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Unrelegated is an Atlanta United podcast by Jay Riddle and Kelly Frances which takes a unique, fresh look at Atlanta’s breakout MLS franchise.

Unrelegated is an Atlanta United podcast by Jay Riddle and Kelly Frances which takes a unique, fresh look at Atlanta’s breakout MLS franchise.
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Unrelegated is an Atlanta United podcast by Jay Riddle and Kelly Frances which takes a unique, fresh look at Atlanta’s breakout MLS franchise.








Unrelegated – #25 – Sentimentalism vs. Pragmatism

In this Hispanic Heritage Month tribute episode, Jay & Kelly return to their Hudson FC headquarters and sit down with special guest Devon4Real (@Devon4Real on Twitter) — Atlanta Gooner, voice actor, musician, and regular commentator for Atlanta United Fan TV, Arsenal Fan TV, and other fan run soccer outlets. Jay and Kelly unleash Devon’s wide range of soccer knowledge and opinion in this diversion from the typical Unrelegated format and into an unstructured exploration of a wide range of...


Unrelegated – #24 – Clenched Until We Clinch

In this episode Jay & Kelly hit up the TL chapter “Soccer in the Square” watch party in Marietta at Johnnie MacCracken’s for the straight up shellacking at Redbull Arena. Before they break down the match they get into Tata rumors (including the rumor he’s becoming a new manager at the Publix deli), talk Zlatan doing Zlatan things, recap some MLS match highlights, and explore Gaynor McCann’s entrance into the ATLUTD Twitter fray. Come commiserate as they read listener tweets after the match,...


Unrelegated – #23 – Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us (#NGSU)

In this episode Jay & Kelly return to their Hudson FC headquarters and sit down with returning guest Felipe Cardenas — writer covering Atlanta United FC for the Athletic. Kelly is in full Soccer in the Streets pickup and tournament mode, Jay had his latest goofy video retweeted by none other than Gresselmania himself — Julian Gressel which kicks off this episode with a bang. Listen in to here the trio cover some USMNT rumors, potential upcoming MLS salary and budgetary rules changes, some...


Unrelegated – #22 – 3 Point High

In this episode Jay & Kelly hit up Fabiano’s pizzeria in Douglasville, GA for the 78 Hooligans’ watch party and are joined by 78 Hooligans (Terminus Legion Chapter) members Chris Jenkins, Zack Wolfe, and Deondre Jackson to preview and recap the Colorado Crapids match, jump into some ATLUTD2 player reviews, Academy news, talk Tata teases regarding national team looks, MLS Cup vs. Supporters Shield, and even tackle mental health awareness in this broad episode. Jay & Kelly also squeak in a...


Unrelegated – #21 – Suburban Salt

In this episode Jay & Kelly hit up Pizzeria Azzuri in Cumming, GA for the Suburban Ultras watch party to witness Josef Martinez NOT break Valeri’s record for most consecutive matches to score a goal, witness ATLUTD NOT take advantage of recent NYCFC and RBNY losses by NOT winning the match against Ben Olsen and his Hamid Racoon Witch of a wizard. However, they do manage to cover some soccer news, and discuss MLS Cup vs. Supporters Shield, the playoff system, and more while surrounded by...


Unrelegated – #20 – OFYO

In this episode Jay & Kelly hit up The Bird Sports Bar & Grill in Dunwoody for the Unleashed watch party to witness Josef Martinez make history in Orlando! They’re joined by Nick Aliffi, host of Soccer Over There on the Soccer Down Here network, and a special reunion with Eric Quintana of the Mouths of the South Podcast! IT’S CHAOS UNLEASHED! FORGET THE REST — YOU’LL JUST HAVE TO LISTEN! OFYO!!!!!!


Unrelegated – #19 – Los Banditos Sacudiste La Sal

In this episode Jay & Kelly dive into some interesting news, including some things learned about Josef Martinez from recent articles by Goal.com and Felipe Cardenas of The Athletic, and what on earth does “Sacudiste La Sal” mean!? PLUS! An interview with the one and only Kevin Egan, ATLUTD Commentator for Fox Sports South and host of The Xtra on beIN Sports! We learn about his Uber habits (as well as a surprise drop in from Jillian Sakovits and Dan Gargan’s), and Kevin gives us some...


Unrelegated – #18 – Spaghetti Sandwiches

UNRELEGATED IS BUSTIN’ THE BYE WEEK WIDE OPEN! In this MEGA episode recorded at Hudson FC in Brookhaven, Jay and Kelly are joined by Felipe Cardenas (Writer for The Athletic and Atlanta United correspondent), Larry Luk (Un/Rel listener and local graphic design artist) to discuss all the latest MLS and ATLUTD news (Wayne Rooney’s magic moment, is Toronto a rivalry, VAR, Miggy xG, is Barco back, and more). Plus there’s some fun games introduced – including the Supporters Shield Rapid...


Unrelegated – #17 – MLS Y’all Star Week Recap

IT’S AN MLS ALL-STAR WEEK RECAP!!! Kelly and Jay share their experiences during what may be a once in a lifetime MLS All-Star week in Atlanta. What were there favorite memories? Was it the MLS All Star Block Party, the 2 Chainz Concert, The World Cup Comedy Tour with The Soccer Cooligans and the Total Soccer Show, crashing the VIP MLS All Star Party on the roof of Ponce de Leon, playing five-a-side with MLS personalities, pre-match festivities, the actual MLS All-Star Game, or the Copa...


Unrelegated – #16 – Situation Remedi’d

Jay rolls solo in this episode while Kelly is busy working to make sure the MLS All Star events go smoothly! But have no fear, Jay is joined by friends including new guests JR Francis and Tom Page of 90 Minute Scarves (@90MinScarves), and return appearances by Tom Thornton and Austin Long to wrap things in a bow. Topics covered include a quick recap of the Montreal match, Josef’s continued dominance in MLS, Eric Remedi’s debut performance, Escobar’s suspension on yellow cards, the blessed...


Unrelegated – #15 – Frosted Orange & The Venezuelan Killer

It’s an episode jam packed with Frosted Orange hype, hat tricks, ridiculous refereeing, Rooney shade, Orlando tragedy, and more in this episode of Unrelegated! Join Jay and Kelly as they forlorn the inconsistency that is refereeing in MLS, share conflicted feelings about the recent Orlando loss to Columbus Crew, scratch their heads at Seattle shenanigans, break down the legendary match that will no doubt go down in history as Andrew Carleton starts an MLS match for the first time, Josef...


Unrelegated – #14 – Away Days: Nebraska Nice

In this second edition of the Unrelegated Away Days Series, Jay visits Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska for an epic adventure with Bugeaters FC — a budding, local UPSL soccer team — as well as to catch the kickoff of the World Cup Comedy Tour with the Soccer Cooligans and the Total Soccer Show. Listen in for a wild mashup of interviews with Jonathan Collura (owner of Bugeaters FC), the Soccer Cooligans (Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco), the Total Soccer Show (Taylor Rockwell and Daryl...


Unrelegated – #13 – Happy Birthday Atlanta United

In this episode, Jay and Kelly hit up the official ATLUTD / Faction Watch Party at Rocky Mountain Pizza in West Midtown for their Atlanta United FC mural dedication on the 3 YEAR ANNIVERSARY of Atlanta United’s inception! They’re joined by special guests Aqil Surka (member, The Faction) and Kevin Kinley (Co-Founder, The Faction) to talk World Cup and learn more about The Faction and their mission. There’s a quick recap of the FC Dallas match and a preview of the Philadelphia Union match...


Unrelegated – #12 – ORLOLLLLLANDO

In this episode, Jay and Kelly recap the absolute drubbing of Orlando City by Atlanta United, a Josef Martinez rumor, talk World Cup (including the double feature PK shootouts between Spain/Russia, and Croatia/Denmark), tell Jeff Schultz of the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) where to stick his latest article about Atlanta’s major sports teams (with one team notably missing), preview the FC Dallas away match on July 4th, and spotlight their next watch party recording at Rocky Mountain...


Unrelegated – #11 – Did Someone Say “Wine”?

Jay and Kelly decide to drop by Pizziolo in Jay’s neighborhood of West Midtown for their Wednesday night $15 bottle of wine and pizza special (definitely Kelly’s idea). Join them for this impromptu podcast recorded during a Facebook Live stream as they recap the Atlanta United vs Portland match, the Pride/Unity tailgate and tifo, skewer the MLS All-Star ballot results, discuss Darlington Nagbe’s injury, the Eric Remedi transfer news, talk World Cup, the ATLUTD U-17’s, and more with a couple...


Unrelegated – #10 – Soccer is Drugs (ATLSoccerCon)

Check out this super packed episode recorded live from the 4th annual ATLSoccerCon at Ri Ra’s in tandem with the American Outlaw’s Atlanta Chapter’s World Cup Watch party in Atlanta where Jay and Kelly rehash the U.S. Open Cup loss to Chicago Fire, and enlist the help of a long list of fabulous guests to preview the Portland Timbers match on Unity/Pride day, World Cup takes, and to discuss this drug that is Atlanta United soccer. Huge shout-out to this episode’s guests: Round 1: Kevin...


Unrelegated – #09 – Crush the Crew

In this episode, Unrelegated returns to it’s regularly scheduled watch party format and joins Footie Mob for their Columbus Crew SC vs. Atlanta United FC watch party at Midway Pub in Atlanta. Listen to this jam-packed episode to hear Jay and Kelly read off the wide range of listener reviews of their unique travelogue “Away Days” episode, interviews with Footie Mob President Curtis Jenkins, Santa United (Listener, Footie Mob member), Anibal Roldan (Listener, Faction member), and Reid Davis...


Unrelegated – #08 – ATLCL2018 Podcastathon: Unrelegated’s Favorite Moments

This episode is a compilation of some of our favorite moments from the very first Soccer in the Streets Atlanta Champions League 2018 (ATLCL2018) PODCASTATHON which was streamed live on the Atlanta United Fan TV YouTube channel and recorded on June 3, 2018. Atlanta United content creators ATLUTD Fan TV, Home Before Dark, Siempre United, Soccer Down Here, and Unrelegated joined forces for this epic day of banter, interviews with celebrity guests, and more. Don’t miss out on this first of a...


Unrelegated – #07 – Away Days: A Story

Unrelegated is excited to unveil this first episode in a unique and adventerous story-telling series titled “Away Days”. In this first episode, Jay and Kelly are on opposite sides of the country on disparate adventures with Kelly in Los Angeles and Jay in New York City. Listen in to hear this story-telling podcast filled with a behind the scenes look at Stub Hub Center as Kelly gets a VIP tour of the LA Galaxy’s home in addition to dishing out her long distance post-NYCFC match recap....


Unrelegated – #06 – Press Box Life

In this episode, Jay and Kelly venture down to Henry County High School in McDonough, GA to experience their first NPSL Atlanta derby between the Georgia Revolution and the Atlanta Silverbacks. Once they arrive, they get a taste of the press box life, interview Jordan Coker – Director of Marketing and Digital Media with the Atlanta Silverbacks, as well as Eric Morrison – Owner and General Manager of the Georgia Revolution, explore lower league culture, and recap a frustrating night of...