FuegoCast #153: Edge of the Blade

The gang returns to discuss the Fire’s 3-0 commanding win against D.C. United, review the week’s MLS results and standings, preview Saturday’s game at Philadelphia, mention the Red Stars & Friends' 3-1 win against New Zealand, and Gregg files a scouting report for potential Homegrown signings. 

Also, Sara is at IKEA, the gang laugh at New England’s miserable week, Gregg gets filthy over a past Coach of the Year snub, Nick interrupts Rudy’s preview with breaking news, the gang speculates on VAR conspiracies, the gang pause the show for a Jay Heaps memorial, Nick’s national team neutrality is tested, and Nick shares a joke from the internet.

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

TRT: 57:36

FuegoCast #152: Matters of Perspective

The gang is back to discuss the Fire’s 1-1 home draw against the New York Red Bulls, quickly touch on the Red Stars’ 0-0 result at FC Kansas City while questioning if the team is realizing its full potential, preview the weekend’s home game against D.C. United, and take a look at the MLS Playoffs race.

Also, Nick commits an audio yellow card right from the opening whistle, the gang talks spicy about the post game comments and the play on the field, the gang wants to recruit the Swedish doctor of medical dark arts, Nick blows the gang’s mind with a D.C. United stat, and Rudy is willing to give Joao Meira bodily fluids.

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

TRT: 62:18

FuegoCast #151: Polstering the Defense

The gang returns to review the Fire’s 1-0 away win at Montreal, take a quick peek at the standings, preview Saturday afternoon’s game against the New York Red Bulls, discuss the Red Stars’ 2-1 home win against North Carolina, discuss the trade for Morgan Brian, and round up the international qualifiers.

Also, the rest of the gang is presumably in a forest, Rudy shares a warm sentiment with the fans, Nick further laments the war against the Dark Arts, Rudy asks for a promotional endorsement, Nick and Rudy concoct a recipe for Krakus Ham, Rudy acknowledges Nick’s admiration for an infamous filth bucket, the gang debates the merits of ethnic musical instruments, and Gregg quashes some old beef between Nick and Rudy while reigniting his own with Rudy.

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

TRT: 58:30

FuegoCast #150: Attack of the Loons

The gang returns to break down the Fire’s 2-1 loss against Minnesota, quickly mention the Red Stars’ 2-1 win at Washington and preview Saturday’s game at Montreal.

Also, Joey is a late scratch, Ellen is still busy, the gang exhausts their opinions on ham, Gregg appreciates the filth of a bench player, Rudy lives in a world Gregg believes in, the gang gives their platform if they were to take over as coach, Gregg gives a restaurant recommendation for anyone in Montreal, and the gang extends their sympathies to the recent fallen fans in the community as well as to the fans in Houston.

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

TRT: 50:56

FuegoCast #149: The Drought of August

The gang returns after a bit of a break to air grievances over the month of August, look ahead to the weekend's game against Minnesota, discuss the recent issues with Matt Lampson, talk about Player Insanity: Red Stars edition as well as their own recent problems, and casually mention leagues around the world including the new CONCACAF League.

Also, Joey makes his return to the lineup while half of the crew is deep in parts unknown, Rudy wants to set something on fire that's already on fire, Joey's loyalties are questioned for the weekend ahead, and Gregg asks the rest of the crew to rejoin this show if they're listening, which they probably aren't.

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

TRT: 56:19

FuegoCast #148: Triple Doody

The gang is back to review the Fire's 4-1 home win against New England, preview the weekend's match at Columbus, look at Player Insanity and other news around the league, and discuss the Red Stars' 1-1 draw at Orlando.

Also, Rudy finds positivity for once, the gang give shouts out to loyal listeners, Rudy may be sending suggestive messages via morse code, Gregg sends a player on another assignment to an exotic locale in space, Nick finds cathartic relief through roasting a recent MLS signing, and Rudy's phone continues to act up.

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

TRT: 59:33

FuegoCast #147: Frozen Accounts

The gang returns to discuss the Fire's 3-2 loss at Kansas City, vent over the mishandling of the David Accam situation and the balance of the roster, address Player Insanity Summer 2017 edition, the ones that actually care talk about the All-Star game, and preview the weekend's game against New England. 

Also, Ellen continues to work hard for the money, Nick makes a pun, Gregg had a hard time watching the game, the gang get silly with proposed trades including Nick trying to talk a podcast legend out of retirement, Gregg has an hopes for an unusual name on the injury report, and Gregg turns heel in predictions. 

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

TRT: 58:41

FuegoCast #146: Self-Inflicted Loss

The gang returns to discuss the Fire’s 2-1 loss at New York City, round up the chaos in the week of MLS, give a quick Player Insanity update, review the Red Stars’ 2-1 home win against the Orlando Pride, preview Saturday’s at Kansas City, look at the opening week of Liga MX Apertura, and pretty much skip over the vastly disappointing Gold Cup.

Also, Elle is working and Joey is sick, Gregg has a strong opinion of whomever picked the Man of the Match this week, the gang give bad advice to players on the trade block then sell a player out to a Star Wars bounty hunter, Nick thinks Pauno has an extra All-Star pick chosen and Rudy is still sore over Juan Carlos Osorio.

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

TRT: 53:33

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