On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss Whitecaps FC’s 0-2 record to start the season and look ahead to the match against Seattle Sounders FC on Saturday. We also hear from 'Caps newcomer Andrew Jacobson.
There is Canadian national team will play at BC Place on March 25 against Mexico and Canadian Men's National Team captain Julian de Guzman chatted with Tyler Green about what it will take for Canada to win, the crowd and support in Vancouver and how the player believe the Mexico game is a chance to announce to CONCACAF and the world that they are back!
All that and more on the March 17th version of Soccer Talk!
On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss Whitecaps FC’s opening day defeat to Canadian rivals Montreal Impact at BC Place and if there is any need for concern, as Carl Robinson’s side head to the American Midwest to face Sporting Kansas City on Saturday. Tyler and Simon give their thoughts on Thursday’s news that ‘Caps midfielder Christian Bolanos will miss this weekend’s game through suspension.
Week One in MLS provided some high-scoring results and entertaining action. Tyler and Simon give their thoughts on which teams and players stood during First Kick Sunday.
There is Canadian national team news. Will BC Place be a sell-out for the men’s team’s big World Cup qualifier versus Mexico on March 25? Is a summer friendly against Azerbaijan in Austria a good tune-up match for Benito Floro’s side?
The women became Algarve Cup champions in Portugal this week. Will this translate into John Herdman’s side returning to the Olympic podium this summer?
We also hear from Metrotown Physio’s Marc Rizzardo, who discusses the issues of playing on turf following Didier Drogba’s no-show in Vancouver last weekend.
All that and more on the March 11th version of Soccer Talk!
On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss Whitecaps FC's resigning of goalkeeper David Ousted and how important that is in terms of offseason moves, plus Blas Perez is now officially a 'Caps forward and what he can do for Vancouver.
The boys also discuss the impending departure of Darren Mattocks. Good for the club, the player or both?
There is MLS news, with Obafemi Martins headed to China and the CONCACAF Champions League kicking off this week with four MLS clubs facing four sides from Mexico. Who has the advantage?
Tyler and Simon also weigh in on the Canadian Women's National Soccer team… is this a team that can medal in Rio or are we going to be left heartbroken? Find out what Tyler thinks and what "Simon Says".
All that and more on the February 22nd version of Soccer Talk!
On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss why it was time for Gershon Koffie to move on from Whitecaps FC after the midfielder was traded to New England Revolution on Thursday. With Koffie gone, what does this mean for Vancouver’s other defensive midfield options like Deybi Flores and Russell Teibert?
The boys also discuss the latest additions to Whitecaps FC 2. Is there more pressure for WFC 2 to perform this year in USL than their inaugural season in 2015?
15-year-old striker Alphonso Davies has impressed this preseason with the Whitecaps first team, but where should the Edmonton youngster start the 2016 campaign - MLS, USL, or back in Whitecaps Residency?
There is MLS news, with Harry Shipp now a Montreal Impact player after leaving hometown club Chicago Fire, and EPL giants Arsenal being confirmed as this summer’s opponents for the MLS All-Stars in San Jose.
All that and more on the February 14th version of Soccer Talk!
On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss Whitecaps FC's preseason training in Tucson, AZ as the club returned to Vancouver this week.
The boys also discuss Canada's friendly versus the USA last Friday, along with the Canadian Women's squad looking to qualify for the Rio Olympics.
Soccer Talk is also joined by Paul Stalteri, former Canadian national team captain and current head coach of Canada's U17 squad.
All that and more on the February 11th version of Soccer Talk!
On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss the new Whitecaps FC secondary jersey, reports that former FC Dallas striker Blas Perez may be heading north to Vancouver, and what new loan signing Fraser Aird will bring to Carl Robinson’s side at right back. We’ll also hear from the Canadian international, as he begins preseason training with his new teammates in Tucson, Arizona.
There is MLS news as well. Have the LA Galaxy’s new high-profile additions improved their squad for 2016? And what about the future of Jermaine Jones - does it include a return to New England?
Canada face the USA in a friendly on Friday, while Monday brought a close to European soccer’s January transfer window. All that and more on the February 1st version of Soccer Talk!
On this episode, Tyler and Simon discuss Whitecaps FC's signing of Costa Rican international Christian Bolanos and where he fits in as the 'Caps open training camp.
Plus we'll hear from the Whitecaps head coach Carl Robinson along with David Ousted, Pedro Morales, Jordan Harvey, Kendall Waston, Kekuta Manneh, among others.
All that and the latest from around MLS on the January 24th version of Soccer Talk!
On the Jan 15th episode, Tyler and Simon discuss Whitecaps FC's three selections in the MLS SuperDraft. Plus, their rumoured signing of Costa Rican international Christian Bolanos.
Injuries are playing a factor in Manchester United's campaign this season, while Leicester City have been almost injury free. Metrotown Physio's Marc Rizzardo discusses why that may be and also what the 'Caps would be looking for when doing a medical exam on a possible signing.
All that and more on the January 15th version of Soccer Talk!
This week, Tyler and Simon discuss this week’s MLS SuperDraft and what Vancouver Whitecaps FC may plan to do on Thursday. Will the ‘Caps make a trade to move up from the 16th overall pick? Will they select the most ‘MLS-ready’ player or address a positional need like right back with their 1st Round pick?
Canada Soccer have opened up seats in the upper tier of BC Place for Canada’s crucial World Cup qualifier versus Mexico in March. Will it be full of more fans wearing Canadian red or Mexican green?
Tyler and Simon also discussed the potential impact that the struggling Canadian economy may have on the country’s five professional clubs and the possible launch of a new Canadian domestic league in the near future.
All that and more on the January 13th version of Soccer Talk!
Soccer Talk with Tyler Green and Simon Fudge is back for 2016 with a January 5th edition - presented by Metrotown Orthopedic & Sports Physiotherapy and Destination Mazda, as they broadcast from the Barber and Co studios.
This week, Tyler and Simon discuss new Whitecaps signing Masato Kudo, the impending returning of Cristian ‘The Bug’ Techera, and other potential offseason moves. This year’s MLS SuperDraft takes place next week. Does Carl Robinson have an eye on another ‘Tim Parker’-like selection?
There is talk about recent events around MLS. Have Montreal Impact fans already seen the last of Didier Drogba? Are traditional powerhouse LA Galaxy a more diminished force after seeing Omar Gonzalez leave for Mexico this offseason.
Tyler and Simon also discuss the high-profile managerial merry-go-around in Europe. Where will Jose Mourinho and Pep Guardiola end up next? Can Zinedine Zidane emulate his illustrious playing career in the coaching world after taking over at Real Madrid this week?
All that and more on the first 2016 version of Soccer Talk!
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