Extratime: Charlotte join MLS club, Columbus breaking bank, Chicago ready to sign Chicharito?

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The final live show of 2019 and David and Doyle lean on a special guest host, former MLS defender Darrius Barnes. Perfect timing, too, as Darius’ native North Carolina officially has an MLS club of its own after being awarded the league's 30th team in Charlotte on Tuesday. He takes us behind the scenes to explain the soccer hotbed that is North Carolina and what this new market will look like in MLS. 

Then the guys hit all the big transfer news and rumors, highlighted by the potential record signing of Argentine No. 10 Lucas Zelarayan for Columbus. Plus we discuss Chicago Fire FC's impending hire of a new sporting director, where  Pity Martinez’s future might lie, additions in Houston and Cincinnati and much more.

And of course, thank you to all of you, the listeners, for your support (and hate mail) in 2019 we look forward to 2020 and much more MLS.

Time Segment
3.27 What Charlotte joining MLS means for the state and the region
6:24 What the soccer culture is like in North Carolina
19:25 MLS schedule notes
26:44 Chicago Fire hiring a new sporting director
35:29 Columbus Crew SC potential record signing
44:02 Pity Martinez rumors
48:18 Transfer rumor rundown



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