Podcast #50: Austin FC President Andy Loughnane with an Exclusive Tell-All… Wait?! What?!
Show notes from our milestone 50th episode of the Austin Anthem Podcast: The longest-running soccer podcast in Central Texas and your number one source for Austin FC, Austin Soccer Supporter, and Austin Community news.
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.
Austin FC Updates
- One Year Anniversary of Stadium Groundbreaking
- You can now make Austin FC a favorite in the MLS app
- MLS app using “ATX”. Looks like we get to be A-T-X and not A-U-S for our team tricode.
- Adrian Healey hire!
- Guarani’s 4–1 win over Tigre — Cecilio with a PK and Redes with an Assist
- On Thursday, September 24th, Austin FC will be hosting the first of a monthly series of Supporter Meetings.
Austin Anthem Updates / Upcoming Events
- 50th episode of the podcast!
- Recap: Socially-distanced Kick-around at Zilker this past Friday
- St. David’s HealthCare #HeroCare Program
- Flatwater Foundation
- UT Donations for a Texas Soccer / Austin Anthem Scarf. Proceeds support the Longhorn soccer program.
- Add your piece to our Community TIFO project
- Register to vote Texas deadline is October 5th.
- Support Project Connect
- Travis County needs poll workers to help ensure a smoother voting process
Major League Soccer
- Wait…what happened to Atlanta?
- Wait…what happened to Columbus?
- Dynamo rebrand? Good ideas for new names?
- NWSL2Austin — New logo for the local initiative to bring a professional women’s club to Austin. Shirts available now! Supporters Group launching soon.
- Alex Morgan to Tottenham
- Trend of players heading to England
World Soccer Updates
- Pulisic getting Chelsea’s №10 shirt … And his injury setback
Feature / Interview
- A conversation with Austin FC President Andy Loughnane.
- Our Spanish-language podcast has its own stream. Go to ElHimnoDeAustin.org or search “El Himno de Austin” on your favorite podcast app.
- Membership Kits and merch are on sale at the online store.
- Austin Anthem is the Supporters Group for Austin FC. If you’re not already a member, sign-up online at AustinAnthem.org. You can follow us on all the social networks at “AustinAnthem”
- Austin FC supporters can join the discussion in our Austin Anthem Grackle Nest Facebook group and the Austin FC reddit.
- The intro and outro this week is by Austin Apologue.
- Being the live music capital, if you’d like to send us music to use in the pod or know some musicians who might be interested, drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to showcase more music and musicians to Austin soccer fans.
- The Austin Anthem podcast is recorded here in Austin, Texas. This episode was hosted by Conor Heffernan, Matt Barbour, & Josh Babetski.
- Remember to leave us a review and subscribe to the show. It helps other Austin soccer fans find it and gives our hosting team legit internet cred.
- October 5th is the deadline to register to vote in Texas.
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