The boys put their principles aside and discuss some of the day's most pertinent transfer rumors. Plus, John Barnes joins in-studio for a lengthy chat on Liverpool under Klopp, racism in football, playing for England and much much more.
It wasn't easy but the US Women advance to face France in the quarterfinals... Thoughts on the penalty? Thoughts on the lineup? Thoughts on the performance? Plus, operation revenge is a success for the US Men and we talk Rafa Benitez with Lee Ryder.
In the second bonus episode for the Women's World Cup, Julie sits down with USWNT defender Crystal Dunn, who is playing in her first World Cup. The conversation centers on how, after being cut from the U.S. World Cup roster in 2015, Crystal battled back that same year to be named MVP of the NWSL. And she met her husband that year, too. In Most Pressing Questions, Crystal shares her favorite dance move, sings some of her go-to karaoke song and explains why she limits her coffee intake.
For this installment of Laughter Permitted, we took interviews Julie did for an E:60 profile on USWNT star Tobin Heath and turned them into an episode. Tobin talks about her life, soccer career, the USWNT's equitable support fight and how, as a longtime member of the national team, she hasn't sought the spotlight. Near the end of the episode, Tobin shares the story of why she chose to wear Doris Burke's name on the back of her jersey and what Doris' reaction was (we got Doris' blessing to include the story...it's a good one).
The boys discuss Chelsea's triumph in Baku as the Blues top Arsenal, 4-1. So what happens next? Is Hazard good as gone? Will the Gunners replenish their defense? And which club would you buy stock in moving forward?
Caught Offside: USA primer and a look around Europe
With European club play winding down and international season heating up, the boys begin previewing the Gold Cup and the Women's World Cup. Plus, we kick off our "5 stars for 5 years" memories with a clip that is "back for more."
Sarah talks with Julie Foudy, Brandi Chastain, Kristine Lilly, and Briana Scurry about the 20th anniversary of their World Cup run, whether or not their legacy is what they thought it would be, and the strengths and weaknesses of the 2019 team.
Caught Offside: Champions League Semi-Final MADNESS!!!
Liverpool did WHAT against Barcelona??? Tottenham came back from HOW MANY down in the 2nd half??? For the time being, the boys are united in their joy and they relive two of the most unforgettable games in their clubs' respective histories.
Everything holds to form in the race for the title as well as the race for the top 4... but for much different reasons. Plus, Crystal Dunn on the World Cup, her time with Chelsea and why she compares herself to Jon Snow.
City and Liverpool continue to do everything in their power to win the league while those battling for the top 4 seem to be doing the opposite. Plus, Shane Long scores goals faster than JJ can answer simple questions.
Tottenham did not fulfill the prophecy and, in fact, won in the most un-Tottenham way imaginable. The boys reflect on Wednesday's thriller in Manchester. Plus, Ajax outclass Juve, Barca roll over United and Liverpool's quest for the double continues.
In a very special episode of Laughter Permitted, Julie Foudy sits down with former USWNT teammate and lifelong friend Mia Hamm. Most know Mia is considered one of the greatest soccer players of all time, with two World Cup titles, two Olympic gold medals and two FIFA World Player of the Year awards. But few know about the "wardrobe malfunction" Mia had moments before a meeting with FIFA. Along with hilarious stories from their playing days, Julie and Mia talk about Mia's prowess as a youth soccer coach of the Killer Cobras and how both miss the days of living in a house together in Manhattan Beach. Listen in for a lot of laughs and never-before-told stories about the 99'ers.
Well, Spursy Andy may have won the rap battle, but he certainly didn't win what the battle was about; the boys look back on the Caught Offside Cup. Plus, why we were all Neil Warnock at the end of Cardiff City-Chelsea.
The boys look back at an up and down USMNT friendly vs Chile. Plus, Craig Burley sets us up for the stretch run in the EPL. And oh yeah, you may want to check out what happens at the one-hour mark (the rap battle is ON).