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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

199 - HQooligans

5/22/2019
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The Cooligans are solo today! No guests. Just straight-up soccer heat! We talk Wondo, getting nervous around famous comedians, and denying a clear MLS rivalry! We also do do everything in our power to get invited to Ali Krieger's wedding. Listen in! 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:01:32:28

ATL Takes Over MSG w/ Unrelegated & Atlanta United Fan TV

5/17/2019
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Atlanta is in the house for real for real. Recorded live in front of a studio audience at the top of Madison Square Garden, we are joined by Jay Riddle, Kelly Frances, and Devon Lewow or Unrelegated and Atlanta United Fan TV! We discuss all things Atlanta United! Follow Everyone on Twitter: @jay_riddle @thekellyfrances @Devon4Real @unrelatl @atlutdfantv Sponsored by The Cooligans Cap from Talisman Caps! Available online at onthevolleyapparel.com/cooligans. Use promo code COOLIGANS for...

Duration:00:50:10

198 - The Return Of Brooklyn Bruce Arena w/ Bob Ley & Fernando Fiore

5/15/2019
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Brooklyn Bruce Arena is back BABAY! And he's taking all the damn jobs in Boston! Plus Pity is back and Zlatan is back to his old ways. Plus we talk to Fernando Fiore and Bob Ley, two of the 4 pillars of American soccer. That and more on this episode of the COOOOLIGANS!!! Sponsored by SeatGeek: Download the SeatGeek app and use the promo code COOLIGANS for $10 off your first purchase!

Duration:01:44:10

197 - Ain't No Such Thing As Halfway Crooks w/ Glenn Crooks

5/8/2019
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Today we are joined by legendary soccer coach and journalist Glenn Crooks! Glenn coached the women's team at Rutgers for several years and even coached players like Carli Lloyd. He is now the announcer for the NYCFC radio broadcasts and is the host of the On Frame Podcast. We also bombard him with all the NYCFC questions we've ever had. Segment 1: Rideshare Allocation Money Segment 2: Interview w/ Glenn Crooks (@glenncrooks) Sponsored by The Cooligans Cap from Talisman Caps! Available...

Duration:01:38:14

196 - Queen City Rose w/ Rose Lavelle

5/1/2019
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It's our birthdays and as a gift to ourselves, we interviewed Rose Lavelle of the Washington Spirit and USWNT! Rose is on her way to the World Cup this summer and joined us on the show to talk about it! Segment 1: USL Drama! Segment 2: (01:19:26) Interview w/ @LavelleRose of the USWNT & Washington Spirit Sponsored by SeatGeek: Download the SeatGeek app and use the promo code COOLIGANS for $10 off your first purchase!

Duration:01:59:11

195 - MLS Wallet Expansion w/ Dustin Brannan of Talisman & Co.

4/24/2019
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MLS announced that it will be expanding to 30 teams....for now! We discuss the bombshell news of MLS expansion and the decision to now pursue solidarity payments! We promise to make all this stuff not boring! We are also joined by Dustin Brannan of Talisman & Co. to discuss the cap businesses and to talk about his playing career in MLS and for the Minnesota Thunder. Segment 1: Thierry Henry rumors give us life. Segment 2: Interview w/ Dustin Brannan of @talismancaps Segment 3: MLS...

Duration:02:10:45

Live From Talisman & Co. w/ Jeff Rueter of The Athletic & Miguel Ibarra of Minnesota United

4/19/2019
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Live podcast in Minnesota recorded on April 14th, 2019 at The Talisman & Co. store in St.Paul. We are joined by: Jeff Rueter - The Athletic Miguel Ibarra - Midfielder for Minnesota United Sponsored by The Cooligans x Talisman Cap available now at the Talisman & Co shop and soon at onthevolleyapparel.com

Duration:01:17:50

194 - The 5 Goal Flush w/ Drew Conner of 1.SC Znojmo FK

4/17/2019
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We are back in town from Minnesota to regale you with stories of all the nice people we met in the Twin Cities! We're also getting spicy with former Chicago Fire player Drew Conner of 1.SC Znojmo FK from the Czech Republic's 2nd division! He'll talk to us about his thoughts on the Chicago Fire rebrand rumors and possible move to Soldier Field. Segment 1: The Allianz Field bathrooms are exquisite. Segment 2: Talking with Drew Conner all the way from the Czech Republic about life away from...

Duration:01:49:56

193 - AWTID w/ Tommy McNamara of Houston Dynamo

4/10/2019
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Really wild show today covering a host of topics but most importantly, Tommy McNamara of the Houston Dynamo joins us on the show! Tommy went out for pizza with us last year and we got to catch up with him after his move to Houston and ask him what is was like playing in CONCACAF Champions League. Part 1: How badly do the Chicago Fire fans want to keep their name? Part 2: Interview w/ Tommy McNamara / @tommy_mc15 Spnosored by: On The Volley Apparel - Go to onthevolleyapparel.com/cooligans...

Duration:01:35:28

192 - Vote Crew w/ Travis Irvine

4/3/2019
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Today we are joined by comedian Travis Irvine of Columbus Ohio to recap the saving of the Columbus Crew. We also talk about our wild weekend in New England and how we were instrumental in helping the New England Revolution get a win! Segment 1: Our April Fools Day joke angered many people. Segment 2: Interview with comedian/politician/Crew Supporter @travisirvineUSA Sponsors: SeatGeek - Download the SeatGeek app today and use the promo code "COOLIGANS" to get $10 off your first...

Duration:01:41:39

191 - Meet The Keepers w/ Jillian Loyden, Maria Loyden, and Tori Corsaro

3/27/2019
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Today, we are joined by a lot of goalkeepers! Formerly of the USWNT and Sky Blue FC, Jillian Loyden comes by with Maria Loyden and Tori Corsaro of The Keeper Institute to help school us about the art of goalkeeping at the professional level. Segment 1: Cuba is going to the Gold Cup and Dominican Republic is not. Segment 2: Interview w/ @TheKeeperInstitute Sponsors: SeatGeek - Download the SeatGeek app today and use the promo code "COOLIGANS" to get $10 off your first purchase. On The...

Duration:01:32:19

190 - RAW Soccer w/ Photographer Mel D. Cole

3/20/2019
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Today we are joined by legendary hip-hop photographer Mel D Cole. Mel has worked with some of biggest rap superstars the world has ever seen and now he's on our show where we might actually be hurting his social cred. After photographing people like, Jay-Z, Lauryn Hill, A$AP Rocky, and many more, he is now taking his talents into soccer photography. Segment 1: FC Cincy is in the house and are settling in quite nicely. Segment 2: Interview w/ @meldcole Sponsors: SeatGeek - Download the...

Duration:01:33:51

Gully Squad: CCL + American Futbol Special (Peter Karl & Sam Mathius)

3/15/2019
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Today we break down the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League wins and losses for MLS teams (hint hint: SKC fans will be happy and no one else will) We also interview Peter Karl and Sam Mathius of the American Futbol movie which we got to see at Kicking + Screening Fest in NYC and is amazing! They talk about soccer and tinder in Latin America cause obviously we asked about that stuff bruh! This episode is brought to you because of the Gully Squad members. Salute them with you see them! If...

Duration:01:11:24

189 - Diego on Diego Crime w/ Susannah Collins & Jillian Sakovits

3/13/2019
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Susannah Collins and Jillian Sakovits of MLS come by to give us an update on what they'll be working on in 2019. We have our now annual soccer brunch because love talking footy with our besties! Segment 1: When ear flicking goes horribly wrong. Segment 2: Interview w/ @SusannahCollins & @JillianSakovits Sponsored by Gully Squad. If you'd like to support the show, go to soccercooligans.com/gullysquad for some exclusive access + content!

Duration:01:29:50

188 - Belly Laughs w/ SoccerGrlProbs

3/6/2019
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Today we are joined by the ladies of SoccerGrlProbs! They are dedicated to finding the humorous side of WoSo and we talk about the challenges that might be specific to female athletes. We also talk MLS returning to our lives. Segment 1: What to expect when you're expecting internet trolls. Segment 2: (59:10) Interview w/ @SoccerGrlProbs Sponsors: Seatgeek - Use promo code "Cooligans" for $20 off your first order on the Seatgeek App FlyItFlags.com - Get great deals on promotional...

Duration:01:29:17

Gully Squad Bonus Ep: Verified CCL Review

3/1/2019
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Now that we're verified, we leave the champagne parties for a moment to review all of the first round CCL games. Atlanta United finally showing up. Brek Shea appropriating the left back position, Red Bulls rolling over a DR team, SKC winning over the Toluca fans, what MLS opening week matches we are looking forward to, and much more! Thank you to Gully Squad for making this bonus episode possible. If you'd like to hear more Cooligans episodes each week and help sponsor the show, check out...

Duration:01:06:17

187 - Purple Pizza w/ Yael Averbuch

2/27/2019
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Today we talk to Yael Averbuch of the Seattle Reign. Yael is also the president of the NWSL players union. We also talk CCL, Kepa, and of course we try to understand Robert Kraft and his strange life. Segment 1: We have died of CCL fever. Segment 2: (01:22:24) Interview with @yaelaverbuch of the Seattle Reign and Techne Futbol. Sponsored by: Fatventure - Go on the best NYC food tour with Cooligans co-host Alexis Guerreros at https://www.fatventuretour.com/ and use the promo code...

Duration:01:55:05

186 - The Corruption Cup w/ Kyle Martino

2/20/2019
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Kyle Martino of NBC Sports joins us today to recap his unsuccessful US Soccer presidential campaign and to chat about Street FC. Kyle Martino is still doing the work to move American soccer forward and we talk all about it. Segment 1: Donny G gets a new contract + latest soccer news! Segment 2: (01:05:30) Interview w/ @KyleMartino of NBC Sports Sponsor: Get Tix for the Project Goal Fundraiser hosted by The Cooligans at projectgoal.org If you'd like to support the show, join the Gully...

Duration:01:46:53

185 - World Cup Winning Comedian w/ Ali Krieger

2/13/2019
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Today we are joined by USWNT legend and Orlando Pride defender Ali Krieger! We spoke with her while we were at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in Chicago and we had an absolute blast. Segment 1: Miggy has graduated from MLS and is about to get his masters degree in the Premiership. Segment 2: Interview with Ali Krieger (@AliKrieger) of the Orlando Pride and the US Women's National Team. Sponsor: Get Tix for the Project Goal Fundraiser hosted by The Cooligans at projectgoal.org

Duration:01:29:25

Gully Squad: We Got A Pogba! w/ Edgewater Castle FC

2/8/2019
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Today we are joined by Edgewater Castle FC which is a lower league soccer team based in Chicago that is comprised of predominantly immigrants and refugees from all over the world. They have a fascinating story and we talk to Owner & GM Andrew Swanson, Coach Wojtek Piotrowski, and player Gabriel Masalu. Segment 1: MLS Transfer Talk Segment 2: Interview w/ Edgewater Castle FC (@edgewatercastle) Support the show by joining the Gully Squad at soccercooligans.com/gullysquad and get your...

Duration:01:16:42