After a long weekend of franchise-changing news across MLS, the guys dive in head first as Harry Shipp calls in from the training field in Tampa after his first session with the Impact. Shipp re-lives the moment he found out his hometown Fire had shipped him off to Montreal, the emotions he felt in the moment and after (both his own and his mother’s), and what his future with the Impact looks like.
Thousands of miles away, Sounders fans face uncertain times with Obafemi Martins reportedly the subject of a bid from China. Could it actually be a blessing in disguise for Seattle or does it change 2016 expectations? Plus, there’s a villain on the move in the Western Conference and more roster moves to digest.
In the mailbag, TV executives beware as the ETR fan club sends in their best MLS reality show ideas. Giovinco driving around in a red convertible eating at questionable diners? Green light. Pipa and Laurent Ciman in a physical face off? Yes, please.