FTCUTD - The For The Culture Soccer Show

FTCUTD - The For The Culture Soccer Show

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The Podcast extension of the Soccer Supporters' Brand, For The Culture. For The Culture is a Brand based in Atlanta, GA, giving perspectives of the Beautiful Game with soul and flavor.
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Ep. XLIX - Oh Damn, Canada feat. Derek Richey
In Episode FORTY NINE, Coach Tony returns back to the camp with Greggo and tries to make sense of the USMNT's stunning loss to Canada, their first loss to Canada in 34 years and we have a special interview with Derek Richey of The Straight Red Card to go over what happened, what went wrong, and have we really learned anything since our loss to Trinidad and Tobago almost two years ago to the date! Before we go into the interview, we go over Carli Lloyd's frustrations with coming off the bench during the World Cup and her NFL ambitions, we get Tony's MLS Cup 1st round predictions and also his ongoing frustrations with Atlanta's "mainstream" sports teams. After the interview break, we wrap talking about the racist blow up between England and Bulgaria and where should refs draw the line when these incidents continue to occur, and the battle of the NBA vs. China with how LeBron jacked himself up when he got involved in the debate, and more! Listen and subscribe, and SHARE with your homies and baes on your favorite podcast apps! Don't forget to submit feedback on your apps- we see it and we appreciate it! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ftcutdshow/message
1:18:07
October 16, 2019
Ep. XLVIII - Culture Comin'
In Episode FORTY EIGHT, Recording from West End Soccer Station, Greggo is joined by the Mayor of the Culture, Rashad Cain and discuss the new Station Soccer grand opening in East Point, GA and also the other opening down the street, Tyler Perry Studios. We go into the results of MLS Decision Day, including the 3-1 win by the Home Team, our predictions of the MLS Cup first round, and Greggo's Sunday around the Benz, culminating in meeting Michael K. Williams bka Omar from The Wire! After the break we go into the recent USMNT Roster announcement and if the Nations League matches will benefit the National Team, debate on if OGS's time at Man United is running out, celebrate recent social media milestones, and MORE!! Listen and subscribe, and SHARE with your homies and baes on your favorite podcast apps! Don't forget to submit feedback on your apps- we see it and we appreciate it! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ftcutdshow/message
58:32
October 9, 2019
Ep. XLVII - A Frugal Athlete feat. Amobi Okugo
In Episode FORTY SEVEN, Greggo is joined by special co-host Austin Bold (USL) defender/midfielder Amobi Okugo, creator of the finance blog+podcast A Frugal Athlete! Greggo and Amobi dig into Serge Gnabry's big star turn scoring four goals in Bayern Munich's Champions League match against Tottenham and if Spurs' continued run of down results make it harder for Pochettino to continue on as manager. We then go into club talk and if American star Christian Pulisic will get the opportunity to succeed at Chelsea despite playing few matches recently. Before the break we go into discussing the final week of the MLS season leading up to Decision Day and how we see the results finalizing the playoff picture, and memories of Bridgeview as the Chicago Fire played their last game at SeatGeek Stadium before heading back into the city. On the back side we learn about Amobi's A Frugal Athlete program, life as a soccer free agent, adjusting from playing in MLS to USL, and his blog series based off the HBO Series, Ballers. We go into the big news from California regarding State Bill 206 and how that will affect the college game, even in soccer and the potential long-term benefits of the bill, and his hopes for the upcoming CBA negotiations, the Maradona HBO documentary, and MORE! Listen and subscribe, and SHARE with your homies and baes on your favorite podcast apps! Don't forget to submit feedback on your apps- we see it and we appreciate it! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ftcutdshow/message
58:08
October 2, 2019
Ep. XLVI - Can't Even (Iron) Front feat. Bailey Brown and EL Johnson
#TeamNilNil finally recollects for episode FORTY SIX after recovering from from Henny Derby III and are joined by EL Johnson of Billion of Bust Media to discuss the start of UEFA Champions League action and if Spurs are perhaps hitting the end of the road with Mauricio Pochettino and go over our dark horse clubs to make a deep run in the competition, if we know who the real Real Madrid is under Zidane part II and if Man United can get right under Ole Gunnar Solksjaer. We have a special interview with Bailey Brown, President of the Independent Supporters Council (ISC) fresh off their meetings with Major League Soccer to resolve the ongoing Iron Front protests that have been the  hot topic of the league in recent months. After the break we go into MLS action, and discuss the knee injury suffered by Josef Martinez and the ramifications of it for both the Home Team as well as the playoff picture going into the end of the regular season, the upcoming retirement of Michael Parkhurst, #CultureQs, and MORE!! Listen and subscribe, and SHARE with your homies and baes on your favorite podcast apps! Don't forget to submit feedback on your apps- we see it and we appreciate it! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ftcutdshow/message
1:27:22
September 25, 2019
Culture Special - Henny Derby After Hours
If we could remember the night, we'd have a better description for the episode. But it was a great day for the Culture. This was recorded after the Henny Derby III bka USL League One matchup Richmond Kickers v. Forward Madison. Great times were had, and Guest Services did not kick us out. Enjoy about an hour of Black soccer supporters talking the game. Episode Crew- Greggo Ringo Elliot Barr - Rivercity 93 Podcast, River City Red Army April Kigeya, Chris Fox, Kyle Carr - Featherstone Flamingos, The Flock Geno Anderson - Midnight Riders Patrick McIntosh - RVA Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ftcutdshow/message
1:06:34
September 18, 2019
Ep. XLIV - Wait- She's BLACK?!
In Episode FORTY FOUR, Greggo and Ringo are joined by the FTC Flag Plug (and Ipswich's own) TK Edmondson during the international break try to discuss what exactly could have gone better for the US Men against Mexico (as well as during the Uruguay friendly which was going on during recording) and if Darlington Nagbe and US Soccer can be friends again. We also go into the stunning racial attacks in NWSL against Portland Thorns GK Adrianna Franch the sudden surprise by many in finding out Christen Press is in fact, a Black woman! We also hype the long-pursued chase of Sacramento entering MLS may finally be reaching its conclusion, the start of the NFL season, and our upcoming trip to Richmond this weekend for the #HennyDerby 3rd leg, and MORE! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ftcutdshow/message
1:07:41
September 11, 2019
Ep. XLIII - The Wanton Boys
In Episode FORTY THREE, #teamnilnil reassembles to discuss the latest stories in the Beautiful Game and The Culture! This week we go into the raucous atmosphere of the North London Derby, the rise of Ansu Fati at Barcelona, the Romelu Lukaku controversy in Italy, and the UEFA Champions League draw! After the break, we go into Ringo's first venture in the Home Team's Supporter Section, the latest US Men's National Team roster and if USA-Mexico is losing its appeal, and MORE! Join us for talk on Bs, and Gs, and Ts and special sponsorship announcement with FTC!! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ftcutdshow/message
1:27:11
September 4, 2019
Ep. XLII - Community Soccer w/ The Oakland Roots
In Episode FORTY TWO, #TeamNilNil disappears into the Atlanta night after the Home Team won its first US Open Cup Championship, so we drop in a special interview we had with Edreece Arghandawal, co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Oakland Roots SC and Roots Forward (and former pupil of Coach Tony) Dembawki "Boxi" Yomba going into their first ever match this weekend! We go into what got the Roots started, their targeted impact on the Oakland community, and more! We wrap up with Greggo going through #CultureQs discussing predictions for the MLS Playoffs and potential moves for the Home Team beyond 2019! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ftcutdshow/message
1:09:03
August 28, 2019
Ep. XLI - My Little Brother
Things are heating up as #TeamNilNil return to the frat house and weigh in on this Chicken on Chicken violence happening in these twitter streets. Later the boys dive into the St. Louis expansion news and what does that mean for MLS conference situation. After the break they take a trip across the pond to see what new racist thing has happened in the prem. Wrapping up the episode with a discussion about the lack of drive and dedication of youth academy players in MLS. Will we get an American Messi and More! You are watching UBN! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com   --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/ftcutdshow/message
1:23:02
August 21, 2019
Ep. XL - Stand or Fall
#TeamNilNil reassembles in our 40TH Episode to discuss the stories and issues of the Beautiful Game and The Culture! We go in on the opening weekend of the Premier League season the prospect, the prospect of Raheem Sterling signing on with Jordan Brand, Ringo taking his EPL supporting talents to a new team, and the 1st leg of the Henny Derby! After the break we dip into the release of the new Rick Ross album "Port of Miami 2", and then dip into political and social statements made by Alejandro Bedoya and various supporters around the league and when that movement hit home this past weekend. We finish up with talk on Ibra's views on the MLS playoffs, Damarcus Beasley's views on ProRel, the ongoing battle of the US Women's team and US Soccer, and even more! Join us for this XL episode! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  
1:27:03
August 14, 2019
Ep. XXXIX - The Fan Channel w/ AJ and Marc of Atlanta United Fan TV
In Episode THIRTY NINE, Ringo and Coach are out handling Back to School duties, while Greggo in turn is joined by the Atlanta United Fan TV crew AJ Hu and a returning Marc Nicholls to discuss English football making moves affecting MLS with the announcement of Wayne Rooney's early departure for Derby County, if he can afford to wait until January to start his new job, and if DC United may already have a replacement in mind. We also go into big moves made by Arsenal and Man United, and Christian Pulisic's Chelsea debut. After the break we go into the concept of what Atlanta United Fan TV is, and the connection with AFTV, the concerns of "corporate" tifos, and the Home Team making its first ever US Open Cup Final! In our Q&As we answer answers about Puslisic and give a sneak peak into EPL Top 4 predicitions! To get your questions on the show, hit us up on the socials and add the hashtag #CultureQs! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  
1:22:34
August 7, 2019
Ep. XXXVIII - Breaking Training
#Teamnilnil make their grand return to the Palatial Trap to reunite after summer break for episode THIRTY EIGHT! Bear with us as we endure some preseason training and discuss the era of a nicer, gentler Chelsea with Frank Lampard at the helm and a summer of rumors, rumors, but few major moves. On the homefront, we discuss the goal shootout in Los Angeles, case of the Players vs. Frank de Boer, and the benefits of in city derbies and if MLS could benefit from more city derbies in the league! In this week's Q&A, we go into when players should cut bait, MLS 2 clubs in USL League One, and can Bruce Arena's impact in New England! Join us for Pogba, YouTube, a special milestone in FTC history, and more!!  To get your questions on the show, hit us up on the socials and add the hashtag #CultureQs! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  
1:06:32
July 31, 2019
Culture Special - Soccer 101 Game Show!
This Week we decides to do something different this episode. This wee #teamnilnil covers some Soccer 101 in game show form! Hopefully at the end of it you will learn something new. Who will come out on top? Tune in and check it out! We also introduce our new segment of the show Culture Q&A! To get your questions on the show, hit us up on the socials and add the hashtag #CultureQs!  Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  
55:06
July 25, 2019
Culture Special - Youth Trials w/ The Family Dawit
The first of our topic episodes while #teamnilnil is out on break, we are joined by past guest of the program Dawit Selassie and his sons Ammanu and Mikael and dig into the subject of youth soccer. Selassie is a former player and current coach in the Atlanta area and his sons currently play youth club soccer. We go into what kids and coaches go through as players get discovered as potential prospects, the levels involved in youth soccer, the costs involved, the end goals kids have- pro or college, and more! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  
1:08:30
July 17, 2019
4 for 4 Headlines July 15th 2019
Bite size Headline show covering the world of Soccer for the week of July 15th.   The Headlines: 1-USL rule change proposal  2-Neo-Nazis in the Terraces  3-Nah Neymar  4-DDG wants to get P-A-I-D  Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  
05:59
July 15, 2019
Ep. XXXVI - Four Star Freedom w/ Jason Longshore
In the Summer Season Finale, #TeamNilNil is joined by one of the voices of Atlanta United radio on 92.9 The Game, Jason Longshore as we wrap the summer tournament season starting off episode THIRTY SIX with Home Team talk coming off a week where United experienced their worst ever MLS loss and a hard fought draw on national TV this past Sunday against the New York Red Bulls! We also discuss the Home Team's latest Homegrown Player signing and newest loanee, Emerson Hyndman and how the team is shaping up going into the playoff stretch of the season. Following the break, we go into the triumph of the US Women winning their fourth World Cup trophy and how this will affect their battle for equal pay going forward, and if Jill Ellis is the greatest coach in US Soccer history! Turning to the US Men's Team, they come close to winning the Gold Cup and talk about the bright spots to build on going forward as they go into Concacaf Nations League and World Cup qualifications! Join us for our season finale - Kawhi, more Coco, Halle Bailey and MORE! Thank you for all your support! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com 
1:28:37
July 10, 2019
Ep. XXXV - League One Takeover w/ Elliott Barr & Featherstone Flamingos
In Episode THIRTY FIVE, with Coach and Ringo out on exploration, Greggo makes a call back home to the 804 and is joined by Elliott "Yogi" Barr of the Richmond Kickers podcast, "Rivercity 93" as this week's guest host and we go into a busy week of US Soccer, starting with the Women overcoming the French and English to reach the Women's World Cup Final, as well as the Men getting tested much more than they expected against Curacao in the Gold Cup and the social media madness of Kevin Durant going to the Brooklyn Nets. After the break, we have a special interview with 2/3 of the founders of Forward Madison Supporters Group Featherstone Flamingos, April Kigeya and Kyle Carr. We go into the process of creating the group, the growth of the Forward Madison supporter culture, our collaboration with them on the Featherstone Summer Scarf '19, and also current USL League One action along with Yogi. We finish up the episode talking Copa America, and dig into the trip that was to Toronto and what happens with professional players leave their passports and the consequences that come with it, AND MORE! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC FTC x Featherstone Summer Scarf '19 - bit.ly/FTCFeatherstone (pre-sale ends Sunday 7/7!) Shop our official FTC online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  (get 15% off on all orders through Sunday with promo code: CULTURE4TH)!! #ForTheCulture
1:37:11
July 3, 2019
Ep. XXXIV - Tales from the VAR Review Box w/ Qiana Martin of EatSoccerTV
Major moves happening in episode THIRTY FOUR of the For The Culture Podcast as #teamnilnil interviews Qiana Martin of EatSoccerTV and discuss her pathway into soccer and her brand, her recent trip to Europe and experiences of the Women's World Cup matches and also recent controversies, and her pick for the big quarterfinal match between USA and France! Before interview we start the episode going in on the last lower division survivors of the US Open Cup and the US Men's getting so-called revenge on Trinidad and Tobago in Gold Cup action and dip in on the struggles of Argentina in Copa America play, and the biggest club in the world finally getting in the women's game! Following the interview we wrap up with a special collaboration announcement with Featherstone Flamingos and discuss the MLS All Star Team selections, and more!   Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC FTC x Featherstone Summer Scarf '19 - bit.ly/FTCFeatherstone Shop our official FTC online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  #ForTheCulture
1:28:32
June 28, 2019
Culture Special - FTCUTD on Clutch Sports Talk Radio 6/18/19
#TeamNilNil made their first live radio appearance on Atlanta's Hits 92.3 on Clutch Sports Talk Radio with Famous Feez. Take a listen as we talk about the wrap up of the NBA Finals, the Anthony Davis trade to LA, a preview of the AFC West going into the 2019 season, and introducing the Culture to the radio airwaves. Big thanks to Famous Feez for dropping us the audio to show, be sure to catch him on Hit 92.3 every Tuesday night from 7-8p EST! Episode XXXIV coming this Wednesday!  Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com 
1:01:37
June 24, 2019
Ep. XXXIII: Culture Rewind - "You Belong in This Sport"
We dig back in the crates for episode THIRTY THREE and rewinds back to March for a special women's episode with local Atlanta coaches (and former players) Andrea Bustamante and Leigh Jakes as we all kick back and discuss issues relating to women's soccer. As the Women's World Cup is ongoing the conversation had back then is still relevant and connects to what everyone is seeing currently in the tournament. Before we go into the rewind, we discuss the rumored (and currently denied) story of David Beckham packing his Miami bags, the US Men's victory in their Gold Cup opener, and our recent appearance on Atlanta's Clutch Sports Talk Radio with Famous Feez! Check our socials for footage from our appearance! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com (new merch out now!) #ForTheCulture
14:31
June 20, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXXII - Vent Session
In episode THIRTY TWO, #teamnilnil throw a bit of furniture around over a lopsided week in US Soccer!  On one side you have the US Women's Team dominating in their opening World Cup match and on the other end you have a goalless and winless week for the Men's Team heading into next week's Gold Cup and debate on whether US Soccer is going in the right direction. We also go in on the opening of the Women's World Cup and our initial thoughts on who looks good so far.  Coach Tony gives his feedback on a festive friendly in ATL between Mexico and Venezula and before the break we discuss the untimely injury of Kevin Durant in the NBA Finals and the Netflix movie "When They See Us". After the break we go into the start of transfer season and what rumors are brewing so far, the new Rooney Rule going into effect in England, AND MORE! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com (new merch out now!) #ForTheCulture
1:35:09
June 12, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXXI - Dare to Dream Further w/ Jake Payne of Black Fires
In Episode Thirty One, In the First Segment #teamnilnil welcomes Jake Payne Co-Founder of the Black Fire, the Chicago Fire's Premier Black Supporters Group in the city. This episode we discuss UCL Final, the end of the European season, and the previous weeks MLS action. After the Ice Cream break In the second segment we dig into learning more about Jake and the Black Fires and we talk about the U.S. Open Cup 4th round draw and Nike's new Women's World Cup commercial, and MORE! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com (new merch out now!) #ForTheCulture
1:27:21
June 5, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXX - Friendly Rivals w/ Adrianna Carter and Danny Palacios
In EPISODE THIRTY, #teamnilnil takes a look at this week's UEFA Champions League Final with local Atlanta supporters of each club in the Final - Adrianna Carter representing  Liverpool FC and Daniel Palacios repping Tottenham Hotspur bka Spurs! We give our outlook going into the match and also each club's season performance, including where they were when both teams made their respective comebacks in the Champions League semis. Transitioning into Home Team talk, we go Club Anthems and what songs could the Home Team possibly adopt as an Anthem. We also go into the Home Team's Academy success in the Manchester City Cup and the imminent announcement of a new tournament between MLS and Liga MX. After the break we go into the US Women's National Team finishing up their warm up friendlies going into next month's World Cup, Neymar, Racing Indy, AND MORE!! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com (new merch this Friday!) #ForTheCulture
1:29:17
May 29, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXIX - Game of Tifos with Vera Zeigler
#Teamnilnil unites in episode TWENTY NINE for a special episode with Vera Zeigler. Vera is prominent member of the Atlanta soccer community, responsible for designing several of the tifos produced for the Home Team, as well as the For The Culture logo. We give one last look at the final Episode of Game of Thrones and why HBO seems to always give crap finales. Swinging back on actual soccer,  we go into LAFC's tribute to women last week, Chris Wondolowski breaking the all time MLS goals record and where he fits in the pantheon of greats in American soccer history. We also go into the Home Team's win streak ending in New Jersey and what's needed to bounce for another West Coast trip this week. With Vera we go into her process with tifo designs, which tifos she wishes had been better executed, and the process of what ultimately became our FTCUTD logo,  Atlanta Culture, the impact of having your college loan debt PAID OFF, interacting with the whole of the Black Soccer community across the nation, AND MORE!!! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  #ForTheCulture
1:42:52
May 23, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXVIII - Perfection FC
#teamnilnil subs out Ringo for Coach Tony this week to discuss an amazing week in soccer and sports in whole! We go in on England's Championship Sunday and how a team can earn 97 points in one season and still finish 2nd in the league and if perfection is now the standard for success in the Premier League. We also delve into the re-emergence of English club dominance in Europe with English clubs overtaking the European Finals. Back Stateside we discuss the Home Team's 1-0 victory of the supposed rivals, Orlando City and if you are Ultra for "stealing" a flag you bought from Amazon, the US U20 squad and how that affects the Gold Cup roster selection, the return of Bruce Arena to MLS, AND MORE!! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  #ForTheCulture
1:36:29
May 15, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXVII - Don't Call It a Comeback w/ Marc Nicholls of ATLUTD Fan TV
In Episode TWENTY SEVEN, #teamnilnil goes Coachless and is joined by Marc Nicholls of Atlanta United Fan TV as discuss the miracle comeback of Liverpool in the Champions League semifinals and if they'll be able to cap that by winning the EPL going into the final week of the Premier League season. We also go into how does a Black fan get into Chelsea given the transgressions by local supporters regarding race and where does Man United go from here now that they will not finish in the Top 4 in England.  We also go into the upturn shown in the Home Team's 0-3 win over Sporting KC over the past week and if they'll be able to continue this stretch of good form going into a thick run of matches and upcoming changes to the roster going into the Summer, growing the Black Soccer community in America, plus our review of the US Women's World Cup Roster AND MORE!!    Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com  #ForTheCulture 
1:36:39
May 8, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXVI - Derby Wars feat. Prez Stephens
In Episode TWENTY SIX, #teamnilnil recaps the Arya's clutchness in #DemThrones *AND* we talk soccer too! This week we cover the Home Team's 1-0 win over Colorado bka The "CRapids" over the past weekend and how on paper Colorado has the talent to be successful but the results aren't coming out on the field and if Pity Martinez is settled yet in Atlanta. Our special guest interview this week is with soccer presenter Prez Stephens! We go into the culture of the current New York Cosmos and their battles with US Soccer, MLS, New York City FC, and make time to talk about the ongoing struggles of Manchester United. Following the interview we go into Champions League semifinal action from Tuesday and make our predictions for Wednesday AND MORE!! Listen and SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on Social Media! Twitter - @FTCUTD Instagram - @FTCUTD Like us on Facebook - FTC Shop our online merchandise and get your drip ftcutd.myshopify.com #ForTheCulture
1:47:31
May 2, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXV - 30, for Right Now
OUR TWENTY FIFTH SHOW!!! #TeamNilNil commiserates in The Frat House over the Home Team's loss to FC Dallas over the weekend and debates over whether United is making progress even in defeat! We also cover the change of heart with MLS now allowing Solidarity Payments and provide backstory on what that exactly is. Also in the news is the announcement that Major League Soccer is expanding to 30 teams and will the growth ever stop?! We then move over to Europe and go over the big week in Manchester, make a quick follow up with #DemThrones, AND MORE! This Episode is dedicated in Memory of Debra Lynn Jackson. Listen to this show on your favorite podcasts apps and be sure to SUBSCRIBE and get new episodes every Wednesday! Catch our past episodes here:  bit.ly/AnchorFTCUTD Check out our FTCUTD merchandise: ftcutd.myshopify.com #ForTheCulture
1:33:47
April 24, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXIV - #DemThrones
In Episode TWENTY FOUR, #teamnilnil rides out on a solo episode to go into the potential rebranding of MLS's Chicago Fire and what happens when Twitter goes wrong. We also go into the Home Team's first win of the MLS season and if this will be the proper building block to re-establish their standing in the league. We also recap Tuesday's UEFA Champions League matches and if Liverpool or Man City will sacrifice their CL progress in order to win the Premier League. We also have a special reviews of the movie "Us", the season premiere of Game of Thrones, and More! Listen in on this episode and catch up on our past episodes at bit.ly/AnchorFTCUTD and Subscribe to our show and your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on social media Twitter/IG @ftcutd Facebook FTC Shop our merchandise drip ftcutd.myshopify.com #ForTheCulture
1:26:35
April 17, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXIII - Stories from the Beach and the Trash Drum
This Week #teamnilnil returns and talks about the adventures of previous week Coach Tony and Greggo and discuss if LAFC is staking its claim as the team to beat in MLS following back to back dominant performances. In the second segment Greggo interviews supporters from Forward Madison FC and Detroit City FC done during his trip to Chattanooga and become Shakira Ultras! In the third and final segment we discuss the opening of the new Tottenham Stadium and this week's UEFA Champions League matches. Subscribe to our show on your favorite podcast apps, and be sure to follow us on social media: Twitter/IG: @ftcutd Facebook: FTC Check our our Culture Merch at ftcutd.myshopify.com! #ForTheCulture
1:28:06
April 10, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXII EXTRA w/ Curt McGirt & Reggie McKie feat. Jamisa Johnson
In Episode 22, #teamnilnil connects Footie Mob past and presents with our guests Capo Reggie McKie and the President of Footie Mob Curtis Jenkins bka Curt McGirt in a special two part episode of the For The Culture Podcast! Part TWO of Episode 22 goes into the Monterrey Massacre of Sporting KC, the incident in Italy with Juve striker Moise Kean, we have a special interview with Jamisa Johnson of Church From The Wild and Non League America and more with Curtis and Reggie  talking about the Culture and experience of Footie Mob and will drop THIS FRIDAY 4/5! Subscribe to our show on your favorite podcast apps, and be sure to follow us on social media: Twitter/IG: @ftcutd Facebook: FTC Check our our Culture Merch at ftcutd.myshopify.com! #ForTheCulture 
1:11:22
April 5, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XXII, pt 1 - Footie Monsoon - Curt McGirt & Reggie McKie of Footie Mob
In Episode 22, #teamnilnil connects Footie Mob past and presents with our guests Capo Reggie McKie and the President of Footie Mob Curtis Jenkins bka Curt McGirt in a special two part episode of the For The Culture Podcast! In Part One,  we discuss the Ohio Monsoon that took over the Home Team and the differing weather standards between MLS and USL. We also go into Brad Friedel's controversial comments regarding ProRel, why isn't soccer more accessible on TV, and more! We start the episode with a tribute to Nipsey Hussle. Part TWO of Episode 22 will include a special interview with Jamisa Johnson of Church From The Wild and Non League America and more with Curtis and Reggie and will drop THIS FRIDAY 4/5! Subscribe to our show on your favorite podcast apps, and be sure to follow us on social media: Twitter/IG: @ftcutd Facebook: FTC Check our our Culture Merch at ftcutd.myshopify.com! #ForTheCulture
59:08
April 3, 2019
FTCUTD, Ep. XXI - "You Belong in this Sport" w/ Andrea Bustamante & Leigh Jakes
In Episode TWENTY ONE, #teamnilnil dedicates a full episode for the ladies and talks to former players and now local Atlanta coaches Andrea Bustamante and Leigh Jakes. We go into the current state of the women's game in America and the direction its taken in wake of the latest lawsuit with the US Women's National Team. Also, we go into the successes and struggles of the NWSL, life and the developmental processes as a women's soccer player abroad and here at home in the US, and more! Join us and SUBSCRIBE to our show on your favorite podcast apps! Follow us on social media! Twitter/IG - @ftcutd Facebook - FTC #ForTheCulture
1:29:17
March 27, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XX - Culture Collision w/ Rox Fontaine of Apollo Culture
In Episode TWENTY, #TeamNilNil returns to the Mothership to discuss Major League Soccer's attempt at High Fashion, and the Home Team's elimination from the Concacaf Champions League and how that will affect their chances for the remainder of the season. Following the break we interview Rox Fontaine of lifestyle brand Apollo Culture, and former head of NYCFC Supporters' Group "The Third Rail and discuss the element of Neo-Nazis within the NYCFC Supporter Culture, as well as the tie-ins to hip hop and soccer culture. As we go into an International Break, we discuss the USMNT roster as well as the building done within with the youth national teams, and finish with discussing Real Madrid rehiring player and coaching legend Zinedine Zidane and unveil our NCAA Tournament Contest to keep the Culture busy during the International Break! Catch us on our 20th episode on your favorite podcast apps! Share with your friends and comrades! Follow us on Social Media Twitter/IG - @ftcutd Facebook - FTC #ForTheCulture
1:47:18
March 20, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XIX - #CultureTakesMemphis
 In Episode NINETEEN, #TeamNilNil reaches an important milestone with taking our show on the road for the first time to Memphis, Tennessee! We join up with Bluff City Mafia, supporters of USL Championship team Memphis 901 FC. We interview members of the 901 Culture and get their perspective on what makes Memphis Soccer what it is and what it hopes to be and we give our perspectives on the experience. Following the interviews, we briefly digress into HBCU Marching Bands and then dig in on what was a rough week for the Home Team back in Atlanta and if things can be turned around or what would be the ramifications should United decide to move on from Frank de Boer! Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to our show on your favorite podcast apps! Be sure to like this episode and let us know in the comments on what can be done to save ATLUTD from derailing! Follow us on social media Twitter/IG - @ftcutd Facebook - FTC #ForTheCulture 
1:17:19
March 13, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XVIII - The 2019 MLS Preview w/ El Parcero Dani & Domer Donaldson
In Episode EIGHTEEN, #teamnilnil stores one for the time capsule and makes predictions on the 2019 MLS season and are joined by El Parcero Dani of Parceros United and Domer Donaldson, President of Terminus Legion Supporters' Group (with a special cameo by Bear the Dog). We look into where the Home Team stands after a week of up and down performances and how that will affect the upcoming season. We also look into who are the likely contenders for MLS Cup and if the Home Team realistically repeat as MLS Cup champs. We also discuss the sudden fall of the Real Madrid empire in the UEFA Champions League and map out our upcoming trip to Memphis! We also learn what is a Parcero and provide some great info for charity event Terminus Legion is holding this week as part of the Home Team's Block Party. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to our show on your favorite podcast apps- like, comment, and let us know how we're doing! Follow us on social media- Twitter/IG - @ftcutd Facebook - @FTC #ForTheCulture
1:47:30
March 6, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XVII - Kit Boys w/ DJ Switzer & Sekou
Our annual Kit Episode comes to you in Episode SEVENTEEN, as #TeamNilNil is joined in The Trap by the Creative Director of Kitboys, Sekou as we review the unveiled 2019 MLS kits- what we like, what we don't like and why in the world are there so many white kits this year? We also rate and review in depth the new kit by the Home Team, and give our Top 5 new kits overall. We also interview DJ Switzer of Wrong Side of the Pond and get some insight on the process of kit design. Also discussed is the Concacaf Champions League first leg results, the Kepa-Sarri controversy in the League Cup Final, the battle of attrition that was Man United-Liverpool, does  El Clásico still have the luster of recent years without Ronaldo, and more! Do The Right Thing and SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favorite podcast apps! Like, comment, and submit your feedback and we will read it on the show! Twitter/IG - @ftcutd FB - FTC #ForTheCulture
2:10:39
February 27, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XVI - The REAL Champions League
In Episode SIXTEEN, #TeamNilNil reunites and celebrates Coach Tony assuming his ultimate form and becomes Boss Tony, we assess the Kit Unveil event by the Home Team, and compare the differences between the Champions League in Europe and North America. We also discuss the continued rise of Timo Weah, and reflect on NBA All-Star Weekend and the Colin Kaepernick settlement with the NFL. Be sure to subscribe to our show on your favorite podcast apps! Please like and submit your comments! You can also provide feedback at ftcfeedback@gmail.com Follow us on social media- Twitter/IG - @ftcutd FB - FTC #ForTheCulture
1:24:16
February 21, 2019
FTCUTD, Ep. XV - Put Me in Coach w/ Kab Hakim & Nicole Hercules
In Episode FIFTEEN, #teamnilnil comes back with a full episode and all our audio and continue Black History Month and interview  the founder of Futsal America, Kab Hakim and the Vice Chair of United Soccer Coaches- Black Coaches Group, Nicole Hercules. We discuss the issues with attracting young kids in the hood to soccer, the hardships of becoming a coach in the US, dealing with issues of credibility as an African-American coach in the game. We are also joined by Liverpool supporter Will Webb and discuss the potential move home to Ohio by Darlington Nagbe, and a special editorial on the whitewashing of MLS kits. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcast apps, and comments and submit your feedback to ftcfeedback@gmail.com Twitter/IG - @ftcutd Facebook.com/ftcutd
1:37:31
February 13, 2019
FTCUTD, Ep. XIV - Attack of the Skype w/ Black Fires
For episode FOURTEEN, #teamnilnil had to flip the script due to several technical errors with Skype during our call with our special guests, the founders of the new Chicago Fire Supporters' Group, Jake Payne and Phil Bridges. Unfortunately we were unable to keep much of the recording. HOWEVER, to try and make up, what we've done is included a special prequel episode of FTCUTD, recorded back in late October 2018. We were learning the ropes at that point. All raw, all green to the mic, but still full of Culture. We'll do better next week. For real. Twitter/IG - @ftcutd Facebook.com/ftcutd SUBSCRIBE on your favorite podcasts, please comment and submit your feedback on your apps OR at ftcfeedback@gmail.com #ForTheCulture 
1:16:29
February 9, 2019
FTCUTD, Ep. XIII - Super Bowl Drip
In Episode THIRTEEN, #teamnilnil goes off script and goes full 90 to discuss the breaking news of the Home Team (Pity, Almiron, and a Pogba?), Henry getting canned at Monaco, and new debuts in Germany by notable MLS Homegrown products! We make a special announcement regarding the future of the For The Culture Project, we also dig into the changes in Atlanta nightlife since the last Super Bowl held in the city, and at the 60 minute mark we have a special interview with Chattanooga FC supporter Andrew Bresee to discuss his club's recent stock offering opportunity. Join us for what became our biggest episode ever. Please remember to subscribe on your favorite podcast apps and submit your questions, comments, and feedback to ftcfeedback@gmail.com! #ForTheCulture
1:29:57
January 30, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XII - Am I My Brother's (Goal)Keeper?!
In Episode TWELVE, #teamnilnil goes Greggo-free and goes in on the announcement of Tim Howard's retirement, and the future of the GK position with the US Men's National Team. We also discuss the controversy of PSG's youth recruitment system, Josef Martinez extending with the Home Team, our Civil Rights XI, and will Pity Martinez finally sign in Atlanta, and more! Catch us on your favorite podcast apps and be sure to comment and SUBSCRIBE and let us know what you think and how you feel! #ForTheCulture
38:46
January 23, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. XI* - Top Five Alive
In Episode ELEVEN, #teamnilnil officially returns to The Trap in 2019 and discusses the necessity of the MLS Superdraft, President 45 leaving Big Macs at the White House, and Neymar's appropriated locks! We also discuss the potential NOLA takeover of Atlanta next month and its updated Halftime Show (WITH ATLANTA TALENT!), our top five leagues in the world and more! Our featured topic is the lawsuit filed between the Supporters of Chicago Fire against members of its Front Office and the tenuous relationship in MLS between supporters and more! Please Subscribe, Comment on your favorite podcast apps! #ForTheCulture @ftcutd
1:14:33
January 17, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. X - Un Equis
The TENTH episode of the For The Culture Soccer Show, #teamnilnil reunites and discusses the hiring of Tata Martino by the Mexican National Team, we make our schedule highlights of the 2019 MLS Season, and talk about the differences between England's FA Cup and the US Open Cup. We also touch on the controversy of the Lifetime Special "Surviving R. Kelly" and the distrust of Black coaches in Europe, and more! Join us and don't forget to comment on your favorite podcast app! 
1:23:14
January 9, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. IX - New Year, Fresh Culture
For The Culture is back in 2019!! In Episode nine, #teamnilnil discusses the hiring of Frank de Boer by the Home Team, the Paul Pogba revival, and Liverpool's rise to the top of the EPL table! We also do a mini review of the Netflix Original Series "Sunderland 'Til I Die", pay tribute to the late and great Sigi Schmid and MORE!! Our featured song on this episode is "Savage" by Atlanta artist J. Cali (@iamjcali) Remember, its For The Culture!
1:02:44
January 2, 2019
FTCUTD, ep. VIII - Mary Crimus Shawty!!
ISSA CRIMUS MIRACLE, CUH!!! #TeamNilNil took some time out before the Egg Nog ran out to record a special Christmas edition of FTC. In episode Eight, we discuss the US Men's National Team Roster for the upcoming January Camp aka Camp Toaster Strudel, the hiring of Ole Gunnar  Solskjaer as Man United Caretaker manager, and more!! Have a lit Holiday Season! We'll see you in 2019 (for real this time)!!
1:23:32
December 25, 2018
FTCUTD, ep. VII - The 2018 Christmas Wish Book!!
The last episode of 2018!! In Episode Seven, #teamnilnil is back in The Trap to discuss the upcoming changes to MLS's schedule and playoff format, we give thanks to the firing of Jose Mourinho and who could be next at Man United, head coaching opportunities for African Americans in the US, and more!! Happy Holidays from The Culture!!
1:18:39
December 20, 2018
The FTCUTD MLS Cup Tailgate Session
A special episode of the For The Culture Soccer Show recorded during Terminus Legion's MLS Cup tailgate at Atlanta's famous Gulch parking lot! Terminus Legion is the original Supporters' Group of Atlanta United. #TeamNilNil is joined by several United and also Portland Timbers supporters and get their thoughts going into the MLS Cup Final that was held on Saturday, December 8th. It's a noisy and festive atmosphere and we hope you enjoy this as much as we did recording it!
1:06:48
December 13, 2018
FTCUTD, ep. VI - The Magic of the Cup feat. Footie Mob Capo Reggie McKie
In Episode SIX, Team Nil Nil returns to the trap victorious after MLS Cup and are joined by Footie Mob Capo Reggie McKie as we discuss the FTC Tailgate Social episode, the events surrounding MLS Cup Final, and the Atlanta United "team celebrations"! We also discuss the racism controversies in England surrounding Raheem Sterling, and the future endeavors of FTC! Join us for this MLS Cup Celebration edition of For The Culture!
1:41:41
December 12, 2018
FTCUTD, ep. V - The FTC MLS Cup Preview feat. Archie Eversole and Dawit Selassie
Episode Five of the For The Culture Soccer Show is dedicated to the memory of the USMNT Head Coaching Search Day Count! #TeamNilNil is joined by ATL Rap Legend Archie "EvasoCold" Eversole and musician Dawit Selassie as we discuss the upcoming MLS Cup Final in Atlanta, the hiring of Gregg Berhalter by US Soccer, the fallout of last week's lost episode and the Conference Finals. We also share some exciting news and talk about Soccer Posses and more!
1:02:25
December 5, 2018
FTCUTD, Ep. IV - Nah, I'm Good
Episode FOUR of For The Culture Soccer Show, #teamnilnil is joined by Terminus Legion vet Rashad Cain as we discuss the US Men's National Team friendlies and comments made in and around the team, a preview of the MLS Conference Finals, the new Nike Soccer NFL jerseys, recent concerts attended, and more!
1:01:33
November 21, 2018
FTCUTD, Ep. III - The Epic Tailgate
In Episode Three of the For the Culture Soccer Show, Ringo rejoins Coach Tony and Greggo as they discuss the fallout of the MLS Cup Conference Semifinals, the big Euro club derbies, tailgating excellence, changes to the US National Team roster, the new FC Cincinnati logo, AND MORE!!
50:33
November 20, 2018
FTCUTD, Ep. II - West Side Derby
The Second Episode of the For The Culture Podcast Show!! This week Coach Tony and Greggo cover the 1st leg of the MLS Cup Conference Semis, The West Side ATL Derby, the latest US National Team call ups, the new PSG Jordan I release, and more!! Featured track on the podcast is United We Conquer by Archie Eversole!
51:29
November 20, 2018
FTDUTD ep. I - Welcome to For The Culture
The debut podcasting episode from the soccer Supporters' Brand, For The Culture. For The Culture is a Brand based in Atlanta, GA and give perspectives of the Beautiful Game with soul and flavor. Hosted by Ringo, Coach Tony, and Greggo!
1:05:23
November 2, 2018
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