Major /r/MLS contributor Locria (/u/LocksTheFox) joins the gang to recap Week 16. She also talks hot sauce shots of sadness and promotion/relegation in International Women’s Hockey. Also, Zack the Ref swings by to express displeasure at Dempsey’s light punishment.
Zach the Ref (/u/morbuzaan) talks in depth with Pete (/u/punkrockpete) about Dempsey, referee interpretation, and the Red Card Wedding. Zach sticks around as /u/MGHeinz shows up just after the Cosmos victory in the Open Cup. We discuss the match, NASL, and the future path of the Cosmos.
Pete (/u/punkrockpete) returns from a once-in-a-lifetime vacation to recap MLS Week 15 with Ian (/u/ArmasKarhu) and James (/u/nefariousjoe). Also, John (/u/JohnMLTX) joins us again to talk US Open Cup and offer perspective on why his FC Dallas are suddenly the worst team in the league.
UCLA Law Professor Steven Bank joins Ian (/u/ArmasKarhu) and James (/u/nefariousjoe) to talk about the ongoing FIFA scandal and specifically the implications of the timing of Sepp’s Blatter resignation.
Josh Hakala, runner of thecup.us, talks to the gang about this year’s tournament, USL’s demolition of NASL, and the future of the Open Cup.