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Soccer is exciting, but soccer talk is so boring...UNTIL NOW. Listen, follow, and fall in love with comedians Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco; also known as The Cooligans.

Soccer is exciting, but soccer talk is so boring...UNTIL NOW. Listen, follow, and fall in love with comedians Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco; also known as The Cooligans.
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Soccer is exciting, but soccer talk is so boring...UNTIL NOW. Listen, follow, and fall in love with comedians Alexis Guerreros and Christian Polanco; also known as The Cooligans.




Access Cooligans: Eoin O'Callaghan

Today we are joined by Eoin O'Callaghan! Eoin is a Canadian soccer analyst and journalist who recently starred in a film called Celtic Soul where he embarked on a journey with actor Jay Baruchel to discover his Irish roots in Ireland, but the main purpose of the adventure is to find Paradise AKA Celtic Park in Glasgow. Jay & Eoin are huge Celitc fans and this film truly captures the passion of soccer fandom in a hilarious way. Listen to Eoin talk about it and then go watch the film...


133 - WTUSSF w/ Charles Boehm

The United States Soccer Federation presidential election came and went and we did not get any of the change we were hoping for. Should we be sad about it? That's what we asked soccer journalist Charles Boehm of & because we need to not feel like soccer in this country is doomed. Segment 1: Sad emoji + soccer ball emoji Segment 2: Interview w/ Journalist Charles Boehm (@cboehm) Sponsored by Mike's Hot Honey! Go to and use the promo...


132 - The State of American Soccer Is Strong w/ Ray Hudson

We are legit losing our minds today. We got to speak to one of our heroes, Ray Hudson. The legendary player, coach, and announcer on BeIn Sports. You know Ray most likely from every American soccer call of an incredible Messi goal, but he was also a footballer and a coach in MLS. He was the coach of the Miami Fusion so we asked him about his thoughts on the new team coming Miami. A truly special episode for us and we hope you enjoy it too. Segment 1: Pep doesn't know who Jack Harrison...


131 - Cuban Sandwich FC

It actually happened. MLS is finally coming to Miami...again! David Beckham aka Posh Vice held a press conference letting the world know Miami Beckham United actually got it done. Plus, Jack Harrison is officially plying his trade in England. After a move to Manchester City and then a loan to Middlesbrough, Jack Harrison will now be leaving NYCFC and now the grieving process begins for us. Jack was our first ever player to appear on our show and we may cry a little bit on the...


Sirius Soccer Show FC w/ Jason Davis & Total Soccer Show

This is a powerful episode featuring all your favorite soccer shows! There's literally not one show we missed! This special episode features interviews from Jason Davis of United States of Soccer on Sirius XM FC + Taylor Rockwell and Daryl Grove of Total Soccer Show! We recorded these interviews in Philadelphia during the United Soccer Coaches Convention and MLS Superdraft week and we are all now officially homies! Segment 1: Interview w/ Jason Davis of United States of Soccer...


130 - Please Don't Go, Jack! w/ Ebun Olaloye of Live Breathe Futbol

Back this week after our experience in Philadelphia for the United Soccer Coaches convention. It was the who's who of American soccer so we had no clue why we were welcomed! This week we have a special interview from the convention with Ebun Olaloye of Live Breathe Futbol. LBF is a soccer streetwear brand based out of Philly and are doing everything they can to keep American soccer fans fresh as hell. Segment 1: So many offseason moves that we're excited about, but also some Jack...


129 - eCooligans w/ Mike LaBelle

Today we are joined by Mike LaBelle! If you don't know the name, you are probably too old to know the world of eSports! Mike is the newest signing of the New York Red Bulls! He is a professional FIFA player and has just become the first eMLS player for the Red Bulls. We get to know how in the world you become a professional video game player! Segment 1: The Martino Progress Platform is out and we (Christian) actually read the whole thing! Segment 2: Interview w/ Mike LaBelle...


Campaigning With The Cooligans: Kyle Martino

Kyle Martino (@KyleMartino) joined us to discuss his candidacy for President of US Soccer. We have done no research whatsoever, but we can guarantee that this is the first time that a US Soccer presidential candidate has appeared on a comedy show! Yes, The Cooligans are involved in politics now, so turn off your favorite Sunday morning news show and listen to this! Learn more about Kyle Martino's platform at Sponsored by SeatGeek! Go to or...


128 - No Hope For Solo

Hope Solo's in the news again and she's not saying things that are cool. She is in fact being quite uncool. We'll talk all about it. Plus a USMNT january camp with some very new faces and we discuss the Jonathan Gonzalez debacle that made him choose to play for Mexico over the USA. Segment 1: Hope Solo & Jermaine Jones will be the future of podcasting. Sponsored by SeatGeek! Go to or the SeatGeek app and use the promo code "COOLIGANS" for $20 off your first...


127 - Guerrerants w/ David Gass

We wanted to welcome 2018 with some excitement and optimism about American soccer, but the British took us on a severe detour by mocking MLS, so we spent a long time talking about it. We are also joined by David Gass of MLS and Extra Time Radio to discuss all thing soccer and hummus! Segment 1: Alexis is upset and yells at you for an hour. Segment 2: Interview w/ David Gass (@EmpireGass) Sponsored by SeatGeek! Go to or the SeatGeek app and use the promo code...


126 - Cooligan Resolutions

2017 has been a wild year for us. We've gotten to do some very fun things and that's all because of you! This is part soccer podcast, part thank you episode, and part #BarcoWatch. Thank you for supporting The Cooligans in 2017. We promise that 2018 will be even better. Segment 1: We learn Alexis' name is actually Sacha. Sponsored by SeatGeek! Go to or the SeatGeek app and use the promo code "COOLIGANS" for $20 off your first...


125 - Atlanta Got A PJ? w/ Andrew Wiebe

Today's episode includes private planes and baby puke. We are joined by Andrew Wiebe of MLS Extra Time Radio who has been covering the league for nearly a decade but he's a new dad and has been putting diapers on a baby for nearly a month. Segment 1: Flying your private jet all the way to heaven. Segment 2: Interview with Andrew Wiebe (@andrew_wiebe) of Extra Time Radio + Sponsored by SeatGeek! Go to or the SeatGeek app and use the promo code "COOLIGANS"...


124 - Canadian Cooligans (MLS Cup 2017) w/ Stu Holden

We are back from our 2nd trip to Toronto for an MLS Cup and this time we had shots on goal from the visiting team, so it was substantially more exciting! Congratulations to Toronto FC on their MLS Cup victory. They put on quite a show and so did Stefan Frei but we can't say the same for the other 10 Sounders on the field. Today we are joined by Stu Holden of Fox Sports! Stu is an American legend. He played in the Premier League, won MLS Cup in Houston, and was also a professional video...


123 - Mi Burito Sabanero

Big tings on the show this week! An MLS Cup rematch is happening this weekend, plus we discuss the World Cup Draw! What group is the USA in? Is it the group of death or is it the group of we didn't make it to the World Cup and are dying inside? Also, Sunil Gulati is out! He has announced he will not be running for president of USSF and we cannot hide our joy. Segment 1: #GulatiOut + #BuritoIn Segment 2: MLS World Cup Sponsored by SeatGeek. Go to or the SeatGeek app...


122 - The Baby Goat Episode w/ Arielle Castillo

Arielle Castillo of MLS joins us on today's show! Arielle is a senior editor at MLS and also does a lot of their social media. She does it all. From player interviews to retweeting her favorite player pet photos. Arielle offers a fresh voice in American soccer and we have a hilarious conversation about all the things we just discussed! Segment 1: It's so hard to say goodbye! Segment 2: Interview with Arielle Castillo of Twitter & Instagram: @ariellec If you like this...


121 - The Garbage Plate w/ Dave Sarachan

Holy smokes! The manager of the US Men's National Team is on our show and we are losing our minds. Dave Sarachan joins the show to discuss the state of American soccer and how he feels about missing out on The World Cup in 2018. Funny and interesting conversation and then we talk to him about food obviously, because Alexis Guerreros is obviously on the show. Segment 1: The Brooklyn Studio has come to the MSG Studio! Segment 2: Interview w/ Dave Sarachan (USMNT Interim...


120 - Horvath!!!!

It's the dreaded international break where the MLS Playoffs go on hiatus, but fret not Cooligans listeners. There's still plenty to discuss. The USA is not going to the World Cup next summer, but that doesn't mean they've stopped playing soccer. We discuss the friendly in Portugal plus some of the new things happening in Major League Soccer! Segment 1: Pulisic wrote a scathing book report. Segment 2: What is you doin', Horvath? Sponsored by SeatGeek. Go to or the...


119 - New Studio, Who Dis?

The Cooligans are in a new studio at Cumulus Media on top of Madison Square Garden in NYC and it's clearly gone to our heads. Have we changed? We don't think so. This is still a podcast where we cover the latest furs to wear and caviars to eat. Same ol' Cooligans! Segment 1: Tunnel Fight gives us life! Segment 2: MLS Playoffs are not going according the script the Soccerluminati have written! Sponsored by SeatGeek. Go to or the SeatGeek app and use the promo code...


118 - The Boooooooligans

In this extra scary Halloween episode, all our soccer nightmares come true. Our favorite team gets demolished in their first-leg playoff match, and to add insult to injury, the Western Conference Playoffs have been snoozers. A lot packed in this episode. No guest today. Just Major League Soccer! Segment 1: Were Jozy Altidore and Michael Bradley getting booed, or were the Red Bull fans just in the Halloween spirit? Segment 2: MLS Playoffs 1st Legs. Show me them legs,...


MLS Playoff Knockout Pod 2017

The MLS Cup Playoffs are here and the knockout round is already behind us! The MLS Cup Playoffs grow up so fast! Hear us talk about all the matches this week. So much joy. So much sadness. Join us as we pour one out for Atlanta! Sponsored by SeatGeek. Go to or the SeatGeek app and use the promo code "COOLIGANS" for $20 off your first order!


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