No Grass in the Clouds

5/11/2021
11 : 4

A Reader Challenged Me to Write Something Interesting About the 2019 New England Revolution. You'll Never Believe …

How a mediocre MLS team explains the state of modern soccer ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
5/8/2021
16 : 44

Is Chelsea the Second-Best Team in the World?

Listen now (55 min) | On the latest episode of Infinite Football, Ryan, Franco, and Tom discuss the results from the Champions League semifinals: Where do PSG and Real Madrid go from here? How close is
5/4/2021
11 : 4

How Antonio Conte and Romelu Lukaku Toppled Juventus

On Sunday, Inter Milan clinched their first Serie A title since 2010 and ended Juve's nine-year run atop the Italian table ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
4/30/2021
22 : 4

Pep Guardiola Finally Beat His Ultimate Adversary: Luck

Listen now (67 min) | On the latest episode of Infinite Football, Ryan, Tom, and Franco discuss the Champions and Europa League semifinals: How fine were the margins between PSG and City? Is Christian
4/27/2021
11 : 4

A Beginner's Guide to Neymar

How to appreciate one of the 21st Century's most under-appreciated superstars ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
4/22/2021
20 : 34

In Memoriam: The Super League (2021-2021)

Listen now (86 min) | On the latest episode of Infinite Football, Ryan, Franco, and Tom answer your questions about the pathetic rollout and the hilarious downfall of the short-lived Super League. Who
4/22/2021
11 : 4

How the Spectacular, Comical Failure of the Super League Explains the World

A spicy-but-hopeful discussion about a rare triumph of public good over private ownership and what it all might mean for future of the world's most popular game ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
4/19/2021
20 : 4

The Super League: An Inevitable Reality? Or a Billionaire's Dream?

On Sunday, 12 of the world's biggest clubs announced their plans to form a breakaway league. But according to one Dutch economist, the Super League could and should be deemed illegal. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
4/13/2021
11 : 4

All Hail the King of the Europa League

Radamel Falcao: an appraisal and an appreciation ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
4/9/2021
4 : 44

Episode 65: Is PSG the New Real Madrid?

Listen now (68 min) | On the latest episode of Infinite Football, Ryan, Franco, and Tom discuss the first legs of the Champions League quarterfinals: Uh, Jurgen, you OK, buddy? Can PSG ride their
4/6/2021
11 : 4

Why Manchester City Won't Win the Champions League

They're my pick to win it all, but Pep Guardiola's side are still underdogs against the field as a whole. What might European disappointment look like this time around? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
4/2/2021
18 : 24

Episode 64: Toward a Unified Theory of Philippe Coutinho

Listen now (55 min) | On the latest episode of Infinite Football, Ryan, Tom, and Franco look back at the ripple effects of Coutinho's disappointing mega-transfer from Liverpool to Barcelona: Could
3/31/2021
2 : 35

Welcome to the Premier League's Slow-Mo Era

Or: How Manchester City and West Ham Mastered the New Pace of Play ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
3/25/2021
21 : 14

Episode 63: The College Soccer Chronicles

Listen now (59 min) | On the latest episode of Infinite Football, Ryan, Tom, and Franco take a break from the professional game to talk about their experiences playing Division One soccer in the United
3/23/2021
11 : 4

Arsenal's Aubameyang Problem

It really seems like the Gunners have finally turned a corner under Mikel Arteta, but is the guy wearing the captain's band now standing in their way? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
3/19/2021
17 : 34

Episode 62: Where Should Atletico Madrid and Diego Simeone Go From Here?

Listen now (60 min) | On the latest episode of Infinite Football, Ryan, Franco, and Tom discuss the differing trajectories of Atletico Madrid and Chelsea. Has the Simeone era gone stale? Can Chelsea
3/16/2021
11 : 4

There Are 1,290 Reasons to Get Excited About Yunus Musah

And an assist ain't yet one ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
3/13/2021
16 : 14

Episode 61: What's Next for Messi and Ronaldo?

Listen now (58 min) | On the latest episode of Infinite Football, Ryan, Tom, and Franco discuss the fallout from the Round of 16 of the Champions League: Are Messi and Ronaldo gone? Are Mbappe and
3/9/2021
12 : 4

Can Gareth Bale Save Tottenham's Season?

Just like a new signing! ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌
3/1/2021
20 : 54

Messi Never Aged, and Barcelona Still Fell Apart

It seemed weird. It just got weirder. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌