Tag Archives: James Sands

Vieira’s Achilles Heal / Ep 126 / Blue City Radio

Episode 126:

For the second time in 2017, injury forced Patrick Vieira to make an early substitution and for the second time, NYCFC failed to capture the victory.

Mike and Jon discuss the key takeaways from the loss away to Vancouver.  Then Chris Magalee from The NYCFC Nation joins the show to give his thoughts on the game and discuss NYCFC at the midseason point.

Impressing Pirlo, Welcoming James and Chatting With Martin / Ep 125 / Blue City Radio

Episode 125:

The show begins with a short story about Pratum Coller, the vineyard owned by Andrea Pirlo’s family. Then Mike and Jon discuss the signing of James Sands and what it means for NYCFC in 2017 and beyond.

The conversation continues as the guys go back to discuss the home game versus Minnesota United.

Finally, Martin Bihl joins the show and there ends to complete sense of structure.  Somehow the trio cover a variety of topics and even some of them are soccer related.

Sands Impresses, Lewis Prepares, NYCFC Draws, and MLS Fantasy Tips / Ep 105 / Blue City Radio

Episode 105:

Mike and Jon waste no time heaping praise on 16 year old James Sands.  While his future with NYCFC for 2017 is unclear, what is certain is that the Academy Player turned potential signing held his own against Ecuadorian powerhouse Emelec.

The guys then break down the keys of last week’s friendly and look at who else showed well and who needs to step up their game.  The conversation on the Emelec game ends with some of the post game interviews, including a special interview with US Ambassador to Ecuador, Tod Chapman.

In the third segment the show switches gears as NYCFC’s first round draft pick Jon Lewis joins Mike for a interview while he prepares with the US U-20 National Team for the World Cup Qualifying Tournament in Costa Rica.

The show closes out with a chat with Mike Denton who gives the guys the expert’s look into MLS Fantasy.  Don’t forget to join the Blue City Radio Fantasy League by using code 9386-1888

 

Welcome To the Diskerud Show / Ep 102 / Blue City Radio

Episode 102:

NYCFC released the roster of players attending pre-season training in Jacksonville, FL.  Two players not on the list, Mix Diskerud and Josh Saunders.  Both players who are very much foundational pieces of the club’s history were unceremoniously not invited to the team’s training camp.

Jon and Mike talk about the rest of the roster including NYCFC Academy player James Sands, the first academy player to attend a first team camp.

In the second segment, Chris Magalee from NYCFC Nation joins the show to continue the conversation.