It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia

It's Always Soccer in Philadelphia

IASIP was launched in 2016 by longtime Philadelphia Union beat writers Kevin Kinkead and Dave Zeitlin. Kevin left the beat in 2017 to cover the 76ers while Dave took a job with the Penn Alumni Magazine a year later.The podcast is now Kevin with a rotating cast of writers and former players, including recurring contributors Matt De George, Simon Allen, Russ Joy, and Phil Keidel.IASIP is a podcast for the blue-collar, hard working, five-for-five Philadelphia soccer fan.

Episodes

June 30, 2022 37 min
episode #156 with Jon Jansen from The Gambler - brief Chicago recap/MLS gambling - Jose Martinez disciplinary issues and next step - Paul Rushing kerfuffle and red card - bullshit ball-to-hand penalty calls - too many lame penalties in general - natural motion and athletic mechanics - creating sustainable offense Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #155, live from Subaru Park with Matt De George and Joe Tansey: - Philadelphia wins World Cup host city bid - positive or negative on the Union? - staying pragmatic and not turning into Eagles fans - current team MVP - getting more from the strikers - Jim Curtin sub regression/plan B/play the kids more? - player comparisons: Leon Flach is Draymond Green - is Ray Gaddis a traitor? (610-632...) - Apple TV deal - are we losin...
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Two-part IASIP podcast for you: part 1: Peter Andrews from PSP on Red Bull/Portland/Miami/New England games, lame hand balls in the box, Bedoya short corners, Brenden Aaronson to Leeds, Pulisic post game comments part 2: my wife Sarah joins the show to drink beers and the tell the story of Andre Blake and the 2014 draft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Former Philadelphia Union fullback Sheanon Williams joins IASIP for episode #153: - unjustified Negadelphia attitudes - making the athlete to broadcast transition - Philadelphia Union then and now - why retire early? - the 2011 and 2013 teams - paving the way for an expansion team - Kevin shares his Sheanon Williams hot take - best Union moments - your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megap...
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Episode #152 is a mailbag/solo pod recapping the Toronto and Montreal games: - bogus red card and Disco nonsense - defending inside the box - Leon Flach and swapping a shuttler - not enough minutes for the homegrown players - Jim Curtin being too conservative with subs? - your questions, comments, concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #151 w/ JT from the Philadelphia Inquirer -USA vs. Uzbekistan -1st place Union are really damn good -do people appreciate defense? -the anatomy of a howler -possession is useless -various tangents -an Alec Bohm-inspired Mount Rushmore -your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #150 with Mike Servedio of the Philly Soccer Page - first place Union - ten things the U have - why possession stats mean nothing - goal types - NYC/San Jose wins - Gazdag figuring it out - Bedoya looking five years younger - Yankee Stadium kerfuffle - CASA League red cards - questions/etc Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #149 - -recapping Montreal and Minnesot-err -Nathan Harriel as a starter -fixing Olivier Mbaizo -breaking down the goals -playing down a man strategy -Mikael Uhre first impressions -Russian and Ukrainian players Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #148 with Telemundo 62 and NBC10 meteorologist Violeta Yas. -soccer in Argentina -bringing fandom to the U.S. -Boca Juniors and La Bombonera -European pathway via MLS -Copa America Centenario  -adding immigrant communities to the Union family -not giving up on Lionel Messi to Philadelphia -your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Union color commentator and former Premier League footballer Danny Higginbotham returns to the show. - Union offseason moves - finding an identity in the attack - pressing nuance - 4-4-2 diamond and Xmas Tree thoughts - depth chart rundown - is this the best Union team ever (on paper)? - Union growth in the local sports community Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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In episode #146 we're joined by Chester Councilman and Deputy Mayor William Morgan to talk about the Chester Waterfront Master Plan. -improvements along 291 -paving and extending Engle Street -possible SEPTA stop relocation -indoor sports facility and park space in phase 1 -current relationship between the city and the Union -your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #145 with MLSSoccer.com's Tom Bogert -Mikael Uhre to Philly -transfer talk: Kai Wagner, Jamiro Monteiro, Jose Martinez -Brenden Aaronson Leeds interest -Auston Trusty to Arsenal -Union growth on an oddly linear curve -MLS turning the corner with overseas transfers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Our resident Dane, Brian Kammersgaard, rejoins the show to talk about Mikael Uhre and Danish soccer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin returns to the program.  - finding peace with the COVID situation and the way the season ended - making "4 for 4" inroads - ownership meetings - transfer market  - replacing Chris Albright and Pat Noonan - 2021 changes to the high press - is the Christmas Tree here to stay? - data usage - center back talk Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Two guests on Episode #142. First up is Franco Panizo, giving us some insight on Julian Carranza, and then Simon Allen joins the show for some Union talk and potpourri of U.S. soccer topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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December 13, 2021 33 min
Episode #141 is a mailbag recapping the Eastern Conference Final, COVID bullshit, etc Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #140 w/ Richard McGovern - Union HOSTING eastern conference final - no Castellanos for NYC - why all set pieces are sacred - strikers can't do anything right now - revisionist Andre Blake and "Lord Helmet" history - Ron Dayne and Tiki Barber references - playing at the same time as the Eagles - your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #139 with O.G. Corey Furlan - historic Union playoff win - fawning over the Glesnes golazo - Christmas Tree and tactical breakdown - why playoff wins resonate more with the "4 for 4" fans - Pryzbylko problems - other blown chances - who would have taken the penalties? - your questions, comments, concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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- RBNY overachievement? - regular season matchups recap - Bob Bradley calling Philly "a Red Bull team" - verticality and beating the press - 442 diamond or Christmas Tree? - is Red Bull vs. Philly a rivalry in 2021? -game predictions Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #137 w/ A.J. and Luke of The Doopy Brothers podcast - Toronto/Union recap - beating the press - Sergio Santos and directness - Christmas Tree vs. Diamond - sub usage - Mount Rushmore of brothers - building a Philadelphia sports reality show Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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