Extratime: Transfer deadline-day breakdown + FCC's Jeff Berding on Koch

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In this episode, Andrew Wiebe, David Gass, Bobby Warshaw and Calen Carr tackle the close of MLS’s primary transfer window. Which moves did the guys like the most? Which teams did what they had to do as the count ticked down?

The Rapids certainly didn’t sit on their hands, getting younger and filling holes after they fired head coach Anthony Hudson. The Crew weren’t playing around either, but the winner was either the Seattle Sounders or Portland Timbers. The Athletic’s Sam Stejskal calls in to pull back the curtain.

Meanwhile, Paul Tenorio (yes, too much Athletic) doesn’t have a good nickname, but he does have the lowdown on the Fire’s proposed move from Bridgeview to Soldier Field downtown. FC Cincinnati president and GM Jeff Berding also calls in to explain why he dismissed head coach Alan Koch just 11 games into the club’s first MLS season and what comes next. Could David Moyes coach FCC? It’s possible.

Also in this episode … US Open Cup gets a huge upgrade, The Movement is back and a Minnesota fan gets some Loons swag in the Mailbag.

Time Segment
3:57 What move, what team, what transfer happening stood out?
8:35 Doop! Union get the Bobby Warshaw MLS MVP … David Accam!
13:08 Can Justin Meram rediscover his All-Star form in Atlanta?
18:20 Transfer window winners, losers and takeaways with Sam Stejskal (The Athletic)
25:12 US Open Cup gets a (deserved) upgrade and brings the drama
29:08 Are the Fire moving to Soldier Field? Paul Tenorio (The Athletic) has the details
37:55 Quick takes on Alan Koch’s dismissal as FC Cincinnati head coach
40:32 INTERVIEW: FCC president and GM Jeff Berding on why he fired Koch and what’s next (Moyes?)
52:40 Previewing the new season of The Movement, hosted by Calen Carr

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