Episode 001: (Sunday, September 18, 2005)
The premiere episode of SoccerTalk USA. Meet the show host, Marc Zeedar, discuss the weekend's MLS results and playoff picture, and talk about the recent results of the U.S. National Team.
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Episode 290: (Monday, May 9, 2011)
The Timbers get an Alaska Airlines jet with their logo and another huge home win, while NY and LA battle it out to prove who has the best DPs. RSL get a win but lose Javier Morales to a broken ankle -- ouch. In the EPL, Manchester United defeat Chelsea to bring the title within tasting distance, but they still have a little work to do to claim it in the final two matches of the season. Man City and Arsenal go out with a whimper while Liverpool make a strong case for Europe with wild 5-2 win over Fulham in Monday's match.
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Episode 291: (Tuesday, May 17, 2011)
A packed show covering the FA Cup final, Man United winning the EPL, the big Seattle-Portland clash, listener feedback on the Zakawani tackle, the Blue Moon Rising documentary, and much more.
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Episode 292: (Monday, May 23, 2011)
The Premiership winds to a tension-filled close as we find out which teams are relegated, while in MLS we have several dramatic late game goals and Portland continues their home dominance.
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Episode 293: (Monday, May 30, 2011)
It's a packed weekend with the big Barca-Man U Champions League final, and a boatload of wild action in MLS as not a single home team wins. Marc reports live on the UCL final and details what it was like at Jeld-Wen field for Portland's first home loss of the season.
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Episode 294: (Monday, June 6, 2011)
FIFA is in a political scandal, USA get slammed by Spain (big surprise) in an idiotically timed friendly, England can only tie Switzerland in Euro 2012 qualifying, and in MLS, it's all draws except for big wins by Chivas, SJ, RSL, and Dallas.
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Episode 295: (Monday, June 13, 2011)
This week Marc responds to listener emails on several topics, has a mini movie review, rants about the Gold Cup, and talks about all the late goals in this weekend's MLS matches, including the heartbreaking Colorado at Portland game he attended.
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Episode 296: (Wednesday, June 22, 2011)
A packed show as Marc rants and talks about the USA's adventures in the Gold Cup, and MLS has a weekend with some wild games, particularly the Portland-NY game that Marc attended in person.
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Episode 297: (Monday, June 27, 2011)
The Gold Cup comes to a fantastic goal-fest conclusion as the USA blow a two-goal lead, and in MLS early road goals seem to be the trend, though the home teams all come back. Portland has a stinker in Dallas and LA have a wild one in SJ having to put a field player in goal for half the match. And oh yeah, the Women's World Cup started. Did you notice?
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Episode 298: (Thursday, July 7, 2011)
Trades and signings in MLS, Women's World Cup finally gets interesting, the US Women lose in group play but still advance, and in MLS, Portland lose at home again but Nagbe scores a wondergoal, while New England and RSL have a wild Fourth of July shootout in Salt Lake, and NY put five past Toronto.
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Episode 299: (Monday, July 11, 2011)
It's classic games this week as Portland and Seattle clash in a five-goal thriller filled with controversy and the US Women pull out a miracle comeback against Brazil. Germany gets ousted by Japan, while Sweden also advance over Australia. In MLS, DC gets a huge win on the road against rivals NY, while RSL, LA, Houston, and Colorado all get three points, and KC get a last minute goal to keep their home unbeaten streak alive.
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Episode 300: (Monday, July 18, 2011)
It's a historic 300th podcast as the US women battle Japan in an amazing World Cup Final, Portland get their first road win, Seattle and the Rapids have a shootout in the Northwest, a 9-man Houston tries to fight off a KC comeback, and Philly shows why they are top of the East.
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Episode 301: (Tuesday, July 26, 2011)
A strange week with lots of silly friendlies, some unusual MLS results (hat tricks for Nyassi and Braun), and a fun WPS game with WWC star Alex Morgan rescuing a point for WNY with an unbelievable backwards goal three minutes from time.
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Episode 302: (Monday, August 1, 2011)
Bob Bradley is fired, replaced by Klinsmann; MLS teams have mixed results in CCL; MLS can't score in the All-Star game; huge wins for Colorado, LA, Houston, Columbus, and DC, and a shocking lapse from Portland, while United get a little revenge over Barcelona.
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Episode 303: (Monday, August 15, 2011)
Lots of news: NBC to air MLS games next year, Carlos Ruiz gone, Adu back in MLS, Robbie Keane to Galaxy? USA-Mexico pre-empted by ESPN's lameness, MLS teams advance in CCL, Portland wins big against LA, then draws and loses; DC's DeRosario has a hat trick against his former Canadian club but it's only for a point, but they come back with a big home win against Vancouver. In the EPL we have an opening weekend where not a single home team wins, some boring nil-nils, and the Manchesters get big wins.
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Episode 304: (Monday, August 22, 2011)
LA signs Robbie Keane and he scores in first game; in CCL, all five MLS clubs get wins, while in MLS play Houston and Portland have big wins; in EPL, Fulham continue to struggle and Everton loses to QPR while Man U have a comfortable win and Chelsea come from behind to beat West Brom. In a WPS semi, Philly's Natasha Kai beats Magicjack to advance to next week's final.
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