FuegoCast #115: The One About the Road Win

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's streak ending 3-0 victory at Montreal, look at the chances for a playoff spot, preview Wednesday night's home game against the Los Angeles Galaxy, preview Saturday's game at D.C. United, and bumble around trying to find other things to talk about.

Also, Joey has that feeling again, Gregg burns the house down, Joey has a suggestion for the stadium crew, Rudy speculates on John Goossens' tattoos, Joey continues to jump the gun on making predictions, the gang desires a miserable day for a certain opponent's fans, the gang predicts the end of the world, the gang calls out Nick's homerism for his prediction, Rudy shares a story of the biggest trampoline in the country, and the gang shares their dinner plans. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Joey T
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 56:39

FuegoCast #114: Ov Fire and the Void

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's season ending 3-1 Open Cup Semi-Final loss at New England, Sunday's 2-2 draw against Orlando City that apparently happened, rail against head coach Vejlko Paunovic's decisions to not #playthekids, glance at the rumors of the team sale, and preview Saturday's game at Montreal. 

Also, Gregg calls in live from Elle's headquarters, Elle corrects the book from which Gregg suggests Paunovic reads, everyone has something to rant about, Nelson Rodriguez feels the heat, Rudy is an omnipresent being, Elle compares the team to a certain soccer related movie franchise, Gregg names his fantasy manager for next season, Elle compares and contrasts fashion of possible future Fire managers, Rudy keeps tabs on a former Fire player, and Rudy shares a story of our patron saint Cuauhtemoc Blanco's alleged financial dark arts. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Elle Harrer
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 64:03

FuegoCast #113: Looking Ahead

The gang returns to discuss the Player Insanity summer transfer moves, review the 3-1 loss at Real Salt Lake, talk about Nelson Rodrigues's recent spot on Extra Time Radio, preview the big Open Cup semi-final at New England, and kinda look at Sunday's home game against Orlando City or something.

Also, Team Fuego summer signing Eva Hall makes her debut, Rudy causes audio chaos with internet connectivity issues, Sara plans on joining the call later then doesn't, Gregg wants to get huddled on the Gin and Tonic, Rudy has problems with Rio Tinto security then tells us the odds of an MLS Cup triumph, Gregg has very specific reasons to visit Salt Lake City, Gregg sends menacing glares to Eva for a prediction, and Gregg and Rudy make their dislike of certain coaches/players known. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Eva Hall
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 51:26

FuegoCast #112: Communication Breakdown

The gang returns to review the Fire's 2-2 home draw against New York Red Bulls, discuss the Kennedy Igboananike trade in the return of the Player Insanity section, create the Staff Insanity section to look at the Cedric Cattenoy signing from Paris Saint Germain and debate the merits of the Academy, preview the triumphant return of the CONCACAF Champions League, and look ahead to Saturday night's game at Real Salt Lake. 

Also, it's only Gregg and Rudy as the rest of the gang are late scratches, Rudy spots the MLS-worst referee post game, Mad Gregg breathes fire at Sean Johnson and aims his catch phrase at the fans, Rudy gives a great description of the opponent, Gregg gives the new rumored signing a great nickname, Rudy and Gregg have two different conversations at the same time, Gregg offers a Tweed Thornton tribute when pronouncing a Guatemalan team's name, and Gregg shows concern for the listeners. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelist: Rudy Gomez
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 60:18

FuegoCast #111: Quartermasters

The gang returns after a chaotic week off to discuss the Fire's 3-0 US Open Cup victory over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, review the 1-0 loss at New England, mostly ignore the MLS All-Star game, talk about some League rumors and news, preview Sunday's game against New York Red Bulls, and other League huddalis. 

Also, Nick continues to work himself into oblivion, the rest of the gang wanders through parts unknown, Gregg makes unfunny computer jokes, Joey wants to restrict a referee's consumption of burritos, Rudy does some weird multi-tasking, Joey indulges in his soccer fantasies, Joey then critiques Brandon Vincent's left back credentials, Rudy makes a great Marco Pappa joke, Joey prematurely releases his prediction, and Joey makes a plug and offers a challenge for the White Party. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Joey T
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 49:56

FuegoCast #110: DumpsterFire

Everyone wisely takes the night off except for Rudy and Gregg. They talk about the catastrophic opening 20 minutes of the Toronto game, development, Pokemon, and little else. 

Nick is mired in work chaos and has to hand the producing reigns to Gregg, again. Our deepest apologies. 

Panelist: Rudy Gomez

Host: Gregg Mixdorf

Producer: Gregg Mixdorf

FuegoCast #108: Copas Runneth Over

The gang returns to review the Fire's 4-3 mid-week loss at Philadelphia, talk about the weekend's California Clasico for the heck of it, give a mention to the Copa America Gran Final, discuss Monday's Euro results, and preview Tuesday's Open Cup game against Columbus and Friday's game against San Jose.

Also, Sara is covered by a pillow, Rudy wants to use his catapult again, Sara gives her unique team summary, Rudy and Sara had wild, eventful weekends, Sara isn't paying attention to the podcast, Joey and Sara are subbed off early, Gregg has a cool boss, Nick sings rapturous praises for his favorite Euro teams, and Gregg goes on a tangent about African Champions League. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Joey T, Sara Corona
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 59:58

FuegoCast #107: Rocky Road

The Gang returns to discuss the Fire's penalty shootout US Open Cup win over Indy Eleven as well as the 2-1 loss at Colorado, quickly discuss the savage Mexico beatdown, and preview Wednesday's game at Philadelphia. 

Also, Gregg and Elle commiserate over a Nick LaBrocca missed opportunity, Nick did not enjoy the Indy Eleven game, Joey asks Rudy about interesting new beverages in Colorado, Gregg discovers how to soothe a tough loss, Elle lectures on the aerodynamics of post-doping bodies, Rudy gets his meteorology confused, Joey shows his rust, and Rudy and Elle argue about satellites and stars.

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Elle Harrer, Joey T
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 62:16

FuegoCast #106: Positive Potential Progress

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 1-1 draw against Portland over the weekend, look at the statistics behind the Harrison Shipp trade, review the situation with Gilberto and the forwards, take a trip around the League, marvel at the Liga MX Liguilla Gran Final, and kinda preview the Copa America Centenario tournament. 

Also, Gregg and Rudy lead the team and the rest of the gang have the night off, Gregg gets a shock over the appearance of Justin Mapp then calls out a certain Arsenal fan, and Rudy puts out a call to Nick to organize a Copa America Filth Pool.

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelist: Rudy Gomez
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 58:25

FuegoCast #105: Not Terrible!

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's midweek 1-0 loss at New York Red Bulls and the weekend 1-0 win against Houston, look around the league results including a certain New York "derby", preview the weekend's game against defending champions Portland Timbers, say hello to Michael De Leeuw in a late edition of Player Insanity, talk about the Nelson Rodriguez philosophy, and preview the other foreign league of choice.

Also, Nick and Sara are away on assignment, Rudy's voice is away on the capo stand still, Elle laments the arousal of the Sean Johnson Fan Club, Rudy feels strongly about Texas, Rudy reports on some prime trolling from one of the New York supporters groups, Elle wants to see the Nick Fedora formation on Saturday, Rudy needs validation, and Gregg makes an outlandish claim about his relationship with Sergio Ramos.

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Elle Harrer
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 63:23

FuegoCast #104: Double Trouble

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's midweek 2-1 loss at Vancouver and weekend 2-0 loss at New England, offer criticism at the veteran signings and attack in general, preview the weekday match at the New York Red Bulls and the weekend match against Houston, quickly review the Liga MX playoffs, and a call for Tweets and Huddalis goes unreciprocated. 

Also, Joey is on hiatus, Gregg puts Sara on hiatus, Nick is at work, Gregg reminds everyone who the Panamanian Legend is, Elle won't be brought down by Saturday night Fire games, Rudy knows where Allocation Money will not be accepted, the gang argue about what constitutes a playoff game, Rudy intends on ending friendships before they even begin, Gregg finds a new role for Nick Labrocca, and Rudy gives a shoutout to the hand painted pre-game pennant. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Elle Harrer
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 55:48

FuegoCast #103: Drenched, Trenched, and Benched

The gang returns to discuss the recent 1-1 home draw against D.C. United, discuss the new signing of Khaly Thiam, preview the midweek game at Vancouver and Saturday's game at New England, revisit some League-wide huddalis, and talk about the Sean Johnson comments, Rudy gloats about the CONCACAF Champions League winners, and quickly preview the Liga MX Liguilla.

Also, Gregg and Rudy hold down the fort while everyone else is on assignment, Gregg eats what sounds like a salad during the show, Rudy shows optimism, the guys quickly recap their wrestling weekend, Rudy betrays his heritage with his cravings, and Gregg shares an amusing story from work.

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelist: Rudy Gomez
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 57:01

FuegoCast #102: They Will Return

The gang returns after a week off to talk about the Fire's 2-1 home loss to Montreal, look at the league standings, preview Saturday's home match against D.C. United, and a half-hearted preview of the CONCACAF Champions League final. 

Also, Joey is a late scratch, Elle is working, Sara remains in parts unknown, Nick gives predictable love to unsung heroes, Nick reports on the Whitecaps game, Sara offers an off air prediction, Gregg remains the captain of the Nick LaBrocca fan club, Nick attempts to do math on the fly and acknowledges he is a sad person, Rudy is ready for a mid-week celebration, and Nick shares a story of meeting his heavy metal heroes in the bonus content. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelist: Rudy Gomez
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 66:06

FuegoCast #101: Drawing a Blank

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's most recent 0-0 draw, this time at New York City FC, review the results around the rest of MLS, preview the home match against Montreal, delve back into Player Insanity to address the recent rumors, and answer a quick bit of Huddalis.

Also, Rudy is subjecting himself to baseball for some reason, Joey is looking good wearing a suit at the Fire Foundation Associates board meeting, Sara forgets which match to review, the ladies are ready to commit to Paunovic, Elle doesn't trust Mark Geiger, Nick sees a simulation of himself on a professional soccer field, Elle gets creeped out by fingers, Nick kills Gregg and angers Elle in the predictions segment again, and a podcast legend hypothetically gets drafted into the Fire lineup. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Elle Harrer, Sara Corona
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 53:58

FuegoCast #100: Fuego Centenario

The gang returns to discuss Veljko Paunovic's first win as Fire head coach in a 1-0 home win against the Philadelphia Union, quickly review the results around the league, preview Sunday's match at NYCFC, and relive some huddalis. 

Also, Rudy checks in and out while at WWE Raw to make an appearance in the Centenario, Gregg makes a reference for the youth that half the panel doesn't even understand, Sara leaves the show early to tend to Papa Corona, Joey speculates on Rodrigo Ramos' snow clause, Elle lets the team down by missing a great trolling opportunity, Gregg and Nick take issue with the fans again, Elle's hate for this weekend's opponent goes a little too far, Joey shows his fatigue, and Nick shares the story of the forever unreleased HuddleCast. 

Thank you for listening over the years, everyone. We truly appreciate it. Here's to many more shows in the future. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Elle Harrer, Joey T, Sara Corona
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 55:16

FuegoCast #99: Little Fish, Big Fish

The gang returns to try something new as they round up some international action starting with the US U-23 drawing at Columbia 1-1, discuss the shambolic 2-0 loss the senior US Men's team suffered in Guatemala, highlight Mexico's 3-0 win in Canada, review this weekend's MLS action, touch on some African Cup of Nations qualifiers, and preview Saturday afternoon's Fire game against Philadelphia.

Also, Joey T is on the injured list, Sara remains in parts unknown, Gregg writes fan fiction for a certain CONCACAF filth bucket, Nick doesn't want to drop a hot take bomb on the panel, Rudy plans his travels, Elle comes across a new sport, and Gregg finds difficulty closing the show.

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Elle Harrer
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 41:35

FuegoCast #98: Goossens Eggs

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 0-0 home draw against the Columbus Crew, talk about some impending Player Insanity news, take a quick look around the weekend's MLS results, mention last week's CONCACAF Champions League results, and not really talk about this weekend's international matches. 

Also, Joey is a late scratch, Elle and Sara are lost in parts unknown, Nick is barely awake, Rudy gains a new hobby, Rudy loses patience with the fans, Nick loses his bearings on time and words, Gregg and Rudy talk get sidetracked with wrestling huddalis, and Nick forgets his mute button is on. It's a short one, folks. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 37:05

FuegoCast #97: Accam-modating Speed

The gang returns the discuss the Fire's 1-1 away draw at Orlando City, take a run around the league's results from the weekend, look ahead to Saturday's game against Columbus, sneak in some huddalis about a podcast legend, and get excited about the semi-final of CONCACAF Champions League. 

Also, Elle joins the call late, Sara is discovering parts unknown, Rudy gives a live report from Orlando, Nick makes an out of control prediction, Elle's cat Lola breaks Gregg's heart, Elle is lacking the filth, and the gang is sleepy resulting in a subdued episode. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Elle Harrer, Joey T
Producer: Nick Fedora

TRT: 61:08

FuegoCast #96: Stage Fright

The gang returns full power to give an in depth breakdown of the season premiere 4-3 loss against NYCFC, discuss the glorious testimonial of Fuego patron saint Cuauhtemoc Blanco and the rest of Liga MX, laugh at the results of last week's CONCACAF Champions League, quickly review the rest of MLS Soccer Sunday, preview Friday's game at Orlando City, and address other Huddalis. 

Also, Joey brings colorful alliteration to the premier, Elle brings research to a hot take for some reason, Gregg likes roller coasters, Sara again calls for death, Joey has issues with the Fire leadership, Nick solely commits to his defensive runs, Gregg makes a fantastic Doody joke, Elle notes Sara's excitement after the first goal, Elle and Joey want to hit Andrea Pirlo in the face in different ways, Gregg hypothesizes on Joao Meira's jersey number, Elle learns a lot about Joey's fantasies, and the gang finds the definitive answer to Messi vs. Ronaldo. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf
Panelists: Rudy Gomez, Elle Harrer, Joey T, Sara Corona
Producer: Nick Fedora    

TRT: 68:52