DeMartin Download on Impact 89FM
DeMartin Download is the only podcast devoted entirely to MSU men’s soccer. Each week during the season, Impact 89FM soccer beat reporters give you updates, game recaps and their opinions on everything MSU soccer.
Season preview w/ Brendan Hartlove
On this week's episode of DeMartin Download: Ian Gilmour and Adam Bakr welcome special guest Brendan Hartlove from WMUC Sports to talk all things Michigan State, Maryland and Big Ten soccer before the season starts on Friday! Follow @WDBMSports on Twitter for more Michigan State soccer coverage.
On this week's episode of DeMartin Download: Ian Gilmour, Adam Bakr and Luca Melloni celebrate a return to the Impact 89FM studios, and Luca's first episode in studio! The trio also previews Michigan State men's and women's soccer's schedules, goes over a ton of English football, and Ian goes on a rant for the ages. Follow @WDBMSports on Twitter for more MSU soccer coverage.
New year, same DeMartin
DeMartin Download is back! This week, the guys preview the next round of the Champions League and gave their Premier League teams of the season so far. Also recapped English, German and Italian league action from the festive period.
"Sorry for the Delay"
In this episode of the DeMartin Download, hosts Adam Bakr and Ian Gilmour, along with Luca Melloni, recap the Champions League group stage and the beginning of the Premier League while also previewing the Champions League Round of 16.
The saving of the Gunnersaurus
In this episode of the DeMartin Download, hosts Adam Bakr and Ian Gilmour, along with Luca Melloni, preview more Premier League action, offer their predictions for the Champions League and Group of Death matchups and more!
In this episode of the DeMartin Download, hosts Adam Bakr and Ian Gilmour welcome in newbie Luca Melloni to the show! Listen in as Gilmour and Bakr, along with Luca, preview the upcoming Premier League season along with the rest of the European leagues and share their opinions on the player rankings for FIFA 21 which dropped yesterday!
Until Next Year
In this episode of the DeMartin Download, hosts Adam Bakr, along with Sam Britten, and Impact alumni Julian Mitchell and Kyle Turk break down the final day of Premier League action, recap the season as a whole and look ahead to what next year's season may look like.
Make Up Your Mind
The DeMartin Download crew is back! In this week's edition of the show, hosts Ian Gilmour and Adam Bakr help an indecisive Julian Mitchell find a favorite Premier League team. Ian and Adam then examine the rest of the Premier League and finish the podcast by previewing the upcoming MLS tournament.
The Julian and Sam Edition
This week's DeMartin Download features hosts Adam Bakr and Ian Gilmour discussing the return of the Bundesliga (Germany's professional soccer league) in light of COVID-19. The duo is then joined by fellow German soccer fans Julian Mitchell and Sam Britten, who discuss their initial experience of watching and supporting German clubs.
On this week's episode of DeMartin Download: Ian Gilmour and Adam Bakr discuss Champions League and Europa League topics.
On this week's episode of DeMartin Download: Ian Gilmour, Adam Bakr and Aidan Hunt recap the College Cup and discuss Champions League and Premier League topics.
The boys fill out their NCAA tournament brackets and predict the champion. Hosts Ian Gilmour and Adam Bakr then go on to talk about the return of Jose Mourinho to the premier league and its effects.
Good While It Lasted
On this week’s episode of DeMartin Download: Ian Gilmour and Adam Bakr recap Michigan State men’s soccer’s Big Ten Tournament loss to Michigan and season as a whole. The duo then offers up some way too early predictions for next season, finishing the show with professional soccer talk. Ian and Adam discuss the Premier League, MLS Cup and USWNT.
Conference Tournament Talk
On this week’s episode of DeMartin Download: Ian Gilmour and Adam Bakr kick off the show with a recap of MSU men’s soccer’s latest game against Indiana. The duo then previews the team’s Big Ten Tournament opener against Michigan and predicts winners in the other Big Ten Tournament games of the weekend. To finish the show, Ian and Adam take a look around the Champions League and preview the MLS Cup.
Soccer and Spookiness
On this week’s episode of DeMartin Download: Ian Gilmour and Adam Bakr discuss the most recent game for Michigan State men’s soccer, a loss at rival Michigan. The duo then recaps recent MSU women’s soccer games against Rutgers and Indiana, while also giving their final thoughts on the team’s season. To finish the show, Ian and Adam talk the latest in professional soccer.
Off and Running
Impact soccer reporters Ian Gilmour and Adam Bakr have joined forces to create DeMartin Download, a soccer podcast focused on Michigan State men’s and women’s soccer, along with professional soccer. For the first official episode, Ian and Adam discuss the latest storylines surrounding Michigan State’s soccer teams, finishing the show with some Premier League talk.
Corner Kick: MSU Women's Soccer Recruiting
It's not the biggest signing class, but MSU women's soccer has signed five players that will compete in the green and white for the next four years. Of the five players that signed with the Spartans in 2015, three are from the state of Michigan, while two come from the Lone Star state.
Corner Kick: 2015 Big Ten Men's Soccer Recruiting
National Signing Day has passed and high school seniors have signed their national letters of intent. Topdrawersoccer.com has four Big Ten teams in their Top 20 2015 recruiting classes - Maryland at No. 3, Michigan State at No. 8, Ohio State at No. 17 and Michigan at No. 20. Rankings aside though, who actually had the best 2015 recruiting class, and what freshmen have a chance to make an impact for their programs next fall? Corner Kick host, Brooks Laimbeer, and Top Drawer Soccer reporter, J.R. Eskilson, discuss each recruiting class and what their players have to offer.
Corner Kick: Third Spartan Drafted, Second Heading to Canada
With the 58th pick in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft, the Vancouver Whitecaps selected former Michigan State forward, Adam Montague. On this episode of Corner Kick, Montague joins host, Brooks Laimbeer, and Red Cedar Rowdie, Luke Ferris, to discuss being drafted by the Whitecaps and what he needs to do to prepare for the MLS. Also, does Montague know the Canadian National Anthem and how excited is he to play against former teammates Jay Chapman and Fatai Alashe?
Corner Kick: Jay Chapman
After signing a homegrown contract with Toronto FC, Jay Chapman starts training with the first team this Saturday. Brooks Laimbeer, host of Corner Kick, discusses with Chapman what it was like to be at the 2015 MLS SuperDraft and to watch his teammate, Fatai Alashe, get drafted No. 4 overall. Chapman also discusses how close he was to signing with a European team and how excited he is to play with superstars Jozy Altidore, Michael Bradley and Sebastian Giovinco.
Corner Kick: No. 4 Overall Pick Alashe Ready for MLS
After the San Jose Earthquakes traded up to take him with the No. 4 overall pick, Fatai Alashe is set to leave for training camp on Wednesday. What does he need to work on to better prepare himself for the MLS? How much did playing at MSU and for the U23 Portland Timbers help his skills? How much is he looking forward to possibly playing against his former MSU teammate, Jay Chapman?
Corner Kick: A Busy Month for Men's Soccer
The month of January has been a busy month for the MSU men's soccer program. Fatai Alashe and Adam Montague are down at the 2015 MLS Combine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Jay Chapman has left early to pursue a professional soccer career and MSU associate head coach, Kylie Stannard, has left to become the men's head soccer coach at Yale University. Michigan State head soccer coach, Damon Rensing, calls into the studio from the 2015 MLS Combine to discuss how Alashe and Montague have done at the MLS Combine. We also discuss what lies ahead for Chapman and how much of an...
Corner Kick: 2015 MLS Combine
The MLS Combine is from January 9-13 and 55 seniors are competing to raise their draft stock for the MLS SuperDraft on January 15. Brooks Laimbeer, host of Corner Kick, and J.R. Eskilson, reporter for topdrawersoccer.com, discuss the six Big Ten soccer players going to the MLS Combine as well as other players from college soccer conferences around the United States.
Corner Kick: Alashe and Montague Prep for MLS Combine
Senior forward, Adam Montague, and senior midfielder, Fatai Alashe, begin their preparation for the MLS Combine, which takes place from January 6-8 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. On this episode of Corner Kick, hosted by Brooks Laimbeer, Adam and Fatai discuss how they are prepping for the MLS Combine and we look back on their favorite moments in the Green and White and who they will miss playing soccer with.
Corner Kick: College Cup Edition
Brooks Laimbeer, host of Corner Kick, and topdrawersoccer.com reporter, J.R. Eskilson, recap the Elite Eight matchups and give their predictions for the College Cup and who they believe will win the National Championship. Brooks and J.R. also discuss who will likely go to the MLS Combine from the Michigan State men's soccer team and who will be drafted in the 2015 MLS Draft.
Corner Kick: NCAA Men's Soccer Elite Eight
December is here, and amongst the start of the winter college sports seasons is the NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament. Michigan State, Providence College, University of Virginia, Georgetown University, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Creighton University, North Carolina and UCLA remain in the NCAA tournament. Brooks Laimbeer, host of Corner Kick, and Travis Clark, reporter for topdrawersoccer.com, break down the Elite Eight matchups and make their predictions on who has what it takes to advance to the College Cup and who will win the National Championship.
Corner Kick: NCAA Men's Soccer Tournament Preview
On Sunday, the NCAA Selection Committee narrowed the 2014 NCAA Tournament field to 48 teams, and on Monday at 1 p.m., teams waited eagerly to see if they made the tourney or received a seed. Brooks Laimbeer, host of Corner Kick, and J.R. Eskilson, topdrawersoccer.com reporter, give their predictions for each round, discuss possible upsets and what teams have the most difficult road to the College Cup.
Corner Kick: Big Ten Men's Soccer Tournament Semifinals
Terrapins go up against No. 5 seed Michigan State Spartans at 3:40 p.m. on Big Ten Network. Brooks Laimbeer, host of Corner Kick, and Travis Clark, reporter for topdrawersocer.com, discuss the two semifinal matchups.
Corner Kick: NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament Preview
Conference play and tournaments are done. The field of 68 has been selected by the NCAA committee and Friday, Nov. 14 kicks off the 2014 NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament. For some teams it will be a long road to Boca Raton, Florida, and for some it will be an easier road. Brooks Laimbeer, host of Corner Kick, and Travis Clark, reporter for topdrawersoccer.com, break down the field of 68 and predict who has a chance to make it to Boca Raton for the College Cup and to win it all.
Corner Kick: Anyone's Game in the 2014 Big Ten Tournament
The Big Ten regular season is over with and now the madness can begin with the Big Ten Men's Soccer Tournament. Brooks Laimbeer, host of Corner Kick, and J.R. Eskilson, reporter for topdrawersoccer.com, discuss the tournament matchups and predict who they believe will win the Big Ten Tournament. J.R. also discusses who he believes is the Big Ten Freshman of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year and Player of the Year, as well as how many teams from the Big Ten will get seeds in the NCAA Tournament.
Corner Kick: Mid-Season Edition
The Big Ten men's soccer sesason has been in full swing and J.R. Eskilson, reporter from Top Drawer Soccer, joins host Brooks Laimbeer on this mid-season edition of Corner Kick. J.R. and Brooks discuss each Big Ten team, the surprises in the Big Ten, who has a chance to win Big Ten Player of the Year and Big Ten Freshman of they Year and what team could win the Big Ten regular season and the Big Ten Tournament.
Corner Kick: A Club and Their Passion: Spartan Soccer Club
In this episode, Corner Kick host, Brooks Laimbeer, sits down with Spartan Soccer Club’s events coordinator Travis Trainor, president Ben Erdman and communications director, Mitch King. This new club on campus wants to get students together to enjoy the game that is taking the world by storm. The guys discuss how they plan to run the club and where they want to meet for European league matches. They also talk about their love for the game of soccer and what European teams they support.
Corner Kick: Big Ten Women's Soccer Season Preview: A Different Look But Just as Competitive
The women's college soccer season has already started and a few Big Ten teams are off to great starts and some have underachieved. Brooks Laimbeer, host of Corner Kick, and Top Drawer Soccer reporter, Travis Clark, discuss all 14 teams in the Big Ten, incoming freshman to watch, professional prospects and who will make the Big Ten Tournament and the NCAA Tournament.
Corner Kick: Big Ten Men's Soccer Season Preview: MSU and Michigan Sit at Top
Top Drawer Soccer reporter, J.R. Eskilson, and Corner Kick host, Brooks Laimbeer, discuss the upcoming Big Ten men's soccer season by breaking down each team in the Big Ten. Laimbeer and Eskilson also highlight the top MLS prospects in the Big Ten, the upcoming players to watch and who has the team to make it to the 2014 National Championship in Cary, N.C.
Corner Kick: Rowdies and Rensing
At Michigan State, the student sections for football, men's basketball and hockey are filled to the brim with die-hard fans. Over the past two years, a new student section has grown and can be heard banging a drum and chanting from the Sparty statue all the way to DeMartin Stadium. The Red Cedar Rowdies are the newest addition to the Michigan State student sections, and the men's soccer program is happy to have the Rowdies bring their energetic and charismatic chants to every home game. Luke Ferris, the founding father of the Red Cedar Rowdies; Alex Byers, Grant Boxey and...
Corner Kick: A Conversation with the Women's Soccer Team
We had the honor of hosting some of the men's soccer players in studio, but now it is time to dig into the women's team. Mary Kathryn Fiebernitz, Courtney Clem and Michelle Dear stop by the studio to talk about last season, what the team is focusing on this spring and to find out who these ladies are. The girls also take on the fun player questionnaire, as we dive into talking about what player on the women's and men's teams loves to be the center of attention, who is the best goal scorer on the team and the pre-game...
Corner Kick: Keeper!!!
Paul Gilbert, the new volunteer assistant coach for the MSU men's soccer team, stops by the studio to talk about his new role with the team. Starting goalie Zach Bennett and backup goalie Quinn McAnaney also stopped in to talk about goalkeeping and what it is like to work with Paul. Zach and Quinn also tackle the challenging, but always entertaining, player questionnaire. What teammate do they never want to score on them during practice? Who is the most athletic person on the team? What women's soccer player do they believe can score on them?
Corner Kick: Full Interview: Jerome Cristobal
Redshirt freshman defender Jerome Cristobal gives his take on the substitution rule.
Corner Kick: Changing the Rules: A Conversation About Modifying College Soccer
The game of college soccer has given the U.S. Soccer Federation and Major League Soccer talented players, but with the creation of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy in 2007, college soccer needs to be tweaked. Some of the changes relate to the rules in college soccer, particularly the substitution rule. Another issue is when the regular season and National Championship game is played. Northwestern men’s head soccer coach, Tim Lenahan, Michigan State men’s head soccer coach, Damon Rensing, and editor and reporter at Top Drawer Soccer, Travis Clark, discuss these issues. Redshirt freshman defender Jerome Cristobal also give...