Northern Fútbol Podcast, Episode 35: Predicting Canada’s November squad
The guys open the show by answering your questions about the Canadian men’s national team, from potential strike partnerships to use for the future, to their thoughts about John Herdman’s wide-ranging interview with The Athletic. They also discuss whether there will be any surprise call-ups for November and go over their squad predictions.
The Canadians abroad mailbag returns, with Stefan Mitrovic’s call-up to Serbia’s U-21 national team among the hot topics. What’s next for Mitrovic after this landmark?
Peter and Thomas also go over the latest happenings in domestic soccer, including the latest sexual assault scandal involving the Vancouver Whitecaps and what happens next.
1:06 – Could an Akinola-David partnership work?
4:38 – Thoughts on Herdman’s interview with The Athletic
10:02 – Thoughts on Canada’s fine from FIFA
13:12 – What can fans do to convince dual nationals?
14:50 – U-20 preparation plans
17:07 – Surprises for November window?
21:18 – Squad predictions
27:20 – How long will Davies, David stay at their clubs?
31:00 – Will Buchanan start at Brugge right away?
33:30 – Stefan Mitrovic called up to Serbia’s U-21s
37:55 – Whitecaps mired in scandal again
41:50 – How MLS has helped Canadian soccer
43:38 – Favourite for 4th in CPL, players on the move, Lowell Wright’s potential