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Far From Home presented by Saturdays Football

Hosts Duncan Bochicchio and Sam FitzSimons get you caught up on all you need to know about American soccer players playing abroad. We talk the biggest names and the guys you’ve never heard of. Far From Home is your one stop shop for all things US soccer overseas. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram, https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ You can find Sam and Duncan on Twitter, https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons and https://twitter.com/theduncanbo

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Episode #18: Keith Costigan

Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home If you don’t like the Bundesliga, listen elsewhere because we’ve got the voice of Fox Soccer Keith Costigan on today’s episode to breakdown the mid-week action and give his predictions for the rest of the year. We talked the importance of patience in youth development and the possible future roles for our youngest up and coming stars. Oh, and of course we check in on FK Slutsk. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons Shout out to Smoke and Fire in La Habra! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/smokeandfireofficial/ or visit their website thesmokeandfire.com And a big thank you as always to our friends at Americas Best Plumbing! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/official_abplumbing/ Or check out their website: https://www.americasbestplumbingca.com/ Listen to FOOS-Ball: https://open.spotify.com/show/0epWuhTbWX52xx8PuUdSwR?si=6lTvvMuKQP6LPH_Rw4y8jw Listen to El VAR Del Pulpo: https://open.spotify.com/show/4bBfUquEKCw2LTcbjhNsL3?si=5Jw_Ny1DQKGG1sS5h09h6Q Music: Ethan Bochicchio FK Slutsk Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o91axfV3yiY “Macchu Picchu” -The Strokes “International Love” -Fidel Nadal

1hr 6mins

29 May 2020

Rank #1

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Episode #17: Derek Rae

Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home The Bundesliga is back! We’re pretty excited, and this week we’re joined by legendary play by play commentator and Bundesliga expert, Derek Rae, to break down everything from Germany this weekend. We talked COVID-19, the Bundesliga title race, and of course Gio Reyna—plus lots more. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons Shout out to Smoke and Fire in La Habra! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/smokeandfireofficial/ or visit their website thesmokeandfire.com And a big thank you as always to our friends at Americas Best Plumbing! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/official_abplumbing/ Or check out their website: https://www.americasbestplumbingca.com/ Listen to FOOS-Ball: https://open.spotify.com/show/0epWuhTbWX52xx8PuUdSwR?si=6lTvvMuKQP6LPH_Rw4y8jw Listen to El VAR Del Pulpo: https://open.spotify.com/show/4bBfUquEKCw2LTcbjhNsL3?si=5Jw_Ny1DQKGG1sS5h09h6Q LINKS Derek Rae videos: https://twitter.com/RaeComm/status/1263451022078423040 Music: Ethan Bochicchio FK Slutsk Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o91axfV3yiY “Macchu Picchu” -The Strokes “We Stand by You” -FC Koln

52mins

21 May 2020

Rank #2

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Episode #16: Everything’s Fine

Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home Guys, it’s really happening. We’re getting footy this weekend and it’s the freaking Bundesliga too. We’ve got you prepped for Gio v Wes, Dortmund v Schalke (Sophie’s choice for a neutral USMNT fan) and we check in on what other idiots are trying to start playing soccer again. Oh, and we chat FK Slutsk. Duh. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons Shout out to Smoke and Fire in La Habra! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/smokeandfireofficial/ or visit their website thesmokeandfire.com And a big thank you as always to our friends at Americas Best Plumbing! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/official_abplumbing/ Or check out their website: https://www.americasbestplumbingca.com/ Listen to FOOS-Ball: https://open.spotify.com/show/0epWuhTbWX52xx8PuUdSwR?si=6lTvvMuKQP6LPH_Rw4y8jw Listen to El VAR Del Pulpo: https://open.spotify.com/show/4bBfUquEKCw2LTcbjhNsL3?si=5Jw_Ny1DQKGG1sS5h09h6Q LINKS Music: Ethan Bochicchio Bundesliga Hymn Song FK Slutsk Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o91axfV3yiY “Punching in a Dream” -The Naked and the Famous

50mins

16 May 2020

Rank #3

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Episode #15: Football As It’s Meant To Be

Episode Description: Episode #15: Football As It’s Meant To Be Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home Sam and Duncan are like two little boys on Christmas morning. Can you believe it!? Santa got us all some Bundesliga for Christmas this year! There’s a lot to take in and break down, mainly, how the heck do the Germans plan on starting footy up again in just over a week? We also say so long and farewell to our little summer fling the Belarusian Premier League, with our final preview and prediction for this weekend. But now it’s back to the real footy. It’s good to be home. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons Shout out to Smoke and Fire in La Habra! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/smokeandfireofficial/ or visit their website thesmokeandfire.com And a big thank you as always to our friends at Americas Best Plumbing! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/official_abplumbing/ Or check out their website: https://www.americasbestplumbingca.com/ Listen to FOOS-Ball: https://open.spotify.com/show/0epWuhTbWX52xx8PuUdSwR?si=6lTvvMuKQP6LPH_Rw4y8jw Listen to El VAR Del Pulpo: https://open.spotify.com/show/4bBfUquEKCw2LTcbjhNsL3?si=5Jw_Ny1DQKGG1sS5h09h6Q LINKS Koln’s Birger Verstraete: https://www.firstpost.com/health/coronavirus-outbreak-bundesliga-club-cologne-calls-worried-birger-verstraete-to-account-over-criticism-8327641.html https://twitter.com/fckoeln_en/status/1256901893323993093?s=20 2.Bundesliga Erzgebirge Au https://www.espn.com/soccer/fc-erzgebirge-aue/story/4092117/german-team-in-isolation-ahead-of-key-government-meeting Music: Ethan Bochicchio Bundesliga Hymn Song FK Slutsk Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o91axfV3yiY

38mins

8 May 2020

Rank #4

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Episode #14: Injured in Isolation

Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home The quarantine pod series continues and even though no one is playing soccer, Zack Steffen hurt his knee again—what’s next for the USMNT #1 in Europe? Plus the rumor mill is still cranking out plenty of news for the boys to talk about as Reggie Cannon and DeAndre Yedlin might both be on the move this summer. We’re hoping it’s to our favorite island vacation destination, the Bundesliga. And finally we can’t let you go without your weekly Belarusian Premier League rundown with Sam to close out the show. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons Shout out to Smoke and Fire in La Habra! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/smokeandfireofficial/ or visit their website thesmokeandfire.com And a big thank you as always to our friends at Americas Best Plumbing! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/official_abplumbing/ Or check out their website: https://www.americasbestplumbingca.com/ Listen to FOOS-Ball: https://open.spotify.com/show/0epWuhTbWX52xx8PuUdSwR?si=6lTvvMuKQP6LPH_Rw4y8jw Listen to El VAR Del Pulpo: https://open.spotify.com/show/4bBfUquEKCw2LTcbjhNsL3?si=5Jw_Ny1DQKGG1sS5h09h6Q FK Slutsk Australian Supporters Article: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-24/aussie-sports-fans-help-belarus-football-club-during-coronavirus/12178348 Join FK Slutsk Facebook Supporters Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/fkslutskworldwide/ Music: Ethan Bochicchio FK Slutsk Song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o91axfV3yiY

25mins

1 May 2020

Rank #5

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Episode #13: White Russian

Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home Netherlands abolished soccer, Germany teases us, and an American at Barcelona?!?! Who says there isn’t anything to talk about in American footy through this pandemic? Plus we’ll get you caught up on the biggest league in the world, the Belarusian Premier League. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons Shout out to Smoke and Fire in La Habra! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/smokeandfireofficial/ or visit their website thesmokeandfire.com And a big thank you as always to our friends at Americas Best Plumbing! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/official_abplumbing/ Or check out their website: https://www.americasbestplumbingca.com/ Listen to FOOS-Ball: https://open.spotify.com/show/0epWuhTbWX52xx8PuUdSwR?si=6lTvvMuKQP6LPH_Rw4y8jw Listen to El VAR Del Pulpo: https://open.spotify.com/show/4bBfUquEKCw2LTcbjhNsL3?si=5Jw_Ny1DQKGG1sS5h09h6Q Steffen Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EiVIpg3LMAo Bundesliga article: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-8248727/Coronavirus-Bundesliga-bosses-sign-9-return-25-000-tests-needed.html Music: Ethan Bochicchio Wiz Khalifa - See You Again ft. Charlie Puth Animal Kingdom - Get Away With It Sam Tinnesz - Far From Home (The Raven) Swanky Tunes & Going Deeper - Far From Home (Radio Edit)

24mins

25 Apr 2020

Rank #6

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Episode #12: Stuck at Home

Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home So our trip to Europe didn’t quite go to plan… The world may be ending and footy has frozen but the storylines for Far From Home don’t stop. We’ve got lots to get caught up on including checking up on some of our young sons who could be on the move soon. Plus, Tyler Adams continues to prove why he’s going to be the captain of the US Men’s National Team for a long, long time. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons Shout out to Smoke and Fire in La Habra Enter their contest and follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/smokeandfireofficial/ or visit thesmokeandfire.com And a big thank you as always to our friends at Americas Best Plumbing! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/official_abplumbing/ Or check out their website: https://www.americasbestplumbingca.com/ Music: Ethan Bochicchio Sam Tinnesz - Far From Home (The Raven) Swanky Tunes & Going Deeper - Far From Home (Radio Edit) We Come Running - Youngblood Hawke

35mins

22 Apr 2020

Rank #7

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Episode #11: The Journey of a Lifetime

Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home The time has come for the boys to head Far From Home. Sam and Duncan are joined by Foosball’s Josh Barajas and will be galavanting across Europe chasing the best stories for Far From Home. England, France, the Netherlands and Germany are NOT ready for the Saturdays Football fam. Listen in to hear all about what the lads have planned. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow Kit Con on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officialkitcon/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons Josh: https://twitter.com/dank0cean Thanks again to America’s Best Plumbing for sponsoring the show! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/official_abplumbing/ Or check out their website: https://www.americasbestplumbingca.com/ Music: Ethan Bochicchio Sam Tinnesz - Far From Home (The Raven) Swanky Tunes & Going Deeper - Far From Home (Radio Edit) Snowflake - Malachai

34mins

5 Mar 2020

Rank #8

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Episode #10: The Third Installment of the Gio Reyna Series

Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home We’ve got a couple special appearances on today’s episode, the boys are joined by the gentleman of Foos-Ball, Josh Barajas and Jonathan Hernandez. Gio Reyna steals the headlines AGAIN, Gregg Berhalter has some decisions to make in the upcoming March USMNT window, and Barajas gives away the secret of Weston McKennie’s super healing powers. PLUS the lads are about to embark on a European journey so tune in to hear all about it. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow Kit Con on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/officialkitcon/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons All Goals Reyna’s Assist: https://twitter.com/usmntonly/status/1229884285626322945 Andrija Novakovich G + A: https://twitter.com/FutureUsmnt/status/1231566637876334592 Uly Llanez G + A: https://twitter.com/travismclark/status/1231971454482292737 Alex Mendez Goal: https://twitter.com/FutureUsmnt/status/1230989680885272576 Erik Palmer-Brown Goal: https://twitter.com/FutureUsmnt/status/1231644716451717123?s=20 Thanks again to America’s Best Plumbing for sponsoring the show! Follow them on instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/official_abplumbing/ Or check out their website: https://www.americasbestplumbingca.com/ Music: Ethan Bochicchio Sam Tinnesz - Far From Home (The Raven) Swanky Tunes & Going Deeper - Far From Home (Radio Edit) Meine Stadt - Auletta

52mins

25 Feb 2020

Rank #9

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Episode #9: The Gio Reyna Show Continues

Saturdays Football Presents: Far From Home Sam had a birthday so the boys took the week off, but there’s SO much to cover on this week’s episode. Gio Reyna’s been so damn good we had to do a whole second episode on him, Timmy Chandler is apparently Ronaldo now, plus we saw a debut goal for our (Duncan’s) favorite baby American. Plus we react to an interesting discussion between Fox Soccer’s Ian Joy and Stu Holden on the Ginger Prince. Be sure to follow Saturdays Football on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/saturdaysfootball/ Follow the boys on Twitter: Duncan: https://twitter.com/theduncanbo Sam: https://twitter.com/SamFitzSimons RIP @bundesligaguy :( Links: Stu and Ian on Josh Sargent: https://twitter.com/FOXSoccer/status/1221485553054633985?s=20 All Goals Reyna: https://twitter.com/ESPNFC/status/1224806387185864706 Full Match Highlights Dortmund v Werder Bremen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S2eEtLChrys Chandler Goal 1: https://twitter.com/FOXSoccer/status/1225881151832674304 Chandler Goal 2: https://twitter.com/BrianSciaretta/status/1225883316446023681 Duane Holmes Goal in the FA Cup: https://twitter.com/usmntonly/status/1224792014975373318?s=20 Duane Holmes Goal against Swansea: https://twitter.com/USMNTvideos/status/1226182896546963459?s=20 Music: Ethan Bochicchio “Sam Tinnesz - Far From Home (The Raven)” Swanky Tunes & Going Deeper - Far From Home (Radio Edit)

47mins

10 Feb 2020

Rank #10