The Rundown - Episode 53
Coming off of a 4 point rivalry week, the mood has lightened slightly on MFTV. Is there hope yet? And what is the best way to inspire the team for a match against Cincinnati? Find out on this week's episode
October 2, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 52
We put on our best Michael Cox hats to do a diagnosis of the team's tactical developments over the last 3 games. What is working? What isn't? What is a pyramid anyway? Find out this week on MFTV
September 25, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 51
This week on MetroFanTV, we pay respects to a real poster in Amro Tarek, and investigate the CIA's involvement in undermining our midfield. Is Caracas syndrome real? Find out in this episode.
September 11, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 50
This week, Lenz and Juan discuss the most recent #RBNY results (and lack thereof), play Fantasy GM with the help of MFTV listeners and random number generation, and talk about the big signing on everyone's minds
August 28, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 49
It's struggle season on MFTV. Listen to two grown men slowly sink into the pits of despair over the course of an hour or so. Who is the savior this team needs? Or is there even a plan to save 2021? Find out on this week's episode.
August 11, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 48
This week on MetroFanTV, we summon ghosts from the depths of hell, and x💩goes through the roof. What should we expect on the road in Toronto and DC? And what is the state of concessions at RBA? Find out here.
July 20, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 47
MetroFanTV is back in action. We review the last month of RBNY soccer, and preview Miami (hint: they suck ass). The discourse is more heated than a Publix on Thanksgiving weekend on this one, listen to it here
July 17, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 46
MFTV is back. Lenz and Juan go through your 5 a side lineups, discuss competitive Pokemon, and launch a Kyle Duncan based cryptocurrency. Oh, and some soccer chat I guess. Give the latest episode a listen here
June 26, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 45
Over the international break, we compare notes from the comprehensive win over Orlando, and debut a new segment! For the debut of Off-Topic, we discuss what our ideal Metro/RBNY 5 a side team will be. Questions, bad French accents and more on this episode of the Rundown
June 16, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 44
Amidst the mounting frustration following a 3-1 loss to New England, we discuss observations we have made so far this season, and try to appraise where the team's ceiling lies. We also talk about speedruns, and test our knowledge of small Alpine Austrian towns on this episode of the MFTV Rundown
May 29, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 43
A 1-0 defeat away at Philadelphia that ended up being more brutal than the scoreline suggests. Is there life after Aaron Long? And how is Tommy McNamara an MLS player in 2021? Find out what the rudest place in England is and more on this episode.
May 22, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 42
The trio returns to chat about the fairly easy 2-0 win over the most resourceful team in the league. Did the performance meet expectations? What can we expect going forward? Stock ups and downs and more in episode 42 of The Rundown.
May 13, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 41
Lenz, Fernando, and Juan play catch up on the last two games and preview the big return of Chris Armas and his resource laden Toronto FC. Plus stock ups, stock downs, and the mailbag.
May 8, 2021
Weekly Rundown - Episode 40
In Episode 40 Lenz, Fernando, and Juan recap the 2021 opener against SKC in what was a frustrating 1-2 loss. We dissect what went wrong and what went right, and what changes we can see in the coming weeks with the new additions of Amaya and Klimala, plus more.
April 24, 2021
Weekly Rundown - Episode 39
Alex from View from 202 and Juan joins us after a very long hiatus to discuss one of the most important off-season's in club history. With a new manager and a dozen new players there's a lot to talk about in this new era of RBNY.
April 17, 2021
The Rundown - Episode 38
After a pair of decisive near EDS wins, the team took an L against a very solid Orlando side. But who cares, it's a fake season. In this episode we go in depth about what a Struber and Thelwell led team might look like, why the most important thing this year is looking forward to next year, and much more.
October 6, 2020
The Rundown - Episode 37
After a 6 month quarantine we're back to discuss a bit of what's been happening in this weird season from poor results, the big news of Chris Armas and CJ Brown being fired, Kevin Thelwell putting his stamp on the club, what a future under him might look like, mailbag, and more.
September 5, 2020
The Rundown - Episode 36
We tackle the early season slog of a game in Utah, before discussing the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the community surrounding the team, and how the team should chip in to help workers, employees, and even players who will have their livelihoods disrupted by the pandemic
March 16, 2020
The Rundown - Episode 35
The Rundown returns to discuss yet another Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde as the team once again shows it's incapable of a complete 90 minute performance. We talk stock up, stock down, supposed new French Vietnamese leftback Jason Quang-Vinh Pendant, the RSL game, and the mailbag.
March 7, 2020
The Rundown - Episode 34
We return after a long hiatus to discuss the state of the team and preview the 2020 season.
February 29, 2020
Weekly Rundown - Episode 33
Lenz and Tom returns from a bit of a hiatus to chat about the state of the team and where things are headed. There's a lot to cover...
August 15, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 32
After an embarrassing loss to a team that doesn't exist (#ArmasOut), followed by yet another embarrassing exit in yet another tournament (#ArmasOut), Tom and Lenz discuss what's going on this year (#ArmasOut) and what needs to be done to save the last hope for silverware. (#ArmasOut)
June 27, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 31
With a bye weekend ahead and the team getting rest until our '19 USOC start on Tuesday, we chat about the best performance of the year against RSL, the return of the greatest RBNY manager ever, Ralf coming to save us, and more.
June 7, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 29
The confusing form of the team continues after an embarrassing loss at home against Montreal followed by a solid away win against FC Dallas. What is this team? What are realistic expectations? How will Atlanta play, and how will we play? Stock up and stock down, mailbag, and more.
May 18, 2019
Weekly Rundown Episode 28
Once a Metro's chief editor, Austin Fido, joins us in a worthy marathon episode as we look into all things Red Bull New York and Red Bull Global. Where does RBNY fit into the grand scheme of RBG's plans? Is the "system" gone without Jesse? What does the current situation mean in the big picture with RBG and what kind of insight does how they handle it give? We dive into those and a lot, lot more, plus the mailbag.
May 3, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 27
It was an eventful game in Kansas City. In this episode we go over what went right, what went wrong, should BWP get benched, will Kaku be tried for attempted murder & banned from football, CCJ's impact on the team, Henry rumor, mailbag, & more.
April 18, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 26
Third loss in a row, second in a row at home. While things continue to look grim we may have seen a glimpse of hope with the formation change and finally seeing CCJ on the field. In yet another crisis episode we go over the formation change and what this could mean for BWP, Rza, and others, what's happening with our backline, the mailbag, and more.
April 13, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 25
The Rundown is back. More disappointing results, more awful performances, more questions. Is Chris trying to change things up? Is he simply just mismanaging a group of issues? Is it both? Is this team just not good enough? Is BWP finally on the decline that people have feared for some time now? We cover all this and more.
April 4, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 24
It's the CCL postmortem episode where we dive into the good, the bad, and the what the fuck. Lots to unpack after our exit from CCL but also as we prepare to go all in on the regular season. LigaMX vs MLS, season expectations, Kemar is alive, 3rd DP, empanadas, mailbag, and more.
March 15, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 23
It's a crisis episode as Tom joins us to dive into the disappointing 1st leg CCL loss against Santos Laguna at Red Bull Arena. We discuss what went wrong, what went right, and what needs to change for leg 2. We also touch on the first MLS game of the year as our depth handled business away in Ohio
March 10, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 22
A loaded but very fun episode of the Weekly Rundown returns as the awesome Lee Jutton joins us to talk CCL, what's ahead this year for RBNY, season expectations, roster depth, possible trade bait, mailbag, & in the spirit of Oscar season we cast an RBNY movie, plus more!
February 26, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 21
The Weekly Rundown is back as the unmasked and retired ultra, Juan Escalante, joins us in previewing the start of our 2019 season and CCL run against Atlético Pantoja of the Dominican Republic, chat about the state of soccer in DR and Puerto Rico, unpack the Mathias transfer, more offseason news, mailbag, and more.
February 19, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 20
Does Kaku leave? Does he stay? What does this transfer or non-transfer potentially mean in the bigger picture? Draft pick summary. Rza is back. Nobody cares about team financials. Mailbag... Eric joins in on another very loaded Weekly Rundown
January 26, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 19
The Weekly Rundown is back with our first episode of the year. Eric Friedlander joins us as we go over the draft, what needs to be addressed this offseason, the characteristics needed for each position, plus general RB2 and youth talk, and more.
January 11, 2019
Weekly Rundown - Episode 18 - Season recap
Huge episode as we welcome the one and only Andrew Vazzano to join us to reflect on what was an incredibly memorable season, talk players, breaking language barriers, coaching changes, empanadas, haircuts, memes, and more.
December 15, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 17
It was a heartbreaking end to what was an absolutely incredible season. But we're not here to mourn. Cork joins us as we talk about what happened in Atlanta as well as what's in the future for RBNY.
December 7, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 16
With the big showdown against the Silverbacks right around the corner, we shift focus a bit and chat about some of the RBNY season awards, what Long's success means and what it proves regarding the teams development, dive a bit into the RB2 roster decisions, some MetroFoodTV, & more.
November 24, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 15
Luke Hume in England joins the Weekly Rundown after a wonderful 3-0 home win against Columbus sets the stage for a huge Eastern Conference Final against Atlanta United. We dive into some of the big moments of the home match, preview the Atlanta game, get a perspective from a supporter abroad, and more.
November 15, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 14
It's not the end of the road yet for Red Bull New York. Lenz, Fernando, and our latest guest, Gus, go through what happened in Columbus and what can happened in Harrison for the 2nd leg, Gus talks about the Ewing Theory with Tyler Adams, we debate if we should nuke Columbus, and more including the mailbag.
November 10, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 13
We know it's a long one, but it's a fun one. Alexander Sassaroli joins us on a very special Supporters' Shield edition of the Weekly Rundown. We dive into a ton of things from the Shield win, youth development, Eastern Conference playoff preview, why all our kids are psycho killers, and much more. Then, a special message to Andrew Wiebe
November 1, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 12
Alex Lyszyk joins us this week as we recap the game against the crybabies in Philly, preview OCSC, debate on the importance of Parker & the backline, why Kaku must meg Sacha or this season is worthless, & most importantly, discuss a beef, chicken, and veggie battle royal.
October 26, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 11
Another loaded episode of the Weekly Rundown as we welcome Phil Beck, our first of what will be many guests on the show going forward. We talk Philly, the playoffs, player mindsets, Tokyo Drift, Eastern Conference, what this season means to club history (Cup or no Cup), and get breaking news from our friends at Brisas, and more.
October 19, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 10
Lots to talk about in this episode. What's different about this team compared to previous years? Is Alex Muyl really becoming a difference maker? Has the team earned a long leash when it comes to trusting their internal and external roster decisions? Can we really win the Shield? Is this our big year for the Cup? What teams scare us in the playoffs? These questions, the mailbag and more in this latest episode.
October 11, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 9
In this episode we go global as Lenz in Singapore and Fernando in NJ go in depth over the crushing dick punch win against Atlanta, breakdown the performances of individual players, discuss what is considered a "d i f f e r e n c e m a k e r", preview San Jose, and more.
October 6, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 8
In this episode of the Rundown, we go over the win against Toronto, a shift in our opinions about Armas including some deeper analysis of what we think is happening after 14 games, preview the Atlanta game, and give both our realistic & galaxy brain ideas of who should replace BWP against Atlanta.
September 28, 2018
Weekly Rundown - Episode 7
In our debut podcast, we review the frustrating, yet exciting game against the DC Scum, touch upon Alex Muyl's recent form, preview the Toronto FC game, and answer your questions in the mailbag.
September 21, 2018