ExtraTime Radio: Former Scottish international Steve Nicol, plus new Chicago Fire boss Frank Yallop

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With the MLS Cup Playoffs on hold for another week, the guys shift their focus to international action on the latest show, including the US national team's matchup against Scotland on Friday. Former Scottish international and longtime New England Revolution head coach Steve Nicol calls in to preview the match, weigh in on the US team's biggest problems and discuss his old friend Clint Dempsey, and why he should avoid an offseason loan to Europe this winter.

The guys also welcome back a show favorite in Frank Yallop, the new head coach of the Chicago Fire. What does the MLS coaching great  have to say about all those rumors involving the Vancouver Whitecaps and the Canadian national team, and will he seek out a former Fire player as an assistant coach for his squad?

The guys also try and sort out ominous reports of Eddie Johnson's future in Seattle, an endorsement of Sounders head coach Sigi Schmid and the most interesting development in Nick's world since becoming a father.

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Meet the ET team

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.