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Total Soccer Show: USMNT, USWNT, Women's World Cup, Champions League, and more ...

Author: TSS

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Long-running American soccer show covering the USMNT, Premier League, Champions League, MLS, and more.

If you enjoy analysis and silliness in equal measure, we're the podcast for you.
533 Episodes
We answer six listener questions and have a jolly good time doing so Today's show is sponsored by Dollar Shave Club. Go to to get a starter set for $5 Today's show is sponsored by Hims. Go to to get a one-month supply for $5 Ask us a question: And look out for our new show, Soccer 101, launching next week!
We review the Kickers' 2-0 loss to North Texas SC, featuring an exquisite goal from young Thomas Roberts. Here are the highlights:
After the Audi Field live show for the Screaming Eagles, TSS and the Cooligans sat down in our mosquito-filled AirBnB and answered some listener questions. This is part one. You'll find part two in the Cooligans podcast feed, which is here --> Today's show is sponsored by SeatGeek. Go to to learn more about the MLS-SeatGeek collaboration. And remember to use code TSS to get $10 off your first SeatGeek purchase.  Today's show is sponsored by Hims! Go to to get started for just $5  Got listener questions for us? Please submit them here --> 
Taylor welcomes Kickers President and General Manager Matt Spear to the studio. They discuss the recent passing of Kickers VP for Community Engagement and Gameday Experience Charlie Slagle, as well as Charlie's life and career. They then get into the Kickers season so far, including updates on the roster, stadium construction, and plans for the future. Matt also goes deep on the work the Kickers are doing to strengthen community connections by curating a joyful, authentic soccer experience in Richmond.
Taylor talks to Henry Bushnell, features writer for Yahoo Sports, who covered the USMNT at the Gold Cup all tournament long. They go deep on the USA's evolving tactics, what Berhalter got right and, just as importantly, what he got wrong. Plus, they take a long look at some individual players in the squad to determine their strengths, weaknesses, and ideal places in the team going forward.  GET YOUR TICKETS TO THE LIVE SHOW BEFORE THEY SELL OUT! --> Sponsors! Today's show is brought to you by... Policy Genius! Take a look at  Grip6 belts. For 20% off use code TSSXX at checkout. For 35% a three-pack, go to the url
We review the tactical decisions (and mistakes) in the Gold Cup Final, and look ahead to what's next for Gregg Berhalter and the USMNT At 57:45, we review the Brazil v Peru Copa America final. To join the scouting network --> To get tickets to see us live: --> Today's show is sponsored by Policy Genius. Take a look at Today's show is sponsored by Simple Contacts. For $20 off your first order of lenses, go to or use code TSS20 at checkout
NO SPOILERS in the description! We review the final of the Women's World Cup between the United States and the Netherlands. SPONSORS! Today's show is sponsored by... SeatGeek! Go to for their report on female fans of Major League Soccer. Use code TSS to get $10 off your first SeatGeek purchase. Simple Contacts! Go to or use code TSS20 at checkout for $20 off your contacts.
Daryl talks briefly to Taylor but then to Joe Lowery of The Athletic about Sunday's USMNT v Mexico Gold Cup Final Topics addressed: Specific GreggyBall improvements we've seen during the Gold Cup so far Importance of Jozy Altidore to making this system work How Mexico plays and which Mexican players we should look out for (spoiler: one of them is Raul Jimenez) Possible opportunities that Mexico's style presents for the USMNT The USMNT's defensive setup, what we think the US is trying to do, how it can be improved, and what we think Berhalter should do for the final Lineup conundrums Berhalter faces for the final And, by popular demand, what the future looks like for the USMNT, including how and where players like Pomykal, Adams, and Dest could be integrated into the US starting XI To check out the TSS reddit, go here --> To buy tickets to what some people are already calling the GREATEST LIVE SHOW OF ALL TIME, EVER, go here -->
Caitlin Murray is back on the show to preview the World Cup Final between the USA and the Netherlands. She catches us up on the respective healths of Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle, possible starting lineup permutations, and how Jill Ellis has kept the team focused in training this week. In the middle of the show, Daryl joins to help do some ad reads AND help preview the game from a tactical perspective. It's fun! SPONSORS! Today's show is brought to you by... TO GET TICKETS TO OUR D.C. LIVE SHOW --> HelloFresh! Go to and use code TSS80 to get $80 off your first four boxes of HelloFresh. Dollar Shave Club! Go to to get a starter set for $5
Felipe Cardenas makes his second appearance of the week to discuss how El Tri will likely approach their Gold Cup Final date with the USMNT. How can Berhalter adjust his tactics, who are some players to keep an eye on, and how bad will the Mexican press melt down if the US manages to win? All that, plus some Copa America talk. Felipe helps explain how Peru got it right/Chile got it wrong in their semifinal, as well as what the final might look like from a tactical standpoint. Today's show is sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves. Go to and use code TOTALSOCCERSHOW for a 20% discount. COME SEE US LIVE AT AUDI FIELD ON JULY 13! -->
Comments (9)

Daniel Christensen

Great analysis, blow by blow!

Jul 3rd

Sumit Mukherjee

Wow what a great review. Impartial, detailed and really insightful. Good job! Salute from India.

May 3rd

Diwa Galvez

How's Daryl doing?

Feb 17th

Mateus Velasques

y'all plan on talking libertadores, now that the semi finals are shaping up, or you don't really care about soccer?

Sep 22nd



Aug 29th

Mateus Velasques

more MLS!!! less EPL!!! thanks love you guys byeeee

Aug 25th

Mateus Velasques

Michael Larson well, they are based in the US. but yeah, you're welcome anyway.

Mar 1st

Michael Larson

Mateus Velasques Im not super interested in a low level league discussion, thanks though...

Dec 10th
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