Full Kit Wankers: A Soccer Podcast

Full Kit Wankers: A Soccer Podcast

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Steven Baquerizo and Andrea Pilar proudly introduce themselves as Full Kit Wankers, recapping last weekend’s EPL fixtures, discussing the state of US Soccer, and highlighting some excellent lady play all while dropping some chisme, and hot takes.


01/23/20 - Manchester United Emergency Pod x Harsh Mall “
Jan 22 • 49 min
Joined by Manchester United expert Harsh Mall, the Wankers break down the absolute state of things within the big 6 clubs, transfer rumors, European league madness, and some exciting developments from the NWSL draft and Olympic qualifiers.
01/15/20 “Carlos Vela said he’d welcome Chicharito to LA? I don’t remember him having the keys?”
Jan 15 • 29 min
The Wankers cover Pulisic’s disappointing Chipotle order, delight in Zerboni’s transfer to Sky Blue, and discuss Chicharito’s big move among other chisme.
01/09/20 - FKW January Transfer Window “Even Harry and Meghan want out of England”
Jan 8 • 36 min
The Wankers cover the January transfer window’s wildest rumors, eMLS drafts, and Andrea teaches Steven who Kealia Ohai’s fiancé is.
12/19/19 - Long Distance Pod “Ronaldo’s hang time longer than Michael Jordan at the end of Space Jam”
Dec 19, 2019 • 34 min
The Wankers are officially bicoastal, as Steven joins via skype to discuss Carabao Cup, Champions League Round of 16, new Premier League managers, and Serie A’s commitment to racism.
12/12/19 - “Like Carlos Vela, I’m also available to play for Barcelona in case they’re curious”
Dec 12, 2019 • 41 min
‘Tis the season for chisme, and the Wankers have plenty to gossip about between the last round of Champions League group stage, some Manchester Derby racism, Suarez backheels and Katie Meyer screaming at cameramen.
12/04/19 - “Jaelene girl, you can play Jesus’ best XI or something”
Dec 4, 2019 • 34 min
The FKWs disagree about the Ballon D’Or, discuss the Euro Cup 2020 group(s) of death, and the absolute state of the Premier League (other than Liverpool).
11/28/19 - Thanksgiving Special x Goonerette Crystal Rausch “Oh, the Gunners and Lillywhites can be friends”
Nov 28, 2019 • 36 min
Goonerette Crystal Rausch joins the pod in a “reach across the North London aisle” Thanksgiving moment for Andrea. Together, they go in on Mourinho, Arsenal’s 2nd kit, and Liverpool’s chances of missing knockout CL stages.
11/21/19 - Spurs Emergency Pod x FKW “This is my personal Empire Strikes Back, Poch froze in carbonite, and the Emperor won”
Nov 21, 2019 • 50 min
Mourinho is the new Tottenham skipper and Andrea is still in mourning for her sweet Pochettino, the Wankers have much to discuss leading up to a massive weekend preview.
11/14/19 - Kris Heneage x FKW “Watching spurs play is like watching men headed for the chair, how do you manage to make Son look miserable? Cheers, Son is crying”
Nov 14, 2019 • 63 min
The Wankers are joined by football writer and Newcastle geordie, Kristan Heneage as the trio talk Premier League, the USWNT lawsuit, and the most recent MLS cup final.
11/07/19 - Everton x Alexandra Keaney “I think Gomes will inspire Everton to pull it together, it’s gonna be very Remember The Titans”
Nov 6, 2019 • 70 min
Toffees and Spurs can be friends, and former Everton player Alex Keaney is here to prove it. She joins the wankers on an exciting episode covering Champions League, Premier League and loads of women’s footy.
10/31/19 A Wankers Halloween “The people who thought the LAFC tifo was original also probably thought El Trafico was the most important game in MLS history”
Oct 31, 2019 • 31 min
Spend Halloween with your favorite wankers as they cover Zlatan’s plans, English football drama, Taylor Twellman’s love for Carlos Vela and the NWSL Championship.
10/24/19 - Jon Hudson x FKW “You know it’s bad when Man City is stealing ideas from Kim Jong Un to fill the Emptihad”
Oct 24, 2019 • 34 min
Finally, Emmy award winning Jon Hudson, of StatGeek fame, joins the Wankers in an undisclosed location to cover soccer gossip, Champions League, Premier League, MLS and NWSL playoffs and Danish pastries.
10/17/19 - International Break woes x FKW “just once we’d love to have an episode where we don’t have to talk about nazis in football”
Oct 17, 2019 • 30 min
International Break is bad enough without adding nazis to it, but here the FKWs are, stuck recapping a crap week in news, but hopeful towards the return of Premier League, and thrilled over UEFA Women’s Champions League and Vivianne Mediema’s four goals.
10/10/19 - Footballer Wife Wars x FKW “This was WAG on WAG crime”
Oct 9, 2019 • 34 min
It’s international break but thankfully the WAG wars are providing more than enough entertainment. Tottenham are in disarray, Manchester United won’t shoot, and MLS playoffs are set in stone, come for the footy stay for the tea.
10/03/19 - Champions League x “Gnabry’s not wrong, North London is Red”
Oct 2, 2019 • 36 min
You should be surprised to hear from Andrea because she is still recovering Tuesday’s Tottenham slaughter, otherwise Steven keeps it peppy with a little Superclásico dish, and the Wankers cover everything from Champions League to the FA Women’s Super…
09/26/19 - Global Goals World Cup x Chelsea FC “I told the Chelsea reps to start Pulisic and yo, I think it worked”
Sep 26, 2019 • 33 min
Steven and Andrea were summoned to the UN sponsored Global Goals World Cup to foster world peace but ended up haranguing Chelsea FC youth development reps about starting Pulisic. Listen in for their interview, all the usual footy tea, and a special kit…
09/19/19 - MLS Female x Michelle Huitink “Zlatan eats criticism for breakfast”
Sep 19, 2019 • 46 min
The FKWs are joined by LA Galaxy super supporter, MLS female reporter and stoppage time contributor, Michelle Huitink, to discuss all things Zlatan, MLS and LAFC.
09/12/19 - “Pro/rel for USA people are the flat earthers of soccer twitter. We’re on your side guys but you’re one step from wearing tin foil hats”
Sep 11, 2019 • 18 min
International break is tragic, but luckily it’s over and the Wankers have a little recap of things past (USMNT are clown, England can score but can’t defend), and a preview of what’s to come (Spurs will probably lose).
09/05/19 - Season 2 premiere “We’re BACK, back in the New York groove”
Sep 4, 2019 • 43 min
The Full Kit Wankers are back for season 2 and Andrea won’t stop singing about it. New season, same Dre and Steve as they tackle Eriksen’s failed attempt to transfer, the Chicago Fire eating donuts and Carli Lloyd joining the NFL. And as always, you’ve…
07/10/19 - WWC Final x Danny Gilberg “Back to back World War and World Cup Champions”
Jul 10, 2019 • 77 min
The Wankers are joined by women’s soccer afficionado, Danny Gilberg to discuss the culmination of the Women’s World Cup, the Gold Cup, Copa America, and most importantly, Ashlyn Harris’ instagram stories.
WWC x Gold Cup x Copa America finals preview “Alex Morgan knows the Orlando SWAT Team”
Jul 5, 2019 • 35 min
It’s a Women’s World Cup, Gold Cup, Copa America Final preview episode and the Wankers have thoughts and predictions. Do you think they’ll get it right?
WWC 2019 x “I was a naysayer to Naeher, a ‘Naehersayer’ if you will, but she showed up big”
Jun 30, 2019 • 36 min
So many summer tournaments, so many penalties, so little time. The Wankers cover the beginning of the knockout rounds for the Women’s World Cup (6:20) as well as it’s sad cousin the Gold Cup (22:25) and the heartbreaker tournament Copa America (25:55).
06/23/19- “The WWC FIFA fan zone was downright Lilliputian, that’s right your girl went to college and now she does nothing for a living.”
Jun 23, 2019 • 43 min
Gemini season is over, and the Wankers can finally resurface to discuss transfer rumor tea (2:20), the group stages for the Women’s World Cup (14:14), the Gold Cup (28:58) and the Copa America (34:40) and VAR drama.
05/07/19 - “If Dembélé had just made that sitter last week, this wouldn’t have happened” with audio engineer Niall Rouse
May 7, 2019 • 39 min
The Wankers finally let audio engineer talk on mic and boy does he have takes. Listen up for a Champions League recap, Premier League expectations and some low key NY Red Bulls fanboying.
04/24/19 - “We’re in the Endgame now, but like about the EPL”
Apr 24, 2019 • 36 min
30, flirty and thriving: these Wankers have done it! Tune in to hear Andrea wax poetic over Spurs, Ole Gunnar’s sassy side, and Steven admitting to watching very little MLS.
04/17/19 - “I would love to hit Kieran Trippier but we’ll get to that” with special guest Marwan Shousher
Apr 17, 2019 • 47 min
The Wankers are joined by Marwan Shousher, football photographer, and the trio discuss life on the sidelines of the world’s biggest matches, and do a quick recap of last week’s events, including Champions League.
4/10/19 - FC St. Pauli special x East River Pirates “you’re a cute blue chicken sounds better in german!”
Apr 9, 2019 • 60 min
The FKWs are joined by East River Pirates’ leaders Shawn and Sören to discuss their punk anti-fascist 2nd division Bundesliga team and talk about how we can bring a little of that support here.
3/26/19 - NWSL Yael Averbuch special “you’re like an influencer with a fellowship, nope I mean following”
Mar 26, 2019 • 75 min
After weeks of anticipation, these FKWs are proud to present technefutbol founder, pro soccer defender, Yael Averbuch on the pod to take a deep dive into her career, women’s footy, and what it means to be an accidental “influencer”.
3/20/19 - “Vote on Steven’s man bun, the minisode”
Mar 19, 2019 • 31 min
Steven’s man bun and Pinot Noir send the wankers in a tizzy of a cliffnotes style minisode covering chisme, James Rodriguez, MLS and Atletico Madrid ladies.
3/5/19 - “Not a Game of Thrones podcast, but yeah you know, we watch it”
Mar 5, 2019 • 41 min
Steven and Andrea are back on Wednesdays (where they belong) and covering all the good fixtures from the last week, not to mention all the gossip including Gareth Bale’s rising unpopularity and NYCFC’s bad eggs.
3/2/19 - NY Red Bull Alex Muyl Special “was it a well shaven apple?”
Mar 1, 2019 • 69 min
New York is red, and to toast the MLS return, NY Red Bull Alex Muyl joins the pod for a special behind the scenes look at what it’s like to be a homegrown player.
02/28/19 - “I wanted to go over to Kyle Martino and run my hands through that hair but my friend said no”
Feb 28, 2019 • 44 min
The tired edition of the pod includes some snitching on guys who won’t take their subs (ahem Kepa) and female referees who call sub too soon. Tune in for the footy stay for the tired takes.
2/20/19 - Introducing Indy the pup of the pod x FKW “The Champions League theme in person? Issa bop.”
Feb 19, 2019 • 39 min
Two weeks off? No problem for these FKWs as they cover all the latest footy fixtures, and recount the tales of a witnessing Tottenham destroy Dortmund at Wembley in person!
2/6/19 - FKW Minisode “So many Moussas, so many Dembélés”
Feb 5, 2019 • 29 min
In this quick mini-episode, catch up on last week’s gossip and fixtures, including salty Klopp, Alexis Sanchez feature films, Mourinho’s ice capades, EPL, and FA Cup rematches. Come for the footy, stay for the chisme.
1/31/19 - 500 Days of January Special “Those PSG boys looking like SNACKS in that Hugo Boss”
Jan 31, 2019 • 46 min
Too many fixtures means these FKWs have to divert from regularly scheduled programming and cover all the footy in this special including League Cup, Copa Del Rey, FA Cup and International Friendlies.
1/23/19 James Colvin x FKW x San Diego Soccer Women “LLorente was unmarked, he found the open space and slotted one in, I’ll give him that”
Jan 22, 2019 • 62 min
The Wankers took their own advice and took a sub in supersub James Colvin as they cover manager mayhem, the January window, Spurs injury woes, and Timmy Weah’s rise to Scottish stardom. Be sure not to miss the interview with the founder of San Diego…
1/16/19 - Pat Infurna x FKW “Everyone at Copa90 goes by their IG handle, pinfurna_ is on my birth certifcate”
Jan 15, 2019 • 58 min
As a belated Christmas present to Steven, Andrea brought on Cosmos fan and Copa 90 associate producer/presenter Patrick Infurna, as the Wankers and guest discuss FA Cup, European club fixtures, NWSL drafts and inclusivity in footy fan culture. You can…
1/5/19 - Alex McWatt x FKW “If Spurs win the league, I’ll get a Wolves tattoo”
Jan 5, 2019 • 48 min
New year, same Wankers as they discuss potential transfers in the January window, the last gasp of EPL festive fixtures and the match of the season: Man City vs Liverpool.
12/31/18 - NYE Special x Harsh Mall “On a scale from Juan Mata to Pepe, where would you put Sadio Mané?”
Dec 31, 2018 • 77 min
To celebrate the end of 2018, the Wankers are joined by Harsh Mall, Manchester United diehard, to discuss the January transfer window, the weekend’s EPL fixtures, and their favorite footy moments of 2018.
12/27/18 - Benitez bros Boxing Day Special “I think the USMNT will get to a World Cup final, Narrator: they did not”
Dec 27, 2018 • 51 min
Boxing Day wouldn’t be complete without the Benitez brothers and some leftover Christmas cookies. Tune in for all your Boxing Day EPL fixture recaps, and some footy gossip to tide you over.
12/25/18 - FKW Christmas special “Cheers, I’ve been sacked!”
Dec 24, 2018 • 36 min
These Full Kit Wankers can’t take a holiday, not when there’s so much footy to discuss! Mourinho out, Ole Gunnar in, Carabao Cup, Liverpool on top, sad pep, and so much more covered in this Christmas special!
12/19/18 - Scuffed x FKW “I can keep curling them in, but do I want to do it for Manchester United?”
Dec 19, 2018 • 48 min
Mourinho out, and the Wankers have all the feels. Their spirits are considerably lifted when they’re joined by The Scuffed Podcast’s Adam Belz to discuss their favorite young Yanks.
12/12/18 - Melissa Ortiz x FKW “yeah cricket wireless, take us to the MLS Cup”
Dec 12, 2018 • 63 min
The Full Kit Wankers are not worthy of the guest they had this week. Colombian international player, Melissa Ortiz, joined us in the undisclosed location to spit fire takes and give us the inside scoop on what it’s like to play for Colombia.
12/5/18 - Sean Swift x FKW “I’m going to think about that Sebastian Blanco goal on my wedding night”
Dec 4, 2018 • 50 min
Just when you thought Tottenham fans could rejoice in beating Chelsea and Inter within a week, the North London Derby and Gooner Sean Swift come around to deflate Yid egos everywhere.
11/28/18 - FKW x Johnny Borrajo “shower the Boca Players in milk I guess”
Nov 27, 2018 • 42 min
Copa Libertadores and the NY Red Bulls may have bummed us out, but at least we have Cosmo’s player Johnny Borrajo to cheer us up!
11/21/18 - Wankers x the Cooligans “It’s practically a caravan of latin podcasters at this point”
Nov 20, 2018 • 49 min
An all latin pod for the third time running, as the Cooligans join us for chisme and some ranting about the state of US soccer.
11/14/18 - Copa Libertadores special: “Why Boca Juniors get a Netflix special and you don’t?”
Nov 13, 2018 • 47 min
This very fixture heavy week, the Wankers are joined by River Plate Supporters organize and super fan, Hernan Amorini, in a very special Copa Libertadores themed pod.
11/07/18 - “Wayne Rooney missing that penalty was the most English thing he’s ever done”
Nov 6, 2018 • 37 min
The Five United’s co-founder Josh humors the Wankers as they go off on trash LAFC fans, the Super League and Suarez’ request to be subbed on. Last week’s fixtures covered as well as info on Josh’s latest project, a documentary on oldest football club in…
10/31/18 - “That Messi sling is Gucci, don’t get it twisted- that’s designer”
Oct 30, 2018 • 39 min
The Full Kit Wankers celebrated El Clasico by inviting notorious Real Madrid aficionado, Kenny Benitez to guest host on this week’s pod as they cover Champions League, MLS “Decision Day”, European Club play and weigh in on “pay for play” in youth…
10/24/18- “They should rebrand the FIFA Journey mode: Usain Bolt’s road to Man United”
Oct 24, 2018 • 35 min
Andrea and Steven go Full Harriet the Spy and snitch on last week’s Mourinho drama, Messi’s broken wing and answer the age old question: Messi or Ronaldo?
10/17/18- “Falcao is looking less like a chicharron these days”
Oct 16, 2018 • 45 min
International break is devastating for some (Andrea) and a delight for others (Steven), as the Full Kit Wankers discuss this week’s International Friendlies, Colombia’s need to cut back on arepas, and what the USMNT need to move forward and stop making…
10/10/18- “Sigurðsson can GET it. ALL the ‘ssons’ can get it.”
Oct 9, 2018 • 45 min
FKWs, Steven and Andrea are joined by special Arsenal NYC Vice President, Sean Swift as they discuss last week’s fixtures and some Gooner fun.
10/03/18- “I almost said Wenger out - old habits die hard”
Oct 3, 2018 • 37 min
Cuffing season is off to a dramatic start, as your favorite Full Kit Wankers discuss the Pogba/ Mourinho breakup, The League Cup, FiFA Awards, EPL, the US women’s national team, and more pressing footy news.
9/26/18- “Weston McKennie’s not that hurt. Y’all are acting up”
Sep 26, 2018 • 37 min
Those Full Kit Wankers, Steven and Andrea, keep dropping hot takes and Sunday league opinions on all things soccer.
9/19/18- “If I had to tear my ACL, that’s how I’d want to do it”
Sep 19, 2018 • 49 min
Steven and Andrea proudly introduce themselves as Full Kit Wankers, recapping last weekend’s EPL fixtures, discussing the state of US Soccer, and highlighting some excellent lady play all while debating what it really means to be a true soccer fan.