Rick Kaempfer and Adam Howarth (the director of coaching for the Illinois Youth Soccer Association) discuss all the latest international, national, and local soccer news.


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2502, 2021

Free Kicks – Hobson’s Choice

Amid the discussion of the Champions League and Premier League matches, Adam explains to Rick the definition of the English phrase Hobson’s choice. [Ep105]

1802, 2021

Free Kicks – The Champions League returns

Adam and Rick talk about the return of the Champions League, the runaway winner of the Premier League, and a pretty challenging “Guess the Premier League Star”. [Ep104]

1102, 2021

Free Kicks – Clear path to victory

Adam declares a Premier League champion for this year, despite the fact that there is still a lot of season to play. Which team does he think is a lock to win it all? [EP103]

402, 2021

Free Kicks – An American Story

Adam and Rick discuss the many American soccer players now playing overseas, including a few new signings. [Ep102]

2801, 2021

Free Kicks – Magic Words

Adam and Rick discuss the magic words Aston Villa manager Dean Smith said to the referee that got him thrown out of the game. It’s not what you think. [Ep101]