(00:00-07:31) – Greg Rakestraw is back with another edition of the Soccer Saturday on 93.5/107.5 The Fan and opens up the show by recapping the pair of matches the United States Men’s National Team has played in the group stage for the FIFA World Cup, previews some of the topics that he will discuss through his crowdsourcing on the Brickyard Battalion Facebook page, and the one conversation he will have on today’s show.
(10:32-20:15) – As noted in the previous segment, Greg Rakestraw turns to the Brickyard Battalion Facebook page to get the reaction of USMNT fans following their draw yesterday against England, how the striker position was the one weakness coming into the World Cup and it showed yesterday, why Gregg Berhalter has made some of the lineup decisions that he’s made so far, and how great of a job that Berhalter of switching up scheme between the Wales match and England match.
(23:15-32:00) – Greg Rakestraw comes back from break and provides a quick scoreboard update on the Poland/Saudi Arabia match that’s going on during the show. Then Rake transitions into some of the tweets that he has received between yesterday and this morning regarding how the United States Men’s National Team performed against England yesterday, how important it was that the USMNT to pick up a point, and how he got a Twitter reply from someone that is from his hometown in Lanesville, Indiana.
(35:01-50:21) – Head Coach Justin Sullivan of the Marian’s women’s soccer team joins Greg Rakestraw on Soccer Saturday ahead of their trip to Alabama for the NAIA National Tournament Quarterfinals to explain how he packs for a trip that could last up to ten days, how you prepare for a hopefully long stay in Alabama, how challenging it’ll be knowing his club has a huge target on their back considering their 19-0-2 record, and the growth he has seen from Erin Oleksak throughout the course of this season alone.
(53:20-56:42) – Greg Rakestraw closes out this week’s edition of Soccer Saturday by updating you on the scoring that happened during his conversation with Justin Sullivan in the Poland/Saudi Arabia along with some of the news and notes regarding some roster transactions happening in the USL.