Zach, Roger and Cody are back from weeks of hiatus to record an extra-long episode focused on the latest news about Division 2 soccer in the U.S. and the announcement of new Tulsa Roughnecks FC Head Coach David Vaudreuil. The guys interview the new coach and breakdown the latest round of rumors involving the future of the NASL.
Next week elections for the 2017 board of directors will be held. Before the election, take some time to get to know the candidates. Absentee voting will be available to those unable to attend the Annual General Meeting on December 13. The candidates will have a chance to make remarks before the election begins during the Annual General Meeting.
Cody and Roger record from the back deck of Empire Bar to catch up on the latest news around the USL, including expansion news from Tampa Bay and Ottawa and head coach changes in Tulsa.
After another hiatus week off, Zach and Cody are back to talk about the Tulsa Roughnecks FC’s two most recent matches ahead of the final match on Saturday, September 24. The guys also discuss a recent report from Sports Illustrated about potential departures from NASL to USL.
After a week off, the guys are back to talk about the Tulsa Roughnecks FC’s two most recent road matches, including the 1-1 draw in Salt Lake City. The guys breakdown the good and bad of the two road matches. Cody offers some history on last place USL clubs. Roger talks with RJ Clark from The Blue Testament about how Swope Park are faring as they head towards the end of their playoff push. The guys offer their predictions for Saturday’s match and The Buzz’s Jeremie Poplin pops in to offer his predictions for the season. The guys also react to the news of Landon Donovan returning to MLS.
This week on the show, the guys go without a guest to talk about the serious problems mounting for Tulsa Roughnecks FC and the areas most needing changes for 2017. The guys also discuss USL’s decision to suspend a player after derogatory language was allegedly used against an openly gay player.
This week, Zach, Roger and Cody review the last week’s match in Colorado Springs and find optimism in the 1-0 loss. The guys also discuss player discipline and card status for the Roughnecks, the live testing of video review for referees and some high profile coaching changes around the league. Brian Carrol from the Tulsa Roughnecks FC drops in to talk about where the team is at and gives an update on the health and mood of players. Roger talks RGVFC with Carson Merk from Dynamo Theory to find the secret to their strong first season. The guys close out with their predictions for the weekend’s matches.
The Tulsa Roustabouts, the official supporters group of the Tulsa Roughnecks FC men’s soccer team, are partnering with YWCA Tulsa and the Roughnecks to revitalize two disused baseball fields at 17th Street and Memorial Drive. This service project, called “Flipping the Pitch,” will begin in September and turn the lot into two or three community soccer fields, or “pitches.” Owned by YWCA Tulsa, the baseball fields have gone unused for several years and become overgrown with brush, and are now in need of major repair. Volunteers from the Roustabouts will start clearing the lot next month to prepare for the development of the pitches.
This week, Zach, Roger and Cody review the (almost) three matches since the last episode, including the rescheduling of the rained out match against Swope Park Rangers. The guys discuss Tulsa’s narrow chances at playoffs and what it would take to do it, as unlikely as it may be. The guys welcome Chad Hollingsworth of Scratching the Pitch and The USL Show to discuss upcoming league changes from the 2016 USL midseason meetings and the future of TRFC in Division 2 soccer. Roger talks with Roland Vargish, commentator for Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC and writer, to talk about the Switchbacks and what Tulsa can expect for this week. The guys close it out with a discussion about the NASL’s Rayo OKC who’ve been making waves on Twitter after news that much of the staff were no longer with the club and the head coach resigned.
This week, Zach, Roger and Cody discuss the second match of the Black Gold Derby with Tulsa’s 3-0 road loss to OKC. The guys welcome soccer photographer Lori Scholl to the podcast to talk about what got her into taking photos and what she experiences on the pitch. Roger interviews Chris Cortez, forward for Arizona United SC, on his experiences in the USL ahead of Tulsa Roughnecks FC’s match against AZU on Saturday. The guys make their predictions for the match and discuss the recently leaked details about the 2017 USL season plans.