ExtraTime Radio: Kelyn Rowe and the New England Revolution are all smiles...for now

A Sight For Sore Eyes

Check out the Eastern Conference standings with one week left to go in the regular season and you'll see an MLS original that hasn't been in this spot since 2009: The New England Revolution. Star midfielder Kelyn Rowe joins the guys on the latest episode to talk about how the team got to the brink of the postseason, what they expect out of the season finale and if he used a snub on MLSsoccer.com's 24 Under 24 series as motivation.

The guys also hash out a wild playoff picture in the Western Conference, where one of the few teams who had a statement result in Week 34 was actually the Seattle Sounders, who continued their dramatic slide. Seattle Times writer Joshua Mayers comes on to talk about where it's all gone wrong for the Sounders and what lies ahead for head coach Sigi Schmid.

Listeners also sound off on Simon's comments about the US-Panama result, the integrity of the Supporters' Shield and which 1980's TV sitcoms make them feel despressed. Andrew also disappionts the crew by not being mugged while in Panama.

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Nick Firchau is the host and producer of ExtraTime Radio and a senior editor at MLSsoccer.com. He previously covered the Chicago Fire for the Chicago Sun-Times. He often wonders why more professional athletes don't demand an "orange slices at halftime" clause in their contracts.

Simon Borg is a senior editor and on-air analyst for MLSsoccer.com, and the original creator of the "Kick Off" on MLSsoccer.com. He loves organic strawberry jam and once pushed a big kid into a puddle while playing soccer in Malta. And he would do it again right now.

Andrew Wiebe is a new media editor for MLSsoccer.com. He previously covered Sporting KC, once scored an unintentional goal from midfield and tries to bring an analytical mind to the beautiful game. Weekend center back, history junkie and Jayhawk.

David "The Gasman" Gass is an assistant producer and sound engineer for ExtraTime Radio. Originally from New York City, he attended Northeastern University in Boston and is currently questioning his choice of part-time employment.