Episode 563 – The AFTN Soccer Show (Our Appetite Is Limitless with guests Jay Herdman and Will Cromack)
We’re back with another packed show of Canadian soccer chat. As the feast of footballing action continues across the country, we’ll be talking Major League Soccer, Canadian Premier League, the Canadian Championship, and the FIFA U20 World Cup in this episode.
Vancouver Whitecaps MLS unbeaten run came to an unceremonious end in Portland on Saturday night. We chat about the main talking points coming out of the match, the areas of concern with the team right now, the busy schedule, and round up the weekend’s action in the MLS Western Conference and the CPL. Plus we look back at the ‘Caps Canadian Championship win over York United, along with the other eventful three quarter-finals.
We’ve two interviews for you this episode. Will Cromack joins us for his last chat as TSS Rovers head coach to look back at the team’s Canadian Championship adventure, how far the team has come, and how the game at this level needs to develop and grow moving forward.
We also chat with WFC2 midfielder Jay Herdmanas he heads off to Argentina to play for New Zealand in the FIFA U20 World Cup about the excitement of playing the hosts, how the opportunity came about, what he learned from being in Qatar with his dad, and his future hopes and plans.
All of this plus music from Ash, Conquer Divide, Käärijä, and Tropical Horses.
Here’s the rundown for the main segments from the episode:
03.47: Whitecaps fall to Timbers
27.45: MLS round-up
38.30: Canadian Championship chat
86.10: Will Cromack interview and TSS chat
113.45: Canadian Premier League round-up
133.05: Jay Herdman interview and U20 World Cup chat
141.18: Wavelength – Tropical Horses – Sunday Soccer Fuck Your Mother
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