Soccer-specific Podcast


The Soccer-specific podcast is a bi-weekly Sounders Radio Hour by, and covering Major League Soccer, the Seattle Sounders and the American Soccer hellscape.


  • Episode 36: The cool stove bubbleth and RIP Sigi

    Episode 36: The cool stove bubbleth and RIP Sigi

    08/01/2019 Duração: 43min

    The MLS offseason continues, in spite of global warming, at a glacial pace. The sounders make a few moves, Sam comes back, and we reflect on the sad and untimely passing of Sigi Schmid!

  • Episode 35: The Long Winter

    Episode 35: The Long Winter

    08/12/2018 Duração: 01h06min

    After a long slumber, remembering only the whisper of an anemic offense, lack of creativity, and the worst start in franchise history, Garth Lagerway took an ayawuasca journey to Peru. Upon the mountain top, he had a vision: sign a forward, or you'll Rui-the-day(az) you faltered.....Anyway the Sounders were really bad, got really good, then crashed out of the playoffs! IT'S THE OFFSEASON. STAY WARM WITH HOT TAKES

  • Episode 33: President Oprah

    Episode 33: President Oprah

    01/03/2018 Duração: 45min

    The year is 2020, Tata Martino and Garth lead the USMNT resurgence, Oprah is elected president, and Michael Bradley flips up his hat with Pop in LA. But before this bright vision of the future, we have to discuss the Sounders, CCL, and keeping the fuego to the Lagerwey feet.

  • The Tomb of Sir Schmid: Episode 32

    The Tomb of Sir Schmid: Episode 32

    14/02/2018 Duração: 46min

    "We found the entrance to the Rose Bowl. Through the library? Right. I knew it. And the tomb of Sir Schmid? Found it. He was actually there? You saw him? Well, what was left of him. And his shield... the inscription on Sir Schmid's shield? Alexandroldan. Alexandroldan... of course... on the pilgrim trail from Inland Empire! Oh, Junior..."

  • Save The Crew: Episode 31

    Save The Crew: Episode 31

    30/11/2017 Duração: 57min

    "I don't know about the rest of you, but I've been playin' soccer since I was five years old. I've had some good years and some years to forget. I've burned out my knees... I don't think I have three toes that work right... I've lost most of the money I made and soccer has messed up my personal life from time to time. But I know one thing... I can still play this game a little. And I'd like to know who in this room thinks they're the kinda bum Mr. Precourt is lookin' for?" Well, then, I guess there's only one thing to do. What's that? Win the whole fuckin' thing.

  • Soccer Specific Podcast: Ep. 30

    Soccer Specific Podcast: Ep. 30

    09/06/2017 Duração: 43min

    "I won't say a hero....." Come back in time with us to an age long ago.....when men were men....draws were somewhat attainable....and a 1-0 win over RSL was the height of joy. Place your ears close to the computer for some old, but still spicy hot takes while we discuss the season so far (then) and what to expect in the future (past).

  • Theres a mistake. Sacha, you won best player.: Episode 29

    'There's a mistake. Sacha, you won best player.': Episode 29

    08/03/2017 Duração: 01h15min

    Landon Donovan: And the Major League Soccer award [hesitates] for best player… [hesitates again] Tony Meola: You’re impossible. C’mon. Mr. Donovan hands him the envelope. Meola: “Benny Feilhaber.” The crowd erupts in applause, and Benny Feilhaber approaches the stage.

  • Adrift: Episode 27

    Adrift: Episode 27

    22/02/2017 Duração: 01h13min

    "Adrift" is the second episode of Season 2 of the Soccer-specific podcast and the 27th produced Sounders Radio Hour of the series as a whole. Occurring near the same point as the previous episode, emphasis shifts to Roldan and Bruin's perspective and what happened to them before Morris joined them down inside the Hatch. Meanwhile, Dempsey and Lodeiro try to come to terms with what happened to them on the raft during the offseason.

  • MLS Cup Runneth Over: Episode 26

    MLS Cup Runneth Over: Episode 26

    07/02/2017 Duração: 01h03min

    It's the season 2 premiere of the Soccer-specific Podcast! The Sounders Radio Hour has moved to the ports of Seattle, where on the brink of preseason, Will has been sidelined to Puget Sound harbor patrol, and Sam is reassigned to the CenturyLink Field basement where he works championship evidence control. Meanwhile, Ben is stuck in NASL prison where he picks up a problematic pro/rel habit. Will our heroes emerge from the depths of American soccer despair in time for the MLS opener? More importantly, will they knock it off with the now-dated references to The Wire? Tune in to find out!

  • Thats the MLS Cup of a Carpenter: Episode 25

    That's the MLS Cup of a Carpenter: Episode 25

    10/12/2016 Duração: 01h03min

    There's only one way to find out... You have chosen wisely. But the MLS Cup cannot pass beyond the Great Lakes. That is the boundary and the price of US Soccer immortality.

  • BRUCE ARENAS IS MY S**T: Episode 24

    BRUCE ARENAS IS MY S**T: Episode 24

    22/11/2016 Duração: 46min

    Jurgen Klinsmann is out. Bruce Arena is in. The boys react to the big news and discuss the Sounders' unlikely path to MLS Cup through Colorado (and via Canada). It's the Soccer-specific Podcast.

  • ...and totally redeem yourself: Episode 23

    ...and totally redeem yourself: Episode 23

    06/11/2016 Duração: 28min

    You know, Nelson, just when I think you couldn't possibly be any less potent, you go and do something like this... and TOTALLY REDEEM YOURSELF! It's the 2016 MLS Cup Playoffs - Conference Semifinals.