(00:00-03:03) – Greg Rakestraw is back with another edition of Soccer Saturday and opens up this week’s show by highlighting the remaining matches within the next eleven days, recapping the wins against Loudoun United FC as well as Atlanta United 2, and previewing the conversations he will have with today’s guests.
(06:05-15:18) – Head Coach Mark Lowry of the Indy Eleven makes his weekly appearance on the program to highlight some players that have been playing well the final month of the season, how he feels about his teams legs ahead of tonight’s Tulsa match, explains how well of a job goal keeper Tim Trilk has done, and breaks down what he expects to see from FC Tulsa tonight.
(18:19-29:10) – Full-back Alex McQueen of the Indy Eleven makes an appearance on Soccer Saturday with Greg Rakestraw to weigh in on what has been the biggest reason for success for the Indy Eleven the last three weeks, how he watched his first NFL game last week, what this experience has been like for him since he has always lived and played soccer in England, and the adjustment that he made from playing on natural grass to occasionally on turf. Plus McQueen touches on the documentary that is centered around the soccer club that he played for in England that is being co-owned by actor Ryan Reynolds.
(32:12-43:23) – Broadcaster Matt Schumacker joins Greg Rakestraw on Soccer Saturday to discuss his undefeated record when filling in for Rake this season, what are some of the notable differences between college soccer and professional soccer, highlights some of the matches that he filled in for Rake for, and what he has seen from the Butler Bulldogs men’s soccer team this season. Schumacker also explains whether or not Rake’s broadcast partner in Brad Hauter treated him well.
(46:23-56:56) – Greg Rakestraw closes out this week’s edition of Soccer Saturday with a conversation with legendary Indiana High School soccer coach Greg Mauch to explain his decision to retire after the conclusion of Fort Wayne Canterbury’s season, who some of his favorite soccer players to coach were throughout his career, and what his expectations are for his team heading into the start of sectionals. Finally, Rake closes out the show by thanking today’s guests along with the services of producer Eddie Garrison.
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