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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.








#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...


#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 Paige 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...


#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...


#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...


#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...



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...


#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...


#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...


#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...


#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...


#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....


#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...


#05 – Good Luck, Russia

Welcome to the shit show! Atlanta gets New York Red Bullied by Geiger, Penso, and their bestie – Coach Marsch Hugs-refs-o-lot. Atlanta may have taken the L, but it’s Atlanta United who made the front page of the sports section in the Sunday edition of the New York Times, suckas! Tune into this episode to hear Jay and Kelly’s thoughts on shaving legs, Timber wood, VAR, leaving before the final whistle, and the Geiger-effect. Good luck with VAR AND Geiger, Russia! Ha!


#04 – Takin’ Out The Trash

In this episode, Jay and Kelly hit up Second Self Beer Company for the Terminus Legion watch party and hook up with Travis Irions, founder of the Atlanta Beer Bus to talk brewery tours and how local breweries integrate closely with Atlanta soccer culture. After that, Domer Donaldson, board member with Terminus Legion, hops on the mic to talk about “TL” — one of the first “official” Atlanta United FC supporters groups. Purple lineup graphics are reviewed, face palms are shared in “A Hint of...


#03 – On Top of the World, On Top of a Trailer

In this impromptu episode, Jay decides to roll solo at the last minute while Kelly is busy doing top secret things in the stadium — deciding to setup the podcast on top The Faction supporter group’s giant Heineken trailer ahead of the match at the Atlanta United FC vs. Sporting KC tailgate. What could possibly go wrong!? Jay convinces Calvin Lasister, a member of the Cauldron (a Sporting KC supporters group), to climb up and join him to talk about how both clubs are currently on top of...


#02 – Atlanta Taco Tofu Pizza > Chicago Trash Pizza

Jay and Kelly attend their first big Atlanta United FC watch party hosted by the All Stripes, an Atlanta United supporters group, at Hudson FC in Brookhaven — one of the newest international soccer pubs in Atlanta, GA. During their visit they sit down with founding members Nick Jones and Ben Nicoara before the Chicago Fire vs. ATLUTD match to discuss the creation of the All Stripes, some big plans, their favorite ATLUTD moments, and score predictions. After the match, Jay and Kelly review...


#01 – Kratz is King (Sit Down Giovinco)

Jay and Kelly stumble into their first “official” episode on the back of a free kick Kratz-athon against Piatti’s Pirates and recap Brittany Arnold’s trimuphant return The Benz as a fan.


Unrelegated: Pilot

Jay, Kelly, pizza, and a bottle of wine sit down at Rocky Mountain Pizza to discuss pre and post LA Galaxy shenanigans. The result is a combination of drunken slurs and insight in this pilot broadcast.