Ira speaks with Forward Madison Head Coach and Technical Director Daryl Shore, defensive midfielder Eric Leonard and attacker (or is he a box to box midfielder) JC Banks. We find out how Eric scored 5 goals and 10 assists playing in Australia, and how JC Banks helps bring along some of the less experienced players. Coach Shore talks about the teams focus on the US Open Cup (and going further than any other third division team) left them in a precarious playoff position at the moment.
twitter: @irajersey Soccer fanatic and nerd with many hobbies, Ira is a New York Red Bull supporter who loves lower division soccer. He is a youth coach with several USSF and United Soccer Coaches licenses; and also a competitive youth referee. He writes and podcasts on USL League One for BGN. Ira has worked in finance for more than two decades focusing on bond markets and is currently the Chief U.S. Interest Rate Strategist at Bloomberg Intelligence, Bloomberg LP's research arm.