The SBI Show: Episode 74 (Previewing MLS Week 32, talking Americans Abroad, and more)

Aron Johannsson AZ Alkmaar (Getty Images)


The Seattle Sounders face the New York Red Bulls, and Portland Timbers take on the Los Angeles Galaxy, in a pair of marquee match-ups during a crucial Week 32 of MLS action we break down in the latest episode of The SBI Show.

Co-host Garrett Cleverly and I break down all the weekend MLS matches, and also discuss the exploits of Americans Abroad. We talk about Herculez Gomez’ successful return, Aron Johannsson’s continued outstanding form, and more.

We also take your questions in the latest SBI Show Q&A, touching on topics ranging from top young American players, to Qatar’s status as host of the 2022 World Cup.

Give Episode 74 of The SBI Show a listen after the jump:

What did you think of Episode 74? Agree with our take on the weekend’s MLS action? Excited to see Herculez Gomez back playing?

Share your thoughts below.

    • Darwin

      He’s 21 playing in the 4th tier of the German football. One tier below Dortmund II, where Terrence Boyd blew up at the same age.


  • Clyde Frog

    I’d like to hear more about turf. There are other sites where giving the slightest credence to the NYRB claim that a doctor will be completely dismissed and inevitably result in being given a link to that study which shows turf causes no more injuries than grass. Kasey Keller has also dismissed the notion that playing one game at Century Link is any kind of risk. Is the study wrong? Or is aggravating existing injuries a completely different matter?

    If the NYRB are being honest about getting advice from a doctor (that would sound a lot better than saying Henry just refuses to play and there’s nothing that can be done) than Seattle is not being fully honest about the impact of turf on their own players. That would be a big story too, and I wish someone would look into it.


  • Steve

    Fantastic show and soccer resource. My go to every day. But…. Ives, the quality of your audio on the last few podcasts has been poor. Garrett’s sound quality is always top shelf. You, however, echo, fade in and out and sound very tinny. I’m not sure what Garrett’s doing, but follow his lead! Overall a minor nit for an outstanding resource. Keep up the great work!


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