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House of Champions: A CBS Soccer Podcast

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Jesse Marsch on Leeds heartbreak, coaching Haaland, media work, the USMNT’s ceiling (Kickin' It)

• 52 min

Join Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu as they connect with the biggest names from global soccer on the Kickin’ It podcast. Download and follow Kickin’ It on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts! Jesse Marsch joins Kate Abdo, Clint Dempsey, Charlie Davies and Mo Edu to talk about coaching the latter three, the all-consuming nature of the Premier League, what he loves about managing, embracing the USMNT’s characteristics, and much more.   La dolce vita (01:27): Moving to Italy, the transient life of a coach, prioritizing relationships over winning.   USMNT (10:55): Dropping Mo at the World Cup, man-managing Michael Bradley, setting expectations for the current generation.  First impressions (21:50): Working with new players, learning from time at Leeds, looking for the next challenge, the importance of family.  American coaches (30:11): Experience matters, identifying what Erling Haaland needed at Salzburg, the reward of coaching “challenging” players.  Dealing with the media (38:02): Speaking as an analyst versus speaking as a coach, meeting your heroes, speaking German.  Kickin’ It is available for free on the Audacy app as well as Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and wherever else you listen to podcasts.  Follow the Kickin’ It team on Twitter: @CBSSportsGolazo, @kate_abdo, @CharlieDavies9, @MauriceEdu, @clint_dempsey Watch Kickin’ It on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24-hour soccer streaming network that is available for free on connected TV and mobile devices through the CBS Sports App and Pluto TV, and on, as well as Paramount+. For more soccer coverage from CBS Sports, visit To hear more from the CBS Sports Podcast Network, visit Watch UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Serie A, Coppa Italia, CONCACAF Nations League, NWSL, Scottish Premiership, Brasileiro, Argentine Primera División, soccer documentaries and more by subscribing Paramount Plus: To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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