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Fantasy Soccer Podcast
A two-time finalist for the Fantasy Sports Writers Association podcast of the year, the RotoWire Fantasy Soccer Podcast covers daily fantasy and season-long soccer contests from multiple leagues, including the English Premier League, Major League Soccer and the UEFA Champions League. Hosted by Andrew Laird, who is joined regularly by Jordan Cooper, Schuyler Redpath, JD Bazzo, Luis Pacheco and Daniel Bramlette, the show includes match previews and reviews, as well as standalone strategy discussions to help listeners better understand the ins and outs of fantasy soccer.
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Wed, Nov 28 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game daily fantasy Champions League slate, including whether fantasy players should target or fade the Paris Saint-Germain v. Liverpool match.
43 min
102
Tues, Nov 27 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their lineups from this past Saturday's DFS Premier League slate and then preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League action, including whether or not to pay up for players like Cristiano Ronaldo.
61 min
103
Sat, Nov 24 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's seven-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including why a few key injuries can totally alter lineup constructions for cash games and GPPs.
63 min
104
Sat, Nov 10 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, which could have people turning to Tottenham because Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal aren't on the slate.
47 min
105
Wed, Nov 7 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game daily fantasy Champions League slate, including what to do with heavy favorites like Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Manchester City.
49 min
106
Tues, Nov 6 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from this past Saturday and then discuss Tuesday's Champions League slate.
52 min
107
There Are No Free Hits In Life
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb discuss Mike's plan to use his free hit for the upcoming weekend of matches so he can get exposure to Sergio Aguero against Southampton and Harry Kane against Wolves.
43 min
108
Sat, Nov 3 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game daily Fantasy Premier League slate, one in which many could be drawn to an Everton stack because they are the biggest favorite.
48 min
109
Who Would Be Stupid Enough To Fade Mohamed Salah?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from this past Saturday's six-game slate, including whether it was a good or bad idea to fade Mohamed Salah.
28 min
110
Is Anyone Really Matchup Proof?
Mike Gottlieb returns from his international travels to discuss the latest fantasy Premier League happenings with Andrew Laird, including how many players they consider truly "matchup proof" and which teams should be targeted because of favorable matchups in the coming weeks.
49 min
111
Sat, Oct 27 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, with the big question revolving around how much Liverpool exposure is necessary as they host Cardiff City at Anfield.
63 min
112
MLS Fantasy Week 35 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview the final weekend of the MLS Fantasy season.
70 min
113
Wed, Oct 24 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game daily fantasy Champions League slate, with the big question revolving around whether to pay up for Neymar in place of, or alongside, Mohamed Salah.
52 min
114
Tues, Oct. 23 DFS Champions League Preview
Tues, Oct. 23 DFS Champions League Preview
59 min
115
Sat, Oct 20 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's seven-game daily fantasy Premier League slate.
56 min
116
MLS Fantasy Week 34 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview the penultimate week of the MLS fantasy season.
53 min
117
MLS Fantasy Week 33 Preview
Andrew Laird and Schuyler Redpath preview Week 33 of the MLS fantasy season, including whether fantasy players should avoid one of Carlos Vela, Darwin Quintero and Wayne Rooney.
32 min
118
Understanding the Game of DFS
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their cash lineups from this past Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, which then turns to the topic of understanding the game of DFS and not approaching it from the standpoint of the sport itself.
56 min
119
Sat, Oct. 6 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, with the biggest roster decisions likely revolving around whether or not to pay up for Harry Kane at home against Cardiff City.
58 min
120
MLS Fantasy Week 32 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 32 of the MLS fantasy season, including how to cut down on all the high-priced forwards with excellent matches, such as Josef Martinez home against New England.
53 min
121
Wed, Oct 3 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Luis Pacheco preview Wednesday's six-game daily fantasy Champions League slate, including how reasonable it is to pay up for both Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann.
59 min
122
Tues, Oct 2 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their cash lineups from this past Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate and then preview Tuesday's six-game Champions League slate.
70 min
123
Sat, Sept 29 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's seven-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including how necessary it is to stack Manchester City because they are huge favorites at home against Brighton.
68 min
124
MLS Fantasy Week 31 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 31 of the MLS Fantasy season, including which four NYC FC players they'll have in their lineups and how deep they want to go with the Fire, with both teams playing twice in the round.
57 min
125
Why JBG and Fred Were Highly Owned
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, including why Burnley's Johann Berg Gudmundsson was highly owned in cash games and who had the bigger bailout goal between Fred and James Maddison.
32 min
126
Are We Worried About Liverpool?
Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird discuss Liverpool's recently fantasy struggles, including whether people should be concerned about Mohamed Salah, and which teams they want to target for the upcoming weeks.
56 min
127
Sat, Sept 22 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's seven-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including what to do when Liverpool and Manchester City are big favorites, with Tottenham and Manchester United also favored.
79 min
128
Wed, Sept 19 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Tom Devine preview Wednesday's six-game daily fantasy Champions League slate, with one of the biggest questions revolving around whether or not to play Cristiano Ronaldo.
78 min
129
MLS Fantasy Week 30 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 30 of the MLS Fantasy season, which includes six teams on double gameweeks including Atlanta, Seattle and Portland.
49 min
130
Tues, Sept 18 DFS Champions League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their lineups from this past Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate and then preview Tuesday's six-game daily fantasy Champions League slate.
68 min
131
Sat, Sept 15 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate.
59 min
132
FPL Wildcard Wednesday
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb discuss their wildcard teams heading into Gameweek 5 of the fantasy Premier League season, including where they are spending most of their money and Andrew's decision to not roster Mohamed Salah.
44 min
133
MLS Fantasy Week 29 Preview
Andrew Laird and JD Bazzo preview Week 29 of the MLS Fantasy season, including how many roster spots they really want to spend on players from D.C. United and Minnesota United, the two teams with double gameweeks.
50 min
134
Post-Slate Analysis Tips
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper discuss how they analyze winning and losing lineups after slates have finished and explain why some methods people use aren't as helpful as they seem.
49 min
135
MLS Fantasy Week 28 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 28 of the MLS Fantasy season, a four-game slate that includes two games for NYC FC, with Schuyler and JD debating whether David Villa is a must-own against New England and D.C.
33 min
136
Determining Entry Amounts for GPPs
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate.
54 min
137
Sat, Sept 1 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's six-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including how much Man City exposure is necessary in cash games and how players can take advantage of that in GPPs.
72 min
138
Paying Up In Defense?
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb discuss a variety of topics ahead of FPL Gameweek 4, including how many defenders are worth paying up for in the Premier League's official fantasy game and which lower-priced midfielders may make that possible.
57 min
139
MLS Fantasy Week 27 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 27 of the MLS Fantasy season, including how much rotation we could see among the eight teams that will play two games.
58 min
140
60% Salah is Hard to Fade in Cash
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review Saturday's five-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including whether fading Mohamed Salah in cash games was a justified risk or a mistake.
48 min
141
Sat, Aug 25 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, with the biggest lineup decision coming down to whether or not playing Mohamed Salah is optimal in cash games.
72 min
142
Where are the Surprises?
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb hit on a variety of topics ahead of FPL Gameweek 3, including whether there have been any surprising players or teams, which players are worth targeting for differential purposes and why it's time to jump on Arsenal.
59 min
143
MLS Fantasy Week 26 Preview
Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 26 of the MLS Fantasy season, including how to maximize points out of four spots for players from the New York Red Bulls, the only team with two games.
77 min
144
What's the Right Tottenham Stack?
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review Saturday's five-game daily fantasy Premier League slate.
46 min
145
Sat, Aug 18 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including whether Harry Kane or Christian Eriksen is the worthwhile target from Tottenham, and where to get exposure to West Ham.
58 min
146
Sadio Mane, the Highly Owned Differential
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb review Gameweek 1 of the Premier League and forecast what's to come in the next few weeks.
62 min
147
MLS Fantasy Week 25 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 25 of the MLS fantasy season.
47 min
148
The Schlupp Goal was Lucky
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review Saturday's daily fantasy Premier League slate, including how Jeffrey Schlupp's goal was a total slate-changer in many cash games.
39 min
149
MLS Fantasy Week 24 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview the upcoming weekend of MLS matches, including whether a fantasy lineup with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney is strong enough to make a big move up the leaderboard.
56 min
150
Sat, Aug 11 DFS Premier League Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's five-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, including how much the Chelsea lineup will affect roster construction and who will be the highest-owned player in cash games.
68 min
151
2018/19 Fantasy Premier League Preview, Part 2
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb break down their fantasy Premier League draft strategies, including when to target forwards if you miss out on the top five and which players in Andrew's Top 200 rankings Mike thinks are misplaced.
79 min
152
2018/19 DFS Premier League Team Previews
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview all 20 Premier League teams, breaking down their expected set-piece takers, other top cash plays and best GPP targets.
113 min
153
MLS Fantasy Week 23 Preview
Andrew Laird and JD Bazzo preview the opening weekend of the MLS Fantasy Fall Season.
59 min
154
MLS Fantasy Week 22 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview the final week of the spring MLS fantasy season, one that includes eight teams playing twice.
47 min
155
2018/19 Fantasy Premier League Preview, Part 1
Mike Gottlieb and Andrew Laird begin their preview of the upcoming fantasy Premier League season.
73 min
156
MLS Fantasy Week 21 Preview
Schuyler Redpath and Adam Zdroik preview Week 21 of the MLS Fantasy season, one that includes some double gameweeks but lots of teams playing once with extremely favorable matchups.
41 min
157
World Cup Final and Third-Place Game Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview the World Cup final between Croatia and France, as well as the third-place game including likely rotated sides from Belgium and England.
52 min
158
MLS Fantasy Week 20 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and Adam Zdroik preview Week 20 of the MLS Fantasy season, including how many double gameweek players should be targeted and which single gameweek players could be used in switcheroos.
47 min
159
DFS World Cup Semi-Final Preview, Part 2
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Wednesday's Croatia-England World Cup semi-final showdown slate, including different strategies for cash games and big-field GPPs.
28 min
160
DFS World Cup Semi-Final Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview the World Cup semi-final matches from a daily fantasy soccer perspective, including whether strategies for the two-game slate should be drastically different than the one-game showdowns.
50 min
161
Sat, July 7 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's two-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, which -- once again! -- includes the decision whether or not to fade Harry Kane.
33 min
162
Fri, July 6 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Friday's two-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including how to diversify their lineups enough where they're not dependent on one team winning big.
42 min
163
MLS Fantasy Week 19 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 19 of the MLS Fantasy season, one that includes 11 teams on double gameweeks.
44 min
164
Tues, July 3 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Tuesday's two-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including whether to pay up for Harry Kane and what to do with the salary space if you don't.
30 min
165
Mon, July 2 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Monday's two-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including whether fantasy players should get more exposure to Belgium v. Japan or Brazil v. Mexico.
42 min
166
Sun, July 1 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Sunday's two-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including how much Spain exposure is enough and who the heck we play at forward on DraftKings.
38 min
167
Sat, June 30 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's two-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including the big question about whether DFS players should roster Lionel Messi AND Cristiano Ronaldo in cash games.
68 min
168
MLS Fantasy Week 18 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview the upcoming weekend of Major League Soccer, including Zlatan Ibrahimovic's return for the Cali Clasico and just how many Atlanta United players are worth targeting against Orlando City.
51 min
169
Thurs, June 28 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Thursday's four-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including what to do with Belgium and England since both have already qualified for the knockout rounds while Panama and Tunisia face off after being eliminated.
51 min
170
Wed, June 27 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Wednesday's four-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including whether fantasy players will want to have more exposure to Germany or Brazil in their must-win matches.
62 min
171
Tues, June 26 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Tuesday's four-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, which mostly revolves around which pieces to fit around Argentina's Lionel Messi.
53 min
172
Mon, June 25 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Monday's four-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, one that could have many people rostering multiple goal-dependent players in cash lineups.
55 min
173
Sun, June 24 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Sunday's three-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including the always difficult choice about whether or not to fade Harry Kane on a Sunday.
61 min
174
Sat, June 23 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including which Belgian attackers are worth targeting and how much South Korea is too much for cash games.
43 min
175
Fri, June 22 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Friday's three-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including whether or not a balanced cash lineup without Neymar can score more than a lineup built around the Brazilian star.
46 min
176
Thurs, June 21 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Thursday's three-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including the age-old question of whether it'll be worth paying up for Lionel Messi.
44 min
177
MLS Fantasy Week 17 Preview
Andrew Laird and JD Bazzo preview the upcoming weekend of MLS matches, which include no lopsided games that fantasy players can easily target for their FMLS rosters.
50 min
178
Wed, June 20 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Wednesday's three-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including Andrew trying to convince Jordan that a cash lineup with Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Suarez may be the optimal build.
53 min
179
Tues, June 19 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper discuss head-to-head pivoting strategies after Sunday's debacle by Germany and then preview Tuesday's three-game slate which includes no overwhelming favorites.
59 min
180
Mon, June 18 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Monday's three-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including whether fantasy players will want to load up on Belgium v. Panama or England v. Tunisia.
42 min
181
Sun, June 17 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Sunday's three-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, including whether fantasy players are better off targeting players from Brazil (v. Switzerland) or Germany (v. Mexico).
31 min
182
Sat, June 16 DFS World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Saturday's three-game daily fantasy World Cup slate, with fantasy players needing to make the decision whether or not to fade Lionel Messi against Iceland.
39 min
183
DFS World Cup Kickoff Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Thursday's one-game slate on DraftKings and FanDuel and then break down Friday's three-game slate, including whether Luis Suarez is worth paying up for in cash games.
70 min
184
MLS Fantasy Week 16 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 16 of the MLS Fantasy season.
48 min
185
Daily Fantasy World Cup Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview all 32 World Cup teams from a daily fantasy soccer perspective to help players of all DFS levels understand how to build better cash and GPP lineups.
146 min
186
MLS Fantasy Week 15 Preview
Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 15 of the MLS Fantasy season.
74 min
187
Daily Fantasy World Cup Strategies
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper discuss a few key strategies for daily fantasy sports players looking to jump into the soccer action during the World Cup.
60 min
188
MLS Fantasy Week 14 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview Week 14 of the MLS Fantasy season, one that includes eight teams on double gameweeks and much discussion on the merits of rostering Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
44 min
189
Building a Bankroll
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their DraftKings showdown lineups from Saturday's Champions League final between Real Madrid and Liverpool, and then they discuss ways to build a DFS bankroll based on different investment levels.
65 min
190
Champions League Final Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview the Champions League final showdown slate on DraftKings, one where fantasy players need to decide whether they want to play Cristiano Ronaldo or Mohamed Salah. Or both. Or neither.
39 min
191
MLS Fantasy Week 13 Preview
JD Bazzo and Schuyler Redpath preview Week 13 of the MLS Fantasy season, including why they like LA FC so much and what to do about teams who are already losing players to international duty.
73 min
192
MLS Fantasy Week 12 Preview
Andrew Laird and JD Bazzo preview Week 12 of the MLS Fantasy season, one that includes a double gameweek for the Whitecaps and Earthquakes.
57 min
193
How Legalized Sports Betting Affects Daily Fant...
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from the last gameweek of the 2017/18 season and then discuss how legalized sports betting will affect daily fantasy sports in the United States.
64 min
194
DFS EPL Season Finale Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper preview Sunday's 10-game daily fantasy Premier League slate, the last one of the 2017/18 season.
64 min
195
FPL Gameweek 38 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the final weekend of the 2018 Premier League season, though with only two games that really matter, the conversation ultimately falls off the rails to kickstart shenanigans season.
45 min
196
MLS Fantasy Week 11 Preview
Andrew Laird, JD Bazzo and Schuyler Redpath preview Week 11 of the MLS Fantasy season, one that includes nine teams on double gameweeks, highlighted by Atlanta, Toronto, Columbus and LA FC.
61 min
197
Harry Kane Didn't Matter
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Premier League lineups from this past Saturday's five-game slate.
52 min
198
Saturday, May 5 DFS EPL Preview
Andrew Laird and Jordan Cooper review their daily fantasy Champions League results from this week and then preview Saturday's five-game Premier League slate.
59 min
199
FPL Gameweek 37 Preview
Andrew Laird and Mike Gottlieb preview the penultimate week of the Premier League, one that includes a number of exciting matchups for teams fighting relegation and Harry Kane's quest to win another Golden Boot.
57 min
200
MLS Fantasy Week 10 Preview
Andrew Laird, Schuyler Redpath and JD Bazzo preview the upcoming weekend of MLS matches.
54 min