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Soccer is exciting, but soccer talk is so boring...UNTIL NOW. Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco want to bring laughter to the beautiful game. Soccer is a growing sport in America and our goal (pun intended) is to show that American footy fans are unlike any other in the world. Through the lens of stand-up comedy, The Cooligans deliver hilarious takes on American soccer that are refreshing and fun and make fans of MLS and US Soccer enjoy the league much more than they ever thought they could.

Soccer is exciting, but soccer talk is so boring...UNTIL NOW. Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco want to bring laughter to the beautiful game. Soccer is a growing sport in America and our goal (pun intended) is to show that American footy fans are unlike any other in the world. Through the lens of stand-up comedy, The Cooligans deliver hilarious takes on American soccer that are refreshing and fun and make fans of MLS and US Soccer enjoy the league much more than they ever thought they could.
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Soccer is exciting, but soccer talk is so boring...UNTIL NOW. Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco want to bring laughter to the beautiful game. Soccer is a growing sport in America and our goal (pun intended) is to show that American footy fans are unlike any other in the world. Through the lens of stand-up comedy, The Cooligans deliver hilarious takes on American soccer that are refreshing and fun and make fans of MLS and US Soccer enjoy the league much more than they ever thought they could.

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Episodes

216 - Fodder Forgive Us w/ Arsenal Fan TV & Felipe Cárdenas of The Athletic

9/18/2019
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Action packed show today as we are joined by so many guests! First we talk to Troopz and Robbie of Arsenal Fan TV and then we discuss Atlanta United with Felipe Cárdenas of The Athletic! Segment 1: Zlatan is a Jedi? + Tings get mad with @aftvmedia Segment 2: Interview w/ @felipecar of The Athletic Today's Sponsor SeatGeek // Download the Seatgeek app and use the promo code COOLIGANS for $10 off your first purchase.

Duration:01:34:43

215 - THEY GAVE US A TV SHOW! w/ Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated

9/11/2019
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Our debut television show on fuboTV is live! Go watch on fuboTV or at fubosportsnetwork.com for free! We'll be airing every Tuesday and Thursday at 8pm! If you hate seeing our dumb faces, you can always listen to the podcast as usual. And today's show is still a banger as we are joined by author and journalist Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated. Grant has been covering American soccer for nearly 30 years and we try our best to not destroy his career by making an appearance on our...

Duration:01:35:17

214 - Soccer Sin Barreras w/ Tommy Thompson

9/4/2019
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We are absolutely stoked to be joined by Tommy Thompson of the San Jose Earthquakes. Tommy has gotten a lot of praise this year, not just for what he's doing on the pitch, but what language he's speaking off of it. After the Argentine Matias Almeyda joined the club as head coach, Tommy took it upon himself to learn Spanish on the Duolingo app and now he is even doing interviews in Spanish as well. We also discuss the North London Derby and some Labor Day MLS Player's Union drama! Segment...

Duration:01:40:05

Gully Squad: US Open Cup Final Recap + Interview w/ Charles Boehm

8/30/2019
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First off, we have to say thank you for all the kind messages we've received about the announcement of our new tv show on fuboTV. The outpouring of support has been overwhelming. Thank you especially to the Gully Squad members who help support the show and help us get to a place to even get such an incredible opportunity. Today we'll recap the US Open Final won by Atlanta United, paparazzi stalking Wayne Rooney, and a long overdue hiring of a black head coach in MLS. We also catch up with...

Duration:01:34:48

213 - All Good Things Come In A Pizza Box w/ Chelsea Cabarcas

8/28/2019
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We got a special delivery today. The unboxing of all unboxings. We reveal the big news we've been teasing the last few weeks. Listen ASAP. We're also joined by Chelsea Cabarcas who just returned from Colombia where she was playing for Fortaleza CEIF FC in the Liga Profesional Femenina Colombia. Chelsea made her return after a serious knee injury, and has been TV hosting and modeling while rehabbing, but now she is back to football! Segment 1: Even the children are picking sides in the...

Duration:01:34:07

212 - Footy Fetish w/ Benny Feilhaber of Sporting Kansas City

8/21/2019
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Today's episode involves a lot more foot talk than anyone could possibly want, but we make the most of it! We discuss our first NWSL match, do some MLS weekend recap, and then we catch up with Benny Feilhaber of Sporting Kansas City about making a playoff push, and his experience in El Trafico while at LAFC. Segment 1: Backheeling Crystals + Gully Development Academy Segment 2: (01:32:32) Interview with Benny Feilhaber (Midfielder for Sporting...

Duration:02:01:44

211 - Did We Get A Coach Fired? w/ Kailen Sheridan of Sky Blue FC

8/14/2019
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The big news this week is that coach Mike Petke of RSL has been let go from Real Salt Lake and we are worried that we are partly responsible. Do we have that kind of influence? We might! And that's the scary part. We're also joined by goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan of Sky Blue FC & the Canadian Women's National Team on the heels of a big match against the Seattle Reign. The match outsold their home venue at Yurcak Field so it's been moved to Red Bull Arena! Get tickets at...

Duration:01:37:11

Gully Squad Questions + Petke Analysis w/ Brian Dunseth

8/9/2019
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We got an extra episode this week because we have so many incredible interviews we recorded at #MLSAllStar and we have to start letting you hear them! We also cover a few subjects we missed from this week's earlier episode, like Jermaine Jones' spicy comments on equal pay. Segment 1: The Plaguesico + Gully Squad Questions Segment 2: Interview with RSL announcer & SiriusXM Host Brian Dunseth This is a special episode made possible by Gully Squad. If you'd like to join and help support the...

Duration:01:51:25

210 - Booch Please! w/ Kristan Heneage (Premier League Preview)

8/7/2019
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The Premier League starts this weekend and we are all hopped up on Portland Kombucha! We talk to journalist Kristan Heneage about Newcastle drama, Arsenal backline woes, and how Chelsea will treat our sweet baby Pulisic! Segment 1: We'd love to stick to sports but people are dying. Segment 2: Premier League Preview w/ Kristan Heneage (@kheneage) Today's Sponsors SeatGeek // Download the Seatgeek app and use the promo code COOLIGANS for $10 off your first purchase. On The Volley...

Duration:01:33:02

Total Soccer Show x Cooligans MLS All-Star Crossover Episode Part Two

8/1/2019
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We join forces again with our homies Total Soccer Show to take some listener questions while we're out here at MLS All-Star in Orlando! We take questions on MLS, pizza, USWNT, and more pizza! Listen to part 1 at https://www.totalsoccershow.com/#subscribe! @totalsoccershow

Duration:00:38:59

209 - Hoarses In The Bacc (MLS All-Star Special w/ John Strong of Fox Sports)

7/31/2019
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We are in Orlando for the MLS All-Star game and galavanting through this humid city talking to all the soccer celebs. Today will be the first of several interviews. We are joined by John Strong of Fox Sports who will be calling the MLS All-Star Game against Atletico Madrid. Segment 1: Cordeiro, what is you doin? Segment 2: Interview w/ John Strong of Fox Sports (@johnstrong) Sponsored by NYC Footy: Join the best rec league in NYC at nycfooty.com and use the promo code COOLIGANS for $20...

Duration:01:16:30

208 - Angry Harkes Do-Do-Do-Do-Do-Do

7/24/2019
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We recently hosted House of Soccer in Charlotte before the International Champions Cup match between Arsenal and ACF Fiorentina. A lot happened. We still can't believe it. We shared the stage with Megan Rapinoe, Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and we even managed to piss off USMNT legend John Harkes. Lots to unpack here, folks! Segment 1: House of Soccer is our World Cup Segment 2: Zlatan Throwin' Bows Sponsors SeatGeek Download the Seatgeek app and use the...

Duration:01:47:18

207 - Very Jersey Boys w/ Giuseppe Rossi

7/17/2019
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Yes that's right. THE Giuseppe Rossi did our podcast. We can't believe it either. The American-born forward angered lots of American soccer fans when he chose to represent Italy at the international level and we talk to him about it. Segment 1: Did we just invent #Krashlyn? Segment 2: Interview w/ Giuseppe Rossi Sponsored by NYC Footy Go to nycfooty.com to join a league as a free agent or sign up as a team. Use promo code COOLIGANS for $20 off individual or $200 off for a team.

Duration:01:52:59

Total Soccer Show x Cooligans: Crossover Questions in DC Part 2

7/15/2019
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Total Soccer Show and The Cooligans with another collab for the ages. This time in DC after our show at Audi Field which was unbelievably fun. Here's part 2 of the listener questions episode! Join The Gully Squad if you'd like to support the show at soccercooligans.com/gullysquad

Duration:00:37:39

206 - Big Ashlyn Energy

7/10/2019
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The USWNT win the World Cup and we are glued to Ashlyn Harris' Instagram stories. There is seriously no better television right now. The victory parade begins now and it will be skipping right by 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. We also recap the Gold Cup Final between USA and Mexico. We also talk about the best matches this week in MLS. Sponsored by SeatGeek Download the Seatgeek app and use the promo code COOLIGANS for $10 off your first purchase. Get tickets to our live show July 13th at Audi...

Duration:01:28:38

205 - Sipping The Tea w/ Bobby Warshaw of MLS

7/3/2019
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We are joined by Bobby Wasrhaw of MLS to talk about his amazing book and we also discuss his wild Pulisic comments! Jam packed show today as we also discuss all things USWNT and do some MLS recap! Segment 1: HotelGate! Segment 2: Interview w/ Author Bobby Warshaw Segment 3: USWNT is going to the World Cup Final! Get tickets to our live show with Total Soccer Show at Audi Field on July 13th at 4pm! Soccercooligans.com/DC Sponsored by On The Volley Apparel go to...

Duration:02:10:32

204 - The French Internet Connection w/ Meg Linehan of The Athletic

6/26/2019
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Meg Linehan of The Athletic joins us from France to talk Women's World Cup! The USWNT defeated Spain 2-1 in a narrow victory and are now up against host country France in what may be their toughest challenge of the tournament! We also discuss Gold Cup and how many Cuban players will defect from Cuba. Plus we try to figure out if we should start trusting all this Zardes success! Follow @itsmeglinehan of The Athletic on Twitter Sponsors: SeatGeek: Download the SeatGeek app and use the...

Duration:01:44:53

203 - The Streets Is Hissin'

6/19/2019
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Phang is hanging out with the Wu-Tang Clan and we've never been more jealous! We also talk Women's World Cup + US Women's National Team + Copa America + Gold Cup. So many cups! Sponsored by NYC Footy: Join the best rec league in NYC at nycfooty.com and use the promo code COOLIGANS for $20 off the free agent fee or $200 off the team fee. And check out footyfest.org to go on a soccer weekend in the Catskills! Check out onthevolleyapparel.com/cooligans for all our latest merch!

Duration:01:11:54

202 - 13 Going on Winning w/ Mike Labelle

6/12/2019
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The USWNT absolutely demolished Thailand in their opening match of the World Cup. People had questioned the strength of this USA squad, and hopefully they were silenced. Even with a win, there was still lots of drama since many thought the US should not have run up the score and celebrated every goal against a weaker opponent, and we talk about it. We're also joined by eMLS pro Mike Labelle of the New York Red Bulls to discuss the World Cup and talk comedy. Sponsors SeatGeek: Download the...

Duration:02:08:42

201 - Hack-A-Vela

6/5/2019
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The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday and we talk about it. We also talk about the US Youth National team playing in the U-20 World Cup that managed to defeat the heavy favorited France. Plus we open up an incredible gift we received from the Portland Thorns/Timbers! Listen to find out what it is! Sponsored by The Cooligans Cap from Talisman Caps! Available online at onthevolleyapparel.com/cooligans. Use promo code COOLIGANS for 20% off your entire order.

Duration:01:21:29