Episode 51 — I Was Expecting A Little Bit Better Of A Kick

The Knittel brothers discuss MLS managerial hires, Evra kicking his own fan in the face, Italy out of the World Cup, and more. Plus, we have a special interview with Kevin and Martin from the Loud Americans Discussing Soccer (L.A.D.S.) podcast.

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Stories & topics discussed in this episode:
Segment 1
- Friedel agrees to manage New England Revolution (http://www.goal.com/en-us/news/sources-revolution-hire-brad-friedel-as-head-coach/16th3ew4k740b1eubgmoyxxjcy)
- Montreal Impact hired Remi Garde as their new Manager (https://www.mlssoccer.com/post/2017/11/08/montreal-impact-appoint-remi-garde-new-head-coach)
- MLS considering changing rules to their transfer allocations (https://www.fourfourtwo.com/us/features/keep-profit-proposed-transfer-fee-changes-give-mls-teams-incentive-sell)

Segment 2
- Interview with Kevin & Martin from the Loud Americans Discussing Soccer (L.A.D.S.) podcast
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Segment 3
- Patrice Evra kicked one of his own fans in the face (https://twitter.com/karimattab1/status/926177490619584512)
- Aguero has never been in PFA team of the year (https://twitter.com/WelBeast/status/928224474998214661)
- Messi didn’t recognize another player who he knew (http://www.espnfc.us/argentina/story/3264856/lionel-messi-sorry-for-thinking-fellow-argentine-player-was-a-supporter)
- Italy out World Cup (http://www.telegraph.co.uk/football/2017/11/13/world-reacted-italy-missing-world-cup-finals/)
- Does Ibra come out of retirement for Sweden?
- US Soccer considering losers tournament next spring (http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/42001722)

Others mentioned
- Congrats to Robbie Rogers, Justin Mapp and Chris Rolfe on great careers. We wish them well in retirement.
- Pulisic letter about American soccer in the Players Tribune (https://www.theplayerstribune.com/christian-pulisic-usmnt-world-cup/)
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