Episode 389 – The AFTN Soccer Show (Football Fairy Stories with guests Marc Dos Santos, Andy Rose, and Axel Schuster)
No football. No problem. The latest AFTN Soccer Show is out and it’s another packed episode.
We bring you the latest news from North America and around the world as football’s global shutdown continues, plus we hear some thoughts from Vancouver Whitecaps Sporting Director Axel Schuster about it all and what may lie ahead.
We also sit down for a fascinating and frank chat with Whitecaps head coach Marc Dos Santos about his coaching influences, what’s made him the coach he is today, his USL/NASL Coach of the Decade plaudit from The Athletic, the strain being a coach can put on your personal life, and what advice he has for young coaches just starting out.
And we bring you another of our in-depth Football Firsts career retrospectives as we delve into Whitecaps midfielder Andy Rose’s journey so far.
There’s also the penultimate part of our new episodic drama serial, we debate which Whitecaps players would be on our two Mount Rushmores, Art Brut begin their residency as our artists of the month for April, and The Adicts provide this week’s football song in Wavelength. Plus we finally got to watch our beloved Slutsk in action.
Here’s the rundown for the main segments from the episode:
01.53: Axel Schuster on the latest from the Whitecaps and MLS on the current crisis and what may lie ahead
07.36: The North American impact from football’s shutdown
26.23: Whitecaps MLS Mount Rushmores debate – the contributors and the cult heroes
33.53: The latest on football’s shutdown around the world
49.13: It’s Tough For The Son Of A Soccer Star – Part Four of our new episodic drama serial
61.22: Marc Dos Santos talks coaching styles, influences, and more
87.14: Andy Rose’s Football Firsts – part one of a career retrospective
110.06: Slutsk on top
116.29: Wavelength – The Adicts – Football Fairy Story
118.38: Andy Rose’s Football Firsts – part two of a career retrospective
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