• Dennis Crowley

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 28: Dennis Crowley talks claim filing, pro/rel

    Kingston Stockade FC owner Dennis Crowley guests on the panel to discuss his and Miami FC owner Riccardo Silva’s claim filed in the Court of Arbitration for Sports. The two clubs are suing the USSF, FIFA and CONCACAF to force U.S. Soccer to implement a system of promotion and...
  • Cincinnati Soccer Talk

    Nipun Chopra helps preview FC Cincy-Miami FC on Cincinnati Soccer Talk

    Our very own Nipun Chopra helps our good friends at Cincinnati Soccer Talk preview the pushed-back-due-to-weather U.S. Open Cup match between FC Cincinnati and Miami FC. Originally scheduled for July 12, a nasty storm delayed — and ultimately postponed — the game, forcing an August make-up date. Watch: Nipun...
  • Gold Cup

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 27: USMNT hoists Gold Cup

    The Big Lead’s Ryan Phillips guests on this late-night edition of the Soc Takes Pod in which the panel dissects the U.S. men’s national team’s 2-1 victory over Jamaica to win the 2017 Gold Cup. Jordan Morris’ heroic finish in the 90th minute broke the deadlock. The USMNT saw...
  • NYRB II - John Wolyniec

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 26: John Wolyniec talks NYRB II, player development

    New York Red Bulls II head coach John Wolyniec chats with the panel about his defending-champion USL club, player development and his lengthy background in the game. LISTEN HERE *** Soc Takes is on Patreon. Get access to patron-only Soc Takes Pod episodes, exclusive written content and tier rewards....
  • Miami-Cincy

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 24: Miami-Cincy preview, Eleven-Cosmos recap

    The panel discusses the penultimate week of the NASL spring season in which Miami FC clinched the spring title with a 7-0 destruction of the San Francisco Deltas. The upcoming U.S. Open Cup match between Miami FC and FC Cincinnati also gets heavily previewed. LISTEN HERE Soc Takes is...
  • recap via Periscope

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 22: Eleven-Cosmos preview

    The fellas talk about their trip to the Indy Eleven training grounds ahead of Tuesday’s match at the New York Cosmos. They also revisit the SF soccer scene and discuss all the latest stories at SocTakes.com. LISTEN HERE Soc Takes is now on Patreon. Support the staff while getting...
  • Soccer Saturday

    Nipun Chopra talks FC Cincinnati on Soccer Saturday

    Soc Takes staff writer Nipun Chopra joins guest host Scott Stewart on 107.5 FM/1070 AM The Fan’s Soccer Saturday radio show to discuss FC Cincinnati’s U.S. Open Cup upset win over the Chicago Fire in penalties on Wednesday. Listen: Thumbnail image credit: 1070 The Fan Soc Takes is now...
  • San Diego NASL

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 20: San Diego NASL, San Fran #soccerwarz and more

    We welcome Burlingame Dragons FC president Jordan Gardner to the panel to chat about the San Francisco #soccerwarz, the now-official San Diego NASL club and much, much more. LISTEN HERE You can follow Soc Takes on Twitter @SocTakes....
  • Miami FC

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 19: Could Miami FC compete in MLS?

    Join us for another episode of the #SocTakesPod as we dissect all the NASL action from the weekend. The panel debates whether Vincenzo Rennella has positioned himself as the front-runner for the NASL Golden Boot award, and if Miami FC could theoretically compete in MLS with its existing roster....
  • Sarah McLachlan

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 18: USOC and the sweet sounds of Sarah McLachlan

    The guys review USA-Mexico and Indy Eleven-Jacksonville Armada FC before turning their focus to Wednesday’s U.S. Open Cup match between USL side FC Cincinnati and MLS’ Columbus Crew SC — all while digesting the soothing tunes of Sarah McLachlan. LISTEN HERE Thumbnail photo credit: Jason Squires/WireImage Note: Impromptu use...
  • USL D3

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 16: Steven Short talks USL D3

    The panel welcomes USL Division 3 vice president Steven Short on to discuss the new league, which is still in its formative stages and plans to debut in 2019. Short also touches on the appeal of two Indiana markets: Ft. Wayne and Evansville. LISTEN HERE Thumbnail photo credit: USL...
  • vs. Jacksonville Armada FC

    Soc Takes Pod Ep. 17: Indy Eleven vs. Jacksonville Armada FC preview

    Aaron provides an Indy Eleven injury update from the training grounds, then he and Kevin break down Indy’s Saturday home match vs. Jacksonville Armada FC: LISTEN HERE You can follow Soc Takes on Twitter @SocTakes....