Building the Austin FC Roster, James Ruth on Club Marketing, Jersey Release Thoughts, And More: November 10, 2020 Capital City Soccer Show

 

Show notes for the November 10, 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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MLS 101: Explaining GAM, TAM, And Other Roster Rules Moontower Soccer: An Austin FC Podcast

Austin FC had a slow news week due to the effects of the recent winter storm, so Landon and Jeremiah decided it was a good time to get nerdy and talk about Allocation Money, the MLS-iest thing MLS ever created. Topics discussed include:-What the heck are GAM and TAM?-How did this all get so complicated, and is it David Beckham's fault?-Rodney "Young Money" Redes confirmed by Precourt-Austin FC players raise money to help their new community — Pitch in here-Bucket baths, bartering, and other lessons learned in the apocalypseYou can find more detailed show notes here. Remember to rate, review, and subscribe to the show via your favorite podcasting appThis episode is brought to you by FVF Law

Claudio Reyna on Building the Austin FC Roster

In an interview with Chris Bils, Claudio Reyna talked about his vision for constructing the Austin FC roster beyond the two current players. The approach seems a bit risky, but could pay off huge for Austin FC if it comes to pass.

Guarani Picks Up a Win

Guarani picked up a 2-0 win versus General Diaz, which was their first victory of the Clausura part of the season. Both Cecilio Dominguez and Rodney Redes picked up goals, with the one from Redes involving a bit of luck.

Austin FC Jersey Launch

The club put out a video this week teasing the pending release of the jersey, which they refer to as “the uniform of Austin.” Landon and Jeremiah predict the timing and nature of the launch.

James Ruth Interview

The guys interviewed James Ruth, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Austin FC, about the club’s current and future marketing plans.

Austin Soccer Foundation FootGolf

Austin Soccer Foundation held its 4th annual FootGolf Tournament on November 8. La Cinco12 won the golden armadillo trophy as the leading supporters group and also had the winning team.

On the Next Episode

Landon & Jeremiah will be back next week with the latest in Austin FC news and updates. They will also interview soccer writer Phil West about the MLS playoffs.

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