Welcome to Over the Ball! This week, Dave Gallego debuts as comedian and ex-pro player Kevin Flynn’s new co-host as they dig into the latest news and events in world football from an American Perspective. OTB explores some of the most interesting developments in soccer this weekend, including the upcoming MLS CUP and how Columbus made it there, an update on Bob Bradley’s stint as head coach of Norway’s Stabaek, and a look at NCAA Mens Div 1 Final 4 tournaments taking place Friday at Louisville Kentucky.
We’re down to the Final 8 (Croatia v. Brazil : Netherlands v. Argentina : Morocco v. Portugal :
England v. France) and Kevin and Chris assess the fallout from the US Men’s loss, discuss the future of the team and Berhalter, share their picks for the final rounds, and share their choice for where they would send their child to learn the game of futbal.
Yates Report, USMNT flops, Concussions, Man City’s Derby Day, Leeds-mania, Arsenal over Spurs, LAFC grabs Supporters Shield, and Team Iran Politics
The Yates Reports casts a dark shadow on NWSL, USMNT stinking up the pitch, Dolphin’s QB Tua’s concussion, Man City beats up Man United on Derby Day, Aston Villa can’t slow down Leeds, Arsenal beats the Spurs, the Black & Gold wins 2022 Supporters Shield, Iranian National teams faces scrutiny over political silence.
USMNT’s new kits, Berhalter’s roster, Haaland’s mastery, undefeated LMU, Klopp’s 7-year itch, Lewandowksi’s success, Man U gossip, America invades the Prem, racist fans, and NWSL records
The passing of the Queen, USMNT roster spots, FIFA’s 23 Premier League Ratings, Aaronson, Renaldo, Messi, and crappy officiating
Chris joins Kevin from the heat of Las Vegas to discuss Chelsea sacking Tuchel, Liverpool’s humiliating loss to Napoli, Haaland’s on fire and driving Man City, Gio Reyna is back on the pitch, Sergiño Dest to Milan, and Jesse Martinez’s suspension from Atlanta United, and talk physicality more.