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 3, 2021 46 min
Episode #130 with Matt Doyle of MLSSoccer.com - national outlook on the Union - the seamless transition after selling Aaronson and McKenzie - counter pressing and offensive identity - Jamiro Monteiro as a #10 or a #8? - Leon Flach and best positions in the diamond - fleshing out the Alejandro Bedoya "veteran savvy" take - loyalty to Jim Curtin and his coaching future - the Philadelphia Union as the San Antonio Spurs? Learn...
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Episode #129 w/ Tomasz Mortimer of HungarianFootball.com - Daniel Gazdag transfer - best position for him? - introduction to the Nemzeti Bajnokság I - thoughts on MLS move vs. staying in Europe - history of Hungarian players coming to the U.S. - your questions/comments/concerns - Revs game recap Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #128 w/ Matt De George of the Delco Times, talking Union 3-0 over Atlanta in the CONCACAF Champion's League. Plus, your questions, comments, and concerns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Kevin and Russ talk about the 4-0 Champion's League smackdown of Saprissa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #126 with Philadelphia Union color commentator and retired Premier League defender Danny Higginbotham - having a Philadelphia connection through his wife - moving to the U.S. in the middle of a pandemic - the current state of MLS and how the league is viewed overseas - youth production vs. foreign signings in a new era  - how and why he got into broadcasting - on Stoke City, the concept of "beautiful football," and...
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Episode #125 with IASIP founder Dave Zeitlin: -Ray Gaddis and his shock retirement -Ray's non-linear career path -piecing together the original timeline -extending a career while damaging development -Ray's case for the Union Ring of Honor -your questions, comments, and concerns -an exclusive story involving Kevin's wife and the Andre Blake SuperDraft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #124 with Scottish football writer Barry Anderson of The Scotsman and The Edinburgh News -Stuart Findlay as a player -Kilmarnock talk -the SPL beyond Celtic and Rangers -Scottish players coming to America -your questions, comments, concerns -Carson Wentz comparisons Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #123 with Union pregame/halftime host Marisa Pilla -broadcasting during COVID -vaccines for the players? -brief labor dispute thoughts -new Union jersey -Union offseason thoughts -picking our World Cup host cities -NWSL and the women's game in Philadelphia -basketball starting five of Union players -your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #122 - "We're Coming in for a Landing!" w/ Philadelphia 76ers play-by-play announcer Marc Zumoff (1-19-21) -Marc talks about his soccer fandom and early career with the Philadelphia Fever -Calling an indoor MISL game with Harry Kalas on color commentary -Everton friendly and past Union broadcasts -the difference in calling basketball and soccer -similarities between the Sixers and Union fan bases -Union's p...
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Episode #121 -  - Mark McKenzie to Genk reaction - 2020 year in review exercise - words that end in the letter A - state of the podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #120 with Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin - looking back at the Revs loss - clarifying the Supporters' Shield asterisk narrative - media coverage and soccer's place in Philadelphia - easier to convert a Eurosnob, or 4 for 4 fan? - the "rent a 10" concept - the advice Jim received from David Moyes - more effusive praise for Mark McKenzie  - Arsenal slander - a George Mikan reference - the capacity a...
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Episode #119 - Russ joins the program for instant reaction to hideous playoff loss - words that end in letter A Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode # 118 with Eytan Shander explores the world of Philadelphia radio and why the Union are on the outside looking in. Plus, Eytan shares a Chris Albright story and Kevin addresses your questions, comments, and concerns.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #117 w/ Matt Ralph of The Brotherly Game, a special SUPPORTERS SHIELD victory podcast - Union world champions instant reaction - playing your kids, and winning while doing it - giving credit where it's due - how these dudes all bought in and committed to one another - Kevin absolutely loves Mark McKenzie - our happiness for the extended Union family - why the Union are a hard-working, blue-collar, lunch pail team Learn...
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Episode #116 with Andrew Wiebe of MLSSoccer.com and ExtraTime Radio - Union's Supporter's Shield outlook - does the asterisk even matter? - Chicago game and bad red card call - doing things the right way, but also winning - handballs in the box - Kevin's indirect free kick take - a use of the "Ray Gaddis rule"  - your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoic...
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Episode #115 w/ Brian Sciaretta of American Soccer Now - Anthony Fontana scoring bangers - late runs and second strikers - Mark McKenzie ceiling and short-term outlook - Kevin's dumb McKenzie take - Brenden Aaronson Salzburg thoughts - Jesse Marsch to Germany?  - Supporter's Shield outrage - your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #114 with Russ Joy  - Brenden Aaronson's record transfer - Mark McKenzie's market value - preferred European pathways  - who replaces Aaronson? - how to spend the transfer money - Mount Rushmore of Three 6 Mafia songs - the story of how Kevin got his new house - truncated "words that end in the letter a" segment - your questions, comments, and concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...
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Episode #113 is a modified mailbag podcast, due to extenuating circumstances - Kacper Pryzbylko finding his form - beating a three-man defense with long balls - Olivier Mbaizo's game - Ray Gaddis best assist ever - moving clumpy pressing teams laterally - possible destinations for Aaronson and McKenzie - your questions, comments, and concerns - Mount Rushmore of DMX songs Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/ad...
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The recently-retired Mike Lahoud joins IASIP for episode #112. - Union's win over KC - playing a team game - 4-4-2 diamond - Brenden Aaronson and Jamiro Monteiro - Mike's career, from Chivas, to Philly/NY/Miami/Cincy/San Antonio - why retire now? - the controversial trade that brought him to Chester - playing for Alessandro Nesta - etc Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Episode #111 with Matt De George of the Delco Times - New England win - Union playing a grind-it-out team game - Brenden Aaronson/Tranquillo Barnetta comparison - Aaronson's European prospects - substitution usage - an embarrassing Zoom call moment - Introducing the "Raymon Gaddis Rule" - short corner gripe explanation - your questions, comments, concerns Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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