Lovely full flyover of stadium construction at McKalla Place so far:
Chronicle Soccer Watch on Austin FC’s first player signing:
“It seems like a confident move, and a forward-looking one: They didn’t need to splash money on a marquee name, because they’ve already got the city’s attention; a youngster with a lot of upside is more on brand.”
Austin FC has announced it’s first-ever player signing: Paraguayan forward Rodney Redes (pronounced “Rreh-dess”). He’ll remain on loan to Club Guaraní, one of the oldest and most successful in Paraguay’s Primera División, until January, 2021. Welcome, Rodney!
— Austin FC (@AustinFC) July 6, 2020
Los Verdes, the newest independent supporters group for Austin FC, began selling memberships today after revealing the group’s logo earlier this week. Paid annual memberships are priced at $27, in recognition of Austin FC’s status as the 27th franchise in Major League Soccer and can be purchased at www.losverdesatx.org. The 2020 membership kit includes an exclusive scarf, bandana and stickers, along with the opportunity to vote on membership items and in elections. T-shirts and other items are also available … Read the rest “Los Verdes Launches Annual Memberships”
Los Verdes, the new supporters’ group on the block, comes out strong with some nice-looking merch and memberships.
The big news is, Austin FC is starting the next phase of ticket sales, in the supporters’ section. The other news is what a polite atmosphere it will be 😄 (pretty sure that should be chant).
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Black Pumas and Austin FC have teamed up to support Austin’s independent venues and record stores that have had to close their doors to slow the spread of COVID-19. We are pleased to offer this special-edition collaborative t-shirt, on sale now for a limited time. Proceeds from each purchase benefit the Black Pumas’ “Know You Better” initiative, which is devoted to preserving these Austin institutions through these difficult times until it is safe to open their doors once again.
A new Austin FC supporters group has been launched: Los Verdes.
From conversation on the Austin FC subreddit, it sounds like the new group was formed by former Anthem members who wanted a different approach.
There was always a desire to keep Anthem as the sole banner of supporters for Austin FC, but a number of Anthem leaders split off and have decided to create their own thing with a different model. [“TexanStig”]
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Anthem has had a