Here are five ways you can stay connected to Austin FC during Coronavirus.
If you’re like us, there’s a soccer ball-sized hole in your heart without Austin FC, and the beautiful game, in your life.
Only now do we realize how special those inaugural Austin FC events were—with other real people…within 6-feet of each other.
We miss you meet & greets.
We miss you 4ATX soccer clinics.
We miss you stadium groundbreaking.
But we have GOOD NEWS. A silver lining of self-distancing: the growing online community of Austin FC fans is stronger than ever.
Stay safe and happy internetting!
Austin FC Stadium Construction Camera
A pause button on our lives has been pushed, but Austin FC stadium construction chugs along during COVID-19. It soothes the soul to see progress for the club. Check out the camera for the stadium construction to view a live video feed, camera shots, and a photo album. This needs to be a part of your daily routine. The construction cam launched after the groundbreaking in September 2019 and has not disappointed.
Do First: watch the time-lapse (day-by-day progress) video of stadium construction and prepare to be AMAZED
Austin FC Reddit
Hyped as the front page of the Internet, the Austin FC Reddit community offers everything from mainstream news to obscure tidbits. Once you sign up, join in on discussions about season tickets, stadium construction, rivalries, and much, much more. Started in 2017, there are now some 2.5K members (called “El Trees”) logging into the Austin FC Reddit community.
Do First: upvote/downvote the first 10 posts you see listed
Austin Anthem Podcast
Billed as the longest running podcast dedicated to Austin FC, this is true Verde goodness riding the airwaves. Hosted by dynamic duo Landon and Jeremiah, these Anthem members spill the beans on Austin FC haps, Austin Anthem updates, as well as riveting interviews with the likes of Alexi Lalas (soccer pundit), Jimmy Flannigan (city council member), and Rahman brothers (25 Stories that made MLS creators).
Do First: listen to February 4 Episode – Behind the scenes stories with Kristin Marcum
MLSsoccer.com Team News
Outside the Austin bubble, you’ll find the Austin FC team news page on MLSsoccer.com. It’s a page on the league’s site dedicated to the biggest club news, written by MLS staff and contributors. More importantly, it’s a good perspective to see how MLS fans outside ATX learn about our team.
Do First: read Claudio Reyna, Josh Wolff provide Austin FC roster build blueprints by Phil West and get in the brain of Austin FC soccer ops
Capital City Soccer
Started in July 2018, our independent blog is for fans who live and breathe Austin FC. Not only does Capital City Soccer give a fan perspective on big club news, we also offer up fun content that engages supporters of The Verde. In 2021, the inaugural season of Austin FC, we can’t wait to be at the games—giving you match and player analysis, and more. Want to write for Cap City? Get in touch with us.
Do First: read 10 Ideas for Austin FC match day traditions and leave a comment with your own ideas
How else are you staying connected to Austin FC in these times?