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No Scores in World Soccer

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Episode #61

Soccer Under Quarantine:
Memo and Jay are back to give the details on what can now be expected from domestic football leagues and European competitions.  Deadlines have been set, but will they hold?  A plan is great, but contingency options should be on the table.

Beyond domestic and European club competitions, the International European competition has already been set back a year.  But that places the men playing at the same time as the women.  Good luck to the professional scheduler working for all these leagues.

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Host:  Memo
Producer:  Jay Fratt
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Champions League Triumph and Corona Fallout

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Episode #60

Champions League Review:
Just when Champions League really started to pop off, everything is postponed.  Jay and Memo take a look at the incredible matches from the Round of 16, and where Champions League goes from here.  And yes, Jay gets to press Memo on his Liverpool Reds getting bounced out from a home defeat.  Spoiler alert, God hates Liverpool.

News:
 - COVID-19 ruins sports across the globe!  We take time to listen to Jurgen Klopp.
 - Diego Simeone is a Kick from the Spot fan!  He wants to change the away goal rule in extra time.
 - EPL postponed.  Is the April 4th resumption realistic?

This episode comes with a free soap box from Jay.

Thank you for finding us and listening.  We hope to build a solid soccer community together with you based on fun, respect, and love for the beautiful game.

Host:  Memo
Producer:  Jay Fratt
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Kick from the Spot Website
Email: kickfromthespot@gmail.com

Sponsor:
Smokin Js
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EPL Matchday 29 Review and Champions League Preview

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Episode #59

Matchday 28 Review:
Even though Liverpool is running away with the EPL title, there are so many intriguing story lines and matches left in the schedule.  In Reality 8 clubs are battling for the 4th place trophy.  Leicester has been pulled back into this top tier mid table battle, and 9th place Arsenal are only 8 points from 4th and 5 points from 5th place.  Manchester United completed the derby double this season.  What does that mean for the club, manager, and season?  Is City limping, or just disinterested?  Wolves dropped two points on the weekend, but are undefeated in their last five.  Can they leap frog Chelsea, Leicester, or Man U?

Champions League Preview:
The guys think there are 3 opportunities for Kicks from the Spot this week in Champions League play as three of the four matches are within one goal in aggregate.  Will RB Leipzig's home advantage being taken away by the Corona Virus?  Can the power of PSG at home keep the youth of Dortmund at bay?  Which Liver…

Champions League and EPL Matchday 28 Review

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Episode #58

Champions League Review:
The final week of the first leg of the Round of 16 in Champions League is discussed by Memo and Jay. Chelsea was beat down by Bayern. Napoli drew at home, but was it enough going back to Barcelona? Lyon surprised Memo with a home result against the Juventus Ronaldos. Jay nailed the Manchester City match as they take two away goals and a lead in aggregate back to England. The second week of Champions League play was better than the first week. The guys are here to break it all down.

Matchday 28 Review:
More VAR controversy even has the guys split. Who was the loser in the Everton Man U draw? Liverpool finally lose, and Memo may have lost the most. Is Leicester in danger of losing the third and fourth position in the EPL Table? Wolves struck down the Tottenham Mourinhos, can they reach 5th or even 4th place? The EPL table is on fire as only three teams out of 20 don't have much to play for.

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EPL Action Out Shines Champions League

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Episode #57

Champions League Review:
The first half of the Round of 16 has been played.  Who were the winners and losers even if they weren't the actual winners and losers?  Memo and Jay break down the first legs of the first week.

Matchday 27 Review:
Wow!  Sex on fire in the EPL!  The EPL table may not have a competition at the top, but there are pockets of competition all over the remainder of the table.  With the Man City competition ban, even clubs like 10th place Arsenal and 11th place Burnley are still in the hunt for a Champions League spot.

Champions League Preview:
Expectations are back!  The second week of Champions League Round of 16 play is assuredly going to be better than the first week.  Both EPL clubs will be featured by BR Sports, and both matches have the potential to be special.

Thank you for finding us and listening.  We hope to build a solid soccer community together with you based on fun, respect, and love for the beautiful game.

Host:  Memo
Producer:  Jay Fratt

Manchester City Ban Analyzed Beyond the Headlines and Matchday 26 Review

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Episode #56

News:
Manchester City has been banned for two years from European competition.  Huge news, but is it true?  What are deeper layers to this story, and what are the real impacts of this UEFA ruling?  Memo and Jay look into the ruling, the arbitration body that will make the final decision, the sovereign money and tactics behind the crack down, and the implications to the EPL beyond Man City.

Matchday 26 Review:
Did VAR ruin the match for Wolverhampton, and wreck an exciting weekend of EPL featurettes?  Within the vision of the Man City ban, how is the remainder of the table affected by a new Champions League position opening up?  Arsenal, Tottenham, and Sheffield United gain three crucial points while Chelsea see a desperate Man United club come visit on Monday

Links:
The Man Who Exposed Man City
Timeline of Man City Financial Fair Play Sanctions

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Champions League Preview

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Episode #55

EPL Matchday 26:
Too much action for one calendar week, Matchday 26 is split over two weekends.  Everton and Sheffield United continue strong play, but Wolves, Chelsea, and Tottenham still have something to say about Matchday 26.

Champions League Preview:
The time is here!  Maybe one of the best weeks of soccer in the calendar year.  With a long EPL weekend leading right into Champions League Round of 16 play.  Memo and Jay break down the entire field of 16, and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of each match-up.

Thank you for finding us and listening.  We hope to build a solid soccer community together with you based on fun, respect, and love for the beautiful game.

Host:  Memo
Producer:  Jay Fratt
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Kick from the Spot Website
Email: kickfromthespot@gmail.com

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Music Credit:
Moody Beats



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