ULF Podcast

A podcast recorded by two passionate yanks about their favorite clubs - Manchester United and Liverpool. They also don’t get along.

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Episode 116 - Live at Union Jack

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on February 24th, 2015

Nipun (@Nipunchopra7) and Gabe (@smitty46and2) were excited to record at @UnionJackPub for a 2nd time. They discussed ---

1. United's loss to Swansea City.
2. Liverpool's tactical set up against Southampton. Interviews with Nile Smith, Jordan Green, Joe Dilling and Scott Brady. We all discussed the refereeing decisions.
3. A look at Southampton's play in the game.
4. Wrap up with thoughts to looking at matches ahead.'
Listen/Share/comment/subscribe! Big shoutout to Union Jack for having us.
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Episode 115 - Sucko can do no wrong

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on February 16th, 2015

Gabe (@Smitty46and2) and Nipun (@NipunChopra7) were joined by Spurs fan, Matt Lichtenstadter (@MattsMusings1). They discussed ---

1. United and Liverpool news.
2. Liverpool v Spurs/Crystal Palace review - We get an update on Spurs's season so far from Matt.
3. United v Burnley/Preston North End - We discuss the back to back wins for United. Were they any better than in previous games? The Falcao conundrum.
4. Listener questions from Aaron Holtsclaw and Nile Smith. Fantasy update.
5. Preview the Liverpool games with Besiktas and Southampton. United v Swansea.
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Episode 114 - LVG is the Kanye West of football

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on February 9th, 2015

Nipun (@NipunChopra7) and Gabe (@Smitty46and2) discuss ---

1. United and Liverpool news.
2. United v Cambridge United/West Ham United
3. Liverpool v Bolton/Everton
4. Fantasy update/listener questions - Questions from Craig Cymmerman (@ccym20), Shawn (@rayted_are), Joe Dilling (@JMDilling), Nile Smith, Jimmy Torrejon and Chris Vasser (@CoachVass)
5. Previews - United v Burnley/Preston United, LIverpool v Spurs/Crystal Palace
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Episode 113 - featuring Peter Wilt - Indy Eleven

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on February 4th, 2015

Nipun (@nipunchopra7) and Gabe (@Smitty46and2) were joined by Indy Eleven president Peter Wilt (@PeterWilt1) for the latest episode of the @ULFpodcast. They discussed ---

1. Does Peter's gregariousness ever get him in trouble?
2. How do transfers work in the NASL/MLS. We use the transfer of Kleberson as an example.
3. Is Indy eleven going to invest in youth academies around Indy?
4. WHat other investments (beyond structural) will Indy Eleven be looking to make?
5. Is the massive turnover in players a  part of a growing franchise?
6. The stadium - We summarize the proposal and update on Nipun's blog post. And then we get to the myriad of questions (paraphrased) ----
  • Seth Grannan - How is this proposal different from what happened with the RCA dome?
  • Billy Fama - Should the stadium come before the successful team, or the other way around?
  • Kyle Shipley - Does a stadium truly boost local finances?
  • Cam Miller - Will ticket prices increase once the new stadium is built? Why doesn't Keystone get a loan for the stadium themselves?
  • Aaron Holtsclaw - Will MLS see a promotion /relegation system?
  • Aaron Gunyon - Why are there no true forwards on the Indy 11 roster? What is the long-term viability of the NASL? Will Indy join the MLS?
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Episode 112 - The hole that was Suarez

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on February 2nd, 2015

Gabe (@smitty46and2) and Nipun (@nipunchopra7) discussed ---

1. Shoutout to our wonderful sponsors, @UnionJackPub.
2. United and Liverpool news - Lots of outs from both clubs. Goodbye, Fletch :(
3. United v Leicester City review - Tactical shift. Play of Janujaz and Blind. The Herrera conundrum.
4. Liverpool v West Ham review - Sturridge dance is back! Excellent buildup play between Sterling and Coutinho,
5. Fantasy update and listener questions from Aarti Chawla (@aartichawla87), Aaron Holtsclaw, Jimmy Torrejon and Jon Ball.
6. Preview of next weekend's games. United v West Ham United and The Merseyside derby.
Listen/share/comment/subscribe. Look forward to our exciting interview with Indy Eleven GM Peter Wilt . That will be available on Wednesday.
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Episode 111 - The FA-llen Cup.

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on January 26th, 2015

No Nipun (@NipunChopra7) this week! Gabe Smith (@smitty46and2) sat down with Nile Smith (Like_the_river) and Jon Ball (JonyBall007) to record Episode 111 of the @ULFpodcast---

1. United's draw away at Cambridge United. LVG's formation and tactics. Will there be some exits at the end of the season? Antonio Valencia, perhaps, will be out of the club.
2. Liverpool's draw in the Capital one cup against Chelsea - Sterling's goal, Costa's inefficiency. Was Mourinho tactically outthought?
3. Liverpool's draw in the FA cup.
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Episode 110 - Gabe is your new host!!!

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on January 19th, 2015

Gabe (@smitty46and2) and Nipun (@Nipunchopra7) sit down to record the new episode of the @ULFPodcast.

1. Shoutout to our sponsor Union Jack's. Get in touch with Nile Smith (Like_the_river) to order the Indy Reds shirts.
2. United and Liverpool news.
3. Liverpool v Villa - Sterling's inability to finish. Mignolet's play. Borini's emerging role in the squad.
4. United v QPR - Awful first half. Enforced formation by LVG leads to an immediate goal. Discussion on Falcao's actually doing better in this game. Even though there are no excuses for his missed opportunity. None whatsoever.
5. Fantasy league update. Listener questions from Joe Dilling, Nile Smith, Mike Spiegel, Udayan Chattopadhyay, Paul Roukey, LaTunde, Aaron Holtsclaw and Jimmy Torrejon.
6. Previews of upcoming cup games.
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Episode 109 - WTF LVG

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on January 12th, 2015

Nipun (@nipunchopra7) and Gabe (@smitty46and2) sit down to discuss Ep 109 of the ULF podcast (@ULFpodcast) ---

1. United and Liverpool transfer news.
2. United v Southampton - Omission of Falcao, bewildering tactical set up and substitutions by Louis Van Gaal. No clear indication of how United's players should set up. The need to switch out of three at the back. Mata's profilgacy.
3. Liverpool's win over Sunderland - Markovic' coming of age, the penalty shout, Henderson's performance.
4.Fantasy update
5. Questions from @rayted_are, Jimmy Torrejon and Aaron Holtsclaw
6. Previews of United v QPR and Liverpool v Villa
Listen/share/subscribe/comment. Also check out Nipun's other podcast @WTFBollywoodPod.
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Episode 108 - From down under (Gabe’s pants)

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on January 6th, 2015

Nipun (@nipunchopra7) and Gabe (@smitty46and2) were joined by Liverpool fan and fantasy league leader Mark Maxwell (@got_maxwell). They discussed ----

1. We learn about how Mark became a Liverpool fan and how he came across the podcast. He also gave us
2. News - United and Liverpool news.
3. The announcement that Gerrard is leaving Liverpool - we discuss whether or not that's a good idea.
4. Liverpool v Leicester City and AFC Wimbledon. Liverpool's tactical setup.
5. United v Stoke City and Yeovil Town. Focus on Falcao and injuries.
6. Fantasy update and listener questions.
7. Previews - Liverpool v Sunderland and United v Southampton.
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Ep 107 - The ballad of Lovren and Sakho

Posted by unitedandliverpoolfans on December 29th, 2014

Nipun (@nipunchopra7) and Gabe (@smitty46and2) were joined by Matt Lichtenstadter (@MattsMusings1) for Episode 107 of the (@ULFpodcast).

We discussed ---
1. Our new sponsor - Union Jack pub in Broad Ripple. please go check them out if you live in Indy!
2. United news - injuries, Nick Powell.
3. Liverpool news - Balotelli, Jordan Ibe loan watch.
4. Spurs season so far with Matt - discuss Harry Kane and Pochettino's approach.
5. United v Newcastle/Spurs - We discuss Mata's improved form, the awful finishing and excellent form of Wayne Rooney.
6. Liverpool v Burnley/Swansea - The new tactical system. A long discussion about Sakho.
7. Listener questions from Aaron Holtsclaw, Jimmy Torrejon, Joe Dilling and @PelumiA1
8. Preview Leicester City v Liverpool and Stoke City vs United.
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