This week, Zach, Roger and Cody discuss the awesome 2-0 clean sheet win over Saint Louis FC and welcome three guests to the show to celebrate 50 episodes! The guys chat OKC soccer with The Oklahoman’s Energy FC beat-writer Chris Brannick. The guys also talked with lead-scorer and captain Sammy Ochoa to talk about how he feels wearing the band and what’s up with his undershirts. The guys take a listener question about the benefits of being an independent USL before devolving into a larger discussion of D2 status for the USL. The guys wrapped up the hour with Mason Robbins, a former-podcast co-host as well as co-founder of the Tulsa Roustabouts and now a consultant for the Tulsa Roughnecks FC.
Roger, Zach and Cody discuss the Tulsa Roughnecks FC big road point against Rio Grande Valley FC and the table situation in the USL’s western conference. The guys interview the captain of the RGVFC match, and USL team of the week honoree, Iarfhlaith Davoren and talk with him about how he and the team are viewing the season (and Pokémon GO). The guys also discuss a recent New York Times article criticizing American soccer culture.
Zach and Cody discuss some of the statistics associated with the Tulsa Roughnecks FC season so far and discuss the implications of the newly announced Nashville FC USL franchise.
Zach and Roger talk about Lionel Messi’s announcement of retirement at the national level, what the new players have meant for the Tulsa Roughnecks, what if any chances are left for Tulsa Roughnecks and what that means heading into the second half of the season.
Roger, Zach and Cody celebrate the end of the losing streak when the Roughnecks pulled out a draw against Galaxy II. The guys welcome new striker Bryce Taylor to the program to talk about his history in the league and with coach David Irving. The guys also discuss the Copa America tournament and what the future of soccer in America might have in store for it.
Zach, Roger and Cody talk about the disappointing road match against St. Louis and the Copa America tournament with guest Kyle Kepner, co-host of The USL Show and contributor to Indominable City Soccer and Firebird Rising.
Zach, Roger and Cody are back after a week off and recap the Roughnecks’ disappointing derby loss to OKC Energy FC. The guys welcome former Roughneck and current Saint Louis FC midfielder and captain Chad Bond to talk about his time in St. Louis. The guys also discuss rumors of changes to the team and talk about what changes might be necessary to get the season and team back in the winning column.
Members, At the May meeting of our Board of Directors, a revised version of our code of conduct was unanimously passed. The board felt the time was right to more clearly define what behavior is considered unbecoming of a Roustabout and the consequences of continuing to do so. While we believe we have covered a lot …
Zach, Roger and Cody get back in the studio after a disappointing loss to St. Louis at home. Roughnecks FC Coach David Irving surprises the guys with a call-in to talk about the season thus far and gives a quick injury report. Finally, the guys talk about USL supporters after a recent article on USLsoccer.com interviewed Zach and other heads of supporters groups around the league.
Zach and Cody are in the kitchen for this week’s episode with beers on hand to drink away the rough results in Kansas City and Des Moines. The guys talk about how to get back on track and Rogertalks with Phill Grooms from STL Soccer Report.