Previews

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 #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 #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

FuegoCast #121: Axe of Judgement

The gang returns for the season ending show to quickly review the last three results of the season, decide whether to Keep or Drop the entire roster, have a quick chat about CONCACAF Champions League, review the pre-season predictions, and make predictions for the post-season as well. 

Also, Nick is ready for the show, Joey and Elle are in Parts Unknown, Eva is swamped with work, Sara subs out early, Nick drops some harrowing stats, Rudy winds up his catapult, Nick invites Gregg to the defensive dark side, Nick claims there's room in town for only one of him, and Nick interrupts the analysis to make a tasty beverage. We went deep into Extra Time with this one, folks. Grab a snack and an extra drink to make it through this one. 

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

TRT: 112:57

FuegoCast #119: Mikey Mo' Money, Mikey Mo' Problems

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 4-1 loss at New York City FC, look at the faulty lineup selection, preview CONCACAF Champions League, look at the recent Red Stars win and preview the NWSL playoffs, and finally quickly preview the matches at Seattle and Columbus if it really matters at this point.

Also, Rudy is gross, Nick is melting in LA, Sara reports the truth about babies, Sara sneaks tacos into her room and forgets she's on mute again, Mad Gregg returns to spew about Nelson and Pauno, Sara channels her Liga MX background, The gang confuses their Liga MX coaches and drug cartel leaders, Nick gives a depressing stat, Gregg calls out Nick when he falsely claims to edit out time wasting, Gregg gets defensive about claiming ten-day-old children, Nick does not like change to his prediction spreadsheets, and Nick blames the fans. 

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

TRT: 65:27

FuegoCast #118: Pauno Problems

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 2-1 home loss to Toronto FC including *that* goal, look at Vejlko Paunovic's coaching abilities, preview Friday's home game against D.C. United, run down the return of CONCACAF Champions League, break down the MLS Supporters Shield race, and Rudy reports on some Liga MX chaos. 

Also, the ladies are in Parts Unknown, Nick continues to work in the audio mines, Joey reacts live to the second Toronto goal, the gang are in various emotional states, Gregg has trouble with the CONCACAF website, Gregg didn't get the Landon Donovan Bandwagon memo, Joey's phone buzzes, Joey shares a story of filth and adorableness, and the gang struggle to find outlets for their soccer addiction. 

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

TRT: 58:34

FuegoCast #117: It's Good to Have Goals in Life

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 3-0 home win against Philadelphia, look at the imminent decision regarding Luis Solingac's 2017 contract, preview the weekend game against Toronto FC, Nick reports on the Red Stars' 2-2 draw against Seattle, and the gang breathe a sigh a relief over avoiding the Cubo Torres situation.

Also, Elle and Sara are in Parts Unknown, Joey does not like the recording start time, Rudy appreciates having goals in life, Eva loses the call, Gregg laments the win causing a lack of ranting, and Rudy wants more taco trucks.

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

TRT: 42:22

FuegoCast #116: Ghosts of Fire Past

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 2-2 draw-loss against Los Angeles, the 6-2 defeat at D.C. United, discuss the Khaly Thiam red card, talk quickly about a Liga MX signing, preview the game at home against Philadelphia, and talk a little CONCACAF Champions League

Also, Nick reports live from Chicago, Elle eats beans during the beginning of the podcasts then describes what soccer is, Elle makes "D" jokes, Elle blows the whistle on a spy organization, Nick addresses his real last name, Elle is Nick's drumstick hookup, Rudy had a bad Sunday, Gregg revives the memory of a recent forward, and the podcast just devolves into general chaos. 

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

TRT: 68:38

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