We're back to our regular weekly schedule, and what better way than to kick it off with special guest, NC Courage defender Julie King?! Julie chats with us about her injury recovery and where she's at now, her 5 seconds of fame with Cam Newton at Auburn and her love of her mom's chocolate chip cookies.
Then we go into the #DeadWhale victory over Louisville City, preview the Bethlehem Steel match this weekend and do a deep dive into the proposed alternate Downtown Raleigh stadium site for the #NCFCFam.
Julie King: 00:00 to 30:45 North Carolina FC: 30:46 to end
The man. The myth. The legend. NC Courage Manager Paul Riley joins us to discuss his early pro career, his love for Liverpool, how the NWSL can improve, and loads more. Plus, he answers your #Ask6PW questions. Then we go into the season preview for our Dead Whales.
Paul Riley interview: 00:00 to 1:00:02 North Carolina FC + more: 1:00:03 to end
We've got Mike Ruiz, co-owner of Raleigh's best soccer bar (and 6PW Patreon sponsor) The London Bridge Pub joining us! Mike talks about how he got to own a bar, the highs and lows, answers your #Ask6PW questions, and talks about why soccer is the country's next big sport. Then we touch on a little NCFC and Courage action from the past couple of weeks.
Listen for the next word in our "Regular Listeners Sometimes Win Stuff" contest! Make the phrase and win a free NCFC or Courage jersey!
Mike Ruiz Interview: 00:00 to 46:01 North Carolina FC: 46:02 to 1:02:05 NC Courage: 1:02:06 to end
We’re back! Eboni, Dave and Chuck go over the recent NCFC and NC Courage news, including their takes on the new Dead Whales, the impatience of all #SoccerTwitter fans and they answer your #Ask6PW questions.
Listen to the whole episode to learn the first of three words. for the “Regular Listeners Sometimes Win Stuff” Contest. Remember all three words that make up the special phrase and you could win a free #NCFCFam jersey! Big big thanks to the kind folks at North Carolina FC for donating the jerseys for our contest!
North Carolina FC talk: 00:00 to 35:25 NC Courage + #Ask6PW: 35:26 to end
We’re back officially with Season 2 of Six Point Weekend! Our special guest this week is new North Carolina FC midfielder Austin Panchot. Then we’re joined by OCS founder Ryan Jernigan and tifo master Zac Hines to talk more about the #NCFCFam.
Austin Panchot interview: 00:00 to 24:15 NC Courage + more: 24:16 to end
Season Two starts off with a bang (in more ways than one)! New NCFC manager Dave Sarachan did a little question and answer session live with some of the #DeadWhales faithful at the home of one of our sponsors, The London Bridge Pub.
Yes, he did answer the hot dog question. No, we’re not going to tell you where it is in the episode. Also, keep an ear out for a quick cut-in from NCFC owner Steve Malik!
It's a 6PW miracle! We're back for one more episode before the end of the year, and this week we got MLS Cup winning goalkeeper and North Carolina native Will Hesmer! Hear from him as he talks about playing in MLS, what he sees for the USMNT, and #919toMLS! Happy holidays from all of us at 6PW, and Happy New Year!
Will Hesmer: 00:00 to 51:25 #Ask6PW + more: 51:25 to end
It's closing time for Season 1 of Six Point Weekend, and this week we have USL motion graphic designer Gus Rachels! Hear from him as he talks about what it's like to work in the league office, and what some of his favorite projects have been. Also, #ClarkeOut happened, and Jonathan, Eboni, KP, and Dave have some thoughts about that. Thanks for listening this season, and we'll see you for Season 2!
Gus Rachels: 00:00 to 26:56 #ClarkeOut + more: 27:00 to end
Real Dave is back from the Pacific Northwest! Buckle up for another Six Point Weekend Express as Dave recaps his trip to the NWSL Final, and then we break down the Dead Whales’ run in as they hunt for a USL playoff spot.
NC Courage talk: to 00:00 to 16:00 North Carolina FC talk: 16:41 to 00:00 #Ask6PW + more: 34:00 to end
Coming off our final official #6PW of the season, we're later uploading this than usual, so enjoy listening to us getting the Charleston match predictions totally wrong, but also...enjoy the lovely Courage chat!
NC Courage talk: to 00:00 to 23:10 North Carolina FC talk: 23:11 to 35:42 #Ask6PW + more: 35:43 to end
Jonathan, Eboni, KP, Dave and special guest Simon (chairman of the “Clarke Out” committee) briefly talk about NCFC’s 1-0 professional win over Penn FC, and the upcoming NWSL semifinal between the Courage and the Chicago Red Stars (kicking off just after recording this episode).
Jonathan, Eboni and KP are back this week to talk about the setback at the hands of those pesky Rowdies, talk about the very first #NCFCFam Doubleheader this weekend, answer your #Ask6PW questions and more!
North Carolina FC talk: 00:00 to 36:48 #Ask6PW + more: 36:49 to end
The gang's back again to talk about the 6-2 annihilation of Matthews, the Courage finishing the season undefeated on the road with a last-gasp point in Seattle, we answer you #Ask6PW questions and loads more.
North Carolina FC talk: 00:00 to 34:57 NC Courage talk: to 34:58 to 48:10 #Ask6PW + more: 48:11 to end
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We're all back for our first live broadcast at London Bridge Pub for the #DeadWhales match vs. New York Red Bulls II. Surprise surprise! NCFC Owner Steve Malik popped by to chat for a while and revealed some interesting tidbits about the club. Then we're joined by NCFC and Courage merch maestro Matt Whiteside to talk some inside knowledge about potential/future merchandise.
Steve Malik: 23:49 to 1:14:11 Matt Whiteside: 1:34:04 to end
Fresh off the very timely win over the Rowdies last weekend, we're back to chat Dead Whales and the USL with our special guest from the SocTakes blog, Nipun Chopra. Then we go into some Courage talk. Just who will the women face in the home playoff game? It's getting interesting.
So...it's been a while since we had a guest on, so we crammed TWO in this episode! We're joined in-studio by Kat from Section 108 while we also bring in Courage striker Lynn Williams to answer all the questions she can possibly stand (and maybe more).
Then we chat about the Dead Whales drawing at home to the Battery in the first Southern Derby Cup match for NCFC. Don't look now, but the boys are on a bit of a roll with the Rowdies to play this weekend.
Jonathan, Eboni and Dave are back to dissect the awesome 2-1 win vs. the Riverhounds, how the #DeadWhales are unbeaten in four matches, and we look ahead to the Charleston match (and the beginning of the Southern Derby Cup). Then we talk about the Courage winning the inaugural ICC Women's Tournament. A TROPHY, y'all! Oh, and we answer your #Ask6PW questions.
The gang is back fresh off recording the bonus Patreon-only episode to dive into the 3-1 win vs. Tworonto, looking ahead in the USL, the Courage's second game vs. Utah where points were dropped, the home-field advantage in the NWSL Playoffs, the Women's ICC, and we answer your #Ask6PW questions.