3rd Degree the Podcast

The Podcast of 3rd Degree, Independent coverage of pro soccer in North Texas with a focus on FC Dallas, founded in 1997.

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3rd Degree the Podcast #175

September 02, 2022

3rd Degree the Podcast #175

This week on 3rd Degree the Podcast your hosts - Peter Welpton, Dan Crooke, and Buzz Carrick - break down the match against one of the FCD rivals for home-field advantage in round 1 of the playoffs, Real Salt Lake.  There's a look ahead to Minnesota, a scouting report on the newest FC Dallas signing, a little Academy and NTX talk, and a fanboy freak-out about Welcome to Wrexham.  3rd Degree the Podcast is brought to you by Soccer90.com. 20% Off Sitewide for All 3rd Degree Podcast listeners with Promo Code 3RDDEGREE on Soccer90.com.Music by Pappy Check! ...

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3rd Degree the Podcast #174

August 25, 2022

3rd Degree the Podcast #174

It's a rough weekend for FC Dallas as the club got smoked by Nashville SC.  The loss was so bad, Dan Crooke went missing.  Peter Welpton and Buzz Carrick try and soldier on and break it down for you.  Sometimes all you can do is move on so there's a look ahead to RSL plus some foundational academy news.  3rd Degree the Podcast is brought to you by Soccer90.com. 20% Off Sitewide for All 3rd Degree Podcast listeners with Promo Code 3RDDEGREE on Soccer90.com.Music by Pappy Check! ...

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3rd Degree the Podcast #173

August 19, 2022

3rd Degree the Podcast #173

What a week it was for FC Dallas!  On this week's 3rd Degree the Podcast, your hosts - Peter Welpton, Dan Crooke, and Buzz Carrick - have so much good stuff to discuss. First the 4-1 stomping of San Jose and then the massive, grade-A win - and top-tier performance - against one of the best teams in MLS, the Philadelphia Union.  6 big points and two great wins.  Everything's coming up roses.  Even Luchi-Ball is back! 3rd Degree the Podcast is brought to you by Soccer90.com. 20% Off Sitewide for All 3rd Degree Podcast listeners with Promo Code 3RDDEGREE on Soccer90.com.Music by Pappy Check! ...

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3rd Degree the Podcast #172

August 11, 2022

3rd Degree the Podcast #172

This week on 3rd Degree the Podcast, the 3rd Degree crew is down a man.  Peter Welpton and Buzz Carrick try to carry on without Dan Crooke. Thankfully the Timbers game was a juicy one with lots to talk about. Plus Buzz has a Coach Nico epiphany, two North Texas SC kids train with FCD, and there are more FCD Youth rumblings.  Stick around to the end! There's a special treat for all of you that do. 3rd Degree the Podcast is brought to you by Soccer90.com. 20% Off Sitewide for All 3rd Degree Podcast listeners with Promo Code 3RDDEGREE on Soccer90.com.Music by Pappy Check! ...

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3rd Degree the Podcast #171

August 04, 2022

3rd Degree the Podcast #171

This week's 3rd Degree the Podcast is just chock full of goodies for your hosts - Peter Welpton, Dan Crooke, and Buzz Carrick - to devour starting with the late window surprise trade for Sebastian Lletget. Plus there are two FC Dallas games to talk about that were quite similar given one was an LA win and the other a Seattle loss.  Then it's a dive into our Alan Velasco expectations vs reality, a grade for Nico Estevez, a shake-up in the Academy, and even some Crooke karaoke you won't want to miss.  3rd Degree the Podcast is brought to you by Soccer90.com. 20% Off Sitewide for All 3rd Degree Podcast listeners with Promo Code 3RDDEGREE on Soccer90.com.Music by Pappy Check! ...

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3rd Degree the Podcast #170

July 28, 2022

3rd Degree the Podcast #170

And we're back!  After a two-week hiatus - you can blame Buzz - 3rd Degree the Podcast returns to break down the latest FC Dallas game, an ugly win at Real Salt Lake.  Your hosts - Peter Welpton, Dan Crooke, and Buzz Carrick - do a deep dive into the transfer window and what you may, or may not, see happen with the club. All that and more on 3rd Degree the Podcast. 3rd Degree the Podcast is brought to you by Soccer90.com. 20% Off Sitewide for All 3rd Degree Podcast listeners with Promo Code 3RDDEGREE on Soccer90.com.Music by Pappy Check! ...

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