Stoppage Time is now a weekly soccer talk show, debating anything and everything in the world of soccer: Premier League, La Liga, Serie A, Champions League, World Cup, Copa America, Euros, you name it we’ll talk about it. Tweet @maxbarilpods to engage with the show! You can support the show at: PayPal.me/stoppagetime. Submit topics you’d like to hear discussed at: Tinyurl.com/stoppagetime
Max and Willy discuss Sarri swapping Chelsea for Juventus. Also is Pep Guardiola the greatest coach of all time? And give their thoughts on and some possible models for a UEFA Super League.
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The Brazil National Team and Copa America '19 Predictions
Max and Felipe get together to discuss the current state of the Brazil national team, make their Copa America '19 predictions, and answer one listener's question on the status of a once-famous player.
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Stoppage Time is completely redesigned as soccer talk show that debates topics from all around the world of soccer. For the debut of our new format, we've got a very special guest, Gary Whitta (@garywhitta), writer of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Book of Eli, and much more. He's here to debate our first two topics, the current state of Liverpool, and the current state of Tottenham. We also touch on a topic submitted by a listener, who are the Women's World Cup favorites?
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Are you kidding me? This is the semi-final that keeps on giving. Max and Willy breakdown a wild comeback: AJAX 2 x 3 Tottenham and give you their predictions for the Liverpool x Tottenham final. Join us June 1st for the final episode!
Max and Reed marvel at a comeback like none other: Liverpool 4 x 0 Barcelona, seeing Liverpool advance to the Champions League final. Join us tomorrow for our last semi-final matchday recap AJAX x Tottenham.
Max and Reed discuss today's thrilling games: Manchester City 4 x 3 Tottenham and Liverpool 4 x 1 Porto. The guys also make their semi-final predictions for this years Champions League. Join us April 30th for our 1st semi-final matchday recap.
Max and Willy discuss today's Champions League quarter-final action and our first two teams progressing into the semi-finals: Barcelona 3 x 0 Manchester United and Juventus 1 x 2 AJAX. Join us tomorrow for the rest of the quarter-final games.
Max and Willy breakdown all of matchday 1 of the Champions League quarter-finals: Liverpool 2 x 0 Porto, Tottenham 1 x 0 Manchester City. Join us again tomorrow for AJAX x Juventus and Manchester United x Barcelona.
It's time for our quarter-final predictions episode, so Max, Reed, and Willy all sit down and lay out their predictions for the round ahead. Who do the guys think will progress between Manchester City x Tottenham, Liverpool x Porto, AJAX x Juventus, and Manchester United x Barcelona? Listen and find out!
Matchday recap episodes resume April 9th!
Max and Reed discuss the final day of the round of 16 in the Champions League: Barcelona 5 x 1 Lyon and Bayern Munich 1 x 3 Liverpool. Get ready for the quarter-finals in April and look out for our quarter-finals predictions episode in the coming weeks.
Join us as Max and Willy discuss yet another day of Champions League action with a wonderful comeback...and one slaughter: Juventus 3 x 0 Atl. Madrid and Manchester City 7 x 0 Schalke. Join us tomorrow as we finish off the round of 16 and get ready for the quarter-finals.
Max and Reed are back together to revel in the glory that is Manchester United, and discuss an amazing day of Champions League soccer: Porto 3 x 1 Roma, and Manchester United 3 x 1 PSG. We'll be back next week on Tuesday and Wednesday to close out the round of 16 games. Glory, glory Man United!
Max and Willy sit down to discuss an awesome day of Champions League soccer: AJAX 4 x 1 Real Madrid and Tottenham 1 x 0 Dortmund. Join us tomorrow as Reed is back to see if Manchester United can upset PSG.
Max and Reed are back to discuss a thrilling day of Champions League fun: Schalke 2 x 3 Manchester City and Atl Madrid 2 x 0 Juventus. Join us again March 5th when the second leg of the round of 16 kicks off!
Max and Willy sit down to discuss all of today's Champions League action...2 exciting nil-nil draws: Barcelona 0 x 0 Lyon and Liverpool 0 x 0 Bayern Munich. Join Max and Reed tomorrow as we recap yet another day of Champions League glory.
In this episode, Max and Reed sit down and share their reactions to the Champions League round of 16 draw. But before that, they have a length discussion about Manchester United and life post Mourinho and where they think Mourinho will go next. If you're only here for the round of 16 match up analysis, then jump ahead to minute 31. See you all in February with another round of 16 preview episode.
Max and Reed discuss matchday 12 of the Champions League -- the final day of group stage games! The knockout round draw will take place on December 17th. Stoppage Time will do a reaction episode in the second half of December and then a more detailed analysis in early February before the knockout round begins.
Max is joined by Felipe to discuss all the action from matchday 8 of the Champions League, including the glorious victory of Manchester United over Juventus. As always, we have awards galore to discuss. Pull up a chair and enjoy this long episode of Stoppage Time!
In today's episode, Max and Reed are reunited to discuss Matchday 5 of the Champions League -- a day full of goalie saves. The guys lament Manchester United's loss to Juventus and discuss which coach is most likely to get fired first. As always, we have a slew of awards.
Max and Reed discuss anything and everything you could possible want to hear about regarding Matchday 4 of the Champions League...and probably some things you don't want to hear. You take the good and you take the bad. Tune back in for the next episode on October 23rd!
Max and Reed breakdown the third day of Champions League games -- a day filled with early goes and sloppy defending. The guys share their Man U woes and give some awards -- including a who wore it best special award. Join us again tomorrow for Matchday 4.
Max and Reed discuss the second day of Champions League games, including a swath of gorgeous goals and a few too many poor officiating decisions, including in Juventus' 2-0 victory over Valencia. As always, the guys give out a diverse selection of awards. See you October 2nd for the next matchday recap episode.
Max and Reed breakdown the full first day of Champions League matches, inclduing the thriller Liverpool 3 x 2 PSG. The guys discuss all the games and unveil a host of new awards. Tune back in tomorrow for Matchday 2 recap.
Max and Reed come together again to discuss a tantalizing Group H. The guys breakdown the four teams: Juventus, Manchester United, Valencia, and Young Boys and then predict the two teams progressing into the knockout rounds.
Max is joined by Willy on a pan-European journey to breakdown group G: Real Madrid, Roma, Viktoria Plzen, and CSKA Moscow. The guys make their group predictions and we even have a bonus prediction on how Sergio Ramos will finish his career!
Max is joined by The Professor, Dr. Willy Cats-Baril, to discuss a Group F. Max and Willy breakdown the four teams: Manchester City, Lyon, Hoffenheim, and Shakhtar Donetsk and then predict which two teams will progress into the knockout rounds.
Who else but Max and Reed could breakdown Group E: Bayern Munich, Ajax, Benfica, and AEK Athens. And of course you'll get predictions, and as a bonus you'll get a tangent about the UEFA Nations League. Fun!
Max and Reed are back together breaking down group D -- the group of life! -- Galatasaray, Lokomotiv Moscow, Schalke, and Porto. Expect a fully analysis of the teams' strengths and weaknesses, as well as predictions!
Max and Reed come together to discuss an electric Group C. The guys breakdown the four teams: PSG, Liverpool, Napoli, and Red Star Belgrade and then predict the two teams progressing into the knockout rounds.
Max is joined again by Mr. Reed Ryan to discuss Group B, potentially the group of death for this year's Champions League. The guys breakdown the four teams: Barcelona, Inter Milan, Tottenham, and PSV and, of course, make their predictions on who will progress.
Stoppage Time is back! Now fully devoted to the 2018/19 UEFA Champions League. In this episode, Max is joined by Reed, and the two brush off the podcasting cobwebs to breakdown Group A: Atletico Madrid, Borussia Dortmund, Monaco FC, and Club Brugge.
In this episode, Max and Harry reflect on the 2018 World Cup Fina: France 4 x 2 Croatia. The guys discuss all of today's action, and give their tournament awards for best goalie, best breakout player, and best player. And of course, we settle the Stoppage Time Most Passionate Fans of the World Cup Tournament. Join us in September for Stoppage Time: Champions League! Please subscribe!
In this episode, Max is joined by a new cohost, the International Man of Mystery, Aaron Pattison. We do him all the new cohost honors and learn his favorite World Cup song and who he was supporting this World Cup. The guys then breakdown today's 3rd place match: Belgium 2 x 0 England. They then eulogize Belgium and England's World Cup runs. Lastly, Max and Aaron preview tomorrow's final between France and Croatia. Join us tomorrow for the final episode of this World Cup...but will it be the final episode of the show???
Apologies for the sounds of road work in the background of today's episode. Apparently road work doesn't stop for the World Cup, but neither do we! Today, Max and Willy breakdown the final game of the semifinal: Croatia 2 x 1 England. The guys discuss an amazing run for England, and the resilience of Croatia. The guys give their awards for best goal, save, celebration, and acting performance. They also preview Saturday's 3rd place match between Belgium and England, and we get Willy's thoughts on the final. Lastly, Max and Willy settle who's going to the final in the Stoppage Time Most Passionate Fans of the World Cup tournament.
In this episode, Max and Cyril breakdown the first semifinal game: France 1 x 0 Belgium. The guys analyze all the day's action, and give their awards for best save, celebration, and acting performance. Then they preview tomorrow's semifinal match between England and Croatia. Vote in our twitter polls to help decide who progresses in our Most Passionate Fans of the World Cup tournament.
In this episode, Max and The Greek Doctor, Harry Cosmatos, discuss the last day of the World Cup quarter-finals: England 2 x 0 Sweden and Croatia 2 x 2 Russia (Croatia win 4-3 on penalties). The guys breakdown all the action, and give their awards for the day's best game, goal, save, and celebration. Then they preview the first semi-final matchup between France v Belgium. Lastly, Max, Harry, and Twitter settle the quarter-finals of the Stoppage Time Best Fan-base of the World Cup tournament.
Matchday 20 Recap / England v Sweden and Russia v Croatia Preview
In this episode, Max and Felipe come together to shoot a flaming arrow into the corpse that is Brazil after the first day of the World Cup quarter finals: France 2 x 0 Uruguay and Belgium 2 x 1 Brazil. As always, the guys breakdown the games and give their awards for the day's best game, goal, save, over-acting, and celebration. The guys then preview tomorrow's matchups: Sweden v England and Croatia v Russia.
Matchday 19 Recap / Uruguay v France and Brazil v Belgium Preview
In this episode, Max and Willy discuss Matchday 19: Sweden 1 x 0 Switzerland and England 1 x 1 Colombia (Eng win 4-3 on penalties). Apologies for some audio dropouts in today's episode. Max and Willy revisit the controversies surrounding Mexico and Brazil, they discuss today's weak referee display, and award the day's best game, goal, and save. Max and Willy preview Friday's quarter final matchups: Uruguay v France and Brazil v Belgium. And finally the round of 16 matchups in the Best Fanbase of the World Cup tournament is decided. Episodes will resume on Friday to recap day 1 of the quarterfinals.
Matchday 18 Recap / Sweden v Switzerland and England v Colombia Preview
In this episode, Max and Felipe breakdown a dramatic day at the World Cup: Brazil 2 x 0 Mexico and Belgium 3 x 2 Japan. The guys discuss the games, give their thoughts on Neymar and VAR, and of course give their awards for best game, goal, save, celebration, and acting performance. The guys then preview tomorrow's games, Sweden v Switzerland and Colombia v England. Vote in our Twitter poll @maxbarilpods to help decide which fans will progress to the quarter finals in our Best Fan-base of the World Cup tournament.
Matchday 17 Recap / Brazil v Mexico and Belgium v Japan Preview
In this episode, Max and Max breakdown 2 games that couldn't be decided in any way except penalty kicks: Russia 1 x 1 Spain (Russia wins 4-3 on PK's) and Croatia 1 x 1 Denmark (Croatia wins 3-2 on PK's). In a day of dull games with dramatic finishes, the Max's discuss another major upset and look ahead to the games to come. As always, the guys give their awards for best game, goal, save, and celebration. The Max's then give their predictions for tomorrow's games between Brazil v Mexico and Belgium v Japan.
Matchday 16 Recap / Spain v Russia and Croatia v Denmark Preview
In this episode, Max and Felipe breakdown the first day of the round of 16: France 4 x 3 Argentina, Uruguay 2 x 1 Portugal. The guys open with some stats from the group stage, and then discuss all of today's action and, of course, give our daily awards for best game, goal, save, celebration, acting performance, and today's new category: kit adaptation. The guys then preview tomorrow's games: Spain v Russia and Croatia v Denmark. Who progresses in the Best Fan-base of the World Cup tournament will all be decided in Tuesday's episode. Vote in our twitter polls on who you think has the most passionate fans (@maxbarilpods).
Matchday 15 Recap / France v Argentina and Uruguay v Portugal Preview
In this episode, Max and Reed breakdown the final day of the World Cup group stage: Colombia 1 x 0 Senegal, Poland 1 x 0 Japan, Belgium 1 x 0 England, Tunisia 2 x 1 Panama. The guys discuss the dissapointing exit of Senegal, and the lackluster progression of Japan. Then they select the day's best game, goal, save, acting performance, and celebration. Then the rest of the episode they preview the first day of games in the round of 16: France v Argentina and Uruguay v Portugal. Lastly, the guys make their selections from group G and H for the Stoppage Time Best Fanbase of the World Cup tournament.
In today's episode, Max and Felipe discuss matchday 14 of the World Cup: South Korea 2 x 0 Germany, Sweden 3 x 0 Mexico, Brazil 2 x 0 Serbia, Switzerland 2 x 2 Costa Rica. The guys discuss Germany's disgrace, Sweden's intensity, as well as Brazil's upswing and Mexico's downswing. As always, the guys pick the day's best game, goal, save, celebration, acting performance, tattoos, and headband stylings. The episode finishes with a look ahead to the round of 16, and the next 4 qualifications in the Stoppage Time Best Fanbase of the World Cup tournament.
In this episode, Max and Cyril discuss a drama filled conclusion to Matchday 13: France 0 x 0 Denmark, Peru 2 x 0 Australia, Croatia 2 x 1 Iceland, Argentina 2 x 1 Nigeria. France, Denmark, Croatia, and Argentina have now secured their spots in the round of 16. As always, Max and Cyril breakdown the games, and select the day's best game, goal, save, celebration, and acting performance. We also pick the top fanbases from groups C and D to progress in the Stoppage Time Best Fanbase of the World Cup tournament.
Today we breakdown matchday 12 of the World Cup: Uruguay 3 x 0 Russia, Saudi Arabia 2 x 1 Egypt, Spain 2 x 2 Morocco, Portugal 1 x 1 Iran. Uruguay will now face off with Portugal in the round of 16, and Russia will play Spain. We discuss today's games, we preview these round of 16 matchups, and we of course give our awards for today's best game, goal, save, and celebration. In today's episode we also make our first selections in our Best Fanbase of the World Cup tournament, choosing 2 fanbases from each group to progress.
The Greek Doctor, Harry Cosmatos, is back in the studio to talk about matchday 11 of the World Cup: England 6 x 1 Panama, Senegal 2 x 2 Japan, Colombia 3 x 0 Poland. We breakdown all 14 goals of the day, we talk about the competitive nature of group H, and discuss Poland's dissapointing tournament. As always, we select our game of the day, and pick best goal, save, and celebration. We also preview some of our selections for our best fanbases in group H and group A. Tomorrow we start making our picks to progress in our Best Fanbase of the World Cup tournament.
The Professor, Willy Cats-Baril, rejoins Max as they discuss matchday 10 of the World Cup: Belgium 5 x 2 Tunisia, Mexico 2 x 1 South Korea, Germany 2 x 1 Sweden. The guys are in awe of the 13 amazing goals today, and the thrilling come from behind Germany victory. As always, much discussion around game of the day, as well as best goal, save, celebration, acting performance, and hairstyle. And a new catgory: wrist accessory! A day full of goals and drama.
In this episode, host Max Baril is joined by Brazil expert, Felipe Gouvea. Max and Felipe discuss matchday 9: Brazil 2 x 0 Costa Rica, Nigeria 2 x 0 Iceland, Switzerland 2 x 1 Serbia. We get a full rundown on how Brazil looks, and enjoy the first come from behind victory of the tournament so far. As always, the guys select best game of the day, as well as best goal, save, celebration, and acting performance. These groups are wide open and Max and Felipe enjoy thinking through which teams will get to the knockout round.
In this episode, Argentina superfan Cyril Heffesse joins Max to breakdown matchday 8 of the World Cup: Denmark 1 x 1 Australia, France 1 x 0 Peru, Croatia 3 x 0 Argentina. The guys discuss all the games, but spend extra time talking Argentina's woes and if there's a way forward for this team. As always, the guys select the day's best game, goal, save, celebration, hairstyle, tattoos, and acting performance.
In this episode, Max and Reed discuss a hard-fought day of 1-0 wins: Portugal 1 x 0 Morocco, Uruguay 1 x 0 Saudi Arabia, Spain 1 x 0 Iran. The guys discuss the first 3 teams eliminated from the World Cup, and how groups A and B look going into the final round. Of course, the guys also select best game, goal, save, and acting performance, while also previewing our group A and B leanings for our new fan competition. Lastly, we adlib a new award category: best gutsy somersault, and decrree that all World Cup throw-ins should be delivered via somersault.
In this episode, Max and Felipe breakdown Matchday 6 of the World Cup, a day of upsets: Japan 2 x 1 Colombia, Senegal 2 x 1 Poland, Russia 3 x 1 Egypt. As always, the guys analyze the games, then select their game of the day, as well as best goal, save, hairstyle, celebration, and overacting display. Max also unveils a new fan competition to look forward to as the show goes on into the latter parts of the tournament.
Reed joins Max again to discuss Matchday 5 of the World Cup: Sweden 1 x 0 South Korea, Belgium 3 x 0 Panama, England 2 x 1 Tunisia. The guys talk an uninspired Sweden win, and the big dogs of Group G, Belgium and England, getting off to a winning start. As always, the guys pick their game of the day and select best goal, save, celebration, hairstyle, tattoo, overacting after a foul, and a new "who wore it best" category: vests!
In this episode, Max is joined by our resident Brazilian, Felipe Gouvea, and they talk an upset filled day at the World Cup: Serbia 1 x 0 Costa Rica, Mexico 1 x 0 Germany, Brazil 1 x 1 Switzerland. The guys breakdown all the action, and give their awards for best game, goal, save, hairstyle, tattoos, celebration, and overacting after a foul. Much to dig into in this episode!
In this episode, Max is joined by The Greek Doctor, Harry Cosmatos, to breakdown matchday 3: France 2 x 1 Australia, Argentina 1 x 1 Iceland, Denmark 1 x 0 Peru, Croatia 2 x 0 Nigeria. The guys select their game of the day, goal of the day, best save, hair, and tattoos. Much to discuss in matchday 3!
Max and Reed breakdown a thrilling matchday 2 of the World Cup: Urugay 1 x 0 Egypt, Iran 1 x 0 Morocco, and Spain 3 x 3 Portugal. The guys rate their favorite game of the day, best goal, best save, best haircut, best tattoo, and best over-acting after a foul. There's no shortage of things to discuss!
The World Cup is here! The two Max's breakdown Matchday 1 of the World Cup and Russia's 5-0 thrashing of Saudi Arabia. We also discuss Robbie Williams's opening ceremony, the 2026 World Cup, and Spain firing their coach.
In this episode we welcome The Professor, Willy Cats-Baril to the show to talk group H: Poland, Colombia, Senegal, and Japan. Dubbed the group of life, everyone in this group has a chance. We have new favorite World Cup songs, we have group H predictions, and of course, favorite team nicknames and jerseys.
In this episode, Reed Ryan rejoins Max to discuss Group G: Belgium, England, Panama, and Tunisia. Max and Reed break down what's sure to be a physical group. As always, predictions are made, favorite nicknames are selected (some great ones), and best jerseys are picked (some less great ones).
In this episode, Max Baril and the Greek Doctor, Harry Cosmatos, break down Group F: Germany, Mexico, Sweden, and South Korea. The guys make predictions for this difficult group, and as always, pick their favorite team nicknames and jerseys.
In this episode, Brazil expert Felipe Gouvea joins host Max Baril to breakdown Group E: Brazil, Switzerland, Serbia, and Costa Rica. The guys take a deep dive on all things Brazil, as well as making their group predictions and selecting their favorite team nicknames and kits.
In this episode we welcome new co-host Max Heffesse to the show. The two Max's preview Group D: Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, and Nigeria, and discuss who's getting out of this very challenging group. Spoiler alert, the Max's disagree.
We also of course talk favorite team nicknames and best kits.
In this episode of Stoppage Time, host Max Baril welcomes Cyril Heffesse to the show to discuss Group C: France, Australia, Peru, Denmark.
Predicitions are made, nicknames are ranked, and favorite kits are selected.
In this episode, hosts Max and Reed break down Group B of the 2018 World Cup: Iran, Morocco, Portugal, and Spain. We make our group predictions as well as name our favorite team nicknames, as well as our favorite home and away kits.
Group A preview episode. We breakdown Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Uruguay. We predict who is going to progress into the knockout round. We rank team nicknames and jerseys.
Host Max Baril and co-host Reed Ryan discuss who they're rooting for and their favorite World Cup songs throughout history.
Music credit: "Hey" www.bensound.com
Stoppage Time is a daily podcast devoted to the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia. The first full episode posts on June 6th, 8 days before the tournament begins. We'll have 8 group preview episodes, and then an episode every day of the World Cup.