The 3rd Touch
Sam Leamy, Michael Mclaughlin and Connor Walsh chat about the soccer culture in the USA and around the globe.
info_outline Episode 2 - England 2018 World Cup Preview With Ryan Curtis 06/14/2018
Episode 2 - England 2018 World Cup Preview With Ryan Curtis Sam Leamy and Connor Walsh are joined by Ryan Curtis @ryancurtis2017. The boys, review game 1 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and look forward to England's upcoming group games.
info_outline Episode 1 - 2018 World Cup Preview Show 06/13/2018
Episode 1 - 2018 World Cup Preview Show Sam Leamy and Connor Walsh reunite for a series of World Cup Podcasts. They discuss the heartbreak of USA not qualifying, group predictions, the rights for the 2026 World Cup and surprise omissions from this years tournament. Enjoy!
info_outline Episode 48 - Van Persie Sofens The Blow For Arsenal Fans In The Alexis Sanchez Deal 01/30/2018
Episode 48 - Van Persie Sofens The Blow For Arsenal Fans In The Alexis Sanchez Deal Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin discuss the drab 0-0 draw for the USMNT verses Bosnia and Herzegovinia. Jack Harrison maybe on his way out of NYCFC. The boys also round up the Premier League action as well as the much publicized transfer of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal to Manchester United. Also Mike has a new hat!
info_outline Episode 47 - Will Jack Ramsey Make The World Cup Squad? 01/05/2018
Episode 47 - Will Jack Ramsey Make The World Cup Squad? Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin discuss weather Jack Wilshere has made significant progress to deserve an England call up. As the rest of Europe take a timely winter break, the Premier League absorbs a hectic festive schedule with 4 games in 10 days for most clubs. Mike, reviews Christian Pulisic's season so far and Connor rounds up a busy 2 weeks in the MLS pre season.
info_outline Episode 46 - Robbie Rogers Gets Hitched. 12/08/2017
Episode 46 - Robbie Rogers Gets Hitched. Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin present weekly soccer updates. The lads recap Arsenal verses Manchester United, arguably the most entertaining game of the season so far. The Champions League wraps up, with all 5 English teams qualifying for the last 16 for the first time ever. Are English teams back dominating Europe? Finally Connor previews the MLS Cup Final between Toronto FC and Seattle Sounders and the NCAA final four in Philadelphia.
info_outline Episode 45 - Tiger Woods Spotted In Albany NY! 12/01/2017
Episode 45 - Tiger Woods Spotted In Albany NY! Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin get together finally for an update on the MLS playoffs, FIFA World Cup draw and all things Premier League. Connor has new found love for his beloved Arsenal and the wheels have fallen off the Spurs bandwagon. Tiger Woods makes his long awaited comeback. Enjoy
info_outline Episode 44 - Welcome back Bruce ??!! Quick take, World Cup 2018 round up 11/16/2017
Episode 44 - Welcome back Bruce ??!! Quick take, World Cup 2018 round up Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin, discuss the final 2018 World Cup Qualifiers. USA play out and 1-1 draw with Portugal and the MLS enters it's final few weeks (sad face). #Soccer #football #MLS #WorldCup2018 #Russia #USA #England #Pulisic #NYCFC #SavetheCrew #BruceArena #Fox
info_outline Episode 43 - Is the MLS better than the Champions League? 11/02/2017
Episode 43 - Is the MLS better than the Champions League? Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin get together to discuss weather the Major League Soccer is better than the Champions League (obviously a joke!!!) The lads discuss all things Champions League and the strength of Tottenham and Manchester City's exploits in this years tournament. Arsenal progress to the knockout stages of the Europa League as managerless Everton are knocked out. They review the U17 world cup as England win yet another youth tournament this year. What will teh future hold?? #football #soccer #EPL #MLS #ChampionsLeague #Pulisic #WorldCup #U17 #NYCFC #Columbus #Savethecrew
info_outline Episode 42 - My Coffee's Cold, Thanks Mike!! 10/18/2017
Episode 42 - My Coffee's Cold, Thanks Mike!! Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin recover from a huge disappointment for USA soccer in the past week. The lads recap the ongoing U17 World Cup in India, where the USA and England have some very promising youngsters. Mike 'cools' down Sam's coffee with some encouraging Crypto currency chat and also makes a statement directly to the 'US Soccer Foundation!!'. We round up all MLS heading into the final week, where the Western Conference is wide open. Connor questions his commitment to Arsenal Football Club as Manchester City look dominate in these early stages. #U17 #USA #USMNT #England #EPL #Pulisic #Coffee #Crypto #Currency #MLS #EPL #Sancho #Sargent #Sancho
info_outline Episode 41 - Trinidad &Tobago vs USA. Shit! Fuck! Damn! Turd! 10/11/2017
Episode 41 - Trinidad &Tobago vs USA. Shit! Fuck! Damn! Turd! Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin review USA failings against Trinidad and Tobago as other results go against the USMNT. Initial shocked thoughts are felt all around the studio. The boys don't hold back with their feelings, extreme explicit caution adviced #USAvsTRI #USA #USMNT #Trinidad #Pulisic #ESPN #Russia2018 #Sorry #Future
info_outline Episode 40 - If Christian Pulisic Isn't Starting, I'm Going To The Gym! 09/20/2017
Episode 40 - If Christian Pulisic Isn't Starting, I'm Going To The Gym! Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin hit the cold brew and chat about the relevance of the 2017 Carabao Cup. Atlanta United break the MLS attendance record and the boys discuss tonight's US Open Cup final between NY Red Bulls and Sporting Kansas City. The two Manchester clubs look to continue their impressive start to the season as the two Liverpool clubs continue to struggle. #Soccer #Football #MLS #EPL #Atlanta #Record #USOpenCup #NewYork #Kansas #Gym #Pulisic #Carabao #NYCFC
info_outline Episode 39 - Get Off Alexi Lalas's Lawn 09/13/2017
Episode 39 - Get Off Alexi Lalas's Lawn Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael Mclaughlin tackle Alexi Lalas's comments during the half time show of Seattle v LA Galaxy about the USMNT. The boys debate whether Frank De Boer's sacking at Crystal Palace was justified after only 77 days at the helm. But who is Frank De Boer exactly Mike? Champions League kicks off this week, as the boys discuss the current structure of the powerful tournament. MLS week 27 review by Connor Walsh hits your airwaves, as the playoff picture starts to take place. Fantasy updates and more *Note Deli Ali is suspended for Tottenham Hotspurs game verses Dortmund. #AlexiLalas #ChampionsLeague #EPL #MLS #Neymar #Pulisic #Lawn #FrankDeBoer #Brooklyn #Wembley #Dortmund #Messi #Ronaldo #NYCFC
info_outline Episode 38 - 'Pura Vida' Jimmy Conrad!! USA v Costa Rica Review 09/04/2017
Episode 38 - 'Pura Vida' Jimmy Conrad!! USA v Costa Rica Review Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin emotionally review the USA loss against Costa Rica on friday night. Mike finally found a ticket and a new best friend in 'Seattle Kevin'. A heartbreaking loss coincidentally leads Mike to sniff out the nearest strip club in Harrison New Jersey. Wayne Rooney had an eventful weekend thanks to his absence from international duty and France surprisingly draw against the 136th ranked team in the world Luxembourg. Connor meets one of his idols in Jimmy Conrad. Twitter: Instagram: #USA #JimmyConrad #CostaRica #WorldCup2018 #WorldCup #Rooney #PuraVida #instagram #twitter #the3rdtouch
info_outline Episode 37 - Wenger Out 08/29/2017
Episode 37 - Wenger Out Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin discuss Arsenal's continued woes, Connor tries to explain Arsene Wenger's current team selection and tactics after their humiliating defeat against Liverpool. MLS hits week 25 and Pulisic continues his fine form for Dortmund. Connor and Sam attend a local sport game as the University of Albany impressively beat the University of Rhode Island 4-0 in their home opener. The boys preview the two upcoming USA CONCACAF qualifiers against Costa Rica and Honduras. #MLS #EPL #Arsenal #England #USA #Pulisic #ArseneWenger #Ualbany #College #Dortmund #LIverpool #ManchesterUnited #Barcelona
info_outline Episode 36 - Mike "Burnt" His Hand, Because Pulisic Had A Masterclass 08/23/2017
Episode 36 - Mike "Burnt" His Hand, Because Pulisic Had A Masterclass Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin, discuss Wayne Rooney's surprise international retirement. The boys round up the first 2 weeks of the Premier League season, Manchester United's fierce attacking options and Arsenals typical trip to a warm Saturday in Stoke. Connors wraps up all things MLS and Mike gets a little too excited about Christian Pulisic's first game of the season for Dortmund. Neymar shows his worth and Barcelona look lost without him. #Premierleague #WayneRooney #Neymar #EPL #MLS #ChristianPulisic #WorldCup #Barcelona #ManchesterUnited
info_outline Episode 35 - 2017-18 Premier League Season Preview with Paul Wheatley 08/09/2017
Episode 35 - 2017-18 Premier League Season Preview with Paul Wheatley Sam Leamy and Connor Walsh and joined by the 3rd touches English Correspondent Paul Wheatley. The Boys break down our beloved MLS week 22 and preview the upcoming 2017-18 Premier League season. Mike finally joins the lads after a heavy night on the piss in Brooklyn. Hosting a Premier League fantasy league, to enter: -Register on Premierleague.com/fantasy -Enter code 1714353-411295 to join the 3rd touches league -Win a $50 gift card to soccer.com #PremierLeague #MLS #Football #Soccer #EPL #Rooney #England #USA #Neymar #VAR #HowardWebb #Refs #Manchester City #Pogba
info_outline Episode 34 - Neymar Jr 'Tchau' 08/02/2017
Episode 34 - Neymar Jr 'Tchau' Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin react to the 222 Million Euro transfer fee for Neymar JR, as he completes his move from Barcelona to PSG. Freddy Adu is in the news again and across the globe searching for the right club. MLS hits week 21 and @the3rdtouch have an exciting giveaway to announce. #Soccer #MLS #Football #@bluecityradio #freddyadu #neymarjr #neymar #barcelona #PSG #EPL #allstar #realmadrid #NYCFC #
info_outline Episode 33 - Cheese and VAR Dude! Gold Cup 2017 Special 07/24/2017
Episode 33 - Cheese and VAR Dude! Gold Cup 2017 Special Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin return from a summer hiatus with a catch up on the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the boys have secured their first liquid sponsorship and discuss the transfer window thus far...... VAAAR Dude! #Soccer #Football #CONCACAF #Gold Cup #Dempsey #Donovan #MLS #Transfers #EPL #Podcast #Manchester United #Cheese #Brooklyn #VAR #Dude #!
info_outline Episode 32 - 'Bruce Almighty' WCQ USA vs Mexico Round Up 06/12/2017
Episode 32 - 'Bruce Almighty' WCQ USA vs Mexico Round Up Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin break down USA's 2 World Cup Qualifiers against Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico. The boys break down Bruce Arena's questionable lineup at the Azteca and England 'WIN', yes 'WIN' a World Cup for the first time in 51 years. And Connor has beef with his $25 a year American Outlaws subscription. American Outlaws, USA, USMNT, Pulisic, Mexico, Azteca, WCQ, Trinidad, Pittsburgh, Penguins, NHL, U20 World Cup, U20WorldCup, England, Dempsey
info_outline Episode 31 - Tommy Mac's Greatest Clip. UEFA Champions League Final Special* 06/05/2017
Episode 31 - Tommy Mac's Greatest Clip. UEFA Champions League Final Special* Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin break down the UEFA Champions League final, the most predictable but 'unwanted' outcome of the season. The boys, reflect on USA Under 20's achievements in South Korea, after they were finally knocked out in the quarter finals by Venezuela 2-1. The USMNT gear up for 2 vital World Cup qualifiers and Connor breaks down Week 14 of our very own MLS. Soccer, Football, World Cup, USMNT, U 20 World Cup, MLS, Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale, UEFA,
info_outline Episode 30 - Tiger Wood's Memorial Weekend ;-) 05/30/2017
Episode 30 - Tiger Wood's Memorial Weekend ;-) Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin get together and discuss Memorial Day shenanigans including Tiger Wood's drive down south. The boys break down the FA Cup final, sporting hero's falls from grace the U 20 World Cup and everyone's favourite league the MLS. Soccer, EPL, FA Cup, MLS, U20 World Cup, Tiger Woods, Memorial Weekend, England, USA, Whitney Houston, Michael Jackson, Lifetime
info_outline Episode 29 - Whack It Up 05/22/2017
Episode 29 - Whack It Up Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh, and Michael McLaughlin round up and review the Premier Leauge season and reveal the biggest surprises and disappointments from the worlds "best" league. Mike covers a shift for Connor at the bar and the lads discuss the u20 World Cup and the United States exciting early morning result. As always, Connor wraps up the episode with the MLS review section. Thanks for tuning in chins.
info_outline Episode 28 - Thick Soccer Moms 05/15/2017
Episode 28 - Thick Soccer Moms Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin get together for the first time since Episode 1 (Boxing Day) the boys close in on a already decided Premier League season, they also review the last few weeks in the world of footy. The boys also preview the U-20 World Cup in South Korea and Connor makes the wisest purchase of his millennial career. #Soccer #Football #MLS #EPL #USMNT #Arsenal #ManchesterUnited #ChampionsLeague #EuropaLeague #ArseneWenger #nycfc
info_outline Episode 27 - 'The Comeback' 05/11/2017
Episode 27 - 'The Comeback' Sam Leamy and Connor Walsh explain the recent absence of 'The 3rd Touch' episodes. The boys skim the surface on recent footy news and results, including the irrelevant Manchester United Arsenal game. Sam returns from Portugal and a scary car crash. The culture is strong and Mike will return for the weekend episode. Football, Soccer, MLS, EPL, Portugal, Immortal DC, Car Crash, Real Madrid, Champions League, Europa League, U20 USMNT, U17 USMNT, NYCFC
info_outline Episode 26 - Christian Pulisic's Hairy Chest 04/17/2017
Episode 26 - Christian Pulisic's Hairy Chest Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin wrap up the Champions League results and Kylian Mbappe rapid rise for Monaco. The boys take a break to order pizza and Christian Pulisic's needs to wax his hairy chest. We also break down Manchester United's impressive victory over league leaders Chelsea Soccer, Dortmund, USA, England, UEFA, Champions League, Pulisic, Pizza
info_outline Episode 25 - Ross Barkley And His Glass Chin 04/11/2017
Episode 25 - Ross Barkley And His Glass Chin Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin discuss the possibilities of a 3 country host World Cup, Deli Alli lights up 'The Lane', Bayern once again dominate the Bundesliga. Ross Barkley ends up on the wrong end of a bar fight in Liverpool, just hours after his teams 4-2 win over Leicester City. And Arsenals favourite piss head Tony Adams secures a La Liga contract. USA, Mexico, Canada, Ross Barkley, Chin, Champions League, World Cup, Soccer, Football, England, Deli Ali, Tottenham, Arsenal, Ibrahimovic, 2026
info_outline Episode 24 - The Mighty West Bromovich 04/01/2017
Episode 24 - The Mighty West Bromovich Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin review USA's 1-1 draw with Panama, the boys also discuss Netherlands and Argentina's faltering qualifying campaigns. The Premier League returns and Mike only wants cool team names to represent the top leagues. #USA, #CONCACAF, #Panama, #MLS, #Soccer, #Football, #World Cup, #WCQ, #England, #EPL, #Argentina, #Messi, #Bastian, #Netherlands
info_outline Episode 23 - A Star Is Born USMNT/Honduras Recap 6-0 03/26/2017
Episode 23 - A Star Is Born USMNT/Honduras Recap 6-0 Sam Leamy, Connor Walsh and Michael McLaughlin review USA's 6-0 win over Honduras. 18 year old Christian Pulisic stars in a near complete USA performance. 34 is the magic number. USMNT, Dempsey, Pulisic, Honduras, World Cup, WCQ, Russia 2018, 34, MLS
info_outline Episode 22 - Slum Football, Preview USMNT v Honduras WQC 03/23/2017
Episode 22 - Slum Football, Preview USMNT v Honduras WQC Sam Leamy and Connor Walsh preview tomorrow evenings World Cup Qualifier, USA v Honduras in San Jose at the Avaya Stadium. The boys analysis how USA can achieve all 3 points in this vital WQC. Connor blesses 'Slum Footy'. USMNT, Honduras, WQC, Football, Soccer, USA, Chris Wondolowski, Clint Dempsey, Bruce Arena, World Cup.