Arabia, the guys discuss whether this is a good move for a young player. Plus, Ngolo Kante is linked with a move to West Ham. Erik Ten Hag says Manchester United lack depth compared to other Premier League rivals and former Arsenal player Nicolas Pepe says at Arsenal he suffered a trauma and gained a disgust for football, the fellas react to this and talk about similar moments in their career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

14 hrs Ago

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:49

14 hrs Ago


#199

Is Patrick Vieira Good Enough To Coach USMNT?

The FC crew react to news that Patrick Vieira has mutually parted way with FC Strasbourg and has been linked with the USMNT manager job, the guys debate if Vieira has the resume to coach the USMNT and if he can take the US to the next level. Plus. more transfer news as Leny Yoro officially signs with Man United. And, Ugarte is linked with the Red Devils and Barcelona are going after Euro winners Nico Williams and Dani Olmo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

Yesterday

1 HR 27 MINS

1:27:32

Yesterday


#198

Yo(u)ro The Next Big Thing

The FC crew react to transfer news including 18 year old center back Leny Yoro set to join Man United to help boast up their backline. Plus, the guys discuss potentially candidates for the England manager job and who is the best fit. And. Mbappe is officially a Real Madrid player but how will he fit? Also Atletico Madrid are looking to replace Morata for Julian Alvarez Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Jul 2024

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:49

17 Jul 2024


#197

Kylian Mbappe gets introduced to Real Madrid

The FC crew react to Real Madrid introducing Kylian Mbappe as their new signing and how he can impact the team moving forward. Plus, the guys also discuss Gareth Southgate's departure as head coach from the England team. Also, Ian Darke joins the show to give out his Most Disappointing Starting XI of the 2024 EURO Cup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

16 Jul 2024

1 HR 26 MINS

1:26:50

16 Jul 2024


#196

Futbol Americas: Aftermath of Copa América Final

In Episode 382 of Futbol Americas, the guys react to the Copa America final starting with the scenes of fans rushing gates and fans with tickets unable to get into the stadium. The fellas discuss whether hosting Copa America was a success or a failure and if the US is ready to the host the World Cup in 2026. Plus, a look at the Copa America champions Argentina and a debate if they are the best national team of all time. And, Kylian Mbappe will be presented by Real Madrid on Tuesday, the guys discuss which Brazilian forward is affected the most by the Frenchmen's arrival. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

16 Jul 2024

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:03

16 Jul 2024


#195

Fiesta Time in Madrid

The FC crew react to the celebrations in Madrid as they look back at Spain's win over England in the EURO 2024 final. Plus the Futbol Americas crew joins the show discuss Argentina defeating Colombia in the 2024 Copa America Final. Also the crew proceed to talk over the madness off the pitch that delayed the 2024 Copa America Final. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Jul 2024

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:11

15 Jul 2024


#194

Gab and Juls: Has Gareth Southgate failed England?

Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss Spain's Euro 2024 victory over England and debate whether Gareth Southgate has been a success as England manager or if the FA might feel he should have done better. The guys also break down the chaotic Copa America final as Argentina beat Colombia and ask whether Joshua Zirkzee is the right signing for Manchester United. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Jul 2024

57 MINS

57:15

15 Jul 2024


#193

Futbol Americas: Argentina and Spain Crowned As Champions

In episode 381 of Futbol Americas the guys react to Argentina winning their 16th Copa America after defeating Colombia 1-0 despite Messi coming off injured. Plus, Spain beat England 2-1 to win their record 4th European Championship. And, the Copa America final was delayed 82 minutes due to fans rushing gates, the fellas debate whether the US is ready to host the 2026 World Cup Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

15 Jul 2024

50 MINS

50:18

15 Jul 2024


#192

England's Pain Continues

The FC crew react to Spain winning UEFA EURO 2024 and praise Luis de la Fuente's side for a dominant performance throughout the whole tournament. Plus, the guys question if Gareth Southgate should stay on as England manager despite all the success in recent years. Also, the guys continue to praise Lamine Yamal after he won Young Player of the Tournament. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

14 Jul 2024

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:33

14 Jul 2024


#191

Lamine Yamal's Unprecedented 17th Birthday

The FC crew continue to preview tomorrow's UEFA EURO Final and praise birthday boy Lamine Yamal for his ability to not be affected by outside pressure. Plus, the Futbol Americas crew react to the fallout of Marcelo Bielsa's criticism of Copa America organizers and Gab Marcotti joins the show to break down Marc Cucurella's complete turnaround in form. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Jul 2024

1 HR 11 MINS

1:11:25

13 Jul 2024


#190

Are the Best Teams in the EURO Final?

The FC crew continue to preview Sunday's UEFA EURO 2024 final and argue which players deserve to make a combined starting team of both squads. Plus, Julien Laurens and Frank Leboeuf reminisce on the 1998 FIFA World Cup final and explain how important Zinedine Zidane was to the French national team. The guys also break down Jadon Sancho returning to training for Manchester United and what it might me for the English forwards' future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Jul 2024

58 MINS

58:20

12 Jul 2024


#189

Uruguay Players Confront Fans in Stands

The FC crew react to the fallout of Uruguay's 1-0 loss to Colombia and criticize CONMEBOL for poor preparation that led to Uruguay players confronting Colombian fans in the stands. Plus, Jurgen Klinsmann joins the show to explain why he thinks it's coming home on Sunday and give out his thoughts on Gregg Berhalter being sacked from the USMNT. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

11 Jul 2024

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:50

11 Jul 2024


#188

Gab and Juls: Will England finally end their trophy drought?

Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look ahead to the EURO 2024 final between Spain and England and ask whether England's long wait for a major tournament trophy will finally be over. The guys also discuss Didier Deschamps' France future, the ugly scenes between Uruguay players and Colombian fans in the Copa Americas semifinal and ask why Karim Adeyemi has been linked with a move to Chelsea. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

11 Jul 2024

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:58

11 Jul 2024


#187

Futbol Americas: Berhalter Out As USMNT Head Coach

Special FC/Futbol Americas Show, the guys react to Colombia beating Uruguay 1-0 to advance to the Copa America Final, the guys also preview the final as Argentina look to defend their title against Colombia. Plus, Alexis Nunez joins the show to talk about the breaking news of a fight breaking out in the stands after the match between Uruguay's players and Colombian fans. And, the guys sound off on USMNT firing Gregg Berhalter and who should be the next coach for the US Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

11 Jul 2024

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:57

11 Jul 2024


#186

Is It Coming Home?

The FC crew react to Ollie Watkins' late winner vs Netherlands to put England in the EURO 2024 final. Then, the Futbol Americas crew join to discuss Gregg Berhalter reportedly being let go by the USMNT. Plus, Julien Laurens joins the show to discuss Didier Deschamps remaining as coach of the French National Team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jul 2024

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:53

10 Jul 2024


#185

Futbol Americas: Messi, Argentina Book A Ticket To Miami

In episode 380 of Futbol Americas the crew react to Messi and Argentina beating Canada 2-0 to advance to their 7rd Copa America Final. Plus, a preview of the other semi final Uruguay vs Colombia, the guys give their pick on who will face the defending champions. And, Mexico soccer federation want Javier Aguirre to return for his 3rd stint as head coach of Mexico, the fellas give their thoughts Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jul 2024

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:46

10 Jul 2024


#184

Spain's Schoolboy Sensation

The FC crew react to Spain's brilliant 2-1 victory over Spain and praise 16-year-old Lamine Yamal for a fantastic goal and performance. Frank Leboeuf, Steve McManaman and Craig Burley also criticize Didier Deschamps tactical setup and question why Kylian Mbappe continued his poor form in a do or die game. Plus, Jurgen Klinsmann joins the show to explain why he doesn't think USMNT fans should hold out hope for Jurgen Klopp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

09 Jul 2024

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:16

09 Jul 2024


#183

Futbol Americas: Is Messi Hurting Argentina?

In Episode 379 of Futbol Americas the crew preview Argentina vs Canada in the Copa America semi-final and if an injured Messi is hurting Argentina by being on the pitch and if he should be benched. Plus, Paraguay fire Daniel Garnero after a winless Copa America. Plus, the 2024 US Soccer Olympics roster was released, the guys give their thoughts on the list. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

09 Jul 2024

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:20

09 Jul 2024


#182

Deschamps' Mbappe Dilemma

The FC crew react to Didier Deschamps' comments on Kylian Mbappe and question if he deserves to play despite not being fully fit. Plus, the guys discuss if Cristiano Ronaldo should retire from the Portugal national team and question if Lionel Messi is fully fit for Argentina's rematch with Canada on Tuesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

08 Jul 2024

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:32

08 Jul 2024


#181

Gab and Juls: Is Didier Deschamps the Forest Gump of Euro 24?

Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens look ahead to the semi finals of Euro 2024 with Gab labelling Didier Deschamps as a Forest Gump figure. The guys also discuss the Copa Americas quarter finals, pay homage to Thiago Alcantara and ask if Joshua Zirkzee could be a Manchester United player next season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [megaphone.fm/adchoices] (https://megaphone.fm/adchoices) ... Read more

08 Jul 2024

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:26

08 Jul 2024