Stadium Design Talk with Jonathan Emmett, Expansion on Hold(?), Austin FC Player Rumors, and more: July 28, 2020 Capital City Soccer Show


Show notes for the July 28, 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.

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Austin FC Rumor Roundup, Free Agency Preview, an interview with Alex Franco, and more! Moontower Soccer: An Austin FC Podcast

This week, Jeremiah and Mike delve into all the juicy rumors, speculation, and gossip that Landon would never allow us to indulge in, also review the real news of the past week, and interview Alex Franco, host of Booker, Alex & Audrey in the morning on Mix 94.7 and an emerging Austin FC fan. (@AlexDFranco on instagram)Some of the rumors we dive into include:- Is Jhohan Romaña coming back to Austin?- Is Alex Ring starting the season with us? Finishing it? (Finnish-ing?)- Is MLS getting a 4th DP next year?- Is Austin's next jersey going to have a collar?The news we dig into:- Superdraft changes- US National Team Coming to San Antonio!- Jeremiah's dislike of Jell-O, and Mike's weird wet food thingThe idle speculation we engage in:- Who are the Free Agents Austin should be looking at to fill some of their roster holes?The instagram photos Alex mentioned in our interview:- always, rate/review/subscribe, smash that like button, check out the Patreon, and subscribe to Phil's Substack at!Support the show

MLS is Back Tournament & Return to Play

The MLS is Back Tournament continues into the knockout round. The league also revealed its tentative plan for returning to play in home stadiums (with crowds as allowed by local governmental entities) after the tournament is over.

Expansion Put on Hold for Three Cities, But Not Austin

Fans in Austin became nervous reading about delays in MLS Expansion franchise starts. However, the club is still on track for 2021. In the latest version of his soccer notebook, Chris Bils talks about the factors in Austin’s favor.