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Paul James on Soccer

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Paul James on Soccer
--2011 NOV 29
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In this episode of the Paul James on Soccer podcast, Paul breaks down Montreal's picks in the MLS Expansion Draft, touts their acquisitions of Donovan Ricketts and Davy Arnaud and discusses Brian Ching's unhappiness around being selected in the Expansion Draft. He also discusses the Expansion Draft from the standpoint of Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps and talks about the player that Montreal will be getting in Jeb Brovsky. Paul also provides his analysis of the recent rumour that Toronto FC are considering bringing former TFC midfielder Pablo Vitti back to the team and discusses where the MLS ranks in the global football pecking order. In a discussion centred on youth player development, Paul discusses the pros and cons of staying in North America versus going to Europe and provides his thoughts on a recent RedNation interview with Bobby Graham of the Winstars Soccer Consulting and Academy. Lastly, Paul answers a question submitted by a listener pertaining to his recent comments about Stephen Hart following the Canadian Men's National Team's lacklustre draw on the road against St. Kitts and Nevis in World Cup Qualifying and ends the podcast with a passionate defense of the enduring value that former National Team Coaches can bring to the Canadian soccer system.