Puro SAFC Podcast
2020 Puro Pre-Season Podcast

2020 Puro Pre-Season Podcast

February 11, 2020

Listen to our special preview of tomorrow night’s SAFC home game vs FC Dallas.

We kept this weeks episode short (30 min) so you can listen to it on your way to the game!

Dallas has some exciting players and SAFC will also feature their new signings. As always, free kicks end the show.

High School Soccer Spectacular

High School Soccer Spectacular

January 21, 2020

Matt, Clayton and our special guest Steve the Soccer Dad recorded live at the Reagan vs Central Catholic high school boys game to discuss the state of the high school game.

Questions like: what is high school soccer, what’s the point, does it matter, what does it teach, what’s would we change, and should pro prospects like Jose Gallegos even be playing it. Enjoy!

New Years SAFC Resolutions

New Years SAFC Resolutions

January 14, 2020

Clayton and Matthew discuss all the latest SAFC news in the form of New Years Resolutions.

We make new goals on the home opener March 7th, the 2020 full schedule, new signings (Blake, Hunter, Jesus, Conner, and Hayden) and the departure of 8 former SAFC players to new clubs. As always, we end with free kicks, this time about high school soccer. Enjoy!

Boxing Day Special

Boxing Day Special

January 3, 2020

Clayton and Matthew give each other Boxing Day presents, in the spirit of Britain’s Boxing Day. A USL All Star Game? Check. A local pro veteran signing? Check. A pen empty Brazilian shaped box? Check. And more... Enjoy!

Breaking News: New Coach!

Breaking News: New Coach!

January 3, 2020

SAFC hires Alen Marcina, former assistant coach, to be their new head coach for the 2020 season. What to think? We give our initial thoughts, discuss what his first agenda item should be, and more. We also answer listener questions related to the new coach. Enjoy!

We’ll be back next week with our Christmas Wish List.

Thanksgiving Special

Thanksgiving Special

December 2, 2019

We give thanks for all things USL (really) and review all the interesting off-season news that’s broken lately: - USL Championship Game - SAFC’s own Christian Parano named USL Young Player of the Season - SAFC’s boy-wonder Jose Gallegos signs a college scholarship offer - USL mandates all teams play in soccer specific stadiums by 2020 - Expansion (San Diego and Queens) and Contraction (both teams folding and teams moving up to MLS) - Possible USL Promotion/Relegation? Plus, as always, free kicks!

Season Review Part 2

Season Review Part 2

November 5, 2019

We discuss the shocking dismissal of Coach Powell last week, then go on to review the club, the USL, and our own pod. Don’t miss Clayton’s own “Dear SAFC” letter. Enjoy!

Season Review: Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

Season Review: Should I Stay or Should I Go Now?

October 30, 2019

We evaluate each player on the roster, wondering: should SAFC resign them or not?

Life happens fast, and in the USL change is constant. Thanks for the great question, listener Josh Wagner. Next week we’ll be back with our coach, team, and league review.

Episode 25: SAFC vs. Colorado

Episode 25: SAFC vs. Colorado

October 23, 2019

We review SAFC’s massively disappointing 2-2 draw at home in their final game of the season. The tie, after taking a 2-0 lead over 10 man Colorado, ensured that SAFC missed the playoffs for a second consecutive season. We let that sink in for a bit, but it’s not all doom and gloom as we discuss moving forward and Free Kicks. Enjoy!

Episode 24: SAFC @ Portland II

Episode 24: SAFC @ Portland II

October 14, 2019

We review SAFC’s season-salvaging 4-3 win at Portland last Friday night and look forward to the last home game of the year, this Saturday night vs. the Colorado Switchbacks. SAFC is in must win territory with a playoff spot on the line.