Category Archives: Soccer

Episode 027



On the 27th episode of The UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope discuss the league’s media partnership with Non League America, have a conversation for St. Louis FC Maritsa Owner and General Manager Alex Todorov, review the latest expansion additions and preview the upcoming Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Round 3 games involving UPSL teams.


Episode 025



On the 25th episode of The UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope cover Breaking News as AC Miracle Hill joins the UPSL Championship SoCal Division, have a conversation about Paul Caligiuri joining the league as its Director of Player Development, rundown the I-5 derby between OCFC2 and Santa Ana Winds FC, and take your questions from Twitter.


Episode 024



On the 24th episode of The UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope run down the UPSL-related results from Qualifying Round One for the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, talk to San Nicolas FC General Manager Daniel Collazo about at club’s official USOC protest, and take a look at UPSL South Florida expansion team Red Force FC and the ramifications of the move for amateur soccer across the country.


Episode 022



On the 22nd episode of The UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope review the UPSL 2018 Spring Season National Finals from Colorado, go through the match-ups for the UPSL Championship Western Conference promotion playoffs, look ahead to the UPSL 2018 Fall Season, and preview some of the UPSL clubs that have registered for the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.


Episode 021



On the 21st episode of The UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope run down the latest UPSL headlines, have a conversation with Milwaukee Bavarian SC Coach Pat Hodgins, play a game called ‘Answer That UPSL Question’, go team-by-team in a preview of the UPSL 2018 Spring National Finals and take your 2-week-old feedback from Twitter.


Episode 020



On the 20th episode of The UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope take a look at Nebraska Bugeaters FC’s East Coast preseason road trip, preview UPSL’s four match-ups in the upcoming 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup First Round, visit with Sporting AZ FC Director of Communications Kyle Kepner, talk about our favorite No. 20s in soccer and take your feedback from Twitter.


Episode 019



On this episode of The UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope review the controversy surrounding FC Minneapolis, preview the start of the UPSL Midwest Conference, visit with Duncan Bochicchio from L.A. Roma FC about the UPSL Championship Western Conference, the Roman Army and his job at Fox Soccer, talk about Art’s chance meeting with Lauren Sesselmann, and take questions from Twitter.


Episode 018



On this episode of The UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope visit with Josh Hakala from TheCup.us about the four UPSL clubs remaining in the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, review the CalSouth Adult State Cup, talk about what’s wrong with The UPSL Podcast, and take questions from Twitter.


Episode 017



On this UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope preview the UPSL Pro Premier and Championship Western Conference seasons, talk about Art’s experience doing play-by-play using mycujoo, and take questions from Twitter.


Episode 015



On this UPSL Podcast hosts Art Eftekhari and Dennis Pope talk to Zane Cook, President of AMFUSA, chat about Panamerican FC gaining promotion to the UPSL Pro Premier, Commissioner Yan Skwara’s trip to Atlanta, and take questions from Twitter.