Soccer Saturday

Author’s Steve Mandis and Meg Linehan Detail Their New Books

(00:00-04:19) – Greg Rakestraw returns with the first June edition of Soccer Saturday by touching on last weekend’s victory over Louisville City, previews the upcoming matches the boys in blue have between now and next week’s show, and sets the table for some of the conversations he will be having during today’s show.

(07:21-17:49) – With the short turnaround of games this week, Greg Rakestraw replays his conversation with Head Coach Martin Rennie following the Indy Eleven’s draw against OKC Energy on Wednesday and midfielder Nicky Law.

(20:50-35:21) – Author Steve Mandis joins Rake on this week’s edition of Soccer Saturday joins to break down why the 2017 Men’s National Team failed to qualify for the World Cup from the research he did for his book titled What Happened To The USMNT: The Ugly Truth About The Beautiful Game, how there are young talented Americans in the Champions league but puts it into perspective from past years, and what the biggest challenge will be for the USMNT this year.

(38:24-53:09) – Author of Secrets Of Success: Insights From Megan Rapinoe’s World-Class Soccer Career in Meg Linehan stops by on Soccer Saturday to share what she learned about Megan Rapinoe while she was researching her before putting the book together, how much longer she thinks Rapinoe will be professionally be playing soccer, and updates you on how the new expansion team in Racing Louisville FC is coming along.

(56:10-57:51) – Greg spends the final moments of today’s show by looking over some of the most notable scores from Champions League matches earlier in the week.

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