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The SBI Show: Episode 194 (Previewing the MLS Eastern Conference, and more)

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The 2015 MLS season is scheduled to begin in just four days and The SBI Show kicks off its look ahead to the new season in the first of three preview episodes.

Episode 194 of The SBI Show takes an in-depth look at the MLS Eastern Conference, as we break down all 10 teams, and why we see some struggling, and some fighting for the East title.

Co-host Garrett Cleverly and I also discuss our breakout player candidates in the East, and we also discuss the latest in the MLS labor talks.

Give Episode 194 of The SBI Show a listen after the jump:

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What did you think of the show? Which predictions did you agree with? Which team do you think we’re not giving enough credit to? Who do you see being a big surprise in the East in 2015?

Share your thoughts below.


  1. In fairness to them, predicting anyone’s finish is inherently going to end up worse than a coin toss. MLS is a wacky world that rarely makes sense

  2. Funny to hear Ives and Gareth ranking Montreal 10th in the East hours before they beat Pachuca in the two-legged CCL quarter finals. It’s been, what, 3-4 straight years that you “predict” that Montreal will finish last in your pre-season shows? Maybe you should try something else for once.

    • Oh, and don’t use the “we were right in 2014” line as an excuse. It was the only season since Montreal is in MLS that the club actually finished last in the standings. I mean, I even the probability to predict acurately the result of a coin toss are higher that your success rate in predicting Montreal’s final ranking over the years.

  3. Listening to the predictions, it couldn’t be clearer that Ives is the pro who knows what’s going on, while Garrett is amateur hour

  4. Wil Trapp is a very good player and wil probably play in at least a WC qualifier at some point, but to caption that pic… “He waaaaasssnnnn’ttttt reeeeaaaaaaddddddyyyyyyy”


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