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Listen: Episode 13 of the Orange and Blue Review

We’re days away from FC Cincinnati’s first MLS is Back Tournament match – and maybe years away from the Queen City hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup at Paul Brown Stadium?

In episode 13, hosts Charlie Hatch and Alex Stec speak with Saad Abdul-Salaam ahead of Saturday night’s #HellisReal Derby. Plus, prominent soccer journalist Grant Wahl joins the show to discuss Cincinnati’s World Cup bid and the growth of soccer in this city.

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Time | Segment

0:24 | Alex breaks down week one with FCC in The Bubble

6:53 | Interview with Saad Abdul-Salaam begins

17:35 | The hosts analyze the discussion with the defender

20:57 | Charlie and Alex discuss Cincinnati’s World Cup bid

23:04 | Interview with Grant Wahl begins

34:24 | The hosts preview FCC coverage ahead of Saturday’s kickoff

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