The most recent episode of the "Football Club of Buffalo Show" features a phone interview with Syracuse men's soccer winger Liam Callahan, reflections on the NPSL's announcement of the Rochester River DogZ and discussion on Major League Soccer's conference championships and Jamie Vardy's historic accomplishment.
Here's the recorded segment that aired originally at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30 on 91.3 FM WBNY (to skip to a particular topic, see the time stamps below):
Start to 18:45: Introductions, talk about the goal-scoring accomplishment of Leicester City's Jamie Vardy, plus brainstorming the cast for a possible Vardy-based movie.
18:45 to 31:30: Interview with Liam Callahan of Syracuse men's soccer about the Orange's win over Seattle to reach the NCAA quarterfinals, the turnaround of the Syracuse program under Ian McIntyre, Callahan's leadership role in nurturing two freshman defenders into the starting XI.
31:50 to 46:30: BN Soccer interviews Nick Mendola, who puts on his general manager and co-owner of FC Buffalo hat for 15 minutes, about the announcement that the Rochester River DogZ would join the Wolves' division in the National Premier Soccer League. Is this a natural rivalry? What's the makeup of the DogZ?
46:30 to close: Ben and Nick recap the MLS Conference Finals and make their picks for MLS Cup. Ben discloses his adoration for Wil Trapp, but why doesn't he like Harrison Afful at all? Listen in.
Email Ben Tsujimoto at firstname.lastname@example.org