Podcast: Sexwale, Carrard interviews; Kreis fired; Champions League
With the FIFA presidential election growing closer, the field of candidates is set, and the one with the name everyone is talking about–and trying to pronounce–is a guest on the Planet Fútbol Podcast.
While in New York this week for the ICSS conference, South African candidate Tokyo Sexwale and the head of the FIFA reform committee, Francois Carrard, both spoke to Grant Wahl as part of our latest episode to talk about the election, potential changes to FIFA and much more.
There's also plenty happening in MLS to discuss, between NYCFC firing Jason Kreis after one season and the conference semifinal second legs of the league's playoffs.
We wrap up by delving into the latest happenings in the Champions League, where Fabian Johnson became the first U.S. international to score in two years, Chelsea earned a dramatic and much-needed win, Bayern Munich put Arsenal to the brink of early elimination and Real Madrid, Manchester City and Zenit Saint Petersburg are already through to the round of 16.