The Weekly Soccer Show that’s not about Soccer! We Cover Soccer Culture, Fashion, Lifestyle and everything surrounding the beautiful game. Just none of the stuff happening on the actual field.
A Recently Promoted 3rd division Spanish club, have renamed themselves Flat Earth FC. No this is not a joke. It is real. The USWNT Home Jersey for this year is the best selling jersey on Nike.com in one season ever. EVER! That is incredible. Lastly we discussed a funny event that happened at Glastonbury Festival, […] The post Flat Earth FC & the USWNT’s Best Selling Jersey – EP 66 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
42 min 30 sec
EX-UEFA President Michel Platini was arrested last week and now there is some talk that the 2022 Qatar World Cup would be moved. But to where? We discussed where we thought the 2022 World Cup should be moved to. The USWNT will be sitting down to meet with the USSF in an effort to avoid […] The post Where FIFA Should Move the 2022 Qatar World Cup To – EP 65 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
45 min 45 sec
The USWNT beat the Thailand Women’s National Team and they were criticized for being “too good” and “celebrating too much”. Give me a break. They don’t need to apologize for being the best at their sport. We also gave another update on Neymar’s rape case and spent a considerable amount of time talking about American […] The post The USWNT Does Not Need To Apologize For Being The Best – EP64 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
50 min 40 sec
Since last week, things have gotten even more insane in the Neymar rape case. We provided an update on that whole situation since so much has happened over the last 7 days. We also spoke about the English Hooligans in Portugal causing havoc in the Nations League Final. We spoke about the Vice President of […] The post Neymar Rape Update & Women’s World Cup Predictions – EP 63 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
50 min 15 sec
The champions league final was this past weekend and it sucked! The biggest highlight was a YouTuber who invaded the pitch. Neymar has been accused of rape and he exposed the women right on Instagram. Borussia Dortmund cancelled 500 Season ticket holders who didn’t attend enough games. If you enjoy this episode, please leave us […] The post The Champion’s League Final Sucked & Neymar is a Rapist?! – EP62 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
46 min 59 sec
The 2019 Women’s World Cup kicks off in just a couple of weeks and FIFA are already involved in a scandal. Tons of people were shocked when they printed out their tickets only to find seats that were bought together were not placed together. We spoke about this ticketing fiasco as well as how the […] The post FIFA is Already Trying to Ruin the Women’s World Cup Before it Even Begins – EP 61 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
43 min 6 sec
The New England Revolution recently hosted Chelsea F.C in a charity friendly and we sat down to speak about how that game went as we attended it. Eggy is a massive Chelsea supporter and we talked to him about what it meant for him to watch his club live as well as if this game […] The post The New England Revolution may have Ruined Chelsea F.C’s Season because of a Charity Game – EP 60 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
44 min 57 sec
Alex Morgan is the cover girl of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit edition and we sat down to discuss its impact on soccer and how it can positively impact not only the USWNT but also Women’s Soccer as a whole. It will surely draw a few more eyeballs towards the Women’s World Cup this summer which can […] The post Alex Morgan on the Cover of The Swimsuit Edition is good for Women’s Soccer? – EP 59 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
35 min 11 sec
The Canadian Premier League kicked off its inaugural season recently, filling the hole of top flight soccer for Canada. This is the first time Canada has had a fully professional league since 1992. We talked about what the Canadian Premier League is, its teams, and how it stand apart from the MLS. We talked about […] The post Could the Canadian Premier League Become Better Than The MLS? – EP58 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
53 min 47 sec
The MLS recently announced plans to expand to a total of 30 teams (for now) and we sat down to discuss that in depth. We looked at what it would mean for the country from a soccer perspective, whether we think its a good idea or not, and just how it will shape soccer here […] The post Is MLS going to 30 teams really all that bad for American Soccer? – Episode 57 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 2 min
Nike believes that 2019 will be the year it all changes for Women’s Soccer and are doing their best to make that happen through their Jersey designs for the countries at this years World Cup. This is the first time Nike has designed jerseys exclusively for the Women’s teams at a World Cup for ever […] The post Nike banking on 2019 being the year It all Changes for Women’s Soccer – Episode 56 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
31 min 7 sec
How is it that a granola bar company has to step in and pay the USWNT their deserved pay when the USSF just refuses? We discussed LUNA Bar’s commitment to paying each member of the USWNT the additional $31,250 they deserve to reach equal pay, we also discussed Moise Kean being racially abused and having […] The post LUNA Bar is Providing Equal Pay to the USWNT instead of the USSF – Episode 55 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
37 min 4 sec
Over this past weekend, Boston hosted NBC’s Premier League Fan Fest where over 12,000 people gathered to cheer on their favorite Premier League Club. We had the privilege to attend and it made us start to think about just how much credit does NBC Sports and their coverage of the Premier League deserve for the […] The post Is NBC Sports Responsible for the Growth of Soccer in America? – Episode 54 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
50 min 33 sec
Finally, here it is. The big one. In this episode, we spoke extensively about promotion & relegation and what it would mean for the country. We talked about what it is, why america has been so opposed to it, why it matters, and why america needs to implement it as a system. We are very […] The post Is America Ready for Promotion & Relegation? – Episode 53 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 2 min
In this weeks episode we spoke about Chad Ochocinco signing with Boca Raton FC, MLS and Adidas’s weird fashion show where they ‘re-imagined’ MLS jerseys as different fashion items, and the results were definitely interesting. Lastly we spoke about the new proposed Club World Cup, how it would impact global soccer as well as if […] The post Chad Ochocinco Soccer Star & Weird MLS Fashion Show – Episode 52 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
35 min 30 sec
This week we discussed major news in Women’s Soccer, including a 13 Year Old who’s trying to go pro, as well as the historic lawsuit filed by the USWNT players against the United States Soccer Federation. Our main story of the week though, was discussing the Far Right extremism happening within the ranks of NYCFC […] The post Does American Soccer Have a Nazi Problem!? – Episode 51 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
45 min 28 sec
We are BACK! After 4 Months away we finally have a new episode for you all! We covered how from here on out every MLS Cup winner needs to take the MLS Cup to their local strip club, we talked about the Copa Libertadores Final and all of that craziness, as well as David Beckham’s […] The post MLS Cup Strip Club Tradition – Episode 50 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
40 min 14 sec
With the MLS Playoffs kicking off over the last week, we thought itd be a good time to discuss and examine how the MLS season is run and just how and why the MLS Cup Playoffs are the way they are. We also talked about what we would like to see changed and what will […] The post MLS Cup Playoffs – Episode 49 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
56 min 45 sec
We are back! After a few weeks away we returned to discuss one of the most important games in world soccer history. Louie was away in Spain for almost 2 weeks so we did not get a chance to record during that period, but his trip provided and the timing of this years first El Clásico […] The post El Clásico: More Than Just a Rivalry – Episode 48 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
56 min 58 sec
This week we returned to our roots! We returned to the format that we originally launched this podcast with and just covered a ton of relevant news topics. We spoke about Adidas 3rd Kit launches, FC Cincinatti killing it with their attendance, the Chinese Soccer League, and finally the big story of the week was […] The post Cristiano Ronaldo, Rapist?! – Episode 47 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
In honor of Luka Modric winning the FIFA the Best award, we wanted to discuss the award and what it means, whether it should exist and how it can live side by side the with Ballon D’Or. We gave a bit of background of each award and explained how they are each decided. We discussed […] The post FIFA the Best & Ballon D’Or – Episode 46 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
34 min 49 sec
Since its inception, Atlanta United has had something that most MLS clubs would die for; a massive group of match-going supporters. Whether it be at the Bobby Dodd stadium, or their brand new, state-of-the-art Mercedes Benz stadium, Atlanta United supporters are there when their team plays. We had the wonderful opportunity to speak to President […] The post Atlanta United Supporter Culture – Episode 45 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
46 min 56 sec
Soccer Clubs represent and mean so much. They can represent a people, a culture, a city, a religion, and even a political ideal. The combination of these things are what make up the worlds biggest and most important soccer clubs. Each club’s crest communicates some or all of the things the club represents in a […] The post Club Crests & Identity – Episode 44 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
57 min 27 sec
El Classico, Manchester United versus Liverpool, Derby della Madonnina, Der Klassiker these are some of the biggest soccer games played in Soccer every year. They are usually the most talked about, the most Tweeted and Instagramed about. These games are the essence of what soccer is. But why is that exactly? What makes a good rivalry match? […] The post Rivalries and How Much They Matter in Soccer – Episode 43 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 2 min
This week we sat down to speak with Seth, the Senior Editor of the Bent Musket, a New England Revolution blog part of the SB Nation network, about just what exactly is going on with the New England Revolution. Seth and the rest of the Bent Musket, cover all of the things going on with […] The post What Is Going On With the New England Revolution? Ft. Seth, Senior Editor Of the Bent Musket – Episode 42 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 4 min
Jersey Numbers aren’t just Jersey Numbers in Soccer. They mean so much more. They are a way to identify players, a status symbol, a marketing tool, and a way for clubs to make a ton of money. The news of a player changing their jersey number can fill pages and pages of news articles. So […] The post Importance Of Jersey Numbers In Soccer – Episode 41 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 12 min
Think of the most exhilarating atmosphere you can imagine inside of a Soccer Stadium. Chances are, you are imagining people jumping and singing and just going absolutely mental. Usually the most lit part of the stadiums are the Standing sections where the most die hard fans watch the games. Unfortunately in the U.K the atmosphere […] The post Safe Standing in Stadiums – Episode 40 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 5 min
The MLS All Star Game is when the absolute best in the MLS challenge the Best of Europe. This Years All Star Game recently took place in Atlanta, GA and it was one hell of a party despite a little heartbreak in the end. In This Weeks Episode, we sat down to discuss the MLS […] The post MLS All Star Game – Episode 39 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 2 min
Over the Summer the United States becomes European soccer’s footballing playground. Teams like Barcelona, Liverpool, Manchester United, Real Madrid, and various others travel to the U.S. to prepare for their respective seasons. On a very basic level, this seems like something that would really help soccer culture grow here in the U.S, but, we discuss […] The post International Champions Cup: Helping or Hurting American Soccer Culture? – Episode 38 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
45 min 7 sec
The most action packed World Cup in recent memory has come to a close. 64 Games. Only 1 scoreless draw in the whole tournament. There were a lot of amazing story lines to follow and it felt as if every team had a legitimate chance to win or impress in some way. We wanted to […] The post World Cup Recap – Episode 37 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
53 min 22 sec
Commentators can Make or Break our most precious soccer memories. They are absolutely crucial in our understanding and enjoyment of viewing Soccer games. There have been some absolutely iconic moments in the History of Soccer that are only Iconic because of the commentary that is associated with it. Because of this, we wanted to dive […] The post Commentary: And It’s Importance To The Game – Episode 36 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
55 min 33 sec
Whether we like it or not Diving has become an ever present aspect of modern soccer. Players are always looking to try and get an advantage and so its become almost natural for a large number of them. With all of the Neymar diving talk during this World Cup, we wanted to sit down and […] The post Diving & It’s Impact on The Game – Episode 35 appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
49 min 54 sec
Soccer can mean so much to so many people. Whether its international or club level, people care so much about their team and it makes a huge impact on their lives. Soccer Clubs play year round and have a more constant presence in peoples lives, while the World Cup only happens every 4 years. With […] The post Episode 34 – Club Vs. Country appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
55 min 41 sec
With our Increasingly globalized world, it seems like the lines of Nationalities in Soccer are being blurred. There are many Foreign Born players who represent a country different from the one of their birth. Players In the 2018 World Cup such as Diego Costa, Pepe, Raheem Sterling, Bruno Fernandes and Several others were all born […] The post Episode 33 – Foreign Born International Players & Nationalism in Soccer appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
51 min 55 sec
The World Cup Is currently underway and has gotten off to a hot start! People across the world have been enjoying these crazy moments and have surely been having a great time. Even though everyone is currently enjoying the world cup, there have undoubtedly been some very controversial moments that have lead up to this […] The post Episode 32 – Should We Be Supporting This World Cup? appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
56 min 31 sec
With the World Cup only a few days away we decided to do a deep dive into all things related to the World Cup. We talked about Cristiano Ronaldo and Messi’s legacies, which team and/or player will have the best hairstyle, and which nation will have the biggest impact at the tournament. As always you […] The post Episode 31 – World Cup Preview appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 17 min
With The Official World Cup Song Being Released This Week, We Wanted to Dive Into How Music Has Impacted Soccer Not Only In The World Cup But Also In Every Other Aspect of Soccer. We Discussed This and Much More. As always you can find us: iTunes Google Play YouTube You Can Also Find out […] The post Episode 30 – Music & It’s Impact on Soccer appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 5 min
Futsal has been an integral part in many soccer stars early foundation. Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Messi, Xavi, and countless others all got their starts on the 5 a side pitch. Cristian Pulisic is one of the first Americans to also state just how important Futsal was to his early soccer days and also […] The post Episode 29 – Futsal appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
46 min 58 sec
Mohamed Salah has been on absolute fire this season. Breakout superstar for Liverpool, 44 Goals and 14 Assists (and counting), PFA Player of the Year, and a Muslim. Supporters have been reacting incredibly to not only his performances but also to his religion. The wave of support he received caused us to examine Religion in […] The post Episode 28 – Religion in Soccer & Soccer As A Religion appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
52 min 26 sec
The New England Revolution recently traded their best player, Lee Nguyen, to LAFC for 700k in Targeted Allocation Money. Which prompted us to ask, WTF does that even mean? Lee Nguyen’s production — 54 goals and 56 assists in 211 league and cup appearances — is among the best in MLS. Nguyen’s combined goals and assists […] The post Episode 27 – TAM: Targeted Allocation Money appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 6 min
With The North American Soccer League suspending its league in 2018 and their future currently uncertain as a result of their failed Lawsuit against the United States Soccer Federation as well as several of their clubs jumping ship to other leagues, we wanted to discuss NASL’s impact, it’s legacy and its future. It was a […] The post Episode 26 – The North American Soccer League appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
While hooliganism has certainly died down, it still persists around the world and figures to feature prominently at the Russian World Cup and in the future. Hooliganism is an undeniable black mark on the global game but also figures so prominently in the history of the culture of the sport. You may have seen Russian […] The post Episode 25 – Hooliganism appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 8 min
With Toronto FC in the Concacaf Champions League Final against Club Deportivo Guadalajara this week as well as MLS teams doing well in this years competition, we thought it’d be a good idea to talk about the Concacaf Champions League. The CONCACAF Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organized by CONCACAF for the top football clubs in North America, Central America, […] The post Episode 24 – CONCACAF Champions League appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
59 min 37 sec
The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) was established in 2012 as a successor to Women’s Professional Soccer (2007–2012), which was itself the successor to Women’s United Soccer Association (2001–2003). The league began play in 2013 with eight teams, four of which were former members of Women’s Professional Soccer. With the addition of two expansion teams […] The post Episode 23 – National Women’s Soccer League appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 2 min
Portland has been known as Soccer City USA. The Timbers have a season ticket holder wait list that is well north of 10,000 people. Add that to the 21k average attendance and you’re Immediately in the 31-34k range without factoring in non-season ticket holders who would attend games if tickets were easier to get. Compare that to […] The post Episode 22 – Portland Timbers: Soccer City USA appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
39 min 44 sec
The Seattle Sounders were one of the first MLS clubs to have massive support and one of the first teams to average huge attendance numbers in a football stadium. They regularly have 50-60,000 people in attendance to watch games at CenturyLink Field and have lead the league in Average Attendance since their introduction into the […] The post Episode 21 – Spotlight: Seattle Sounders appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
45 min 21 sec
With Zlatan Ibrahimovic signing with the LA Galaxy today we examine how he is now considered the exception and not the standard anymore,. The MLS has shifted in how it signs Designated Players. Even though sometimes they will hold on to these classic cases, such as Schweinsteiger and Zlatan but more clubs are now targeting […] The post Episode 20 – MLS Designated Players appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 3 min
What do Tevez, Oscar, Drogba, Paulinho, Carrasco, Hulk, and Ramires all have in common? They all made big money moves to play in the Chinese Soccer League over the last few years. You may be wondering, why China? China has been searching for sporting achievement for years in the Olympics. As one of the few […] The post Episode 19 – Growth of Chinese Soccer appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
1 hr 6 min
You’ve most likely seen viral videos of people smashing their controllers against a wall because they just lost a match in FIFA on a late 90th-minute goal. The EA sports soccer series has grown to become the highest selling game franchises in the world. Every year people line up to buy the latest installment of […] The post Episode 18 – FIFA Video Games Are Growing Soccer Culture appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
57 min 27 sec
This week we wanted to tell you all a little more about ourselves! By now, you know that Lui And I are huge Manchester United supporters, and Brendan is a big Liverpool fan. We discussed what got us to support these clubs, and how we feel about supporting English teams all the way from the […] The post Episode 17 – Our Fan Stories appeared first on Trebl Soccer.
51 min 25 sec