FuegoCast #145: Table Top Games

The gang returns to discuss last week's 2-2 draw at Portland, look at some surprises of the first half of the season, address some rumors in Player Insanity: Summer Window, quickly roundup the recent Red Stars road trip, and revel in the fun that is the CONCACAF Gold Cup. 

Also, Nick utilizes the new recording set up to croon defensive things into the mic, Gregg surprises Rudy with his most hated team, Gregg files a live report of the RSL beatdown at the StubHub Center, Gregg wants to give a certain international the Han Solo treatment, Rudy shows a Cuauhtemoc Blanco clip to the guys live, and Nick calls out Nicaragua's Technical Director. 

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

TRT: 66:12

FuegoCast #144: Lion's Share of the Goals

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 4-0 beatdown of Orlando City, update the Supporters' Shield table, preview the mid-week Open Cup game against FC Cincinnati, preview the weekend game against Vancouver, and review the Red Stars' 2-1 home win against Sky Blue FC.

Also, Nick continues listing things he doesn't like in the intro, Rudy has run out of negatives, Gregg speculates on Jorge Bava's whereabouts, Rudy honors an absent comrade by jumping the gun on predictions, the gang laugh at another team's poor coaching decisions, lament another's relating to a podcast legend, Gregg rues another coaching decision that disrupted his own benefit, and Gregg shares plans for next week's special West Coast edition. 

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

TRT: 60:41

FuegoCast #143: Get Me a Shield

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 2-1 win at New England, take a look at the Supporters' Shield standings, preview the home match against Orlando City, give a mention to the Red Stars' 1-1 draw against the Washington Spirit, and quickly talk about Mexico in the Confederation Cup. 

Also, Nick revisits a delectable snack, Gregg makes his demands from the team, Nick's eyes deceive him and catches up live, Gregg critiques coaching fashion again, Rudy gets irrationally upset at a certain national team coach and Rudy creates a SuperCoach. 

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

TRT: 45:10

FuegoCast #142: Did What We had to Do

Gregg and Rudy ride solo as everyone else is out. No Nick on the production turntables means less than pristine audio and no clever episode descriptions. We apologize for this disruption in normal service. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf

Panelist: Rudy Gomez

Producer: Gregg Mixdorf

FuegoCast #141: Frustration in Florida

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's frustrating 0-0 draw at Orlando, dissect Ted Unkel's red card calls, take a quick look around the chaos results in the League, preview the weekend's home game against Atlanta United, and review the Red Stars' 1-0 win against the Seattle Reign.

Also, Rudy falls asleep at the start, Rudy honors a former panelist by butchering names, Nick requests a phone call from an MLS coach, Gregg continues his unrelenting hate towards Atlanta United, Joey and Gregg plan their Old Man Activities in Mexico, Joey shows his possible lack of sobriety through his prediction, and Rudy gives a Netflix recommendation. 

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

TRT: 52:52

FuegoCast #140: Fire of Universe

The gang returns to talk about Thursday's 2-1 Brimstone Cup victory over FC Dallas, take a look at the chances of winning a trophy, take a quick jaunt around the league, preview Sunday's game at Orlando City, ruefully review the Liga MX Gran Final, and touch on the Red Stars' 3-2 win against North Carolina. 

Also, Nick calls in live from the 101, Rudy is feeling the passion, Rudy and Nick throw down about 2012, Rudy gives a shout out to the Dallas supporters, the gang shed a tear for a now retired legend, and Rudy gives a birthday shout out. 

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

TRT: 73:54

FuegoCast #139: Win-Win Situation

The gang returns after the abyss ate last week's Rudy-led show to discuss the Fire's 3-0 home win against Colorado and 1-0 away win at D.C. United, preview Thursday's home match against FC Dallas, preview the Liga MX Finals, and quickly look at the Red Stars' 3-1 away win at North Carolina. 

Also, Nick doesn't like belts, Sara teases an appearance, Gregg doesn't want the online shenanigans to continue, Nick continues to be the realist in predictions, Rudy shares an origin story of the Brimstone Cup's special character, and Gregg plans to take some siestas. 

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

TRT: 54:01

FuegoCast #138: Zoned Out

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 2-2 draw at the Los Angeles Galaxy, preview the Liga MX Playoffs, look at the MLS League standings, quickly discuss the Red Stars' 2-0 home win against Houston, and, oh yeah, preview Saturday's Fire game against Seattle.

Also, Gregg is salty at the panelists that don't respond to the group e-mail, Gregg calls out Nick's empty editing threats, Nick files the rare live report, Rudy's vendetta remains strong, the gang revisits some past visits to Los Angeles, Gregg continues the running joke about a certain slow, old man, Gregg tries to open everyone's eyes that this Fire team is actually kinda good, and the gang get nostalgic in Predictions. 

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

TRT: 68:14

FuegoCast #137: Acceptable Loss

The gang returns after a week off to discuss the 2-1 loss at New York Red Bulls, take a quick look at the goalkeeper situation, check in on the CONCACAF Champions League Gran Final, preview Saturday's game at Los Angeles, Gregg reviews the Dutch League Cup, and Nick gives a shout out to his Fulham and our Red Stars. 

Also, the ladies remain in Parts Unknown, the gang disappoints Gregg with their CCL commitment, Nick went to the cinema, Nick is super excited to watch a Fire game live again and is wildly optimistic in his prediction, Gregg gives a vivid description of the directorial efforts for the Dutch League Cup celebrations, Nick is afraid of Joey's jinxes, and Rudy shares a story from the road in the bonus material section. 

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

TRT: 56:09

FuegoCast #136: Ahead of Schedule

We are back for another week with Episode 136. Nick abdicates his production throne to Gregg. Rudy with the nit picking, Gregg loves his cement and no one else bothered to do the show tonight. 

We recap the Revolution game, preview Toronto and get in some CCL talk. 

Host: Gregg Mixdorf

Panelist: Rudy Gomez

Producer: Gregg Mixdorf

FuegoCast #135: Luxury Dax

The gang returns to talk about the weekend's 1-0 home win against Columbus, quickly mention the CONCACAF Champions League semi final results, review the results Around the League, attempt to preview Saturday afternoon's home game against New England, and mention the season debut for the Red Stars. 

Also, Nick recovers from working overnights, Joey shouts out to a mother, Nick may not be correct where he thinks the next Club World Cup will be located, Joey gets his Baldomero Toledo on, Gregg's smoke detector makes a cameo appearance on the show, Nick recalls a classic MLS heckle, Gregg triggers Rudy's memory of some bad away day experiences, and Nick gives a shout out to an old friend of the show.

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

TRT: 53:05

FuegoCast #134: To Infinity and Beyond

The gang returns to review the Fire's 2-2 draw against Montreal, continue to discuss necessary roster moves, travel Around the League, touch on the implications of this week's CONCACAF Champions League results, and preview Saturday afternoon's match against Columbus.

Also, Joey is a late scratch, Elle is at work, Eva and Sara reside in Parts Unknown, Nick has cosplay ideas for Michael Harrington, Nick has radical lineup ideas, Gregg was high on wrestling over the weekend, Nick coins a term for one of the highly anticipated matches from the weekend, Gregg coins a term for fan nostalgia towards ex-players, and Nick picks up on a wrestling joke.

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

TRT: 57:42

FuegoCast #133: The Four and a Half Million Dollar Man

The gang returns to discuss Player Insanity 2017: Bastian Schweinsteiger edition, mention the CONCACAF qualifiers, travel Around the League, preview this weekend's home match against Montreal, and give quick shouts out to Logan Pause FC and the Red Stars. 

Also, Joey is in Texas, the ladies are away, Nick doesn't like the wind, Gregg rants against league writers again, Nick rants about a roster move he's obsessed with, Gregg appreciates Nick's astronomy interest, Rudy wishes discomfort to Columbus, and the gang chuckles at Jason Kreis who continues to be Jason Kreis.

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

TRT: 53:09

FuegoCast #132: Grumble Pie

The gang returns to discuss eventual the Fire's 4-0 loss at everyone's favorite darlings Atlanta United, quickly send a reminder of the CONCACAF Champions League, take an extended look Around the League, and tease some possible Player Insanity news that it looks like you already know about.

Also, the gang mostly feels ill, Joey has directorial and cinematographic critiques, Gregg is a disaster, Joey and Rudy share weekend plans, Gregg stuffs his mouth with sausages, the gang re-lives the goal of the week live, Joey ponders the filth that could have been, Nick rants about a lack of filth, the gang talks referees, Gregg re-lives the referee face of the week live, and Gregg cracks Nick up with a running joke. 

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

TRT: 57:48

FuegoCast #131: Hopeful Home

The gang returns to review the Fire's 2-0 home opener win over Real Salt Lake, fly through the games Around the League, preview the game of all games at Atlanta, quickly preview CONCACAF Champions League, and give a shout out to the Red Stars who have just opened pre-season camp.

Also, Joey makes an interesting red card prediction, Nick has a woeful stat, Joey provides a legit hot take, Joey continues his MLS acronym jokes, Rudy goes off about a certain article about a former Fire goalkeeper, Nick confuses the references to a certain MLS commentator, Nick isn't up with the current dank memes, Gregg shouts out a tweet from a podcast legend, Gregg releases a torrent of filth when talking about Atlanta, Nick expertly trolls Rudy, and Nick brags about last week's prediction.

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

TRT: 64:31

FuegoCast #130: Loosey Goosey

The gang returns to review the Fire's season opening 1-1 draw at Columbus, discuss the rest of the results around MLS, preview this weekend's home opener against Real Salt Lake, and Gregg gives a live report of two Liga MX games.

Also, Elle is pumping iron, Joey is a late scratch, Sara remains in Parts unknown, Eva's return to the lineup hits another set back, Rudy and Nick take a stroll down memory lane together, Gregg admires a beloved goalkeeper, Gregg and Rudy get their past MLS players confused, Rudy asks the tough questions, Gregg makes the same prediction mistake Joey did, and Gregg does an impression of Rudy.

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

TRT: 63:23

FuegoCast #129: At the Gates

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 4-1 pre-season win over Toronto FC, take one last look at the new squad before the season begins, preview the Eastern Conference, predict the MLS season, look ahead to the season premiere at Columbus, and Joey reviews some changes to the laws of the game. 

Also, Nick is ready and down the the kids' lingo, Eva is a late scratch, Elle is busy with stuff, Sara is on vacation, Joey is ready to preview the East, Nick and Gregg share a sensual connection, Gregg spews rage, Joey wasn't prepared to declare his faith, Gregg and Rudy share a brain while Nick and Joey also share a brain, Gregg adopts Nick's tactical mindset, Nick delivers a premium roast to a certain coach, Joey's predictions are still shambolic, and Gregg posits that predictions are reflections upon the beholder.

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

TRT: 106:42

FuegoCast #128: West Side Stories

The gang returns to quickly review the Fire's pre-season wins against Montreal and Miami FC, talk about the rumored new trialist, preview the entire Western Conference, and look ahead to this week's return of CONCACAF Champions League. 

Also, Eva remains out of the lineup for one more week, Sara remembers how to e-mail, Joey studies up on the wrong conference to preview, Nick stands up for one of his favorite colors again, Rudy and Joey offer up plenty of hot takes, Gregg talks about the best tackle of the weekend, and Nick wishes happy birthday to a hero. 

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

TRT: 66:18

FuegoCast #127: A Preview of the Preview

The gang returns to discuss a grab bag of topics including chaos money for referees, Gregg shares his observations from the open practice, the gang checks in with their Hope Meter status, shares some league-wide hot takes, offer their grievances, and take a trip down memory lane reminiscing on the forwards who have worn the badge in recent years. 

Also, Eva is on a plane, Elle is recovering from kickpunching, Sara remains in parts unknown, Joey flexes his expertise on officiating while Nick has technological priorities straight, Joey notices the Fire's social media doesn't present the team in the best light, the gang continues to wait for the opportune time to make certain jokes of a back up fullback's name, Nick and Joey almost kill Gregg with a prediction, and the silly gets a little out of control at the end.

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

TRT: 53:59

FuegoCast #126: Dax Gonna Give it to Ya

The gang is back! Gregg and Rudy are high on Dax, Eva provides sanity checks, we talk the super draft, Bava, and possible future moves. Gregg is worried about Nelson's health, Rudy giggles at the Red Bull fans while Eva denies Will Johnson. Also we get real tired real fast. 

Nick had to sit this one out due to work chaos but yet checks in via text.

Host: Gregg Mixdorf

Panelists: Eva Hall, Rudy Gomez

Producer: Gregg Mixdorf

TRT: 51:26