World Soccer Talk
CBS launches Golazo Network, a 24/7 soccer channel
Pete Radovich, the VP of Production and Creative Director of CBS Sports, talked to World Soccer Talk about the impending release of CBS Golazo Network. This is a 24/7 channel on CBS's platforms that is solely dedicated to soccer. It has live and pre-recorded matches, documentaries, studio and magazine shows and pre- and post-game coverage. The channel launches on April 11.
MLS Season Pass: Sound and Fury
Is MLS Season Pass the smartest or dumbest decision the league has ever made? We discuss the positives and negatives of the MLS Season Pass experience as well as whether it's changing our viewing habits at all. We share our favorite analysts thus far as well as what impact the viewing experience on Apple TV may have on other soccer leagues. We also take a detour and discuss ESPN's technical issues with the Bundesliga, and ask whether Apple TV may be a better home for the German league in the future. All this and much much more.
Taylor Twellman interview about MLS Season Pass
Here’s a candid interview with Taylor Twellman, where he opens up to talk about his departure from ESPN, whether he and Jon Champion may work together again in the future, he responds to some of the criticisms of MLS, the challenges that MLS and Apple face with MLS Season Pass, how it'll work with FOX Sports being the only television partner left, and what he likes most about MLS Season Pass that begins broadcasting games on February 25, 2023.
Kaylyn Kyle on MLS Season Pass and her career in broadcasting
Kaylyn Kyle, who spent time most recently as a reporter and analyst with Inter Miami, is among the talented names featuring on MLS Season Pass. The former Canadian international will be on the four-person crew on MLS 360, the whiparound show during busy MLS matchdays.Kyle talks about how excited she is for this new era of Major League Soccer streaming, providing boundless potential for a league ready to take the next step in terms of popularity. The whiparound show that she serves as a host and analyst for could be the key for a league with 29 teams playing almost simultaneously.
MLS rolls the dice on MLS Season Pass
On this episode, we discuss MLS Season Pass, the pluses and minuses of the streaming subscription app, why MLS Season Pass is a game changer for the sport of soccer, how HBO Max did with its first game of SheBelieves Cup coverage, how news from Comcast is going to impact our Premier League viewing next week, NBC's excellent new analyst, and much more.
Jamie Carragher and Peter Schmeichel interview
We sat down with Jamie Carragher and Peter Schmeichel to catch up with the two legends about their work for CBS Sports' coverage of the UEFA Champions League (which is also available via Paramount+) as well as their memories of the first soccer matches they ever attended, their thoughts on why Premier League clubs don't do as well in the UEFA Champions League competition, and their take on the level of soccer knowledge that Americans possess.
Kyle Martino Interview: Back behind the desk for the USMNT
Coverage of the United States Men's National Team kicked off on HBO Max and TNT recently. On it, there was a familiar face in Kyle Martino. The former USMNT player had a long run as an analyst on NBC and its Premier League coverage.Martino is one of the most talented analysts available on US television, so it is a major get for Warner Bros. Discovery as it endeavors with the national team.He will talk to World Soccer Talk's Kartik Krishnaiyer about a number of topics. Among them are the differences between analyzing club games and national games, why he was out of the TV scene for so long, working with Luke Wileman, what made Warner Bros. Discovery stand out and other points.
Wrexham is America’s biggest soccer story right now
Why discuss why Wrexham AFC is snowballing in the USA, what Warner Bros is doing different with their US Women’s coverage, as well as discussing our thoughts on the European Super League, whether it’s more likely now and if we should feel sorry for the big clubs in Spain and Italy who can’t compete with the spending power of the Premier League.
MLS needs a major player signing before MLS Season Pass
We share inside details about MLS Season Pass, how HBO Max did in coverage of its USMNT debut, what we learned from our interviews with NBC at the Premier League Fan Fest, what two English teams are going to single handedly boost NBC’s TV ratings, which European soccer league is the most boring to watch right now, whether Berhalter-Reyna battle is good or bad for soccer in America, whether The CW could be a good fit for soccer rights in the future such as NWSL, and why MLS needs to make a major move in the transfer window.