Austin FC collaborations, MLS (and NWSL) are back, Rudy Metayer on Soccer and Race, and more: June 30, 2020 Capital City Soccer Show


Show notes for the June 30, 2020 episode of the Capital City Soccer Show, your independent source for news, analysis and interviews about Austin FC, hosted by Landon Cotham and Jeremiah Bentley. Episodes available here and in all your favorite podcasting apps.

MLS is Back Tournament

The MLS is Back tournament will start on July 8. As a sign of the times, the medical news and onsite conditions are as much of a story as the tournament itself. Andrew Wiebe also weighed in with his predictions on group play.

Austin FC & Black Pumas

Austin FC announced a shirt collaboration with The Black Pumas, one of the hottest musical acts in Austin. The co-branded shirt was created to raise funds for local musicians struggling during this crisis.

Season Ticket Update & Merch Guide

Ticket interest abounds in Austin, as demand shows no sign of slowing down. Check out our “Season ticket 101” article, as well as a guide to buying all of your Austin FC gear.

St. David’s Performance Center Groundbreaking

The formal groundbreaking for the St. David’s Performance Center took place on June 22. Chris Bils has the story on the groundbreaking and expected completion of the project in March 2021.

View from the Press Box

Taylor Twellman dropped a tweet last weekshowing the view from the announcers’ booth at McKalla Stadium. The unique view inspired Landon to select the location for his tickets.

Rudy Metayer Interview

Pflugerville City Council Member Rudy Metayer stopped by to share his perspective on Austin FC’s recent statement on the club’s commitment to racial justice. He also discussed his views on the local soccer scene as a soccer parent, official and former player.