League One Fun – Episode 88: It All Happens in Injury Time

To prepare yourself for the USL League One finals, after you listen to this episode try these interview specials:

Tyler Polak of the Greenville Triumph

Ethan Vanacore-Decker of Union Omaha.

Decision Day Injury Time Drama

Three games, three possible outcomes, and three stoppage time goals brough all the drama for USL League One’s decision day! And after it was all said and done, Union Omaha, in their inaugural season, will travel to a sell-out Greenville, to play the Triumph in their 2nd attempt in 2 years to try and raise Silverware.
Ira and Jason preview the exciting final while also discussing the Richmond Kicker’s late season collapse, North Texas’ late season resurgence, why this season was more entertaining than last season, who would be MVP of the league if it were a full season, and who has the advantage on Friday Night.
The duo also presents their ready for the next level starting XI, where they take a player at each position who is ready for the next level playing in USL Championship and/or MLS.
A packed episode for a packed week leading to the USL League One Championship

What is League One Fun?

Ira is @irajersey, Jason is @homesweetsoccer, and the show is @league1fun. The Black Players Alliance of the USL can be found here.

League One Fun is the Beautiful Game Network podcast that covers the entirety of USL League One, including the final to be held October 30th. Jason and Ira discuss the third tier and lowest tier of professional soccer. The two conduct player, coach and front office interviews as well as review matches and league news. Independent franchises include Greenville Triumph, South Georgia Tormenta, Richmond Kickers, Chattanooga Red Wolves, Forward Madison and Union Omaha (Owls). The league also includes USL Championship Phoenix Rising’s second team FC Tucson. There are now five MLS “2” sides. These include Fort Lauderdale CF (InterMiami), New England Revolution II, Toronto FC II, North Texas SC (FC Dallas), and Orlando City B.

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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.