Conor, Matt, and Joey talk Austin FC roster rumors, what’s new in Austin Anthem news, and MLS and International soccer updates.
Austin FC Updates
- Player signing and rumor speculation
Anthem Updates / Upcoming Events
- Anthem just celebrated its 7th anniversary. Formed on December 7th, 2013 as MLS in Austin, the SG is responsible for creating and leading the fan movement for bringing an MLS team to town. So if you wanted to know when and where the idea that resulted in Austin FC began — there it is.
- Brand new website with a new Podcast page. Do the faces match the voices you hear?
- 2021 Membership kits start shipping this week. If you haven’t joined or renewed yet, do so at AustinAnthem.org
- MLS Cup Final and Holiday Watch Party At Circle Brewing Co — Collecting donations for Toys for Tots and Central Texas Food Bank
Major League Soccer
- Play-off Highlights
- Play-off headlines
- MLS Cup Final Preview
- 22 under 22 list discussion
Women’s Soccer & NWSL Updates
- Women’s Champions League Round of 32 — Find games starting at 4am Central time on CBS All Access
- European Leagues tables
- Utah Royals of NWSL look like they will be moving to KC
World Soccer Updates
- Fans return to English stadiums and racism rears its ugly head: Millwall fans boo BLM demonstration. Istanbul / PSG racism
- Champions League
- Europa League
- Copa Libertadores
- Table Updates
- 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”. As mentioned, the new 2021 Membership kits are available if you’d like to purchase, but membership in the SG for all of Austin is free to join.
- Anthem merchandise is available on our online store. Free shipping of fantastic gear for in the stands or around Austin. Merch money goes to fund our non-profit’s operation.
- To wrap up the show this week, we’re rocking out with local Austin band Burning Years. These fellas, which include our podcast’s own Joey Held, put on an energetic, spirited live show and always end the night with this banger, “Under Pressure.” We’ll get back to going to concerts someday — in the meantime, you can find Burning Years music on Bandcamp, Spotify, Amazon Music, Apple Music, Pandora, or just about anywhere you get your tunes.
- 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 Austin music and musicians to Austin soccer fans.
- This episode was hosted by Joey Held, Matt Barbour, and Conor Heffernan.
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Wear a mask. Stay safe. Get out and vote in the runoffs (for city council and school board)! Early voting ends December 11 and Election day is December 15!!!!!