Soccer Talk with Tyler Green and Simon Fudge is back for special edition on the April 15th - presented by Metrotown Orthopedic & Sports Physiotherapy, as they broadcast from the Barber and Co. studios.
On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss the Canadian Women's National Team as they were drawn against Germany, Australia and Zimbabwe at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. We will also get the thoughts of head coach John Herdman as he goes 1v1 with Simon Fudge.
Plus, Vancouver and BC Place will again host the Canadian Men's National team in a World Cup qualifier against El Salvador on September 6th, 2016. Simon and Tyler give us the reasons why and which other Canadian cities may get games in the future.
Simon will also go 1v1 with CSA president Victor Montagliani as he prepares to run for president of CONCACAF.
All that and more on the April 15th version of Soccer Talk!
On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss the Whitecaps 4-0 defeat at D.C. United and the team’s important trip to Utah to face Real Salt Lake this weekend. Has head coach Carl Robinson tinkered too much with his starting line-up this season? Should he have concerns about the durability of his back line?
Plus, Tyler talks about his latest article in 24hrs Vancouver about the Whitecaps woes and we will also hear from the 'Caps head coach and defender Fraser Aird and Simon goes 1v1 with 'midfielder Andrew Jacobson.
The Canadian Soccer Association are set to make some important announcements this week involving both the men’s and women’s national teams. Tyler and Simon debate if the men should play September’s World Cup qualifier versus El Salvador at BC Place or if the game should held elsewhere in Canada. They also look at the women’s prospects to potentially medal at this summer’s Rio Olympics.
There is CONCACAF and EURO 2016 talk, as well as a ‘Player to Watch’ in Simon Says.
All that and more on the April 13th version of Soccer Talk!
On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss the Whitecaps goalless draw with LA Galaxy last weekend. After seeing Matias Laba sent off in the first half of the 0-0 draw at BC Place, have MLS referees been left unsure how to interpret challenges in games under this season’s new disciplinary directive?
Whitecaps captain Pedro Morales and winger Kekuta Manneh are the latest injury concerns for Whitecaps FC. We speak to Metrotown Physio’s Marc Rizzardo about the pair, as well as some other injury-related topics.
Simon Fudge also goes 1v1 with Whitecaps midfielder Marco Bustos.
Tyler and Simon also look ahead to Sunday’s home opener in USL for the undefeated Whitecaps FC 2, debate if anyone outside of Edmonton or Ottawa cares all that much for the NASL, and wonder if Canadian women’s national team goalkeeper Erin McLeod’s written confirmation that she tore the ACL in her knee read more like a retirement announcement.
All that and more on the April 7th version of Soccer Talk!