It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia

IASIP was launched in 2016 by longtime Philadelphia Union beat writers Kevin Kinkead and Dave Zeitlin. Kevin left the beat in 2017 to cover the 76ers while Dave took a job with the Penn Alumni Magazine a year later.

The podcast is now Kevin with a rotating cast of writers and former players, including recurring contributors Matt De George, Simon Allen, Russ Joy, and Phil Keidel.

IASIP is a podcast for the blue-collar, hard working, five-for-five Philadelphia soccer fan.

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Episode #112 "Life is Good" w/ Michael Lahoud (...
Episode #112 with the recently-retired former Philadelphia Union midfielder, Mike Lahoud
81 min
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Episode #111 - "Putting the Square Peg Into the...
Episode #111 talking the New England win w/ Matt De George
57 min
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Episode #110 - "MLS After Dark" w/ Russ Joy and...
Union's 2-1 victory over Inter Miami CF
57 min
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Episode #109 - "Breakfast with the Philadelphia...
Episode #109 with Corey Furlan, talking about the NYCFC win
71 min
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Episode #108 - "Living Inside a Bubble" (6-26-20)
Episode #108 w/ Russ Joy, previewing the MLS is Back tournament in Orlando.
69 min
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Episode #107 - "Hashtag Griezmann to Union" w/ ...
Episode #105 with Liam Jenkins of PSN. A wide variety of Union, MLS, and international soccer topics.
60 min
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Episode #106 - "You Are Now on the Clock" (5-19...
Episode #106 w/ Dave, Matt, and Chris, featuring the Philadelphia Union fantasy draft
66 min
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Episode #105 - "A Semblance of Normality" w/ Si...
Episode #105 with the Dalai Lama of Soccer, Simon Allen. A soup du jour of soccer topics.
83 min
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Episode #104 - "Sons of Ben Crossover Podcast" ...
Episode #104 is a special crossover podcast with the Sons of Ben guys. We've split the pod into two portions, the first which can be found here. To listen to the second part, visit the SOB podcast page at https://sobthepod.transistor.fm/subscribe and subscribe via your preferred platform. rundown, part one (IASIP): when will MLS return to play? the possibility of sporting oversaturation people who make definitive statements that are not helpful playing Union games in empty stadiums the Grant Wahl vs. Maven saga rundown, part two (SOB the Podcast): Union media coverage and soccer's place in the Delaware Valley Eurosnobs vs. "four for four" Philly sports fans Chester Park and a Nick Sakiewicz story Union Hulk Q/A segment
35 min
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Episode #103 - Shoving Your Foot in the Door w/...
Episode #103 with Union pregame/halftime/postgame and play-by-play guy Dave Leno - Coronavirus update - how to prep for a broadcast - calling soccer vs. calling other sports - on being a conduit to fans watching at home - communication with the color commentator - broadcasting advice - your questions, comments, and concerns Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @Kevin_Kinkead@JoyOnBroad Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossed Up: A Phillies Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast,
59 min
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Episode #102 - "Social Distancing" w/ Amobi Oku...
episode #102 with Union original Amobi Okugo - Coronavirus procedures - Amobi career update - on playing for Peter Nowak, John Hackworth, and Jim Curtin - what it means to be a Union OG - preference for midfield or central defense? - classic Union games to watch while stuck at home - the soccer equivalent of basketball spacing - your questions/comments Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @Kevin_Kinkead@JoyOnBroad Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossed Up: A Phillies Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast,
46 min
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Episode #101 - "Norwegian Black Metal" w/ Peter...
Episode #101 - paying homage to Jakob Glesnes - El Brujo's Union debut - Sergio Santos looking lively - Brenden Aaronson and expectations - is Andre Blake back? - Liam Jenkins gives us a new soundbite - practicing social distancing - your questions, comments, and concerns
47 min
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*Special* Episode #100 - "Asking 100 Questions ...
Russ joins the program for a special 100th episode previewing the 2020 season.asking 100 questions of the Philadelphia Unionlive podcast announcementCoronavirus updateWords that end in the letter ACould Jay Sugarman be Union Hulk???Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @Kevin_Kinkead@JoyOnBroad Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossed Up: A Phillies Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast,
93 min
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Episode #99 - "Take Me Home, Country Roads, to ...
Episode #99 with former West Virginia head soccer coach Marlon LeBlanc - Marlon's son Kellan in the Union academy - going pro from college vs. taking the home grown route - Union passing on the Superdraft - Jack Elliott and Ray Gaddis as professionals - your questions, comments, and concerns - two incomplete podcast announcements
61 min
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Episode #98 - "Sexy Szn" w/ Richard McGovern (1...
67 min
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Episode #97 - "What's the Difference Between a ...
69 min
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Episode #96 - "A Mummy Costume Without Enough T...
Episode #96 with Russ Joy:Union/Atlanta recapcontract situationsoffseason stay or gowords that end in the letter Athoughts on the Deadspin situation your questions, comments, and concernsstate of the podcast 2019Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @Kevin_Kinkead @JoyOnBroad Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossed Up: A Phillies Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast, and Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast,
74 min
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Episode #95 - "At Last" w/ Dave Zeitlin (10-22-19)
59 min
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Episode #94 - "Help Me Help You" w/ Matt Ralph ...
52 min
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Episode #93 - "This Ain't Your Grandmother's Ph...
50 min
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Episode #92 - "Flying High Again" w/ Jonathan T...
Episode #92 is two separate interviews. w/ Jonathan Tannenwald: -Union/NYC projections -Charter flights, or lack thereof -Marco Fabian not in the 18 -Philly media and casual fan interest -Iron Front banner controversy w/ Katie Fehlinger: -waking up at a normal time -growing the game of soccer in Philly -the television business -what's next after leaving Eyewitness News
93 min
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Episode #91 - "If You Wanna Crown 'em, Then Cro...
Episode #91 with Russ Joy:Union/Atlanta ultimate recapPhilly Inquirer puts soccer on page D6mean Crossing Broad soccer commentswords that end in the letter AKevin's starting XI of Real Housewivesyour questions, comments, and concerns*This episode of It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia is brought to you by Cynch propane delivery service. They'll exchange your propane tank for a brand-new, full tank for just $10 with the Crossing Broad promo code "CrossingBroad". Just enter your address, leave the tank on your porch/driveway, and Cynch will do the rest.* Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @Kevin_Kinkead @JoyOnBroad Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, Crossed Up: A Phillies Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, and Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast.
71 min
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Episode #90 - "The Philadelphia Union Referendu...
Episode #90 w/ Felipe Cardenas of The Athletic - Atlanta vs. Philly preview - Alejandro Bedoya's outspoken nature - Kevin apologizes for an error in the previous podcast - words that end in the letter A - your questions, comments, and concerns
43 min
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Episode #89 - "I Wanna Talk to Sampson" w/ Keri...
66 min
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Episode #88 - "I Like My Philadelphia Union Win...
Dave returns for Episode #88 - his fan experience at the Houston game - the worst goals in Philadelphia Union history - are we annoyed that the team improved after we left the beat? - Aurelien Collin winning a starting job - the upcoming Union alumni night - words that end in the letter 'A' - your questions, comments, and concerns
48 min
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Episode #87 - "This is a Solutions-Oriented Pod...
Episode #87 with Phil Keidel:takeaways from Union 5, D.C. United 1a discussion about the DOGSO rule, penalty kicks, double jeopardy, and ways to improve those sequencestalking about Alejandro Bedoya's gun control messagepolitical signage in MLS stadiumsthe Crossing Broad 2018 steak cook-offyour questions, comments, and concerns*This episode of It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia is brought to you by Cynch propane delivery service. They'll exchange your propane tank for a brand-new, full tank for just $10 with the Crossing Broad promo code "CrossingBroad". Just enter your address, leave the tank on your porch/driveway, and Cynch will do the rest.* Please subscribe to the show ([Apple Podcasts] [Spotify] [Google Play] [iHeartRadio] [Stitcher] [RSS]), leave a 5 star review, and follow us on Twitter: @Kevin_Kinkead @PhilKeidel Check out the other shows on the Crossing Broad Podcast Network including: Crossing Broad FC: A Soccer Podcast, Crossed Up: A Phillies Podcast, Snow the Goalie: A Flyers Podcast, and Crossing Broadcast: A Philly Sports Podcast.
64 min
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Episode #86 - "Words That End in the Letter A" ...
Episode #86 is out of control: - are you Posidelphia or Negadelphia? - assigning blame after the 4-0 Montreal loss - the Ray Gaddis vs. Keegan Rosenberry thing, again - why fullbacks typically get all of the blame - weakside defensive rotations - the Jamiro Monteiro and Marco Fabian spacing issue - annoying iPhone users  - calling out Kerith Gabriel - our Apple Podcasts ranking - our new segment, "words that end in the letter A" - your questions, comments, and concerns
66 min
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Episode #85 - "We Drink Beer and Sing Songs" w/...
Episode #85 with Sons of Ben President Matt Gendaszek - state of the SOBs in 2019 - how to submit new songs and chants to the group - splinter groups in the River End - finding the Sons of Ben identity and getting back to basics - mean Crossing Broad comments live at The Larimer - your questions, comments, and concerns
48 min
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Episode #84 - "The Super Mega Soccer Sunday Bon...
Episode #84 is the ultimate breakdown of Sunday's triple-header:Union/Orlando home and home serieswho makes way for Andrew Wooten?Marco Fabian's fit, or lack thereofUSA women as world fucking championsedgy and woke tweetsUSA men losedifference between men's game and women's gamethe Tehran DerbyKevin's three-game Casa League red card suspensionJohn Boruk's Facebook column*This episode of It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia is brought to you by Cynch propane delivery service. They'll exchange your propane tank for a brand-new, full tank for just $10 with the Crossing Broad promo code "CrossingBroad". Just enter your address, leave the tank on your porch/driveway, and Cynch will do the rest.*
76 min
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Episode #83 - "The Impromptu IASIP Podcast" - w...
- Union vs. Revs and NYC, any cause for concern? - Dave's triumphant return to the program - giving credit where it's due - putting Fafa Picault back in the starting lineup - Diego Gutierrez's winter of 2012 signings - Kevin's weekend trip to Arby's
26 min
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Episode #82 - "Your 1st Place Philadelphia Unio...
57 min
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Episode #81 - "Don't Call it a Smash and Grab" ...
Episode #81 w/ Joe Tansey: -Union/Minnesota recap -Joe makes an Avengers comparison -is Sean Brace too positive? -Jamiro Monteiro as an all-time Union player -Kevin's job offer from a soccer-hating politician -the Union as Boyertown high school -Cammy's podcast debut -Kevin annoyed with Medunjanin pointing at Trusty -your questions, comments, concerns, and favorite shore points
51 min
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Episode #80 - "Who Doesn't Love a Good IPA?" w/...
67 min
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Episode #79 - "Lovely Day for a Guinness" w/ Mo...
69 min
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Episode #78 - "If You Don't Have Anything Nice ...
78 min
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Episode #77 - "The Battle for W̶i̶n̶t̶e̶r̶f̶e̶l...
59 min
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Episode #76 - "To Live and Die in LA" w/ Simon ...
57 min
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Episode #75 - "A Win, Followed by a Win, Follow...
53 min
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Episode #74 - "In Union We Stand" w/ Matt Ralph...
62 min
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Episode #73 - "From Dresher to Manhattan" w/ Za...
49 min
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Episode #72 - "Your Life is About to Be Over" w...
69 min
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Episode #71 - "Give Me Two Forwards or Give Me ...
Episode #71 is the 2019 season preview podcast - C.J. Sapong trade - predicting the starting lineup - point totals and maybe playoff positions - mean Crossing Broad soccer comments - your questions, comments, and concerns
50 min
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Episode #70 - "One Ambitious Signing and a Form...
Episode #70 w/ MLSSoccer.com's Armchair Analyst, Matt Doyle  - Marco Fabian signing - switch to the 4-4-2 - how midfielders are used in the diamond - too much striker depth? - figuring out the fullback situation - your questions, comments, and concerns
47 min
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Episode #69 - "Living and Breathing Futbol" w/ ...
Episode #69 -  Live Breathe Football founder Ebun Olaloye stops by the studio for a discussion on his Philly-born soccer apparel and lifestyle company and its evolution from a small start-up business to a global brand.
30 min
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Episode # 68 - "Play Your Kids" with Brian Scia...
44 min
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Episode #67 - "The Keegan Rosenberry Non-Emerge...
53 min
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Episode #66 - "Let's get it back to the Union" ...
2018 year-ending podcast: - Sergio Santos signing - Sapong and Accam rumors - Ernst Tanner's philosophy - Scottish 4th division soccer - shitty rock music - Kevin's favorite scene from "Christmas Vacation" - your questions, comments, and concerns - special job and life announcements (podcast was recorded before the Rosenberry trade)
67 min
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Episode #65 - "Why Always Me?" w/ Russ Joy and ...
67 min
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Episode #64 - "You Play to Win the Game" (11-21...
58 min
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Episode #63 - "Get Pumped for the Playoffs" (10...
22 min
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Episode #62 - "The Podcast of Guarantees" (10-2...
63 min
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Episode #61 - "Nobody Gives us Media Coverage, ...
42 min
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Episode #60 - "That's So Union" (9-26-18)
38 min
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Episode # 59 - "We Want the Cup" w/ Jonathan Ta...
60 min
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Episode #58 - "Snake Mascots on a Plane" w/ Phi...
49 min
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Episode #57 - "Everybody Thought We Sucked" (8-...
41 min
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Episode #56 - "It's Always Positive in Philadel...
63 min
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Episode #55 - "Your Team, Your Town, Your Phila...
47 min
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Episode #54 - "Bringing a Blunderbuss to a Musk...
56 min
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Episode #53 - "The Tribunal of Sports Fandom" w...
44 min
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Episode #52 - "Go play intramurals, brotha" (7-...
62 min
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Episode #51 - "If I Wasn't From Jamaica, Why Wo...
Episode #51  - Atlanta penalty fiasco - US Open Cup win - Toronto loss - Earnie Stewart's departure - Half Baked skit - World Cup  - mean Crossing Broad soccer comments - your questions, comments, and concerns
44 min
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*Special* Episode #50 - "Retirement and the Rin...
*Special* Episode #50 -  - Sebastien Le Toux in the studio to talk about his Union career, his favorite goals, assists, celebrations, teammates, the trades, etc. We covered EVERYTHING.
69 min
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Episode #49 - "Snarky Twitter Heroes" w/ Matt D...
Episode #49 with Matt De George: - Earnie Stewart leaving the Union? - winning streak of two games - mean Crossing Broad soccer comments - your questions, comments, and concerns
45 min
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Episode #48 - "We've seen this movie before" (5...
Episode #48 -Union vs. Columbus/Toronto -salary discussion -Sebastien Le Toux homage -mean Crossing Broad soccer comments -your questions
53 min
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Episode #47 - "The Flex Seal Family of Products...
52 min
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Episode #46 - "I Don't Wanna Be That Dude" (4-2...
Episode #46 -  - Union's early struggles - "play your kids" narrative - who is accountable? - garbage truck promotion - your questions, comments, and concerns
50 min
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Episode #45 - "Meditations with the Dalai Lama"...
Simon Allen joins Kevin for episode #45 to discuss:Zlatan and El Trafico (2:00)Toronto FC in the CCL (18:10)existential discussions on the Philadelphia Union (28:10)introducing the Crossing Broadcast Podcast Network (45:00)more Union game notes (46:40)your questions, comments, concerns, and bitchings (51:00)
65 min
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Episode #44 - "Killing Four Birds with One Stone"
- Union/Crew recap - left back situation - MLS travel - Zlatan and El Trafico - your questions, comments, and concerns
44 min
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Episode #43 - "First Time Caller, Long Time Lis...
Episode #43 Dave Sheldon from SportsNet 650 joins the show to talk about the differences in radio prep and programming between Philadelphia and Vancouver, with a focus on why we can't get any soccer coverage in this town. Then, Kevin addresses your questions, comments, and concerns.
36 min
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Episode #42 - "We Don't Want to Nitpick" with J...
Episode #42 - - recapping the 2-0 season opening win - your questions, comments, and concerns
32 min
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Episode #41 - "The Quick Glance of Bork Dockal"...
Episode #41 - - Borek Dockal signing - Union season preview and predictions - beer sampling - Kevin reads anti-soccer Crossing Broad comments - your questions, comments, and concerns
61 min
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Episode #40 - "Philadelphia United" with Adam C...
Episode #40 - - Kevin and Adam break down Union 5, Impact 0 - Borek Dockal discussion
26 min
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Episode #39 - "What happened on May 1st, 2015?"...
Episode #39 is an explanation of the C.J. Sapong DUI court case.
40 min
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Episode #38 - "Hangin' up the boots" w/ special...
Episode #38 - former La Salle/Ocean City/Union/Bethlehem Steel fullback Ryan Richter joins the pod to talk about his retirement and his adventurous path through MLS, USL, and NASL - plus, you questions, comments, and concerns
37 min
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Episode #37 -"The podcast you've all been waiti...
Episode #37 - - David Accam signing - Andre Blake contract - offseason signings - #10 playmaker search - your questions, comments, and concerns
55 min
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Episode #36 - "Get busy living or get busy dyin...
Episode #36 is a season ender: - Union 6, Orlando 1 - Who stays. who goes? - Offseason strategy and needs - Your questions and comments
65 min
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Episode #35 - "I believe that we will not be go...
EMERGENCY podcast breaking down the sorry state of U.S. Soccer following World Cup elimination.
33 min
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Episode #34 - "White privilege and the flat Ear...
Episode #34 - Union playoff hopes and lethargy - National anthem protests (Kevin rant) - your questions comments and concerns
35 min
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Episode #33 "We've got two teams moving in diff...
Episode #33 - Paul Tenorio previews Philly/Chicago - Jack Elliott rookie of the year? - your questions, comments and concerns
27 min
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Episode #32 - "This might be one of our worst p...
Episode #32 (Dave on the phone) - Union/Minnesota - Nick Sakiewicz Philly Wings announcement - Your questions / concerns / ramblings
24 min
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Episode #31 - "We didn't get into sports writin...
Episode #31: - Kevin's new job - Philadelphia Union media landscape - Josh Yaro and Keegan Rosenberry - your questions/comments/concerns
43 min
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Episode #30 - "Atlanta United blowout special" ...
Episode #30: -John Kincade on Atlanta United's early success -Jason Longshore with an ATL/Philly preview -your questions, comments, and rambling
50 min
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Episode #29 - "See you on the other side" (8-10...
Episode #29 - Kenny Hanson tribute - Union/Dallas recap - VAR - summer transfer window - town hall meeting - your questions
49 min
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Episode #28 - "Let's go Mountaineers, let's go ...
Episode 28: -Union/Dallas preview -MLS All Star Game -Pro/Rel lawsuit -answering your questions
41 min
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Episode #27 - "That penalty kick belongs to me"...
Episode #27 - -Alberg/Sapong penalty argument -C.J. hits double digit goals -Andre Blake hand injury -are there enough points out there? -your questions
51 min
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Episode #26 - "Hey ref, you're ruining the game...
Episode #26 - -Union/Montreal recap -arguing between Picault, Alberg, and Ilsinho -no suspension for hands to Onyewu's throat -how coaches, parents, and refs can all do better in youth sports -your questions/comments/concerns
67 min
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*Special* Episode #25 - "The most Union moments...
To celebrate the "milestone" of 25 episodes, Dave and Kevin invite Matt DeGeorge back to the show for a ranking of the 25 most "Union" moments in franchise history.
69 min
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Episode #24 - "Get your hands off my throat" (7...
Episode #24 - -Union 1, KC 1 -John McCarthy's performance -penalty taking procedures -Elliott and Onyewu CB pairing -are the Union good?
54 min
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Episode #23 - "Talking Tactics, with a Touch of...
In episode #23, Kevin is joined by Adam Cann from the Philly Soccer Page for an in-depth discussion of Union tactics, shape, and personnel.
46 min
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Episode #22 - "Fear and Loathing in Fishtown" (...
In episode #22, Dave returns from baby duty to discuss the Union's three-game losing streak, Derrick Jones' controversial red card, and the upcoming match against D.C. United.
44 min
92
Episode #21 - "The Philadelphia Union are Who W...
In episode #21, Philly.com's Jonathan Tannenwald co-hosts for a discussion on all things Union and U.S. Open Cup.
54 min
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Episode #20 - "Down on the Upside" (5/25/17)
In episode #20, Dave returns to discuss the Union's four-game winning streak. Kevin shouts out the late Chris Cornell and Roger Moore while also pouring water on the feel-good Ajax story.
45 min
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Episode #19 - "If it ain't Broke, Don't Fix It"...
In episode #19, Kevin and Matt DeGeorge talk about the Union's string of wins, plus the town hall meeting for season ticket holders.
46 min
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Episode #18 "A Losing Streak No More" (5/11/17)
In episode #18, Kevin and Dave discuss the Union's snapping of the 250 day winless streak, plus Jim Curtin's lashing out in the post game press conference.
39 min
96
Episode #17 - "Storming the Boardroom" with Sim...
In episode #17, Kevin is joined by Simon Allen for discussion about the Union's scoreless draw in Los Angeles, plus frustrations with the team's lack of achievement.
37 min
97
Episode #16 - "Getting the Hell out of Dodge"(4...
In episode #16, Kevin and Dave talk about the Union collapse against Montreal, plus the layoffs at ESPN.
37 min
98
Episode #15 - "Down in It" (4/13/17)
In episode #15 Kevin and Dave talk about the Union's losing streak and Jim Curtin's job security.
43 min
99
Episode #14 - "Christian Pulisic and the Rules ...
In episode #14, Kevin and Dave talk about Christian Pulisic and the USMNT, plus the Union's continued struggles on the field.
42 min
100
Episode #13 - "We're Only Gonna Die for Our Arr...
In episode 13, Kevin and Dave discuss the Union's 2-2 draw with Toronto, the fake beef between Jozy Altidore and Alejandro Bedoya, plus March Madness 2017.
32 min