New England Soccer Journal’s The Goal

New England Soccer Journal reaches the pulse of the region’s soccer scene in a vibrant new way, thanks to The Goal podcast with Matt Langone. Each episode features dynamic guests from across the sport’s spectrum, with a focus on prospects.

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7 days ago

Sam Lopes was named the ninth head coach of the Providence women’s soccer program in 2014 
In his first nine seasons as head coach, Lopes has guided the Friars to seven winning seasons, one appearance in the NCAA Tournament (2021) and appearances in seven of the last eight Big East Tournaments. In 2021, Lopes guided the Friars to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1993. 

Prep School Preview

Monday Sep 11, 2023

Monday Sep 11, 2023

New England Soccer Journal's Matt Langone and Mike Zhe preview the upcoming prep school soccer season for both the boys and girls squads.

Amherst Coach Jen Hughes

Tuesday Aug 29, 2023

Tuesday Aug 29, 2023

Just days away from the start of the season, Coach Jen Hughes joins the show to talk Amherst College soccer.

UNH Coach Marc Hubbard

Tuesday Aug 15, 2023

Tuesday Aug 15, 2023

The guest is Marc Hubbard, who is in his ninth season as UNH men’s soccer head coach. The Wildcats have recorded 10+ win seasons each of Hubbard's first eight years and is currently a top-25 ranked team.

Women’s World Cup preview

Tuesday Jul 18, 2023

Tuesday Jul 18, 2023

With the U.S. pursuing a first-ever threepeat at the World Cup, longtime soccer writer Frank Dell'Apa joins the show to talk about the expectations around the Americans team and the New Englanders who will play a role in reaching those goals. He also joins host Matt Langone to break down how the Revolution have played this season (22:18) and the U19 championship won by the Revs' academy team (24:30). They finish with a look at the impact Lionel Messi will have as he joins the MLS in Miami (25:20). 

Wednesday Jul 05, 2023

Curt Onalfo, technical director of the New England Revolution, joins the show to talk about a host of issues including the signing of local soccer phenom Peyton Miller.

Tuesday Jun 20, 2023

NEFC Boys Director of Coaching Christian Battaglia joins the show to talk about a host of issues around the spring season of soccer.

Tuesday Jun 06, 2023

Jon Moodey is the founder and CEO of Black Rock Football Club. He previously served as the Head Soccer Coach at Berkshire School for 11 years, where he won three National Prep Championships. 

Tuesday May 16, 2023

USA College recruiting and placement expert Don Williams joins the show with a host of advice for the parents of high school soccer players.

Wednesday May 03, 2023

James Proctor just finished his 23rd year coaching the Worcester Academy boy's soccer program. During his time at WA, he has compiled a 271-69-53 record.

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