Caught Offside

Andrew Gundling and JJ Devaney cover the week's soccer news from the international leagues, FIFA World Cup and MLS.

Caught Offside: Jose's dark place
I believe it was the Joker who once asked, "why so serious?" Today, we pose that question of Jose Mourinho. Plus, Help-A-Fan returns, Fulham stockpile and Weah impresses.
58 min
Caught Offside: Passing to Pep
It may still be preseason but the soccer never stops so Andrew joins from his vacation to discuss Ozil's decision, JJ at Manchester City training and a big MLS transfer.
68 min
Caught Offside: Our World Cup Retrospective
Feeling a sense of loss? Can't quite believe it's over? Why not relive the thrills and spills of Russia 2018 in our World Cup retrospective.
60 min
Caught Offside: Everything is Really Bad
In the first of our post World Cup pods, the boys come to grips with the preseason and football outside of Russia. Transfers, moaning Mourinho, Craig Burley and a trademark Mike Petke outburst.
55 min
Caught Offside: France are champions
The boys look back on all the goals, controversies, pitch invasions and stage delays of the 2018 World Cup Final. So join us as we examine how Les Bleus won it all.
50 min
Caught Offside: Previewing the World Cup Final
It takes quite a big event to get the boys in-studio on a Saturday... oh, who are we kidding, it really doesn't, they actually slept here last night... but still, this is huge! It's our official preview of the 2018 World Cup Final between France and Croa
60 min
Caught Offside: England bow out
The boys eulogize England's World Cup run and wonder how this team will be remembered. Plus, Dan Thomas joins to lament this missed opportunity and we give Croatia their props as well.
59 min
Caught Offside: French march on to Moscow
France blow aside Bobby's Belgium and book their place in the final... who will they meet: England or Croatia? Plus, we interrupt your World Cup to let you know that Ronaldo no longer plays for Real Madrid; Dermot Corrigan joins to break down the move.
72 min
Caught Offside: Sterling making "Beliebers" out...
The boys get you set for the World Cup quarterfinals and talk England with David Preece. Plus, the internet continues to star and more trivia horror for JJ.
75 min
Caught Offside: The Curse is Broken
"Big old Spursy" Andy and "English" JJ take you through an exhilarating round of 16 from Dier's winning penalty to Chadli's last gasp finish. Plus, trivia, nostalgia and more.
84 min
Caught Offside: The End of the Beginning
JJ wrote a gentle poem and screamed at a listener all in the same podcast... ah, the power of the World Cup. Plus, we review the group stage and look ahead to the round of 16.
70 min
Caught Offside: It's Coming Home
Kroos is clutch, Colombia bounce back and Spain and Portugal sneak through. Plus, JJ's dreaded World Cup trivia & Andrew's trip to the zoo.
69 min
Caught Offside: Do Cry for Messi, Argentina
The boys examine just what has gone wrong for Lionel Messi and Argentina. Plus, a Ronaldo quiz and a Russian revolution. Oh, and "Sean Dyche" chimes in as well.
60 min
Caught Offside: The Bugs of Volgograd
We recap the first few days of the tournament including Kane's heroics, Mexico's upset & Landon's fandom. Plus, ALLLL those beautiful goals and Tim Vickery on the South American sides.
66 min
Caught Offside: USA - Turn the Page PART 3 with...
In the third part of our "Turn the Page" series, the boys chat with Bruce Arena getting his take on locker room rifts, what he would've done differently and more.
33 min
Caught Offside: Previewing '18 & Celebrating '26
The group previews are done... time for our overall thoughts on the 2018 World Cup. Plus, 2026 is coming to North America!! And Spain did what???
72 min
Caught Offside: World Cup Group H Preview
The boys dive into what may be the most evenly matched group of the World Cup... Group H. James, Lewandowski, Mane, Kagawa... the margins will be razor thin.
58 min
Caught Offside: World Cup Group G Preview
Is this the true arrival of Belgium's golden generation? Is this the most unified England team in recent history? Can an American fan root for Panama? All that and more...
56 min
Caught Offside: USA - Turn the Page PART 2
On Part 1, we looked back; on Part 2, we look ahead. Which young guys have what it takes? Which members of the old guard still have a role? What does the future hold???
57 min
Caught Offside: World Cup Group F Preview
Were Germany inSANE to leave out Sane? Plus, ESPN FC's Tom Marshall joins to break down Mexico's chances and shed some light on their off-field distraction.
59 min
Caught Offside: USA - Turn the Page PART 1
With the World Cup just days away, the boys bring you Part 1 of a 3 part series on the USMNT so we can bring closure to this ugly chapter of American soccer.
52 min
Caught Offside: World Cup Group E Preview
The boys examine what may be the tournament's top team in Brazil and debate just how important Neymar will be. Plus, can Costa Rica do it again? And will the Swiss get rolled?
46 min
Caught Offside: World Cup Group D Preview
Has Messi given all he can give to Argentina? Is this the most difficult group in the tournament? Is the population of Iceland less than that of the Indy Motor Speedway???
56 min
Caught Offside: Zidane departs Madrid
Zidane made his announcement and immediately, the "emergency pod" bat signal went up from Caught Offside Towers. The boys weigh in on Zizou's decision to walk away.
30 min
Caught Offside: World Cup Group C Preview
Our World Cup group previews continue. Can France live up to the hype and can Peru survive without Guerrero? Plus, JJ downs Denmark and both guys question the Aussies.
51 min
Caught Offside: The pain in Ukraine
JJ returns the US a broken man in the wake of Liverpool's defeat. But even still, we power on and look back on all of the moments that made this final so memorable.
68 min
Caught Offside: Champions League Final Preview
With Andrew in the New York studio and JJ in the back of a cab in the Ukraine, the boys preview Real Madrid vs Liverpool.
27 min
Caught Offside: World Cup Group B Preview
We continue our World Cup previews with Group B. Are Morocco a potential darkhorse? Are Spain a legit favorite? Plus, #1 songs, a blast from the past and more.
41 min
Caught Offside: World Cup Group A Preview
It's time... the World Cup is less than a month away... let the group previews begin! First up, Group A (Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Uruguay).
44 min
Caught Offside: Petulant Prince Willian
The FA Cup: was it a fun watch? No. But were there things to talk about? Very much so. Jose's bitter, Willian's petulant & Conte's on his way out. Plus, a goodbye to Iniesta.
67 min
Caught Offside: The 2017-18 EPL Devundlings
It's the gala event of the soccer season as Andrew and JJ roll out the red carpet, put on their finest tuxedo t-shirts and honor both the good & bad of the '17-'18 EPL season.
58 min
Caught Offside: The After Party
As the crowd shuffles into the Devundlings After Party, Andrew and JJ hit up the studio to get in a few quick thoughts on the Europa League Final, England and Brazil.
20 min
Caught Offside: Cows at the Bridge
Oh man, this is a long one... feel free to stick it on 1.5x. But can you blame us?? There really was a lot to digest... actually, there wasn't, but still. Enjoy!
69 min
Caught Offside: Good Season / Bad Season
The boys convene to discuss who can look back on this EPL season fondly and who cannot. Plus, a World Cup 2026 update, Rooney to MLS, Ray Hudson critiques and more.
57 min
Caught Offside: EPL settles into place
It's a multi-continent pod! JJ joins from Ireland to discuss Huddersfield and Southampton staying up, whether or not an era is ending for Juve and Chelsea's heartbreak.
56 min
Caught Offside: We have our Final
JJ's plane ticket gamble pays off as Liverpool book their place in Kiev where they'll meet Real Madrid. Plus, paying tribute to Iniesta & ranking miserable clubs to root for.
55 min
Caught Offside: What's worth watching in the EPL
The boys come together to tell you why you should continue watching this EPL season. Plus, we go in-depth on JJ's favorite league (the Championship) with Kristin Heneage.
58 min
Caught Offside: Toronto fall to Chivas
Toronto send the CCL Final to penalties, but ultimately fall to Chivas. The boys look back on the final discussing everything from Bradley's Baggio to Delgado's Wondo.
53 min
Caught Offside: Champions League Review
Mo Salah was spectacular yet again... so, just how good has he been this season? Plus, Bayern come up small at home and we examine the good and the bad in Jurgen Klopp.
59 min
Caught Offside: EMERGENCY POD #WengerOut
After 22 years, Arsene Wenger has decided his time at Arsenal is over. The boys reflect on the ending of an era, what his legacy will be & what awaits Arsenal's next manager.
40 min
Caught Offside: Guard of Honor
It's a blue moon rising as the boys dedicate this pod to Manchester City's title winning season. We look back on their top moments and where they rank all time.
57 min
Caught Offside: MLS' hope trails after the 1st leg
The boys take a look back at the CCL Final 1st leg and discuss whether or not Toronto FC can come back. Plus, Lex Luthor sends Roma's announcer into a frenzy.
59 min
Caught Offside: Champions League Quarterfinals
After an incredible 48 hours of soccer, the boys hit the studio to look back on epic 2nd legs in Madrid and Rome. Plus, Toronto reach the final while Carly reaches 100.
69 min
Caught Offside: MADchester Derby
United spoil City's party causing us to wonder who needs to bend first: Jose or Pogba? Plus, it's MLS Jump to Conclusions week and why Pulisic should've just kept quiet.
58 min
Caught Offside: Champions League Quarterfinals
It was an eventful set of UCL 1st leg fixtures as Liverpool stun City and Ronaldo stuns Juve. Plus, what happened outside Anfield and inside Toronto FC's tunnel?
56 min
Caught Offside: ZLA-LA Land
Sometimes, there's just a lot going on and you're left with a longer than normal podcast. Please listen to all of it including Alexi Lalas joining to discuss Zlatan's debut.
71 min
Caught Offside: Tracking the USMNT's progress
What's to be taken away from the USMNT's 1-0 win over Paraguay? Who are we pleased with? What has us bothered? Plus, Sterling's plea, Sampaoli's dilemma and England away.
53 min
Caught Offside: Warm and Generous Zlatan
The boys discuss Zlatan Ibrahimovic's high profile move to LA; is he coming for the right reasons? Plus, one fan's dilemma makes Andrew uncomfortable.
57 min
Caught Offside: There's a toe in my soup
Ok, so it may not be the biggest game ever played, but we're still gonna tell you what we think of the US' latest roster! Plus, Toronto's odd start and can you ride a zebra?
53 min
Caught Offside: Four is the magic number
The boys praise Mo Salah's performance but question why some are so quick to compare him to Messi. Plus, Mourinho changes his tune and it's a World Cup kit fashion show.
52 min
Caught Offside: I dont know how to manage you
United crash out to Sevilla... but don't worry Reds fans, Jose's beaten you before, this is all perfectly normal. The boys discuss Mourinho's crazy comments.
58 min
Caught Offside: Angry Irons
The boys do a deep dive into Saturday's scenes at the London Stadium with Dave Walker of the West Ham Way podcast. Plus, Mourinho beats Klopp but do fans want more?
63 min
Caught Offside: The Incredible Sulk
The boys look back on Tottenham's loss to Juve and try to explain why it went the way that it did. Plus, do PSG need to change their approach? And the CCL theme is revisited.
52 min
Caught Offside: "Get Out"... Wenger
The boys discuss "3 Goals Inside Selhurst Park, London." Plus, they review Arsenal's "Darkest Hour" and question "The Shape of Chelsea." Yeah, the Oscars happened.
62 min
Caught Offside: MLS Season Preview
It's a monster pod as the boys get you ready for the start of MLS 2018. Plus, Adrian Healey joins with his thoughts. And the guys weigh in on the USA/Mexico/Canada 2026 bid.
70 min
Caught Offside: Three's Kompany
The boys announce their heroes and zeroes from the first Cup Final of the season. Plus, Craig Burley on Arsenal's shortcomings and his favorite team to watch right now.
60 min
Caught Offside: My 2nd best friend
Back by popular demand, it's "Wheel of football." Also, LAFC's Benny Feilhaber joins to talk about the new season, his new club and his struggle to pick a best friend.
68 min
Caught Offside: These AREN'T the best teams
Andy May updates us on his Champions League travels and gives his take on the Pogba/Mourinho rift. Plus, JJ sings the Champions League anthem... no, not that one.
58 min
Caught Offside: Champions League and US Soccer
The boys look back on a couple lopsided Champion League matchups and a couple thrilling ones. Plus, Jeff Carlisle on Carlos Cordeiro and US Soccer in-fighting.
59 min
Caught Offside: Lee Dixon takes a trip down mem...
Lee Dixon discusses his role in "89 The Film," which takes a look back at one of the most exciting conclusions to a season in history. Plus, the NLD, Antonio Conte and more.
59 min
Caught Offside: Eric Wynalda joins the show
With the USSF Presidential election days away, Eric Wynalda discusses everything from the changes that must occur on the field to the backstabbing that has gone on off of it.
57 min
Caught Offside: CO Cup Controversy
The boys break down an epic Caught Offside Cup while Andrew defends the honor of Eric Dier. Plus, are Arsenal back and what's your favorite way to go on strike?
55 min
Caught Offside: A bridge too VAR
Video Assisted Refereeing took centerstage over the weekend; it takes centerstage on this podcast as well. Plus, who is Joao Mario anyway?
55 min
Caught Offside: Road to nowhere
An emergency podcast it is not... but it is still coverage of a USMNT match. Plus, Beckham's day finally arrives in Miami, albeit without much information.
42 min
Caught Offside: Recession on the Kings Road
The boys discuss how both Arsenal and United fared in their high profile swap. Plus, Chelsea cry poverty, Liverpool do Liverpool-things and more optimism for the Union.
45 min
Caught Offside: It's not your fault
Steve Goff of the Washington Post joins to give a status report on how the USSF election is shaping up. Plus, is the USA-Mexico-Canada 2026 bid in jeopardy?
46 min
Caught Offside: What's happened to Real Madrid?
Dermot Corrigan joins the guys from Spain to explain what's behind Real Madrid's downward spiral. Plus, Landon is back and the refereeing blunder of the year.
39 min
Caught Offside: Everything's going to be great ...
The guys react /overreact to Liverpool's win against Manchester City. Plus, just what exactly happened to Everton at Wembley?
36 min
Caught Offside: GONE-zalez
The blows just keep on coming as Jonathan Gonzalez pledges his future to Mexico. Tom Marshall and Jeff Carlisle both join to explain how and why it happened.
51 min
Caught Offside: Keep home at home
Well, it's finally happened... the boy from Brazil is on his way to Barca and we check in with Tim Vickery for the details. Plus, Eric Lichaj is getting a dog.
58 min
Caught Offside: Snowpocalypse Now
The boys brave the elements to bring you their views on yet another busy week in the Premier League... Maybe too busy? Plus, the magic returns in the FA Cup.
41 min
Caught Offside: Accountability and Transparency
If we're anything, it's honest. That's why, as we pass the midway point of the season, we went back and analyzed our 2017-18 EPL predictions. Some good and some... not.
57 min
Caught Offside: 2017 in Review
The boys reflect on all that has occurred this past year in the sport that we love. From the highs of Barca's comeback to the lows of... well, you can probably guess.
52 min
Caught Offside: Boxing Day recap
It's an inter-continental pod with JJ joining from Ireland as the boys discuss the Boxing Day fixtures, Barcelona's Clasico triumph and the return of Peaky Blinders.
41 min
Caught Offside: Always DARKEst before the dawn
The boys are joined by Ian Darke who provides some perspective on City's dominance as well as some hope for sad US fans. Plus, Moyes love, Oldman love and wedding date hate.
58 min
Caught Offside: It's nice to be nice
The boys look back on the northwest derbies in England in the company of Craig Burley. Was Jose too sensitive? Was Jurgen too dismissive? All of these questions are answered.
50 min
Caught Offside: We could be heroes... in Canada
The boys discuss Saturday's MLS Cup Final and wonder how American fans feel about Jozy and Bradley's triumph. Plus, Benteke's blunder, PSG's problem and Shaqiri's shape.
45 min
Caught Offside: Bad teammate
The boys put the Champions League group stage to bed by giving you their winners and losers from the competition's first phase. Plus, an MLS Cup Final preview.
64 min
Caught Offside: The Beautiful Grass
The boys hit the studio to look back on David De Gea's masterclass vs Arsenal. Plus, was Gulati good or bad for US soccer? And Mark Clattenberg "scripts" an EPL classic.
50 min
Caught Offside: World Cup Draw recap
It is a podcast filled with singing and dancing... and also instant reaction to the announcement of who's playing who in the group stage of the 2018 World Cup.
40 min
Caught Offside: Weird Pep Alert
The boys discuss whether or not Spurs should be hitting the panic button and whether or not Pep should be coaching other teams' players. Plus, stop leaving games early!!!
59 min
Caught Offside: Thanksgiving Special
The boys break down both MLS 1st legs and weigh in on Michael Bradley's rather inflammatory comments. Plus, who from the world of soccer do you want at your Thanksgiving?
53 min
Caught Offside: Our Boring Podcast
The boys discuss Matchday 5 in the Champions League and wonder which club has been most disappointing. Plus, is it time to reevaluate Arsenal?
48 min
Caught Offside: Ending on a high note
The boys are joined by Wil Trapp of the Columbus Crew to preview their matchup vs Toronto FC. Plus, Christian Pulisic's take on what went wrong (and Bruce's too).
59 min
Caught Offside: Hurt Feelings
In discussing Ireland's meltdown vs Denmark, the boys ponder what way to lose is the best. Plus, get excited about World Cup NIT! And what's happened to the Azzurri?
46 min
Caught Offside: Kyle Martino joins the show
The campaign trail makes it's way to Caught Offside Towers as Kyle Martino drops by to discuss equal pay, the USMNT's WC failure, youth soccer and everything in between!
44 min
Caught Offside: I can't stay mad at you
The boys give their thoughts on the MLS postseason including Jozy vs Sacha and Clint's redemption. Plus, FS1's John Strong checks in with a beard and some flannel.
59 min
Caught Offside: "I like West Ham"
Is it time to start wondering whether or not there will be a title race in the EPL this year? Plus, mutual un-enthusiasm on the Moyes appointment.
57 min
Caught Offside: Petty and Vindictive
The boys share their thoughts on Jozy Altidore's shot at New York fans. Plus, Timbers Captain Liam Ridgewell checks in to preview the 2nd leg vs Houston.
54 min
Caught Offside: Champions League Matchday 4
JJ implores Andrew to not be insufferable over Tottenham's win at Wembley against Real Madrid. Plus, Andy May checks in from Naples following Man City's 4-2 win.
52 min
Caught Offside: Andrew's Cup Overfloweth
After years of watching JJ keep hold of the Caught Offside Cup, Andrew finally gets his moment in the sun. Plus, Koeman is out and so is one of their fans.
59 min
Caught Offside: MLS Playoff Preview
Adrian Healey joins to help preview the upcoming MLS Playoffs. Plus, Andrew Erickson of the Columbus Dispatch gives the latest news on the Crew possibly bolting town.
47 min
Caught Offside: Champions League Matchday 3
We look back at an eventful matchday in the Champions League featuring a thrilling draw at the Bridge, a triumphant draw in Madrid & 2 shocking draws in Cyprus and Azerbaijan
52 min
Caught Offside: Out Out Brief Candle
The boys analyze whether or not Jose Mourinho is taking the right tact in his approach. Plus, the Caught Offside Cup resumes, MLS Playoffs are upon us and Big "Uncle" Sam.
58 min
Caught Offside: Those that have wronged us
So, the sun came up (we think) & the boys are back in the studio discussing the USMNT's epic letdown. Plus, we begin compiling "the list" of those that have wronged us.
46 min
Caught Offside: Other things are happening
Need to take your mind off of Tuesday's USA nightmare? Well, this is the podcast for you (mostly). We look at Messi's brilliance and bid farewell to a Dutch legend.
52 min
Caught Offside: USA misery
It's the podcast that we never thought we'd record. The United States will not be going to the World Cup. They say misery loves company, so come join us.
47 min
Caught Offside: "Quick, else I'm gettin' outta ...
Oh yes! The US men rise to the occasion and dismantle Panama, 4-0. So with that, we deliver this pod to you in cool Panenka fashion. Listen quick, else we gettin outta here!
53 min
Caught Offside: Abby Wambach
US Soccer legend Abby Wambach joins to share her thoughts on a number of topics ranging from Cam Newton's comments to Friday's USMNT vs Panama match.
13 min
Caught Offside: What is going on in Spain?
Graham Hunter joins the guys to help explain just what is going on in Spain right now. Plus, an outside the box suggestions for next US Manager.
57 min