Show notes for the November 24, 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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Besler Rides Into Town, Alexi Lalas Talks Austin FC (Plus Columbus Fan Anger and Hair Metal), and More – Capital City Soccer Show
The U-15s of the Austin FC Academy continued their winning ways with victories over Houston and RGV in recent weeks. The club also announced a partnership with Classics Elite soccer club in San Antonio and held academy tryouts in Brownsville this week.
Coaching Staff Hires
This week, Austin FC announced the hiring of two new assistant coaches – Noland Sheldon, previously of DC United and Rodrigo Rios, most recently with Atlanta United.
Super Draft Changes
The MLS Super Draft is scheduled for January 2021. Rumors recently broke that the draft would be shortened from four rounds to three rounds, with the story first appearing in the Athletic.
Austin FC Has a Jersey
After a long wait, Austin FC launched the official 2021 jersey to great fanfare. Brock Williams joined the show to talk about the jersey and fan reactions to the event. The guys also covered the marketing campaign that led up to the launch and how fans embraced the Uniform of Austin concept.
MLS Expanion Draft
On the Next Episode
Landon & Jeremiah will be back next week with the latest in Austin FC news and updates along with talk about beer and local Austin soccer culture. In the meantime, check out Troy Bryant’s comprehensive guide to stadium transportation on CapitalCitySoccer.com.