Episode 47 — Shakespeare in Love

The Knittel brothers discuss the USMNT failure to qualify for the World Cup, the UEFA Nations League, no more extra time, and more.

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Stories & topics discussed in this episode:
Segment 1
- Discussing USMNT’s failure to qualify for the World Cup
- Future USMNT (http://www.goal.com/en-us/news/projecting-the-usmnts-2022-world-cup-squad-who-joins/17a5ul4jad2ui11bgxs686k4uy)
- Jermaine Jones rant (https://youtu.be/_zYLi0jPwFc)

Segment 2
- FC Dallas not being penalized with 0–3 loss for fielding ineligible player (https://www.themaneland.com/2017/10/6/16439124/mls-rules-fines-only-no-forfeit-for-fc-dallas-using-ineligible-player-against-orlando-city)
- UEFA Nations League (http://www.espnfc.us/european-championship/story/3226637/germany-portugal-belgium-and-spain-top-seeds-for-uefa-nations-league)

Segment 3
- U17 WC has no extra time in knockout rounds, do you like that idea?
- Big matches right after the international break, should schedule makers do more to try to limit this?

Others mentioned
- Craig Shakespeare was fired (https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/17/craig-shakespeare-sacked-leicester-city-manager)