Episode 604 – The AFTN Soccer Show (Set Like Jewels In Eternity with guests Stuart Neely and Belal Halbouni)

Episode 604 – The AFTN Soccer Show (Set Like Jewels In Eternity with guests Stuart Neely and Belal Halbouni)

We’re back with another AFTN Soccer Show packed full of Vancouver Whitecaps, Major League Soccer, and Canadian football chat.

Vancouver Whitecaps grabbed their first win of the season at the weekend, an important 2-0 away victory at San Jose. It wasn’t pretty at times, but the goals were and there were some great performances out there, especially on the defensive side. What’s happening with the ‘Caps attack so far though? We delve into that and look at the latest Whitecaps addition Ralph Priso.

We’ve two feature interviews with you this week. First up is another recent Whitecaps addition, Canadian-Syrian centre-back Belal Halbouni. We chat with Belal about his interesting journey to Vancouver, his hopes for this season, and his international future.

Next up is an in-depth discussion with new League1 BC General Manager Stuart Neely It’s an important third season coming up for the league and they’re under new ownership. We chat about the successes so far, the need to grow, development of the game here in Canada, and a lot more.

Plus we take you back to 1974, it’s Football Violence Awareness Month, and we bring you two tracks from our new album of the month for March.

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Here’s the rundown for the main segments from the episode:

02.13: Intro
09.14: Whitecaps win in San Jose!
30.00: Belal Halbouni interview
53.55: Stuart Neely interview – part one
76.10: This week in 1974
81.00: Stuart Neely interview – part two
98.00: Wavelength – Brigadir – Football Skinheads Anarchy

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Authored by: Michael McColl

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