Austin Anthem Podcast: Austin FC, Soccer, and Supporters Group News, Interviews, & Updates

Austin Anthem Podcast: Austin FC, Soccer, and Supporters Group News, Interviews, & Updates
The most informative and longest-running soccer podcast in Central Texas, hosted by members of Austin Anthem, the supporters group for Austin FC.

Texas Longhorns Soccer Coach Ange Kelly and Wild International Soccer Predictions
Oct 7 • 73 min
Episode 51: Conor makes predictions for the International Season, so bookmark this episode to see how well they age. We cover the San Diego Loyal forfeit. Joey Held gets his first cap on the pod and interviews University of Texas Soccer Coach Ange Kelly.
50th Episode! Austin FC President Andy Loughnane with an Exclusive Tell-All… Wait?! What?!
Sep 23 • 84 min
Episode 50: A conversation with Andy Loughnane, President of Austin FC. We talk about the history of the podcast and catch-up on the latest club, Anthem, MLS, and NSWL news and updates.
Player and Fan Empowerment and Responsibility in Modern U.S. Soccer
Sep 9 • 69 min
Episode 49: Austin FC has sold-out of its over 15-thousand Season Memberships. The Salt Lake area teams are up for sale. We interview Bradley Delmar from Dutch Guard SG, where we dare talk Pro-Rel among other topics. Why players and fans live in an age of…
Austin FC’s First Designated Player, a Shirtless McConaughey, and Lionel Messi Walk Into Our Podcast
Aug 27 • 86 min
Massive news week. Austin FC signs Cecilio Dominguez, the club’s first DP. We talk to Roberto Rojas about it. We recap the supporter Q&A we had with Matthew McConaughey. Other news includes Messi leaving Barcelona, NWSL coming back, and we catch-up on…
Should MLS be Playing with Fans in the Stands?
Aug 12 • 45 min
After a successful MLS is Back tournament, should the league really start playing with fans in attendance? Musings on Austin FC player signing rumors. The return of UEFA Champions League. Circle Brewing collaboration updates.
Austin FC General Memberships On Sale! MLS is Back and NWSL Tournament Updates. The Coffee, Beer, & Grackle Connection.
Jul 29 • 66 min
Ticket Memberships for all sections of the Austin FC stadium are now available. Lots of MLS and NWSL action updates. Hot takes on Charlotte FC’s branding. Supporting local businesses with new beer and coffee partnerships.
Austin FC’s First Player Signing: Rodney Redes. Interview with Roberto Rojas. Supporter Section Ticket Memberships. Circle Brewing Anthem Deal for MLS is Back.
Jul 8 • 74 min
In this episode, Tony and Jorge talk about Rodney Redes, Austin FC’s first player signing and Jorge interviews Roberto Royas from BeIN Sports about it. We also talk Supporter Section Ticket Memberships and our partnership with Circle Brewing for the MLS…
MLS is Back …Again! NWSL Rundown w/ Christine Hanley. El Himno Pod Update.
Jun 24 • 49 min
Soccer is (finally) back, thank the mighty grackle. In this episode, Tony and Josh chat about the NWSL Challenge Cup with Christine Hanley, run through the MLS is Back tournament, and recap the Bundesliga and Premier League return to action.
Austin FC Logo Extravaganza With The Butler Bros, Ticketing Updates, Anthem Swag and More
May 4 • 62 min
This week Landon and Jeremiah interview the Butler Bros on a wide variety of topics, but most importantly, their work with Austin FC. Hear stories about the launch event video, their love of Olive Garden, and more.
Meet James Ruth, Rumors of an MLS Return, More Ticket News and More
Apr 20 • 54 min
There’s Still Soccer in Belarus, Mount Rushmore of Austin FC, 25 Stories Saves the Crew, Anthem Updates And More
Apr 1 • 43 min
Early MLS Reactions, Sport Takes a Pause for Something Bigger, Anthem Updates And More
Mar 17 • 56 min
This week Landon and Jeremiah talk about the suspension of play by MLS and most other leagues in the world. They also cover the highlights of the most recent Austin FC Meet and Greet as well as: Anthem’s First Kick Watch Party where Josh Wolff and Claudio…
39: MLS Season Opening Extravaganza: 25 Stories that Made MLS Interview, Phil West interview, First Kick And More
Mar 3 • 54 min
This week Landon and Jeremiah record from Oskar Blues at Anthem’s First Kick Watch Party. You’ll hear an interview Landon did with the Rahman brothers from 25 Stories That Made MLS, which is a podcast we highly recommend. Phil West joins us to talk about…
38: MLS CBA Signed, New Austin FC Sponsors and Hires, Natalie Czimskey on Women in Soccer and More
Feb 18 • 52 min
This week we recorded at the Austin Anthem Painting with a Twist event, where Jeremiah interviews Dr. Natalie Czimskey, Anthem’s Director of Women’s Engagement. Landon and Jeremiah also talk about: The new MLS Collective Bargaining Agreement For all the…
37: Behind the scenes stories with Kristin Marcum, Austin FC’s new technical staff, Chicharito, and more
Feb 4 • 54 min
36: Alexi Lalas Interview, Austin FC Franchise Launch Anniversary Party, Ticket News and More
Jan 22 • 59 min
This week we are graced by the presence of the one and only Alexi Lalas to discuss the one year anniversary of the official MLS announcement of Austin FC and the work that still lies ahead. Jeremiah and Landon also discuss the following topics: The one…
35: Happy New Year! - Interviews with Josh Babetski and ZMC Leadership - Seating Charts - 2019 Highlights
Jan 6 • 53 min
This weeks episode features interviews with Head Zanate Josh Babetski, and Rigo and Mateo from the Zanate Musical Collective. Jeremiah and Landon also discuss the following topics: Should Austin FC Consider a Defensive DP? Stadium Seating Chart Cap City…
34: Year-end interviews with Chris Bils and Tom Webb, plus McConaughey stories, and Reyna press conference
Dec 17, 2019 • 52 min
Sports journalist, Chris Bils, and Austin FC’s Tom Webb join Landon to talk about the highlights of 2019 and what they are looking forward to in 2020. Chris shares a fantastic McConaughey story that you will definitely want to hear. Landon, Jeremiah, and…
33: Interview with Tyson Wahl, the Austin FC Academy GM, plus Claudio Reyna hiring and new training facility
Nov 27, 2019 • 52 min
Tyson Wahl, the Austin FC Academy General Manager, joins the show to talk about the ins and outs of starting an MLS academy from scratch. Landon Cotham (@ElViajero87) and Tony Cardone (@TonyCardone) also talk about the following: The exciting new hiring…
32: MLS Playoffs, Premier League comes to Austin, and a very busy weekend for Los Zanates
Nov 5, 2019 • 53 min
Landon and Jeremiah review the latest round of upsets in the MLS Playoffs and preview Austin FC’s upcoming watch party for the MLS Cup Final, then recap a packed weekend of the Viva La Vida Parade, Premier League Morning Live in Austin, and the last home…
31: Jimmy Flannigan, and Austin FC news with Tom Webb
Oct 22, 2019 • 53 min
Austin City Council Member, Jimmy Flannigan, joins Landon and Jeremiah to revisit late nights at City Hall, discuss soccer as a gateway drug to local politics, and to decide on Jimmy’s role in the Zanate Musical Collective. Tom Webb, VP of Public…
30: Austin FC Meet & Greet recap, MLS roadtrip highlights, and event updates
Oct 7, 2019 • 51 min
Landon, Zach, and Jeremiah are joined by the Official Dad of Austin Anthem, Andrew Urban, to get his takes on several MLS stadiums he has visited recently and the fan experiences that they are home to. They also recap the latest Austin FC Meet & Greet,…
29: Groundbreaking at McKalla and Part 2 of Jay Riddle
Sep 24, 2019 • 49 min
Josh Jackson, Tony Cardone, and Landon Cotham talk about the Groundbreaking at McKalla Place, and then discuss the second half of Landon’s interview with Jay Riddle. Construction Cam Link Austin Anthem Event Calendar
28: McConaughey Joins Austin FC Ownership and Part 1 of an Interview with Jay Riddle
Sep 3, 2019 • 60 min
Matthew McConaughey announced as Austin FC investor and part one of an interview with Jay Riddle. Landon Cotham, Jeremiah Bentley, and Tony Cardone discuss the latest Austin FC news regarding ownership and stadium updates, as well as Austin Anthem’s…
27: Austin Anthem Podcast - Austin PRIDE LIVE From Scholz Garten
Aug 18, 2019 • 48 min
Josh Wolff Hired as 1st Head Coach of Austin FC & One on One Interview With Christine Hanley, Director of LGBTQ for Austin Anthem. Zach Christodoulides, Landon Cotham, and Josh Jackson meet at Sholz Garten to discuss Austin FC HC hire Josh Wolff, SeatGeek…
26 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - Record Breaking Season Ticket Membership Deposits - New Austin FC Hires - Head Coach Rumors and Away Game Watch Parties
Jul 20, 2019 • 47 min
We Discuss The Record Breaking Season Ticket Membership Deposits - New Austin FC Hires - Head Coach Rumors and Away Game Watch Parties.
25 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - Live From Harvey Penick - The Benefits of Anthem Membership - Phil West Discusses Soccer Specific Stadiums in Major League Soccer
Jun 12, 2019 • 45 min
Live From Harvey Penick - The Benefits of Anthem Membership - Phil West Discusses Soccer Specific Stadiums in Major League Soccer. What Is A Supporters Group?…
24 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - Phil West Joins The Show To Talk MLS Fan Culture and Supporters Groups
May 21, 2019 • 57 min
Phil West Joins The Show To Talk MLS Fan Culture and Supporters Groups.
23 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - Growth and Expansion at Austin Anthem, Austin FC and Major League Soccer
Apr 29, 2019 • 43 min
Leadership members from Austin Anthem discuss the latest happenings within the SG, the club, and the league.
MINI Episode 22 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - The Fill-In Take Over
Apr 6, 2019 • 21 min
In this month’s MINI episode - Anthem President and Grackle-In-Chief Josh Babetski joins Adam Wagner on The Horn 104.9FM in Austin’s newest soccer show “The Fill-In”. About a month after our take over of The Throw-In, we put a bow on our SXSW event,…
21 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - The Throw-In Take Over - SXSW Event Details
Mar 3, 2019 • 45 min
With Justin and Kit away on assignment, Austin Anthem, the supporter’s group for Austin FC TAKE OVER the air with the Anthem podcast. We discuss CONCACAF Champions League, MLS First Kick, and preview the Austin Anthem SXSW event.
20 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - What’s Next
Feb 11, 2019 • 42 min
Leadership members Jeremiah Bentley (VP of Marketing and Communications) and Brock Williams (Director of Merch) join Josh Jackson and Zach Christodoulides to recap recent Anthem events, and give a preview of what’s to come.
19 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - Officially Official - Austin FC Launch Party Recap
Jan 22, 2019 • 54 min
With the Legendary Announcement, Austin FC is the 27th team in Major League Soccer. We recap the party, and discuss the future of Austin Anthem. Listen to find out what events we have in the works, and how new members can help.
18 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - Meet The Grackles - Year In Review
Jan 7, 2019 • 30 min
Meet The Grackles! Josh Jackson, Andrew Urban, and Zach Christodoulides introduce a few great members of The Anthem. Special guests include Supporters Group President and First Lady Josh and Traci Babetski, Capo Lead Jay Torres, Landon Cotham, Natalie…
17 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - Our Drunkest Podcast Yet
Dec 8, 2018 • 51 min
In which we talk MLS Cup Final, Columbus’ 2nd save, and Zach spills his beer. Happy Y’all-idays.
16 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - Dammit Bobby
Oct 31, 2018 • 40 min
As the soccer soccer war between #ATXFC and Austin Bold escalates, a legal decision out of Columbus, Ohio seems to be good news for all.
15 - The Austin Anthem Podcast - Austin Anthem Design Process
Oct 9, 2018 • 47 min
The gang is back together! In the first episode after the SG rebrand, Josh, Andrew and Zach sit down to discuss the supporter celebration that took place at Jack and Gingers. Andrew also interviews Ryan Riggins on the design and re-branding process. There…
14 - The Assist Podcast - Our Supporters Celebration
Sep 23, 2018 • 36 min
We preview the upcoming supporters celebration and Austin Anthem logo reveal.
13 - The Assist Podcast - #ATXFC Austin FC Brand Announced
Aug 26, 2018 • 41 min
We discuss the latest round of Austin soccer news: AUSTIN FC brand release.
12 - The Assist Podcast - July 2018
Jul 17, 2018 • 43 min
Not quite a year! So I guess you can call it a bonus episode!
11 - The Assist Podcast - One on One with MLS2ATX - Kelan Robinson
Jul 4, 2018 • 45 min
Andrew Urban and Zach Christodoulides sit down one on one with MLS2ATX’s own Kelan Robinson. Josh Jackson provides a report from MOTHER RUSSIA!
10 - The Assist Podcast - June 2018
Jun 22, 2018 • 42 min
Episode 10 - The Assist Podcast - June 2018 by Supporters Union
9 - The Assist Podcast - The Stadium Plan
May 21, 2018 • 53 min
Episode 9 - The Assist Podcast - The Stadium Plan by Supporters Union
8 - The Assist Podcast - Late April 2018 (BONUS EP)
Apr 22, 2018 • 54 min
Featuring our State of the Relo, Road to McKalla, Cleats Up, and announcements. BEER LIST: Austin Eastciders, Shiner, Austin Beer Works, Modelo Especial, and Tequila Arette.
7 - The Assist Podcast - April 2018
Mar 28, 2018 • 48 min
Episode 7 - The Assist Podcast - April 2018 by Supporters Union
6 - The Assist Podcast - March 2018
Mar 6, 2018 • 54 min
Episode 6 - The Assist Podcast - March 2018 by Supporters Union
5 - The Assist Podcast - February 2018
Jan 30, 2018 • 56 min
Recorded just hours after the Butler Shores announcement on Friday Jan 26th, 2018. In this episode we discuss the two remaining stadium options: McKalla Place next to the Domain and Roy Guerrero City Park.
4 - The Assist Podcast - January 2018
Jan 7, 2018 • 47 min
Our new Twitter handle: @TheAssistATX Show Topics: 2:20 - Catching up and 2017 Year in Review 8:05 - Three scenarios that see the Crew stay in Columbus 27:45 - How effective has #SaveTheCrew been? 32:45 - Three scenarios for the Austin City Council…
3 - The Assist Podcast - December 2017
Dec 12, 2017 • 35 min
Episode 3 of the Assist by the Supporters Union of MLS in Austin recorded live at the Haymaker right before the MLS Cup on Dec 9, 2017.
2 - The Assist Podcast - November 2017
Nov 6, 2017 • 48 min
It’s been a crazy last month in the life of MLSinAustin. Cue understatement sound. We’re here to talk through what has happened, what it means for MLS and soccer in Austin, and what’s coming up soon. Episode recorded: Nov 7, 2017
Pilot - The Assist Podcast
Oct 2, 2017 • 57 min
Pilot episode of the newest soccer podcast in Austin, Texas. Hosts Josh Jackson and Andrew Urban talk Austin soccer, history, and MLS in Austin. Guests this episode: Josh Babetski from Supporters Union, MLS in Austin, and AO:Austin; Zach Christodoulides…