Hosted by Anthony Abbott
Anthony was born in Dublin, Ireland. He has loved soccer as long as he can remember.
He currently lives in Halifax, Canada, with his wife Sarah and twin boys Alfie and Damon. He is a season ticket holder of the Halifax Wanderers, where he can be found in The Kitchen section.
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On this episode I am joined by San Diego Loyal captain Charlie Adams! We chat about San Diego's playoff push and playing under US legend Landon Donovan. We talk about Charlie growing up in Brentford's youth system and how far the club has come in such a short period of time. We also look back at Charlie's time in Austria and the move to the US with Louisville. Charlie also gives his 5 aside team and tells us who is the worst dresser at The Loyal and who should play him in a movie.
Wednesday Sep 15, 2021
On this episode I am joined by OKC Energy's Canadian Under 23 international Aidan Daniels. We chat about life in OKC, growing up in the TFC academy system and being part of the Canadian Olympic qualifying squad. We also talk about the Energy's push for the playoffs, Tajon Buchanan's amazing year and we get an incredible 5-aside team.
Friday Sep 03, 2021
On this episode I am joined by the incredible Ciara McCormack. We chat about being in a Champions League final squad, playing abroad and playing internationally for Ireland. We take a look at Ciara's role with Can PFA and how important it is for recognition from the CPL. We also talk about how important it is to have professional women's soccer in Canada too. Finally Ciara gives her thought on the Icelandic FA Board's mass resignation on the back of a sexual abuse scandal and how different it was with the case she brought forward for her fellow players in 2008 with the Whitecaps organization. We Ciara lets me know how thing have changed and also how many things have stayed the same with a lot of people involved being still in the game and the reaction to the blog she posted about the whole situation. To top it all off Ciara gives an amazing 5-a-side team as well. Ciara's blog post: A Horrific Canadian Soccer Story https://ciaramccormack.com/2019/02/25/a-horrific-canadian-soccer-story-the-story-no-one-wants-to-listen-to-but-everyone-needs-to-hear/
Thursday Aug 26, 2021
On this episode we are joined by Cavalry midfielder and former Wanderer, Elliot Simmons. We chat about life in Calgary, the season so far and Elliot's goals for the season. We also talk about Elliot's time in Halifax, how he keeps his passing ability sharp and areas he would like to improve in his game. We also get Elliot's 5 aside team and learn who's the best dresser at the Cavs Don't forget to subscribe and leave us a review if you can!!
Tuesday Aug 17, 2021
On this episode I am joined by the legend that is Eamon Zayed. We talk about Eamon's new role as head coach of North Colorado Hailstorm FC and the approach to setting up a new franchise. We also talk about hanging up the boots, the growth of the game in the US and how the USL is helping that. We chat about the success of Irish teams in Europe this season and Eamon's love of experiencing new cultures through football. All this and an amazing 5 aside team!! Please check out and follow the Hailstorm on Insta @nocohailstormfc and check out the website at www.hailstormfc.com
Monday Aug 09, 2021
On this episode I am joined by FC Edmonton goalkeeper Connor James. We talk about FC Edmonton's turnaround this season, working with Canadian legend Lars Hirschfeld and new head coach Alan Koch. We also find out what a goalie's day is like and Connor gives an incredible 5 aside team!! Don't forget to subscribe and drop a review if you can!
Wednesday Aug 04, 2021
On this episode I am joined by Sacramento Republic's Irish defender Dan Casey! We chat about the move to California, what it's like playing in the heat and the style of play in the USL Championship. Dan talks about growing up in the Sunderland system and playing for huge Irish clubs, Bohemians and Cork City. We also get an incredible 5 aside team from Dan as well!! Please rate and subscribe the podcast if you enjoy it!!
Thursday Jul 29, 2021
On this episode I am joined by Cavalry FC Head Coach, Tommy Wheeldon Jr. We chat about how the season has gone so far, life after the bubble and how the league has grown tactically since season one. We also look at how players get scouted including the signing of Daan Klomp and Joe Mason and we talk about Tommy's friendship with Halifax royalty, Jack Murray. All this and more! Please leave a like and a review if possible!
Monday Jul 26, 2021
On this episode I am joined by Hfx Wanderer's striker Sam Salter. We chat about Sam Salter's first professional goal, growing up in the Impact academy, college soccer and joining the Wanderers. We also learn what song Sam sang at his initiation!