Austin FC fans haven’t had an easy time of it lately. A long run of losses, a spot at the bottom of the Western Division, and being included in discussions about the worst expansion team in league history will do that. There’s been lots of grumbling – or outright yelling – about the coach, the technical director, the owner, and the team. Players wrote open letters asking fans to not give up on them. And the fans kept showing … Read the rest “On the Win Last Night”
Austin FC has partnered with a parking company called Pavemint to manage not only prepaid parking in McKalla Place’s own (small) lots, but also third-party parking areas in the vicinity. Perhaps we’ll see some of the many businesses around the stadium open up their parking lots through Pavemint – looking … Read the rest “Getting to McKalla via the Pavemint Shuttle”
Thanks to Twitter user “Beerwords” (@anavenueblog), we know the starting lineup of beers on tap at McKalla Place for the first home game. First the snapshot of the Scrabble-style signboard, and below, the transcribed list.
This looks to be the opening beer board for @AustinFC's supporter-accessible 20-tap Beer Hall. A few local heroes make the starting lineup: @circlebrew, @PinthouseBeer, @thirsty_planet, @4thtap, @Eastciders. 🤝🏼 pic.twitter.com/y82TwD5CtU
— Beerwords (@anavenueblog) May 25, 2021
The grand opening of the “Verde Store”, the merch store in the stadium at McKalla Place, is tomorrow, Saturday, May 1. Season ticket holders were able to get a preview today, so here are a few pics and, below, our thoughts.
To be quite honest, a gift shop full of stuff we’ve mostly been able to order online for a while now wouldn’t normally excite us all that much. But this gift shop is inside that glorious new stadium, and … Read the rest “On the Verde Store”
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).