Yanks Abroad Podcast #4 3/11/12

In the fourth episode of the Yanks Abroad Podcast, the panel is comprised of regulars Brian Sciaretta, Jamie Hill, John Kretlow, Mathew Wagner, and moderated by Christopher McCollum. New to the show is veteran YA writer and editor David Smith, based out of Germany.

The topics of discussion for this episode is a usual array of recaps of the Europa League, England, Germany, Italy, and Mexico. Attention is paid to Herculez Gomez and his goal scoring streak, Michael Bradley’s adoring fans at Chievo, and Tim Ream’s assist against QPR.

A question is taken from a listener about the future of Clint Dempsey, there’s speculation on Brad Guzan’s future, and a particular loyal listener wonders if all National Team center backs would need to be replaced if Tim Howard wasn’t so good.

Also on the table is the countdown to Olympic Qualifiers, as discussion and speculation of the forthcoming roster for Nashville is made. Is Teal Bunbury out? Josh Gatt has been released to play in the tournament, but for how long?

Episode length is longer than usual, at 1:15.

Yanks Abroad Podcast #3 3/4/12

For the third episode of the Yanks Abroad Podcast, the usual suspects of Yanks Abroad writers Christopher McCollum, Brian Sciaretta, John Kretlow, and Jamie Hill are joined by fellow YA writer Andrew Vorce to engage in a panel discussion about a number of topics, including league rundowns of England, Germany, Mexico, and Holland.

The conversation then delves into the USA-Italy and USA U-23-Mexico games, before dissecting news about George John’s return to FC Dallas, Sean Cunningham’s loan to Stabaek, Lee Nguyen being waived by the Whitecaps, and Bryan Gerzicich being sought by multiple clubs.

Run time is about 53 minutes.

Yanks Abroad Podcast #2 2/26/12

The second edition of the Yanks Abroad Podcast is online, this time we went live and took questions from our listeners.

The show today featured the usual suspects in Brian Sciaretta, John Kretlow, Jamie Hill, and Mathew Wagner, hosted by Christopher McCollum.

The topics of conversation include:

Jurgen Klinsmann’s roster selections for the Italy friendly and the injuries sustained to Timmy Chandler, Jermaine Jones, and Jose Torres. What possible roster replacements will there be?

Tim Ream’s EPL debut with Bolton against Chelsea

Timmy Chandler’s ultimatum on his club future

Adam Henley being open to a U.S. switch

Updates on Eric Lichaj, Zak Whitbread, Ricardo Clark, and Joe Corona.

Yanks Abroad Podcast #1 2/19/12

The inaugural podcast from Yanks Abroad, featuring Brian Sciaretta, Jamie Hill, John Kretlow, and Mathew Wagner, with Christopher McCollum moderating the madness.

Topics:
U-23 Roster selection
Team debuts of Tim Ream, Mix Diskerud, and Robbie Rogers
Charlie Davies selected to play for Sochaux

League recaps of England, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, and Belgium.

International Bureau’s take on English, German, and Spanish media feelings of Clint Dempsey, Landon Donovan, and Jermaine Jones.

Opinions and speculations on Klinsmann’s roster that will face Italy, what the future holds for American players at Rangers, and which long-lost USA player will get called back next.

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