Yanks Call it Soccer Podcast Episode 07: What Do You Know About Pressure?

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Yanks Call it Soccer Podcast Episode 07: What Do You Know About Pressure?

 

 

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Poll: Who is under the most pressure to succeed in the MLS?

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Steven Gerrard, LA Galaxy

Steven Gerrard, LA Galaxy
Sky Sports

Because he is in Los Angeles, are the expectations for league branding success higher?

Frank Lampard, New York City Football Club

Frank Lampard, New York City FC
Etihad.com

At a new MLS franchise, does Frank also have the added pressure of marketing success to a huge sports market?

Kaká, Orlando City SC

Kaka, Orlando City SC
Orlando Sentinel

Is there greater pressure on Kaká to be a success for both his image and the image of the league?

David Villa, New York City Football Club

David Villa, New York City Football Club
Goal.com

Is the pressure of being a goal scoring machine going to be too much?

 

Yanks Call it Soccer Podcast Episode 07 records tomorrow

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Episode 07 Tomorrow
Episode 07 Tomorrow

Topics for Episode 07 (subject to change based on feedback):

  1. What are items that should be banned from soccer stadiums?  For example, the banning of the vuvuzela was on point.
  2. What are some signs that a player is turning into a bit of a “diva”?
  3. Who is under the most pressure to succeed in the MLS; Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, David Villa, Kaka?

Poll: Who is this season’s most hated player in the EPL?

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Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli
Guardian

We know this one is a bit of a stretch.

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney
Manchester Evening News

Loved by the red side of Manchester, hated everywhere else?

Diego Costa

Diego Costa
BBC

The newest EPL villain is living up the the hype.

Cesc Fabergas

Cesc Fabergas
Eurosport

Leave the club your were raised at only to return to a rival?  That will do.

Olivier Giroud

Olivier Giroud
Telegraph

Landing #1 on any “sexiest player” list will get you a few haters.

Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard
Bleacher Report

Ouch, quite the farewell tour by Stevie G.  Good thing he put that header away.

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson
isportsweb.com

This spans well outside of soccer.

Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard
Daily Star

Scoring the winning goal in a match against your former club takes the shine off of your rep a bit.

Joey Barton

Joey Barton
Standard

We heard that this is an “either you love him, or hate him” relationship.  We would like to see what it really is.

Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure
Sky Sports

This one caught us a bit of guard, but his desire to leave has caused quite the stir.

Hatem Ben Arfa

Hatem Ben Arfa
football365.com

Newcastle fans, the line forms to the left, and please only vote once.