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Mar 22, 2018

Daryl and Taylor consider the Zlatan Ibrahimovic to LA Galaxy move from all angles, then pick out several international games worth keeping an eye on over the next few days.

Recommended reading: Henry Bushnell's "12 storylines to follow in 42 March friendlies involving World Cup teams" -->

Mar 21, 2018

On today's show, we answer seven listener questions:

1. Why do England national team flags have club names on them?

2. How do national teams know when to retire players?

3. What preceded the Concacaf Champions League?

4. What is a check-to? And who does it best?

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Mar 20, 2018

Three major topics on today's show: We start with Daryl weighing in on Dave Sarachan's USMNT roster for next Tuesday's game vs Paraguay. Lots of new faces to discuss, and some absences to rue.

At 20:40 in, we discuss this Globo Esporte story — — suggesting that the USMNT will play at Copa...

Mar 19, 2018

With Daryl out pontificating about the latest England squad, Taylor called up The Shin Guardian himself, Mr. Matt Tomaszewicz, to get his thoughts on the 22 (now 23) players called into the March camp. Lots of new faces (Timothy Weah, Andrija Novakovich, Shaw Moore), some familiar ones, and a few notable...

Mar 15, 2018

Daryl and Taylor review Barcelona's comprehensive 3-0 victory over Chelsea in the Champions League knockout round, with specific emphasis on the brilliance of Leo Messi, the intelligence of Luis Suarez, and the conservative approach of Chelsea.

After that, it's on to the Concacaf Champions League, where the New York Red...