Danny and Hoff discuss MLS and NYCFC end of the year superlatives as they officially put MLS in the rear view mirror. Liverpool’s “Fab Four” are hot to trot as they approach their first clash with Arsenal and Hoff doesn’t have much to say about it. Spoiler Alert: Star Wars alternative endings are leaked.

Recorded in front of a live studio audience of yankee candles in Astoria, Queens, this is Episode 5 of the Barely Soccer Podcast, Dec 18th, 2017

 

Show Notes:

MLS

Toronto FC MLS Champions – Dec 9th 2-0

Toronto wins MLS Cup

 

Stefan Frei nearly put up another MVP performance: set a saves record, sets a scowl record

NYCFC

What happened this year for NYCFC:

Only 2 remain from inaugural team…Villa and McNamara

NYCFC superlatives:

Best Assist:

Hoff – Ben Sweat to Jack Harrison, may 28 vs atlanta

Dan – Maxi Moralez to Villa off a set piece against Orlando

Best Goal:

Hoff – David Villa squeezes through NYRB defense, makes Aaron Long do a 360 gets shot off Aug 6, NYRB

Dan – Villa Against DC United  – Last Goal on this link

Best offseason NYFC departure

NYCFC Swaps Helton for Abdul-Salaam

Goodbye to Frederic Brillant

MLS Superlatives

Best Kit

Hoff – NYCFC Home kit

Dan – Atlanta United

 

Best Fan’s

Atlanta United

 

Worst Pitch

Minnesota – Hoff

Yankee Stadium – Dan 

 

Most absurd MLS moment:

Toronto vs Red Bulls tunnel brawl

Camera falls during MLS Final 

Person you’re most excited about for 2018 (other than Villa):

Jesus Medina  

Van Persie LA Galaxy

Favorite Pirlo Moment:

Pirlo feeds McNamara 

Pirlo corner to Villa

Premier League

Klopp hates Fab Four Nickname 

 

 

 

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